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Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 at 11:36 AM

Richmond Road Trip: Graze on Grace Food Fest

Richmond Road Trip: Graze on Grace Food Fest

The Graze on Grace food festival is coming up Nov. 9. Read »

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 1:41 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Look Back at Local History: Fairfax Train Museum

Fairfax Station wasn't just a train station in the late 19th century; it was a... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 1:23 PM

Halloween Light Show Back With A Bang

Halloween Light Show Back With A Bang

The popular Halloween Light Show is back this year performing "Bang Bang." Read »

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 12:34 PM

"Frankenstein" Gets a Live Soundtrack in Va. Beach

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform alongside the screening of the classic 1931 film "Frankenstein." Read »

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 12:38 AM

Ocean City Restaurant Week & Oktoberfest

Ocean City Restaurant Week & Oktoberfest

The Ocean City beaches aren't throwing in the towel just yet. Even though cooler weather has rolled in, Ocean City is celebrating two big events this month: OC Restaurant Week and Oktoberfest. Read »

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Week of Fun: Halloween Edition

Week of Fun: Halloween Edition

Are you tired of haunted houses or trick-or-treating? Venture out of the box and check out these events to make your Halloween week full of spooky fun. Read »

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 3:40 PM

Fall Harvest Fest at Sky Meadows Park

Fall Harvest Fest at Sky Meadows Park

Celebrate the changing season with a fall harvest festival in the rolling hills of Sky Meadows State Park. Read »

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 8:36 AM

U.S. Sailboat Show to Open in Annapolis

U.S. Sailboat Show to Open in Annapolis

The 45th United States Sailboat Show is opening in Annapolis. Read »

Monday, Oct 6, 2014 at 12:40 PM
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By Camille Moore

Vendemmia Wine Festival in Wilmington

Vendemmia Wine Festival in Wilmington

More than 3,000 wine lovers are expected to meet up Sunday, Oct. 12 for the Societa da Vinci Vendemmia Wine Festival in Wilmington. Read »

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 9:39 AM

Find D.C.-Area Haunted Houses & Ghost Tours

Find D.C.-Area Haunted Houses & Ghost Tours

Explore haunted hayrides or spooky zombie trails to spice up your Halloween experience. Read »

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Worth the Trip dishes up details on travel deals, far-out events (literally), getaway ideas and more. Whether you're hitting the road for a long weekend or barely crossing the Beltway, Worth the Trip finds the best reasons to stay close to home... just not TOO close. (Sign up for the e-letter here.)

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Photo. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: sarah (at) trueiconphoto (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.