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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 »

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 4:47 PM

Your D.C.-Area Fall Festival Roundup

Your D.C.-Area Fall Festival Roundup

See our picks for the best fall fun. Read »

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 8:09 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Presidential Getaway: Rosemont Manor

A Presidential Getaway: Rosemont Manor

Virginia is full of historic destinations, but few are as beautifully restored as Rosemont Manor, presidents have walked the halls. Read »

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 8:08 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

PHOTOS: Rosemont Manor

One of the most beautifully restored historical properties in Virginia, Rosemont... See Full Gallery »

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 9:59 AM
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By Camille Moore

Wilmington Beer Week Offers Prix-Fixe Menus

Wilmington Beer Week Offers Prix-Fixe Menus

Wilmington Beer Week begins on Nov 1 and lasts until Nov 8. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 1:55 PM
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By Terence Mulcahy

Need for Mead: Md. Renaissance Fest Returns

Need for Mead: Md. Renaissance Fest Returns

HBO's "Game of Thrones" doesn’t return until next year, but you can indulge your need for mead at the Maryland Renaissance Festival in Anne Arundel County. 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.