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Monday, Dec 2, 2013 at 5:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

B&B Cookie Trail in Cape Charles, Va.

B&B Cookie Trail in Cape Charles, Va.

Keep things sweet with a Holiday B&B Cookie Trail in Cape Charles, Va. this Dec. 15 where a visit to the B&B's will get you a sweet treat. Read »

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 at 4:27 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Give the Gift of Community With a Co-Op Stop

Give the Gift of Community With a Co-Op Stop

Support the local community by becoming an owner (or consumer) this holiday season at the Common Market in Frederick, Md. Read »

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 at 4:21 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Build Your Own Robot in Hampton, Va.

Build Your Own Robot in Hampton, Va.

The future of science is within eyes view when you attend the Robotics Saturday event at the Virginia Air and Space Museum throughout Dec. 21. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 5:31 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Colonial Christmas in Delaware

A Colonial Christmas in Delaware

Experience the holidays surrounded by the colonial and late Victorian architectural styles of the historic village of New Castle, Del., for the Spirit of Christmas celebration Dec. 14. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 5:30 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Holiday Window Competition in Gordonsville, Va.

Holiday Window Competition in Gordonsville, Va.

Experience the true meaning of window shopping with a visit to Gordonsville, Va for their 2013 "Windows on Main Street" event this weekend. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 at 8:58 AM

Find Hanukkah Fests Around the DMV

Find Hanukkah Fests Around the DMV

Hanukkah & Thanksgiving collide -- time for some sweet potato latkes, yes? Yes. Read »

Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Christmas Walk, Parade of Lights

Christmas Walk, Parade of Lights

Alexandria's annual Scottish Christmas Walk and Holiday Boat Parade of Lights are coming up Saturday, Dec. 7. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 4:58 PM
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By Alana Wise

Annapolis Tree Lighting Ceremony Is Sat.

Annapolis Tree Lighting Ceremony Is Sat.

Are you having a little trouble getting into the holiday spirit, considering Thanksgiving hasn't even happened yet? Fret not. Visit Annapolis for their town tree-lighting ceremony and jingle yourself right... Read »

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 5:13 PM
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By Alana Wise

Thanksgivingukkah Sweet & Savory Pie Competition

Thanksgivingukkah Sweet & Savory Pie Competition

Pretty sweet, right? Or savory... Yeah, pretty savory, if that's more your thing. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 5:05 PM
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By Alana Wise

Black Friday Was Made for Partying

Black Friday Was Made for Partying

The thrill of bargain shopping will be just as strong with drink specials, including $3 Bud Lights, $5 Skyy & American Honey shots and $15 Awesome Sauce Buckets. Read »

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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 as a web editor and writer for NBCWashington.com. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.
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