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Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 3:17 PM

Your Holiday Market Roundup

Your Holiday Market Roundup

The holiday season is just around the corner. Gather your shopping stamina and holiday cheer, and check out the best markets the area has to offer. Read »

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 9:13 AM

Nearby Slopes Open for the Season

Nearby Slopes Open for the Season

Embrace winter in nearby Pennsylvania, where three almost-local ski and snowboard resorts opened for the season Nov. 28. Read »

Thursday, Nov 27, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Holiday 'Stache Bash in Norfolk

Holiday 'Stache Bash in Norfolk

Although No Shave November is coming to an end, Jake's Place, a Norfolk barber shop, is asking guys to hold off on the clippers and razors for a few more weeks. Read »

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 4:20 PM

Richmond Tattoo Arts Festival

Richmond Tattoo Arts Festival

The Richmond Tattoo Arts Festival starts Friday. Read »

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 8:37 AM

VRE Santa Train Tickets Now on Sale

VRE Santa Train Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets for the Virginia Railway Express Santa Trains will go on sale Monday at 9 a.m. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 1:43 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Pippin Hill Farms Winery

Wine Wednesday: Pippin Hill Farms Winery

Get a closer look at Virginia's version of Napa Valley with a visit to the Monticello Wine Trail's Pippin Hill Farms. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 1:42 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

PHOTOS: Pippin Hill Farms

The closest you can get to a Napa Valley wine experience is closer than you thin... See Full Gallery »

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Thanksgiving in Natural Bridge, Virginia

Thanksgiving in Natural Bridge, Virginia

If you've never been to Natural Bridge in Virginia, you're missing out on caverns, waterfalls and a very massive and very natural bridge. Read »

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 at 2:43 PM

Virginia Cider Week: Our Picks

Virginia Cider Week: Our Picks

Virginia Cider Week is a fun-filled week of events, food, and everything cider. Read »

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 at 1:12 PM

Walking With Lincoln in Virginia

Walking With Lincoln in Virginia

Get to know President Lincoln with a tour depicting his final footsteps in Virginia. 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 is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.