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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 »

Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 10:07 AM

Va. Santa Train Tickets Go on Sale Monday

Va. Santa Train Tickets Go on Sale Monday

Tickets for the Virginia Railway Express Santa Trains are going on sale. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 at 4:23 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Candlelight Tours + Chocolate in Old Town

Candlelight Tours + Chocolate in Old Town

Visit Alexandria for a candlelight tour of historic sites (AND CHOCOLATE) around town. Read »

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 at 3:41 PM
Best Breweries in Virginia

Best Breweries in Virginia

The Washington Post's Lavanya Ramanathan lists the best beer breweries in Virginia, including Crooked Run Brewing, Tuscarora Mill and Leesburg Brewing Company. Watch »

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 at 2:11 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Free Flicks at the Enoch Pratt

Free Flicks at the Enoch Pratt

The Enoch Pratt library system in Baltimore offers free movie screenings every week. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 at 5:33 PM
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By Alana Wise

Cyndi Lauper Forever (in Philly)

Cyndi Lauper Forever (in Philly)

We are going to try to make it through this post without bursting into a rendition of "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," but we make no promises. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 at 5:27 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Bringing the Arts to Your Black Friday Deals

Bringing the Arts to Your Black Friday Deals

A trip to the Workhouse Arts Center's Black Friday event might just put you on the "best gift giver" list. Read »

Monday, Nov 11, 2013 at 5:28 PM
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By Alana Wise

Winter Beer Fest in Philly

Winter Beer Fest in Philly

A beer festivus for the rest of us. 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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