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Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 1:24 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Reston Gets Colorful at NoVa Fine Arts Fest

Reston Gets Colorful at NoVa Fine Arts Fest

The Reston Town Center fills the streets with creative expression and live performance for the 43rd annual Northern Virgina Fine Arts Festival in May. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 12:58 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Kite Fest Meets Beer Fest in Virginia Beach

Kite Fest Meets Beer Fest in Virginia Beach

The 14th annual Atlantic Coast Kite Festival returns for a beach-eriffic day in the sun in Virginia Beach, May 3-4. Read »

Friday, Apr 25, 2014 at 3:15 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Catch-and-Release Fly Fishing Adventure in Va.

Catch-and-Release Fly Fishing Adventure in Va.

A unique catch and release fly fishing experience is in store for you at Escatawba Farms in Covington, Va. Mountain views are plenty along with experienced guided tours available. Read »

Friday, Apr 25, 2014 at 3:18 PM
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By Alana Wise

Happiness Awaits: Maryland Bacon Festival

Happiness Awaits: Maryland Bacon Festival

Bacon enthusiasts, unite! (At a slow pace, since you'll probably be too full to walk.) Read »

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 2:40 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Williamsburg Winery

Wine Wednesday: Williamsburg Winery

Williamsburg Winery has won two awards for best wine in Virginia and there's a 6'5" English colonial buried on the property. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 3:50 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Williamsburg Winery

Williamsburg Winery: a 2014 Virginia Gold Cup winner and home to the best-selling... See Full Gallery »

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Visit National Parks for Free This Weekend

Visit National Parks for Free This Weekend

This weekend, the National Park Service will waive admission fees for all national parks. The free admission weekend is a part of National Park Week, which runs through April 27 Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 5:05 PM

'Fire on the Water' Festival in AC

'Fire on the Water' Festival in AC

Atlantic City is starting summer with a two-day festival featuring The Firefighter Combat Challenge and "Guns versus Hoses" boxing. Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Eat, Drink, Be Merry at Highlandtown Wine Fest

Eat, Drink, Be Merry at Highlandtown Wine Fest

Baltimore's annual Highlandtown Wine Festival will feature fine wines, delectable Italian food and more. Read »

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 5:24 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

The Dome: Ever Wonder What 25 Million Pixels Can Do?

The Dome: Ever Wonder What 25 Million Pixels Can Do?

Experience the most technically advanced digital theater in the world at the Science Museum of Virginia. The Dome is a new 360-degree screen powered by five projectors and 40 computer servers. 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.