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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 »

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 »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 5:54 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Laurita Winery

Wine Wednesday: Laurita Winery

Laurita Winery welcomes you to New Jersey and plenty of two-stepping dancing parties. Read »

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 2:33 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Costumes of 'Downton Abbey' on Display

Costumes of 'Downton Abbey' on Display

Experience the world through the eyes of early 20th-century aristocrats with Winterthur's new exhibit "Costumes of Downton Abbey." Read »

Thursday, Mar 13, 2014 at 12:09 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Amish Deals at the Lancaster Mud Sales

Amish Deals at the Lancaster Mud Sales

Otherwise known as auctions, "mud sales" offer up handmade quilts, buggies and even livestock. Read »

Sunday, Mar 2, 2014 at 5:09 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

DIY Quilts, Canning in Kitchen Kettle Village

DIY Quilts, Canning in Kitchen Kettle Village

Go back in time to a world of home-made meals, country charm and a village where you don't need a car to shop around. Kitchen Kettle Village in Lancaster County, Penn. has that and more waiting for you. Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 4:58 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Tattoo Festival Inks Hampton Roads This March

More than 250 tattoo artists from all over the country meet will up for a two-day... See Full Gallery »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 1:50 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Triceratops Gets Interactive in Richmond

Triceratops Gets Interactive in Richmond

Step into the world of dinosaurs at the Science Museum of Virginia's new exhibit "Be The Dinosaur" that features an interactive triceratops and simulator. Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 12:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Famed Hollywood Costumes Visit Richmond

Famed Hollywood Costumes Visit Richmond

Get a glimpse of some of the most iconic costumes ever to be on the silver screen at the Hollywood Costume exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 4:10 PM

OutKast, Foo Fighters to Headline Firefly Fest

OutKast, Foo Fighters to Headline Firefly Fest

Festival organizers announced the lineup Tuesday, which also includes Grammy nominees Pretty Lights, Imagine Dragons and The Lumineers. 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.