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Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 4:46 PM
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By Alana Wise

Harry Potter Fest: Yes, This Is Real Life

Harry Potter Fest: Yes, This Is Real Life

It's leviOsa, not LevioSAA.... Read »

Monday, Sep 30, 2013 at 5:10 PM
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By Alana Wise

An Equestrian Dreamworld Via Cavalia's Odysseo

An Equestrian Dreamworld Via Cavalia's Odysseo

What are the two greatest things in the world? If you answered horses and date night, you are correct. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 2:26 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Plan Your Fall Foliage Covered Bridge Route

Plan Your Fall Foliage Covered Bridge Route

Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands has some of the best landscapes for a fall foliage tour, not to mention the many historic covered bridges waiting for your arrival. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 2:26 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Ravens, Orioles Athletes Head to Flip Flop Festivus

Ravens, Orioles Athletes Head to Flip Flop Festivus

The Flip Flop Festivus in Baltimore lets you hobnob with past and present Ravens athletes -- while donning comfy footwear, of course. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 at 11:24 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Mountain Slide & More at Harvest Fest in Va.

Mountain Slide & More at Harvest Fest in Va.

The Belvedere Plantation Harvest Festival in Fredericksburg, Va., might just be the ultimate fall festival. They had to fill the 600+ acres with something... and they chose fun. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013 at 12:56 PM
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By Arianna Poindexter

Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival

Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival

Sample sips from craft breweries and groove to live entertainment at the Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival, coming up Sept. 21. Read »

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 11:54 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Aerialist Mermaids, Comedy Matadors at Cirque Italia

Aerialist Mermaids, Comedy Matadors at Cirque Italia

High-flying acrobats perched above 35,000 gallons of water? Yes, please. Cirque Italia brings you an aquatic spectacular this summer in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Read »

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 1:04 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Das Leben ist Schon at the Maryland German Festival

Das Leben ist Schon at the Maryland German Festival

Celebrate German heritage via food, music and beer (of course) at the Maryland German Festival, July 27-28 in Timonium, Md. Read »

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 2:34 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Ride the Waves: East Coast Surfing Competition

Ride the Waves: East Coast Surfing Competition

A little sunblock, sandals and binoculars go a long way at America's oldest surfing competition, which kicked off at Virginia Beach back in 1963. Read »

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 at 2:48 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Here and Now Party at Baltimore Museum

Here and Now Party at Baltimore Museum

The Walters Museum in Baltimore is throwing a party on July 25 with plenty of art exhibitions and live music. 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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