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Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 10:29 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Old-Time Farm Fest Breaks Out the Threshers

Old-Time Farm Fest Breaks Out the Threshers

Steam threshers are back in style! Well, OK maybe that's not a proven fact, but you can see all sorts of old gadgets in action in Maryland this weekend. Read »

Friday, Jul 27, 2012 at 4:04 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Virginia Is for (Music) Lovers at FloydFest 2012

Virginia Is for (Music) Lovers at FloydFest 2012

FloydFest brings 100+ bands, kids' workshops and outdoor adventures to the Blue Ridge Mountains. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012 at 11:36 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Loudoun County Fair

The Loudoun County Fair is only open through Saturday -- don't miss out on... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 at 5:47 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Break a Moustache Record, for No Real Reason

Break a Moustache Record, for No Real Reason

Want to help break the record for "Most People Wearing False Moustaches at Once"? Uh, yeah you do! Read »

Monday, Jul 16, 2012 at 8:30 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Seafood Splurge at the Tawes Clam Bake

Seafood Splurge at the Tawes Clam Bake

Find all-you-can-eat clams, crabs and every other summery food you can think of at the Tawes Clam Bake in Crisfield, Md. Read »

Thursday, Jul 5, 2012 at 3:38 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Fruit Vs. Veg at the Hanover Tomato Festival

Fruit Vs. Veg at the Hanover Tomato Festival

Nom your favorite vegetable (or fruit?) at the Hanover Tomato Festival in Virginia. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2012 at 2:16 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pioneer Days, But in 2012

Pioneer Days, But in 2012

Step back in time this week with a trip to Pioneer Days in West Virginia. Read »

Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 4:12 PM
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By Yvonne Ivey

Firefly Music Festival, July 20-22

Firefly Music Festival, July 20-22

Head up to Dover, Del., for what could be the highlight of your summer. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2012 at 9:40 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Baltimore's LatinoFest Unites

Baltimore's LatinoFest Unites

Baltimore City's LatinoFest is a two-day celebration filled with food, dance and family fun. Read »

Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 11:52 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Vintage Virginia Wine Fest

Vintage Virginia Wine Fest

Drink up (and up and up and up), thanks to unlimited wine tastings at Vintage Virginia this weekend. 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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