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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 »

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 5:25 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine, Herbs and History at Boordy Vineyards

Wine, Herbs and History at Boordy Vineyards

The lesson you'll likely learn, after all is said and done, is that wine is good. You might need to learn this lesson again and again. Read »

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 5:27 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

National Harbor Wine & Food Fest

National Harbor Wine & Food Fest

The National Harbor Food and Wine Festival this weekend invites you to stay , play and be merry among the many culinary stars and tasting rooms. Read »

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 4:54 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Festivals Within a Festival in Virginia

Festivals Within a Festival in Virginia

The annual Heart of Virginia Festival in Farmville, Va., could be the go-to small-town event of the year. Read »

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Worth the Trip dishes up details on travel deals, far-out events (literally), getaway ideas and more. Whether you're hitting the road for a long weekend or barely crossing the Beltway, Worth the Trip finds the best reasons to stay close to home... just not TOO close. (Sign up for the e-letter here.)

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Media. 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: info (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.