Worth the Trip
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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 »

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

Ocean City Restaurant Week

Ocean City Restaurant Week

Ocean City Restaurant Week offers dining deals, special events and boardwalk block parties. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012 at 3:12 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A City-Wide Block Party in Salisbury

A City-Wide Block Party in Salisbury

If you have an affinity for carnivals, beer tastings and live music, you may want to make plans to visit Salisbury 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.