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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 »

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 at 11:24 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Fly Fishing Meets Wine Fest in Va.

Fly Fishing Meets Wine Fest in Va.

Throw in some live music and free wine tastings, and you have a pretty fly party. Read »

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 12:36 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Barbecue Showdown in Salisbury

Barbecue Showdown in Salisbury

Get ready to start your noms! Salisburg, Md. plays host to a massive barbecue cookoffs. Read »

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 at 10:41 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Chili Cookoff, Mount Airy-Style

Chili Cookoff, Mount Airy-Style

Thirty-five chili cooks will arrive from around the region to vie for a spot in the International Chili Championship. Read »

Monday, Apr 9, 2012 at 6:15 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Sweet! Chocolate Festival in Lewisburg, WV

Sweet! Chocolate Festival in Lewisburg, WV

Enjoy live music, lodging promos and obviously, plenty of chocolate tastings. Read »

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 at 10:53 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Sweet! Chocolate Fest Is April 12-14

The town of Lewisburg, W.V., celebrates the art and culinary usefulness of... See Full Gallery »

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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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