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Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 at 11:06 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Apple Butter Fest in Berkeley Springs, W.V.

Apple Butter Fest in Berkeley Springs, W.V.

Discover the quaint town of Berkeley Springs West Virginia--including the warm springs, George Washington's bathtub and a yummy Apple Butter Festival. Read »

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013 at 5:01 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Albemarle Ciderworks

This family-run cidery and tasting room features varieties of apples that thrive... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013 at 10:34 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Albemarle Ciderworks

Wine Wednesday: Albemarle Ciderworks

We know Wednesday is more of a grape day, but this time around, we thought we'd mix it up with the apple. This family-run cidery and tasting room features varieties of apples that thrive in Albemarle County, Va.... 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 »

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 at 11:55 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Baltimore Restaurant Week: Through Aug. 4

Baltimore Restaurant Week: Through Aug. 4

Choose from 70+ restaurants participating in Baltimore Restaurant Week, which features three-course meals for $30.13 and less. Read »

Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 at 9:55 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Zephaniah Farm Vineyard

We went to Zephaniah Farm Vineyard for a wine tasting. They sat us down -- at... See Full Gallery »

Monday, Jul 22, 2013 at 11:48 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

DIY Pretzels at the Julius Sturgis Factory

DIY Pretzels at the Julius Sturgis Factory

At Julius Sturgis Pretzel Factory, you can make your very own pretzels and take a tour of the original factory, which dates back to 1861. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 4:22 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine, Food, Celebs Get Festy in Atlantic City

Wine, Food, Celebs Get Festy in Atlantic City

You should just book your room now for the always-entertaining Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival -- it's really that good. 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 8, 2013 at 3:29 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Small Plates + Wine at Taste of Linganore

Small Plates + Wine at Taste of Linganore

Linganore Winecellars in Mount Airy, Md., will host its first Taste of Linganore festival Aug. 11, where more 20 restaurants, caterers and food trucks will dish up food to pair with Linganore wines. 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.