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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 »

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 at 4:03 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Kegs and Cork Fest in Anne Arundel County

Kegs and Cork Fest in Anne Arundel County

You don't have to like beer or wine to attend the Kegs and Cork festival this Aug. 24 at the Maryland Fairgrounds--there's plenty of non-alcoholic fun to be had while there --but we're going to make a wino or... Read »

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 4:14 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Not-So-Average Joe's Art Museum

A Not-So-Average Joe's Art Museum

The American Visionary Art Museum brings dreams to life (from self-taught artists) in many forms, from embroidery to diorama to sculpture to film. 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 18, 2013 at 11:54 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Aerialist Mermaids, Comedy Matadors at Cirque Italia

Aerialist Mermaids, Comedy Matadors at Cirque Italia

High-flying acrobats perched above 35,000 gallons of water? Yes, please. Cirque Italia brings you an aquatic spectacular this summer in Maryland and Pennsylvania. 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 »

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 at 2:48 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Here and Now Party at Baltimore Museum

Here and Now Party at Baltimore Museum

The Walters Museum in Baltimore is throwing a party on July 25 with plenty of art exhibitions and live music. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 at 2:14 PM
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By Arianna Poindexter

Farm to Table Food Fest in Baltimore

Farm to Table Food Fest in Baltimore

Enjoy a combination of fresh Maryland produce and fine dining during the Farm to Table celebration in restaurants in downtown Baltimore. 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 »

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 2:39 PM

Urban Book Festival in Baltimore

Urban Book Festival in Baltimore

Baltimore's third annual Urban Book Festival is coming up Sunday, July 14, featuring a Sip and Sign Q & A -- and yes, that means a free glass of wine. 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.