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Friday, Mar 15, 2013 at 10:36 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Women of War Film Fest

Women of War Film Fest

The Virginia War Museum in Newport News pays homage to the brave women of war with a month-long film festival. Read »

Monday, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:34 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Simeone Automotive Museum

Simeone Automotive Museum

A visit might redefine the term "sports car" in your mind. Take, for instance, the 1909 American Underslung with 40-inch wheels. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 at 9:36 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Zombie Gras 3 in Baltimore!

Zombie Gras 3 in Baltimore!

Head to Baltimore March 30, when zombies, makeup artists and more will be roaming the halls of Geppi's Entertainment Museum. Read »

Friday, Mar 1, 2013 at 6:22 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Exhibit Highlights Jamestown's Legacy

Exhibit Highlights Jamestown's Legacy

Featured artifacts include an American-made saber engraved with the year 1776, a trunk owned by a Continental Navy shipbuilder and examples of 18th-century Virginia currency. Read »

Friday, Feb 1, 2013 at 4:32 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

B&O Railroad Museum Celebrates Black History

B&O Railroad Museum Celebrates Black History

The B&O Railroad is gearing up to celebrate Black History Month with a new exhibit detailing the contributions of African Americans in the railroad industry. Read »

Monday, Jan 28, 2013 at 10:21 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Year of the Snake in Baltimore

Year of the Snake in Baltimore

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Baltimore's Walters Art Museum. Read »

Monday, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:52 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

'Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition'

'Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition'

The spectacular exhibition from Vegas includes a full-scale replica of the Grand Staircase and 300+ artifacts from the ship's debris field. Read »

Thursday, Jan 3, 2013 at 9:44 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Street Named Elfreth's Alley

A Street Named Elfreth's Alley

Tour of one of the oldest residential streets in America, Elfreth's Alley in Philadelphia. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 at 3:29 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A 19th-Century Christmas at Winterthur

A 19th-Century Christmas at Winterthur

Experience the early 19th-century beginnings of an American Christmas at Winterthurs Yuletide Winter Tour that features a winter garden, tree lightings and room displays. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012 at 12:24 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Hands-On History at Constitution Center

Hands-On History at Constitution Center

Immerse yourself in the past at Philly's interactive history museum, the National Constitution Center. 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.