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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 11:00 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Music and Arts at the 5th Annual Rooster Walk Festival

Music and Arts at the 5th Annual Rooster Walk Festival

Make your way down to Martinsville, Va., for the three-day, fifth annual Rooster Walk Festival. More than three dozen folk and funk bands will set the stage along with arts, crafts and camping galore. Read »

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 9:45 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Snoop Dogg Due at Baltimore's Moonrise Fest

Snoop Dogg Due at Baltimore's Moonrise Fest

If you like dance music and prefer a little dub in your step, make your way to Baltimore's Moonrise Festival, June 8-9. Snoop Lion is. Read »

Monday, May 13, 2013 at 8:39 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

European Embassies' Open House

29 European Embassies opened their doors to the public for the 7th annual... See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 at 10:19 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Great Grapes Wine Festival

During Reston's Great Grape Festival (April 27-28), the crowd got one sunny... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 at 10:44 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Quattro Goomba Winery

Wine Wednesday: Quattro Goomba Winery

Quattro Goomba winery is the go-to place for a chance to see great, local musicians serenade you as you sip your 2012 Tradizione. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 10:53 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: The Winery at La Grange

Wine Wednesday: The Winery at La Grange

The Winery at La Grange calls its home a three-story, 18th-century manor. So does the Benoni ghost that makes appearances. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 at 1:23 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Veramar and Bogati Vineyards

Wine Wednesday: Veramar and Bogati Vineyards

Two's a charm for the Bogaty families: Their award-winning Veramar and Bogati vineyards are both located about 50 minutes from downtown D.C. near Loudoun County's Wine Trail. Read »

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 at 10:16 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Early Mountain Vineyard

Early Mountain Vineyards in Madison, Va., isn't afraid to share the spotlight... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 5:23 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Paper in the Spotlight at Book Arts Fair

Paper in the Spotlight at Book Arts Fair

Get inspired at this years Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair in Silver Spring, a three-day event showcasing fine art prints, book art and demos. Read »

Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 9:50 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Alexandria Film Fest This Weekend

Alexandria Film Fest This Weekend

Choose from 50+ films -- including one on a boat -- at the Alexandria Film Fest, Nov. 16-18. 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.