Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 at 12:38 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Free Blues Fest in College Park

Free Blues Fest in College Park

Forget your wallet and attend the free 5th Annual College Park Blues Festival this Saturday. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 5:09 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Doukenie Winery

The views (and the wines) don't get much better than this. See Full Gallery »

Monday, Oct 15, 2012 at 3:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

W&OD Trail Fest Is Saturday

W&OD Trail Fest Is Saturday

Help plant butterfly gardens, clean up the trail, hear live music and more, this Saturday, Oct. 20. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 at 10:15 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Haunted Mountain Coaster? Yes, Please

Haunted Mountain Coaster? Yes, Please

The Autumn Glory Festival is Oct. 10-14 in Maryland. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 at 5:35 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Tale of Two Wine Fests

A Tale of Two Wine Fests

This September 15-16, choose from two like-minded fests. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 at 2:55 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesdays: Notaviva Vineyards

Wine Wednesdays: Notaviva Vineyards

Get musically inspired at Notaviva Vineyards in Purcelleville, Va. Read »

Monday, Aug 27, 2012 at 11:24 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Dress Code: Strictly Black at the Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral

Dress Code: Strictly Black at the Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral

Mourn the passing of summer with the annual jazz funeral in Bethany Beach. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 at 5:05 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesdays: Linganore Winery

Wine Wednesdays: Linganore Winery

Linganore Winery in Mt. Airy, Md., hosts its very own wine festivals throughout the year. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 at 4:41 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Staunton Music Fest Gets Classy

Staunton Music Fest Gets Classy

The Staunton Music Festival features some of the brightest up-and-coming composers around -- along with 18 concerts in nine days. Read »

Thursday, Aug 9, 2012 at 11:25 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Blues, Brews and Barbecue Hits the Slopes

Blues, Brews and Barbecue Hits the Slopes

Find microbrews galore at Snowshoe Mountain this weekend. 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 is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.