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Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 05:44 AM EDT

Bao Bao's First Birthday Will Begin With Traditional Chinese Ceremony

Everyone's favorite panda cub, Bao Bao, turns one year-old this Saturday, and the Smithsonian National Zoo has a big day planned for her. »

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Trillectro and Md. Renaissance Fest Come to Town

Lavanya Ramanathan of The Washington Post reveals some of the best things to do around town this weekend, including the Trillectro music festival and Maryland Renaissance Festival. »

Md. Festival Celebrates Bicentennial of Battle of Bladensburg

Md. Festival Celebrates Bicentennial of Battle of Bladensburg

Venues around Prince George's County will be celebrating the area's history with live actors, historical recreations and educational discussions. »

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Art Everywhere: Great Works of Art on Display Around the CIty

Barbara Harrison discusses great works of American art that are on display around the city, with Charles Brock from the National Gallery of Art and Ken Klein from the Outdoor Advertising Association of America. »

PHOTOS: Montgomery County Fair

PHOTOS: Montgomery County Fair

The Montgomery County Fair returned to Gaithersburg for nine days of rides, food, demolition derby and farm animal exhibitions. »

Kings Dominion to Expand Water Park

Kings Dominion to Expand Water Park

Kings Dominion plans to expand its 20-acre water park for its 2015 season. »

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Angie Goff, Melissa Mollet Take Ice Bucket Challenge

Two of News4's own have taken the Ice Bucket Challange to benefit ALS -- and now they're calling out Aaron Gilchrist, Pat Collins, Chuck Bell, Tom Sherwood, and one of Melissa's fellow graduates... »

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After 4 Decades, M Street Mainstay Set to Move

Mr. Smith's has been an M Street mainstay in Georgetown for decades -- but that might be about to change. The piano bar is set to vacate its current location due to a steep rent increase. »

Bao Bao Wins Smithsonian Showdown

Bao Bao Wins Smithsonian Showdown

Giant panda cub Bao Bao was the ultimate winner of the "Smithsonian Showdown" social media campaign, the Smithsonian Institution tweeted Tuesday morning. »

"Will and Grace" Items Join Smithsonian Collection

"Will and Grace" Items Join Smithsonian Collection

The Smithsonian is adding hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects to its collection to document the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, including dozens of items from... »

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