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Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 02:47 PM EST

Capitol Christmas Tree Arrives in D.C.

The Capitol Christmas Tree is on its way to D.C. from Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest. »

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New Temporary Dinosaur Exhibit to Open at Smithsonian

A new second-floor exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History will open next week, displaying replicas constructed of bone and other material. The temporary exhibit will be open while a new... »

Ford's Theatre to Raise Funds for Homeless Charity

Ford's Theatre to Raise Funds for Homeless Charity

Ford's Theatre is launching a donation drive with this year's production of "A Christmas Carol'' to help raise funds for the charity Thrive D.C. »

Find D.C.-Area Ice Skating Rinks

Find D.C.-Area Ice Skating Rinks

Grab your friends, family or special date and lace up your skates! We've picked out the top ice skating rinks in D.C., Maryland and Virginia for you to explore. »

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Towne Centre at Laurel Grand Opening This Weekend

Just in time for the holiday season, there's a new place to shop. But you'll find more than stores at the new Towne Centre at Laurel. News4's Darcy Spencer reports. »

Wine Wednesday: Pippin Hill Farms Winery

Wine Wednesday: Pippin Hill Farms Winery

Get a closer look at Virginia's version of Napa Valley with a visit to the Monticello Wine Trail's Pippin Hill Farms. »

Thanksgiving in Natural Bridge, Virginia

Thanksgiving in Natural Bridge, Virginia

If you've never been to Natural Bridge in Virginia, you're missing out on caverns, waterfalls and a very massive and very natural bridge. »

Prince William to Visit D.C. -- Without Kate

Prince William to Visit D.C. -- Without Kate

Prince William to visit D.C. without his wife Kate. »

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National Children's Museum Moving Back to D.C.

Two years ago, the National Children's Museum moved into a brand new space at National Harbor in Prince George's county. Today, we found out the museum is leaving and moving right up the road to the place... »

VRE Santa Train Tickets Go on Sale Nov. 24

VRE Santa Train Tickets Go on Sale Nov. 24

Tickets for the Virginia Railway Express Santa Trains will go on sale on November 24 at 9 a.m. »

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