Category Archives: Art

Artistic Delights and Fairy Inspiration at Annmarie Sculpture Gardens

Every now and then our explorations take us places that are extraordinary. Destinations that have me asking myself how in the world it took me so long to hear about them, let alone visit. Spots that engage and enchant and … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: July 3-5

Independence Day celebrations are the main events, and there are plenty of other ways to enjoy the holiday weekend — live entertainment, seasonal fun, an indoor “beach,” baseball, butterflies, and the Women’s World Cup on the big screen (go, USA!) … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 29 – July 3

Monday – Hit the beach! Not only is it going to be a great day for it, I just posted about our fantastic day trip to Flag Ponds Nature Park in Lusby, Md. Hours are 9am – 6pm. Admission is … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 22-26

Monday – Jump in to summer fun at a public pool, which are now open daily! Even better, they’re free (or a small fee if you’re not a resident of the District or county where it’s located). Check out the … Continue reading

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Celebrate Peru at the 2015 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival, one of DC’s most anticipated annual events begins this week. And even though it’s scaled down a bit from previous years, it’s sure to deliver on the rich cultural experience we’ve come to expect and enjoy. … Continue reading

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