Category Archives: Museums

The Weekend Round-Up: June 24-26

Summer break just got more official. Not only are all of the kids in the area finally finishing up the school year, it’s also the first weekend of the season calendar-wise. And on a personal note, it’s really kicking in … Continue reading

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Showtime Around DC this Summer

Summer brings a whole new lineup of shows to local stages. And the timing couldn’t be better — it’s a perfect way to keep cool during long hot days and, at some venues, enjoy the outdoors on nice ones. Here’s … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: June 17-19

No more pencils, no more books! Between the end of the school year for most area kids, Father’s Day, and the almost official start of the summer, there’s a lot to celebrate this weekend. Luckily, there are a lot of … Continue reading

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Explore Chesapeake Bay Heritage and History at the Calvert Marine Museum

Last fall, when we went on a fossil hunting excursion with Ruddy Duck Adventures, one of the stops on our all-day outing was the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons, MD. It was perfect for that tour, and a trip there … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 13-17

Monday – Spend the beautiful day outdoors at Burke Lake Park. Hike the trails, go for a spin on the carousel ($2), take a ride on the miniature steam engine ($3), romp on one of the playgrounds, and enjoy more … Continue reading

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