Category Archives: Nature

Explore the Woods and Wetlands at Huntley Meadows Park

I’m a big proponent for getting outdoors no matter the time of year, and when it’s a sunny, 60+ degree day during the winter, well, that’s a no-brainer. The recent spate of warmish weather around Christmas was a perfect case-in-point, … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: December 29 – January 2

Monday – Keep the holiday spirit going at a performance of Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol, on stage at Adventure Theatre through January 1. Showtimes are 11am and 2pm. Tickets are $19. Tuesday – Make your mark at the National Archives … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: December 8-12

Monday – Show the kiddos relics from the nation’s past and even some from your childhood at the National Museum of American History, where collections include some of the best toys and games of the old days. Other fun exhibits … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: November 28-30

Now that the turkey is eaten and we’re easing out of the food comas, it’s time to focus on the weekend. And between seasonal events and general fun around town, there is a lot going on. Here’s the run-down on … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: November 17-21

Monday – No matter what the weather outside, it’s always pleasant in the U.S. Botanic Garden. Walk amid tropical rainforest, desert, and woodland flora without a drop of precipitation falling on you, unless you count the misters in the jungle … Continue reading

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