Category Archives: Seasonal

Fair Play: The 2014 County Fair Season

There aren’t many events where you get farm animals, carnival rides and games, the junk food gamut, live entertainment, pony rides, piglet races, and wares for sale all in once place. But they do happen, and we’re about to get … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: July 25-27

You’d never know it was July in DC with this mild weather we’ve been having lately; we can usually cook eggs on the sidewalks this time of year. Looks like it’s going to continue through the weekend, so along with … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: July 21-25

Monday – Make your way to — and through — The Big Maze at the National Building Museum. The new installation, which opened on July 4 and will be there until September 1, is a must-do. The cost is is … Continue reading

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A-Maze-ing Fun at the National Building Museum

Sometime in the next six weeks, clear a day on your calendar and go to the National Building Museum. Because that’s how much time you have left to check out one of the coolest installations I’ve seen there yet: The … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: July 18-20

The glorious effects of the summer Polar Vortex will continue through the weekend, and there are plenty of outdoor happenings where you can take advantage — a flower festival, colonial fair, butterfly and blueberry fest, Nats game, and summer pursuits … Continue reading

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