Category Archives: Seasonal

Where to Play on the Weekdays:
August 29 – September 2

Monday – Walk amid a garden of butterflies at Brookside Garden’s amazing Wings of Fancy exhibit. The seasonal display featuring live butterflies and caterpillars from all over the world is sure to delight! Hours are 10am – 4pm. Admission is … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: August 26-28

Whether you’re celebrating a great first week of school, enjoying the final weekend of your summer break, or still going with the flow of the season, there are options galore for making the most of it. Celebrate our national parks … Continue reading

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Autumn is for Families at Washington Revels

[Note: This is a sponsored guest post written by Jo Rasi of Washington Revels] A group of four- and five-year olds are marching down the hallway, waving ribbon sticks and singing an old traditional tune about apples. A dragon is … Continue reading

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Ren Fest is Returning with Merriment for All!

Ren Fest is the best! I could go on about how the Maryland Renaissance Festival is my very favorite annual event in the area, but I’ve done that so many times before (see here, here, here, here, here, and here) … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 22-26

Monday – Savor the nice day at the National Arboretum. Explore the plant collections, go for nature walks through the woods, visit the Washington Youth Garden, and see the old Capitol columns. So many ways to enjoy one of the … Continue reading

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