Category Archives: Summer

Enter to Win Tickets to Wings of Fancy at Brookside Gardens!

Wings of Fancy, Brookside Garden’s wonderful butterfly and caterpillar exhibit is back to dazzle visitors this summer. And one lucky KFDC reader can win a four-pack of tickets to experience it — and I can assure you, it’s fantastic. Nearly … Continue reading


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The Weekend Round-Up: May 27-30

Whether you seek events that observe the holiday, are ready to get the summer fun started, or just want to enjoy some quality time with the kids over the long weekend, this round-up of recreation has you covered. Happy Weekend! … Continue reading


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Family Summer Vacation Ideas from Luxe Traveler Club

[Note: This is a guest post written by Alisa Cohen, a local mom and owner of Luxe Traveler Club, a travel planning company specializing in family travel (as well as those rare opportunities to travel without the kids). She has … Continue reading

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PYOP: Pick Your Own Produce at These Local Farms (2016)

The pick-your-own produce season starts with strawberries in the spring, then continues with more delicious fruits and veggies in the summer and fall. Heading out to the farm to do some picking is among my favorite seasonal activities with the … Continue reading


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Experience 18th-Century Living History at Claude Moore Colonial Farm

It’s one thing to learn about the past through books, at a museum, or a visit to a historic site. It’s something else entirely to engage with history in an immersive way that makes you feel as if you’ve been … Continue reading

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