Category Archives: Summer

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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Where to Play on the Weekdays: July 28 – August 1

Monday – Celebrate Peruvian Independence Day at the National Geographic Museum, where they are offering buy-one-get-one-free admission this Monday & Tuesday to visitors wearing the colors of Peru’s flag (it contains red, white, yellow, green, and blue). See the Peruvian … 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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Chicken of the Sea Celebrates 100 Years with a Gratitude Tour, Fun for All Ages, and a $10,000 Giveaway

Chicken of the Sea, best known by many for its canned tuna, is celebrating its 100th anniversary as an iconic American brand. And they are marking the milestone with the first-ever Chicken of the Sea Great American Gratitude Tour, a … 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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