Category Archives: Weekdays

Guest Post: Wintergreen Summer Getaway with a Toddler

[Note: This post was written by Erika Lloyd, a Washington, DC-based freelance writer and parent.] Before my daughter’s birth, I was a big fan of road trips. Actually, I was a fan of any travel. Now, when I dream of … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Go for a Spin on the Capital Wheel

[Note: This post was written by my friend, Torey Potter, whom you've likely seen mentioned on the blog before, since she and her crew have accompanied us on many a KFDC adventure.] If you’re like me you’ve been intrigued by … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 4-8

Monday – Pick some produce at a local farm. Peaches, blueberries, and blackberries are among the fruits that are available now, and just about all the farms in this post about strawberry picking have something ripe and ready for harvest. … Continue reading

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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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