Category Archives: Weekend

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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The Weekend Round-Up: July 11-13

A mud run, museum programs, celebrations of French and Irish cultures, archaeology appreciation, live entertainment, and plenty of summertime fun make the recs in this round-up. And the Everyday Play list, full of mainstay DC ideas, is always a good … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: July 4-6

Whether you’re looking for ways to celebrate the 4th or just enjoy the city over the long holiday weekend, you’ve got lots of options. And it looks like we’ll have a respite from the heat, humidity, and storms, so be … Continue reading

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Caching in Around DC

I love a good scavenger hunt. That thrill of successfully navigating the unknown, solving a puzzle, or locating hidden “treasure,” is so satisfying and often super fun. So, it’s kind of surprising that until a few weeks ago we had … Continue reading

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