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Where to Play on Thanksgiving Day

How about a side of fun to go with your Thanksgiving turkey? If you’re going to be in town for the holiday and looking for pre- or post-feast activities, plan ahead with these ideas. *Visit a Smithsonian museum or the … Continue reading

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Where to Observe Veterans Day & Other Activities on the Day Off

Looking for things to do on Veterans Day? Whether you want to pay tribute to those who have served or are looking for ways to keep the kids entertained on the day off from school, these suggestions should have you … Continue reading

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Outdoor Recreation & Historical Explorations at Harpers Ferry

Autumn in the Mid-Atlantic region is sublime, in my opinion. The weather is generally glorious, cool and crisp with lots of sunshine. The brilliant hues of fall foliage make everything seem to glow, like an Instagram filter has been applied … Continue reading

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A Unique Dose of Nature in the City at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

For a big urban city, DC boasts a surprising number of places that showcase some really great nature. There are the obvious sites like Rock Creek Park and the National Arboretum. And then there are some lesser known, but no … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: September 26-27

Space exploration, seasonal celebrations, museums for free, live entertainment, animal adoptions, an air show, and all kinds of other fun can be on your family’s agenda. Happy Weekend! Take the Fall Where: Around the area When: Throughout the weekend Admission: … Continue reading

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