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Wicked Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween in 2014

Costume choices are nearly finalized, front yards are being decked out with fake cob webs and creepy decor, grocery store shelves are chock full of candy… Halloween is here! We may have a few weeks to go before the actual … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 18-22

Monday – Head out to Dulles for Air & Space exploration beyond the District. The Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center showcases flight artifacts they can’t fit into the museum on the Mall. See all kinds of air and space crafts, … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 11-15

Monday – Head on down to the county fair. Both the Montgomery and Prince William County Fairs are going on right now, with everything from carnival rides to farm animals to live entertainment. And it’s Family Day at Montgomery, when … 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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