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Four singers on a stage on the National Mall with their backs to the camera and the Washington Monument in the background. (Photo: Smithsonian Folklife Festival)

Weekend Guide

Have a Cool Time This Hot Weekend It is the weekend before the Fourth of July, and if you are in town, an abbreviated version of the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival is here for two days ONLY. But with a hazy, hot and humid forecast with temperatures saying in the low- to mid-90s,
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A female Native American dressed in animal skins holds candles at the National Museum of the American Indian. (Photo: National Museum of the American Indian)

Weekend Guide

Have Summer Fun in the Sun This Weekend It is officially the first weekend of summer and the longest days of the year. Make the most of that daylight at the many events, including the Smithsonian’s Saturday Solstice, when the museums celebrate until midnight. It looks like the
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Museum visitors listening to a violinist at The Phillips Collection. (Photo: The Phillips Collection)

Weekend Guide

15 Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV Summer is unofficially here and there is plenty to do outside this weekend. And the weather on Friday and Saturday looks good, but there is a 50 percent chance of scattered thunderstorms on Sunday. Temperatures are expected to be in the
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