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Ring in 2018 at First Night Alexandria, a family-friendly event focusing on the arts with free fireworks at midnight. (Photo: Victor Wolansky)

Weekend Guide

Ring in the New Year in the DMV It is time to ring out 2017 and ring in 2018. Besides all the parties at most bars and restaurants on New Year’s Eve, there are plenty of other things to do in the DMV this weekend. Also, most of the DMV’s holiday displays wrap up on New Year’s
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Santa arrives in last year's Old Town Scottish Christmast Walk, which occurs this Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. (Photo: R Norwitz/Visit Alexandria)

Weekend Guide

Holiday Happenings Fill The Weekend It is December, and we are in the final countdown to Christmas. Many of the DMV’s annual Christmas attractions like the National Christmas Tree, Downtown Holiday Market, Christmas at Mount Vernon, ZooLights at the National Zoo, Seasons
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Knights joust at the Maryland Reniassance Festival near Annapolis, which is open weekends through Oct. 22. (Photo: Donna Headlee)

Weekend Guide

Plenty of Events Fill Your Labor Day Holiday It is the last unofficial weekend of summer. If you aren’t planning to spend it at the pool one last time or head to the beach for your last weekend of fun in the sun, there is plenty to do in the DMV to fill your long Labor Day
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