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There are many events honoring Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend including the Newseum's new exhibit, 1968: Civil Rights at 50. (Photo: Jack Thornell/The Associated Press)

Weekend Guide

Activities to Fill Your MLK Holiday Weekend It may feel like a rainy spring day on Friday, but the rest of the weekend will be wintery with temperatures back down into the mid- to low-30, although the rain will end. There are several activities honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on
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Bands of Friendship, one of the light displays at Georgetown Glow, goes dark after Sunday night. (Photo: Sam Kittner/Georgetown BID)

Weekend Guide

Bundle Up & Enjoy These Weekend Events Baby, it’s cold outside, so we have a list of things to do inside this weekend to keep you warm. Or head out for some fun in the cold, but be sure to bundle up and grab some hot cocoa. On the Red Line, single-tracking continues between
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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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