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Winter Lights is a 3.5 mile drive through Seneca State Park in Gaithersburg. (Photo: Jim Smith/Cornerstone Images)

Holiday Happenings

Catch the Holiday Spirit with These Events The countdown is on to the holidays. Christmas will soon be here and Chanukah just ended. To help get you in the holiday spirit, we have put together a list of some holiday light displays and events in the DMV. Most are free, although
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Alexandria's Birthday Celebration on July 7 concludes with fireworks set off from a barge in the Potomac River. (Photo: Victor Wolansky Photography)

Celebrate Independence

Your Fourth of July Holiday Guide Independence Day is Wednesday, and what is more American that fireworks? A Capitol Fourth on the National Mall is always a great time, but it is always packed and you have to stake out your spot by noon. But if fighting the crowds is your idea of
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Six Flags American is decorated with millions of lights for Christmas and is open weekends through Jan. 2. (Photo: Six Flags America)

Holiday Happenings

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Get Into the Spirit with These Holiday Events Christmas and Chanukah, which begins Dec. 12, are just around the corner. To get you in the holiday spirit, we have put together a list of some holiday light displays and events in the DMV. Most are free, although not all. The
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