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The National Cherry Blossom Festival wraps up this weekend with the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade on Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon. (Photo: National Cherry Blossom Festival)

Weekend Guide

Get Out and Enjoy the Spring Weather If you aren’t hunkered down doing your taxes at the last minute (relax, they don’t have to be postmarked until Tuesday, Apr.17, thanks to D.C.’s Emancipation Day holiday on Monday), it will be a great weekend to get out and see the last of the
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Petalpalooza, formerly the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, has a new name and a new location at The Wharf from 1-9:30 p.m. on this Saturday. (Photo: Matt Jahromi)

Weekend Guide

Hurry, the Cherry Blossoms Won’t Last Long The cherry blossoms are in peak bloom, but with messy weather expected this weekend, Friday may be your best bet to see them this year and large crowds are expected at the Tidal Basin. The weather is forecast to go from a windy, partly
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