Bastille Day Events July 11-14, 2015. Celebrate French culture and commemorate the storming of the Bastille Prison in 1789 and the launch of the French Revolution. See a guide to special events in Washington DC. Alexandria Live Music Week July 10-19, 2015. Alexandria, VA. The new event features live entertainment… read more →
The kids are out of school, the days are long and the weather is hot. With so many ways to cool down, one of the most fun is to visit one of our areas waterparks. Choose a destination, pack a picinic and gather the kids bathing suits, towels and goggles.… read more →
Schools are Out! Throughout the school year, many books are purchased for reading assignments. After the assignment is completed, most commonly those books are pushed to the back of the locker or the students closet at home. Now is a perfect time to take those already read books and donate… read more →
UniverSoul Circus June 24-July 19, 2015. National Harbor, MD. Enjoy a big top showcase bursting with action-packed performances, colorful lights, pulsating music and international soul Smithsonian Folklife Festival June 24- 28 and July 1-5, 2015. National Mall, Washington DC. The festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances,… read more →
Looking for a special way to spend Father’s Day this year? Here are some ideas of ways to spend some family time with Dad on Father’s Day in Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Father’s Day Brunch Take Dad out to brunch this Father’s Day. Here are some suggested restaurants… read more →
Memorial Day is celebrated by millions of Americans each year. It is a time set aside for us to pay our respects to the men and women who have given their lives while serving in the military. They died protecting the freedoms that today we enjoy, and Memorial Day reminds… read more →
Blue Angels Air Shows May 20 and 22, 2015 Annapolis, MD. The Blue Angels Air Shows demonstrate choreographed flight skills of the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron. Viva Vienna May 23-25, 2015 Vienna, Virginia celebrates with a community festival including food, crafts, music, carnival rides and a Memorial Day tribute.
To transform your garden into an Edenic land of bounty, think of swapping your pretty-but-useless ornamental plants for edible ones. Instead of ornamental hedges around the sides, use apple or citrus trees. You can train them to grow against a wall by tying them to a frame—this is called espalier.… read more →