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Tag Archives: Family Fun

What to Do When Summer Boredom Hits

Whoever first penned the phrase, “the lazy days of summer” surely never had kids. Parents with young children are especially apt to be scratching their heads or on the couch in a fetal position, wondering how to manage the open, unconstructed stretch of time called summer. Even if you’ve successfully …

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Weekend Guide: May 9-12

THURSDAY 9 Freddie Long Band at Alive at Five Come out and enjoy a live performance from the Freddie Long Band. This part introspective pop/rock singer/songwriter, part bluesy soul man/classic rocker is ALL heart. His music will not disappoint. FREE, 5 p.m., Carroll Creek Amphitheatre, Frederick, MD. FRIDAY 10 Shrek …

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Best for FAMILIES 2017 Results

The only way to discover the best of what a region has to offer is to experience it. You know the best place to grab an ice cream cone. You know the best dog groomer, the best personal trainer, the best day camp and the best family-friendly restaurant. This year, …

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Local Ice Carving Competition

Hundreds braved the chilly weather and rain for Village at Leesburg’s winter Ice Fest Jan. 14, as eight world-class ice carvers competed in conjunction with 3rd Annual Mega Block Ice Carving Competition. The competition began at 9 a.m. and continued until dark, with Todd Dawson of Raleigh, North Carolina, winning …

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Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon

Our family was given the opportunity to attend one of the special holiday events at Mount Vernon: Christmas Illuminations. Held this year on the Friday and Saturday evenings before Christmas (Dec. 16 and 17), this event provides a way to experience Mount Vernon in a whole new light, no pun …

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