Local Farmers’ Markets


Some things are worth the sacrifice of time. The ability to eat and provide fresh produce to your family is one of them. You can find the freshest, healthiest, and best tasting produce at your local farmers’ market. Increasing in popularity, farmers’ markets can be found just about anywhere. They provide residents an opportunity to support local business and help…

Next Stop, College: Learn to Let Go… a Little Bit


By Jessica Kronzer You look down at your hands to see that you’ve been gnawing on your nails. Again. You’re constantly sweating. Your heart seems to be slamming into your chest… and you’re not even the one applying to college. That transitional time frame beginning with the senior year of high school through to the first year of college is…

WalkingTown DC | September 14-22


Explore neighborhood art, culture, and history in areas like Congress Heights and Dupont Circle in a way you haven’t experienced before. Grab your most comfortable walking or biking shoes and sign up NOW for one of these free guided tours through DC neighborhoods. Nineteen years in, this is the longest running program organized by the non-profit organization Cultural Tourism DC (the…

Twilight Polo at Great Meadow


Saturday nights were made for watching polo with family and friends. Great Meadow is the perfect setting for your picnic while you enjoy some wine and watch the game. At halftime, they always have an interactive activity for the children.Don’t forget to bring your dance shoes. Dancing begins in the pavilion after the game and runs though the night. At…

Shenandoah Hiking | Dark Hollow Falls


Ready to branch out a bit with the kids and move up from your neighborhood walking trail? Dark Hollow Falls trail offers beautiful scenery while following along a creek to a picturesque waterfall. This trail is well maintained and is not too challenging for little people on foot. Trail safety includes watching out for mud and keeping everyone on the trail.  You…

Fall Fantastic in Virginia


Fall Fantastic in Virginia Check out our Fall Fantastic collection of local and semi-local activities. There is nothing like Autumn in Virginia. Sure, summers in California are amazing, and Utah winters are breathtaking in their majesty. But once October turns up and the air gets a slight bite, the colors begin to change from the mountains of Shenandoah to the…

Live American Idol Auditions September 4th in D.C.


Yes. I’m one of those parents who KNOWS that their child is gifted with golden pipes that must be shared with the world. And at the same time, have been reserved because traveling that path is life altering, regardless of the outcome. So, since the age of four, she has dabbled here and there with dance, singing, and acting lessons…