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Hit Up Bond 45 for Happy Hour

The next time you find yourself with nothing to do on a Sunday afternoon, head to Bond 45 for a Sunday Funday. The bar hosts happy hour all day long on Sundays, doling out $4 draft beers, $6 glasses of wine, and $8 cocktails. That’s not to mention the discounted snacks, like house-made meatballs and bruschetta ($4 each). If you…

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Pick Up Your Produce at the Old Town Farmer’s Market

The Old Town Farmers Market, held at the Market Square Plaza, is the oldest farmers market in the country that has been held continuously at the same site. Fun fact: George Washington sent his produce from Mount Vernon to be sold at the Farmer’s Market!  Today, the Old Town Farmers Market features more than 70 vendors offering fruits and vegetables,…

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Get in the Holiday Spirit at ICE! Featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas

It takes almost three weeks, 36 trucks, and approximately two million pounds of ice to create ICE! featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. The ice gets shipped in from a nearby factory, and once it arrives, artists from Harbin, China get to work. Considering their homeland is only a stone’s throw from Siberia, they’re…

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Enjoy a Fusion of Korean and Southern Cuisines at SUCCOTASH

In his popular Oxon Hill restaurant, SUCCOTASH, chef Edward Lee offers a truly unique fusion of traditional Southern cuisine and Korean spice. If you visit for lunch or dinner you’ll find the menu filled with choices like fried green tomatoes chopped into a an arugula and daikon salad, or fried trout filets served with creole cream and smoked soy sauce. …

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