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Art on the Avenue, Alexandria's premier arts festival kicks off Saturday, Oct. 2 at 10:00am on Mt. Vernon Avenue in the heart of Del Ray.  Over 300 vendors and some 40,000 visitors are expected for the 15th annual celebration of art, music, and food. Look for fabric art, furniture, fused glass, j...
A few weeks ago we gave you a long list of things to do in Northern Virginia from now until the first of the year.  Lots of festivals and art shows, corn mazes and pumpkin patches. Today we're going to focus on fall garden tours and workshops. Fall is a great time to plant and/or start planning f...
Ft. Belvoir will host it's 15th Annual Octoberfest Sept. 30 - Oct. 3 on Freemont Field.   Octoberfest celebrates the traditional German holiday with authentic food, music and beer.  Look for a bazaar and bake sale, carnival rides, keg tapping ceremony, 10K run/walk, dancing and a host of vendors....
Who:  Friends of the Duncan Library What:  Annual Fall Book Sale Why:  Because the library (always) needs money When:  November 3-6, 2010 Where:  2501 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria, VA The Friends of the Duncan Library need your donations for their annual fall book sale.  CD's, DVD's, trade paper...
Whew!  The Canned Pumpkin Shortage is Officially Over. I knew you were worried so I wanted to get the word out right away.  Seriously folks, Thanksgiving is right around the corner and that means pumpkin bread, pumpkin bars, pumpkin trifle, pumpkin soup, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin cake, pumpkin r...
A few weeks ago I wrote about the infestations of bedbugs that are seemingly catching a ride in every suitcase in the country.  And then this morning I opened the paper to read about stinkbugs!On the bright side stinkbugs are harmless - they don't bite, they don't sting and they don't carry harmf...
Although you can approach from the plaza, a walkway and a driveway, the sign, Do Not Enter Fountain caught us by surprise. We aren't sure if they mean, literally, do not get IN the fountain or if it's more of a "caution, do not enter because there is a fountain here." Either way, we did enter, a...
POTOMAC WEST INTERIORS has developed a monthly (or a least periodic) series of guest speakers.  First intended as a way to bring folks into the store, the series has taken on a life of its own. Owner Susan Driscoll looks for interesting folks who work/live locally and have something of value to o...
Although I'm a little late getting to it, we have just finished celebrating Virginia Bicylist and Pedestrian Awareness Week.  A key goal of Bicyclist and Pedestrian Awareness Week is to educate citizens in understanding the importance of sharing the road responsibly and with respect.  These are s...
You have probably passed Elegance Inc. on King Street in Old Town Alexandria a thousand times.  You have noticed the one-of-a kind wedding dresses in the window. You have admired the sumptuous fabrics and luxurious embellishments. But have you ever gone in? No?  Well, let me tell you what you are...

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