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Alexandria celebrates Presidents Day with a parade (Video)

WTOP's Kristi King caught a little of the sights and sounds of the Alexandria parade on video.

Monday - 02/17/2014, 12:58pm EST

Tags: Alexandria, Kristi King

Metro plans work over Presidents Day weekend

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 06:46am EST

Tags: WMATA, Metro,

Presidents Day is school day in some Md. districts

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 01:50pm EST

Tags: snow day

Presidents Day: Metro track work, road changes

Presidents Day will bring schedule changes on Metrorail and Metro buses, as well as two-way traffic on some roads that are typically only inbound in the morning.

Monday - 02/18/2013, 03:50am EST

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, Metro, Fords Theatre

Ferry Farm celebrates Washington's 281st birthday

On Monday, the country will celebrate George Washington's birthday. However, the boyhood home of Washington celebrated a bit early with a party on Saturday at Ferry Farm in Stafford County.

Sunday - 02/17/2013, 10:33am EST

Tags: Kathy Stewart, George Washington, Ferry Farm

Who needs birthday cake? Washington opted for hoecakes

Mount Vernon welcomes visitors to celebrate George Washington's birthday with one of his favorite treats.

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 05:53pm EST

Tags: Mount Vernon, Washingtons Birthday, birthday cake

Va. historic area celebrating Presidents Day

Colonial Williamsburg is celebrating Presidents Day by exploring the lives of three presidents that first exercised their political skills in 18th-century Williamsburg.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 01:40pm EST

Tags: Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg

Move over, Black Friday: Presidents Day is hot to shop

The long weekend is fast-becoming a highlight for shoppers, as retailers offer deep discounts rivaling deals on Black Friday. The holiday honoring the nation's commanders in chief is now second only to Labor Day in sales.

Monday - 02/20/2012, 08:57am EST

Tags: shopping, retail, Nordstrom, Gen. James F. Amos, The Holocaust, Macy

Presidents Day closings and parking information

Here's a quick look at what's open and how transportation services are affected on Presidents Day.

Monday - 02/20/2012, 03:21am EST