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Interstate Haunted Maze in Springfield

Fri Oct 24, 2014

The cost of admission to the Interstate Haunted Maze in Springfield is a non-perishable food item. And you can get your picture taken free with some scary characters such as Freddy Krueger and Michael Myers. It's open Oct. 24, 25 and 31 and Nov. 1.

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Marine Corps Marathon Health & Fitness Expo

Fri Oct 24, 2014

It's free and open to the public: the Marine Corps Marathon Health & Fitness Expo at the D.C. Armory October 23-25. There will be health screenings, giveaways and more than 200 vendors.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Kids Euro Festival

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Kids Euro Festival

Fri Oct 24, 2014

This year's Kids Euro Festival October 24-November 9 includes more than 80 free activities from concerts to movies to storytelling and much more.

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Autumn Bonsai Exhibit at the National Arboretum

Fri Oct 24, 2014

See tiny trees show off their bold fall colors in the Autumn Bonsai exhibit at the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum inside the National Arboretum. The exhibit is viewable Fridays through Mondays only, October 24-November 10.

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"Out of Many, One" Portrait on National Mall

Fri Oct 24, 2014

There's something new to see on the National Mall, and it's only here for a short time. It's a six-acre portrait of a young man's face made by Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada out of sand and topsoil. From October 4-31, visitors will be able to walk through the massive portrait.

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300+ Free Events During Free Fall Baltimore

Fri Oct 24, 2014

It's back for a 9th year: The Free Fall Baltimore celebration offering more than 300 free cultural activities in Baltimore City during the month of October. All events are free, but some require you to register in advance, so check out the list early.

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Trick or Treating & More at Fenton Street Market

Fri Oct 24, 2014

At the last Fenton Street Market of the season, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, October 25 on Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring, kids can get trick-or-treat goodies from vendors, there will be two free yoga classes, live music, storytime, and a display by the Riverdale Model Railroad Club.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Bike Tour of Rock Creek Park

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Bike Tour of Rock Creek Park

Fri Oct 24, 2014

Sign up to join a 9 a.m. bike ride through and tour of Rock Creek Park on Saturday, October 25, with Rock Creek Conservancy and David Cottingham.

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College Survival 101 for High School Students

Fri Oct 24, 2014

The Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professional Network is sponsoring a free, day-long event, "College Survival 101: The College Experience" starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, October 25 at George Mason University.

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Kids' Day at The Washington International Horse Show

Fri Oct 24, 2014

There's no charge to attend Kids' Day at the Washington International Horse Show from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, October 25 both inside Verizon Center and on a closed-off section of street just outside. There will be pony rides, a mini pony kissing booth, a Horseless Horse Show sponsored by Animal Planet, face painting, temporary tattoos and more. Also, the first 100 kids under age 12 get a freebie from Georgetown Cupcake.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Annandale Fall Festival & Parade

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Annandale Fall Festival & Parade

Fri Oct 24, 2014

On Saturday, October 25 the annual parade in Annandale starts at 10 a.m. and travels along Columbia Pike. The Fall Festival includes live entertainment, a Kids Zone, and more than 100 vendors selling their wares at a Community Market.

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Harvest Festival at National Geographic Museum

Fri Oct 24, 2014

Use a bike-powered blender(!) to make a smoothie, take in cooking demonstrations by Food Network chef Ellie Krieger, and sample all sorts of food at the National Geographic Museum's free Harvest Festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, October 25. There's no charge to enjoy the festival, but regular admission fees apply if you want to visit the entire museum.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Falloween at Market Common Clarendon

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Falloween at Market Common Clarendon

Fri Oct 24, 2014

From 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, October 25, head to Market Common Clarendon for Falloween, with trick-or-treating, a petting zoo, samplings from retailers, and musical performances.

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Fall Fun Day in Mount Vernon Triangle

Fri Oct 24, 2014

From 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, October 25, some retailers in D.C.'s Mount Vernon Triangle area will be handing out goodies to trick-or-treating "mini monsters" (kids in costume), and you can get a free Polaroid of your child. There will also be free pumpkin painting, face painting, games, apple cider, popcorn and musical entertainment.

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Trick or Treat with the Boo-Tiques in Old Town

Fri Oct 24, 2014

About 30 businesses in Old Town Alexandria's Boutique District will be handing out goodies to trick-or-treaters from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, October 25. Also Pink & Brown will be taking professional photos of costumed goblins for a costume contest. Spend $50 or more to get a free 8 X 10 photo.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

OCtoberfest in Ocean City

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OCtoberfest in Ocean City

Fri Oct 24, 2014

A massive Halloween Beach Maze and a Great Pumpkin Race are some of the free activities being offered during OCtoberfest in Ocean City, October 25-26.

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American Artists and the Berlin Wall Exhibition

Fri Oct 24, 2014

25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Goethe-Institut is hosting an exhibition called "The Wall in Our Heads: American Artists and the Berlin Wall", October 25-December 15. You can RSVP to join the free opening reception from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, October 25.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Fashion Art Design in Georgetown

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Fashion Art Design in Georgetown

Fri Oct 24, 2014

During Fashion Art Design in Georgetown from noon-10 p.m. Saturday, October 25 there will be special deals and giveaways in participating stores and restaurants, as well as live musical and spoken word performances, a live mural painting, and more fun in the neighborhood.

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Howl-O-Ween Adoption Event & Pet Costume Contest

Fri Oct 24, 2014

Washington Harbour is hosting a pet adoption event from noon-3 p.m. Saturday, October 25. And if you already have a pooch, dress him up in a costume and bring him along. All dogs in costume will get pumpkin biscuits. There will also be a pet costume contest with prizes.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Portrait Story Days: Andy Warhol

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Portrait Story Days: Andy Warhol

Fri Oct 24, 2014

The spotlight is on Andy Warhol during The National Portrait Gallery's latest Portrait Story Day from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, October 25. There will be special activities for families and kids.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Trick-or-Treat @ The Row

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Trick-or-Treat @ The Row

Fri Oct 24, 2014

Put on your costume and head to Pentagon Row for free treats while they last at participating merchants from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, October 25. Several shops and retailers are offering special deals as well. For example, Bonefish Grill will have coupons good for a free appetizer.

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Opera at the Plaza at The Shops at Wisconsin Place

Fri Oct 24, 2014

This is the second year for the free "Opera at the Plaza" concert at The Shops at Wisconsin Place from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, October 25. The Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists will perform, and at 3:30 p.m., WNO's Artistic Director Francesca Zambello will speak. Sales of food and beverages will benefit the Opera.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Silver Spring Zombie Walk

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Silver Spring Zombie Walk

Fri Oct 24, 2014

It's free to participate, and it's good to look bad at the Silver Spring Zombie Walk, which starts at 9 p.m. Saturday, October 25. Zombies should gather at 8 p.m. along Selm Road next to Jackie's Sidebar.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Mummers Parade in Hagerstown

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Mummers Parade in Hagerstown

Fri Oct 24, 2014

The 89th Annual Mummers' Parade in Hagerstown starts at 6 p.m. Saturday, October 25. In the past, the parade has attracted crowds of more than 70,000 people. What's a "mummer"? A person in costume!

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Foggy Bottom Sculpture Through Oct. 25

Fri Oct 24, 2014

See art sprout in some local yards and businesses for a limited time. 16 contemporary sculptures by 15 artists are installed in front of homes and businesses in Foggy Bottom May 17-October 25.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Kid Museum Grand Opening

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Kid Museum Grand Opening

Fri Oct 24, 2014

The brand new Kid Museum in Bethesda (aimed at kids in elementary and middle school) will celebrate its Grand Opening with free admission and special activities from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, October 26. Its inaugural exhibit is "Kites, Flying Machines, and Life in the Air".

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Halloween in Downtown Frederick

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Halloween in Downtown Frederick

Fri Oct 24, 2014

Enjoy trick-or-treating and Halloween activities in Downtown Frederick from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, October 26. Dozens of businesses will help fill up little ones' treat bags.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Del Ray Halloween Parade

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Del Ray Halloween Parade

Fri Oct 24, 2014

You're invited to march in costume (your dog, too!) in the Del Ray Halloween parade that starts at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 26. It begins at Mt. Vernon Avenue south of E. Bellefonte. After the parade, refreshments will be handed out, along with goodie bags for kids while they last. There will also be musical entertainment and games for kids.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Doggie Trick-or-Treat

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Doggie Trick-or-Treat

Fri Oct 24, 2014

Trick or treating...just for your dog! That's what you'll find at participating businesses in Old Town Alexandria from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, October 26. Start at The Dog Park (it's a pet shop) where you can pick up a goodie bag and a map.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Halloween at National Harbor

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Halloween at National Harbor

Fri Oct 24, 2014

From 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, October 26, select stores and restaurants at National Harbor will hand out goodies to trick or treaters. Kids 12 and under dressed in costume get a free child's ride on the Capital Wheel with adult ticket purchase. There will also be a big-screen showing of "Hocus Pocus" on the plaza at 11:15 a.m.

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Fri Oct 24, 2014

Pumpkin Carving at Red Derby in D.C.

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Pumpkin Carving at Red Derby in D.C.

Fri Oct 24, 2014

Bring your own carving tools to the bar for a pumpkin carving party at Red Derby starting at 7 p.m. Sunday, October 26. 10 free pumpkins will be available, first-come, first-served - but feel free to bring your own. Bar patrons will help pick a winner.

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Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits Through Nov. 2

Wed Oct 22, 2014

Portraits of Clark Gable, Helen Keller, Grace Kelly, Andy Warhol, and Elie Wiesel are included in the second installation of portraits by Yousuf Karsh at the National Portrait Gallery, on exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery May 2-November 2.

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Free Classes From Elevate Gym in Meridian Hill Park

Tue Oct 14, 2014

Elevate Interval Fitness is a gym that's coming to 14th Street NW. In the meantime, they're offering free, bootcamp style outdoor classes in Meridian Hill Park. Dates vary. Sign up in advance to take part.

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Richard Estes' Realism at the American Art Museum

Sun Oct 12, 2014

Take a quick look at Richard Estes' paintings, and you might think they're photographs. Now look again. The exhibition "Richard Estes' Realism" at the American Art Museum includes 46 paintings, including some rarely made available for public view. The exhibition runs from October 10, 2014-February 8, 2015.

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"Unearthing Arabia" Exhibit at the Sackler Gallery

Thu Oct 09, 2014

"Unearthing Arabia: The Archaeological Adventures of Wendell Phillips" at the Sackler Gallery October 11, 2014-June 7, 2015 recreates the paleontologist and geologist's late '40s and early '50s trips to what is now Yemen through artifacts, handwritten notebooks, film clips and more.

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"World Aesthetic" Exhibit at Gallery Underground

Mon Oct 06, 2014

Look for art inspired by both real and imagined places at "World Aesthetic", an all-media national juried landscape show on display at Gallery Underground in Arlington through Friday, October 31.

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Andrew Wyeth Exhibition Through November 30

Mon Oct 06, 2014

The National Gallery of Art's exhibition "Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In" is a first of its kind because it features a collection of some of his many paintings of windows. See it from May 4-November 30.

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The 5x5 Project Free Public Art & Events

Thu Oct 02, 2014

The 5x5 Project from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities is bringing contemporary, temporary art to all parts of the city September 6-December 6. There are also free events tied to the project, including musical performances, exhibitions, lectures, bike tours and more.

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Sun Sep 28, 2014

Time Covers the 1960s Exhibit at NPG

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Time Covers the 1960s Exhibit at NPG

Sun Sep 28, 2014

The exhibition "Time Cover the 1960s" features cover art from the National Portrait Gallery's Time collection, including 30 works of art from many of the top artists of that decade. It runs September 26, 2014-August 9, 2015.

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The Art of James Castle at American Art Museum

Sun Sep 28, 2014

He turned scraps of found paper into art, and made ink out of soot and spit. Now, the The American Art Museum is showing off self-taught artist James Castle's work in an exhibition running September 26, 2014 through February 1, 2015.

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Nation to Nation at Museum of the American Indian

Tue Sep 23, 2014

The National Museum of the American Indian, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014, has an exhibit called "Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations" running through Fall of 2018. It documents the history of treaties and includes more than 125 objects. Also, at least 9 original treaties on loan from the National Archives will be displayed on a rotating basis.

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Tue Sep 23, 2014

Home is Where the Art Is II

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Home is Where the Art Is II

Tue Sep 23, 2014

"Home is Where the Art Is II" at Zenith Gallery in D.C. is an exhibit of unique home and office furnishings crafted by artists from things like carved wood, cast glass and welded metal. See the display from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through January 3, 2015.

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Gabriel Figueroa Exhibit at the Mexican Cultural Institute

Sun Sep 21, 2014

The exhibition "Gabriel Figueroa, Cinematographer. Great Moments in Mexico's Golden Age of Cinema" through November 3 at the Mexican Cultural Institute is a celebration of his life in documents, photographs, film clips, posters and more. Admission is free. Also, several free events are being held in conjunction with the exhibit, including film screenings October 15 and October 30. RSVP to attend any of these events.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

"Making Their Mark" Exhibit

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"Making Their Mark" Exhibit

Tue Sep 09, 2014

The "Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures" exhibit at the National Archives runs March 21, 2014-January 5, 2015. It includes Adolf Hitler's signature on his marriage certificate and will, an "X" signed by a slave who couldn't read, and a patent for shoes filed by Michael Jackson and others allowing him to do an amazing signature move on stage. Admission is free.

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Vanished Birds Exhibit at National Museum of Natural History

Tue Sep 09, 2014

You'll find the exhibit "Once There Were Billions: Vanished Birds of North America" on the ground floor of the National Museum of Natural History now through October 2015.

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"Wilderness Forever" Photography Exhibition

Mon Sep 08, 2014

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the National Museum of Natural History has a photography exhibit on display now through the summer of 2015. The photos were selected by a jury from more than 5,000 that were submitted from around the country.

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"Beyond Bollywood" at Museum of Natural History

Tue Sep 02, 2014

"Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation," at the National Museum of Natural History runs from Feb. 27, 2014 through August 2015. It aims to dispel stereotypes and myths about Indian immigrants. Admission is free

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"Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota" at Sackler Gallery

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The installation "Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota" will be on view from August 30, 2014-June 7, 2015 at the Sackler Gallery. It includes nearly 400 shoes and almost 4 miles of red yarn.

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One Life: Grant and Lee at National Portrait Gallery

Fri Aug 08, 2014

A special installation of "One Life" at the National Portrait Gallery explores how the lives of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant came together during the Civil War. The show includes death masks of each man, portrait photography, drawings and more. See it July 4, 2014-May 25, 2015.

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"Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler" at Hirshhorn

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The exhibit "Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler" is on display at the Hirshhorn through January 11, 2015. It's built on the recent acquisition of five major works, including the only two examples of Scarpitta's full-size racecars outside Europe.

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Behind the Badge Exhibit at National Postal Museum

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The National Postal Museum's exhibition "Behind the Badge: United States Postal Inspection" shines a light on a lot of work most of us take for granted: the job of keeping our mail safe. Highlights include an anthrax-laced letter addressed to Senator Tom Daschle, handcuffs used on Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, and a touch table that lets visitors see if they can spot potentially dangerous mail.

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'Face Value' Exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

Fri Apr 18, 2014

"Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction" at the National Portrait Gallery includes more than 50 paintings, drawings and more by artists who brought a fresh take to portraiture between about 1945-1975. The exhibition runs from April 18, 2014 to January 11, 2015.

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