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Buy 2 Get 1 Free Bags of Starbucks Coffee

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Buy any 2 Starbucks 1 pound bags of coffee, and you'll get a third 1 pound bag of equal or lesser value free when you shop online at the Starbucks Store. Just add any 3 bags of coffee to your cart, use code B2G1WB at checkout, and you'll get one bag free while supplies last. You can get up to 3 free bags of coffee per order. Does not include Starbucks Reserve coffees. Offer ends Sunday, August 3.

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Virginia and Maryland Sales Tax Holidays

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Virginia's back to school sales tax holiday, covering school supplies, clothing and footwear, runs August 1-3. Maryland's sales tax holiday will go from August 10-16, and will include clothing and shoes.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Fully Loaded Fridays at 7-Eleven

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Fully Loaded Fridays at 7-Eleven

Thu Jul 31, 2014

On Fully Loaded Fridays at 7-Eleven, every Friday through August 22, buy a order of Doritos Loaded and get a free 20-ounce bottle of Pepsi made with real sugar.

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Bowl at ShopHouse with Capital Bikeshare Key

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Show your Capital Bikeshare key at a ShopHouse location in D.C. or Bethesda on any Sunday in August to get a free bowl.

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Washington Humane Society Cat Adoption Deal

Thu Jul 31, 2014

If you pay to adopt one cat from the Washington Humane Society and would like to take home a second kitty so the first one has a buddy, they will waive the adoption fee on the second cat. All of their animals leave the shelter spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Redskins Training Camp in Richmond

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Redskins Training Camp in Richmond

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Redskins Training Camp at the Bon Secours Training Center runs through August 11. Practices are free and open to the public. The ticket lottery for Fan Appreciation Day August 2, and three joint practices with the Patriots August 4, 5 & 6 is closed, but you can join a standby line for a chance to get in on those days.

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Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Hundreds of museums nationwide that normally charge an entry fee, will offer free admission on Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live, happening Saturday, September 27. But to take part, you need to request a pair of tickets to your museum of choice in advance, and those tickets are being made available, first-come, first-served, starting August 1. Participating museums in our region include the Newseum, the Crime Museum, and the National Building Museum.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

4-H Fair and Carnival in Herndon

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4-H Fair and Carnival in Herndon

Thu Jul 31, 2014

There's no charge to enter the 4-H Fair and Carnival at Frying Pan Farm Park in Herndon, July 31-August 3. Although you do have to pay for carnival rides, the free entertainment includes animal shows, a concert, Big Truck Night, and a tractor pull.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

"Frozen" Friday at Barnes & Noble

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"Frozen" Friday at Barnes & Noble

Thu Jul 31, 2014

As part of its celebration of pop culture, Barnes & Noble stores are throwing a party at 7 p.m. Friday, August 1 celebrating Disney's hit movie "Frozen". Bring the kids for storytime, a sing-along, crafts and more things to do.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

OutWrite LGBT Book Festival

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OutWrite LGBT Book Festival

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The fourth annual OutWriteLGBT Book Festival will be held August 1-3 at the Reeves Center in D.C. There will be author readings, discussions, writers workshops, and more.

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Art Tour of the Washington Convention Center

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Occasionally, the Washington Convention Center offers free curator-led tours of its public art collection, which is the largest in D.C. outside of a museum. Upcoming tours are 6:30 p.m. Friday, August 1, and 12 p.m. Saturday, October 18. You must RSVP to attend.

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Washington International Piano Festival

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Washington International Piano Festival August 1-2 at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage will feature award-winning young pianists from the D.C. area. The festival starts at 6 p.m. each day.

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Jazz in the Garden at National Gallery of Art

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The free Jazz in the Garden Series at the National Gallery of Art runs Friday evenings from 5-8:30 p.m. in the Sculpture Garden through August 29.

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Kaypi Peru Festival at Museum of the American Indian

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The National Museum of the American Indian's Kaypi Peru (This is Peru) Festival runs through August 3, and there is a long list of events including music and dance performances, a discussion and sampling of Pisco (the national spirit of Peru), and hands-on activities for kids (free tickets are required).

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Friday Night Fishing at Diamond Teague Park

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Try some free, catch-and-release fishing in the Anacostia River from 5-8 p.m. every Friday night through September 5 at Diamond Teague Park's floating dock, right new Nationals Park. A professional bass angler will be on site. Fishing supplies provided. Anglers age 16 or older must have a valid 2014 D.C. fishing license.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bowl America Rolling Rewards

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Bowl America Rolling Rewards

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Kids: Bring your final, end of the year report card to Bowl America and they'll reward you with a free game of bowling for each "A" or "B". You'll also be entitled to one free bowling game per visit to any Bowling America location between September 2, 2014 and April 30, 2015.

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First Friday at Calvert Marine Museum

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Admission is free to the Calvert Marine Museum on First Friday, 5-8 p.m. Friday, August 1. The Galleries and Drum Point Lighthouse will be open with interpreters on hand, and the Wm. B. Tennison will offer free 30 minute cruises.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Leesburg's First Friday

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Leesburg's First Friday

Thu Jul 31, 2014

First Friday in Leesburg happens on the first Friday of each month except January. More than 45 downtown businesses take part, and activities range from live music to wine tastings to art exhibits and book signings.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

First Friday in Leornardtown

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First Friday in Leornardtown

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Leonardtown's First Friday celebration is held on the first Friday of every month, from 5-8 p.m. Expect live music on the square, and discounts and activities at local businesses.

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Admission For Kids to The Newseum

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Now through September 1, up to four kids age 18 and younger can visit the Newseum free with each paid adult or senior admission. Anchorman: The Exhibit is only on display through August 31.

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Tours of Decatur House Tuesdays & Fridays

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The White House Historical Association is offering free public tours of Decatur House on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m and 2 p.m. now through September 30. No reservations are needed. Decatur House, located on D.C.'s Lafayette Square, is nearly 200 years old and contains slave quarters.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Wheaton's TGIF Summer Series

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Wheaton's TGIF Summer Series

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Enjoy a free movie or concert every Friday in July and August at Wheaton Triangle in downtown Wheaton. Concerts start at 7 p.m. and movies start at dusk. The films are "The Lego Movie" August 1, and "Fast & Furious 6" August 8. The bands you can catch in concert are Grupo Latino Continental August 15, The John Stone Reggae Band August 22, and The Nighthawks August 29.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Mosaic District's Films in the Park

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Mosaic District's Films in the Park

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Every Friday, Mosaic District shows free movies on their big screen in Strawberry Park. Each film starts at 7 p.m. The films that are left: "Julie and Julia" August 1, "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" August 8, "Fried Green Tomatoes" August 15, A "Frozen" Sing-a-long August 22, and "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" August 29.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Laurel Friday Flicks

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Laurel Friday Flicks

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Catch free outdoor movies at Laurel's Granville Gude Park and Lakehouse on Fridays starting at dusk (about 8:15 p.m.). The films are "Smurfs 2" August 1, and "The Lego Movie" August 8. Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic if you'd like.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Rosslyn Summer Film Festival

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Rosslyn Summer Film Festival

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Rosslyn's Outdoor Film Festival runs Friday nights from 8-10 p.m. in Gateway Park through August 29. The lineup of flicks: "9 to 5" August 1, "Empire Records" August 8, "Miss Congeniality" August 15, "Anchorman" August 22, and the August 29th film is still to be decided.

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Little Italy Open Air Film Fest in Baltimore

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Little Italy in Baltimore's annual Open Air Film Fest is held every Friday night now through September 5. Movies are projected onto the outside wall of Ciao Bella Restaurant, and visitors bring folding chairs to the Da Mimmo Restorante parking lot to watch. Movies start at 9 p.m., and free popcorn is provided. You can watch "King Kong" on August 1.

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Friday Evening Parades at Marine Barracks Washington

Thu Jul 31, 2014

On Fridays now through August 29, you can catch the free Friday Evening Parade at Marine Barracks Washington on 8th and I Streets Southeast, featuring music and precision marching. Parades start at 8:40 p.m. The event is free, but you need to make a reservation in advance, which you can do online.

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Two Exhibits at Washington Artworks

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Two new exhibits open Friday, August 1 at Washington Artworks in Rockville. "Around the World: The Art of Travel" features a variety of mediums, with each piece of art representing a different part of the world. "Re-Made & Recycled" spotlights art made from materials like recycled steel, vintage chinaware and more.

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Buy a Red Robin Gift Card, Get a Movie Ticket

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Buy a $25 limited edition Red Robin gift card by August 31, and you can get a code good for a free ticket (up to a $12 value) to see the movie "Hercules".

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BOGO Birthday Admission to Medieval Times

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Have a summer or early fall birthday? Head to Medieval Times' Maryland Castle during your birthday month and you'll get free admission when you buy one full priced adult general admission. Must mention code BFVD622 at time of purchase. Offer valid through Tuesday, September 30.

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CD with Capitol Steps Ticket Purchase

Thu Jul 31, 2014

"How to Succeed in Congress Without Really Lying" is the name of the free CD you'll get when you buy a ticket to a Capitol Steps comedy show in D.C. and bring this coupon along. Offer expires Saturday, August 30.

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Friday Night Concerts at The Yards Park

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The free Friday night concert series at The Yards Park starts at 6:30 p.m. every Friday (excluding holiday weekends) through September 12. The lineup includes cover bands, a Dave Matthews tribute, reggae, R & B and more.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Mount Vernon Nights Concerts Series

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Mount Vernon Nights Concerts Series

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Free concerts are held at 7:30 p.m. Fridays at Grist Mill Park in Alexandria, and at 7 p.m. Saturdays at Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, now through the end of August.

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Fridays After Five in Charlottesville

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Fridays After Five is a free Friday evening outdoor concert series in its 27th year in Charlottesville. Head to the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on Main Street from 5:30-8:30 p.m. every Friday through September 12. Part of the proceeds from concessions sold on site go to local nonprofits.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Entertainment in Annandale

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Entertainment in Annandale

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Mason District Park and Ossian Hall Park, both in Annandale, offer all kinds of free performances during the summer, ranging from morning puppet shows to evening concerts, comedy shows, and heritage nights. Check them out on various days through the end of August.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Concerts at Bowie Town Center

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Concerts at Bowie Town Center

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bowie Town Center has a Friday Night Live Concert Series featuring live music in their Food Court Pavilion from 7-9 p.m. now through October 24.

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Concerts at Lubber Run Amphitheater in Arlington

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Lubber Run Amphitheater in Arlington hosts free concerts at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and at 6 p.m. Sundays now through August 17.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Braddock Nights Summer Concerts

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Braddock Nights Summer Concerts

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The free Braddock Nights Summer Concerts take place at both Lake Accotink Park in Springfield and Royal Lake Park in Fairfax. Concerts happen at both locations from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Friday nights through August 29.

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Summer Concerts in Stafford County

Thu Jul 31, 2014

In Stafford County, you can catch free summer concerts on Fridays now through the end of August. They're held from 5-10 p.m. at the field on Mountainview Road, in front of Mountainview High School.

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Women's Self Defense Classes in Fairfax County

Thu Jul 31, 2014

By popular demand, free Women's Self Defense Classes are being offered by the Fairfax County Police Department and the Fairfax County Law Enforcement Foundation. They're meant for all women age 13 and up. Classes will be held in various locations from 6-9 p.m. August 12 & 14, September 9 & 11, October 14 &16, November 11 & 13, and December 9 & 11. Sign up quickly - they expect sessions to fill up fast.

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Fish & Fries at Long John Silver's

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Long John Silver's will give away free fish and fries from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, August 2. One per person, not available in the drive-through.

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School Supplies Giveaway in Springfield

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Cellular Connection (TCC) Verizon Wireless store on Rolling Road in Springfield is giving away free backpacks full of school supplies between 12-2 p.m. Saturday, August 2. One backpack per child will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Each backpack contains pencils, paper, folders, glue and more. Cellular Connection stores nationwide are giving away a total of 100,000 backpacks to schoolkids.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Women's Parkour Meetup

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Women's Parkour Meetup

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Want to try parkour? A Women's Parkour Meetup hosted by DC Women's Parkour is scheduled for 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, August 2 at Gateway Park in Rosslyn. All skill levels are welcome. Bring water to keep you cool.

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Heritage Family Day & Helicopter Display

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly hosts a Heritage Family Day & Helicopter Display from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, August 2. Inside, meet astronaut and helicopter pilot Patrick Forrester, join a paper airplane contest, design your own rocket and more. Outside, there will be a display of 7 helicopters flown in just for the day, including a Fairfax County Police chopper and a WBAL-TV news helicopter. Museum admission is free. Parking is $15, but after 4 p.m. parking is free.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Marvel Day at Barnes & Noble

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Marvel Day at Barnes & Noble

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Barnes & Noble stores have declared Saturday, August 2 Marvel Day in honor of Marvel's 75th anniversary. Many stores are offering special activities and giveaways that day, such as a costume contest, Marvel storytime, and more.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Free Family Golf Clinic

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Free Family Golf Clinic

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Sligo Creek Golf Course in Silver Spring is hosting a free Family Golf Clinic from 4-5 p.m. Saturday, August 2. Register in advance by calling the course.

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Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Child Safety Day

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Meet police dogs, check out police and fire and rescue vehicles, live entertainment and games and activities for kids at the Annual Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Child Safety Day, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, August 2 at the Village at Leesburg. There will also be information focused on protecting children from crime.

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Signature Theatre Open House Festival

Thu Jul 31, 2014

There will be free performance every 15 minutes during this year's Signature Theatre Open House from noon-10 p.m. Saturday, August 2. They'll also be offering big discounts on tickets to upcoming performances all day. And look for the Plaza activities for the kids, including a moon bounce, airbrushed tattoos and balloon twisters.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Drive-In Movies in Centreville

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Drive-In Movies in Centreville

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Like a flashback from the 50s, the Trinity Centre in Centreville is hosting free Sully District Starlight Cinema Drive-In Movies Saturday evenings all during August. Gates open at 6 p.m. and movies start at dark. There will be free kids games and rides, and food and drink available for you to buy. The movies are "Casablanca" August 2, "Despicable Me 2" August 9, "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" August 16, "Frozen" August 23, and "The Lego Movie" August 30.

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Humanities, Arts & Technology Festival at Gateway D.C.

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Look for the tents at Gateway D.C., where they'll be hosting some cool activities during D.C.'s first Humanities, Arts & Technology Festival, 1-6 p.m. August 2-3. It's a free family festival with art exhibits, tech demos, food tastings and live performances from people like Y'anna Crawley and Clifton Ross of BET's Sunday's Best.

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Summer Block Parties at Mosaic District

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Mosaic District's free Summer Block Parties are full of live music, discounts at select retailers, and "old school summer games". Party dates are August 2, 9, 16 and 23.

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Manassas African American Heritage Festival

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Manassas African American Heritage Festival of Prince William County will feature live entertainment, more than 100 vendors, a health fair, a classic car show, and a free school supplies giveaway for students. It's being held from noon-6 p.m. Saturday, August 2 at Metz Middle School.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Grant Hall Open House

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Grant Hall Open House

Thu Jul 31, 2014

At Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Grant Hall's historic third floor courtroom will be open for public visits from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, August 2. It's where the military tribunal was held in 1865 for those thought responsible for plotting to assassinate President Lincoln.

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Saturday Night Fireworks at National Harbor

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Did you know you can catch a free fireworks show at National Harbor on select Saturday nights during summer? Shows start at 9:30 p.m. Here are the remaining scheduled dates: August 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Redskins Fit Fest

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Redskins Fit Fest

Thu Jul 31, 2014

It's free: Redskins Fit Fest, August 2-3 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. There will be player appearances, free health screenings, family-friendly sports, exhibitors and more.

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Free Outdoor Yoga Saturdays in St. Charles

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The St. Charles community in Charles County now hosts free Yoga on the boardwalk at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays through August 16.

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Movies on the Green at Tysons Corner Center

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Tysons Corner Center's Movies On the Green are screened at dark on Saturday evenings in their new outdoor plaza. Here's the lineup: "The Great Gatsby" (2013) August 2, "Spy Kids 2" August 9, "Jaws" August 16, "Man of Steel" August 23, and "The Blind Side" August 30.

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Movies at Penrose Square in Arlington

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Free movies at Penrose Square in Arlington are shown on Saturdays, and start times vary. This summer's remaining films are: "Slumdog Millionaire" August 2, "Before Sunset" August 9, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" August 23, and "Gravity" August 30.

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Movies at the Wine Bin in Ellicott City

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Wine Bin in Ellicott City screens free movies on summer Saturdays through September 27. A wine tasting is offered before each movie.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Summer Saturdays at the Corcoran

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Summer Saturdays at the Corcoran

Thu Jul 31, 2014

This year's Free Summer Saturdays program at the Corcoran continues through August 31. It means more than just free admission. The program includes special tours, demonstrations, performances and Gallery tours at the Corcoran on Saturdays throughout the summer.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bluejacket Brewery Tours

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Bluejacket Brewery Tours

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bluejacket Craft Brewery in D.C. offers free tours, first come first-served, on Saturdays at 10:30 & 11:30 a.m., and 12:30 & 1:30 p.m. The tour includes one complimentary tasting pour of a Bluejacket brew.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration

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Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration

Thu Jul 31, 2014

To celebrate Jerry Garcia's Birthday, Bilbo Baggins Global Restaurant in Alexandria is hosting a 3-hour acoustic concert on Saturday, August 2 featuring the music of Garcia, the Grateful Dead and Phish. It starts at 9:30 p.m. in the restaurant's Green Dragon Pub. There is no cover charge.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Acoustic on the Green in Leesburg

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Acoustic on the Green in Leesburg

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Town of Leesburg's free Acoustic on the Green summer concert series takes place from 7-9 p.m. Saturdays through August 23 on the Town Hall Green. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket to sit on.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Fort Dupont Park Summer Concerts

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Fort Dupont Park Summer Concerts

Thu Jul 31, 2014

This year's remaining free summer concerts in Fort Dupont Park are Roy Ayers on Saturday, August 2, and the Jazz Ambassadors-America's Big Band on Saturday, August 9. Both shows starts at 7 p.m.

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Summer Concerts at RIO Washingtonian Center

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Nando's Spicy Saturday Nights concert series brings free live, local music to RIO Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Saturday night through August 30. The concerts are held on the Lakefront Plaza between Uncle Julio's and Joe's Crab Shack.

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Reston Concerts on the Town on Saturdays

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Reston Town Center Pavilion fills with live music from 7:30-10 p.m. Saturdays now through the end of August. The free Reston Concerts on the Town series features a variety of different performers.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

First Saturday in Downtown Frederick

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First Saturday in Downtown Frederick

Thu Jul 31, 2014

First Saturday in Downtown Frederick from 3-9 p.m. on Saturday, August 2 is a great time to wander through downtown and its businesses. The fun includes live music, freebies and discounts. To name a few, Zoe's Chocolate will be handing out free samples from 5-8 p.m., local artist Hilary Papuchis will be doing a live demo from 4-7 p.m., and the Evangelical Lutheran Church will host free docent-led tours.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Outdoor Movies at National Harbor

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Outdoor Movies at National Harbor

Thu Jul 31, 2014

National Harbor's Movies on the Potomac series runs on Sundays through September 28. Movies start at 6 p.m. Remaining movies are "Singin' in the Rain" August 3, "Goldfinger" August 10, "From Russia with Love" August 17, "Dr. No" August 24, "You Only Live Twice" August 30, "Finding Neverland" September 7, "Peter Pan" (1953) September 14, "Peter Pan" (2003) September 21, and "Hook" September 28.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

DC Africa Festival

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DC Africa Festival

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The 5th Annual DC Africa Festival runs from noon-6 p.m. Sunday, August 3 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Woodrow Wilson Plaza. This year's event includes live entertainment, crafts, vendors, face painting, hair braiding demonstrations and a community fashion show.

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Community Day at National Museum of Women in the Arts

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Admission is free to the National Museum of Women in the Arts on Community Day, held on the first Sunday of every month. Check out the permanent collection, as well as the two current exhibitions, "Total Art: Contemporary Video" and "Meret Oppenheim: Tender Friendships". Upcoming Community Days include August 3, September 7 and October 5.

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James Patterson Day at Barnes & Noble

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Books and audio books by bestselling author James Patterson are buy one get one free in Barnes & Noble stores on James Patterson Day Sunday, August 3 while supplies last. Some stores are also offering special activities that day. Enter your zip code on this page to find your nearest store.

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National Building Museum Sunday Concerts

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Come to the National Building Museum for free Sunday concerts in the Great Hall at 2 p.m. on Sundays in July and August. The performers are CityDance Ensemble August 3, and The Washington Performing Arts Summer Steps with Step Afrika! August 10.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Pride of Baltimore II Deck Tours

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Pride of Baltimore II Deck Tours

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction of an 1812-era topsail schooner, is often open for free guided deck tours. Upcoming tours include August 3 at Constellation Pier in Baltimore, and August 6-9 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels.

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Arts on the Waterfront at Bladensburg Waterfront Park

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Arts on the Waterfront music and entertainment series at Bladensburg Waterfront Park starts at 6 p.m. Sundays through August 3.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Summer Concert Series in Frederick

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Summer Concert Series in Frederick

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Enjoy free concerts on Sunday nights in July and August at 7 p.m. at the Baker Park Bandshell in Frederick.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Ravens Training Camp

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Ravens Training Camp

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Several Ravens training camp practices are free and open to the public: one at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis on Monday, August 4, and a joint practice with the 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on Friday, August 8.

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Screen on the Green on the National Mall

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Screen on the Green series brings free movies to a massive 20' X 40' screen between 7th and 12th Streets on the National Mall at sunset on Mondays through August 11. See "Key Largo" August 4, and "A Soldier's Story" August 11.

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BOGO Richmond Flying Squirrels Tickets

Thu Jul 31, 2014

When the Richmond Flying Squirrels play on a Monday, fans who bring a receipt from McDonalds get buy one get one free tickets. Also on those nights, the first 1,000 fans get a free McDonalds rally towel.

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Thursday Movies at Rockville Town Square

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Rockville Town Square's "Movies on the Square" series runs Thursday nights through August 21. Movies start at sundown, about 8:30 p.m. They are "The Lego Movie" July 31, "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" August 7, "Star Trek Into Darkness" August 14, and "Despicable Me 2" August 21.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Summer Movies in Canal Park

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Summer Movies in Canal Park

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Capitol Riverfront Outdoor Film Series takes place in DC's Canal Park, Thursdays at sundown through September 4. See "Bend it Like Beckham" July 31, "Rudy" August 7, "A League of Their Own" August 14, "The Blind Side" August 21 and "Moneyball" September 4. There is no movie on August 28th because of the holiday weekend.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Movies @ The Mill in Arlington

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Movies @ The Mill in Arlington

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization hosts free movies at Arlington Mill on Thursday nights now through mid-September. Start times vary. The movies are: "The Visitor" July 31, "Sofia y el Terco" August 14, "El Estudiante" August 28, and "Avatar" September 11.

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City Paper Summer Cinema at Heurich House

Thu Jul 31, 2014

RCN presents the City Paper Summer Cinema at the Heurich House Museum Garden. Admission is free, and you're welcome to bring a blanket and a picnic. Gates open at 7 p.m. and movies start at dusk. Here's the lineup: "Clueless" July 31, "Mrs. Doubtfire" August 7, and "Beetlejuice" August 14.

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Teen Movie Nights at Gaithersburg Library

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Teen Movie Nights are held at 6:30 p.m. on varying days at the Gaithersburg Library. You don't need to sign up in advance, just show up. The films are "The Lightning Thief" July 31, "Edward Scissorhands" August 7, and "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" August 18.

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Free Events

Movie Sing-A-Long Series at Tenley-Friendship Library

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Tenley-Friendship Library is hosting a series of film screenings and sing-a-longs on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. during the summer. The dates are July 31 and August 7, 14 & 21.

Free Events

Free Events

Shirlala Music Festival in Shirlington

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Like to shop and then stop for a little music? The Village at Shirlington has live music from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Thursday night during the summer through August 21. The Shack Band performs July 31, hear Paul Pfau August 7, the Lloyd Dobler Effect will be there August 14th, and the Dan Haas Trio plays August 21.

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Free Events

Gaithersburg's Evenings in Old Towne Concerts

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Head to the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Gaithersburg on Thursdays through September 25 for free concerts, weather permitting. Each begins at 6 p.m. Bring along a blanket or a low-back chair and get comfy.

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Free Events

Silver Spring Thursday Night Concerts

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The outdoor Silver Spring Summer Concert Series brings music to the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza from 7-9 p.m. every Thursday through August 14.

Free Events

Free Events

Wind Down Thursdays at The Boulevard at Capital Centre

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Boulevard at Capital Centre hosts free summer concerts in The Circle near Restaurant Row from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays now through Aug. 21.

Free Events

Free Events

Evenings on the Ellipse at Fairfax County Government Center

Thu Jul 31, 2014

From 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays through August 28, free concerts are held on the back lawn of the Fairfax County Government Center in Fairfax. If it rains, concerts are moved into the Government Center lobby.

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Free Events

Concerts in the Park in Upper Marlboro

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro hosts 7 weeks of free concerts on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. through August 7.

Free Food

Free Food

Deals at Bubble Dip Cafe in Alexandria

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Head to Bubble Dip Cafe in Alexandria between 4-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday for their buy two, get one free cupcakes and munchies happy hour. The shop offers bubble tea, cupcakes, and a rotating selection of baked goods.

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Free Events

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Workouts at National Harbor

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Workouts at National Harbor

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Waterfront Fitness on the Plaza at National Harbor means free workouts every Tuesday and Thursday through September 25. Sessions are led by guest instructors from WillPower Functional Fitness.

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Other Free

"Hawaii by Air" at Air and Space in D.C.

Thu Jul 31, 2014

"Hawaii by Air" is a new exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in D.C. Today, we think of a trip to Hawaii as simply a long flight. But not too long ago, the islands were very difficult to reach. The exhibit explains how air travel to Hawaii developed. See it through July of 2015.

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Free Events

Outdoor Summer Concerts Wednesdays at Strathmore

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Weather permitting, Strathmore offers free outdoor concerts at 7 p.m. Wednesday evenings in July as well as in August, through the 20th. The Chuck Brown All Star Band performs on July 30.

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Free Events

Wed Jul 30, 2014

NoMa Summer Screen

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NoMa Summer Screen

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The NoMa Summer Screen outdoor movie series continues at dark on Wednesdays through August 20 at Loree Grand Field. The films include "Pitch Perfect" July 30, "Top Gun" August 6 and "The Sandlot" August 13.

Free Events

Free Events

Jane Austen Under the Stars at Dumbarton House

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Dumbarton House is once again hosting a free outdoor Jane Austen Film Festival. Admission is first-come, first-served. Museum members can enter at 7 p.m. and the doors open to the public at 7:30 p.m. Each movie starts at sunset (about 8:30 p.m.) The films are "Sense & Sensibility" July 30, & "Pride & Prejudice" August 6. Admission is free, but Dumbarton House is asking you to consider making a donation so they can keep programs like this coming.

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Free Events

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Gateway DC Summer Film Series

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Gateway DC Summer Film Series

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The free Gateway DC Summer Film Series is scheduled to run on Wednesdays on the site at the St Elizabeths East Campus in Southeast D.C. The films are: "Wall-E" July 30, "Rize" August 6, "Talk to Me" August 13 and "The Guardian" August 20.

Free Food

Free Food

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Outdoor Zumba in Crystal City

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Outdoor Zumba in Crystal City

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Join a free outdoor Zumba class in Crystal City every Wednesday at noon, now through September 24. Classes are held in the courtyard of 2121 Crystal Drive.

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Free Events

Workout Wednesdays in Franklin Park

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Free Workout Wednesdays come to D.C.'s Franklin Park every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. through September 10. Pros from Crunch Fitness are leading the classes, which will include yoga, Zumba, circuit training and more. Bring a mat, and Freshii will provide refreshments of water and fruit.

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Free Events

Wednesday Night Sailing Races in Annapolis

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Weather permitting, bring your camera and head to Annapolis to watch the Annapolis Yacht Club Wednesday Night Races. The first start is scheduled just after 6 p.m. near the mouth of Spa Creek.

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