Seasonal events plentiful in the Mid-Atlantic region this year

December 14, 2014

Holiday celebrations are well underway in the Mid-Atlantic, with spectacular light displays, European-style Christmas markets, lavishly decorated homes, musical concerts, and plenty of other activities. Maryland’s capital city of Annapolis is brimming with holiday fun. […]


Winter in Pennsylvania: Off-beat activities and ideas

December 12, 2014

Looking for a winter activity, but skiing or snowboarding isn’t your style? There are plenty of other activities at Pennsylvania resorts. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington offers a “truly unforgettable adventure,” according to Visit PA — […]


Getting down with Downton

December 7, 2014

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about fun things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week: See the costumes of “Downton Abbey” at Winterthur in Delaware […]


It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

November 26, 2014

Whether it’s a rousing concert of holiday favorites, an inspiring rendition of Handel’s Messiah, or a Christmas carol sing-along, there are plenty of opportunities to hear the sounds of the season this month in the […]


Maryland festival toasts the Irish

October 28, 2014

You’ll have a chance to get your Irish on at the Maryland Irish Festival, where music, dance, food, and cultural events will keep things lively, Nov. 7-9. The 41st annual celebration, sponsored by Irish Charities […]