National Geographic has a really cool webcam aimed at a bald eagle nest in DC.
Passport DC features events at many area embassies. - throughout May
Lots of farmers markets open in May.
Asian Heritage Festival May 18
Are you a runner? Would you like to help animals? Check out the Run for the Animals, benefitting Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary in Maryland. May 19
Viva Vienna May 25-27
VIDEO The Folklore Society of Greater Washington has over 200 folk events each year.
Capital Pride May 29 - June 9
Herndon Festival May 30 - June 2
Nissan LEAF is now outselling the Chevy Volt. Nissan has switched
production to the US (Tennessee). The car has had a $6,400 price reduction.
Occoquan Craft Show June 1-2
DC Jazz Festival June 5-16
Celebrate Fairfax June 7-9
Capital Jazz Festival June 7-9
Air Force Cycling Classic Events include amateur races and kids races. June 8-9
The Spa and Beauty Expo June 16-17
BuddhaFest - events include a talk by Sharon Salzberg, and several film showings June 20-23
Festival June and July
Moms Across America
Nutrition and the Brain conference,
jointly sponsored by The George Washington University School of
Medicine and Health Sciences and Physicians Committee for Responsible
Medicine - July 19-20 (related: Power Foods for the Brain: An Effective 3-Step Plan to Protect Your Mind and Strengthen Your Memory
by Neal Barnard, MD)
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Maryland Rennaissance Festival starts Aug. 24 and goes until Oct. 20. It's only open on certain days; please check their site for details.
Burke Centre Festival Sept. 7-8
Home Show Sept. 2 0
National Book Festival Here's a talk by an author from last year's festival. This is singer-songwriter Jewel, who is also an author. She tells her amazing story of going from homelessness to success, and being a mother. Sept. 21-22
DC VegFest Sept. 28
Tour of Solar and Green Homes Oct. 5-6
Subaru will begin selling their first hybrid model, a hybrid version of the XV Crosstrek,
toward the end of 2013. EPA ratings should be 28 mpg in the city, 34
mpg on the highway and 31 mpg combined; that's with all wheel drive.
Election day is November 5. One race folks are watching is the race between Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli for Governor of Virginia.
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