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Fire-Breathing Dragons Soar Through The Verizon Center Tonight

Fire-Breathing Dragons Soar Through The Verizon Center Tonight

A seriously cool, and fun event for the entire family is coming to D.C. tonight!

This summer, audiences will experience the magic of fire-breathing dragons in DreamWorks’ How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular.

The tour will be at the Verizon Center in D.C., from July 19 through July 22 for eight shows.

Brace yourselves to see dragons with wingspans of up to 46 feet, Viking warriors, and circus artists and acrobats flying through the air.

Tonight's show is at 7 p.m., and tickets are now on sale through Ticketmaster for only $29.50.



Festival Features Giant Slides & Moonbounce This Saturday

Festival Features Giant Slides & Moonbounce This Saturday

Check out a family-friendly indoor and outdoor festival featuring food, live music, games, and more this Saturday from 12-6 p.m., at Union Market located at
1309 5th Street NE.

Over 20 food vendors will be showcased including The Source,  Pearl Dive, Hill Country BBQ, and Dangerously Delicious.

Guests can also enjoy an 85ft-long moonbounce, giant water slides, and a misting tent if its hot, which it should be in the 80's.

Tickets are $5 if you get them in advance or $7 at the door. Kids under 10 get in FREE!

Union Market plans to be a year-round, indoor food market featuring 40 local vendors beginning September 8th.

For more information, click here.

Bootmobile Rolls Into D.C. Area

Bootmobile Rolls Into D.C. Area

Ever seen a boot on wheels? Now’s your chance!

L.L.Bean kicked off their 100th Anniversary earlier this year and to celebrate, they’re taking their larger-than-life Bootmobile on tour.

This 13-foot tall, 20.5-foot long, and 7.5-foot wide Bootmobile will be in town this weekend with events at Occoquan Regional Park and the L.L.Bean retail locations in McLean and Columbia, Md.

This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy some fun outdoor activities, and raise $1 million for the National Park Foundation this year.

Manassas Resident Wins Army Ten-Miler T-Shirt Design Contest

Manassas Resident Wins Army Ten-Miler T-Shirt Design Contest

MANASSAS (WUSA) -- Congratulations Manassas resident, Peter Pawlak, who recently won the Army Ten-Miler's annual T-shirt Design Contest.

His winning design, which is featured above, will be displayed on more than 30,000 official runner and volunteer T-shirts for The Army's 28th annual Army Ten-Miler 2012 race in October.

His design was selected by a panel of military and civilians who judged the designs that best depicted the overall themes of Army and running. 

Not only will Pawlak’s design be featured in the third largest 10-mile race in the world, but he also received a 17-inch MacBook Pro.

The 21-year-old is studying graphic design at George Mason, and is a freelance designer on the side who had a unique T-shirt concept that put him ahead of the pack.

Kennedy Center Presents No Place Called Home As Part of World Refugee Day


From Emily Krahn: As part of World Refugee Day 2012, the Millennium Stage and the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) will present a free performance of the play No Place Called Home Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 6 p.m. This new play, written and performed by Kim Schultz, will be introduced by Khaled Hosseini, UNHCR Goodwill Envoy and best-selling author of The Kite Runner. The event will also feature a multimedia exhibition focusing on individuals displaced in the Horn of Africa, which will be on display in the Hall of Nations June 18-26, 2012. No Place Called Home contains strong language and mature content.