This weekend, commemorate one of the bloodiest battles of the War of 1812 at a new visitor’s center in Bladensburg, hit the Patterson Theater for show featuring 30 artists responding to word “love”,  and savor the final hazy days of summer at the Maryland State Fair, the only place where it is socially acceptable to wash down a gargantuan turkey leg with a deep-fried Ding Dong.

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