Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick's Day, Dahlgren! Whether you like to drink green beer at your favorite Irish bar or make a traditional dinner of corned beef and soda bread, there are a number of ways to celebrate this beloved Irish holiday. We'd love to hear how our residents like to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. If you […]

What Would Your Perfect Day Look Like?

There's so much to do in the Dahlgren area, it's not hard to plan a day of fun and excitement. What would your perfect day look like? Whether you'd start with brunch and spend the rest of the day shopping or hit the trails on your mountain bike, let us know in the comments what […]

Here’s How Valentine’s Day Came to Be

Happy Valentine's Day, Dahlgren! If you've always wondered how this unique holiday came to be, here's a look at the history behind the festivities. While many believe that Valentine's Day celebrates Saint Valentine, there were actually a number of Christian martyrs named Valentine. Valentine of Rome and Valentine of Terni were just two of them. […]

Learn About the History of Inauguration Day From These Fun Facts!

Today is Inauguration Day, and while this is a day of pomp and circumstance in American history, it hasn't always been quite so celebratory. Here are some fun facts about the history of Inaugruation Day, its many traditions and the few ceremonies that were a bit more out of the ordinary. The first Inauguration Day […]

Learn About New Year’s Eve Traditions Around the World!

In the US, you likely celebrate New Year's by watching the ball drop in Times Square, kissing your loved ones at midnight and maybe checking out a parade on New Year's Day. In countries around the world, however, there are a number of other fascinating New Year's Eve traditions. Here are just a few. Brazil. […]

Here’s How to Shovel Snow Without Hurting Yourself

While snow is beautiful around the holidays, it's a pain when you have to shovel it from your walkways. Before you bundle up to remove the snow from outside your home, use these smart safety tips for preventing injury while shoveling. Take it slow. It may not seem like it, but shoveling snow is very […]

Celebrate National Hand Washing Awareness Week with These Easy Tips!

It's National Hand Washing Awareness Week, and that means that you should practice proper hand washing tips to avoid spreading germs this cold season! If you want to prevent yourself and your family from getting sick, learn these important rules for keeping your hands clean and free of germs. Wash your hands before and after […]

Check Out These Fascinating Halloween Traditions From Around the World

Here in America, we enjoy dressing up in silly costumes and going trick-or-treating on Halloween, but have you ever wondered how cultures around the world celebrate their own versions of Halloween? Here are a few fascinating Halloween festivities from countries near and far! In Ireland, Halloween is observed in much the same way as it […]

Check Out These Fascinating Halloween Traditions From Around the World

Here in America, we enjoy dressing up in silly costumes and going trick-or-treating on Halloween, but have you ever wondered how cultures around the world celebrate their own versions of Halloween? Here are a few fascinating Halloween festivities from countries near and far! In Ireland, Halloween is observed in much the same way as it […]

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