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Strawberry Jubilee this weekend!

This weekend marks the greatest weekend for families, summertime and strawberry lovers alike at Great Country Farms– The Strawberry Jubilee. The annual Strawberry Jubilee is the largest u-pick strawberry harvesting weekend in Northern Virginia and the 2-day event is packed with live music, good food, loads of fun, and- you guessed it- strawberries.

MORE: Details on Strawberry Jubilee

Saturday kicks off with a Diaper Derby at noon. Babies 4-9 months compete in a head-to-head, diaper-to-diaper crawl to the finish line. Lucky for the other babies, super-crawler-to-be Adora is too young for this match!

MORE: Directions to Great Country Farms

The weekend also includes hayrides, 4-mazes, rope swings, their famous BBQ and Grandma Z’s strawberry shortcake.

‘Chocolate Chocolate’ is twice as sweet

Here’s a sweet story! The ‘Chocolate Chocolate’ launch party included a signing by the sisters while guests enjoyed gourmet chocolate and wine. READ MORE about the launch party! The next book signing is set for next Thursday, June 2nd at One More Page in Arlington.
When their beloved father died, all the Park sisters had left were each other and a small inheritance. In remembrance of their father and his love for confections, Frances and Ginger Park opened a small chocolate shop in DC called Chocolate Chocolate.

Twenty-six years later, the once run-down, falling apart chocolate shop is now a staple on Connecticut Ave. and an essential must-try in DC. The Park sisters celebrate their success and have published a book ‘Chocolate Chocolate’.

MORE:  Try Chocolate Chocolate treats

READ: ‘Chocolate Chocolate’

Kelly Cutrone sits ‘Front Row’ in Bethesda

Bethesda Row hosted one of its biggest outdoor fashion shows of the season- their annual all-access ‘The Front Row’ fashion event.

PHOTOS: The Front Row 2011

MORE: Front Row on 9NEWS

The 3-day show also included an appearance and book signing by MTV star and best-selling author Kelly Cutrone.

Cutrone was signing copies of her new book ‘Normal Gets you Nowhere’- a book with a powerful message of individualism, conviction and the success that follows.

READ: Normal Gets you Nowhere

Fashion featured from surrounding shops

Kelly Cutrone with a fan

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