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25 Fun Things to Do This Labor Day Weekend

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Attend college football games

The first full weekend of college football kicks off on Labor Day Weekend. Georgia begins the defense of its national title when the Bulldogs take on the Oregon Ducks.

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Root for your favorite baseball team

Labor Day trains the focus of baseball fans on the pennant races in the three divisions of the American League and the National League.

Go to a concert

The National Symphony Orchestra’s free annual Labor Day weekend concert will perform on the West Lawn of the Capitol Building on Sunday, Sept. 3. Principal pops conductor Steven Reineke leads the orchestra in music by Aaron Copland and John Williams.

Attend D.C. JazzFest

The D.C. JazzFest is an annual showcase of national and local musicians that takes place from Aug. 31 through Sept. 4. The free event, the district’s premier jazz event, is held at The Wharf.

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Take an ATV ride in the Mojave Desert

Take a trip out to the Southwest, to the Mojave Desert, for an all-terrain vehicle ride – or barrel through the Valley of Fire in a dune buggy.

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