Photo of temple flags at the Folklife Festival by Flickr user grace*c*
Catch a whiff of that 16-hour smoked brisket? The annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival kicks off this week with a lineup of Lone Star-inspired food and wine events. Check out details here if you're looking for weekend fun.
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