Welcome to the Grand Prix of Baltimore, an event held from Friday to Sunday, where you can see sports cars tear their way through the 12-turn, two-mile track along Baltimore's harbor at speeds of up to 180 miles per hour.
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Park City, Utah —
Each year there's a celebration in honor of the area's rich mining heritage, complete with a community pancake breakfast, live music, races and games for the kids, the Funky 5K Fun Run, and the annual Miner's Day Parade down Historic Main Street.
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Chicago, Illinois —
Chicago is home to a number of free art and music festivals on Labor Day weekend.
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Washington, D.C. —
Want to enjoy the great outdoors during your long weekend? Consider renting a kayak or canoe from the Thompson Boat Center for a totally different view of the city from the Potomac.
Miami, Florida —
Stake out the perfect spot on any of Miami Beach's seven miles of sand. The best part: It's free.
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Jersey Shore, New Jersey —
This Labor Day weekend, pay a visit to one of New Jersey's many beachside waterparks, like Raging Waters at Morey's Piers in Wildwood, for a fun way to cool off in the hot summer sun.
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Virginia Beach, Virginia —
The calm before the storm: This year, more than 30 bands will take the stage in Virginia Beach for the Verizon Wireless American Music Festival, playing all kinds of music -- rock and roll, jazz, blues, country, and R&B -- by local, regional and national bands.
South Lake Tahoe, California —
Another notable weekend event is the fourth annual Sample the Sierra Festival on Sept. 1st from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., where you can sample fresh farm-to-table food and wine creations by local chefs and farmers.