Tattoo

Federal News Radio speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital.

Week of April 7: Come to Norfolk to enjoy a “tattoo” — a display of military band music, drumming and marching — at the annual Virginia International Tattoo (April 26-29).

The official event website says that “tattoos stem from a 17th-century European tradition of military drummers alerting soldiers that it was time to return to their barracks for the evening.”

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