Weekend Planner, October 20-23

Friday Sugarloaf Crafts Festival The festival features local and national artisans and performers with live art demonstrations, hands-on workshops, live music, children’s entertainment and food vendors. Friday &...

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Art Displays to Decorate Hungerford Road

Commuters wending through Rockville can do it more artfully now. Federal Realty Investment Trust inked a yearlong agreement with Metropolitan Center for Visual Art, or VisArts, to curate the 70-foot display windows along Md. 355...

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County Executive Leads National Philharmonic (VIDEO)

You can add conductor to Ike Leggett’s list of accomplishments. The county executive led the National Philharmonic performance Saturday of the Star-Spangled Banner....

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Weekend Planner, Oct. 13-15

UPDATED: Fall festivals are all over the county. Friday The 2017 Pacific Miss Asian American Pageant The Pacific Miss Asian American Beauty Pageant is the largest and most influential beauty pageant on the East Coast. Since its...

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Love Fall? Here’s A Guide to Festivals and More

Love Fall? Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can enjoy music, food, art and culture. Maiz (Corn) Festival All Day Event, Oct. 14. The new Consulate of El Salvador, located on...

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in September

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s...

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October 18, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, October 20-23

Friday Sugarloaf Crafts Festival The festival features local and national artisans and performers with live art demonstrations, hands-on workshops, live music, children’s entertainment and food vendors. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Gaithersburg. sugarloafcrafts.com. Tickets are good for the entire weekend; $8 online, $10 at the gate; Free parking. Teen […]

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October 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Art Displays to Decorate Hungerford Road

Commuters wending through Rockville can do it more artfully now. Federal Realty Investment Trust inked a yearlong agreement with Metropolitan Center for Visual Art, or VisArts, to curate the 70-foot display windows along Md. 355 (Hungerford Drive) with artist exhibits. “In celebration of VisArts 30th anniversary to expand our public and gallery art offerings at […]

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October 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Executive Leads National Philharmonic (VIDEO)

You can add conductor to Ike Leggett’s list of accomplishments. The county executive led the National Philharmonic performance Saturday of the Star-Spangled Banner.

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October 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Weekend Planner, Oct. 13-15

UPDATED: Fall festivals are all over the county. Friday The 2017 Pacific Miss Asian American Pageant The Pacific Miss Asian American Beauty Pageant is the largest and most influential beauty pageant on the East Coast. Since its inception, the pageant has been dedicated to embracing Asian cultural heritage and encouraging cultural awareness and community pride. 7:30 […]

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October 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Love Fall? Here’s A Guide to Festivals and More

Love Fall? Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can enjoy music, food, art and culture. Maiz (Corn) Festival All Day Event, Oct. 14. The new Consulate of El Salvador, located on Philadelphia Avenue will host Maiz (Corn Festival) in Silver Spring. It’s a family event that will feature […]

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October 7, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in September

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of September, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction The Force Oversleeps (Star […]

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October 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

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County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities Winners Announced

Montgomery County Executive, Ike Leggett, will present awards to eight community leaders to recognize their contributions to the county’s arts and cultural community at the 2017 County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities on Nov. 6. The ceremony, which started in 2002, honors the work of individuals who have made an impact […]

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October 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Three Libraries Add Hours, and All Libraries Accept Food for Fines

Three Montgomery County Public Libraries branches will be open longer, with added service hours, a statement from County Executive Ike Leggett’s office said. In addition, the libraries’ Food for Fines program will run from Oct. 22 to 29 and patrons will be able to earn $1 for each donated food item toward payment of existing […]

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October 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Festivals Top the Weekend Planner, Oct. 6 – 8, 2017

Once again, festivals top our weekend planner. Saturday, the annual Harvest Festival focuses on farming in Montgomery County during World War I. The festival features living historians in period costumes, tin-smithing, making apple butter, building scarecrows, traditional music, farm animals, hayrides and more. Also on Saturday, visit Rockville Town Center for the Rocktobierfest beer and […]

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October 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Record Attendance At Pike & Rose Street Festival (PHOTOS)

North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose celebrated autumn with the fourth annual Piketoberfest street festival Sunday, Oct. 1. The festival drew a record number with more than 3,000 people attending. There was entertainment for the entire family including food from neighborhood restaurants, live music from AMP by Strathmore, lawn games, and Bavarian dance performances by the Foggy […]

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