Weekend Planner for Jan. 12-14: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

Celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the City of Rockville’s MLK Day celebration in the morning or at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tribute & Celebration at Strathmore Monday afternoon. Both...

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in December

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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Weekend Planner for Jan. 5-7: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend. Friday, Jan. 5  The Reluctant Dragon Montgomery Playhouse, in partnership with Arts on the Green present the Reluctant Dragon. This play,...

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Strathmore Presents Rob Lowe in ‘Stories I Only Tell My Friends’ May 11

Actor and author Rob Lowe presents his Stories I Only tell My Friends: Live! show at the Music Center at Strathmore in the spring. The show is loosely based on Lowe’s memoirs published in 2011. Lowe shares an evening of...

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County Council Presents Proclamation Recognizing NEA Big Read Grant (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner recognized Montgomery Community Media, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), Friends of the Library Montgomery County (FOLMC), and the Gaithersburg Book Festival at the...

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Weekend Planner for Dec. 8-10: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

The holiday season includes many arts and entertainment traditions in the area. This weekend we found four for you to consider. Do you have a dog or cat? Santa is stopping by the Humane Society in Rockville Saturday, December 9...

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December 4, 2017 | Evans

Montgomery Arts Infusion Holiday Special

On the Set of “Frosty the Snow Man” The Montgomery Arts Infusion Holiday Special was filmed on the stage set of Adventure Theatre’s “Frosty the Snow Man” in Glen Echo. The special will air on Channels 19 and 995 from Dec. 1 – 31. To view MAI show in it’s entirety, just follow the link below. […]

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December 4, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in November

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 November, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Squad Struggles by Jake […]

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November 29, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, December 1-3

We are fortunate to have three holiday light displays in our community. Take a look at one in the video to the right. Brookside Gardens in Wheaton is a walk-through holiday light display featuring more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements. The Festival […]

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November 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Mormon Temple Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights in Kensington Opens Thursday

The 40th Annual Festival of Lights in Kensington opens on Thursday, November 30 and continues through Sunday, December 31. The festival includes a walking display of more than 650,000 lights, nightly musical performances in the indoor theater, indoor decorated Christmas trees, exhibit of crèches from around the world, and a life-sized outdoor nativity. The festival […]

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November 20, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Garden of Lights Display Opens Nov. 24 at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton

The Garden of Lights returns to Brookside Gardens for its 19th season. This walk-through holiday light display features more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements. In addition to the lights, train enthusiasts will enjoy the G-Scale model trains that wind through a […]

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November 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Here’s a List of Road Closures for the Thanksgiving Parade in Silver Spring

Montgomery County’s Thanksgiving parade is set for Nov. 18 in downtown Silver Spring which means a portion of Georgia Avenue will be closed. Organizers are encouraging residents who are planning to attend the festivities to take the Red Line to the Silver Spring Station. All the northbound and southbound lanes of Georgia Avenue will be […]

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November 16, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Behind the Scenes: Winter Lights at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Did you know it takes between ten and twelve people six weeks to create the annual Winter Lights at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg? Winter Lights Festival is a 3.5 mile drive past more than 380 illuminated displays and 65 animated vignettes. Winter Woods, Teddy Bear Land, Victorian Village, and the North Pole are […]

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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, November 17-19

With Thanksgiving next week, the Holiday season is in full swing. Check out our Holiday Celebrations around Montgomery County for lots of suggestions for arts and entertainment this holiday season. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend. Friday, Nov. 17 Fool in Love: The Frankie Lymon Story Written and […]

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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

photo of holiday lights in Bethesda

Holiday Celebrations Around Montgomery County

The holiday season is here and there are numerous events happening around Montgomery County to mark the occasion. There’s everything from tree lightings, winter festivals, light displays and holiday performances. Check out a full list of events, below. Nov. 17: Tree Lighting Celebration & Fireworks at Rio Washingtonian Center, at 6 p.m. Join us on […]

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November 14, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Strathmore Introduces More Than 12,000 MCPS Second Graders to Classical Music (VIDEO)

National Philharmonic welcomes more than 10,000 second graders to the Music Center at Strathmore during the annual Strathmore Student Concerts from now through Thursday, Nov. 16. The purpose of the program is to expose every Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) 2nd grader to a live performance of classical music. The students learn about classical music […]

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