The city of Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights Festival is celebrating it’s 21st year. The popular festival opens for the season later this week: The Winter Lights Festival is open nightly from Nov. 25 – Dec. 31. The festival is closed on Christmas Day. There are several special events planned this year, including Wine Under the Lights, […]
The 31st annual Montgomery County Executive’s Ball was held on Dec. 4. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County’s First Lady Catherine Leggett talks about how the arts influenced her life and career....Read more
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...Read more
Strathmore released image renderings of its $10 million expansion project that will add 5,000 square feet of glass enclosed space to the venue, on Monday. According to a news release, the expanded space will add 200 seats to...Read more
More than 200 Montgomery County Public Schools students recently competed in a Latin dance competition at the Music Center at Strathmore. MCPS-TV reports. GRACIAS @MCPS @mocoboe @strathmore @VisionaryEyeDrs @creativemoco @verizon...Read more
Buenos Aires based company Estampas Porteñas performs “Deseos…Stories of Longing and Desire told through Argentine Tango and Music” at the Music Center at Strathmore on Nov. 28. Estampas tells the love...Read more
The 1940 mural of Sugarloaf Mountain by Judson Smith at the Rockville City Police Department headquarters looks like new after a recent conservation project by Hartmann Fine Art Conservation Services. Rock 11 Now has the story.
Thanksgiving is less than a week away and the Silver Spring Thanksgiving Parade takes place Saturday at 10 a.m. Susan Hoffman previews the parade in this short video to the right. Rockville Town Square is the place to be Saturday evening to enjoy a holiday tree lighting, live music, and an ice skating performance. Festivities […]
The holiday season is officially here and there are a ton of events happening around Montgomery County to mark the occasion. There’s everything from tree lightings, winter festivals and holiday performances. Check out a full list of events, below. Nov. 18th: Holiday Tree Lighting at Pike & Rose, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Excited to […]
The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District is fulfilling its commitment to public art by unveiling a new series of sculptures throughout downtown Bethesda. The thirteen aluminum sculptures, designed in the shape of a B, are being installed near Bethesda’s arts and entertainment venues as well as throughout downtown Bethesda to highlight venues as well as […]
Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will begin offering workshops on “How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County Government” this month. The workshops are a part of the MCPL’s Fiscal Years 2017-2020 Strategic Plan to increase workforce and career-focused program offerings. The workshops are presented in collaboration with with the County’s Office of Human Resources […]
Montgomery County’s Thanksgiving Parade promises to be a grand celebration to kick off the holiday season. The parade takes place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19 in downtown Silver Spring. Program Manager Susan Hoffmann from the Department of Recreation previews the parade in this report:
National Philharmonic Announces Concerto Competition Winners, Soloists to Perform at Strathmore This Month (PHOTO)
The National Philharmonic recently sponsored a concerto competition for high school musicians. The winners are: saxophonist Jacob Tycko, clarinetist Jason Hong, cellist Mairead Flory, and violinist Julia Angelov. Each of the winners will appear at the Music Center at Strathmore with the National Philharmonic, conducted by Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski, in two of […]
Montgomery County recently celebrated Diwali, which is also known as the “Festival of Lights,” at a special ceremony at the Executive Office Building in Rockville. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.
Looking for some creative gifts for the loved ones on your holiday list? If so, you may want to check out the Museum Shop Around at Strathmore Mansion on Veterans Day weekend. This popular holiday bazaar is back for its 27th year and it takes place from Nov. 10- Nov. 13. The operating hours are: […]