Halloween Events Around the County

Halloween is just around the corner and there are a ton of events happening all over the county to celebrate the occasion. Whether you’re looking to participate in a murder mystery or a fun costume party for the kids,...

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Top Halloween Costumes for 2016

You may see more children dressed up as Superman or Batgirl instead of Princess Elsa this Halloween. According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 2016 Halloween Consumer Top Costumes Survey, princess costumes have...

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Comedian John Cleese to Appear at Strathmore on Jan. 27th

British comedy legend John Cleese is scheduled to appear at the Music Center at Strathmore at 8 p.m. on Jan. 27, 2017. Cleese will share personal stories and answer audience questions following a screening of the iconic film...

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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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Sandy Spring Museum Hosts Fall Music Festival (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED The Sandy Spring Museum recently hosted the Route 108 Fall Music Festival, which included workshops with the musicians. “We had several hundred people in attendance,” said Allison Weiss, executive director of...

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Thousands Attend 25th Annual Oktoberfest in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

It was a beautiful fall day for the 25th annual Oktoberfest at the Kentlands community in the city of Gaithersburg. Thousands of people attended the popular festival on Oct. 9, which included food, live music, roaming...

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October 7, 2016 | Michelle Queen

CRTW 184 Antique Car Show

Fall Festivals in Montgomery County (VIDEOS)

Montgomery County is the place to be for fall festivals and celebrations. Here’s the scoop on just a few: 1. Butler’s Orchards 36th annual Pumpkin Festival, takes place weekends in October,  from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Germantown. The family-friendly festival includes hayrides to the pumpkin fields, learning stations, giant slides, barnyard animals, straw […]

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October 7, 2016 | Michelle Queen


Weekend Planner, Oct. 7 – Oct. 9 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, October 7:  The Countryside Artisans’ Fall Studio tour takes place this weekend. Studios are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Olney Theatre presents The Diary of Anne Frank at 7:45 p.m. AFI Silver’s Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival runs through Sunday, […]

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October 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

drummers at world of montgomery festival

Save the Date: World of Montgomery Festival at Montgomery College Oct. 16 (VIDEO)

The World of Montgomery Festival takes place Sunday Oct. 16th from noon to 4 p.m. at the Rockville campus of Montgomery College. The free festival showcases the counties diverse communities through music, food, dance, traditional arts and hands-on projects for children and families. Take a look: Ride On is offering free shuttles from locations around […]

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October 4, 2016 | Staff Writer


It’s Academic Celebrates 50 Years Partnership with Giant Foods (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It’s Academic, the high school quiz show which started in 1961 on NBC4 in Washington D.C., is recognized as the world’s longest-running TV quiz show. This year, the popular show is celebrating a 50-year partnership with Giant Foods. The Montgomery County recognized the partnership on Oct. 4th by issuing a proclamation. “It’s just amazing that […]

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October 4, 2016 | Mitti Hicks


Organizers Hope Private Screening in Bethesda Will Stop Holocaust Denial Across College Campuses

In an effort to increase awareness about the Holocaust, local community leaders have joined forces to bring a private screening of “Denial” on October 6 at the Landmark Theatre in Bethesda. Organizers say this screening comes at a time of increased anti-Jewish and anti-Israel incidents and holocaust denial across college campuses. “We need to educate […]

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October 4, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong


Latino Artists Exhibit Canvas of Colors in Gaithersburg

Bright reds, blues and yellows are lighting up the walls at Bohrer Park Activity Center. This is the second year that the City of Gaithersburg has featured an exhibition by The Latino Art League of Greater Washington DC. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong has more on the artwork and two of the artists. The Latino Art League […]

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October 2, 2016 | Staff Writer


Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala Awards Record Number of Scholarships (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala awarded a record number of scholarships on Sept. 22nd at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. MCTV’s Carolina Galeano reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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October 1, 2016 | Mitti Hicks


Harvest Moon Festival in Silver Spring Showcases Diversity in Town

Dozens of people gathered in Silver Spring’s Town Center for the fourth annual Harvest Moon Festival. “The autumn season has begun and it’s been celebrated traditionally throughout the world in various cultures,” said Lisa Martin, Executive Director of Silver Spring Town Center. To honor the various cultures who celebrate the Autumn Equinox time, Martin says […]

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October 1, 2016 | Michelle Queen

photo of Agricultural History Farm Park Barn

Weekend Planner, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 (VIDEOS)

Two popular Halloween attractions open this weekend. Field of Screams, located at 4501 Olney Laytonsville Road near Olney, includes a haunted trail, haunted house, and haunted hayride. Markoff’s Haunted Forest includes two haunted trails, a funhouse, ziplines and giant swings. Markogg’s is located at 9120 Martinsburg Road in Dickerson. Here are some of our weekend picks from […]

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September 27, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong


Meet the Artists of The Latino Art League of Greater Washington DC (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Paintings, drawings and collages by members of The Latino Art League of Greater Washington DC are now on display at the Bohrer Park Activity Center in Gaithersburg. You can find out more about the artists from the photos, interviews and videos Roxana Rojas-Luzon posts for the League’s blog. Rojas-Luzon is a collage artist whose work […]

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