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...

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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...

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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...

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Silver Spring’s Tribute to Veterans Concert Tuesday

Silver Spring Town Center Inc. presents, in collaboration with the Montgomery Commission on Veterans Affairs, the 9th Annual Tribute to America’s Veterans Concert tonight from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Great Hall of the...

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Weekend Planner, November 10-12

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment in our community this weekend. Friday White Christmas Rockville Musical Theatre presents Irving Berlin’s musical based on the book written by David Ives and Paul Blake....

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Strathmore Mansion Hosts Museum Shop Holiday Market on Veterans Day Weekend

This weekend is the perfect time for holiday shopping at Strathmore’s Holiday Market. More than a dozen non-profit organizations bring their museum gift shops to the Mansion at Strathmore so that you can get your holiday...

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Arts

November 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in October

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 October, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Garfield Eats Crow: His […]

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November 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Wheaton Film Festival Announces Lineup

Wheaton’s Film Festival is back for the third year in a row and in addition to short film screenings, will feature panel discussions and networking events for aspiring filmmakers. This year’s festival will be held at Chuck Levin’s Music Center in downtown Wheaton on Nov. 10 and will begin with three panel discussions at 2:30 […]

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November 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, November 3-5

Montgomery Parks has numerous events planned this weekend to celebrate the day Maryland abolished slavery with a new constitution, Maryland Emancipation Day. Numerous historical sites are open, including Josiah Henson Park, Woodlawan Manor Cultural Park, Woodlawn Museum, Oakley Cabin African American Museum and Park, and the Harper Cabin at Brookside Nature Center. Take a hike […]

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October 30, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

SVN Showcases Peruvian-American Art During New Location Grand Opening

SVN | Wright Commercial, a commercial real estate brokerage firm, celebrated its new location in Rockville with a ribbon-cutting and open house on Friday. The ceremony which took place at its new office, located at 1570 E. Jefferson Street, featured a reception for local artist Roxana Rojas-Luzon. Maryland State Senator Cheryl Kagan, Rockville Mayor Bridget […]

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October 27, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, October 27-29

If your plans this weekend include a Halloween celebration with liquid spirits, remember the Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s SoberRide provides free or discounted rides home on Saturday night. Check out the post Halloween Happenings Around Town for a list of events in Montgomery County. Friday “Sent & Received” Artwork by service members, veterans and military caregivers that […]

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October 25, 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 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

New Exhibit Shows Life in Montgomery County in the 1950s (VIDEO)

The 1950s was known for its “boom” across the nation but especially in Montgomery County, according to experts from Montgomery History. “You had not only this atomic era of the Cold War where people were worried about bomb shelters and that kind of boom, but we also had the ‘baby boom’ going on,” Montgomery History’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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