We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 19 – Oct. 21

Festivals continue around the county this weekend. The World of Montgomery Festival celebrates the diverse cultures of the county with traditional arts, multicultural music, food, dance and hands-on activities representative of...

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Fiber Artist Installs Two Works of Public Art in Takoma Park

If you drive past Takoma Park’s Ward Sinclair Plaza at the intersection of Laurel and Carroll Avenues, don’t be surprised by the 17-foot-long octopus attacking the downtown clock tower. The city of Takoma Park...

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We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 12 – Oct. 14

The Countryside Artisans Fall Gallery and Studio Tours is a unique opportunity to take a self-guided driving tour of artist studios and galleries located on farms or barns in the scenic countryside. The tour includes 15...

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‘Immemorial’ Exhibit at Kramer Gallery Features Works by Shanthi Chandrasekar and Susan Goldman

‘Immemorial’ art exhibition at the Betty Mae Kramer Gallery and Music Room in the Silver Spring Civic Building is on view Oct. 12 through Dec. 7. The exhibit includes new works by Montgomery County- based artists...

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Fall Guide to Festivals in Montgomery County

Fall festivals and celebrations abound in the area. Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can enjoy music, food, art and culture. Butler’s Orchards 38th Annual Pumpkin Festival ...

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Save the Date: World of Montgomery Festival Returns Oct. 21 in Rockville

The World of Montgomery Festival is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 21 from noon to 4 p.m. at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus. The festival, in its 10th year, celebrates the many diverse cultures of Montgomery County...

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September 28, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 28 – Sept. 30

The Then & Wow family festival at Glen Echo Park takes place Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. This annual event revisits the history of Glen Echo when it was an amusement park and celebrates its revitalization as an arts center. The event features kiddie rides, arcade games, videos and an exhibition on the Park’s history. The […]

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September 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Wheaton Arts Festival Blooms in the Rain Sunday

Artists and community members took to the streets of Wheaton Sunday for the second annual Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival despite the rainy weather. The parade marched north on  Georgia Avenue from Prichard street to Price Avenue and was followed by the Arts Festival which took place in the Wheaton Veterans Park on Fern Street. MyMCMedia […]

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September 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Glenstone Museum Re-Opens to Public on Oct. 4

Tucked away in Potomac is an art gallery decorated by the natural beauty wonders that surround it. After closing briefly due to renovations—the Glenstone Museum will re-open to the public on Oct. 4 with an additional 50,000 square feet of exhibition space. MyMCMedia’s Mitti Hicks has more on what to expect: Here at Glenstone for […]

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September 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 21 – Sept. 23

The sixth annual KIDfest family festival takes place Sept. 23 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Center. The event focuses on creativity and innovation. Children and adults can explore over 90 interactive exhibits, participate in code jams, and hear kid talks from local innovators. The AFI Silver Latin American Film Festival continues this […]

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September 19, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Arts Parade to March Through Wheaton Sunday

Entertainment Features Strathmore and Olney Theatre The Second Annual Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival will take place on Sunday, Sept. 23. The parade, with masters of ceremonies from Adventure Theatre, starts at 10 a.m. on Georgia Avenue in Wheaton, followed by the festival, which runs until 5 p.m. at Wheaton Veterans Urban Park on Fern […]

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September 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 14 – Sept. 16

The AFI Silver Latin American Film Festival runs through Oct. 3 and includes films from Latin America as well as Spain and Portugal. In its 29th year, the festival showcases LatinAmerican cinema during National Hispanic Heritage Month. The schedule of films and special events may be found online at AFI Latin American Film Festival webpage. […]

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September 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Dianne Reeves Headlines the Silver Spring Jazz Festival Saturday

The 15th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival attracted thousands of music lovers to downtown Silver Spring Saturday night despite the rain. Dianne Reeves, five-time Grammy Award winner and recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters award headlined the festival. Additional performances by Akua Allrich and the Tribe, Charles Wood Quintet, and local […]

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September 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Meet Bethesda Metro Station Artist Juan Pineda

Washington, D.C.-based artist Juan Pineda’s colorful creations are turning Montgomery County into a work of art. He transformed the Bethesda Metro station with his abstract archways and brightened up buildings in Silver Spring and Takoma Park with his Maya-inspired artwork. His work can be seen throughout our area, and he will be popping up more pieces […]

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September 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 7 – Sept. 9

The sounds of jazz will fill Veterans Plaza on Saturday, September 8 as the Silver Spring Jazz Festival returns for the 15th year. Dianne Reeves, five-time Grammy Award winner and recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters award headlines the Festival. Additional performances by Akua Allrich and the Tribe, Marcus Johnson, and more. Below […]

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September 3, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring-Takoma Park Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 4

Many of Silver Spring and Takoma Park’s top restaurants will be joining efforts Sept. 4 – 9 for “Silver Spring-Takoma Park Restaurant Week.” Participating restaurants will offer special lunch and dinner fixed-price menus throughout the week to encourage residents from around the county to dine in Silver Spring and Takoma Park. Montgomery County Councilmember Tom […]

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