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July 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 27 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Friday, July 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Korean War Veterans Armistice Day 65th Anniversary: Mission BBQ will honor Korean War veterans with a free sandwich at all locations of the barbecue restaurant.  On July 27 in 1953, multiple nations signed an armistice suspending all hostilities and created the Demilitarized […]

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July 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

10 Things to do Under $10 in Silver Spring Area

If you’re looking for activities and things to do for a low price, here are 10 activities for under $10 in the Silver Spring, Takoma Park, Glenmont, and Wheaton areas. $5 Looney Tunes Series at AFI Silver Theater For $5 you can see all the classic Looney Tunes films at the AFI Silver Theater in […]

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May 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

Free Outdoor Concerts Countywide this Summer

Enjoy free outdoor concerts all summer, wherever you are in the county! Bethesda Summer Concert Series | Thursday Evenings | Veterans Park at Woodmont Triangle | May 17- July 19 | Catered by local restaurants Rock Bottom, Flanagan’s Harp & Fiddle, Hanaro Sushi, MOMO, and Smoke BBQ.   BlackRock Summer Concerts | Saturdays | 7 p.m. (most days) | BlackRock Center for the Arts front lawn | July 2-July 30   Brookside […]

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May 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 25 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, May 25, in Montgomery County: 1. Measles warning: Montgomery County health officials are warning residents of a confirmed case of  measles. 2. Memorial Day Remembrances: Gaithersburg Flags for our Heroes opening ceremony Saturday at 11 a.m. Rockville Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Monday from 9 a.m. to […]

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April 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 20 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know for Friday, April 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Countryside Artisans Spring Tour: Spend a day in the country on a free, self-guided driving tour of artist studios and galleries through scenic Montgomery County. April 20 – 22, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day. 2. Local Writers Showcase: The […]

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April 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, April 18, in Montgomery County: 1. I-270 and I-495 Traffic Congestion open house: The Maryland State Highway Administration will hold an open house at Clarksburg High School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight give the public an opportunity to learn about and comment on the efforts to reduce […]

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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 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 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

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 shopping done all under one roof. The popular holiday bazaar is back for its 28th year and it takes place […]

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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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