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July 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

July Festivals Around the County

The festivities continue beyond July 4th in Montgomery County! Here is a list of festivals happening all around the county this July, in chronological order: Wet, Wacky & Wild Poolesville’s Friday on the Commons festival 6 p.m.-10 p.m. on Friday, July 13 at Whalen Commons will have water slides, inflatables, food trucks, a farmers market […]

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June 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

5 Fun Activities This Father’s Day

Instead of buying dad another tie this year, spend some quality time together at one of these local Father’s Day activities.   1. Father’s Day Mini Golf Special Join dad for a day of golf this Sunday at the Gaithersburg Mini Golf course. Dads play free when they come with a paying customer. Sunday, June […]

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February 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

BlackRock’s Kay Gallery Features Turned Wood Exhibit

There’s just a few weeks left to witness the work of 53 contemporary artists and fine craft artisans who are featured in BlackRock Center for the Arts newest exhibit titled “HANDCRAFTED: Fiber Art & Turned Wood.” The exhibit, located in the center’s Kay Gallery, is the first regional juried exhibition that features turned wood, according […]

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August 3, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, August 4 – August 6 (VIDEO)

Here are some picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Artists and Makers Studios in Rockville present new exhibits. The opening reception, scheduled for August 4 at 6 p.m.,  includes open studios, demonstrations, wine and light refreshments. Strathmore Mansion’s two exhibits, Colored Pencil Society of America and Blush, are on display from now through August […]

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July 27, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 28 – July 30 (VIDEO)

Here are some picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion’s two exhibits, Colored Pencil Society of America and Blush, are on display from now through August 6. Bethesda’s Gallery B’s July exhibit, Saffron and Tea, features mixed media paintings by Saya Behman. The exhibit continues through August 5. BlackRock Center for the […]

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July 21, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 21 – July 23 (VIDEO)

The 28th Annual Farm Tour and Harvest Sale celebrates Montgomery County’s agricultural heritage. Explore local farms and purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and other local products. Several farms have hayrides, pony rides, music, demonstrations and other fun activities for all ages. Here are some additional picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore […]

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July 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Heat and Humidity: The National Weather Service is predicting excessive heat thru the weekend. For heat safety tips and resources, visit here. 2. On the Agenda: Several Montgomery County Council committees meet today and some of the issues local leaders are discussing […]

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July 14, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 14 – July 16 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion’s two exhibits, Colored Pencil Society of America and Blush, are on display from June 10 through August 6. Bethesda’s Gallery B’s July exhibit, Saffron and Tea, opens Wednesday and features mixed media paintings by Saya Behman. A public reception will […]

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July 7, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 7 – July 9 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion’s two exhibits, Colored Pencil Society of America and Blush, are on display from June 10 through August 6.  The two introductory classes on colored pencils scheduled for Sunday, July 9 are sold out. Bethesda’s Gallery B’s July exhibit, Saffron and Tea, opens […]

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July 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 30 – July 2 (VIDEO)

BlackRock summer concerts start this Saturday with the Navy’s premiere jazz ensemble, The Commodores.  The series continues with free Saturday evening concerts through July 29.  All concerts take place on the front lawn, attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. The concert will move inside to the mainstage if the weather prohibits an outdoor performance. […]

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