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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Jan. 5-7: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend. Friday, Jan. 5  The Reluctant Dragon Montgomery Playhouse, in partnership with Arts on the Green present the Reluctant Dragon. This play, based on the book by Kenneth Grahame, adapted by Ed Monk, and directed by Loretto McNally, is about the village […]

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October 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Festivals Top the Weekend Planner, Oct. 6 – 8, 2017

Once again, festivals top our weekend planner. Saturday, the annual Harvest Festival focuses on farming in Montgomery County during World War I. The festival features living historians in period costumes, tin-smithing, making apple butter, building scarecrows, traditional music, farm animals, hayrides and more. Also on Saturday, visit Rockville Town Center for the Rocktobierfest beer and […]

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September 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Glen Echo’s Then & Wow! Festival Tops our Weekend Planner, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2017

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 21, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Sept. 22 – 24

Here are some ideas for fun this weekend in Montgomery County: Friday, Sept. 22 Noon – 9 p.m, The Armenian Food Festival features traditional foods, music, handicrafts, and more, Scoorp Khatch Armenian Apostolic Church, 4906 Flint Drive, Bethesda. 1 p.m. & 2 p.m., Interact Story Theatre presents The Legend of Pufferfish Pat for children and their families at Montgomery […]

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September 14, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Festivals, Fitness and Friendship Top the Weekend Planner, Sept. 15 – 17

Both Poolesville and Burtonsville host parades and festivals this weekend. The Burtonsville Day Parade and Festival kicks off Saturday, September 16 at 10 a.m. with a parade from Paint Branch High School to Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center. The annual festival follows at the recreation center, library and Columbia Park. Activities include live music, health […]

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September 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Jazz Festival Tops our Weekend Planner, Sept. 8 – 10

Silver Spring Restaurant Week continues through Sunday, providing an opportunity to explore great food in Silver Spring from more than 30 participating restaurants. The sounds of jazz will fill Veterans Plaza on Saturday, September 9 as the Silver Spring Jazz Festival returns for the 14th year. Marcus Johnson performs at 7 p.m. followed by the headliner Lao Tizer […]

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September 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know for Sept. 6 in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 6, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Purple Line Challenge: Opponents of the Purple Line transit project are back in court today to request a restraining order to halt construction on the light-rail project. 2. Coffee with a Cop: Meet 4th district (Wheaton) police officers at Westfield Montgomery […]

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June 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Arts Infusion: The Power of Arts (VIDEO)

Michael Bobbit hosts the first episode of Montgomery Arts Infusion, which begins with a report on a veteran using art to heal his post-traumatic stress disorder at a Glen Echo gallery. Additional reports include a middle school teacher who was introduced to the power of art with Kensington’s Arts on the Block program, a magician […]

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October 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

15th Annual County Executive’s Awards For Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and First Lady Catherine Leggett celebrated the 15th annual County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities on Oct. 24th at the  Silver Spring Campus of Montgomery College. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. The following residents received awards: Lifetime Achievement Award Lila Oliver Asher, Visual Artist and Professor Lifetime Impact […]

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