Weekend Planner (Photos & Video)
The leaves are falling and Halloween will be here sooner than you think. Numerous events provide spooky fun for the whole family including Murkwood Haunted Forest in Damascus, Spooky Magic of Joe Romano at BlackRock in Germantown and the radio show War of the Worlds at Arts Barn in Gaithersburg.
Celebrate the diversity of our area Sunday at the World of Montgomery Festival with activities, food, performances and more at Wheaton Plaza on Sunday.
Friday, October 18
- Meadowside Nature Center’s Halloween Geocache Hunt at 3 p.m.
- Brookside Gardens’ Pumpkin Panache Family Festival at 5 p.m.
- Magic show at Croydon Creek Nature Center at 6 p.m.
- Zumbathon at the Long Branch Community Center at 7 p.m.
- Zumba in the Park at the Gaithersburg Concert Pavilion at 7 p.m.
- BlackRock Film Screening “Furever” at 7:30 p.m.
- Damascus Recreation Center’s Murkwood Haunted Forest at 7:30 p.m.
- Olney Theatre productions of Hamlet and Rancho Mirage at 7:45 p.m.
- Rusko with The Lift Off Tour at the Fillmore at 8 p.m.
- Jazz legend Dianne Reeves at Strathmore at 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 19
- 31st Annual Potomac Day from 10 a.m to 3 p.m.
- Washington Grove History Walk at 10 a.m.
- Silver Spring Library Fall Book Sale & Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Bethesda Row Arts Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Adventure Theatre reopens with Goodnight Moon at 11 a.m.
- Rockville’s Antique and Classic Car Show from 11 a.m. to 3:30 pm.
- The Spooky Magic of Joe Romano at BlackRock at 1 p.m.
- Brookside Gardens’ Annual Mum Show & Sale from 1 to 5 p.m.
- Family Scavenger Hunt at Black Hill Regional Park at 1:30 p.m.
- Onley Theatre performances of Hamlet, Saint Joan and Rancho Mirage
- Locust Grove Nature Center’s Nocturnal Neighbors Festival from 5 to 8 p.m.
- Murkwood Haunted Forest at 7 p.m.
- Arts Barn production of War of the Worlds at 8 p.m.
- Singer/songwriter Carolyn Malachi at BlackRock at 8 p.m.
- Closing night of the AFI Spooky Movie Film Fest
Sunday, October 20
- Cinema Art Bethesda film screening of “In the Fog” at 9:30 a.m.
- Bethesda Row Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Glen Echo Fire Station 11 Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Potomac River Jam from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Brookside Nature Center’s Fall Apple Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Bridal Showcase at the Kentlands Mansion from 12 noon to 4 p.m.
- Adventure Theatre’s production of Goodnight Moon at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
- World of Montgomery Festival in Wheaton from 12 noon to 5 p.m.
- Second Chance Wildlife Center open house from 12 noon to 4 p.m.
- Olney Theatre productions of Saint Joan and Rancho Mirage
- War of the Worlds at Arts Barn at 2 p.m.
- Launch celebration of the Silver Spring Village at 2 p.m.
- Rockville Concert Band performs at the F. Scott Fitzgerals Theatre at 3 p.m.
- Black Hill Regional Park Afternoon on the Pontoon at 3 p.m.
- Aaron Carter at the Fillmore at 7:30 p.m.
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