5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 1, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 1 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Zinnia Restaurant:  Zinnia, new tavern and garden restaurant in Silver Spring, opens for diners today. The restaurant is located in the long time Mrs. K’s Toll House, which did not reopen after Maryland’s state of emergency ordered businesses closed more than 18 months ago.

Zinnia, at Former Mrs. K’s Toll House Location, Ready to Open Doors Friday

2. Virtual Community Conversation: Councilmember Sidney Katz will speak with Tony Litz, the owner of Victor Litz Music Center today at 12:30 p.m. today  This is the first in a series of conversations CM Katz is planning to hold with local businesses. The Victor Litz Music Center is a historic music business that has been family-owned and operated for 60 years since 1961. Today’s conversation will be held via Zoom. Register to join the zoom meeting here.

Councilmember Katz and Tony Litz were interviewed in this ‘Made for Montgomery’ video:

3. Live Music at the Streetery:  Tonight the 8 Ohms Band performs in Bethesda. The Bethesda Urban Partnership hosts live music every Friday night from 6 to 8 p.m. through Oct. 29. The concerts take place at the corner of Cordell and Norfolk Avenues within the Bethesda Streetery. Tables and chairs are available on a first come, first served basis.

4. Lewis Black at Weinberg Center:  Grammy award-winning stand-up comedian Lewis Black performs tonight at the Weinberg Center in Frederick at 8 p.m. While not born in Montgomery County, Black was raised in the Burnt Mills neighborhood of Silver Spring and graduated from Springbrook High School. Black was a guest on MyMCM’s MoCo Most Famous podcast with Joe Yasharoff.

5. Rockville’s First National Landmark:  The Frieda Fromm-Reichmann Cottage in Rockville was named a national landmark in January. Today Peerless Rockville celebrates the designation. Due to capacity limitations, the event is sold out.

Rockville Celebrates Designation of its First National Landmark Friday

And one more thing:  The For 3 Sisters nonprofit will debut their pink firetruck at noon on Saturday, Oct. 2 at the Lone Oak Farm Brewing Company, 5000 Olney Laytonsville Road. The public is invited to the event that takes place during Breast Cancer Awareness month.

And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.

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