Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 11, in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 11, in Montgomery County:

1. Fair Day: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens at 3 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. Check out our Weekend Planner for more events happening around the county.


2. On Your Mark: Now is the time to register for the 24th annual Kentlands/Lakelands 5K and Kids Fun Runs that take place on Sept. 2nd. The Gaithersburg event is known as the largest 5K race in Montgomery County.

3. Restaurant Week: Like to dine out? Bethesda magazine’s Restaurant Week begins today.

4. Fall Guide: Registration begins Monday for fall classes and recreation programs.

5. Friday Forecast: You may want to grab your umbrella before you head out of the house. There are thunderstorms in the forecast later today.

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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