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December 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 7 – Dec. 9

Looking for unique, hand-made holiday gifts? We’ve found two seasonal arts and crafts shows, but guess there are more in the county. First, the Sandy Spring Museum’s Holiday Show includes works by their 11 artist residents and many local community artists. The show is open daily, find the details, here. A second option is the […]

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November 30, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Six Honorees Inducted Into Montgomery County’s Human Rights Hall of Fame

Montgomery County’s Department of Human Rights inducted six new honorees into the Human Rights Hall of Fame at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. Indeed, the award recognizes individuals who made sacrifices to combat discrimination and promote inclusion. The theme for this years celebration was “Diversity is Working For Our County.” The inductees […]

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November 29, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

Kick off the holiday season with live ice sculpting and holiday performances at the annual Bethesda’s Annual Winter Wonderland Saturday, Dec. 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. The celebration takes place in Bethesda’s Veterans Park. Looking for unique, hand-made holiday gifts? We’ve found two. First, the Sandy Spring Museum’s Holiday Show includes works by their 11 […]

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November 29, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 29 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Nov. 29, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Planning Meeting: The Planning Board meets today and will work on the Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan, among numerous other items. The meeting agenda may be found, here. 2. Listening Tour: County Executive-elect Marc Elrich is holding a meeting with residents at Olney […]

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November 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Six Residents to be Inducted into Human Rights Hall of Fame

Recognized for their visionary leadership, achievements and their efforts to eliminate discrimination, six residents will be inducted to the 2018 Human Rights Hall of Fame by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights at a reception on Nov. 29. The theme for this year’s event is Diversity is Working for Our County. The event, which […]

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November 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 16 – Nov. 18

Glen Echo Holiday Art Show & Sale takes place from Saturday, Nov. 17 through Sunday, Dec. 30.  The show features Glen Echo’s resident artists and instructors, as well as other invited guests, with works in glass, ceramics, photography, painting, and jewlery. Friday, Nov. 16 The 3 Redneck Tenors  The musical comedy trio feature classically-trained artists combine […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 9 – Nov. 11

This weekend is the perfect time for holiday shopping at Strathmore’s Holiday Market. More than a dozen non-profit organizations bring their museum gift shops to the Mansion at Strathmore. The popular holiday bazaar is back for its 29th year and it takes place from Nov. 8-Nov. 11. Friday, Nov. 9 Mary Poppins Jr.  KAT Second Stage presents […]

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November 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 2 – Nov. 4

Friday, Nov. 2   TRÍ – The New Irish  Three Irish Tenors sing a repertoire of the Irish Tradition, and introduce new songs. This group represents the next generation of Irish storytelling. Nov. 2 at 8 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown.  blackrockcenter.org. $25-$45. Contra Dance Contra dance is a type of […]

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October 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 26 – Oct. 28

Glen Echo Park’s annual Halloween-themed family event, Fall Frolic takes place Saturday, October 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. Fall Frolic is open to the public, and visitors of all ages are invited to explore the arts through hands-on crafts, Halloween activities, trick-or-treating and visiting open studios. Families may want to pick a pumpkin from […]

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October 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 19 – Oct. 21

Festivals continue around the county this weekend. The World of Montgomery Festival celebrates the diverse cultures of the county with traditional arts, multicultural music, food, dance and hands-on activities representative of 12 countries. Korea is new to the festival this year. The festival takes place Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Rockville Campus of Montgomery College from […]

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