Festival of Lights

November 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Mormon Temple Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights in Kensington Opens Thursday

The 40th Annual Festival of Lights in Kensington opens on Thursday, November 30 and continues through Sunday, December 31. The festival includes a walking display of more than 650,000 lights, nightly musical performances in the indoor theater, indoor decorated Christmas trees, exhibit of crèches from around the world, and a life-sized outdoor nativity. The festival […]

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November 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

photo of holiday lights in Bethesda

Holiday Celebrations Around the County

The holiday season is officially here and there are a ton of events happening around Montgomery County to mark the occasion. There’s everything from tree lightings, winter festivals and holiday performances. Check out a full list of events, below. Nov. 18th: Holiday Tree Lighting at Pike & Rose, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Excited to […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Celebrates Diwali in Rockville (VIDEO)

Montgomery County recently celebrated Diwali, which is also known as the “Festival of Lights,” at a special ceremony at the Executive Office Building in Rockville. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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December 17, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, December 18 – December 20 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, December 18 Glen Echo’s Holiday Art Show & Sale open today from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The Puppet Co. Playhouse presents The Nutcracker for the 27th year. Performance at 10:30 a.m. in Glen Echo Park. The Visual Arts Center Program at Einstien […]

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December 10, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, December 11 – December 13 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, December 11 Glen Echo’s Holiday Art Show & Sale open today from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The Puppet Co. Playhouse presents The Nutcracker for the 27th year. Performance at 10:30 a.m. in Glen Echo Park. The Visual Arts Center Program at Einstien […]

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December 4, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, December 4 – December 6 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, December 4 Glen Echo’s Holiday Art Show & Sale is open today from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The Puppet Co. Playhouse presents The Nutcracker for the 27th year. Families will enjoy this Washington tradition in Glen Echo Park. Performance at 10:30 a.m. […]

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November 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Celebrates Diwali Holiday (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County’s annual Diwali celebration was held Wednesday, Oct. 28th at the Executive Office Building in Rockville. Known as the “Festival of Lights,” Diwali is a holiday observed worldwide between mid-October and mid November by people of Indian and South Asian heritage. The observance marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year and celebrates the […]

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January 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

David London’s Festival of Magic at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn

Arts on the Green presents David London’s Festival of Magic, featuring two original productions and a workshop at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road. London combines storytelling, puppetry, comedy, and surrealism to create his innovative and one-of-a-kind magic shows. David London discovered that he was a magician at the age of seven. In […]

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December 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Holiday Light Festivals Brighten Our Area

Montgomery County residents may want to visit area light displays during the holidays. Here’s a look at four local and regional light displays: The 19th Annual Winter Lights Festival in Gaithersburg is open nightly from now through Dec. 31. This driving tour through Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg features more than 365 illuminated displays […]

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October 28, 2014 | Aline Barros

Annual Diwali Celebration in Montgomery County

Members of the Indian American community in Montgomery County celebrated on Oct. 28 Diwali- one of India’s most important national holiday. Montgomery County Office of Community Partnerships hosted the county’s Diwali celebration from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Executive Office Building in Rockville. “It’s the celebration of good over evil taking us from […]

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