glen echo park

June 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for June 28 – June 30

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, June 28 – June 30. Summer Concert at Glen Echo Park: The annual summer concert series features renowned Venezuelan musician Ramon Gonzalez performing Jazz, Brazilian Jazz, Latin Jazz, American Pop, and more. The concert is held in the Bumper Car Pavilion which is completely covered. […]

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June 20, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Glen Echo’s Popular Dentzel Carousel Closing For Repairs

Glen Echo Park’s most treasured attraction is due for repairs and will close for the remainder of the season on June 30. The Dentzel Carousel was restored throughout the years of 1983 to 2003, but its housing and a couple of other structures are now due for an update. The multi-colored building the carousel sits […]

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June 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for June 21 – June 23

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, June 21 – June 23. Amplify US! Using the Arts to Build Cultural Bridges:  Artists Regie Cabico and Vijay Nathan will share their lives through documentary film, storytelling, slam poetry and visual art. Local performers, trained through Amplify US workshops will also take the stage, […]

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June 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Lineup of Thursday Night Summer Concerts at Glen Echo Park

Music is in the air every Thursday evening at Glen Echo Park from now through August 29th. This annual summer concert series features a different group each week and takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion. Dancers are welcome. The Bumper Car Pavilion is a covered, open-air pavilion. Concerts are held rain […]

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May 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for May 10-May 12

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, May 10-May 12.   Tommy Davidson: Tommy Davidson burst onto the comedy scene in 1990 as part of an ensemble cast which included Jamie Foxx, Jim Carrey and the Wayans family in the groundbreaking TV show, In Living Color.  That was eight years after graduating […]

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May 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for May 3-May 5

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, May 3-May 5. Art Walk in the Park: Glen Echo Park hosts open studios and artist demonstrations every first Friday of the month May through September. The Washington Conservatory of Music performs.  Friday, May 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. Glen Echo Park. Click here […]

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January 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Glen Echo Park Offers Discounts and Free Activities for Furloughed Workers

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is offering discounts and free activities to furloughed federal workers for the week of Jan. 21 through Jan. 27. The announcement came on Tuesday in a statement of support for federal workers. The statement on the website says, “We know this is a difficult time for so many, […]

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January 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know For Jan. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 4, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Bethesda’s Jaleo responds to shutdown: Chef José Andrés has pledged to feed furloughed federal workers at his six D.C. area restaurants, including Jaleo in Bethesda, until the government shutdown ends. 2. We Love Weekends:  Not sure what to do this weekend? Check […]

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November 26, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Police Donates Teddy Bears to Children in Need

Montgomery County Police Department accepted over 100 plush teddy bears at the Bethesda police department this afternoon. The bears, which were presented to the police department by Adventure Theatre MTC, will be donated to the Family Justice Center Foundation, which is Montgomery County’s domestic violence center. The center offers a safe space and psychological services to […]

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October 4, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Adventure Theatre to Reopen After Fire Caused More than $500K in Damages

Seven months after an electrical fire at Adventure Theatre caused more than $500,000 in damages and forced parts the building to close, staff are gearing up to reopen its doors on Oct. 15 in Glen Echo Park. “The morning of March 2 was devastating. Seeing our home in ruins,” said Leon Seemann, managing director of Adventure […]

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