memorial day

May 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for May 31 – June 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, May 31- June 2. Late for Supper concert: Gaithersburg’s Backyard Concert Series returns with Late for Supper. The band members include Dan Bourdeaux (bass, guitar, vocals), Vadim Levi (keyboards), Phillip Hough (guitar, percussion, vocals), Lindsay Hough (guitar, bass, vocals), and Chris Compton (drums, guitar, bass, vocals). […]

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May 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rolling Thunder Revs and Rolls Through Rockville

Hundreds of Rolling Thunder motorcyclists passed by the Wootton Parkway overpass on southbound I-270 in Rockville on Sunday. They were on the way to Washington DC where they congregate annually during Memorial Day weekend. Rolling Thunder is a non-profit organization with more than 90 chartered chapters throughout the United States and members abroad. Rolling Thunder […]

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May 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Water Park Gets New Water Slide Tower

It’s shaping up to be an especially fun summer at Gaithersburg Water Park. Montgomery County Council Vice President Sidney Katz, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and City of Gaithersburg officials unveiled a new water slide at the park on Thursday evening. Officials and their families had the opportunity to test out the new 250-foot long double-flume […]

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May 24, 2019 | Staff Writer

Flags For Our Heroes Returns to Gaithersburg’s Bohrer Park this Memorial Day Weekend

Seven hundred and fifty flags will fly at Bohrer Park to honor community heroes on Memorial Day Weekend in the annual Flags for Our Heroes event. This is the sixth year for the “Flags for our Heroes” exhibit of 8-foot tall American flags. The exhibit is organized and presented by the Rotary Clubs of Montgomery […]

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May 24, 2019 | Staff Writer

Memorial Day Weekend Parties, Festivals and Parades

This is something for everyone this Memorial Day Weekend in Montgomery County. Ceremonies Flags for our Heroes will open with a ceremony to honor local heroes in Bohrer Park, next to Gaithersburg High School at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25. The City of Gaithersburg invites the public to pay tribute to those who have served their […]

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May 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Memorial Day Weekend Travel Expected to Set Record for Washington Area

1.07 Million Washington Area Residents Expected to Travel Do you have plans to get away this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you are going to have a lot of company on local roads. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting a record number of  Washington area residents will take a trip of 50 miles or more […]

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May 23, 2019 | Staff Writer

One-Year Anniversary Dedication of Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

Several people attended the one-year anniversary of the dedication of the Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at Memorial Plaza in Rockville on Tuesday. The County’s Commission on Veterans Affairs hosted the event. The memorial included the names of 130 service members from Montgomery County who lost their lives or were reported missing in action […]

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May 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for May 24-May 27

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, May 24-May 27. Dave Hollister: Rhythm & Blues, as well as gospel singer, Dave Hollister may be best known for his 2000 gold-certified album Chicago ’85… The Movie with the hit “One Woman Man.” He has two concerts in Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. […]

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May 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists Pass Through Montgomery County May 27

Hundreds of Rolling Thunder motorcyclists rode down I-270 south Sunday morning as they traveled to the Pentagon escorted by Montgomery County police officers. Dozens of passerby stood on highway overpasses and cheered and waved American flags to honor the riders below. Hundreds of motorcycles headed to #RollingThunder on I-270 At Montrose Rd. #Rockville @mymcmedia #MemorialDayWeekend2018 […]

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May 25, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Parties and Parades this Memorial Day Weekend

There is something for everyone among the diverse events happening this Memorial Day Weekend in Montgomery County.   Festivals  Taste of Rockville will fill the air along Maryland Avenue and Courthouse Square with enticing smells at noon on Saturday and Sunday before dance troupes, local bands, rock’n’roll, blues, country, reggae and Latin bands start playing in the Hometown Holidays Music Fest. The Music Fest will also feature a Reptiles […]

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