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July 23, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Glenstone Reopens Indoor Pavilions to the Public

The Glenstone Museum reopened its indoor Pavilions Thursday after weeks of limiting available exhibits to those that are outdoors due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. From 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. every Thursday through Sunday, the museum’s normal operating hours, visitors will be allowed to enter, in staggered 15-minute intervals, to view additional material. In […]

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July 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Sandy Spring Slave Museum Takes Financial Hit As County Wrestles with Racist History

Since 1988, visitors of the Sandy Spring Slave Museum and African Art Gallery have learned about Sandy Spring’s Quaker history and its ties to the underground railroad. The museum has been temporarily closed since March because of the coronavirus and it hasn’t hosted any in-person tours. Its closure comes at a time when Montgomery County […]

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February 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Students Work On a Museum About Their Fears

Students from Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Walt Whitman and other high schools are putting together a museum exhibition called “Fear Itself.” Inside an old rectory next to the Bethesda Presbyterian Church, the museum is meant to highlight fears students have today such as climate change, dissociative identities and self-doubt.  The museum will be open March 20-22.

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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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April 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Toxicity Pop-Up Museum Navigates Complicated Lives of Teens

Montgomery County Public Schools International Baccalaureate students have organized a pop-up museum to highlight how toxic behavior can be pervasive to a teen’s upbringing. The museum, which is open to the public in Bethesda on April 26 through April 28, explores the theme “Coming of Age in Toxicity.” View this post on Instagram MCPS’s IB […]

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February 19, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Commission Established to Honor 19th-Century Lynching Victims

Almost 140 years after at least three black men were lynched in Montgomery County, the county council has called for a commission to memorialize the victims and promote a better understanding of the community’s racial history. Councilmembers Will Jawando, Craig Rice and Hans Riemer introduced a resolution on Jan. 22 to form the Remembrance and […]

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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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October 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

photo of Agricultural History Farm Park Barn

Fall Farm Preview (VIDEO)

Fall is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the outdoors. CCM’s Crystal Park tours two Montgomery County farms that you will want to visit this fall, below:

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September 22, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

NMAAHC: What You Need to Know About Weekend Celebration

The grand opening of the National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) will be a jam-packed celebration that tens of thousands of people are expected to attend this weekend. A free, three-day festival kicks off at noon Friday with “Freedom Sounds: A Community Celebration” on the Washington Monument grounds along Constitution Avenue between […]

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March 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Sandy Spring to Host Historical 9K Race on May 7

The Sandy Spring Museum is partnering with the DC Road Runners on the Sandy Spring Nanty Narking Nearly 9K Run on May 7. This trail run will take participants past seven historic sites in the Sandy Spring community. Other partners include: Sandy Spring Friends School, The Journey School, Underground Railroad Experience Trail, and the Maryland […]

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