Oktoberfest

October 17, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 17-20

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Oct. 17-20. Crys Matthews: Eclectic singer Crys Matthews is coming to the BlackRock Center for the Arts. Her music is a fusion of genres including Americana, jazz and funk. Matthews won honorable mention awards at the 2013, 2014 and 2017 Mid-Atlantic Song Contests. The performance […]

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October 17, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 17 . Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. It’s National Get Smart About Credit Day: National Get Smart About Credit Day on the third Thursday in October annually promotes learning about good credit. It is a national campaign where volunteer bankers help counsel young people on responsible credit […]

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October 9, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 10-13

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Oct. 10-13. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Rockville: Rockville in the 1920s: Eileen McGuckian, author of six publications about Rockville history, is this month’s speaker in the October installment of the Peerless Rockville and Glenview Mansion Speaker Series. McGuckian will talk about F. Scott Fitzgerald and his […]

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October 3, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Your Guide to Some of MoCo’s Best Oktoberfest Events

Every fall, the annual German beer festival brings Oktoberfest to life. The 186th Oktoberfest celebration is an autumn tradition not to be missed. The annual celebration held in Munich, Germany celebrates beer, German cuisine, and Bavarian culture. Festivities usually kick off in late September and continue through mid-October.   Montgomery County’s breweries create German-inspired suds and throw street festivals, […]

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October 2, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Oktoberfest is Back in Germantown!

Enjoy your Oktoberfest shenanigans in Germantown on Saturday, October 5. The Oktoberfest Germantown Parade and Festivities will be Germantown’s largest event of the year. The festival committee is committed to making this the best event for Germantown and surrounding communities. “It’s great to see the Oktoberfest coming back to Germantown”, said Marilyn Balcombe, president / […]

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October 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Fall Guide to Festivals in Montgomery County

Fall festivals and celebrations abound in the area. Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can enjoy music, food, art and culture. Butler’s Orchards 38th Annual Pumpkin Festival  Every weekend in October from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Butler’s Orchards, 22222 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Admission is $12 […]

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October 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Thousands Attend 25th Annual Oktoberfest in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

It was a beautiful fall day for the 25th annual Oktoberfest at the Kentlands community in the city of Gaithersburg. Thousands of people attended the popular festival on Oct. 9, which included food, live music, roaming entertainment, a business expo, horse-drawn hay rides, and so much more. The festival covered the Kentlands Village Green, the […]

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October 7, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Fall Festivals in Montgomery County (VIDEOS)

Montgomery County is the place to be for fall festivals and celebrations. Here’s the scoop on just a few: 1. Butler’s Orchards 36th annual Pumpkin Festival, takes place weekends in October,  from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Germantown. The family-friendly festival includes hayrides to the pumpkin fields, learning stations, giant slides, barnyard animals, straw […]

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October 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Oktoberfest in Kentlands Sets a Record for Attendance (PHOTOS)

The 24th annual Oktoberfest in Kentlands set a record for attendance on Oct. 11, according to a Gaithersburg city official. “We’ve determined that the crowd estimate is 35,000,” said Michele Potter, Gaithersburg’s parks, recreation and culture director. “The last two years have been approximately 30,000.” The weather could not have been better for the popular […]

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October 8, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, October 9 – October 11 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, October 9 Sandy Spring Museum’s art exhibit “Two for One: Photographic Combinations using the Museum Collection” is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy an evening in Downtown Bethesda visiting art galleries and studios during the Bethesda Art Walk from 6 to […]

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