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January 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 11-Jan. 13

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is hosting a community potluck to support federal employees and contractors impacted by the shutdown Friday, Jan. 11 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Blair High School cafeteria. Federal workers, contractors and their families may attend for free. Other supporters and neighbors should bring a dish to pass to attend. Live music […]

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January 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 4-Jan. 6

A comedy mystery opens at Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn opens Friday with nine performances through Jan. 20. Olney Theatre’s Elf the Musical’s last performance is Sunday, Jan. 6. New art exhibits at Glen Echo Park open Saturday, Jan. 5. The public is invited to meet the artists at opening receptions Saturday, Jan. 12. Friday, Jan. 4 […]

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December 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 21-Dec. 23

With Christmas just days away, this is the weekend for entertainment. Friday, Dec. 21 Macy Gray performs at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 8 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. $67 – $87. 240-330-4500. For more information, click here. Christmas by Candlelight The Washington Chorus performs at the Music Center at […]

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November 28, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 28 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 28, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. See a fun holiday musical: Based on the hit Will Ferrell movie, Elf the Musical is playing at the Olney Theatre. You can buy tickets for the 2 p.m. matinee, or purchase tickets for the 8 p.m. show. You won’t want […]

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October 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

17th Annual County Executive’s Awards For Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and First Lady Catherine Leggett celebrated the 17th annual County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities on Oct. 29th at the Silver Spring Campus of Montgomery College. Watch the full awards ceremony, here. The following residents received awards: Lifetime Achievement Award Eleanor Epstein, Zemer Chai Lifetime Impact […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Jan. 5-7: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend. Friday, Jan. 5  The Reluctant Dragon Montgomery Playhouse, in partnership with Arts on the Green present the Reluctant Dragon. This play, based on the book by Kenneth Grahame, adapted by Ed Monk, and directed by Loretto McNally, is about the village […]

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October 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Festivals Top the Weekend Planner, Oct. 6 – 8, 2017

Once again, festivals top our weekend planner. Saturday, the annual Harvest Festival focuses on farming in Montgomery County during World War I. The festival features living historians in period costumes, tin-smithing, making apple butter, building scarecrows, traditional music, farm animals, hayrides and more. Also on Saturday, visit Rockville Town Center for the Rocktobierfest beer and […]

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September 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Glen Echo’s Then & Wow! Festival Tops our Weekend Planner, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2017

The Then & Wow! family festival at Glen Echo Park takes place Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. This annual event revisits the history of Glen Echo when it was an amusement park and celebrates its revitalization as an arts center. The event features kiddie rides, arcade games, videos and an exhibition on the Park’s history. The […]

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September 21, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Sept. 22 – 24

Here are some ideas for fun this weekend in Montgomery County: Friday, Sept. 22 Noon – 9 p.m, The Armenian Food Festival features traditional foods, music, handicrafts, and more, Scoorp Khatch Armenian Apostolic Church, 4906 Flint Drive, Bethesda. 1 p.m. & 2 p.m., Interact Story Theatre presents The Legend of Pufferfish Pat for children and their families at Montgomery […]

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September 14, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Festivals, Fitness and Friendship Top the Weekend Planner, Sept. 15 – 17

Both Poolesville and Burtonsville host parades and festivals this weekend. The Burtonsville Day Parade and Festival kicks off Saturday, September 16 at 10 a.m. with a parade from Paint Branch High School to Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center. The annual festival follows at the recreation center, library and Columbia Park. Activities include live music, health […]

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