November 16, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Behind the Scenes: Winter Lights at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Did you know it takes between ten and twelve people six weeks to create the annual Winter Lights at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg? Winter Lights Festival is a 3.5 mile drive past more than 380 illuminated displays and 65 animated vignettes. Winter Woods, Teddy Bear Land, Victorian Village, and the North Pole are […]

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December 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Go Behind the Scenes of MBT’s The Nutcracker (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre‘s performance of The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition in Montgomery County. Now you can go behind the scenes and meet the people who make it all happen: Find out more about MBT, here.

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November 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Students Perform at Latin Dance Competition at Strathmore

More than 200 Montgomery County Public Schools students recently competed in a Latin dance competition at the Music Center at Strathmore. MCPS-TV reports. GRACIAS @MCPS @mocoboe @strathmore @VisionaryEyeDrs @creativemoco @verizon @CarolTrawick @WashingtonHisp @TDBank_US @UrbanButcher @SunTrust — AfterSchoolDanceFund (@Baila4Life) November 23, 2016

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November 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Go Behind the Scenes of the Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens (VIDEO)

The Garden of Lights returns for its 19th year at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton. The display is open from Nov. 25 – Jan. 1, except on the nights of Dec. 24 and Dec. 25. Go behind the scenes of this popular holiday event in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below:

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Winter Lights at Seneca Creek State Park in Gathersburg Opens Nov. 25 (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights Festival is celebrating it’s 21st year. The popular festival opens for the season later this week: The Winter Lights Festival is open nightly from Nov. 25 – Dec. 31. The festival is closed on Christmas Day. There are several special events planned this year, including Wine Under the Lights, […]

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June 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Damascus High School Continues Tradition, Holds Graduation at Football Stadium (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Rain didn’t get in the way of tradition at this year’s  Damascus High School graduation ceremony, where nearly 300 students received their diplomas. Damascus High is the only Montgomery County Public School to host graduation at their football stadium. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Presentation of the diplomas happening now.@mymcmedia — Maureen Chowdhury (@MediaMaureen) June 3, […]

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November 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Hosts Powwow (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg partnered with the Indian Health Service Employee Association (IHS EA) to host the 4th annual American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month Social Powwow at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park on Nov. 14th. This family -friendly event, included traditional songs and dances, games, storytelling, a hand-drum singing competition and more. […]

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November 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Behind the Scenes of Winter Lights at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, go behind the scenes of the 20th annual Winter Lights Festival in Gaithersburg. Work got started on the city’s holiday lights festival in October and the signature exhibit this year is a Fantasy Castle. As you will see in the video, below, some of the light displays are set up […]

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September 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

Kensington’s Labor Day Parade (PHOTOS)

The Town of Kensington celebrated the holiday weekend with it’s 48th Annual Labor Day Parade and Festival on Monday, Sept. 7. The parade began at St. Paul Park and traveled down Connecticut Avenue toward Town Hall. Marching bands from area schools, equestrian show groups, dance groups and floats filled the streets with music. Local, state […]

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