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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 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County

Today is the first day of winter. Here are five more things to know today, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Gift of Life: The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive in honor of fallen police officer Noah Leotta today at Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg. 2. Street Beat:  The State Highway Administration is […]

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December 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Winter Lights Festival

Drive Thru Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights (VIDEO)

Take a drive through Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park in this video, below: The Winter Lights Festival is now open thru Dec. 31. The festival will be closed on Dec. 25.

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November 23, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Traveling this Thanksgiving weekend? You’re not alone, AAA projects more than 48.7 million Americans will travel this holiday weekend. 2. Here’s what’s open and what’s closed in the County Thanksgiving weekend. 3. The Dick and Jody Vilardo Foundation donated $4,000 to help Manna […]

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November 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that occurred last night on Airpark Road. 2. Gas prices continue to drop before the busy Thanksgiving travel period. 3. An interfaith Thanksgiving service is taking place tonight at Congregation Har Shalom in […]

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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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December 17, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, December 18 – December 20 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, December 18 Glen Echo’s Holiday Art Show & Sale open today from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The Puppet Co. Playhouse presents The Nutcracker for the 27th year. Performance at 10:30 a.m. in Glen Echo Park. The Visual Arts Center Program at Einstien […]

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December 10, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, December 11 – December 13 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, December 11 Glen Echo’s Holiday Art Show & Sale open today from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The Puppet Co. Playhouse presents The Nutcracker for the 27th year. Performance at 10:30 a.m. in Glen Echo Park. The Visual Arts Center Program at Einstien […]

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December 4, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, December 4 – December 6 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, December 4 Glen Echo’s Holiday Art Show & Sale is open today from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The Puppet Co. Playhouse presents The Nutcracker for the 27th year. Families will enjoy this Washington tradition in Glen Echo Park. Performance at 10:30 a.m. […]

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December 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Holiday Light Festivals Brighten Our Area

Montgomery County residents may want to visit area light displays during the holidays. Here’s a look at four local and regional light displays: The 19th Annual Winter Lights Festival in Gaithersburg is open nightly from now through Dec. 31. This driving tour through Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg features more than 365 illuminated displays […]

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