Get Out: Ideas for the Weekend
Check out these picks for weekend events in Bethesda.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit, bars and restaurants to explore, and arts and entertainment choices.
Where/When: 7:30-10p.m. June 24 at the Mindfulness Center
Why Go: Austin singer/songwriters Charlie Faye and Will Sexton will perform in the center’s yoga studio to benefit the Mind-Body for Cancer program. The performance will include songs from Faye’s new album, “Travels With Charlie,” recorded over a 10-month tour of ten cities.
Pricing: $15 in advance, $20 at the door
Where/When: 8:30-9:30a.m. June 25, along Bethesda Avenue in front of Lululemon
Why Go: Help mark the re-opening of Bethesda’s Lululemon store and honor the memory of slain store employee Jayna Murray. Bethesda Avenue will be closed for an outdoor community yoga practice set to live music.
Where/When: 10a.m.-4p.m. June 25 at Bethesda Green
Why Go: Check out this free expo to learn more about using solar power in your home, hear from neighbors living with solar, meet local solar companies and test your home’s readiness for solar with satellite mapping. Activities for kids are also planned.
Where/When: noon to 6p.m. June 24 and 25 at Artery Plaza Gallery, 7200 Wisconsin Avenue
Why Go: It’s your last chance this weekend to check out the work of finalists in the Bethesda Painting Awards, Bethesda’s annual juried art competition. The exhibition wraps up Saturday.
Where/When: noon-4p.m. June 24 at 25 at historic sites across Montgomery County
Why Go: Sponsored by Heritage Montgomery, the 14th annual Heritage Days Weekend is a free event that will feature historic and Civil War-themed events and activities at 35 sites across the county. Check out Heritage Montgomery’s website for more information on events going on at the Josiah Henson Special Park, Glen Echo Park and the Clara Barton Historic Site.