Get Out: Ideas for the Weekend

Lunar New Year celebrations, poetry readings, and the Art Walk round out the weekend 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: 6pm–9p.m. Friday

Why Go: This is a great chance to check out artwork by local, national and international galleries. Galleries stay open late for the occasion on the second Friday of the month. Walk or take the Bethesda Circulator.

Pricing: Free.



Where/When: 12p.m. to 4p.m. Saturday in Rockville Town Square, 100 Gibbs Street, Rockville.

Why Go: Beat the winter doldrums with live music, ice carving demonstrations, special offers and more.

Pricing: Free.




Where/When: 7p.m. – 11p.m.. Saturday at 4301 East-West Highway, Bethesda.

Why Go: Help raise money for the B-CC High School music department while being served up a spaghetti dinner and dancing to live music. Adults only!

served an Italian spaghetti dinner served by music students and entertained by the music students.

Pricing: Email bonnie.l.norman@gmail.com for registration details.



Where/When: 2-4p.m. Sunday at the 4508 Walsh Street in Chevy Chase.

Why Go: Tap into your literary side while listening to readings from poets published by the newly-formed Broadkill River Press. Readers include Martin Galvin, Mary Ann Larkin, Laura Miller and Sid Gold.

Pricing: Free.



Where/When: Davis Library, 10:30a.m., Saturday, or the 1p.m. Saturday.

Why Go: Lunar New Year celebrations are happening across the county, and they’re not only colorful and exciting, but kid-friendly too. Check out more family activities this weekend with our

Pricing: Free.


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