Get Out: Ideas for the Weekend

Check out our weekend picks for Bethesda.

Looking for a few funs things to do this weekend in and around Bethesda? Look no further; our weekend planner is here.


Where/When: 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the , 5920 Massachusetts Avenue in Bethesda

Why Go: Help the Glen Echo Fire Department celebrate 80 years! Friday night will feature live music, firehouse food, family firefighter photos, and more. Stop back on Saturday from 11a.m. – 3 p.m. for an open house.

Price: Free

2.) Bethesda Art Walk

Where/When: 6-9p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at downtown Bethesda art galleries

Why Go: Downtown Bethesda art galleries will stay open late to showcase the work of regional, national and international artists. Don’t forget to stop by Bethesda’s newest gallery, if you haven’t checked it out yet.

Price: Free

3.) 35th Anniversary Reading Series: Charles Shields: The Life of Kurt Vonnegut

Where/When: 7:30p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at the , 4508 Walsh Street in Chevy Chase

Why Go: Hear from award-winning author Charles Shields on penning the first biography of renowned American writer Kurt Vonnegut.

Price: $10


Where/When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at the , 7001 Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase

Why Go: The Chevy Chase United Methodist Church is holding a Christmas Bazaar with face painting, photos with Santa, a bake shop, chili and cornbread, special performances for children and jewelry, crafts, attic treasures, children's clothing and more for sale. The bazaar will raise money for several charities. Read the online flier for more information.

Price: Free


Where/When: 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 on the Bullis campus at 10601 Falls Road in Potomac

Why Go: Enjoy an evening out in Potomac with the whole family.  Join Bullis School for the first Jazz Cafe of the year, featuring the music of the Bullis Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Workshop Combo. Guest performance from the 8 Ohms Band, a horn-heavy, funk and soul collective from Annapolis. Drawing from diverse musical backgrounds, the 8 Ohms bring together an eclectic mix of feel-good sounds and hard grooves to keep the dance floor moving.

Price: $5 for adults, $2 for students


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