Friday, November 30, 2012
Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around the county.
Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events going on in your area this weekend. Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up. Sister Girl Annual Benefit Concert Bethesda's Winter Wonderland Mormon Temple Festival of Lights Julia Nixon: Songs of Burt Bacharach Winterfest Garden of Lights: Winter Walk-Through Holiday Light Display 17th Annual Gaithersburg Winter Lights Festival
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Check out our picks for the weekend in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
Looking for a few fun things to do this weekend in and around the area? Look no further; our weekend planner is here. Flower Avenue Outdoor Market Where/When: 8809 Flower Ave., Silver Spring, MD, Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m. Why go: To check out the great selection of antiques, art, collectibles, crafts, jewelry, home décor, clothing, accessories, books, gifts and all kinds of eye-opening finds. Price: Free. Urban Haunted House Where/When: 11840 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD, Friday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m. Why Go: Explore the area’s first-ever fully indoor realistic bloody, bio-hazardous warehouse filled with attacking zombies, decaying bodies, vicious military men and much more. Price: $30. Meet with Master Gardeners Where/When: Brookside …
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Check out our picks for the weekend in Bethesda.
The weekend is here again, and we’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for the activities to hit, bars and restaurants to explore, and arts and entertainment choices. Know of more fun events going on? Let us know in the comments section. 1. HAPPY HOUR FUNDRAISER FOR THE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY Where/When: 6-9p.m. Thursday at BlackFinn Bethesda Why Go: Enjoy happy hour specials with friends and benefit a great cause at the same time. The happy hour will benefit LLS’ Team in Training program. Pricing: A $20 tax-deductible donation (cash or check). Drink specials and $5 flatbread pizza menu will be available. Also check out the LLS fundraiser happy hour Friday at Tommy Joe’s. 2. OUTDOOR DANCE …
Friday, July 15, 2011
Expect more delays on the Red Line this weekend.
If you’re planning on hopping the Red Line this weekend, expect more delays and more maintenance work. Here’s a few important things to know, according to WMATA: For future trip planning, be sure to check out Metro’s recently released major track work calendar. Metro will soon begin temporarily closing stations or clusters of stations over the weekend to speed up their maintenance work schedule. The first weekend station closure in the Montgomery County area of the Red Line is slated for August 6-7, when buses will replace trains between Bethesda and Rockville.
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Fun and interesting things happening in and around Chevy Chase this weekend.
45th Annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival Where/When: The National Mall at 7th Street NW and Constitution Avenue NW in Washington, DC; Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 8, 9 and 10, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Why Go: Enjoy activities for the entire family along with exciting performances in the evening. This year, the festival celebrates the culture of Colombia, the Peace Corps and rhythm and blues music. Visit the festival's website for each day's schedule. Price: Free. Bethesda Art Walk Where/When: Artery Plaza Gallery, 7200 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda (just one of the 11 stops that can be made along the Bethesda Art Walk route); Friday, July 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. Why Go: Visit 11 of Bethesda's art galleries. The free Bethesda Circulator …
Check out our picks for 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. Know of more fun events going on? Let us know in the comments section. 1. FREE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AT GLEN ECHO PARK Where/When: 7:30-10 p.m. July 7 at the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard in Glen Echo Why Go: Besides the free Thursday concert series in downtown Bethesda, you can also check out this series at Glen Echo Park. Enjoy carousel rides and fare from the Ballroom café as you take in the tunes of “Nobody’s Business.” Pricing: free…
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Fun and interesting things to do in and around Chevy Chase this weekend.
Children's Historic Home Tour Where/When: Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda; Saturday, June 4, 10:30 a.m. Why Go: Take a special guided tour of the Mansion at Strathmore and learn about the stories and architectural features of the historic home, which, together with the modern concert hall building next door, comprise the Strathmore music center. Price: Free, but reservations are required. Call 301-581-5109 to reserve a spot on the tour. Washington Folk Festival Where/When: 7300 Macarthur Blvd., Glen Echo, Md.; Saturday, June 4, 12 - 7 p.m. Why Go: Presented by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington, the 31st annual Washington Folk Festival will feature hundreds of local musicians, storytellers, dancers and craft …
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Theater, organ music, the symphony, a children's architectural tour and an open mic poetry night are all taking place this weekend in or around Chevy Chase.
Theater: "Jekyll & Hyde" Where/When: Kensington Arts Theatre, 3710 Mitchell St., Kensington, May 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27 and 28, 8 p.m. Why Go: See the classic play about a brilliant doctor whose experiments with human personality create a murderous counterpart. Price: $20 for general admission, $13 for children 13 years old and younger and $17 for seniors (60 years old and up), high school students and college students. Kensington residents pay $13. Visit the theater's website to purchase tickets. Architecture: Children's Historic Home Tour Where/When: Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, Saturday, May 7, 10:30 a.m. Why Go: Take a special guided tour of the Mansion at Strathmore and learn about the stories and …
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Egg hunts, train rides with the Easter Bunny, and more happening in or around Chevy Chase this weekend.
Nature Cleanup: Earth Day Cleanup at Lock 8 Where/When: 7906 Riverside Drive, Cabin John, Md., Friday, April 22, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Why Go: Make a difference on Earth Day, and join the Potomac Conservancy along the C&O Canal for a nature cleanup. The Conservancy will provide all the necessary tools and equipment, but be sure to wear old clothes. All ages are welcome, but volunteers under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Price: Free. Music: Nancy Wilson at Strathmore Where/When: The Music Center at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, Md., Friday, April 22, 8 p.m. Why Go: Hear award-winning singer Nancy Wilson perform on-stage at the Music Center at Strathmore. Price: Varies by seat. Book tickets at the center's …
Thursday, February 17, 2011
This weekend check out these fun events happening nearby.
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 and the bars/restaurants/shops to explore. Live Folk Music from Andrew Grossman & The Clipper Ship Where/When: Baked & Wired, 1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW, Washington, D.C. Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m. Why go: Check out this local College Park band. While enjoying their tunes, grab some baked goods and hang out with friends. Pricing: Free, but the bakery's goodies aren't Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival Where/When: Hilton, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Feb. 18-20 Why go: This 3-day festival, produced by the Jazz Academy of Music, features the region’s …