Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Throughout the year, Montgomery County’s towns, both large and small, offer special events with something for everyone. From the Sugarloaf Craft Festivals which showcase talented craft designers and fine artists to the annual Taste of Bethesda featuring scrumptious samplings from more than 50 restaurants, Montgomery County is a treasure-trove of fun.

1 of 2 pages
May 3

Glen Echo Pottery Gallery Family Day Sale

Saturday, May 3, 2014  |  Glen Echo
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Glen Echo Pottery Gallery’s Family Day Sale- Saturday, May 3, in Glen Echo Park — a sale so large that… more

Glen Echo Pottery Gallery's Family Day Sale- Saturday, May 3, in Glen Echo Park -- a sale so large that it will spill out of the Gallery and into the Park! See beautiful functional ceramics--mugs, bowls, vases, etc.--crafted by local artisans at Glen Echo Pottery and available at reasonable prices. Also see the handcrafted ceramic jewelry and decorative pieces, as well as items that will appeal especially to children. This is an opportunity for the whole family to learn about pottery! The sale is in collaboration with the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture's Family Day.

presented by Glen Echo Pottery Gallery

Glen Echo Pottery
Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812
View a Map

Phone: 301-229-5585

Price: FREE

May 3

FAMILY DAY 2014

Saturday, May 3, 2014  |  Glen Echo
11 AM to 4 PM

FAMILY DAY celebrates the opening of Glen Echo Park’s historic Dentzel Carousel for the 2014 season and highlights the full… more

FAMILY DAY celebrates the opening of Glen Echo Park's historic Dentzel Carousel for the 2014 season and highlights the full range of programs offered at the Park. Visitors will enjoy art activities, face painting, dance performances, magic shows, storytelling and tours by National Park Service rangers (tickets, $1.25). FREE admission.

presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812
View a Map

Phone: 301-634-2222

Price: FREE

May 4

Washington Revels “May Revels” at Strathmore

Sunday, May 4, 2014  |  North Bethesda
12 PM to 5 PM

An outdoor family festival celebrating the arrival of Spring, featuring performances of traditional music and dance, processions, a crowning of… more

An outdoor family festival celebrating the arrival of Spring, featuring performances of traditional music and dance, processions, a crowning of the May Queen, mummers plays, childrens activities, food, crafts, sing-alongs, and other audience participation-- even in the May Pole Dance. Ring in the spring season at this joy-filled family-friendly event on Strathmore's lovely grounds.

presented by Washington Revels

Washington Revels
5301 Tuckerman Ln
North Bethesda, MD 20852
View a Map

Phone: 301-587-3835

Price: FREE

May 10
May 11

Bethesda Fine Arts Festival

daily Saturday, May 10, 2014 - Sunday, May 11, 2014  |  Bethesda
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The 11th annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival, a two-day event highlighting more than 120 contemporary artists selling their original fine… more

The 11th annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival, a two-day event highlighting more than 120 contemporary artists selling their original fine art and craft, will be held Saturday, May 10 from 10am " 6pm and Sunday, May 11, 2014 from 10am " 5pm. Artists from throughout the country will showcase painting, drawing, photography, furniture, jewelry, mixed media, wood and ceramics. The event will be held in downtown Bethesdas Woodmont Triangle along Norfolk and Auburn Avenues, and will feature live entertainment, childrens activities and downtown Bethesda restaurants. Admission to the Bethesda Fine Arts Festival is free.

presented by Bethesda Urban Partnership

Bethesda Urban Partnership
Downtown Bethesdas Woodmont Triangle along Norfolk and Auburn Avenues
Bethesda, MD 20814
View a Map

Phone: 301-215-6660

Price: FREE

May 17

Gaithersburg Book Festival

Saturday, May 17, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is an annual celebration of great books and great writing that will feature more than 100… more

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is an annual celebration of great books and great writing that will feature more than 100 top authors " including winners of Caldecott, Newbery and National Book Awards, and national best-sellers in fiction, non-fiction, mystery, poetry, childrens and young adult literature. Other activities include a spotlight on local authors, interactive writing workshops, a Childrens Village, book sales and more. Admission and shuttles from Shady Grove Metro and Lakeforest Mall are FREE.

presented by Gaithersburg Book Festival

Gaithersburg Arts & Events
31 S. Summit Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
View a Map

Phone: 301-258-6350

Price: FREE

1 of 2 pages

Featured Business

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

Get away to one of the premier hotels in Bethesda, MD. Featuring 447 guest rooms and approximately 50,000 square feet of event space adjacent to the area’s Metro system, our Bethesda, Maryland hotel offers easy access to Rockville, MD, Washington, DC and Northern Virginia with a 23,700 sq ft ballroom, a 120-seat amphitheater, innovative catering menus, and impeccable hotel rooms .

more