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.

Events

August 3, 2014

Pinkalicious!

Friday, June 20, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014  |  Glen Echo
11am to 12pm

Based on the book "Pinkalicious" by Victoria Kann & Elizabeth Kann Directed by Carl Menninger Starring Award Winner Felicia Curry Recommended for All Ages Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes…

Pinkalicious!

Based on the book "Pinkalicious" by Victoria Kann & Elizabeth Kann Directed by Carl Menninger Starring Award Winner Felicia Curry Recommended for All Ages Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament.
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presented by Adventure Theatre MTC

Adventure Theatre MTC
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812
(facility is accessible to the disabled)
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Phone: 301-634-2270

Price: $19 to $19 (Ages 1+ require a ticket)

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Summer Arts Camp @ CREATE Arts Center

Monday, July 28, 2014 - Friday, August 8, 2014  |  Silver Spring
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

When school is out, art is in at CREATE! Join us all summer long for our exciting art camps where students will work on projects including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage…

When school is out, art is in at CREATE! Join us all summer long for our exciting art camps where students will work on projects including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage and more! See below for a list of camp dates. All camp days begin at 9 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. Before and After Camp Care are available from 8:30 " 9 a.m. and 3 " 6 p.m.
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presented by Lauren

CREATE Arts Center
816 Thayer Avenue Floor 1
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Phone: 301-588-2787

Price: $295 / 1 W to $495 / 2 W

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Salvadoran-American Festival

Sunday, August 3, 2014  |  Wheaton
11:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Stop by the 5th annual Salvadoran American Festival. Enjoy live music by local and international artists, raffles, traditional foods and crafts.

Stop by the 5th annual Salvadoran American Festival. Enjoy live music by local and international artists, raffles, traditional foods and crafts.
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presented by Comunidades COTSA

Wheaton Triangle
2424 Reedie Dr.
Wheaton, MD
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ActDanceSingSummerCamps

Monday, July 21, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Each age group gets voice class, dance class and acting class each morning. Kids help develop the final sharing performance. In the process they receive expert instruction in acting, singing…

Each age group gets voice class, dance class and acting class each morning. Kids help develop the final sharing performance. In the process they receive expert instruction in acting, singing and dance from professional performers/teachers. Afternoon electives include, comic improv, playwriting, original story creation and production, art classes. Afternoon campers also get to have lots of creative input into the final production. ALL kids are equal! No stars or rather, ALL STARS! We don't cast a show with a couple leads and the rest background. Everyone gets equal stage time in voice, dance and acting!
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presented by The Academy of Fine Arts

Academy of Fine Arts
8451 Helgerman Court
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Phone: 301-947-9705

Price: $300 to $530

Reserve by: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014  |  COLESVILLE
10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Join us for themed stories, crafts & video presentations, as well as trolley rides, on Thursdays and Fridays. Complete list by date on website. Museum also open Noon to 5:00p.m. on weekends.

Join us for themed stories, crafts & video presentations, as well as trolley rides, on Thursdays and Fridays. Complete list by date on website. Museum also open Noon to 5:00p.m. on weekends.
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presented by National Capital Trolley Museum

NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM
1313 BONIFANT ROAD
COLESVILLE, MD 20905
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Phone: 301-384-6088

Price: $5 to $7

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Introduction to Portraiture

Sunday, July 13, 2014 - Sunday, August 3, 2014  |  Rockville
10 AM to 1 PM

Portrait photography is so much more than just camera work " it is lighting, posing, backdrops, wardrobe, and relating to your subject to bring out their best. Learn all this…

Portrait photography is so much more than just camera work " it is lighting, posing, backdrops, wardrobe, and relating to your subject to bring out their best. Learn all this and more in this four-week portrait class. Working with models and each other, students will learn to capture the best in any subject, and light them for mood, tone, and outcome. Students should have a sound understanding of their camera, having completed an Introductory class at WSP, or the equivalent.
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presented by Washington School of Photography

Washington School of Photography
12276 Wilkins Avenue
Rockville, MD 20852
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Phone: 301-654-1998

Price: 295

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Akhmedova Ballet Cape Cod Intensive 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014  |  Orleans
10 AM to 1 PM

Curriculum: Technique, Pointe, Repertoire, Character, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Pilates Location: Academy of Performing Arts, Orleans, MA Performance Opportunity: An in studio performance demonstration will take place on Friday, August 15th…

Curriculum: Technique, Pointe, Repertoire, Character, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Pilates Location: Academy of Performing Arts, Orleans, MA Performance Opportunity: An in studio performance demonstration will take place on Friday, August 15th from 11:00-1:00pm Students will be scheduled for a photo shoot on the beach with photographer Vihao Pham
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presented by Akhmedova Ballet Academy

Akhmedova Ballet Academy
5 Giddiah Hill Road
Orleans, MD 2653
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Phone: 301-602-8222

Price: 100

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Little Red Riding Hood/3 Little Pigs

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014  |  Glen Echo
10:00 AM to 10:40 AM

Whats so bad about the Big Bad Wolf? At last B.B. (Big Bad) Wolfe tells his side of the story, in rap, no less. Has the notorious pork poacher and…

Whats so bad about the Big Bad Wolf? At last B.B. (Big Bad) Wolfe tells his side of the story, in rap, no less. Has the notorious pork poacher and grandma impersonator gotten a bum rap, or is he truly deserving of his moniker? You be the judge! This tongue-in-cheek version of two childrens favorites uses humor and music to explore our fear of things we dont understand. This is one of our most popular and funniest productions, and includes lots of audience participation. Show runs from July 24 " Aug. 31, 2014.
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presented by the Puppet Co. Playhouse

the Puppet Co.
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812
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Phone: 301-634-5380

Price: $10.00

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“Growing Up in Montgomery County”

Sunday, August 3, 2014  |  Rockville
12 PM to 4 PM

Families are invited to join MCHS on Sunday, August 3, for 19th century games and crafts at the Beall-Dawson Historical Park! Try your hand at Game of Graces and make…

Families are invited to join MCHS on Sunday, August 3, for 19th century games and crafts at the Beall-Dawson Historical Park! Try your hand at Game of Graces and make your own thaumatrope, a popular toy from the 1800s! Free (does not include admission to Beall-Dawson house and Stonestreet Museum). Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.
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presented by Montgomery County Historical Society

Montgomery County Historical Society
103 W. Montgomery Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 301-340-2825

Price: FREE

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The BFG

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - Sunday, August 10, 2014  |  Bethesda
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Little orphan Sophie cant sleep. When she peeks out the window, she is surprised to see a giant. Hes surprised to see her too and whisks Sophie away to his…

Little orphan Sophie cant sleep. When she peeks out the window, she is surprised to see a giant. Hes surprised to see her too and whisks Sophie away to his home in Giant Country. But this is no ordinary giant; Sophies giant is the worlds ONLY friendly giant. He operates in the strictest of secrecy to bring good dreams to the human world. Other giants steal and have a nasty habit of eating children! To save the children of England, Sophie and the Big Friendly Giant (BFG) embark on a magical journey to Buckingham Palace.
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presented by Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Phone: 301-280-1660

Price: 10

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Glenview Mansion Art Opening The Friday Group, Richard Weiblinger, Particia Hilton and Free Concert

Sunday, August 3, 2014  |  Rockville
1:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Mixed sculpture and photography and Pastel, oil and acrylic paintings. Free and open to the public. Nancy Scimone fills the space with grace and joy, enlivening every listener with her…

Mixed sculpture and photography and Pastel, oil and acrylic paintings. Free and open to the public. Nancy Scimone fills the space with grace and joy, enlivening every listener with her vibrant stage presence, winsome elegance, and Warm and enveloping voice " The Washington Post. Free and Open to the public. www.rockvillemd.gov/arts
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presented by City of Rockville Recreation and Parks

Fitzgerald Theatre
Glenview Mansion
603 Edmonston Dr
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 240-314-8620

Price: FREE

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We Seek After These Things by Dave Checketts

Sunday, August 3, 2014  |  Kensington
7:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Dave Checketts has had a long and successful career in professional sports management. He has served as president and general manager and owner of professional basketball, baseball, football and soccer teams. He will talk about what is more important.

Dave Checketts has had a long and successful career in professional sports management. He has served as president and general manager and owner of professional basketball, baseball, football and soccer teams. He will talk about what is more important.
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presented by Washington D.C. Temple Visitors Center

Washington D.C. Temple Visitors' Center
9900 Stoneybrooke Drive
Kensington, MD 20895
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Phone: 301-587-0144

Price: FREE

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Dani Girl

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Sunday, August 10, 2014  |  Silver Spring
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

When Dani, a precocious nine year old, loses her hair to leukemia, she embarks on a magical journey to get it back--along with her imaginary friend Raph and fellow patient…

When Dani, a precocious nine year old, loses her hair to leukemia, she embarks on a magical journey to get it back--along with her imaginary friend Raph and fellow patient Marty. Simultaneously hilarious and heartbreaking, Dani Girl is an inspirational tale of life in the face of death, hope in the face of despair, and the indomitable power of the human imagination. With music by Michael Kooman, and book/lyrics by Christopher Dimond, Dani Girl has been developed at the Kennedy Center, American Conservatory Theater, the Festival of New American Musicals, and the ASCAP/Disney Musical Theatre Workshop.
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presented by Unexpected Stage Company

Unexpected Stage Company
4010 Randolph Road
Randolph Road Theater
Silver Spring, MD 20902
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Phone: 301-337-8290

Price: 10 to 25

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Featured Business

Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites Rockville Gaithersburg

Located in the heart of the Rockville-Gaithersburg business district and adjacent to the I-270 Technology Corridor, the two-building, six-story property is within 20 miles of downtown Washington, DC, numerous modes of public transportation, and three international airports. The two brands also share several public amenities including a heated indoor pool, whirlpool, PreCor fitness center, a kids’ entertainment room, and 2,800 square feet of flexible meeting space.

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