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 22, 2014

Summer Arts Camp @ CREATE Arts Center

Monday, August 11, 2014 - Friday, August 22, 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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Fine Art Camp

Monday, August 18, 2014 - Friday, August 22, 2014  |  North Bethesda
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

A Strathmore favorite - Art Camp returns with a half day and a full day option. Campers will work in depth on improving technique and learning artistic methods and media.…

A Strathmore favorite - Art Camp returns with a half day and a full day option. Campers will work in depth on improving technique and learning artistic methods and media. Working with the theme of "Form and Color and inspired both by famous artists and by Strathmore Fine Artists in Residence, they will create their own unique artwork.
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presented by Strathmore

Strathmore
10701 Rockville Pike
North Bethesda, MD 20852
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Phone: 301-581-5100

Price: $225

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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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Introduction to Digital Photography

Friday, August 1, 2014 - Friday, August 22, 2014  |  Rockville
10 AM to 1 PM

Introduction to Digital Photography will teach you the basics needed to take the photographs you want! Bring your own Digital SLR camera and learn with hands-on instruction. You will learn…

Introduction to Digital Photography will teach you the basics needed to take the photographs you want! Bring your own Digital SLR camera and learn with hands-on instruction. You will learn camera functions, composition, depth of field, exposure, avoiding common mistakes, the use of available light, and more. This workshop meets for a total of four sessions, three hours for each session. During the third session, classes will meet for a field trip to photograph the National Gallery of Art, Union Station, or other D.C. location. Weeknight classes will meet on a Saturday for their third session.
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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: $265

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Summer Jazz @ Levine

Monday, August 11, 2014 - Wednesday, August 27, 2014  |  North Bethesda
10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Love jazz, or want to learn more? Come play and deepen your knowledge and skills at Levine's Strathmore Campus! All That Jazz Camp- Learn & apply the basics of jazz…

Love jazz, or want to learn more? Come play and deepen your knowledge and skills at Levine's Strathmore Campus! All That Jazz Camp- Learn & apply the basics of jazz improvisation, repertoire, theory and history while participating in coached ensembles and jam sessions! Aug. 11-15, 10:00am-3:00pm, Ages 11-18 Jazz Jam Sessions- All ages and instruments welcome to participate in a two-hour coached jazz jam session. Participants will play jazz repertoire, and discuss concepts in improvisation, theory and ensemble playing. August 27, 7:00-9:00pm, $5 at the door
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presented by Levine Music

Levine Music
5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20852
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Phone: 301-897-5100

Price: $5 to $450

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Digital SLR Camera Primer

Friday, August 22, 2014  |  Rockville
10 AM to 1 PM

If you want to create better photographs, the first step is getting to know your camera. This hands-on, three-hour workshop will introduce you to basic photographic principles that will help you understand how your camera works.

If you want to create better photographs, the first step is getting to know your camera. This hands-on, three-hour workshop will introduce you to basic photographic principles that will help you understand how your camera works.
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presented by Various Instructors

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

Price: 65.

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August History Happy Hour: Civil War and Civil Rights: African Americans and Civil Rights During the

Friday, August 22, 2014  |  Sandy Spring
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

History Happy Hour: Civil War and Civil Rights: African Americans and Civil Rights During the Past 150 Years. On January 1, 1863, President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, which declared…

History Happy Hour: Civil War and Civil Rights: African Americans and Civil Rights During the Past 150 Years. On January 1, 1863, President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, which declared that all slaves held in Confederate states shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free. But how free were the slaves, really? What challenges and battles still existed for African Americans to overcome? What barriers and divisions still exist today? Join us for an engaging discussion around these themes led by Brent Newton, JD. Beer, Wine and appetizers.
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presented by Brent Newton

Sandy Spring Museum
17901 Bentley Rd.
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
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Phone: 301-774-0022

Price: $15 online to $20 at the

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Comedy and Magic Society

Friday, August 22, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
8:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Experience an evening of astounding magic and sleight of hand with the amazing Comedy & Magic Society. Magicians Mark Phillips, Bob Sheets, and Barry Wood, along with guest magicians, take…

Experience an evening of astounding magic and sleight of hand with the amazing Comedy & Magic Society. Magicians Mark Phillips, Bob Sheets, and Barry Wood, along with guest magicians, take you on an adventure into magic with dazzling card tricks, remarkable illusions and laugh-out-loud comedy. Every show is different and features visiting guest performers. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Arts Barn August 22 8 p.m. Tickets: $15 (Non-Resident); $12 (Residents)
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presented by Arts Barn

Arts on the Green
311 Kent Square Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Phone: 301-258-6394

Price: $12.00 to $15.00

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