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

July 24, 2014

SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014  |  COLESVILLE
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Join us for themed stories, crafts, and video presentations, as well as ride trolleys, every Thursday and Friday from June 19th to August 15th. The Museum is also open Noon to 5:00 p.m. on weekends.

SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Join us for themed stories, crafts, and video presentations, as well as ride trolleys, every Thursday and Friday from June 19th to August 15th. The Museum is also open Noon to 5:00 p.m. on weekends.
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presented by NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM

NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM
1313 BONIFANT ROAD
COLESVILLE, MD 20905
(facility is accessible to the disabled)
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Phone: 301-384-6352

Price: $5 to $7

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Summer Arts Camp @ CREATE Arts Center

Monday, July 14, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 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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Explorations and Creations in Art

Monday, July 21, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Each day try your hand at a different media: acrylics, watercolors, pastels, colored pencils, charcoal. Discover the fun of printmaking and use your artwork in projects to create collages, ards,…

Each day try your hand at a different media: acrylics, watercolors, pastels, colored pencils, charcoal. Discover the fun of printmaking and use your artwork in projects to create collages, ards, wrapping paper, bookmarks and matted prints. Campers provide a white T-shirt for a final project. Invite family and friends to an exhibition of your artwork on the last day of camp. Ages 7-12
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presented by Arts Barn

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

Price: $220 to $270

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Adventures in Musical theatre- “The Resuers Down Under”

Monday, July 21, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Realize that dream of performing scenes from a favorite on stage. Work on singing, acting and movement skills. Perform for family and friends on the last day of camp. Ages 8-14

Realize that dream of performing scenes from a favorite on stage. Work on singing, acting and movement skills. Perform for family and friends on the last day of camp. Ages 8-14
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presented by Arts Barn

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

Price: $220 to $270

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Exploring Eric Carle Stories and Art

Monday, July 21, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
9:00 AM to 10:15 AM

Create collages based on the stories and artwork of Eric Carle. Each day will include a story, a drawing and a collage. Invite family and friends to an exhibition of your art on the last day. Ages 4-5

Create collages based on the stories and artwork of Eric Carle. Each day will include a story, a drawing and a collage. Invite family and friends to an exhibition of your art on the last day. Ages 4-5
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presented by Arts Barn

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

Price: $55 to $68

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Fibre Arts Mania!

Monday, July 21, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014  |  Sandy Spring
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Fiber Arts Maker Mania! Week 1: July 14-18, 2014 1pm-4pm Week 2: July 21-25, 2014 9am-12pm Ages 8-13 If you like to work with your hands, then come join us…

Fiber Arts Maker Mania! Week 1: July 14-18, 2014 1pm-4pm Week 2: July 21-25, 2014 9am-12pm Ages 8-13 If you like to work with your hands, then come join us for two fiber-ific weeks! Campers will have fun experiencing a variety of materials and skills. Week 1: Campers will learn to spin, customize drop spindles, dye wool, sun print t-shirts, create straw bracelets, make paper lanterns, crochet and learn the ancient Japanese art of braiding. Week 2: Campers will learn to knit, make baskets, felt and make their own paper Find out which fiber art is your favorite!
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presented by Sandy Spring Museum

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

Price: $150 Museu to $160 non M

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Backyard Theater for Children

Thursday, July 24, 2014  |  North Bethesda
9:00 AM to 9:00 AM

A summertime favorite, Backyard Theater for Children returns with enough music and magic to thrill kids and parents alike " all outdoors under a big tent! Thursdays, 9:30 & 11:30AM.…

A summertime favorite, Backyard Theater for Children returns with enough music and magic to thrill kids and parents alike " all outdoors under a big tent! Thursdays, 9:30 & 11:30AM. Tickets $8, free ages 2 and under. Don't miss Recess Monkey - June 26; Mister G: ABC Fiesta - July 10; Story Pirates - July 17; Tim and the Space Cadets - July 24; CityDance: Rhythm of Lanka - July 31
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presented by Strathmore

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

Price: $8

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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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Backyard Theater for Children: Tim & The Space Cadets

Thursday, July 24, 2014  |  North Bethesda
9:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Brooklyn-based Tim and the Space Cadets play songs about the important things in life: pizza parties, snow days, and summer vacations. Frontman Tim, host of Sunny Side Up on the…

Brooklyn-based Tim and the Space Cadets play songs about the important things in life: pizza parties, snow days, and summer vacations. Frontman Tim, host of Sunny Side Up on the Sprout Network, will be sure to delight, especially when they perform their XMKids chart-topping single Superhero.
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presented by Strathmore

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

Price: $8

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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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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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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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Bethesda Summer Concert Series

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - Thursday, July 24, 2014  |  Bethesda
6 PM to 8 PM

The concerts run May 8-July 24 on Thursday evenings, from 6-8pm in Veterans Park. May 8 - Soul Crackers May 15 - Gary and the Groove May 22 - Squeeze…

The concerts run May 8-July 24 on Thursday evenings, from 6-8pm in Veterans Park. May 8 - Soul Crackers May 15 - Gary and the Groove May 22 - Squeeze Bayou May 29 - Flo Anito June 5 - Armand Ntep June 12 - Levi Stephens June 19 - Built 4 Comfort June 26 - Natty Beaux July 3 - I and I Riddim July 10 - King Soul July 17 - Speakers of the House July 24 - Texas Chainsaw Horns
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presented by Bethesda Urban Partnership

Bethesda Urban Partnership
Veterans Park
Corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Phone: 301-215-6660

Price: FREE

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Etching Extravaganza

Thursday, July 24, 2014  |  Silver Spring
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

This course will cover a variety of etching techniques, and offer participants the opportunity to develop longer projects and technical skills in an open studio format. Participants will leave the…

This course will cover a variety of etching techniques, and offer participants the opportunity to develop longer projects and technical skills in an open studio format. Participants will leave the course knowing five new etching techniques, how to effectively mix etching inks, how to set the pressure on both presses, and how to properly clean up the studio. During the workshop, students will have full-access to the printshop as well as individualized assistance from the instructor with plate development and printing. All levels of experience are welcome.
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presented by Gretchen Schermerhorn

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
8230 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Phone: 301-608-9101

Price: $350+$50 m to NA

Reserve by: Thursday, June 26, 2014

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Summer Concert Series at Glen Echo Park

Thursday, July 24, 2014  |  Glen Echo
7 PM to 9 PM

Enjoy your evening with your friends and family during a free Concert at Glen Echo Park every Thursday night 7:30pm, starting June 19 and going until August 28. Listen or…

Enjoy your evening with your friends and family during a free Concert at Glen Echo Park every Thursday night 7:30pm, starting June 19 and going until August 28. Listen or dance in the Bumper Car Pavilion, which is completely covered; concerts will be held rain or shine. June 19: QuinTango June 26: Clarence "The Blues Man" Turner July 3: Flutes on the Brink July 10: Orrin Star Duo July 17: Rockville Swing Band July 24: Trio Caliente July 31: Quiet Life Motel August 7: Redwine Jazz Band August 14: U.S. Navy Band "Country Current" August 21: Ursula Ricks Project August 28: U.S. Navy Band "Cruisers"
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presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812
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Phone: 301-634-2230

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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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Rockville’s Free for All in the Parks – James Mabry

Thursday, July 24, 2014  |  Rockville
7:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Acoustic guitarist. The blues never sounded so good. Bring a blanket, lawn chair, bug repellant and dinner. In case of inclement weather call 240-314-8682 at 4pm day of event. www.rockvillemd.gov/arts

Acoustic guitarist. The blues never sounded so good. Bring a blanket, lawn chair, bug repellant and dinner. In case of inclement weather call 240-314-8682 at 4pm day of event. www.rockvillemd.gov/arts
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presented by City of Rockville Recreation and Parks

Fitzgerald Theatre
Calvin Park
1248 Gladstone Dr.
Rockville, MD 20851
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Phone: 240-314-8682

Price: FREE

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All-Beethoven

Thursday, July 24, 2014  |  North Bethesda, MD
8:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Josep Caball-Domenech, conductor Andrew Staupe, piano Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral Experience the beauty of Beethoven in this program filled with…

Josep Caball-Domenech, conductor Andrew Staupe, piano Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral Experience the beauty of Beethoven in this program filled with some of his beloved classics. The triumphant Fidelio Overture opens the evening, and no Beethoven symphony better captures summers charms than the composers ode to nature, the Pastoral. PARTY ON THE PATIO! Celebrate our summer concerts in style with a-la-carte appetizers and cocktails, available for purchase before the show at Strathmore.
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presented by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD, MD 20852
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Phone: 877-276-1444

Price: $25.00 to $45.00

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Bethesda Outdoor Movie Series

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Saturday, July 26, 2014  |  Bethesda
9:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Bethesda Urban Partnership presents the ninth annual Bethesda Outdoor Movies: Stars on the Avenue from July 22- 26, 2014. Five evenings of major motion pictures in a variety of…

The Bethesda Urban Partnership presents the ninth annual Bethesda Outdoor Movies: Stars on the Avenue from July 22- 26, 2014. Five evenings of major motion pictures in a variety of genres will be showcased. Admission is FREE and show times will begin at 9pm at the corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues in Bethesdas Woodmont Triangle. Tuesday, July 22 " Ferris Buellers Day Off Wednesday, July 23 " Moonrise Kingdom Thursday, July 24 " Citizen Kane Friday, July 25 " Pitch Perfect Saturday, July 26 " Top Gun Moviegoers are encouraged to arrive early and bring their own chairs.
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presented by Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc.

Bethesda Urban Partnership
corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues
Bethesdas Woodmont Triangle
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Phone: 301-215-6660

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