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.

Aug 24

Introduction to Table Top

Sunday, August 24, 2014  |  Silver Spring
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Have you ever fantasized about having a small letterpress in your home? This workshop will cover the basics of letterpress… more

Have you ever fantasized about having a small letterpress in your home? This workshop will cover the basics of letterpress printing with antique lead type on a Chandler & Price Pilot tabletop platen press. Students will learn how to set lead type, operate the tabletop press, troubleshoot and clean and maintain the press. Each participant will hand set a few lines of text of their own choosing and print a small edition (10-15 prints).

presented by Laura Kinneberg

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

Price: $140+$5mat to NA

Reserve by: Friday, August 15, 2014

Aug 24

Photography of The Ballet

Sunday, August 24, 2014  |  Rockville
2 PM to 8 PM

Don Becker, the longest-serving instructor at WSP, explains the techniques involved in photographing ballet dancers, on stage and in a… more

Don Becker, the longest-serving instructor at WSP, explains the techniques involved in photographing ballet dancers, on stage and in a studio. Don will focus on lighting, movement and capturing the right moments. Hell also discuss how to find appropriate dancers as models. This studio lighting class is appropriate for both film and digital cameras.

presented by Washington School of Photography

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

Price: 150

Aug 26

Make Your Mark: Hand Drawn Screenprints

Tuesday, August 26, 2014  |  Silver Spring
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

No technology needed: this four week course covers tips and techniques to achieve a wide range of textures and mark… more

No technology needed: this four week course covers tips and techniques to achieve a wide range of textures and mark making in screenprinting"without the use of digital files. Each class will introduce a new technique, with the opportunity for participants to experiment and develop their own prints in the studio. Participants will have full access to the studio, individualized assistance, and group feedback. Week 1: Alternative Mark Making Week 2: Reticulations Week 3: Contact printing Week 4: Open Studio/Critique

presented by Emma Ringness

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

Price: $275 +$20 to NA

Reserve by: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Aug 27
Aug 31

National Players presents AS YOU LIKE IT

Wednesday, August 27, 2014  |  Olney

All the world’s a stage in Shakespeare’s classic love story about concealed identities and leaving home to find oneself. Running… more

National Players presents AS YOU LIKE IT

All the world's a stage in Shakespeare's classic love story about concealed identities and leaving home to find oneself. Running away to the woods to begin anew, Rosalind is surprised to find true love instead. Can she make a new home of this strange new world? With a little creative costuming and luck, each character creates a new life As You Like It. (Recommended for ages 8 and up)
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presented by National Players

Olney Theatre Center
2001 Olney Sandy Spring Road
Olney, MD 20832
(facility is accessible to the disabled)
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Phone: 301-924-3400

Price: $15

Aug 29

Glen Echo Pottery Labor Day Sale

Friday, August 29, 2014  |  Glen Echo
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Glen Echo Pottery’s Labor Day Sale—Friday, August 29 through Monday, September 1 in Glen Echo Park — a sale so… more

Glen Echo Pottery's Labor Day Sale--Friday, August 29 through Monday, September 1 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. See live demonstrations and learn about pottery! The sale is in collaboration with the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture's Labor Day Art Show.

presented by Glen Echo Pottery Gallery

Glen Echo Pottery
Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812
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Phone: 301-229-5585

Price: FREE

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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 .

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