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 18
Aug 22

Fine Art Camp

daily thru 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… more

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.

presented by Strathmore

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

Price: $225

Aug 21

Summer Concert Series at Glen Echo Park

Thursday, August 21, 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,… more

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"

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

Aug 22

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… more

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.

presented by Various Instructors

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

Price: 65.

Aug 22

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… more

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.

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

Aug 22

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,… more

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)

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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Hyatt Regency Bethesda

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