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.

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Sep 3
Sep 28

Colossal

Wednesday, September 3, 2014  |  Olney

Sure to be the “must-see” new play of 2014, COLOSSAL is an extraordinary story of emotional and physical endurance, love,… more

Colossal

Sure to be the “must-see” new play of 2014, COLOSSAL is an extraordinary story of emotional and physical endurance, love, and family. Structured like a football game (performed in four quarters with a pre-show training session and half-time show), COLOSSAL tells in vivid, physical flashback the story of Young Mike, a college football player who took a hit in a game that left him paralyzed from the waist down, confined to a wheelchair. Broken emotionally and physically, Mike now relives the memory of his accident with the help of a live nine-person football squad onstage, finally confronting his demons in the play’s extremely moving and uplifting conclusion. Winner of the Kennedy Center’s Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award.
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presented by Olney Theatre Center

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: $32 to $65

Sep 3
Sep 27

The 2014 Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards Exhibit

daily Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - Saturday, September 27, 2014  |  Bethesda
12:00pm to 6:00pm

The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District and the Bethesda Urban Partnership will showcase the work of the nine finalists for… more

The 2014 Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards Exhibit

The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District and the Bethesda Urban Partnership will showcase the work of the nine finalists for this year’s The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards in a group exhibition. The exhibit will be on display September 3 – 27, 2014, at Gallery B, located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E. The 2014 Trawick Prize finalists are Larry Cook of Landover Hills, MD, Lisa Dillin of Baltimore, MD, Neil Feather of Baltimore, MD, Zoe Friedman of Baltimore, MD, Nicole Lenzi of Baltimore, MD, Kim Llerena of Washington, D.C., Jonathan Monaghan of Washington, D.C., Martine Workman of Washington, D.C., and Naoko Wowsugi of Washington, D.C. The Trawick Prize is one of the first regional competitions and largest prizes to annually honor visual artists. To date, The Trawick Prize has awarded $154,000 in prize monies and has exhibited the work of more than 100 regional artists. The public opening reception will be held Friday, September 12 from 6-9pm in conjunction with the Bethesda Art Walk. Gallery hours for the duration of the exhibit are Wednesday through Saturday, 12 – 6pm. For more information, please visit www.bethesda.org or call 301-215-6660.
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presented by Bethesda Urban Partnership

Gallery B
7700 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite E
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Phone: 301-215-6660

Sep 12

Bethesda September Art Walk

Friday, September 12, 2014  |  Bethesda
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Scheduled for Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, the Bethesda Art Walk allows art lovers to visit downtown Bethesda’s gallery community from… more

Bethesda September Art Walk

Scheduled for Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, the Bethesda Art Walk allows art lovers to visit downtown Bethesda’s gallery community from 6-9pm on the second Friday of every month. Bethesda’s galleries feature painting, sculpture, photography, pottery and mixed media and will feature The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards at Gallery B. Many galleries change exhibits monthly and hold receptions showcasing the featured artist in conjunction with the Bethesda Art Walk. Attendees are invited to delight in the artwork, enjoy free refreshments and to shop at these unique and inspiring galleries. Participating galleries include: Bethesda Fine Art, 5001 Wilson Lane, 2nd floor; Consider It Done, 7806 Old Georgetown Road; Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E; Studio B, 7475 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 001; Tunnel Vision Public Art Exhibition, Bethesda Metro Tunnel; Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway
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presented by Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District

Downtown Bethesda
downtown Bethesda
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Phone: 301-215-6660

Price: $0

Sep 24
Oct 19

Awake and Sing!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014  |  Olney

Odets’ 1935 play follows the Bergers, a Jewish family from the Bronx trying to make ends meet during the Depression.… more

Awake and Sing!

Odets’ 1935 play follows the Bergers, a Jewish family from the Bronx trying to make ends meet during the Depression. The family’s matriarch Bessie – one of the most spectacular roles in the American canon – will stop at nothing to keep her family together… even if it means ripping her children’s dreams apart. Widely recognized as a classic of the American theater, AWAKE AND SING! is directed by Kimberly Senior, fresh off her success with Pulitzer-winner DISTRACTED at Lincoln Center.
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presented by Olney Theatre Center

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

Price: 32 to 65

Sep 27

Walk from Obesity

Saturday, September 27, 2014  |  ROCKVILLE
07:30 AM to 10:00 AM

The Walk from Obesity is a nationwide fundraising event designed to bring together all who are affected by obesity and… more

Walk from Obesity

The Walk from Obesity is a nationwide fundraising event designed to bring together all who are affected by obesity and to draw National attention to the need for awareness, treatment and advocacy initiatives. The Annual Walk from Obesity event is held in many cities across the nation with a theme of "Every Step Counts". Participants come together on the day of the Walk and walk a designated course to bring awareness to obesity and raise funds for education,research and treatment of obesity. Funds are raised through various means such as: registration fees, general donations (pledges), and corporate contributors, as well as national and local sponsorship.
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presented by Shady Grove Adventist Hospital & Dr. Barry Greene of Advanced Weight Loss Surgery

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital (next door)
9707 Medical Center Drive
back parking lot
ROCKVILLE, MD 20850
(facility is accessible to the disabled)
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Phone: 2408265278

Price: $25 online to $35 on-site

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