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 23

Uncorked Wine and Music Festival

Saturday, August 23, 2014  |  Rockville
12:00 PM to 06:00 PM

Rockville Town Square 12 - 6 p.m. Enjoy tasting wines, two stages of musical entertainment (six bands!) cooking demonstrations at… more

Uncorked Wine and Music Festival

Rockville Town Square 12 - 6 p.m. Enjoy tasting wines, two stages of musical entertainment (six bands!) cooking demonstrations at one of Rockville's most popular events. Wine tasting is $15. Admission is free for concerts and cooking demonstrations. The rain date for this event is Sunday, Aug, 24, 2014. www.rockvillemd.gov/uncorked.
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presented by City of Rockville Recreation and Parks

Rockville Town Square
200 E Middle Ln
Rockville, MD 20850
(facility is accessible to the disabled)
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Price: Free for bands to $15 for wine tasting

Aug 23

Dirty Girl Mud Run

Saturday, August 23, 2014  |  Clarksburg
12:00 PM

Ready for the muddiest day of your year? You can experience the premiere mud obstacle run at the Dirty Girl… more

Dirty Girl Mud Run

Ready for the muddiest day of your year? You can experience the premiere mud obstacle run at the Dirty Girl Mud Run in the Baltimore & Washington DC area. You’ll run a mud 5k with thousands of other women with more fun, more girl power, more creativity, more high fives, more excitement and, of course, more mud than any other 5K run series can muster. Additionally, Dirty Girl Mud Run continues to support breast and ovarian cancer awareness through our partner Bright Pink, thanks to fun run lovers like you! So, are you ready? Grab your gals, costumes and excitement and meet us at the 2014 Dirty Girl Mud Run Washington DC…we’ll bring you fun and challenging obstacles! Run, jump, hop, bounce and splash your way across the finish line and into the Dirty Girl Nation. Oh, and don’t forget the after party, where you celebrate completing the mud run with your fellow Dirty Girls!

High Point Farm
23730 Frederick Road
Clarksburg, MD 20871
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Aug 24

Introduction to Western Papermaking

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

This workshop covers the basic techniques of Western-style hand papermaking, including pulp preparation, sheet forming, couching, pressing, and drying. It… more

This workshop covers the basic techniques of Western-style hand papermaking, including pulp preparation, sheet forming, couching, pressing, and drying. It includes an overview of decorative techniques, including the use of pigments, inclusions, layering, and shaped deckles. Pulp additives such as sizing, retention agents, and formation aid are also covered. This class is designed as an introduction for new students and a refresher for out-of-practice papermakers.

presented by Marjorie Devereux

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

Price: $140+$20 m to NA

Reserve by: Friday, August 15, 2014

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

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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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