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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Aug 20

Metering and Exposure

Wednesday, August 20, 2014  |  Rockville
1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Understanding metering and exposure are fundamental to capturing the visual information that you want in your photograph. Without the information… more

Understanding metering and exposure are fundamental to capturing the visual information that you want in your photograph. Without the information that you want, the photograph may fall short of your expectations. We'll cover the variety of metering patterns and exposure modes that are available to us. You'll learn about different types of metering and how they affect the outcome of your picture. We'll also cover manual vs. automatic exposure modes. We'll learn about why you shouldn't always use your camera's suggested exposure settings and about difficult metering situations that can "fool" your camera into producing incorrectly exposed photographs.

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: $65

Aug 20

Free Summer Outdoor Concert: DakhaBrakha

Wednesday, August 20, 2014  |  North Bethesda
7:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Enjoy the distinctive world music sound of DakhaBrakha, the quartet from Kiev whose name means give/take in the old Ukrainian… more

Enjoy the distinctive world music sound of DakhaBrakha, the quartet from Kiev whose name means give/take in the old Ukrainian language. DakhaBrakha blends traditional Ukranian music with instrumentation from India, Arabia, Africa, Russia and Australian to create an amazing sound that crosses sonic boundaries.

presented by Strathmore

Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20852
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Phone: 301-581-5100

Price: FREE

Aug 20

DakhnaBrakha

Wednesday, August 20, 2014  |  North Bethesda
7:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Enjoy the distinctive world music sound of DakhaBrakha, the quartet from Kiev whose name means give/take in the old Ukrainian… more

Enjoy the distinctive world music sound of DakhaBrakha, the quartet from Kiev whose name means give/take in the old Ukrainian language. DakhaBrakha blends traditional Ukranian music with instrumentation from India, Arabia, Africa, Russia and Australian to create an amazing sound that crosses sonic boundaries.

presented by Strathmore

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

Price: FREE

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 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

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Hyatt Regency Bethesda

Located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, Maryland, Hyatt Regency Bethesda near Washington, DC is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. Our contemporary luxury hotel near the Nation’s Capital delivers exceptional venues for meetings and social gatherings, comfortable guestrooms with deluxe amenities, and specialty dining options. We’re also within walking distance of corporate offices and the Metro, a very convenient mode of transportation situated directly below the hotel.  Whether you’re attending a meeting or touring, you’ll find Hyatt Regency Bethesda near Washington, DC a smart lodging choice.

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