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.

Events

April 23, 2014

Plantbok Genetics. Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus.

Monday, March 24, 2014 - Saturday, May 3, 2014  |  Takoma Park
8 AM to 4 PM

Parodies and satirical comments on the practices of biotech companies. Interactive exhibit with plants and robotics. Reception: Thursday, April 3, 6pm-8pm.

Parodies and satirical comments on the practices of biotech companies. Interactive exhibit with plants and robotics. Reception: Thursday, April 3, 6pm-8pm.
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presented by Open Gallery

Montgomery College Arts
The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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Phone: 240-567-5821

Price: FREE

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Takoma Park/Silver Spring Juried Student Exhibition. Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring C

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - Friday, May 9, 2014  |  Takoma Park
8 AM to 4 PM

Showcasing the best work by students in the TP/SS Department of Visual Arts and Design. Reception: Thursday, April 3, 6pm-8pm.

Showcasing the best work by students in the TP/SS Department of Visual Arts and Design. Reception: Thursday, April 3, 6pm-8pm.
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presented by King Street Gallery

Montgomery College Arts
The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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Phone: 240-567-5821

Price: FREE

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Radical Elements: Contemporary Quilts. Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - Friday, May 9, 2014  |  Takoma Park
8 AM to 4 PM

An exhibit of quilts by Studio Art Quilts Associates in conjunction with their national conference being held in Washington, D.C. Reception: Thursday, April 3, 6pm-8pm.

An exhibit of quilts by Studio Art Quilts Associates in conjunction with their national conference being held in Washington, D.C. Reception: Thursday, April 3, 6pm-8pm.
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presented by King Street Gallery

Montgomery College Arts
The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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Phone: 240-567-5821

Price: FREE

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Hansel & Gretel

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014  |  Glen Echo
10:00 AM to 10:40 AM

Humperdink's children's opera, full of magic, music and dazzling special effects. The puppets, lights, music and effects, are all operated by Christopher Piper, who also performs all the live vocal…

Humperdink's children's opera, full of magic, music and dazzling special effects. The puppets, lights, music and effects, are all operated by Christopher Piper, who also performs all the live vocal characterizations. The production has long been a favorite of children and their parents, and is an excellent introduction to musical story for children. Show runs Mar. 27 " Apr. 27, 2014. Times: Thursdays & Fridays at 10 & 11:30 a.m.; Saturdays & Sundays at 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. Recommended: K " Grade 6. Running time: 40 min. Call our box office at (301) 634-5380.
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presented by the Puppet Co. Playhouse

the Puppet Co.
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812
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Phone: 301-634-5380

Price: $10.00

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Rockville Annual Student Art Exhibition. Montgomery College, Rockville Campus.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Friday, May 9, 2014  |  Rockville
10 AM to 4 PM

Exhibit. Reception: Tuesday, April, 22, 2014, 5-7pm.

Exhibit. Reception: Tuesday, April, 22, 2014, 5-7pm.
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presented by Sarah Silberman Art Gallery

Montgomery College Arts
Paul Peck Art Building
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 240-567-5115

Price: FREE

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Cutting Edge Creations in Glass

Saturday, April 5, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014  |  Glen Echo, MD
4 PM to 4 PM

Opening reception: Saturday, April 5, 4-6 pm at Art Glass Center, Glen Echo Park Cutting Edge, Creations in Glass, showcases the work of 10 Art Glass Center of Glen Echo…

Opening reception: Saturday, April 5, 4-6 pm at Art Glass Center, Glen Echo Park Cutting Edge, Creations in Glass, showcases the work of 10 Art Glass Center of Glen Echo Park studio artists. The artists offer a rich array of unique pieces with fascinating combinations created with kilnformed glass. The work depicts diverse experiences ranging from African travel to dreamscapes. The exhibit opens April 5 and closes April 27. Gallery hours: Fridays, 10-2, Saturdays 10-4, Sundays, noon-4
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presented by Jennifer Carroll

Art Glass Center at Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD, MD 20812
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Phone: 301-634-2273

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Artists in Residence: Piotr Pakhomkin, classical guitar

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Wednesday, April 23, 2014  |  North Bethesda
7:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Hailed by the Baltimore Sun as an artist of "formidable talents," this Russian-American guitarist has won many prestigious awards and performed around the world. He'll perform pieces by Tarrega, Albeniz, Rodrigo, plus virtuosic and acrobatic works by Paganini and Mertz.

Hailed by the Baltimore Sun as an artist of "formidable talents," this Russian-American guitarist has won many prestigious awards and performed around the world. He'll perform pieces by Tarrega, Albeniz, Rodrigo, plus virtuosic and acrobatic works by Paganini and Mertz.
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presented by Strathmore

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

Price: $17

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Alvin Trask Krewe’tet. Montgomery College, Rockville Campus.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014  |  Rockville
7:30 PM to 9 PM

Music.

Music.
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presented by Music Recital Hall

Montgomery College Arts
Music Building
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 240-567-5209

Price: FREE

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