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

July 31, 2014

SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014  |  COLESVILLE
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Join us for themed stories, crafts, and video presentations, as well as ride trolleys, every Thursday and Friday from June 19th to August 15th. The Museum is also open Noon to 5:00 p.m. on weekends.

SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Join us for themed stories, crafts, and video presentations, as well as ride trolleys, every Thursday and Friday from June 19th to August 15th. The Museum is also open Noon to 5:00 p.m. on weekends.
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presented by NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM

NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM
1313 BONIFANT ROAD
COLESVILLE, MD 20905
(facility is accessible to the disabled)
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Phone: 301-384-6352

Price: $5 to $7

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On the Hunt for the Grand Masters

Monday, July 28, 2014 - Friday, August 1, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Through games, explorative adventure and artwork we will discover the lives and inspiration of five great artists from history. Using a variety of media (charcoal, watercolor, pastels and acrylic) we…

Through games, explorative adventure and artwork we will discover the lives and inspiration of five great artists from history. Using a variety of media (charcoal, watercolor, pastels and acrylic) we will create our own masterpieces in the style of the artisits that we have explored. Invite family and friends to an exhibition of your artwork on the last day of camp. Ages 8-12
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presented by Arts Barn

Arts on the Green
311 Kent Square Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Phone: 301-258-6394

Price: $220 to $270

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Summer Arts Camp @ CREATE Arts Center

Monday, July 28, 2014 - Friday, August 8, 2014  |  Silver Spring
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

When school is out, art is in at CREATE! Join us all summer long for our exciting art camps where students will work on projects including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage…

When school is out, art is in at CREATE! Join us all summer long for our exciting art camps where students will work on projects including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage and more! See below for a list of camp dates. All camp days begin at 9 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. Before and After Camp Care are available from 8:30 " 9 a.m. and 3 " 6 p.m.
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presented by Lauren

CREATE Arts Center
816 Thayer Avenue Floor 1
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Phone: 301-588-2787

Price: $295 / 1 W to $495 / 2 W

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Photography as Art

Monday, July 28, 2014 - Friday, August 1, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Using the basics of the camera and composition, create a variety of fun art projects from you photo imagery. Projects may include photo cards, transfer and the creation of artwork…

Using the basics of the camera and composition, create a variety of fun art projects from you photo imagery. Projects may include photo cards, transfer and the creation of artwork from your photography. Campers provide a white T-shirt for a final project. Bring a digital camera that usues a memory card. Invite family and friends to an exhibition of your artwork on the last day of camp. 7-9 year old: 12:30pm- 3:pm. 10-12 years old : 9:00am- 11:30am
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presented by Arts Barn

Arts on the Green
311 Kent Square Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Phone: 301-258-6394

Price: $110 to $135

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Sandy Spring Clay Works Clay Exploration Camp

Monday, July 28, 2014 - Friday, August 1, 2014  |  Sandy Spring
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Sandy Spring Clayworks Clay Exploration Camp! Week 1: July 14-18, 2014 9am-12pm Register by June 30th Week 2: July 28-August 1, 2014 9am-12pm Register by July 14th Ages 8-13 Come…

Sandy Spring Clayworks Clay Exploration Camp! Week 1: July 14-18, 2014 9am-12pm Register by June 30th Week 2: July 28-August 1, 2014 9am-12pm Register by July 14th Ages 8-13 Come join us this summer to get down and dirty with clay! We will explore hand building techniques for creating, sculpting, and decorating both useful and whimsical pieces, such as tiles, figurines and pots. Pieces may be glazed or painted after a bisque firing. Nature will be our inspiration!
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presented by Sandy Spring Museum

Sandy Spring Museum
17901 Bentley Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
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Phone: 301-774-0022

Price: $150 Museu to $160 non M

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ActDanceSingSummerCamps

Monday, July 21, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Each age group gets voice class, dance class and acting class each morning. Kids help develop the final sharing performance. In the process they receive expert instruction in acting, singing…

Each age group gets voice class, dance class and acting class each morning. Kids help develop the final sharing performance. In the process they receive expert instruction in acting, singing and dance from professional performers/teachers. Afternoon electives include, comic improv, playwriting, original story creation and production, art classes. Afternoon campers also get to have lots of creative input into the final production. ALL kids are equal! No stars or rather, ALL STARS! We don't cast a show with a couple leads and the rest background. Everyone gets equal stage time in voice, dance and acting!
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presented by The Academy of Fine Arts

Academy of Fine Arts
8451 Helgerman Court
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Phone: 301-947-9705

Price: $300 to $530

Reserve by: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014  |  COLESVILLE
10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Join us for themed stories, crafts & video presentations, as well as trolley rides, on Thursdays and Fridays. Complete list by date on website. Museum also open Noon to 5:00p.m. on weekends.

Join us for themed stories, crafts & video presentations, as well as trolley rides, on Thursdays and Fridays. Complete list by date on website. Museum also open Noon to 5:00p.m. on weekends.
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presented by National Capital Trolley Museum

NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM
1313 BONIFANT ROAD
COLESVILLE, MD 20905
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Phone: 301-384-6088

Price: $5 to $7

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Akhmedova Ballet Cape Cod Intensive 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014  |  Orleans
10 AM to 1 PM

Curriculum: Technique, Pointe, Repertoire, Character, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Pilates Location: Academy of Performing Arts, Orleans, MA Performance Opportunity: An in studio performance demonstration will take place on Friday, August 15th…

Curriculum: Technique, Pointe, Repertoire, Character, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Pilates Location: Academy of Performing Arts, Orleans, MA Performance Opportunity: An in studio performance demonstration will take place on Friday, August 15th from 11:00-1:00pm Students will be scheduled for a photo shoot on the beach with photographer Vihao Pham
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presented by Akhmedova Ballet Academy

Akhmedova Ballet Academy
5 Giddiah Hill Road
Orleans, MD 2653
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Phone: 301-602-8222

Price: 100

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The BFG

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - Sunday, August 10, 2014  |  Bethesda
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Little orphan Sophie cant sleep. When she peeks out the window, she is surprised to see a giant. Hes surprised to see her too and whisks Sophie away to his…

Little orphan Sophie cant sleep. When she peeks out the window, she is surprised to see a giant. Hes surprised to see her too and whisks Sophie away to his home in Giant Country. But this is no ordinary giant; Sophies giant is the worlds ONLY friendly giant. He operates in the strictest of secrecy to bring good dreams to the human world. Other giants steal and have a nasty habit of eating children! To save the children of England, Sophie and the Big Friendly Giant (BFG) embark on a magical journey to Buckingham Palace.
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presented by Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Phone: 301-280-1660

Price: 10

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Etching Extravaganza

Thursday, July 31, 2014  |  Silver Spring
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

This course will cover a variety of etching techniques, and offer participants the opportunity to develop longer projects and technical skills in an open studio format. Participants will leave the…

This course will cover a variety of etching techniques, and offer participants the opportunity to develop longer projects and technical skills in an open studio format. Participants will leave the course knowing five new etching techniques, how to effectively mix etching inks, how to set the pressure on both presses, and how to properly clean up the studio. During the workshop, students will have full-access to the printshop as well as individualized assistance from the instructor with plate development and printing. All levels of experience are welcome.
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presented by Gretchen Schermerhorn

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

Price: $350+$50 m to NA

Reserve by: Thursday, June 26, 2014

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Summer Concert Series at Glen Echo Park

Thursday, July 31, 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, starting June 19 and going until August 28. Listen or…

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"
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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

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Dani Girl

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Sunday, August 10, 2014  |  Silver Spring
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

When Dani, a precocious nine year old, loses her hair to leukemia, she embarks on a magical journey to get it back--along with her imaginary friend Raph and fellow patient…

When Dani, a precocious nine year old, loses her hair to leukemia, she embarks on a magical journey to get it back--along with her imaginary friend Raph and fellow patient Marty. Simultaneously hilarious and heartbreaking, Dani Girl is an inspirational tale of life in the face of death, hope in the face of despair, and the indomitable power of the human imagination. With music by Michael Kooman, and book/lyrics by Christopher Dimond, Dani Girl has been developed at the Kennedy Center, American Conservatory Theater, the Festival of New American Musicals, and the ASCAP/Disney Musical Theatre Workshop.
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presented by Unexpected Stage Company

Unexpected Stage Company
4010 Randolph Road
Randolph Road Theater
Silver Spring, MD 20902
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Phone: 301-337-8290

Price: 10 to 25

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Crazy Runs In The Family

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - Sunday, August 3, 2014  |  Silver Spring
7:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Back by popular demand, this hilarious comedy, written by Highwood and Sidwell alum Julia Starr, gives us a peek into the lives of one really crazy family. The play was…

Back by popular demand, this hilarious comedy, written by Highwood and Sidwell alum Julia Starr, gives us a peek into the lives of one really crazy family. The play was originally written for The Highwood Theatre and produced by Highwood students in 2012 and is now reinvented with a cast of professional actors. When beloved daughter Ellie brings her boyfriend home from college, this family brings out all the surprises!
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presented by The Highwood Theatre

The Highwood Theatre
914 Silver Spring Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Phone: 301-587-0697

Price: 20.00 to 25.00

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August 1, 2014

In the Gallery- Arts Barn

Friday, August 1, 2014 - Monday, September 29, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
12:01 AM to 11:59 PM

The Arts Barn and Kentlands Mansion display the best in local talent: paintings, printmaking, photography, sculpture, jewelry and more. Meet the artist at opening receptions for each exhibit, 7 "…

The Arts Barn and Kentlands Mansion display the best in local talent: paintings, printmaking, photography, sculpture, jewelry and more. Meet the artist at opening receptions for each exhibit, 7 " 8:30 p.m. at the Arts Barn and Kentlands Mansion. August 1 "September 28, Arts Barn: Chinese Culture Foundation of America (watercolors), Arts Entwine (jewelry), Ann Von Lossberg (photography). Reception August 19, 2014, 7-8:30 pm.
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presented by Arts Barn

Arts on the Green
311 Kent Square Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Phone: 301-353-0915

Price: $0

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