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

August 2, 2014

Pinkalicious!

Friday, June 20, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014  |  Glen Echo
11am to 12pm

Based on the book "Pinkalicious" by Victoria Kann & Elizabeth Kann Directed by Carl Menninger Starring Award Winner Felicia Curry Recommended for All Ages Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes…

Pinkalicious!

Based on the book "Pinkalicious" by Victoria Kann & Elizabeth Kann Directed by Carl Menninger Starring Award Winner Felicia Curry Recommended for All Ages Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament.
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presented by Adventure Theatre MTC

Adventure Theatre MTC
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812
(facility is accessible to the disabled)
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Phone: 301-634-2270

Price: $19 to $19 (Ages 1+ require a ticket)

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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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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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Intermediate Digital Photography- the Next Step

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  Rockville
10 AM to 1 PM

You will learn how to use advanced camera functions. We'll cover the use of affordable accessories and helpful gadgets, on camera flash basics, composing images of people and groups everything…

You will learn how to use advanced camera functions. We'll cover the use of affordable accessories and helpful gadgets, on camera flash basics, composing images of people and groups everything you need to take better photos of your life, holidays, vacations and kids. Prerequisite: You will need to have taken Introduction to Digital, Photography or be able to operate a Digital SLR camera in full manual mode - able to adjust aperture, shutter speed & ISO - to obtain the desired exposure and depth of field.
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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: $265

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Introduction to Digital Photography

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  Rockville
10 AM to 1 PM

Introduction to Digital Photography will teach you the basics needed to take the photographs you want! Bring your own Digital SLR camera and learn with hands-on instruction. You will learn…

Introduction to Digital Photography will teach you the basics needed to take the photographs you want! Bring your own Digital SLR camera and learn with hands-on instruction. You will learn camera functions, composition, depth of field, exposure, avoiding common mistakes, the use of available light, and more. This workshop meets for a total of four sessions, three hours for each session. During the third session, classes will meet for a field trip to photograph the National Gallery of Art, Union Station, or other D.C. location. Weeknight classes will meet on a Saturday for their third session.
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presented by Washington School of Photography

Washington School of Photography
12276 Wilkins Avenue
Rockville, MD 20852
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Phone: 301-654-1998

Price: $265

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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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Little Red Riding Hood/3 Little Pigs

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014  |  Glen Echo
10:00 AM to 10:40 AM

Whats so bad about the Big Bad Wolf? At last B.B. (Big Bad) Wolfe tells his side of the story, in rap, no less. Has the notorious pork poacher and…

Whats so bad about the Big Bad Wolf? At last B.B. (Big Bad) Wolfe tells his side of the story, in rap, no less. Has the notorious pork poacher and grandma impersonator gotten a bum rap, or is he truly deserving of his moniker? You be the judge! This tongue-in-cheek version of two childrens favorites uses humor and music to explore our fear of things we dont understand. This is one of our most popular and funniest productions, and includes lots of audience participation. Show runs from July 24 " Aug. 31, 2014.
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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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Opening Day: Fall/Winter Class Registration at Glen Echo Park

Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  Glen Echo, MD
10 AM to 6 PM

Whether you are finally ready to sign up for that art class you've always been meaning to take or you have been coming to Glen Echo Park for years and…

Whether you are finally ready to sign up for that art class you've always been meaning to take or you have been coming to Glen Echo Park for years and already love our programs, we have something in our fall/winter lineup of classes just for you! Opening Day of registration for classes in visual and performing arts is Saturday, August 2. Walk-in registration on that day is from 10am - 6pm. (Online registration begins Monday, August 4.)
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presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD, MD 20812
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Phone: 301-634-2226

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Digital SLR Camera Primer

Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  Rockville
10 AM to 1 PM

If you want to create better photographs, the first step is getting to know your camera. This hands-on, three-hour workshop will introduce you to basic photographic principles that will help you understand how your camera works.

If you want to create better photographs, the first step is getting to know your camera. This hands-on, three-hour workshop will introduce you to basic photographic principles that will help you understand how your camera works.
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presented by Various Instructors

Washington School of Photography
12276 Wilkins Ave
Rockville, MD 20852
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Phone: 301-654-1998

Price: 65.

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Printstallation

Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  Silver Spring
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

In this workshop, students will explore how they can utilize the printmaking process and the idea of multiples to create a unique collaborative installation. Students will discuss printstallations, work together…

In this workshop, students will explore how they can utilize the printmaking process and the idea of multiples to create a unique collaborative installation. Students will discuss printstallations, work together to create elements of the piece through the printmaking processes, and install the resulting site-specific work in the community. Be inspired by the printstallations of contemporary artists, create one-of-a-kind collaborative works, and see your art exhibited! All levels welcome.
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presented by Emma Ringness

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

Price: $350 +$25. to NA

Reserve by: Friday, July 18, 2014

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Simple Elegance: Nature Poetry and Japanese Forms

Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  Bethesda
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

: In this five-week course, youll spend the first four weeks at The Writers Center writing and refining poems about nature. Well focus on the Japanese haiku, tanka, and katuata.…

: In this five-week course, youll spend the first four weeks at The Writers Center writing and refining poems about nature. Well focus on the Japanese haiku, tanka, and katuata. Well study and practice the challenges and simplicity of short poems by reading these forms by masters (Basho, Issa, Buson, Wright) as well as some free verse poems by modern masters of brevity like Williams, Ryan, Creeley, Clifton, and Dickinson. By the final session, students will have revised one poem ready for printing. The fifth session of workshop will meet at Pyramid Atlantic.
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presented by Lauren Emeritz & Melanie Figg

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, MD 20815
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Phone: 301-654-8664

Price: $300 to NA

Reserve by: Friday, July 11, 2014

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Printstallation

Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  Silver Spring
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

In this workshop, students will explore how they can utilize the printmaking process and the idea of multiples to create a unique collaborative installation. Students will discuss printstallations, work together…

In this workshop, students will explore how they can utilize the printmaking process and the idea of multiples to create a unique collaborative installation. Students will discuss printstallations, work together to create elements of the piece through the printmaking processes, and install the resulting site-specific work in the community. Be inspired by the printstallations of contemporary artists, create one-of-a-kind collaborative works, and see your art exhibited! All levels welcome.
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presented by Emma Ringness

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

Price: $350 +$25 to NA

Reserve by: Friday, July 18, 2014

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Resident Artists Open House

Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  Sandy Spring
11 AM to 3 PM

Join us the first Saturday of every month to meet our current resident artists. The Museum is home to nine working artists who work in clay, silver, enamels, and fabric.…

Join us the first Saturday of every month to meet our current resident artists. The Museum is home to nine working artists who work in clay, silver, enamels, and fabric. All of the artists have small galleries in their studios with works for sale, and also take commissions if you are looking for a one-of-a-kind item. Many of the artists incorporate materials and inspiration from the Museum's collection in the creation of their pieces, and use both historic and modern techniques in their craft. In addition there will be live music, refreshments, and special Open House sale items.
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presented by Sandy Spring Museum

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

Price: FREE

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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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Art Exhibition and Reception

Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  Sandy Spring
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

An Art Exhibition by Olney Art Association At the Sandy Spring Museum http://www.sandyspringmuseum.org/event/opening-reception-summer-pastimes/ August 2, 2014 " September 28, 2014 Artist Reception Saturday, August 2, 2014 1:30 " 3:30 PM…

An Art Exhibition by Olney Art Association At the Sandy Spring Museum http://www.sandyspringmuseum.org/event/opening-reception-summer-pastimes/ August 2, 2014 " September 28, 2014 Artist Reception Saturday, August 2, 2014 1:30 " 3:30 PM Music by renowned folk and bluegrass performer Orrin Star* www.orrinstar.com Visiting hours for the Sandy Spring Museum are: Wednesday through Saturday 10am-5pm or Sunday 12 noon to 5pm. http://www.olneyartassociation.org/ For questions contact: Karen Norman at waterkart@gmail.com
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presented by Olney Art Association

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

Price: FREE

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Focus on Composition and Design

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  Rockville
2 PM to 5 PM

Having a good subject is not enough to make a great photograph. In this workshop we look at all aspects of composition, learning to eliminate dead space, boring presentation, and…

Having a good subject is not enough to make a great photograph. In this workshop we look at all aspects of composition, learning to eliminate dead space, boring presentation, and distracting details. We cover compositional techniques that allow the photographer to capture the viewer's attention and direct the eye
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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: $265

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APPETITE: A Gastronomic Experience

Friday, August 1, 2014 - Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  North Bethesda
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Summers Ultimate Indoor/Outdoor Food Festival! Celebrity chefs, trending food trucks, craft beer garden, and live music"plus countless opportunities to taste, sip, and celebrate! Featuring Giada De Laurentiis & Bizarre Foods…

Summers Ultimate Indoor/Outdoor Food Festival! Celebrity chefs, trending food trucks, craft beer garden, and live music"plus countless opportunities to taste, sip, and celebrate! Featuring Giada De Laurentiis & Bizarre Foods Chef Andrew Zimmern. (APPETITE: A GASTRONOMIC EXPERIENCE trademarks, service marks and logos are used with permission of the Count Basie Theater, Inc.)
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presented by Strathmore

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

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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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Rockville Civic Ballet Summer Production

Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  Rockville, MD
7:30 PM to 7:30 PM

The Last Duchess, Saturday Night Social & Danse D'Enesco

The Last Duchess, Saturday Night Social & Danse D'Enesco
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presented by Rockville Civic Ballet

Fitzgerald Theatre
F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre
603 Edmonston Dr
Rockville, MD, MD 20850
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Phone: 240-314-8690

Price: $17 to $13

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The Last Duchess presented by Rockville Civic Ballet

Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  Rockville
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

This ballet is inspired by Robert Browning's poem about a duke who has murdered his wife and plans to remarry. Ticket sales start Tuesday, July 8. Group rates available.

This ballet is inspired by Robert Browning's poem about a duke who has murdered his wife and plans to remarry. Ticket sales start Tuesday, July 8. Group rates available.
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presented by Rockville Civic Ballet

Fitzgerald Theatre
603 Edmonston
Rockville, MD 20852
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Phone: 240-314-8690

Price: $13.00 to $17.00

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Andrew Zimmern

Saturday, August 2, 2014  |  North Bethesda
7:30 PM to 7:30 PM

James Beard Award-winner, Travel Channel star, and Bizarre Food aficionado Andrew Zimmern headlines the Concert Hall to share his globetrotting culinary adventures as well as his penchant for consuming delicacies…

James Beard Award-winner, Travel Channel star, and Bizarre Food aficionado Andrew Zimmern headlines the Concert Hall to share his globetrotting culinary adventures as well as his penchant for consuming delicacies he finds off the beaten track. Join this frank and funny chef-author-entertainer as he discusses the wide world of food, shares anecdotes from his amazing journeys, and offers his unique perspective on cuisine and life.
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presented by Strathmore

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

Price: $22 to $79

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