The Baltzley Brothers established Glen Echo Park as a Chautauqua in an effort to promote the surrounding area in real estate development. The town was incorporated in 1906 and notes as a successful amusement park. The park is now operated by the National Park Service as an arts center.
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Visit the house of the founder of the American Red Cross during the last 15 years of her life.
Glen Echo Park was established in 1891 as a National Chautauqua Assembly. Later the site became the area’s premier amusement…
Glen Echo Park is one of the DC area’s cultural treasures! Formerly an amusement park, now an arts and cultural…
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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.
The Bethesda Urban Partnership will present the eighth annual Bethesda Outdoor Movies: Stars on the Avenue from July 22- 26, 2014. Five evenings of major motion pictures in a variety of genres will be showcased, including new releases, action, comedy, musical and classic films. Admission is FREE and show times will begin at 9pm at the corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues in Bethesda's Woodmont Triangle. Schedule Tuesday, July 22: Ferris Bueller's Day Off Wednesday, July 23: Moonrise Kingdom Thursday, July 24: Citizen Kane Friday, July 25: Pitch Perfect Saturday, July 26: Top Gun
The Bethesda Urban Partnership presents the ninth annual Bethesda Outdoor Movies: Stars on the Avenue from July 22- 26, 2014. Five evenings of major motion pictures in a variety of genres will be showcased. Admission is FREE and show times will begin at 9pm at the corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues in Bethesdas Woodmont Triangle. Tuesday, July 22 " Ferris Buellers Day Off Wednesday, July 23 " Moonrise Kingdom Thursday, July 24 " Citizen Kane Friday, July 25 " Pitch Perfect Saturday, July 26 " Top Gun Moviegoers are encouraged to arrive early and bring their own chairs.