Kensington

Kensington, another historic community listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was founded in 1890.  The town, near the Connecticut Avenue beltway exit, is known for its elaborate Victorian homes and antique row commercial area.

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Dave & Busters

Restaurant, bar and virtual game center.

Kensington 8K, 2 Mile Challenge and 1K Fun Run

An annual Kensington tradition since 1993, the Kensington 8K, 2 Mile Challenge and 1K Fun Run has something for everyone.…

Washington D.C. Temple Visitors’ Center

The gold-spired Washington D.C. Temple is a well-known landmark along the Capitol Beltway in Kensington. The marble-clad, 288-foot high structure…

Upcoming Events in Town

TGIF Summer Concert & Movie Series

Wheaton

Kick-off your weekend with great music or a movie in downtown Wheaton! Enjoy live music and movies every Fridays July through August. Concerts are scheduled for 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Movies begin at dusk. Bring a blanket, chair and your family and friends -- And don't forget to grab a bite to eat from one of our great local restaurants before or after the show! Summer Series 2014 Lineup: July 11 Frozen (G) July 18 Invitation Band (Top 40) July 25 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) August 1 The Lego Movie (G) August 8 Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13) August 15 Grupo Latino Continental (Latin) August 22 John Stone Reggae Band (Reggae) August 29 The Nighthawks (Roots Rock, Blues)

TGIF Summer Concert & Movie Series

Wheaton

Kick-off your weekend with great music or a movie in downtown Wheaton! Enjoy live music and movies every Fridays July through August. Concerts are scheduled for 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Movies begin at dusk. Bring a blanket, chair and your family and friends -- And don't forget to grab a bite to eat from one of our great local restaurants before or after the show! Summer Series 2014 Lineup: July 11 Frozen (G) July 18 Invitation Band (Top 40) July 25 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) August 1 The Lego Movie (G) August 8 Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13) August 15 Grupo Latino Continental (Latin) August 22 John Stone Reggae Band (Reggae) August 29 The Nighthawks (Roots Rock, Blues)