Settled in the 1750s and incorporated in 1801, Rockville served as an important crossroads community, offering train and transportation lines.  Rockville is the County seat of Montgomery County.

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American Dance Institute

Non-profit organization that builds artistic, athletic, confident individuals. Dance instruction for children and adults. Institute also offers Pilates. A world-class…

Ballroom Dance Company

Serving the greater Washington DC area, instructors teach the essence of grace on the dance floor. The BDC also offers…

Beall-Dawson Historic Park

The Historical Society includes a tour of the Beall Dawson House and the Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine lasting…

F. Scott Fitzgerald Burial Site

Visit the F. Scott Fitzgerald Gravesite located at the historic Saint Mary’s Cemetery. While intervening years took Fitzgerald around the…

Glenview Mansion

153 acres of wooded parkland and landscaped greenspace, Glenview exudes the charm, grace, and style you would expect from an…

Go Ape!

Swing, climb and zip through the forest canopy 40 to 50 feet above the ground at Go Ape, the world’s…

Josiah Henson Historic Site (Uncle Tom’s Cabin)

The Josiah Henson Site (formerly called the “Riley Farm/Uncle Tom’s Cabin”) is a historic resource of local, state, national and…

Latvian Museum

The museum encourages the preservation of Latvian cultural heritage in the United States

Meadowside Nature Center

Located in Rock Creek Regional Park, Meadowside offers hands-on natural and cultural history programs and exhibits. There are 8 miles…

Needwood Golf Course

Offering a driving range, pro shop, practice putting green and snack bar, Needwood is a well conditioned course good for…

Parklawn Camping Area

4 sites with grills, campfire circle, pit toilets. For MoCo residents only.

Peerless Rockville-Preserving Rockville’s History

A non-profit, community-based organization designed to preserve buildings, objects, and information important to Rockville’s heritage.

Rock Creek Trail

Asphalt trail is one of the most popular in the Washington metro area. 25-mile trail running from Lake Needwood Park…

RunAmuck Mud and Music Fest

This is the RunAmuck Mud & Music Fests! The Mud Run is a unique and incredible 5K run with terrain…

Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine

Included on the tour of Beall-Dawson House is this museum where major advancements in medicine were discovered.

Upcoming Events in Town



Group exhibition of seven critically acclaimed painters committed to abstract painting. Eschewing the depiction of realistic imagery, all have found continual fascination with abstraction as the thread to infinite possibilities. Their paintings tie the formal arrangement of the basic elements of art to a vast array of social, intellectual, emotional and perceptual influences. The results are exquisite individual paintings that are resounding visual experiences. Featuring: Timothy App, Dan Dudrow, Dennis Farber, Carol Miller Frost, Bill Schmidt, Jo Smail, and Michael Weiss.

Spring Break Camp


This program is open to all 7th " 12th grade students in Montgomery County. Students will have five sessions 10am-4pm each with 6 hours of instruction on the basics of Backpack Journalism. Students will learn to shoot and edit a short news package. Certification will be given upon completion of the project. Class topics will include story composition, shooting and editing. Students will be able to see their segments on MCMs Backpack Beat TV and on

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


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