Takoma Park

Considered to be Washington D.C.’s first commuter suburb, Takoma Park was founded in 1883.  The town has an extensive historic district with everything from large Victorian homes to tiny bungalows. 

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Crossroads Farmers’ Market

The producers-only market, held every Wednesday from 11am-3pm from June to Thanksgiving. We feature local fruits and vegetables from sustainable…

Takoma Park Farmers’ Market

Join us every Sunday on Laurel Avenue in historic Old Takoma. The market includes the freshest local, seasonal produce, breads,…

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Summer Arts Camp @ CREATE Arts Center

Silver Spring

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.

Fenton Street Market

Silver Spring

Visit the Fenton Street Market to shop local in the heart of downtown Silver Spring. Every week over 60 vendors showcase: original artwork, handmade and imported crafts, restored bikes, jewelry, body products, furniture, vintage clothing, unique services such as acupuncture, henna tattoos and much more. Plus, enjoy crepes, donuts, community activities and live music.

Screen Printing on Fabric

Silver Spring

Learn special tips and techniques for screenprinting on fabric in this one-day workshop. Students are encouraged to bring their own artwork and something to print on, whether its a t-shirt, tote bag, or tea towel! All levels welcome.