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Things to Do in Montgomery County, MD

Whether you are into hiking, camping, golf, visiting galleries, attending a performance at a theatre, you’ll find it all, and more, in Montgomery County.  With more than 33,000 acres of parkland in 345 parks, 60 galleries, 22 theatres and 50 historical venues, visitors and residents enjoy superb amenities throughout the year.

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Spirit of Washington Cruise

Washington

A vibrant dining and entertainment experience, day or night along the Potomac River. Perfect for individuals or parties of any…

A vibrant dining and entertainment experience, day or night along the Potomac River. Perfect for individuals or parties of any size.

Spirit of Washington Cruise Website

Pier 4
6th and Water Street, SW
Washington,

DC

20024
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Phone: 866-302-2469

Hours: Cruises available for brunch, lunch, sunset, dinner, or midnight cruise.

Tickets: Call 866-302-2469 or make reservations online.

St. Paul Community Church

Poolesville

The heart of a freed slave community dating to the late 1800s.

The heart of a freed slave community dating to the late 1800s.

St. Paul Community Church Website

14730 Sugarland Lane
Poolesville, MD 20837
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Phone: 301-717-9304

Hours: Sundays 1-4pm, APril through September and by appointment.

Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine

Rockville

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

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

Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine Website

103 W. Montgomery Avenue
Rockville,

MD

20850
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Phone: 301-340-2825

Hours: Call for hours

Tickets: Admission is free.

Strathmore

North Bethesda

Strathmore Mansion in North Bethesda is sometimes described as “Montgomery County’s home for the arts.” Year-round visitors enjoy art exhibitions,…

Strathmore Mansion in North Bethesda is sometimes described as “Montgomery County’s home for the arts.” Year-round visitors enjoy art exhibitions, concert series of
chamber music, folk music and jazz, afternoon musical teas, performances for children and outdoor concerts all in a beautiful Georgian-style mansion with exquisite outdoor grounds. Next to the Strathmore Mansion you’ll find the Music Center at Strathmore. This magnificent structure houses a 1,978-seat concert hall which welcomes world renowned performers, and the connecting state-of-the-art education center features music and dance classes, workshops and seminars for students of all ages.

Strathmore Website

10701 Rockville Pike
North Bethesda, MD 20852
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Phone: 301-581-5100

Sugarloaf Mountain

Dickerson

Sugarloaf Mountain has been designated a Registered Natural Landmark because of its geological interest and striking beauty.

Sugarloaf Mountain has been designated a Registered Natural Landmark because of its geological interest and striking beauty.

Sugarloaf Mountain Website

Stronghold, Inc.
7901 Comus Road
Dickerson, MD 20842
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Phone: 301-869-7846

Hours: Daily 8am - 1 hour before sunset

Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard

Dickerson

On the border of Montgomery and Frederick Counties, Sugarloaf Mountain produces Bordeaux-style wines receiving numerous awards. Sugarloaf holds many events…

On the border of Montgomery and Frederick Counties, Sugarloaf Mountain produces Bordeaux-style wines receiving numerous awards. Sugarloaf holds many events throughout the year.

Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard Website

18125 Comus Road
Dickerson, MD 20842
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Phone: 301-605-0130

Hours: March-December open Wednesday-Sunday 12pm-6pm. January/February open Friday-Sunday 11am-5pm

Tickets: Visiting is free, costs of wines vary.

Takoma Park Farmers’ Market

Takoma Park

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

Join us every Sunday on Laurel Avenue in historic Old Takoma. The market includes the freshest local, seasonal produce, breads, pasture raised meats, artisan cheese, eggs, baked goods and more from 23 farms located within 125 miles of Takoma Park, MD.

Takoma Park Farmers’ Market Website

Old Town Takoma Park, Laurel Ave.
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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Phone:

Hours: Sunday 10am-2pm open year round

Tickets: Prices for produce vary based on market and season

The Fillmore Silver Spring

Silver Spring

The Fillmore Silver Spring brings a dynamic, first-class music, entertainment, and community use venue to downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, in…

The Fillmore Silver Spring

The Fillmore Silver Spring brings a dynamic, first-class music, entertainment, and community use venue to downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, in partnership with Montgomery County. For more than 40 years, the legendary Fillmore name has stood as the link between some of the most influential artists in music and their fans. With a capacity of 2,000, the newest Fillmore will offer an array of diverse live music programming. Located in the heart of Downtown Silver Spring, the Fillmore will join the American Film Institute and Discovery Communications as cornerstones of the neighborhood’s exciting, up-and-coming arts and entertainment district.

The Fillmore Silver Spring Website

8656 Colesville Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Phone: 301.960.9999

The Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest

Rockville

The Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest is one of the most popular races of the summer in the National Capital area.…

The Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest is one of the most popular races of the summer in the National Capital area. The event consists of the 8K race (including a wheelchair division) and a 1k fun run followed by music, refreshments, and an overall rockin' good evening. The 2010 Runfest is the 25th running of Rockville's summer night block party.

The Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest Website

Rockville Town Square
Rockville, MD
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Phone: 301-353-0200

Torrid Enterprises

Clarksburg

With a store in Germantown Plaza, Torrid Paintball offers all supplies needed for paintball as well as a field at…

With a store in Germantown Plaza, Torrid Paintball offers all supplies needed for paintball as well as a field at the Clarksburg location. Directions available upon deposit.

Torrid Enterprises Website


Clarksburg,

MD

20871
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Phone: 301-440-0426

Hours: Call for field availability, open play on the Last Sunday of every month

Tickets: Prices available online.

Town of Brookeville

Brookeville

Stroll though this quaint town including the Brookeville Academy (circa 1810), the recently restored 19th-century one room schoolhouse, and the…

Stroll though this quaint town including the Brookeville Academy (circa 1810), the recently restored 19th-century one room schoolhouse, and the Madison House where President James Madison fled in 1814 and established the "White House for a Day."

Town of Brookeville Website

Georgia Avenue and Market Street
Brookeville, MD
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Phone: 301-570-4465

Hours: Call for information

Valley Mill

Germantown

Serving families in the Washington area since 1956. Sixty acres of woods surrounds a spring-fed lake. Provides cutting edge instruction…

Serving families in the Washington area since 1956. Sixty acres of woods surrounds a spring-fed lake. Provides cutting edge instruction and gear for 40+ years. Specializes in kayaks.

Valley Mill Website

15101 Seneca Road
Germantown,

MD

20874
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Phone: 301-948-0220

Hours: 9am-4pm

Tickets: Pricing is available on the website

Vamoose Bus to New York City!

Bethesda

Vamoose is a premier bus service between NYC and the Washington, DC suburbs (Bethesda, MD; Arlington, VA & Lorton, VA).…

Vamoose is a premier bus service between NYC and the Washington, DC suburbs (Bethesda, MD; Arlington, VA & Lorton, VA).
Offers Wi-Fi.

Vamoose Bus to New York City! Website

4640 Montgomery Ave #110
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Phone: 301-718-0038

VisArts

Rockville

The Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts (VisArts) is a dynamic, non-profit arts center dedicated to engaging the community in…

VisArts

The Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts (VisArts) is a dynamic, non-profit arts center dedicated to engaging the community in the arts and providing opportunities for artistic exploration, education and participation. Through educational programming, gallery exhibitions and a resident artist program, VisArts provides children, teens and adults with opportunities to express their creativity and enhance their awareness of the arts.

VisArts Website

155 Gibbs Street
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 301-315-8200

Washington D.C. Temple Visitors’ Center

Kensington

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…

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 sits on a 57-acre wooded hilltop. The beauty of this edifice is enhanced by its award-winning gardens, reflecting pool and many specimen trees which are open to the public. Inside the Visitors' Center one can watch movies, view interactive kiosks, or receive explanations about the purpose of the well-known landmark.

Open every day of the year from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., the Visitors' Center hosts free musical concerts, cultural celebrations, exhibits, and lectures. In December, during the annual Festival of Lights, half a million lights illuminate the grounds; other attractions include crèches from many nations and cultures, decorated holiday trees, and nightly concerts. There is no charge for any of the events held at the Visitors' Center.

Washington D.C. Temple Visitors’ Center Website

9900 Stoneybrook Drive
Kensington, MD 20895-3199
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Phone: (301) 587-0144

Hours: Daily from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m

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