Washington Grove

Originally a Methodist meeting ground founded in 1872 on a 200-acre tract of land, summer camp followers eventually constructed year-round homes.  You can still walk the tree-lined streets of “The Grove” and see the original summer cottages in their idyllic settings.

AG Paintball Games Ltd.

Professionally owned sports center offering paintball for individuals, groups and parties.

Bowl America

“There’s no place more fun than Bowl America! From grade school to grandparents, we get the good times rolling for…

Clopper Lake

Clopper lake has an over-abundance of largemouth bass, as well as tiger muskie fingerlings, and a hybrid cross of northern…

Gaithersburg Community Museum

Located in the restored B&O Railroad Station complex. Museum features educational exhibits and programs.

Gaithersburg International Latitude Observatory

Built in 1899, the observatory is a National Historic Landmark.

Gaithersburg Water Park

Intended for recreational swimming, the main pool has shallow water play spaces, a raindrop water umbrella, and water slides. The…

Kentlands Mansion

Nestled in the heart of Montgomery County in Gaithersburg, Maryland is a beautiful country estate known as Kentlands Mansion. It…

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

In 2001, the American Chemical Society celebrated the first 100 years of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)…

Seneca Creek State Park

The park, comprised of 6,300 acres, extends along 14 scenic miles of Seneca Creek, as it winds its way to…


Shadowland is a top destination for families in MD and VA. Offers unique laser adventures for families, youth groups, even…

Spagnvola Chocolatier

We are a Farm and Factory Owned Chocolatier. We import our own exquisite Cocoa beans from our exotic farm in…

Upcoming Events in Town

Creative Spirit Painting Class


A creative class in oil or acrylic painting designed for intermediate or advanced students. Supply list available at the Arts Barn.

Art After School in the Studio


Get creative after school Each week we will have a theme for class ( such as historic art period, mater artist, medium, color, etc.) , provide a variety of materials, and use your imagination and creativity to develop your own artwork related to that theme. It is an opportunity to try out something different or explore some favorite more in-depth. This class is designed the young artist who truly LOVE art and art self motivated. A $10 supply fee due the first class. No class on 4/17. Ages 7-11

The Comedy and Magic Society


Astounding magic and sleight of hand with interactive theatre and hilarious fun! Come and see some of the most entertaining magical artists of today. These family-friendly shows are perfect for ages 10 and up. With a different show each night, these magicians will always leave you amazed!