Adventure Theatre MTC presents the detention-riddled sixth grader (and drummer for the greatest garage band in the history of the galaxy, Enslave the Mollusk!)hopes to woo beautiful Jenny away from her boyfriend Artur by winning "The Nickelodeon", the first prize in his school's Battle of theBands. But when Artur and Jenny team up with Nate's arch-rival Gina to form the sap-pop band, Rainbows and Peonies, he's gottatake his game to an all-star level. What will he do? Click here to see a preview.
May 11 - Aug 10
Family Days at Lockhouse 25
The C&O Canal Trust will host Kids Programming at Lockhouse 25 with family explorations and activities. Participate in hands-on programs to explore and learn about the C&O Canal in the 19th century. Four Family Days will be held on:
Saturday, May 11, 11am to 1pm.
Saturday, June 1, 1 - 3pm
Saturday, July 13, 1 - 3pm
Sunday, August 10, 11am - 1pm
Activities will include learning about mules, what life was like for children growing up on the canal, the Underground Railroad's connection to the C&O Canal, and how soldiers communicated during the Civil War. Free
Sandy Spring Museum sponsors the 32nd annual Strawberry Festival from 10am - 5pm. Come and enjoy the small-town atmosphere, live music, fresh strawberries, children's games and more. Buy a raffle ticket to support the event and possibly win an iPad Mini, a gift certificate to the Stained Glass Pub, and hand-made quilt by Lauren Kingsland or a gas grill donated by Christopher's Hardware. ($)
Jun 1 - Jun 28
"I See" at the Sandy Spring Museum
Internationally recognized local artist Courtney Miller Bellairs presents a spectrum of history through two bodies of work exhibited at Sandy Spring Museum. The work reflects how we relate and organize to the places and objects around us and includes mixed media interpretations of objects from the Sandy Spring collection, along with architectural paintings in the spirit of Sandy Spring and its history.
Jun 8 - Jun 29
Olney Classy Crafts and Antiques Market at the Sandy Spring Museum
On the grounds of Sandy Spring Museum: Juried crafts and antiques, food vendors, music and fun for the whole family. Every Saturday in June from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Free admission.
Jun 20 - Aug 29
Summer Concert Series at Glen Echo Park
The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture presents its 2013 Summer Concert Series for the entire family under the glittering lights of Glen Echo Park's covered, open-air Bumper Car Pavilion. Concerts will take place every Thursday evening at 7:30 PM with room for dancers. The Denzel carousel will also be operating for night-time rides. Concert is free. Click here for details.
Jun 29 - Jun 30
16th Annual Heritage Days Weekend
Celebrate Montgomery County history during Heritage Days Weekend! Sponsored by Heritage Montgomery, over 35 sites will be open all around the county FREE from noon to 4pm each day. Programs will focus on history, outdoor recreation, children's and family activities, music and FUN! Many sites will feature living history presentations, games & crafts, refreshments, music ... and history, too!
This year's festival will also include a very special event: The Civil War Comes to Rockville, commemorating the 150th anniversary of Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart's raid on the town. On Saturday only, reenactments, lectures, music, and crafts will be featured at the Beall-Dawson House, Historic Red Brick Courthouse, Christ Episcopal Church, and Rockville Town Square, capping off with a Community Country Dance in the Town Square in the evening!
A complete listing of all the weekend's programs can be found on the Heritage Days page.
Please note: Heritage Days program at Woodlawn Manor, scheduled for Sunday, has been cancelled.
Grow It Eat It Summer Open House
Grow It Eat It of Montgomery County sponsors the Open House at the Agricultural Farn History Park in Derwood from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM. There will be Hay Ride tours of the Park as well as speakers discussing topics that include Seed Saving, Fall/Winter Vegetable Gardening, Growing Grapes and Making Vine, Garden Pests, and Cooking with Herbs. You may also register for a class on Food Preservation ($).
Take a tour of the Demo garden and see the many demos taking place. Bring your gardening questions and ask the experts. Fall/Summer vegetable plants will be on sale. Bring your blanket for a picnic with food available for purchase. All events except Food Preservation class are free but donation of $5 suggested. Click here for more information. Click here for schedule.
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