Get Out: Weekend Activities Downtown and Nearby

Looking for some different ideas for this holiday weekend? Patch is coming to the rescue.

Check out our picks for activities and events in and aorund Silver Spring this holiday weekend.


Where/When: On Saturday, Dec. 24 at Silver Stars Gymnastics located at 2701 Pittman Drive in Silver Spring. The event starts at 10 a.m.

Why go: Let your children 12 and under play on a train moonbounce, use the trampolines, monkey bars and balance beams, all while doing some good (all proceeds go to ).

Pricing: $10


Where/When: Weekly on Saturdays on Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Why Go: Get some fresh veggies, fruits, pastries and cheeses to serve during your holiday feasts.

Pricing: Price varies and different stands.


Where/When: 1800 Glenallan Avenue in Silver Spring at Brookside Gardens, Friday, Dec. 23 at 5:30 p.m.

Why go: Today is your last chance to see Brookside Gardens’ annual Garden of Lights before it closes for Christmas! Brookside Gardens will reopen on Tuesday.

Pricing: $20


Where/When: Route 28 & Travilah Road, Rockville, MD at the Travilah Square Shopping Center, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 23 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24.

Why go: Family-friendly fun for free! Challah-making, potato men and iron-beads art on Friday and music, food and games Saturday evening.

Price: Free (fees apply for some crafts)


Where/When: 9900 Stoneybrook Drive in Kensington at the Washington D.C. Mormon Temple, Friday, Dec. 23 – Tuesday, Dec. 27 at 5:30 p.m.

Why go: More than 500,000 lights illuminate one of the more interesting buildings in the area. Enjoy nightly concerts featuring local performers each evening at 7 p.m. in the Visitor’s Center.

Price: Free


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