Thursday, October 4, 2012
Check out our picks for the weekend in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
Looking for a few fun things to do this weekend in and around the area? Look no further; our weekend planner is here. Flower Avenue Outdoor Market Where/When: 8809 Flower Ave., Silver Spring, MD, Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m. Why go: To check out the great selection of antiques, art, collectibles, crafts, jewelry, home décor, clothing, accessories, books, gifts and all kinds of eye-opening finds. Price: Free. Urban Haunted House Where/When: 11840 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD, Friday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m. Why Go: Explore the area’s first-ever fully indoor realistic bloody, bio-hazardous warehouse filled with attacking zombies, decaying bodies, vicious military men and much more. Price: $30. Meet with Master Gardeners Where/When: Brookside …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
A roundup of ways to stay busy in the greater North Potomac and Darnestown area this weekend.
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Thursday, June 14, 2012
Check out this roundup of events in the area this weekend: Who: Madison Chinese Dance Academy What: Splendid China 2012: Concert of Chinese Dance & Ballet Where: 51 Mannakee St., Rockville, MD When: 8 p.m., Saturday Price: $20 Who: Bethesda Big Train What: Baseball game When: 7:30-10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday Where: 10600 Westlake Drive, Bethesda, MD Price: $5, children 12 and under; $7 students and seniors; $9, adults. Who: Everyone. What: School House Rock! Live! at The Arts Barn When: 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday Where: 311 Kent Square Road, North Potomac, MD Price: $18.00, $16 for Gaithersburg residents, $9 for children and students. Who: Everyone. What: Good Life Farm Stand When: 11:00 a.m. - 7 p.m., Friday - Sunday Where: Good Life …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
A look at events around town you may want to attend.
Not everyone is willing to tackle holiday traffic and head to the beach. So for those of you sticking around in North Potomac, here's what you can do this weekend: Memorial Day Holiday Jam @ Dance Bethesda Where/When: Friday, 8:00 pm, Dance Bethesda Price: $15.00 Laugh Riot at the Hyatt Where/When: Saturday, 8:00 p.m., Hyatt Regency Bethesda Price: $10.00 Jolly Shows Carnival Where: May 26, 700 Russell Ave, Gaithersburg Hometown Holidays - Memorial Day Celebration Where/When: May 26-27 from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. and on May 28 from 9 a.m. to noon, Rockville Town Center
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Theater, choirs and remote controlled airplane demonstrations
It's Thursday and the weekend is quickly approaching. Before you make plans, check out our suggestions of what to do and see around North Potomac and Darnestown. 1. CHARLOTTE'S WEB - PAJAMA PARTY Where/When: Glen Echo Park 7300 Macarthur Blvd, Glen Echo (Adventure Theater); Fri., June 24, 7 p.m. Why Go: Put on your pj's and watch a live performance of the children's classic story, Charlotte's Web. Milk and cookie will be served. Pricing: $17 2. MOVIE IN THE PARK Where/When: Robertson Park and Youth Center, 801 Rabbitt Rd, Gaithersburg; Fri., June 24, 8 p.m. Why Go: Bring the kids out to watch a screening of Karate Kid (PG). The movie begins at dusk. Pricing: Free 3. RADIO CONTROL AIRPLANE DEMONSTRATIONS Where/When: 16200 Schaeffer Rd, …
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Performances, boat tours and gardening clinic this weekend
It's Thursday and the weekend is quickly approaching. Before you make plans, check out our suggestions of what to do and see around North Potomac and Darnestown. 1. SPLENDID CHINA 2011 Where/When: 51 Mannakee St., Rockville (Robert E Parilla Performing Arts Center); Saturday, June 18, 8-9:30 p.m. Why Go: See the Madison Chinese Dance Academy present a concert of choreographed Chinese dances and ballet. Pricing: $17 advance, $20 at door 2. COPPER LAKE PONTOON BOAT TOURS Where/When: 11950 Clopper Rd, North Potomac (Seneca Creek State Park); Saturday, June 18, 1-3 p.m. Why Go: Take a 45-minute pontoon boat tour of Clopper Lake. Tours start at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Pricing: $2 per person or $20 for a private boat 3. Gilbert & Sullivan’s The …
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Music, yard sales and theater.
It's Thursday and the weekend is quickly approaching. Before you make plans, check out our suggestions of what to do and see around North Potomac and Darnestown. 1. MANDY PATINKIN AT STRATHMORE Where/When: Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda; June 9 and 10, 8 p.m. Why Go: See the Emmy and Tony award winning actor and singer perform classics by Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim and others. He will be accompanied by Paul Ford on piano. Pricing: $35-$78 2. POOLESVILLE COMMUNITY YARD SALE Where/When: Children's Towne Academy, 19616 Fisher Ave Ste A, Poolesville; June 11, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Why Go: Find stuff for the kids, the kitchen and even the yard. Pricing: Free 3. ANTIQUE AND COLLECTIBLE SHOW Where/When: Montgomery County …
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Wine festival, yard sales and a boat tour.
It's Thursday and the weekend is quickly approaching. Before you make plans, check out our suggestions of what to do and see around North Potomac and Darnestown. 1. WINE AND MUSIC FESTIVAL Where/When: 18125 Comus Rd, Dickerson (Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard); Sat., June 4, 4 - 9 p.m. Why Go: Taste local wines, sample food from local vendors and enjoy reggae music from the Proverbs. Pricing: Age 21 and over, $15 advance; $18 at the gate. 2. QUINCE ORCHARD LIBRARY USED BOOK SALE Where/When: 15831 Quince Orchard Rd, North Potomac; Sat., June 4, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Why Go: Pick up your summer reads and support the Quince Orchard Friends of the Library chapter. Pricing: Low prices 3. NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC: ALL TCHAIKOVSKY Where/When: Strathmore, …
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Campfires, dance and concerts.
It's Thursday and the weekend is quickly approaching. And it's going to be a long one. If you're sticking around town this Memorial Day weekend, check out these events in and around North Potomac and Darnestown. 1. NIGHT LIFE HAYRIDE Where/When: 11950 Clopper Rd, North Potomac (Seneca Creek State Park); Friday, May 27, 8 to 9 p.m. Why Go: See what our local nocturnal neighbors get up to when the sun goes down. Bring binoculars and a flashlight. Pricing: $2 per person; Call 301-924-2127 to reserve a seat. 2. SCALES AND TALES: A FAMILY CAMPFIRE Where/When: 11950 Clopper Rd, North Potomac (Seneca Creek State Park); Saturday, May 28, 8 to 9 p.m. Why Go: Sing kumbaya around the campfire and learn about local birds and reptiles from Seneca Creek…
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Garden tour, bird walk and a book festival this weekend.
It's Thursday and the weekend is quickly approaching. Before you make plans, check out our suggestions of what to do and see around North Potomac and Darnestown. 1. PEONY GARDEN TOUR Where/When: Seneca Creek State Park, 11950 Clopper Rd, North Potomac; May 20, 6 - 7 p.m. Why Go: A guided tour of the historic peony garden in our own backyard. Tour of the Peony Garden at Seneca Creek State Park. Take guided tour of their prized historic peony garden. Learn about the history of the gardens, and how to care for the peony flowers. The tour will begin at 10 a.m. and last approximately one hour. Please Pricing: Free and open to all, but registration is required: 301-924-2127. 2. GAITHERSBURG BOOK FESTIVAL Where/When: Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 S …
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Parades, conservation events and silent auctions.
It's Thursday and the weekend is quickly approaching. Before you make plans, check out our suggestions of what to do and see around North Potomac and Darnestown. 1. ANNUAL THOMAS JEFFERSON PREP MAY FAIR Where/When: Thomas Jefferson Preparatory School, 12801 Darnestown Rd, Darnestown; May 6, 4 - 8 p.m. (Rain date is May 7, 4 - 8 p.m.) Why Go: Bring the family for a fun evening with rides, face painting, karoake and moonbouncing. Pricing: Free and open to all 2. COLORES ART EXHIBITION AND CONCERT Where/When: Johns Hopkins University - Montgomery County Center, 9601 Medical Center Dr, (Event held at 9605 Montgomery County Campus); March 6, 7 - 10 p.m. Why Go: Explore art and music by local Latinos. All are available for purchase in a silent …