Events

December 13 - 19, 2019

Friday, December 13

 Washington D.C.-area  centers announce 2019 Black Friday

Washington D.C.-area Simon centers are offering enhanced Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday opening hours to accommodate the needs of busy holiday shoppers....

Holiday Open House at Wildwood Shopping Center

What: Annual Holiday Open House When: Friday, December 13th – Sunday, December 15th Where: Wildwood...

Holiday Open House at Wildwood Shopping Center

What: Annual Holiday Open House When: Friday, December 13th – Sunday, December 15th Where: Wildwood...

Captured Light: Current Photographic Processes

Captured Light: Current Photographic Processes is a regional juried photography exhibit featuring a wide range of genres, capture types, formats, and...

Tinsel & Treasures

Join us for Tinsel & Treasures! Angie, a FinkelPot Fairy, will be bringing Tinsel Fairy Hair to The Family Room this Holiday Season. Reserve your time spot...

An Evening with Dickens - Holiday Sip & Shop

Join Diane Jones, local Laytonsville resident, as she reads us through the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge this Christmas Season. Twin Valley Distillers will be on...

Fab Friday Happy Hours

Excitement, energy, laughs.... they all await at the area's BEST entertainment center in the heart of Montgomery County. And now on Fridays from 6pm to 12mid...

Pechakucha Volume 18 Banner

Prepare yourself for a tough topic: Death. We are usually inclined to avoid discussing such a sensitive subject. We are opening the doors on this...

A Celtic Christmas with Seán Heely Trio

Join award-winning Irish fiddler Seán Heely and a cast of nationally-acclaimed Celtic performers on a magical journey through Scotland and Ireland during the...

Sinbad

Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades. The iconic star was ranked one of Comedy Centrals “100...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Murder. Mystery. Mayhem. Math. What begins as an investigation into the grisly death of a neighbor’s dog results in a remarkable coming-of-age journey for...

Saturday, December 14

 Washington D.C.-area  centers announce 2019 Black Friday

Washington D.C.-area Simon centers are offering enhanced Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday opening hours to accommodate the needs of busy holiday shoppers....

Bomba Workshop

Get fit while having fun! Kick your weekend off with a high energy dance class that is sure to get your blood flowing and body moving. After some stretching,...

FRESHFARM Markets

FRESHFARM Downtown Silver Spring Market can be found in the heart of Downtown Silver Spring on Ellsworth Drive between Fenton Street and Georgia Avenue. A...

Kensington parkrun

Kensington parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5K run/walk on Rock Creek Trail. We are part of the larger parkrun global community - more than 1300 events...

Popurri de Cultura - Culture class for Hispanic heritage students

$15 per person, per class $75 for all six classes Immerse your children ages 6 – 12 in the cultural arts of Puerto Rico through storytelling, hands-on arts...

Captured Light: Current Photographic Processes

Captured Light: Current Photographic Processes is a regional juried photography exhibit featuring a wide range of genres, capture types, formats, and...

Winterfest 2019: Arts and Craft Show

Join us for Winterfest 2019: Arts and Crafts Fair and really so much more. This is a juried arts and craft fair with 50 vendors selling handmade jewelry,...

Holly TrolleyFest

Holly TrolleyFest celebrates the season with toy trains and Santa aboard the streetcars from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. Santa will not be available after christmas,...

Winter Tree ID

It can be easier to identify trees when they have leaves, but how about in the winter after the trees have shed their leaves? Come to the Nature Center at...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Murder. Mystery. Mayhem. Math. What begins as an investigation into the grisly death of a neighbor’s dog results in a remarkable coming-of-age journey for...

7 Locks Brewing 3rd Annual Holiday Market

The days are getting shorter and the holiday season is approaching! We've officially set the date for our 3rd Annual Holiday Market. Live music, food,...

Laugh Riot at Positano-Live Comedy in Bethesda,MD

Laugh Riot at Positano Live Standup Comedy Show Saturday Nights in Bethesda Featuring local DC-MD-VA comedians Every Saturday Night 8pm to 9:30 pm $15...

Cool Yule with Rochelle Rice

Join award-winning singer & songwriter Rochelle Rice for an evening of familiar holiday classics performed through a new musical lens. Inspired by the spirit...

Survivor Saturday

Outwit, Outplay, Outlast. See if you have what it takes to be the Ultimate Survivor during ShadowLand’s Survivor Saturday Night. Suit up in your high-tech...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Murder. Mystery. Mayhem. Math. What begins as an investigation into the grisly death of a neighbor’s dog results in a remarkable coming-of-age journey for...

Sunday, December 15

 Washington D.C.-area  centers announce 2019 Black Friday

Washington D.C.-area Simon centers are offering enhanced Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday opening hours to accommodate the needs of busy holiday shoppers....

Washington Conservatory Orchestra

Washington Conservatory Orchestra, a community ensemble under the direction of Jovan Zivkovic, performs Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances and Tchaikovsky's...

Bethesda Central Farm Market

A weekely farmers market in downtown Bethesda. Over 60 farmers and artisan food producers gather each week to bring the best in fresh food. Live music, kids...

Holiday Art Sale at CREATE Arts Center

Find beautiful and creative gifts for the art lovers in your life (and treat yourself to something too!). For one day only, CREATE Arts Center's diverse...

Takoma Langley Crossroads Holiday Market

Join us for the Crossroads Holiday Market, located on the lawn adjacent to the Takoma Park Recreation Center. Featuring handmade goods and artisan crafts,...

Craft Fair

Are you looking for gifts during the holiday season? Want to support local artists, artisans, and craftspeople? Come to the Craft Fair at Earth Treks...

Feed the Birds

Create a pine cone bird feeder to hang in Patuxent River State Park, or take it home to help feed the birds during the winter. Meet at the Nature Center.

Holiday Book Fair

Celebrate The Writer's Center’s birthday and the start of the holidays! Find gifts for the whole family at our annual book fair, where authors and publishers...

Holly TrolleyFest

Holly TrolleyFest celebrates the season with toy trains and Santa aboard the streetcars from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. Santa will not be available after christmas,...

candle and snowflake

Looking for a little adventure? Follow the clues as you hike around Cabin John Park to solve a new nature-themed puzzle each month. This month we're hosting...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Murder. Mystery. Mayhem. Math. What begins as an investigation into the grisly death of a neighbor’s dog results in a remarkable coming-of-age journey for...

Montgomery Symphony Orchestra: Sounds of the Season

The MSO invites you to a concert featuring a selection of classical favorites for the winter season including compositions by Bizet, Holst, Custer, Anderson,...

New Orchestra of Washington

’Tis the season to think outside the Bachs with a family-friendly musical tour spanning the entire globe! We’ll start out in Brazil with Heitor...

Monday, December 16

 Washington D.C.-area  centers announce 2019 Black Friday

Washington D.C.-area Simon centers are offering enhanced Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday opening hours to accommodate the needs of busy holiday shoppers....

Captured Light: Current Photographic Processes

Captured Light: Current Photographic Processes is a regional juried photography exhibit featuring a wide range of genres, capture types, formats, and...

Nature Crafts

Explore various topics about our natural world and take home a nature creation of your own! Crafts vary each week; takes place at the Park Office.

Tuesday, December 17

 Washington D.C.-area  centers announce 2019 Black Friday

Washington D.C.-area Simon centers are offering enhanced Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday opening hours to accommodate the needs of busy holiday shoppers....

Captured Light: Current Photographic Processes

Captured Light: Current Photographic Processes is a regional juried photography exhibit featuring a wide range of genres, capture types, formats, and...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Murder. Mystery. Mayhem. Math. What begins as an investigation into the grisly death of a neighbor’s dog results in a remarkable coming-of-age journey for...

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

This holiday mash-up is back by popular demand! Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York...

Wednesday, December 18

 Washington D.C.-area  centers announce 2019 Black Friday

Washington D.C.-area Simon centers are offering enhanced Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday opening hours to accommodate the needs of busy holiday shoppers....

Captured Light: Current Photographic Processes

Captured Light: Current Photographic Processes is a regional juried photography exhibit featuring a wide range of genres, capture types, formats, and...

candle and snowflake

Come to Locust Grove for December's theme week: Solstice Days. The Nature Center will feature special exhibits, complimentary hot chocolate in the lobby, and...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Murder. Mystery. Mayhem. Math. What begins as an investigation into the grisly death of a neighbor’s dog results in a remarkable coming-of-age journey for...

Seth Kibel & The Kleztet

Klezmer fans—rejoice! Seth Kibel, one of the best local instrumentalists and winner of not one, not 10, but 28 Wammies (Washington Area Music Awards), brings...

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

This holiday mash-up is back by popular demand! Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York...

Thursday, December 19

 Washington D.C.-area  centers announce 2019 Black Friday

Washington D.C.-area Simon centers are offering enhanced Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday opening hours to accommodate the needs of busy holiday shoppers....

Captured Light: Current Photographic Processes

Captured Light: Current Photographic Processes is a regional juried photography exhibit featuring a wide range of genres, capture types, formats, and...

candle and snowflake

Come to Locust Grove for December's theme week: Solstice Days. The Nature Center will feature special exhibits, complimentary hot chocolate in the lobby, and...

Creative Writing Workshops

Creative writing is a tool for knowing yourself, understanding the world, and connecting with other people. Led by author Seema Reza and accomplished guest...

Trivia Nights & True Respite Brewing Co. !

Thursday night trivia continues at True Respite Brewing! Trivia starts at 7 pm every Thursday night and is hosted by District Trivia. Game Play District...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Murder. Mystery. Mayhem. Math. What begins as an investigation into the grisly death of a neighbor’s dog results in a remarkable coming-of-age journey for...

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

This holiday mash-up is back by popular demand! Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York...

December 13 - 19, 2019