Friday, December 14, 2012
Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.
Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events going on in your area this weekend. Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up. To submit an event in the Patch events calendar, click on “Events” at the top of the page and then click on the green "Add an event" button on the right side of the page. Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra Sweeney Todd at The Highwood Theatre Waverly Street Gallery Holiday Exhibition of 24 Gallery Artists Cresthaven Craft Fair Holly Trolleyfest Nutcracker Olney Ballet Theater A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas Miracle on 34th Street Festival of Lights Garden of …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
See colorful photos of dancers, musicians and the winner of the pupusa cook-off at the festival.
The World of Montgomery festival showcased the county's diversity through music, dance and food in downtown Wheaton. Read the full article about the festival on Wheaton Patch. Do you have any photos from the Oct. 21 festival in Wheaton? Upload them to our gallery.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The Oct. 21 festival will spotlight the cultures of four of Montgomery County's largest immigrant populations--from China, India, El Salvador and Ethiopia.
The World of Montgomery Festival returns to Wheaton in a few weeks—but with new life breathed into it. In addition to the ethnic food, music and dance performances from years past, the free festival will highlight the cultures of four large immigrant populations in Montgomery County. The festival will take place Sunday, Oct. 21, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the large parking lot at the intersection of Grandview Avenue and Reedie Drive in Wheaton. The county has partnered with the Kid International Discovery Museum to create an International Village, with four large tents representing China, India, El Salvador and Ethiopia. Children at the family-friendly festival can get a "passport" stamped at each tent for participating in different …
Monday, August 13, 2012
The 64th annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opened its gates this weekend, welcoming those from all around the state for a week of festivities.
The 64th annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opened this weekend, drawing guests from all over the county and other parts of Maryland. The fair kicked off Friday at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, welcoming families and friends to join in this year’s celebration, “Sew It, Grow It, Show It.” Aside from the rain storm Saturday night, the fair has seen huge crowds thus far. “It’s been busy,” Thomas Poole, the supervisor at the fair’s rabbit barn, said. “If we have weather like this for the rest of the week, we’ll continue to have good crowds.” The agricultural accomplishments of Montgomery County were on full display as guests wandered through the rows of stables and pens filled with sheep, pigs, chickens, cows, rabbits and other …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Find out when this free event will be held in downtown Wheaton.
Mark your calendars for the Salvadoran-American Festival on Aug. 5. Sample traditional Salvadoran foods and listen to live music from local and international bands at this free event in the heart of Wheaton on the first Sunday in August. The festival, which is organized by Salvadoran-American Transnational Communities and Montgomery County, will feature a Latino Health Fair that will provide health screenings and health information for Spanish speakers. The event runs from 12-6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 5, in the Wheaton Triangle at 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, MD 20902 (one block from the Wheaton Metro.)