Friday, November 16, 2012
Check out some of the fun things going on around town.
Each week, Patch compiles a list of weekend activities in the area. Check back weekly and tell us in the comments about not-to-be-missed events on your calendar. Richard Montgomery High School Presents: “Seven Sisters” RamPace 5K and One Mile Family Fun Run "Metalwork 2012" Exhibit 46th Annual Garrett Park Craft Fair Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Fall Festival Holiday Open House Legally Blonde Paint Branch Perspectives Present: Harvey
Monday, July 30, 2012
From fried Oreos to prize heifers, check out some of the best fairs and festivals in Maryland coming up in August.
August is just days away, and with it comes fair season. Check out some of the great fairs and festivals going on this month throughout Prince George's and Montgomery counties. Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Featuring over 40 rides, all your favorite carnival foods (think "fried Oreos") and tons of contests and exhibits, the annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair has something for everyone. The fair will take place on Chestnut Street in Gaithersburg from Aug. 10 through 18, and tickets are $10, but if you happen to be 11 years old or younger, admission is free. Prince George’s County Fair Where can you go to see a beautiful baby contest, a chain saw artist and pig and duck races, all in the same place? The Prince George’s County …
Monday, June 18, 2012
Spend some time this summer at a few of Maryland and Washington, DC's summer festivals and fairs.
Whether you’re a fan of festivals, fairs or barbecues, summertime typically brings out the best in each. Check out our list to see what Maryland and Washington, DC, have in store for you this summer. The Safeway Barbecue Battle If you love to barbecue (or just love to eat it), don’t miss DC’s 20th annual Safeway Barbecue Battle on Saturday, June 23, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and on Sunday, June 24, from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The battle occurs on Pennsylvania Avenue, where you can take your kids on rides, check out one of the 30 bands scheduled to perform or just hang out and eat delicious barbecue. Admission is $12 for ages 12 and up, $5 for ages 6 to 12 and free for children under 5. Smithsonian Folklife Festival If you happen to be on the…