It will be a busy weekend followed by a quiet week for local events. There’s live music Friday at the Sligo Creek Golf Course and the DC Blues Society 4th Friday Happy Hour at the America Legion, and a free concert Sunday at Montgomery College from the Washington Piano Society. Denizens will host a wild beer festival Saturday, while comedy returns to the Legion Saturday night. Also Saturday evening, Crossroads Market is hosting a special night market in Takoma Park.
Attendees can combine activities and advocacy at the second Montgomery Hills Street Fest scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21 from 3–7 p.m. The festival will be held on Columbia Boulevard, between Seminary Road and 16th Street, and feature local artisans who specialize in pottery, painting, fused class, jewelry and clay pendants, along with food and entertainment.
Locavino’s grand opening celebration this weekend will feature wine tastings, special draft beers from local breweries and a full menu, according to co-owners Jarrod Jabre and Justin Wallace. For the grand opening, Locavino will be open Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and they expect to be open on Sunday from 11 a.m. past the normal 9 p.m. closing.
As the summer winds down and peak vacation season is here, community-oriented events slow down, too. This week features live music at the Sligo Creek Golf Course on Friday nights, a pop-up nursery at Astro Lab Brewing, an international food & craft fair on Veterans Plaza, and a bingo benefit at Denizens Brewing Co.
This week features the return of Friday lunches with Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart, a benefit show for the Sligo Creek Golf Association with local favorite Marcus Johnson, Denizens Brewing Co. celebrating its fifth anniversary, and live music at both the American Legion in Silver Spring and at the Takoma Park VFW.
Events this week include a group of garage and punk rock bands at the American Legion, the return of Thursday night concerts on Veterans Plaza, a design charrette and update on the planned science building at Montgomery College, Carpe Diem! Thursday night dance and a comedy show at Busboys and Poets in Takoma Park.