The Montgomery County Youth Media Festival is a free annual event that will take place at Levine Music in downtown Silver Spring, MD on Saturday, April 23. The festival showcases original short documentaries and visual art pieces from middle and high school students in the DMV area. A panel of judges reviews all the entries and selects some student works … Read More
The Community Stories Film Festival 2022, March 11-13 of Docs In Progress is coming up. This festival is all virtual, FREE and open to everyone. The festival features local stories by local MD, DC and Northern Virginia filmmakers. All films will be accessible to stream on your convenience starting March 8, 5pm. Q&As with the filmmakers are scheduled for March … Read More
Enjoy a day in the park and discover 8 amazing murals created by local artists. Located in Sonny’s Park across from The Pearl in The Blairs District, attendees can enjoy local restaurants, food trucks, activities & games, and live music! We’ll have something for everyone. So bring a blanket or lawn chair and make a day of celebrating the Silver … Read More
A Pandemic won’t stop us from celebrating the very active cultures of our region! In a normal year, the first weekend after Memorial Day would find up to 10,000 people enjoying two days of music and dance at the Washington Folk Festival, a co-production of the Folklore Society of Greater Washington (FSGW) and the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Art … Read More
Open the windows, bask in balmy breezes, and enjoy a virtual festival of May traditions old and new! Washington Revels’ special “Celebration of Spring” video release captures all the joy of May Revels — a DC tradition for over 35 years — and places YOU at the center of the fun in a totally new way. No Zoom boxes here… … Read More
It’s the last free show of the season with The Loose Ends Friday evening at Sligo Creek Golf Course. The same night, Bud Skeleton & Friends will be at the American Legion, and the Legion will host Garage Rock Night on Saturday. The YMCA will lead a walk along the Purple Line route Saturday morning. The annual Takoma Park Street Festival will be held on Sunday, and policy-minded folks can attend a Subdivision Staging Policy workshop on Monday evening.
The first Long Branch Festival begins Friday night, Sept. 20, for a weeklong celebration of the neighborhoods, businesses and culture of the area, according to organizers. “The purpose of the Long Branch Festival is to celebrate the dynamic neighborhood, businesses and culture of Long Branch,” according to the festival website. “Our goal is to bring communities together and celebrate our diversity, expand understanding of the crucial role of shared public spaces and highlight the value of locally owned stores.
Some of the top events this week include opening night of the first Long Branch Festival on Friday night. The Nighthawks will perform at Sligo Creek Golf Course on Saturday in a benefit performance, while the second annual Montgomery Hills Street Fest is underway as well. That same day is the Takoma Foundation’s annual beer festival. The Friends of Sligo Creek will hold a Sweep the Creek clean up this weekend. On Sunday, enjoy the competition and grab a slice of the Takoma Farmers Market pie baking contest.