Upcoming Events, Aug. 30-Sept. 6

Upcoming Events

This holiday weekend includes live music at the Sligo Creek Golf Course and a movie screening on Sonny’s Green, along with a retired greyhound adoption event in Takoma Park and an Ethiopian festival on Veterans Plaza. Later in the week is an event featuring a look at a Takoma Park music legend, and more music at the golf course.

Perfect Weather, Great Entertainer Highlight Jazz Festival

One perfect weather day. Two stages. Seven performing groups. Seven hours of music. And several thousand fans. Grammy-winning Arturo Sandoval headlined the annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival Sunday. He showed he’s a multi-instrumental master and a great entertainer as well.

Upcoming Events, Aug. 23-30

Upcoming Events

As summer winds down, the highlight of this week’s events is Saturday’s jazz festival in Silver Spring. Music lovers can also find live bands at Sligo Creek Golf Course tomorrow and next Friday, a blues happy hour the same night at the American Legion, a blues open mic on Tuesday and a Cajun jam Wednesday, both at the Takoma Park VFW. This weekend, there’s the annual tomato tasting contest at the Silver Spring Farmers Market, Grace Episcopal Church’s annual pig roast, and a comedy show Saturday night at the American Legion.

Upcoming Events, Aug. 16-23

Upcoming Events

This week, residents can have lunch tomorrow with Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart. Live music continues on Friday nights at Sligo Creek Golf Course, along with the DC Blues Society Happy Hour on Aug. 23. “The Little Mermaid” is showing on Sonny’s Green tomorrow night, the grand opening of a public piano in Takoma Park on Sunday, and there’s a discussion of death and dying issues at the Silver Spring Library on Wednesday.

County Announces Lineup, Schedule for Jazz Festival

The county has announced the full lineup and schedule for the 16th annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival. The free festival will be held from 3-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 on Veterans Plaza. Grammy-award winning trumpeter Arturo Sandoval will headline this year’s performances.

Upcoming Events, Aug. 2-9

Upcoming Events

Highlights this week include live music on Friday nights at the Sligo Creek Golf Course, a group of garage rock bands at the American Legion, followed the next day by a blues jam at the legion, a family science night at the library, and a Wednesday evening community forum on eliminating hate and violence in the county.

Sandoval to Headline Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Grammy-award winning trumpeter Arturo Sandoval will headline the 16th annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival, according to an announcement from the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District. The free festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 24 from 3-10 p.m. on two stages, with performances by festival cofounder Marcus Johnson, The Eric Byrd Trio, Paul Carr and The Real Jazz Ambassadors, and others.

Upcoming Events, July 26-Aug. 2

Upcoming Events

Highlights for the coming week include live music at Sligo Creek Golf Course and Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, a comedy show at the Legion, free riding lessons on an e-Scooter, Beacon Market, a Yappy Hour for your pup in Takoma Park, and opening night of an Agatha Christie play at The Highwood Theatre.

Upcoming Events, July 19-26

Upcoming Events

This week, you’ll find fundraising concerts for the D.C. Blues Society and the Takoma Park Folk Festival, three chances to watch the Thunderbolts baseball team in action, and the opening nights for two different shows at The Highwood Theatre.