Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, Nov. 30

Meet the Artists, Purple Line Art-in-Transit program, Montgomery Blair High School, 51 University Boulevard East, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Holiday Centerpiece Workshop, Takoma Horticultural Club, Heffner Community Center, 42 Oswego Ave., Takoma Park, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 1

Inventing Food Traditions for D.C., Lecture with University of Maryland Professor Emeritus Warren Belasco, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, 7:30 p.m.

AFI European Union Film Showcase opens, 8633 Colesville Rd., various showings, runs through Dec. 18.

Friday, Dec. 2

Public Art & Placemaking Discussion, Park and Planning Headquarters, 8787 Georgia Ave., 3 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 3

Holiday Bazaar, Grace Episcopal Church, 1607 Grace Church Rd., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Takoma Park Craftwomen’s 35th Annual Holiday Show and Sale, 7208 Maple Ave. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

18th Annual Alternative Gift Fair, Takoma Park Presbyterian Church, 310 Tulip Ave., noon-4 p.m.

Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale, Silver Spring Library, 3rd floor, noon-4 p.m.

Holiday Benefit Show with Monkeyfeather, Trainwreck, and Over the Divide, Takoma Park VFW, 6420 Orchard Ave., 6:30 p.m.

“Timone of DC,” Staging Hope Theatre Troupe, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 4

Pajamarama, participating Takoma Park businesses, 8-11 a.m.

Main Street Takoma Pop Up! corner of Carroll and Laurel Avenues, 8 a.m.-11 a.m.

Holiday Workshop at the NatureLab, 7003 Carroll Ave., 8-11 a.m.

Mr. Gabe, free, Republic, 6939 Laurel Ave. 9:30 a.m.

Washington Piano Society Concert, free, Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Ave., 1 p.m.

Other events Sunday during Takoma for the Holidays 2016.

Wednesday, Dec. 7

State Senate candidate vote, Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee, Silver Spring Civic Center, 1 Veteran’s Place, 7 pm.

Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
Upcoming Events Nov. 30-Dec. 7