Food, Dining and Discounts

Ongoing - Volunteers Needed
Senior Connection is looking for more volunteers to help senior neighbors get around town for a variety of needs.

Every Saturday - Kensington Farmers Market
Nearly 20 vendors provide fresh seafood, meats, waffles, pies, coffees, baked goods, cheeses, eggs and more every Saturday at the Kensington Train Station from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Information:

Volunteers Needed!
The Bethesda Urban Partnership is looking for 100 volunteers to help with the annual Taste of Bethesda on Saturday, October 1. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Information:

Through October 9 - Art Exhibit
Former VisArts Bresler resident artist Corwin Levi brings his mixed media exhibition of paintings to the Gibbs Street Gallery in Rockville. Information:

Through October 9 - The American Dream
Large scale color photographs from Bin Feng explore the gap between fiction, reality, and cultural difference at the Common Ground Gallery in Rockville. Information:

September 19 - Talk Like a Pirate
Gaithersburg Community Museum celebrates International Talk Like a Pirate Day with fun events for kids, ranging from book readings, "pirate talk" lessons, and crafting of eye patches and hooks. The event runs from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Information:

September 22 - Free Concert
Beatles cover band Savoy Truffle performs at the Gaithersburg City Hall Concert Pavilion with its eclectic combination of blues, rock, jazz and country. The show starts at 6:00 p.m. Information:

September 25 - VisionWalk
The 7th Annual Montgomery County VisionWalk begins at 10:00 a.m. at Rockville Town Square. The event to support the Foundation Fighting Blindness to find a cure for retinal disease has raised more than $125,000 in previous walks. Information:

September 25 - Bridal Showcase
The Kentlands Mansion Fall Bridal Showcase in Gaithersburg is back for another fall show where brides can meet with a wide variety of wedding-related vendors. The show runs from noon to 4:00 p.m. Information:

September 29 - Free Concert
The Hardway Connection, with its rhythm and blues and dance numbers, brings its show to the Gaithersburg City Hall Concert Pavilion at 6:00 p.m. Information:

October 1 - Taste of Bethesda
Bethesda's famous and fabulous festival returns with 60 restaurants and five stages of entertainment in the Woodmont Triangle. More than 40,000 attendees can sample food from participating restaurants, enjoy live music and visit the kid's corner for face painting and arts and crafts. 

October 2 - Walk for the Homeless
Community Ministries of Rockville is sponsoring a walk to benefit the homeless. The one mile-plus walk winds its way through downtown Rockville with visits to locations that support services for the homeless. Information:

October 6 - Free Concert
The Lloyd Dobler Effect hits the Gaithersburg City Hall Concert Pavilion at 6:00 p.m. The upbeat and multi-layered band appeals to culturally diverse audiences. Information:

October 6 - A Better Life
Cornerstone Montgomery is hosting a benefit in support of renovation work at the charity's Rockville facility. The benefit will feature tours, hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer and an opportunity to learn more how Cornerstone Montgomery and its partners work to help people regain their independence. Information:

October 8 - Fall Fest
The Pike District is sponsoring its inaugural Fall Fest at noon at Rockville Pike and Marinelli Road in Rockville. There will be live music, food, fun and festivities for all ages. Information:

October 9 - Concert for Autism
World-renowned pianist Shaun Tirrell is sponsoring a concert at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown on behalf of Madison House Autism Foundation. Proceeds from the event will help improve the lives of adults with autism. Information:

October 9 - Oktoberfest
The Kentlands in Gaithersburg celebrates its 25th anniversary with a fall festive featuring beer and wine tasting, German food, music and five stages of entertainment. The celebration runs from noon to 5:00 p.m. Admission and parking are free. Information:

October 15 - Uranus is Close
The blue-green plant is at its closest approach to Earth and the telescope at Observatory Park in Gaithersburg is holding viewings from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Information:


CURRENT ISSUE // August/September 2016

Montgomery Writes

This man isn’t alone in the park he stands watch in. There are similar sculptures of five other historical figures in a large pergola. Enter by September 10.
Dick Terrill of Silver Spring identified the narrow footbridge crossing a creek on the Billy Goat Trail on Bear Island in the Potomac River near Great Falls. She wins the framed print.
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