Festivals, Fencing, Fish Fry and More in Montgomery County This Weekend
Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.
Where: Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, MD.
When: Saturday, Sept. 8, 3:30 to 9 p.m.
Description: Montgomery County's celebration of America's great art form, featuring prominent local talent and internationally renowned headliners. A wide variety of food will be available for purchase. Performances will be outside, so bring a blanket or chair.
Where: The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, 13925 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD.
When: Saturday, Sept. 8, at 1 p.m.
Description: Dinner includes fish or chicken, choice of two sides and a drink. Sandwich includes fries and a drink.
BSA Troop 144 will be washing cars to earn donations for their troop.
Where: 11701 Clopper Rd., Gaithersburg, MD.
When: Sunday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 p.m.
Description: The 2010 Southern Division AA Champions and the 2011 Southern Division Second-Place Chorus perform together.
Where: 4 E. Church St., Frederick, MD.
When: Friday, Sept. 7, all day.
Description: Through Sept. 30 at The Artists’ Gallery in downtown Frederick: A Painter's Moving Tribute to the Quilt.
Where: DC Fencers Club, 9330 Fraser Ave., Silver Spring, MD.
When: Saturday, Sept. 8, at 11 a.m.
Description: Beginner fencers are invited to attend a weekly class at the DC Fencers Club.
Where: Fleet Feet Sports, 255 Kentlands Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD.
When: Saturday, Sept. 8, at 9:30 a.m.
Description: Laid-back fun run and walk through the Kentlands and surrounding neighborhoods. Free and open to anyone at any pace.
Where: Saturday, Sept. 8, at 10 a.m.
When: 212 Harrison St., Rockville, MD.
Description: The Rockville Presbyterian Cooperative Nursery School hosts a Rain Barrel Fundraiser. Proceeds from the event will go to the Rockville Presbyterian Cooperative Nursery School.
When: Sept. 5 at 5 p.m.
Description: Free week trial with unlimited training; just tell them that you saw their event posted on Patch.com.
Where: Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Ln., Rockville, MD.
When: Friday, Sept. 7, at 6 p.m.
Description: Meadowside's annual Apple Festival and Campfire includes apple cider pressing, apple lore, hands-on activities, a campfire ring for s'mores and more. Register and pay for kids at www.ParkPASS.org.
Pricing: $12 per child (free for adults).