Garden of Lights, Flea Market and More Weekend Events in Montgomery County

Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.


Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events going on in your area this weekend.  Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up.

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Kadima Saturday Night Live

  • Where:  B'nai Israel Congregation, 6301 Montrose Rd, Rockville
  • When:   Saturday, Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m.
  • Description:  Inflatables, moon bounce, jousting ring, indoor Laser Tag, video games, arts & crafts, board games and more.
  • Cost: $15


Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Celebrates 100th Birthday

  • Where: 6125 Montrose Rd, Rockville
  • When:  Sunday, Jan. 6, 9:30 a.m.
  • Description:   Official JCCGW birthday party includes birthday cake contest, tap presentation, dance and more.
  • Cost: Free


Historic Silver Spring B&O Railway Station Open House

  • Where:  8100 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring
  • When: Saturday, Jan. 5, 10 a.m.
  • Description:  The public is welcome to check out the railway station and learn about all of its rich history.
  • Cost: $5


Magnolia Laurie: “with a tug and a hold”

  • Where:  VisArts, 155 Gibbs St, Rockville
  • When:  Friday, Jan. 4-Wednesday, Jan. 9, 12-5 p.m.
  • Description:  Magnolia Laurie’s solo exhibition in the Gibbs Street Gallery at VisArts.
  • Cost: Free



  • Where:  Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave, Bethesda
  • When:   Saturday, Dec. 29, 1:30 p.m. (Check website for full performance schedule).
  • Description:  Dr. Seuss characters, including the Cat in the Hat, Horton, Gertrude McFuzz, and the Whos of Whoville make an appearance in the play Seussical. Best for ages 4-12. 
  • Cost: $12-25


The Historic Blair Mansion Inn Presents: A Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

  • Where:  7711 Eastern Ave, Silver Spring
  • When:  Friday, Jan 4, Saturday, Jan 5, various show-times
  • Description:  A murder mystery is performed at The Historic Blair Mansion Inn. The cast takes modern themes to create a backdrop for the murderer to commit their crime. Then, that's when the crowd steps in to guess who committed the devious act. 
  • Cost: $50


Garden of Lights - Winter Walk-through Holiday Light Display

  • Where: Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave, Silver Spring
  • When: January 5, 5:30- 10 p.m.
  • Description:  16th annual holiday light display. Nightly musical performances by local musicians as well as refreshments and shopping.
  • Cost: $25.00


Fairgrounds Flea Market

  • Where: Montgomery County Agricultural Services, 16 Chestnut St, Gaithersburg
  • When: Saturday, Jan. 5, 8 a.m.
  • Description:  Antiques, crafts, collectibles, books, household items, art, jewelry, tools, perfume, tools, clothing, electronics and more.
  • Cost: Free


Sewing/Quilting - Quilts of Valor and Quilts for Kids

  • Where:  19951 Father Hurley Blvd, Germantown
  • When:  Saturday, Jan 5, 9 a.m.
  • Description:   Sewers are welcome to join a group of ladies that creates Quilts of Valor for combat service members, veterans and kids in treatment for cancer.
  • Cost:  Free


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