LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO? Why not
attend an outdoor concert or stop by a farmers market to pick up
a picnic before heading out to one of Montgomery County’s many
parks and playgrounds? Whatever you choose, there are plenty of
options and places to play year-round.
World-class drama, music and other arts and entertainment areavailable at numerous locations throughout the county. The MusicCenter at Strathmore in North Bethesda and several live theaterstages, including Round House Theatre and Imagination Stage,are located within the Bethesda area.
Bethesda, Rockville, Silver Spring and Gaithersburg each
sponsor many events and festivals each year, including summer
concerts and movies, art shows and theatrical performances.
Those who like the outdoors can enjoy county parks withman-made lakes, hiking trails and ball fields; hike in theChesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park; or ride onthe historic Dentzel Carousel in Glen Echo Park. Nonprofit artsorganizations also offer classes in the park’s buildings.
For Bethesda-area residents, the Capital Crescent Trailreigns supreme. The former railroad right-of-way, which runsfrom Bethesda to Georgetown, is a popular route for walkers,joggers and cyclists.
things to do
Paddle boats on the
6-acre lake at RIOWashingtonian Center inGaithersburg