Kensington Train Show
What: Visitors can check out model trains,
live music and kids activities at the two-day
event that bene;ts the Noyes Children’s Library
Foundation and the Kensington Historial Society.
When: Sept. 8-9, 2018, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Kensington Town Hall, 3710 Mitchell St.
Cabin John Annual Crab
and Chicken Feast
What: First held in 1969, the Cabin John Crab andChicken Feast is the town’s biggest communityevent, attracting more than 500 residents andvisitors. The feast is held in early September andfeatures live music in addition to the food.
When: Sept. 15, 2018, 2 to 6 p.m.
Where: Clara Barton Community Center
Silver Spring Jazz Festival
What: This free, outdoor event drew 25,000 people
in recent years. Previous festivals have featured
a wide array of performers, including Wynton
and Branford Marsalis, Aaron Neville and Sergio
Mendes. Attendees are encouraged to bring a
picnic blanket and/or beach chair. Food is available
from vendors on-site and nearby restaurants.
When: September 2018
Where: Veterans Plaza at the Silver Spring Civic
Building, Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive.
Taste of Bethesda
What: Taste of Bethesda is an annual food andmusic festival with more than 50 participatingrestaurants and ;ve stages of entertainment. Ingood weather, more than 40,000 people attend,sampling food, enjoying the live entertainmentand heading to the kids’ corner for face paintingand arts and crafts. Admission is free and tastetickets are sold in small bundles for a set price.
When: Oct. 6, 2018, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Woodmont Triangle
Oktoberfest at the Kentlands
What: The 27th celebration of Oktoberfestincludes a wine terrace, a traditional beer garden,food vendors and live performances. There arealso horse-drawn carriage rides, apple-pressingdemonstrations, and other family activities.
Admission and parking are free. There are walking
paths and a festival-wide trolley route.
When: Oct. 14, 2018, noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Kentlands Village Green, grounds of
Kentlands Mansion, Main Street and Market
Bethesda Row Arts Festival
What: One of the leading ;ne art and craft
festivals in the Mid-Atlantic region, the Bethesda