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marionettes and costumed characters.
Recommended for ages 5 and older. Check
the website for dates and times. $12. The
Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo. 301-
STRATHMORE CHILDREN’S CHORUS:
PEACE, PAZ, SHALOM. The chorus
performs sacred and secular selections
from Sibelius, Britten, Engelhardt and
others to celebrate unity, peace and
joy. 4 p.m. $18. The Music Center at
Strathmore, North Bethesda. 301-581-
Through March 11
SKATING AT THE SQUARE. Lace up and
glide across the outdoor rink in Rockville
Town Square. Noon- 11 p.m. Fridays, 10
a.m.- 11 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.- 10
p.m. Sundays, noon- 10 p.m. Mondays
through Thursdays. 10 a.m.- 11 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day, Dec. 24-30 and Jan.
1. 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Dec. 31. $9 for two
hours of skating; $8 children, seniors
and military; $5 skate rental. Rockville
Town Square, Rockville. 301-545-1999;
Through April 1
ICE SKATING AT VETERANS PLAZA.
Take a spin around the outdoor skating
rink. 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. Sundays, noon-
10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays,
noon-midnight Fridays, 10 a.m.-midnight
Saturdays. 10 a.m.-midnight Dec. 23-Jan.
2. $9 for a two-hour session; $8 children
and seniors; $5 skate rental. Veterans
Plaza, Silver Spring. 301-588-1221,
VETERANS DAY CEREMONY. The mayor
and city council honor military veterans. A
wreath-laying ceremony and 21-gun salute
is planned. 11 a.m. Free. Rockville. 240-
VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCE. City of;cials
pay tribute to those who served in the
military. Donations of money and items
to support homeless veterans will be
collected. 11 a.m. Free. City Hall Concert
Pavilion, Gaithersburg. 301-258-6300,
HOLIDAY SUGARLOAF CRAFTS FESTIVAL.
More than 450 artists will be displaying
and selling photography, glass, sculpture,
pottery, jewelry and other creations. 10
a.m.- 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.- 5
p.m. Sunday. $8 online, $10 at the event,
free for 12 and younger. The admission
fee is good for all three days. Montgomery
County Fairgrounds, Gaithersburg. 301-
Nov. 24-Dec. 31
WINTER LIGHTS FESTIVAL. Drive through
3. 5 miles of sparkling light displays and
beautifully lit trees. The season kicks
off with special events including S’more
Lights (Nov. 17), featuring camp;res,
trolley rides and Santa; Wine Under the
Lights (Nov. 19), which includes wine
tastings, live music and trolley rides; and
a Leashes ’n’ Lights dog walk (Nov. 21).
6-9 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays; 6-10 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays. Closed Dec. 25.
$12 Sundays-Thursdays per car, SUV or
minivan; $15 Fridays and Saturdays; see
website for large vehicle fees. Seneca
Creek State Park, Gaithersburg. 301-258-
DEEPAK CHOPRA: THE FUTURE OF WELL-BEING. 7: 30 p.m. $45-$95. The proli;c
author and thought leader on integrative
medicine and wellness shares insights
from his February 2017 book, You
Are the Universe. Book signing follows
presentation. 7: 30 p.m. $45-$95. The
Music Center at Strathmore, North
JINGLE JUBILEE AND TREE LIGHTING.
The 90th anniversary of the tree-lighting
ceremony includes music and Santa.
Donations of money and items to support
homeless veterans will be collected.
6-7: 30 p.m. Free. City Hall Concert
Pavilion, Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350,
WINTER WONDERLAND. The annual
Bethesda Urban Partnership event
includes live entertainment, ice sculpting
and a visit from Santa. 1-4 p.m. Free.
Veterans Park, Bethesda. 301-215-6660,
Artists will sell their
wares at the Sugarloaf
Crafts Festival from
Nov. 17 to 19.