All posts by Cory Van Horn

Seven Places to “Shop Small” this Holiday Season

As the holiday season quickly approaches, shopping at locally owned and operated stores is a sure way to find that special gift while supporting your community. Montgomery, Maryland, residents are fortunate enough to have a variety of options to choose from, ensuring that you will find the perfect gift for everyone! Here are just a...

Six Holiday Light Experiences Not to Miss in December

If you’re looking to be marveled by the glow of millions of lights, then make sure these six Montgomery County, Maryland, light experiences are at the top of your list this holiday season. Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens, Wheaton Step into a magical winter wonderland illuminated with more than one million dazzling colorful lights...

December 2017 Events & Festivals

Check out these fun events to attend in December throughout Montgomery County, Maryland. Our events list is packed with all things holiday and cold weather, including the best light festivals, holiday craft shows, Santa sightings and more! Festival of Lights at the Washington, D.C. Temple Open Now– December 31, 2017 | 9900 Stoneybrook Dr., Kensington,...

Weekend Events: December 1-3

As we say farewell to November and welcome December, it is time to begin the countdown to the holidays. There are several events in Montgomery County this weekend to help you kick off the month including Bethesda’s Winter Wonderland, Gaithersburg’s annual Jingle Jubilee and the Holly Trolleyfest in Silver Spring. Countryside Artisans Holiday Gallery and...

Weekend Events: November 24-26

We have a lot to celebrate this weekend between spending Thanksgiving with loved ones and, of course, Black Friday shopping. This weekend in Montgomery County, we are ending November on a bright note with our traditional celebrations including the annual Winter Lights Festival and the first ever Snow on the Row. Winter Lights Festival This...

Weekend Events: November 17-19

Thanksgiving is just one week away, which means the holiday festivities are in high gear. This weekend in Montgomery County, we have a number of celebrations happening, including tree lightings throughout the area as well as the annual Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade. Pike & Rose Holiday Light Spectacular Head to Pike & Rose for its...

Weekend Events: November 10-12

Here in Montgomery County, it seems like this week we have jumped over fall right into winter. The temperature drop won’t stop us from having great fun though! This weekend there are several events to enjoy, including a Veterans Day tribute, tree lighting and stage performances. Art On the Ice The ice rink at Rockville...

Rockville Town Square

Weekend Events: November 3 – 5

In case the colder temperatures and gorgeous foliage weren’t already clear indicators, but fall is in full effect. And now that we’re entering the month of November, we can also begin the countdown to the holidays. There are several events this weekend to help you kick the month off on the right note, including historical...

Rockville Town Square Tree Lighting

November 2017 Events & Festivals

It seems almost instantaneous – as soon as the clock strikes midnight on Halloween and the trick-or-treaters finish counting their spoils, we swap the spider webs and jack-o-lanterns for festive turkeys and Christmas lights. We officially enter November and also the holiday season. Ring in the holidays and celebrate with friends and family at some...

Pumpkin Panache Festival

Weekend Events: October 27-29

The countdown to Halloween has begun. If you haven’t found the perfect costume yet or still need to gather candies and sweets to hand out to all the trick-or-treaters, don’t worry – there’s still time left this weekend. As you’re out and about, why not stop by some of these fantastic events happening across Montgomery...