Things to Do In Montgomery County Blog

C&O Canal Lockhouse 10 Overnight

Have you heard of the C&O Canal‘s overnight stay program, Canal Quarters? Historic lockhouses along the canal have been renovated to reflect a specific time period. Having spent plenty of time on and near the canal having various sorts of fun, I was super excited to take my family for a night at Lockhouse 10....

Spring is in Bloom at Montgomery Parks

It’s an iconic scene in Washington DC — blossoming cherry trees surrounding the Tidal Basin and national monuments. But with these great beauties come crowds, long lines and traffic. Did you know you can experience the glory of the cherry blossoms right here in Montgomery County? You can view over 300 cherry blossom trees in...

History of the Cherry Blossoms of Washington, DC

The rich history of the cherry blossom trees of our nation’s capital is a shining example of patriotism and international friendship. They are largely the product of Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore (1856-1928); an avid writer, photographer, and geographer. She later became the first woman on the Board of Directors at the National Geographic Society. Her love...

Raise Your Glass at These Neighborhood Irish Pubs

Sprinkled throughout Montgomery County, Maryland are some of the best Irish pubs in the state. Each offers their own unique flavor that fits the style of the neighborhood they call home. Whether it’s a perfectly poured pint or the classic Shepherd’s Pie, these local watering holes have got you covered. Finnegan’s Wake Irish Pub: Rockville,...

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Round-Up

In this special St. Patrick’s Day edition, we are sharing a few reasons to wear green and explore Montgomery County, Maryland this weekend. Shamrock Skate March 16 | 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm | $7 Wheaton Ice Arena | 11717 Orebaugh Ave | Wheaton, MD Wear some green or Irish-related attire and receive $7 admission...

Weekend Events: March 9 – 11, 2018

Looking for something interesting to do this weekend? Whether you’re a mom looking to dust-off your old prom dress or you’re ready to kick off the St. Patrick Day festivities, there’s plenty of fun things to do this weekend in Montgomery, MD. Mom Prom 2018: Pretty and Pink March 9 | 8 pm – 11...

Weekend Events: March 2 – 4, 2018

Looking for something interesting to do this weekend? From reaching new heights with yoga to wine classes, there’s plenty to do in Montgomery, MD. Lantern Festival March 2 | 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm | Free Westfield Montgomery | 7101 Democracy Blvd | Bethesda, MD Join Westfield Montgomery as they celebrate the Year of the...