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Labor Day Weekend 2014

Labor Day Art Show:

August 30, 2014 – September 1, 2014

Visit the Labor Day Art Show in the Spanish Ballroom 12 – 6 p. m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

The exhibition will feature the work of more than 250 artists from the Mid-Atlantic region. The show will include works in a wide range of artistic media, such as sculpture, painting and drawing, ceramics, glass, jewelry, fiber arts, photography, furniture, and works on paper.

The Partnership will also present the Irish Music & Dance Showcase in the Bumper Car Pavilion Saturday, August 30 through Monday, September 1, from 1:00 – 5:00 pm each day. This event is free to the public and will feature many Irish musicians and dancers each hour starting at 1 pm and continuing until 5:00 pm each day. Please check back for a schedule of performances.

Kensington Labor Day Parade

September 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Celebrate Labor Day with a Parade and Festival. The Kensington Parade begins at St. Paul’s St and Plyers Mill. Festival located along Howard and Armory Avenues. Enjoy a day of family entertainment with a parade, live music, arts and crafts, food and kids activities.

Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade

September 1, 2014 @ 1:00 PM

The City of Gaithersburg celebrates the “unofficial” end of summer with its annual Labor Day Parade. Participants in this year’s Labor Day parade include an assortment of fire engines, high school marching bands, giant balloons, horses, clowns, and more. This year’s parade is dedicated to the law enforcement community in honor and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Gaithersburg Police Department. Julie Wright, traffic reporter for WTOP News Radio and member of the Fox 5 Morning News Team, will serve this year as Mistress of Ceremonies.

Click here to view Parade Route

Town of Brookeville: U.S. Capital for a Day

August 30, 2014: 10:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.;  Sunday, August 31, 2014: 12:00 –6:00 P.M.

Join the celebration as Montgomery County takes a step back in history to 1814. The 200th anniversary of the War of 1814 celebration will take place during Labor Day weekend 2014. As Brookeville prepares to welcome more than 10,000 people to the bicentennial celebration on August 30, 2014, Brookeville will recreate the life and spirit of August, 1814, with living historians playing the roles of local scientists, engineers, teachers, tradesmen, and craftspeople. Costumed volunteers and horses will re-enact the extraordinary events of August, 1814, including the arrival of President Madison guarded by 20 mounted militiamen.

One thought on “Labor Day Weekend 2014

  1. Tilo Bear +

    These events look like fun!

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