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Weekend Events: February 16 – 18, 2018

Looking for something interesting to do this weekend? Extending your Valentine’s Day into the weekend or exploring the county through beer, there is plenty to do in Montgomery, MD.

Love Thy Beer: Winter Warmer Showcase

February 16 | 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm | $60 – $80

Silver Spring Civic Center | 1 Veterans Pl | Silver Spring, MD

Join the Brewers Association of Maryland at Love Thy Beer, the signature event of FeBREWary, Maryland Craft Beer Lover’s Month. Love Thy Beer is an event for the ultimate craft beer enthusiast and will feature exclusive brews not found at your local beer shop. In the true spirit of FeBREWary, attendees will get the opportunity to chat with the experts behind Maryland beer in an intimate setting over seasonal ales. Think: stouts, porters, winter seasonal, sours & anything out of the barrel! Plus, live music by garage folk performer: Skribe. Visit Montgomery will also host an information table at the event. Learn more

Courtyard by Marriott Silver Spring Downtown is offering a special rate of $89/night for Love Thy Beer attendees. Find the promo code here

Montgomery County Brewery Tour

February 17 | 10:30 am – 5:30 pm | $67.99

Pick-Up Location in Silver Spring, MD

Join Maryland Brewery Tours and check out Montgomery County’s finest breweries without the hassle of driving. Plus, enjoy added perks of behind the scenes tours, a pint of your choice at each stop, a limited-edition Montgomery County branded pint glass, good times, and more! Stops include Denizens Brewing Company, Saints Row Brewing, 7 Locks Brewing and Twin Valley Distillers. Learn More

Play in a Day

February 17 | 8 pm | $15

Imagination Stage | 4908 Auburn Ave | Bethesda, MD

Six professional Washington, DC area theatre companies will write, direct, rehearse and perform original plays based on similar themes in 24 hours. The plays will be presented at the 14th Annual Play In A Day, a one-of-a-kind event produced by the Bethesda Urban Partnership and Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 8pm at Imagination Stage’s Lerner Theater. Note: Some material may not be suitable for children.

Participating theatre companies include: Adventure Theatre MTC (Glen Echo, MD); Flying V (Bethesda, MD); Imagination Stage (Bethesda, MD); The Keegan Theatre (Washington, DC); Olney Theatre Center (Olney, MD) and Rorschach Theatre (Washington, DC). Learn More

Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival

February 17 | 9 am – 9 pm | $5 – $50

Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center | 1750 Rockville Pike| Rockville, MD

Music lovers rejoice! The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival has returned to Rockville, MD. The festival features regional and touring musicians, school jazz bands, masterclasses, workshops, interviews, and world-class vendors!! This is an awesome jazz festival and a lot fun under one roof at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. Learn More

Estonia 100 Year Celebration with Swing Swindlers

February 18 | 6 pm | $50

Golden Samovar Restaurant| 201 N Washington St| Rockville, MD

Calamus Enterprises presents a celebration of Estonia’s historic 100th birthday on February 18 with Mart Sander and Swing Swindlers big band at the Golden Samovar Restaurant. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere with dance music from 1930 -1940, featured in Estonian, Russian, German and English. Learn More

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