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July Events and Festivals 2017

Montgomery County, Maryland hosts numerous of annual festivals and special events. Listed below are July 2017 Festivals and Events throughout the county. All dates, prices, and activities mentioned are subject to change, so please check the official website or call to confirm information.

Moonlight Movies at the Mansion

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Kick off your weekends with movie night on the front lawn of Kentlands Mansion. Grab your family, friends, lawn chairs, and blankets and enjoy a movie under the stars. Enjoy concessions of light snacks, sweets, drinks, beer, and wine for purchase. Movies start at 7:30pm. Admission is FREE!

Movie Schedule:
July 7: The Sandlot
July 14: The Princess Bride (30th anniversary)
July 21: Shrek
Where: Kentlands Mansion – 320 Kent Square Road Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878-5726

Harry Potter and the Silver Screen!

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Starting July 8, AFI will begin a summer-long project to screen every single Harry Potter film! The series will kick off on Saturday July 8 with Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone, and will continue every Saturday through August 26 with Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2! All tickets are discounted at $5 for this family-fun event!
Where: AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center – 8633 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910
When: Saturdays starting July 8 – August 26, 2017; 11 AM

Bethesda Outdoor Movies

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Spend an enjoyable evening in Woodmont Triangle and have dinner at one of the
neighborhood’s delicious and diverse restaurants before the show! Enjoy five nights of blockbuster hits at downtown Bethesda’s 12th annual outdoor movie series! A limited number of chairs will be provided and attendees are invited to bring their own lawn chairs. Movies start at 9pm. Admission is FREE!

Movie Schedule:
July 18: The Wizard of Oz
July 19: Field of Dreams
July 20: Dead Poets Society
July 21: Hidden Figures
July 22: La La Land
Where: Woodmont Triangle – Corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues. 

Shark Week Family Fun Fest

Join Discovery for a Free Family Fun Fest on the Fountain Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring! Enjoy face painting, Shark Week swag, and DJ Damon playing all the Top 40 Hits.
When: July 21, 2017; 6-8 PM
Where: Fountain Plaza 916 Ellsworth Dr. Silver Spring, MD 20910

Montgomery County Farm Tour & Harvest Sale

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Montgomery County celebrates its agricultural heritage by promoting local farms, and inviting our residents to indulge in seasonally fresh food during the 27th Annual Farm Tour and Harvest as well as throughout the entire growing season. Explore local farms and purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and other local products. Several farms have hayrides, pony rides, music, demonstrations and other fun and educational activities for all ages. Click here for a full list of participating farms.
When: July 22-23, 2017

Nigeria Carnival

Celebrate the Nigerian Cultural Heritage in diaspora.
Where: Veterans Plaza – 1 Veterans Pl Silver Spring, MD
When: July 30, 2017; 10 AM

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