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Things to do this weekend: August 11-13, 2017

Here’s our weekend itinerary for August 11-13 in Montgomery County, Maryland!

The weekend is finally here and there’s plenty to do. Here’s what we recommend you do:

Friday, August 11, 2017

Lunch Time: Enjoy a delicious lunch in Bethesda!

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Enjoy a delicious lunch out during Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week. This year, participating restaurants can choose how many courses to offer and the price for their prix fixe menus.
Where: Multiple locations. Click to view all participating restaurants.
When: August 11-19, 2017

Afternoon: Head to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair!

It’s back! Since 1949 the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, the largest county fair in the State of Maryland, has been a showcase of farm life in Montgomery County. Gates open at 3pm-12midnight. Purchase your pass online!
Where: Montgomery County Agricultural Center – 501 Perry Pkwy, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Night Time: See a Free Outdoor Movie

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Showing this Friday at Veterans Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring is Back to the Future! The movie will be shown with subtitles on. Screenings begin after sundown, at approximately 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Day – Party in Silver Spring and celebrate FestAfrica!

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The popular day festival will feature music by local and international African artists and dance performances, African cuisine, vendors, games for children, and many more highlights. Come with your lawn chair or stand and enjoy great performances, rain or shine!
When: August 12-13, 2017
Where: Veterans Plaza – 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Night – Dinner in Bethesda

Dine out in Bethesda, again! Because, why not! There are so many options with great prices!

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Do whatever you didn’t get to do!

Grab a delicious meal in Bethesda, head to the county fair or party in Downtown Silver Spring for day 2 of Fest Africa!

And of course, Shop Tax FREE!

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The second Sunday of August to the following Saturday is designated as Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week each year. That means qualifying apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are exempt from the state sales tax. Accessory items are not included. Head to Clarksburg Outlets for free family fest that includes, pony rides, a soccer clinic, live music and more! More information here.
When: August 13-19, 2017




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