Things to Do In Montgomery County Blog

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 Dog with a Lunar New Year Community Event featuring live traditional entertainment, dragon dances, arts and crafts, and more! Learn More

Words Out Loud Spoken Word Series

March 2 | 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Free

Artist and Makers Studios | 11819 Parklawn Dr #210 | North Bethesda, MD

Outstanding poetry by widely-published Martin Shapiro and Ellen Aronofsky Cole is featured during Artists and Makers’ monthly open studios, in the Words Out Loud spoken word series. Check out the art exhibit openings and hearty refreshments, all free, as is ample on-site parking, before and after the reading. Read your own work, poetry, or otherwise during open mic after the featured readers. An all-round great Friday night experience. Learn More

Wine Camp: The Other Cabernet

March 3 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | $25 – $30

Rocklands Farm | 14525 Montevideo Rd | Poolesville, MD

Welcome to Wine Camp: a periodic explorative and interactive tasting! Featuring guest presenter Shawn Eubank, Co-Founder of Rocklands Farm, join the Rocklands winery team to explore “The Other Cabernet” …the lesser known Cabernet Franc. Shawn will be featuring a selection of different Cabernet Franc wines from around the world (along with multiple examples from Rocklands) to taste how place and winemaking techniques can play a role in both the similarities and differences of wines all made with the same grape. Learn More

Wine 101

March 3 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | $30

Olney Winery | 18127 Town Center Dr | Olney, MD 20832

Olney Winery’s Head Winemaker Chris Lanning will lead their first wine education class at the tasting room. In this initial session, Chris will cover the basics of wine …from A to Z. You will learn more about the different types of wine, the best ways to present and taste wine, and its complex characteristics. For the last 30 minutes, Chris will engage the “wine students” in a Q&A session. Learn More

Climb ‘N Yoga

March 4 | 2:45 pm – 5:15 pm | $50

Earth Treks Rockville | 725 Rockville Pike | Rockville, MD 20852

Calling anyone who would like to get a vertical perspective! Head over to Earth Treks to apply the power of the yoga practice to rock climbing. No climbing experience? Even better. The time is here to play and explore! No yoga experience? No problem! This outing will include a 20-minute gentle flow to warm up the body and still the mind as a preparation for climbing. After a few hours of climbing, attendees will close the evening with a soothing restorative yoga practice. Learn More

Intro to Aerial Yoga

March 3 | 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm | $25

UP – Healing, Wellness, Adventure | 8083 Georgia Ave | Silver Spring, MD 20910

Students will learn the seven fundamental wraps in this class, specifically where to place the fabric for maximum comfort, support and compression benefits. Aerial inversions will be covered step-by-step and with spotting, if necessary. Time spent upside down will be brief for each occurrence to build up tolerance. This class will also reinforce the benefits of feeling heaviness in the fabric so students gain proprioceptive awareness of feeling grounded while flying. All safety elements will be reinforced for beginners or those needing a refresher. Learn More


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