Olney: SummerFest 2022 Will Take Place This Saturday, July 23 at 1pm

SummerFest 2022 will take place this Saturday, July 23, at the Olney Theatre at 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road in Olney. Per the Olney Theatre: SummerFest is the epitome of everything we love about Olney Outdoors with FREE activities and performances happening all day starting at 1:00pm. From all types of performances to backstage tours, sales, food, and so much more, we are so excited to open up our campus to any and all who wish to celebrate coming together around the arts. Please note all indoor activities require face masks. Schedule below:

SCHEDULE (* Times and events subject to change and weather.)

ALL DAY

Artist Marketplace
Omi Pavilion

Outdoor Games
Omi Pavilion

Lone Oak Farm Brewing Co.
Omi Pavilion

Food Trucks
Omi Pavilion

Friends of the Library Book Sale
The 1938 Original Theatre Lobby

Props Sale
Outside Costume Shop

1:00PM

Culkin School of Irish Dance
Root Family Stage

2:00PM

Meredith Willson’s The Music Man
Mainstage

Dance with CenterStage Academy for the Arts
Root Family Stage

3:00pm

Afrobeats with DJ Swavey
Root Family Stage

4:00PM

A Visit from Miss Maryland 2022!
Root Family Stage

Bollywood with Natyabhoomi 
Root Family Stage

Meet Our Community Partners
Omi Pavilion

5:15PM

DJ Supalee
Root Family Stage

5:30PM

Backstage Tours
Mainstage

6:30PM

Capital Accord Chorus
Omi Pavilion

7:30PM

National Players’ Much Ado About Nothing
Root Family Stage

8:00PM

Meredith Willson’s The Music Man
Mainstage

OLNEY THEATRE & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Backstage Tours

5:30pm-6:30pm, MainStage

Take a guided tour backstage and get a behind-the-scenes look at what we do and a closer look at our production of Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man, led by a member of the Olney Theatre Center staff. Maximum 6 people per group. Tours occur every 10-15min. First come first serve. Because backstage tours are indoors, face masks are required. American Sign Language interpretation provided. Line begins at 5:00pm.

Additional information can be found here.

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Now in its 17th year, the Kensington Day of the Book Festival is a family-friendly street festival featuring 150+ renowned authors, poets, and literary organizations. Enjoy live music on five stages, special guest speakers, military veteran writers and comedians, poetry readings, cookbook demos, children's program, and much more.

Admission is free, and attendees will also be able to explore a marketplace of books and food offerings from local vendors.

Not your average book festival! This festival offers something for everyone!

17th Annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival

Sunday, April 21, 2024, 11am-4pm (held rain or shine!)

Howard Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895

www.dayofthebook.com

Instagram: @kensingtonbookfestival

Contact: Elisenda Sola-Sole, Festival Director

[email protected]

301-949-9416 (text preferred)

FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival

Get ready to experience the vibrant colors, tantalizing flavors, and infectious rhythms of the Caribbean at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival! Hosted by RHU LLC, this exciting festival is set to take place on May 18, 2024, at the picturesque 16700 Barnesville Rd in Boyds, MD.

Step into a world where the Caribbean spirit comes alive! From 12:00 PM onwards, immerse yourself in a sensory journey that celebrates the unique culture, cuisine, and music of the Caribbean. Whether you're an African American, a Reggae or Soca music enthusiast, a wine lover, or part of the vibrant Caribbean diaspora, this festival promises to delight and captivate you in every way.

Let the enticing aromas of mouthwatering Caribbean dishes tantalize your taste buds. Feast on traditional delicacies prepared by expert chefs, showcasing the rich and diverse culinary heritage of the Caribbean. Indulge in flavorful jerk chicken, succulent seafood, and delectable plantain dishes that will transport you straight to the islands.

Accompanying the culinary extravaganza is a carefully curated selection of premium wines, ensuring the perfect pairing for your palate. Sip on fine wines from renowned vineyards, each sip a reflection of the Caribbean's vibrant spirit. Discover new flavors, expand your wine knowledge, and savor unforgettable moments with every glass.

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Don't miss this opportunity to embrace the Caribbean spirit and celebrate the arrival of spring in style! Tickets are available on AllEvents, so secure your spot today. Join us at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival, where cultures collide and unforgettable memories are made.

LIVE PERFORMANCES By: CULTURE Feat. Kenyatta Hill, EXCO LEVI, IMAGE BAND, RAS LIDJ REGG'GO with Special Guest SUGAR BEAR FROM E.U. & MORE! & MORE!

MUSIC By: DJ ABLAZE, DJ SMALLY & NAJ SUPREME

2 NIGHT Camping packages available: RV/CAMPER $200 | TENTS $150 Starting on Friday May 17 @ 5pm | 30 RV SPACES | 30+ TENT SPACES

KIDS 12 & UNDER FREE!!!

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