Things To Do in Montgomery Parks (Friday, August 19-Sunday, August 21)

Per Montgomery Parks: Get out to the parks this weekend before unofficial summer ends and the school year starts up! From comedy shows to campfires we have it all going on. Check out these programs in Parks Pick for Friday, August 19, to Sunday, August 21!

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Laugh

Enjoy an alcohol-free event with a great lineup of comedians at Seltzer: A Sober Comedy Hour(opens in a new tab) on Friday, August 19, from 6 to 9 pm at Cabin John Regional Park! There will be mocktails and food vendors onsite. Come laugh with us! Free admission!

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Nature

Summer is winding down, so get outside in our parks while you can to learn about native wildlife! Join us at Brookside Nature Center for Flying Squirrels(opens in a new tab) on Friday, August 19, from 8:30 to 9 pm or Turtle Talk(opens in a new tab) on Saturday, August 20, 10:30 am. See native flying squirrels or eastern box turtles!

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Play

Get your little ones out and exploring the natural world! Come to Play Day in the Park(opens in a new tab) at Black Hill Visitor Center on Sunday, August 21, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm.

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Campfire

Summer nights are coming to an end and so is the perfect weather for campfires. Join a naturalist for songs, games, and, of course, s’mores at Campfires at Black Hill(opens in a new tab) on Saturday, August 20, at 7:30pm!

For details, visit the calendar of events(opens in a new tab) and “Things to Do(opens in a new tab)” on our website.

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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.

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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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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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