Per Montgomery County: The 52nd Annual Labor Day Weekend Art Show at Glen Echo Park will be held in the park’s historic Spanish Ballroom from noon-6 p.m. each day starting Saturday, Sept. 2, and running through Monday, Sept. 4. The exhibition features the work of more than 300 artists from the Mid-Atlantic Region. Admission is free.
Glen Echo Park is located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd. in Glen Echo. More information about the art show is available at LABOR DAY WEEKEND | Glen Echo Park. Presented by the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, the exhibition and sale is traditionally one of the largest art shows in the area. The show includes works in a wide range of artistic media including:
- Painting and Drawing
- Fiber Arts
- Works on paper
Glen Echo Park is one of the finest cultural resources in the Washington area.
The park is home to 13 resident artists and organizations, including two award-winning children’s theaters; a nature and aquatic life program for kids; a thriving social dance program; a restored 1921 Dentzel Carousel; and numerous art studios and galleries. It hosts hundreds of classes in visual and performing arts including ceramics, painting, photography, glass, music and dance. The activities, as well as free summer concerts, festivals, and special events bring thousands of visitors to the park each year.
County Executive Marc Elrich recently stated that he will be seeking a third term as Montgomery County executive.
Longtime ABC News 7 anchor and reporter Horace Holmes passed away on December 3, 2023 at the age of 66.
The Takoma Park Police Department has sent out tips to remain safe during the holiday season. The tops can be seen below:
Takoma Park Mayor Talisha Searcy has released a statement regarding the report of a bomb threat that occurred Saturday at Motorkat in Takoma Park:
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