Things To Do in Montgomery Parks August 12-14

by MCS Staff

Courtesy of Montgomery Parks: Get the family into the parks this weekend for nature, puppets, history, and more! Check out these five programs in Parks’ Picks for Friday, August 12, to Sunday, August 14!

Full moon in the night sky with clouds encompassing it.


Discover amphibians and reptiles during Locust Grove Nature Center’s Full Moon Fridays(opens in a new tab) on Friday, August 12, 6:30 pm. Go for a hike then enjoy a campfire. Bring your own food to cook over the fire. Registration required.

Parks Playhouse Junior graphic. Red curtain pulled back to show a stage and the words: Parks Playhouse Junior.


The classic fairy tale “Rapunzel” comes to life through the artistry of The Puppet Co.(opens in a new tab) on Saturday, August 13, 10 am, at Falls Road Local Park. Bathrooms available. Dogs welcome. Free!

Drag queen stands outdoors in a blue dress and head wrap adorned with butterflies. She holds up an open book and shows to audience.


Enjoy tales and beauty of Brookside Gardens during the outdoor Drag Queen Story Hour(opens in a new tab) on Saturday, August 13, at 11 am. Free program! Cosponsored by WAM and FAM and Drag Queen Story Hour of Montgomery County.

A small group of people is getting a tour from a guide in front of the historic Oakley Cabin. There is a sign in front of the home which says "Oakley Cabin. Open."


Explore history in your backyard and take a free guided tour of the historic Oakley Cabin(opens in a new tab) on Saturday, August 13, 12 pm to 4 pm, at Oakley Cabin African American Museum and Park.

Hike into history during the Twilight Trek(opens in a new tab) at Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park on Saturday, August 13, 6:30 pm. Register online or purchase tickets onsite.

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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