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Carnival, Bird Walk, Half-Way to St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and More in Montgomery County this Weekend

Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.

Where: Diamond and Summit Aves, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877 

When:  Sunday, September 16, 2012, Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Description:  31st Annual Celebration of Gaithersburg includes live entertainment, interactive activities, food, handcrafted beers and family-friendly zones.   Ceremonies will be held to welcome new citizens and celebrate Gaithersburg’s history.

Pricing: Free

 

Where: 3801 Sandy Spring Rd, Burtonsville, MD

When:  Thursday, September 13, 2012 – Saturday, September 22, 2012

Description:  Family fun carnival presented by Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department.

Hours:
Mondays - Thursdays: 6:30p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Fridays - Saturdays: 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday - Noon – 6:00 p.m. 

Pricing: Free

 

Where:  , 11301 Elkin St, Wheaton, MD

When: Saturday, September 15, 2012, 9:00 a.m.

Description:  A full day of celebrating the Irish culture.  Celebration includes Irish breakfast buffet, drink ticket, door prizes, dance performances and more.

Pricing:  $15.00 for ages 13 + / $5.00 for ages 6-12

 

Where: 12920 Twinbrook Pkwy, Rockville, MD

When:  Saturday, September 15, 2012, 9:30 a.m.

Description:  Experienced coaching staff of former professionals, collegiate and highschool players and coaches come out to train and interact with boys and girls ages 6-14.  Campers will receive a Wizards + Mystics skills and drills clinic t-shirt.

Pricing:  $60.00

 

Where: 1400 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, MD

When:  Saturday, September 15, 2012, 5:30 p.m.

Description:  Bird enthusiasts meet to explore the woods, meadow and pond at Brookside Nature Center, looking and listening for birds as they get ready to turn in for the night. 

Meet at the pond boardwalk by the parking lot. Please register and pay for all participants.

Pricing: $3.00

 

Where:  4233 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD

When:  Saturday, September 15, 2012, 9:30 a.m.

Description:  Rock Creek CrossFit invites the public to check out a free introductory workout every Saturday at 9:30 a.m.

Pricing: Free

 

Where:  25 W Market St, Leesburg, VA

When: Saturday, September 15, 2012, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Sunday, September 16, 2012, 11:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

Why to go:  Check out crafts and art made by local artists, brows flower and garden show and a number of other vendors.  Meet artisans and learn about their craft.

Pricing:  Free

 

Where:  Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster, MD , 21157

When:  Saturday, September 15, 2012: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. / Sunday, September 16, 2012: 12:00 noon – 6:00 p.m.

Description:  29th Annual Maryland Wine Festival attractions include tastings from local vineyards, wine seminars, food from local restaurants, artisans and craft vendors, and lots of live music.

Pricing: Adults (21+): $27-$62, Designated drivers: $20, Children (13-20): $20

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