The city of Gaithersburg released the following news this week:
Plan your dream wedding all in one place at the Kentlands Mansion Spring Bridal Showcase on Sunday, March 24, from noon to 4 p.m. Gaithersburg’s elegant 19th century estate provides the perfect setting to begin your wedding planning process or finish up the final touches to your special day.
Experience the beauty and charm of historic Kentlands Mansion while meeting one-on-one with a variety of wedding vendors, including caterers, photographers, event planners, musicians, makeup artists, hotel representatives and more.
Admission is $5 per person. More information is available on the city of Gaithersburg website.
Dress up in your fanciest spring attire and hop on over to the Kentlands Mansion Bunny Tea. Little ones, along with a parent or guardian, are invited to bring their favorite stuffed bunny to an afternoon of tea, sandwiches, fruits, scones, and desserts in the elegant surroundings of this beautiful, century-old estate. The Bunny Tea takes place on Sunday, March 17 at 1:30 p.m. Earl Grey and fruit teas will be served, and lemonade will be available upon request.
Admission is $20 per person for adults and $15 for children ages 12 and under. Reservations are required. More information is available on the city of Gaithersburg website.
Registration is now open for the 15th Annual Paws in the Park dog walk and festival, one of the largest dog walks in the DC area. As a signature special event of the Montgomery County Humane Society, held in partnership with the city of Gaithersburg, it raises funds to help homeless and abandoned animals throughout Montgomery County.
This year’s event will take place on Sunday, April 28, from noon to 4 p.m. at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm, next to Gaithersburg High School.
The fun-filled afternoon includes a 1-mile walk for dogs and people, pet games, prizes, demos, rescue groups, a “flealess” market with over 50 pet-friendly vendors, food, music and more.
Registered walkers are encouraged to invite friends to support them through online donations. Supporters can sign on individually or by forming a team that includes family and friends, favorite breed groups, rescue organizations, companies, teams to honor or remember a pet – even the family cat. Entrance fees are $20 for an individual or $35 for a family.
The winners of the 10th Annual Young Artist Award will be presented in concert at the Rosborough Cultural Arts Center on the grounds of Asbury Methodist Village on Saturday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the city of Gaithersburg and the Kentlands Community Foundation in partnership with Asbury Methodist Village, the Young Artist Award is a juried competition providing talented musicians ages 12 to 18 with an enriching artistic experience.
Tickets are $10 for residents of the city of Gaithersburg and $12 for nonresidents, and may be purchased in advance by calling the Gaithersburg Arts Barn at 301-258-6394 or purchasing online. The Rosborough Cultural Arts Center boasts a 265-seat auditorium, located at 409 Russell Avenue in Gaithersburg.