Weekend Recap of Things to Do in Montgomery County, July 12-14

Weekend Recap of Things to Do in Montgomery County, July 12-14

Welcome to MCM’s Weekend Roundup of Montgomery County Entertainment. Here are 9 things to do this weekend, July 12-14.

Friday July 12

Dive-in movie: The Germantown Outdoor Pool will be showing “Trolls: Band Together” beginning at 8:30 p.m. Clear tubes will be provided to participants as no personal rafts are allowed. Cost is $5 per person. Lounge chairs are available; personal chairs are permitted. All youth 17 and under must have a guardian in the facility at all times. Space is limited and registration is required through ActiveMONTGOMERY. The Germantown Outdoor Pool is located at 18905 Kingsview Road.

BlackRock Film Nights: The BlackRock Center for the Arts is screening “The Incredibles” on the lawn at 8:30 p.m. Free. Bring a blanket or some lawn chairs for an evening under the stars. The center is located in Germantown at 12901 Town Commons Drive. For more information, click here.

Meadowside Nature Center Family Evening: Explore a trail as the sun sets and collect supplies to create a nature scrapbook. Local artist Pamela Gordimer will demonstrate how to watercolor paint an image of the collected items. Cost is $15. The event runs from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Meadowskide Nature Center is located at 5100 Meadowside Lane in Rockville. Click here for more information and to register.

Saturday July 13

Main Street Farmers Market: The market is open every Saturday year-round from 9am to 2pm and is located in the Kentlands neighborhood around the Main Street Pavilion at 301 Main Street. The market features fresh locally grown fruits, vegetables and microgreens, mushrooms, plants and flowers. It also offers prepared meals, homemade breads and artisanal sweet treats. Local musicians perform monthly. For more information and a list of participating farmers and artisans, click here.

Turtle Talk: This free drop-in program. Brookide Nature Center staff will lead a tour of the Eastern Box Turtles that live in an outdoor enclosure. Visitors can observe their behavior and physical characteristics and learn about the challenges the turtles face. Free. Drop-in hours are 1:30-2:00 p.m. The nature center is located at 1400 Glenallan Avenue in Wheaton. Click here for more information.

Campfires on Black Hill: A naturalist from Black Hill Discovery Center will build a campfire for the group. Expect singing, stories, games, and of course s’mores around the fire. The event will take place from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $7 per person. Black Hill Discovery Center is located at 20926 Lake Ridge Drive in Boyds. Click here for more information and to register.

Sunday July 14th

International Food and Craft Festival: Paintings, fine art photography, handmade jewelry, glass and wood products, home decor, clothing and accessories will be on display at Veterans Plaza in downtown Silver Spring on Sunday from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sample dishes from around the world and dance to the music. Admission is free. More information here.

Milkshake Concert: Milkshake, led by singer Lisa Mathews and guitarist Mikel Gehl, will perform for young children and their adults Sunday, July 14 at the Davis Library from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Free. The Davis Library is located in Bethesda at 6400 Democracy Boulevard. For more information, click here.

Mad Hatter Extravaganza: Kentlands Mansion and the city of Gaithersburg are celebrating their 30th anniversary with “Hats Off to 30 Years: A Kentlands Mansion Mad Hatter Extravaganza” Sunday, July 14 from 4-7 p.m. This family-friendly event features vendors, fairy hair, jewelry, live music, children’s entertainment, beer and wine sales, and food trucks. Kentlands Mansion is located at 320 Kent Square Road in Gaithersburg. More information can be found here.