Category: Culture and Recreation
The City of Rockville will mark the 22nd anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and remember county residents who lost their lives with a ceremony at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11 at Courthouse Square Park, at the corner of East Jefferson Street and Maryland Avenue in Rockville’s downtown.
Rocktobierfest returns to Rockville Town Center on Saturday, Sept. 30 for a day of bands, beers and being together. The fifth edition of the free festival, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., will include two stages of live music, food, beer sales by local breweries, and an artisan shopping area.
Peerless Rockville in September celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Rockville’s Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station, the history of Rockville’s post-World War II housing boom, and the stories of Black soldiers in the Civil War. Learn more and register for the following events at peerlessrockville.org.
The Rockville Antique and Classic Car Show, a city tradition for six decades, rolls into Rockville Civic Center Park on Saturday, Oct. 14.
The Rockville Farmers Market offers fall produce and a dollar-for-dollar match, up to $20, for customers using their federal nutrition benefits. The market is open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 18, in the jury parking lot at East Jefferson (MD 28) and Monroe streets in Rockville Town Center.
Stay healthy, informed and entertained with free seminars and events from the Rockville Senior Center in September. Register with the course number at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration. Learn about 60-plus programs, courses, activities and services at www.rockvillemd.gov/seniorcenter or by calling 240-314-8800.
Victorian Lyric Opera Company Presents “The 7th Great Gilbert & Sullivan Sing-Out” The Victorian Lyric Opera Company kicks off its 45th anniversary by giving fans the opportunity to experience and sing through the complete musical scores of all 13 intact operettas across three days, Friday, Sept 1-Sunday, Sept. 3.
The 27th annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival will honor author Jonathan Franzen with the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Outstanding Achievement in American Literature. Since 1996, the award has been presented to some of America’s most distinguished writers, including Richard Russo, Annie Proulx, Norman Mailer, Pat Conroy, John Updike,
Rockville’s annual Veterans Day and Memorial Day ceremonies each include a member of the military as a featured speaker.
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Join the City of Rockville for the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. The celebration will be held from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at Rockville High School, 2100 Baltimore Road.
Rockville will honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy as the city holds its 52nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration with a ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 13, and a week of service activities.
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