Wednesday, March 6, 2013

MAJOR "SAVE THE DATES" (version 1.4)

On any given weekend, there is lots going on in the Silver Spring Regional Area. However, there are certain major events that merit making sure we put on our 'community events list' to make sure we attend and/or consider them when making plans for other events.... {All events listed are free, except certain fund-raisers, which are noted with an asterisk (*)}... Here's the still evolving list:

 Sunday, August 25 - Ivorian Economic Festival on Veterans Plaza

 Sunday, September 1 -  Sunday, August 25 - Ivorian Economic Festival on Veterans Plaza

 Saturday, September 7th - Silver Spring Jazz Festival on Veterans Plaza

 Sunday, September 8th - Takoma Park Folk Festival

 Sunday, September 8th - Made in Indonesia on Ellsworth (by the Fountain) Downtown Silver Spring

 Thursday, September 12th – County Executive Hispanic Gala - The Fillmore*

 Sunday, September 15th - Ethiopian Festival on Veterans Plaza

 Thursday, September 19th through Wednesday, October 9th - AFI's Latin-American Film Festival at AFI

 Saturday, September 21st - Pan African Festival on Veterans Plaza

 Saturday, September 21st - Soul, Salsa, and Spirits Festival in Long Branch

 Saturday, September 21st- Beer-Fest V - Historic Cady-Lee House

 Sunday, September 22nd - Harvest Moon Festival on Veterans Plaza

 Saturday, September 28th - South Silver Spring Street Festival on Kennett St

 Sunday, September 29th - Kid Museum Mini Maker Faire on Veterans Plaza and Civic Building

 Saturday, October 5th - GreenFest on Veterans Plaza

 Sunday, October 6th - Takoma Park Street Festival

 Sunday, October 12th - 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Ellsworth

 Thursday, October 17th - Ice Skating Rink Opens to the public

 Saturday, November 16th - Salvador Sister Cities Event (evening) Civic Building*

 Saturday, November 23rd - Thanksgiving Parade (morning) throughout downtown

 Thursday, Nov. 14 - Monday, Nov. 18 - Community Stories Festival at Takoma Park Theatre and AFI

Know of others? Suggest away! Leave a post below and/or e-Mail

The Silver Spring Regional Center lists these events for information purpose only. Please confirm with sponsoring group before making final plans. We take no responsibility for the accuracy of the information.


JGSIMON said...

Not a huge one, but a new one of note

Monthly Open Mic
Open to poets, musicians, comedians
Zed's Cafe
Friday, April 12
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Contact Jessica at or 267-414-4108 for more information or to sign up.

Anonymous said...

Is the "Silver Spring Swings" concert series happening on Veterans' Plaza this summer?

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