Picks From Our Bethesda-Chevy Chase Event Calendar

Sunny skies and pleasant temperatures are expected this weekend, so check out some of the events happening in the next few days and weeks in our area.

If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out our event submission form. Also, please check out the event calendar to see all that is going on.


Bethesda Big TrainBethesda Big Train Baseball
Shirley Povich Field 10600 Westlake Drive
Time: 7:30 p.m. — 10:00 p.m.

The Big Train will face the Vienna River Dogs on Friday, June 6th at 7:30 at Povich Field and the stands are sure to be packed. The first 750 fans will receive FREE Opening Night T-shirts sponsored by Grossberg Company! Ronald McDonald will also be making his way to Povich Field on this night to throw out a first pitch.


Imagination Bethesda, via Bethesda Urban PartnershipImagination Bethesda
Auburn and Norfolk Avenues in downtown Bethesda
Time: 10:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.

The 20th annual Imagination Bethesda, a children’s street festival celebrating children and the arts, is scheduled for Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 10am-3pm. Musical performances and professional children’s entertainers will light up the stage, while hands-on art & craft activities will line the streets along Auburn and Norfolk Avenues in downtown Bethesda.

Strathmore Music BoxBaltimore Symphony Orchestra Music Box: Summertime Movin’ and Groovin’
The Music Center at Strathmore 5301 Tuckerman Lane
Time: 10:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m.

A brass quintet will perform the swinging tunes of Joplin and sparkling music by Handel to celebrate what makes summertime great: sunshine, the beach, ice cream, swimming and more; hosted by acclaimed actress, dancer and storyteller Maria Broom. The Music Box Series is a unique music program for young children ages 6 months to three years old and their families. Each performance features pre-concert activities hosted 30 minutes prior to the show by the BSO and partner organization Ready-at-Five, a non-profit that works to ensure that all Maryland children are ready to learn by age five. The wide range of pre-concert activities will encourage literacy, creative play and musical skills.


Chamber logoBCC Chamber of Commerce — NextExec Hosted Jedi Networking
Adventure Theater MTC 837-D Rockville Pike
Time: 5:30 p.m. — 7:30 p.m.

Networking in a galaxy far, far away… attendees will take part in a Light Saber Workshop with accredited stage combat instructor and engage in causal networking. Cost: $25/Members: $20

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