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Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live Theatrical Show

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - September 2, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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$10
Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live

Visitors will embark on a prehistoric journey at “Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live,” an experiential theater production featuring a larger-than-life cast of dinosaur puppets, at Smithsonian’s National Zoo. From June 1 through Aug. 31, sophisticated, life-sized dinosaur puppets—brought to life by theatrical presentation and puppet mastery—will connect children to paleontology. This interactive production features 19 dinosaurs ... Read More about Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live Theatrical Show

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Pandas Documentary

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - August 31, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States

Giant pandas are coming to the big screen in a breathtaking documentary this summer at Smithsonian’s National Zoo. In collaboration with Smithsonian Theaters, “Pandas” will be on view June 1 through Aug. 31, 2019 in the Zoo’s air-conditioned Visitor Center Theater. Audiences will get a glimpse into Chengdu Panda Base in China, where scientists are ... Read More about Pandas Documentary

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DinoRoars

June 1 @ 8:00 am - September 2 @ 7:00 pm
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
$
Dino Roars

Travel back in time with “DinoRoars”—a self-guided safari around the Smithsonian’s National Zoo—and meet massive animatronic dinosaurs that move and roar. From June 1 to August 31, visitors will be able to look up and listen as the roar of a 39-foot-long T. rex joins the symphony of Zoo animal chirps, squawks and chuffs. On ... Read More about DinoRoars

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9:30 am

Mother Nature: Mom and Me!

August 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Ln
Rockville, MD 20855 United States
$6

Is your young child a budding naturalist to be? Explore nature with your little one through live music, hiking and storytelling. Your child will love this opportunity to laugh, play, sing and bond with their Mommy.

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10:00 am

New American Gardens exhibit at the US Botanic Garden

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 15, 2019

U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave SW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Free

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. ... Read More about New American Gardens exhibit at the US Botanic Garden

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Ladybug Release

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until August 23, 2019

National Museum of the American Indian, Fourth Street & Independence Ave
SW, DC 20560 United States
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Free

Ladybugs are beneficial insects—they help control aphids and act as a natural pesticide for plants in place of chemicals. Children and adults are invited to the release of ladybugs into the museum’s field of corn, squash and beans. About 9,000 ladybugs will be released by Smithsonian horticulturists and entomologists throughout the summer which will provide ... Read More about Ladybug Release

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Fairy Trails @ Piscataway Park

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 1, 2019

Piscataway Park, 3400 Bryan Point Road
Accokeek, MD 20607 United States
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$5

For the first time ever, the forest fairies of Piscataway Park are opening up their homes and enchanting realm to visitors! Explore the magic of the fairy trail this summer with the help of a special trail guide created with knowledge from the fairies themselves. You see, the fairies are plugged into the secrets of ... Read More about Fairy Trails @ Piscataway Park

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11:00 am

Smokey’s Birthday Bash!

August 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States
Free

America's most favorite firefighter Smokey Bear turns 75! Come spend some time with Smokey, learn different fire safety tips, sing happy birthday and enjoy a slice of cake! Drop in anytime between 11 and 4!

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12:00 pm

Rosé every day for $5 a glass at The Canopy by Hilton in Pike & Rose in August

August 9 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until August 31, 2019

$5

August is National Rosé Month and the Canopy by Hilton at North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose is celebrating! Enjoy rosé all month long from noon-7 p.m. every day for $5 a glass. Rosé signifies summer, sunshine, and dining al fresco. Rosé has many styles and varieties and can be enjoyed on The Canopy’s beautiful outdoor ... Read More about Rosé every day for $5 a glass at The Canopy by Hilton in Pike & Rose in August

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1:00 pm

Farm Tours

August 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

Piscataway Park, 3400 Bryan Point Road
Accokeek, MD 20607 United States
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$5

Take a tour through 1770 led by one of the National Colonial Farm's costumed interpreters! Explore the grounds of a working tobacco farm and meet its two- and four-legged residents. Suitable for all ages! (and bring the pup!) Farm tours are held every Friday at 1 pm and 2 pm. $5/person or Free for Accokeek ... Read More about Farm Tours

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3:00 pm

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

August 9 @ 3:00 pm - 11:50 pm
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One event on August 10, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 11, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 12, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 13, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 14, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 16, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 3:00pm

montgomery county fairgrounds, 16 chestnut street
Gaithersburg, 20877 United States
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Free

General Admission: $15, Children 11 & under are FREE (Free same day re-admission, get your hand stamped at the gate before departing). Parking: $10 cash per car at the fairgrounds. Group Rate: $9 per person (with 15 people or more). Must be purchased in one transaction at the Fair office and picked up prior to the first day of the Fair. FREE parking and

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6:00 pm

Friday Night Live at Rockville Town Square

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 27, 2019

Rockville Town Square, 30 Maryland Ave,
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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Free

Get ready to ROCK! The 2019 Friday Night Live FREE Summer Concert Series will take place on select Fridays, June 7th through September 27 from 6-9PM at the Dawson's Market Stage on The Square. SCHEDULE 6/7 Dublin 5 (Celtic Rock) 6/14 Dan Haas (Pop / Variety) 6/21 Unity Reggae Band (Reggae) 6/28 Billy Coulter Band ... Read More about Friday Night Live at Rockville Town Square

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Riverdale Park Station Summer Concert Series

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

Riverdale Park Station, 6621 Baltimore Ave
Riverdale Park, MD 20737 United States
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Start your summer weekends off right with family-friendly live musical performances from some of the area’s most talented artists every Friday night beginning the end of May and running through August. From pop rock and folk acts to Latin- and Swing-themed nights, there is something for everyone playing down in Riverdale Park Station’s Bear Square ... Read More about Riverdale Park Station Summer Concert Series

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6:30 pm

Escape Farm

August 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

Piscataway Park, 3400 Bryan Point Road
Accokeek, MD 20607 United States
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$25

Want to do an escape room, but you're a bit claustrophobic? We've got you un-covered. Escape Farm challenges you to investigate the National Colonial Farm's historic houses and gardens to uncover clues and solve historic puzzles. Will you be able to repair your broken time machine before time runs out? $25 per person, Groups of ... Read More about Escape Farm

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7:30 pm

Canal at Dusk: Pennyfield Lock

August 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States
Free

Listen for the cicadas and crickets, maybe a barred owl too. Hear the quiet murmur of the Potomac. Feel a cooling breeze from the wind brushing over its waters. See the great blue heron lift itself into the air. During our evening walk on the canal, we'll relax with the setting sun and observe the ... Read More about Canal at Dusk: Pennyfield Lock

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8:15 pm

Flying Squirrels

August 9 @ 8:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States
Free

Maryland Flying Squirrels are abundant, cute, and active year-round, but few see them in the wild because they are active at night - nocturnal. Brookside Nature Center has established a squirrel feeding station so some of our flying squirrels can be seen up close by our visitors. The program starts on the Nature Center deck ... Read More about Flying Squirrels

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