Comfort Inn Shady Grove - Gaithersburg - Rockville
16216 Frederick Rd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877-3502
Phone: (301) 330-0023
Fax: (301) 258-1950
Located less than 50 miles from Baltimore, and run by a non-profit organization, the Montgomery County Fairgrounds were set up in 1949 with just 12 buildings but now have 42 buildings. Originally agricultural shows used to be held here where farmers brought forth their best livestock and produce however, in recent years, a number of trade shows, art & craft festivals and private banquets have been held. Thousands of volunteers are hired to manage each event and look into details like house-keeping, security, administration, parking, catering etc.
Spread across 153 acres (61.92 hectares) of lush greenery and landscaped gardens, the Rockville Civic Center Park is a must visit when in the city. Comprising of the Glenview Mansion, Croydon Creek Nature Center, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theater and the Social Hall, this tourist attraction is used for many occasions such as cultural and major events. The Classic Revival mansion built in 1926 is now the home of the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery and is available for conferences, weddings and holiday parties. Formerly the Glenview Farm, the Civic Center Park also has various facilities like picnic tables, nature trails, walking paths, climbing walls, playgrounds, tennis courts, open spaces, grill areas and a wildlife sanctuary. The Glenview Mansion was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.
Ipic Theaters is an ultimate escape for the movie lovers. iPic Theaters airs the latest Hollywood flicks and is spacious with luxurious seating at affordable costs. With state-of-the-art sound systems, iPic Theater redefines your movie-watching experience. In case you get hungry, this place serves a delectable menu. They also cater to private screenings if you wish to throw a party for your friends.
A premier venue for various art and culture events in Germantown, the BlackRock Center for the Arts is where creativity finds inspiration and appreciation in the town. Built out of a need to provide the local community with a comprehensive arts and cultural center, this venue strives to provide a platform to local artists, while also presenting known national and international artists. Among its offerings are its well-equipped spaces, like the art gallery, the lobby, and the main stage theater. Do visit the website for further information on the BlackRock Center for the Arts.
Be it any dance form, you can walk in at Repeat Performance and find an exquisite collection of costumes and accessories for dancers. This unique store caters to all sorts of needs of a dancer with products such as ballerinas, loetards, ballroom shoes and even hair accessories. If you wish to rent out the costumes, then this facility is available at the store as well. The items are modestly priced and the staff here is warm and friendly, and can suggest you items based on the dance you practice and your proficiency level. There are also makeup products and items for gifting that you can purchase here.
This venue at Strathmore has been hosting music shows since 1981. World class performances by local, national and international talents take place here. The center is home to five resident organizations, each unique in their own way, thus offering a variety to the guests. Concerts are held at one of the four spaces - the Dorothy M. and Maurice C. Shapiro Music Room, the Outdoor Pavilion, the Outdoor Sculpture Garden and the Gudelsky Gallery Suite space. Check the website for the latest schedules.
Brookside Gardens is a public garden located inside the Wheaton Regional Park, Silver Spring, Maryland. It is open for public visits without any charge. Spread across 500 acres (202 hectares), major features of the garden include an aquatic park with ponds and a gazebo, azalea garden, butterfly garden, children’s garden, fragrance garden, conservatories, maple terrace, a Japanese tea house, a nature center, rock garden, rose garden, perennial garden, a woodland walk, and much more.
Imagination Stage hosts dramas, workshops, summer camps, art classes and other events for kids. It encourages children to think laterally through a variety of shows, music, drama and art classes.
come by to watch a show and share a memorable experience with this place.
Round House Theatre has an array of shows and classes for adults and children. Every season features a mind-blowing 200 performances. Its summer classes for kids include puppet-making, sound design, dance, music and storytelling.
Dance the night away, or just watch others in the spacious Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park in Maryland. Fridays feature square, contra and country dances. On Saturdays hear big band, Cajun, swing and R&B. Sundays are reserved for intermediate and advanced contra and square dancers. With the exception of contra, the public is welcome to watch, join in or take a lesson.
The name 'Fillmore' means music and the Silver Spring venue means to keep with that tradition. It can hold up to 2000 patrons and is located in downtown Silver Spring. The space serves as a zone for community, music and entertainment.