Open Book Chocolates

May
2
to May 5

Chick's Picks "Southern Charm" Spring Pop-Up

  • Vanish Farmwoods Brewery (map)
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Virginia's Original Pop-Up Boutique, Chick's Picks, curates 70 Indie Designers and their Treasures with one check out -- for your Spring & Summer Gift Shopping! Come to our beautifully transformed Pink Pavilion at Vanish Brewery to shop for unique & special Mother's Day, Graduation, Teacher & Wedding Gifts. And to top it off, we will have your Tea, Kentucky Derby & Steeplechase Fascinators and Cinco de Mayo Party Accessories! Food Trucks & Vanish specialty Cocktails for us TOO!! You don't want to miss Loudoun's Favorite Girlfriend Outing!

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May
11
to Oct 26

The Market at The Family Room

It's the 2nd Season of The Market at The Family Room! Join us every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month for local produce, beautiful handmade goods, live music and vendors, food trucks and more!

The Market at The Family Room is a Farmers and Artists Market for local vendors to share their goods and trade with their community. You can find delicious pastries and food, nutritious and locally grown produce, and beautiful hand crafted crafts and goods. Our vendors rotate weekly, so you are bound to find something new every time you visit! The Market at The Family Room is the perfect family friendly weekend event!

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May
18
10:00 AM10:00

Gaithersburg Book Festival

  • 31 South Summit Avenue Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 United States (map)
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The Gaithersburg Book Festival is an annual all-day celebration of books, writers and literary excellence. One of the premier literary events in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, the 2019 Festival is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, on the grounds of Gaithersburg City Hall, in Olde Towne Gaithersburg, Md. Activities will include author appearances, discussions and book signings; writing workshops; a Children’s Village; onsite sales of new and used books; literary exhibitors and food, drink, ice cream and more. FREE admission and accessible shuttle will be available from Shady Grove Metro and Lakeforest Mall.

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Apr
12
to Apr 13

Spring Market with Sweet Clover Barn

  • Buckeystown Design CoOp (map)
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Open Book Chocolates will be at the Buckeystown Design CoOp on Friday (April 12th) and Saturday (April 13th) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days!

The shop will be packed with vintage goodies and design inspiration as usual. PLUS this event boasts additional outside vendors + artisans, food vendors, sweet treats and more. Come spend a spring day in charming Frederick. Feel free to bring friendly dogs on leashes and carrots for the horses!

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Mar
29
5:30 PM17:30

Designer Handbag Cosmic Bingo

  • 11101 Hessong Bridge Road Thurmont, MD, 21788 United States (map)
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Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Coach - they'll all be rollin' out of our glow bingo! This bingo is great fun - with loads of laughs and fab prizes! Load up the girls, pick up your favorite bottle of vino, throw on some neon and get ready to party! Lewistown will be serving up all kinds of yum with their concessions so no outside food but it's BYOB! We'll throw on the glow for our Cosmic Bingo and give you some hot tunes- once bingo is over we'll have the music going, the lights glowin' and you can dance with your friends and celebrate your winnings! Must be 18 to get in and 21 to drink.

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Feb
10
6:00 PM18:00

Valentine’s Pet Gift Shop at the Arts Barn

A special exhibition to benefit our four-legged friends. The Valentine’s Pet Gift Shop is part of #ShowLove Fest with Austin Perine, an inspiring evening of compassion, hosted by @PresidentPerine (Austin Perine) and benefiting the Montgomery County Humane Society. The gift shop opens at 6pm and the movies start at 7pm. Learn more about that artsonthegreen.ticketfly.com/event/1786667-showlove-fest- gaithersburg.

Gaithersburg Arts Barn: 311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878

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Jan
19
4:30 PM16:30

Starry Starry Night Drag Queen Bingo

  • Lewistown District Volunteer Fire Dept. Company 22 (map)
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These queens are going to bring spice to the dull winter months with their fun antics, fab performances and saucy outrageous behavior! We're bringing some of our FAVORITE drag queens to spice up our cold winter months with this sassy, saucy BYOB event! We'll start off the night with our fun, fabulous adult bingo - filled with great laughs, sexy prizes and fun new friends. Then we'll wrap up the night with a Drag Queen show that will be all kinds of CRAZY FUN! This is a party that can not be missed...we're bringing the sass to Frederick! 

All attendees must be 18+ and all attendees must have a ticket. An advance ticket gives you access to 10 games and 5 specials games. Concessions from Lewistown Fire Hall will also be available - plus, this event is BYOB for attendees 21 and over! 

Tickets will be $25 in advance or $35 at the door, if available.

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Dec
22
11:00 AM11:00

Shop Small for the Holidays

SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES AT THIS EVENT!!!

Whether you're a small business owner, a consumer, or the CEO of a big corporation, you likely know that small companies are a pretty big part of the economy. This year, show your support for small enterprises by participating in Small Business Christmas Expo on December 22nd at the Double Tree BWI from 11 am to 5 pm. Come out and connect with your local businesses. If you're a consumer, get your last minute holiday shopping at this event and support.

For this event it's not just about you supporting but get the opportunity to win wonderful prizes from our small business owners participating in this event. There will be door prizes and raffles to win products and services. See you there!!

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Nov
15
10:00 AM10:00

NIH R&W Holiday Bazaar

The R&W will be hosting its annual Holiday Bazaar on Thursday, November 15th from 10am – 2pm in Bldg. 10 South Lobby featuring vendors offering crafts, jewelry, art, clothes, sweets and more.  Visit popular vendors including Lazaro Jewelers, The Fashnique, B.L.A.C.K., LuLaRoe, Spice Island Silver, Ahh Candles, Cupcakes Lounge, and new vendors MKC Photography, Dianne Shutt Designs, Thru Sherri’s Eyes Studio, Rayhart Artwork, Seafrost Jewelry, Name Brand Chic, Our Gift Biz and Nexus Travel. This is a great opportunity to get some of your holiday shopping done.

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Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

Sandy Spring FriendsFest

The SSFS FriendsFest will be held on November 10th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., located at 16923 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860. This event features local artisans: creators of handmade, handcrafted, locally sourced materials including pottery, jewelry, fiber crafts, fine arts, wearable art, wooden objects, unique and special crafts, and more.

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Nov
1
6:00 PM18:00

NYU Gallatin: Forging Careers in Law, Business, & Government Service

NYU Washington, DC and NYU Gallatin invite you to an evening panel discussion followed by a networking reception with NYU Gallatin Alumni. Moderated by Kiran Gore (BA '06), Professorial Lecturer in Law at George Washington University Law School, the panel will include 'Iolani Bullock (BA '08), Acting Director of Georgetown MBA Admissions, Jonathan Cohen (MA '01), Energy Project Specialist at the Department of Energy, Boaz Green (BA '02), Counsel at Keller and Heckman, LLP, Agatha Koprowski (BA '04), Trial Attorney in International Trade Issues at the Department of Justice, and Meena Sareen (BA '10), Human Capital Consultant at Deloitte.

Abramson Family Auditorium 
1307 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

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