Kenwood Cherry Blossoms & Spring Flowers Walk

The beginning of spring marks the beginning of cherry blossom season in the Bethesda area, and if you're looking to check out these beautiful flowers, you might want to attend the Kenwood Cherry Blossoms & Spring Flowers Walk. The 10km walk takes place from March 9 through March 11, and becuase it's rated 2A, it's accessible to just about everyone….

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Kidville Offers Fun, Educational Programs and Free Play for the Little Ones

Fun and creativity are the main inspirations behind Kidville, a daycare facility on Bethesda Avenue. This colorful space puts playtime first for children ages zero to six, and it's a great hangout place for families with young children. Kidville provides memberships to unique and versatile classes designed by early childhood development experts. Parents say these programs are well worth it,…

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Shopping Local for Every Gifting Need

Are you looking for the perfect present for a friend, family member or that special someone? Here are some of our favorite local gifting stores with amazing teams to help you find the perfect gift! Sabun Home – This elegant home decor shop is located on Bethesda Row. It specializes in bath and body products in a well-curated shop. The…

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Theater Buffs Won’t Want to Miss the 13th Annual Play in a Day!

Calling all theater buffs! The Bethedsa Annual Play in a Day! takes the stage once again this Saturday, February 18th. At this unique event, six professional Washington, D.C. area theatre companies will write, direct, rehearse and perform original plays based on similar themes in only 24 hours. The plays will be presented at the 13th annual Play In A Day,…

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Sweet Treats & Desserts in Bethesda — Just in Time for Valentine’s Day!

Looking for something cute and cozy to do this Valentine's Day? Here's a sampling of our favorite sweets and candy shops in Bethesda! Henry's Sweet Retreat. This modern candy shop is bright and colorful, and it offers a wide selection of cakes, cookies, candies and even gluten free goodies for all ages. Pick up a custom dessert for your Valentine,…

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Sip Spanish Wines While Dining on Tapas at TapaBar

Come enjoy a modern twist on the classic Spanish tapas style of eating at TapaBar. Chef Alvaro Roche combines his intimate knowledge of Spanish food with a love of craft cooking to take you on a culinary journey you’ll not soon forget. The bright and airy restaurant offers floor-to-ceiling windows that both allow for enjoying the busy sights of the…

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Take a Guided Strathmore Historical Home Tour

On January 26th at 11 a.m., take a guided tour illuminating the history, architecture and personal stories of the Mansion at Strathmore. This tour is not particularly kid-friendly because of its complex historical nature, but it makes a great way for adults to get out and learn about the Bethesda area. The tour lasts approximately 45-60 minutes. Tickets will not…

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Mark Your Calendars for Bethesda Magazine’s Restaurant Week!

Calling all foodies: Bethesda Magazine's Restaurant Week is back once again! This annual celebration of Bethesda's best restaurants will offer great discounts at some of the most buzzed about eateries around town. This year's restaurant week spans 10 days, from January 13th to January 22nd, and it features both lunch and dinner options at each restaurant. During Bethesda Magazine's Restaurant…

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Check Out the Imagination Stage 2017 Season!

Your favorite childhood plays and movies get a rockin' makeover at the Imagination Stage, a unique children's theater in Bethesda. This season, the Imagination Stage will put on exciting productions of classic works of children's theater, as well as host after-school programs and summer camps for aspiring young actors. Take a look at what's going on at the Imagination Stage!…

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Smithsonian National Zoo Presents Zoolights!

From now until January 1, the Smithsonian National Zoo will present Zoolights, a holiday celebration like no other! This festive event features more than 500,000 environmentally-friendly LED lights that transform the zoo into a true winter wonderland. In addition to the incredible light display, Zoolights also features live holiday music, warm winter beverages, and sweet treats for all to enjoy….

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