EVENT DATE : July 26, 6:30PM
Sandy Spring Museum

Join neighbors and friends for a hangout on the lawn. Enjoy a family-friendly atmosphere with food trucks, picnics, games, beer and wine, and live music. SandySpringMuseum.org

EVENT DATE : July 28, 10:00AM
Roers Zoofari, Vienna, Va.

For $30, get admission for two, plus one carrot or lettuce cup for feeding the animals, one birdseed stick bundle for feeding the parakeets and one safari ride per person included. TravelZoo.com

EVENT DATE : August 1, 11:30AM
Fusion Academy

In this workshop, different aspects of gender will be explored. Presenter Elana Premak Sandler, LCSW is a public health social worker who has experience working on issues including suicide prevention, bullying and healthy relationships. Visit the "connect with us" page at FusionAcademy.com/rockville. Can't make it but don't want to miss out? You can Zoom in! FusionAcademy.zoom.us/j/6641428680        

EVENT DATE : August 3, 4:00PM
National Harbor

The Water Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you'll witness the magic of lanterns as they light up the water. The kid-friendly event features party games and supports a good cause. WaterLanternFestival.com

The Fairgrounds, Gaithersburg, Md.

Founded in 1949, the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair has fun for the whole family, including a variety of entertainment, animals, food, contests, a KidZone and more. Admission is $15; children 11 and under are free. Parking: $10 cash per car. Free parking and shuttle bus service from Lakeforest Mall. MCAgFair.com

EVENT DATE : 11-12
Pimlico Race Course

The Moonrise Festival is one of the most anticipated East Coast festivals of the summer. This four-stage event touches all corners of the dance floor, styles spanning from heavy-hitting bass to hip-hop, live electronic acts to house music, featuring art installations, a sprawling vendor village, amazing food, beverages, stylish VIP lounges and more. MoonriseFestival.com  

EVENT DATE : August 17, 11:00AM
Freedom Plaza and Pennsylvania Avenue

Take a day trip around the world as the cuisine, culture and traditions of several countries are showcased. There will be a full day of traditional dances on the stage starting at 11:30 a.m. Ethnic arts and crafts, small businesses and nonprofit organizations will also be present at the festival. AroundTheWorldFestival.com  

EVENT DATE : August 23, 5:00PM
Sculpture Garden Pavilion Cafe

The Jazz in the Garden Series began its 19th season in May. The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of Brazilian folk jazz, alternative modern, blues, reggae, African fusion and more. NGA.gov/jazz

EVENT DATE : August 25, 11:00AM
Park Potomac Place

The 10th Anniversary Park Potomac Ice Cream Social has exotic and classic cars shows, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, face painting, a balloon man, music and thousands of dollars of door prizes. The annual event collects backpacks for underprivileged children at the interfaith Works Clothing Center in Montgomery County. ParkPotomac.com