Taste in Potomac brings together leaders in our community, advocates for children and friends who care. Guests enjoy an evening of fabulous auctions and delicious food from Potomac-area restaurants. Nearly 30 restaurants donate their fare for the enjoyment of the guests and to help Adoptions Together raise awareness and funding to find homes for children in foster care. AdoptTGR.ejoinme.org
The ribbon has come to symbolize the fight against cancer as well as the hope for effective treatments and cures for this disease in all of its forms. Holy Cross Health is at the forefront of that fight, as a regional leader in high-quality, people-centered care.Your support is vital in helping expand and relocate the Radiation Therapy Center. HolyCrossHealth.org
Linganore Winecellars presents Music at the Winery on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May through October. Come out to the winery, relax and enjoy the atmosphere and sounds from featured artists each weekend. Music at the Winery is free; no tickets required: Fridays, 5–8 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 1–4 p.m.
Fall family fun! Hayrides and cider and pumpkins, oh my! On the farm and in the market, Butlers Orchard is your Local pumpkin farm! Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ButlersOrchard.com/festivals/pumpkin-festival
Plan to bring your family, friends and your canine party animals to the Bolger Center. The MCPAW Party is back and better than ever! Join McPaw at 6 p.m. for an Animal House-themed party to raise money for the lost, homeless and abused animals in Montgomery County. Tickets are available for purchase now! McPaw.org/mcpaw-party
From 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Bethesda's famous food and music festival brings 60 restaurants and five stages of entertainment to Bethesda's Woodmont Triangle. Each year, more than 40,000 attendees sample the delicious restaurants, enjoy the live entertainment and visit the kids' corner for face painting and arts and crafts. Taste of Bethesda is held rain or shine.Bethesda.org/bethesda/taste-bethesda
Yom Kippur is celebrated/observed on sundown of Tuesday, Oct. 8, and ends at sundown on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The 10th day of the month of Tishri in the Jewish calendar, day of Atonement, the Jewish holiday is spent in prayer and fasting among many people of the Jewish faith. The seven-day festival of Sukkot commemorating the wandering in the desert for 40 years.
Each October, the streets of Bethesda Row are transformed into a showcase of spectacular fine arts and crafts. Art Fair Sourcebook has recognized the Bethesda Row Arts Festival as one of the top 30 Fine Art Shows in the United States with an average of 45,000 patrons.
A fun-filled community give-back day. It's Potomac's yearly festival every October given to the community by the Chamber. The day includes a parade, classic car show, business fair and children's festival. Moon bounces, rides, ponies and much, much more! Be sure to participate in this fantastic event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, visit PotomacChamber.org.
Celebrating its 12th year and 500 expected attendees, the Ride for the Reserve bike tour offers four route options, 10 to 62 miles. All routes offer quiet, rolling landscapes dotted with orchards, red barns and picturesque views of Sugarloaf Mountain, each with rest stops and finishing at Kingsbury’s Orchard with a gourmet picnic. From 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. MOCOAlliance.org
The City of Gaithersburg presents the 28th annual celebration of Oktoberfest from noon to 5 p.m. The festival covers Kentlands Village Green, the grounds of Kentlands Mansion, Main Street and Market Square.
Come see more than 550 antique and classic automobiles. Between 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., 32 car clubs from Packard to Ferrari are represented while auto collectors and enthusiasts are present. Each year, the mayor and council of Rockville select one vehicle to receive the Mayor and Council Award. The 2018 recipient was a 1903 Pierce Stanhope owned by Don Silbert. RockvilleMD.gov/389/Glenview-Mansion
The Field of Screams Maryland in Olney is the largest and most popular multi-haunt in Maryland with four awesome haunts in one location! A quick car ride to four haunts—what's not to love? 30-minute walk on the Trail of Terror or Haunted Trail and more! And of course, an amazing hayride to die for!