Due to WSSC work involving the Holiday Park Parking lots, all Montgomery County Recreation trips will depart from the Olney Manor Park effective September 19th. Participants park near field #1. Busses will load near the skate park and field #1.
FEET is Montgomery County Recreation's "Family Entertainment and Exciting Trips" day trip program. We offer trips for all ages which include a variety of destinations. This day trip program is planned with your interest in mind.
Get ready to explore some of the most exciting destinations in the Mid-Alantic. New York, Philadelphia, Ocean City and Virginia, here we come! Take in museums, sports events, theaters, festivals, special events and amusement parks. Enjoy a day at the beach or a performance at the Kennedy Center, come by yourself, with a friend or bring the whole family along to join in the fun. Join us for our FEET trips offered throughout each season and leave the driving to us.
'Billy Elliot' at the Hippodrome, in Baltimore, MD
BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL is the joyous celebration of one boy's journey
to make his dreams come true. Set in a small town, the story follows
Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class,
discovering a surprising talent that inspires his family and his whole
community and changes his life forever. A big musical with an even
bigger heart, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL will enchant the dreamer in all
of us. Based on the international smash-hit film, BILLY ELLIOT THE
MUSICAL is brought to life by a phenomenal cast and the Tony
Award-winning creative team (director Stephen Daldry, choreographer
Peter Darling and writer Lee Hall) along with music legend Elton John,
who has written what the New York Post calls 'his best score yet!'
'Festival of Trees'- Kennedy Krieger Institut
Maryland State Fairgrounds- Since 1989, Festival of Trees includes more
than 300 beautifully decorated trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses
designed by local artists, businesses and community groups, plus
holiday crafts shopping, amazing items up for grabs at the silent
auction, hourly live entertainment and, of course, Santa!
'My Fair Lady', at Arena Stage: My Fair Lady set the all-time box
office record at the prestigious Shaw Festival in Canada. And now Molly
is reassembling her creative team to bring this breathtaking musical to
Arena Stage. When Professor Henry Higgins wagers he can transform a
Cockney flower girl into an aristocratic lady, he never guesses that
Eliza Doolittle will in turn transform him. Lerner and Loewe's
sparkling score includes such enduring favorites as 'I Could Have
Danced All Night,' 'Wouldn't It Be Loverly,' 'The Rain in Spain,' 'On
the Street Where You live,' and 'Get Me to the Church on Time.' Based
on Shaw's most incisive social satire, My Fair Lady is a joyful,
crowd-pleasing celebration for the entire family.
Christmas", The Kennedy Center
Irving Berlin's 'White Christmas' At the Kennedy Center opera house :
The classic holiday movie White Christmas comes to the stage at last!
This North American tour shines with classic Berlin hits like 'Blue
Skies,' 'How Deep is the Ocean?' and, of course, the unforgettable
title song. Irving Berlin's White Christmas tells the story of two
buddies putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and finding their
perfect mates in the process. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the
greatest songs ever written, Irving Berlin's White Christmas promises a
merry and bright theatrical experience for the whole family!
over 475 dynamic exhibitors filling four contiguous exhibition
buildings at the Richmond Raceway Complex. This facility is located in
an historic 315-acre site and is a very popular venue due to its close
proximity to interstate highways and most importantly its acres and
acres of convenient free parking. The shows layout features a Boutiques
Section, including returning exhibitors in the first building, Artist
and Crafters in the second building, a mixture of new and returning
exhibitors in the third building and 'New Resources' featuring new
exhibitors in the fourth building. Talented musicians play music in
each of the buildings and there is a beautifully decorated Cafe that
provides a pleasant place to grab a bite to eat or just rest your feet
after some serious shopping.
Tussauds & Union Station Shopping and Lunch
Madame Tussauds & Union Statiion ( Washington DC) Madame Tussauds is
the only place in the world where people can see and interact with all
44 U.S. Presidents. Step into the Presidents Gallery and 'meet' all 44
U.S. Presidents recreated in wax. You will also have the opportunity to
'meet' Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington, Julia Roberts and many more
celebrities. The premier wax attraction gives visitors an interactive,
full-sensory experience. You will be able to touch, see and hear major
historical events and celebrities in a way unlike any other Washington
attractions. After our tour enjoy shopping and lunch at Union Station
shops and Eatery or restaurants on your own!
Mountain Heritage Fall Arts and Crafts Festival
Mountain Heritage Fall Arts and Crafts Festival : Wild, Wonderful West
Virginia and the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce cordially invite
you to come and enjoy our festival in the country. Unwind and relax as
you stroll among the colorful tents, thrilling to the array of the many
crafts available. Approximately 200 craftpersons, previously selected
for the high quality of their products, will be selling and
demonstrating their wares at this nationally acclaimed festival. Enjoy
the many varieties of food that are available along with the best in
live Bluegrass entertainment. Bring the entrie family for a great
outing in the country. Experience Apple Butter making, demonstrating
artists, blacksmiths, wineries and over 200 juried artists in the
foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains.
Beach Bay Harvestfest
North Beach Bay Harvestfest: The 2nd Annual Bay Harvestfest is
scheduled for Saturday, October 6, 2012 from noon to 6:00 p.m. This
event will be a combination of craft vendors with local farmers. arts
and Crafts festival, live music, childrens activities, pig and duck
races food and beer.
Mary's County Oyster Festival
St. Mary's County Oyster Festival (Leonardtown, Md) It's that time of
year once again. When, for oyster lovers, the St. Mary's County
fairgrounds near Leonardtown transform to nirvana. Oysters served up
raw, scalded, grilled on the barbie, on bread, on the half shell,
stewed, nude, and cooked in savory sauces and in salads. A
family-oriented festival, the St. Mary's event is noted for its
emphasis on food, shucking and cooking contests, and quality
entertainment. Lots of exciting attractions are planned for each year's
48th Annual National Apple Harvest Festival
The National Apple Harvest Festival has been celebrating beautiful
crafts, great music and wonderful food for forty years. The festival
has something for everyone with hundreds of arts and crafts dealers,
demonstrations, contests, food stands, and entertainment. The schedule
includes: 300+ Arts and Crafts Vendors, Antique and Classic Cars,
Antique Cider Press, Apple Art, Apple Syrup Making, Chainsaw Carving,
Chicken Barbeque, Free Live Entertainment, Gallery/Apple Memorabilia,
Hay Rides, Kid Country Barn, Official Souvenirs, Funnel Cakes,
Petting Zoo, Photo Contest, Pie Baking Contest/Auction, Pony Rides,
Puppet Shows, Square Dancing and much more for everyone to enjoy!
Snow Tubing is fun for all ages. It is even more fun in a group with your family and friends at the Whitetail Adventure Snow Tubing!If you like to sled, you'll love snow Tubing! It is one of the fastest growing winter sports in America because everyone can do it! It is all the thrills of sledding without the long hike back up the hill! No lessons. No equipment. We provide the tube- you have the fun! Off to the side from the ski mountains, the snow tubing area offers 10 "groomed lanes". The lanes are all side by side and vary from one smooth descent down the hill to several up and down hills during the descent. All riders must be 5 years of age to ride the large runs. A special "Kiddie" tubing run is available for children 2 to 4 years
of age. All riders must read and sign a release form. Riders under 18 years of age must have a parent/guardian signature.
Dress appropriately, warm clothing including gloves and winter footwear are advised.
Toby's Dinner Theatre - Baltimore -The story by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse follows Maria, a high-spirited young woman who wants to become a nun, as she is dispatched to serve as governess to the seven unruly children of Captain von Trapp. Von Trapp has become embittered since the death of his wife, and so he treats the children like 'little marching machines. Enjoy the lunch buffet before the performance. Price includes transportation, buffet and the show.
Plants appeal to the senses - visitors of all ages are captivated by the sights, smells, sounds and textures that surround them in our Conservatory. The U.S. Botanic Garden is a museum with a difference. Our artifacts are the living treasures of the plant world. The towering leaves, graceful flowers, delicate seeds and exotic fruits of plants at their peak are displayed artfully throughout the historic Conservatory. Spend your time enjoying the greenhouse contains two courtyard gardens and 10 garden rooms under glass, totaling 28,944 square feet of growing space. Lunch is on your own at Union Station.