Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Bethesda, MD Festivals ArtsThe Olney Theatre performs diverse productions to inspire the community and further interest in the performing arts. Previous productions have included The King and I, A Christmas Carol, and The Little Mermaid, as well as an annual Summer Shakespeare Festival that is free to the public.
The Bethesda Fine Arts Festival features over 100 nationwide artists' paintings, photographs, ceramics, jewelry and furniture for sale as well as live music and entertainment, food, and downtown restaurants.
Taste of Bethesda is an annual event featuring the food of over 50 Bethesda restaurants, 5 stages of live entertainment, and a kids' arts and crafts center. Up to 40,000 visitors can be expected in the Woodmont Triangle district downtown for this tasty event.
Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture teamed up with the National Parks Service to offer the Montgomery County community a wide variety of arts and cultural classes. The whole family can learn photography, pottery, music, painting, silversmithing, dance and performing arts, and even glass art.