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Jasmine Bowen

05/17/2024 to 05/17/2024

16 Loudoun Street SW, Leesburg, VA 20175

WHO: Live History is an internationally touring site specific escape room theater company. Live History has been nominated for the Governor General's award for History and Community theater. WHEN: May 17,2024, 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. WHERE: 16 Loudoun Street SW Leesburg, Virginia 20175. WHAT: An immersive theatrical escape room experience. LINK: Show details: In Time: A Revolutionary Riddle. In Time: A Revolutionary Riddle at Loudoun Museum lets you travel back to the time of the American Revolution in Loudoun County. You will interact with historic characters, solve puzzles, and finish tasks to complete a critical quest. Channel your inner detective and collaborate with your group to get the clues and information you need from the historic characters, real and fictional, to solve this history mystery. Each character you’ll meet has a unique list of tasks to complete, so be sure to carefully consider which characters you’ll want to help or hinder. About Live History: For the past 9 years, the company has toured 10 countries and over 200 venues, bringing local history to life with their unique customized productions. This year, the company will tour Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United States, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Seneca Valley Sugarloafers Volksmarch

05/18/2024 to 05/18/2024

Dawson's Market; 225 N. Washington St., Rockville, MD 20850

Seneca Valley Sugarloafers Volksmarch Club. DATE: May 18, 2024. TIME: Start between 9 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. (noon). You must finish by 3:00 p.m. LOCATION: The Start/Finish point is Dawson's Market; 225 N. Washington Street; Rockville, Maryland, 20850. CONTACT'S PHONE NUMBER: Gary Jeffers, 301-785-6277. WEBSITE: SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE WALK: The walk is on sidewalks and asphalt trails with one short, but steep, hill and is suitable for wheelchairs and strollers. There are two trails, short and long. The short trail is 3.1 miles (5 kilometers) and is rated 1A. The long trail is 6.2 miles (10 kilometers) and is rated 2A (10 kilometers) and is rated 2A (including the short, but steep, hill). All walkers over 12 years of age must pay a $4 participation fee. Children under 12 may earn IVV credit for no charge at all events sponsored by the Seneca Valley Sugarloafers. New walker packets will be available for sale at the Start/Finish point at Dawson's Market.

15th Annual Gaithersburg Book Festival

05/18/2024 to 05/18/2024

506 South Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is a free annual celebration of great books and great writing that has made its mark as one of the nation’s top literary events. More than 100 featured best-selling and award-winning authors – including Alice McDermott, Angie Kim, Clint Smith, Nicholas Kristof, Liza Mundy, Cece Bell, Brigid Kemmerer and more – will participate in presentations and panel discussions. Being held May 18 in Gaithersburg, Md., the Festival also includes interactive writing workshops, a Children’s Village, book sales, author signings and more. Admission and shuttles from Shady Grove Metro and Montgomery County Fairgrounds are FREE. For more details, visit

Acclaimed Brass Supergroup DuPont Brass in Concert

05/19/2024 to 05/19/2024

921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20003, Washington, DC 20007

DuPont Brass is a one-of-a-kind, brass-driven supergroup from the DMV (DC, MD, VA) Area. Originally composed of five music majors from Howard University trying to raise money for tuition during the Christmas season, they have grown to a 9-piece ensemble consisting of brass, a rhythm section, and vocalists.

Award-Winning Author Dean King Discusses Guardians of the Valley: John Muir and the Friendship that Saved Yosemite in Conversation with John Grady

05/21/2024 to 05/21/2024

921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20003, washington, DC 20003

Award-Winning Author Dean King Discusses Guardians of the Valley: John Muir and the Friendship that Saved Yosemite

The Life of a Poet Featuring Critically Acclaimed Poet Regie Cabico in Conversation with Kyle Dargan

05/23/2024 to 05/23/2024

921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20003, Washington, DC 20003

The Life of a Poet is a quarterly series of in-depth literary conversations. Regie Cabico is a critically acclaimed performance poet who has won top prizes.