Things To Do In Kemp Mill

Studio Fees and Ceramics for Two or Four at Color Me Mine (Up to 52% Off)

Color Me Mine

Silver Spring

$30 $15

Choose from a bounty of dishes, figurines, and other ceramic creations to paint in vibrant colors, then hand off to staff to glaze and fire

Private Horseback-Riding Lesson for One, Two, or Three at Reddemeade Equestrian Center (Up to 51% Off)

Reddemeade Equestrian Center

Silver Spring

$255 $127

Riders learn to ride in the English style from instructors trained in accordance with the standards of the British Horse Society

$45 for $99 Groupon — New Vision Martial Arts

New Vision Martial Arts

3, West Friendship

$99 $45

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

River Tour at Riley's Lock for One Child or Adult from Calleva (Up to 41% Off)

Calleva

Poolesville

$40 $25

ACA-certified guide takes adventurers on a river tour with wilderness views

$39 for One Month of Twice-Weekly Personal Training at Sergeant's Boot Camp ($240 Value)

Sergeant's Boot Camp

Silver Spring

$240 $39

Personal-training sessions combine strength training and cardio conditioning to tone muscles and burn calories

Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Up to Eight on Thursday–Sunday at Sandy Spring Museum (Up to 60% Off)

Sandy Spring Museum

Ashton - Sandy Spring

$10 $5

Local museum explores the area’s history as a Quaker community and historic hub of Maryland with rotating and permanent exhibits

DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist – Renegades of Rhythm Tour at The Fillmore Silver Spring on September 8 (Up to 51% Off)

DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist - Renegades of Rhythm Tour

The Fillmore Silver Spring

$43 $21

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DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist collaborate using Afrika Bambaataa’s original record collection to celebrate his & Zulu Nation's 40th anniversary

MattyB at The Fillmore Silver Spring on July 16 at 7 p.m. (Up to 53% Off)

MattyB

The Fillmore Silver Spring

$32 $15

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Internet rap sensation, who happens to be 11 years old, floors audiences with G-rated swagger and age-defying skills

Eight or 12 Dance Classes at Prince William Dance Academy (Up to 72% Off)

Prince William Dance Academy

Nokesville

$140 $59

Students practice age-appropriate movements and begin to learn the fundamentals skills of ballet, jazz, tap, and hip-hop dance styles

$76 for $200 Worth of Martial Arts — King Tiger Martial Arts

King Tiger Martial Arts

Silver Spring

$200 $76

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Week of Summer Camp or Birthday Party at Your Location from Funfit's Organically Grown Gym (Up to 63% Off)

Funfit's Organically Grown Gym

Olney, MD

$200 $75

Summer camp covers themes of fitness fun & nutrition, science, nature, and art & more; themed birthday parties entertain up to 20 kids

Five Open Jump Playtime Sessions or a Two-Hour Weekday Party for Up to 15 Guests at Pump it Up (Up to 50% Off)

Pump It Up

Silver Spring

$40 $20

Kids explore inflatable play areas, build with giant blocks, and engage with interactive games; a party includes playtime and pizza

Half- or Full-Day Kid's Beading Camp on Saturday, July 26 at The Bead Studio (Up to 55% Off)

The Bead Studio

Silver Spring

$110 $49

Kids of various ages learn the art of jewelry making during a half- or full-day camp at a nonprofit arts organization

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At Tough Temple MMA & Fitness, the only thing visitors worship is the human body. Owner and head trainer John Weeks makes sure his students' muses are in tiptop shape by offering a schedule of mostly Workouts of the Day (WODs). These ever-changing classes confuse muscles just enough to strengthen them, but not so much that they can't remember how reflexes work. But since he also has more than 25 years of MMA experience, plus a co-coach with a purple belt in brazilian jujitsu, John also holds martial-arts classes such as tai chi, jujitsu, and MMA.

4109 Sampson Road
Silver Spring,
MD
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At the The Royal Mile Pub, servers and regulars alike greet guests with a hearty "Cead mile failte!" It's Gaelic for "a hundred thousand welcomes," and the sentiment permeates every brew, stew, and show. Juxtaposing the local with the far-flung, Royal Mile cultivates a communal mood while maintaining a Scottish identity. To wit, the menu spotlights haggis, Orkney Scotch eggs, and traditional British-style breakfasts.

Spotlighting Scotland is a trend that also permeates the eatery's decor. Colorful tartans hang from the rafters, some of which match the kilts of live performers. The pub even takes its name from the region: Between Scotland's Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse, there's a 1-mile series of streets traditionally traveled by Scottish royalty. The Royal Mile Pub is named for this thoroughfare, and its staff has welcomed its guests as it would kings and queens since it opened in 1981.

2407 Price Ave
Silver Spring,
MD
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The first running of the Potomac Hunt Races took place in 1952, and the event has been an annual tradition in Montgomery County ever since. The event celebrates steeplechase racing—a form of competition that originated in 18th-century Ireland, when riders would dash across uneven terrain and use towering church steeples as their beacons. Today, regular two- to four-mile tracks have become the battlegrounds for steeplechase events, and horses equipped with on-board GPS systems have made church steeples obsolete. Potomac Hunt Races carries on the tradition of this modern-day version of steeplechase racing, while implementing a tradition of its own: donating a portion of the proceeds from each year's event to charity.

19960 Fisher Ave
Poolesville,
MD
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High-energy beats from artists such as Flo Rida, B.o.B., and the Black Eyed Peas bounce forth from the spinning studio at Rock Creek Sports Club, where nationally certified trainers lead stationary cyclists through challenging routes. In addition to these pop-powered workouts, the studio hosts more than 50 other fitness classes, an array of options that prompted the editors of Bethesda Magazine to name the studio 2012’s Best Neighborhood Gym. Zumba classes encourage students to boogie away calories to latin beats, and boxing clinics incorporate one-on-one attention from Golden Glove winner Russell Davis. The team of trainers can also coach visitors through the weight-loss process, or helm small group workout sessions capped at eight participants. The gym also welcomes independent workouts, with equipment such as treadmills, benches, and weights awaiting a few breathless reps of their own.

8325 Grubb Rd
Silver Spring,
MD
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Originally built in 1938 by noted movie-palace architect John Eberson, the AFI Silver Theatre's vintage hall transports viewers back to the heyday of the silver screen. In the fully restored main auditorium, curling lines decorate the wood-colored ceiling and glowing wings unfurl from the screen, echoing its art deco origins and comforting penguins who, also, will never fly. Two new, stadium-style theaters triple the number of possible screenings, and each auditorium comes tricked out with projectors that can handle everything from 16 mm to 70 mm film as well as the latest digital video.

8633 Colesville Rd
Silver Spring,
MD
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At Montgomery Royal Theater, six screens beam larger-than-life stars into the eyes of moviegoers during showings of recently released flicks and Hollywood blockbusters. Viewers can sink into the theater's plush, cushioned seats to absorb action-packed reels that showcase the twists of budding romance or the dire consequences of resurrecting an extinct flower’s DNA. The theater’s concession stand outfits viewers with buckets of popcorn and cups brimming with soda, providing the appropriate rations to accompany treks into the fantastical worlds of first-run films.

11006 Veirs Mill Rd
Silver Spring,
MD
US

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