Silver Spring, MD

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These are a Few of Our Favorite Things:

Pacci’s Pizzeria – amazing Neapolitan style pizza

AFI – see a movie in a historic Art Deco theater

The Fillmore – Get your jam on.  Big-name artists & national acts star at this spacious music venue with several bars & ornate decor

Driving around and checking out the old buildings of the Seminary

Brookside Gardens – have a close encounter with some butterflies

Calendar of Events  A broad array of events- you are sure to find something for the entire family.

Location: Residents of a large swath of South-Eastern Montgomery County have Silver Spring mailing addresses. This area extends roughly from the Washington DC, Prince George’s County, Maryland and Howard County, Maryland lines to the south, east and north, and Rock Creek Park and Plyers Mill Road to the west and north-west. These boundaries make Silver Spring larger in area than any city in Maryland with the exception of Baltimore.

Metro: Silver Spring Metro is located on the Red Line

Ambience: Downtown Silver Spring hosts several entertainment, musical, and ethnic festivals, the most notable of which are the Silverdocs documentary film festival held each June and hosted by Discovery Communications and the American Film Institute, as well as the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade (Saturday before Thanksgiving) for Montgomery County. The Silver Spring Jazz Festival has become the biggest event of the year drawing 20,000 people to the free festival held on the second Saturday in September. Featuring local jazz artists and a battle of high school bands, the Silver Spring Jazz Festival has featured such jazz greats as Wynton Marsalis,  Arturo Sandoval, Sergio Mendes, and Aaron Neville.



Metro: Wheaton is located on the Red Line

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