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Skating, campfires, and concerts! Here are six activities happening around Montgomery Parks Friday, September 30, to Sunday, October 2.

Six sticks with marshmallows hover over a campfire.

Nature

Meadowside Nature Center has fall-themed outdoor activities during Sensory Friendly Days on Friday, September 30, 10 am, for visitors of all ages with sensory processing differences, autism spectrum disorder, or developmental disabilities. Registration required.

Hone your camping skills during Campfire 101. Learn log stacking, lighting techniques, and fire safety during this program at Brookside Nature Center on Saturday, October 1, 10 am. Bring a snack to roast and toast over your roaring fire.

Driver of a tractor smiles for the camera. Behind him is a wagon filled with passengers sitting on hay bales.

Autumn

The Friends of Agricultural History Farm Park invite you to Fall on the Farm on Saturday, October 1, 11 am to 4 pm. Visit the farm animals. Take a hayride. Watch blacksmith, woodworking, and sawmill demonstrations. And, enjoy activities, live music, and more! Free admission and parking

Five children sitting around a table making crowns and masks.

Skating

Kids four to eight can dress up as their favorite movie or storybook character for Fairy Tale Skate on Friday, September 30, 2:15 pm, at Cabin John Ice Rink. Program includes a group lesson, practice time, and crafts.

Symbols of musical instruments, coffee cups, and croissants.

Concert

Clarence Ward III and his band Dat Feel Good perform at Cabin John Regional Park Amphitheater during Sunday Serenade on Sunday, October 2, 10 am to 11:30 am. Bring chairs or blankets to enjoy the free jazz concert. Food truck onsite for coffee and breakfast.

A large blackboard with writing inside a late nineteenth century one-room schoolhouse. In the foreground is a small desk with an open book, kerosene lamp, and other items.

History

Finally, discover Montgomery County classrooms of the past during a free tour of the one-room historic Kingsley Schoolhouse on Sunday, October 2, 1 pm to 4 pm, at Little Bennett Regional Park.

Check out these and other activities on the calendar of events and “Things to Do” on our website.

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Last Updated: September 29, 2022