*Bethesda Fine Arts Festival
Don’t miss the 16th annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival, featuring over 100 artists specializing in a range of mediums, including painting, drawing, photography, and ceramics. There will also be live entertainment, family activities, and food from local restaurants. Admission is free.
Saturday, May 11; 10 AM – 6 PM
Sunday, May 12; 10 AM – 5 PM
*National Philharmonic: Bernstein & Beethoven, Part I
Acclaimed pianist Michael Brown and conductor Piotr Gajewski present Beethoven’s Symphony No.5 and Bernstein’s Symphony No. 2 at The Music Center at Strathmore. Tickets are $48.
Saturday, May 11; 8 PM
*Bethesda Central Farm Market
Visit the weekly farmers market in downtown Bethesda, which gathers over 60 farmers and artisan food producers each week to bring the best in fresh and local food to Bethesda. Live music, activities for children, chef demonstrations, and more!
Sunday, May 12; 9 AM – 1:30 PM
*Mother’s Day Painted Pots at Locus Grove Nature Center
Make a hand-decorated flower pot for a personal Mother’s Day gift at Locus Grove Nature Center. Choose from a variety of styles to suit all ages and skill levels. Each participant will also receive a coupon for a free plan from Locust Grove’s Native Plant Sale.
Sunday, May 12; 10 AM – 2 PM
*Mother’s Day Brunch at City Perch Kitchen + Bar
Celebrate Mother’s Day at Pike & Rose’s City Perch Kitchen + Bar, featuring a special buffet created by Great American Baking Show host and Food Network Chef Sherry Yard. All moms will also be entered to win a 24-karat Gold Rose by Goldgenie.
Sunday, May 12; reserve online.