Weekend Events: Holiday Pet Adoptions; Christmas Market in Silver Spring

What’s happening Dec. 8-10


“Christmas Time is Here”—Friday night—Strathmore, North Bethesda

Via Strathmore

Canadian Brass performs chamber music classics around the world. The quintet will play festive songs and holiday standards from “Ding Dong Merrily on High” to “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” at Strathmore’s Music Center.

Tickets are $35 to $65 for the 8 p.m. event.

“Holiday S.O.S.” Pet Adoption Event—Saturday and Sunday—Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, Derwood

Adoptable dog Sander. Via MCASAC

For the second year in a row, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center will reduce adoption fees on all adoptable pets by 50 percent. Fees for dogs are $75 and for cats are $50. For small animals and exotic pets, fees are $5 to $75. Last year 72 animals were adopted.

The event runs from noon to 5 p.m.

Adoptable cat Lucy. Via MCASAC

Pet Photos with Santa—Saturday—Bethesda Row

Via Bethesda Row

If you already have furry friends, you can bring them to Bethesda Row for photos with Santa. Retailers will offer dog treats and water bowls.

Donations of $10 will benefit Lucky Dog Pet Rescue. The event runs from noon to 4 p.m.

Christmas market and craft show—Saturday—Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring

Via Eventbrite

Everything from jewelry to baked goods and crafts to hair care will be available at a market and arts and crafts fair in downtown Silver Spring.

The event runs from noon to 4 p.m.

Jagged Edge—Sunday night—The Fillmore, Silver Spring

Via Fillmore

R&B group Jagged Edge, known for the singles “Let’s Get Married” and “Where the Party At,” will play the Fillmore. Singer-songwriter London Savoy opens for the show.

Tickets are $30. Doors open at 7 p.m.

This story was updated at 3:45 p.m. Dec. 8 to correct a reference to a menorah lighting ceremony on Bethesda Row. That event is scheduled for Dec. 17, not this Sunday.

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