Weekend Events: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrations; Fetty Wap Comes to Silver Spring

What’s happening Jan. 12-15


Published:

Ja Rule—Thursday night—The Fillmore, Silver Spring


Via The Fillmore

A New York rapper with four Grammy nominations, Ja Rule is coming to the Fillmore Thursday night. He’s known for his 1999 single “Holla Holla,” as well as other hits with R. Kelly and Ashanti.

Tickets are $25. Doors open at 8 p.m.

Pippin—Friday, Saturday and Sunday—Imagination Stage, Bethesda

Part of Imagination Stage’s student performance season, Pippin tells the story of a young prince trying to find his place in the world. The musical, which has been produced on Broadway, is loosely based on the real-life son of Charlemagne.

Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10.

Fetty Wap—Saturday night—The Fillmore, Silver Spring


Via The Fillmore

Fetty Wap broke onto the scene with his massive hit “Trap Queen” in 2015. The 23-year-old rapper also had top 10 singles with “My Way” and “679” off his first, self-titled album.

Tickets are $35. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Quinceañera Expo and Fashion Show—Sunday—Holiday Inn, Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg

A catwalk featuring the latest in quinceañera fashion will be the main event at the expo, which will also include food and sweets. Miss Teen Maryland Latina will attend.

Tickets are $5 or $10 for the event, which runs from 1 to 4 p.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute—Monday—Strathmore, North Bethesda


Via Wikimedia Commons

To celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy, artists and performers will present dramatic readings, music and dance performances in his honor. There will be a performance by the Carlton Reese Memorial Unity Choir from Birmingham, Alabama, as well as a visual art display from local students.

The event is free. Tickets will be distributed on site at 2:30 p.m., before the 3:30 p.m. show.

There will also be Martin Luther King Jr. events at Seneca Creek Community Church in Gaithersburg, at the Silver Spring Civic Building and Bethesda North Marriott Conference Center.

Back to Bethesda Beat

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Articles

School Notes: Former Child Soldier To Speak, Perform Music at Einstein in Kensington

Plus: Local student to be featured at national education conference; registration open for education forum

Police Blotter: Motorcycle Stolen in Rockville; Thefts from Vehicles Across County

​Crimes reported to Montgomery County and Rockville police Jan. 3-9

Blair Alumni Accuse Renowned Math Teacher of Years of ‘Harassing’ Behavior

Galvanized in part by the #MeToo movement, former students share stories spanning decades about now-retired instructor

Transportation Secretary Says Maryland Will Do ‘Whatever It Takes’ To Land Amazon

Montgomery County is only location in state on company’s shortlist for its new headquarters
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »

Beautiful Georgian Colonial

Potomac, $1,748,800

California Contemporary

Bethesda, $1,150,000

New Construction

Bethesda, $1,299,999

Brand New + Great Location

Bethesda, $1,369,000

2 Private Acres

Potomac, $1,795,000
Edit Module

Profiles

Your Guides to Leading
Local Professionals

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module

Edit Module