Prince George’s and Southern Maryland Going Out Guide, July 17-23, 2014


Husband and wife country music duo Keifer and Shawna Thompson perform Friday at the Calvert Marine Museum. (Joseph Anthony Baker/Baker)
Thompson Square

3Husband-and-wife country music duo Keifer and Shawna Thompson perform songs from their award-winning album “Just Feels Good,” as well as other hits. Opening performances by Sam Grow and Clark Manson. Doors open Friday at 6 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042. www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. $38-$48.

THU 17

Antone Drain The soul vocalist performs a tribute to Barry White. 6 p.m. Blue Dolphin, 1166 Route 3, Gambrills. 410-721-9081. www.theashleighgroup.com. $30.

Wildflower The D.C. band plays smooth jazz and R&B music outdoors. 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Boulevard at the Capital Centre, 900 Capital Centre Blvd., Largo. 301-324-0514. www.shopcapcentre.com. Free.

Airmen of Note The U.S. Air Force jazz ensemble plays on the patio. 6:45-8 p.m. College of Southern Maryland, 115 J.W. Williams Rd., Prince Frederick. 443-550-6000. www.csmd.edu/arts. Free.

“The Nerd” Parlor Room Theater presents the Larry Shue comedy about a Vietnam War veteran who promises to always be there for the man who saved his life. But when his nerdy savior arrives unexpectedly, he must find a way to get rid of the troubled house guest. Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., through Aug. 3. Bishop McNamara High School, Fine Arts Theater, 6800 Marlboro Pike, Forestville. 202-340-8623. www.parlorroomtheater.com. $10.

“Beachcomber Art: Seaside Discoveries” An exhibition showing off found items retrieved from the beach. Through Aug. 24. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640. www.annmariegarden.org. $5, seniors $4, children $3, age 5 and younger free.

“The Enemy Nearly All ’Round Us” An exhibit of paintings and artifacts depicting the Annapolis area during the War of 1812, including the Ogle family from Belair. Through Sept. 20. Belair Mansion, 12207 Tulip Grove Dr., Bowie. 301-809-3089. www.princegeorges1812.org. Free.

FRI 18

Chesapeake Orchestra and Patrick Dheur Belgian pianist Dheur joins the orchestra for an outdoor concert of romantic Russian and French classics including Tchaikovsky’s “Overture to Romeo and Juliet” and Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique.” Gates open at 5 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. Townhouse Green, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fishers Rd. St. Mary’s City. 301-848-5309, www.chesapeakeorchestra.org. Free.

Alfredo Mojica and Friends An outdoor concert by the singer and percussion artist. 7 p.m. O’Donnell Lake Restaurant Park, 10400 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf. 301-653-4531. www.stcharlesmd.com. Free.

Port Tobacco Pickers The bluegrass band performs on the lawn. 7-9 p.m. La Plata Town Hall, 305 Queen Anne St., La Plata. 301-934-8421. www.townoflaplata.org. Free.

The Waiting An outdoor performance by the Tom Petty tribute band. Part of the Friday Night Live concert series, which runs through Sept. 26. 7-9 p.m. National Harbor, 150 National Plaza, National Harbor. 877-628-5427. www.nationalharbor.com. Free.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Shakespeare in the Park stages the love story as part of the 36th annual Montpelier Summer Concert Series. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Montpelier Mansion, Grounds, 9650 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-776-2805. www.southlaurelrecreationcouncil.org. Free.

Thompson Square Husband-and-wife country music duo Keifer and Shawna Thompson perform songs from their award-winning album “Just Feels Good,” as well as other hits. Opening performances by Sam Grow and Clark Manson. Doors open 6 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042. www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. $38-$48.

“Eugenio” The play explores religious conversions during World War II. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., through July 27. Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway, Greenbelt. 301-441-8770. www.greenbeltartscenter.org. $17, seniors and students $14.

“Art Through the Viewfinder”A photography exhibit exploring how art can be made using a camera. Through Aug. 17. Mattawoman Creek Art Center, Smallwood State Park, Route 224, Marbury. 301-743-5159. www.mattawomanart.org. Free.

SAT 19

“Art Blooms: Fabulous Floral Fantasies” A weekend exhibit featuring the work of more than 30 floral designers from across the region. Saturday and Sunday. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640. www.annmariegarden.org. $5, seniors $4, youths $3, children 5 and younger free.

Reggae Festival A two-day festival featuring live performances by the Kurlou Reggae Allstars and the Image Band on Saturday and Unity Band, Monsoon and S.T.O.R.M. on Sunday. Admission includes wine tastings, a souvenir glass and a guided tour. Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Linganore Winery, 13601 Glissans Mill Rd., Mt. Airy. 301-831-5889, 410-795-6432. www.linganorewines.com. $18, ages 18-20 $15, age 17 and younger free with paid adult. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.mdtix.com.

Motor Driven An outdoor classic rock concert. 4-6 p.m. Bowie Town Green, Route 564 and Ninth Street, Bowie. 301-809-3078. www.cityofbowie.org. Free.

Southern Maryland VineFest Tour the winery, sample wines, cheeses and baked goods, and shop local artisans and vendors. 4-9 p.m. Robin Hill Farm Nursery, 15800 Croom Rd., Brandywine. 301-579-6844. bit.ly/1lM8dnr. $25, age 20 and younger $15.

Historic 1812 Sunset Supper Cruise Local historians lead this dinner cruise aboard the historic Wm. B. Tennison, to commemorate Southern Maryland’s role in the War of 1812’s Battle of St. Leonard Creek. 5-8 p.m. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042, Ext. 41. www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. $50, reservations required.

Project America’s Next Top Master Artist Grand Finale Celebrate the public’s pick for top master artist and see which artist wins the $500 prize and a solo exhibition. 5-8 p.m. Brentwood Arts Exchange at Gateway Arts Center, 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood. 301-277-2863. arts.pgparks.com. Free.

“Cavalleria Rusticana” and “Pagliacci” Maryland Lyric Opera stages the classic Italian operas under direction from conductor Joel Borrelli-Boudreau. Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., through July 27. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Kay Theatre, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787. www.marylandlyricopera.org. $45, seniors $35, students $20.

All White Comedy Cabaret Adaylah Banks and her all-female Comedy Supreme team present the second annual event featuring wine tasting, food, music and comedy show. 8 p.m.-midnight. Joe’s Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd., Mount Rainier. 301-699-1819. adaylahbanks.com. $23 in advance, $25 at the door.

Unfinished Business The rock band performs on the outdoor pavilion stage. 8 p.m.-midnight. Cryers Backroad Inn, 22094 Newtowne Neck Rd., Compton. 301-475-6628. www.backroadinn.homestead.com. Free.

SUN 20

Mother-and-daughter yoga workshop Women are invited to bring their daughters, ages 6-10, to this workshop to build respect, positive communication and fitness.
1-2:30 p.m. Evolve Yoga and Wellness, 23415 Three Notch Rd., Suite 2004, California. 301-862-1236. www.evolveyogawellness.com. $20 per pair.

D’Vibe and Conga A concert of bongo jazz music. 5-7 p.m. Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Rd., Edgewater. 410-222-1919. www.historiclondontown.com. Free, donations welcome.

Laura Sosa and Pa Gozar The local singer performs Latin jazz and Cuban music with her band, Pa Gozar. 6-7:30 p.m. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301-779-0371. www.pgparks.com. Free.

Airmen of Note An outdoor concert by the U.S. Air Force jazz band. 7-8 p.m. Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr., Bowie. 301-809-3078. www.cityofbowie.org. Free.

MON 21

“The Body Snatcher” A screening of the 1945 horror film, followed by discussion. 7:30 p.m. Joe’s Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd., Mount Rainier. 301-699-1819. www.joesmovement.org. $5.

TUE 22

No Green JellyBeenz The St. Mary’s County rock-and-roll cover band performs on the lawn as part of the Twilight Performance Series, which runs through July 24. 6:45 p.m. College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown campus lawn, 22950 Hollywood Rd., Leonardtown. 301-934-7878. www.csmd.edu/arts. Free.

WED 23

Be’La Dona Band The all-female band performs a concert of funk, jazz and R&B music. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tucker Road Community Center, 1771 Tucker Rd., Fort Washington. 301-248-4404. www.pgparks.com. Free.

Jennifer Cooper and GrooveSpan The ensemble covers a variety of popular music from vintage jazz to classic rock. 6:45 p.m. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center lawn, 8730 Mitchell Rd., La Plata. 301-934-2251. www.csmd.edu/arts. Free.

— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett
from staff reports

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