Prince George’s and Southern Maryland Going Out Guide, June 12-18, 2014


Cheek to Cheek performs Wednesday 7-8 p.m. in the “Jazz on the Lawn” concert series at the Riversdale House Museum. (Courtesy of Cheek to Cheek)
THU 12

Invitational Sculpture Exhibition The 33rd annual exhibition features work from the Washington Sculptors Group. Through Aug. 3. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7800. arts.pgparks.com. Free.

Elizabeth Burger The artist displays her work, which reflects her interest in how we relate to our natural world. Through Aug. 17. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7800. arts.pgparks.com. Free.

Melissa Burley The artist exhibits her sculptures made from recycled objects. Through Aug. 3. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7800. arts.pgparks.com. Free.

UniverSoul Circus The audience plays a key role in this interactive, high-flying circus show featuring live animals, acrobatics and stunts set to popular music. Thursday-Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Saturday at noon, 4 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 12:30, 3:30 and 6:30 p.m., closes Monday at 2 p.m. Capital Plaza Mall, 6900 Annapolis Rd., Landover Hills. 800-316-7439. www.universoulcircus.com. $19-$30.

Father’s Day With the Founding Fathers A sampling of “Ales of the Revolution,” original beer recipes from George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin. Colonial-style music will be provided by Squire Jeffery Arlington and Novus Luna. For age 21 and older. 6:30-7 p.m. Historic Annapolis Museum, 99 Main St., Annapolis. 410-268-7601. www.annapolis.org. $30, reservations required.

George Jones An outdoor concert of R&B and jazz music. 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Boulevard at the Capital Centre, 900 Capital Centre Blvd., Largo. 301-324-0514. www.shopcapcentre.com. Free.

Baysox World Cup and comedy Meet 10 players from ASA Charge, part of the National Premier Soccer League, and then watch the home team take on the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. Comedian Steve Hofstetter will perform an adults-only stand-up routine in the Diamond View restaurant postgame. 6:35 p.m. Bowie Baysox Stadium, 4101 NE Crain Hwy., Bowie. 301-653-6139. www.baysox.com. $17.

Gospel music Performances by Renee Barnes, Rob Mercer, Ronette Harrison and Jimmy Russell, and Because of Christ. 8 p.m. Blue Dolphin, 1166 Route 3, Gambrills. 410-721-9081. www.theashleighgroup.com. $20.

FRI 13

“12 Years a Slave”A screening of the 2013 Academy Award-winning film that was adapted from the 1853 memoir by Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery. For age 60 and older. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Marlow Heights Community Center, 2800 St. Clair Dr., Marlow Heights. 301-423-0505. www.pgparks.com. Free.

Richie Fields The country music artist performs songs from his newest CD, “Smile,” as part of the Friday Night Live outdoor concert series. 6-9:30 p.m. National Harbor, 150 National Plaza, National Harbor. 877-628-5427. www.nationalharbor.com. Free.

Crawdaddies The band performs an outdoor concert featuring zydeco music. Moon bounce, face-painting and other children’s activities included as part of the Outback Steakhouse Summer Jam Series.
6:30-8:30 p.m. Hyattsville Municipal Building, 4310 Gallatin St., Hyattsville.
301-985-5020. www.hyattsville.org/145/
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Lynn Hollyfield The singer-songwriter performs original acoustic music as part of the Sunset Concert Series. 7 p.m. O’Donnell Lake Restaurant Park, 10400 O'Donnell Pl., Waldorf. 301-653-4531. www.stcharlesmd.com. Free.

Max Impact The U.S. Air Force band performs classic and contemporary rock and country music in an outdoor concert. 7-9 p.m. La Plata Town Hall, 305 Queen Anne St., La Plata. 301-934-8421. www.townoflaplata.org. Free.

SAT 14

Juneteenth The seventh annual festival celebrates African American traditions and history through live entertainment, crafts and activities for the entire family. Noon-5 p.m. Watkins Regional Park, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. 301-446-3232. www.pgparks.com. Free.

“Chili in the Garden” and classic car show Chili tasting, live music, family activities, beer, wine and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640. www.annmariegarden.org. $3, children 5 and younger free; chili tasting kits $5.

St. Clement’s Island Heritage Day The St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks Museum Division sponsors this festival featuring exhibits, boat rides and more. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Clement’s Island Museum, 38370 Point Breeze Rd., Coltons Point. 301-769-2222. www.co.saint-marys.md.us/
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“Ships Ahoy! Pirates of the Chesapeake” An exploration of the world of ships, sailors and pirates with crafts, pontoon boat rides and sweet treats. 1-5p.m. Battle of Bladensburg Visitor Center, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301-779-0371. www.pgparks.com. Free, reservations required.

Bladensburg crab feast The National Harbor Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland sponsors this foodie event featuring crabs, fried and barbecue chicken, fried fish, a variety of sides, door prizes, music and more. Proceeds will benefit the Braille Enrichment Literacy and Learning Program. 1-5 p.m. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, Pavilion, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301-583-8585. 301-779-0371. www.nfbmd.org. $55.

Dee of St. Mary’s cruise A fundraising party cruise aboard the skipjack with heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine, a silent auction and live music by the Bushmill Band. Proceeds will go toward the purchase of a new jib sail for the ship. 4-7 p.m. J.C. Lore and Sons Oyster House, Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042, Ext. 62. www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. $50, reservations required.

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. Saturday 5-8 p.m., through Sept. 6. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042, Ext. 41. www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. $50, reservations required.

“Broadway” The House of Dance’s showcase will feature a variety of styles including hip-hop, ballet, ballroom and more. 6 p.m. St. Mary’s Ryken High School, 22600 Camp Calvert Rd., Leonardtown. 301-373-6330. www.thehouseofdance.org. $10.

Dr. S.O. Feelgood Sweet Soul Music Man The “Doctor” performs a mix of blues, soul and R&B music in an outdoor concert.
6-7:30 p.m. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301-779-0371. www.pgparks.com. Free.

“Anthem” Director Mark Hildebrand screens his film about the national anthem. 6:30 p.m. Belair Mansion, 12207 Tulip Grove Dr., Bowie. 301-809-3089. www.cityofbowie.org/museum. Free.

“The Taming of the Shrew” Shakespeare Teen Theatre presents the Shakespeare comedy about a money-grubbing man who attempts to court a bad-tempered woman. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., closes Saturday. Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St., Laurel. 301-617-9906. www.laurelmillplayhouse.org. $15, seniors and students $12. Reservations requested.

SUN 15

The Baywinds Band A Sunday Sunset Series outdoor concert by the Annapolis-based big band. Other activities will include a Flag Day program by the Bowie Elks. 6 p.m. Allen Pond Park, Robert V. Setera Amphitheater, 3330 Northview Dr., Bowie. 301-809-3078. www.cityofbowie.org. Free.

MON 16

“Diversity” Janna Zuber will display a solo exhibit of her works. The local artist uses watercolors, oils, pastels and more to create abstract, floral, landscape and figurative paintings. Through June 30. Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, 15200 Annapolis Rd., Bowie. 301-805-6880. www.bowiecenter.org. Free.

“A Walk Through the Life of Werner Drewes — Time Line of an Artist (1899-1985)” The BayWoods Art Committee commemorates the life of artist Werner Drewes with this collection of his works from age 24 to his death at age 86. This exhibit showcases his diverse skills using oils, watercolors, multicolor woodblock techniques and collage. Through July 1. Baywoods of Annapolis Continuing Care Retirement Community, 7101 Bay Front Dr, Annapolis. 301-346-9033. www.baywoodsofannapolis.com. Free.

TUE 17

Deanna Bogart The blues singer and multi-instrumentalist performs a fusion of blues, country and jazz music as part of the College of Southern Maryland’s Twilight Performance Series. Tuesday 6:45-8 p.m. (Leonardtown Campus, 22950 Hollywood Rd.), Wednesday 6:45-8 p.m. (La Plata Campus, 8730 Mitchell Rd.) and June 19 6:45-8 p.m. (Prince Frederick Campus, 115 J.W. Williams Rd.) 301-934-7828. www.csmd.edu/arts. Free.

WED 18

Star-Spangled Celebration: Tall Ships Invade Solomons Ships from across the region will dock at Solomons Island and provide open tours and public sails starting Wednesday. On Tuesday, visitors can see the Kalmar Nyckel arrive from Wilmington, Del. Visit the event Web site for a full schedule. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042. www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. Free, additional fee for public sails.

Jazz on the Lawn Cheek to Cheek band plays an outdoor concert of swing, blues and soulful jazz music. 7-8 p.m. Riversdale House Museum, 4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park. 301-864-0420. www.cheektocheekjazz.com . Free.

— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett
from staff reports

Jazz on the Lawn

3Cheek to Cheek, featuring saxophonist Tom Ruggieri, pianist Julie Parsons and bassist Eric Shramek, plays an outdoor concert of swing, blues and soulful jazz music. Wednesday 7-8 p.m. Riversdale House Museum, 4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park. 301-864-0420. www.cheektocheekjazz.com. Free.

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