Maryland Opera Studio A casual preview of the group’s scene-study performances in the Grand Pavilion. 12:30 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787. www.claricesmithcenter.umd.edu. Free.
“Calvertpalooza” A lecture on the recent works at the Calvert House site in honor of Maryland Archaeology Month. 7 p.m. Historic St. Mary’s City, 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary’s City. 240-895-4990. www.stmaryscity.org. Free.
“Following Sarah” Cross-country star Sarah Gardner decides to shake up her “perfect life,” which then impacts her classmates in unexpected ways. For age 16 or older. Thursday-Friday at 8 p.m. Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., closes Sunday at 3 p.m. Venus Theatre, 21 C St., Laurel. 202-236-4078. www.venustheatre.org. $20.
“Pride and Prejudice” The Annapolis Shakespeare Company presents a live show adapted from Jane Austen’s classic novel. Thursday and Friday 8 p.m., closes Saturday 2 and 8 p.m. Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Dr., Bowie. 410-415-3513. www.annapolisshakespeare.org. $15-20.
Kronos Quartet The ensemble performs works by University of Maryland student composers. 8 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Gildenhorn Recital Hall, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787. www.claricesmithcenter.umd.edu. Free.
“Same Time, Next Year” New Direction Community Theatre presents Bernard Slade’s stage play about two happily married people who meet once a year for an affair that lasts 30 years. Friday-Saturday at 7 p.m., closes Sunday at 2 p.m. Solomons Firehouse, 13150 H.G. Trueman Rd. , Lusby 443-624-4484. www.ndctheater.net84.net. $12, seniors and students $10.
St. Maries Musica Local a cappella singers perform live. 7 p.m. Historic St. Mary’s City, Brick Chapel, 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary’s City. 240-895-4990. www.stmaryscity.org. Free.
Dick Morgan Quartet The jazz singer performs with guitarist Steve Abshire, drummer Bertell Knox and bass player Dave Jerigan. 8 p.m. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7800. www.dickmorganjazz.com. $25, seniors $22.50.
Gridloc Band The soul band performs. Must be 21 or older. 8 p.m.-midnight Miss Motley’s Cafe, 9501 Crain Hwy., Bel Alton. 301-392-9794. www.belaltonalumnicdc.org. $10.
Latin Music Festival Performances by Ritmo Cache, the College of Southern Maryland’s Latin ensemble, and Richmond-based salsa group Ban Caribe. Other activities include a Latin music workshop and food buffet. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, 8730 Mitchell Rd., La Plata. 301-934-2251. www.csmd.edu/Arts. Each concert $5 in advance, $7 day of show; other events free.