“Seussical the Musical” The Summer Youth Production presents the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing a world of “Whos.” Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., through Aug. 18. Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St., Laurel. 301-617-9906. www.laurelmillplayhouse.org. $18; seniors, students and military $15.
Dee of St. Mary’s cruise Attendees can learn the ways of a working waterman as they sail the Patuxent River with Captain Ed. 2-4 p.m., meet at Lore Oyster House, Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042. www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. $25, pre-registration required.
Pyrates Royale Dressed in Celtic pirate wardrobe, the band plays traditional and modern acoustic maritime music. 6 p.m. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042. www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. $10 at door only.
“Jazz Under the Stars” Pianist and composer David Bach performs outdoors. 7 p.m. Beltsville Community Center, 3900 Sellman Rd., Beltsville. 301-937-6613. www.pgparks.com. Free.
“Honky Tonk Dance” A live concert by Bennie Potter & Western Electric and Patsy’s Honky Tonk Torch & Twang. Free dance lesson during intermission. 8 p.m.-midnight American Legion Post 217, 9218 Baltimore Ave., College Park. 301-441-2783. . $10.
Public star party The Southern Maryland Astronomical Society hosts this event to explore the night sky with a variety of astronomical equipment. 9 p.m. Nanjemoy Creek Observatory, 5300 Turkey Tayac Pl., Nanjemoy. www.smas.us. Free.
The Crawdaddies The band plays a mix of Cajun, zydeco and blues sounds with rock, Americana and ska influences. This is an outdoor performance; lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. 6-7:30 p.m. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301-779-0371. www.pgparks.com. Free.
“The Goonies” An outdoor showing of the classic 1985 film. 8:20 p.m. National Harbor, 150 National Plaza, National Harbor. 877-628-5427. www.nationalharbor.com. Free.
“Text/Message: A Teen Art Exhibit” Creative writing and visual and performing art. Closes Sunday. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640. www.annmariegarden.org. $5, seniors and military $4, ages 6-17 $3, age 5 and younger free.
“Annapolis Through the Camera’s Lens” Local photographer Roger Miller shares his knowledge of three must-see spots in the town during a sunset cruise aboard the 74-foot schooner Woodwind. Sponsored by Historic Annapolis. 6:30 p.m. Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel, 80 Compromise St., Annapolis. www.annapolis.org. $42, seniors $40, age 11 and younger $27. Reservations required.
Terrific Tuesdays This family event includes unlimited mini golf and rides on the train and carousel, plus a screening of “Here Comes the Boom” outdoors on the big screen at 8:45 p.m. Begins at 5:30 p.m. Watkins Regional Park, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. 301-699-2456. www.pgparks.com. $5.
Bruce Ewan Known as the “Red Harmonica King,” Ewan performs jazz in an outdoor concert with Steve Jacobs. 7 p.m. Riversdale House Museum, 4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park. 301-864-0420. history.pgparks.com. Free.
— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett
from staff reports