3The Great Mills-based soul singer performs R&B and jazz hits with bass, drum, saxophone and piano accompaniments. Must be age 21 or older. Friday 8 p.m.-midnight. Miss Motley’s Cafe, 9501 Crain Hwy., Bel Alton. 301-392-9794. www.belaltonalumnicdc.org. $12.
“Subversion” Photographer Rahshia Linendoll-Sawyer’s exhibit explores an imagined underwater world. Through Aug. 23. Greenbelt Community Center, Art Gallery, 15 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt. 301-397-2208. www.greenbeltmd.gov/arts. Free.
Secret Society Saxophonist Bryan Mills leads his band with drummer Wayne Thomas, vocalist Mike Madison, guitarist Robbie McDonald, bassist David Dyson and keyboardist Patrick Cooper. Part of the Wind Down Thursdays outdoor concert series. 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Boulevard at the Capital Centre, Capital Centre Boulevard and Arena Drive, Largo. 301-324-0514. www.shopcapcentre.com. Free.
Tween Summer BookFest An evening of activities, discussion and snacks for fifth- to seventh-graders themed around “Jake and Lily” by Jerry Spinelli. 6:30-8 p.m. Calvert Library Twin Beaches branch, 3819 Harbor Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 410-257-2411. calvert.lib.md.us/twin.html. Free.
Uncle Jack Band An outdoor concert of funk, disco and Motown music. 7-8:30 p.m. Watkins Regional Park, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. 301-699-2456. www.unclejackband.net. Free.
Kristen and the Noise A performance by the Philadelphia-based cover band. Part of the Friday Night Live Concert Series. 5-9 p.m., live performances the second Friday of each month. National Harbor, 150 National Plaza, National Harbor. 877-628-5427. www.nationalharbor.com. Free.
Immortal Soul Revue The cover band plays old school R&B and soul music. Part of the Sunset Concert Series. 7 p.m. O’Donnell Lake Restaurant Park, St. Patrick’s Drive and Smallwood Drive West, Waldorf. www.stcharlesmd.com. Free.
Kids’ Playwriting Festival The Twin Beach Players will present the six winning entries to its eighth annual playwriting competition. The plays — “Booked” by Maddi Viteri, “Checkmate” by Anna Gorenflo, “Finding Her Way” by Adriana Money, “Help From Above” by Abby Petersen, “The Princess and the Cat” by Megan Cashman, and “Promlems? A Homecoming Promedy” by Chris Skarin — were chosen by a panel of theater professionals. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. through Aug. 11. North Beach Boys and Girls Club, 9021 Dayton Ave., North Beach. www.twinbeachplayers.
Jennifer Rose & the Mixx The Baltimore-based country and rock band closes out the Montpelier Summer Concert Series. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Montpelier Mansion, Grounds, 9650 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-776-2805. www.southlaurelrecreationcouncil.org. Free.
Latrice Carr and the Muzicians’ Den The Great Mills-based soul singer performs R&B and jazz hits with bass, drum, saxophone and piano accompaniments. Must be age 21 or older. 8 p.m.-midnight Miss Motley’s Cafe, 9501 Crain Hwy., Bel Alton. 301-392-9794. www.belaltonalumnicdc.org. $12.
“Cruisin’ on the River Car Show” A display of custom and classic cars and trucks with live entertainment. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. National Harbor, 150 National Plaza, National Harbor. 877-628-5427. www.nationalharbor.com. $20.
“Way Back to School Day” A hands-on history program for age 5 and older to explore what education was like 350 years ago. Activities include quill writing exercises, Colonial toy crafts, model boat racing, a scavenger hunt, a footrace and a rock-throwing competition, corn cob darts, a Colonial spelling bee and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Historic St. Mary’s City, 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary's City. 240-895-4990. www.stmaryscity.org. $10, students $6, age 5 and younger free.
Great Big Home Show The Ultimate Consumer Tradeshow hosts this event showcasing vendors for indoor and outdoor remodeling projects, including bathroom and kitchen, painting and window treatments. Saturday-Sunday at 10 a.m. Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department, 24801 Three Notch Rd., Hollywood. 301-638-7469. www.greatbighomeshow.com. Free.
Southern Maryland Bike Fest The inaugural event will feature motorcycle clubs from across the region, live blues and roots music by the Nighthawks, mechanical bull riding, a beer pong tournament, crab racing and more. 2 p.m.-midnight. St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds, 42455 Fairgrounds Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-2256. www.somdbikefest.com. $15.
Project Natale The Burtonsville-based traditional jazz band performs at the Jazz Under the Stars outdoor concert series. 7 p.m. Beltsville Community Center, 3900 Sellman Rd., Beltsville. 301-937-6613. www.pgparks.com. Free.
College Park Restaurant Week The inaugural foodie event allows patrons to enjoy food specials at participating restaurants: Aroy Thai, Asian Fusion Restaurant, Azteca Restaurant and Cantina, Big Play Sports Grill, Calvert House Inn, the Common, Cornerstone Grill & Loft, Fishnet, Hanami Japanese Restaurant, the Jerk Pit, Ledo Restaurant, Looney’s Pub, the Maryland Smokehouse, Ovo Simply Veggie, Pho D’Lite, and RJ Bentley’s. Through Aug. 17. www.shopcollegepark.org. Visit Web site for prices.
Taste of Linganore A showcase of more than 20 Frederick, Baltimore and Washington area restaurants, eateries and food trucks paired with Linganore wines. Noon-5 p.m. Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Rd., Mount Airy. 410-795-6432. www.linganorewines.com. $12 online, $15 at gate. Designated drivers and ages 20 and younger $8 online, $10 at gate.
Daytime star party The Friends of Chapman State Park and the Southern Maryland Astronomical Society host this indoor/outdoor event using telescopes and large-scale models of the solar system. 1-5 p.m. Chapman State Park, 3452 Ferry Pl., Indian Head. 301-753-6754 or 301-743-7003. www.friendsofchapmansp.org. Free.
Sea glass jewelry workshop Liz Printz leads a class to make a pendant and matching earrings using glass found on local beaches. 1-3 p.m. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640. www.annmariegarden.org. $30, registration required.
U.S. Army Blues The 18-piece jazz ensemble band performs an outdoor concert. 7-8 p.m. Allen Pond Park, Robert V. Setera Amphitheater, 3330 Northview Dr., Bowie. 301-464-3725. www.cityofbowie.org. Free.
“Hot, Hot, Hot!” An installation of works by artists from the Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance. Through Sept. 7. Old Line Fine Wine, Spirits and Bistro, Route 1 Beltsville. 301-699-1148. www.hcaaonline.org. Free.
“Oysters and the Oyster Wars” Smith Island native Sherri Marsh Johns recounts the history, battles and lifestyle surrounding the Chesapeake Bay oyster in a two-hour sunset cruise aboard the 74-foot schooner Woodwind. Sponsored by Historic Annapolis. 6:30 p.m. Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel, 80 Compromise St., Annapolis. 410-263-8994. www.annapolis.org. $42, seniors $40, age 11 and younger $27. Reservations required.
WASP Congressional Gold Medal of Honor Dedication A celebration of Elaine Harmon, a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots who donated her Congressional Gold Medal to the museum. Meet author Amy Goodpaster as she discusses her latest book, “Flying for Her Country: The American and Soviet Women Military Pilots of World War II.” 4 p.m. College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. 301-864-6029. www.collegeparkaviationmuseum.com. $4, seniors $3, children 2-18 $2, children 1 and younger free.
“Refresh, Renew, React!” An exhibition by members of Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance. Public reception Aug. 25 3-5 p.m., exhibit runs through Sept. 7. Franklin’s Restaurant and Brewery, 5123 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville. 301-927-2740. www.hcaaonline.org. Free.
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