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Reba McEntire brings her best-selling style of country music to St. Leonard on Thursday.
Reba McEntire brings her best-selling style of country music to St. Leonard on Thursday. (Jae C. Hong/associated Press)
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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Thu

Aug. 19

BUCK HILL QUARTET This D.C. area jazz band is led by a saxophonist who played with Charlie Byrd. Blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets welcome; dinners available for purchase. The outdoor show will be moved inside in case of rain. 7-8:30 p.m. Riversdale House Museum, 4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park. 301-864-0420. http://www.pgparks.com. Free.

REBA MCENTIRE She's the second-best-selling female country musician of all time and a TV star to boot. With Melissa Peterman. 7 p.m. St. Leonard Fire Department, Bayside Toyota Pavilion, 200 Calvert Beach Rd., St. Leonard. 800-551-SEAT. http://www.slvfd.com. http://www.ticketmaster.com. $45-$75.

"GREEN: ART WITH THE EARTH IN MIND" More than 65 works of art exploring the impact of humans on the Earth. Through Aug. 27. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640. http://www.annmariegarden.org. $3, seniors and ages 5-12 $2, younger than 5 free.

Fri

Aug. 20

B.T. RICHARDSON'S BLACK COFFEE EXPERIENCE The D.C. blues band plays as part of the Friday Night Sunset Concert Festival. 7 p.m. O'Donnell Lake Restaurant Park, St. Patrick's Drive and Smallwood Drive W., St. Charles. 301-843-8600, Ext. 5211. Free.

COUNTRY CURRENT The U.S. Navy Band's country ensemble performs as part of La Plata's weekly summer concert series. 7-8:30 p.m. La Plata Town Hall, 305 Queen Anne St., La Plata. 301-934-8421. http://www.townoflaplata.org. Free.

"DRAWING MOVEMENT ON LAND" Renee van der Stelt captures movement on paper and in sculpture. Closes Friday. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7800. 410-792-0664. http://www.pgparks.com. Free.

Sat

Aug. 21

FOSSIL FIELD EXPERIENCE Explore Calvert Cliffs with a trained interpreter in search of fossils. For age 8 and older. Space is limited. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042. http://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. $20; advance registration required.

PEACH FESTIVAL Peaches will be served sliced or in bulk, along with ice cream, sandwiches and platters. Noon-5 p.m. Waters Memorial United Methodist Church, 5400 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard. 410-586-1716. Free.

"LEARNING FROM THE PAST" A dramatic dialogue focuses on the African American experience from 1850 to 1900 with examples of what was worn, how people spoke and everyday objects. Space is limited; no reservations. 4-5 p.m. Surratt House Museum, 9118 Brandywine Rd., Clinton. 301-868-1121. http://www.surratt.org. Free.


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