The National Capital Daylily Club presents its 36th annual Daylily Show, Sunday from 1:30 to 5:30 at Brookside Gardens Visitor Center, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Admission is free. Call 301/949-8230.
Arts in Baltimore
Artscape 2001 Minus 1, Baltimore's free celebration of the arts, has music and dance on three stages, arts workshops, art exhibitions, literary activities and other special events, Friday from 6:30 to 10, and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 10:30 on Mount Royal Avenue between North Avenue and Preston Street, near the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Headliners include the Temptations, Friday at 8:15; Dionne Warwick with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, Saturday at 8:15; and on Sunday, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown at 5:45 and Ashford & Simpson with Maya Angelou at 8:15. There will also be children's activities, music recitals, a crafts fair and food vendors. Call 410/396-4575 or visit the Web site: www.artscape.org.
Former Redskins Sonny Jurgensen, Sam Huff and Bobby Mitchell, as well as Hall of Famers Oscar
Robertson, Gale Sayers and about 36 other professional football and basketball players compete in the Bobby Mitchell/Chrysler Plymouth Hall of Fame Golf & Tennis Classic, Sunday from 9 to 2 at Lansdowne Resort, on Lansdowne Boulevard about four miles east of Leesburg. The event is a benefit for the Leukemia Society of America. Tickets for spectators are $5, children 11 and younger free; call 703/960-1100.
A Screen On the Green
"Casablanca" is the opening movie in the free five-week "Screen on the Green" classic film festival Monday at dusk on a giant screen at 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW on the grounds of the Washington Monument (Metro: Smithsonian). The festival, sponsored by HBO and Banana Republic, continues on Mondays at dusk through Aug. 9. The other movies in the series: "The Wizard of Oz," July 19; "Citizen Kane," July 26; "King Kong," the 1933 version, Aug. 2; and "Rebel Without a Cause," Aug. 9. For festival information, call 877/262-5866 or 202/619-7222.
The Contemporary American Theater Festival presents four new plays in rotating repertory through Aug. 1 at Shepherd College in Shepherdstown, W. Va. They are "The Water Children," by Wendy MacLeod; "Coyote on a Fence," by Bruce Graham; "Compleat Stage Beauty," by Jeffrey Hatcher; and "Tatjana in Color," by Julia Jordan. Performance schedules vary weekly. Tickets to the opening night performances on Friday are $30 and include a reception. Tickets to the other shows are $22 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays ($20 for seniors and students); $18 ($16 for seniors and students) on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Call 800/999-2283 or 304/876-3473 or visit the Web site: www.catf.org.
Family Fun Day
The National Museum of Women in the Arts' Family Fun Day on Sunday features storytelling and song by Charlotte Blake Alston at noon and 2, a children's folk doll workshop from 1 to 4 and interactive tours of the Nellie Mae Rowe exhibition of handmade dolls, sculptures and drawings at 1:15 and 3:15. Admission and all activities are free. Reservations are required for the tours. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The museum is at 1250 New York Ave. NW (Metro: Metro Center). Call 202/783-7370.
The National Symphony Orchestra, with sopranos Cynthia Watters and Alexandra DeShorties, tenor Justin Vickers, baritone Daniel Belcher and other vocalists from the Wolf Trap Opera Company, presents music from Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story," "Candide" and other Broadway hits Friday at 8:15 at Wolf Trap Park's Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. Tickets are $22 to $29 in-house, $15 on the lawn. Order from ProTix, 703/218-6500 (service charges); for information, call 703/255-1860.
Alexandria celebrates its 250th birthday Saturday from 6 to 10 with a bagpipe concert by the Alexandria Pipes & Drums and a pops program by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, including Tchaikovsky's "1812" Overture, accompanied by cannons and followed by fireworks over the Potomac. The party takes place at Jones Point Park, 100 Jones Point Rd., Alexandria. Call 703/883-4686. See story, Page 36.
For You, From Weekend
The Weekend section of The Washington Post is sponsoring the first of four free "Weekend's Weekend" concerts Friday at 7:30 at Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 16th Street and Colorado Avenue NW. This week's performers at "Blues Night" are the Hardway Connection, Cathy Ponton King and the Crow Valley Band. Future Weekend's Weekend concerts take place July 16, July 25 and Aug. 8. Free tickets will be released at the Carter Barron box office starting at noon on the day of each performance. For information, call 202/334-4748. See Nightwatch, Page 13.
American Prairie at Zoo
A pair of bison calves, a colony of prairie dogs and more than 40 species of grass and plants native to the American heartland are the centerpieces of the new American Prairie exhibit at the National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW (Metro: Woodley Park/Zoo, Cleveland Park). The zoo grounds are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily; the animal buildings are open from 10 to 6 (exceptions are posted). Admission is free; call 202/ 673-4800.
CAPTION: Daylily "yellow explosion."
CAPTION: "Casablanca" opens "Screen on the Green" festival.
CAPTION: Prairie dogs will live at the American Prairie exhibit.
CAPTION: Charlotte Blake Alston tells stories at the Family Fun Day.