What's Doing

"WINGS OF FANCY" -- Watch live butterflies fly freely in a colorful garden. Open daily 10 to 4, through Sept. 19. $4, ages 3 to 12 $3. No strollers permitted. Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1400.

WAITER/WAITRESS RACE -- Friday starting at noon, a Bastille Day festival featuring a race at 2 by area wait staff balancing trays with wine bottle and glasses; children race at 12:30, guests at 1 and chefs at 3. Outside Les Halles restaurant, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-347-6848.

U.S. MARINE CORPS "EVENING Parade" -- Fridays at 8:45 through Aug. 27, the Marine Band, Drum & Bugle Corps, Silent Drill Platoon and marching units stage a colorful full-dress parade. Free, but reservations are required and must be requested in writing. At the Marine Barracks, Eighth and I streets SE. For mailing instructions, call 202-433-6060.

"HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JOE" -- Saturday 10 to 2, a celebration of the 250th birthday anniversary of Joseph Nourse, first Register of the Treasury and first occupant of Dumbarton House. Entertainment, living history portrayals, children's games, refreshments. $5, under 12 free. Dumbarton House, 2715 Q St. NW. 202-337-2288.

CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT -- Saturday and Sunday 10 to 5. Drills, demonstrations, living history portrayals. $6, seniors and children $4. Sully Historic Site, 3601 Sully Rd., Chantilly. 703-437-1794.

AMERICAN INDIAN POW WOW -- Saturday 11 to 8, Sunday 11 to 6. Traditional music, dancing, crafts, foods. $7, ages 3 to 12 $4. Howard County Fairgrounds, Route 144, West Friendship. 410-442-1022 or 252-257-5383.

JAZZ & SEAFOOD FESTIVAL -- Saturday 4 to 10. Music by Afro Bop Alliance, David Bach Consort and Bona Fide, seafood specialties. $30 in advance, $35 at gate, for museum programs. St. Clement's Island-Potomac River Museum, 38370 Point Breeze Rd., Colton's Point, Md. 301-769-2222.

BASTILLE DAY CELEBRATION -- Saturday at 7, with buffet, music, silent auction. $65. Advance purchase required. Maison Francaise, Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-234-7911 or 202-966-8837.

BETHESDA ARTIST MARKET -- Sunday 10 to 5:30. About 20 artists and artisans offer paintings, photographs, jewelry and mixed media works. Bethesda Place Plaza, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 301-215-6660.

DAYLILY SHOW -- Sunday 1:30 to 5, by the National Capital Daylily Club. Brookside Gardens Visitor Center, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1400.

U.S. MARINE CORPS "SUNSET Parade" -- Tuesdays at 7 through Aug. 3 (and at 6:30 Aug. 10 and Aug. 17), the Marine Drum & Bugle Corps, Silent Drill Team and marching units stage a colorful full-dress parade. Free. At the Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial), on U.S. 50 next to Arlington National Cemetery. 202-433-6060.

USED BOOK SALE -- Thursday 11 to 4. National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW. 202-662-7523.

FAUQUIER COUNTY FAIR -- Thursday noon to 10, and July 16-18. Farm exhibits, crafts, entertainment, rides, food vendors. Admission $5. Fauquier County Fairgrounds, 6209 Old Auburn Rd., Warrenton. 540-351-6086.

"MOVIES UNDER THE STARS" -- Thursday at 8:30, "Pirates of the Caribbean" will be screened outdoors. The Village at Shirlington, South Quincy and South 28th streets, Arlington. 703-413-6692.