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.

GEM SHOW -- Friday noon to 7, Saturday 10 to 6, Sunday 10 to 5, by the Gem, Lapidary and Mineral Society of Washington. Dealer displays of precious stones, mineral specimens and related goods. $6, seniors $5, under 16 free. Ramada Hotel and Exhibition Center, 8500 Annapolis Rd., New Carrollton. 301-459-6700.

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.

FIREHOUSE FESTIVAL -- Saturday 9 to 2. Displays of antique fire apparatus, crafts fair, food vendors, entertainment, children's activities. At Friendship Firehouse, built in 1855, on South Alfred Street between Prince and King streets, Alexandria. 703-838-4554.

CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT -- Saturday and Sunday 9 to 3. Living history portrayals, talks. Monocacy National Battlefield Visitor Center, on Route 355 three miles south of Frederick. 301-662-3515.

USED BOOK SALE -- Saturday 10 to 4. West End Library, 24th and L NW. 202-724-8707.

ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES Show, Saturday and Sunday 10 to 5. $6. Maryland Soccerplex/Discovery Sports Center, 18031 Central Park Circle, Boyds. 301-216-0876.

COIN AND STAMP SHOW -- Saturday 10 to 6, Sunday 10 to 5. About 15 stamp dealers, 45 coin dealers. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE, Vienna. 703-273-5908.

CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT -- Saturday 11 to 3. Living history portrayals and demonstrations. Museum admission $6.50, seniors $6, ages 10 to 16 $4.50, younger free. National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. 301-695-1864.

WINE FESTIVAL -- Saturday and Sunday 11 to 5, with wine tastings, crafts and food vendors, entertainment. $12, ages 6 to 20 and designated drivers $8, younger free. Tarara Winery, 13648 Tarara Lane, Leesburg. 703-771-7100.

"SCREEN ON THE GREEN" -- Monday at dusk, the 1934 mystery film "The Thin Man" will be shown on a large outdoor screen. Free. On the Mall between Fourth and Seventh streets NW. 877-262-5866.

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.