What's Doing

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

MARYLAND RV SHOW -- Friday 10 to 7, Saturday 10 to 7, Sunday 10 to 6. Displays of motor homes, recreational vehicles and related goods. $7, under 12 free. Maryland State Fairgrounds, York Road at I-83, Timonium. 410-561-7323.

USED BOOK SALE -- Friday 10 to 8, Saturday 10 to 6, Sunday 12:30 to 4. Sponsored by the McLean branch of the American Association of University Women at McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-726-6470.

GREEK FESTIVAL -- Friday 11:30 to 9, Saturday noon to 9, Sunday noon to 9. Traditional entertainment, crafts, foods. Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 4115 16th St. NW. 301-667-9143 or 202-829-2910.

IRISH FESTIVAL -- Friday 6 to 11, Saturday noon to 11, Sunday noon to 6. Entertainment by Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul, O'Malley's March and others; exhibits; crafts fair; food vendors. $10, seniors $7, ages 12 to 17 $5, younger free; three-day pass $20. Fifth Regiment Armory, 29th Division Street at Howard and Preston streets, Baltimore. 410-472-2291.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR -- Saturday 9 to 3. Crafts, baked goods, holiday decorations. Montgomery Avenue Women's Center, 112 W. Montgomery Ave., Rockville. 301-972-1145.

PRISON ARTS AND CRAFTS Show -- Saturday 9 to 5. Paintings, drawings, sculpture and other goods by incarcerated men and women. Sponsored by the Prisons Foundation at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1313 New York Ave. NW. 202-393-1511.

CHURCH FESTIVAL -- Saturday 9 to 6. Rummage sale, baked goods, food vendors. Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5501 Silver Hill Rd., Forestville. 301-568-3000.

"DC BIG FLEA" -- Saturday 9 to 6, Sunday 11 to 5. About 1,100 booths of antiques and collectibles. $7. Dulles Expo Center, Willard Road off Route 28, Chantilly. 703-378-0910.

ALEXANDRIA HOMES TOUR -- Saturday 10 to 3, tour five homes and a historic building in Old Town Alexandria. $30, to benefit Inova Alexandria Hospital. Purchase tickets at the Arcade, 320 King St.; the Lyceum, 201 W. Washington St.; and Christ Church, 121 N. Columbus St. 703-823-6269 or 703-370-8608.

ANTIQUE CAR MEET -- Saturday 10 to 3; registration opens at 8. Sponsored by the Bull Run Region Antique Automobile Club of America at Prince William Fairgrounds, Route 234, Manassas. 703-491-2446 or 703-818-7163.

CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT -- Saturday 10 to 3:30. Drills, demonstrations, living history portrayals. Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Rd., Chantilly. 703-631-0013.

ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR -- Saturday 10 to 4. About 80 exhibitors. $3, under 12 free. Robinson High School, 5035 Sideburn Rd., Fairfax. 703-425-1937.

COUNTRY FAIR -- Saturday 10 to 4. Rummage sale, baked goods, moon bounce, pony rides, crafts fair. St. John's Church, 9801 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 301-248-4290.

MID-ATLANTIC REPTILE SHOW -- Saturday 10 to 4:30, Sunday 11 to 5; lectures, Saturday 7 to 11 p.m. Captive-born reptiles and amphibians and related goods. $7, seniors and ages 6 to 12 $6, younger free. Maryland State Fairgrounds, York Road at I-83, Timonium. 410-580-0250.

CLOTHING/JEWELRY/ACCESSORIES Show, Saturday and Sunday 10 to 5. Displays by about 90 artisans. $7. Ernst Community Cultural Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Tnpk., Annandale. 703-883-4760.

BLUEMONT FAIR -- Saturday and Sunday 10 to 5. Country music, crafts fair, food vendors, history encampment. $5, under 12 free. Outdoors in Bluemont, Va., on Route 734 off Route 7. 540-554-2367.

ART FAIR -- Saturday and Sunday 10 to 5. Paintings, sculpture, pottery, photography and other works by about 200 artists and artisans. Outdoors at White Flint Mall, 11301 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-468-5777.

HUNT COUNTRY ANTIQUES FAIR -- Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday 11 to 5. About 150 exhibitors of furniture and accessories. $10. Morven Park International Equestrian Center, U.S. 15 one mile north of Leesburg. 703-779-2800.

SHAKER FOREST FESTIVAL -- Saturday 10 to 6, Sunday 10 to 5:30. Crafts fair, entertainment, food vendors. $7, ages 10 and under free. Sponsored by the Montgomery Village Rotary Club at Seneca Creek State Park, 11950 Clopper Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-330-9144 or 301-948-0186.

MARYLAND WINE FESTIVAL -- Saturday 10 to 6, Sunday noon to 6. Wines from Maryland vintners, music, crafts, food vendors. Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster. 800-654-4645.

MARYLAND RENAISSANCE Festival -- through Oct. 24. Open Saturday and Sunday 10 to 7. Crafts displays, entertainment on multiple stages, food vendors and other activities at a 25-acre re-creation of a 16th-century English village. $17, seniors $15, ages 7 to 15 $8, younger free. On Crownsville Road off Route 450, Crownsville. 800-296-7304 or 410-266-7304.

ARTS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL -- Saturday 11 to 7. Entertainment by Josh Kelley, the Dixie Power Trio, the Continentals, Project Natale, the New Birth Brass Band and others; arts and crafts fair; children's activities; Hard Times Cafe regional chili cook-off. Courthouse Square Park, Maryland Avenue and East Montgomery Avenue, Rockville. 240-314-8600.

ITALIAN FESTIVAL -- Sunday 11 to 6. Entertainment, food vendors, children's activities. Villa Rosa grounds, 3800 Lottsford Vista Rd., Mitchellville. 301-459-4700.

ART FAIR -- Saturday 11 to 7, Sunday noon to 4, by Arlington Artists Alliance. Fort CF Smith Park, 2411 N. 24th St., Arlington. 703-532-4450.

USED BOOK SALE -- Saturday and Sunday noon to 4. Cleveland Park Library, 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-727-1345.

SCOTTISH HERITAGE FAIR -- Sunday 9:30 to 5. Entertainment, exhibits, crafts, food vendors. Fort Ward Park, 4301 Braddock Rd., Alexandria. 703-212-7064.

COMMUNITY FESTIVAL -- Saturday 10 to 4. Entertainment, crafts fair, hay rides, pony rides, moon bounce. Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-941-1730.

TURKISH FESTIVAL -- Sunday 10 to 9. Music, folk dancing, crafts, food vendors, children's activities. Freedom Plaza, 14th and Pennsylvania NW. 202-483-9090.

OLD TOWN GAITHERSBURG DAY -- Sunday 11 to 4. Entertainment, food vendors, exhibits, classic car show, children's activities. At Diamond and Summit avenues, Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350.

LATINO FESTIVAL -- Sunday noon to 6. Entertainment, crafts, food vendors, carnival rides and games, pony rides. Lane Manor Park, University Boulevard and West Park Drive, Adelphi. 301-445-4500.

BRIDAL EXPO -- Sunday 11 to 4. Displays by vendors of wedding-related goods and services. $10. Oatlands, on U.S. 15 six miles south of Leesburg. 703-777-3174.

"KNIT-OUT" -- Sunday noon to 5. Knitting and crocheting demonstrations and exhibits by Capital Crocheters and Knitters Inc. On the Mall between 10th and 12th streets NW. 703-354-6351 or 202-473-0964.