What's Doing

LIVE BUTTERFLY SHOW -- Open daily from 10 to 4, through Sept. 18. Butterflies fly freely in an indoor garden of nectar plants. $4.50, ages 3 to 12 $3.50. Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1400.

FAUQUIER COUNTY FAIR -- Friday 11 to 10, Saturday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday 10 to 7. Entertainment, agricultural displays, amusement rides, food vendors. Concerts by Doug Stone, Friday at 8:15, and Deana Carter, Saturday at 8:15. $5, parking $2. Fauquier County Fairgrounds, 6209 Old Auburn Rd., Warrenton. 540-351-6086.

"HAIRSPRAY" DANCE PARTY -- Friday at 6, characters from the musical "Hairspray" are featured with music from the '60s. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

WORLD WAR II ENCAMPMENT -- Saturday 9 to 3, by the 51st Engineers Combat Battalion. Marietta House Museum, 5626 Bell Station Rd., Glenn Dale. 301-464-5291.

"DC BIG FLEA" -- Saturday 9 to 6, Sunday 11 to 5. A flea market with more than 1100 booths. $7. Dulles Expo Center, Willard Road off Route 28, Chantilly. 757-430-4735 or 703-378-0910.

"SHEPHERDSTOWN STREET FEST" -- Saturday 10 to 9. Outdoor entertainment, arts and crafts booths, food vendors. Along King Street between German and High streets, Shepherdstown, W. Va. 304-876-0910.

18TH-CENTURY MARKET FAIR -- Saturday and Sunday 11 to 4:30. Living history portrayals, Colonial crafts demonstrations, music, food vendors. $5, seniors and ages 3 to 12 $2.50. Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. 703-442-7557.

ARTS FESTIVAL -- Saturday 11 to 5. Entertainment, arts and crafts fair, food vendors. Outdoors in downtown Purcellville, Va. 540-668-6716.

"HOWARD COUNTY POW-WOW" -- Saturday 11 to 7, Sunday 11 to 6. Traditional American Indian entertainment, dancing, crafts, foods. $7, ages 3 to 12 $4. Howard County Fairgrounds, 1022 Fairground Rd., West Friendship. 410-442-1022 or 252-257-5383.

BENEFIT FISH FRY -- Saturday 4 to midnight, with entertainment by the Acme Blues Company, the Doctor S-O Feelgood Band and the Badabing Blues Band. $15. Sponsored by the D.C. Blues Society to honor the memory

of Jerry "The Bama" Washington at Chick Hall's Surf Club, 4711 Kenilworth Ave., Bladensburg. 301-927-6310.

SPORTS CARD, COMIC BOOK and non-sports card show, Sunday 10 to 4. $3. Tysons Corner Holiday Inn, 1960 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 301-990-4929.

"FESTA ITALIANA" -- Sunday 11:30 to 5. Italian music, crafts, foods, children's activities. Sponsored by the Festa Italiana Foundation outdoors at Third and F streets NW. 202-368-7379.

"SUNSET PARADE" -- Tuesdays at 7, through Aug. 16. The Marine Drum & Bugle Corps, Silent Drill Team and marching units stage a colorful full-dress parade at the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial), on U.S. 50 adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery. 202-433-6060.

"TWILIGHT TATTOO" -- Wednesday at 7, a military pageant and drills by the U.S. Army Third Infantry, Fife & Drum Corps, Drill Team and Army Band musicians. On the Ellipse, south of the White House. Free. 202-685-4989.