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.

HOWARD COUNTY FAIR -- Friday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday through Aug. 13 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Agricultural exhibits, concerts, food vendors, amusement rides and games. $4, seniors $2, under age 10 free. Howard County Fairground, 2210 Fairground Rd., West Friendship. 410-442-1022.

FIREHOUSE FESTIVAL -- Saturday 9 to 2. Entertainment, displays of antique fire apparatus, children's activities, food vendors. Outdoors at Friendship Firehouse, on South Alfred Street between Prince and King streets, Alexandria. 703-751-6416.

FLEA MARKET -- Saturday 9 to 3. Nativity Church, 6008 Georgia Ave. NW. 202-726-6262.

CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT -- Saturday 9 to 5, Sunday 9 to 3. Drills, demonstrations, living history portrayals. Monacacy National Battlefield, 4801 Urbana Pike, Frederick. 301-662-3515.

USED BOOK SALE -- Saturday 10 to 4. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-790-8088.

GEM SHOW -- Saturday 10 to 6, Sunday 10 to 5. Exhibits and dealer tables by the Gem, Lapidary and Mineral Society of Washington D.C. Inc. $6, seniors $5, ages under 16 free. Ramada Hotel, 8500 Annapolis Rd., New Carrollton. 301-459-6700.

COIN AND STAMP SHOW -- Saturday 10 to 6, Sunday 10 to 5. About 45 coin dealers, 15 stamp dealers. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., Vienna. 703-532-6640 or 703-444-2812.

PEACH FESTIVAL -- Saturday 11 to 3. Peach desserts and other foods, crafts fair, entertainment. Wesley United Methodist Church, 8412 Richmond Ave., Mount Vernon. 703-780-5019.

WINE FESTIVAL -- Saturday and Sunday 11 to 5. Music by local bands, crafts fair, hay rides, children's activities. Tarara Winery, 36489 Tarara Lane, Leesburg. 703-771-7100.

CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT -- Saturday and Sunday 11 to 5. Drills, demonstrations and living history portrayals. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, U.S. 340, Harpers Ferry, W. Va. 304-535-6029.

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL -- Saturday and Sunday noon to 9. International music, dancing, foods. Poly/Western High School parking lot, Falls Road and West Coldspring Lane, Baltimore. 410-396-3141.

BENEFIT PARTY -- Saturday 5:30 to 10, with music, food vendors. Proceeds support Fisher House Foundation for wounded troops. VFW Post 9619, 6527 Suitland Rd., Morningside. 703-607-5075 or 703-607-5287.

"SCREEN ON THE GREEN" -- "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," (1966), free feature film Monday at dusk on an outdoor screen. On the Mall between Fourth and Seventh streets. 877-262-5866.

"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.

BENEFIT FASHION SHOW -- Wednesday at 9. $10, for the Global Coalition on Women and AIDS. Club Five, 1214 18th St. NW. 202-419-3230.