LOCAL WORKS -- 11 a.m. today. The D.C. Federation of Music Clubs presents a concert featuring works by area composers Winifred Hyson, Ruth Norman and Wang An-Ming. Strathmore Hall, 10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Free. 301-762-8334.

NIGHT OF JAZZ -- 7:30 p.m. Friday. A jazz concert by Don Parker and Geoffrey Haydon. Parker is director of percussion and jazz studies at the University of Missouri. Haydon coordinates the piano faculty and teaches jazz history and theory at Georgia State University. St. Luke Lutheran Church, 9100 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. Free. 301-588-4363.

FREDERICK CARILLON RECITALS -- Noon Sundays. Live music. Joseph Dill Baker Carillon, Baker Park, Second Street and Carroll Parkway, Frederick. Free. 301-846-4781.

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- 3 p.m. Sunday. The Montgomery Symphony Orchestra performs works by Mendelssohn, Britten and Vaughan Williams. Einstein High School, 11135 Newport Mill Rd., Kensington. Free. 301-929-2200.

ROCKVILLE CONCERT BAND -- 3 p.m. Sunday. A performance by the Rockville Concert Band featuring music by Dmitri Shostakovich, Aaron Copland, George Gershwin and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, with oboe soloist Kristy Johnson. F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Rockville Civic Center, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. Free. 301-309-3340.

BLUEGRASS AND FOLK -- 8 p.m. Monday. The Institute of Musical Traditions presents bluegrass and folk music by guitarist Mark Cosgrove and singer-songwriter Liz Meyer. Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring, 10309 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 301-754-3611.

FLANAGAN'S -- 9 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Acoustic and folk music in a pub setting. 7637 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. No cover charge. 301-986-1007.


SPANISH BALLROOM -- 7:30-11:30 p.m. Fridays, an hour of lessons followed by contradancing with live callers; 8 p.m.-midnight Saturdays, an hour of lessons followed by a live swing band (zydeco on the second Saturday of every month); 3-6 p.m. Sundays, a half-hour lesson followed by waltzing (only on the first and third Sundays); 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sundays, contra, square and folk dancing for more experienced dancers by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Fridays, $6; Saturdays, $8-$10; Sunday afternoons, $5; Sunday nights, $10. 301-492-6282 or


HISTORICAL SOCIETY -- 2-9 p.m. Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 14. The Montgomery County Historical Society presents "Adventures of Ted & Betsy Lewin," featuring 78 original watercolors by the illustrators. The exhibition features their illustrations from children's books, including Caldecott Honor books "Peppe the Lamplighter" (Ted Lewin) and "Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type" (Betsy Lewin). Several special events for children and families are scheduled. The History Resource Center at the Waters House at Pleasant Fields, 12535 Milestone Manor Lane, Germantown. Free. 301-340-2825 or

CREATIVE PARTNERS -- Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Abstract paintings on paper and canvas pertaining to nature, human emotions and behavior. Creative Partners Gallery, 4600 East West Hwy., Bethesda. Free. 301-951-9441.

ARTS BARN -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Works by artist Mamani Mamani, including paintings and sculptures about his native Bolivia. Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350.

CITY HALL GALLERY -- 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. "It's About Time," paintings and works on paper by contemporary artist Irene Glaser. City Hall Gallery, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350.

"SHAPE OF COLOR" -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. The multimedia exhibition "The Shape of Color," by artists Donna Polseno and Nancy Sansom Reynolds. Art Gallery (second floor), Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. Free. 301-279-5115.

FRASER GALLERY -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. "The Body and Our Time," works by Renee McGinnis. Fraser Gallery, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Free. 301-718-9651 or

ARTS PLACE -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Sculptures by Herb Witenstein. Rockville Arts Place, 100 E. Middle Lane, Rockville. Free. 301-309-6900 or

ART AND DESIGN -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. The Maryland College of Art and Design presents the MCAD Alumni Exhibition, which celebrates its 45th anniversary. Maryland College of Art and Design, 10500 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Free. 301-619-4454 or

For Children

ADVENTURE THEATRE -- 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. "Bunnicula," about household pets that solve the puzzle of vegetables that have mysteriously turned white. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $6, ages 5 and older; group rates available. 301-320-5331.

THE PUPPET CO. -- 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. "Peter and the Wolf." Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $6. 301-320-6668.


ROUND HOUSE -- 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Henrik Ibsen's "The Cherry Orchard," set in Russia at the beginning of the 20th century, is about an upper-class family and their servants as they face the impending loss of the family estate. Round House Theatre, 7501 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Call for ticket prices. 240-644-1100 or

OLNEY THEATRE -- 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Sundays; 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. "Driving Miss Daisy," about an elderly woman, reluctant to lose her independence, whose son hires a chauffeur because she is no longer fit to drive. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. $15-$35. 301-924-3400 or

QUOTIDIAN -- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m Sundays. The Quotidian Theatre Company presents Ibsen's "A Doll's House." The Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. $15; $12, seniors and students. 301-816-1023.


CLARA BARTON HOUSE -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Guided tours of the building are given on the hour. The building was the first permanent headquarters of the American Red Cross, as well as the last home of its founder, Clara Barton. Groups of 10 or more should make reservations. Clara Barton National Historic Site, MacArthur Boulevard and Goldsboro Road, Glen Echo. Free. 301-492-6245.

-- Compiled by Mark Jones

The Montgomery Extra entertainment calendar lists events as space permits. Mail announcements and photos -- noting date, time, address, cost and phone number -- to Mark Jones, Montgomery Extra, The Washington Post, 51 Monroe St., Suite 500, Rockville, Md. 20850. You may also e-mail announcements to or fax them to 301-279-5665. The deadline is 14 days before publication.