The following is a list of highlights from the Columbia Festival of the Arts. For more information, visit www.columbiafestival.com.
* "Laissez Les Bons Temp Rouler!" featuring BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Cajun and jazz music from New Orleans, 8 p.m. June 18, Jim Rouse Theatre.
* Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats, 2 and 7:30 p.m. June 19, Jim Rouse Theatre.
* Indigo Girls, 8 p.m. June 19, Merriweather Post Pavilion.
* Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele virtuoso, 7:30 p.m. June 20, Smith Theatre.
* "An Evening With Groucho," starring Frank Ferrante, 7:30 p.m. June 21, Smith Theatre.
* "Long Walk to Freedom," a concert of South African music by Ladysmith Black Mambazo with guitarist Vusi Mahlasela, 7:30 p.m. June 21, Jim Rouse Theatre.
* "Forbidden Broadway," a parody of famous musicals and their stars, 7:30 p.m. June 22, Jim Rouse Theatre.
* Sol y Canto with David Sanchez, a concert featuring Afro-Latin music, 6:30 p.m. June 23, Centennial Park. A children's concert with Sol y Canto, 11 a.m. June 24, Jim Rouse Theatre.
* Modern Man and the Four Bitchin' Babes, comedy and satire singing groups, 7:30 p.m. June 24. Jim Rouse Theatre.
* Lakefest, a free two-day event featuring visual arts, crafts, demonstrations, food, a parade and entertainment, 4-11 p.m. June 25 and 10 a.m.-11 p.m. June 26, Columbia Lakefront.
* Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company, 7:30 p.m. June 25, Jim Rouse Theatre.
* MOMIX in "Baseball," a comic tribute to the nation's pastime by a dance company known for its illusions, 7:30 p.m. June 26, Jim Rouse Theatre.
* Rajeckas & Intraub Imagination in Motion, a performance that combines mime, storytelling, slapstick and dance, 3 p.m. June 27, Jim Rouse Theatre.
* Harry Connick Jr., 7:30 p.m. June 27. Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Performance Venues: The Jim Rouse Theatre for Performing Arts, Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Rd., Columbia; Smith Theatre, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia; Merriweather Post Pavilion, Broken Land Parkway and Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia; Centennial Park, 10000 Route 108, Ellicott City; Columbia Lakefront at Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway across from the Mall in Columbia.
Tickets: Prices vary depending on performance and seat. For more information, visit the Columbia Festival's Web site, or tickets can be purchased by calling 800-955-5566 or at www.tickets.com. Half-priced tickets are available at the door one hour before the performance for those 62 and older and students in grades K-12 and full-time college students with valid IDs. A pass to all performances is also available for $395.
For more information about the festival, call 410-715-3089.