NOON TUNES -- Noon today. A blend of pop, folk and rock with Cletus Kennelly and Kori Kelley. Next Thursday, folk with Steven Gellman and Rick Kanton. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 27 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350.

SUMMER SERIES -- 6-8 p.m. today. Rock with Brass Alley. Next Thursday, blues, R&B and roots rock with Janine Wilson, part of the Summer Concert Series, Veterans Park, Woodmont and Norfolk avenues, Bethesda. Free. 301-215-6660.

BETHESDA PLACE CONCERTS -- Noon-2 p.m. tomorrow. Reggae with Englishman as part of the Lunchtime Concert Series. On July 9, smooth jazz with the James Bazen Project. Bethesda Place, Old Georgetown Road and Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda. Free. 301-215-6660 or

STARLIGHT CONCERTS -- 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Tomorrow, oldies with R.C. & Friends. Saturday, oldies with the Fabulettes. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 27 S. Summit Ave. Free. 301-258-6350.

KALEIDOSCOPE SERIES -- 10:30 a.m. Monday. Hawaiian rhythms and dance with Kathleen Haller. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 27 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350.

FAMILY ARTS NIGHT -- 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Classic Motown, rap and rock-and-roll with Galaxy. Rockville Town Center, Courthouse Square Park, Rockville. Free. 240-314-8681. Rain site: Twinbrook Community Recreation Center, 12920 Twinbrook Pkwy., Rockville.

MUSIC TIMELINE -- 7 p.m. Wednesday. A performance by the Slickee Boys as part of the Strathmore Hall and Washington Area Music Association concert series. Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. $10. For reservations, call 301-530-0540.


FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS VILLAGE -- Call for viewing hours. Artwork by watercolorists from Chevy Chase. Friendship Gallery, Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. Free, but registration required. 301-656-2797.

"THE PERFECT DRESS" -- Noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday through July 25. Exhibition features wedding, prom and other formal dresses. Beall-Dawson House, 103 W. Montgomery Ave., Rockville. Free. 301-762-1492.

BLACKROCK CENTER ART -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday through July 19. A quilt exhibition featuring the work of more than 20 artists. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. Free. 301-528-2260 or

CREATIVE PARTNERS GALLERY -- Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. "Glass Sculpture" features glass and mirror sculptures by Karl Metsch. Artist reception from 6 to 9 p.m. July 9. Creative Partners Gallery, 4600 East West Hwy., Bethesda. Free. 301-951-9441 or

CITY HALL GALLERY -- Call for viewing hours. Oil paintings with an Asian influence by Christopher Nelson. City Hall Gallery, second floor, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6310.

GLENVIEW MANSION -- 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. "Melting Pots -- A Convergence of Glass," featuring works by Christine Hekimian, Kari Minnick, Marilyn Nugent, Rick Sherbert, Zayde Sleph and Bobbi Baumann. Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. Free. 240-314-8660.

FINE ARTS -- 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment. More than 150 works in all media, including drawing, paintings and sculpture in the annual student art show. Pavilion of Fine Arts, Montgomery College, 7600 Takoma Ave., Takoma Park. Free. 301-650-1368.

STRATHMORE GALLERIES -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. "Drawing for Art" exhibition in Strathmore's first-floor galleries and Rick Bragga exhibition in the Invitational Gallery. Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Free. 301-530-0540.

CIVIL WAR EXHIBIT -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Immersion exhibition illustrating the medical story of the Civil War. National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. $6.50; $6, seniors; $4.50, ages 10-16; free, 9 and younger. 301-695-1864.


"THE NEARSIGHTED KNIGHT AND THE FARSIGHTED DRAGON" -- 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Adventure Theatre, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $7. 301-320-5331 or

THE PUPPET CO. -- 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. "The Wizard of Oz." Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $6. 301-320-6668.

Theater and Dance

"THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND" -- Through Saturday. Call for times. A musical production featuring the songs of John Kander and Fred Ebb. Round House Theatre Silver Spring, 8641 Colesville Rd. Call for prices. 240-644-1100 or


WINGS OF FANCY -- 10 a.m.-1 p.m. daily. Butterflies fly freely in a garden of nectar plants. Observe exotic Central and South American butterflies in addition to native Maryland species. Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1453 or

CLIMBING EVENTS -- 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Participants can scale a 20-foot wall, trying different routes. Instructors are available. Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. $10 per climber. 240-314-8643.

ROCKVILLE SKATE PARK -- Noon-8 p.m. daily. A 10,300-square-foot area for inline skaters, skateboarders and freestyle bikers. Welsh Park, Martins Lane and Mannakee Street, Rockville. Call for prices. 240-314-8625.

Plan Ahead

MONTGOMERY COUNTY FARM TOUR AND HARVEST SALE -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 24 and 25. Thirteen farms are featured on the 2004 Montgomery County Farm Tour. Events include hayrides, pony rides, music, petting farms and demonstrations on farm life. Fresh fruits and vegetables will be sold. Free. 301-590-2823. Brochures of the farms are available at

MONTGOMERY COUNTY AGRICULTURAL FAIR -- 3 p.m.-midnight Aug. 13, 8 a.m.-midnight Aug. 14-21. Maryland's largest county fair offers entertainment, carnival rides, livestock shows and exhibits. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg. Call for prices. 301-926-3100 or

COMCAST OUTDOOR FILM FESTIVAL -- Aug. 13-22. A 10-night event on the lawn of Strathmore Hall Arts Center benefiting NIH's children's charities. Films start at 8:30 p.m. 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Free. 301-816-6958 or

-- Compiled by MARK JONES

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