Live at Lake Elkhorn
A free outdoor concert series is being held this month at Lake Elkhorn in Columbia. This week, BanjerDan, a banjo and multi-instrument performer, plays bluegrass. Next week, children's music will be performed by Milkshake; and the week after that, Big Blow and the Bushwackers will perform international music. Sponsored by the Kings Contrivance, Long Reach, Oakland Mills and Owen Brown community associations. 7 p.m. Tuesdays through this month. Lake Elkhorn Gazebo, Broken Land Parkway, Columbia. All concerts will be held in the band shell at the gazebo. In case of rain, shows will be held at the pavilion. 410-730-4610.
Bastille Day With the BSO
Celebrate Bastille Day on Wednesday with a wine-tasting and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The evening begins at 5:30 with a taste of French vintages and live music, followed by a concert at 7 with performances of Maurice Ravel's "Le Tombeau de Couperin" and Georges Bizet's "Carmen, Suite No. 1." Pieces by Francois Couperin, Claude Debussy, Camille Saint-Saens and Darius Milhaud are also on the program. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. Tickets, which includes the wine-tasting, are $35-$55. 410-783-8000.