The following is a list of highlights from the Columbia Festival of the Arts. For more information on these performances and a list of workshops on such topics as street painting, juggling and dance, visit www.columbiafestival.com.
* House of Jazz, sponsored by the Baltimore-Washington JAZZfest and the African Art Museum of Maryland, featuring the Don Braden Quartet, Jerry Gordon, Saisa, the Greg Hatza ORGANization and the Rumba Club. 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Historic Oakland. $55.
* LakeFest, a free two-day event featuring an art park with local fine arts and crafts; the second annual "Boat Float," a homemade boat contest; and musical performances by Honky Talk Confidential, the Thrillbillies, the Glenelg Jazz Band, the Pietasters, Junkyard Saints and more. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and noon-10:30 p.m. Sunday. Columbia Lakefront.
* Columbia Jazz Band, performing a progression of American jazz. After the concert, children can interact with musicians during an "instrument petting zoo." 2 p.m. Saturday. Jim Rouse Theatre. $10; students and seniors, $5.
* The Second City, a comedy troupe using music, improvisations and sketches. 8 p.m. Monday. Jim Rouse Theatre. $20-$30; students and seniors, $15-$25.
* The Neville Brothers, 8 p.m. Tuesday. Jim Rouse Theatre. $40-$55; students and seniors, $35-$50.
* Gaelic Storm, high-energy Celtic music, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Centennial Park. Free.
* "Phonk" by Scrap Arts Music, a merger of visual and performing arts, using sculptural instruments and hyper-kinetic movement. 7:30 p.m. next Thursday. Jim Rouse Theatre. $20-$35; students and seniors, $18-$30.
* Nebellen Dance Company, a troupe that combines the styles of house, hip-hop, martial arts, liquid, popping, locking and break-dancing with traditional ballet and jazz movements. 2 and 8 p.m. June 17. Jim Rouse Theatre. $25-$40; students and seniors, $10-$35.
* Columbia's 38th birthday celebration, 4:30-7:30 p.m. June 17. Columbia Lakefront. Free.
* FROGZ presented by Imago Theatre, a theatrical menagerie featuring larger-than-life creatures and characters. 2 and 8 p.m. June 18. Jim Rouse Theatre. $30-$45; students and seniors, $20-$40.
* Tango Flamenco, featuring live music by Ensemble Nuevo Tango and Jarcamora. This is the U.S. premiere of the dance troupe, which performs a fusion of flamenco, classical Spanish dance and Argentine tango. 7:30 p.m. June 19. Jim Rouse Theatre. $40-$55; students and seniors, $35-$50.
Tickets may be purchased by phone at 888-955-5566; online at www.tickets.com; or by downloading an order form from www.columbiafestival.com and mailing it to Columbia Festival of the Arts, 5575 Sterrett Pl., Suite 280, Columbia, Md. 21044. Performance venue locations: Historic Oakland, 5430 Vantage Point Rd., Columbia; the Jim Rouse Theatre for Performing Arts, Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Rd., Columbia; Columbia Lakefront at Lake Kittamaqundi, Wincopin Circle off Little Patuxent Parkway across from the Columbia Mall; Centennial Park, 10000 Route 108, Ellicott City.
For more information about the festival, call 410-715-3089.