Concerts

CAJUN AND ZYDECO MUSIC -- noon-2 p.m. today. Squeeze Bayou. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350.

ROCK MUSIC -- 6-8 p.m. today. Rhodes Tavern Troubadours. Veterans Park, Woodmont and Norfolk avenues, Bethesda. Free. 301-215-6660.

OLDIES MUSIC -- 7 p.m. today. Terence McArdle and Big Trouble -- "Blues With Horns." Green Park, 151 Bickerstaff Way, Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350 or www.gaithersburgmd.gov.

BRASS EXPRESS -- 7 p.m. today. A program of works by Handel, Mozart, J.S. Bach and Shostakovich; people can bring a blanket or lawn chair. The Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Free. 301-581-5100 or www.strathmore.org.

JAZZ -- 7-9 p.m. David Bach Consort performs jazz from around the world. Silver Plaza, Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring. Free. 301-565-5864.

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- 8 p.m. today. Hugh Wolff conducts the orchestra and pianist Yundi Li in works by Walton, Liszt and Schumann. Music Center at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. $10. 301-581-5100 or www.strathmore.org.

ACOUSTIC ROCK DUO -- noon-2 p.m. tomorrow. Naked Blue. Veterans Park, Woodmont and Norfolk avenues, Bethesda. Free. 301-215-6660.

STARLIGHT BLUEGRASS CONCERT -- 7 p.m. tomorrow. Bob Perilla's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, bring a blanket or lawn chair. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350 or www.gaithersburgmd.gov.

JAZZ TRIO -- 9 p.m.-1 a.m. tomorrow. The Cheryl Jones Trio. Sabang Indonesian Restaurant, 2504 Ennals Ave., Wheaton. $10 cover charge. 301-942-7859.

SALSA MUSIC -- 7 p.m. Saturday. Grupo Latino performs. Blackrock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. Free. 301-528-2260.

SONGS AND ARIAS -- 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Bel Cantanti performs excerpts from popular operas and musicals. Asbury Methodist Village, Rosborough Center, 409 Russell Ave., Gaithersburg. $20. 301-438-8682.

WHEATON SIZZLES IN THE SUMMER -- 8 p.m. Saturday. Baltimore's Omni 1 Band performs music with a Mediterranean flavor. Marchone's Italian Delicatessen serves samples of its wares and gives away T-shirts. Concert at Grandview Avenue and Reedie Drive, Wheaton. Free. 240-777-8115 or www.montgomerycountymd.gov/wheaton.

ROCK AND ROLL CONCERT -- 10:30 a.m. Monday. Rhodes Tavern Troubadours performs a blend of Americana, roots rock and pop. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350 or www.gaithersburgmd.gov.

JAZZ -- noon-2 p.m. Tuesday. Guitarist and composer Dave Cosby. Bethesda Farmers Market, Veterans Park, Woodmont and Norfolk avenues, Bethesda. Free. 301-215-6660 .

BLUES AND ZYDECO MUSIC -- 8 p.m. Wednesday. Lori Kelley and Cletus Kennelly. O'Brien's BBQ, 387 E. Gude Dr., Rockville. $15. 301-275-7459 or www.focusmusic.org.

Exhibits

"LIGHT MOVES" ART GLASS RECEPTION -- 5-7 p.m. Saturday. Faculty members of the Art Glass Consortium show their film-formed art-glass vessels and sculptures. Gallery open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays through Aug. 7. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Free. 301-634-2222 or www.glenechopark.org.

Children

PUPPET THEATER -- 10 and 11:30 a.m. today, tomorrow, next Thursday and July 29; 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, and July 30 and 31; 10 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Dinorock Productions in "The Dinosaur Book of World Records." For pre-kindergarten through grade 4. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $7. 301-320-6668.

"JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH" -- 10:30 a.m. today and tomorrow; 3:30 p.m. Saturday; 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday; 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. A live production directed by Kathryn Chase Bryer. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. $10; $12; $15; reservations recommended. 301-280-1660.

AFRO-CARIBBEAN MUSIC FOR KIDS -- 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. today. Jambulay, a seven-piece band, plays rhythm and blues, calypso, reggae and more; bring a blanket or lawn chair. Strathmore Backyard Theater for Children, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. $6. 301-581-5100 or www.strathmore.org.

BUTTERFLY SHOW -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily Witness the butterfly life cycle during the "Wings of Fancy" show. Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. $4.50; $3.50, ages 3-12. 301-962-1400 or www.brooksidegardens.org.

Miscellaneous

JOHNNY DEPP FILM -- 7 p.m. Saturday. Poolside screening of "Pirates of the Caribbean" (PG-13), a film about a swashbuckling pirate who tries to save a governor's daughter from his fellow pirates. Rockville Swim Center, 355 Martins Lane, adjacent to Welsh Park, Rockville. Free with admission to the swimming fitness facility: $6; age 17 and younger, $5. 240-314-8750.

TROLLEY MUSEUM -- noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Features European and American trolleys. Northwest Branch Park, 1313 Bonifant Rd., Silver Spring. Exhibits, free; trolley rides, $4; seniors and ages 2 to 17, $2. 301-384-6088.

PIGS, PEARLS AND PIRACY -- 5-7 p.m. Sunday. Eco-historian Hayden Mathews discusses the relationship of the people to the Potomac River since 1500 using stories about history, culture and ecology. River Center at Lockhouse 8, Lock 8 off Clara Barton Pkwy., C&O Canal National Historical Park, Cabin John. Free. 301-608-1188, Ext. 211.

OPERA VIDEO AND LECTURE -- 1:15 p.m. Monday. Irv Nurik discusses the career of opera diva Maria Callas and shows the video "MARIA CALLAS: Did Her Life Follow Tosca?" Holiday Park Center, 3950 Ferrara Dr., Wheaton. Free. 301-468-4448.

Look Ahead

ROCK MUSIC -- 6-8 p.m. next Thursday. Cartoon Johnny plays "rock-a-pella." Veterans Park, Woodmont and Norfolk avenues, Bethesda. Free. 301-215-6660.

CAJUN AND ZYDECO MUSIC -- 7-9 p.m. next Thursday. Karen Collins and Squeeze Bayou. Silver Plaza, Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring. Free. 301-565-5864.

CLASSICAL GUITAR -- 7 p.m. next Thursday. Michael Bard Classical Guitar Duo; bring a blanket or lawn chair. The Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Free. 301-581-5100 or www.strathmore.org.

POP AND CARIBBEAN MUSIC -- 7 p.m. next Thursday. Ellis, Doyle and Jones. Green Park, 151 Bickerstaff Way, Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350 or www.gaithersburgmd.gov.

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- 8 p.m. next Thursday. Jeffrey Kahane conducts the orchestra and the Baltimore Choral Arts Society in a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. Strathmore Hall Music Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. $10. 301-581-5100 or www.strathmore.org.

MUSICAL THEATER -- 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 7. The Thurmont Thespians perform a two-act musical version of Barbara Robinson's "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever." Profits benefit a local charity. Thurmont American Legion Auditorium, 8 Park Pl., Thurmont. $5. 301-416-0864.

SMOOTH JAZZ -- noon-2 p.m. July 29. Indigo performs. Veterans Park, Woodmont and Norfolk avenues, Bethesda. Free. 301-215-6660.

SENIORS DANCE -- 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. July 29. Music by vocalist and keyboardist Mark Hanak. Holiday Park Center, 3950 Ferrara Dr., Wheaton. Free. 301-468-4448.

OLD-FASHIONED COOKOUT -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 30, noon-6 p.m. Sunday. People can buy a burger or a hot dog, play volleyball, fly a kite and taste a glass of wine. Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Rd., New Market. Free admission. 301-831-5889.

CHILDREN'S PUPPETRY -- 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. July 30 and 31, continues Saturdays and Sundays, through Sept. 4. Adventure Theater performs "Hyronomous A. Frog, A Frog Prince," about a prince who must break a bad witch's spell. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $7. 301-320-6668.

BIG BAND JAZZ CONCERT -- 7 p.m. July 30. The U.S. Navy Band's Commodores ensemble. Blackrock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. Free. 301-528-2260 or www.blackrockcenter.org.

TEA DANCE -- 1:30-4:30 p.m. July 31. Dancing on 7,200 square feet of floating maple flooring. Lunch will be served. Hollywood Ballroom, 2126 Industrial Pkwy., Silver Spring. $12. 301-622-5494.

WALTZ WORKSHOP -- 3 p.m. July 31. Learn to dance the elegant waltz, then stay for 21/2 hours of ballroom dancing, including the mambo, schottische, swing, tango and polka, to the music of Waltzing Stars. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $8. 301-634-2222 or 703-978-0375.

-- Compiled by GERRI MARMER

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