Air Expo '05

The Blue Angels, the Navy's famed six-jet flight demonstration squadron, and the Golden Knights, the Army parachute team, will highlight Air Expo '05, along with a lineup of other civilian and military performers. The expo also will include displays, food and other entertainment. Gates open at 9 a.m., and air show starts at 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Lexington Park. Those with Department of Defense identification may enter at Gate 1 off Route 235. All others must enter at Gate 2. Free parking and admission. 301-757-EXPO.

Park Rock Fest

About 75 bands will perform on three stages at Park Rock Fest 2005, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Chancellor's Run Regional Park, 21905 Chancellor's Run Rd. in Great Mills. This drug-, alcohol- and obscenity-free event is sponsored by the Power Jam Music Alliance and St. Mary's County. Two-day advance tickets are $20. At the gate, two-day tickets are $25, and one-day tickets are $15. Parents or guardians accompanying a paying minor are admitted free. Advance tickets can be purchased through tomorrow at Sacchetti Music in Huntingtown, Hot Licks Guitar Shop in Waldorf, Nanbos Guitar Emporium in Lexington Park, Strings Music Center in California, Musically Yours in California and at Chancellor's Run Regional Park Recreation Center. 301-737-5680 or

The Navy's Blue Angels demonstrate their skill this weekend at Air Expo '05 at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station. Left, rock fans will have the opportunity to see dozens of bands Saturday and Sunday at Park Rock Fest in Great Mills.