RAY GREEN & DOLLY BENNOF -- 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Friday. The Holiday Park Center presents Ray Green & Dolly Bennof performing 1940s big band favorites. Free. 3950 Ferrara Dr., Wheaton. 301-468-4449.

ROCKFISH -- noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Rock group Rockfish performs at the Rockville Farmers Market, Rockville Town Center, E. Montgomery Ave., Rockville. Free. 240-314-5000.

GILBERT & SULLIVAN -- 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Members of the Victorian Lyric Opera Company perform Gilbert & Sullivan favorites. Rockville Civic Center Park, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Baltimore Road and Edmonston Drive, Rockville. $20; seniors and students, $10. 240-314-8690.


PUPPET THEATER -- 10 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday; 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Recommended for pre-kindergarteners through fourth-graders. DinoRock Productions' "The Dinosaur Book of World Records." Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $7. 301-320-6668.

DENTZEL CAROUSEL -- 10:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays; Sept. 3-25. A park ranger leads a free tour of the carousel at 10:30 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-492-6229.


CONTRA AND SQUARE DANCING -- 8:30-11 p.m. Friday; 7:30 to 10:30 Sunday. Live music. Glen Echo Park, Bumper Car Pavilion, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $8. 301-634-2222.

WALTZING -- 3 p.m. Sunday. Featuring Terpsichore ensemble providing folk waltzes and other dances, including tango, swing and polka. $8. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222.


KENTLANDS/LAKELANDS 5K AND KID'S FUN RUN -- 8 a.m. Saturday. Starts at Kentlands Market Square, at Market and Main streets in Gaithersburg. $21 for adults, $10 for kids 12 and younger. 301-926-6636.

SILVER SPRING WALKING TOURS -- 10 a.m. Saturday. The Silver Spring Historical Society will conduct two concurrent walking tours in downtown and south Silver Spring. Fee for each is $12. 301-565-2519.

TROLLEY MUSEUM MOVIE -- 1 to 5 p.m. Monday. The National Capital Trolley Museum will show "It's a Big Job," a 22-minute color film about workers training on traditional streetcars. The film was produced by Los Angeles Transit Lines in 1947. Visitors may ride the museum streetcars. $3 for adults, $2 for children and seniors 65 and older; 1313 Bonifant Rd., Colesville. 301-384-6088.


SCULPTURE ON THE GROUNDS -- Sunrise to sunset, from today through Oct. 16. Outdoor sculpture exhibit on the grounds of Rockville Civic Center Park. Free. 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8687.

GLENVIEW MANSION EXHIBIT -- 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday. Exhibits include "Freedom of Speech" paintings by Anne Cook, "Compromised: Studies of Human Rights & Values" sculptures by Richard Pumphrey, and "Thinking in Silence," mixed media work by Sohayla Vafai. Free. Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8682.

GLEN ECHO LABOR DAY ART SHOW -- noon to 6 p.m. Saturday. Work from more than 150 area child and adult artists. Free. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222.

OLD TOWN KENSINGTON ART EXHIBIT -- noon to 4 Saturday and Sunday; 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday. The Armory, 3710 Mitchell St., Kensington. 301-649-5351.

Look Ahead

PHOTOGRAPHY -- 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 9. Gallery Frame Avenue will host an artist's reception exhibiting the work of photographer Marsha Liebl; 4919 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. 301-654-7700.

BETHESDA ART WALK -- Bethesda's Art and Entertainment District will hold a Bethesda Art Walk at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9. Free. The walk begins at the Bethesda Metro Center at the corner of Old Georgetown Road and Wisconsin Avenue. 301-215-6660.

TELLING THEIR STORIES -- 6 p.m. Sept. 9. Gateway Georgia Avenue Revitalization Corp. will sponsor an exhibition of book art, featuring the artists discussing their influences. Food, music and an interactive arts opportunity will be available; 8001 Kennett St., Suite 3, Silver Spring.

NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC -- Teenage prodigy Pallavai Mahidhara will perform Mozart, Brahms and Stravinsky on the piano at 8 p.m. Sept. 10. Seats are $25, $18 and $11. F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8690.

WYNTON MARSALIS -- 2-10:45 p.m. Sept. 10. The Grammy and Pulitzer Prize winning musician will headline the Silver Spring Jazz Festival, featuring local professional and youth jazz artists in downtown Silver Spring at Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street. Free. Marsalis will perform at 8:30 p.m. 301-565-7300.

TAKOMA PARK FESTIVAL -- 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Afro-funk, salsa, bluegrass and reggae music will be performed at the Takoma Park Folk Festival. Dancers, storytellers and craftspeople will be on hand. Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd., Takoma Park. 301-589-0202.

SOUL AND POP MUSIC -- Noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Soul and pop musician Eric Scott performs at the Rockville Farmers Market, Rockville Town Center, E. Montgomery Ave., Rockville. Free. 240-314-5000.

ONE-ACT FESTIVAL -- 8 p.m. Sept. 9 and 10; 3 p.m. Sept. 11. The city of Gaithersburg and Montgomery Playhouse present "Once More With Feeling," a one-act festival, featuring "A Betrothal" by Lanford Wilson, "The Way To Miami" by Donald Steele, and "Patient A" by Lee Blessing. Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. $10 for city residents, $12 for nonresidents. 301-258-6394.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY DAY -- 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 11. Montgomery County Historical Society and Historic Preservation Commission present "Happy Birthday Montgomery County." Free. Beall-Dawson Historical Park, 103 West Montgomery Ave., Rockville. 301-762-1492.

BETHESDA ARTIST MARKET -- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 11. Regional artists and artwork, along with live entertainment at Bethesda Place Plaza. Admission free; 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 301-215-6660.

-- Compiled by ARUNA JAIN

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