Rodeo in Upper Marlboro

The Bill Pickett Invitational, which has dubbed itself the "Greatest Show on Dirt," is the country's only touring black rodeo. Events include tie-down roping, bull doggin', barrel racing and bull riding. Shows are 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Show Place Arena, 14900 Pennsylvania Ave., Upper Marlboro. $18; $12, children 17 and younger. 301-952-7999 or

Jazz Master

One of the most recorded drummers in jazz, Roy Haynes has played with such luminaries as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk and Stan Getz. Parker often referred to Haynes as his favorite drummer, and Monk called his playing "an eight ball right in the side pocket." Now leading his own quartet, Haynes performs at 8 p.m. tomorrow. Ina and Jack Kay Theatre, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park. $30; $7, students. Haynes also will share his reflections on life and music at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center's Robert and Arlene Kogod Studio Theatre. The lecture is free. 301-405-2787.


It's time to dust off those lederhosen and clogs for a harvest celebration featuring German food and beer, pressed apple cider, pretzels and other refreshments, as well as a hayride, and live and silent auctions for gifts, art and food. 1-6 p.m., Saturday, Hard Bargain Farm, 2001 Bryan Point Rd., Accokeek. $6; ages 7 and younger, free. 301-292-5665.