Taste of Bethesda

The 16th annual Taste of Bethesda will feature food from 50 restaurants and music and dancing on four stages from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The entertainment will include a performance by the Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers; an Andrews Sisters tribute; a cappella, reggae, rock and Latin music; and dance performances. Bethesda's Woodmont Triangle, at Norfolk, Fairmont, St. Elmo, Cordell and Del Ray avenues. Four food tickets will cost $5, and samples will require one to three tickets. 301-215-6660 or www.bethesda.org.

Oktoberfest in Germantown

Germantown's 23rd Oktoberfest, featuring music, children's games and a beer garden, will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Ridge Road Recreational Park, near the intersection of Frederick Road and Ridge Road/Father Hurley Boulevard. Free. 240-777-8003 or www.germantownoktoberfest.org.

Fall Harvest Festival

The Agricultural History Farm Park will celebrate the autumn harvest from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Families can take a look at life on an 1850s farm with activities such as tin smithing, pumpkin painting, sheepdog demonstrations, scarecrow making and storytelling. 18410 Muncaster Rd., Derwood. $10 parking fee. 301-924-4141.

Potomac Country House Tour

St. Francis Episcopal Church in Potomac will offer a tour of five homes and gardens in Avenel, Potomac Falls and Belvedere and a lecture about Potomac's history from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The events will begin at the church, 10033 River Rd., Potomac. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. 301-365-2055 or www.stfrancispotomac.org.

Ben Rich and Akemi Kinu Kawa dance on St. Elmo Avenue at last year's Taste of Bethesda. The event, in its 16th year, will be Saturday.