Kenny Rogers

Country singer Kenny Rogers will perform hits from his 50-year career, including "Lady," "She Believes in Me" and "Buy Me a Rose," at 8 tonight. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. $27-$84. 877-276-1444 or www.strathmore.org.

Spooky in Rockville

Rockville Civic Center will host a Halloween festival that will include two drive-in movies -- "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" and "Hocus Pocus" -- a glow-in-the-dark moon bounce and tours of a Rockville cemetery at 6 p.m. tomorrow. 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. Fees depend on activity. 240-314-8605; www.rockvillemd.gov.

Literary Festival

Best-selling author Pat Conroy will be the featured speaker at the 10th annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference, an all-day event beginning at 7:45 a.m. Saturday at Montgomery College. All-day tickets: $75; seniors $55; students $20. Evening only: $30; seniors $25; students $15. 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 301-309-9461 or peerlessrockville.org/FSF.

Singer Kenny Rogers, left, will perform tonight at the Music Center at Strathmore. Best-selling novelist Pat Conroy, right, will speak Saturday at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference at Montgomery College.