Maryland State Fair The 136th family festival opens with livestock shows, rides, games, food and craft exhibits, and a Friday concert by rock band Halestorm ($40-$50). Opens Thursday 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Through Sept. 4. Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Rd., Lutherville-Timonium. 410-252-0200. marylandstatefair.com. Free-$8, rides and games extra.
Sunset cruise Local singer Deanna Dove performs original music aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Schooner Woodwind, 80 Compromise St., Annapolis. 410-263-7837. wapo.st/sunsetcruise . $29-$46.
Kelly Bell Band The Thursday Night Summer Concert Series closes with an outdoor performance of hip-hop, funk and blues. 7 p.m. Towne Centre Laurel, 14828 Baltimore Ave., Laurel. 301-317-0206. visittcl.com. Free.
“En Blanc et Noir” A docent leads a tour of the black-and-white photography exhibit by eight artists from the Chesapeake Arts Center. 9-11 a.m. Exhibit runs through Sept. 1. Gallery 90, Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Ritchie Hwy., Pasadena. 410-987-2003. chesapeakearts.org. Free.
Brothers Osborne with Robbie Boothe and Tucker Beathard The Country Music Association Award-winning sibling duo perform their hits “It Ain’t My Fault,” “Rum” and more. 7:30 p.m. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042. calvertmarinemuseum.com. $35-$55.
“Arden Now” The Rude Mechanicals stage this adaptation of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.” Opens at 8 p.m. Through Sept. 2. Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway, Greenbelt. 301-441-8770. greenbeltartscenter.org. $12-$22.
Anomaly A reunion concert for the New Jersey alternative rock band, with guest performances by shallowDeep, Hydra FX, Palm Trees in Moscow. 8-11:30 p.m. 5 South Event Center, 21030 Point Lookout Rd., Callaway. 240-538-1984. wapo.st/anomaly. $9.
Summer social at Summerseat Farm An outdoor family event with hiking, archery, a watermelon-seed-spitting contest, a badminton tournament, tug of war and more. Picnic and lawn chairs are welcome. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Summerseat Farm, 26655 Three Notch Rd., Mechanicsville. 301-373-6607. facebook.com/Paxtidewater. $5.
Soul, Funk, Jazz Summer Festival and Crab Feast A nine-hour outdoor music and food festival featuring performances by the all-female funk band Klymaxx, Marcus Johnson, Chico DeBarge and more. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Rosecroft Raceway, 6336 Rosecroft Dr., Fort Washington. 301-567-4500. soulfunkjazzsummerfest.com. $25-$150.
Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer The sisterly duo performs folk songs from their first collaboration album, “Not Dark Yet.” 1 p.m. Rams Head On Stage, 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545. ramsheadonstage.com. $39.50.
Airmen of Note An outdoor concert by the U.S. Air Force jazz band. Salute the Sunset concerts continue through Sept. 23. 7 p.m. National Harbor, 137 National Plaza, National Harbor. 877-628-5427. nationalharbor.com. Free.
Fairwood Music Festival The event features performances by Secret Society, Faycez U Know and the Chuck Brown Band, with children’s games and food trucks. 1-6 p.m. Fairwood Community Park, 12390 Fairwood Pkwy., Bowie. 301-446-3232. pgparks.com. Free.
“Chapter Three” reception A closing reception for Pauline Rakis’s solo exhibit, which features abstract works that reflect the three main roles she has played in adult life: housewife, corporate executive and artist.
2-5 p.m. Art Works Now, 4800 Rhode Island Ave., Hyattsville. 301-454-0808. artworksnow.org. Free.
“Remember the Titans” Denzel Washington stars in the 2000 film, based on a true story about an African American coach assigned to integrate a high school football team. The Movies on the Potomac outdoor film series runs through Sept. 24. 6 p.m. National Harbor, 137 National Plaza, National Harbor. 877-628-5427. nationalharbor.com. Free.
U.S. Navy Sea Chanters The rock band plays outdoors. The Sunday Sunset concert series continues through Sept. 3. 7 p.m. Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr., Bowie. 301-809-3078. cityofbowie.org. Free.
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” An outdoor screening of the science-fiction film, about a group of superheroes fighting to keep their newfound family together. 9 p.m. McKeldin Mall, University of Maryland, 7950 Baltimore Ave., College Park. 301-314-8498. wapo.st/guardians2. Free.
“Escape: Art on Vacation” An exhibition of 45 works that celebrate the wonder, joy and inspiration of travel. Closes Sunday. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, 13480 Dowell Rd., Dowell. 410-326-4640. annmariegarden.org. Free-$5.
“Methods” Local and national artists display work that explores formal, material and conceptual approaches to identity. Opens Monday. Through Oct. 21. Brentwood Arts Exchange at Gateway Arts Center, 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood. 301-277-2863. arts.pgparks.com. Free.
“Local Living” The Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance presents a showcase of 16 multimedia works that depict local landscapes, gardens and more, with a solo wall by pastel artist Margot Braswell. Through Sept. 16. Prince George’s Plaza Community Center, 6600 Adelphi Rd., Hyattsville. 301-699-1148. hcaaonline.org. Free.
“New Arrivals 2017” The University of Maryland’s Contemporary Art Purchasing Program displays 14 multimedia works that examine contemporary experiences of race, gender, class and identity. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Through Oct. 14. Stamp Gallery, 1220 Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park. 301-314-8492. thestamp.umd.edu . Free.
Sotterley Speaker Series James Robertson leads a historical discussion about “Civil War Echoes.” 7 p.m. The series runs through Nov. 1. Historic Sotterley Plantation, 44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood. 301-373-2280. sotterley.org. Free, reservations required.