The 1888 racing yacht Elf is the flagship for the seventh annual Elf Classic Yacht Race, which will begin Saturday morning at Eastport Yacht Club in Annapolis. (Russell Levi)
Thursday

Bob Brown Puppets The local puppeteer stages a family-friendly dog-themed show. 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710. arts.pgparks.com. $5.

“Mother’s Day” An outdoor screening of the 2016 comedy about three generations of women who come together in the week leading up to Mother’s Day. 7 p.m. National Harbor, 137 National Plaza, National Harbor. 877-628-5427. nationalharbor.com. Free.

Heather Styka, Mike Kerr and Avi Wisnia The three singer-songwriters perform as part of the Riverdale Rail Concert Series. 7:30 p.m. Robert Harper Books, 6216 Rhode Island Ave., Riverdale Park. 240-472-9325. wapo.st/StykaKerrWisnia. $15.

“Joanna Campbell Blake: Studio View” An exhibit marking the first anniversary of the death of the Cottage City sculptor, a key contributor to the World War II Memorial. Through June 10. 39th Street Gallery, 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood. 301-864-3860. 39thstreetgallery.org. Free.

Friday

Shook/Russo 5tet The jazz band performs as part of the Bowie Regional Arts Vision Association’s All that’s Jazz series. 7:30 p.m. Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, 15200 Annapolis Rd., Bowie. 240-232-6376. bravamd.org. $22-$25.

Sherry Winston A performance by the contemporary-jazz flutist. 8 p.m. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. ­301-377-7800. arts.pgparks.com. $25.

“The Uninvited” Siblings Pam and Roddy buy a beach house overlooking the Irish Sea to escape their busy lives in London, but things take a turn when they discover the house’s secrets. 8 p.m. Through Saturday. Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Dr., Bowie. 301-937-7458. pglt.org. $17-$22.

Saturday

Elf Classic Yacht Race The seventh annual competition features antique and classic sailing yachts racing across the Chesapeake Bay. 8 a.m. Eastport Yacht Club, 317 First St., Annapolis. 443-566-2212. cyrg.org. Free.

Calvert Arts Festival The 10th annual gathering features food, artisans, tastings from local wineries, children’s activities, entertainment and tours. 11 a.m. All Saints Episcopal Church, 100 Lower Marlboro Rd., Sunderland. bit.ly/CalvertArtsFestival2017. Free, tasting glass $15.

Waterfront Art Festival Visitors can buy works by local artists at the event, which also features workshops, children’s activities, musical performances, riverboat tours and food vendors. Noon. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. ­301-779-0371. pgparks.com. Free.

Bursting on the Scene community mural day Residents are invited to join local artists to make two paint-by-numbers murals. Live music and children’s activities on-site. Noon. West Hyattsville Metro Station, 2700 Hamilton St., Hyattsville. 301-683-8267. wmata.com. Free, RSVP required.

Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Bluegrass Festival Performances by Big Country Bluegrass, Jay Armsworthy & Eastern Tradition, Recycled Bluegrass and more. Noon. St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds, 42455 Fairgrounds Rd., Leonardtown. 301-737-3004. hvrs.org. $20-$25.

Gateway Open Studios Tour The 13th annual event features more than 100 studios, galleries and cultural venues throughout the arts district. Noon. Visit website for list of participating venues in the Gateway Arts District. 301-277-2863. gatewayopenstudios.org. Free.

Introduction to taiko drumming Mark H. Rooney leads this interactive program about Japanese culture, music and instruments. 2 p.m. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710. arts.pgparks.com. $5.

Wine and jazz Patrons can sample wines from local wineries while listening to live jazz by AJQ Plus 1. Food, craft and artisan vendors will also be on-site. 2 p.m. Marietta House Museum, 5626 Bell Station Rd., Glenn Dale. pgparks.com. 301-464-5291. $15.

A Taste of Sotterley Explore the historic house while sampling wine and food pairings. 4 p.m. Historic Sotterley Plantation, 44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood. 301-373-2280. sotterley.org. $40.

“The Family Reunion” Sleuth Ink presents this Mother’s Day murder-mystery show and dinner. 8 p.m. Through Sunday. The Clinton Center, 9004 Old Branch Ave., Clinton. 301-298-5389. ­wapo.st/thefamilyreunion . $40-$75.

Sunday

Prince George’s Philharmonic The orchestra closes its 51st  season accompanied by pianist Brian Ganz for “Elgar’s Enigma,” a concert of classical selections from “Swan Lake,” Mozart and Elgar. 3 p.m. Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, 8270 Alumni Dr., College Park. pgphilharmonic.org. ­Free-$30.

“Storks” Movies on the Potomac continues with an outdoor screening of the 2016 animated family film. 6 p.m. National Harbor, 137 National Plaza, National Harbor. ­877-628-5427. nationalharbor.com. Free.

Monday

“Quest” The documentary explores the struggles and hopes of a working-class black family in North Philadelphia. 7 p.m. New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway. Greenbelt. 301-474-5642. newdealcafe.com. Free, vegan buffet $14.

Tuesday

Spring Garden Escape Participate in a variety of garden-inspired workshops and arts and crafts projects. Through May 18. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, 13480 Dowell Rd., Dowell. 410-326-4640. annmariegarden.org. See website for times and prices.

Wednesday

Lunchtime lawn concert Take a picnic basket and enjoy blues and big-band performances. Noon. Darnall’s Chance House Museum, 14800 Governor Oden Bowie Dr., Upper Marlboro. ­301-952-8010. pgparks.com. Free.

Wine Down Wednesdays The Prince George’s County NAACP hosts this networking mixer featuring wines from black-owned wineries. 6 p.m. XC Bar & Bistro, 9100 Basil Ct., Largo. 240-619-5418. pgnaacp.org. Free.

— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett from staff reports