Latin musician, Andrés Salguero, performs his interactive, bilingual children’s show Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710. Tickets $5. (Dario Treviño)


123 Andrès Andrés Salguero presents this interactive, bilingual children's show. 9:30 a.m. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710. $5.

Blazers. Bourbon. Cigars The fourth annual event for men features bourbon and whiskey tastings, cigars and catered food in an outdoor garden. 6-9 p.m. William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George St., Annapolis. 410-990-4543. $75, registration required.

JPPM Speaker Series Joyce White, food historian and author of "Chocolate Through Time," discusses the history of chocolate and how its cultural value has changed through the years. 7 p.m. Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10515 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard. 410-586-8515. $5, registration required.

"Un-easement" Rachel Schechtman addresses body-related anxieties with sculptures made of materials that change over time. Closes Thursday. College of Southern Maryland, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery, 8730 Mitchell Rd., La Plata. 301-934-7828. Free.


Pirate Day Stories, sea chanteys, crafts, tattoos and other activities. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042. Free-$9.

Trio Caliente An outdoor concert of rumba beats, bossa nova, contemporary flamenco and Latin jazz music. Noon-1:15 p.m. County Administration Building, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Dr., Upper Marlboro. 301-952-4729. Free, donations accepted.

Lip-sync battle Perform or watch contestants as they compete to popular songs with dancers, props and more. 5:30-9:30 p.m. St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, 42455 Fairgrounds Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-2256. $5-$40, registration required.


Hispanic Heritage Celebration and Conference Scholars, students, elected officials and community members come together to discuss the issues facing Latinos and Central American immigrants. 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Adele H. Stamp Student Union, 3972 Campus Dr., University of Maryland, College Park. 301-314-3375. . Free.

Das Best Oktoberfest All-you-can-taste local craft beers, wines and schnapps, live music, German food, a costume contest, a 5K and more. Noon-6 p.m. National Harbor, 137 National Plaza, Oxon Hill. 877-628-5427. $25-$49.

Monk on Monk: A Centennial Celebration of Thelonious Monk The jazz icon's son, T.S. Monk, honors his dad's 100th birthday with music and discussion. 8 p.m. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710. $30-$35.

"Young Frankenstein" Dr. Frankenstein and his servant, Igor, try to bring a corpse back to life in this musical comedy, presented by the Newtowne Players. 8-10:30 p.m. Three Notch Theatre, 21744 S. Coral Dr., Lexington Park. 301-737-5447. $13-$18.


Acoustic brunch sail Brunch and live music by Jay Nash and special guest Natalia Zukerman. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Schooner Woodwind, 80 Compromise St., Annapolis. 410-263-7837. $99, reservations requested.

Burgers and Brews for the Bay Local chefs serve farm-fresh burgers and sliders with local craft beers. The family-friendly event includes live bluegrass music and hay-wagon tours. Noon-4 p.m. Clagett Farm, 11904 Old Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro. 301-627-4393. $50-$60.

"Shiloh Rules" The Colonial Players present this all-female comedy about Civil War reenactors who experience the past come to life. Closes Sunday at 2 p.m. Colonial Players, 108 East St., Annapolis. 410-268-7373. $18-$23.

"Aglaonike's Tiger" Closing weekend for Claudia Barnett's coming-of-age show about the first female astronomer. 3 p.m. Venus Theatre, 21 C St., Laurel. 202-236-4078. $20-$40.

Jazz and Blues Sunday Series Performances by Jeff Shekie, Jennifer Osai and others, plus food, door prizes and a silent auction. 4-7 p.m. Old Waldorf School, 3074 Crain Hwy., Waldorf. 240-435-7126. $30.

Calvert County Fair A celebration of the county's agriculture heritage with a petting zoo, farm animal shows, a high-wire circus act, a talent contest, food and more. Closes Sunday. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Calvert County Fairgrounds, 140 Calvert Fair Dr., Barstow. 410-535-0026. Free. $5.

"Festival" Resident artist Sahomi Naka displays her artwork. which mixes new and traditional printmaking techniques to portray life and nature. Opens Sunday. Through Oct. 29. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7800. Free.


Ecuadoran migajón clay workshop Kids can make migajón clay and design cultural keepsakes in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. 4-5 p.m. Fairmount Heights Library, 5904 Kolb St., Fairmount Heights. 301-883-2650. Free.


"Existence" Sculptor Melissa Burley investigates the concept of beauty after death. Through Oct. 13. Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 301-203-6070. Free.


"Aerial Inspirations" The photography of Charleston artist Mary Edna Fraser is displayed on silk using the batik dying technique. Through Oct. 13. Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, 22156 Three Notch Rd., Lexington Park. 301-863-1900. Free-$9.

— Compiled by

Jillian S. Jarrett

from staff reports