"Nest 41," a mixed-media assemblage by Janet Wheeler, from "In Shifting Terrain, Subtle Changes Open New Doors" at BlackRock Center for the Arts. (Janet Wheeler/Courtesy of BlackRock Center for the Arts)
THU 13

Fair Hills concerts The Family Concert Series continues with Levi Stephens on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.; the Children’s Series continues with Tracey Eldridge on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Both concerts will be held at the fountain. Fair Hill Plaza, 18100 Town Center Dr., Olney. 240-453-3000. www.fairhillshops.com. Free.

Terraplane The classic rock and blues band performs in the covered, open-air Bumper Car Pavilion. The cafe will be open and the historic Dentzel carousel will operate during the concert. 7:30 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Bumper Car Pavilion, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222. www.glenechopark.org. Free, carousel rides $1.25.

Nikki Hill Since her debut album, “Here’s Nikki Hill,” came out in 2013, the rock-and-roll and soul singer has been touring extensively. With Goin’ Goin’ Gone. 8 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $15.

FRI 14

Montgomery County Fair The annual fair opens with farm shows, demonstrations, carnival rides, games and entertainment including a tractor pull, monster trucks, a demolition derby, a rodeo, a hypnotist, a stilt-walker, acrobats, a draft horse pull, magic, bands, a birds-of-prey show and more. Friday 3 p.m.-midnight, Saturday-Wednesday 10 a.m.-midnight. Through Aug. 22. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg. 301-926-3100. www.mcagfair.com. $10, children 11 and younger free; grandstand events $5-$15; one-day ride wristbands $20 online through Aug. 15, $25 at the fair; parking $10 per car, free shuttle bus from Lakeforest Mall.

Rio Summer Concert Series Santana tribute band Gringo Jingo plays Friday 6-9 p.m.; Bobby & the Believers play Motown Saturday 6-9 p.m. Rio’s Patio at Washingtonian Center, 9811 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg. 301-921-4686. www.riowashingtonian.com. Free.

TGIF Summer Series Wheaton’s outdoor concert and movie series continues with the John Stone Reggae Band and a screening of “Big Hero 6.” Concert at 7 p.m., film at dusk. Wheaton Triangle, Grandview Avenue and Reedie Drive, Wheaton. 240-777-8100. www.wheatonmd.org. Free.

Led Zeppelin 2 The Led Zeppelin cover band performs. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $16. 

Lee Greenwood The country star best known for “God Bless the U.S.A.,” performs. 8 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $45.

SAT 15

“In Shifting Terrain, Subtle Changes Open New Doors” An exhibition of encaustics by Susan Feller and assemblages by Janet Wheeler continues with an artist reception 3-5 p.m. Through Sept. 12. BlackRock Center for the Arts, Kay Gallery, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.

Local Brews, Local Grooves Eighteen local breweries offer craft beer samples served with pub grub and local musicians: Blatant Eighties, Jimi Smooth & Hittime Band, Kristen and the Noise and Regal Beagles, plus DJs Ozker, Billy Doll and Lancedontdance. 5 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $12.

“Vivid: David Camero & Vatsala Menon” Ceremonial masks by Venezuelan artist Camero are shown with textural paintings by Indian artist Menon. A reception 6-8 p.m. will feature performance art by Camero. Through Oct. 18. The Writer’s Center, Jane Fox Reading Room, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. 301-654-8664. www.writer.org. Free.

SUN 16

“Julius Caesar” The National Players stage Shakespeare’s historical tragedy. Thursday-Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m., closes Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. www.olneytheatre.org. $15.

“Oliver!” Adventure Theatre MTC stages the musical about an orphan who must navigate a world of pickpockets in order to survive in 1853 London. Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. Closes Sunday at 2 p.m. Round House Theatre, 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda. 240-644-1100. www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org. $45, children $35.

“Seven Samurai” In Akira Kurosawa’s epic film, seven samurai agree to protect a farming village. In Japanese with English subtitles. 3 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6700. www.afi.com/silver. $12; seniors, military and students $10; children $7.

Bethesda to Hollywood film series Bethesda Magazine’s series of films made by producers, writers and actors with local roots continues with Spike Jonze’s “Her.” 7:15 p.m. Through Aug. 30. Arclight Bethesda, 7101 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. 240-762-4000. www.arclightcinemas.com. $13.75, seniors $10.75.

MON 17

“Forms Emerge” Artists Kristine DeNinno, Pattie Porter Firestone, Eric Garner, Maggie Gourlay and Diane Szczepaniak display minimalist art. Through Aug. 28. Betty Mae Kramer Gallery, One Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring. 301-565-3805. www.creativemoco.com/formsemerge. Free.

TUE 18

“NOVA Printmakers: The Painterly Print” Various printing techniques, textures, colors and subject matters are employed in this group show curated by Kelli Sincock, founder of the NOVA Printmakers collective. Continues through Aug. 26. Artists & Makers Studios, 11810 Parklawn Dr., Rockville. 240-437-9573. www.artistsandmakersstudios.com. Free.

WED 19

“Panda-Monium”This Tiny Tots @ 10:00 show for children 2-4 features a Chinese puppet circus. Wednesdays at 10 a.m., through Aug. 22. Glen Echo Park, Puppet Co. Playhouse, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-5380. www.thepuppetco.org. $5.

Uke Fest concert The four-day Uke & Guitar Summit culminates in an outdoor concert featuring Jeff Peterson, Del Rey, James Hill & Anne Janelle and Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer. 7 p.m. Strathmore, Gudelsky Outdoor Concert Gazebo, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. Free.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan

from staff reports

‘In Shifting Terrain, Subtle Changes Open New Doors’

3An exhibition of encaustics by Susan Feller and assemblages by Janet Wheeler continues with an artist reception 3-5 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 12. BlackRock Center for the Arts, Kay Gallery, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.