THU 02

“Residue: The Work of Sharon Butler, Michael Callaghan, Steven Charles, J.D. Hastings and Toni Tiller” The artists in this exhibition all use tape as a tool to create their art. Opening reception with music by Blackberry Blonde 6:30-8:30 p.m. Through Feb. 9. Adah Rose Gallery, 3766 Howard Ave., Kensington. 301-922-0162. www.adahrosegallery.com. Free.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Andrew Grams conducts the orchestra, joined by soprano Lauren Snouffer in a program, “The Blue Danube & More,” of works by Mozart and Strauss. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. www.bsomusic.org. $31-$94.

FRI 03

Martha Doyle Trio The trio gives a holiday and folk concert included with admission to the Garden of Lights. Concert at 6:30 p.m.; Garden of Lights is open 5:30-10 p.m.; last car admitted at 9:30 p.m. Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1400. www.brooksidegardens.org. $20 per car in advance, $25 per car at the gate (cash only).

SAT 04

Seraphim The Washington area vocal quartet sings holiday selections at the Garden of Lights. Concert at 6:30 p.m.; Garden of Lights is open 5:30-10 p.m.; last car admitted at 9:30 p.m. Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1400. www.brooksidegardens.org. $20 per car in advance, $25 per car at the gate (cash only).

Alexander Paley The Moldovan pianist will be joined by Peiwen Chen for a one-piano, four-hands version of Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring.” After an intermission, Paley finishes the program with Rachmaninoff’s 13 Preludes. A question-and-answer session follows. 8 p.m. Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ, 1 Westmoreland Cir., Bethesda. 301-229-7766. www.washingtonconservatory.org. Free.

“Dando el Alimento (Giving Nourishment)” is part of a solo exhibition of paintings by Roberto Mamani Mamani at Strathmore. (From Roberto Mamani Mamani)

National Philharmonic Piotr Gajewski conducts the orchestra, joined by violinist Nurit Bar-Josef, in a performance of Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5. Dvorak’s Serenade for Strings and Mozart’s Symphony No. 29 are also on the program. Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. www.nationalphilharmonic.org. $28-$84, children free.

“Color, Earth, Andes: The Art of Mamani Mamani” Twenty-three oil paintings, pastels and silk screens by self-taught Bolivian artist Roberto Mamani Mamani remain on display through Saturday. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. Free.

“Holiday Show” The annual show features original artwork by 24 gallery artists including ceramics, photographs, paintings and more. Closes Saturday. Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East West Hwy., Bethesda. 301-951-9441. www.waverlystreetgallery.com. Free.

March Avery An exhibition of paintings by the veteran Marin-Price artist, whose style is influenced by her father, Milton Avery, opens Saturday. Through Jan. 28. Marin-Price Galleries, 7022 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-718-0622. www.marin-pricegalleries.com. Free.

“Fine Art in Miniature” The 80th annual multimedia exhibition featuring miniature sculptures, paintings and drawings, some of which must be viewed with a magnifying glass for the details to be seen, closes Saturday. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. Free.

SUN 05

B2R Battle of the Bands XIII Elementary school-age students from the Bach to Rock music school perform original music and popular hits for a chance to win professional studio recording time. (Middle and high school students have their turn the next weekend.) 1 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 877-227-8558. www.b2rmusic.com. $5.

“The King and I” Eileen Ward and Paolo Montalban star as Anna and the King in Olney Theatre Center’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical about a British schoolteacher employed by the King of Siam. Thursday-Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Through Jan. 12. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. www.olneytheatre.org. $32.50-$75.

Sunday Afternoon Waltz An introductory waltz lesson is followed by live music by Waltz du Jour and dancing. 2:45-6 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 202-238-0230. www.glenechopark.org. $10.

“Lyle the Crocodile” A crocodile named Lyle must win over a neighbor in order to stay with the Primm family in their New York apartment. Saturday at 11 a.m., 1:30 and 4 p.m., Sunday at 1:30 and 4 p.m. Closes Sunday. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301-280-1660. www.imaginationstage.org. $10-$35, children 1 and younger on laps $5.

Holiday Art Show and Sale Ceramics, jewelry, photography and more by resident artists, instructors and invited artists remain on display through Sunday. Glen Echo Park, Popcorn Gallery and Stone Tower Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222. www.glenechopark.org. Free.

MAA Gallery December Show Derwood still life painter Marian MacKerer, this month’s featured artist, is influenced by the 17th-century Dutch masters. Through Sunday. Montgomery Art Association MAA Gallery, Westfield Wheaton Shopping Plaza, 11160 Veirs Mill Rd., Wheaton. www.montgomeryart.org. Free.

MON 06

Silver Spring Ice Skating Bring your own skates or rent a pair. Visit the Web site for schedule and details. Daily through March 25. Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring. 301-588-1221. www.silverspringiceskating.com. $8, age 55 and older and age 12 and younger $7.

TUE 07

Nick Bruel The children’s author and illustrator will discuss his “Bad Kitty” series. 6:30 p.m. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda. 301-986-1761. www.barnesandnoble.com . Free.

WED 08

“Meena’s Dream” In Forum Theatre’s world premiere of Anu Yadav’s show, a young girl struggles with her mother’s sickness by escaping into her dreams, where the Hindu god Krishna needs help fighting against the Worry Machine. Pay-what-you-want purchasers are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes early. Opens Wednesday at 8 p.m. Through Jan. 18. Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 240-644-1100. www.forum-theatre.com. $20 in advance, pay-what-you-want at the door.

Square Dance Beginners are welcome to drop in; partners optional. 7 p.m. North Chevy Chase Christian Church, 8814 Kensington Pkwy., Chevy Chase. 301-587-5861. www.gerrymanders.net. $6.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan
from staff reports