Kerry McCool The singer and acoustic guitarist from Bluemont plays outdoors on the plaza. Part of the Fair Hill summer concerts. Fair Hill, formerly called Olney Town Center, 18169 Town Center Dr., Olney. 240-453-3000. firstname.lastname@example.org www.fairhillshops.com. Free.
Yosi The children’s recording artist performs with Eugene (a monster puppet) and puppeteer Johnny Beirne. Part of the Thursday morning summer kids’ programs. 10:30 a.m. Gaithersburg City Hall, Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350. www.gaithersburgmd.gov/onstage. Free.
Wine Down Joker’s Wing plays swing as the first concert of this series with food and $5 wine tastings. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. through Aug. 22. Rockville Town Square, 200 E. Middle Lane, Rockville. 301-998-8178. www.rockvilletownsquare.com. Free.
8 Ohms Band The Annapolis funk band plays as part of the downtown Bethesda summer concert series. 6 p.m. Veterans Park, Woodmont and Norfolk avenues, Bethesda. 301-215-6660. www.bethesda.org. Free.
Alison Crockett The D.C. soul and jazz singer performs. 7:30 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $20.
“West Side Story” The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra provides a live soundtrack with a screening of the film. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. www.bsomusic.org. From $50.
“Revealed” Takoma Park artist Joseph Holston’s exhibit of cubist paintings closes Thursday. Marin-Price Galleries, 7022 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-718-0622. www.marin-pricegalleries.com. Free.
Art Walk in the Park The monthly event continues with artist demonstrations, open studios and galleries, a silent auction and refreshments. 6-8 p.m. Through Oct. 11. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222. www.glenechopark.org. Free.
The Exaggerations The classic rock and pop cover band performs as part of the Friday Night Live series. 6:30 p.m. Rockville Town Square, 200 E. Middle Lane, Rockville. www.rockvilletownsquare.com. Free.
Stand-up comedy You may have seen headliner Bengt Washburn on “Conan” or Comedy Central. With Sara Armour and host Rahmein Mostafavi. For age 18 and older. Cocktails at 7:30 p.m., show at 9 p.m. VisArts at Rockville, Buchanan Room (second floor), 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. www.visartscenter.org. www.coolcowcomedy.com. $15.
“The Red Mill” The Victorian Lyric Opera Company performs Victor Herbert’s opera about two broke American vaudevillians in Europe. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Rockville Civic Center Park, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8690. www.rockvillemd.gov/theatre. www.vloc.org. $24, seniors $20, students $16.
“Clementine in the Lower 9” Forum Theatre mounts the area premiere of Dan Dietz’s play — described as a retelling of the Agamemnon myth set to jazz — in which a dysfunctional New Orleans family reunites after Hurricane Katrina. Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. Closes Saturday. Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 240-644-1390. 240-644-1100. www.roundhousetheatre.org. www.forum-theatre.com. $25, seniors $20, age 29 and younger $15.
Eileen K. Crowe The Olney artist celebrates the opening of her art studio and shares her latest collection of scenic oil paintings with the open house “An American Tapestry.”
2-4 p.m. Sandy Spring Museum,
17901 Bentley Rd., Sandy Spring. 301-774-0022. www.sandyspringmuseum.org. Free.
Hanson The three pop-star brothers from Tulsa stop by on their world tour. With Honor by August. Doors open at 7 p.m., concert at 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd.,
Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $30.
The Highballers The D.C. country band performs. 9:30 p.m. Quarry House Tavern, 8401 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 301-587-8350. www.facebook.com/qhtrockabilly. Free.
Rose Nygaard An exhibit of the artist’s abstract acrylic paintings opens Saturday. Through July 5. Marin-Price Galleries, 7022 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-718-0622. www.marin-pricegalleries.com.
The Zombies The ’60s British rock band featuring original singer Colin Blunstone and keyboardist Rod Argent is best known for hits like “She’s Not There,” “Tell Her No” and “Time of the Season.” With Et Tu Brucé. 8 p.m. Montgomery College, Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. 240-567-5301. www.montgomerycollege.edu/pac. $30, seniors and students $28.
“Distinction in Colors” Olney artist Nancy Bullough uses bright colors in her paintings and drawings. Closes Sunday. VisArts at Rockville, Common Ground Gallery, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. www.visartscenter.org. Free.
“Tethered in the Weather” Eric Smallwood, an assistant professor of animation and interactive media at University of Maryland Baltimore County, uses video and animation to create installations. Closes Sunday. VisArts at Rockville, Gibbs Street Gallery, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. www.visartscenter.org. Free.
“Spaceballs” AFI Silver continues its Mel Brooks retrospective with the “Star Wars” spoof starring Bill Pullman, John Candy, Daphne Zuniga and Rick Moranis. Friday at 7:15 p.m., Saturday at 11:05 a.m., Sunday at 8:45 p.m., Monday at 9:20 p.m., Tuesday at 5 p.m. Retrospective continues through July 2. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6720. www.afi.com/silver. $11.50, seniors $9, age 12 and younger $7.
DreamStreet The local classic rock cover band (not the boy band) performs as part of the Summer Twilight Concert series. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. 6:30-8 p.m. Brookside Gardens, Visitors Center lawn, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1400. www.brooksidegardens.org. Free.
Mutts Gone Nuts Rescued dogs take the stage with trainers Scott and Joan Houghton in a circus-style show. 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Participating restaurants at Rockville Town Square also offer free meals for children 5-9 p.m. Rockville Town Square, 200 E. Middle Lane, Rockville. www.rockvilletownsquare.com. Free.
Owen Danoff The D.C. singer-songwriter gives a performance as a Strathmore artist-in-residence. 7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $15.
Rancid The Los Angeles punk band performs. With Crown of Thornz and Transplants.
7:30 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $25.
“Skyfall” Movies on the Square continues with an outdoor screening of the 23rd James Bond film at dusk. 8:45 p.m., through Aug. 21. Rockville Town Center, Maryland Avenue and E. Middle Lane, Rockville. 240-314-8620. www.rockvilletownsquare.com. Free.
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from staff reports