Teresa Haag’s painting “Brooklyn Bound” will be among the works on display at the Bethesda Fine Arts Festival this weekend. (Teresa Haag)
Thursday

Hayley Fahey Band The pop-rock band opens the weekly outdoor Bethesda Summer Concert Series. 6 p.m. Veterans Park, Woodmont and Norfolk avenues, Bethesda. 301-215-6660. bethesda.org . Free.

The Impressions Original members Fred Cash and Sam Gooden, with new singer Jeremy Purifory, play Impressions hits such as “It’s All Right” and “Keep on Pushing,” plus the hits of former singer Curtis Mayfield. 8 p.m. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. bethesdabluesjazz.com. $35.

“Serial” talk “Backstage With the Creators of Serial: Binge-Worthy Journalism With Sarah Koenig & Julie Snyder” provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the hit podcast about a 1999 murder case. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. strathmore.org. $25-$60.

Friday

“May Daze and Abstract Nights” A group show curated by Be Dot Gallery includes art by Ed Becker, Jennifer Butt, Margaret Kennedy, Calvin Edward Ramsburg, Brian Truesdale and Mai ­Vo-Dinh. Reception 6-8 p.m. Through May 27. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda. 301-215-7990. wapo.st/bethesdagalleryb.
Free.

“Textures in Glass” Jill Tanenbaum’s glass art is textured with glass powders, paint and copper elements. Reception 6-9 p.m. Through June 3. Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Hwy., Bethesda. 301-951-9441. waverlystreetgallery.com. Free.

Reception for exhibits at VisArts Jenna Wright’s sculpture exhibit, “Transient Spaces,” continues through May 28; a show of student works continues through May 14; and a curated show about local folklore called “Local Legends” continues through June 11. 7 p.m. VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200.
visartsatrockville.org
. Free.

“An American Daughter” Arts on the Green presents Wendy Wasserstein’s comic play about a shoe-in for the next surgeon general whose casual remarks put her nomination at risk. Recommended for age 15 and older. Opens Friday at 8 p.m. Through May 28. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394. wapo.st/artsbarn. $20.

Le Vent du Nord The progressive folk group from Quebec performs original compositions and traditional folk songs. 8 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. ­301-528-2260. blackrockcenter.org. $27-$35.

Saturday

Montgomery County Strawberry Festival The seventh annual event includes strawberries, food and art vendors, live music, folk dancing, pony rides, hayrides, wine-glass painting, plein-air painting classes and a pie-eating contest. A portion of the proceeds benefits the local food-access program at farmers markets. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Camp Bennett Farm, 20501 Georgia Ave., Brookeville. 443-718-9328. mocostrawberryfest.org. $15-$29.

Bethesda Fine Arts Festival More than 120 artists from across the country showcase and sell their original fine art and crafts at the 14th annual event, which includes live entertainment, children’s activities and food vendors. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Through Sunday. Woodmont Triangle, Norfolk and Auburn avenues, Bethesda. 301-215-6660. bethesda.org. Free.

Mini-golf park grand reopening The newly renovated course celebrates its reopening with giveaways, hole-in-one prizes, half-priced ice cream, music, balloon art (Saturday 11 a.m.-1 p.m.) and face painting (Sunday 11 a.m.-1 p.m.). Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Through Sunday. Miniature Golf at Bohrer Park, 514 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6420. gaithersburgmd.gov. $5-$9 per game.

Ho‘ike 2017 Halau Nohona Hawai‘i presents a show of ancient and modern Hawaiian music and hula, with Hawaiian-style vendors, food trucks and a silent auction. Vendors and silent auction at 1 p.m., performance at 2 p.m. Gaithersburg High School, 101 Education Blvd., Gaithersburg. 301-257-6730. halaunohonahawaii.org. Free-$20.

Bel Cantanti Opera Costumed singers perform Puccini’s first opera, “Le Villi,” and Mascagni’s “Zanetto,” both sung in Italian with English supertitles, accompanied by an orchestra. Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Through Sunday. Randolph Road Theatre, 4010 Randolph Rd., Silver Spring. 240-230-7372. belcantanti.com. $15-$40.

Sunday

“Book of Days” Rockville Little Theatre stages Lanford Wilson’s murder-mystery. Closes Sunday at 2 p.m. F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8690. rlt-online.org.
$20-$22.

Mayday Parade, Knuckle Puck and Milestones The Florida pop-rock quintet performs on its A Lesson in Romantics 10th Anniversary Tour. 7:30 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. fillmoresilverspring.com. $25.

Garry Tallent with Shun Ng The singer and bassist, a founding member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, gives an intimate performance of songs and stories. 8 p.m. Amp by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. ampbystrathmore.com. $30-$40.

Monday

Continuing exhibits at BlackRock Mike McConnell’s collection of nature-inspired acrylic paintings, “Elsewhere,” is on display in the Kay Gallery through June 10, while Alexandra Chiou’s layered mixed-media paintings are on view in “Mirage” in the Terrace Gallery through June 3. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. blackrockcenter.org. Free.

Tuesday

“Matewan” A screening of John Sayles’s drama about coal miners’ fight to unionize in 1920 West Virginia is shown in celebration of its 30th anniversary and as part of the DC Labor FilmFest, including a Q&A with the director. 7 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6700. afi.com/silver.
$8-$13.

Wednesday

“Proof” Olney Theatre Center stages David Auburn’s play in which a woman wonders whether she has inherited the mental illness of her genius mathematician father. Opens Wednesday at 7:45 p.m. Through June 18. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. olneytheatre.org. $20-$70.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan from staff reports