Calico Jenny — Janie Meneely (vocals, guitar and squeezebox), Molly Hickman (cello) and Ellie Cattle (fiddle) — performs at this weekend’s Washington Folk Festival. (Courtesy of Janie Meneely)
THU 28

Bethesda Summer Concert Series The outdoor series continues with Southern soul by King Soul. 6-8 p.m. Series continues through July 16. Veterans Park, Woodmont and Norfolk avenues, Bethesda. 301-215-6660. www.bethesda.org. Free.

Bird Whale Bug: Why Make Music With Nature Musician and professor David Rothenberg, who has played music with birds, whales, crickets and other creatures, gives a multi-sensory lecture as part of the Arts and the Mind series. A wine reception follows. 7 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. www.strathmore.org. $25.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Jack Everly conducts a superpops concert of John Williams compositions for films such as “Star Wars,” “Harry Potter” and “Schindler’s List.” 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 877-276-1444. www.bsomusic.org. $55-$110.

FRI 29

Totally Tango! Wammie-winning QuinTango performs with dancers Constantino Bastidas and Susan Reynolds, followed by a “milonga” (tango dance party) with dance instruction and refreshments. 7 p.m. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394. www.gaithersburgmd.gov. $35, two for $60. Kingpen Slim The D.C. rapper headlines a concert hosted by Uncle Yank. With Devin White, Nino Swagg, Styme, Brooklyn Beanz, Ward 4 Society and Wanovus. 7:30 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $10.

“Limited Visibility” Dancers from Christopher K. Morgan & Artists perform with a common theme — sharing their intimate selves — on sets with inspired lighting. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m. American Dance Institute, 1570 E. Jefferson St., Rockville. 855-263-2623. www.americandance.org. $30, seniors $20, students $15.

SAT 30

Washington Folk Festival The Folklore Society of Greater Washington presents area musicians, singers, dancers, storytellers and crafters at its 35th annual festival, plus craft vendors, jam sessions and music and dance workshops including traditional Hawaiian hula, klezmer and English country dance. A free shuttle bus to the venue departs from the Geico parking lot at 5260 Western Ave., Chevy Chase, near the Friendship Heights Metro station. Saturday-Sunday noon-7 p.m. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-526-8558. www.washingtonfolkfestival.org. Free.

Cravin’ Dogs The “gonzo-folk” band and performs. With the Oxymorons. 7:30 p.m. Amp by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.ampbystrathmore.com. $20-$25.

“Creature From the Black Lagoon” Film historian Foster Hirsch interviews actress Julie Adams at Saturday’s screening of the 1954 monster movie, shown as part of the series Adventures in 3-D. Saturday at 7:30 p.m., film repeats Tuesday at 8:45 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6700. www.afi.com/silver. Saturday: $15. Tuesday: $12, seniors $10, children $7.

Suzanne Vega The folk singer known for “Tom’s Diner” and “Luca” performs. 8 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. $24.

Jeana Eve Klein and Sara Parent Ramos This two-person exhibition features Klein’s small, obsessive embroideries (including a series called “Tiny French Knots”) and Ramos’s porcelain sculptures. Closes Sunday. VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. www.visartsatrockville.org. Free.

SUN 31

Feria de Seville Centro Español de Washington D.C. presents an outdoor flamenco festival with food tents selling Spanish tapas. Noon. Strathmore, Gudelsky Outdoor Concert Gazebo, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. Free.

Washington Balalaika Society Spring Concert The community balalaika orchestra performs with soloists Tamara Volskaya (domra), Anatoly Trofimov (bayan) and Andrei Saveliev (balalaika). 3 p.m. Rockville Civic Center Park, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville.

240-314-8690. www.balalaika.org. $25, seniors $20, students $15, age 12 and younger free.

The Hit Men: Former Stars of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Musicians from the bands of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Tommy James & the Shondells, Cat Stevens, Carly Simon and others play hits from the ’60s-’80s and share stories from their time with musical legends. 7:30 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. www.bethesdabluesjazz.com. $40.

MON 01

“Creative Expressions 2015” The Montgomery Art Association presents an exhibition juried by Patricia Dubroof. Opens Monday. Through June 27. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797. www.friendshipheightsmd.gov. Free.

TUE 02

“It Came From Outer Space” The 1953 sci-fi film is shown in 3-D. Saturday at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday at 7 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. www.afi.com/silver. $12, seniors $10, children $7.

WED 03

Openings at BlackRock Two exhibits open Wednesday at Black Rock: “Interpretations,” a solo show of dynamic steel sculptures by Baltimore artist David Gerlach, and the Baltimore Watercolor Society’s 130th annual juried Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition, which draws artists from a 200 mile radius. Through July 1. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan

from staff reports