Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, Oct. 11-17
By Carrie Donovan,
The Warehouse: Project 4.1 Radioactive fallout from a government study gone wrong is the premise for this indoor haunted attraction. Friday-Sunday 7 p.m.-midnight. Through Nov. 3. The Warehouse, 11840 Rockville Pike, Rockville. www.hallowinc.com. $30.
Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival This one is not for the kids. But if you want some campy horror films, it’s perfect. The roster of 53 films includes such titles as “Nazi Zombie Death Tales,” “Ninja vs. Monsters” and “President Wolfman.” Through Oct. 18. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6720. www.afi.com/silver. $11.50, festival pass $100.
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Two hundred fifty national and emerging artisans are showcased with demonstrations, plus live music and children’s entertainers. Admission is good for all three days of the festival. Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg. 301-963-3247. www.sugarloafcrafts.com. $10 at the door, $8 online in advance, age 11 and younger free.
Quilt Show NeedleChasers of Chevy Chase present a display of 200 quilts, a silent quilt auction, an artisan boutique and quilting demonstrations. Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Kensington Town Hall, 3710 Mitchell St., Kensington. 301-229-7621. www.needlechasers.org. $5, age 11 and younger free.
Duo Amaral Husband-and-wife guitar duo Mia Pomerantz-Amaral and Jorge Amaral perform works by Franck, Handel, Abeniz and Ramirez. 7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $30.
“How Far I’ve Come” Amy Stone’s musical, produced by A Place to Be musical therapy with music by Tom Sweitzer, is based on the author’s personal experiences with cerebral palsy. The half-hour show will be followed by a 10-minute question-and-answer session. 7:30 p.m. Imagination Stage, Reeve Studio Theatre, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301-280-1660. www.imaginationstage.org. $10.
Pyramid Atlantic Upscale Yard Sale Papermaking demonstrations will be given at this sale of antiques, furniture, curiosities, books and home decor. Proceeds will benefit arts and education programs at Pyramid Atlantic. Sponsored by Pyramid Atlantic Art Center and Orion’s Attic. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 301-608-9101. www.pyramidatlanticartcenter.org. Free.
Maryland Festival of the Arts The two-day national juried fine art festival includes paintings, drawings, ceramics, photographs, jewelry, fiber arts, wood- and metalwork and more. Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Downtown Silver Spring, on and around Ellsworth Drive, Georgia Avenue and Fenton Street, Silver Spring. 631-421-1590. www.paragonartevents.com/maryland. Free.
Pumpkin Festival Children’s attractions include hayrides, giant slides, corn and straw mazes, pony rides, face painting and pedal tractors. Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Oct. 28. Butler’s Orchard, 22200 Davis Mill Rd., Germantown. 301-972-3299. 301-428-0444. www.butlersorchard.com. $11, younger than 2 free.
“The Barber of Seville” The Bel Cantanti Opera presents Rossini’s opera in Italian with English supertitles. Accompanied by the BCO chamber orchestra, led by Katerina Souvorova. Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. www.belcantanti.com. $38, students $15.
Telling Moments Storytelling TheatreStoryteller Bobby Norfolk presents “The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond.” 7:30 p.m. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. 301-654-8664. www.writer.org. www.tellingmomentstheater.com. $15, seniors and students $13.
National Philharmonic Pianist Orli Shaham joins Piotr Gajewski and his orchestra in a program of Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3, Piano Concerto No. 3 and Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”). 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. $28-$84, children free.
“The Mother Goose Caboose” Bob Brown Puppets perform nursery rhymes as part of the Tiny Tots at 10 series. 10 a.m. Glen Echo Park, Puppet Co. Playhouse, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-5380. www.thepuppetco.org. $5.
“P.Nokio: A Hip-Hop Musical” A computer game designer creates a “son” in this updated version of “Pinocchio.” Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday-Sunday at 1:30 and 4 p.m. Through Oct. 18.Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. 301-961-6060. 301-280-1660. www.imaginationstage.org. $12.
Oktoberfest at the Kentlands Gaithersburg’s 21st annual celebration features beer (of course), horse-drawn wagon rides, Bavarian dancers and food, live music, wine tasting, martial arts demonstrations, pony rides, pumpkin painting and children’s activities. Wheelchair-accessible shuttle service will be available to and from satellite parking at 101 and 200 Orchard Ridge Dr.. Noon-4 p.m. Kentlands Village Green, 320 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6394. www.gaithersburgmd.gov/oktoberfest. Free.
“Glamour, Glitter, Glitz” Members of the international organization Complex Weavers display original clothing, home furnishings and art objects made with shiny and sparkly materials in this juried exhibition. Through Sunday. VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. www.visartscenter.org. Free.
Primus Les Claypool’s funky rock band recently released a new album, “Green Naugahyde,” and bills this tour as a 3-D psychedelic experience with two sets per show. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $45.
“24 Hours East of the River” An exhibit of photos by members of the Exposure Group (E. Carol Burns, Danita Delaney, Jeff Fearing, Ken Hipkins and Vincent Lee Smith) depicts a day in the life of wards 7 and 8. Closes Monday. Glen Echo Park, Photoworks Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2274. www.glenechophotoworks.org. Free.
“Jay and Silent Bob Get Old” Actor Jason Mewes and actor/writer/producer Kevin Smith record a live episode of their podcast. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $35-$45.
“I Love to Eat” In Round House Theater’s area premiere, Nick Olcott portrays James Beard, America’s first TV chef, who made his screen debut in 1946. For ages 15 and older. Opens Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Through Nov. 4. Round House Theatre, 4545 East West Hwy., Bethesda. 240-644-1100. www.roundhousetheatre.org. $26-$63.
Kevin Dudley with Ralph Gordon and Alexander Mitchell Dudley sings Americana tunes with fiddler Mitchell and bassist Gordon. 7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $15.
— Compiled by Carrie Donovan from staff reports