'Flux: Water and Sound" by Katherine Kavanaugh (Ryan Macabasco)
THU 27

“Holly Down in Heaven” In this comedy presented by Forum Theatre, a 15-year-old Christian girl secludes herself in her basement after discovering that she is pregnant. Opens Thursday at 8 p.m., continues Friday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. Through Oct. 20. Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 240-644-1100. www.roundhousetheatre.org. $25, seniors $20, age 30 and younger $15.

Nancy R. Goodman and Marilyn B. Meyers The authors will discuss their book “The Power of Witnessing: Reflections, Reverberations, and Traces of the Holocaust — Trauma, Psychoanalysis, and the Living Mind.” 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda. 301-986-1761.www.barnesandnoble.com. Free.

“The 48 Hour Film Music Video Project” Filmmakers and local bands created these original music videos in 48 hours. 7:15 and 9 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. www.afi.com/silver. $11.50; seniors, military and students $9; children $7.

Frederic Yonnet The D.C. jazz harmonica player has recorded with India.Arie, Erykah Badu and others. At the Mansion, he’ll perform music from the album “Reed My Lips” and shed some light on the process of making the album. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $30.

“Flux: Water and Sound” The installation by Katherine Kavanaugh uses flowing water to create a visual and aural experience. Through Oct. 10. VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. 301-315-8200. www.visartscenter.org. Free.

FRI 28

Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark The local bluesman plays with a funk edge. Take a blanket or chairs for this outdoor show. 6:30 p.m. Morris Park, 421 Summit Hall Rd., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350. www.gaithersburgmd.gov. Free.

Mambo Combo Part of Friday Night Live, the band plays tropical and easy listening music. 6:30 p.m. Rockville Town Square, between Rockville Pike, East Middle Lane, North Washington Street and Beall Avenue, Rockville. 301-998-8178. www.rockvilletownsquare.com. Free.

SAT 29

“Clowning Around” Bob Brown Puppets turn the stage into a circus big top as part of the “Tiny Tots at 10” series. 10 a.m. Repeats Nov. 11. Glen Echo Park, Puppet Co. Playhouse, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-5380. www.thepuppetco.org. $5.

Taste of Friendship Heights The sixth annual event showcases local restaurants with food samples, cooking demonstrations, live music, children’s activities and basketball games with the American University basketball team. Noon-5 p.m. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797. www.tasteoffriendshipheights.com. Food and drink tickets $5 for four tickets. No food or drink item will cost more than three to four tickets.

Ballet ADI The resident company of American Dance Institute performs under the artistic direction of Runqiao Du. Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. American Dance Institute, 1570 E. Jefferson St., Rockville. 301-984-3003. www.americandance.org/ballet-adi. $30, age 65 and older $20, students $15.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Soprano Kelley Nassief makes her BSO debut, led by Music Director Marin Alsop in an all-American program of John Adams, Dave and Chris Brubeck and Bernstein’s “Kaddish.” Claire Bloom narrates. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $30-$90.

Deanna Bogart BlackRock’s season opens with the local singer and instrumentalist who calls her brand of boogie-woogie, blues, country and jazz “bluesion.” 8 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260. www.blackrockcenter.org. $39-$42.

Synergy in Action This professional D.C. improv troupe performs its specialty, playback theater — the improvisational staging of audience members’ life stories. 8 p.m. Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 301-608-9101. www.pyramidatlanticartcenter.org. $15.

SUN 30

Annapolis fall festival An old-fashioned street festival near the State House features arts and crafts, live music, children’s activities and antiques vendors. Maryland Avenue and State Circle. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 410-990-9700. www.marylandave.com. Free.

Piano concert The Piano Society of Greater Washington kicks off its new season with a concert of solo works of Bach, Schubert, Debussy, Brahms and Jennifer Barker. 3 p.m. Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9545 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 301-793-1863. www.pianosocietyofgreaterwashington.org. Free, donations accepted.

“Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo” An Iraqi gardener, two Marines and a tiger walk the streets of Baghdad and consider life after war in this darkly humorous show. Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., closes Sunday at 3 p.m. Round House Theatre, 4545 East West Hwy., Bethesda. 240-644-1100. www.roundhousetheatre.org. $26-$63.

“Blurring the Lines” This group show of experimental prints incorporating additional artistic processes or hand-drawn elements asks seven printmakers the question, “What is a print?” Through Sunday by appointment. Washington Printmakers Gallery, 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. www.washingtonprintmakers.com. Free.

“Kiss the Name of the Nine Muses Goodbye” An exhibit of splashy drawings and paintings by Tom Block and Micheline Klagsbrun closes Sunday. Adah Rose Gallery, 3766 Howard Ave., Kensington. 301-922-0162. adahrosegallery.weebly.com. Free.

MON 01

“The Best of Realism” An exhibit of realist and surrealist painters from across the country showcases Joseph Sheppard, Jeremiah Stermer, Charles Jarboe, Jenness Cortez and Arthur Day. Through Oct. 4. Marin-Price Galleries, 7022 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-718-0622. www.marin-pricegalleries.com. Free.

TUE 02

Wolfgang Gartner The electro-house DJ and producer performs. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $23.

WED 03

Loide The samba singer was born in France and raised in California. 7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $15.

Ballet Folklorico de Mexico Folk dancers trace the evolution of Mexican dance from from the pre-Columbian era through Spanish colonization and the Mexican Revolution. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. $28-$48.

“Pursuit of Happiness” A solo exhibition of new paintings by New York-based artist David FeBland depicts realistic street scenes and urban landscapes. Opens Wednesday. Through Oct. 28. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda. 301-215-7990. www.thefrasergallery.com. Free.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan from staff reports