Bret Michaels performs Sunday at the Calvert Marine Museum, (CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM)
THU 24

“Forest of the Mind” Sculptors Laura G. Thorne of the District and Marcia Wolfson-Ray of Baltimore use a variety of materials to simulate organic structures. Thorne works in steel, aluminum, glass, ceramic and found materials; Wolfson-Ray uses grasses, reeds, bamboo and other dried plants. Through June 2. Brentwood Arts Exchange at Gateway Arts Center, 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood. 301-277-2863. arts.pgparks.com. Free.

“Home Tweet Home: Art for the Birds” Twenty whimsical birdhouses in a wide variety of shapes and sizes decorate the sculpture garden in this multi-artist exhibit. Through Aug. 31. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640. www.annmariegarden.org. Park admission $3, age 55 and older and ages 5-11 $2, 4 and younger free.

“Music From the Soul” CalvART Gallery presents paintings by Mimi Little and glass art by Ray and Phyllis Noble. Through June 10. CalvART Gallery, 110 Solomons Island Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-9252. www.calvartgallery.org. Free.

FRI 25

“Super 8” A group of children shooting a film witness a train crash as strange events unfold in this 2011 sci-fi film written by J.J. Abrams and directed by Steven Spielberg. An outdoor screening begins at dusk. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301-779-0371. www.pgparks.com. Free.

25th Hour Band The Southern Maryland band plays classic oldies outdoors. A children’s play area will be set up nearby. 7 p.m. La Plata Town Hall, 305 Queen Anne St., La Plata. 301-934-8421. www.townoflaplata.org. Free.

“Guys and Dolls” The Tantallon Community Players perform the ’50s musical based on short stories by Damon Runyon. Opens Friday at 8 p.m., continues Saturday at 8 p.m. Through June 10. Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 301-203-6070. 301-203-6070. www.pgparks.com. www.tantallonstage.com. $15, seniors and students $12.

“Into the Woods” The Port Tobacco Players present Stephen Sondheim’s musical about classic fairy-tale characters who don’t all live happily ever after. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Through June 2. Port Tobacco Players, 508 Charles St., La Plata. 301-932-6819. www.ptplayers.com. $17; seniors, military and youth $14.

“Ragtime” Laurel Mill Playhouse presents the musical based on the E.L. Doctorow novel set in the early 1900s. Opens Friday at 8 p.m., continues Saturday at 8 p.m. Through June 17. Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St., Laurel. 301-617-9906. www.laurelmillplayhouse.org. $18; seniors, military and students $15.

Gridloc Band The Fredericksburg band plays classic oldies for age 21 and older. 8 p.m. Miss Motley’s Cafe, 9501 Crain Hwy., Bel Alton. 301-392-9794. www.belaltonalumnicdc.org. $10.

Old Blind Dogs The Scottish band plays traditional roots music from the British Isles. 8 p.m. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7800. arts.pgparks.com. www.oldblinddogs.co.uk. $20.

Sam Lacombe The painter’s realistic cityscapes focus on geometric shapes and neon signs. Closes Friday. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7800. arts.pgparks.com. Free.

SAT 26

Walter Mosley The best-selling author and winner of the O. Henry Award and PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement Award introduces his two new sci-fi novellas, “The Gift of Fire” and “On the Head of a Pin.” 2 p.m. Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill. 301-839-2400. www.pgcmls.info/mosley. Free.

Gretchen Ritchie The Leonardtown singer performs jazz cabaret as part of the Downtown Tunes series. 6 p.m. Leonardtown Town Square, Washington and Fenwick streets, Leonardtown. 301-475-9791. leonardtown.somd.com. Free.

Diane Daly The local singer’s repertoire includes blues, ballads and bebop. 7:30 p.m. Westlawn Inn, 9200 Chesapeake Ave., North Beach. 410-257-0001. www.westlawninn.com. Free.

Patrick Holmes An exhibition of soapstone carvings is influenced by Inuit art. Closes Saturday. Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 301-203-6070. www.pgparks.com. Free.

SUN 27

Bret Michaels The Poison frontman sings hits from the metal band and his later solo material during his “Get Your Rock On” tour. Proceeds support educational programs and preservation efforts of Calvert Marine Museum. With One Louder and One Louder and Driven Livid. No coolers or chairs. Gates open at 6 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m. Calvert Marine Museum, PNC Pavilion, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 800-787-9454. www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. $40-$50.

“Punk Rock Mom” A conservative daughter decides to have a child of her own in Alyson Mead’s play. Suggested for adults only. Thursday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., closes Sunday at 3 p.m. Venus Theatre, 21 C St., Laurel. www.venustheatre.org. $18.

Joyce Yu-Jean Lee Various cultural depictions of illumination are explored in “Passages II,” a collection of photos and videos captured during the artist’s travels in China and Western Europe. Closes Sunday. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7800. arts.pgparks.com. Free.

MON 28

Rufus Norman The Montpelier resident artist’s first show at the center features acrylic paintings of people, places and still life. Closes Monday. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7800. arts.pgparks.com. Free.

TUE 29

Anacostia River boat tours Naturalists lead environmental and historical tours on a 40-seat pontoon boat. Passengers 16 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Thursday-Friday and Tuesday-Wednesday at noon. Through Oct. 26. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301-779-0371. www.pgparks.com. Free; reservations required.

Tristan Omand This young Americana singer-songwriter from Manchester, N.H., performed more than 70 shows last year and released an album, “Tolled Stories.” 7 p.m. New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway, Greenbelt. 301-474-5642. www.newdealcafe.com. Free.

WED 30

Memorial Day ceremony The town of Indian Head hosts a ceremony and luncheon. 11 a.m. Indian Head Village Green, pavilion, Walter Thomas Rd., Indian Head. 301-743-5511. www.townofindianhead.org. Free.

U.S. National Soccer Team vs. Brazil Cheer on U.S. players Clint Dempsey, Landon Donovan and goalkeeper Tim Howard as they vie against Brazilian soccer legends Neymar and Ronaldinho for some serious soccer street cred. 8 p.m. FedEx Field, 1600 FedEx Way, Landover. 301-276-6000. www.ussoccer.com. From $40.

“Lost in Color” An exhibition of drawings by Tim Sebian-Lander and jewelry by Sue Page closes Wednesday. ArtWorks @ 7th, 9100 Bay Ave., North Beach. 410-286-5278. www.artworksat7th.com. Free.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan from staff reports