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Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon: Our Local Bounty farmers market is open for the season, offering locally grown fruits and vegetables. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 14300 St. Thomas Church Rd., Upper Marlboro. 301-627-8469 or­ourlocalbounty.

Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Hope Aglow Family & Friends is sponsoring a 5K walk/run. Part of the proceeds will be used to buy school supplies for children in the community. A light brunch and prizes for the top runners follows. Old Mill Park, 2410 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. $20, 13 and older; $15, ages 8 to 12; free, 7 and younger. Online registration: 703-490-4673.

Saturday, noon-5 p.m.: Trinity Episcopal Church, St. Mary’s City, will hold its summer dinner. The menu includes crab cakes, baked ham, fried chicken with parsleyed potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce and rolls. Served family style in the Parish Hall. Drive-through carry-out is available. A craft and bake shop will be held on the premises. Trinity Episcopal Church, 47477 Trinity Church Rd., St. Mary’s City. $24; 6 to 12, $8; 5 and younger, free. 301-862-4597 or

Saturday, 6 p.m.: Episcopal Church of Our Saviour will host its Outdoor Revival and Camp Meeting. The Rev. Roy D. Thomas and evangelist Jacqueline H. Thomas, from Nazareth Baptist Church, will preach. Musical prodigy Jamal Weldon and his brothers, the Weldon Brothers, will perform. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, 1616 Irving St. NE. Free. 202-635-7804.

Saturday, 7:30 p.m.: The Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge University, England, will perform. All Souls Memorial Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Ave. NW. Suggested donation, $20. 202-232-4244.

Sunday, 8:30-11:15 a.m.: Martha’s Table ministry helps feed area homeless men, women and families through its McKenna’s Wagon soup kitchen. Volunteers can drop off sandwiches and fruit at Washington National Cathedral, Hearst Circle, adjacent to the Wisconsin Avenue parking garage entrance, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. 202-537-6200 or or marthastable@­

Sunday, 10 a.m.: Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate its 175th anniversary with a commemorative service and a reception. The guest speaker will be Bishop Samuel Lawrence Green Sr., 125th elected and consecrated bishop. The church’s history includes its role as a safe haven for runaway slaves and a meeting place for the Bethel Literary Society. Metropolitan AME Church, 1518 M St. NW. Free-will offering. 202-331-1426.

Sunday, 10:10 a.m.: “At the Heart.” Gina Campbell, cathedral director of worship, discusses the responsibilities of her position, at Washington National Cathedral, South Transept, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Free. 202-537-6200 or

Sunday, 11 a.m.: Charles Pettee and FolkPsalm, musicians from North Carolina, will perform a concert of bluegrass and Pettee’s settings for Old Testament Psalms. Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, 900 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Free. 202-347-9620 or

Sunday, 11:45 a.m.: National Presbyterian Church, in partnership with Martha’s Table, will collect grapes, watermelons and other melons to prepare cups of fruit for delivery by McKenna’s Wagon to the homeless. Take your offering to Stone Hall after the 10:30 a.m. worship service. National Presbyterian Church, 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW. 202-537-0800.

Sunday, 2 p.m., and Thursday, 6:30 p.m.: Cathedral gargoyle tour. A docent shows slides of the building’s whimsical stone gargoyles and grotesques, followed by an outdoor tour. Bring binoculars and a camera. Meet at the Welcome Desk, adjacent to the underground parking elevators, Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. $10; age 12 and younger, $5. 202-537-6200 or

Sunday, 6 p.m.: Organist Timothy Duhr performs. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Crypt Church, 400 Michigan Ave. NE. Free-will offering. 202-526-8300, Ext. 120 or .

Most weekdays, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.: Behind-the-scenes cathedral tour, for ages 11 and older. See gargoyles and stained-glass windows. Climb a lot of stairs to view the city from above. Bring a camera. Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. $15. 202-537-6200 or

Tuesday, 12:10 p.m.: Armonia Nova, an ensemble specializing in European medieval and Renaissance music, performs 13th-century works by de Machaut. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. Suggested donation, $10. 202-347-2635 or

Tuesday and Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.: A docent-led tour of the highlights of the cathedral, its history, architecture and artworks — plus a traditional English tea and a scenic view of the city from the cathedral tower. Washington National Cathedral, Docent Station at the Rear Nave, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. $30, reservations required. 202-537-5581, or

Wednesday, 4-5 p.m.: Club 45 invites children in fourth and fifth grades to hang out, play games and listen to a scripture message. Led by summer intern Janie Hammaker. National Presbyterian Church, 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW. Free. 202-537-0800.

Wednesday, 7 p.m.: Bible study at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 3601 Alabama Ave. SE. 202-582-7740.

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.: Bible study at Wesley United Methodist Church, 5312 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-966-5144 or

Thursdays 7 p.m.: College students home for the summer are invited to join in a college fellowship led by Quinn Fox, Craig Meek and Hilda Gore. The lives of the saints will be discussed. National Presbyterian Church, Youth House, 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW. Free. 202-537-0800.

Thursday, 7:30 p.m.: Bible study at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, the library, 600 M St. SW. Free. 202-554-3222 or

— Compiled by Gerri Marmer

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