We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for July 12 – 14

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, July 12 – 14.

Summer Concert at Glen Echo Park: The annual summer concert series features the award-winning reggae band I&I Riddim in the Bumper Car Pavilion Thursday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m.  Glen Echo Park. Click here for more information. Free.

Peabo Bryson: With 20 albums to his credit, Peabo Bryson is an international success. The two-time Grammy Award-winner performs three shows in Bethesda. Friday, July 12 at 8 p.m., Saturday, July 13 at 7 and 10 p.m.  Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave.  For more information, click here. $67.50-$87.50.

Hairspray: Rockville Musical Theatre performs the Broadway musical, Hairspray. Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13 at 8 p.m., Sunday, July 14 at 2 p.m.  F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville. Click here for more information. $25.

The Mollusc: Quotidian Theatre Company (QTC) presents the Edwardian comedy which first was performed in London in 1907.  The Mollusc, written by Hubert Henry Davies, is directed by QTC Artistic Director Jack Sbarbori and opens July 12. Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13 at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14 matinees at 2 p.m. Quotidian Theatre Company at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh Street, Bethesda. Click here for more information. $15 and up.

View a scene from QTC’s 2008 production of Hubert Henry Davies’ The Mollusc.

The VI-Kings:  BlackRock’s Saturday night summer concerts continue with Bethesda’s “hometown band,” the VI-Kings performing 1960s rock. Saturday, July 13 at 7 to 9:30 p.m.  BlackRock Center for the Arts outdoor stage, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. For more information, click here. Free.


Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike: Arts on the Green in partnership with Sandy Spring Theatre Group present the touching comedy that won the 2013 Tony award for best play. Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13 at 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 14 at 2 p.m. Runs through July 20. Recommended for ages 15 and up. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg. Click here for more information. $20.

Sunday’s Farmers Markets: Takoma Park Farmers Market takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Laurel Avenue. Click here for more information.

Matilda, The Musical: Based on the book Matilda by Roald Dahl, this musical follows unlikely hero Matilda Wormwood as she takes down the school bully and saves the day in so many ways. Runs now through July 28 at Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road. For more information, click here. $37-$69.







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