We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for July 25 – 28

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, July 25 – 28.

Silver Spring Thursday Night Concert: Winners of the MoCo’s Got Talent contest for middle and high school students present their winning musical performances. Thursday, July 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. Veterans Plaza, 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring. Click here for more information. Free.

Calamity in Camelot: In partnership with A Taste for Murder Productions, Arts on the Green continues their Murder at the Mansion Dessert Theater series this weekend. This murder mystery is set in Camelot in the month of May. Guests enjoy a fun evening helping to solve the murder and trying out the buffet of sweet treats. Friday and Saturday, July 26-27 at 7 p.m.; Sunday, July 28 at 2 p.m. Recommended for ages 15 and up. Kentlands Mansion side garden, 320 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg. Click here for more information. $35 single or $60 pair.

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. Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27 at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 27 and 28 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 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: Arts on the Green in partnership with Wildwood Summer Theatre Group present this Tony Award-winning musical about six middle school misfits competing for a spot in the National Spelling Bee. Friday and Saturday, July 26-27 at 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 28 at 2 p.m. Recommended for ages 14 and up. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg. Click here for more information. $22.

Harvest and Farm Tour: The 30th Annual Farm Tour and Harvest Sale celebrates Montgomery County’s agricultural heritage. Explore local farms and purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and other local products. Several farms have hayrides, pony rides, music, demonstrations and other fun activities for all ages. Saturday and Sunday, July 27-28 at various times. Click here for a brochure. Free.

BlackRock Woodstock:  BlackRock’s Saturday night summer concert series closes with a music festival to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. The outdoor stage features five sets of music paying tribute to Joan Baez at 3 p.m., Jefferson Airplane at 4 p.m., Grateful Dead at 5 p.m.; Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young at 6:30 p.m. and Jimi Hendrix at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 27 from 2 to 9:30 p.m.  BlackRock Center for the Arts outdoor stage, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. For more information, click here. Free.

The Squaring the Circle band from Baltimore performs at 5 p.m.

Alice in Wonderland ballet: The Rockville Civic Ballet presents an original performance based on Lewis Carroll’s famous story. Directed by Eleanor Simpson. Saturday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, July 28 at 2 p.m.  F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville. Click here for more information. $13-$17.

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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