We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for May 31 – June 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, May 31- June 2.

Late for Supper concert: Gaithersburg’s Backyard Concert Series returns with Late for Supper. The band members include Dan Bourdeaux (bass, guitar, vocals), Vadim Levi (keyboards), Phillip Hough (guitar, percussion, vocals), Lindsay Hough (guitar, bass, vocals), and Chris Compton (drums, guitar, bass, vocals). Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket or low-back lawn chair and enjoy the outdoor concert. Friday, May 31 at 6 p.m. at Kelley Park, 400 Victory Farm Drive, Gaithersburg. Click here for more information. Free.

Kim Jordan: Keyboardist, producer, composer, arranger and vocalist Kim Jordan performs as part of her cd release concert. Friday, May 31 at 8 p.m. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave.  Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, click here. $35.

Mary Stuart: Based on the play by Friedrich Schiller, the story is set in the 16th Century. Queen Elizabeth I must decide whether to put her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots to death. Runs through June 9 at Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road. For more information, click here. $69-$74.


Takoma Trukgarten: About a dozen breweries are participating in Takoma Park’s annual craft beer and food festival. There will be over 20 different craft beers plus cider and a wine tent. Food from local restaurants and food vendors will be available. Saturday, June 1 from noon to 5 p.m. at the TPSS Co-op parking lot at 201 Ethan Allen Avenue, Takoma Park. Click here for more information.

Jubilation Day Gospel Concert: The city of Gaithersburg presents the 13th Annual Jubilation Day Gospel Concert with performances of all styles of Gospel and Christian music by local and regional artists. Food and crafts are available or purchase. Saturday, June 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Gaithersburg Concert Pavilion, 31 South Summit Avenue. Click here for more information. Free.

Avanti Masterwork Festival Orchestra Concert:  Pablo Saelzer conducts the orchestra in Mozart’s Symphonies No. 40 and 41.  Saturday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Click here for more information. Free.

National Philharmonic Odes to Freedom: Piotr Gajewski leads the National Philharmonic Corale in Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor. Saturday, June 1 at 8 p.m. The Music Center at Strathmore. Click here for more information. $0-$78.

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.

Washington Folk Festival: This is the 39th year for the folk festival which is held rain or shine and features over 400 musicians, storytellers, dancers, and crafters from the greater Washington area. The festival is presented by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington and the Glen Echo Park Partnership. Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2 from noon to 7 p.m. Glen Echo Park. Click here for more information. Free.





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