Weekend Planner, July 21 – July 23 (VIDEO)

The 28th 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.

Here are some additional picks for arts and entertainment this weekend:


‘Georgetown Waterfront’ by Shanelle Jacobs
PHOTO | City of Gaithersburg

  • Strathmore Mansion’s two exhibits, Colored Pencil Society of America and Blush, are on display from now through August 6.
  • Bethesda’s Gallery B’s July exhibit, Saffron and Tea, features mixed media paintings by Saya Behman. The exhibit continues through August 5.
  • BlackRock Center for the Arts opens two new solo exhibitions this weekend, The Shape of Memories by Lori Anne Boocks in the Terrace Gallery and New and Recent Sculptures by Evan Reed in the Kay Gallery. Meet Reed and Boocks at the opening reception July 22 from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • The “Point of View” exhibit at the Arts Barn Gallery is on display now through August 7.  The exhibit features photography by Karen Cohen, Shanelle Jacobs, Michael Kuchinsky, Thomas Marchessault, Marleen Van den Neste, and Marc Weinberg. A public reception is scheduled for July 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Kentlands Mansion’s current exhibit, Countryside Artisans Create, includes artwork by members of the Countryside Artisans of Maryland. The exhibit runs through Sept. 1. The opening reception takes place July 27 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
  • The current exhibit at Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn, NOMA at Bohrer Park, features mixed media artwork from the NOrth MArket (NOMA) Gallery located in Frederick.
  • The Maryland Federation of Art presents Off the Wall at Waverly Street Gallery in Bethesda. This annual exhibit of 3-D sculpture features work by artists from the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico.
  • Artists & Makers Studios 1 and 2 in Rockville host five exhibits now through July 27.
  • An exhibit featuring drawing and sculpture based works by artists Susan Hostetler, Dalya Luttwak, and Beverly Ress titled “A Bird’s-Eye View” is on display at the Betty Mae Kramer Gallery in the Silver Spring Civic Building now through August 18.


  • Gaelic Storm perform at AMP by Strathmore July 20 at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. AMP offers a streamlined menu for this concert, which may be found, here.
  • Bethesda Blues & Jazz present The Chi-Lites featuring Marshall Thompson July 21 at 8 p.m. with reserved seating.
  • The Rio Summer Concert Series continue Friday 6 to 9 p.m. with rock from Diamond Alley and Saturday 6 to 9 p.m. with Latin sounds from Gringo Jingo.
  • The Friday Night Live summer concert series at Rockville Town Square continue with rock and zydeco from The Crawdaddies.
  • Bethesda’s Fridays on the Plaza free summer concerts continue Friday with Retrospect performing from 6 to 9 p.m. The concerts take place at the crossroads of Old Georgetown Road, Wisconsin Avenue and East-West Highway, just outside Bethesda Metro station.
  • BlackRock outdoor summer concerts continue this weekend with Get Off My Lawn, July 22 at 7 p.m. This is a free concert, but BlackRock requests a RSVP, which may be done online, here. The band performs an eclectic mix of classic to modern rock.
  • Bethesda Blues & Jazz presents A Tribute to the Music of Marvin Gaye & Teddy Pendergrass July 23 at 7:30 p.m.


  • Olney Theatre’s one-man play Thurgood, based on the life of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, opens July 19, with performances through August 20.
  • Olney Theatre’s production of My Fair Lady has been extended through August 6.
  • Gaithersburg Arts Barn presents Hitchcock’s Dial M for Murder now through July 23.
  • Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre presents Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at the Rockville Campus now through July 30.
  • Rockville Musical Theatre’s presents Monty Python’s Spamalot at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville. The musical continues through July 23.
  • Silver Spring Stage’s production of the farce One Man, Two Guvnors continues through through July 29. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and two Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. on July 23 and 29.
  • The Quotidian Theatre Company presents Night Seasons at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through August 13.
  • The Puppet Co. presents The Wizard of Oz now through July 23 at the their theater in Glen Echo Park.
  • Imagination Stage’s production of Wonderland: Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure runs through August 13 in Bethesda.
  • Adventure Theatre’s production of Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook runs through August 14 at their theater in Glen Echo Park.

Check the MyMCMedia calendar for more events this weekend.

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