Arts and Entertainment Briefs

‘New Perspectives’
Through Sept. 9, Kentlands Mansion
See work by members of the Maryland Pastel Society, juried by studio and plein air painter David Lawton.

‘The New Wave’ Solo Art Exhibit
Through Oct. 31; reception Sept. 21, 3-5 p.m., The Framer’s Choice Gallery, 402 Main St.
This solo art exhibition features abstracts by international artist Vian Borchert.

Latino Art League Exhibition
Sept. 6-Oct. 28; reception Sept. 12, 7-8:30 p.m., Bohrer Park
This a recurring exhibit of contemporary art featuring Latino artists in the greater Washington, D.C. area.

Musica Viva Kentlands
Sept. 7, 6 p.m., Kentlands Clubhouse Lawn
Musica Viva presents its third free-admission classical music concert, its second of 2019.

Main Street Farmers & Artists Market
Sept. 7 & 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street Pavilion
Discover local meats and produce, prepared foods, cut flowers and potted plants, baked goods, arts and crafts and more.

Let’s Cook@Casey: Indian Instant Pot
Sept. 11, 7 p.m., Casey Community Center
Chef Sheila Crye will show you how to make classic Indian dishes in the Instant Pot. Take home recipes from The Instant Pot Bible (used with permission from authors Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough) and taste the warm, welcoming spices of Indian comfort foods. Fee: $45.

‘Paul Gauguin, French Post-Impressionist’ Talk
Sept. 12, 1-3 p.m., Kentlands Clubhouse
Examine the life of this great post-impressionist painter, discuss how his use of bold colors and synthetism helped him achieve broad success in the late 19th century, and explore his time in Tahiti, where he created many of his finest paintings. Cost is $20. Register at; click on “Options to Registration” and course # LLI447. Contact Jean Mocarski at or 240.449.9002 for more information.

#MoCoPrepares Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE)
Sept. 12, 7-8:30 p.m., Gaithersburg Library
The Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course, designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend (ADD) strategy, provides strategies and guidance for surviving an active shooter event. Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, civilian response options, medical issues, and considerations for conducting drills. Register at

Evenings in Olde Towne: Ruthie & the Wranglers
Sept. 12, 6-7:30 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion
Enjoy rockin’ American roots music. Free.

Olney Art Association Exhibition
Sept. 13-Nov. 12; reception Oct. 17, 7-8:30 p.m., Kentlands Mansion
This group is returning for their third year at the Kentlands Mansion with a juried exhibit.

The Gemmell Family Playground Fundraiser
Sept. 14, 6-9 p.m., Quincy’s Bar & Grill
Enjoy food, drinks and celebration. A playground will be built in cooperation with the City of Gaithersburg to celebrate the lives of Marie, Cole and Devin Gemmell. All proceeds benefit Where Angels Play Foundation, $35 at the door.

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for The Gemmell Family Playground
Sept. 15, 11 a.m., Griffith Park at City Hall, 29 S. Summit Ave.
This ribbon-cutting ceremony is for a playground to celebrate the lives of Marie, Cole and Devin Gemmell.

Evenings in Olde Towne: The Fishermen Band
Sept. 19, 6-7:30 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion
Enjoy folk, rock and reggae music. Free.

Kentlands Mansion Bridal Show
Sept. 22, 12-4 p.m., Kentlands Mansion
Attend a mock wedding that showcases an officiant, florists and attire vendors. You can also enjoy a mini-first dance lesson, a makeup and skincare tutorial, a wedding etiquette Q&A, and samples from wedding caterers. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door.