‘Archetypes, Myth & Folklore’
Through Feb. 19, Arts Barn
This curated exhibit transposes literary and symbolic imagery into visual interpretation.
Presented by ANKH Repertory Theatre & The Finest! Performance Foundation, Through Feb. 25: 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Arts Barn
An affluent African-American family gathers at their Martha’s Vineyard home. Longstanding family tensions reach a boiling point when secrets are revealed. Mature audiences. $20 for adults, $18 for students (ages 17-21).
Gaithersburg Camera Club Exhibit
Through Mar. 18; Artists’ Reception, Feb. 8, 7 p.m., Activity Center at Bohrer Park
This juried exhibit features nature, landscape, architectural, portrait, and abstract photography. Free.
Through March 31; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun., Artist’s Reception Feb. 17, 3-6 p.m., The Framer’s Choice Gallery, 402 Main St.
Local artist and teacher Vian Shamounki Borchert presents 30 of her latest paintings in this solo exhibition. Light refreshments will be served at the free artist’s reception on Feb. 17.
5th Annual Art League of Germantown (ALOG) Exhibit
Through Apr. 20; Artists’ Reception Feb. 15, 7 p.m., Kentlands Mansion
ALOG members present a selection of works created in pastel, watercolor, oil, photography, acrylic, gouache, ink, polymer clay, mixed media, collage, graphite, intaglio and lithograph. Free.
Feb. 16, 7 p.m., Arts Barn
Try your hand at acting. Includes one drink ticket; additional wine and beer for sale. Ages 21+. ID required. Call and register with a friend to receive a $5 discount each. $35 for City of Gaithersburg residents, $40 for non-residents.
Main Street Farmers Market
Feb. 17, 24 & March 3, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street Pavilion
Weekly market offering fresh produce, plants, baked treats and more. Craft vendors selling jewelry, health and beauty products, clothing and a variety of other goods.
Just Wing It
Feb. 17, 7 p.m., Best Medicine Rep Theater Company, Lake Forest Mall, 701 Russell Ave., Ste. H205
An evening of unscripted comedy featuring members of the Baltimore Improv Group. $25 for tickets. bestmedicinerep.org/index.html
‘A Personal and Political Journey through Milestones and Millstones—in Heels’
Feb. 17, 10 a.m., Rosborough Community Center of Asbury Methodist Village
Former Congresswoman Connie Morella speaks. Presented by the Gaithersburg Branch of the American Association of University Women. For more information, call 301.840.5443.
iPad Clinic or Downloading e-Books/e-Audiobooks on Other Mobile Devices
Feb. 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (four 45-minute sessions available each Thursday), Quince Orchard Library
Customized one-on-one help using your iPad to learn basic features. Or learn how to download e-books and e-audiobooks on your mobile device like the Kindle, Nook or Android. For iPad users, please bring your Apple ID and Password. For Kindle users, please have your Amazon logon and password. Please call 240.777.0200 to sign up for your 45-minute session. Free.
Discovery Day: Archaeology
Feb. 24, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Gaithersburg Community Museum
The Montgomery Parks Archaeology Office will have hands-on activities to introduce you to the glamor of archaeological work. Among the things to try: Archaeology Site-In-A-Can, Tinsmithing, Marble Making, Seed Identification, and Ceramic Mending. Free.
Ace Your Wedding Day Face
Feb. 25, 1-3 p.m. Kentlands Mansion
The wedding makeup experts from DC’s Bridal Hair & Makeup will give pro tips and tricks to create your perfect wedding day look! $30 for residents; $35 for non-residents; $25 supply fee due at the door.
Feb. 27, 6-9 p.m., Carriage House, 321 Kent Square Road
Music lovers and musicians gather for potluck-style food, drink and, of course, to jam.
Colonial Taverns: Spirits of the Chesapeake
March 2, 7 p.m., Gaithersburg Community Museum
Rod Cofield, director of Historic London Town and Gardens, will guide those 21 and older through a history of inns and taverns that dotted the Chesapeake region during the 18th century. Tastings will start at 7 p.m., with the talk starting at 7:30. Admission is $10.
The Terrace for Moonlit Audiences with Alex Peh
March 3, 8-10 p.m., Arts Barn
Pianist Alex Peh shares music and insight into a program of Gamelan transcriptions and Claude Debussy preludes at the Arts Barn. $25 for adults; $15 for youth (18 and under).
Recycled Wedding Fair
March 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Kentlands Mansion
Newlywed couples are invited to sell their wedding treasures to those with pending nuptials while those planning their special day can spend an afternoon shopping for new or gently used wedding items. Free admission.
Winter Classes Starting Soon at the Arts Barn
Family Art: Projects in Clay
Sat. • Feb. 24 – Mar. 10
Parents and children learn basic sculpting and glazing techniques, creating projects together.
Mixed Media Art Class
Wed. • Feb. 21 – Mar. 14
Combine acrylic paint with mixed media techniques such as stencils, collage and relief printing.