‘Textures & Textiles’
Through May 14, Arts Barn
Art made of cloth, glass and found materials. Free.
Through April 29; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, Arts Barn
This musical comedy presented by Rockville Musical Theatre is about a fictitious Christian boy-band on the last night of their national tour. Tickets are $22 for adults, $12 for youth.
Harmonious Art Group
April 20–July 1, Activity Center at Bohrer Park
Featuring traditional and contemporary Chinese art work. Free.
Main Street Farmers Market
April 21 & 28, 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.
Sugarloaf Craft Festival
April 20-22; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Montgomery County Fairgrounds
Browse the work of more than 250 independent artisans, see artist demonstrations and enjoy great food and entertainment. $8 online; $10 at the door; children under 12 are free.
Spring Flea Market
April 21, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Casey Community Center
Discover gently used and new items, including clothes, household wares, children’s items, collectibles and more. Free admission.
April 21, 2-4 p.m., Quince Orchard Library
Learn to grow flowers and vegetables from seed. For ages 8 to adult. Register online at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library.
Paws in the Park
April 22, 12-4 p.m., Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm
The fun-filled afternoon includes a one-mile walk for dogs and people, pet games, prizes, demos, rescue groups, a “flealess” market with pet-friendly vendors, food, music and more. $15 for adults in advance; $25 for adults at the gate; children (12 and under) are free.
Environmental Film Night: ‘A Plastic Ocean’
April 22, 7 p.m., Arts Barn
This film documents how plastics, once they enter the oceans, break up into small particulates that enter the food chain where they attract toxins like a magnet. Free. Contact the City of Gaithersburg Environmental Services to register.
Kentlands Acoustic Acoustic Jam
April 24, 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.
Yoga in the Park
May 1, 7-8 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion
Yoga in the Park begins! Look for it on Tuesday evenings through Aug. 28. Free.
CHARACTER COUNTS! Awards Ceremony & Reception
May 2, 6-7:30 p.m., Rachel Carson Elementary School
To celebrate CHARACTER COUNTS! in Gaithersburg, 575 students created written and graphic works celebrating the Six Pillars of Character. Winners and honorable mentions will be recognized.
Tai Chi in the Park
May 3, 7-8 p.m., Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm
Tai Chi in the Park begins! Look for it Thursday evenings, 7 p.m. through July 26. Free.
Star Wars Film Screening – ‘The Last Jedi’
Film & Brew Party with comedian Danny Rouhier of 106.7 The Fan, May 4, doors open at 6 p.m., Arts Barn
Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character and enjoy an evening of trivia, giveaways, a costume contest, and a pre-movie discussion by Star Wars saga experts and serious fans. $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
Zumba in the Park
May 4, 7-8 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion
Zumba in the Park returns on Friday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. through Aug. 31 (no class May 18). Free.
Star Wars in Concert
Featuring the Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia, May 5, 4 p.m., Arts Barn
Experience the iconic music of the Star Wars saga with a live symphony orchestra. Led by Maestro Jeffrey Dokken, the Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia brings the instantly recognizable music of John Williams to life. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door, $12 for youth 14 & under.
La Milla de Mayo
May 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Olde Towne, Gaithersburg
Participate in a fun one-mile run/walk and then celebrate the completion of the race with music, food, Salsa dancing, and Cinco de Mayo festivities. Fees are $27 and less to participate. Free Kids Fun Runs kick off the race.
Family Star Wars Day
May 6, 12:30-4 p.m., Arts Barn
Enjoy family-friendly activities, including art and STEM workshops and a screening of “LEGO Star Wars – The Freemaker Adventures.” Please note that each workshop registrant receives a promo code for one free admission to the LEGO Star Wars screening. Workshops include Projects in Clay, Create Your Own Jawa, and Technology of Intergalactic Combat. Fees vary; visit www.gaithersburgmd.gov for more information.