Arts & Entertainment


Through July 7, Arts Barn

Complex compositions are made of intricate mark systems.

Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association (GFAA) Exhibit

Through July 6, Kentlands Mansion

GFAA presents an annual juried exhibit of diverse mediums.

Harmonious Art Group

Through July 1, Activity Center at Bohrer Park

Featuring traditional and contemporary Chinese art work. Free.

Main Street Farmers Market

June 2, 9 & 16, 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.

Ask a Master Gardener Plant Clinic

June 2 & 9, 10 a.m., Quince Orchard Library

Bring your gardening questions to a master gardener. Free.

Rock the Block

June 2, 12-2 p.m., Kentlands Square

Look for free family fun, including Block Party Bingo, food tasting, train rides, moon bounce and prizes.

Afternoon Tea Party

Presented by Kimco Realty & local business owners, June 2, 2-4:30 p.m., Kentlands Market Square

Enjoy live music, tea and treats, kids’ crafts and activities and more. Free admission.

Jubilation Day Gospel Concert

June 2, 4-8 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Gospel music will be celebrated in all of its glory. Free.

Hebret Musica

June 2, 8-10 p.m., Arts Barn

Led by drummer and composer Abinnet Berhanu, Hebret Musica (Community Music) combines Ethiopian sounds with soulful, modern jazz. $25 for adults, $15 for youth (18 and under).

Film & Brew Party: Hichcock’s ‘Rear Window’

With preshow discussion by Joanna C. Fellows June 3, 6-8:30 p.m., Arts Barn

In what is considered by many as one of Hitchcock’s best, a wheel-chair bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window. As he continues to observe them, he becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. $5 in advance, $8 day of show.


June 4, 10-11 a.m., Constitution Gardens, 112 Brookes Ave.

Gather for circle time, and then choose from nature-themed activities. Free.

Kentlands Acoustic Acoustic Jam

June 5 & 26, 6-9 p.m., Carriage House, 321 Kent Square Road

Music lovers and musicians gather for potluck-style food, drink and to jam.

Yoga in the Park

June 5 & 12, 7-8 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Beginners are welcome. Free.

Thursday Morning Kids Concert – Elikeh,

June 7, 10:30-11:30 a.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Elikeh uses elements of Togolese rhythms as a foundation for exploration into American-influenced blues, funk and rock to produce captivating Afro-pop tunes. Free.

Evenings in Olde Towne – Elikeh

June 7, 6-7:30 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Elikeh presents a longer, evening program of Afro-pop. Free.

Tai Chi in the Park

June 7 & 14, 7 p.m., Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm

Tai Chi exercises the body, calms the mind and uplifts the spirit.

Zumba in the Park

June 8 & 15, 7-8 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Zumba in the Park is offered Friday evenings through Aug. 31. Free.

‘The Bridges of Madison County’

In partnership with Damascus Theatre Company, June 8-24; 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, 2 p.m., Arts Barn

This romantic musical centers on a brief love affair between a National Geographic photographer and an Italian-American housewife in 1965 Iowa. $22 for adults; $12 for youth (14 and under).

Movie Night in Gaithersburg – ‘Despicable Me’

June 8, 7:30-11 p.m., Kentlands Mansion Lawn

Bring chairs or a blanket and settle in for a free screening. Cash bar available.

Kentlands Community Yard Sale

June 9 & 10, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Kentlands Clubhouse Lawn

Look for new-to-you treasures.

‘Science in Current Events: Our Atmosphere and Oceans’

June 9, 2-3 p.m., Quince Orchard Library

Dr. Boualem Hammouda, NIST scientist, discusses our atmosphere and oceans. Free.

Skywatching – Skywatching & Telescope Help

June 9, 7-10 p.m., Observatory Park

Do you have a telescope but aren’t quite sure how to use it? Bring it to the Observatory where volunteers can help you learn how your telescope works. Then stay for an evening looking at Saturn and Jupiter. The workshop is at 7 p.m., skywatching starts at 8:30 p.m. Free.

Mozart Visits Quince Orchard Library!

June 10, 2-3 p.m., Quince Orchard Library

Artists from The American Center for Puccini Studies present Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera “Bastien and Bastienne,” written when Mozart was 12 years old. Free.

Thursday Morning Kids Concert – Mark H. Rooney

June 14, 10:30-11:30 a.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Taiko is a dynamic form of full-body drumming based in Japanese tradition. Taiko artist Mark H. Rooney creates performances that emphasize connection, reaction and interaction. Free.

Flag Day Ceremony

June 14, 6-8 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Hosted by the Gaithersburg Community Museum and Boy Scout Troop 1760, this flag day ceremony will feature the Gaithersburg High School Pep Band and Mayor Jud Ashman as speaker. Free.

Wine & Improv

June 15, 7-9 p.m., Arts Barn

Fun and games are led by a theatre professional. $35 for city residents; $40 for non-residents (includes one drink ticket).

Movie Night in Gaithersburg – ‘Kicking & Screaming’

June 15, 7:30-11 p.m., Kentlands Mansion Lawn

Bring chairs or a blanket and settle in for a free screening. Cash bar available.

International Day of Yoga

June 16, 9:30-11:30 a.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

The City of Gaithersburg in partnership with Opus Yoga hosts this International Day of Yoga. Enjoy a day of yoga practice and meditation. The free, outdoor program is open to all ages and skill levels. Bring a yoga mat, towel, or blanket.

Train Day

June 16, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Gaithersburg Community Museum & Olde Towne Plaza

Enjoy N-Gauge model train displays, explore a caboose and RDC rail car, visit the 1918 steam locomotive, and participate in train-related activities. Silly Goose and Val will perform train songs between 1 and 2:30 p.m.

Kentlands Under the Lights

June 16, 6-11 p.m., Kentlands Market Square

Come out for great food, music and camaraderie. Free admission

Family Workshop: Father’s Day Celebration!

June 17, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Arts Barn

Create fun projects with Dad while enjoying some treats. All supplies provided. $15 for child (parent attends free).