Arts & Entertainment

‘The Bridges of Madison County’

In partnership with Damascus Theatre Company, Through June 24; 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays; ASL performance June 15, Arts Barn

This romantic musical centers on a brief, four-day love affair between a National Geographic photographer and an Italian-American housewife in 1965 Iowa. Based on the novel by Robert James Waller and presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). $22 for adults; $12 for youth (14 and under).


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.

Zumba in the Park

June 15, 22 & 29, 7-8 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Zumba in the Park is offered Friday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. through Aug. 31. Free.

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.

Main Street Farmers Market

June 16, 23 & 30, 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 16. 23 & 30, 10 a.m., Quince Orchard Library

Get advice on weeds, pruning, vegetable gardening and insects. Free.

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. Free.

Train Day

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

Celebrate Gaithersburg’s long and storied railroad history. Silly Goose and Val will perform train songs between 1 and 2:30 p.m.

Kentlands Under the Lights

June 16, 6 p.m., Market Square

The popular summer kick-off event organized annually by the Kentlands Community Foundation and supported by the Kentlands Citizens Assembly this year brings a new Beer Garden sponsored by The Wine Harvest. Come out for great food 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).

Science in the Summer – The Science of Space

June 18, 10 a.m. (for 2nd-3rd graders) & 1 p.m. (for 4th-5th graders), also offered June 20, Quince Orchard Library

Through active, hands-on learning, children will explore the sun’s energy, the phases of the moon, human survival in space, and how rockets overcome Earth’s gravity. Free.

Yoga in the Park

June 19, 26 & July 3, 7-8 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

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

Thursday Morning Kids Concert – Yosi

June 21, 10:30-11:30 a.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Yosi has created a variety of interactive and educational shows that bring joy to thousands of young children and their adults. Free.

Evenings in Olde Towne – The Brevet

June 21, 6-7:30 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Indie rock. Free.

Tai Chi in the Park

June 21, 28 & July 5, 7 p.m., Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm

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

Movie Night in Gaithersburg – ‘Indiana Jones, Raiders of the Lost Ark’

June 22, 7:30-11 p.m., Kentlands Mansion Lawn

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

Abracadabra Alex

June 23, 12-1 p.m., Quince Orchard Library

Magician Abracadabra Alex will entertain children of all ages with a funny and interactive magic show. Free.

Heritage Days 2018

June 23 & 24, noon to 4 p.m., Sites in Montgomery County

Discover free events at 40 sites throughout Montgomery County. Visit for a full listing.

Musica Viva Kentlands

June 23, 7 p.m., Kentlands Mansion Lawn

Enjoy an evening of classical music with family and friends. Free.

StoryTime Station

June 26, 11-11:45 a.m., Gaithersburg Community Museum

This monthly book reading concentrates on the letter “F.” The 45-minute reading is recommended for ages 3 to 6. Admission is $3 per child, adults and infants are free.

Thursday Morning Kids Concert – Spitz-O-Matic

June 28, 10:30-11:30 a.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

This junk percussion educator specializes in creating interactive, and fun performances. Free.

Evenings in Olde Towne – Chris Urquiga Trio

June 28, 6-7:30 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Chris Urquiaga is a singer-songwriter who performs original music in English and Spanish that is infused with sounds of pop, R&B, and Latin music. Free.


June 30, 5-11:30 p.m., Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm

Enjoy multiple stages of live music, great food, kids’ activities and evening fireworks with SummerGlo After Party. Free.

Summer in the Garden – Powerhouse Brass from Pritchard Music

July 2, 10-11 a.m., Constitution Gardens Park, 112 Brookes Ave.

Take a seat on the lawn and celebrate America’s independence with stirring marches and patriotic songs. Free.

July 4th Parade & Carnival

Parade staging at RCES parking lot; carnival on Kentlands Clubhouse Lawn

The parade kicks off at 9:45 a.m. A carnival follows the parade, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on the Kentlands Clubhouse lawn. For more information, visit

Thursday Morning Kids Concert – Fizzical Fairytales

July 5, 10:30-11:30 a.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Guy Collins and Stephanie Phelan Offutt combine their diverse talents to create fantastic stories for family audiences. Free.

Evenings in Olde Towne – Diamond Alley

July 5, 6-7:30 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Diamond Alley performs contemporary and classic hits as well as the band’s own popular original tunes. Free.