Arts & Entertainment

‘Big, Bold & Beautiful’

Through Aug. 28; reception July 12
Bohrer Park Activity Center

This exhibit features abstract/representational pieces that are 30” x 40” or larger.

‘Gallery 322’

July 9-Sept. 4; reception July 26
Kentlands Mansion

This group’s work is inspired by the terrain of upper Montgomery County.

‘Natural Wonders’

July 16-Sept. 10; reception July 26, Arts Barn

The Arts Barn faculty exhibit work inspired by nature.

Zumba in the Park

July 6, 13 & 20, 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.

Main Street Farmers Market

July 7, 14 & 21, 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

July 7, 14 & 21, 10 a.m.

Quince Orchard Library

Have a gardening question you’d like to ask a Master Gardener? Bring in your plant/soil samples or photos for identification and diagnosis. Get advice on weeds, pruning, vegetable gardening and insects. Free.

Yoga in the Park

July 10 & 17, 7-8 p.m.
City Hall Concert Pavilion

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

Inquiring Minds: Vacation Journals

July 11, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Gaithersburg Community Museum

Make a journal to preserve your vacation memories. Free.

Thursday Morning Kids Concert – Mr. Gabe & Circle Time All-Stars

July 12, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

City Hall Concert Pavilion

A mix of folk songs, modern classics and originals for children, ages 0 to 6. Free.

Evenings in Olde Towne – Gin Rickys

July 12, 6-7:30 p.m.

City Hall Concert Pavilion

Old-timey, smooth and soulful, the Gin Rickys mix blues, jazz and swing to create a charming cocktail of enjoyable music. Free.

Garden Gatherings –
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

July 12, 6-7:30 p.m., Kentlands Mansion

Join City of Gaithersburg elected officials for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil the enhanced outdoor space. Live painting by Michelle Izquierdo. Murder Mystery teaser by a Taste for Murder Productions. Complimentary refreshments by Stone Soup Catering. Free.

Tai Chi in the Park

July 12 & 19, 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 – ‘Coco’

July 13, 6:15-10:30 p.m.; movie screening at 7 p.m., Casey Community Center

Bring chairs or a blanket and settle in the movie. $5.

‘Heard It Through the Grapevine’

July 13-22: 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays; 8 p.m. Thursday, July 19, Arts Barn

Presented in partnership with The Finest! Performance Foundation, Inc.

Sing out loud and dance in the aisles to music of the legendary Smokey Robinson, The Supremes, Temptations, Jackson 5 and more in this rousing celebration of soul music. $22 for adults; $18 for students (ages 15 – 21); $12 for youth (ages 14 & under).


July 14, 8:30-11 a.m.

Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm

Youth entering grades K through 8 can participate in a variety of activities. Free, rain or shine.

‘Topics in Painting: Capturing the Light’

July 14 & 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Arts Barn

This two-day workshop helps beginning and intermediate artists learn to observe and create a believable effect of light and shadow in their paintings. For 16 and older. $198 for city residents; $220 for non-residents.

Arts Barn Open House

July 14, 2-5 p.m., Arts Barn

Join the City of Gaithersburg in celebrating National Parks & Recreation month. Enter to win tickets to upcoming events and enjoy an old-fashioned Coke Float. Free.

Concert on the Lawn – Moxie Blues Band

July 14, 7-9 p.m.

Kentlands Clubhouse lawn

Bring a chair or blanket and settle in for some great music. Free.

Inquiring Minds: Animal Day

July 18, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Gaithersburg Community Museum

Meet the City of Gaithersburg Police Department’s K-9 Unit at 10:45 a.m. Make toys for rescue animals to send to area shelters. Meet the Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County (AWLMC). Learn about their cat shelter and possibly meet a shelter cat. Meet Frodo the therapy dog from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free.

Thursday Morning Kids Concert – Barry Wood

July 19, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

City Hall Concert Pavilion

Magician Barry Wood will astound you. Free.

Libraries Rock!

July 19, 1:30 p.m.

Quince Orchard Library

With some paint and imagination, you can turn a humble rock into something extraordinary. For ages 11-17. Free. Registration required. Register online at

Evenings in Olde Towne – Goodfellas

July 19, 6-7:30 p.m.

City Hall Concert Pavilion

Goodfellas, a Beatles tribute band, performs music of the greatest band of all time. Free.

Art Night Out:
Georges Seurat & Pointillism

July 20, 7 p.m., Arts Barn

Enjoy a wine or beer, learn about the artist George Seurat and Pointillism, and then make your own masterpiece. $50 for city residents; $55 for non-residents.