Arts & Entertainment

2nd Annual Arts Barn Faculty and Student Art Exhibition – ‘Americana’

Through Aug. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Arts Barn

Don’t miss this opportunity to see works by Arts Barn faculty and students!

‘The Seven Palettes’ Exhibit

Through Sept. 5, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Kentlands Mansion

The Seven Palettes is a group of women who have joined together for the purpose of increasing their immersion in art. Artists include Sara Becker, Nancy Butler, Helen Gallagher, Caroline Orrick, Ann Rossilli, Penny Smith, and Maureen Ward.

Free Summer Movies

Aug. 16-18, 10 a.m., Paragon Kentlands 10

Watch “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip.” Admission is free but first come, first served. The box office opens at 9:30 a.m.

Zumba in the Park

Aug. 19 & 26, 7-8 p.m., Gaithersburg City Hall Concert Pavilion

Shake it to the Latin rhythms of Zumba. Free.

Main Street Farmers and Artists Market

Aug. 20 & 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street Pavilion

Products for sale include a variety of fruits and vegetables, herbs, jams and jellies, baked goods, crab cakes, meat, eggs, honey, cut flowers, potted plants and dog treats, as well as arts and crafts items. Musicians perform 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Master Gardeners

Aug. 20 & 27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Quince Orchard Library

Do you have a question for a Master Gardener? Master Gardeners give advice on vegetables, trees, lawns, shrubs, insects and pruning. Visitors can bring plant samples or photos for Master Gardeners to identify or diagnose. Free.

Yoga in the Park

Aug. 23 & 30, 7 p.m.-8 p.m., Gaithersburg City Hall Concert Pavilion

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

The Latino Art League

Aug. 26-Oct. 16; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
Artists reception, 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 15, Activity Center at Bohrer Park

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the City of Gaithersburg and The Latino Art League (TLAL) of Greater Washington DC present an exhibition of multimedia artwork celebrating the group’s diverse talents. Free.  For more information, please visit

‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’

Aug. 26-Sept. 25, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays (no performance Saturday, Sept. 10), 2 p.m. select Sundays, Arts Barn

Enter the mysterious, comical, raucous, and risqué world of the English music hall, where the audience determines the outcome. Who killed Edwin Drood? Who is Dick Datchery? And who finds love in the end? You choose! Presented by Landless Theatre Company and hosted by Arts on the Green, this production is accompanied by a new symphonic metal score approved by author/composer Rupert Holmes. Tickets are $25, and this show is recommended for ages 12 and up.

Kentlands Acoustic Jam

Aug. 30, 5:30 p.m., The Barns at Wolf Trap
Sept. 3, 8 a.m., Kentlands/Lakelands 5K

The Kentlands Acoustic Jam performs near and far—catch them at two great events.

Evenings in Olde Towne: Diamond Alley

Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m., Gaithersburg Town Hall Concert Pavilion

Diamond Alley, one of D.C.’s most popular groups, is a five-piece dance/rock and variety band performing an exciting and diverse mix of contemporary and classic hits as well as the band’s own popular original tunes. Diamond Alley is best known throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for their unusual vocal talent, outstanding live performance and audience rapport. Bring a blanket or low-back chair for lawn seating. Free.