Arts & Entertainment Briefs

‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’
In partnership with Wildwood Summer Theatre, Through Aug. 3, 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays
A touching and irreverent coming-of-age comedy with a high-spirited, improvised spelling bee, this Tony Award-winning musical is a laugh-out-loud winner. Tickets are $22 for adults, $18 for students (ages 15-21) and $12 for youth.

‘Oceans of Creativity’
Through Sept. 1, Artists on Market, 201 Market St. West
See fine art, photography, pottery, prints, jewelry, cards and fiber from 38 artists.

‘Big, Bold & Beautiful’
Through Sept. 2, Bohrer Park Activity Center
This exhibit features large format abstract and stylized pieces.

‘New Perspectives’
Through Sept. 9, Kentlands Mansion
See work by members of the Maryland Pastel Society, juried by David Lawton.

Kids Concert – Blue Sky Puppets
Aug. 2, 10:30 a.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion
Enjoy an interactive puppet show. Free.

Zumba in the Park
Aug. 2, 9 & 16, 7-8 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion
Shake it to the Latin rhythms of Zumba. Free.

Movie Night at the Mansion: ‘Spaceballs’
Aug. 2, 7:30-11 p.m., Kentlands Mansion lawn
Enjoy outdoor movies on the front lawn of the historic Kentlands Mansion. Free.

Main Street Farmers & Artists Market
Aug. 3, 10 & 17, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street Pavilion
Discover local meats and produce, prepared foods, cut flowers and potted plants, baked goods, arts and crafts and more.

National Night Out
Aug. 6, 6-9 p.m., Kentlands Clubhouse lawn
Visit with local law enforcement, first responders and elected officials and enjoy DJ music, food vendors, inflatables, face painting and the opportunity to explore a fire truck. Free.

Yoga in the Park
Aug. 6 & 13, 7 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion
Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Free.

Inquiring Minds – Magnets
Aug. 7, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Gaithersburg Community Museum
Learn about magnets. Free.

Montgomery County Fair
Aug. 9, 3 p.m.-midnight; Aug. 10-17, 12 p.m.-midnight, Montgomery County Fairgrounds
Live entertainment, more than 5,000 farm animals, carnival rides and food make this a not-to-miss event. $15 adult admission; free for youth 11 and under.

Movie Night in Gaithersburg: ‘Captain Marvel’
Aug. 9, 7-9 p.m., Casey Community Center
Escape the summer heat and enjoy a popular family favorite film indoors. $2.

Train Day
Aug. 10, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Gaithersburg Community Museum
Enjoy an N-Gauge model train display presented by BANTRAK members, explore vintage rail cars, and participate in train-related activities. Free.

Moon Movie Fest & a Show
(Perseid’s Meteor Shower Aug. 10, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Observatory Park
Based on a true story, “The Dish” (PG-13) takes a comical and fictionalized look at the 1969 space mission that marked mankind’s first steps on the moon and why NASA relied on a radio telescope in the middle of an Australian sheep farm to bring the images back to Earth. Then stay for a viewing of the Perseid’s Meteor Shower.

Phool Bloom Floral Design and Therapy
Aug. 11, 1-4 p.m., Kentlands Mansion
Immerse yourself in the art of fresh phõõl (flower) garland-making. $15 supply fee. $54 for residents, $60 for non-residents.

Inquiring Minds – Color
Aug. 14, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Gaithersburg Community Museum
Learn all about color. Free.

Farm to Table Cooking
Aug. 16, 7 p.m., Casey Community Center
Chef Wendy Bazil shows you how to turn your CSA box, farmers market haul, or grocery cart into a delicious vegetarian
meal. Fee is $55.

Movie Night at the Mansion: ‘The Greatest Showman’
Aug. 16, 7:30-11 p.m., Kentlands Mansion lawn
Enjoy outdoor movies on the front lawn of the historic Kentlands Mansion. Free.

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