Arts & Entertainment Briefs

‘Big, Bold & Beautiful’

Through Aug. 28, Bohrer Park Activity Center

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

‘17 Summers’

Through Sept. 4; reception July 26, Kentlands Mansion

Work in this exhibit is inspired by the romantic setting of Kentlands Mansion.

‘Natural Wonders’

Through Sept 10; reception July 26, Arts Barn

The Arts Barn faculty exhibit work inspired by nature.

‘Heard It Through the Grapevine’

Through July 22: 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays, Arts Barn

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

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.

Zumba in the Park

July 20, 27 & Aug. 3, 7-8 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Friday evenings through Aug. 31. Free.

Main Street Farmers Market

July 21, 28 & Aug. 4, 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 more.

Family Workshop: Red, White & Blue

July 21, 1;30-2:30 p.m., Arts Barn

Create projects in red, white & blue. All supplies provided. $15 (parent attends free with child).

Discovery Day: Water

July 22, 1-4 p.m., Olde Towne Plaza, 1 South Summit Ave.

The Plaza’s new splash fountain provides a great opportunity to explore and have fun with water. Play in the fountain, do STEM activities, and make pictures. Free.

Topics in Painting: Waterfalls in Watercolor

July 22, 1:30-4 p.m., Arts Barn

Learn to create magical waterfalls using watercolors. Supplies are provided. $55 for city residents; $60 for non-residents.

Yoga in the Park

July 24 & 31, 7-8 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Free.

Inquiring Minds – Origami

July 25, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Gaithersburg Community Museum

Learn to fold paper into fun forms. Free.

Thursday Morning Kids Concert – David Fisher, The Rope Warrior

July 26, 10:30-11:30 a.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

The Rope Warrior is a lean, mean, jumping machine. Free.

Evenings in Olde Towne – The Plate Scrapers

July 26, 6-7:30 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion

Enjoy great bluegrass. Free.

Tai Chi in the Park

July 26, 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 – ‘Paddington Bear 2’

July 27, 6:15-10:30 p.m., Casey Community Center

Bring chairs or a blanket. $5.

‘Little Women’

July 27-Aug. 4; 8 p.m. Fridays; 2 & 8 p.m. Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays; 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, Arts Barn

Experience the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March as they come of age in Civil War America. $22 for adults; $18 for students (ages 15-21); $12 for youth (14 and under).

Skywatching – Mars

July 28, 7-10 p.m. (weather permitting), Observatory Park, 100 DeSellum Ave.

Mars is the night’s focus, with a pre-skywatching talk by NASA Solar System Ambassador Ted Avraham and then a look at Mars through telescopes. Free.

Energy Express Workshop

July 31, 10-11 a.m., Quince Orchard Library

Department of Environmental Protection provides interactive presentations to get kids (and parents) more connected to where electricity comes from and the importance of not wasting it. Free.

Inquiring Minds – Music

Aug. 1, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Gaithersburg Community Museum

Victor Litz brings musical instruments, and kids can make their own instruments to bring home. Free.

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