‘ABSTRACT 7 THE FIGURE’
Through Oct. 31; Framer’s Choice Gallery, 402 Main St.
Vian Borchert exhibits a mix of her latest abstract paintings and abstracted figurative artwork. Free.
‘Exploring Mixed Media’
Through Nov. 4, Kentlands Mansion; Through Nov. 19, Arts Barn
An exhibit featuring works that incorporate art processes and materials used in unexpected ways.
Latino Art League Exhibit
Through Nov. 12; Activity Center Gallery, Bohrer Park
This exhibit features Latino artists in the greater D.C. area.
Main Street Farmers Market
Oct. 6 & 13, 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.
Lands Green Waters Clean Butterfly & Bay Friendly Garden Tour
Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-noon; Constitution Gardens Park, 112 Brookes Ave.
This free, self-guided tour is for anyone interested in butterfly and Bay-friendly gardening. After opening remarks at
Constitution Gardens Park, tour Woodland Hills Homeowners Association, Epworth Church, Pleasant View Historic Site and a
private home. Free.
Big Used Book Sale
Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Gaithersburg Library
Books, CDs and DVDs will be for sale.
Science in Current Events: DNA and Evolution of the Species
Oct. 6, 2-3 p.m., Quince Orchard Library
Dr. Boualem Hammouda, NIST scientist, will discuss DNA and evolution of the species. Free.
Travis Meadows Workshop & Concert with Josh Morningstar
Singer Songwriter Concert Series Presented by O’Hair Salon + Spa; Oct. 6, 3 p.m. workshop; 7:30 p.m. concert
Meadows’ work has been performed by Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, Jake Owen, Mary Gauthier, Hank Williams, Jr. and
Wynonna Judd. Tickets are $45 workshop and concert; $25 concert.
Oct. 11, 12-3 p.m., Kentlands Clubhouse
The Village at Kentlands and Lakelands in concert with the Lifelong Learning Institute at Montgomery College is hosting a two-hour session on the music of Mozart. Facilitated by Magda Melkonyan, a concert pianist. Tickets are $25. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Muddy Branch Alliance Volksmarch
Oct. 13, 8 a.m. to noon start; concludes by 3 p.m.; Rear parking lots of MedImmune/AstraZeneca
This free, non-competitive Volksmarch invites you to explore miles of naturally preserved nature trails. Free, but register
online at muddybranch.org/events. All ages welcome.
Kentlands Photography Association Fall Color Walkthrough
Oct. 14, 9 a.m. (Oct. 20 rain date); Outside Arts Barn
All photographers are invited. The group will leave early to capture the morning light. Free.
Oct. 14, noon to 5 p.m.; Kentlands Village Green, the grounds of Kentlands Mansion, Main Street and Market Square
Fall festivities include professional pumpkin carving and apple cider pressing demonstrations, free horse-drawn wagon rides, hands-on crafts, pumpkin and face painting, artists and crafters, family activities, and strolling entertainers. Enjoy four stages of live entertainment featuring a variety of bands and community groups, stroll through the business expo, and explore restaurants and retail establishments within Kentlands. Free admission.
DiVerse Poetry Reading & Open Mic
Oct. 14, 2-4 p.m., Gaithersburg Library
Featured poets are Doritt Carroll, Tara Campbell and Indran Amirthanayagam. The reading is hosted by Lucinda Marshall and will be followed by an Open Mic. Free.
Oct. 18, 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m.,Quince Orchard Library
Favorite folk and nursery tales performed by volunteers with a miniature puppet theater. Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers also practice theater etiquette. Registration is required. Call 240.777.0200 or visit the Quince Orchard Library Information Desk.
Oct. 19, 6 p.m., Arts Barn
Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” with this comedic spoof starring Gene Wilder as medical lecturer, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, who inherits his grandfather’s estate in Transylvania. Complications ensue when Dr. Frankenstein recreates his grandfather’s experiments and creates his own monster. Costume Party & Pub at 6 p.m. Movie starts at 7:30 p.m. Count Gore de Vol, host of “Creature Feature” on WDCA Channel 20 from 1973 to 1987, gives a live virtual introduction. Tickets are $5 in advance; $8 at door.
Art Night Out: Creating Ghost Stories & Tall Tales
Oct. 19, 7-9 p.m.
Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” came about during a competition amongst her husband and friends about who could write the best horror story. Now it’s your turn. Learn the basic elements of a tall tale or ghost story and spend time drafting your story, then share ideas or give a short reading at the end. All experience levels welcome. Come early for a costume party & the pub. Registration includes one glass of wine, one beer or unlimited refills on soft drinks, along with a selection of treats. Additional wine & beer available for purchase. ID required to consume alcohol. Sign up with a friend to each receive a $5 discount. $35 for Gaithersburg residents; $40 for non-residents.
‘Jack & The Beanstalk’ In partnership with Victorian Lyric Opera Company
Oct. 20, 21, 27 & 28, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m., Arts Barn
A fantastic adaptation of a classic tale in which everyone agrees that consideration for others requires people large and small to treat other people as they would want to be treated. Recommended for ages 7 & up. Tickets are $12-$15.
Kentlands/Lakelands Boo Fest
Oct. 20, 4-6 p.m.,Kentlands Clubhouse Lawn
Enjoy pumpkin painting, horse-drawn wagon rides, costume parades, face painting and more. Free admission.
Outdoor Movie Night – ‘Coco’
Oct. 20, 6:15-9:30 p.m., Kentlands Lawn
Bring a blanket or chair and settle in for a film under the stars. Free.
Oct. 20, 8 p.m., Arts Barn
New York City’s jazz trio, Sound Underground, draws on a broad array of influences from Cool Jazz, Americana, folk and avant-garde to create a unique and deeply personal sound. Tickets are $15-$25.
Long & Foster Kentlands, 189 Kentlands Blvd.; Oct. 26, 2-4 p.m.
This fifth annual event features a moon bounce, games, pumpkin painting and trick or treating. Free.