Out and About

Nunsense A-Men!: You’ve probably seen the movies or plays, but Way Off Broadway in Frederick adds a twist to the Nunsense series in “Nunsense A-Men” -- all the nuns are men. The only way to describe it is “Mrs. Doubtfire enters the convent,” said the theater director. The play runs through August 29. Showtimes: www.wayoffbroadway.com.

As the dog days of Summer make their way to Urbana, many area residents head out of town, but there’s plenty of fun in our own backyard, too. Here are a few things to get you Out and About in August:

Dog Days of Summer

Downtown Frederick goes to the dogs August 7, 5 – 9 p.m., with doggy costume contests for small and large breeds, dog friendly shops and restaurants, doggy goodie bags, a Yappy Hour and more. More than 80 shops, galleries and restaurants are open until 9 p.m. or later, many of which are dog friendly for the event and year-round.

FCQG Quilt Show

Four County Quilters Guild (FCQG) 2010 Quilt Show, August 6 – 8 at the Frederick Fairgrounds, will feature more than 300 quilts, 20 vendors, a raffle quilt, raffle baskets, member boutique and a silent auction. Hours: Fri., 12 – 8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. – 6.p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Vintage Jazz Festival

Linganore Cellars becomes home to the Vintage Jazz Festival August 28 – 29 with artists including Night and Day Music opening night and headliner Dave Bach Consort on Sunday. Gates open at 11 a.m. and music starts at noon on Saturday. Sunday music starts at 3:30 p.m. The festival also features multiple artisans, food vendors, winery tours and wine tastings.

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