Yoga on the Plaza. 7 p.m. on Wednesdays through Sept. 30 at Fountain Square Plaza. Take a mixed-level vinyasa flow yoga class from Grace Yoga instructors. Free. Visit www.downtownsilverspring.com.
Seasonal Walk. Through Sept. 30, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at Safeway, Downtown Silver Spring, 909 Thayer Ave. Walk the sidewalk trails through residential and retail areas of Silver Spring and into Takoma Park. Follow either the 5 km or the 10 km routes. Trails suitable for wheelchairs and strollers. Free. Register at www.sugarloafers.org.
VisArts Faculty Show. Through Sept 27, During gallery hours at 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. A juried show of current VisArts faculty including Barbara Brower, Web Bryant, Gina Copanzzi, Janet Greer, Ann Hobart, Yunjeong Hong, Elizabeth Michaels, Eric Westbrook, Jenna Wright. Free. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org for more.
“Blooming” by Wanjin Kim. Through Oct. 3, Tuesday-Saturday, 12-6 p.m. at Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Artist Wanjin Kim’s “Blooming” exhibit is a “conversation” between her small figurative sculptures and larger hanging wire sculptures. Admission to the gallery is free. Visit www.waverlstreetgallery.com for more.
Christian Benefiel: “Sea of Tranquility, Ocean of Doubt.” Through Oct. 4, Gallery hours at VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Christian Benefiel fills the gallery with a site-specific installation that teeters between completed object and in-progress construction. Free. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org.
(come back TO) Rockville! Through Oct. 18, gallery hours at VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Artists Naoko Wowsugi and Graham Coreil-Allen are commissioned to create original projects investigating and initiating social networks, invisible communities and hidden public places. Free. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org.
“HomeLands.” Through Oct. 18, during gallery hours at Photoworks Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Robb Hill’s new black and white photo exhibit focuses on the themes of home, land, and loss. Free. Visit www.glenechophotoworks.org for more.
Cooking Demonstration and Tasting. Wednesdays through Nov. 4, 6 p.m. at The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Local chefs provide demonstrations and tastings. Free, but registration required. Visit www.strathmore.org.
Butterfly Exhibit. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily from through Oct. 25 at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallen Ave., Wheaton. Free. Visitwww.montgomeryparks.org for more.
Art Walk in the Park. First Fridays through October. 6-8 p.m. Glen Echo Park. Enjoy pottery, calligraphy, glass work, and much more. Visit www.glenechopark.org for more.
“Women Chefs: Artists in the Kitchen.” Through Nov. 8, during gallery hours at the Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Twenty-one visual artists create portraits of 22 female chefs, who will also give cooking demos. Admission to the exhibit is free. Visit www.strathmore.org for more.
Oasis Art Gallery Exhibit. Oct. 5-Nov. 27 at The Oasis Art Gallery inside Macy’s Home Store at Westfield Montgomery Mall, 7125 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. Artists Lieta Gerson and Lindan Silvers will display their work. Free. Visit www.oasisnet.org/washington.
Paint Night. 5:30-8 p.m. on first and second Mondays of the month through December at Sweet Frog, 100 Lexington Drive, Silver Spring. Spiritual Unicorn art sponsors a night of painting. Tickets are $10 for children and $15 for adults. Visit www.spiritualunicornart.com.
32nd Annual Middle Eastern Cultural Festival. 3-10 p.m. on Friday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. on Saturday; 12-4 p.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, 10620 River Road, Potomac. Find traditional Arabic food and desserts, entertainment, shopping, and more. Free. Visit www.peterpaulpotomac.org for more.
Friday/ Sept. 25
Golf Tournament. All day at Clustered Spires Golf Course, 8415 Gas House Pike, Frederick. Proceeds from the Gaithersburg Fall Golf Classic benefit the Youth Coaches Education Program, providing training and support for the dozens of coaches who work with City of Gaithersburg youth throughout the year. This tournament is split into groups of four and registration is limited to the first 30 four-person groups. Admission is $85 per person or $340 per foursome. Visit www.gaithersburgmd.gov/news/press-releases.
Barry Gurley. 7-11 p.m. at Margery’s Lounge at Normandie Farm Restaurant, 10710 Falls Road, Potomac. Musician Barry Gurley sings and plays keyboard. Admission to the lounge is free. Visit www.popovers.com for more.
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas. 7:30 p.m. at IMT Rockville: Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. The combination of Alasdair Fraser’s fiddle and Natalie Haas’ cello evokes traditional Scottish music as well as subtle jazz rhythms and string interactions. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Visit www.imtfolk.org.
Peter Rowan Concert. 8 p.m. at AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. Bluegrass singer performs. Tickets are $30-45. Visit www.ampbystrathmore.com.
Pebble to Pearl Performance. 9 p.m. at Villain & Saint, 7141 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Pebble to Pearl music is a blend of funk and rock. Tickets are $8-10. Visit villainandsaint.com.
Saturday/ Sept. 26
Cars 'N Kaffee. 8-10 a.m. at 10327 Westlake Drive, Bethesda. Find free coffee and a wide variety of vehicles. Free, Visit www.carsncoffebethesda.com.
2015 Fare Walk for Food Allergy. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Rockville Town Square, 200 E Middle Lane, Rockville. The FARE Walk for Food Allergy, presented by Mylan Specialty L.P., raises funds and awareness to create a safer world for the 15 million Americans with food allergies, including those at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis. Free. Visit www.foodallergy.org for more.
Just Friends Duo. 7-11 p.m. at Margery’s Lounge at Normandie Farm Restaurant, 10710 Falls Road, Potomac. Admission to the lounge is free. Visit www.popovers.com for more.
Chaise Lounge Concert. 8 p.m. at AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. A group of Washington, D.C. area jazz musicians perform on one stage. Tickets are $30-40. Visit www.ampbystrathmore.com.
Sunday/ Sept. 27
Cabin John Kids Run. 9-10 a.m. at Cabin John Regional Park. A mile run, half-mile run and quarter mile young run is offered. Registration is race-day only. Free for runners 18 and under. See www.mcrrc.org.
Then & Wow 2015. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Glen Echo Park's annual celebration of the park's past and present. Magicians, carousel rides, arcade games, face painting, mini golf, exhibits, tours and more. Free. See www.glenechopark.org.
F.E.A.S.T. at VisArts 2015. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. FEAST at VisArts (Funding Emerging Art with Sustainable Tactics) is a public meal designed to use community-driven financial support to fund new and emerging art makers. The first 120 guests will be eligible to enjoy a brunch on the Rooftop, review of proposals and vote on their project selection for an immediate FEAST grant. Tickets are $30. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org for more.
Naoko Wowsugi: “Taking it to the Roof.” 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Artist Wowsugi will perform a rooftop sound installation. Free. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org.
The Ragged Edge of Rockville. 3-5 p.m. at 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Artist Graham Coreil-Allen offers free walking tours of the area. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org for more.
“One Man Breaking Bad.” 6:30 p.m. at AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. Miles Allen’s comedy compiles all episodes of “Breaking Bad” in 75 minutes. Tickets are $30-40. Visit www.ampbystrathmore.com.
Mediaeval Babes. 7:30 p.m. at IMT Rockville: Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. The Mediaeval Babes sing in an array of languages ranging from Latin, Middle English, medieval French, Italian, German, Cornish and Welsh. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Visit www.imtfolk.org.
The Shatterproof Challenge. 8 a.m.- 5p.m. at 3 Bethesda Metro Center. Rappel down an office building to support Shatterproof, an organization committed to protecting children from addiction to alcohol or other drugs and ending the stigma and suffering of those affected by this disease. Registration is $55. Visit www.rappelbethesda.org for more.
Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández. 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Watch a display of Mexican culture as this dancing troupe performs traditional dances in elaborate costumes. Tickets are $38-58. Visit www.strathmore.org.
Chick Corea & Béla Fleck Duet. 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Piano and banjo combine as this pair performs songs from a variety of musical genres. Tickets are $35-75. Visit www.strathmore.org.
“Inside Montgomery.” 8 a.m.-7 p.m. starting at Leadership Montgomery, 5910 Executive Blvd., Rockville. Take an all-day bus tour to learn more about Montgomery County from a leader’s perspective. The fee is $400 for individuals and $550 per couple. Visit www.leadershipmontgomerymd.gov for more.
“The Great Gatsby.” Various times at F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive. Rockville Little Theatre presents a self-made millionaire and the flapper he loves in this jazz-age tale. Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and students. Visit www.rlt-online.org for more.
Swing Dance with ECB. 8:30-9 p.m. beginner swing lesson; 9 p.m.-12 a.m. dance. Led by Mike Surratt, Eclectic Coalition Band plays a selection of rock and roll, rhythm and blues, and swing. Admission is $15. Visit www.gottaswing.com for more.
Taste of Bethesda. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle. Sample food from 60 restaurants and listen to live entertainment. Admission is $5. Visit www.bethesda.org/bethesda/taste-bethesda.
Harvest Festival. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Agricultural History Farm Park, 18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood. This year’s festival centers on the theme “Horse Power,” showcasing the important role of horses in everyday farm life. Find draft horse plowing demonstrations, carriage rides, 4-H riding demonstrations, and stick horse races. There is a $15 per car fee for admission to the festival. Visit www.aghistoryfarmpark.org.
“The Cities We Live In: New Writings From South Asia.” 2-4 p.m. at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. Readers include Kavita Daiya, Tula Goenka, and Rashmi Sadana with moderator Leeya Mehta. A reception and signing follows. Free. Visit www.writer.org for more.
Taste in Potomac. 7 p.m.-1 a.m. at Julia Bindeman Suburban Center, 11810 Falls Road, Potomac. Taste in Potomac benefits Adoptions Together which works to find permanent loving families for children in foster care. Find local restaurants, auction and entertainment. Tickets start at $150. Visit www.adoptionstogether.org.
New Orchestra of Washington Concert. 8 p.m. at AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. This small ensemble mixes modern sound into classical pieces. Tickets are $30-40. Visit www.ampbystrathmore.com.
Hydrocephalus Association Walk. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at The National Mall at Sylvan Theater Stage, 15th St. NW, Washington, D.C. Bethesda-based Hydrocephalus Association hosts a fundraiser for research for Hydrocephalus, an incurable brain condition. Registration is free, but fundraising is encouraged. Visit www.hawalk.kintera.org/nationalcapital or call 301-202-3811.
Open Door Reading: Tanya Olson and Nancy Carlson. 2-4 p.m. at 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. Emerging Writer Fellowship recipient Tanya Olson reads from her collection of poems, “Boyishly.” She is joined by Nancy Carlson, who will read from several works. Free. Visit www.writer.org for more.
Waltz Dance. 2:45-3:30 p.m. workshop, 3:30-6 p.m. dancing at The Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Band Notorious Folk will perform a mix of folk waltzes and other couple dance including the Polka and Hambo. Admission is $10. Visit www.waltztimedances.org for more.
Blue Highway Concert. 8 p.m. at AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. This Grammy-nominated bluegrass group has been performing for more than two decades. Tickets are $20-30. Visit www.ampbystrathmore.com.