Brian Davis: “Uncoupled.” Through Jan. 10, during gallery hours VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St. Brian Davis’ exhibition investigates the complexities of togetherness and separation with video, photography, sculpture and interactive installation. Free. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org for more.
Holiday Art Show & Sale. Saturday-Sunday, through Jan. 10, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Glen Echo Park–Popcorn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Browse and buy fine art. Free. Call 301-634-2222.
“A Year with Frog and Toad.” Through Jan. 10, various times at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. This play is based on the children’s book by Arnold Lobel featuring a frog and toad with very different personalities. Tickets start at $10. Visit www.imaginationstage.org for more.
“Reflections on Jerusalem.” Through Jan 11, during gallery hours at Photoworks at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Photographer Chip Kahn displays his work. Free. Visit www.glenechphotoworks.org for more.
“Organic Elements.” Through Jan. 17, during gallery hours at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. A group exhibition featuring the abstract work of local artists Lisa Bohrer, Susan Carey, Maruka Carvajal, Lesley Clarke, Katie Joselow, and Kay Walsh. Free. Visit www.writer.org/programsart-on-view.
“Wake Up, Brother Bear.” Through Jan. 31, various times at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. Brother and Sister Bear explore all four seasons in this interactive children’s play. Tickets start at $10. Visit www.imaginationstage.org for more.
Jan. 5-Feb. 6
“Wind From the East.” 12-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday at Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Painter Michiyo Mizuuchi will display her Japanese Zen-inspired acrylic work alongside the wood-fired and soda/gas-fired ceramics of Yang-ja Lee. Free. Visit www.waverlystreetgallery.com for more.
“Wind From the East.” Opening Reception. 6-9 p.m. at Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Celebrated the opening of this exhibit featuring painter Michiyo Mizuuchi’s Japanese Zen-inspired acrylic work alongside the wood-fired and soda/gas-fired ceramics of Yang-ja Lee. Free. Visit www.waverlystreetgallery.com for more.
Winter Hike. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. starting at Rockville REI, 1701 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Hike Catoctin Mountain Park. Tickets are $60 for members, $80 for nonmembers. Visit www.potomac.org for more.
National Historical Park’s 45th Birthday. 1-3 p.m. at Great Falls Tavern, 11710 MacArthur Blvd., Potomac. Park staff, volunteers, and visitors will observe the park’s 45th birthday with birthday cake, music, and 19th century games. Free. Call 301-767-3714.
Helping Your Older Dog Stay Healthy and Happy. 2-4 p.m. at Your Dog’s Friend, 12221 Parklawn Drive, Rockville. Dr. Marci Streck, DVM, and expert trainer Michelle Mange will talk about the physical and behavioral changes experienced by older dogs, as well as practical ways to keep your senior dog comfortable, safe and active. Topics will include: arthritis; feeding; incontinence; eyesight and hearing loss; dental disease; warning signs of systemic disease; exercise and mental stimulation; increased anxiety; aggression; vocalizing; and other new behaviors. Patrons are asked to leave dogs at home. Free. Visit www.yourdogsfriend.org/free-workshops.
Pianist Brian Ganz. 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. The National Philharmonic will present pianist Brian Ganz for his sixth all-Chopin recital. Tickets are $29, free from children ages 7-17. Visit www.nationalphilharmonic.org for more.
Tribute to The Doors. 9 p.m. at the Fillmore Silver Spring, 8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. Wild Child performs The Doors cover songs. Tickets are $17. Visit www.fillmoresilverspring.com for more.
Summer Camp Fair. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Cabin John Mall Atrium, 11325 Seven Locks Road, Potomac. Free. Visit www.shopcabinjohn.com for more.
Potomac After Hours. 9:15-11 p.m. at Potomac Community Recreation Center, 11315 Falls Road, Potomac. Middle schoolers (6-8th graders) are invited to attend “inflatable night.” Find balloon games, jousting, and more.Admission is $5. Visit www.activemontgomery.org and use code #11951 to register.
Winter Wonderland Canal Walk. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Third Parking Area, Carderock Recreation Area–C&O Canal Towpath, Cabin John. 10km trail, with a 5km option, rated 1B. Free. Visit www.sugarloafers.org for more.
“If Pigs Could Fly.” 1 p.m. at Davis Branch Library, 6400 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. The interactive program invites children in the audience to accompany three young pigs on their airplane voyage to other countries and cultures. The program is recommended for children 3-11. Free. Call 240-777-0922.
Bach’s Violin Concerto No. 2. 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. The National Philharmonic, led by Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski, will feature concertmaster Colin Sorgi in a performance of Bach’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in E Major. Tickets are $29-89 and free from children 7-17. Visit www.nationalphilharmonic.org for more.
Waltz Dance. 2:45-3:30 p.m. workshop, 3:30-6 p.m. dance at the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. The Taylor Among Devils ensemble will provide music for folk waltzes including the Hambo, Schottische and more. Tickets are $10. Visit www.waltztimedances.org for more.
Lamb of God. 7 p.m. at the Fillmore Silver Spring, 8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. Rock group Lamb of God shares stage with Anthrax, Deafhaven, and Power Trip. Tickets are $38. Visit www.fillmoresilverspring.com for more.
Christian Scott Concert. 8 p.m. at AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. Scott’s jazz has received a Grammy nomination and multiple Edison Awards. Tickets are $30-40. Visit www.ampbystrathmore.com.