Potomac Tuesday/Sept. 5
Trail Closing Temporarily. Starting Tuesday, Sept. 5, the Georgetown Branch part of the Capital Crescent Trail from Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda to Talbot Avenue in Silver Spring will be closed for several years due to the Purple Line work. Visit www.purplelinetransitpartners.com/ for more.
The Trawick Prize Art Exhibit. Various times at at Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E. Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards eight finalists in a group exhibition, on display Sept. 6-30. Artists include Cindy Cheng, Baltimore; Larry Cook, Landover Hills; Amy Finkelstein, Takoma Park; Helen Glazer, Owings Mills; Giulia Livi, Baltimore; Michele Montalbano, Burke; Ben Piwowar, Baltimore; Renée Rendine, Towson. Call 301-215-7990 for more.
Etiquette Lecture. 1-2:30 p.m. at North Potomac Senior Center, 13860 Travilah Road, Rockville. Presentation called “The Evolution of Etiquette.” Call 240-773-4805 for more.
Meet the Artists. 6-9 p.m. at the New Masters Art Gallery, 12276 Wilkins Ave.,
Rockville. “Points of View”, featuring paintings by Ruth Marcus, Tom Semmes, Katherine R. Richards, and Karash Payne. Visit www.newmastersartgallery.com/ for more.
Meet the Artist. 6-9 p.m. at the Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East West Highway, Bethesda. Wildlife Conservation Show with photography by Carol L Leadbetter, on exhibit Sept. 5-Oct. 7. Call 301-951-9441 for more.
14th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival. 3-10 p.m. at Veterans Plaza at Ellsworth and Fenton streets. Bands include "The Lao Tizer Band," Jazz Academy of Music, Sharp Radway Quintent, Chembo Corniel Quintet and Marcus Johnson . Call 240-777-0311 for more.
Maryland Vietnam Stories. at 7 p.m. on Maryland Public Television. The reprise of “Maryland Vietnam War Stories,” provides the local perspective in advance of the PBS premiere of The Vietnam War, a 10-part series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. The filmmakers spent 10 years developing the series, which has its debut on MPT and public television stations across the country beginning on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. and continuing through Thursday, Sept. 28. Visit vietnam.mpt.org/film/ for more.
Visiting Artist Reception. 6:30-9 p.m. at The Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Artist Ilya Gefter will present a lecture based on personal experience of living and working as a painter in over seven cities on three continents: starting in St. Petersburg, Russia and arriving at Tel Aviv, Israel in recent years. Call 240-626-4981 or email email@example.com.
Humorist Helen Abrahams. 7-9 p.m. at Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road. Comedian sponsored by Potomac Community Village (PCV). Call 240-221- 1370, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.PotomacCommunityVillage.org for more.
Fall Open House. 4-7 p.m. at My Gym Potomac, 11325 Seven Locks Road. Meet the teachers, gymnastics, and get back to school discounts. Call 301-983-5300 or visit www.mygym.com/potomac.
Saturday and Sunday/Sept. 16-17
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Park After Dark. 6-10 p.m. at the Historic Great Falls Tavern in the C&O Canal National Historical Park, 11710 MacArthur Blvd. Evening of philanthropy supporting the park. $200-$250. Call 301-714-2233 or visit www.canaltrust.org/
Artist Exhibit. Various times at The Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Artist Julie Gross will present her works. Call 240-626-4981 or email email@example.com.
Shawna Caspi in Concert. 7 p.m. at Focus Bethesda at Positano’s Restaurant, 4948-4940 Fairmont Ave., Bethesda. Shawna’s fourth album, "Forest Fire," coming later this month. $15-18. Visit www.focusmusic.org or call 301.221.9000 for more.
Taste of Lettuce. 6 p.m. at Mon Ami Gabi, 7239 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda. Five-course reception and dinner with wine pairings, to exploring Lettuce Entertain You restaurants from the DC Metro Area. $75 Call 703-707-0233 for more.
34th Annual Middle Eastern Festival. Various times at Saints Peter & Paul 10620 River Road. Featuring authentic Middle Eastern food, music, giftware, raffles, pastries and jewelry, playground, moon bounce, face painting and spin art. Free. Call 301-765-3400 or visit peterpaulpotomac.org
Montgomery Teachers Art Exhibition. Various times at The Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Call 240-626-4981 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tiger Trot 5K Run/Walk. 8:30 a.m. at the Connelly School of the Holy Child, 9029 Bradley Blvd. Holy Child’s 7th Annual Tiger Trot 5K Run/Walk. Fees vary by age. Visit www.holychild.org/tiger-trot-2017/ for more.
Decade of Design Celebration. 6-9 p.m. at The DC Design House, 9004 Congressional Court, Potomac. This year’s Design House is dedicated to Ann Lambeth, who was a supporter of the cause and the design community, open Sept. 30-Oct. 29. $35, proceeds from boutiques and designer sales, with most items in designers’ spaces available to purchase, are donated to Children’s National Visit www.dcdesignhouse.com/ for more.