Bethesda Art Walk, 6-9 p.m. July 12. Various
galleries in downtown Bethesda open their doors.
Free. 301-215-6660, www.bethesda.org.
summer flicks draw movie-goers to norfolk and auburn avenues in bethesda.
Summer Dinner Theatre production. Doors open
at 6: 30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday for a
buffet meal, and the performance begins around
8: 15 p.m. Doors open at 12: 30 p.m. Sunday for the
meal and the show starts about 2: 15 p.m. $47.50;
$34 for those 12 and younger. 240-567-7676,
Crazy for You, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays,
July 12-27; 2 p.m. July 21 and 28. F. Scott
Fitzgerald Theatre, Rockville Civic Center Park,
603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville. Ken Ludwig’s
Tony A ward- winning musical comedy, with music
and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin, is set in
the 1930s. Presented by Rockville Musical Theatre. $22; $20 for seniors 62 and older and students with ID. 240-314-8690, www.rockvillemd.
The Birds, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2
p.m. Sundays, July 12-Aug. 11. Quotidian Theatre at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda.
Irish playwright Conor McPherson’s work, based
on the short story by Daphne du Maurier, looks at
how a sudden lack of rules can be terrifying in
a society based on order. $30; $25 for seniors
and students. 301-816-1023, www.quotidian
The Beauty Queen of Leenane, 7: 30 p.m. Tues-
days through Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Satur-
days and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Aug.
21-Sept. 15. No performance Aug. 27. Round
House Theatre Bethesda, 4545 East West Highway,
Bethesda. Spinster Maureen lives with her
demanding mother. When Maureen gets a last
chance at love, she sees a way to escape, but her
mom has other plans. Ticket pricing not yet final-
ized. 240-644-1100, www.roundhousetheatre.org.
No Strings Attached, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Mondays,
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Wednesdays; and 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturdays, July
1-Aug. 17. The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701
Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Explore puppetry’s influences on music, film and visual arts as
part of the “Puppets Take Strathmore” festival
(see events under Children and Families). Free.
Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East West Highway, Bethesda. Gallery hours noon- 6 p.m. Tues-days-Saturdays. Free. 301-951-9441, www.waverly
Beautiful People, July 2-6 (excluding July 4).
Painter Matt Sesow introduces viewers to people who have influenced his work and vision.
The Unfolding, July 9-Aug. 3. Mary Eggers
shares her paintings of Bhutan, India and
Nepal. Artist reception from 6-9 p.m. July 12.
Exhibition by Frank Cappello, Bob Elliott
and Gongsam Kim, noon- 6 p.m. Wednesdays
through Saturdays, July 3-27. Gallery B, 7700
Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda. Cappello and
Kim are abstract painters and Elliott is a photographer. Opening reception from 6-9 p.m. July 12.
Free. 301-215-6660, www.bethesda.org.
Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat, 10: 30 a.m. Mondays; 11 a.m., 2 and 4: 30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Sept. 2. Adventure Theatre Musical Theatre Center, Glen Echo Park, 7300
MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. The rhyming cat with
the smokestack hat turns a rainy day into an
adventure. $18. 301-634-2270, www.adventure
Kids Night, 6: 30 p.m. Tuesdays, through Aug.
20. Rockville Town Square. Live family-friendly
entertainment includes magic shows, science
demonstrations and music. Free. rockvilletown
The Puppet Co. Playhouse, 7300 MacArthur
Blvd., Glen Echo. 10 and 11: 30 a.m. Fridays,
11: 30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
$10; group rates available. 301-634-5380, www.
Dinosaur Babies, July 5-28. Little Nelson is
afraid to go to sleep because of a movie about
dinosaurs, but a trio of dream weavers and
some baby dinos help Nelson conquer his
fears. Suitable for children in pre-kindergarten
through fourth grade.
Circus! Aug. 2-Sept. 1. Clowns, acrobats
and other marionette performers delight during the “grandest show on strings.” Suitable
for children in pre-kindergarten and up.
Peter Pan and Wendy, 10: 30 a.m. Thursdays
and Fridays, 1: 30 and 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Aug. 11. Imagination Stage, 4908
Auburn Ave., Bethesda. The boy who wouldn’t
grow up whisks Wendy to Neverland, where they
face Capt. Hook. Suitable for kids 4-10. No performance July 4. $12-$25. 301-280-1660, www.imag
The Puppet Co.’s Tiny Tots program, 7300
MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Performances begin at
10 a.m. and are 30 minutes. Recommended for children up to age 4. $5 per person, including babies-in-arms. 301-634-5380, www.thepuppetco.org.
Snow Show, July 6. A snow bunny on skis,
snowmen, snowwomen, a penguin and other
friends salute snow.
Teddy Bear’s Picnic, July 7. Baby Bear’s
friends bring food for a picnic and entertain
Baby Bear’s Birthday, July 10 and Aug. 3.