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Display of drive

May possibly 12

As television series like The Mandalorian and The E-book of Boba Fett go on to extend the epic globe of the Star Wars saga, occasionally it’s wonderful heading back to in which it all begun a prolonged time ago in a galaxy much, much away. At Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Live performance, lovers of the room journey can see the third of the vintage Star Wars motion pictures on the big display screen in the Tunes Middle at Strathmore, accompanied by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra undertaking John Williams’ famous Oscar-nominated rating.

8 p.m., $44-$94, The Tunes Heart at Strathmore, North Bethesda,

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Art mart

Might 14-15

Get your art fix in Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle during the Bethesda Fine Arts Pageant. Paintings, sculptures, photos, handcrafted jewelry and other original works of artwork and crafts by extra than 100 artists will be on display and for sale. The free of charge outside competition characteristics are living music from local bands and foodstuff for sale from Bethesda eating places.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, free, Norfolk, Del Ray and Auburn avenues, Bethesda,

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A single for the textbooks

Could 21

Buzzworthy novelists, children’s authors, poets and journalists are all on the plan of this year’s Gaithersburg E-book Festival. Immediately after two yrs of virtual programming, the function is again in individual with author talks, Q&As, reserve signings, producing workshops and children’s activities. Highlights incorporate fiction writers Jabari Asim (Yonder) and Katherine Heiny (Early Morning Riser) memoirists Kathryn Schulz, a Pulitzer Prize-successful journalist, and Fiona Hill, a overseas affairs professional and children’s authors Angela Dominguez (Stella Diaz collection) and Carole Lindstrom (We Are H2o Protectors).

10 a.m. to 6 p.m., totally free, Bohrer Park, Gaithersburg,

Hooray for Nollywood

June 8 via July 3

Established in the 1990s in the early times of Nigeria’s booming motion picture market, the passionate comedy Nollywood Dreams follows key character Ayamma, who performs at her family’s Lagos travel company but fantasizes about getting to be a movie star. She hopes to get her possibility when she lands an audition with a huge-time director. The participate in by Jocelyn Bioh, who also wrote University Girls Or the African Indicate Women Perform, is a send-up of Nigeria’s film market and the attract of superstar and American culture.

$41-$78, Spherical Home Theatre, Bethesda,

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Strawberry fests eternally

June 11-12

Forty several years ago, a group of Sandy Spring neighbors determined to manage the first Strawberry Competition as a fundraiser for a museum to preserve the community’s heritage. Nowadays, the Sandy Spring Museum sits on 7 acres and serves as a neighborhood arts and cultural center. The festival turned a custom, and this year will mark its 40th anniversary with musical performances, pony rides, video games, arts and crafts distributors, meals vehicles and all-you-can-try to eat strawberry shortcake.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday $5 for each human being, $20 for each relatives, $15 endless enjoy wristband Sandy Spring Museum,

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No marvel

June 25

Acclaimed composer and pianist Mark G. Meadows honors a musical legend in his Tribute to Stevie Marvel live performance. Be expecting to listen to Stevie Marvel favorites, which includes “Superstition,” “Higher Ground” and “I Just Known as to Say I Enjoy You” at this outside garden live performance by Meadows, a Strathmore Artist in Home alumnus, and his band. The concert is element of Strathmore’s Bloom Neighborhood Occasions series, which is made to develop access to the arts by delivering free of charge and low-cost occasions. Attendees are welcome to bring picnics and chairs or blankets. RSVP on the internet.

5 p.m., totally free, Excellent Hope Neighborhood Recreation Middle, Silver Spring,

Residing historical past

June 25-26

Find how Montgomery County inhabitants lived through different periods in heritage through Heritage Times. Parks and historic web pages close to the area will host specific events, demonstrations, musical performances and young ones pursuits throughout the two-working day pageant. Find out about pre-Civil War-era farming, historic African American communities and stops on the Underground Railroad at some of the 40-as well as heritage web-sites in the county, which includes farms, schoolhouses and museums. Go to the event site for details on venues and functions.

A variety of periods and areas,

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