Stand-up comedy — Bethesda — Saturday

Positano Ristorante in Bethesda hosts a stand-up comedy show Saturday night from 8 to 9:30 p.m. featuring local comedians from the greater Washington region.

The main dining room opens at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and drinks, with the comedy showroom opening at 7:15 p.m. The show runs from 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Admission is $15 cash and seats are first come, first seated.

Bellydance gala — Rockville — Sunday

The dance performance group Sahara’s Treasure hosts a bellydance gala and fundraiser for the Washington Area Fuel Fund — a partnership between Washington Gas and The Salvation Army that helps keep families in the region warm. Visitors can see a performance from renowned local bellydance artists and enjoy warm food.


The show begins at 2 p.m. at the Rockville event space Outta the Rabbit Hole with doors opening at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Reservations can be made online at

India celebration — Bethesda — Sunday

The KID Museum in Bethesda, The India School and Natananjali School of Dance present India Day, featuring a host of Indian cultural activities. Visitors can build a cardboard Mumbai rickshaw, learn Indian tie-dye, make mosaic artwork out of legumes and make Rakhi bracelets, among other activities. There also will be live music and dance performances.


The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $12, which covers one child and two adults. More information can be found at

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