Weekend Events: Old Time Music Hall; Wine and Beer Tastings; Spring Choral Concert; Climate Festival
A sampler of what's happening June 7-9
Maryland Wineries Association DrinkMaryland – Friday – Olde Towne Plaza, Gaithersburg
The first DrinkMaryland series produced by the Maryland Wineries Association includes local wine, beer and spirits, arts and crafts and food vendors. Of three events planned statewide, this is the only one in Montgomery County. Free admission; Tasting passes (ages 21 and over) $20-$25. 3:30-8 p.m. Olde Towne Gaithersburg. Information online.
The British Players Old Time Music Hall – Friday, Saturday and Sunday – Kensington Town Hall
Weekend performances through June 22 mark 55 years of The British Players, featuring songs and dances by Bow Belles, enchanting Edwardians and Cheeky Chappie, Albert Coia. $32. 8 p.m. June 7 and 8; 2 p.m. June 9. Doors open one-half hour before curtain. 3710 Mitchell St., Kensington.
Victorian Lyric Opera’s ‘Princess Ida’ – Friday, Saturday and Sunday – Fitzgerald Theatre, Rockville
A story of women’s liberation in medieval times with music and lyrics from Gilbert & Sullivan. Tickets $20-$28. Performances Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville. Information online.
Montgomery County Climate and Arts Festival – Saturday – Piney Branch Elementary School
First annual festival includes music, food vendors, art and environmental information including the “Carbon Footprint Game.” Sponsors include Maryland League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club, Montgomery County Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions, The Climate Mobilization, and Food and Water Watch. Free. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 7510 Maple Ave, Takoma Park.
The Fabulous Hubcaps – Saturday – Montgomery Village’s South Valley Park
The Fabulous Hubcaps play oldies classics and more tunes from artists such as Elton John, Elvis, The Temptations and Willie Nelson. Free. 8 p.m. South Valley Park, Gordon W. Bowie Pavilion 19003 Watkins Mill Road, Montgomery Village. Information online.
Chamber Chorus Concert ‘Les Fleurs et Les Arbres’ – Sunday – Silver Spring
Voices XXI, a Washington-area chamber chorus, performs “Les Fleurs et les Arbres,” and selections from Benjamin Britten’s “Five Flower Songs” and works by contemporary artists. Free. 3-5 p.m. Christ Congregational Church, 9525 Colesville Road. Information online.