Weekend Events: Matilda the Musical; Puerto Rican Music, Dance; Comedy Night
A sampler of what's happening June 21-23
Sandy Spring Museum
‘Matilda the Musical’ – Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Onley Theatre Center
Musical based on the children’s book featuring Matilda and her telekinetic powers. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through July 21. Tickets $21-$50. 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney. Information online.
Rope Rugs for Families – Saturday – The Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda
Family activity where rope fiber rugs are created, teaching weaving techniques. Activity is in conjunction with the 32nd Biennial Exhibition of the Creative Crafts Council. Each ticket is for one adult and one child, ages 4-7. 11 a.m. to noon. $12. The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Information online.
A Night of 1,000 Laughs – Saturday – Silver Spring
Comedy from performers including Reese Waters, Katherine Jessup and Liz Barlow. A portion of ticket sales will benefit A Wider Circle, a nonprofit helping people meet basic needs and obtain workforce training. 8 p.m. Tickets $16-$22. Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 8110 Fenton St., Silver Spring. Information online.
Bomba y Plena en el Museo – Saturday – Sandy Spring
Festival featuring Afro-Puerto Rican music, dance and workshops. Noon to 5 p.m. Free admission. Fees for some workshops. Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Road, Sandy Spring. Information online.