A Thursday night tradition, the free concert series in Rockville Town Square returns for the summer June 3. The Nighthawks, an acoustic blues band, kick off the 2010 season. All shows are 6-8 p.m.
The summer schedule is:
- June 3: The Nighthawks, acoustic blues
- June 10: Second Wind Bandits, roots/rock
- June 17: Blaggards, country rock
- June 24: The Joker's Wild, swing
- July 1: Navy Band Brass Quartet, chamber music
- July 8: Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun, roots/rock
- July 15: Lil' Cliff and the Cliffhangers, blues
- July 22: Fools and Horses, rock and roll/new British pop
- July 29: Gonzo's Nose, 80s and 90s cover band
- Aug. 5: The Justin Trawick Group, urban folk rock.
Seating is not provided in the square during the concerts, so visitors should bring their own lawn chairs or blankets.
The concert series is sponsored in part by Federal Realty Investment Trust.
For more information about the Concert in the Square or other events happening around town this summer, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/events.
Offering plenty of seasonal fruits, vegetables, flowers and plants, Rockville’s two farmers markets make it easy to shop and eat locally.
One farmers market is held Saturdays, May 15-Nov. 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the corner of Route 28 and Monroe Street.
The second is held Wednesdays, June 2-Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on East Montgomery Avenue between Maryland Avenue and Monroe Street in conjunction with Out to Lunch Wednesdays.
Both markets offer your pick of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, bedding plants, cut flowers, preserves, honey herbs, baked goods, and more. All items offered are picked fresh daily and available as supplies last.
For a complete list of participating farms and vendors and a calendar of approximate harvest dates visit www.rockvillemd.gov/events.
Print making, collage, ceramics and digital works will be on display June 6 to July 6 in a free show at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery at Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive.
The artists and their specialties are:
- Jean Barnes Downs, print making
- Rona Eisner, collage, assemblage, drawing
- Katie Dell Kaufman, digital art and watercolor
- Sally Giarantana, ceramics.
The show will open with an artists' reception on Sunday, June 6, 1:30-3:30 p.m., and will feature a musical performance by The Bruce Swaim Quartet from 2-3 p.m.
The gallery is open to the public Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
For more information about the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery at Rockville Civic Center Park including hours and exhibit schedules, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/arts or contact Julie Farrell at 240-314-8682 or email@example.com.
JUNE 2010 EVENTS
- June 1, 7:30 p.m. Rockville Youth Orchestra – Peter and the Wolf, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre: Free
- June 1, 8, 15, 29, 6:30 p.m. Bike Ride, King Farm Homestead: Free
- June 14, 7 p.m. Flag Day Ceremony, Town Square: Free
- June 19, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Juneteenth, Lincoln Park Community Center: Free
- June 26, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Lincoln Park Day, Lincoln Park Community Center: Free
- June 27, 2 p.m. Women in Rockville's History Walking Tour, Red Brick Courthouse: Peerless members $5; non-members $10