Weekend Events: Hip-Hop Violin, Christmas Shows and a Party for Dogs

What’s happening Nov 10-12


Miracle on 34th Street—Thursday, Friday and Saturday—Arts Barn, Gaithersburg

Via City of Gaithersburg

The Sandy Spring Theatre Group is staging Miracle on 34th Street for one weekend at the Arts Barn in Gaithersburg. The play follows the story of a department store Santa who claims he’s the real thing.

Tickets are $12 to $20. Shows are Thursday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Friday at 1 p.m. and Sunday at 2 and 8 p.m.

Museum Shop Holiday Market—Thursday to Sunday—Strathmore, North Bethesda

A number of local nonprofit museums and art organizations—including the Audubon Naturalist Society, the Kennedy Center and the Phillips Collection—will have items on sale at the Strathmore Mansion this weekend. Food and drinks will be available.

The sale runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Annie—Friday, Saturday and Sunday—Olney Theatre Center

The Olney Theatre Center is starting a run of Annie, the Broadway musical about an orphan girl who warms the heart of a billionaire in Depression-era New York City.

Tickets are $64 to $84. Shows are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The play runs through the end of December.

Black Violin—Friday night—Strathmore, North Bethesda

Via Strathmore

Mixing hip-hop, rock, R&B and classical music, Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester and Wilner “Wil” Baptiste are two classically trained violinists who have collaborated with P. Diddy, Kanye West and Tom Petty. The constantly touring duo Black Violin is making a stop at Strathmore’s Music Center.

Tickets are $26 to $68. The concert begins at 8 p.m.

Macklemore—Saturday night—The Fillmore, Silver Spring

Via Fillmore

Grammy-winning rapper Macklemore comes to Silver Spring for his Gemini Tour, named after his latest album released in September.

The 8 p.m. show is sold out, but tickets are available on secondhand sites for about $80 to $190.

Let Freedom Ring—Saturday—F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Rockville

The Heart of Maryland Chorus is performing Let Freedom Ring, a tribute to the country’s veterans, on Saturday. The group sings barbershop-style, four-part a cappella harmony.

Tickets are $15 to the 1 p.m. show.

Tree Lighting Celebration—Saturday—Fountain Plaza, Silver Spring

Silver Spring will light its holiday tree display on the Fountain Plaza in an event featuring an a cappella performance, beer and sangria stations, and food tasting.

The 6 to 9 p.m. event is free.

Pike & Rose Dog Calendar “Paw-ty”—Sunday—Rose Park, Pike & Rose

Via Pike & Rose

Pike & Rose is unveiling a 2018 PIKEpaws Calendar featuring resident-submitted photos of dogs. The calendars will sell for $15, with 25 percent of proceeds donated to the Montgomery County Humane Society.

Families and dogs are invited to the launch party from 10 to 11 a.m.

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