Maryland Ensemble Theatreâ€™s Robin Hood: Occupy Sherwood
â€śRobin Hood: Occupy Sherwood,â€ť by Sarah Shulman, which features the original caped crusader, is produced as part of Maryland Ensemble Theatreâ€™s summer program in partnership with Hood College, The Ensemble School and Frederick Community College (FCC). Performances will be on August 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18 at 2 p.m. at FCCâ€™s JBK Theatre at 7932 Opossumtown Pike in Frederick. Tickets cost $19.50 for general admission and $16.50 for students and seniors.
Tim and the Space Cadets at the Summerfest Family Theatre
Tim and the Space Cadets will perform Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 9 at the Baker Park Bandshell in Frederick. The Summerfest Family Theatre has brought wonderful entertainment to young people in Frederick for more than 16 years. For more information about Summerfest Family Theatre events, contact Jennifer Martin at 301.600.2844 or email@example.com.
Wonders of the Universe
You can look into deep space through the eyes of the Hubble Space Telescope and experience the birth of the universe. On this excursion, youâ€™ll see the beginning of galaxies and see some breathtaking nebulae and other astronomical structures. You will fly into the Milky Way and come back to Earth on a wondrous tour through the solar system. Shows begin at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. and doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $4 per person. The Earth, Space and Science Lab is located at 210 Madison Street in Frederick. You can find out more about the Wonders of the Universe at 240.236.2694.
â€śThe Complete Works of William Shakespeare â€¦ [Abridged]â€ť at the Olney Theatre.
The Olney Theatre Center offers free summer Shakespeare starting with the National Playersâ€™ production of â€śThe Complete Works of William Shakespeare â€¦ [Abridged]â€ť by Adam Long, Jess Winfieldon and Daniel Singer on July 27 and 28. The performance will be at 8 p.m. on the Root Family Stage. The theatre is located at 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road in Olney, Maryland. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket, since there is limited bleacher seating. For more information, you can call 301.924.3400 or visit www.olneytheatrecenter.org.
Art in the Park
The annual Art in the Park event will be held on Aug. 17 at Harry Grove Stadium. Attendees will able to enjoy a Frederick Keys baseball game, as well as experience many art-related activities.
The baseball players will also be wearing jerseys made by a local artist. The players will autograph the shirts, which will be auctioned off to the highest bidder to benefit the Frederick Arts Council.
The event will also incorporate the annual Stitch Nâ€™ Pitch activities that night, which encourages local knitters, embroiders, and others to get involved in stitching activities during the game. The National NeedleArts Association (TNNA), in partnership with Major League and Minor League Baseball, encourages thousands of â€śStitch Nâ€™ Pitch fansâ€ť to bring their yarn, knitting needles, needlepoint, and other projects to work on at the game.
Art in the Park is organized by the Frederick Arts Council in partnership with the Frederick Keys. Discounted tickets to the game are available at the Cultural Arts Center for only $5 per person. You can call 301.662.4190 for more information.
â€śPsychoâ€ť at Screen on the Green
Screen on the Green is a summer tradition in Washington, D.C. Bring a blanket to the National Mall and watch a classic film on a huge movie screen. You can see a movie on Monday nights beginning at dusk, around 8:30 – 9 p.m. People start to find their place on the lawn as early as 5 p.m. Movies play except in extreme weather. Screen on the Green does not have rain days. On Aug. 6, you can see the film â€śPsychoâ€ť (1960), which is about a woman who steals $40,000 from her employerâ€™s client and encounters a motel proprietor too long under the domination of his mother. The movie stars Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh and Vera Miles. You can get to the National Mall (between 7th and 12th Streets) by Metro. The closest stations are Archives/Navy Memorial, Smithsonian and Lâ€™Enfant Plaza. There is limited public parking. Parking on the street in Washington, D.C., is restricted during rush hour in the evening.