The Victorian Lyric Opera Company presents Jaques Offenbach’s “La Périchole” in English, at 8 p.m., March 3-4, and at 2 p.m., March 5.
To suit the whim of the viceroy — a great man for the ladies — an attractive street-singer (La Périchole) is brought to court and made a countess by the simple expedient of marrying her to a newly titled “count,” who is really her street-singer partner and lover. Good comedy character parts, engaging romantic intrigues, colorful costumes and delightful music, including the celebrated “Letter Song.” Ages 13-plus.
Take a step back in time at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery this month with “From Sheep to Shawl — How Wool is Spun into Yarn.”
Dedicated and experienced hand-spinners and weavers will demonstrate their spinning arts from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Sunday, March 12, in the Glenview Mansion Conservatory. These artisans have appeared at numerous venues to display their craft, including the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival and Frederick Beerfest. Continue reading “See Wool Become Yarn Through Talented Hands”
Rockville is giving away free bicycles in 2017 to students in grades one through five, and all those kids need to do to get one is to prove they’re a TERRIFIC citizen — Trustworthy, Earnest, Respectful, Responsible, Involved, Fair, Industrious and Caring. Continue reading “Be a TERRIFIC Citizen and Earn a Free Bike”