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Tunes, Dreams and Art, at the Civic Center

Take in New York and the sounds of winter, ballet or a concert, or peruse some amazing local art, this month at the Rockville Civic Center.

“On the Town,” presented by Rockville Musical Theatre. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 5 and 6; 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7. Tickets: $26; $23, seniors 62 and older and students.

An energetic wartime musical about three sailors on 24-hours leave in New York City, featuring thrilling music by Leonard Bernstein, with lyrics and book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The show’s celebrated score includes a number of musical theater standards, such as “New York, New York.”

“Winter Dreams,” presented by The Washington Balalaika Society 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20. Tickets: $30; $25 seniors and military; $15 students; $5 children 12 and younger.

A Russian folk orchestra of 60 musicians with balalaikas and domras will perform a musical program invoking the clear, soothing sounds of winter in Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe.

“For Love of Glenview” and “Five Featured Artists” will be on display at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery until Sunday, Nov. 21. The Five Featured Artists are Susan Dunnell, Suzanne Frisbie, Stephanie Gustavson, Norda Kittrie, Sue Moses. Meet the artists from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21.

The ADA accessible gallery, on the second floor of Glenview Mansion at 603 Edmonston Drive, is open 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and closed on official city holidays.

“Reimagined,” presented by the Rockville Concert Band. 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21. No tickets required, but a $5 donation is suggested.

A concert of pieces orchestrated for concert band from other ensembles, such as choir or orchestra, directed by Juan Gallastegui.

The Rockville Civic Ballet presents “The Nutcracker.” 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 4 and 11; 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 5 and 12. Tickets: $17; 60 and older and children 12 and younger, $13.

Join Clara on her magical journey. Directed by Eleanor Simpson.

The theater is located at 603 Edmonston Drive. Buy tickets at, by calling 240-314-8690, or in person at the box office. For more information, email [email protected].

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