Annual Egg Hunt. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville. Search for real eggs, then dye and decorate them. Participate in other activities as well. For ages 2-12. Tickets are $8 per child. Register at www.activemontgomery.org for more.
Bird Egg-stravaganza. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Woodend Nature Sanctuary, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase. Participants will search for eggs around the grounds of Woodend, along with learning more about their natural surroundings. Afterwards, the children will cash in their eggs for prizes, participate in crafts, and enjoy other nature themed activities. Tickets are $10 for children, free for adults. Visit www.anshome.org/birdegg.
St. James’ Episcopal Church Easter Services. 7:30 p.m. Saturday “The Great Easter Vigil,” 9 a.m. service at 11815 Seven Locks Road, Potomac. Attend a family Eucharist at 9 a.m., Easter egg hunt at 10:15 a.m. or Festival Holy Eucharist with brass, choir, and bell. Visit www.stjamespotomac.org.
Easter at Bethesda Row. All day at 4950 Elm St., Bethesda. Find brunch specials, gifts, and more. Free. Visit www.bethesdarow.com/events.
Art Exhibit: “Fields of Inquiry.” Through March 27, 12-6 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. “Fields of Inquiry” brings together the work of three artists working the space of imagination: Mei Mei Chang, Pat Goslee, and Kathryn McDonnell. Free. Call 301-634-2222.
“City Scapes.” Through April 2, Gallery hours at Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. “City Scapes" explores the beauty and fragility of urban life through the lenses of members of The North Bethesda Camera Club. Free. Visit www.waverlystreetgallery.com for more.
Art Exhibit: You and Me, You and I.” Through April 10, gallery hours at VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Artist Calla Thompson examines culture through visual art. Free. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org for more.
“Rendering The Spirit: The Personal Image in Alternative Media.” Gallery hours at Glen Echo Photoworks, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. This exhibit will highlight the work of 12 photographers and artists currently working with alternative photographic processes. Free. Visit www.glenechphotoworks.org for more.
Art Exhibit: “Cranes in Motion.” Through April 24, gallery hours at VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. As an artist and filmmaker, Cathy Cook is inspired by nature. “Cranes in Motion” aims to promote public interest, awareness, and appreciation of crane culture through a multifaceted portrayal of the natural history of this species. Free. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org for more.
Saturday/ March 26
Loston Harris Concert. 8 p.m. at AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. A jazz pianist performs. Tickets are $35-45. Visit www.ampbystrathmore.com.
Adventures with Raptors. 4 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Experience up close and personal various birds of prey, such as hawks, owls, and vultures, and discover their behavior and adaptations in our natural world. Free. Call 240-777-0690.
March 31-April 9
“Idle Playthings” and “Crimes of Fashion.” Various times at Gunston Theatre One, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. First, in “Crimes of Fashion,” superheroes fight fashion designers bent on world domination. Then, a group of toys come to life and team up to save a family-owned toy store in “Idle Playthings.” Silver Spring-based Inclusive Theatre Companies are directed by trained theatre professionals and feature actors who have intellectual disabilities or learning disabilities, or are on the autism spectrum. Tickets are $12.50 in advance, $15 at the door, and $5 for ArtStream students. Visit www.art-stream.org for more.
Pianist Edvinas Minkstimas. 8 p.m. at Westmoreland Congregational UCC Church, 1 Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. Minkstimas will perform a program including Davidsbündler, op. 6 by Robert Schumann, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 by Franz Liszt, Sonata in a minor, Op. 164 by Franz Schubert. The program will conclude with Tarantella from “Annees de Pelerinage” by Liszt. Following the concert, the audience is invited to a wine reception with Minkstimas in the lower-level Social Hall of the church. Free. Visit www.washingtonconservatory.org for more.
St. Francis Thrift Sale. 8 a.m. -4 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday at 10033 River Road, Potomac. Call Church office- 301-365-2055 or Carol Jarvis- 301-299-4296.
Broadway Bios. 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. A local community theatre company presents an original musical revue. Tickets are $12 for children, $15 for seniors, $20 for adults. Visit www.fedesp.com/nihblt.
Wines & Equines. 6 p.m. at Bolger Center, 9600 Newbridge Drive, Potomac. Days End Farm Horse Rescue, a nationally recognized non-profit equine rescue and rehabilitation organization, is hosting its “Wines & Equines” event, featuring wine sampling and paired dinner, live and silent auction, live music. Tickets are $80. Visit www.defhr.org for more.
Lord Nelson Mass. 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorale perform Haydn’s “Lord Nelson Mass.” The concert will feature the National Philharmonic’s nearly 200 voice chorale, as well as soloists Danielle Talamantes (soprano); Magdalena Wór (mezzo-soprano); Robert Baker (tenor); and Kevin Deas (baritone).Tickets start at $29, free for children 7-17. Visit www.nationalphilharmonic.org for more.
Open Studio Weekend: A Festival of the Arts. 12-5 p.m. at Washington ArtWorks, 12276 Wilkins Ave. Rockville. Over 70 artists create work in studios at Washington ArtWorks in sculpture, painting, glass, fibers, jewelry, photography, and more. Visitors can shop, watch demos, and network. Also find a variety of food trucks and live music. Free. Visit www.washingtonartworks.com for more.
Panel Talk with Artists, Scientists, and Conservationists. 2 p.m. at VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St. Discussion of artist Cathy Cook’s “Cranes in Motions”. Free. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org for more.
Waltz Dance. 2:45-3:30 p.m. lesson, 3:30-6 p.m. dance at Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. The ensemble Devine Comedy plays a mix of folk waltzes with a few other couple dances, including Hambo, Schottische, Swing, Tango, and Polka. Tickets are $10. Visit www.waltztimesdances.org for more.