The NIH Philharmonia, under the direction of Dr. Nancia D’Alimonte, will present “Boys will be Boys” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 917 Montrose Road, Rockville. The program will include Bernstein’s “Candide Overture,” Bizet’s “Jeux d’Enfants,” Mussorgsky’s “Gopak” and Brahms’ “Symphony No. 1. Concert.” Admission is free. For more information, visit www.nihphil.org.
Saturday also marks the closing ceremonies for the Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring. Host for the evening will be none other than regional rapscallion Count Gore De Vol, who will introduce “Scream Blacula Scream.” The bloody fun begins at 9:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.afi.com/silver.
Cinema Art Bethesda will screen “In The Fog,” a wartime tale of “impossible choices under improbable circumstances,” at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema, 7235 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda. The 2012 German film won the FIPRESCI Prize at the Cannes Film Festival for director Sergei Loznitsa. Stan Levin, a professor of film history and frequent lecturer on contemporary films and movie history, will moderate the post-film discussion. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and films screen at 10 a.m. Russian with English subtitles. Tickets are $15 and breakfast is included. For more information, visit www.cinemaartbethesda.org.
Also on Sunday, the Beijing Symphony Orchestra will make its Washington area debut at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda. Led by renowned musical director and principal conductor Tan Lihua, the critically-acclaimed Chinese ensemble, established in 1977, comes to Strathmore on the heels of its American debut at Carnegie Hall. The program will include classical and Chinese symphonic music. Tickets are $23 to $79. For more information, visit www.strathmore.org.
In Prince George’s County, the 5th Annual American Indian Festival will take place, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Road, Upper Marlboro. The event will feature live traditional and contemporary music, drumming, singing, dancing, Indian crafts and games, archery (age & height restrictions apply), Cherokee horsemanship, living history and educational exhibits, interactive demonstrations, live birds of prey, storytelling around a campfire and much more. Admission and parking are free. Nominal fees apply to some activities. For more information, visit www.pgparks.com.
In Fairfax, chamber musicians Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin, and Anne-Marie McDermott, piano, will celebrate Founder’s Day at 8 p.m. tonight at The Barns at WolfTrap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna, Va. The program is slated to include Prokofiev’s “Sonata in F minor, Op. 80,” Wuorinen’s “Fourth Piano Sonata,” and Faure’s “Sonata in A Major, Op. 13,” among others. Tickets are $40. For more information, visit www.wolftrap.org.