Thursday, Aug. 29
Reggae music The Howard County Historical Society presents "Acoustic Reggae with Scotty P" from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 8328 Court Ave. in Ellicott City. Scotty Paynter is a vocalist-songwriter associated with the Baltimore-based reggae band Jah Works. Tickets are $20. Information: 410-480-3250 or hchsmd.org.
Friday, Aug. 30
On the big screen As part of the Columbia Association's Summer Lakefront Film Festival, "Captain America: The First Avenger" (rated PG) will be shown at 8 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free. Information: 410-715-3161 or...