In the county
Carroll Concert Band presents annual Sousa Style Concert
Synopsis: The concert is filled with patriotic and popular band music and is directed by Glenn Patterson. Proceeds benefit the Carroll County Arts Council's Musical Instrument Bank and several summer band and orchestra camps in the community.
When: 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Winters Mill High School, 560 Gorsuch Road, Westminster
Admission: $8 for general admission, $4 for students. Tickets available at the door, Carroll Arts Center, Coffey Music, Hess Music and Stu's Music Shop.
McDaniel College presents Honors Exhibition
Synopsis: See the works of students Jordan Beans Hannah Matthews, Jessica Oros and Kara Owens in this exhibit.
When: Exhibit runs through March 30. Gallery hours are noon-4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, noon-8 p.m. Thursdays and noon-5 p.m. Saturdays.
Where: Esther Prangley Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall, 2 College Hill, Westminster
Information:410-857-2595 or http://www.mcdanielcollege.edu
In the region
Joan Rivers comedy
Synopsis: The 78-year-old host of "Fashion Police" on E! will take to the stage in Baltimore and give her wacky, no-holds-barred take on the world.
When: 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Hippodrome at France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, 12 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore
Information: 410-547-7328 or http://www.france-merrickpac.com
Van Halen in concert
Synopsis: The hard rockers have sold more than 80 million albums worldwide and released their first album in 14 years this year.
When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Verizon Center, 601 F St., Washington, D.C.
Information: 202-628-3200 or http://www.verizoncenter.com