Sugarland, Vans Warped Tour part of Best Bets

In the county

"Stage Door" three-act play

Synopsis: A group of 30 theater aficionados ages 13-18 from throughout the region have combined to put on a summer comedy three-act set in a New York City boarding house.

When: 7 p.m. Friday and 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster

Admission: $7 for general admission and $5 for Carroll County Arts Council members, students or seniors.

Information: 410-848-7272 or http://www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org

In the region

Sugarland's "In Your Hands" Tour

Synopsis: Country music's top duo heads to our area. Former "American Idol" runner-up Lauren Alaina is one of the opening acts. Westminster High and McDaniel College graduate Adam Silverman is her touring drummer.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Bristow, Va.

Admission: $30-$80

Information: 703-754-6400 or http://www.livenation.com

Vans Warped Tour 2012

Synopsis: The Warped Tour is back with dozens of bands with Taking Back Sunday and All Time Low headlining.

When: 11 a.m. Tuesday

Where: Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia

Admission: $36

Information: 410-715-5550 or http://www.vanswarpedtour.com

Launch of Common Ground on Seminary Ridge

Synopsis: After two weeks on campus at McDaniel College in Westminster earlier this month, Common Ground on the Hill debuts in Gettysburg, Pa., this weekend for a keynote address, art, music and lecture classes, a concert and dance.

When: Noon-11 p.m. Saturday. Concert at 4 p.m. Dance from 9:30-11 p.m.

Where: Lutheran Theological Seminary, 61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, Pa.

Admission: Registration and admission for entire event is $50. Admission to dance only is $8.

Information: http://www.commongroundonthehill.org

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