British Car show
The lowdown -- MG's on the Rocks British Car Show and Parts Market aims to bring together hundreds of MG and British car owners and enthusiasts from the Mid-Atlantic region. Expect numerous vendors of new and used parts, a selection of cars for sale, expertise on technical problems, and food and drinks. Open to all British car owners, the show will also feature an awards presentation and dash plaques for all preregistered cars.
If you go -- MG's on the Rocks begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Rocks State Park, 4-H Camp, Harford County. The show fee is $20, the spectator fee is $2. Call 410-592-8610 or go to www.mgsofbaltimore.com.
The lowdown -- Beer lovers unite for the second annual Maryland Microbrewery Festival. Celebrating local original microbrews, there will be brewing seminars, crafts and food vendors, and live music.
If you go -- The festival is at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Union Mills Homestead, 3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster. Tickets are $12 for nondrinkers and $18 for drinkers. Call 410-848-2288 or go to unionmills.org.
The lowdown -- Experience the intensity and outspokenness of vocalist Henry Rollins, as he brings his "Provoked" Spoken Word Tour to the Birchmere. The hardcore rock singer tackles social and political issues in his poetry.
If you go -- "Provoked" is at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Birchmere Music Hall, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria, Va. Tickets are $25. Call 410-547-SEAT or go to ticketmaster.com.