What's Doing

AMERICAN INDIAN POW WOW -- Friday 9 to 1, Saturday and Sunday 11 to 6. Traditional music, dancing, crafts, foods. Friday $7; Saturday-Sunday $8, ages 3 to 12 $5. Fredericksburg Fairgrounds, 2400 Airport Ave., Fredericksburg. 252-257-5383.

"BEASTIE BAZAAR" -- Friday through Sunday 10 to 5. Crafts fair, food vendors, silent auction, pet adoptions. Sponsored by Spay Virginia at Ayrshire Farm, 21846 Trappe Rd., Upperville. 888-850-0229.

HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE -- Friday 10 to 9, Saturday 10 to 6. Displays by about 40 artists and artisans. Vale School House, Vale and Fox Mill roads, Oakton. 703-321-8373 or 703-425-6256.

BENEFIT SHOW HOUSE -- Friday through Sunday 11 to 5. Tour a 14-room home showcasing new construction, technology and design approaches. $10, for the American Heart Association. 12160 Richland Lane, Oak Hill. 703-758-0659.

ANNAPOLIS BY CANDLELIGHT -- Friday and Saturday 5 to 9. Walking tour of 12 historic homes. $35, for the Historic Annapolis Foundation. Purchase tickets at the Museum Store, 77 Main St., Annapolis. 410-267-8146.

"DOWNRIGGING WEEKEND" -- Gathering of the Kalmar Nyckel, the Lady Maryland and other Mid-Atlantic tall ships. Illuminated displays, Friday 5 to 8. Day sails, Saturday at 10 and 2 (tickets $25 to $55, children $15 to $25). Tour the ships at dock, Sunday noon to 5 ($7, under 12 $2). At the waterfront in Chestertown, Md. 410-778-5954.

CRAFT FAIR -- Friday 6 to 9, Saturday 10 to 3. About 50 exhibitors. Shrine of St. Jude, 12701 Veirs Mill Rd., Rockville. 301-933-1787 or 301-881-1864.

SILENT AUCTION -- Friday 6:30 to 9:30, with reception. A benefit for the Ivy Inter-American Foundation for needy children in Peru. Hall of the Americas, Organization of American States, 17th and Constitution NW. 301-460-1187.

USED BOOK SALE -- Saturday 9 to 2. Free. Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Rd., Rockville. 240-773-9410.

CRAFT FAIR -- Saturday 9:30 to 2:30. A benefit for Catholic Daughters of the Americas. St. Peter's School, 3310 St. Peter's Dr., Waldorf. 301-645-8703.

CRAFT SHOW -- Saturday 10 to 3. About 40 exhibitors. St. Matthew's United Methodist Church, 14900 Annapolis Rd., Bowie. 301-262-1408.

CRAFT FAIR -- Saturday 10 to 4. Broad Run High School, 21670 Ashburn Rd., Ashburn. 703-729-1039.

LIGHTHOUSE OPEN HOUSE -- Saturday and Sunday 10 to 4. Tour the 1830s-era Point Lookout Lighthouse. $3 per Maryland vehicle, $4 others. Point Lookout State Park, 11175 Point Lookout Rd., Scotland, Md. 301-872-5688.

USED BOOK AND MEDIA SALE -- Saturday through Nov. 11 from 10 to 4. Books, CDs, records, tapes. National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St, Frederick. 301-695-1864.

RAPPAHANNOCK ART TOUR -- Saturday and Sunday 10 to 5, self-guided tour of 10 commercial galleries and 11 artists' studios in Sperryville, Flint Hill and Washington, Va. $10. Pick up map at Fire Hall in Washington, Va. 540-675-3193.

CRAFTS FAIR -- Saturday 10 to 6, Sunday 11 to 4. About 20 vendors. Fredericksburg Square, 525 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. 540-371-9220.

COIN AND STAMP SHOW -- Saturday 10 to 6, Sunday 10 to 5. About 15 stamp dealers, 45 coin dealers. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., Vienna. 703-532-6640 or 703-444-2812.

EMANCIPATION CELEBRATION -- Saturday noon to 4, commemorating Maryland Emancipation Day. Civil War reenactors from the 54th Massachusetts Regiment, living history portrayals, refreshments; lecture about abolition by Alonzo Smith at 2. Oakley Cabin, 3610 Brookeville Rd., Brookeville. 301-563-3400.

"DIWALI MELA 2005" -- Saturday noon to 10, a traditional Indian Festival of Lights, with entertainment, crafts, food vendors, fireworks. $5, ages 5 and younger free. Sponsored by the United Hindu and Jain Temples of Washington at Show Place Arena, 14900 Pennsylvania Ave., Upper Marlboro. 301-952-7900.

"VASSAR FILMFEST" -- Films by Vassar students and alumni, Saturday at 2 at Goethe Institute, 812 Seventh St. NW, and Saturday at 6 at Landmark E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW. $100, for scholarship programs. 202-675-6609 or 202-363-4102.

OKTOBERFEST -- Saturday 5:30 to 11. Traditional German music, food and refreshments. $12, children $7, family maximum $40. Knights of Columbus hall, 9290 Stonewall Rd., Manassas. 703-257-1908.

MINIATURE AUTO SHOW -- Sunday 9 to 1. About 60 tables of all varieties of miniature automobiles. Sponsored by the Capital Miniature Auto Collectors Club at Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire House, 2148 Gallows Rd., Dunn Loring. 703-941-0373.

RAILROAD AND TRANSPORTATION Artifacts Sale -- Sunday 9 to 4. About 600 tables of marked china and silver, timetables, lanterns and other memorabilia. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Route 355 and Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg. 703-536-2954.

CRAFTS SHOW -- Sunday 11 to 4. Bannockburn Club House, 6314 Bannockburn Dr., Bethesda. 301-229-4045.

"MUSEUM SHOP-AROUND" -- Thursday 10 to 8, and continuing through Nov. 13. Displays and sales of merchandise from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Freer Gallery of Art and other area museum shops. $8. The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-581-5100.

Bazaars/Flea Markets

GEORGETOWN VISITATION SCHOOL -- Friday 11 to 9, Saturday 10 to 4. 1524 35th St. NW. 202-337-3350.

SAINTS PETER AND PAUL Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church -- Friday 11 to 9, Saturday 11 t 9, Sunday noon to 6. Middle Eastern foods and crafts. 10620 River Rd., Potomac. 301-765-9188.

ETHNIC FOOD FESTIVAL -- Friday 4 to 8, Saturday 11 to 8, Sunday noon to 4. St. Mark Orthodox Church, 7124 River Rd., Bethesda. 301-229-6300 or 301-229-9720.

METROPOLITAN UNITED Methodist Church -- Saturday 8 to 3. 3401 Nebraska Ave. NW. 202-363-4900.

ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL Church -- Saturday 9 to 2. 4000 Lorcom Lane, Arlington. 703-522-1600.

REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH -- Saturday 9 to 3. 3799 East West Hwy., Hyattsville. 301-277-2302.

ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL Church -- Saturday 9 to 4. 3427 Olney-Laytonsville Rd., Olney. 301-774-3619.

ST. LUKE'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH -- Saturday 9:30 to 1. 6030 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda. 301-530-1800.

ROCK SPRING CONGREGATIONAL UCC Church -- Saturday 10 to 2. 5010 Little Falls Rd., Arlington. 703-538-4886.

ST. GREGORY OF NYSSA Byzantine Catholic Church -- Saturday 10 to 4. 12420 Old Gunpowder Rd., Beltsville. 301-552-2434.

VASA ORDER OF AMERICA -- Saturday 11 to 3. Swedish foods and crafts. St. James Episcopal Church, 11815 Seven Locks Rd., Potomac. 703-734-0319.