CONCERT BAND -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Performance by the U.S. Naval Academy concert band. Mitscher Hall, U.S. Naval Academy, 121 Blake Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-293-0263.

ANNAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Works by Dukas, Chopin and Franck including Symphony in D Minor, Piano Concerto No. 1 and "Fanfare to La Peri." Performed by the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and guest pianist Brian Ganz with guest conductor Arthur Post. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $10-$35. 410-263-0907.

SAM HAGAN AND KIT PROTHERO -- 8 p.m. Saturday. Vocal duo sings selections from opera and Broadway musicals. Sponsored by the Performing Arts Society of Linthicum. Chesapeake Center for the Performing Arts, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $34. 410-859-3308.

GABRIELI AND THE GLORIES OF VENICE -- 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Music of Giovanni Gabrieli, Monteverdi and others by the Washington Symphonic Brass. St. Anne's Episcopal Church, 199 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis. $50. 703-243-1127.

CONCERT TRIBUTE -- 8:15 p.m. tomorrow. Works for piano and voice sung by Boston soprano Donna Fortunato, a tribute to St. John's College tutor and composer Douglas Allanbrook. Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539.

GEOFFREY WELCHMAN -- 8 p.m. Saturday. Baltimore-based singer-songwriter and guitarist plays bluesy pop from the '60s, '70s and '80s and hits from his CD "Comfort Noise." Borders Books & Music, 1115 Annapolis Mall, Annapolis. Free. 410-571-0923.

Dance BALLROOM DANCING -- 9-11:30 p.m. tomorrow. Open ballroom dance. 8 p.m., classes for beginners. That's Dancing, Ballroom and Dancesport Center, 8610 Baltimore-Washington Blvd., Suite 203, Jessup. $12. 301-776-0085.


"THE HUMAN FACTOR: FIGURATION IN AMERICAN ART 1950-1995" -- Noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, through Dec. 20. More than 50 paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings from Richard Deibenkorn, Keith Haring and Susan Rothenberg, among others, representing the image of man. The Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2556.

RICHARD A. NIEWERTH -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through Dec. 31. More than 20 oil paintings by Anne Arundel Community College art professor Richard A. Niewerth. Annapolis City Hall Gallery, 160 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis. Free. 410-777-7260.

ANTHONY WATKINS -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. through Sunday. Oil paintings from Anthony Watkins. Main Street Gallery, 109 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-2787.

MARYLAND HALL EXHIBITS -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through Dec. 19. Paintings and steel abstract sculpture from Mike Patton, director of Baltimore's Providence Center, in Chaney Gallery and the Maryland Hall courtyard; quilts and embroidered landscapes from local artists Katy Strauss, Patricia Ciricillo and Linda Ely, in the A.I.R. Gallery; annual community art show and sale in the Hall Gallery. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-5544.

QUIET WATERS PARK -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Dec. 30. Oils, watercolors and pastels by members of the Howard County Art Guild. Also includes oil paintings by Annapolis artist Bets Ryan. Garden Cafe Gallery. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1777.

"BLACK ON WHITE" -- 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 30. Black and white ink prints from Severn artist John Kopkowski. North County Library, 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie. Free. 410-551-6870.

KIFA EXHIBIT -- 1-4 p.m. today, tomorrow and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Pulled etched prints by Marsha Davis in "Intaglio Impressions." Kent Island Federation of Art, 405 Main St., Stevensville. Free. 410-643-7424.

ARTFX -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 24. Handmade holiday ornaments from local artists Megan Evans, Eugene Lohman and Carly Sargent, among others. Gallery also houses ongoing display of sculptures, oils, photographs and jewelry from local, national and international artists. 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540.

GLOW SALON AND GALLERY -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 7. Block prints, oils and collages by local artists Kathryn Leonard and Anita Hagan. Glow Salon and Day Spa, 2603 Housley Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-798-8993.

MARYLAND FEDERATION OF ART -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. through tomorrow. Two- and three-dimensional works from members of the Maryland Federation of Art in the gallery's "Fall Juried Exhibition"; Wednesday-Dec. 29, "A Moveable Feast," featuring mixed-media open works for the holidays. Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, 18 State Cir., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566.

"MEMBER'S BEST" -- 11 a.m.-8 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday. Photography, oil paintings, watercolors, pencil drawings and mixed-media works by local artists James L. Amos, Maureen Bannon, Sally Clark and Gigi Hutchins. Prospect Bay Country Club, 311-A Prospect Bay Dr., Grasonville. Free. 410-758-2520.

ANNAPOLIS MARINE ART GALLERY -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Sundays, ongoing. Marine art including the latest print from John M. Barber, "Evening Sail," and original oils by Willard Bond. 110 Dock St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-4100, or

"GOIN' DOWN TO SHADY SIDE" -- 1-4 p.m. Sundays, other days by appointment, ongoing. History of the Eastern Shore's steamboat era, includes historical bathing suits. Sponsored by the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society. Captain Salem Avery House, 1418 E.W. Shady Side Rd., Shady Side. Free. 410-867-4486.

LIZ LIND -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, ongoing. Original works by the Annapolis artist in her exhibition "In Flower." West Annapolis Gallery, 108 Annapolis St., Annapolis. Free. 410-295-6880, or

MID-ATLANTIC WATERCOLOR SHOW -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, extended hours 6-9 p.m. Mondays, through Dec. 12. Works by artists from Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington. Cade Center for Fine Art, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-7028 or

For Children

CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR -- 11 a.m. Tuesday. Stories for children 3-6. Borders Books & Music, 1115 Annapolis Mall, Annapolis. Free. 410-571-0923.

WREATH-MAKING -- 10 a.m. Saturday. Children 8-14 can join Ranger Bob to create an all-natural holiday wreath for birds. Pay and register in advance. Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd., Millersville. $5. 410-222-6115.

Lectures and Literature

JOHN WENNERSTEN -- 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Local author discusses and signs his books "Maryland's Eastern Shore: A Journey In Time," and "Twenty-Five Bicycle Tours on the DELMARVA," among others. Hard Bean Coffee and Booksellers, 36 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-8770.

BOOK SIGNING -- 7-9 p.m. today. Authors K.S. Brooks and Austin S. Camacho sign their latest releases. Barnes & Noble, 2512 Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-490-3300.

Sports and Recreation

HOLIDAY WORKSHOP -- 10:30-11:30 a.m. tomorrow. Learn to create centerpiece flower arrangements using cattails, wheat, berries and fresh autumn flowers. All materials provided. Registration required. Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden, 580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis. $26. 410-260-8189.

DEER HIKE -- 3 p.m. Sunday. Go on a deer hike with Ranger Steve. Participants may get to see and observe the white-tailed deer, learn about their behavior and how to detect them. Registration required. Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. Free. 410-222-6230.

LIFE OF A TREE -- 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Learn how read the rings and scars of dead trees to learn about their history. All ages welcome. Jug Bay Wetlands, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. $2.50; senior citizens, $2; children under 18, $1.50. 410-741-9330.


"THE WIZARD OF OZ" -- 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Archbishop Spalding High School's version of the classic musical. Archbishop Spalding High School, 8080 New Cut Rd., Severn. $6. 410-969-9105.

"RUMPLESTILTSKIN'S DAUGHTER" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Twist on the classic children's fairy tale, adapted by playwright and Maryland native Robert Neal. Chesapeake Center for the Creative Arts, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $14-$18. 410-636-6597.

"FIDDLER ON THE ROOF" -- 8:30 p.m. tomorrow and 8 p.m. Saturday. Sheldon Harnick-Jerry Bock musical, about a milkman and his family living in a Jewish village in Russia in 1905. Chesapeake Music Hall, 339 Busch's Frontage Rd., Annapolis. $30.50 and $33.50. 410-626-7515.

"PETER PAN" -- 7:30 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Musical version of James M. Barrie's play, performed by the Anne Arundel Community College Moonlight Troupers. Pascal Center for the Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $10; seniors, $9; AACC students and employees, $8; children ages 3-12, $7. 410-777-2457.

Plan Ahead

"HOLIDAY MAGIC 2002" -- 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Dec. 13-Dec. 22. More than 60 children ages 7-17 sing and dance during this musical tribute to the holidays. Performed by the Talent Machine Company. Key Auditorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. $10; children 5 and under, $6. 410-956-0512, or

20TH ANNUAL BRUIN HOLIDAY CRAFT BAZAAR -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 7. Holiday arts and crafts sale sponsored by the Broadneck High School athletic boosters. Broadneck High School, 1265 Green Holly Dr., Annapolis. Free. 410-757-1300.

"A CHRISTMAS CAROL" -- 8 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays, 7 and 9 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Dec. 5-15. Musical version of Charles Dickens's classic tale. Colonial Players, 108 East St., Annapolis. $6. 410-571-9527.


49 WEST -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit Group; 9 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Nancy O'Donnell and Blue Blazes; 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Primitive Mind; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Swing Brothers, 8-11 p.m. Sunday, Fred Hughes Trio; 8-11 p.m. Monday, John Pineda; 7:30-10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Greg Freyman. 49 West St., Annapolis. Event prices vary. 410-626-9796.

ACME BAR AND GRILL -- 9 p.m. today, DJ Dan; 6 p.m. tomorrow, Dean Rosenthal, 9 p.m. tomorrow, DJ Michael K.; 10 p.m. Saturday, DJ Michael K.; 9 p.m. Sunday, Troy's Lounge; 9 p.m. Monday, Meg, Bryan and Todd; 9 p.m. Monday, Doug Segree; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Troy's Underground. 163 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-6486.

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Demolition String Band; 9 p.m. Saturday, Kerri Powers Band. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779.

ARMADILLOS -- 9 p.m. today, Meg and Bryan; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Dirty City; 9 p.m. Saturday, Starbelly; 9 p.m. Sunday, Bryan, Mickey and Dana; 9 p.m. Monday, Mike McHenry; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jarflys. 132 Dock St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-0028.

BREWSTERS -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Tight Fit; 9 p.m. Saturday, Big Stuff. 303 E. Furnace Branch Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-760-5239.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8:30 p.m. today, Susan Werner and Steve Poltz; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Ralph Stanley; 7 p.m. Saturday, Karla Bonoff; 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Jazz Is Dead; 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Shannon McNally. 33 West St., Annapolis. Event prices vary. 410-268-4545.

SEAN DONLON'S -- 9 p.m. today, Tim Tempee; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Off the Boat; 9 p.m. Sunday, Alex and the Irish Rovers; 9 p.m. Monday, John Pyne; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Patrick and Dennis; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Michael O'Patricks. 37 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-1993.

SPUTNIK CAFE -- 7-9 p.m. today, Greg Freyman; 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Geoff Rohrbach; 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Archie and the Banjo Pickin' Cowboys. 1397 Generals Hwy., Crownsville. Free. 410-923-3775.

WOODFIRE -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Mark Desrochers; 9 p.m. Saturday, Eric Scott Duo. 580 Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park. Free. 410-315-8100.

Elsewhere in the Region KENNEDY CENTER -- 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays-Sundays, 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Dec. 1. The San Francisco Ballet performs works from George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Mark Morris and Helgi Tomasson. John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St. NW, the District. $26-$65. 202-416-8000.

-- Compiled by Eileen Rivers

The Anne Arundel Extra entertainment calendar lists events as space permits. Mail announcements and photos -- noting date, time, address, cost and phone number -- to Eileen Rivers, Anne Arundel Extra, The Washington Post, 3 Church Cir., Annapolis, Md. 21401-1902. You may also e-mail announcements to or fax them to 410-267-6972. Deadline is 14 days before publication.