ORCHESTRAL CONCERT -- 8 p.m. Jan. 10. Works from the Hungarian Orchestra. Chesapeake College, Routes 50 and 213, Wye Mills. $25. 410-827-5867.


BALLROOM -- 6:30-9 p.m. today, Tuesday and next Thursday. Learn to ballroom dance during this lesson for beginners sponsored by the Goddard Dance Club. Davidsonville Dance Club, Queen Anne's Bridge Road, Davidsonville. $40, plus one-time $8 membership fee. 301-262-8010.


MEMBERS' BEST -- 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; through Feb. 24. Watercolors, oils and sculpture by Queen Anne's County Arts Council members. Prospect Bay Country Club, 311-A Prospect Bay Dr. west, Grasonville. Free. 410-758-2520.

DOUG COULSON -- 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays; 6 a.m.-noon Fridays-Saturdays; through Feb. 2. Black-and-white and color photography of the East Coast and Canada from photographer Doug Coulson. Opening reception, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Hard Bean Coffee and Booksellers, 36 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-8770.

QUIET WATERS PARK -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Fridays; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; through Feb. 9. Works from Donna Fink, Stephanie Nadolski, Virginia Carlsen and Jonnie Stanton-Friedman. Willow and Garden Cafe Galleries, Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1777.

ANNAPOLIS MARINE ART GALLERY -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon-6 p.m. Sundays; ongoing. Marine art, including latest print by 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. Sponsored by 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; through February. Original works by the Annapolis artist in her exhibition "Pleasing Perennials." West Annapolis Gallery, 108 Annapolis St., Annapolis. Free. 410-295-6880, or

"MILTON AVERY REVISITED: WORKS FROM THE LOUIS AND ANNETTE KAUFMAN COLLECTION" -- Noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays; extended hours (7-8 p.m.) Fridays; opens Tuesday; through Feb. 22. Still-life, landscape and portrait paintings, drawings and prints from Milton Avery. St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2556.

BURCH SCULPTURES -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 21. Works from G. David Burch. Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 10. Chaney Gallery, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-5544.

MARYLAND FEDERATION OF ART -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays; opens Saturday; through Feb. 2. Photographs from Laura DeNardo and oil paintings from Juliana Anzalone. Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, 18 State Cir., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566.

HISTORICAL EXHIBIT -- 6:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Mondays; 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; opens tomorrow; through Dec. 31. Photography exhibit traces University of Maryland Baltimore's development. Third floor, Miller Senate Office Building, 11 Bladen St., Annapolis. Free. 410-706-3801.

For Children

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

Lectures and Literature

CHESAPEAKE WAR ROUND-TABLE -- 7-9 p.m. next Thursday. Lecture and discussion about female soldiers in disguise who fought during the Civil War. Room 207, Cade Center for Fine Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-2428.

"ANTIGONE" -- 8:15 p.m. Jan. 10. St. John's College tutor Jonathan Badger discusses Sophocles's "Antigone." Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539.

Sports and Recreation

USNA WALKING TOURS -- 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sundays, through March 31. Take a tour of the U.S. Naval Academy. Tours start at the academy visitor center. U.S. Naval Academy, 121 Blake Rd., Annapolis. $6.50; seniors, $5.50; students, $4.50. 410-263-6933.


"GOTTA SING, GOTTA DANCE" -- 1 p.m. Wednesdays; 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays; starts Saturday; through Feb. 15. Excerpts from several Chesapeake Music Hall shows, including "A Chorus Line," "42nd Street," "Grease," and "Hello, Dolly!" Includes buffet dinner. Doors open two hours before the show. Chesapeake Music Hall, 339 Busch's Frontage Rd., Annapolis. $30.50-$33.50. 410-626-7515.

Plan Ahead

WASHINGTON SYMPHONIC BRASS -- 7 p.m. Jan. 14. The Washington Symphonic Brass performs Gustav Holst's "The Planets." St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Church Circle, Annapolis. $20; students, $10. 410-263-1906.

SOAPMAKING WORKSHOP -- 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 11. Learn to make soap using everyday ingredients from Mulberry Tree Soapworks owner Anne Carlino. Materials provided by instructor. Class size limited to 12. Reservations required by Wednesday. Queen Anne's County Arts Council, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. $55; members, $50. 410-758-2520.


49 WEST -- 8:30 p.m. today, Rob Levit Group; 8 p.m. tomorrow, Mary Byrd Brown Project; 9 p.m. Saturday, Lisa Moscatiello; 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Blue Rhythm Boys; 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 8:30 p.m. next Thursday, Rob Levit Group. 49 West St., Annapolis. Event prices vary. 410-626-9796.

ACME BAR AND GRILL -- 9 p.m. today, The Geckos; 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. Tuesday, Doug Segree; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Troy's Underground. 163 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-6486.

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Angie Miller and Meg Murray; 9 p.m. Saturday, Radio Mosaic. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779.

ARMADILLOS -- 9 p.m. today, Meg and Bryan; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Atomic Brown; 9 p.m. Saturday, Lamp; 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.

CAFE ORLEANS -- 8-11 p.m. Saturday, the Gliders; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Unified Jazz Ensemble. 125 Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis. $2. 410-263-9120.

CHESHIRE CRAB -- 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, Chuck Defontes; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Stan Whittaker. 1701 Poplar Ridge Rd., Pasadena. Free. 410-360-2220.

EASTPORT CLIPPER -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Cherry Jump; 9 p.m. Saturday, Linwood Battle and Woody's Lounge. 400 Sixth St., Annapolis. $4-$5. 410-280-6400.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Davinci's Notebook; 7 p.m. Saturday, Grey Eye Glances; 7 p.m. Sunday, Dean Rosenthal and the Resophonics; 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sean Kelly and Tom Askins. 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, Michael O'Patricks; 9 p.m. Monday, John Pyle; 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 p.m. Saturday, Barrelhouse Brawl; 7 p.m. next Thursday, Redwine Jazz Band. 1397 Generals Hwy., Crownsville. Free. 410-923-3775.

SURFSIDE 7 -- 9 p.m. Sunday, Latin Night. 48 South River Rd., Edgewater. Free. 410-956-8075.

WOODFIRE -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Mike McHenry; 8:30 p.m.-midnight Saturday, The Duece. 580 Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park. Free. 410-315-8100.

Elsewhere in the Region

JAPANESE PRINTS -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, extended hours through 8 p.m. the first Thursday of every month. Japanese prints of Kabuki theater heroes and villains by 18th- and 19th-century Japanese printmaker Toyokuni III. Walters At Museum, 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore. $8; seniors, $6; students 18-25, $5; children 17 and younger, free. 410-547-9000.

-- 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.