ANNAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Overture for Trombone and Strings, by Alan Hovhaness; Mozart's Horn Concerto No. 3; and Schumann's Symphony No. 2 in C Major. 7 p.m., with a free preconcert lecture. Conducted by Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Music Director Leslie B. Dunner. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $25 or $30; students, $10. 410-263-0907.

MUSIC FOR A CATHEDRAL -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Members of the Naval Academy concert band perform. Naval Academy Chapel, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis. Free. 410-293-0263.

CERULEAN GROOVE -- 8 p.m. Saturday. Combination of rock, blues, jazz, folk and groove from Baltimore-based Cerulean Groove. Borders Books & Music, 1115 Annapolis Mall, Annapolis. Free. 410-571-0923.

WRNR CONCERT -- 8 p.m. Saturday. Carbon Leaf plays a combination of jazz, Celtic, acoustic and electric rock. Historic Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover St., Easton. $15. 410-822-0345, or


THAT'S DANCING -- 9-11 p.m. tomorrow, open ballroom dance. 8-9 p.m., group class for beginners. That's Dancing Ballroom and Dancesport, 8610 Baltimore-Washington Blvd., Suite 203, Jessup. $12; $10 for open dance. 301-776-0085.

BALLROOM DANCING -- 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday. Open dance sponsored by the Davidsonville Dance Club. 7 p.m., class for beginner through intermediate dancers. Davidsonville Family Recreation Center, Queen Anne Bridge Rd., Davidsonville. $6. 301-262-8010.


MARYLAND HALL EXHIBITIONS -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, through Feb. 21. Wood and bronze sculptures from David Burch, Chaney Gallery; works from Anne Arundel County public school students in "The Observed World," A.I.R. and Hallway galleries. Artists receptions 4:30-6:30 p.m. tomorrow. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-5544.

"MEMBERS' BEST" -- 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, 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. Sunday through Thursday, and 6 a.m.-noon Friday and Saturday, through Feb. 2. Color and black and white photography of the East Coast and Canada by photographer Doug Coulson. Hard Bean Coffee and Booksellers, 36 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-8770.

QUIET WATERS PARK -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 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. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, ongoing. Marine art, including the latest print by John M. Barber, "Evening Sail," and original oils by Willard Bond. 110 Dock St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-4100, or

LIZ LIND -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 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. Tuesday-Sunday, extended hours from 7-8 p.m. Friday, through Feb. 22. Paintings, drawings and prints by American artist Milton Avery. Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2556.

MARYLAND FEDERATION OF ART -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays; runs 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.

"DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS BY GERARD A. VALERIO" -- 8:30 a.m.-7:45 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m.-midnight Tuesday and Wednesday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-midnight Sunday, through May 11. Landscapes, portraits and still lifes from Annapolis artist Gerard Valerio. Lillian Vanous Nutt Room, Greenfield Library, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2556.

ARTFX -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday, through Jan. 30. Art photography from David Valdez, former White House photographer and vice president with Annapolis digital photography company Blue Pixel. The gallery also houses an ongoing exhibit of sculpture, paintings, drawings and jewelry from local, national and international artists. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540.

CHESAPEAKE PHOTO GALLERY -- 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday through Friday, and 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, ongoing. Photographs of the Chesapeake Bay from David Hawxhurst, Paul Pobiak, Vince Lupo, Roger Miller, Pat Vojtech, Terry Olsen and John Bildahl. Chesapeake Photo Gallery, 92 Maryland Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-431-7070.

BEVERLY LOGAN -- 6-11:30 p.m., Thursdays-Saturdays, 5-10 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 8. Shots of Annapolis and New York from local photographer Beverly Logan. Colonial Players, 108 East St., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566.

PHOTO EXHIBIT -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, extended hours 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Monday through Feb. 26. "Photography Now/Anne Arundel County," curated by Jaromir Stephany, photographer and instructor at University of Maryland Baltimore County. Gallery talk, noon-1 p.m. Wednesday. Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-7028.

Film "LES PARAPLUIES DE CHERBOURG" -- 7 p.m. Wednesday. A 1964 musical romantic-comedy by Jacques Demy. In French, with English subtitles. Sponsored by the Alliance Francaise d'Annapolis Cine Club, the Friends of St. John's College and the St. John's College Film Society. Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539.

For Children

WINTER STORYLAND -- 10 a.m. Wednesdays, through Feb. 12 and 7 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 13. Storytime for preschoolers includes music and an arts and crafts project. Linthicum Public Library, 400 Shipley Rd., Linthicum. Free. 410-222-6265.

Lectures and Literature

POETRY READING -- 2-3 p.m. Sunday. St. John's College tutor emeritus Elliot Zuckerman will read poems from the book "The Shape of an Ear." Registration requested. St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free 410-626-2556.

EXHIBITION, LECTURE AND FAMILY PROGRAM -- 3:30-5 p.m. Sunday. Thirty-minute tour of St. John's College exhibition, "Milton Avery Revisited, Works from the Louis and Annette Kaufman Collection," by art educator Lucinda Edinberg. Event includes workshop for children. Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2556.

"THE POLITICAL FOUNDATIONS OF MODERNITY" -- 8:15 p.m. tomorrow. Lecture from St. John's College tutor Henry Higuera. Francis Scott Key Auditiorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539.

JERRY MIRSKIN -- 4:30 p.m. next Thursday. Poet Jerry Mirskin reads several selections from his works. Sponsored by the Washington College Sophie Kerr Committee. Sophie Kerr Room, Miller Library, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-2800, or

Sports and Recreation

DITTY BAG MAKING WORKSHOP -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Learn the basics of canvas work while creating a traditional sailor's marlinspike bag. Registration required. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, St. Michaels. $80; members, $70. 410-745-2916, or

USNA WALKING TOUR -- 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday, through March 31. Take a tour of the Naval Academy. U.S. Naval Academy, 121 Blake Rd., Annapolis. $6.50; seniors, $5.50; students, $4.50. 410-263-6933.

OAR-MAKING WORKSHOP -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Last day of three-day workshop. Learn how to lay out, cut, shape and finish a Douglas fir oar. All materials and tools included. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, St. Michaels. $100; members, $60. 410-745-2916, or


"THE MERRY WIDOW" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Jan. 30-Feb. 1 and 2 p.m. Sunday. Anne Arundel Community College Opera presents Franz Lehar's operetta about a rich widow who takes a trip to Paris in pursuit of another love not long after her husband dies. Pascal Center for the Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $10; seniors, $9; AACC students and employees, $8. 410-777-7260.

MEMORIES OF ELVIS -- 7:30 p.m. today. Michael Hoover re-creates the excitement of a live Elvis performance during this show. Chesapeake Music Hall, 339 Busch's Frontage Rd., Annapolis. $21; $18 in advance. 410-626-7515, or

Plan Ahead

"PASTA, PUCCINI, VERDI AND FRIENDS" -- 7 p.m. Feb. 21 and 23. Italian food and Italian music during this fundraiser for the Annapolis Opera. Arias sung by Scott Priest, Lori Lind, Lori Hultgran and Jose Sacin. Radisson Hotel, 210 Holiday Ct., Annapolis. $55; members, $50. 410-267-8135, or


49 WEST -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit Group; 9 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Susan Jones Quartet; 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Her, Him and I; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, the Swing Brothers; 8-11 p.m. Sunday, Jonathan Stone Quartet; 8-11 p.m. Monday, Dan Hass with Bens Bones; 7:30-10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Greg Freyman; 8:30 p.m.-midnight Wednesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 8:30 p.m.-midnight 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. 410-280-6456.

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. today, The Shantee; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Stephanson, Mitchell and Previti. 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, Evil Genius; 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.

BELLA'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Up The Ante; 9 p.m. Saturday, Rock Candy. Free. 1374 Cape St. Claire Rd., Annapolis. 410-757-5122.

BREWSTERS -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Slip; 9 p.m. Saturday, Bloo Stoo. 303 E. Furnace Branch Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-760-5239.

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.

CANCUN CANTINA -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Southern Fried; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Joe Reed and Heartland. 7501 Old Telegraph Rd., Hanover. Free. 410-761-6188.

CHESHIRE CRAB -- 7 p.m. tomorrow, John Van Dyke; 7 p.m. Saturday, Wayne Graham. 1701 Poplar Ridge Rd., Pasadena. Free. 410-360-2220.

EASTPORT CLIPPER -- 9 p.m. today, Procrastinators; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Jarflys; 9 p.m. Saturday, No Pets for Noah; 8 p.m. Monday, Bayside Big Band; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Chappy Cherry Jump; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Karaoke; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Lloyd Dobbler Effect. 400 Sixth St., Annapolis. $4-$5. 410-280-6400.

HEROES -- 10 p.m. tomorrow, Neils Laundry; 10 p.m. Saturday, Jon and Mark. 1 Riverview Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-573-1996.

JETTY -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Sunny Isle Blues Band. 201 Wells Cove Rd., Grasonville. $3. 410-827-4959.

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 10 p.m. today, Van Dyke and Glaser; 10 p.m. tomorrow, Music Room; 10 p.m. Saturday, Ben's Bones; 9 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Mike Mincin; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Monterey Pop; 10 p.m. next Thursday, Harry Traynham. 2 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-3323.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8:30 p.m. today, Jorma Kaukonen; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Cheryl Wheeler; 7 p.m. Saturday, O'Malley's March; 6:30 and 9 p.m. Diane Schur; 8:30 p.m. Monday, Patty Griffin; 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Amy Rigby with Freedy Johnston; 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Meg Murray and Angie Miller. 33 West St., Annapolis. Event prices vary. 410-268-4545.

SEAN DONLON'S -- 9 p.m. today, Dana B.; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Off the Boat; 9 p.m. Sunday, Alex and the Irish Rovers; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Irish K. Mach. 37 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-1993.

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

Elsewhere In the Region

"STOMP" -- 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and next Thursday, 5 and 9 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2, and 7 p.m. Feb. 2. Dancing and percussion in a unique show. Lyric Opera House, 140 West Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore. $30.50-$49. 410-481-7328, or

PAPER MARATHON -- 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. For the experienced papermaker. Spend the day making paper with the assistance of papermaking expert Mary Ashton. Pyramid Atlantic, 6001 Sixty-Sixth Ave., Suite 103, Riverdale. $95; members, $80. 301-459-7154, or

-- 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 Circle, Annapolis, Md. 21401-1902. You may also e-mail announcements to or fax them to 410-267-6972. Deadline is 14 days before publication.