FRIDAY NIGHT COFFEEHOUSE -- 7-11 p.m. tomorrow. Rock concert for college and high school students featuring Uncle E's, 3 Prong Outlet and Avenli. The Community Center, Holy Grounds Youth Center, 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. $7. 410-647-5843 or

"A SWING 'N' SINGFEST" -- 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Anne Arundel Community College vocal jazz ensemble conducted by Douglas Byerly and college music coordinator Raymond A. Ascione. Pascal Center for the Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $7; seniors, $5; students, $3. 410-777-2218 or

"LET'S CELEBRATE" -- 4 p.m. Sunday. The All Children's Chorus of Annapolis performs with concert pianist Brian Ganz and Metropolitan Opera baritone Jason Stearns. Reception follows performance. Unitarian Universalist Church, 333 Dubois Rd., Annapolis. $20. 410-263-9191 or

PETE LOUIS AND COMPANY -- Noon Wednesday. Oldies performed during lunchtime music series. Garden Terrace, Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden, 580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-260-8189.


CONTRA DANCE -- 8-11 p.m. Saturday. Dance featuring Susan Taylor calling to the music of Brave New Whirl. Lesson for beginners, 7:30 p.m. Fraternal Order of Police Hall, 1311 Generals Hwy., Crownsville. $9; members, $7. 410-451-1791 or


"FLORA AND FAUNA" -- 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through May 23. Photographs of flowers, butterflies and other spring images by Laren Leonard. Chesapeake Photo Gallery, 92 Maryland Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-0050 or

SOLO EXHIBIT -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays-Fridays, and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, through June 6. Oil paintings by Christine Graefe Drewyer. Opening reception, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Main St. Gallery, 109 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-2787 or

SPRING JURIED EXHIBITION -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, through June 6. Paintings and mixed-media works by Maryland Federation of Art members. Reception, 6-8 p.m. next Thursday; awards, 7 p.m. 18 State Cir., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566 or

PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS AND MIXED MEDIA -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays, through June 20. Sculpture by Mark Oxman, paintings and drawings by Laura and Ken Conley, mixed-media work by Pat Kabore. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Dr., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-0474.

"THE ART OF OUR CHILDREN" -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Friday and Saturday, through May 22. Works exhibited by students from Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne's and Talbot counties. Academy Art Museum, 106 South St., Easton. Free. 410-822-2787 or

FAIR TRADE CRAFTS -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays, runs Saturday through May 30. Handmade crafts from third-world artisans; proceeds directly benefit the artists. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 or


COMMUNITY EXHIBIT -- Noon-5 p.m. today through Sunday. Ceramics, paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, textiles and photographs from community members. Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2556 or

NAVAL UNIFORMS -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, through Aug. 31. Exhibit of midshipman uniforms and insignia, including a reproduction of an 1845 dress uniform. Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center, U.S. Naval Academy, 121 Blake Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-293-6933 or

MARYLAND HALL EXHIBITS -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, through May 21. "Black and White Response," works by Edward Brown, Carson Fox, Talia Greene and Susan Ferrari Rowley in black and white, Chaney Gallery; "Artists of the Providence Center," works by disabled adults, AIR and Hallway galleries; and outdoor sculpture by Bill Wood. Maryland Hall Gallery, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-5544 or

CERAMICS EXHIBIT -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through tomorrow. Works by 13 Anne Arundel Community College students. Sponsored by the Keramos Society. Gallery, Pascal Center for the Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-7405 or

For Children

PIRATE ADVENTURES -- 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Children can take a 75-minute cruise along the Severn River and learn about the Chesapeake Bay's pirate history. Sponsored by Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake. Annapolis City Marina, 410 Severn Ave., Annapolis. $16; children 3 and younger, $8. 443-398-6270 or

Sports and Recreation

KAYAKING -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Paddle along Tuckahoe Creek with guides from Amphibious Horizons. Bring bag lunch. Reservations required. Amphibious Horizons, 600 Quiet Waters Park Dr., Annapolis. $80. 410-267-8742 or

AT JUG BAY WETLANDS -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Spring flowers. Hike the woods of the Glendening Nature Preserve to admire bloodroot, trout lily and spring beauty flowers. 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. $3; seniors, children 18 and younger, $2. 410-741-9330 or

MODEL BOAT SHOW -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Steamboat models, skipjacks with working sails, speedboats, tugs and other radio-controlled miniatures in the first Maritime Model Exposition. Sponsored by the North American Steamboat Modelers Association. Displays and food included. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, St. Michaels. $10; seniors, $9; children 6-17, $5; children 5 and younger, free. 410-745-2916 or

GARDENER'S WORKSHOP -- Noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Sponsored by Anne Arundel Community College. Registration required. Hancock's Resolution, 2795 Bayside Beach Rd., Pasadena. $31. 410-777-2325 or

BEEKEEPING -- 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Learn about beekeeping and the insects' effect on the environment from bee expert Marie Lovelace. Hancock's Resolution, 2795 Bayside Beach Rd., Pasadena. Free. 410-777-7259.


"REBECCA" -- 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, through May 22. Stage adaptation of the novel by British writer Daphne du Maurier. Colonial Players, 108 East St., Annapolis. $8-$13. 410-268-7373 or

"THE SNEEZE" -- 8 p.m. today and tomorrow, 3 p.m. Sunday. Seven Anton Chekov comedies performed by the Bay Theatre Company including "Alien Corn," "Plots" and "The Proposal." Bay Theatre Company, 275 West St., Annapolis. $20; seniors, $15. 410-268-1333 or

"42ND STREET" -- 7 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Students at Ridgeway Elementary school perform their version of this Broadway musical. Ridgeway Elementary School, 1440 Evergreen Rd., Severn. $7; students five and younger, $5. 443-220-5755.

"JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT" -- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, through July 10. The biblical story of Joseph, his 13 brothers and his coat of many colors. Chesapeake Music Hall, 339 Busch's Frontage Rd., Annapolis. $32-$35; children 4-12, $25. No children younger than 4 admitted. 410-626-7515 or


"MEMORIES OF ELVIS" -- 7:30 p.m. today. Michael Hoover performs tribute show to the late rock idol. Includes buffet. Chesapeake Music Hall, 339 Busch's Frontage Rd., Annapolis. $35. 410-626-7515 or

COMEDY NIGHT -- 8 p.m. next Thursday. Stand-up comedy by Maureen O'Sullivan, Giovanni Diviachi, Larry XL, Ben Isaac and Rob Maher. Kaufmann's Restaurant, 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. $5. 410-923-2005 or

SPRING SALE -- 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, extended hours to 7 p.m. Thursdays, through May 29. Resale shop sale benefits the Hospice of the Chesapeake. Chesapeake Treasures, 558-D Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park. Free. 410-384-9260.

Plan Ahead

CHILDREN'S ARTS FESTIVAL -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 22. Arts and crafts, face painting, marionettes and performances by Academy Art Museum students and instructor. Academy Art Museum, 106 South St., Easton. Free. 410-822-2787 or

SPRING FLING -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 22. Crafts, games and guest speakers. Sponsored by Shady Side Elementary School. Shady Side Kiwanis Club, Snug Harbor Road, Shady Side. Free. 410-867-1981.

CRAFT SHOW -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 22. More than 50 South County craft, food and drink vendors to benefit various Lions Club charities. Rain date, May 23. Main Street, Galesville. Free. 301-735-5400 or 410-867-1234.

MAX MURRAY AND FRIENDS -- 4 p.m. May 23. Annapolis jazz bassist Max Murray performs with New Orleans pianist Doug Bickel, drummer Frank Russo and saxophonist Pete BarenBregge in tribute to Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder, Burt Bacharach and others. Unitarian Universalist Church, 333 Dubois Rd., Annapolis. $20. 410-266-8044 or


49 WEST -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Rob Levit Group; 8 and 10 p.m. tomorrow, Tom Lagana; 9 and 10 p.m. Saturday, Joe and Steve Abshire; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Swing Brothers, 7-10 p.m. Sunday, Saucy Bills; 8-11 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas with Ben's Bones; 8:30 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 7:30-10:30 Wednesday, Godfrey Jung Duo. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, The Remnants; 9 p.m. Saturday, Delaware Rag. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

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

KAUFMANN'S RESTAURANT -- 9 p.m. today and Saturday, Ray Wroten; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Mike Butler; 10 a.m. Sunday, Michelle Rogers; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Joe Parsons. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005 or

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 10 p.m. today, Van Dyke and Glaser; 10 p.m. tomorrow, Sam Gunderson and Cactus Groove; 10 p.m. Saturday, Invisible Band; 9 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville; 9 p.m. Monday, Jake Phillips; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Frank Braccia; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Neal Bumgarner. 2 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-3323 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 7 p.m. today, Christopher Cross; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Sondre Lerche; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, the Tubes; 7 p.m. Sunday, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage; noon Sunday, Schooner Fare; 8 p.m. Monday, Pushstars; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and next Thursday, Nils Lofgren. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

SEAN DONLON'S -- 9 p.m. today, Dan Haas; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Dogs Among the Bushes; 9 p.m. Sunday, Michael O'Patricks; 9 p.m. Monday, Jake; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Michael O'Patricks; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jake. Free. 410-263-1993 or

WOODFIRE -- 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Guacomo; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dana B. 580 Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park. Free. 410-315-8100.

Elsewhere in the Region

CREATING LANDSCAPES -- 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. tomorrow. Symposium includes gardening lectures, landscape tours, lunch and demonstrations. Sponsored by Adkins Arboretum. Talbot County Historical Society, 25 S. Washington St., Easton. $70. 410-634-2847 or

"SPRING MIX" -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, through May 29. Landscapes by Chestertown resident Marcy Ramsey. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Rd., Ridgley. Free. 410-634-2847 or

"RHYTHM ON PAPER" -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., first Thursday of every month. Brian Pinkney illustrations depict aspects of African American culture. The Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore. $8; seniors, $6; students, $5. 410-547-9000 or

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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