Concerts MAD AGNES -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Performance by rock group. 333 Coffeehouse, Unitarian Universalist Church, 333 Dubois Rd., Annapolis. $10; students and seniors, $8. 443-786-0463 or

FRIDAY NIGHT COFFEEHOUSE -- 7 p.m. tomorrow. Rock concert geared toward college and high school students with performances by Bombing Adam, Short Bus Boys, Josh Einwechter Band and Locals Cover Group. Holy Grounds Coffee House, Community Center, Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. $7. 410-647-5843 or

TRIBUTE CONCERT -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Music by the Joe Byrd Quintet during Joe Byrd's Birthday Bash/Swing Into Spring in celebration of the late musician's birthday. Reservations required. Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West St., Annapolis. $20. 410-263-7777, Ext. 3411 or

ROB LEVIT TRIO -- Noon Wednesday. Performance by Annapolis-based jazz group. Garden Terrace, Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden, 580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-260-8189.


"FLORA AND FAUNA" -- 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. today and tomorrow, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 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. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, through June 6. Oil paintings by Christine Graefe Drewyer. Main St. Gallery, 109 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-2787 or

SPRING JURIED EXHIBITION -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, through June 6. Paintings and mixed-media works by Maryland Federation of Art members. 18 State Cir., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566 or

PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS AND MIXED MEDIA -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Sunday, 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. today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. 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. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday, through May 30. Handmade crafts from Third-World artisans; proceeds benefit the artists. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 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. through tomorrow. "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

For Children

DISCOVER NATURE -- 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. today. Nature walk, seasonal craft and story for children ages 3-5. Must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required. Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden, 580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis. $1. 410-260-8189.

CHILDREN'S ARTS FESTIVAL -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. 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

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

Lectures and Literature

GREAT HOUSES OF ANNAPOLIS -- 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Jean Russo, Historic Annapolis Foundation historian, talks about original owners of Annapolis's 18th-century Georgian homes. William Paca House, 186 Prince George St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7619 or

Sports and Recreation

KAYAKING TRIP -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Paddle along the Susquehanna River on Saturday and the South River on Sunday with guides from Amphibious Horizons. Bring bag lunch. Registration required. Amphibious Horizons, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. $80. 410-267-8742 or

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

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

JUG BAY WETLANDS -- 1-3 p.m. Saturday, the "Secret Life of Plants." Learn about plants that grow unusually tall and others that produce flying seeds. 2-4 p.m. Saturday, "Bugs 101," a lecture and demonstration about bugs. Reservations required. Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. $3; seniors and children 17 and younger, $2. 410-741-9330 or

HANCOCK'S RESOLUTION -- 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, butter-churning demonstrations. 2 p.m. Sunday, guided nature and wildflower walk with chief gardener Sue Betz. Sturdy shoes strongly recommended. Hancock's Resolution, 2795 Bayside Beach Rd., Pasadena. Free. Donations accepted. 410-255-4048.


"REBECCA" -- 8 p.m. today-Saturday. Stage adaptation of the novel by British writer Daphne du Maurier. Colonial Players, 108 East St., Annapolis. $8-$13. 410-268-7373 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 5 and younger, $5. 443-220-5755.

"THE SNEEZE" -- 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 3 p.m. Sunday, through May 29. 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 and students, $15. 410-268-1333 or

"JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT" -- 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 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


SPRING SALE -- 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, extended hours to 7 p.m. Thursday, 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

PIRATES OF THE CHESAPEAKE CRUISE -- 10:45-11:45 a.m. next Thursday-May 31. Games, music and tales of piracy by Billy Baye and his sidekick Grumpy Stumpy the Pirate Crab. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. $13; children 11 and younger, $8. 410-268-7601 or


49 WEST -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit Group; 9 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Swinging Swamis; 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Crab Grass; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Swing Brothers and Bill O'Hara; 8-11 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas; 8:30 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Greg Freyman. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Coal Palace Kings; 9 p.m. Saturday, Ross Nickerson and Company; 9 p.m. Wednesday, open microphone night. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

ARMADILLOS -- 9 p.m. today, Meg and Bryan; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Atomic Brown; 9 p.m. Saturday, K.O.E.; 9 p.m. Sunday, Bryan, Mickey and Dana; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jarflys. 132 Dock St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-0028.

KAUFMANN'S RESTAURANT -- 8 p.m. today, comedy night, stand-up comedy by Maureen O'Sullivan, Giovanni Diviachi, Larry XL, Ben Isaac and Rob Maher; 9 p.m. today, Joe Parsons; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Bob Wight; 9 p.m. Saturday, Matt McConville; 10 a.m. Sunday, Michelle Walker. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Comedy night, $5; others, free. 410-923-2005 or

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 10 p.m. today, Harry Traynham; 10 p.m. tomorrow, Invisible Band; 9 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville; 9 p.m. Monday, Dana B.; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Devine Intervention; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Brian and Company. 2 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-3323 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8 p.m. today, Nils Lofgren; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Janis Ian; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Taj Mahal Trio; 8 p.m. next Thursday, Hot Club of Cowtown. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

SEAN DONLON'S -- 9 p.m. today, Waken at Seven; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Off the Boat; 9 p.m. Sunday, Dan Haas; 9 p.m. Monday, Jake; 9 p.m. Tuesday, the Michael O'Patricks; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Irish K. Mack. 37 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-1993 or

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

Elsewhere in the Region

THE WORLD OF JERRY PINKNEY -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, extended hours through 8 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month. Through July 27. Original watercolors, drawings and illustrations of children's fairy tales, including "The Little Match Girl," "The Ugly Duckling" and "Journeys With Elijah" by Jerry Pinkney. The Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore. $8; seniors, $6; children 17 and younger, free. 410-547-9000 or

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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