BEETHOVEN PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2 -- 8 p.m. today and tomorrow, 11 a.m. Saturday. Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. $20-$75. 410-783-8000.
HEIDI PRAFF -- 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, through June 24. Recent paintings from Praff, a studio art teacher at Howard High School, who has been teaching painting and drawing for more than 20 years. Reception, 5-7 p.m. June 5. HCC Art Gallery, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. Free. 410-772-4512.
STUDENT EXHIBIT -- 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, through June 11. Students from Wilde Lake High School present "Visions From Wilde Eyes," a photography exhibit. Slayton House Gallery, Wilde Lake Village Green, 10451 Twin Rivers Rd., Columbia. Free. 410-730-3987.
WATERCOLORS AND PHOTOGRAPHY -- 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, through June 14. Lynn Ferris of West Virginia and Natalie Harvey of Columbia display their work. Slayton House Gallery, Wilde Lake Village Green, 10451 Twin Rivers Rd., Columbia. Free. 410-730-3987.
"CLOSE TO HOME" -- 11 a.m.-5 :30 p.m. weekdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, through June 4. Barbara Steinacker shows her paintings. Artists' Gallery, American City Building, 10227 Wincopin Cir., Columbia. 410-740-8249.
"CIVIL WAR: OLD MEN IN BLUE AND GRAY" -- 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through June 21. Artifacts and information about veterans returning from the Civil War and the role they played in the history of Maryland. B&O Railroad Museum, 2711 Maryland Ave., Ellicott City. $5; students and seniors, $4; 12 and younger, $3; 2 and younger, free. 410-461-1944 or www.ecbo.org.
ART OF THE AGES -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, through Sept. 4. "Golden Blessings of Old Age/Out of the Mouth of Babes," an artistic exploration of the two poles of human existence through 250 works. American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy., Baltimore. $9; seniors, students and children, $6. 410-244-1900.
"NASCAR 3-D: THE IMAX EXPERIENCE" -- Shown on an eight-story-tall screen with digital sound, a new movie narrated by actor Kiefer Sutherland provides an insider's perspective on NASCAR racing. Show times, which run through August, are available online or by phone. Maryland Science Center, 601 Light St., Baltimore. Movie only, $7.50, $9 after 6 p.m.; movie and science center admission, $10. 410-685-5225 or www.mdsci.org and click on "Shows."
"BATBOY, THE MUSICAL" -- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through June 26. A pop-rock musical with a deeper message regarding discrimination and tolerance. Based on the book by Keith Farley and Brian Flemming, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe. Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre, 817 St. Paul St., Baltimore. $12. 410-752-1225 or www.spotlighters.org.
GHOST TOURS -- 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through November. "Ye Haunted History of Old Ellicott City" is told through a tour down Historic Main Street. Sponsored by Howard County Tourism Inc. Meet at Main Street Visitor Center, 8267 Main St., Ellicott City. 410-313-1900 or www.visithowardcounty.com.
NATIONAL AQUARIUM -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays. 501 E. Pratt St., Baltimore. $17.50; 60 and older, $14.50; 3-11, $9.50; 2 and younger, free. 410-576-3800 or www.aqua.org.
-- Compiled by ALICIA CYPRESS
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