FRIDAY NIGHT COFFEE HOUSE -- 7-11 p.m. tomorrow. Rock concert geared toward college and high school students featuring INVU, Uncle E's and Exposed by Light. Holy Grounds Youth Center, the Community Center, 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. $7. 410-647-5843 or

BAYSIDE BIG BAND -- 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Favorites from the big-band era. First in an eight-part Glen Burnie concert series. The Corcoran Pavilion, Glen Burnie Town Center, Crain Highway and Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard, Glen Burnie. Free. 410-647-0057.

AT THE AVALON -- 8 p.m. tomorrow, the Holmes Brothers; 8 p.m. Sunday, Catie Curtis; 8 p.m. next Thursday, Roomful of Blues. 40 E. Dover St., Easton. Prices vary. 410-820-8822 or

YOUTH CHOIR AND HANDBELL ENSEMBLE -- 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Forty-voice choir of sixth- through twelfth-graders from First Baptist Church of Greensboro, N.C. Heritage Baptist Church, 1740 Forest Dr., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-6680.


BALLET THEATRE OF MARYLAND SCHOOL -- 7 p.m. tomorrow, noon Saturday. Recital by students in the Ballet Theatre of Maryland school. Includes historical and contemporary dance. Part of the county Artworks all-arts celebration. 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, workshops and master classes in historical dance, jazz and ballet by Ballet Theatre of Maryland. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $10, recital; $15, workshops. 410-263-8289 or


"FLORAL DELICACIES" -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5:30 p.m. Sundays, extended hours, through 7 p.m. Thursdays. Sunday through June 20. Floral watercolors by Chieh-Nie Cherng. 1-3 p.m. Sunday, reception for artist. McBride Gallery, 215 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7077 or

"SMALL TO LARGE EXHIBIT: ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY JURIED EXHIBIT" -- Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, through June 20. Two- and three-dimensional and mixed-media works by Anne Arundel County artists. Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539 or

"SPUN TRANSFORMATIONS" -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday, through June 30. Woodturning works by Allen and Sherry Hockenbery. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 or

EXHIBITS AT MARYLAND HALL -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, through July 2. Paintings by members of the Annapolis Watercolor Club, Chaney Gallery; gouache and ink works by Arab American artist Helen Zughaib, AIR Gallery. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-5544 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

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.

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

For Children

KIDS 'N' KABOODLE -- Noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Face painting, live music, arts and crafts, food, petting zoo and a special appearance by Maryland Public Television's Bob the Vid Tech. Sponsored by the Chesapeake Children's Museum and the Annapolis Recreation and Parks Department. Weems-Whalen ballfields, Spa Road, Annapolis. Free. 410-990-1993 or

BOOK READING AND SIGNING -- 1-3 p.m. Sunday. Cliff Long will sign and read from his latest children's book, "Broadside Ben and the Big Brass Cannon," as the fictional pirate Captain Billy Baye. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540.

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

CHESAPEAKE CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE -- 7-9 p.m. next Thursday. Discussion of Bruce Catton's book "A Stillness at Appomattox," led by the Chesapeake Civil War Round Table. Room 219, Cade Center for Fine Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-2428 or

Sports and Recreation

WOMANSHIP SAILS -- 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Learn to sail a skipjack with Womanship, an Annapolis-based organization that teaches women and their families to sail. Call in advance for registration. The Cambridge Marina, High Street, Cambridge. $170. 410-267-6661 or

DEMOLITION DERBY DAY -- 7 p.m. Saturday. Local drivers compete in four demolition competitions. Winners vie in the championships. Includes food vendors selling hamburgers, hotdogs, seafood, drinks, snacks, funnel cakes, fries and onion rings. No coolers or alcohol allowed on grounds. Gates open at 4 p.m. Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, 1450 General's Hwy., Crownsville. $10; children 6-12, $5; children 5 and younger, free. 410-923-3400 or

CRUISE TO ST. MICHAELS -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday. Cruise to the historic town of St. Michaels with Watermark Cruises. Restaurants, shops and historic sights within walking distance. Includes complimentary admission to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. City Dock, Annapolis. $55; children 11 and younger, $27.50. 410-268-7601 or

KAYAKING -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Paddle along the Mattaponi Creek with guides from Amphibious Horizons. Kayaks and equipment provided. Amphibious Horizons, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. $60. 410-267-8742 or

CHAMPAGNE SAIL -- 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, through June 27. Sail on the schooner Liberte from Eastport's Chart House Restaurant to the Chesapeake Bay. Coffee, juice, champagne and freshly baked muffins served. Boards at 10:30 a.m. Departs dock at 11 a.m. Reservations required. Free parking. Includes music and a history of the Chesapeake Bay and the schooner Liberte. Chart House Restaurant, 222 Severn Ave., Chesapeake. $25; children 12 and younger, $15. 410-263-8234 or

SECRET GARDEN TOUR -- 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Tour of 14 privately owned gardens in the historic district of Annapolis. Sponsored by the Hammond Harwood House Association, 19 Maryland Ave., Annapolis. $25. 410-263-4683 or

BLUES CRUISE -- 8-11 p.m. Wednesday. Damian Einstein, WRNR radio personality, hosts this cruise featuring live music from singer/songwriter Deanna Bogart. Sponsored by Watermark Cruises. On board the Harbor Queen. City Dock, Annapolis. $32. 410-268-7601 or


"GYPSY" -- 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, then Thursdays-Sundays through June 26. Broadway musical performed by the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre about a stage mother and her relationship with her daughter. Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St., Annapolis. $10-$12. 410-268-9212 or

"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


GARAGE SALE -- 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. Community garage sale sponsored by the West Annapolis Civic Association. Proceeds support West Annapolis Elementary School PTA's efforts to improve the school playground. West Annapolis Elementary School, 210 Annapolis St., Annapolis. Free. 410-295-7393.

FIRST SUNDAY ARTS -- Noon Sunday. More than a dozen art vendors, gallery exhibits, live music and open houses sponsored by several West Street merchants, including 49 West Coffeehouse, Sean Donlon's Irish Pub and Restaurant, Rams Head Tavern and ARTFX gallery. Parking lot beside ARTFX gallery, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 or

Plan Ahead

CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL -- June 11-13 and 18-20. Various artists perform six chamber music concerts during the 19th annual Eastern Shore Chamber Music Festival. Events will be held in various place on the Eastern Shore including Easton, Chestertown, Royal Oak, St. Michaels and Queenstown. Eastern Shore Chamber Music Festival office, PO Box 461, Easton. Prices vary. 410-819-0380 or


49 WEST -- 8:30 p.m. today-Saturday, Rob Levit; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Gary and Leah; 8 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas with Bens Bones; 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, John Van Dyke. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Mercy Creek; 9 p.m. Saturday, June Star. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

CANCUN CANTINA -- 9 p.m. tomorrow Cedar Creek and Stiff Richard; 9 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Creek. 7501 Telegraph Rd., Hanover. Free. 410-761-6188 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8 p.m. today, Tim O'Brien; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Chris Smither; 7 p.m. Saturday, Nighthawks; 10 p.m. Saturday, John Eddie Band; 7 p.m. Sunday, Del McCoury Band; 6 and 9 p.m. Monday, Bacon Brothers; 6 and 9 p.m. Tuesday, Bacon Brothers; 8 p.m. Wednesday, Tommy Emmanuel. 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, GarryOwen; 9 p.m. Sunday, Alex and the Irish Rovers; 9 p.m. Monday, Jake; 9 p.m. Tuesday, the Michael O'Patricks; 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Dana B.; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Waken at Seven. 37 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-1993 or

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

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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