DAVID BACH CONSORTIUM -- 7 p.m. today. Jazz. Part of Queen Anne's County Arts Council's Thursdays in the Park concert series. Kent Manor Inn, Route 8 south, Stevensville. Free. 410-758-2520 or

SINATRA AND BARBERSHOP -- 7:30-9 p.m. tomorrow. Richie G performs Sinatra covers and Sons of the Severn perform traditional barbershop. Glen Burnie Town Center, Crain Highway and Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard. Free. 410-647-0057.

RICK HESTER -- 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. Rock-and-roll and folk. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Easton Farmers Market, North Harrison Street, Easton. Free. 410-820-8822 or

ANNAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- 3-5 p.m. Sunday. Mini-concerts performed by sections of the orchestra. First in the orchestra's Symphony Sundays series. Center Court, Westfield Shoppingtown Annapolis, 2002 Annapolis Mall Rd. Free. 410-269-1132 or

BALTIMORE SYMPHONIC BAND -- 6 p.m. Sunday. Marches. Linthicum Park, Benton Avenue, Linthicum. Free. 410-859-3308.

NAVAL ACADEMY BAND CONCERT -- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Top 40 and rhythm and blues performed by the Naval Academy's Electric Brigade. City Dock, Annapolis. Free. 410-293-0263 or


CHANGING FOCUS DANCE -- 8-11:30 p.m. tomorrow. Dance to music by the Fabulous Hubcaps. Sponsored by Changing Focus, a Severna Park-based support group for adults dealing with divorce, separation or the loss of a spouse. Blob's Park, 8024 Blob's Park Rd., Jessup. $25. 410-721-0992 or


FOLK ART -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays, through July 30. Paintings by Maryland folk artist Jimmy Reynolds. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 or

MARINE ART -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Sundays, ongoing. Paintings by John Barber, Willard Bond, Keith Reynolds and John Stobart. Annapolis Marine Art Gallery, 110 Dock St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-4100 or

POTOMAC WATERCOLORISTS -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Mondays, Wednesday through Aug. 1. Works by members of the Potomac Watercolorists. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-444-1777.

"HELIOTROPE BOUQUET 6" -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, extended hours 6-9 p.m. Mondays, through July 16. Mixed-media works by members of the Anne Arundel County community. Gallery, Cade Center for Fine Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-7028 or

MEMBERS' EXHIBITION -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, through July 31. Watercolors, oils, film, ceramics, sculpture, mixed media, jewelry and photography by members of the Academy Art Museum. Academy Art Museum, 106 South St., Easton. Suggested admission: $2; ages 12-18, $1. Wednesdays, free. 410-822-2787 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


FILM AT KINDER FARM PARK -- Dusk tomorrow. "Looney Tunes: Back in Action." Part of BG & E's Free Friday Flicks. Event includes children's activities and giveaways. Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd., Millersville. Free. 410-222-6115.

For Children

"AROUND THE WORLD WITH CRAFTS" -- 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Monday-next Friday. Children ages 5 to 12 will create crafts relating to Asian, Australian, Guatemalan and Ecuadorean culture. Michaels arts and crafts store, 2309-B Forest Dr., Annapolis; 16 Mountain Rd., Glen Burnie; and 7665 Arundel Mills Blvd., Hanover. 443-285-0808.

"GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS" -- 11:30 a.m. today. The Lost Caravan Children's Theatre Troupe performs musical version of the children's fairy tale. Includes peanut butter and jelly sandwich or hot dog lunch. Chesapeake Music Hall, 339 Busch's Frontage Rd., Annapolis. $12. 410-626-7515 or

BIKE HIKE -- 9:30 a.m. next Thursday. Bicycle trek around Annapolis to historic and cultural sites for children in grades two through five and their parents. Helmets required. Leaves from Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. $10. 410-990-1993 or

PIRATE ADVENTURES -- 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, ongoing. 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

FAMILY OUTREACH NETWORK LECTURE -- 1 p.m. Tuesday. Child psychologist Lou Aymard discusses the signs of emotional distress in children. Part of Anne Arundel Community College's brown bag lunch series. Room 104, Anne Arundel Community College, Arundel Mills campus, 7009 Arundel Mills Cir., Hanover. Free. 410-777-2159 or

Sports and Recreation

CRUISE TO ST. MICHAELS -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturdays and Mondays. Two-hour cruise includes lunch, sightseeing and shopping. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. Saturday, $45; age 11 and younger, $22. Monday, $55; age 11 and younger, $25. 410-268-7601 or

ST. MARGARET'S ANNUAL JOUST -- 12:30-4 p.m. Saturday. Crafts, pony rides, games, food, music and jousting competitions. St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 1601 Pleasant Plains Rd., Annapolis. $5 per car; walk-ins, $2. 410-974-0200 or

KAYAKING -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Paddle along South River with Amphibious Horizons guides. Registration required. Amphibious Horizons, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. $60. 410-267-8742 or

DAMIEN'S BLUES CRUISE -- 8-11 p.m. Wednesday. Tom Principato performs during cruise of the Harbor Queen. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. $27. 410-268-7601 or


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


BEACH PARTY -- 6-10 p.m. next Thursday. Party to raise awareness and money for the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse Project. Includes live music, dinner, silent auction and raffle. Phillip Merrill Environmental Center, 6 Herndon Ave., Annapolis. $40. 410-295-0104.

Plan Ahead

"THE EARLY MUSIC OF MARYLAND" -- 7-8:15 p.m. next Thursday. Music scholar David K. Hildebrand lectures about Maryland's musical history from 1634 to 1814. Hammond-Harwood House, 19 Maryland Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-4683.

"AMELIA'S JOURNEY: THE CREATION OF A RELUCTANT CELEBRITY" -- 8 p.m. July 16, 17, 23 and 24, 3 p.m. July 18 and 25. Musical chronicles the relationship between Amelia Earhart and her publicist, George Putnam, from 1928 to her disappearance in 1937. Studio Theatre, Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $17; members, $14. 410-636-6597 or or


49 WEST -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Swing Brothers; 8-11 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas; 8:30 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday, John Van Dyke. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. today, Eric Hisaw; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Commonbond; 9 p.m. Saturday, Leah Morgan Band. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

CANCUN CANTINA -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Laughing Colors; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Crazy Horse. 7501 Telegraph Rd., Hanover. Free. 410-761-6188 or

CHESHIRE CRAB -- 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, Chuck Defontes; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Mark Desrochers. 1701 Poplar Ridge Rd., Pasadena. Free. 410-360-2220.

KAUFMANN'S RESTAURANT -- 9 p.m. today, Ray Wroten; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Fran Scuderi; 9 p.m. Saturday, Tony Denikos; 10 p.m. Sunday, Michelle. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 7:30 p.m. today, the Searchers; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, John Gorka; 7 p.m. Saturday, Todd Snider; 9 p.m. Sunday, Cracker Acoustic Duo; 6 p.m. Sunday, Slim Man CD release party; 8 p.m. Wednesday, Tony Furtado; 6 and 9 p.m. next Thursday, David Cassidy. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

SEAN DONLON'S -- 9 p.m. today, Wakin' at Seven; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Off the Boat; 9 p.m. Sunday, Michael O'Patricks; 9 p.m. Monday, Jake; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Wakin' at Seven; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dana B.; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Tim Tempee. 37 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-1993 or

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

Elsewhere in the Region

"COPENHAGEN" -- 8 p.m. today and tomorrow, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Tony Award-winning play explores the 1941 meeting between German physicist Werner Heisenberg and Danish scientist Niels Bohr at the beginning of World War II. Olney Theatre Center for the Arts, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. $15-$36. 301-924-4485 or

GARDEN MAINTENANCE -- 10 a.m.-noon July 17. Learn how to maintain your summer garden and use organic non-synthetic systems to rid the garden of pests. Registration required by Wednesday. Irvine Nature Center, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson. $10; members, $8. 410-484-2413 or

OUTDOOR SCULPTURE -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, through September. Fourteen sculptures by Maryland artists Allyn Massey, Tazuko Ichikawa, Laura Amussen, Knox Cummin, Marilee Schumann, Gary Irby, Beth Morrison and Michael Diaz. Coincides with several indoor works exhibited through July 31. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Rd., Ridgely. Free. 410-634-2847 or

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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Children can learn of world cultures at craft-making sessions next week at three area Michaels stores.