FRIDAY NIGHT COFFEEHOUSE -- 7-11 p.m. tomorrow. Rock concert geared toward college and high school students features Mindside 19, Stone Free, Thin Dark Line and Ill at Ease. Community Center, Holy Grounds, 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. $7. 410-647-5843 or

THE SWANNS -- 7:30-9:30 p.m. tomorrow. Jazz and rhythm and blues by the eight-member Swann family. Part of the Montpelier Summer Concert series. Montpelier Mansion Grounds, Route 197 and Montpelier Drive, Laurel. Free. 301-776-2805.

RICK FORREST -- 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. Traditional and original blues. Part of the Easton Farmers Market. North Harrison Street, Easton. Free. 410-820-8822 or

ELECTRIC BRIGADE -- 6 p.m. Saturday. Top 40 pop and rock by the Naval Academy's Electric Brigade. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-293-0263 or

ANNAPOLIS BLUEGRASS COALITION -- 6 p.m. Sunday. Traditional and contemporary bluegrass. Linthicum Park, Benton Avenue, Linthicum. Free. 410-859-3308.

NEXT WAVE -- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Classic and contemporary big band jazz by the Naval Academy's Next Wave. City Dock, Annapolis. Free. 410-293-0263 or

PURE LUCK -- 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Rock and country from the 1950s and '60s by Pure Luck. Annapolis Harbour Center, 2512-A Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-266-5857 or


CAROLINE HUFF AND "MAINE EVENT" -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays. Wednesday through Sept. 19. Oil paintings and photographs by Caroline Huff and watercolors, oils and other works about Maine by six local artists. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-0474.

"A LITTLE BIT WILD" -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays. Sunday through Aug. 31. Wildlife photography of the Chesapeake Bay area by John Horm. 5-8 p.m. Sunday, opening reception. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 or

VISION WORKSHOPS -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, through Aug. 31. Photographs and written works by Annapolis and Bates middle school students who participate in the after-school Vision Workshops program at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Chaney Gallery, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-5544 or

"GO FIGURE" -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, through Aug. 8. Mixed-media works depicting, or inspired by, the human figure. Maryland Federation of Art's Circle Gallery, 18 State Cir., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566 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

"RED, WHITE AND BLUE" -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. today-Saturday. Works by 20 artists to celebrate American culture. McBride Gallery, 215 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7077 or

FOLK ART -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. today and tomorrow. Paintings by Maryland folk artist Jimmy Reynolds. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 or

WATERCOLORS -- 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. today and tomorrow, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Works by members of the Annapolis Watercolor Club. Crofton Art and Frame, 1334-G Defense Hwy., Gambrills. Free. 410-721-0011.

POTOMAC WATERCOLORISTS -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today-Sunday. Works by members of the watercolorist group. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-444-1777.

MEMBERS EXHIBITION -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Watercolors, oils, film, ceramics, sculpture, mixed media, jewelry and photography by members of the Academy Art Museum, 106 South St., Easton. Suggested admission: $2; children 12-18, $1. Wednesdays, free. 410-822-2787 or

MARINE ART -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday. 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

For Children

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

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


And Recreation

DESIGNING WITH LEAVES -- 11 a.m. today. How to design tote and lunch bags using fabric paints and leaves. Supplies provided. Bring smock. Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden, 580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis. $12; members, $10. 410-260-8189.

CRUISE TO ROCK HALL -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. tomorrow. Cruise to Rock Hall on the Annapolitan II. Three hours for dinning, sightseeing and shopping in Rock Hall. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. $50; $25, children 11 and younger. 410-268-7601 or

KAYAKING -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. A trip along Wye Island with guides from Amphibious Horizons. Bring bag lunch. Reservations required. Amphibious Horizons, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. $80. 410-267-8742 or

CRUISE TO ST. MICHAELS -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday and Monday. Two-hour cruise to St. Michaels includes lunch, sightseeing and shopping. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. Saturday, $45; children 11 and younger, $22. Monday, $50; children 11 and younger, $25. 410-268-7601 or

HISTORIC HOME TOUR -- 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Tours of the William Brown House, hearth cooking and harvest demonstrations. Includes children's activities and games. Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Rd., Edgewater. $7; children 7-12, $3; children 6 and younger, free. 410-222-1805 or


"WEST SIDE STORY" -- 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 1 p.m. Wednesday, through Sept. 18. Musical drama based on Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" about a romance cut short by warring New York City gangs. Chesapeake Music Hall, 339 Busch's Frontage Rd., Annapolis. $32-$35. 410-626-7515 or

"TAMING OF THE SHREW" -- 8 p.m. today-Saturday. Shakespeare drama performed by the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St., Annapolis. $12; children, $10. 410-268-9212 or


CHANTEY JAM -- 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Old and new maritime music during jam session. Audience participation encouraged. Instruments provided. Sean Donlon's, 37 West St., Annapolis. Free. 443-786-0463 or

Plan Ahead

KUNTA KINTE HERITAGE FESTIVAL -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 14 and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 15. A celebration of the county's African, African American and Afro-Caribbean heritage in a festival filled with arts and crafts, children's activities, live music and dance. $5; seniors and children 4 to 12, $3; children 3 and younger, free. Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, 1450 General's Hwy., Crownsville. 410-349-0338 or


49 WEST -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit Group; 9 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Gary and Leah; 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Her, Him and I. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

ACME'S BAR AND GRILL -- 9 p.m. today, DJ Michael K; 6 p.m. tomorrow, Dean Rosenthal; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, DJ Michael K; 9 p.m. Sunday, Troy's Lounge; 9 p.m. Monday, Jimi Haha's Soap Box; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Doug Segree; 9 p.m. Wednesday, DJ Dan. 163 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-6486 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Feel. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

CANCUN CANTINA -- 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, JR Booker; 9 p.m. tomorrow, No Pets for Noah. 7501 Telegraph Rd., Hanover. Free. 410-761-6188 or

KAUFMANN'S RESTAURANT -- 9 p.m. today, Ray Wroten; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Mimsy and Chris; 9 p.m. Saturday, Matt McConville. Free. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8 p.m. today, Primitive Mind; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Captain Quint; 7 p.m. Saturday, Beausoleil Avec Michael Doucet; 8:30 p.m. Monday, Johnny Winter; 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Pat McGee with Todd and Brian; 8 p.m. next Thursday, Maria Muldaur. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

SEAN DONLON'S -- 9 p.m. today, Wakin' at Seven; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Dogs Among the Bushes; 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Michael O'Patricks; 9 p.m. Monday, Jake; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Wakin' at Seven; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Michael O'Patricks; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Dan Haas. 37 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-1993 or

SOUTH RIVER CAFE -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Lamp; 9 p.m. Saturday, Can't Hang. 48 South River Rd., Edgewater. $5. 410-956-8075 or

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


In the Region

"RECOLLECTIONS OF A BALTIMORE ARTIST" -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, through Aug. 22. Sketches by 19th-century artist Alfred Jacob Miller reflecting his Baltimore childhood, his overseas travels and literature. Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore. $8; seniors, $6; students 18-25, $5; children 17 and younger, free. 410-547-9000 or

MEET THE ANIMALS -- 6-7 p.m. Wednesday. Children 5 and older will learn about and interact with reptiles, amphibians and birds. Must register by Monday. Irvine Nature Center, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson. $8; members, $5. 410-484-2413 or

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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Henry Wingate's "Mary" will appear in the "Go Figure" exhibit at the Maryland Federation of Art's Circle Gallery in Annapolis.