FRIDAY NIGHT COFFEEHOUSE -- 7 p.m. tomorrow. Rock concert geared toward college and high school students featuring Grace to the Grave, Blackout and Midfields. Holy Grounds Coffee House, Community Center, 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. Free. 410-647-5843 or

FARMERS MARKET CONCERT -- 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. Folk, pop and rock by Pat Hester and Dave Hawkins. Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. North Harrison Street, Easton. Free. 410-820-8822 or

CAPITOL STEPS -- 8 p.m. Saturday. Music and political satire. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover St., Easton. $25. 410-820-8822 or or

NAVAL ACADEMY BAND CONCERTS -- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Music by the Naval Academy concert band. Part of the Summer Serenade series. City Dock, Annapolis. Next Thursday at 7:30 p.m., music by the Naval Academy's Electric Brigade. Rip Miller Field, U.S. Naval Academy, 121 Blake Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-293-0263.

CRABTOWNE BIG BAND -- 6 p.m. Sunday. Big-band favorites. Linthicum Park, Benton Avenue, Linthicum. Free. 410-859-3308.

THURSDAYS IN THE PARK -- 7 p.m. next Thursday. Music by Blue Daze. Sponsored by the Queen Anne's County Arts Council. Kent Manor Inn, Route 8, Stevensville. Free. 410-758-2520 or


SEASCAPES -- 1-4 p.m. daily, through Sept. 5. Seascape photographs by county artists Joanne Riley and Bea Poulin. South County Gallery, Discovery Village, 4800 Atwell Rd., Shady Side. Free. 410-867-2100.

CAROLINE HUFF AND "MAINE EVENT" -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays-Sundays. 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. Through Aug. 31. Wildlife photography of the Chesapeake Bay area by John Horm. 5-8 p.m. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 or

"GO FIGURE" -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. through Sunday. Mixed media works of, or inspired by, the human figure. Maryland Federation of Art, 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

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


CHARLIE CHAPLIN -- 7 p.m. Tuesday. A Charlie Chaplin double feature of "The Floorwalker" and "The Gold Rush." Sponsored by the Annapolis Reel Cinema Festival and the St. John's College Film Society. Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. $5 general admission; free, St. John's College students, faculty and staff. 410-626-2539 or 443-995-4246 or

For Children

GET WET DAY -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today. Ages 2 to 5 can run through the sprinklers, splash in the wading pool and participate in water-related educational and craft activities. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. $3. 410-990-1993 or

PIRATES OF THE CHESAPEAKE -- 10:45-11:45 a.m. tomorrow. Music and stories by Captain Billy Baye and his sidekick Stumpy the Pirate Crab. Sponsored by Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. $13; ages 8-11, $8; ages 2 and younger, free. 410-268-7601 or

CAMP KUNTA KINTE -- 9:30-11:30 a.m. Monday-Aug. 13. Crafts, storytelling, music, food and lectures about the influence of Africa's rainforests, mangroves, deserts and savannas on the development of African cultures. For ages 4 and older. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. $50; members, $40. 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; ages 3 and younger, $8. 443-398-6270 or


And Literature

HALLMARK WRITERS -- 11 a.m. today. Hallmark card writers and visual artists Jim Howard and Tina Neidlein talk about their creative process and give demonstrations. Hard Bean Coffee and BookSellers, 36 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-8770.

TEMPERAMENT DIFFERENCES -- 6:30-9:30 p.m. next Thursday. Deborah Wood, child development specialist, discusses behavioral differences in children. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. $15; members, $12. 410-990-1993 or


And Recreation

KAYAKING -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. tomorrow. Paddle around Chestertown with guides from Amphibious Horizons. Bring bag lunch. Registration 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 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

BLUES CRUISE -- 8-11 p.m. Wednesday. Music by Baltimore reggae band Jah Works during a cruise along the Chesapeake Bay. Reservations required. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. $27. 410-268-7601 or

ANNAPOLIS HARBOR, NAVAL ACADEMY AND SPA CREEK TOURS -- 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Ongoing. Forty-minute tour along Annapolis Harbor and the Naval Academy on the Harbor Queen. Forty-minute tour of Spa Creek on board the Miss Anne. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. $8; children 3-11, $4; children 2 and younger, free. 410-268-7601 or


"WOMAN ON THE EDGE" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Comedy about a 64-year-old retired schoolteacher who has a nervous breakdown and shoots at a police officer. Written by Rosemary Frisino Toohey. Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $15; members, $12. 410-636-6597 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

"CRAZY FOR YOU" -- 8:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, tomorrow through Sept. 4. Tap dancing, singing and music during Gershwin musical variety show. Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-9212 or

Plan Ahead

"PINOCCHIO" -- 11:30 a.m. Aug. 13. The Lost Caravan Children's Theatre Troupe performs a musical version of the children's story. Includes peanut butter and jelly sandwich or hot dog lunch. Chesapeake Music Hall, 339 Busch's Frontage Rd., Annapolis. $12. 410-626-7515 or

"LEAD ON HARRIET!" -- 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13. Actress Scotti Preston portrays Harriet Tubman and re-creates her journey along the Underground Railroad. For children ages 9 and older. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. $10. 410-990-1993 or

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

ANNAPOLIS ART WALK -- 5-9 p.m. Aug. 19. Exhibits, refreshments, artist demonstrations and talks in galleries throughout downtown Annapolis including ARTFX, McBride Gallery, Whitehall Gallery and Aurora Gallery. Maps available at participating locations. Downtown, Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7077 or


ACME 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, the Done 4; 9 p.m. Monday, Los Halos; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Doug Segree; 9 p.m. Wednesday, DJ Dan. 163 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-6486.

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, the Shambles; 9 p.m. Saturday, Peter Mulvey. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

KAUFMANN'S -- 5 p.m. today, live jazz; 9 p.m. today, Ray Wroten; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Joe Rose, karaoke and Hard Drive; 9 p.m. Saturday, Dana B.; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, jazz with Michelle; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Joe Rose and karaoke. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005.

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 10 p.m. today, Dave Glaser; 10 p.m. Saturday, All Together Spent; 9 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville; 9 p.m. Monday, Jeremy Gillis; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Frank Braccia; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Neal Bumgarner. 2 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-3323 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 7 p.m. tomorrow, Nestor Torres; 7 p.m. Saturday, Steve Cole; 7 p.m. Sunday, Junior Brown; 8 p.m. Monday, Ellen Cherry; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Bob Schneider; 6 and 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dar Williams; 8:30 p.m. next Thursday, Los Straitjackets. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

SEAN DONLON'S -- 9 p.m. today, Dan Haas; 9 p.m. Sunday, Alex and the Irish Rovers; 9 p.m. Monday, Jake; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Michael O'Patricks; 9 p.m. Wednesday, 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, Mike McHenry Duo; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Waken at Seven. 580 Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park. Free. 410-315-8100.


In the Region

DAGUERREOTYPE PICTURES -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. Tomorrow through Sept. 30. Old-fashioned daguerreotype pictures by Eastern Shore photographer Anne Nielsen. Visitors center, Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Rd., Ridgely. Free. 410-634-2847 or

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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