FRIDAY NIGHT COFFEE HOUSE -- 7-11 p.m. tomorrow. Rock concert geared to college and high school students, featuring Skoke, No Compromise, Driving East and Urban Style. Holy Grounds Coffee House, Community Center, 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. $7. 410-647-5843 or

GENE BERTONCINI -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Acoustic jazz performed by Gene Bertoncini, Joe Byrd and Chuck Redd. Powerhouse, Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West St., Annapolis, $20. 8 p.m. Sunday, the Mainstay, 1 Rock Hall, Rock Hall. $15. 410-266-7338.

BIG BAND NIGHT -- 7-10 p.m. Saturday. Music from the 1930s and '40s performed by the Noteables. Tolchester Beach Bandstand, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, St. Michaels. $10; members, $5. 410-745-2916 or

AIR FORCE CONCERT -- 7 p.m. Saturday. The Air Force's Airmen of Note perform. Sponsored by Easton Main Street. Downtown Easton. Free. 410-820-8822 or


BALLROOM DANCE -- 8-11 p.m. Saturday. Open dance for all levels. 7 p.m., lesson for beginners. Sponsored by the Davidsonville Dance Club. Davidsonville Family Recreation Center, Wayson and Queen Anne's Bridge roads, Davidsonville. $6. 301-262-8010.


ARTFX -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays. "A Little Bit Wild" exhibit of wildlife photography by John Horm, through Tuesday. Ceramic wall sculpture by Jewell Gross Brenneman, Wednesday through Sept. 30. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 or

"AN ARTISTS' GATHERING" -- 9 a.m.-11 p.m. today-Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday. Works by 10 Anne Arundel Community College art instructors. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Annapolis Harbour Center, 2516 Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-777-2325 or

PROVIDENCE ART -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Through Sept. 3. Works from the Providence Institute, a nonprofit organization that works with developmentally disabled adults. Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Free. 410-636-6597 or

SUMMER JURIED EXHIBITION -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Mixed-media exhibit featuring works by Maryland Federation of Art members, Main Gallery, through Sept. 5. Photographs by Steve Borko, Circle Gallery, through Saturday. Maryland Federation of Art, 18 State Cir., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566 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, Wednesdays-Sundays. Oil paintings and photographs by Caroline Huff and watercolors, oils and other works about Maine by six local artists, through Sept. 19. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-0474.

NAVAL UNIFORMS -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today, tomorrow, Monday and Tuesday. 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

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

PIRATES OF THE CHESAPEAKE CRUISE -- 10:45-11:45 a.m. Friday, ongoing. Pirate stories by Capt. Billy Baye and his sidekick Grumpy, Stumpy the Pirate Crab. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. $13; children ages 3-11, $8; children 2 and younger, free. 410-268-7601 or

PERFORMING ARTS WORKSHOP -- 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Dancing, acting and music workshop for children ages 7 to 12. Historic Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover St., Easton. Free. 410-820-8822 or

Lectures and Literature

HARVEY FLAUMENHAFT -- 8:15 p.m. tomorrow. Lecture by the St. John's College dean. St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539 or

Sports and Recreation

KAYAKING -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. tomorrow, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Paddle along Morgan Creek tomorrow and Parker's Creek on Sunday with guides from Amphibious Horizons. Registration required. Amphibious Horizons, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. $70-$80. 410-267-8742 or

ANNAPOLIS HARBOR, NAVAL ACADEMY AND SPA CREEK TOURS -- 11 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Ongoing. Forty-minute tour along the 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

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

RURAL HERITAGE DAY -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Music, food, art show and sale, exhibits to celebrate the Eastern Shore's agricultural heritage. Queen Anne's County 4-H Park, Route 18 and Dulin Clark Road, Chestertown. $5; children 12 and younger, $4. 410-827-9756 or


"WEST SIDE STORY" -- 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, 1 p.m. Wednesdays, 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, 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

BOAT AUCTION -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 4. Live auction of more than 30 boats including dinghies and cabin cruisers. Navy Point, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, St. Michaels. Free. 410-745-2916 or


49 WEST -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit; 9 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Gary and Leah; 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Her, Him and I; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Dawn Culbertson; 9 p.m.-midnight Sunday, Adrian Bond; 8-11 p.m. Monday, John Pineda; 8:30 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Big Three Trio; 9 p.m. Saturday, Niki Bar and Band. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

ARMADILLOS -- 9 p.m. today, Meg Murray and Bryan Ewald; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Product; 9 p.m. Saturday, Mike McHenry; 9 p.m. Sunday, Bryan Ewald, Mickey and Dana; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jarflys; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Morningside and Victory Party. 132 Dock St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-0028.

CANCUN CANTINA -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Vs the Earth; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Razin Kane. 7501 Telegraph Rd., Hanover. Free. 410-761-6188 or

KAUFMANN'S -- 9 p.m.-1 a.m. today, Ray Wroten; 9 p.m.-1 a.m. tomorrow, Joe Rose and karaoke; 9 p.m. Saturday, Ray Wroten; 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sunday, Michelle. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005 or

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 10 p.m. today, Harry Traynham; 10 p.m. tomorrow, Music Room; 10 p.m. Saturday, Michael Heaven; 9 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville; 9 p.m. Monday, Dean Rosenthal; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dana B. 2 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-3323 or

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

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8 p.m. today, Naked Blue; 7 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Marshall Crenshaw Band; 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday, the Psychedelic Furs; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Reckless Kelly and the Gourds; 8 p.m. next Thursday, Grey Eye Glances. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

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

Elsewhere in the Region

NATIVE PLANT SEMINAR AND SALE -- 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday. Seminars by native plant experts, post-seminar workshops and native plant sale. Irvine Nature Center, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson. $55; members, $45. Workshops, $25. 410-484-2413 or

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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