The Annapolis Wind Symphony celebrates its fifth anniversary with a performance of Vincent Persichetti's Symphony No. 6, Clifton Williams's "Symphonic Suite," Gordon Jacob's "Celebration Overture" and Morton Gould's "Ballad for Band." 7 p.m. Sunday. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $5. 410-263-5544 or www.mdhallarts.org.
Washington art collector Arthur J. Phelan selected 25 works from his nautical art collection for the Mitchell Gallery exhibit "Where the Water Meets the Land: Selected Paintings from the Phelan Collection." The exhibit -- which includes 19th-century seascapes, Impressionist paintings of the Chesapeake Bay and Depression-era industrial waterfront paintings -- chronicles several years of the American art movement. Phelan, who began collecting art in the 1960s, has more than 200 pieces. The exhibit will include works by 19th-century artists Alfred T. Bricher, William Trost Richards and John Ross Key (grandson of Francis Scott Key); Impressionist paintings by James Brade Sword, E. Percy Moran and Edmund Greacen; and Depression-era works by Julius Delbos and Palmer Hayden. 3 p.m. Sunday, gallery talk with art educator Lucinda Edinberg. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Extended hours 7-8 p.m. Fridays. Through Sept. 10. Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539 or www.sjca.edu.
Live music, jousting, human chess matches, Punch and Judy shows, medieval singers, knighting ceremonies, juggling acts and Shakespearean theater will be featured during the 28th annual Maryland Renaissance Festival. It all takes place in Revel Grove, a 16th-century English village that has been created on a 125-acre lot in Crownsville. There will be eight major stages and more than 100 food and craft vendors. Revelers can come in costume or rent a costume on the festival grounds. Saturday and Sunday, children 11 and younger admitted free. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, through Oct. 24. $17; seniors, $15; children 7-15, $8; children 6 and younger, free. Maryland Renaissance Festival, 1821 Crownsville Rd., Annapolis. 410-266-7304 or www.rennfest.com.