FRIDAY NIGHT COFFEE HOUSE -- 7 p.m. tomorrow. Rock concert geared toward college and high school students featuring As Seasons Fall, Ramrod and the Rockvilles. Holy Grounds Coffee House, the Community Center, 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. $7. 410-647-5843 or

THE IGUANAS -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Roots rock by the Louisiana-based band. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover St., Easton. $20. 410-820-8822 or

"MUSIC OF THE GYPSY WORLD" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Annapolis Symphony Orchestra season opener conducted by Jose-Luis Novo, music director of the Binghamton Philharmonic in Binghamton, N.Y., with guest artist and mezzo-soprano Kathleen Clawson and violinist Elissa Lee Koljonen. Features music of Johann Strauss, Manuel de Falla, Maurice Ravel, Silvestre Revueltas and Zoltan Kodaly. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $25-$35; students, $10. 410-269-1132 or

TIM HARRISON -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Music by the Canadian folk singer-songwriter. 333 Coffeehouse, Unitarian Universalist Church, 333 Dubois Rd., Annapolis. $10, general admission; students and seniors, $8. 410-266-8044 or

LIZ BRIONOS -- 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Jazz, sponsored by Quiet Waters Park Friends. Amphitheatre, Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Parking, $5. 410-222-1777.

THEATER ORGANS -- 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Lecture on organ restoration by Jack Clotworthy, secretary-treasurer of the Atlantic City Hall Convention Organ Society, and a theater organ performance by Baltimore organist Michael Britt. St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 1601 Pleasant Plains Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-867-2601 or


CONTRA DANCE -- 8 p.m. Saturday. Open dance for all levels with music by the Reel Deelers and calling by Terry Bachmann, Karl Senseman and Dan Wilson. 7:30 p.m., workshop for beginners. Fraternal Order of Police Hall, 1311 General's Hwy., Crownsville. $9; members, $7. 410-451-1791 or


TRAIL ART -- 10:30 a.m. next Thursday. Dedication and placement of wooden sculptures created by Jacquin Smolens. First leg of Millennium Legacy "Trail Art" outdoor exhibit. Spa Creek Connector, Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-1993 or

GAIL GURMAN -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, through Oct. 22. Figurative paintings by Gurman. 5:30-7:30 p.m. tomorrow, artist's reception. Balcony Gallery, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-5544 or

BALTIMORE WATERCOLOR SOCIETY -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Opens Wednesday, through Oct. 24. Works by members of the Baltimore Watercolor Society, Willow Gallery; works by winners of the Anne Arundel Cultural Arts Foundation's Annie Awards, Garden Gallery. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1777 or

"WHISTLER AND CASSATT: AMERICANS ABROAD" -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, through Oct. 20. Prints and drawings by 19th-century artists James Abbott McNeill Whistler and Mary Cassatt. Academy Art Museum, 106 South St., Easton. Free. 410-822-2787 or

"LIGHT ON THE EDGE" -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays. Through Oct. 3. Works by Kirk McBride and Dodie Petro. Main St. Gallery, 109 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-2787 or

"AMERICAN LANDSCAPES EXHIBIT" -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, through Oct. 10. National mixed-media exhibit featuring works inspired by the American landscape. Maryland Federation of Art Circle Gallery, 18 State Cir., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566 or

"LOUISE NEVELSON: SELECTIONS FROM THE FARNSWORTH ART MUSEUM" -- Noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, extended hours 7-8 p.m. Fridays, through Oct. 30. Thirty-seven paintings, prints, sketches, sculptures, collages and pendants by Russian-born American artist Louise Nevelson. 3:30-5 p.m. Sunday, opening reception. Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2556 or

"IN THE COMPANY OF BEAUTY" -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, extended hours 6-9 p.m. Mondays, through Sept. 24. Works from Anne Arundel Community College's art faculty. Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-2325 or

ARTFX -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 30. Ceramic wall sculpture by Jewell Gross Brenneman. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 or

CAROLINE HUFF AND "MAINE EVENT" -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Sunday. Oil paintings and photographs by 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.


"SHREK 2" -- 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Animated movie starring Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz. Part of Anne Arundel Community College's "Movies Under the Stars" series. Siegert Field, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $5; children 11 and younger, $3. 410-777-2218 or

For Children

COUNTY FAIR TRIP -- 9:30 a.m. tomorrow. Trip to Anne Arundel County Fair for children ages 2 to 6. Bring bag lunch. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. $5. 410-990-1995 or

"ISLAND MUSIC TOGETHER" -- 10 a.m. tomorrow. Musical activities for children 5 and younger. Ten-week session. Classes held every Friday. Queen Anne's County Arts Council, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. $105. 410-758-2520 or

SPORTS CARNIVAL -- 11 a.m. Saturday. Baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball, wrestling, cheerleading, field hockey, volleyball, live music, moon bounce, food and beverages for children 14 and younger. Proceeds support the Crofton Athletic Council's youth sports activities. Crofton Elementary School, Duke of Kent Drive and Route 424, Crofton. Free. 410-451-9228.

BUGS 101 -- 2-4 p.m. Saturday. Nature walk and hunt for late-season butterflies and other bugs. Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. $3; seniors, children 17 and younger, $2. 410-741-9330 or

DISCOVER NATURE -- 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. next Thursday. Seasonal craft, nature story and garden walk for children ages 3 to 5. Registration required. Main lobby, Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden, Taylor Avenue, Annapolis. $1. 410-260-8189.

Lectures and Literature

ROBERT PROSKY -- 7 p.m. Sunday. District-based actor Robert Prosky, known for his role as Sgt. Stan Jablonski in the 1980s police show "Hill Street Blues," discusses his longtime acting career. Proceeds support the Colonial Players. Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. $35. 410-268-7373 or

"THE COMIC LIFE AND TRAGIC DEATH OF THE HOMONY CLUB" -- 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Glenn E. Campbell, Historic Annapolis Foundation historian, talks about the exclusive 18th-century Annapolis Homony Club. Registration required. William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-8146 or

Sports and Recreation

COUNTY FAIR -- Noon-11 p.m. today, 4-11 p.m. tomorrow, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday. Talent shows, candle-making demonstrations, carnival rides, hog-calling contests, scarecrow-making workshops, petting zoos, pie-eating contests, dog shows, live music, chain-saw carving, tractor pulls, car racing and husband-calling contests during the 52nd annual Anne Arundel County Fair. County fairgrounds, 1450 General's Hwy., Crownsville. $5; children 6-15, $2; children 5 and younger, free. 410-923-3400 or

KAYAKING -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Paddle along Jane's Island on Saturday and the Rhode River on Sunday with guides from Amphibious Horizons. Saturday, bring bag lunch. Reservations required. Amphibious Horizons, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. $60-$80. 410-267-8742 or

MARYLAND RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL -- 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, through Oct. 24. Medieval food, clothing and jewelry; jousting matches; live music; and dance. $17; seniors, $15; children 7-15, $8; children 6 and younger, free. Maryland Renaissance Festival, 1821 Crownsville Rd., Annapolis. 410-266-7304 or

ROCK 'N' RIVER CRUISE -- 8-11 p.m. Wednesday. Live music by the Washington Social Club during a cruise aboard the Harbor Queen. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. $27. 410-268-7601 or

VIRGINIA BUS TRIP -- 7:30 a.m. next Thursday. Bus trip to and tour of Mason Neck, home of Virginia's Gunston Hall Plantation, built by George Mason, known as the father of the Bill of Rights. Bus leaves from Kmart shopping center, Route 2, Edgewater. $90; members, $80. 301-261-5234.

HABITAT GOLF TOURNAMENT -- 1:30 p.m. next Thursday. Charity golf tournament raises money for Arundel Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization that builds homes for low-income residents of Anne Arundel County. Includes box lunch, silent auction and awards ceremony. Renditions Golf Club, 1380 West Central Ave., Davidsonville. $150. 410-384-9212 or


"PROOF" -- 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 2. Catherine is forced to examine her potential for genius after the death of her father, a well-known mathematician at the University of Chicago who suffered from mental illness, in this award-winning drama. Colonial Players, 108 East St., Annapolis. $15; students, seniors, $10. 410-268-7373 or

"WEST SIDE STORY" -- 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 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


PERSONAL ENERGY WORKSHOP -- 6:30-9:30 p.m. tomorrow. Personal energy management session by certified feng shui consultant Yarrow. Kelly's Herb House, 401 Headquarters Dr., Millersville. $65. 410-626-1316 or

CRAFT SHOW -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. More than 50 craft and food vendors. Proceeds support the South Anne Arundel County Lions Club. Main Street, Galesville. Free. 410-867-1234.

ALUMNI BARBECUE -- 3-5 p.m. Saturday. Barbecue for Anne Arundel Community College alumni, faculty and other staff members. Prizes. Atrium, Center for Applied Learning and Technology, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $5. 410-777-2709 or

"GREAT AMERICAN LIGHTHOUSES" -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Painter Donna Elias signs, sells and talks about her lighthouse prints. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, St. Michaels. Free. 410-745-2916 or

Plan Ahead

COMEDY AND MUSIC -- 8 p.m. Sept. 24. New York comedian Mike Burton and Baltimore comedian Koli Tengella perform, with music by Tim and Timpee, during "T.G.I.F. (Thank Goodness It's Funny) Live!" Pascal Center for Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $15. 410-777-2457 or


49 WEST -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit Group; 9 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Susan Jones Trio; 4-6 p.m. Saturday, John Jenson; 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Joe Byrd and Jim Lester; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Swing Brothers; 8-11 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas with Bens Bones; 8:30 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, Dawn Culbertson. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

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

ARMADILLO'S -- 9 p.m. today, Meg Murray and Bryan Ewald; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Time and Again; 9 p.m. Saturday, Harry Traynham; 9 p.m. Sunday, Bryan, 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, Rubberband; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Crazy Horse. 7501 Telegraph Rd., Hanover. Free. 410-761-6188 or

KAUFMANN'S -- 9 p.m. today, Ray Wroten; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Mike Butler; 9 p.m. Saturday, Ray Wroten; 10 a.m. Sunday, Michelle; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Eddie Hit and Karaoke. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005.

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 10 p.m. today, Dave Glaser; 10 p.m. tomorrow, the Geckos; 10 p.m. Saturday, Kevin Kline; 9 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jake Phillips; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Neal Bumgarner; 10 p.m. next Thursday, Harry Traynham. 2 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-3323 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8:30 p.m. today, Karrin Allyson; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Paul Cebar and the Milwaukeeans; 7 p.m. Saturday, Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers; 5 and 8 p.m. Sunday, Ottmar Liebert; 8 p.m. Monday, Julia Fordham; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Charlie Hunter; 6 and 9 p.m. next Thursday, War. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

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

WOODFIRE -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Mike McHenry Duo. 580 Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park. Free. 410-315-8100.

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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