NAVAL ACADEMY CONCERT SERIES -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. The Naval Academy kicks off its fall concert series with music by Hector Berlioz, Alfred Reed and Georges Bizet. Mahan Hall, U.S. Naval Academy, 151 Blake St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-0263 or

NRBQ -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Fusion that combines blues, hard rock, country, jazz, traditional roots rock and folk. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover St., Easton. $25. 410-822-7299 or or

SHANGHAI TRADITIONAL ORCHESTRA -- 7 p.m. Saturday. Works performed on traditional Chinese instruments. Heritage Baptist Church, 1740 Forest Dr., Annapolis. Free. 410-647-4482 or

HAYDN TRIO EISENSTADT -- Noon Monday. Austrian trio performs works by Beethoven, Schubert and Haydn on piano, violin and cello. McDowell Hall, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-647-4482 or


"USNA SPORTS, THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN" -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Trophies, equipment and photographs chronicle Naval Academy sports from the 19th century to today. Armel-Leftwich Visitors Center, U.S. Naval Academy, 52 King George St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-6933 or

"OUT OF ROUND" -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays. Tomorrow through Oct. 30. Pottery by Marcia Scheeter. 5-8 p.m. Sunday, artist's reception. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 or

HENRY BURROUGHS -- 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Opens Sunday, through Dec. 31. More than 42 photos by the late photojournalist. Baywoods of Annapolis, 7101 Bay Front Dr., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-7297.

"LANDSCAPE, STILL LIFE AND THE FIGURE" -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5:30 p.m. Sundays. Through Oct. 10. Impressionist and tonalist works by Louis Escobedo and Jim Rodgers. McBride Gallery, 215 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7077 or

GAIL GURMAN -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through Oct. 22. Figurative paintings by the artist. 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. 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. today through Sunday. Works by Kirk McBride and Dodie Petro. Main St. Gallery, 109 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-2787 or

"AMERICAN LANDSCAPES" -- 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. Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2556 or

For Children

"TOUCH-A-TRUCK" -- 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Children will be able to board, play on and learn about various kinds of trucks, including modern emergency service vehicles and the Annapolis transit trolley. Includes games, crafts and food. Sponsored by the Chesapeake Children's Museum. Parking Lot, Truxtun Park Pool, Hilltop Lane, Annapolis. $15 per car. 410-990-1993 or

Lectures and Literature

BRIDGET BELL WEBBER -- 6-8 p.m. Saturday. The author discusses and signs her first book, "McLeary's Mulligan." Hard Bean Coffee and BookSellers, 36 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-8770 or

"LOOKING AT THE ELEPHANT" -- 7 p.m. Tuesday. Ebby Malmgren, artist and writer, and Samantha Buker, head of the St. John's College Student Art Society, lead this lecture/seminar about the work of artist Louise Nevelson. Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2556 or

Sports and Recreation

BIRDS OF JUG BAY -- 8-11 a.m. Saturday. Workshop teaches how to identify birds by sight and sound. Binoculars and field guides provided. Appropriate for ages 12 and older. Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. $3; seniors, children 17 and younger, $2. 410-741-9330 or

BOAT TOURS -- 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Ninety-minute tours of the Severn River, various Chesapeake Bay bridges and the Thomas Point Lighthouse. 12:30 p.m., Severn River; 2:30 p.m., Chesapeake Bay bridges; 4:30 p.m., Thomas Point Lighthouse. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. $16; children 3-11, $8; children 2 and younger, free. 410-268-7601 or

NAVAL ACADEMY WALKING TOURS -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and 12:30-3 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 30. Guided tour of the grounds. Includes visit to the crypt of John Paul Jones, the Naval Academy Chapel and Bancroft Hall, the Naval Academy dormitory. Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center, U.S. Naval Academy, 52 King George St., Annapolis. $7; seniors, $6; students, $5. 410-263-6933 or


"PROOF" -- 8 p.m. today, tomorrow and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. A woman is forced to examine her own potential for genius after the death of her father, a well-known mathematician and college professor who suffered from mental illness. Colonial Players, 108 East St., Annapolis. $15; students, seniors, $10. 410-268-7373 or

"KISS ME, KATE" -- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays, through Oct. 13. Inspired by Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew," this play within a play tells the story of two feuding couples and their complicated lives both on and off the stage. Includes buffet dinner. Chesapeake Music Hall, 339 Busch's Frontage Rd., Annapolis. $32-$35; children 4-12, $25. 410-626-7515 or


"MANAGE YOUR PERSONAL ENERGY" WORKSHOP -- 4-7 p.m. Sunday. Led by Annapolis feng shui practitioner Yarrow. Kelly's Herb House, 401 Headquarters Dr., Millersville. $65. 410-626-1316.

Plan Ahead

ARTSMARKETPLACE -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 9 and 10, 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 8. Sale of furniture, clothing, baskets, toys, jewelry, sculpture and paintings by artisans and crafters from across the country. Preview party, Oct. 8. Academy Art Museum, 106 South St., Easton. Preview party, $50. Marketplace, $6; children 12 and younger, free. 410-822-2787 or


49 WEST -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit Trio; 8 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Mary Byrd Brown Project; 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Crosstown; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Gary and Leah; 8-11 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas with Bens Bones; 8:30 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jonathan Stone. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Lisa Schneckenberger Trio; 9 p.m. Saturday, Coal Palace Kings; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Tony Furtado Band. 3371/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

BELLA'S -- 9:30 p.m. tomorrow, Bloo Stoo; 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Eclipse. 1063 Cape St. Claire Rd., Annapolis. $5. 410-757-5122.

CANCUN CANTINA -- 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, JR Booker. 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 and Acoustic Mojo; 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Mitch and Josh; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Michelle. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8 p.m. today, John Waite; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. tomorrow, Hal Ketchum; 7 p.m. Saturday, John Eddie; 10 p.m. Saturday, Nellie McKay; 6 and 9 p.m. Sunday, Billy Cobham and Culture Mix; 8 p.m. Monday, Kim Richey with Jeff Black; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Shannon McNally; 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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