Capitol Steps

Laugh at the 2004 presidential election and other current events as the nonpartisan satirical group Capitol Steps presents a review of skits and songs mocking all things politics. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Howard County. 7 p.m. Sunday. Jim Rouse Theatre for Performing Arts, Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Rd., Columbia. $35 in advance; $40 at the door. 410-730-0142.

Art and Food

The final Third Thursday Art and Dine program along Main Street in Ellicott City is tonight. The program includes special events at many of the art galleries and discounts at local restaurants for those visiting five or more of the galleries. Gallery exhibits include "Cloudscapes: A Series of Inspirational Horizons," with artist Teri Rizzutti at Atlantis Fire Art, "Town and Country," a collection by Michele Taylor, Barbara Nuss, Jack Hannula and Andrei Kushnir, who will be in attendance at a reception at the Andrei Kushnir/Michele Taylor Gallery, and an exhibit at the Margaret Smith Gallery featuring nine photographers from the Central Maryland Photographer's Guild who will showcase more than 60 original pieces. All events are held between 5 and 9 p.m. Main Street, Historic Ellicott City. 410-750-7950.

Political but nonpartisan, the satirical group Capitol Steps will perform skits Sunday at Wilde Lake High School.