FRIDAY NIGHT COFFEEHOUSE -- 7 p.m. tomorrow. Rock concert geared to college and high school students featuring Another Week Away, Rockvilles, My Afternoon and Blackout. 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. $7. 410-647-5843 or

FACULTY CONCERT -- 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Members of the Peabody Preparatory faculty perform Bach's Suite No. 3 in G, Shubert's Sonata in B-flat, Leslie Bassett's Elaborations for piano and John Corigliano's Sonata for Violin and Piano. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. 410-269-5343 or

SKIT AND JAZZ -- 7 p.m. Saturday. Byrd family skit and jazz jam. Part of "The Byrd Room" dedication. The Mainstay, Main Street, Rock Hall. $10. 410-639-9133.


MIXED-MEDIA EXHIBIT -- 7:30 a.m.-midnight Sundays-Thursdays, 7:30-2:30 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays, opens next Thursday through Nov. 31. Forty oils, watercolors, drawings, photographs and sculptures by John Jensen. 49 West Coffeehouse, Wine Bar and Gallery, 49 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-9796 or

"A REFLECTIVE NATURE" -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, tomorrow through Nov. 30. Fifty paintings reflecting the many uses of water in art by Richard Bishop, Guy Coheleach, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Ray Harris-Ching, Francis Lee Jaques, Chet Reneson, Manfred Schatz, Sir Peter Scott and Archibald Thorburn. Academy Art Museum, 106 South St., Easton. 410-822-2787 or

PAINTINGS -- 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, weekends by appointment, through Nov. 28. Watercolors, oils and etchings by Edie Pyle Hopkins. Woods Gallery, Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. Free. 410-647-0135 or

"SIGN HERE: PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOYCE W. HOFFER" -- 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, opens Monday through Nov. 30. Fifteen black-and-white prints by documentary photographer Joyce W. Hoffer. Lillian Vanous Nutt Room, Greenfield Library, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2556 or 410-626-2548 or

"PRINTS AND CLAY" -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Abstract prints and classical clay works by mother and son team Ebby and Rick Malmgren. DeMatteis Gallery, 209 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7860.

PAINTINGS -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays, Wednesday through Nov. 9. Works by Shayna Sara Skolnik. Willow Gallery, Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1777 or

AUTUMN CELEBRATION -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5:30 p.m. Sundays, extended hours 5:30-9 p.m. Thursdays, runs Sunday through Nov. 7. Opening reception, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Oils, watercolors, acrylics, pastels, photographs and sculpture by more than 30 artists. McBride Gallery, 215 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7077 or

MAIN ST. GALLERY -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, through Nov. 7. Abstract oil landscapes of the Eastern Shore by Kevin Fitzgerald. Main St. Gallery, 109 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-2787 or

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

"USNA SPORTS, THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN" -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Jan. 13. Trophies, equipment and photographs chronicle Naval Academy sports since the 19th century. Armel-Leftwich Visitors Center, U.S. Naval Academy, 52 King George St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-6933 or

ARTFX -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays, through Sunday. Pottery by Marcia Scheeter. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 or

"LOUISE NEVELSON: SELECTIONS FROM THE FARNSWORTH ART MUSEUM" -- Noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, extended hours 7-8 p.m. Fridays, through Saturday. 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


ANNAPOLIS FILM FESTIVAL -- 7:30 p.m. next Thursday, opening night includes screening of "Lightning Bug" an independent, semi-autobiographical film about a rural Alabama boy's struggle to become a Hollywood special-effects makeup artist. Directed by Robert Hall. From Nov. 5-7, festival includes workshops, screenings and panel discussions. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. In advance, $50; at the door, $65. 410-263-2388.

For Children

DISCOVER NATURE -- 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. today. Seasonal story, craft and nature walk. For ages 3 to 5 with a parent. Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden, 580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis. $1. 410-260-8189.

PUMPKIN PATCH -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, through Oct. 31. Pumpkin carving and decorating, games, baked goods, face painting, stories and pumpkin picking sponsored by the Friends of Lighthouse Shelter and Annapolis Area Ministries. Proceeds from pumpkin sales and baked goods support Lighthouse Shelter. St. Martin's Lutheran Church, 1120 Spa Rd., Annapolis. 410-268-0182.

HALLOWEEN HAPPENING -- 7-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Hayride, haunted barn and food. Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, 1450 Generals Hwy., Crownsville. $10; children 5 and younger, free. 410-923-3400 or

Lectures and Literature

"ALFARABI, ISLAM AND RELIGIOUS PLURALISM" -- 8:15 p.m. tomorrow. Talk by Joshua Parens, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Dallas. Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539 or

Sports and Recreation

FALL BOUNTY -- 1-2:30 p.m. tomorrow. Learn to use fall grasses, pods, faux gourds and ribbon to make indoor and outdoor decorations. Registration required. Lobby Conference Room, Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden, 580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis. $23; volunteers, $19. 410-260-8189.

BOAT TOURS -- 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 21. Ninety-minute tours of the Severn River, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Thomas Point Lighthouse. $16; ages 3-11, $8; ages 2 and younger, free. 410-268-7601 or


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

"VIENNA DREAMS" -- 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Viennese operetta. Includes Viennese desserts. Pascal Center for the Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $40; members, $37.50. 410-267-8135 or

Plan Ahead

"TREASURE ISLAND" -- 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5-6 and 12-13, 3 p.m. Nov. 7 and 14. Based on Robert Louis Stevenson novel. Performed by Pasadena Theatre Company. Humanities Recital Hall, Humanities Building, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $12; members, ages 12 and younger, $10. 410-975-0200 or

DAR WILLIAMS -- 8 p.m. Nov. 5. Pop-folk by the New York-based singer-songwriter. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover St., Easton. $35. 410-822-7299 or

"HISTORY AND EXISTENTIALISM IN THE 'RAJ QUARTET' " -- 8:15 p.m. Nov. 5. Talk by St. John's College tutor Paul Ludwig. Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539 or

RECITAL SERIES -- 8 p.m. Nov. 6. Performance by the U.S. Naval Academy band. First Presbyterian Church, Duke of Gloucester and Conduit streets, Annapolis. Free. 410-293-0263.


49 WEST -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit Group; 9 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Gary and Leah; 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Her, Him and I; 9 p.m.-midnight Sunday, Adrian Bond. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. today, All Together Spent; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Gigi Dover Band; 9 p.m. Saturday, Christine Havrilla Trio; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Continuous Play. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

ARMADILLOS -- 9 p.m. today, Meg Murray and Bryan Ewald; 9 p.m. Sunday, Bryan, Mickey and Dana; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jarflys. 132 Dock St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-0028.

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

KAUFMANN'S -- 9 p.m. today, Ray Wroten; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Acoustic Mojo; 9 p.m. Saturday, Rick Slone; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Michelle. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005 or

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 10 p.m. today, Dave Glaser; 10 p.m. tomorrow, Music Room; 10 p.m. Saturday, Michael Heaven; 9 p.m. Monday, Rob Thorworth; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Devine Intervention; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Neal Bumgarner; 10 p.m. next Thursday, Harry Traynham. 2 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-3323 or

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

Elsewhere in

the Region

DOUG VARONE AND DANCERS -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and 3 p.m. Sunday. New works by New York-based dance company. Includes post-performance talk and toast. Kay Theatre, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park. $30; students, $7. 301-405-2787 or

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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