Concerts

TRIPLE HELIX -- 8 p.m. Saturday. Candlelight Concert Society presents the piano trio, which will perform pieces by Schubert, Bright Sheng and Beethoven. Pre-concert meet the artists, 6:45 p.m. Smith Theatre, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. $29; seniors 60 and older, $26; students, $12. 410-480-9950.

Exhibitions

"FROM MACHU PICCHU TO THE GALAPAGOS" -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, or by appointment, through Dec. 3. Jerry Weinstein displays his color photographs that portray the ancient ruins of South America's Incan city, Andean Indians engaged in centuries-old traditional activities and the evolving animals of the Galapagos Islands. There will be a reception with the artist 6-8 p.m. tomorrow. Artists' Gallery, American City Building, 10227 Wincopin Cir., Columbia. Free. 410-740-8249.

"SMALL CHANGE: ART OF THE TZEDAKAH BOX" -- 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 14. A Jewish symbol to collect coins and paper money for charitable donations is the subject of a juried exhibition sponsored by the Columbia Art Center and the Columbia Jewish Congregation featuring 15 national and international artists. Columbia Art Center Galleries, 6100 Foreland Garth, Columbia. 410-730-0075.

CERAMICS -- 9 a.m.-8 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, through Nov. 11. Joyce Michaud displays her ceramic art. Howard Community College Art Gallery, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. Free. 410-772-4870.

"MONET'S LIGHT: THEODORE ROBINSON AT GIVERNY" -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, through Jan. 9. Includes about 60 luminous paintings by Robinson and five masterpieces by Monet. Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Dr. (North Charles and 31st streets), Baltimore. $7; seniors 65 and older and college students, $5; 18 and younger, free. Admission is also free for BMA members and on the first Thursday of each month. 410-396-7100 or www.artbma.org.

LOCAL ARTISTS -- 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, through Nov. 13. Bob Kramer of Columbia displays his watercolors depicting old movie theaters in Baltimore, and George Sakaal of Ellicott City exhibits his collages. Slayton House Gallery, Wilde Lake Village Green, 10451 Twin Rivers Rd., Columbia. Free. 410-730-3987.

WORKS ON PAPER -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, through Feb. 27. More than 60 prints, drawings and photographs by 50 artists from the museum's collection, including Rembrandt, Matisse, Picasso and Cindy Sherman. Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Dr., Baltimore. $7; seniors 65 and older and college students, $5; 18 and younger, free. Admission is also free for BMA members and on the first Thursday of each month. 410-396-7100 or www.artbma.org.

"TRANQUIL IMAGES, HEALING IMAGES" -- 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and some weekend hours, through Dec. 10. Photographs by artist Dennis Gilbert. Tai Sophia Institute, 7750 Montpelier Rd., Laurel. Free. 410-888-9048.

Film

SILENT FILMS -- 3 p.m. Sunday. Marvelous Movies and More Film Series presents "Dog Shy," a 1926 short directed by Charlie Chase, and "Girl Shy," a 1924 feature film. Live piano accompaniment by Ray Brubacher. Discussion, dessert and coffee follows the showings. Slayton House, Wilde Lake Village Green, 10451 Twin Rivers Rd., Columbia. $7; seniors and student, $6. 410-730-3987.

For Children

LIVELY ARTS FOR LITTLE ONES -- 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. tomorrow. Global Rhythm Journey will engage children ages 2 to 5 in drums and percussion instruments while showing them a glimpse of African, Asian and Latin American cultures. The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Pl., Columbia. $4.50. 410-730-4610.

Sports and Recreation

MILES FOR MIRACLES PACESETTER WALK -- 8:30 a.m. Sunday. The second annual fundraising walk benefits the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. Centennial Park, 10000 Route 108, Ellicott City. 443-276-0861.

Theater

"MEASURE FOR MEASURE" -- 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Chesapeake Shakespeare Company presents a play about a young nun who is given a choice by a puritanical politician: her virtue or her brother's life. Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Rd., Ellicott City. $10. 410-752-3994 or www.chesapeakeshakespeare.com.

"ST. NICHOLAS" -- 8 p.m. Fridays, 12:30 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 21. Additional performance, 7 p.m. Nov. 18. The play by Conor McPherson is a supernatural dark comedy about an aging, jaded theater critic obsessed with a young actress. Post-show discussion, tomorrow. Theatre Outback, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. $16-$23; student tickets and the Nov. 18 performance, $10; $2 discount for seniors. Tickets purchased for "Becoming Adele," which the new show replaces, will be honored. 410-772-4900 or www.howardcc.edu/repstage.

"RUMORS" -- 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. The Atholton High School Drama Department presents the Neil Simon play. Atholton High School, 6520 Freetown Rd., Columbia. Advance tickets, $6; at the door, $10; students, $8. 410-531-1263.

"MISS SAIGON" -- 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 5 p.m. Sundays and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Sundays, through Nov. 21 and again Jan. 5- Feb. 20. A U.S. Marine and a strong-willed Vietnamese woman fall in love during the fall of Saigon in 1975. Toby's Dinner Theatre, 5900 Symphony Woods Rd., Columbia. $41-$44; children 12 and younger, $25.50-$44. 410-730-8311 or www.tobysdinnertheatre.com.

Miscellaneous

VICTORIAN TEA AND 19TH-CENTURY FASHION SHOW -- 3 p.m. Sunday. Sponsored by the Friends of the Patapsco Female Institute. Mount Ida Visitor Center, 3691 Sarah's Lane, Ellicott City. $25. 410-465-8500.

HOLIDAY BONANZA -- 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Local vendors sell their wares. Claret Hall, River Hill Village Center, 6020 Daybreak Cir., Clarksville. Free admission. 410-531-1749.

ELLICOTT CITY GHOST TOURS -- 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through November. "Ye Haunted History of Old Ellicott City" is told through a tour down historic Main Street. Sponsored by Howard County Tourism Inc. Meet at the Main Street Visitor Center, 8267 Main St., Ellicott City. $8; children and seniors, $6. 410-313-1900 or www.visithowardcounty.com.

SAVAGE MILL GHOST TOURS -- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through November. A tour of the former cotton mill turned retail and antique mart, featuring paranormal stories of sightings as witnessed by store owners and artisans. Savage Mill, 8600 Foundry St., Savage. $8; children and seniors, $6. 410-313-1900 or www.visithowardcounty.com.

-- Compiled by ALICIA CYPRESS

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