U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY BAND -- 8 p.m. today and tomorrow. Clarinet concert today and clarinet choir concert tomorrow. Master classes 5 p.m. today and tomorrow conducted by Ed Riley, University of North Carolina professor, and Maureen Hurd, Rutgers University professor. St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 1601 Pleasant Plains Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-293-3282 or

BONNIE RIDEOUT TRIO -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Celtic music by the Scottish fiddle champion and her trio. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover St., Easton. $25. 410-822-7299 or

"GREAT WORKS IN THE SHADOWS" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Conductor Jonathan McPhee leads the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in Leonard Bernstein's Serenade for Violin and Orchestra, Carl Nielsen's "Helios" overture and Beethoven's Symphony No. 4. Guest violinist Tai Murray performs. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $25-$35; students, $10. 410-269-1132 or

RELATIVE SIGHT -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Acoustic duo Heidi Palalay and Janet Taggart. 333 Coffeehouse, Unitarian Universalist Church, 333 Dubois Rd., Annapolis. $10; students, seniors, $8. 443-786-0463 or

O'MALLEY'S MARCH -- 5 and 8 p.m. Saturday. Celtic rock led by Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover St., Easton. $22. 410-822-7299 or

JAMES VALLIANT AND ATDELIUS WASHINGTON -- 3 p.m. Sunday. Jazz, blues, gospel and classical opera. Part of the Performing Arts Association of Linthicum series. Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $15; series, $39. 410-859-3308.

COMMUNITY CHOIR -- 4 p.m. Sunday. John Rutter's "Mass of the Children" by the Annapolis Area Christian School Community Choir. Severna Park Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 110 Ritchie Hwy., Pasadena. $8. 410-266-8255 or

INGRID MARSONER -- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Pianist performs works by Alban Berg,Schubert and Beethoven. Great Hall, McDowell Hall, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-647-4482 or


CONTRA DANCE -- 8 p.m. Saturday; 7:30 p.m., lesson for beginners. Open dance for all levels. Live caller Beth Molaro and live music. Sponsored by the Annapolis Traditional Dance Society. Fraternal Order of Police Hall, 1311 Generals Hwy., Crownsville. $9; members, $7. 410-451-1791 or


"MEMBERS' BEST" -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through Jan. 28. Works by Jim Amos, Brian Draper, Sally Clark, Mary Louise Kleman, Geraldine Czajkowski, Jim Malaro and Jean Nichols at locations throughout Queen Anne's County. Sponsored by the Queen Anne's County Arts Council, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. Free. 410-758-2520 or

MARYLAND HALL EXHIBITS -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through Dec. 17. Works by Susan Ahlstrom, Matt Chansky and Janet Culbertson in "Smart Growth? Art and the Environment," Chaney Gallery; "Creativity Without Struggle," works by artist-in-residence Rob Levit, AIR Gallery; "Deck the Walls," Hallway and Showcase Gallery. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-5544 or

FALL EXHIBIT -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. today through Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Watercolors, photographs, prints, oils, drawings and ceramic sculpture by members of the Maryland Federation of Art. Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, 18 State Cir., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566 or

TEIXEIRA MENDES -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily, through Dec. 19. Works by the Brazilian painter. Proceeds support the Veronica Bird Charitable Foundation, which raises money for autism research. Ahead With Autism Gallery, Davidsonville. Free. 410-956-5882 or

PHOTOGRAPHS AND PAINTINGS -- 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, 6 a.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays, through Dec. 1. Paintings by Lee Boynton, photographs by Mike Paydo, Bei Ma and Dermott Hickey, oil paintings and prints by Kari Bernard and watercolors by Nancy Love. Boynton's book, "Painting the Impressionist Watercolor," will also be on sale during the exhibit. Hard Bean Coffee & Booksellers, 36 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-8770 or

WOOD TURNING AND QUILTS -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Mondays, through Jan. 2. Works by members of the Chesapeake Woodturners and Q&A Quilt Art. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1777 or

STUDENT EXHIBIT -- 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays, through Dec. 10. Paintings by Anne Arundel Community College students. Pascal Center for the Performing Arts gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-2218.

"THE BOOK OF KINGS: ART, WAR AND THE MORGAN LIBRARY'S MEDIEVAL PICTURE BIBLE" -- Noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, extended hours 7-8 p.m. Fridays, through Dec. 19. Facsimile of a Crusades-era Bible on loan from the Morgan Library and 20 period objects on loan from the Walters Art Museum including armor, ceramics and textiles reflective of items featured in the bible. Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2556 or

ERRATA -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, extended hours 6-9 p.m. Mondays, through Dec. 13. Works that explore the role of error, flaw and misinterpretation in art. Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-7028 or

ROXANNE WEIDELE -- 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through Dec. 30. Pastel landscapes by Roxanne Weidele, co-owner of Galesville's River Gallery. Annapolis City Gallery, City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis. Free. 410-867-1429.

MIXED MEDIA EXHIBIT -- 7:30 a.m.-midnight Sundays-Thursdays, 7:30-2:30 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 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, through Nov. 30. Fifty paintings reflect 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. Free. 410-822-2787.

EDIE PYLE HOPKINS -- 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, 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

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

For Children

SMOKEY'S PARTY -- 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. tomorrow. Ages 3 and older can learn about fire prevention during this Smokey the Bear 60th birthday celebration. Refreshments. Smokey will make an appearance. Registration required. Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden, Taylor Avenue, Annapolis. Free. 410-260-8189.


And Literature

POETRY READING -- 7:30 p.m. today and 7 p.m. tomorrow. Readings by Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts poet-in-residence J.C. Todd and adult and student poetry workshop participants. Reservations required. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-5544 or

"TWENTY-FIVE MILK RUNS, AND A FEW OTHERS" -- 7 p.m. tomorrow. Deale author Dick Johnson discusses and signs his autobiography. Coffee and desserts served. Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 E.W. Shady Side Rd., Shady Side. $7.50; members, $5. 410-267-0654.

"OLD COMEDY, NEW COMEDY AND THE PROBLEM WITH TRAGEDY" -- 8:15 p.m. tomorrow. Lecture by Boston University professor Stephanie Nelson. Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539 or


And Recreation

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR -- 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Crafts, food and refreshments. Proceeds support the St. Margaret's Church youth program. Parish Hall, St. Margaret's Church, 1601 Pleasant Plains Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-757-6719.

FALL CRAFT FAIR -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Porcelain dolls, paintings, books, handmade toys, baked goods and jewelry. Proceeds support the Chesapeake High School band. Chesapeake High School, 4798 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free. 410-437-8998 or

HOLIDAY BAZAAR -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday. Silent auction, food, yard sale, holiday crafts and religious items. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 515 Loch Haven Rd., Edgewater. Free. 410-956-2883.


"A CHRISTMAS CAROL" -- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 23. Musical version of the classic Dickens tale about Ebenezer Scrooge and his eventual love of Christmas. Chesapeake Music Hall, 339 Busch's Frontage Rd., Annapolis. $32-$35; ages 4-12, $25. 410-626-7515 or

"PIPPIN" -- 7:30 p.m. today, 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Lighthearted musical comedy about son of King Charlemagne, who pursues love, war and politics to try to find his true calling in life. Pascal Center for Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $12; seniors, $10; students, children ages 3-17, $8. 410-777-7259 or

"MACBETH" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Shakespearean tragedy about a Scottish king's rise to power. Performed by the Masqueraders. Mahan Hall, U.S. Naval Academy, Maryland Avenue, Annapolis. $10. 410-293-8497 or

"CINDERELLA" -- 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Baltimore Children's Theatre presents classic children's fairy tale. Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $10; members, $9. 410-636-6597 or


TAVERN TRAIPSE -- 7-9 p.m. today and tomorrow. Tour of Annapolis historic taverns. Begins at William Paca House and includes drinks, reenactments and live music. Sponsored by Historic Annapolis Foundation. Participants must at least 21. William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George St., Annapolis. $30; members, $25. 410-267-8146 or

STAND-UP COMEDY -- 8 p.m. today. Comedy by Maureen O'Sullivan, Ken Grimm, Sterling Krause and Mike Diesel. Kaufmann's Restaurant, 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. $5. 410-923-2005 or

"THE WAY WE WERE" -- 6:30-10 p.m. Saturday. Kent Island Federation of Art 40th anniversary celebration and tribute to federation founders. Includes open bar, buffet, silent auction and live music. Todd Performing Arts Center, Chesapeake College, 1000 College Cir., Wye Mills. $45. 410-643-7424.

FASHION SHOW -- 11 a.m. Sunday. Women's fashions and purses. Sponsored by the Annapolis section of the National Council of Jewish Women and the Sisterhood of Congregation Kneseth Israel. Includes continental brunch. Kneseth Israel Synagogue, 1125 Spa Rd., Annapolis. $5. 410-263-6015.

TASTING -- 6:30-9 p.m. Sunday. Gourmet tasting of hors d'oeuvres and wine. Silent auction. Live music by Rob Levit Trio. Money supports Quiet Waters Park Ice Rink. Blue Heron Center, Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. $50. 410-222-1777 or

Plan Ahead

HOLIDAY CERAMICS SALE -- 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 29. Mugs, vases, casserole dishes, teapots, planters and other ceramic items. Sponsored by the Keramos Society. Room 219, Cade Center for Fine Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-7495 or


49 WEST -- 6 p.m. today, Francois Laureuse 8:30 p.m. today, Rob Levit Group; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Gary and Leah; 4 p.m. Saturday, John Jenson; 1-4 p.m. Sunday, On the Run; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Swing Brothers; 8-11 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas with Bens Bones; 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Greg Freyman. Prices vary. 410-626-9796.

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, the Avett Brothers; 9 p.m. Saturday, Sloan Wainwright Band; 9 p.m. Wednesday, open mic with Ford Schumann. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

ARMADILLOS -- 9 p.m. today, Meg Murray and Bryan Ewald; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Mike McHenry; 9 p.m. Sunday, Bryan, Mickey and Dana; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jarflys; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Casey Hean, Morningside and Victory Party. 132 Dock St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-0028 or

CANCUN CANTINA -- 9 p.m. today, Billy Currington; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Confederate Railroad, Stiff Richard; 9 p.m. Saturday, Jay Henley and the Stone Broke Band. 7501 Telegraph Rd., Hanover. Free. 410-761-6188 or

KAUFMANN'S RESTAURANT -- 9 p.m. today, Ray Wroten; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Mike Butler; 9 p.m. Saturday, Ray Wroten; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Michelle Walker; 8 p.m. Wednesday, Ray Wroten. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005 or

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 10 p.m. today, Harry Traynham; 10 p.m. tomorrow, Schitzophonic; 9 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville; 9 p.m. Monday, Shane Gamble; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dana B.; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Brian and Company; 10 p.m. next Thursday, Dave Glaser. 2 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-3323 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. today, George Duke; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Cheryl Wheeler; 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Hem with Shivaree; 10 p.m. Saturday, Glen Phillips with Kyle Riabko; 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Gary Puckett; 8 p.m. Monday, Leon Russell; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wishbone Ash; 8 p.m. Wednesday, Craig Chaquico. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

SEAN DONLON'S -- 9 p.m. today, Tim and Tempee; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Michael O'Patricks; 9 p.m. Sunday, Waken at Seven; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Michael O'Patricks; 9 p.m. Wednesday, the Wayfarers. 37 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-1993 or

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

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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