333 COFFEEHOUSE CABARET -- 8 p.m. Friday. Laura Baron & Pat Quinn, Janet Griffin, Judy Cook and the group Fortune's Turn will perform in an alcohol-free listening room run by volunteers. Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis. 333 DuBois Avenue, Annapolis. $10; students and seniors, $8. 443-786-0463 or

"JAZZ ON THE RIVER" -- 3-5 p.m. June 18. The Joe Byrd Trio performs on the West River waterfront in a fundraiser for the nonprofit Shady Side Rural Heritage Society. There will also be a silent auction, a raffle and a wine tasting between concert sets. Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 East West Shady Side Road, Shady Side. $25 donation. For reservations, call 410-267-0654.


CONTRA DANCE -- 8-11 p.m. Saturday. Dance with live music, sponsored by the Annapolis Traditional Dance Society. Holy Grounds Youth Center, 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. $9; members, $7. 410-451-1791 or

LOS CHANTAS TANGO QUARTET -- Instruction, 7:30 p.m.; dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday. An evening of live tango music and dancing led by a multinational foursome based in New York City. Great Hall, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. $25 at the door. For reservations, call 410-849-2494. For information,


"HELIOTROPE BOUQUET 7" -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through July 18. Mixed-media community exhibit. Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-7259 or

"SMALL PAINTINGS" -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5:30 p.m. Sundays, extended hours through 9 p.m. Thursdays, through June 30. Still lifes, landscapes and portraits in oil, watercolor and acrylic by 60 artists. Show celebrates McBride Gallery's 25th anniversary. McBride Gallery, 215 Main St, Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7077 or

MEMBERS' EXHIBIT -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, through July 30. Oils, watercolors, graphics, film, ceramics, metals, jewelry, furniture and sculpture by members of the Academy Art Museum. Academy Art Museum, 106 South St., Easton. Free. 410-822-2787 or

MICHAEL BRULEY -- 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and Sundays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, through June 26. Eastern Shore artist exhibits paintings, monotypes and sculptures expressing how people develop from a cellular organism to a spiritual being. Kent Island Federation of Art, 405 Main St., Stevensville. Free. Call 410-643-7424.

MANEL ANORO -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, through July 31. Oils, serigraphs and lithographs by the Spanish artist. Carmen's Gallery, 14550 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. Free. 410-326-2549 or

"HISTORIC NAVAL FLAGS" -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Aug. 31. Display of flags used by the Navy since the Revolutionary War. Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center, U.S. Naval Academy, 52 King George St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-6933 or

"OF HUMANS AND HORSES" -- 7:30 a.m.-midnight Mondays-Fridays, 7:30 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through June 29. Portraits, figures and landscapes in oils, charcoal and pencil drawings. 49 West Coffeehouse, Winebar and Gallery, 49 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-9796.

"MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL" -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays, through June 30. Ceramic art by Esther Snow. 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 or

"SPLASH!" -- 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through July 29. Oils, watercolors, quilts, photographs, textiles and fused glass by members of the Annapolis Arts Alliance. Part of the City of Annapolis's Artworks celebration. City Hall, Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-7961.

PAINTINGS AND PRINTS -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, through June 25. Paintings by Sandi Ritchie Miller and prints by Anita Hagan. Maryland Federation of Art, 18 State Cir., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566 or

ANNAPOLIS WATERCOLOR CLUB -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdayand Sunday. Juried exhibit featuring works by members of the watercolor club. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1777 or

ROBERT DE GAST PHOTOGRAPHS -- 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, through Aug. 31. Black-and-white photographs of the Delmarva peninsula. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, St. Michaels. $10; ages 6-17, $5; members and ages 5 and younger, free. 410-745-2916 or

"FOUR CENTURIES OF STORIES" -- 8 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through Dec. 31. Maryland antiquities, including a Civil War battle flag, 19th- and 20th-century china and silver, a 1774 document box and state seals dating to 1648. Curated by the Maryland State Archives. Miller Senate Building, 11 Bladen St., Annapolis. Free. 410-260-6444 or

"TREASURES: A HALF-CENTURY OF GIFTS" -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays. Paintings, photographs and lithographs from the Academy Art Museum's permanent collection. Calvert and Spitaleri permanent collection galleries, Academy Art Museum, 106 South St., Easton. Adults, $2; ages 12 and older, $1; Wednesdays, free. 410-822-2787 or

For Children

"FAIRY TALES FOR THE FAMILY" -- 10 a.m.-noon Thursday. Music, drama, art and movement workshops for children ages 4-6 and their parents. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $55; members, $30. 410-263-5544 or

"BUGS AND SPIDERS" -- 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. Children ages 2-5 learn about and craft insects and arachnids. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. $8; members, $6. 410-990-1993 or

"ANNAPOLIS DRUM CIRCLE" -- 5-7 p.m. Sunday. Bring your own drum or rhythm instruments or grab one of the extras on hand. All ages. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. Free. Outside, weather permitting. 410-990-1993 or

"A VERY ARTFUL CAMP" -- 11-11:45 a.m. June 22-24. Art activities for ages 3-8 imitate the colorful style of Eric Carle, illustrator and author of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and other children's books. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. $30; members, $25. 410-990-1993 or

Sports and Recreation

ANTIQUE & CLASSIC BOAT FESTIVAL -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. 18th annual event showcases classic mahogany speedboats and other wooden power boats. Boat rides, food, music, safety demonstrations, children's activities and more than 40 boat-related vendors. Chesapeake Bay Martine Museum, Mill Street, St. Michaels. $11; seniors, $10; ages 6-17, $6; 5 and younger and museum members, free. For information or to register, contact 410-745-2916 or

"NURTURE, NATURE AND NUTRITION" -- 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Nature walk through the woods and meadows of the arboretum with a trained docent, followed by a healthful lunch of fruits, vegetables and grains. A nutrition specialist will share recipes and nutritional analysis. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. $12; members, $10. To register, call 410-634-2847, Ext.0.


"NUNSENSE" -- 8:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, through June 25. Musical about a group of nuns who hold a community fundraiser for the burial of four sisters who were poisoned by convent cook Sister Julia, Child of God. Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St., Annapolis. $15; seniors, $12. 410-798-0925.


DESIGNER SHOW HOUSE -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, noon-5:30 p.m. Sundays, through June 26. House decorated by 11 local interior designers. Proceeds support Hospice of the Chesapeake, Anne Arundel Medical Center and Community Foundation of the Chesapeake. Nantucket on the Severn, 517 Scrimshaw Lane, Severna Park. $20. 410-841-0000.

FINE ARTS FESTIVAL -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Arts, crafts, music. St. Martin's Evangelical Lutheran Church courtyard, 1120 Spa Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-4723 or


49 WEST -- 6-8 p.m. today, Francois Laureuse; 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit Group; 9 p.m.- midnight Friday, Lisa Williams; 4-6 p.m. Saturday, John Jensen; 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday, O'Donel Levy; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Swing Brothers; 8 and 10 p.m. Sunday, Nap Jam; 8-11 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas with Bens Bones; 8:30 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 6-8 p.m. next Thursday, Francois Laureuse; 8:30 p.m.-midnight next Thursday, Rob Levit Group. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

ACME BAR AND GRILL -- 10 p.m. today, DJ Goodman; 6-8 p.m. tomorrow, Dean Rosenthal; 10 p.m.-2:30 a.m. tomorrow, DJ Goodman; 10 p.m. Saturday, Sargent DJ; 10 p.m. Sunday, Troy's Lounge with The Done Four; 10 p.m. Monday, Dean Rosenthal's Voodoo Lounge; 10 p.m. Tuesday, Doug Segree; 10 p.m. Wednesday, Troy's Underground with DJ Dan. 163 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-6486 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Guthrie Matthews Method; 9 p.m. Saturday, Gigi Dover Band. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. $5 cover. 410-778-6779 or

CANCUN CANTINA -- 9 p.m. today, David Allen Cole. $20. 410-761-6188 or

KAUFMANN'S TAVERN -- 6 p.m. today, live jazz, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Ray Wroten; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Mike Butler; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Ray Wroten; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., live jazz brunch; 6 p.m. next Thursday, live jazz, 8 p.m., comedy, 9 p.m., Rick and Regina. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8 p.m. today, Triplicity; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Happy the Man; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oleta Adams; 7:00 p.m. Sunday, Lizz Wright; 8 p.m. Monday, Loudon Wainwright III; 8 p.m. Wednesday, Eddie From Ohio; 8 p.m. next Thursday, Saffire the Uppity Blues Women. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

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


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Saffire the Uppity Blues Women performs next Thursday at Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis. From left, Gaye Adegbalola, Andra Faye and Ann Rabson.