Classic Cars Viewed as Art

Annmarie Garden has teamed up with the National Capital Region Chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America to host this event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow. View cars as works of art -- metal, chrome and paint. More than 100 cars will be on display. Food, beverages and ice cream will be available. Awards handed out at 2 p.m. $2, adults; children, free. Coinciding with the Tobacco Trail Meet is Curves and Swerves, Interpretations of the Classic American Automobile. This fine arts show features works by notable Southern Maryland artists inspired by the automobile and the open road. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640 or

River Concerts Start

Celebrate the arrival of summer tomorrow with a concert arranged around the theme "The Power and the Glory." Featured pieces by Beethoven ("The Emperor" piano concerto), Bruckner ("The Romantic") and Berlioz ("Roman Carnival"). Pianist Brian Ganz (a graduate of the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University and a musician-in-residence and a faculty member at St. Mary's College of Maryland), is featured during the performance of the Beethoven piece. More than 25 food vendors. The free, outdoor concert features music director Jeff Silberschlag and the Chesapeake Orchestra. Concerts continue every Friday evening through July 29. Grounds open, 5 p.m.; concert begins, 7 p.m. Townhouse Green, St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City. 240-895-3038 or

Benefit for Pet Adoption

Next Thursday the St. Mary's Animal Welfare League hosts a rummage sale to benefit its adoption center in Loveville. All sales benefit animal rescue and the no-kill shelter building fund. Table reservations, $10. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. St. Mary's Animal Welfare League, 26433 Loveville Rd., Mechanicsville. 301-863-2632.

A rummage sale next Thursday benefits the St. Mary's Animal Welfare League's adoption center. Faith, a 11/2 -year-old Labrador mix, is among the animals available to adopt at the center.