BAY JAZZ PROJECT -- 7 p.m. Thursday. Jazz combo takes part in the Thursdays in the Park Summer Concert Series sponsored by the Queen Anne's Arts Council. Millstream Park, Route 213 and South Commerce Street split, Centreville. Free. Call 410-758-2520.

FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH CHORUS -- 7:30 p.m. Friday. Performs patriotic selections as part of the Glen Burnie Summer Concert Series. Glen Burnie Town Center, Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard and Crane Highway, Glen Burnie. Free. Call 410-647-0057.

GOOD DEALE BLUEGRASS BAND -- 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. The band plays tunes to soothe the summer shopper's soul. The concert is part of the Annapolis Harbour Center Summer Concert Series. Rain date is July 13. Annapolis Harbour Center, 2512-A Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis. Free. For more information, call 410-266-5857.

LLOYD DOBLER EFFECT -- 6-8 p.m. Saturday. The group, which plays rock laced with Latin rhythms, will take the stage for the first show of the Quiet Waters Park Summer Concert Series. Concertgoers are encouraged to carry lawn chairs or blankets. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free; park admission waived for concertgoers. Pets on leashes are permitted; alcohol and smoking are prohibited. For more information, call 410-222-1777 or visit

MIKE AND MIKE -- Sunday. Two guys with one name share good vibrations with classic beach tunes. The show is part of the Bayside Concert Series. Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. Free. Alcohol is prohibited. Concertgoers are asked to bring their own chairs and blankets. Call 410-222-6230.

THE BAY WINDS CONCERT BAND -- 6 p.m. Sunday. Get a head start on Independence Day by listening to the Annapolis band play patriotic selections. Linthicum Park, Benton Avenue, Linthicum. Free, weather permitting. Concertgoers are urged to carry chairs and blankets. No alcohol permitted. Call 410-859-3308.

THEM EASTPORT OYSTER BOYS -- noon-1 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. The duo, Jefferson Holland and Kevin Brooks, performs aboard a 1924 traditional Chesapeake Bay Hooper Island Draketail workboat as part of the Summertime Lunchtime Maritime Concert Series. City Dock, Annapolis. Free. Call 410-295-0104 or visit


FIRST FRIDAY GALLERY WALK -- 5 p.m. Friday. Works from the museum's beginning oil painting class will be featured in the Atrium Gallery, and works by the Tidewater Camera Club will be displayed along the museum's fence on the front lawn. Some art will be available for purchase. Academy Art Museum, 106 South St., Easton. Call 410-822-2787 or visit

"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

"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

"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

MANEL ANORO -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, through July 31. Opening reception, 6-9 p.m. Saturday. Oils, serigraphs and lithographs by the Spanish artist. Carmen's Gallery, 14550 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. Free. 410-326-2549 or

"MAN'S BEST FRIEND" -- 11 a.m.-6p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday (open until 8 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month), closed Mondays. Exhibit runs tomorrow-July 30.The dog days of summer are here, and with them comes this exhibit from Marjorie Weiss about man's best friend. The New York City-based artist is showing her complete collection of dog prints and original paintings. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. For more information, call 410-990-4540 or visit

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

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

"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.

For Children

BUBBLE FESTIVAL -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m.-2p.m. Thursday. The museum busts out some elaborate blowers to create a barrage of bubbles. Children will be shown how to make "bubble windows" with string and straws. All ages permitted. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. Free with admission. Call 410-990-1993 or visit

JUG BAY NATURE PROGRAMS -- 8-11 a.m. Saturday, "Birding at Jug Bay." Children older than 12 can learn to recognize types of birds by sight and sound. Binoculars and field guides will be available. 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, "Nature Detectives." Children of all ages uncover facts about animals by tracing their tracks and droppings. Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. $3 for adults; $2 for seniors; $2 for those younger than 18. To register, call 410-741-9330. For more information, visit

Sports and Recreation

THE WEST STREET MARKET -- noon-5 p.m. Sunday. An outdoor festival featuring local artists, crafts, live music from the Annapolis Junction Big Band and demonstrations. West Street between Church Circle and Calvert Street. Free. Held the first Sunday of each month through October. Call 410-295-6663.


"SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL" INFORMATION MEETINGS -- 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. For ages 12 to 18. Director Bob Rude will provide coaching and training to those interested in auditioning for roles in the musical. The auditions will be held in September. Additional information meetings will be held July 27 and Aug. 1. Children's Theatre of Annapolis, 1661 Bay Head Rd., Annapolis. Attendees must have theatre membership, which is $10. To register, call 410-757-2281 or e-mail For more information, visit

THE TEMPEST -- Runs tomorrow through July 30. Barry Genderson directs a frenetic adaptation of what is considered Shakespeare's last major play. Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St., Annapolis. Prices vary. For show schedule, call 410-268-9212 or visit

Plan Ahead

TAWES GARDEN SUMMER DAY CAMP -- Openings are available for summer camp sessions running 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. July 11-15 and July 25-29. Campers will engage in nature and craft activities at Tawes Garden and take field trips to various nature and environmental education centers. Daily snack is provided. 580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis. $160, for ages 10-12. For more information, call 410-260-8828. For an application, visit


49 WEST -- 6-8 p.m. today, Francois Laureuse, and 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Rob Levit Group; 9 p.m.- midnight tomorrow, Mac Walter; 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m Sunday, Story Sundays, and 4-7 p.m., Gary and Leah; 8-11 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas with Bens Bones; 8:30 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jonathan Stone; 6-8 p.m. next Thursday, Francois Laureuse, and 8:30 p.m.-midnight Rob Levit. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. Friday, the Chestertonians; 9 p.m. Saturday. the Grandsons. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. $5 cover. 410-778-6779 or

KAUFMANN'S TAVERN -- 9 p.m.-1 a.m. today, Ray Wroten; 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Prices vary. Call 410-923-2005 or visit

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 10 p.m. today, Harry Traynham; 10 p.m. tomorrow, Brian, Dana and Micky; 10 p.m. Saturday, Mike McHenry; 9 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville Trio; 9 p.m. Monday, Rob Thorworth; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dana B.; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Brian, Mary and Neal; 10 p.m. next Thursday, Dave Glaser. 2 Market Space, Annapolis. 410-263-3323 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8 p.m. today, the Fabulous Thunderbirds; 8:30 p.m. Friday, the Damnwells; 7 p.m. Saturday, Firefall; 7 p.m. Sunday, Dr. Hochman's Dixieland Band Patriotic Celebration; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Chely Wright; 8 p.m. next Thursday, Asia. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

Elsewhere in the Region

"LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN" -- 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Sunday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; through July 17. A production of Peter Brook's minimalist adaptation of Bizet's "Carmen." Olney Theatre Center for the Arts, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road. Prices vary. 301-924-3400 or

"HIDDEN TREASURES: BLACK ARTISTS OF DC" -- 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesdays to Fridays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Tomorrow through July 31; opening reception 6-8 p.m. July 8. An exhibition featuring more than 50 artists of African descent educated or living in the D.C. metropolitan area. The Graham Collection, 3518 12th St. NE, Washington, D.C. Free. Call 202-832-9292.

-- Compiled by MICHAEL TUNISON

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New York-based artist Marjorie Weiss shows her collection of dog prints and original paintings, including "Joe's Black Dog," above, at ARTFX in Annapolis.