BAYSIDE BIG BAND -- 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Big-band-era favorites presented as part of the Glen Burnie Summer Concert Series. Glen Burnie Town Center, Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard and Crane Highway, Glen Burnie. Free. 410-647-0057.

DAVID BACH CONSORT -- 7 p.m. today. Jazz group performs in the Thursdays in the Park Summer Concert Series sponsored by the Queen Anne's Arts Council. Kent Manor Inn, 500 Kent Manor Dr., Stevensville. Free. 410-758-2520.

GEOFF KAUFMAN -- noon-1 p.m. Wednesday. Singer from Mystic, Conn., shares traditional seafaring songs as part of the Summertime Lunchtime Maritime Concert Series. City Dock, Annapolis. Free. 410-295-0104 or

JAZZ CARAVAN -- 7:30-9:30 p.m. tomorrow. The six-piece jazz group will perform classic jazz, swing, ragtime and standards from the '20s to the '60s as part of the Montpelier Summer Concert Series. Montpelier Mansion grounds, 9401 Montpelier Dr., Laurel. Free. 301-776-2805.

MIDNITE BLU -- 6-8 p.m. Sunday. The group will play songs spanning the '50s to the '70s as part of the Crofton Summer Concert Series. Concertgoers should take along lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Crofton Village Green, 1691 Crofton Parkway, across from the Crofton Country Club. Free. 410-721-2301.

MIRROR IMAGE -- 6 p.m. Sunday. Impersonations of the Andrews Sisters, the McGuire Sisters and soloists such as Doris Day, Patti Page and Rosemary Clooney. The show is part of the Concerts in the Park series. Linthicum Park, Benton Avenue, Linthicum. Free; subject to weather. Take along your own chairs and blankets. No alcohol permitted. 410-859-3308.

POCKET CHANGE -- 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday. The group plays oldies and standards in the first show of the Severna Park Summer Concert Series. Hatton-Register Green, Severna Park. Free. In the event of rain, show will be held in the Holy Grounds Youth Center across the street. 410-647-0057.

PROJECT NATALE -- 6-8 p.m. Sunday. Jazz show is part of the Bayside Concert Series. Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. Free. Alcohol is prohibited. Showgoers are asked to take along their own chairs and blankets. 410-222-6230.

RUTHIE AND THE WRANGLERS -- 6-8 p.m. Saturday. American roots music. Part of the Quiet Waters Park Summer Concert Series. Concertgoers are encouraged to take along their own 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. 410-222-1777 or

SUMMER SERENADE OPENER -- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The U.S. Naval Academy Band plays the first in a series of free concerts over the summer. City Dock, Annapolis. Free. 410-293-0263.


"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. 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.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays, through July 30. Marjorie Weiss, a New York City-based artist, is showing her complete collection of dog prints and original paintings. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. 410-990-4540 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

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 Street, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-7961.


JOHN PAUL JONES DAY -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the return of the body of the Revolutionary War naval hero to the U.S. Naval Academy. There will be a memorial service and a wreath-laying at the chapel where Jones is buried, lectures, children's activities, cannon-loading demonstrations, warrant signings and raising of the flags of the U.S. and USS Bonhomme Richard (Jones commanded USS Bonhomme Richard). Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center, 52 King George St., Annapolis. Free; cost for guided walking tours. 410-263-6933 or e-mail

For Children

MEADOW MAGIC -- 1-3 p.m. Saturday. A search for insects, birds, seeds and wildflowers. For families with children ages 6-8. Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. $3; seniors and those under 18, $2. To register, 410-741-9330. For more information,

DOLL AND BEAR SALON -- 2-4 p.m. Saturday. Children can make use of shampoo, brushes, hairspray, cotton balls and nail polish to give makeovers to dolls and stuffed animals. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. For ages 1 to 6. Free with admission to museum. 410-990-1993 or


BASTILLE DAY CELEBRATION -- 6-9 p.m. next Thursday. Wine N Women celebrates Bastille Day with a women-only dinner featuring a three-course meal, French wine and music performed by new-wave group Boister. 10 p.m.-midnight, a coed after-dinner celebration with cheeses, desserts and another helping of Boister. Chez Lafitte, 13 S. Washington St., Easton. $65 for dinner, $45 for after-dinner event. 410-820-4212 or

ART CLASSES -- 6-7:30 p.m. Monday through Aug. 1, "Space Between the Beats, Improvisational Drumming with Amy Lemich." $45 for nonmembers; $35 for members. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday to Aug. 3, "Picture Making: Pick Your Media With Jean Ranney Smith." $120 for nonmembers; $100 for members. Queen Anne's County Arts Council, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. $15 membership fee. For more information or to register, 410-758-2520.


THE TEMPEST -- 8:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, through July 30. Barry Genderson directs an adaptation of what is considered to be Shakespeare's last major play. Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St., Annapolis. Prices vary. For show schedule, 410-268-9212 or

Plan Ahead

KUNTA KINTE HERITAGE FESTIVAL -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 13; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 14. The festival, now in its 18th year, will feature live shows, art and crafts, African dance and drumming, storytellers, seminars and traditional foods. Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, Route 178, Crownsville. $6 in advance; $7 at the event, $3 for children, seniors and military personnel. 410-349-0338 or

PINE'EER ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 6. More than 150 crafters from five states will take part in the annual festival, now in its 28th year. White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines. Free. 410-208-3060.


49 WEST -- 6-8 p.m. today, Francois Laureuse; 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit Group; 9 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Leda's Charm; 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday, Tom Lagana; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, J. Stone; 8-11 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

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. Saturday, Peter Mulvey. 3371/2 High St., Chestertown. $5 cover. 410-778-6779 or

KAUFMANN'S TAVERN -- 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Acoustic MoJo; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Rick Slone; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Ray Wroten. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Prices vary. 410-923-2005 or

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 10 p.m. today, Dave Glaser; 10 p.m. tomorrow, Dan Haas Band; 10 p.m. Saturday, Michael Heaven; 9 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville; 9 p.m. Monday, Shane Gamble; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dana B.; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Brian, Mary and Neal; 10 p.m. next Thursday, Harry Traynham. 2 Market Space, Annapolis. 410-263-3323 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8 p.m. today, Asia; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Poco; 7 p.m. Saturday, Shannon McNally with Todd Thibaud; 7 p.m. Sunday, the Duhks; 8 p.m. Monday, Tracy Bonham with Judd and Maggie; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Frenchbread and the Chinamen; 8 p.m. Wednesday, BeauSoleil Avec Michael Doucet; 8 p.m. next Thursday, the Avett Brothers with the Massacoustics. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

T.K. SHARKY'S -- 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesday, Viki Nova; 8-9 p.m. Thursday, salsa lessons; 6 p.m. Friday, Zach Myers; 9 p.m. Saturday, DJ Joe. 2072 Somerville Rd., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-841-5599 or

Elsewhere in the Region

"LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN" -- 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Sundays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 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 Rd. 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. Sundays, tomorrow through July 31. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. tomorrow. 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. 202-832-9292.

-- Compiled by MICHAEL TUNISON

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The Naval Academy observes John Paul Jones Day on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with activities including a wreath-laying ceremony at Jones's crypt.