Playing at Murder

Patuxent Playhouse presents "Murder Me Always," an audience-participation mystery sponsored by St. John Vianney Catholic Church Family Life Center. Dinner is included in the ticket price. Dinner, 7 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m. St. John Vianney, 105 Vianney Lane, Prince Frederick. $35. Call 410-414-9099 or order online at

Irish Fiddler Performs

The Celtic Society of Southern Maryland's arts and education group is sponsoring a workshop and concert by Irish fiddler Kevin Burke before he heads out on his European tour. Fiddlers of all levels are welcome at the workshop, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Summerseat Sanctuary and Farm, Mechanicsville. Burke will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown campus. Workshop, $35; concert, $25. Call 301-373-3533, visit or e-mail

Casino on Cobb Island

The Cobb Island Firehouse will create a bit of Las Vegas with casino-style card games. Food, beer and other beverages will be available for sale. Proceeds support the fund for a new firehouse and equipment. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Cobb Island Firehouse, Cobb Island. Free admission. Must be 21 to enter. 301-259-0196, 301-259-0160 or 301-259-4258.

A Special Auction

An auction to benefit the Special Olympics will include sports packages and memorabilia, golfing packages, handmade quilts, dinner cruises, automobile service packages, overnight trips, salon packages, health services, fitness packages, and dinner and lunch packages. 5 p.m. tomorrow. Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center, 3090 Crain Hwy., Waldorf. $20 a person, includes registration and heavy hors d'oeuvres. 301-934-0105 or 301-870-3388, Ext. 5105.

From left, Gordie Jones, Jamie Ankrom, Jeremy Coleman and Scott Youngs perform in "Murder Me Always," a mystery play with audience participation.