Festivals

DEALE FIRE DEPARTMENT CARNIVAL -- 7-10 p.m. Monday-next Thursday; 7-11 p.m. July 22-23. Midway rides, games and home-cooked food and a parade at 6:30 p.m. July 23. Deale Volunteer Fire Department, 6007 Drum Point Rd., Deale. $10 All-you-can-ride tickets sold in advance. 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sunday; $15 at the carnival. 410-867-1350.

Clubs

49 WEST -- 6-8 p.m. today, Francois Laureuse; 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Rob Levit Group. 9 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Jen and Scott of Naked Blue. 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday, Joe Byrd and Robert Redd. 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Swing Bros. 8-11 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas with Bens Bones. 8:30 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble. 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Godfrey and Jung; 8-11 p.m., Frank Russo and Amy Shook. 6-8 p.m.-midnight next Thursday, Francois Laureuse; 8:30-midnight, Rob Levit Group. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or www.49westcoffeehouse.com.

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Mercy Creek. 9 p.m. Saturday, Naked Blue. 3371/2 High St., Chestertown. $5 cover. 410-778-6779 or www.andys-ctown.com.

KAUFMANN'S TAVERN -- 9 p.m. today, Ray Wroten. 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Janet Griffen. 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Ray Wroten. 9 p.m. next Thursday, Rick and Regina. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Prices vary. 410-923-2005 or www.kaufmannsrestaurant.com.

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 10 p.m. today, Harry Traynham. 10 p.m. tomorrow, Music Room. 10 p.m. Saturday, Kevin Kline Band. 9 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville Trio. 9 p.m. Monday, Mike Gordon. 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. Call 410-263-3323 or www.middletontavern.com.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8 p.m. today, the Avett Brothers with the Massacoustics. 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. tomorrow, the Family Stone Experience. 7 p.m. Saturday, John Eddie. 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Deana Carter with Little Big Town. 8 p.m. Monday, Turin Brakes. 8 p.m. Tuesday, the Fixx. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Naked Blue. 8 p.m. next Thursday, Adrian Belew. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or www.ramsheadtavern.com.

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

Concerts

ALEXANDRIA KLEZTET -- 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Alternative klezmer, part of the Quiet Waters Park Summer Concert Series. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free; park admission waived for concertgoers. Pets are permitted on a leash; alcohol and smoking are prohibited. 410-222-1777 or www.friendsofquietwaterspark.org.

AMILIA K. SPICER -- 8-10 p.m. tomorrow. Los Angeles-based singer was once named Female Artist of the Year by the National Academy of Songwriters. No alcohol permitted. 333 Coffeehouse, 333 Dubois Rd., Annapolis. $10; $8 for students and seniors. 443-786-0463.

ANNAPOLIS BLUEGRASS COALITION -- 7 p.m. next Thursday. Contemporary and traditional bluegrass, part of the Thursdays in the Park concert series sponsored by the Queen Anne's Arts Council. Kent Manor Inn, 500 Kent Manor Dr., Stevensville. Free. Call 410-758-2520.

ANTON -- 6-8 p.m. Sunday. R&B and funk show, part of the Crofton Summer Concert Series. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Crofton Village Green, 1691 Crofton Pkwy., across from Crofton Country Club. Free. 410-721-2301.

BACK PAGES BAND -- 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Part of the Annapolis Harbour Center Summer Concert Series. Rain date is July 27. Annapolis Harbour Center, 2512-A Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-266-5857.

BLEU LIGHTS -- 7:30 p.m. Friday. Performs Motown and jazz favorites as part of the Glen Burnie Summer Concert Series. Glen Burnie Town Center, Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard and Crain Highway, Glen Burnie. Free. 410-647-0057.

ELECTRIC BRIGADE -- 6-7 p.m. Sunday. The U.S. Naval Academy group plays a set of top 40 hits as part of the Bayside Concert Series. Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. Free. Alcohol is prohibited. Bring chairs and blankets. 410-222-6230.

MAGPIE -- noon-1 p.m. Wednesday. The duo performs environmentally themed songs as part of the Summertime Lunchtime Maritime Concert Series. City Dock, Annapolis. Free. 410-295-0104 or www.annapolismaritimemuseum.org.

OLD COMRADES ALUMNI CONCERT -- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Past and present members of the U.S. Naval Academy Band perform. City Dock, Annapolis. Free. Call 410-293-0263.

FEDERAL CITY BRASS BAND -- 6 p.m. Sunday, weather permitting. The sound and look of a U.S. Army brass band of the 1860s, using sheet music from the Civil War era and wearing military uniforms of that time. Part of the Concerts in the Park series. Linthicum Park, Benton Avenue, Linthicum. Free. Bring chairs and blankets. No alcohol permitted. 410-859-3308.

GUMPTION GROUP -- 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday. Jazz group performs as part 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. Call 410-647-0057.

Exhibits

"CLOUDS" -- 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Sundays, through July 31. Eastern Shore artist d. land gould shows her oil paintings of clouds. Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 2516 Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis. 410-573-1115.

"FOUR CENTURIES OF STORIES" -- 8 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Mondays-Friday 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 mdsa.net.

"HELIOTROPE BOUQUET 7" -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today, tomorrow and Monday. Mixed-media community exhibit. Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-7259 or www.aacc.edu/cadegallery.

"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 www.navyonline.com.

MANEL ANORO -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, through July 31. Serigraphs and lithographs by the Spanish artist. Carmen's Gallery, 14550 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. Free. 410-326-2549 or www.carmensgallery.com.

"MAN'S BEST FRIEND" -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday, closed Mondays, through July 30. The New York-based artist Marjorie Weiss shows her complete collection of dog prints and original paintings. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. 410-990-4540 or www.artfxgallery.org.

MEMBERS EXHIBIT -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 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 www.art-academy.org.

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 www.cbmm.org.

"SPLASH!" -- 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday 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

BABY SIGNS PROGRAM -- 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 15. Participants communicate in a modified version of American Sign Language while developing other essential skills for toddlers. Class fee includes a kit for home use. For children 10 months to 2 years old with parent. $150; $140 for members. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. 410-990-1993 or www.theccm.org.

Lectures

And Literature

CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE -- 7 p.m. today. A Civil War trivia game. Cade Center, Room 219, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. 410-777-2428 or www.geocities.com/Pentagon/Quarters/9925/CCWR.html.

Theater

"THE RIVALS" -- 7-9 p.m. next Thursday. A reading of the comedy by playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan hosted by the Historic Annapolis Foundation. William Paca House, 186 Prince George St., Annapolis. $15, $10 for Foundation members. 410-267-8146.

"THE TALENT MACHINE" -- today through Sunday and next Thursday-July 24. A musical about a motley group of Annapolis youngsters preparing for auditions in a local talent show. Key Auditorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. $10; $8 children younger than 7. 410-956-0512 or www.talentmachine.com.

"THE TEMPEST" -- 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday until 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. 410-268-9212 or www.summergarden.com.

Plan Ahead

ANNAPOLIS ART WALK -- 5-9 p.m. Aug. 18. Galleries host new exhibits and showcase local artists in various media. Visitors can stroll past artists while they produce their work and listen as musicians perform around the downtown area. Galleries will be serving refreshments. Downtown Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7077 or www.artinannapolis.com.

Elsewhere

In the Region

CHUN-LAN LI -- Saturday through Aug. 21. Gallery open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. A solo exhibition of the functional works by the Taiwanese potter. Baltimore Clayworks, 5707 Smith Ave., Baltimore. 410-578-1919 or www.baltimoreclayworks.org.

"HIDDEN TREASURES: BLACK ARTISTS OF D.C." -- 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday and Tuesday, through July 31. An exhibition featuring more than 50 artists of African descent educated or living in the Washington area. The Graham Collection, 3518 12th St. NE, Washington. Free. 202-832-9292.

-- Compiled by MICHAEL TUNISON

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