ANNAPOLIS BLUEGRASS COALITION -- 7 p.m. today. Bluegrass, contemporary and traditional. 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. 410-758-2520.

ANNAPOLIS BLUEGRASS COALITION -- 6 p.m. Sunday. Traditional and contemporary bluegrass and folk ballads about life on and around the Chesapeake Bay. Part of the Concerts in the Park series. Linthicum Park, Benton Avenue, Linthicum. People can bring chairs and blankets; no alcohol permitted. Weather permitting. Free. 410-859-3308.

BEN FROCK GROUP -- 7 p.m. today. Part of the Jazz at the Dock series. City Dock, Annapolis. Free.

BOB ZENTZ -- noon-1 p.m. Wednesday. The Norfolk-based singer-songwriter performs as part of the Summertime Lunchtime Maritime Concert Series. City Dock, Annapolis. Free. 410-295-0104 or

COUNTRY CURRENT -- 6-7 p.m. Sunday. Country music show is part of the Bayside Concert Series. Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. People can bring chairs and blankets; no alcohol permitted. Free. 410-222-6230.

ELECTRIC BRIGADE -- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. U.S. Naval Academy Band performs Top 40 and rhythm and blues hits. City Dock, Annapolis. Free. 410-293-0263.

GREG HOWARD QUARTET -- 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Jazz and rock concert, part of the Quiet Waters Park Summer Concert Series. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. People can bring chairs or blankets; pets permitted on leash; alcohol and smoking not permitted. Free, park admission waived for concert. 410-222-1777 or

KAREN JOHNSON AND BRIAN GANZ -- 3 p.m. Sunday. Flutist Johnson and pianist Ganz hold a benefit recital for Pia Rodriquez, a Costa Rican flutist seeking to continue graduate studies at Carnegie Mellon University. Unitarian Universalist Church, 333 Dubois Rd., Annapolis. $20; students, $10. 410-897-0930 or

NICOLO WHIMSEY SHOW -- 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday. Renaissance-style performances are part of the Severna Park Summer Concert Series. Hatton-Register Green, Severna Park. In case of rain, show will be held at the Holy Grounds Youth Center across the street. 410-647-0057.

POCKET CHANGE -- 6-8 p.m. Sunday. Oldies and standards show is part of the Crofton Summer Concert Series. Crofton Village Green, 1691 Crofton Pkwy. People can bring chairs or blankets. Free. 410-721-2301.

PACKAGE DEAL -- 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Rock-and-roll from the '50s and '60s, part of the Glen Burnie Summer Concert Series. Glen Burnie Town Center, Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard and Crain Highway, Glen Burnie. Free. 410-647-0057.

ROB LEVIT TRIO -- 6 p.m. next Thursday. Part of the Jazz at the Dock series. City Dock, Annapolis. Free.


"DANCIN' TO DUBLIN" -- 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Irish dance and music performed by the Broesler School of Irish Dance. Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $22; members, $18; ages 12 and younger, $12. 410-636-6597.


"BLESSINGS FROM THAILAND AND ANGKOR WAT" -- 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays, through Aug. 8. Photos by Annapolis resident Karen Guay of a recent trip to Thailand. Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. Free. 410-647-2550 or

"CLOUDS" -- 9 a.m.-11 p.m. today-Saturday and Monday-July 30, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday and July 31. Eastern Shore artist d. land gould's oil paintings. Barnes & Noble, 2516 Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis. 410-573-1115.

"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

"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. today-Saturday and Tuesday-July 30, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday and 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. today-Saturday and Tuesday-July 30, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Artist Marjorie Weiss shows her collection of dog prints and original paintings. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. 410-990-4540 or

MEMBERS' EXHIBIT -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today-Saturday and Monday-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

QUIET WATERS PARK -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today, tomorrow, Monday and Wednesday-July 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, and July 30 and 31. Kay Sandler watercolors and pastels in the Willow Gallery and Geraldine K. Czajkowski mixed media works in the Garden Gallery. Galleries at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1777 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. today, tomorrow and Monday-July 29. Oils, watercolors, quilts, photographs, textiles and fused glass by members of the Annapolis Arts Alliance. Part of Annapolis's Artworks celebration. City Hall, Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-7961.

For Children

BOOT CAMP FOR KIDS -- 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Instructional boot camp for children ages 6 to 12, who will take part in drills and learn Navy terms and military time. A meal will be provided in a simulated mess. Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center, U.S. Naval Academy, 52 King George St., Annapolis. $26. 410-263-6933, Ext. 111 or

GARDENING DAY -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Assorted nature projects and tours at Spa Creek Conservancy. All ages. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. $6; members, $5. 410-990-1993 or

WOODLAND INDIAN WORKSHOP -- 2-3:30 p.m. tomorrow. Children ages 7 to 10 years make medicine pouches, cook a traditional meal over campfire and hear the stories of the Woodland Indians. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. $12; $10 for members. 410-990-1993 or


TENT TROUPE -- 2 p.m. today. Traveling summer tent theater group performs several animal tales for children in "Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!" 8 p.m. today. The troupe stages Pulitzer Prize-winning play "You Can't Take It With You." Part of the Montpelier Summer Concert Series. Montpelier Mansion grounds, 9401 Montpelier Dr., Laurel. Rain or shine. Free. Call 301-776-2805.

"THE TALENT MACHINE" -- today through Sunday. A musical about a motley group of Annapolis youngsters preparing for auditions for a local talent show. Key Auditorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. $10; ages 6 and younger, $8. For show times and tickets, 410-956-0512 or

"THE TEMPEST" -- 8:30 p.m. today-Sunday and next Thursday-July 30. Barry Genderson directs the Shakespeare play. Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-9212 or


49 WEST -- 6-8 p.m. today, Francois Laureuse, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Rob Levit Group; 8 and 10 p.m. tomorrow, Rick Whitehead and Joe Byrd; 9 p.m.- midnight Saturday, Crosstown; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Swing Bros, 7-10 p.m., Leda's Charm; 5-8 p.m. Monday, John Pineda, 8-11 p.m., David Mead; 8:30 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Explorations in Creativity, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Greg Freyman; 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

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Zane Campbell and Company with guest Boo Reiner; 9 p.m. Saturday, Niki Lee. 3371/2 High St., Chestertown. Cover, $5. 410-778-6779 or

KAUFMANN'S TAVERN -- 9 p.m. today, Rick and Regina; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Deanna Dove; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Mitch and Josh; 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. Saturday, Sweet Pickle; 9 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville Trio; 9 p.m. Monday, Dean Rosenthal; 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, Adrian Belew; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, the Iguanas; 7 p.m. Saturday, Dean Crawford and the Dunns River Band; 7 p.m. Sunday, Ralph Stanley II and the Clinch Mountain Boys; 7 p.m. Monday, the Dragonflys; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. next Thursday, Patti Austin. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

WOODFIRE -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Waking at Seven; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dave Glaser. 580 Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park. Free. 410-315-8100.


In the Region

CHUN-LAN LI -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays; opens Saturday, runs through Aug. 21. Exhibit of the functional works by the Taiwanese potter. Baltimore Clayworks, 5707 Smith Ave., Baltimore. 410-578-1919 or

"HIDDEN TREASURES: BLACK ARTISTS OF D.C." -- 11 a.m.-8 p.m. today, tomorrow and Wednesday-July 29, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and July 30, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday and July 31. More than 50 Washington-area African American artists participate in this exhibit. The Graham Collection, 3518 12th St. NE, Washington. Free. 202-832-9292.

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"Mesa Roja" is among lithographs and serigraphs by artist Manel Anoro on display through July 31 at Carmen's Gallery in Solomons.