DERIVATIVE -- 7:30 p.m. today. Jazz band. Part of the Jazz at the Dock series. City Dock, Annapolis. Free. 410-271-6884 or

BOBBIE AND THE BELIEVERS -- 6 p.m. Sunday. Big band music. Part of the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights Concerts in the Park series. Linthicum Park, Benton Avenue, Linthicum. Free; donations accepted. 410-859-3308.

STEEL DRUMS -- 7-9 p.m. next Thursday. DC Pan Jammers perform, part of Thursdays in the Park Summer Concert series. Kent Manor Inn, 500 Kent Manor Dr., Stevensville. Free. 410-758-2520 or

UNIFIED JAZZ ENSEMBLE -- 7:30 p.m. next Thursday. Part of the Jazz at the Dock series. City Dock, Annapolis. Free. 410-271-6884 or


"COLOR SPLASH" -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 31. Stained glass, jewelry and fused glass works by Emily Mills. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Sunday. ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-990-4540 or

LANDSCAPES AND WATERCOLORS -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Through Sept. 11, oil paintings of urban landscapes by Maryland Hall resident artist Mary Arthur, Main Gallery. Saturday through Aug. 20, watercolors by Sheila Delaquil, Holley Gallery. Maryland Federation of Art, 18 State Cir., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566 or

MIXED MEDIA EXHIBIT -- 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Sept. 30. Works by Providence Center students. Arundel Center, 44 Calvert St., Annapolis. Free. 410-315-8303.

"CREATIVE IMPRESSIONS" -- 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 11. Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. Works by Anne Arundel Community College continuing education students. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Annapolis Harbour Center, 2516 Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-777-2325.

PLEXIGLASS AND PRINTS -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Sept. 18. Enamel and ink on plexiglass by Sandi Ritchie Miller and linoleum block prints by Anita Hagan. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1777.

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

"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

"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

"BLESSINGS FROM THAILAND AND ANGKOR WAT" -- 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today and Monday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. tomorrow. Photos by Annapolis resident Karen Guay from a recent trip to Thailand. Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. Free. 410-647-2550 or

For Children

PIRATE ADVENTURES ON THE CHESAPEAKE -- 9:30 and 11 a.m., 12:30, 2, 3:30 and 5 p.m. daily. Children can dress up as pirates and sail the Chesapeake Bay. Sponsored by Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake. Boat leaves from City Dock, Annapolis. $17; ages 2 and younger, $8.50. 410-263-0002 or


And Literature

CHESAPEAKE CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE -- 7 p.m. next Thursday. Lecture about Union Gen. George G. Meade by Ron Hawkins. Room 219, Cade Center for the Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-2428.


And Recreation

CRAB FEAST -- 5-8 p.m. tomorrow. Vegetable crab soup, corn on the cob, beef barbecue sandwiches, hot dogs, coleslaw, draft beer and sodas. Proceeds support the Rotary Club of Annapolis. Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Taylor Avenue, Annapolis. Tickets in advance, $45; at the gate, $50; ages 6-12, $15; ages 5 and younger, free. 410-263-2448 or

QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY TOUR -- 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Tour of historic homes and sites in Kent Narrows including the Queenstown Colonial Courthouse, the James E. Kirwan Museum, the Hope School and the Church Hill Theatre. Free, donations accepted. 888-400-7787.

DAY ON THE BAY CRUISES -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturdays, through Aug. 29. Cruise to St. Michaels. Includes a tour of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, shops and historic homes. Complimentary doughnuts and coffee. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. $55; ages 11 and younger, $27.50. 410-268-7601 or

NINETY-MINUTE BOAT TOURS -- Fridays-Mondays, through Sept. 5. 12:30 p.m., Severn River tour; 2:30 p.m., Chesapeake Bay Bridge tour; 4:30 p.m., Thomas Point Lighthouse tour. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. $16; ages 3-11, $8; ages 2 and younger, free. 410-268-7601 or


"A CHORUS LINE" -- 8:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, tomorrow through Sept. 3. Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St., Annapolis. $12-$15. 410-268-9212 or

"JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR" -- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, tomorrow through Sept. 14. Musical by Top Hat Productions. Main Stage, Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $12-$15. 410-636-6597.


WEST STREET MARKET -- Noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Arts and crafts and artist demonstrations along first block of West Street. 1-4 p.m., live music. West Street, between Church Circle and Calvert Street, Annapolis. Free. 410-295-6663 or

"SPACE BETWEEN THE BEATS" -- 6-7:30 p.m. Monday. Improvisational drumming class with Amy Lemich for ages 16 and older. Queen Anne's County Arts Council, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. $45; members, $35. 410-758-2520 or

Plan Ahead

KUNTA KINTE FESTIVAL -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 13, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 14. Jazz, gospel, and rhythm and blues performances; arts and crafts; African dance and drumming; traditional and ethnic food vendors; storytellers; and educational seminars to celebrate the county's African and Afro-Caribbean heritage. Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, 1450 General's Hwy., Crownsville. $7; seniors, $3; ages 4-12, $2; ages 3 and younger, free. 410-349-0338 or

ANNAPOLIS ART WALK -- 5-9 p.m. Aug. 18. Exhibits, artist demonstrations and refreshments in 20 galleries throughout historic and downtown Annapolis. Sponsored by the Annapolis Gallery Association. Free. 410-267-7077 or

"NAVY WAY BOOT CAMP" -- 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 20. Children ages 6-12 are taught how to use Navy terms, tell military time, march and call cadence. Ends with a lunch of pizza and soda. Registration required by Aug. 12. Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center, U.S. Naval Academy, 52 King George St., Annapolis. $26. 410-263-6933 or


49 WEST -- 6-8 p.m. today, Francois Laureuse, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Rob Levit Group; 9 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Jeff Antoniuk; 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Sarah Fridrich; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Jonathan Stone; 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/Jung Duo, 8-11 p.m. Amy Shook and Frank Russo. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vry. 410-626-9796 or

ACME BAR AND GRILL -- 9 p.m. today, DJ Goodman; 6 p.m. tomorrow, Dean Rosenthal, 9 p.m. tomorrow, DJ Goodman; 9 p.m. Saturday, DJ Sargent; 9 p.m. Sunday, Troy's Lounge; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Doug Segree; 9 p.m. Wednesday, DJ Dan. 163 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-6486 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, open house with local artists and DJs; 9 p.m. Saturday, the Shambells. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

KAUFMANN'S TAVERN -- 9 p.m. today, Joe Parsons; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, David Wayne and C.J. Young; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Joe Parsons; 10 a.m. Sunday, jazz brunch; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Ray Wroten. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005 or

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 10 p.m. today, Dave Glaser; 10 p.m. tomorrow, Bryan, Mickey and Dana; 10 p.m. Saturday, Mike McHenry Band; 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. Free. 410-263-3323 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8 p.m. today, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals; 7 and 10 p.m. tomorrow, Chuck Loeb; 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday, Chicago Blues Reunion; 7 p.m. Sunday, Colin Hay; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Coco Montoya; 8 p.m. next Thursday, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

ROCK FISH -- 10 p.m.-1 a.m. today, Mike McHenry Tribe; 10 p.m.-1 a.m. tomorrow, Matt McConville; 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Dick Was a Fish; 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 8-11 p.m. Wednesday, Scott Ross. 400 Sixth St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-1800.

SEAN DONLON'S -- 9 p.m. today, Chris and Mimsey; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Garry Owens Band; 9 p.m. Monday, open mic night; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Michael O'Patrick; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Tim and Tempee; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Waking at Seven. 37 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-1993 or

WOODFIRE -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Scott Ross; 8:30 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Meg Murray and Angie Miller. 580 Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park. Free. 410-315-8100.


In the Region

"CONTEMPORARY CODEX: CERAMICS AND THE BOOK" -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, weekends by appointment, through Aug. 26. Ceramic works by eight national and international artists. 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Free. 301-608-9101 or

"LOVESONG OF THE ELECTRIC BEAR" -- 7:45 p.m. tomorrow, 1 p.m. Saturday and 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Drama about Alan Turing, a British code-breaker and homosexual who was ostracized by his country after World War II and eventually killed himself. Part of the Potomac Theatre Project. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. $10. 301-924-4485 or

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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