DC PAN JAMMERS -- 7-9 p.m. today. Steel drum performance. Kent Manor Inn, 500 Kent Manor Dr., Stevensville. Free. 410-758-2520.

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

BENFIELD BRASS BAND -- 6 p.m. Sunday. Traditional brass band. Part of the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights performance series. Linthicum Park, Benton Avenue, Linthicum. Free, donations accepted. 410-859-3308.

DAVID BACH CONSORT -- 7-9 p.m. next Thursday. Jazz. Kent Manor Inn, 500 Kent Manor Dr., Stevensville. Free. 410-758-2550.

DERIVATIVE -- 7:30 p.m. next Thursday. Jazz by Towson band. Part of the Jazz at the Dock concert 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. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Sunday. Stained glass, jewelry and fused glass works by Emily Mills. 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. 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 EXPRESSIONS" -- 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 11. 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

Lectures and Literature

BOOK SIGNINGS -- 10 a.m.-noon tomorrow, Hank Turowski, a 1971 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, signs his book "Plebe." 11 a.m.-2 p.m. tomorrow, retired Lt. Cmdr. Bobbi Hovis signs "Station Hospital Saigon: A Navy Nurse in Vietnam, 1963-1964." 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Pete Souza signs copies of "Plebe Summer at the U.S. Naval Academy." Armel-Leftwich Visitor, U.S. Naval Academy, 52 King George St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-6933 or

ENVIRONMENTAL LECTURE -- 7 p.m. Wednesday. Richard Primack of Boston University discusses "Climate Change and Conservation in Thoreau's Concord." Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, 647 Contees Wharf Rd., Edgewater. Free. 443-482-2400 or


And Recreation

LAWN MOWER RACE -- 1 p.m. Saturday. Race to support Rebuilding Together-Anne Arundel County. Includes a tractor pull, a pedal tractor race for children, a lawn mower raffle and vendors. Gates open at 10 a.m. Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company fields, Route 2 and Magothy Bridge Road, Severna Park. $5; ages 5 and younger, free. 410-923-9992 or

BAY LIGHTHOUSES TOUR -- 12:15 and 3:15 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 4. Boat tour of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and lighthouses. Includes live narration. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. $30; ages 11 and younger, $15. 410-268-7601 or

FARMERS MARKET -- 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 29. Calvert and Clay streets, Annapolis. Free. 410-222-7502.

DAY ON THE BAY CRUISE -- 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturdays and Mondays through Aug. 29. Cruise to St. Michaels, tour Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and visit shops and historic homes. Complimentary coffee and doughnuts. Watermark Cruises, City Dock, Annapolis. Saturdays, $55, ages 11 and younger, $27.50; Mondays, $50, ages 11 and younger, $25. 410-268-7601 or


"A CHORUS LINE" -- 8:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, through Sept. 3. Musical about dancers trying to make it on Broadway. 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, through Sept. 14. Musical by Top Hat Productions. Main Stage, Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $12-$15. 410-636-6597.


LONDON TOWN HISTORY -- Noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Cooking and art demonstrations. Revolutionary War demonstration by Ship's Company. Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Rd., Edgewater. $3-$7. 410-222-1919 or

SOUTH COUNTY SUNDAYS -- 12:30-5 p.m. Sunday. Civil War reenactments. Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 East West Shady Side Rd., Shady Side. Free. 410-867-4486.

AFRICAN AMERICAN EDUCATION WORKSHOP -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. tomorrow. Sheila Arnold will portray "Old Bess," an 18th-century tavern slave, and discuss the role slaves played in shaping colonial America. Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Rd., Edgewater. $15. 410-222-1919.

ANNAPOLIS ART WALK -- 5-9 p.m. next Thursday. Artist demonstrations, exhibits and refreshments in galleries throughout downtown and historic Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7077 or

Plan Ahead

WINE TASTING -- 7:30-10 p.m. Aug. 19. Tasting and talk with guest speaker Peter Weygandt. Author William S. Shepard will sign "Shepard's Guide to Mastering French Wines (Taste Is for Wine, Points Are for Ping Pong)." Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. $39. 410-263-2888 or

"NAVY WAY BOOT CAMP" -- 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 20. Children ages 6-12 are taught to use Navy terms, tell military time, march and call cadence. Ends with a pizza and soda lunch. Registration required by Monday. 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; 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 vary. 410-626-9796 or

ACME BAR AND GRILL -- 9 p.m. today, DJ Goodman; 6 p.m. tomorrow, Dean Rosenthal, 9 p.m. DJ Goodman; 9 p.m. Saturday, Sargent DJ; 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, August West; 9 p.m. Saturday, Anne Heaton and Company. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

KAUFMANN'S TAVERN -- 9 p.m. today, Ray Wroten; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Acoustic MoJo; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Rick and Regina. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005 or

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 10 p.m. today, Harry Traynham; 10 p.m. tomorrow, Dan Haas Band; 9 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dana B.; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Brian, Mary and Neal; 10 p.m. next Thursday, Dave Glaser. Free. 410-263-3323 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8 p.m. today, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Los Straitjackets; 7 p.m. Saturday, Bernard Allison; 8 p.m. Monday, Bill Frisell; 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Dave Mason; 8 p.m. next Thursday, Black 47. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

ROCKFISH -- 10 p.m.-1 a.m. today, Mike McHenry; 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Dana B.; 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Minor Thoughts; 8-11 p.m. Wednesday, Damion Wolfe. 400 Sixth St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-1800.

SEAN DONLON'S -- 9 p.m. today, Waking at Seven; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, James Gallagher and Off the Boat; 9 p.m. Monday, open mic night; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Michael O'Patricks; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Chris and Mimsey; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Hurricane Kevin Liebling. 37 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-1993 or

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


In the Region

MANEL ANORO -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdys, 11 a.m.- p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 31. Impressionist landscapes, portraits and still lifes in oil by the Spanish artist. Carmen's Gallery, 14550 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. Free. 410-326-2549 or

L'IL MARGARET'S BLUEGRASS AND OLD-TIME MUSIC FESTIVAL -- 2-10:25 p.m. today, 2:50-11:05 p.m. tomorrow and 9 a.m.-11:05 p.m. Saturday. Live music by the Lewis Family, the Gary Waldrep Band, the Bluegrass Brothers and the Carolina Rebels. Goddard Farm, Clay Hill Road, Leonardtown. Today, $12; tomorrow, $20; Saturday, $22; three-day ticket, $45; ages 11 and younger, free. 301-475-8191.

"CONTEMPORARY CODEX: CERAMICS AND THE BOOK" -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through Aug. 26. Works that explore the relationship between ceramics, books and contemporary art by Lenny Goldenberg, Kimiyo Mishima, Holly Hannessian, Barbara Hashimoto, Nancy Selvin, Richard Shaw, Forrest Snyder and Janet Williams. Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Free. 301-608-9101 or

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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