BUCK HILL QUARTET -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Jazz. Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Road, Laurel. $20. 301-953-1993.

THE AMAZONS -- 8 p.m. Saturday. Folk, blues, jazz and pop. Hard Bargain Farm, 2001 Bryan Point Rd, Accokeek. $12. 301-292-5665.

MUSIC OF LATIN AMERICA WITH CANTARE -- 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. A presentation of music from Argentina, Brazil and other Latin American countries. Beltsville Community Center, 3900 Sellman Rd., Beltsville. $4. 301-937-6613.

For Children

CREATURE FEATURE: ALL ABOUT REPTILES -- 10 a.m. Saturday. Learn about amphibians and reptiles. Ages 3 and up. Watkins Nature Center, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. $2; reservations required. 301-218-6702.

JAY JAY DAYS -- 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Activities for all ages with Jay Jay the Jet Plane. College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. $8. 301-864-6029.

MOUNT RAINIER PUPPET SHOW -- 11 a.m. Saturday. An insect adventure. Mount Rainier Nature and Recreation Center, 4701 31st Pl., Mount Rainer. $2. 301-927-2163.

PAINT YOUR OWN CASTANETS -- 3 p.m. Saturday. Paint traditional musical instruments made of two shells, stones or pieces of wood. Ages 6-12; reservations required today. Good Luck Community Center, 8601 Good Luck Rd., Lanham. $2. 301-552-1093.

LET'S COLOR! -- 5 p.m. Saturday. Coloring activity for ages 6-12; door prize awarded. Glassmanor Community Center, 1101 Marcy Ave., Oxon Hill. Free. 301-567-6033.

SPANISH HERITAGE CRAFT -- 11 a.m. Wednesday. Ages 3-5; reservations required. Good Luck Community Center, 8601 Good Luck Rd., Lanham. $2.


And Literature

DAMALI AYO -- 5 p.m. Saturday. The author and conceptual artist discusses and signs "How to Rent a Negro." The Mall at Prince George's, Karibu Books, 3500 East-West Hwy., Hyattsville. Free. 301-559-1140.

AN AFTERNOON OF REGENCY ROMANCE -- 1 p.m. Sunday. Local romance writers read and sign their books. With refreshments. Riversdale House Museum, 4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park. $5. 301-864-0420.


And Exercise

JOURNEY INTO JUG BAY'S PAST -- 1 p.m. Saturday. A pontoon tour of the Patuxent River with a stop at historic Mount Calvert to discuss the area's history. Ages 8 and up; reservations required. Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Rd., Upper Marlboro. $4. 301-627-6074.

FALL OPEN HOUSE WEEK -- various times Monday-Wednesday. Renovated exercise room. Hunting Community Center, 13022 8th St., Bowie. Free. 301-464-3725.


PRINCE GEORGE'S COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY -- Through Oct. 28. Works by current and former faculty members. Montpelier Arts Center, Main Gallery, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-953-1993.

ALONZO DAVIS -- Through Oct. 28. Mixed-media bamboo sculptures. Montpelier Arts Center, Library Gallery, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-953-1993.

JUDITH CONWAY & KEVIN O' TOOLE -- Through Sept. 28. Fused glass pieces. Montpelier Arts Center, Resident Artist Gallery, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-953-1993.

"RAISE THE ROOF" -- Through Sept. 24. The concept of "home" is interpreted by artists, architects, designers and schoolchildren. John Addison Concert Hall, Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. Free. 301-203-6070.

"RUB THE OILS AND STREW THE POWDERS: THE LEGACY OF EUROPEAN HERBS IN EARLY AMERICAN MEDICINE AND CUISINE" -- Through May 2007. Prints from the 16th through 19th centuries, as well as a look at how the common dandelion has been regarded through the ages. Montpelier Mansion, Route 197 and Muirkirk Road, Laurel. Adults, $3; seniors, $2; ages 5-18, $1; ages 4 and younger, free. 301-953-1376.

"WISH YOU WERE HERE: POSTCARDS OF LAUREL" -- Ongoing. Examples from the turn of the 20th century to today depict Laurel's history and illustrate the evolution of postcards. The Laurel Museum, 817 Main St., Laurel. Free. 301-725-7975.

"LIVING THE HEALTHY LIFE: SPORTS, HEALTH AND FITNESS IN THE NEW DEAL ERA" -- Ongoing. Chronicle of the evolution of health and fitness awareness during the 1930s and 1940s. Greenbelt Museum, 15 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt. Free. 301-507-6582.

RADIO PREMIUMS -- Ongoing. Memorabilia related to radio serials of the 1930s-1950s, including "Radio Orphan Annie," "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century" and "Captain Midnight." Radio-Television Museum, 2608 Mitchellville Rd., Bowie. Free. 301-390-1020.

"THE FORGOTTEN WAR REMEMBERED: AMERICA AND THE KOREAN WAR" -- Ongoing. Twenty photographs documenting the war, from growing tension during the late 1940s through the signing of the armistice in 1953. National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Rd. Free. 866-272-6272.


MARYLAND HORSE AND PONY SHOW -- 8 a.m. today-Sunday. A hunter-jumper equestrian show. Show Place Arena, Prince George's County Equestrian Center, 14900 Pennsylvania Ave, Upper Marlboro. Free. 301-952-7999.

WINE FESTIVAL -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Samples of Maryland wines, including live music and food. Ages 18 and up; reservations required by tomorrow. Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. $54. 301-203-6030.

FALL EQUINOX TEA -- 1 p.m. Sunday. An informal buffet tea. Ages 14 and up; reservations required. Billingsley House Museum, 6900 Green Landing Rd., $18. 301-627-0730.

18TH- AND 19TH-CENTURY FASHION SHOW -- 2 p.m. Sunday. Presented by Joyce McDonald, seamstress for McLean's Claude Moore Colonial Farm. Montpelier Mansion, Route 197 and Muirkirk Road, Laurel. $5; reservations required. 301-953-1376.

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