A Best Bets listing in the Oct. 13 Anne Arundel Extra gave an incorrect date for the evening gala for the "Reflections" art exhibit. The gala will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Mitchell Gallery at St. John's College in Annapolis. (Published 10/20/2005)
Two films will be shown this month as part of an independent-film series at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. "Late Watch" is a witty comedy about a writer who moonlights as a security guard to pay the bills. "The Golden Tiki of Djbuti Buti" is a short film that follows the alter-ego adventures of a financial adviser. It was filmed in Baltimore and Annapolis and won the award for best ensemble at the 48 Hour Film Project contest in Baltimore this year. 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Maryland Hall, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $10. 410-263-5544 or www.marylandhall.org.
Heritage and Oysters
The seventh annual West River Heritage Day and Oyster Festival features oysters any way you like 'em -- fried, steamed, even mixed in a stew. Entertainers will perform throughout the day. The lineup includes Them Eastport Oyster Boys, Janie Meneely, Dan Wilson and the Good Deale Bluegrass Band. Local artists and authors also will attend the festival to sign and sell work. A children's activity corner will feature harvest crafts, watermen games, face painting and pumpkin decorating. 12:30-5 p.m. Sunday. Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 East West Shady Side Rd., Shady Side. $5; 12 and younger, free. 301-261-5234 or www.averyhouse.org.
To celebrate its first 16 years, the Mitchell Gallery has commissioned a retrospective exhibition featuring more than 50 local artists who will showcase original work inspired by the gallery and its past exhibitions. Participating artists include Lee Boynton, oil painter and impressionist; Chip Bohl, architect; Rob Wood, illustrator; Nancy Hammond, print maker; William Storck, oil painter; Rick Malgrem, ceramist; and Carole Falk, sculptor. Their work will be on display in the gallery next weekend. The pieces will be sold through a blind silent auction that will begin online on Saturday and conclude on Oct. 22 at an evening gala at the Mitchell Gallery. The silent auction is at www.stjohnscollege.edu beginning Saturday. The exhibition is noon-5 p.m. next Thursday through Oct. 22. Admission is free. The gala is 7-10 p.m. next Thursday. Admission is $75. Mitchell Gallery, St. Johns College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. 410-626-2530.