"A NIGHT AT THE OPERA" -- 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Vocal soloists Jason Stearns, Mary Anne Barcellona and Kevan Vanek and violinist Igor Yuzefovich join the Anne Arundel Community College Orchestra and Concert Choir. Pascal Center for Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $10; seniors and staff, $7; students, $5. 410-777-2457.

HALLOWEEN CONCERT AND ALL SAINTS' DAY CELEBRATION -- 7:30 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. U.S. Naval Academy presents its 24th annual concert and laser light show. Main Chapel, U.S. Naval Academy, 108 Blake Rd., Annapolis. $15. 410-293-8497 or

"AROUND THE WORLD" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. U.S. Naval Academy Band performs as part of the fall concert series. Mitscher Hall, Naval Academy, Annapolis. Free. 410-293-0263 or

"MUSICIANS HELPING MUSICIANS" -- 1 p.m. Saturday. Jazz pianists, Children's Chorus of Annapolis and the Flute Choir of the Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra. Proceeds help the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra. Annapolis Harbour Center, 2512 A Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis. Donations accepted. 410-266-5857 or

LOS STRAIGHTJACKETS -- 8 p.m. Saturday. Alternative rock group performs with vocalist Big Sandy to celebrate Halloween. Avalon Theatre, 40 East Dover St., Easton. $20. 410-822-7299 or

TRIBUTE TO JOHN DENVER -- 8 p.m. Saturday. Members of John Denver's band and the Hard Travelers perform with the Columbia Symphony Orchestra. 6 p.m., reception. Benefit for Maryland Therapeutic Riding. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $37.50; VIP tickets, $125. 410-923-6816 or


SHANGRI-LA CHINESE ACROBATS -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Acrobatic displays mixed with Chinese comedy. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $25. 410-263-5544 or

"THE ARABIAN NIGHTS" -- 2 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Tales and Scales Troupe performs the classic tale through dance with music performed by the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. For children 4 and older. 1:15 and 4:30 p.m., children can meet the musicians. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $10. 410-263-0907 or


"BEN-ZION: IN THE GRIP OF THE FIVE SENSES" -- Noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, 7-8 p.m. Fridays. Sunday through Dec. 15. Paintings, prints, drawings, poetry, sculpture, personal artifacts and antiquities from the Ben-Zion Weinman estate. 3:30-5 p.m. Sunday, 30-minute family tour and children's workshop with art educator and curator, Lucinda Edinberg. Mitchell Gallery, Mellon Hall, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539 or

AACC FACULTY SHOW -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today and tomorrow. Paintings, sculptures and mixed-media works by Anne Arundel Community College faculty members. Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-7028 or

"THROUGH ARTISTS' EYES" -- 9 a.m.-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. tomorrow, by appointment Saturday and Sunday. Watercolor, acrylic and mixed-media paintings by Marlene Sweger and Peg Swartout. Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. Free. 410-647-2550.

ACADEMY ART MUSEUM -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today and Tuesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday and Monday. "In Response to Place," nature photography by Annie Leibovitz, William Wegman and others. Academy Art Museum, 106 South St., Easton. Donations suggested. 410-822-2787 or

THE GALLERIES AT QUIET WATERS PARK -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Nov. 6. Kirstin Bruner's acrylic paintings in the Willow Gallery and Sherill Ann Gross's paper creations in the Garden Cafe Gallery. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1777 or

"FOUR CENTURIES OF STORIES" -- 8 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through Dec. 30. 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


"LA GRANDE SEDUCTION" -- 7 p.m. Wednesday. Part of the French Film Series. Francis Scott Key Auditorium, Mellon Hall, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free.

"EYEWITNESS TO WAR" -- 12:30 p.m. next Thursday. Story of Gladys Arnold, a Canadian press reporter in France at the beginning of World War II. Room 112, Humanities Building, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-2011 or

For Children

PUMPKIN PATCH -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, through Monday. Holiday crafts, baked goods, pumpkins and gourds. Proceeds will benefit Anne Arundel County charities. St. Martin's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1120 Spa Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-295-5685 or

MORGUE MANOR HAUNTED HOUSE -- 7:30-10:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Annual haunted house fundraiser. Deale Volunteer Fire Department, 6007 Drum Point Rd., Deale. $8. 410-867-9374.

HERITAGE FALL FUN FEST -- 3-5 p.m. Saturday. Carnival games, a spaceship moonbounce, hayrides and pumpkin painting. Costumes optional. Heritage Baptist Church, 1740 Forest Dr., Annapolis. Free. 410-279-0332.

HALLOWEEN HAPPENING -- 7-10 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday and Monday, 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Haunted barn and hayride. Proceeds will fund new restrooms at the fairgrounds. Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, 1450 Generals Hwy., Crownsville. $10; children 6 and younger, free. 410-923-3400 or

HALLOWEEN HIKE -- 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Short hike with Halloween themed stories. For families with children 4-12. Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. $3; seniors, children 18 and younger, $2. Reservations required. 410-741-9330 or


And Literature

"ON SEEING ASPECTS" -- 8:15 p.m. tomorrow. John Verdi will explore the phenomenon of "aspect seeing." Francis Scott Key Auditorium, Mellon Hall, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free.

FURNITURE PAINTING -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Sally Clark leads a workshop with tips and techniques for refurbishing furniture. Queen Anne's County Arts Council, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. $80; members, $70. 410-758-2520.

"ASTRONOMY FOR PEOPLE WHO SLEEP AT NIGHT" -- 7 p.m. Saturday. NASA astrophysicist W. Dean Pesnell, will demonstrate how astronomy can be studied using the sun. Bring your own telescope or binoculars. The night marks Mars's closest approach to Earth all year. Room 117, Dragun Science Building, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-2307 or

"PLANNING AND PLANTING AN HERB GARDEN" -- 6:45 p.m. Wednesday. Susanna Reppert-Brill shares ancient lores and gardening tips. Parish Hall, St. Anne's Episcopal Church, 199 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis. Free. 410-974-4357.


And Recreation

2005 TUGFEST -- 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Annual competition between Eastport and Annapolis. Food and beverage vendors. City Dock, Annapolis. Free. 410-916-5500 or

WALKING TOURS -- 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. through Monday. Tour of the Annapolis historic district and the Naval Academy. 10:30 a.m. tour leaves from the Visitor Center, 26 West St., Annapolis; 1:30 p.m. tour leaves from the Annapolis City Dock. $11; students 6-18, $6. 410-268-7601 or


"THE BELLE'S STRATAGEM" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5, 6 p.m. Nov. 6. Hannah Cowley's romantic comedy about a woman who plots to win her lover back by deception and disguise. Mahan Hall, United States Naval Academy, Gate 3, Annapolis. $10; midshipmen, $5. 410-293-8497.

"THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE" -- 8 p.m. today, tomorrow and Saturday, Nov. 3-5, 10-12; 2:30 p.m. Sunday and Nov. 6; and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Marjorie, a pseudo-intellectual dilettante, sinks into a deep depression before meeting an old childhood friend who will turn her life upside down. Colonial Players, 108 East St., Annapolis. $15; students and seniors, $10. 410-268-7373 or


HOWL-O-WEEN BARKIN' BASH -- 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Dogs and owners are invited to come in costume. Raffles, music and costume competition. Proceeds benefit dogs displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. $10; each additional dog, $5. 410-212-2945 or

"GRANDS VINS DE BORDEAUX" -- 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday. Tasting of wines from the Bordeaux region of France. Gourmet cheeses and breads served. Great Hall, St. Johns College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. $69. 410-263-2888.

DEALE FARMERS MARKET -- 3-6 p.m. Thursday. Parking lot, Cedar Grove United Methodist Church, 5965 Deale-Churchton Rd., Deale. Free. 410-867-3979.

SEVERNA PARK FARMERS MARKET -- 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. Route 2 and Jones Station Road, Severna Park. Free. 410-827-9192.

PINEY ORCHARD FARMERS MARKET -- 2-6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Piney Orchard Community Center, Stream Valley Drive, Odenton. Free. 410-974-8313.

Plan Ahead

FALL JURIED EXHIBITION -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Opens next Thursday through Nov. 27. Mixed media exhibition featuring works by Maryland Federation of Art members. 6-8 p.m. Nov. 17, artist's reception. Maryland Federation of Art, 18 State Cir., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566.

"HARVEY" -- 7 p.m. next Thursday and Nov. 4, 2 p.m. Nov. 6. Annapolis High School drama club performs Mary Chase's 1945 Pulitzer Prize winning comedy. Mild-mannered Elwood P. Dowd attempts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party. Problems ensue when his sister, Veta, decides to have him committed to spare the family from embarrassment. Annapolis High School, 2700 Riva Rd., Annapolis. $8. students and seniors, $5. 410-266-5240.

SAMITE -- 8 p.m. Nov. 4. Afro-beat vocalist creates modern sounds with ancient Ugandan instruments. Avalon Theatre, 40 East Dover St., Easton. $18. 410-822-7299 or

CONCERT OF TASTES -- 6-9 p.m. Nov. 6. Annual gourmet food sampling from the area's best restaurants and caterers including Aqua Terra, Breeze, Chart House, Galway Bay and Lebanese Taverna. Sheraton Annapolis Hotel, 173 Jennifer Rd., Annapolis. $65. 410-757-2206.

KATHY MATTEA -- 7 p.m. Nov. 6. Grammy Award winning country music singer will perform. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $35 . 410-263-5544 or


49 WEST -- 6-8 p.m. today, Francois Laureuse, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Rob Levit Group; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Tony Denikos; 9 p.m. Saturday, Her, Him & I; 8-11 p.m. Sunday, Adrian Bond; 5-8 p.m. Monday, John Pineda, 8-11 p.m., ReHAASh with David Mead; 8:30-midnight Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Jonathan Stone, 7-10 p.m., Joe Byrd Jam. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

ACME BAR AND GRILL -- 10 p.m. today, D.J. Goodman; 6-9 p.m. tomorrow, Dean Rosenthal, 10 p.m., D.J. Goodman; 10 p.m. Saturday, Sargent D.J.; 10 p.m. Sunday, Troy's Lounge with the Done 4; 10 p.m. Monday, Hypnotic Panties; 10 p.m. Tuesday, Doug Segree; 10 p.m. Wednesday, Troy's Underground with D.J. Dan. 163 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-6486 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. today, Niki Barr and Band; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Guthrie Matthews Method; 9 p.m. Saturday, Danielle Howle. 3371/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

KAUFMANN'S TAVERN -- 9 p.m. today, Rick and Regina; 9 p.m. tomorrow, David Wayne and C.J. Young; 9 p.m. Saturday, Acoustic Mojo; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, live jazz brunch. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005 or

MIDDLETON TAVERN -- 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Matt McConville Trio. 2 Market Space, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-3323 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. today, Little Feat; 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Billy Price Band; 7 p.m. Saturday, Capitol Steps; 7 p.m. Sunday, Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Milton Nascimento; 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jon Anderson Solo; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. next Thursday, Chris Botti. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

ROCK FISH -- 10 p.m. today, Mike McHenry Tribe; 6-9 p.m. tomorrow, Chris and Mandy, 10 p.m., Meg and Brian; 10 p.m. Saturday, Nadine and the Allstars; 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Unified Jazz Ensemble. 400 Sixth St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-1800.

SEAN DONLON'S -- 9 p.m. today, Waking at Seven; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Garryowens Band; 9 p.m. Sunday, D.J. Adolph; 9 p.m. Tuesday, the Michael O'Patrick Band; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jake Posko. 37 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-1993 or

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


In the Region

THE KENNEDYS -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Singer and guitar duo perform. Liz Carlisle opens. The Cellar Stage, 5315 Harford Rd., Baltimore. $16. 410-521-9099.

"HELLO GORGEOUS! FASHION, BEAUTY AND THE JEWISH-AMERICAN IDEAL" -- Noon-4 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, though April 2006; closed for Jewish festivals and holy days. Exhibit "illuminates and decodes cultural definitions of beauty in America, showing how Jews adapted, ignored, overcame and reshaped ideals." Samson, Rosetta and Sadie B. Feldman Gallery, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd St., Baltimore. $8; students, $4; ages 11 and younger, $3; members, free. 410-732-6400 or

"ANATOMY OF A MURDER" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday. Based on Robert Traver's courtroom novel about an army lieutenant accused of murder. Bowie Playhouse, Whitemarsh Park, Bowie. $10-$12. 301-805-0219.

-- Compiled by LAUREN WISEMAN

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