VETERANS DAY CONCERT -- 7:30 p.m. today. United States Naval Academy Band performs. Mitscher Hall, Naval Academy, Annapolis. Free. 410-293-0263 or

ENSEMBLE GALILEI -- 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Local Celtic group performs. Parish House, St. Anne's Church, 199 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis. $25; students and seniors, $15. 410-849-2494.

ANNAPOLIS WIND SYMPHONY -- 7 p.m. Sunday. Wind and percussion musicians perform. Centenary United Methodist Church, 6248 Shady Side Rd., Shady Side. Donations suggested. 410-867-0469.


MARYLAND STATE DANCE FESTIVAL -- 4-8 p.m. tomorrow, 9:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Thirty-third annual festival includes master classes, lectures, auditions, professional artists in concert and a showcase of local artists. The concert features Alvin Mayes Dances, Tappening, Lesole Dance Project, Silk Road Dance Co. and Arte Flamenco. Artists concert, 5:45 p.m. Saturday; showcase, 3 p.m. Sunday. Broadneck High School, 1265 Green Holly Dr., Annapolis. Artists showcase, $10; students, seniors and children, $5. 410-991-3735 or


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

ART NOIR -- 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 16. Small group exhibition that includes works by Maryland artists Don Cook, Erin Fostel, Charles Ritchie and Zachary Thornton. 5:30-7:30 p.m. tomorrow, reception. Chaney Gallery, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-5544 or

AUTUMN CELEBRATION SHOW -- 10 a.m.-9 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, noon-5:30 p.m. Sunday. Group show includes works by Maryland plein-air painter Tim Bell. McBride Gallery, 215 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7077.

WILL BULLAS -- 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 23. Watercolors. Crofton Art and Frame, 1334 G Defense Hwy., Gambrills. Free. 410-721-0011.

"THE BEST STUFF IS IN THE CHAOS" -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 30. Works by Joe Mayer. 5:30-8 p.m. next Thursday, artist's talk. Gallery 1683, 151 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-2140.

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

"PROJECTION AND INFERENCE: KOREAN-AMERICAN ARTISTS IN THE MID-ATLANTIC" -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, through Dec. 12. Artwork by Korean-American artists including Soomin Ham, Sumita Kim, Taek Lee and In-soon Shin. Curated by Chris Mona, Anne Arundel Community College art professor. 12:30 p.m. today, curator's talk; 6-8 p.m. today, reception. Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-7028 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

For Children

"NARNIA" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday. Musical tale adapted from C.S. Lewis's novel "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" tells the story of four siblings who battle an evil witch to break a spell. Performed by Merely Players. Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $15; members, seniors, children 11 and younger, $10. 410-636-6597 or

TRAIL TOTS -- 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday. Story time, crafts and short hike for children 3-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required. Earleigh Heights Ranger Station, 51 W. Earleigh Heights Rd., Severna Park. Free. 410-222-6244.


And Literature

SARAH SMILEY -- 7 p.m. tomorrow. Author of "Going Overboard," a humorous memoir about life as a military wife, will speak and sign books. Barnes and Noble, 2516 Solomon's Island Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-573-1115.

MARCIA TALLEY -- 7 p.m. Monday. Author of the Hannah Ives mystery series, set in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay region, will discuss her writing influences. Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 400 Benfield Rd., Severna Park. Free. 410-255-8592.

"CHANGING TIDES, CHANGING LIVES" -- 8:15 p.m. Tuesday. Elaine Eff and Janice Marshall will discuss the women of Smith Island. Part of St. John's College's History Lecture Series. 7:15 p.m., candlelight dinner. Francis Scott Key Auditorium, Mellon Hall, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. $24; series, $120. 410-626-2507.

BOOK FAIR -- 5-9 p.m. Wednesday. Author book signings, selected readings and books about Annapolis history. Proceeds from book sales will benefit the Historic Annapolis Foundation. Barnes and Noble Harbour Center, 2512A Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-8146.

"THE STATE OF THE ART OF CLEAN, RENEWABLE AND EFFICIENT ENERGY" -- 7 p.m. Wednesday. Bruce Mulliken will discuss green energy tactics. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, 647 Contees Wharf Rd., Edgewater. Free. 443-482-2400.


And Recreation

JINGLE BELL RUN/WALK -- 8 a.m. Sunday. Fifteenth annual 5K race to benefit the Arthritis Foundation of Southern Maryland. Marley Station Mall, 7900 Ritchie Hwy., Pasadena. $25. 410-544-5433 or

QUIET WATERS PARK ARTS FESIVAL -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Music, children's activities, food and crafts. 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1777.


"THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER" -- 7 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Student production of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's comedy set in small-town Ohio. Archbishop Spalding High School, 8080 New Cut Rd., Severn. $6; students, $5. 410-969-9105.

"NUNSENSE II: THE SECOND COMING" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 18 and 19; and 3 p.m. Sunday and Nov. 20. Variety show about the adventures of the Little Sisters of Hoboken. Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $12-15. 410-636-6597 or

"THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE" -- 8 p.m. today, tomorrow and Saturday. 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

"FOOL FOR LOVE" -- 8 p.m. today-Saturday. Sam Shepard's four-person drama about forbidden desires. Bay Theatre Company, 275 West St., Annapolis. $22; students and seniors, $17. 410-268-1333 or


SHADY SIDE AUCTION -- 7 p.m. tomorrow. Auction to benefit the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society. Items include inflatable boats, personal chef services, sailboat cruises, oil paintings, antiques and collectibles. 6 p.m., preview. Shady Side Kiwanis Center, 1425 Snug Harbor Rd., Shady Side. No fee to enter. 410-867-4486.

"SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS" ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW -- 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Fine art, handcrafted jewelry, dried flower arrangements, baskets, Navy items, photography and clothing. All proceeds benefit the Naval Academy Women's Club Scholarship and Charity Fund. Big Vanilla Athletic Club, 1209 Ritchie Hwy., Arnold. $5; children 12 and younger, free. 410-267-0480.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. White elephant sale, silent auction, crafts, baked goods, children's activities, holiday crafts and religious items. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 515 Loch Haven Rd., Edgewater. Free. 410-537-3006.

FASHION SHOW -- 3 p.m. Sunday. British afternoon tea, raffles and fashions by Talbots, Lord & Taylor, Casual Corner, Petite Sophisticate, Treasure Island and Ahni. Proceeds benefit local charities and retirement homes. Sheraton Hotel, 173 Jennifer Rd., Annapolis. $28. 410-439-8593.

Plan Ahead

"FATE IN MUSIC" -- 8 p.m. Nov. 18-19. Verdi's "La Forza del Destino" and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique" performed by the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. Featuring Orion Weiss with Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 1. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $32-42; students 8-25, $10. 410-263-0907 or


49 WEST -- 6-8 p.m. today, Francois Laureuse; 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit Group; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Primitive Mind; 9 p.m. Saturday, Izzy Does It; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Jonathan Stone; 8-11 p.m. Sunday, Josh Davis; 8-11 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas with Bens Bones; 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Pam Godfrey Duo; 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, Joe Byrd Jam. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or

ACME BAR AND GRILL -- 10 p.m. today, DJ Goodman; 6-9 p.m. tomorrow, Dean Rosenthal, and 10 p.m. tomorrow, DJ Goodman; 10 p.m. Saturday, Sargent DJ; 10 p.m. Sunday, Troy's Lounge with the Done 4; 10 p.m. Monday, Jon Kaplan; 10 p.m. Tuesday, Doug Segree; 10 p.m. Wednesday, Troy's Underground with DJ Dan. 163 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410.280.6486 or

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. today, Casual Fiascos; 9 p.m. tomorrow, Barbeque Bob and the Spare Ribs; 9 p.m. Saturday, Last Train Home; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Mark Hopkins Band. 3371/2 High St., Chestertown. Free. 410-778-6779 or

KAUFMANN'S TAVERN -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, David Wayne and C.J. Young; 9 p.m. Saturday, Joe Parsons; 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. 12 City Dock, Annapolis. Free. 410-263-3323 or

RAMS HEAD TAVERN -- 8 p.m. today, La Guitara; 7 and 10 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, WAR; 8 p.m. Sunday and next Thursday, Sonny Landreth and Johnny A; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Willy Porter; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Najee. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or

ROCK FISH -- 10 p.m. today, Mike McHenry Tribe; 10 p.m. tomorrow, Damion Wolfe; 10 p.m. Saturday, Rhythm Handlers; 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, Chris and Mimsey; 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Garryowen Band; 9 p.m. Sunday, DJ Adolph; 9 p.m. Tuesday, Michael O'Patrick; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jake Posko; 9 p.m. next Thursday, Waking at Seven. 37 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-1993 or

SUNDOWN COFFEE HOUSE -- 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jim Ballard. Epiphany Chapel and Church House, 1419 Odenton Rd., Odenton. 410-336-8383 or

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


In the Region

PAUL REISLER AND AMY SPEACE -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Singer-songwriters perform together. The Cellar Stage, 5315 Harford Rd., Baltimore. $15. 410-521-9099.

"BEYOND THE MIRROR" -- 8 p.m. today-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Puppetry, dance, shadow theater, music, film and multimedia are used to portray war and oppression in Afghanistan. Part of Baltimore's Fringe Festival. Baltimore Theatre Project, 45 West Preston St., Baltimore. $16; seniors and students, $11. 410-752-8558 or

FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Hayrides, crafts, meadow maze, marshmallow roasting and face painting. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Rd., Ridgely. $4; family, $10. 410-634-2847 or

"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

-- Compiled by LAUREN WISEMAN

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