AL PETTEWAY, AMY WHITE AND ROBIN BULLOCK -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Singer-songwriters will perform holiday music. Cellar Stage, 5315 Harford Rd., Baltimore. $18. 410-521-9099.

ANNAPOLIS YOUTH CHORUS -- 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Holiday concert. St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Church Circle, Annapolis. $15. 410-263-1906 or

STATE HOUSE BY CANDLELIGHT -- 7-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Choral groups perform to kick off the holiday season. Photo ID required for adults 18 and older. State House, State Circle, Annapolis. Free. 410-974-3400

"HODIE" -- 2 p.m. Sunday. The Arundel Vocal Arts Society's annual holiday concert will feature selections from Daniel Pinkham, Z. Randall Stroope and Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck. Calvary United Methodist Church, 301 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis. $15. 410-268-3131.

"CHRISTMAS FROM DUBLIN" -- 7 p.m. Sunday. The Three Irish Tenors and guests will perform traditional Irish holiday music. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $40; Maryland Hall members, $36. 410-263-5544 or

ALL CHILDREN'S CHORUS OF ANNAPOLIS -- 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Holiday songs for Christmas and Hanukkah. Bay Woods of Annapolis, 7101 Bay Front Dr., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-9191.

REVELS -- 7 p.m. Tuesday. Annual holiday musical celebration by Severn School students. Price Auditorium, Robert E. McCleary Student Center, Severn School, 199 Water St., Severna Park. Free. 410-647-7701 Ext. 264.

Parades and Parties

MUSIC AND CANDLELIGHT -- 7-9 p.m. tomorrow. Candlelit tour, refreshments and holiday music by Ship's Company Chanteymen, violinist Alexandra C.B. Wolfe and Scottie Preston. William Paca House, 186 Prince George St., Annapolis. $4; children 6-17, $2; children 5 and younger, free. 410-267-8146

"SONGS OF THE SEASONS" -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays, beginning Saturday through Dec. 30. Holiday displays. William Paca House, 186 Prince George St., Annapolis. $8; seniors, $7; children 6-17, $5; children 5 and younger, free. 410-267-7619.

EASTON HOLIDAY MAIN STREET PARADE -- 5:45 p.m. Saturday. Local bands, floats and carolers march down Dover Street. The festivities will begin on the east end of town with the Christmas tree lighting. Main Street, Easton. Free.

PUBLIC HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE -- 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. will host a holiday party with refreshments and live entertainment featuring Watkins Mill High School Chamber Singers, All Children's Chorus of Annapolis and Baltimore School for the Arts Flute Ensemble. Government House, State Circle, Annapolis. Free. 410-974-3531.

CANDLELIGHT TOUR AND GREENS SHOW -- 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Guests can tour historic Hammond-Harwood House decorated in 18th-century holiday style. Christmas greens, wreaths and boxwood plants will be for sale. Hammond-Harwood House, 19 Maryland Ave., Annapolis. $15. 410-263-4683 Ext. 13 or

Arts and Crafts

HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS -- 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Saturday. Participants can create wreaths and topiary trees in two workshops. Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Rd., Edgewater. $28 per workshop, $50 for both. 410-222-1919 or

"HECK WITH THE MALLS" -- 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday. More than 30 artists will showcase jewelry, pottery, hand-made textiles, original artwork and decorative gift items. Queen Anne's County Arts Council, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. Free. 410-758-2520.

TREE TRIMMING PARTY -- 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday. Children's holiday celebration with early 1900s theme based on "Miss Ethel Remembers," the memoirs of Flora Ethel Andrews. Activities include old-fashioned taffy pull, crafts, stocking filling and story time. Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 W. Shady Side Rd., Shady Side. Free. 410-867-4486 or

Plan Ahead

"A CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS" -- 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 and 8 p.m. Dec. 9. The Annapolis Chorale, Chamber Orchestra and Youth Chorus will perform with special guests. Annapolis Chorale, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $35. 410-263-1906 or

MIDNIGHT MADNESS -- 6 p.m.-midnight. Dec. 8 and 15. Holiday shopping, food, live music and entertainment. Downtown Annapolis. Free. 410-266-5555.

"HOLIDAY POPS: A MARYLAND CAPITAL CHRISTMAS" -- 8 p.m. Dec. 16. Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's Holiday Pops includes the Morgan State University Choir, Carolyn Black-Sotir and the Maryland State Boy Choir. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $30-$40; students, $10. 410-263-5544 or

DIANNE REEVES CHRISTMAS SHOW -- 7 p.m. Dec. 20. Grammy-winning jazz vocalist will perform. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $41. 410-263-5544 or

-- Compiled by LAUREN WISEMAN

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The Three Irish Tenors perform holiday music on Sunday.Dianne Reeves sings on Dec. 20.