Concerts"CELEBRATING AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY"-- 7 p.m. tomorrow. Duke Ellington School of Arts students perform dance, instrumental and vocal music. Proceeds benefit Sojourner-Douglass College. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $35; children, $25. 410-263-5544 or http://www.marylandhall.org. "RADIO FROM DOWNTOWN"-- 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Van Williamson, Carl Kassell and Susan Stamberg perform a live radio show with music and interviews. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover St., Easton. $25. 410-822-7299 or http://www.avalontheatre.com.

ANNAPOLIS WIND SYMPHONY-- 7 p.m. Sunday. Band will perform classical music. Calvary United Methodist Church, 301 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis. $10. 410533-8058 or http://www.annapoliswindsymphony.org.

DanceDIRECTOR'S CHOICE 2007-- 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Ballet performance to music by Bernstein, Gershwin and Copeland, with guest artists from Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra. Ballet Theatre of Maryland. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $40; seniors, $32; students, $22; age 9 and younger, $17. 410-263-5544 or http://www.marylandhall.org.

Exhibits"THE WINTER SHOW"-- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays through March 3. Exhibition by Maryland Federation of Art members. Maryland Federation of Art's Circle Gallery, 18 State Cir., Annapolis. Free. 410-268-4566. "IMPROMPTU"-- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through March 25. Exhibit by members of Art Between the Creeks. Galleries at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. 410-222-1777 or www.friendsofquietwaterspark.org.

"THE GROVER BATTS COLLECTION" --10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, through April 7. Includes work by American and European artists from the collection of art enthusiast Grover Batts. Academy Art Museum, 105 South St., Easton. $3; free, Wednesdays. 410-822-2787 or http://www.art-academy.org.

"TRIBUTE TO AFRICAN AMERICAN ART AND ARTISTS"-- 9 a.m. today, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. tomorrow and 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Artwork by Anne Arundel Community College Black Student Union members celebrating African American history and culture. Pascal Center for Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-2511.

"IN A BLACK AND WHITE WORLD"-- 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday and Monday; and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday. Photography of George Merrill. Academy Art Museum, 105 South St., Easton. $3. 410-822-2787 or http://www.art-academy.org.

"SPA CREEK IMPRESSIONS"-- 7:30 a.m.-midnight today and tomorrow, 7:30 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 a.m.-midnight Monday-Wednesday. Photography by Tom Corboy. 49 West Coffeehouse, 49 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-9796 or http://www.49westcoffeehouse.com.

"MANY WAYS OF SEEING: CULTURAL VISIONS"-- 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through April 6. Work by Anne Arundel County public school students. Arundel Arundel County Board of Education, 2644 Riva Rd. Annapolis. Free. 410-222-5450.

For Children"B IS FOR BAY"-- 9-10 a.m. Wednesday. Children 3-6 can learn about the letter "B" and different creatures, ecosystems and plants of the Chesapeake Bay. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, 647 Contees Wharf Rd., Edgewater. $4 per child. 443-482-2300.

DR. SEUSS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION-- 10:30 a.m. next Thursday. Guests will read favorite stories by Dr. Seuss. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. Free with museum admission. 410-990-1993.

Lectures And Literature"NAVIGATION: THEN AND NOW"-- 7-8:30 p.m. today. Slide show about famous inventors and explorers. Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St., Annapolis. $15; members, $10. 410-295-0104 or http://www.annapolismaritimemuseum.org.

"SOFTWEED"-- 10 a.m. Tuesday. Matt Mattingly, the manager of historic interpretation of the Accokeek Foundation, will discuss colonial tobacco culture and cultivation. Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Rd., Edgewater. $10; members, free. 410-222-1919.

Sports And RecreationAMERICAN ANTIQUES ART AUCTION-- 1 p.m. Saturday. Antiques including jewelry, ceramics, china, glassware and books are available in a live auction. Reservations recommended. Auction begins at 2 p.m. James Brice House, 42 East St., Annapolis. $10 or donation of one small antique in good condition that can be auctioned. 410-349-2271.

AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE TOUR-- 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Watermark and the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation will lead a guided tour through downtown Annapolis chronicling African American history. Departs from History Quest, 99 Main St., Annapolis. $14; ages 3-11, $4; ages 2 and under, free. 410-268-7601, Ext. 107.

Theater"PICNIC"-- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, through March 31; 8 p.m. Thursdays, March 8 through March 29; and 3 p.m. March 31. William Inge's love story set in rural America during the 1950s. Bay Theatre, 275 West St., Annapolis. $22; seniors and students, $17. 410-268-1333 or http://www.baytheatre.org. Plan Ahead"LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS"-- 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, March 2-11. Annapolis High School drama club performs the musical about a poor flower shop worker and his hungry plant. Annapolis High School, 2700 Riva Rd., Annapolis. $8; seniors and students, $6. 410-266-5240.

"WRESTLING WITH ANGELS"-- 3 p.m. March 4. Maryland poet laureate Michael Glaser and pianist Brian Ganz will present an interactive dialogue and piano performance. The Key School, 534 Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis. $5; students, free. 410-263-1947.

Clubs49 WEST-- 6-8 p.m. today, Francois Lareuse, and 8:30 p.m.-midnight today, Rob Levit Group; 8 p.m. tomorrow, Mark Schatz and friends; 9 p.m. Saturday, Her, Him and I; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Swing Brothers, and 9 p.m. Sunday, Adrian Bond; 8:30 p.m. Monday, Dan Haas with Ben's Bones; 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Greg Freyman, and 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jeff Antoniuk and the Jazz Update. 49 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-626-9796 or http://www.49westcoffeehouse.com. 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; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Rude Dog featuring Linwood Taylor; 10 p.m. Monday, "Slightly Ajar Mic Night" with Jimi HaHa and guests; 10 p.m. Tuesday, Doug Segree. 163 Main St., Annapolis. Free. 410-280-6486 or http://www.acmebar.net.

ANDY'S -- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Yankee Zydeco and Company; 9 p.m. Saturday, Gutherie Matthews Method. 337 1/2 High St., Chestertown. Prices vary. 410-778-6779 or http://www.andys-ctown.com.

KAUFMANN'S TAVERN-- 9 p.m. tomorrow, Glen Jones; 9 p.m. Saturday, Acoustic MoJo; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, live jazz brunch with Michelle. 329 Gambrills Rd., Gambrills. Free. 410-923-2005 or http://www.kaufmannsrestaurant.com.

KILLARNEY HOUSE-- 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Matt McConville; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dan Hart. 584 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville. Free. 410-798-8700 or http://www.killarney-house.com.

RAMS HEAD TAVERN-- 6:30 and 10 p.m. tomorrow, the Nighthawks; 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Kingston Trio; noon Sunday, Doc Hochman's Dixieland Band, and 6 p.m. Sunday, Bill Kirchen, and 10 p.m. Sunday, Robin Thicke; 8 p.m. next Thursday, Chris Difford. 33 West St., Annapolis. Prices vary. 410-268-4545 or http://tickets.ramsheadonstage.com.

ROCKFISH-- 10 p.m. today, Mike McHenry Tribe; 10 p.m. tomorrow, Doug Segree; 10 p.m. Saturday, Mike Butler Band; 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Unified Jazz Ensemble; 10 p.m. Tuesday, Brad and Chris; 10 p.m. Wednesday, Love and Strife. 400 Sixth St., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-1800 or http://www.rockfishmd.com.

SAM'S WATERFRONT CAFE-- 7-11 p.m. tomorrow, Mickey Basil and the Sweet Basil Band; 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Mickey Basil with Denise Carley. 2020 Chesapeake Harbour Dr. E., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-3600.

WOODFIRE-- 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Waking at Seven; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Meg Murray and Angie Miller. 580 Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park. Free. 410-315-8100 or http://www.woodfirebackroom.com.

Elsewhere

In the RegionFOREIGN FILM FESTIVAL-- 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. "A Plate of Sardines" and "The Dream" will be shown. Rochelle Davis, assistant professor of Arab culture and society at Georgetown University, will moderate a discussion. Linthicum Hall, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson. Free. 410-704-2906.

-- Compiled by LAUREN WISEMAN

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