Dr. Seuss CelebrationTo honor popular children's author Theodor Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, and his memorable characters, the Chesapeake Children's Museum will host three days of events. Special guests will read favorite stories by Dr. Seuss today and Saturday, and tomorrow night the museum will host a costume party. Children are invited to dress up as their favorite Dr. Seuss character. There will be crafts, a parade and readings. All events are for age 2 and older. Readings, 10:30 a.m. today and Saturday; costume party, 6:30-8 p.m. tomorrow. Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd., Annapolis. Readings, free with museum admission; costume party, $5. 410-990-1993. Baltimore Mandolin OrchestraThe Baltimore Mandolin Orchestra includes musicians who play a variety of mandolins, including mandolas, mandocellos and mandobasses. Members of the ensemble also play classical guitars. The orchestra, under the direction of David Evans, will perform a mix of classical music, show tunes and marches with soprano Beatrice Gilbert. 3 p.m. Sunday. Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. $20; students, free. 410-859-3308.

Art and LifeMaryland poet laureate Michael Glaser and pianist Brian Ganz will present a dialogue and piano performance titled "Wresting With Angels" on Sunday in an event sponsored by the Annapolis Arts Alliance. Through poetry and music, Glaser and Ganz will illustrate how art influences daily life. 3 p.m. Sunday. The Key School, 534 Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis. $5; students, free. 410-263-1947.