Sunday, Feb. 23

Anniversary celebration As part of its 30th anniversary celebration, the Banneker-Douglass Museum presents a gospel concert at 3:30 p.m. at 84 Franklin St. in Annapolis. Admission $10. Information: 410-216-6180.


Monday, Feb. 24

Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Guest speaker Don Dement presents "Tips for Lightroom Editing." Information: 410-267-0461 or

Wednesday, Feb. 26

Camera club The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Monthly color slide and print competitions will be held. Visitors welcome. Information: 410-518-6876.

Thursday, Feb. 27

Lecture series The Annapolis Maritime Museum's Maritime Lecture Series continues with Mike Miron, president and CEO of SpaCreekAssociates LLC, presenting "Sixty Years of Wooden Boat Building in Annapolis." Weekly seminars take place at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the museum, 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Cost is $10 per lecture, free for members. Information: 410-295-0104 or

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Connie DelSignore, CEO of the Annapolis and Chesapeake Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau, will speak. Information: 410-956-7672.

Saturday, March 1

Symphony gala The Chesapeake Youth Symphony's annual gala event will take place Saturday in St. John's College's Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave, in Annapolis. The all-day event feature silent auctions, wine receptions and concerts. The afternoon concert is at 2 p.m. with the silent auction beginning at 1 p.m. The evening concert is 7:30 p.m. with silent auction at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50; $10 for students. For more information, call 443-758-3157 or email


Concert Grammy nominee Frenchie Davis performs at 8 p.m. March 7 in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Davis, a Washington native, was a contestant on the second season of "American Idol." She has performed on Broadway and received a Grammy nomination for her role in "Ain't Misbehaving." Concert is part of the college's recognition of Women's History Month. Tickets are $10, $7 for AACC faculty and staff, and $5 for students with valid AACC ID. Information: 410-777-2218 or

Oyster roast The fourth annual Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning featuring music by the Eastport Oyster Boys and Dan Haas Band will be held from noon to 4 p.m. March 22 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. The event includes an oyster-shucking contest and skipjack boat rides at 12:15 p.m. and 2 p.m. Beer, wine, food and additional beverages will be available for purchase. Tickets are $25, $30 at the door and free for children 12 and younger. Admission for a People's Choice Package is $50 per person. Information: 410-295-0104, ext. 4 or

Acoustic music 333 Coffeehouse presents Alan Reid and Rob van Sante in concert at 7:30 p.m. March 21 at the Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 DuBois Road. Admission is $12, $10 for seniors and members. Information: 443-333-9613 or

Awards dinner The 25th annual Ed Casey Youth of the Year Awards Dinner will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 10 at the Sheraton Hotel, 173 Jennifer Road in Annapolis. The event will feature dinner, cocktails, a silent auction and ceremony. Tickets are $150 per person; $1,500 for a table of 10. Registration and information: 410-263-2542 or go to


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