Sunday, Oct. 30
Jazz night Concert featuring Sean Lane and Bay Jazz Project takes place at 6:30 p.m. at Les Folies, 2552 Riva road in Annapolis. Special guest is vocalist Mary Alouette. $8 cover. For reservations and more information, call 410-573-0970.
'Haunted Ghost Tour of Annapolis' Hear about unexplained footsteps, the gravedigger and the poor souls who were hung to make room in the local jails from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and Monday. Cost is $20, $14 for children 3-11. Information: 410-268-7601 or watermarkjourney.com.
Monday, Oct. 31
Blacksmith group The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets at 7 p.m. at Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Road, Millersville. Members learn new techniques while working on projects. No gate fees. Information: 410-222-6115.
Tuesday, Nov. 1
History program The Banneker-Douglass Museum, Maryland State Archives and Historic Annapolis present "Flee! Stories of Flight from Maryland in Black and White," an exhibition commemorating the 147th anniversary of the end of slavery in Maryland at the museum, 84 Franklin St. in Annapolis. A living-history performance from Historic Annapolis' Project Runaway and a discussion of the exhibition's creation by the archives' staff begins at 7 p.m. and concludes with a talk by historian Ira Berlin, who will share some of his views on the Underground Railroad and slavery in Maryland. Information: 410-216-6181.
Wednesday, Nov. 2
Pasadena Rotarians The Lake Shore (Pasadena) Rotary Club will meet at 6 p.m. at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 4760 Mountain Road. Information: John Clark, 410-320-3145.
Republican Breakfast Club Group meets at 7:30 a.m. at Cafe Normandie, 185 Main St., Annapolis, for breakfast and discussion. Cost is $12.
Thursday, Nov. 3
Book sale The American Association of University Women's used-book sale will be held through Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Pasadena Shopping, 8151-D Ritchie Highway. Proceeds go to scholarships for women graduating from Anne Arundel Community College and moving on to a four-year university. Hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. A "public pre-sale" will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Nov. 3, when a $10 fee allows patrons to make purchases before the opening. Also, Sunday is "Bargain Books by the Bag Sale." Information: 443-534-3277.
Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Robert Leib, special assistant to County Executive, John Leopold,, will speak. Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.
Friday, Nov. 4
'Little Women" The Colonial Players' presents its musical version of Allan Knee's book today through Dec. 3 at 108 East St. in Annapolis. Shows at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, with a 2 p.m. show Saturday, Nov. 26 and a 7:30 p.m. show Sunday, Nov. 13. Tickets are $20, $15 for students and $10 for those 11 and younger. Tickets and information: 410-267-6580 or go to thecolonialplayers.org.
Discussion and book signing Lynn Abercrombie and her husband, Tom, traveled all over the world as photographers and writers for National Geographic Magazine. Their memoirs, titled "Traveling the World for National Geographic," will be presented at the Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Doors open at 7 p.m. with coffee and desserts, program begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $13, $10 for museum members. Information: 410-867-4486 or shadysidemuseum.org.
Meeting Monthly meeting of the Anne Arundel Bird Club will be held at 8 p.m. at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, 975 Indian Landing Road in Millersville. Graham Watkins will speak on "The Birds and Other Wildlife of the Galapagos and Conservation Challenges." Information: 410-849-5343.
Saturday, Nov. 5
Fair Fusion Ltd. holds its annual Holiday Artisans' Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., which continues Sunday, Nov. 6, at 1168 Mainsail Drive in Annapolis. Glassware, quilts, silk paintings and more will be on sale. There will also be door prizes donated by each vendor, and a donation will be made to the Annapolis Light House shelter. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. Information: 410-268-5770.
Flea market St. Andrew's United Methodist Church holds an indoor country flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 4 Wallace Manor Road in Edgewater. Spaces are $10; tables are $5. The thrift shop will be open. Information: 410-269-7671.
Open house Montessori International Children's House will hold an open house from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at the school, 1641 N. Winchester Road in Annapolis. Prospective families are invited to tour the school, browse the materials, and meet with the teachers, administrators, and current parents. Also, tours for adults only will be held at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday. Reservations and more information: 410-757-7789.
Concert The Chesapeake Arts Center presents Colorful China, a 50-member troupe performing music and dance in a seven-part performance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. No tickets are required, and seating is on a first-come basis. Information: 410-636-6597 or go to chesapeakearts.org.
Craft and vendor show Items from more than 50 vendors will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company, 1425 Annapolis Road. Event sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary. Information: 301-776-9372.
Meet the authors Louis Bayard, Jane Leavy and Lynne Olson take the stage at 4 p.m. Nov. 13 at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Admission is $35. The presentation will be followed by a reception and book signing. For tickets and more information, go to stjohnscollege.edu/events. Free parking in the garage at Calvert and St. John's streets. Handicapped parking available on campus at the Campbell Hall lot.
Tournament A dodge ball tournament, sponsored by the ACC Student Association Campus Activities Board will be held beginning at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in Jenkins Gymnasium, 101 College Parkway, Arnold. Sign up in Student Union Room 202. $1 per person. Information: 410-777-2218 or aacc.edu/studentlife/dodgeball.cfm.
Job fair A Veterans Job Fair will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Road, Fort Meade. The event is open to the public, and dozens of employers will be on hand. Bring resumes, references, pens, notepads and business cards. Dress is business-appropriate. For directions and more information, call 301-677-6658.
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