Anne Arundel County


Sunday, Oct. 31

'Shaping History Through Service: The Walter S. Mills Story'


Exhibition explores Walter Mills' pursuit of education and fight for the rights of others from his childhood and his career teaching and serving as principal at Parole Elementary School. The exhibit tells about the lawsuit that changed the way teachers, black and white, were paid. The exhibit opens Sunday, Oct. 31, with a reception from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and will be displayed through April 2 at the Banneker-Douglass Museum, 84 Franklin St., Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, closed Sundays-Mondays. Admission is free. Information: 410-216-6180.

Monday, Nov. 1


Photo club

The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 308, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Meeting features a "Member's Challenge," followed by a tech talk. Information: 410-267-0461 or


Monthly meeting for NARFE Chapter 1519 will held at 1 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, 7438 Baltimore Annapolis Road in Glen Burnie. Speaker will be Anne Leahy, representative from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. 410-760-3750.

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. 2

Officers' wives


The Retired Officers' Wives' Club of Fort Meade will hold a luncheon at 11 a.m. at Club Meade. Cost is $15. Information: 410-551-7082.

Wednesday, Nov. 3

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.

Wednesday Republican Breakfast Club

Group meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Rockfish, Sixth Street and Severn Avenue in Eastport, for breakfast and discussion. Cost is $12.


Thursday, Nov. 4

Rotary Club

The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Judith Cappuccilli will talk about opportunities within Rotary Youth Leadership Awards. Information: 240-388-0873 or

Friday, Nov. 5

Classical concert

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, along with musicians from the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra, honors the heritage of the Chesapeake Bay with a performance titled, "Side by Seaside," at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 5 and 6, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Tickets are $25, $10 for students. Information: 410-263-0909 or



Anne Arundel County's fundraiser " Disco Magic" will be held from 6:30 p.m. to midnight at the Hilton BWI Airport Hotel. Guests are asked to wear their best disco attire for this retro event. The event features silent and live auctions, vacation getaways, and a 50/50 cash raffle. Proceeds benefit YWCA programs for victims of domestic violence. Information: 410-626-7800.

Saturday, Nov. 6


The Annapolis Food and Wine Festival will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Annapolis City Dock area. Patrons will be able to walk from restaurant to restaurant, sampling gourmet cuisine paired with an array of wines and spirits. Cost is $35 per person and includes samples for 19 restaurants and wine tastings. Tickets and information: 410-263-4012 or

Christmas Bazaar


The annual Hungarian Christmas Bazaar will be held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 6 and 7 at the Women's Club of Bethesda, 5500 Sonoma Road. Event features Hungarian meals, desserts, pastries, wines, salami, sausage, Christmas candy, crafts, Christmas cards, books, a raffle and more. Hours are 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information: 301-907-8038 or 703-481-5386.


A two-day "Encaustic Workshop" will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 6 and 7, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Encaustic is an ancient painting technique that uses liquid colored waxes. Class price is $220 tuition, $25 membership, $10 registration. Information: 410-263-5544 or


Fusion Ltd. holds its annual Holiday Artisan's Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 6 and 7, at 1168 Mainsail Drive in Annapolis. For sale will be glassware, handmade quilts, jewelry and more. Information: 410-268-5770.

Cocker Spaniel Adoption Day


The Oldies But Goodies Cocker Spaniel Rescue group will hold an adoption day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Annapolis Petsmart, 2601 Housley Road, Annapolis. Information:

Flea market

St. Andrew's United Methodist Church holds an indoor country flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at 4 Wallace Manor Road in Edgewater. Spaces are $10; tables are $5. The thrift shop will be open. Information: 410-269-7671.



Wilfrid McClay, SunTrust chair of Humanities, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, will deliver a lecture, "The Tocquevillean Moment," at 8:15 p.m. Nov. 12 in St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Information: 410-263-2371.


Classical concert

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts' Showcase Artist Series continues at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 with a performance by the Washington Saxophone Quartet at 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Tickets are $15, $10 for Maryland Hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or

A cappella group

The St. John's College Concert Series presents, "The Happy Journey: An American Music Celebration," performed by the Western Wind at 8:15 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-626-2539.

Fishing tournament

The 18th annual Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic fishing tournament takes place Nov. 20 and 21. Event is sponsored by the Maryland Saltwater Sport Fishermen's Association and is open to all professional and recreational anglers. Registration and more information: 410-255-5535 or


Bluegrass music

Tickets for the John Cowan Band performing at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at Maryland for the Creative Arts are on sale. Event also features a guitar sale from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are $25, $20 for members. Information: 410-268-5640 or


A "Messiah" sing-a-long takes place at 4 p.m. Nov. 28 at St. James Episcopal Church, 5757 Solomons Island Road in Lothian. Free will offering benefits the Salvation Army. Information: 410-224-2478.

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