Needle art exhibit
Sponsored by Stitching Pretty of Laurel, Montpelier Mansion hosts the 18th annual Needleart Show, Sunday and Monday, Nov. 3-4, at Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road in Laurel. The exhibit features an array of stitched art from needlepoint to ribbon work. Cost is $6; $5 for seniors; $3 for children 5-18; free for those 4 and younger. Information: 301-377-7817.
Join Montpelier Mansion staff for an evening of 18th-century tavern games, featuring music by Bedlam and food at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at the Anne Arundel County Public Library Maryland City at Russett Branch, 3501 Russett Common in Laurel. See how folks entertained themselves before television, computers, video games and other hi-tech items. Free. Information: 301-377-7817.
Laurel Mill Playhouse presents Martin McDonagh's black comedy, "The Lieutenant of Inishmore," weekends Nov. 8-24 at 508 Main St. in Laurel. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with 2 p.m. matinees Nov. 17 and 24. Admission is $15, $12 for seniors, active military and students 18 and younger. Tickets and information: 301-617-9906 or go to laurelmillplayhouse.org. Recommended for those 18 and older; loud and violent situations.
Montpelier Mansion hosts a Speakeasy Tea at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at 9650 Muirkirk Road in Laurel. Tickets are $29 per person, $25 for members. Fee includes gratuity and self-guided tour. Information: 301-377-7817.
Savage Bluegrass plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Sam and Elsie's Bar and Restaurant in Laurel. Information: 301-317-7796.
50+ Center events
Events at the North Laurel 50+ Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road. Information: 410-313-0380:
Walking Club 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mondays through Fridays.
Blood pressure screenings 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays.
Open Art Studio Noon to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.
Billiards 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Fridays.
Sit, Stitch and Give 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays.
Line Dance Drop-in 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays; $1.
Mah-jongg 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays.
Agewell Exercise Class 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; $35 for 16 classes.
Enhance Fitness 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; $51 for 16 classes.
Sittercize 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; $36 for 16 classes.
Chair Yoga Traditional yoga poses are done seated in a chair or standing while using a chair for support and stability; $33 for six classes.
Hand-building with Clay 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays; $42 for four classes.
Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road in Laurel, offers tours at the following times:
•Self-guided: year-round, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thursdays through Tuesdays.
•Guided: Sundays at noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. Information: 301-377-7817.