8 a.m. -- Get Crafty / Eager to start Christmas shopping? The Carroll County Christmas Farmers' Market opens today, with gifts, crafts, baked goods and decorations. Until 2 p.m. Free parking and admission. Agriculture Center, 700 Smith Ave., Westminster, 410-848-7748. Or head for the Howard County Fairgrounds (Exit 80 off Route 70) for Christmas Wonderland, with crafts, activities for kids and Santa Claus. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (same hours tomorrow). $5 (under 10 free). 301-791-2346
1:30 p.m. -- MICA 'Attic' Sale /Treasures from MICA's Attic is a sale of over 800 pieces of artwork from the Maryland Institute College of Art's vaults. The sale runs today from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in MICA's College Center, 1206-1208 Mount Royal Ave. Additional sales will be held Nov. 6, 7, 10, 14, 17, 19, 21, 22 and 28 and Dec. 10 and 11. 410-225-2300 or visit ww.mica.edu.
5:30 p.m. -- Rock On / Baltimore's Rockfest 2005 makes the world - or at least 1st Mariner Arena - safe for '80s hair bands again, with a lineup featuring Quiet Riot, Vixen and Never Never. $35-$55 (VIP tickets, $55-$75, include admission to the after-party at Rams Head Live!) 201 W. Baltimore St. 410-347-2020 or 1stmarinerarena.com.
8 p.m. -- Go 'Bad' / Watch stereotypes of Jewish women exploded, humorously, in the "neo-Catskills revue" Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad, a comedy-burlesque-spoken word hybrid featuring songs, dance and a parody of Fiddler on the Roof. $15. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave. 410-276-1651 or creativealliance.org.
Noon -- Make Like Family / Taste the authentic flavor of Baltimore's Little Italy at the St. Leo's Ravioli and Spaghetti Dinner, featuring parishioners' homemade cheese raviolis. $8 for adults, $4 for children. Carryout available for a small fee. Until 6 p.m. at St. Leo's School Hall, 910 Stiles St. 410-675-7275.
3 p.m. -- Start Skating / Strap on your blades and hit the ice at the Dominic "Mimi" DiPietro Family Skating Center in Patterson Park. The season opens this weekend, so the indoor rink should be in fine shape. Until 5 p.m. (also open Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays). $4 ($2 skate rental). 200 S. Linwood Ave. 410-396-9392 or pattersonpark.com.