Bring the kids along to the Carroll Arts Center on Tuesday to see the U.S. Air Force's Heritage Brass Quintet perform. Adapted especially for children, the concert, "Bravo for Brass," will feature tunes about baseball, summertime and more. Various patriotic songs will be performed as well.
The performances are at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster. To reserve a ticket, visit the box office or call 410-848-7272.
Celebrate the women and quilts of Gee's Bend, Ala., on Saturday at the Walters Art Museum. As part of the exhibit Gee's Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt, Gee's Bend Community Day will feature a number of activities throughout the day, including quilt demonstrations, book signings, storytelling and musical performances. The galleries will be open to explore, and hands-on craft activities, such as quilt postcard-making, will be offered.
The event runs 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St. Call 410-547-9000 or go to thewalters.org.
Potter bus tour
Though you still may be having trouble accepting the fact that your Hogwarts letter will never come, cheer up. The official Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Knight Bus Tour is coming to Baltimore tomorrow. Modeled after the Knight Bus described in the Harry Potter books, the bus will be open to visitors of all ages, who will be invited to climb aboard and discuss their thoughts about the book series. Who knows, maybe you'll even spot Stan Shunpike - if they've let him out of Azkaban, that is.
The Knight Bus will stop in Baltimore 2 p.m.-5 p.m. tomorrow at the Enoch Pratt's new Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Call 410-545-3115 or go to prattlibrary.org.
Buffett on tap
Hey, Parrot Heads, pull out your lawn chairs, blankets and dancing shoes and get ready for a night filled with your all-time favorite Jimmy Buffett hits, including "Cheeseburger in Paradise" and "Margaritaville." The second annual "Action at the Square" outdoor movie series at Belvedere Square will kick off Saturday with the showing of Jimmy Buffett - Live at Wrigley Field, a recording of Buffett's September 2005 performance at the home of baseball's Chicago Cubs.
The film screens at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Belvedere Square, York Road and East Belvedere Avenue. Call 410-534-BELV.
What --"The Anxiety of Influence" concert
When --3 p.m. Sunday
Where --An die Musik, 409 N. Charles St.
Why --Because pianists Rachel Iwaasa, Jon Liechty and Mark Williams will be performing pieces on real and toy pianos. Works will include music by Liechty and Williams, in addition to pieces by Andrew Nishikawa, Elnara Dadashova and Beethoven.
Call --410-385-2638 FREE
A night for music
What --"Noches in Santa Maria" Main Stage River concert
When --7 p.m. tomorrow
Where --Townhouse Green at St. Mary's College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Road, St. Mary's City
Why --Because the Chesapeake Orchestra and guest guitarist Orlando Roman will be performing Spanish favorites, including Ravel's Bolero, in a beautiful outdoor setting overlooking the St. Mary's River.
Call --240-895-2024 or go to riverconcertseries.com FREE