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To display a complete picture of the city's sports history, the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards needs a Baltimore Bullets exhibit.
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5 THINGS TO DO TODAY
Paolo Nutini -- Scottish singer/songwriter Paolo Nutini, who performed at the Virgin Festival in August, returns to the area for a show at the 9:30 Club. Serena Ryder and Jon McLaughlin are also slated to perform. 815 V St. N.W., Washington. 7:30 p.m. $25. 800-955-5566 or 930.com.
Apple festival -- Enjoy all things apple today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Baltimore Apple Festival at War Memorial Plaza, 100 N. Holliday St. You can tour City Hall, bid in a silent auction, listen to music and enjoy all kinds of apple goodies. Free. 410-396-7900.
Top of the World -- At the Top of the World observatory in the city's World Trade Center, a photo exhibit from now through Oct. 13 will examine the life and times of Civil War hero Robert Smalls, the first African-American to have a ship commissioned in his honor. 410 E. Pratt St., 27th floor. Reserve free passes at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-837-8439.
BSO and guests -- Tonight at 8, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra presents "The Composer in His Own Words," featuring baritone Sanford Sylvan and composer and conductor John Adams at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. $28-$60. 410-783-8000.
Music in Mount Vernon -- Check out the sounds of Willy Porter and Mike Errico at the last First Thursday concert of the season in West Mount Vernon Park. The show is free and runs 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. For more information, call 410-396-7900.
Let the leaf peepers sing
Fear not, leaf peepers of Maryland. Though there was less rain than usual across the state this summer, the drought conditions will take only the slightest edge off the glories of your favorite time of year.
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New Baltimore postmaster
William L. Ridenour is scheduled to be sworn in as Baltimore's 39th postmaster today at 1:30 p.m. at an event in the War Memorial Building. baltimoresun.com/maryland
Golf tournament tees off
The Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship begins today at Baltimore Country Club in Timonium. baltimoresun.com/sports
Hot weekend tips
Entertainment reporter Sam Sessa recommends three things to entertain you this weekend. baltimoresun.com/midnightsun
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Chris Kaltenbach checks in on WYPR's expansion to Ocean City. baltimoresun.com/criticalmass
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Check for the latest weather news at reporter Frank Roylance's blog. marylandweather.com
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