Senior center jewelry sale
The Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave., will hold a jewelry show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 18-19. Baked goods will be sold Nov. 18. Information: 410-222-1818.
FastFrame, a custom framing store, is holding its Art Contest for Kids. Children ages 6 to 10 are encouraged to create a piece of art based on the theme "My Favorite Place." Artwork will be accepted in the store, 505 S. Cherry Grove Ave. in Annapolis, through Saturday. First and second place will be awarded. The second-place work will be on display at the store; the winning artwork will be sent to the corporate office in California to be judged in a national contest. Information: 410-267-7007.
Ballet Theatre of Maryland offers dance classes and workshops at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. For registration, cost and times, call 410-636-6597 or go to chesapeakearts.org.
Musical director needed
Children's Theatre of Annapolis is seeking a director for its spring production of "Willy Wonka Jr.," to be performed in March. Performers must be 8 to 14 years old. Auditions will be held Dec. 12 and 13. Directors can submit resumes online at childrenstheatreofannapolis.org, attention Debra Engler. Call 410-757-2281.
Historic house tours
The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society has opened the historic Benson-Hammond House and North Browse and Buy Shoppe at Aviation Boulevard and Andover Road in Linthicum for the season. Tours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Group tours are by appointment. The Kuethe Library for Historical and Genealogical Research, 5 Crain Highway S.E., operated jointly with the Anne Arundel Genealogical Society, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays year-round. Call 410-760-9679.