Youth symphony orchestra holiday concert Saturday
The Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra performs holiday music 3 p.m. Saturday at the Annapolis Area Christian School, 109 Burns Crossing Road in Severn.
Admission is free. Call 443-758-3157 for more information.
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is offering new group guitar lessons and music appreciation classes for the winter/spring semester. Beginning and intermediate lessons are available for teens and adults as well as classical music appreciation classes for adults. All classes will be taught by Morgan Fiddler.
To register for classes and more information, call 410-263-5544 or go to marylandhall.org. Maryland Hall is at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis.
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.
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.