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October 2013

Five and Dine Dance

Dance to a DJ playing Motown and ’50s’ tunes and enjoy free snacks. 5:30-6:30pm dance lesson; 6:30-9:30pm dancing at the Elks Lodge, Gambrills. $10: 443-474-2668.

Out-and-About Art Reception

Meet Annapolis artist Elizabeth Winn and see her plein air and figure oil paintings at today’s Out-and-About opening reception (3-4:30pm). Showing thru Oct. 27. M-Th 9am-9pm, F 9am-5pm at the gallery of Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, Severna Park: 410-647-2550; www.woodschurch.org.

Community Chorus Seeks Singers

Join the all-volunteer community chorus of Calvert County and use your talents in concerts that benefit local charities. No auditions required. 4-6pm at Northeast Community Center, Chesapeake Beach: 301-855-7477; lbrown960@verizon.net.

Londontowne Symphony Orchestra

The Londontowne Symphony Orchestra’s 10th anniversary season opens with a selection including Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks and Vivaldi’s Piccolo Concerto, featuring soloist Patricia Surman and new work by local composer Elizabeth Davis. 3-6pm at Historic London Town and Gardens, Edgewater. $15: 410-222-1919; www.historiclondontown.org.

Hear a Classical Pianist • free

Hear Brian Ganz play classical piano in the first Ward Virts Concert. Doors open at 2:30; performance at 3pm in the multipurpose room, Bldg. B at College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick: 443-550-6011; www.csmd.edu/Arts.

Photography Art Reception

Meet West Annapolitan Lee D. Wieland and see her world photographs at today’s art reception (1-5pm). Showing thru Nov. 2. T-F 10am-5:30pm, Sa 10am-4pm at Wimsey Cove Maps & Art, Annapolis: 410-956-7278; www.marylandframing.com.

Make Sea Glass Jewelry

Instructor Liz Printz shows how to make pendants and matching earrings from sea glass found on Southern Maryland beaches. $30 w/discounts. 1-3pm at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center; rsvp: 410-326-4640; www.annmariegarden.org.

Fleet Blessing

Enjoy two fun-filled days of music, food, a carnival, pony rides, wine-tasting and more. Fireworks Sa evening at 7th District Optimist Club’s 46th Annual Blessing of the Fleet. Sa noon-10pm, Su 10am-5pm at St. Clement’s Island, Colton’s Point. $10 w/discounts: full schedule at www.BlessingOfTheFleetMD.com.

Fleet Blessing

Enjoy two fun-filled days of music, food, a carnival, pony rides, wine-tasting and more. Fireworks Sa evening at 7th District Optimist Club’s 46th Annual Blessing of the Fleet. Sa noon-10pm, Su 10am-5pm at St. Clement’s Island, Colton’s Point. $10 w/discounts: full schedule at www.BlessingOfTheFleetMD.com.

Riverside Winefest

Enjoy wine tastings from 30+ Maryland wineries, live music, artisans, exhibits, beer, wine and food, kids’ activities and free 1703 Plantation House mini-tours. Noon-6pm at Sotterley Plantation, Hollywood. $25 w/discounts: 301-373-2280; www.sotterley.org/winefest-sotterley-plantation.htm.