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October 2013

Annapolis Horticulture Society Meeting • free

Hear Barbara Melera talk about Landreth Seed Company, the nation’s oldest seed house and its historic mission of heirloom vegetables, flowers and herbs. All welcome to the Annapolis Horticulture Society meeting. 7pm at St. Anne’s Parish Hall, Annapolis:

American Chestnut Landfill Trust Fundraiser

Bid on a silent auction and enjoy live music and dinner at the 18th Annual American Chestnut Landfill Trust Fundraiser.  6:30-10pm at St. John Vianney, Prince Frederick. $45: 410-414-3400;

Church Fall Dinner

Enjoy a turkey dinner with all the trimmings and buy baked goodies at a bake sale. 3-6:30pm (carryout 3-6pm) at St.. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Crownsville. $17 w/discounts: 410-991-5776;

First Sunday Holiday Art Sale

Browse and buy original crafts and unique gifts by 60+ local artists, hear live music and see art demonstrations at the First Sunday Holiday Art Sale. Noon-4pm at Maryland Hall, Annapolis:

Twin Beach Players Belle of Amherst

Hear rising actress Lindsay Haas in a one-time staged reading of the Belle of Amherst to benefit her trip to the Fringe Theatre Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland this summer. 2pm at the North Beach Boys and Girls Club. Pay as you may: 410-286-1890;

Small Works Christmas Reception

Enjoy today’s opening reception with holiday refreshments. 1-5pm at Artworks@7th, North Beach: 410-286-5278;

West River Church Ham Dinner

The 95th Christ Church Oyster & Country Ham Homecoming dinner (with dessert) is served today. Eat in or carry out 1-5pm at the Parish Hall, West River. $20 w/age discounts: 410-867-0346;

American Indian Heritage Day • free

Get a glimpse of life along the Chesapeake Bay area as it was over 500 years ago; explore American Indian culture and history through plant walks, flute performances, story telling, hide tanning, flint knapping, ancient pottery demonstrations, traditional foods, spear throwing, archery and more. 11am-4pm at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, St. Leonard: 410-586-8501;

Family Fun Fair & Silent Auction

Enjoy an action-packed day of food, games, health and wellness demonstrations, a photo booth, balloon creations, a silent auction and raffle and more at the 15th annual Family Fun Fair and Silent Auction. 11am-3pm at Hillsmere Elementary School, Annapolis: 301-489-2578.

Church Craft Show

Browse over 40 crafters and buy baked goodies at a bake sale; bring a non-perishable food item to fight hunger. 10am-3pm at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, Bowie: 301-275-2810;