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December 2013

Holiday Candlelight Stroll

Follow colonial-garbed guides thru the decorated streets of historic Annapolis and learn the holiday history of the capital. The tour stops at the Maryland State House, Government House and homes of famous Maryland patriots. 7-8pm from Annapolis City Dock Information Booth. $16 w/age discounts; rsvp: 410-268-7601;

It’s a Wonderful Life Radio ~ free

The Annapolis Area Christian School Upper School Dramatis and Jazz Band recreate this Christmas favorite in a radio studio. 7pm at the Upper School’s Kerr Center, Severn: 410-846-3531;

American Contra & Square Dance

Ann Fallon calls to the music of Alexander Mitchell and Liz Donaldson. Lesson 6:30pm; dance 7-10pm at Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall. $10: 443-540-0867;

KIDS Polar Express Reading ~ free

Enjoy Conductor John’s dramatic reading of The Polar Express. 5pm, 5:45pm, 6:30pm, 7:15pm & 8pm at the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum: 410-257-3892;

KIDS Sweet Search ~ free

Ages 1-12 search Southern Community Center for hidden candy canes. 4-8pm, Lusby: 410-586-1101;

KIDS Santa’s Workshop

Three- to 5-year-olds craft a special gift for mom and dad. 10:30-11:15am at Southern Community Center, Lusby. $3; rsvp: 410-586-1101;

Share the Spirit Raffle

Dick Smothers of the Smothers Brothers draws the winning ticket at the Share the Spirit Raffle to benefit animals in need with the Animal Legal Defense Fund (drawing at 11pm). The lucky winner takes home a roundtrip ticket on Southwest Airlines; refreshments and photos with Dick. $10 ticket. 7-11pm at Paws Pet boutique, Annapolis: 410-263-8683;

Barbershop Chorus ~ free

Hear the Sons of the Severn Barbershop Chorus at the annual family Christmas celebration. 7-10pm at Trinity United Methodist Church, Annapolis: 410-674-7165;

School Christmas Concert ~ free

The combined Middle School choirs and bands from Annapolis Area Christian School play and sing an annual Christmas Concert. 7pm at the Upper School’s Kerr Center, Severn: 410-846-3531;

KIDS Snow Spectacular ~ free

All ages enjoy a snow story time and songs. 7pm at South County Library, Deale: 410-222-1925;