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December 2013

Holiday Open Studio Show

Enjoy light refreshments and browse and buy Argentium Sterling Silver jewelry, notecards, beeswax products and honey, luminary bowls, tapers and container candles and ornaments. F 10am-2pm; Sa 10am-5pm; Su 10am-4pm at Blue Heron Creations, Arnold; rsvp: blueheroncreations@comcast.net.

Holiday Open Studio Show

Enjoy light refreshments and browse and buy Argentium Sterling Silver jewelry, notecards, beeswax products and honey, luminary bowls, tapers and container candles and ornaments. F 10am-2pm; Sa 10am-5pm; Su 10am-4pm at Blue Heron Creations, Arnold; rsvp: blueheroncreations@comcast.net.

Holiday Open Studio Show

Enjoy light refreshments and browse and buy Argentium Sterling Silver jewelry, notecards, beeswax products and honey, luminary bowls, tapers and container candles and ornaments. F 10am-2pm; Sa 10am-5pm; Su 10am-4pm at Blue Heron Creations, Arnold; rsvp: blueheroncreations@comcast.net.

ASO Holiday Pops

Celebrate Christmas with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jose-Luis Novo and the outstanding vocal quintet Five by Design, whose symphonic pops collaborations have delighted audiences for more than 20 years. 8pm at Maryland Hall, Annapolis: $45 w/student discounts; rsvp: 410-263-0907; www.annapolissymphony.com.

Encore Chorale Holiday Concert ~ free

Hear 100 singers 55 years and older in a program of holiday standards and seasonal favorites, plus a few surprises; special guest performers are the Indian Creek Upper School Chorus. 7:30pm at Anne Arundel Community College, Kauffman Theater, Arnold: 301-261-5747; www.aacc.edu/lifestages/encore.cfm.

Walk thru Bethlehem ~ free

Journey thru the story of Jesus’ birth as members of the Heritage Baptist Church and live animals re-enact the Nativity. Rain or shine. The first 50 families receive a free handcrafted wooden manger scene; all enjoy free cookies and hot cocoa. 7-9pm at the Church, Annapolis: 410-263-6680; www.heritagebaptistonline.com.

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; www.watermarkcruises.com/eventsTours.htm.

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; upperschooldrama@aacsonline.org.

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; www.contradancers.com/atds.

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; www.cbrm.org.