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November 2016

Open House

Hang out with fellow boat nuts, sit in on boatbuilding seminars, snack and mingle. 9am-4:30pm, Chesapeake Light Craft, Annapolis, free, rsvp:

Shop for Books with Friends

Find gifts for readers at Friends of Calvert Library book sale. 9am-2pm, Calvert Library, Prince Frederick: 410-535-0291.

Holiday Makers Market

This indoor market features arts, crafts, décor and baked goods. 9am-2pm, Annmarie Garden, Solomons, free: 410-326-4640.

Talent Machine Breakfast with Santa

Talent Machine Company kids perform. Then meet Santa. Reserve early. Also Dec. 10 & 17. Doors 8:30am, Buddy’s Crabs & Ribs, Annapolis, $13 (includes breakfast and show), rsvp:

Jingle Bell 5K/3K for Cancer

Run or walk in the DeCesaris/Prout Cancer Foundation Jingle Bell Run & Walk of Annapolis. Registration 8am, race 9am, Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis, $40 w/discounts, rsvp:

Reindeer Run/Walk 5K

Lace up to run a course from Edgewater Fitness through the hills of Londontowne and along Almshouse Creek and back to benefit Toys for Tots. 7am registration, 8am race, Edgewater Fitness, $25 w/discounts, rsvp:

Solomons Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk

Run or walk in holiday costume, bells on your shoes and antlers on your head to raise funds for arthritis research. 7am registration, 8:15am Rudolph Romp (kids under 12), 8:30am 5K, Holiday Inn, Solomons, $40 w/discounts, rsvp:

AACo Holiday Farmers Market

Santa visits the Farmers Market to ring in the season with carolers, music, special vendors and lots of homegrown goodies. 7am-noon at Riva Rd. and Harry S Truman Pkwy., Annapolis: ­

Festival of Lights Hayride

Take a hayride thru Watkins Festival of Lights, then warm up by the fire, visit the animals and see the decorations. Groups of 9 or more must prepay. Also Dec. 9-11, 16-18 & 23 FSaSu 7-8:30pm, Old Maryland Farm, Watkins Regional Park, Upper Marlboro, $8, rsvp: 301-218-6770.

Holiday Broadcasts

Watch classic holiday shows on vintage television sets or listen on restored radios. Also F-Su Dec. 9-11, 16-18 & 23, 2pm at the National Capital Radio & Television Museum, Bowie, free: