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February 2017

Annapolis Home & Garden Expo

Browse vendors, see demos, meet Bath Crashers’ Matt Muenster and take seminars on home improvement. Sa 10am-6pm, Su noon-5pm, Byzantium Center, Annapolis, $5 w/discounts: www.MidAtlanticExpos.com.

Chamber Music Concert

Hear the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra Strings and Chamber Winds. 7:30pm, Studio 39, Annapolis, free: www.lso-music.org.

Opera Insight Series

Discuss Madame Butterfly’s fate in a changing Japan with retired USNA history professor Daniel Masterson. 3pm, Maryland Hall, Annapolis, free, rsvp: 410-267-8135.

KIDS Toy Boat Building

Make them and float them. 2-4pm, Calvert Marine Museum, $2 donation plus museum admission: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.

Dog Training Tips

Join Kim Greco, owner of Paws & Possibilities, for a lesson on positive reinforcement in dog training. 2-3pm, Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville, free, rsvp: www.homesteadgardens.com.

Raptors Reign

Get up close with birds of prey with falconer Rodney Stotts. 1-3pm, National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, free: 301-497-5887.

Berries for Birds

Join naturalist Lisa Bierer-Garrett to learn what to plant for songbirds and how to keep the birds away from the berries you want for yourself. 1-2pm, Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville, free, rsvp: ­www.homesteadgardens.com.

Fossil Club

After the club meeting, George Klein discusses his new book Crocodiles and Alligators: My Perspective. 1pm, Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, free: ­www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.

Primitive Letterpress Workshop

Learn how to design, typeset and print your own cards, flyers and posters. Noon-4pm, Maryland Hall, Annapolis, $125 w/discounts, rsvp: www.marylandhall.org.

Backyard Chickens 101

Get the low down on raising chickens. 11am-noon, Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville, free, rsvp: www.homesteadgardens.com.