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October 2017

Genesis of Little Women

In anticipation of Annapolis Opera Company’s Nov. 3 & 5 performance of Little Women, hear Alcott scholar and author John Matteson discuss the Alcott family and how their relationships formed the book characters. 3pm, Maryland Hall, Annapolis, free, rsvp: www.annapolisopera.org.

Quiet Waters Artists Reception

Meet driftwood artists Larry Ringgold and Bernie Houston, plus watercolorist James Kinnett. 1:30-3:30pm, Galleries of Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis, free: www.fqwp.org/gallery.

Animal Appreciation Day

Costumed pets walk in a parade for judging and prizes. 1-4pm, Hancock’s Resolution, Pasadena, free: www.historichandcocksresolution.org.

Halloween Wagon Rides

Families bring children for a ride through the preserve. 10am-noon, Glendening Nature Preserve, Lothian, free, rsvp: 410-741-9330.

Yoga in the Garden

Wear a comfy costume for Halloween yoga overlooking the South River. 10am, Historic London Town, Edgewater, free ($10 donation suggested), rsvp: www.historiclondontown.org.

Paca Birthday

Join Historic Annapolis for a colonial party marking William Paca’s 277th birthday; living historians recreate the era with food, tea and party etiquette. Noon-4pm, Paca House, Annapolis, $10: www.annapolis.org.

Homestead Fall Festival

Fall Fest includes a corn maze plus hay and pony rides; Pumpkin and Pollinator Express; jumping pillow, pipe slide, corn box and moon bounce; food and live entertainment. Sa watch Nancy Baker demonstrate extreme pumpkin carving (noon-4pm). Sa 11am-6pm, Su 11am-5pm, Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville, $12: www.homesteadgardens.com.

Halloween Acrylic Workshop

Learn to create two fall paintings with tips from Darlene Brown Basile and Priscilla Catterton; best costume wins two prints. 10am-3pm, Artworks@7th, North Beach, $40, rsvp: 410-474-8076.

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Pull on your fishnets for the time warp back to the 1970s to shimmy along with Magenta, Frank N Furter & Riff Raff. No outside beverages or props permitted (ages 18+). 11:30pm-2:30am, Hard Bargain Amphitheater, Accokeek, $15 plus $12 prop bags: http://bit.ly/2xjjcy3.

Family Fall Festival

Come out for costume contest, dancing, games and treats. 3-5pm, Union Church, North Beach, free: 410-257-3555.