Thursday, Nov. 1
Book sale The American Association of University Women will hold its annual book sale Nov. 1-4 at 8151-D Ritchie Highway in the festival at Pasadena Shopping Center. Hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 1; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 2; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 3 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 4. A public pre-sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Nov. 1, and there is a $10 entry fee. Also, Nov. 4 is "Bargain Day," when you can buy books by the bag. For more information, call 410-431-7166 or go to aauwmd-annearundelcountybranch.org.
'The Story of Luis Hane: Holocaust Survivor' The Anne Arundel Genealogical Society presents a program by Luis Hane at 7:30 p.m. at Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road. Refreshments follow the presentation. Free. Information: 410-760-9679 or aagensoc.org.
Friday, Nov. 2
Concert Guitarists Richard Miller and Jason Ennis perform Brazilian jazz music at 8 p.m. at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Tickets are $15. This is the second concert in the college's "World Class Jazz Series, the Art of the Jazz Guitar." Information: 410-777-7069 or aacc.edu/performingarts.
Lecture Tutor David Stephenson will deliver a lecture, "Melodies and Faces: A 'Meno' Meditation," at 8:15 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-626-2539.
Classical concert The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra performs at 8 p.m. Nov. 2-3 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. The orchestra will be accompanied by cellist Zuill Bailey for these concerts, which feature Haydn's "Symphony No. 88" and Dvorak's "Cello Concerto." Tickets are $25; $10 for students. For tickets and more information, call 410-263-0907 or go to annapolissymphony.org.
Saturday, Nov. 3
'Mindfulness Practice Group of Annapolis' Jane and Garrett Phelan, ordained in Thich Nhat Hanh's Order of Interbeing, will offer a Day of Study of the Five Mindfulness Trainings, Thich Nhat Hanh's version of the Buddhist Lay Precepts, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 333 Dubois Road in Annapolis. Event includes a dharma talk, dharma discussion, private journaling, and sitting and walking meditation. This day replaces six-week night classes at the Mindfulness Practice Center of Fairfax, permitting the student to Receive the Precepts at the Mindfulness Practice Center of Fairfax in a regional ceremony on Jan. 5. A donation of $20 is suggested. To register and more information, call 410-268-9639 or go to mpg-annapolis.org.
Fall Historical Seminar The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society presents "Peace Within Thy Borders; Nursing the wounded and nurturing the lost" at the Glen Burnie Improvement Association Building, 19 Crain Highway, S.E., Glen Burnie. Mike Fitzpatrick will make a presentation on Helen Noye Hoyt, a nurse in Annapolis during the Civil War. Also, Becky Morris will speak about her research on Camp Parole, which served as the basis of her book, "A Low, Dirty Place." Cost is $25. For more information, call 410-760-9679.
Concert Cellist Francois Regis Chanon performs "French Music for Cello and Piano" at 3 p.m. at St. John's College's Great Hall, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-626-2539.
Yard sale The Long Point Improvement Association hosts a community yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon. Crafts, baked goods and more will be offered. Maps showing the location of sales are available at Long Point Hall, 1534 Long Point Road in Pasadena. Information: 410-255-2787.
Fair Fusion Ltd. holds its 18th Holiday Artisan's Fair Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 3-4, at 1168 Mainsail Drive in Annapolis. Offered will be jewelry, handmade quilts, artwork, handbags and more. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. Information: 410 268-5770.
Meet the authors Three authors, Corban Addison, Chris Pavone and Roger Rosenblatt, will discuss their latest works of fiction and nonfiction at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Admission is $30 in advance; $35 at the door. The presentation will be followed by a wine-and-hors d'oeuvre reception and book signing. For tickets and more information, call 410-757-8570 or go to stjohnscollege.edu/events. Handicapped parking will be available at the Campbell Hall lot on campus.
Concert Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Chris Isaak will appear at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. He will perform "Wicked Games" and "Baby Did A Bad Thing," as well as songs off his new album, "Beyond The Sun." Tickets are $78; $73 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or marylandhall.org.
Concert Singer/songwriter Dirk Hamilton performs at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. The performance is part of the hall's ongoing "Showcase Artist Series." Tickets are $15; $10 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or marylandhall.org.
Film series Maryland Hall presents a screening of "Dislecksia: The Movie" and a discussion with the director, Harvey Hubbell, at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. This is the third screening of six films as part of the "On Screen/In Person Independent Film Series" taking place this fall and winter. Tickets are $10; $7 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or marylandhall.org.
Tribute concert Annapolis Maritime Museum presents "Above and Beyond," a musical tribute by Trio Galilei to wounded soldiers and sailors, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 17 at 723 Second St. Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Information: 410-295-0104 or amaritime.org.
'Turkey Trot' Anne Arundel Community College's 24th annual 5K Turkey Trot, One-Mile Jaunt and Food Drive will be held Nov. 21 at Siegert Field on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Registration before Nov. 9 is $15 per person for the 5K and $10 for the one-mile jaunt; $20 and $15 after. Participants are asked to bring nonperishable food items to donate to the food pantry. For registration forms and more information, go to aacc.edu/healthfitness/turkeytrot.cfm
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