Can you picture a Picasso print or a Wyeth scene on your walls?
Get your bids ready Saturday.
Carroll Hospice invites you to its second annual art auction, an opportunity for all to purchase works of art, at prices "substantially" below gallery costs.
Heisman Fine Gallery from Ardmore, Pa., will furnish a variety of paintings, etchings and prints for discriminating buyers. Make your selections early. Preview begins at 6 p.m. at the Elks Club, Route 140 and Gorsuch Road. Bidding follows at 7.
lJust so you don't get hungry, the $10 admission includes wine and cheese. Proceeds benefit hospice programs. November is National HospiceMonth.
After you have decked your walls with those purchases, you won't have much time to stay home andadmire them.
How about comedy or drama? Western Maryland College Theatre Department presents "Equus," Peter Shaffer's drama about a disturbed youth and the psychiatrist who tries to understand him, at 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
Open to adults only, cost is $5 for the general public and $2 for
Curtain rises in Alumni Hall, Westminster. Information: 857-2448.
Or, if you prefer lighterfare, try "The Odd Couple" at Havilah-Hayes Dinner Theatre. Dinner, prepared by Fitzgerald's Classic Catering, will be served at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, or try the matinee at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.
Oscar and Felix will be at Big Pipe Creek Park, Route 832, Taneytown.
'Tis the season for shopping, and this Saturday you'll find bazaars in every direction.
The Carroll County Christmas Farmers Market continues with 100 stalls full of handmade gifts, arts and crafts from stocking stuffers to tree-toppers from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ag Center, Smith Avenue, Westminster.
A holiday air breezes into Pleasant Valleyas the Ladies Auxiliary have Christmas in the Valley, featuring a holiday gifts and decorations and a train garden. Admission is free from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fire Hall, 2030 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Westminster.
Calvary United Methodist Church has a bazaar and craft sale, too, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The church women have made a quilt for auction, and baby-sitting is available. The church is at 403 S. Main St., Mount Airy.
How about some pancakes to boost your shopping energy? The youth of Grace Lutheran Church serve all you can eat from 6 to11 a.m. Saturday. Cost is $3.50 for adults and $2.50 for children at21 Carroll St.
Messiah United Methodistalso will serve breakfast from 5 to 11 a.m. at the Taneytown Carnival Grounds, Route 140. Cost is $3.75 for adults and $1.50 for children.
Help the Carroll County EducationAssociation kick off American Education Week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Cran
berry Mall. Area teachers will read to children, age 5 through 10.
Or, stop in as North Carroll Library offers "Fairy Tale Fun" for the entire family at 11 a.m. Saturday. Join the literary fantasy at 2255 Hanover Pike, Greenmount.
Put on your dancing shoes Saturday, too.
At the Gold Star American Legion, you can dine and dance. A fried chicken dinner will be served at 6. Cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 6 to 12.
For another $5, adults can stay and dance the night away to tunes by Still Water from 8:30 p.m. to midnight.
The post is on Prospect Road, Mount Airy.
Families can dance together as Messiah Lutheran Churchsponsors Family '50s Dance. A disc jockey plays the music from 8 p.m. to midnight.
You will find door prizes, cake walks and dance contests. Cost is $5 in advance and $6 at the door. The music plays at Sykesville Freedom Fire Hall, Route 32.
The band Lucifer plays all your favorite dance hits from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Gamber Fire Hall on Niner Road. Admission is $10 per person and includes beer and setups.
Rise early Sunday and look for birds at Piney Run Park.
The Carroll County Bird Club sponsors a waterfowl watch on the lake. Meet at the gate at 9 a.m. to start the search.
The park is at 30 Martz Road, Eldersburg.
Sit back and listen to Mozart in the air at 3 p.m. Sunday as the Choral Arts Society, directed by Patricia Sparti, performs.
A goodwill offering will be accepted.
Come to Baker Memorial Chapel at Western Maryland College.
The college's Percussion Ensemble, a new group of college and community musicians who perform classical and jazz pieces on mallet and rhythm instruments, will give its debut performance at 8:15 p.m. Sunday, also in Baker Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.