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August 20, 1998|By Karin Remesch

Wine, jazz and arts

Taste award-winning wines and sample international food, tour the winery and test your skills in a grape-stomping contest, listen to live jazz and admire crafts at the annual Fiore Wine, Jazz & Art Festival. It's Saturday, 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 6:30 p.m., at Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road (Route 136) in Pylesville. Music will be provided by the Kenny Wright Band and the Jazz Caravan. Adult tickets are $7 in advance and $8 at the gate and include a commemorative glass and six wine samples. Children are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Call 410-879-4007.


Learn about Native American culture through vibrant tribal dances, hear traditional and soothing singing and drumming, purchase handmade crafts and sample authentic Indian food this weekend at the 24th annual Pow-Wow sponsored by the Baltimore American Indian Center at Catonsville Community College. The three-day gathering celebrates traditional American Indian ancestral ways. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. A three-day adult pass is $12, $6 for children or seniors; $5 daily admission, $3 seniors and children. Call 410-675-3535.

Celine Dion

"Treat Her Like a Lady" when Grammy Award winner Celine Dion steps on stage at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the MCI Center in Washington, and you can expect to be rewarded with such hits as the Oscar-winning "Titanic" title song "My Heart Will Go On," "Where Does My Heart Beat Now," "It's all Coming Back to Me Now" and "Because You Loved Me." The center is at 601 F St. Available tickets are $49.50 and $65. Call 410-481-SEAT.

Italian Festival

Feast on fried dough, ravioli, porchetta, garlic bread, cannoli and calzone. Or play bingo, watch a baccio game and listen to renditions of "O Solo Mio" at the annual Italian Festival, celebrated this weekend on the streets surrounding St. Leo's Catholic Church in the heart of Little Italy. The event, held in honor of St. Gabriel, starts at noon Saturday and continues with a mass at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Closing time is 8 p.m. each day. Admission is free. Call 410-675-7275.

Around the Harbor

Constellation launch

After 19 months in dry dock, the U.S. Constellation is once again watertight and structurally sound. Help celebrate this restoration milestone with a free festival and official launching ceremony from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Fort McHenry Shipyard, 1301 Wallace St. After the launch, the ship will be moved to another site in the harbor to complete the hull above the gun deck, build a new spar deck and add new masts and rigging. The vessel - one of the last surviving ships of the Civil War - is expected to return to its berth at the Inner Harbor next summer. Call 410-539-1797.

Taneytown festival

Step back in time through living history Saturday in Taneytown. Listen to Abraham Lincoln (Jim Getty) give his Gettysburg Address; witness the battle between the North and South, when 500 re-enactors raise their muskets and cannons; watch demonstrations of 19th-century arts and crafts; visit encampments; and browse through Sutlers Row. Also sample a fashion show, plenty of food and children's activities. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Memorial Park. Admission is free. Call 410-756-2677.

McKnight and Davidson at Pier Six

Hear the pop, R&B and soul sounds of singer, songwriter and producer Brian McKnight(pictured) and get some laughs from comedian Tommy Davidson Sunday evening at the Pier Six Concert Pavilion, President Street and Eastern Avenue. The show will begin at 7 p.m. Pavilion seats are $27.50; the lawn is $22.50. Call 410-481-SEAT.

Pub Date: 8/20/98

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