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October 08, 2005


10 a.m. -- Sail Away / The U.S. Sailboat Show features the latest in boats, gear and information for novice to old salt. Until 7 p.m. (same hours tomorrow). $16 (12 and under $8). City Dock, Annapolis. 410-267-6711;

11 a.m. -- Put on the Dog / Bring your dog, or adopt one, at the Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter's "Barcstoberfest," featuring a pet parade, contests, music and food. Until 4 p.m. at Patterson Park. Free. 410-539-8161;

12 p.m. -- Raise a Glass / Beer, sausage and polka - it's the 36th annual Maryland Oktoberfest. Until 11 p.m. (until 8 p.m. tomorrow). $6 (under 12 free with adult). Fifth Regiment Armory, Howard and 29th Division streets. 410-522-4144;

12:35 p.m. -- Hit the Track / The Maryland Million Day celebrates its 20th anniversary with 12 races featuring state-sired horses, purses totaling $1.4 million and an appearance by aquatic thoroughbred Michael Phelps. $3. Laurel Park racetrack. 410-252-2100;


10 a.m. -- Coins and Cars / In Ocean City, you'll find rare coins at the Maryland State Numismatic Association Coin Show (Ocean City Convention Center, until 4 p.m., 410-265-6462), and some 1,500 classic cars tooling around downtown as part of Endless Summer Cruisin' (until 5 p.m., Inlet parking lot, 410-798-6304 or

2 p.m. -- Hello, Columbus / Baltimore's 114th annual Columbus Day parade starts at Mount Vernon Place and marches south on Charles Street, east on Pratt Street and south on President Street to the Columbus Monument. 410-296-6591;

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