The Week Ahead

February 05, 2007

TODAY

STATE OF THE CITY -- Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon will give the annual State of the City address at 4 p.m. at City Hall, 100 N. Holliday St.

MONDAY NIGHT MUSIC -- McDaniel College will present a free concert featuring the Eric Byrd Trio at 7 p.m. in McDaniel Lounge at the college in Westminster. The group will perform jazz works from a tour of Bolivia in September. 410-857-2599.

TOMORROW

URBAN VOICES -- David Simon, creator of HBO's The Wire, will speak at 7:30 p.m. as part of Loyola College's 2007 Humanities Symposium, "Urban Spaces, Urban Voices." Admission is free to the talk, which will take place at McGuire Hall, 4501 N. Charles St. 410-617-2617 or www.loyola.edu/symposium.

WEDNESDAY

HISTORICAL LECTURE -- James G. Gibb will discuss "Life and Death in 17th-Century Maryland" at a 7 p.m. lecture sponsored by the Susquehanna Museum of Havre de Grace at City Hall, 711 Pennington Ave., Havre de Grace. 410-939-5780.

THURSDAY

AUTO SHOW OPENS -- The 2007 Motor Trend International Auto Show will take place from noon to 11 p.m. at the Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St. It will continue 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Adult admission is $10. www.motortrendauto shows.com/baltimore.

FRIDAY

BABE'S BIRTHDAY BASH -- The Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards will celebrate Babe Ruth's 112th birthday with a party from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the museum, 301 W. Camden St. Tickets are $40-50. 410-727-1539, Ext. 3013, or www.baberuthmuseum.com.

SATURDAY

MORGAN CHOIR -- The internationally acclaimed Morgan State University Choir will give a concert in observance of Black History Month at 2 p.m. at the Walters Art Museum's Graham Auditorium, 600 N. Charles St. Admission is free, but seating is limited. 410-547-9000, Ext. 236, or www.thewal ters.org

REPTILE SHOW -- The Maryland Reptile Farm will hold an All Maryland Reptile Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Havre de Grace Community Center, 100 Lagaret Lane. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for ages 2 to 6. 410-526-4184.

SUNDAY

COMMUNITY FESTIVAL -- The Maryland Historical Society will hold a community festival from noon to 4 p.m. that will include the Sankofa Dance Theatre, music, arts and crafts. Admission is free at the society, 201 W. Monument St. 410-685-3750, Ext. 321, or www.mdhs.org.

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