The Free Sheet

A Roundup Of Regional Freebies

November 01, 2007|By DANA KINKER

ELVIS SIGHTING AT THE WALTERS

Tomorrow at Fridays at the Walters: Special Day of the Dead, see an Elvis Presley tribute artist bring Elvis back to the museum when his sarcophagus gets "all shook up," and hear Gary Vikan, director of the museum, give his Eternal Talk of Eternal Love: The Elvis Sarcophagus. Also, see the opening of Henry Walters' mystery crates, which were found deep in the Walters' storage.

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Fridays at the Walters is 5 p.m.-8 p.m. tomorrow at the Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St. Free. Call 410-547-9000 or go to thewalters.org.

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WHERE THE ARTS ARE

Visual, literary and performing artists from the region will be showcased Saturday at Daedalus Loves Artists Day. Participate in a sing-along story time, listen to a poetry reading by local poets, hear four authors discuss their latest works and see a live performance by the Channel Cats Blues Band.

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The celebration is noon-6:15 p.m. Saturday at Daedalus Books and Music, 5911 York Road. Call 410-464-2701.

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A GOOD DAY FOR ENGLAND

Celebrate Guy Fawkes Day, which recognizes the failure of a group of terrorists who attempted to destroy England's Parliament and take control 402 years ago. Guy Fawkes Day / Bonfire Night features a bonfire, traditional torch procession, traditional foods and more. Fancy dress is encouraged.

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The Guy Fawkes Day / Bonfire Night celebration begins at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Center for Fawkesian Pursuits, 402 Nancy Ave., Linthicum. Call 410-789-0930.

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TRAIL TLC

WHAT / / Cromwell Valley Park Trail Day WHEN / / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday WHERE / / Cromwell Valley Park, 2002 Cromwell Bridge Road WHY / / Help with the upkeep of hiking trails in the park by clearing trails, doing erosion control and hiding "bootleg" trails. CONTACT / / 410-887-2503 or go to cromwellvalleypark.org

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NATIVE AMERICAN SOUNDS

WHAT / / North American Indian Cello Project WHEN / / 5:30 p.m. Tuesday WHERE / / Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland, University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, College Park WHY / / Listen to works by contemporary Native American composers made for cello, piano, percussion and string ensembles. CONTACT / / 301-405-2787 or claricesmith center.umd.edu ....................

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STATE OF HISTORY

See how Maryland's history, dating as far back as 1633, influenced the emerging of the new world at Rediscovering Maryland in the Atlantic World. Tomorrow, hear anthropologist Frederick H. Smith describe the influence rum had on shaping the culture of Maryland and beyond, and Saturday attend a symposium about the state's contributions to American history hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Hackett Fischer.

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"Rediscovering Maryland in the Atlantic World" is 7 p.m. tomorrow in St. Mary's Hall and 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Cole Cinema in the Campus Center, St. Mary's College of Maryland, 18952 E. Fisher Road, St. Mary's City. Call 240-895-4960 or go to www.stmaryscity.org

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