May 21, 2010

Sunday, May 23

'The Drowsy Chaperone' Silhouette Stages presents this musical comedy through Sunday, May 30, at Slayton House, 14100 Cross Fox Lane in Columbia. Tickets are $15, $12 for seniors and students. Information and show times: 410-461-7373.

'Recent Paintings' Exhibit by local artist Nancy Lee Davis will be on display through Friday, May 28, at Artists' Gallery, 10227 Wincopin Circle, Columbia. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 410-740-8249 or

Art exhibit Slayton House Gallery presents a commemorative exhibit of watercolors and pastels by the late Donora (Donni) Dingman on display in the Lobby Gallery and a photographic exhibit by Henry Friedman in the Bill White Room Gallery through June 12 at 10400 Cross Fox Lane, Columbia. Information: 410-730-3987 or 301-596-4883.

Farmers' market Site is open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays through November at Oakland Mills Village, 5851 Robert Oliver Place. Information: 410-313-6524.

Monday, May 24

Meeting The Visual Artists Alliance of Maryland holds its general meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Road, Ellicott City. Information: 301-854-3478 or go to

Passport services The Passport Acceptance Facility at Howard County Library's East Columbia branch at 6600 Cradlerock Way offers passports and passport photos from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 410-313-7700.

Tuesday, May 25

Blues music Savage Bluegrass plays Sam's Bar & Restaurant, 9994 Washington Blvd., Laurel. Information: 301-317-7796.

Wednesday, May 26

'Lakefront Wednesdays' The Columbia Association continues its annual lunchtime concert series from noon to 2 p.m. with Project Natale. Line-up features a variety of musical styles, including rock, folk and jazz. Damon Foreman plays there June 2. Information: 410-715-3104.

Farmers' market Site is open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, June 2 through October at Howard County Library's Miller branch, 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City. Information: 410-313-6524.

Thursday, May 27

Wine party Howard County Conservatory holds its annual "Wine in the Garden" party from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 10520 Old Frederick Road. Guests can try wine and food from local establishments while listening to bluegrass music. Tickets are $35 in advance, $45 at the gate. Information: 410-465-8877.

Farmers' market Site is open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays through November at the East Columbia Library, 6600 Cradlerock Way. Information: 301-934-9004.


Art show and sale The Willowbrook Painters Studio annual art show and sale will be held June 4 at Oliver's Carriage House, 5410 Leaf Treader Way, Columbia. Offerings include paintings, prints, mixed-media and cards. A reception will be held 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 4 and noon to 5 p.m. June 5. Information: 410-446-7584.

Farmers' market Site is open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, June 4 through November at Howard County General Hospital, 5755 Cedar Lane, Columbia. Information: 410-313-6524.

Flea market and book sale Shepherd of the Glen Lutheran Church will hold a Flea Market and Mini Book Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 5 at the church, 14551 Burntwoods Road in Glenwood. Spaces are $5, tables are available for $5. Set up time is 7:30 a.m. Registration required. Information: 410-442-2475 or e-mail

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