Local Author Brown Bag Lunch, Dorchester Public Library, Cambridge, MD. In 2001, Carol Rizzoli and her husband bought a dilapidated farmhouse in Royal Oak, MD. The House in Royal Oak chronicles their adventure rebuilding the house, discovering their neighbors, and reinventing their lives. 12:00. Free. Bring a lunch. Beverages and dessert provided.
Frank Vignola Duo, The Mainstay, Rock Hall, MD. Guitarists Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo, two of the best contemporary musicians, known for their brilliant jazz work warm up the winter night with their renditions of original work, standards, and musicians as varied as The Police and Frank Zappa. 7:30 p.m. $20 www.mainstayrockhall.org
Bye, Bye, Birdie, Easton High School, Easton, MD. Easton Middle Theater Department and Easton High school Drama Club present their annual winter musical. Performances are 7:oo p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. on Sunday. $25 at the door. 410-829-2049.
Wine Happy Hour at Layton’s Chance Winery, Vienna, MD. Start the weekend with a glass of wine, blues guitar by Chris English, hot chili and wings. 5:00-8:00 p.m. www.laytonschance.com
“Love Songs with Laura Todd” Dorchester Center for the Arts, Cambridge, MD. An evening of “sultry” vocals in a coffeehouse setting at the DCA on High Street. Coffee & refreshments provided. $7 at the door. Reservations recommended. 410-228-7782
Organ Recital, Emmanuel Church, Chestertown, MD. Tom Sheehan is the Assistant Organist and Choirmaster at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Philadelphia. His performance is part of the on-going concert series at Emmanuel. 7:30 p.m. Free www.emmanualchesterparish.org
Spaghetti Dinner, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, St. Michaels, MD. Warm up with AYCE spaghetti, garlic bread, salad and dessert in a convivial atmosphere. And a warm one, to boot! Take-away available. 4:30-7:30. $10. $4 for under 11s. 410-745-2534
Third Friday, Salisbury Main Street. Arts, crafts, music, food along Main Street. 5:00-8:00 p.m. 410-860-0657
Healthy Eating Cooking Class, Nage Restaurant, Rehoboth, DE. Informal demonstration with lots of interaction with the instructor, tasting of dishes, and a booklet of recipes. Share the meal after the class with the instructor. 10:00- 11:30 (with lunch to follow) $50 for demo, class, and lunch. Reservations required. 302-226-2037. www.nagerestaurant.com
Ladies and the King, Palace Theatre, Cape Charles, VA. The King returns to the building with Brenda Lee and Patsy Cline joining him. Kim Smith, Cathy McInnis, and Kristen Koonce perform their tribute show. 8 p.m. $15 adults, $8 students. www.artsentercapecharles.org
Sweet Adelines and Harmony on the Bay Concert, Queen Anne’s County Centre for the Arts, Centreville, MD. An evening of tight harmony and easy musical entertainment. 6:30-8:00 p.m. $15 at the door includes light hors d’oeuvres. Cash bar. http://www.arts4u.info/
Chili Cook-Off, American Legion, Crisfield, MD. AYCE chili and fixings’, cornbread, chips and dips, desserts, soda. Plus 50/50 raffle and raffle of Smith Island Cake. 5:00 p.m. until. $10. Benefits Women Supporting Women. 410-968-9131