Daily in Nov. Founded by Handel & Haydn Society (Boston) baroque oboist Debra Nagy, this acclaimed Cleveland-based quartet is known for programs the New York Times calls "thematically concise, richly expressive, and featuring composers few people have heard of." Tonight's prerecorded program of French Baroque music written for dancing includes Rebel's Les Caractères de la Danse, a scene from Rameau's Pigmalion, solo suites for oboe and viol by Philidor and Marais, and the earthy, rollicking dances of Boismortier's Ballets de Village.
Available online anytime from 7 a.m. Nov. 1 through 11 p.m. Nov. 30 at AcademyOfEarlyMusic.org. Free. 228-4338.
All birders invited to look for birds and pocket prairies at this nature preserve along the Huron River. Bring binoculars and a field guide, if you wish. Mask required.
Burns-Stokes Preserve, Zeeb Rd. at the Huron River just south of Huron River Dr. Free. Capacity limited; email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot. ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org.
Every Tues.-Sat., Nov. 26-Dec. 23. Holiday sale of works in various media and styles by over 60 jury-selected artists.
11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Tues.-Thurs.) & 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.). Free admission. 662-3382, elizabeth@TheGuild.org. [map]
Show and sale of works by nationally known local artist Carol Furtado, including woven, felted, and dyed hats and scarves and silk wearables. Masks required.
505 Lakeview Ave. Free admission. Info: CarolFurtado.com, CarolFurtado2@gmail.com. [map]
Wentworth Institute of Technology (Boston) history professor Allison K. Lange discusses how women's rights activists challenged political cartoons that mocked female reformers by distributing photos of respectable women in politics.
For online URL preregister at myumi.ch
WCPARC naturalist Shawn Severance leads a hike and discusses what life was like in Michigan when the continental glaciers were retreating. Mask required.
Park Lyndon North, 18801 N. Territorial, Chelsea. Free. Capacity limited; preregistration required for all age 2 & over at ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org (search Activity# 811002). [map]
Canceled and Postponed Events:
Sale of used books. Prices range from 25 cents to $2.
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dexter District Library, 3255 Alpine St., Dexter. Free admission. 426-4477. [map]
Blue LLama: Marquis Hill: "Gospel Revisited"
Nov. 6 & 7 Ensemble led by Hill, a renowned Chicago composer- trumpeter whose music incorporates elements of everything from contemporary and classic jazz to hip-hop, R&B, Chicago house, and neo-soul. $65 includes dinner. 7 & 9 p.m.
Habitat Lounge: "Jazz After Dark"
Every Fri. & Sat. Jazz originals and standards by a trio (Fri.) or quartet (Sat.) led by veteran local bassist Rob Crozier. 9-11 p.m.
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