ARE YOU IN THE BEST BAND?
Enter the third annual Best Teen Band in the USA competition, sponsored by the National Association of Music Merchants, at www.schooljamusa.com. The songs must be original or designated as public domain. Deadline for submissions is Oct. 21.
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda, will participate in Smithsonian magazine's Museum Day from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free for two people with a Museum Day Admission Card. To download a card, go to www.smithsonian.com/museumday.
The Theatre of Youth will offer "From the Ground Up," a workshop that will immerse students in the planning and production of TOY's holiday show, "Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells." The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, beginning this week through Nov. 19, at the Elmwood Village Charter School, 124 Elmwood Ave. The cost is $300, which includes a ticket to the performance. For information or to register, call 884-4400, Ext. 304, or visit www.theatreofyouth.org.