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Upcoming Events

CBEC Wet & Wild Auction

Join Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center at their annual Wet & Wild Auction taking place Saturday, September 16th at CBEC's Education Building! This event is a Caribbean Style event so come dressed in your chic tropical wear and enjoy a night of Caribbean flair! For information on the event or to purchase tickets, please click here

Chesapeake Storytelling Festival

Come and spend a full day listening to national and local oral storytellers at inside venues of the Chesapeake College on Maryland's beautiful Eastern Shore on September 16th. Stories of adventure, history, and tall tales. 

As you listen, you will be transported to places where memories and magic are captured and woven into tales that will make you laugh and cry. Come and live the imaginary!

At this family friendly event, tellers and performers will entertain you with activities and music designed for adults and kids. An array of food vendors will be on hand  with savory treats. For tickets and information, please click here.

Ridgely Maryland's 150th Anniversary

In the town of Ridgely on September 23rd, an all-day event will be held to celebrate the towns 150th birthday! Admission is free to the public! There will be a parade, a train station dedication, rides, slides and more! Entertainment will be provided by: J. Coursey Willis, Chris Sacks Band & Fuzzbox Piranha. For more information, click here.

Bay to Table

On Saturday, September 30th, local supporters of Compass Regional Hospice will host Bay to Table, an elegant dinner to benefit the Hope & Healing Center and Camp New Dawn. The dinner begins at 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and will be held at a private residence on the Corsica River in Centreville.

The Bay to Table fundraiser will be hosted by John and Paige Evans and Zeke Warner. The menu consists of the Chesapeake Bay’s finest tastes. The $100 ticket price includes dinner, beer and wine. The band Chesapeake Sons are booked to perform their popular, high-energy harmonies. To add to the fun guests will bid on a variety silent auction items, as well as purchase 50/50 raffles.

Seating for the Bay to Table dinner is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance. For more information, to donate an auction item and to purchase tickets, contact Kenda Leager at kleager@compassregionalhospice.org. 

Annual Estate Treasures Fashion Show

Monday, October 16th is the date for the 26th annual Estate Treasures fashion show. Proceeds from the fashion show will benefit hospice care and grief support offered through Compass Regional Hospice.

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. at Prospect Bay Country Club in Grasonville. Guest will enjoy a cash bar and shopping at the upscale boutique, which features some of the finest women’s clothing and fashion accessories sold at Estate Treasures. Other fun planned for fashion show guests include bidding on silent and live auction items, as well as browsing the bake sale where guests are certain to find delicious, homemade baked goods.

Tickets for the Estate Treasures fashion show are $40 per guest. Space is limited. To purchase tickets contact Kenda Leager at Compass Regional Hospice at  443-262-4106 or kleager@compassregionalhospice.org.

Guided Hikes At The Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center

Guided hikes will lead participants on CBEC’s Lake Trail for a unique opportunity to discover several ecologically important habitats to the Chesapeake Bay watershed found on our 510-acre peninsula in Grasonville, MD. A docent will lead participants on a journey to explore topics of Hummock Succession, Oyster Reef Ecology, Salt Marsh Plants, Lake Knapp Bird Residents, and Resident Raptors all while walking a 1.5-mile flat path around the center of our 510-acre peninsula.  Each month we will be announcing a specialty topic for these hikes led by a Maryland Master Naturalist, please check our calendar on our website for these announcements.  Specialty topics include:  Birding, Botany, Fungus, or Reptiles/Amphibians. There is a half-way rest stop with restroom accessibility. Participants are encouraged to dress for weather and bring along a water bottle, small snack, and binoculars. Duration is approximately 2 hours. Trips are subject to cancellation due to weather or low enrollment. Check-in and hike begin at the Visitor Center at 600 Discovery Lane, Grasonville, MD. Cost is FREE to CBEC Members, $5 for Non-Members

All hikes are from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. and a schedule of 2017 hikes can be found here.

Local Activities

 

QAC Senior Centers

QAC Senior Centers

The Area Agency on Aging and Commission on Aging are pleased to announce that anyone 55 years and older may now become a member of the Queen Anne’s County Senior Centers: Grasonville, Kent Island, and Sudlersville. The previous age to join was for those 60 and older. Now anyone 55 and older may become a member and utilize many resources available to them at the centers. Fitness equipment, clubs, benefits counselors, and classes are just a few of what the senior centers have to offer. There is no cost to join, although individuals ages 55-59 must pay full price when having lunch, and will pay a higher cost to participate in Chesapeake College classes offered at the centers.

Visit their website for more information, or contact Annie Sparks, Senior Center Administrator, at (410) 758-0848 ext. 2715 or asparks@qac.org.

Queen Anne's County Library

Did you know? The Queen Anne's County Library offers a variety of classes and workshops for children to adults in both their Kent Island and Centreville locations.

View their monthly calendar or call their Kent Island branch at (410) 643-8161 or their Centreville branch at (410) 758-0980.

Queen Anne's County Library

Talbot County Free Library

Talbot County Free Library

Are you researching your Family History and Genealogy? Do you want to find something to entertain the kids for a few hours? Maybe you've recently lost your job or are thinking about switching careers? If you said yes to any of these questions, you need to visit the Talbot County Free Library! They have tons of resources available and a monthly newsletter that features event at either the Easton branch or St. Michael's branch.

View their website for more information.

Call (410) 822-1626.

Caroline County Public Library

Whether it's Family Game Night, MegaLEGOthon, or Sleepover Story time, the Caroline County Library has it all!

Their calendar of events can be found on their website, here or call any of their locations in Federalsburg (410) 754-8397, Greensboro (410) 482-2173 or Denton (410) 479-1343.

Caroline County Public Library

 For more information on how to get your event published, please contact Holly Rhodes by email at hrhodes@queenstownbank.com or by phone (410) 819-3089.

 

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