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August Activities in Queen Anne’s County

August 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Centreville Farmers’ Market

Wednesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 • 2-6 p.m.

Saturdays, August 4, 11, 18, 25 • 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Centreville Plaza, 611-631 Railroad Avenue, Centreville

Join your favorite bakers, artisans and farmers on Wednesdays from 2 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market is located next to Queen Anne’s County High School and features plenty of free parking. For details, call 410-758-1180 x 17 or email mainstreet@townofcentreville.org or visit Centreville Main Street on Facebook.

Thursdays in the Park

August 2 • 7 p.m.

Court House Square, Centreville

Dell Foxx Company, formed in 2014, is a favorite cover band performing songs from artists like Alabama Shakes, Taylor Swift, John Mayer, Grand Funk Railroad, Florence and the Machine, and many more. This energetic group will perform at the Court House Square on Lawyers Row in Centreville. For more details, call the QACAC at 410-758-2520.

Kent Island Farmers’ Market

Thursdays, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Christ Church, 830 Romancoke Road, Stevensville

The market, open year-round, features organic beef and pork, organic veggies and fruit, artisan breads, free range chicken and eggs, honey, greens, and much more. The market is open from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. For information, visit http://kifm830.wixsite.com/kifm.

Sudlersville Peach Festival

August 4 • Noon-5 p.m.

Godfrey’s Farm, 302 Leager Road, Sudlersville

Godfrey’s Farm and the Sudlersville Volunteer Fire Company is cohosting the fourth annual festival this year. Local bands will provide live music, food vendors serving great homemade specialties from pit beef to peach cobbler, local artisans selling best hand-made, unique, one of a kind treasures and lots of family activities This event is a true community gala that promises to be a great time for the entire family. Call 410-438-3509 or visit www.godfreysfarm.com.

Old Wye Grist Mill Grinding Day

Saturday, August 4 and 18

900 Wye Mills Road, Wye Mills

On the first and third Saturday of each month, May through November, the mill is in operation grinding wheat from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Millers demonstrate the traditional stone grinding process. The Wye Grist Mill has been nearly continuously grinding grain since 1682 and produced flour that fed George Washington’s Continental Army during the American Revolution. A $2 donation is suggested. For more details, call 410-827-3850 or visit www.oldwyemill.org. The mill is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.

Little Bobbers Fishing Derby

August 4 • 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, Grasonville

This fishing derby is for children ages 5 to 12 on the ponds at CBEC. All children ill receive a goody bag, lunch, snacks, a T-shirt and a chance to win prizes and awards. Call 410-827-6694 to register.

World War II Exhibition

August 4 • 1-4 p.m.

Museum of the Eastern Shore, 126 Dulin Clark Road, Centreville

Find a unique collection of antique farm implements and tools, equipment used by watermen to harvest the Bay’s bounty, Indian artifacts, and household items. A real blacksmith shop is reconstructed, giving visitors a peek into the past. Among the museum’s most recent acquisitions is a log canoe, and a complete print shop from the late 1800s. Call 410-758-1122 for details.

Outdoor Movie Night

August 4 • Dusk

Route 18 Park, Centreville

Watch a movie under the stars. Snowballs and other treats will be sold on site. Movie will be “Dispicable Me 3.” For details, call 410-604-2100.

Queen Anne’s County 4-H Fair

August 6-11

4-H Park, Centreville

The 2018 Queen Anne’s County 4-H Fair has something for everyone – showcasing local agriculture, 4-H & community exhibits, livestock, special shows and great food. For more information, call 410-758-0267.

Guided Kayak Trip

August 16 • 5:30 p.m.

August 19 • 1 p.m.

CBEC, 600 Discovery Lane, Grasonville

Experience the wonders of the wetlands via kayak. An experienced and certified naturalist/kayak guide will lead you through basic kayak instruction and then will lead you on a paddle to explore the watershed of Marshy Creek. Hopefully you will encounter wading birds, waterfowl, and migratory raptors hunting the marshlands. Common sightings include otter, muskrat, terrapin turtles, jellyfish and slithery water snakes. Tours scheduled for both beginner and immediate level kayakers. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required by calling 410-827-6694.

Thursdays in the Park

August 16 • 7 p.m.

Hemingway’s, Stevensville

Get ready for an evening of dancing with Philip Duton & The Alligators at Hemingway’s. Experience the high energy of this emerging local band. The Alligators play a broad variety of music from or about Louisiana and New Orleans with the goal of spreading this great music around the Eastern Shore and beyond. For more details, call the QACAC at 410-758-2520.

Kent Island Carnival

August 22 • All day

KIHS, Stevensville

This annual event features games and special rides to raise money for the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department. Visit www.kivfdevents.com.

Thursdays in the Park

August 23 • 7 p.m.

Cascia Winery, Stevensville

Come hear Bobby and the Believers, a fantastic dance band providing popular “cover” music for your listening and dancing pleasure, at Cascia Winery. For more details, call the QACAC at 410-758-2520.

Outdoor Movie Night

August 25 • Dusk

Old Love Point Park, Stevensville

Bring some blankets and watch “A Wrinkle in Time” outdoors. For details, call 410-604-2100.


August 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am
August 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm


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