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Fun Fall 2018 Activities in Queen Anne’s County
October 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Centreville Farmers’ Market
Wednesdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 • 2-6 p.m.
Saturdays, October 6, 13, 20 27 • 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Centreville Main Street on Facebook.
Kent Island Farmers’ Market
Thursdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25 • 3:30-6:30 p.m.
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.
John Sharp and Friends
October 6 • 7-9 p.m.
Queen Anne’s County Centre for the Arts, 206 South Commerce Street, Centreville
The Centre for the Arts is pleased to present an exhibition of painting and sculpture from the Bay and surrounding Tidewater region. The evening will include a cocktail, beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres. Free and open to the public. Call 410-758-2520.
October 6 • Noon-4 p.m.
Pocket Park, Stevensville
Enjoy an afternoon of live music, water balloon toss, food, face painting, community paint toss, chalk walk, three-legged races, egg balance race, and more. This month also features a cornhole tournament and a Root Beer Garden and Craft area. For more information, call 410-604-2100.
Old Wye Grist Mill Grinding Day
Saturday, October 6, 20 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
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. 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.
World War II Exhibition
October 6 • 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.
The New Vintage Gala
October 12 • 6 p.m.
The Inn at Huntingfield Creek, 4928 Eastern Neck Road, Rock Hall
The New Vintage Gala, a fundraiser for St. Martin’s Ministries, will be an elegant evening of wine tastings from three local wineries: Crow Farm, Chateau Bu-De, and Broken Spoke, and will feature delicious food, collectible art, a cigar emporium and spirit sampling, plus new and vintage treasures. For 35 years, Saint Martin’s Ministries has provided direct services in four areas: a transitional housing program for homeless families, emergency food assistance, homelessness prevention, and a thrift store. For information, call 610-217-7914.
October 13 • 8-11 a.m.
Holiday Inn Express – Kent Island, 1020 Kent Narrows Road, Grasonville
Gigi Windley of the Kent Narrows Development Foundation will present two topics: William Claiborne and subsequent implications as well as the results of the latest grant completed on The Narrows. For details, email email@example.com.
“Celebration of the Horse”
October 13 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tuckahoe Equestrian Center, 619 Crouse Mill Road, Ridgely
Join in the celebration of everything equine, including multi discipline demonstrations on hunter/jumpers drill teams, western pleasure dressage, jousting, barrel racing, trick riding, mounted archery, performance mules and therapeutic rising. Lectures will be held on topics such as equine dentistry, veterinary and blacksmith. Free admission. For details, visit tuckahoeequestriancenter.org or call 410-490-5021.
Guided Kayak Trip
October 18 • 5 p.m.
October 7 • 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.
Halloween Car Show
October 27 • 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department, 1610 Main Street, Chester
This annual benefit show raises much needed funds for the KIVFD. Even the cars will be in costume as well as the children and adults. Enjoy lunch, a 50/50 raffle, and a Flea and Swap Meet. There is a $10 registration fee per car. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.