Holiday Events in Queen Anne’s County
December 1 @ 8:00 am - December 16 @ 5:00 pm
Old Fashioned Christmas and Running Model Train Display
December 1, 8 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sudlersville Train Station Museum, 101 Linden Avenue, Sudlersville
An Old-Fashioned Christmas and Running Model Train Display will take place at the Sudlersville Train Station Museum on Saturday, December 1 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday, December 9 from noon to 2 p.m. The Sudlersville Train Station Museum is located at 101 Linden Avenue. Call 410-438-3501 for more details on this free event. There will be a visit by Mrs. Claus, running model trains and light refreshments.
Hope and Healing Holiday Workshop
December 1 • 9 a.m.-Noon
The Hope and Healing Center, 255 Comet Drive, Centreville
Attendees are encouraged to come for conversation and creative activities designed to help those grieving the loss of a loved one during the holiday season. Email Rhonda Knotts at email@example.com.
December 1 • 1-5 p.m.
Visit participating shops in the Arts & Entertainment District for tasty treats. Make a donation to the business that prepared your favorite treat. Winning businesses will earn bragging rights and the 2018 Reigning Golden Cookie Award Champion. For details, call 410-604-2100.
Peace on Earth Concert
December 1 • 7 p.m.
Chesapeake College, Wye Mills
Queen Anne’s Chorale soloist and chamber orchestra explore the them “Peace on Earth” with Vivaldi’s “Gloria,” seasonal selections, and audience participation. Call for tickets at 443-262-8146.
Stevensville Christmas Tree Lighting
December 1 • 6 p.m.
Bring in the first day of December with a festive celebration to kick off the holiday season. Call 410-604-2100 for more information.
Centreville Tree Lighting
December 5 • 6:30 p.m.
Commerce Street and Courthouse Square, Centreville
Participate in the annual tree lighting ceremony. Bring an ornament and hang it on the community tree. Visit with Santa.
Kent Island Farmers’ Market
Thursdays, December 6, 13, 20, 27 • 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.
Centreville Christmas Parade
December 7 • 6:30 p.m.
Rain date is December 14. Enjoy this festive parade to ring and the holiday season. Call 410-758-1180.
December 7-8 • 8 p.m.
Church Hill Theatre, 103 Walnut Street, Church Hill
CHT presents the Drag Revue, hosted by Marti Gould Cummings, on December 7 and 8 at 8 p.m. The revue celebrates 35 years of musical theatre in Church Hill. Cost is $85. For tickets, call 410-556-6003 or visit churchhilltheatre.org.
Heck with the Malls
December 8 • 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
QAC Centre for the Arts, 206 South Commerce Street, Centreville
Over 40 vendors will be selling unique gifts and handmade goods, including pottery, jewelry, woodwork, artisan soaps, books, hand knit and sewn accessories, embroidery, paintings, prints, greeting cards, toys, ornaments, glassware, photography, silver, beading, sea glass, and much more. Call 410-758-2520.
Lighting of the City and Christmas Parade
December 8 • 6 p.m.
Greensboro River Park, Greensboro
Enjoy free hot chocolate, homemade cookies and the lighting of the Christmas tree immediately following the parade. Visit with Santa, so be sure to finalize any Christmas lists. Get a free photo taken with Santa, too.
Chesapeake Mermaid’s Storybook Saturday
December 8 • 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Chesapeake Heritage and Visitors Center, 425 Piney Narrows Road, Chester
Children may dress as their favorite character for story time and learn about the history of the Chesapeake Bay from a mermaid’s perspective and then meet Larvey, the magical bivalve. Enjoy photo opportunities after story hour and face painting. Take home a copy of the book, The Last Bivalvian. Story time is free. Books are $10 to $20. Enjoy free Bay themed sweets and blue punch. Call 410-604-2100.
Holiday Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes
December 8 • 1-6 p.m.
120 Courthouse Square, Centreville
Presented by the Queen Anne’s County Legacy Foundation, capture a glimpse into days gone by at private homes throughout the county beautifully decorated for the holidays. For tickets, call 410-671-5317 or visit qaclf.org.
December 8 • 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Our Mother of Sorrows Church-Corbaley Hall, 301 Homewood Avenue, Centreville
There will be vendors, crafts, a silent auction, Secret Santa room for children and a White Elephant room. The kitchen services chicken and dumplings, crab soup, desserts, bread pudding, and more. For details, call 410-758-0143 x3.
December 14 • 7 p.m.
Queen Anne’s County Centre for the Arts, 206 South Commerce Street, Centreville
Enjoy music by Stef Scaggiari until 10 p.m. Cost is $10 per person. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the QAC Library and the QAC Arts Council. Call 410-758-2520.
Dinner with Santa
December 15 • 5-8 p.m.
Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department, 4128 Main Street, Grasonville
Join Santa for a spaghetti dinner. The buffet style dinner includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, tea, and coffee. Desserts and soda are extra. Santa arrives at 6 p.m. The Fire Department Auxiliary will provide a hot chocolate bar. Enjoy a cup while shopping for the perfect Christmas tree. For tickets, call Jennifer at 443-622-6837.
Lessons and Carols
December 16 • 10 a.m.
St. Paul’s Church, 301 South Liberty Street, Centreville
Enjoy a service of Scripture and song, celebrating the anticipation of the birth of Christ. For information, call 410-758-1553.