June Events in Caroline County
June 1 @ 12:00 am - June 22 @ 12:00 am
First Saturday Guided Walk
Saturday, June 1 • 10-11 a.m.
Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely
Explore the Arboretum’s diverse plant communities on a guided walk led by an Arboretum docent naturalist. Explore the bottomland forest and upland paths, meander through majestic beech trees, traverse the native meadows, and follow the narrow Tuckahoe Creekside path. Guided walks are free for members and free with admission for the general public. Tours begin at the Visitor’s Center and last approximately one hour. Visit AdkinsArboretum.org or call 410-634-2847 for more information.
18th Annual Delmarva Soap Box Derby
Saturday, June 1 • 8 a.m.
West Central Avenue, Federalsburg
Local champions, ages 7 to 18, will be crowned in both the Stock and Super Stock divisions and will qualify to represent Delmarva and Federalsburg at the World championships held in Akron, Ohio in July. For more information, contact Race Director Danny Phillips at 410-829-0788.
Second Saturdays at the Artsway
Saturday, June 8 • 2-4 p.m.
The Denton Artsway, Fourth Street, Denton
Second Saturdays at the Artsway features free artist demonstrations and art activities. The activity is open to all ages. For details, visit CarolineArts.org or call 410-479-1009.
7th Annual Marty Gangemi Memorial Car Show
Saturday, June 8 • 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Greensboro Elementary School, N. Main Street, Greensboro
Registration 8-11 a.m. Judging 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Awards at 2 p.m.
The 7th Annual Marty Gangemi Memorial Car Show is open to all makes and models of cars and trucks. Numerous trophies will be awarded. Registration is $15. The event will also feature door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, hot dogs, the Greensboro Lions’ famous chicken, refreshments and more.
Contact 410-924-0521 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Friday Night Cruise In
Friday, June 14 • 6 p.m. until dark
200 Block of Market Street, Downtown Denton
Step back in time with a Friday Night Cruise-In. Spend a summer evening strolling the streets of Downtown Denton and enjoying the classic cars parked along Market Street. There will also be DJ spinning oldies tunes. Contact 410-829-6493 or visit DowntownDenton.com.
Smokey Cat Lavender Festival
Saturday, June 15 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
5090 Long Swamp Road, Federalsburg
Smokey Cat Lavender Farm will host its inaugural Lavender Festival. Come enjoy a fun-filled day of all things lavender, food, crafts, vendors, art, demonstrations and more. Tickets are available at Eventbrite.com or call 410-829-9253.
Medieval Forest Faire
Saturday, June 15 • 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely
Journey back to the days of knights and ladies as you explore a forest labyrinth, seek your fortune from a soothsayer, and search for the Green Man of the ancient Celts among the trees. Entertainment will include falconry demonstrations and performances by the Allegro Women’s Chorus, Ampersand, and the Sammati Dance Company. Stout-hearted revelers may sample porridge at the outlaws’ hide-out or take part in foraging, archery, and building with wattle and daub. Camelot-inspired costumes are encouraged. Forest Fair is $10 for ages 6 and over and free for ages 5 and under. Visit www.adkinsarboretum.org or call 410-634-2847 for more information.
Mosaic Bird Feeder and Wire Garden Sculptures
Wednesday, June 19 • 6-8:30 p.m.
The Foundry, 401 Market Street, Denton
Come learn how to make a mosaic bird feeder and fun wire sculpted garden decorations with Foundry artist Joanne Gelles! You will learn how to cut broken pottery and glass and how to glue it to the base. Attendees will also shape a wire butterfly, bird or fish, which you can set out in your garden as well. Colorful beads can be added to the wire sculptures if desired. 16 years old and over. Class size is limited. Register at CarolineArts.org or 410-479-1009.
Denton Ghost Walk
Saturday, June 22 • 8 p.m.
Tours depart the Courthouse Green, Market Street, Denton
Join Chesapeake Ghost Walks for a haunted stroll through Denton, one of the most actively haunted towns on the Eastern Shore. Sites on the walking tour include the Caroline Jail and the ghost of Wish Sheppard, the old St. Luke’s Cemetery and the Courthouse Green. Hear stories about the old Indian tribes, Marshall Price and the ghost of Annie Belle Carter. Cost is $20/adult, $15/children Pre-registration required at ChesapeakeGhostWalks.com.
3rd Annual Frog Fest
June 22 • 2 p.m.
Downtown Federalsburg, Main Street and Central Avenue
Activities this year include a kids’ fishing derby, kayak poker run, a parade (2 p.m.), music (starts at 3 p.m.), frog race, car show, food, vendors and fireworks. For details, visit “Federalsburg Lions Club Frog Fest” on Facebook.