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May Events in Queen Anne’s County
May 4 @ 12:00 am - May 20 @ 12:00 am
25th Annual Spring Fling Car Show
Saturday, May 4 • 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Western Auto, Stevensville
The car show will include trophies, lunch and store specials. Open to all vehicles. Call 410-643-5572 to register.
56th Annual Open Judged Show
Reception May 4 • 4-6 p.m.
Kent Island Federation of Arts, 405 Main Street, Stevensville
Interpretive Floral arrangements by Kent Island Garden Club accompanies artwork. The show will be open from May 1 through 25. Call 410-643-7424 or visit Kifa.us.
Eastern Shore Artists Collective Art
May 4 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department, 1610 Main Street, Chester
This show features work by various Eastern Shore artists, including painters, photographers, jewelry makers, mosaics, pottery, wood, glass and fiber artists. The featured artist is Dave Murphy. Call 443-616-5341.
Old Wye Mill Grinding Days
Saturday, May 4, 18 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wye Grist Mill, 900 Wye Mills Road, Wye Mills
Witness the water wheel, powered by millstones, grind grain in this historical landmark that ground flour for George Washington’s troops during the Revolutionary War. For more information, call 410-827-3850.
Taste of Matapeake
Saturday, May 4 • Noon-5 p.m.
Batts Neck Park, Stevensville
For this food truck rally, there will be 15 food trucks and samplings from the finest local breweries and wineries on the Eastern Shore with live entertainment. There will be arts and crafts, team sports, a bounce house and face painting for the kids.
Cinco de Miler
Sunday, May 5 • 9-11 a.m.
Terrapin Beach Park, 191 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville
The Cinco de Miler is a festive five-mile trail race to benefit ShoreRivers. The trail course takes place inside Terrapin Nature Park, which offers an oyster chaff trail that winds through wetlands, sandy beaches and meadows. The race will start and finish on a paved road outside of the park.
“Ask a Master Gardener” Plant Clinic
Thursday, May 9 • 3:30-6:30 p.m.
830 Romancoke Road, Stevensville
The Queen Anne’s County Master Gardeners, University of Maryland Extension, will be conducting plant clinics in various locations in the county. Master Gardeners will be available to answer horticultural questions in an effort to teach sound, sustainable practices. For details, call 410-758-0166.
Friday, May 10 • 7 p.m.
Chesapeake College, Wye Mills
One day, you’ll be looking out your window when something wonderful comes your way…and you will want to keep him. ArtsPower’s newest musical touches down with a stranded alien who strikes up a fabulous friendship with a boy who finds him. They go to school and have loads of fun together. As evening approaches, the alien grows homesick. Will the boy be able to figure out how to help his new friend? This funny and uplifting new musical shows how the power of true friendship can last a lifetime. For grades pre-K through third. Call the Avalon Foundation box office for tickets at 410-822-7299.
Queen Anne’s County Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale
Saturday, May 11 • 8-11 a.m.
University of Maryland Extension Office, 505 Railroad Avenue, Suite 4, Centreville
Master Gardeners will be on hand to help with plant questions and needs. There will be herbs, vegetables, annuals, and perennial plants. Call 410-758-0166.
Shore Kids Connection
Saturday, May 11, 2019 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Kent Island High School, Stevensville
A free family event featuring over 70 vendors, community organizations and area youth groups. Free activities for the kids, interactive areas, giveaways, demonstrations and more. Rain or shine (inside). There will be a free hot dog and water for children and a scavenger hunt. Free CHIPS program and child ID kits while supplies last. For details, call 410-827-9312.
Horticulture Lecture Series
Wednesday, May 15 • 9:30 a.m.
Queen Anne’s County Government Building, 110 Vincit Street, Centreville
Attend this Queen Anne’s County Master Gardener Lecture Series, which this month is on Hazardous Household Products. The class is free and open to the public and offers hands on learning. Call 410-758-0166 for details.
Chesapeake Sea Glass Festival
Saturday, May 18 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Chesapeake College, 1000 College Circle, Wye Mills
Over 30 artisans/vendors featuring their sea glass. See what others collect from all over. Learn about sea glass collecting at various lectures. For more information, call 410-228-0732 or email
Kent Island Day
Saturday, May 18 • 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Historic Stevensville Town Center
Celebrate the 1631 founding of Kent Island. There will be food, entertainment, craft vendors, historic displays and a parade starting at 10:30 a.m. Call 410-829-7760. Kentislandheritagesociety.org
The Strawberry Jam
Sunday, May 19 • Noon-4 p.m.
Godfrey’s Farm, 302 Leager Road, Sudlersville
Have a jamming Sunday on the farm to celebrate the strawberry season. While the bands are playing, pick your plenty in the neighboring patch. For details, call 410-438-3509.
Rat Pack Together Again
Sunday, May 19 • 2-4 p.m.
Chesapeake College, Wye Mills
A thrilling night of great music and song. Experience Frank, Dean, and Sammy as they perform a wonderful mix of song and comedy sketches. Rat Pack Together Again brings these characters to life. Call the TPAC Box Office at 410-827-5867.
Compass Regional Hospice’s Golf Tournament
Monday, May 20 • 9 a.m.
Prospect Bay Country Club, Grasonville
Spend the day on the greens as you play 18-holes of golf and enjoy a luncheon and awards ceremony. Call 443-262-4106 to register.