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Upcoming Highlights in Caroline County
April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday Night Trivia
Mondays • 7:30 p.m.
Market Street Public House, 200 Market Street, Denton
Join host Norm Amorose every Monday for a fun-filled evening of trivia. Call 410-479-4720.
First Saturday Guided Walk
April 7 • 10 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 about one hour. For more information, call visit AdkinsArboretum.org or call 410-634-2847.
Arbor Day 5K
April 7 • 8 a.m.
Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely
Dust off your running shoes hustle for the herd. Runners, walkers, families and nature enthusiasts are invited to Adkins Arboretum’s 13th Annual Arbor Day Run. Proceeds benefit the Arboretum’s goat herd, used for targeted grazing of invasive species. Featuring 5K and 10K races, a free One-Mile Fun Run/Walk and a free Healthy Kids’ 100-yard Dash, the Arbor Day Run is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy an early spring morning in nature. Participants will pass the Arboretum’s goat herd on the cross-country course plotted along a network of scenic, easily navigable trails. Check-in and day-of registration begin at 8 a.m. The Healthy Kids’ Dash begins at 8:50 a.m., followed by the 10K Run at 9 a.m., the 5K Run at 9:05 a.m. and the One-Mile Fun Run/Walk at 9:10 a.m. For more information, call visit AdkinsArboretum.org or call 410-634-2847.
2nd Saturdays at the Artsway
April 14 • 2-4 p.m.
The Denton Artsway, Fourth Street, Denton
Second Saturdays at the Artsway features artist demonstrations and art activities. Activities are free and open to all ages. For details, visit CarolineArts.org or call 410-479-1009.
Blue Jean Ball
April 14 • 6-11 p.m.
Greensboro Volunteer Fire Company Hall, 13760 Greensboro Road, Greensboro
The Caroline County Humane Society’s Blue Jean Ball features live music, dancing, a talent show, dinner by the Chesapeake Culinary Center, live and silent auctions, a cake wheel and more. Tickets are $50 per person and include two drink tickets, a catered dinner and an unforgettable evening. Visit carolinehumane.org for more information.
Third Thursdays in Downtown Denton
April 19 • 5-7 p.m.
Where can you shop for one-of-a-kind gifts and home decor, dine on the porch with views of the Choptank River or enjoy a delectable fusion of Irish-American fare in a traditional public house? The answer is downtown Denton during Third Thursdays. Come rediscover downtown Denton as restaurants and businesses extend their hours and offer specials on the third Thursday of every month. For more information, call 410-479-0655 or visit VisitCaroline.com.
Antiques Appraisal Show
April 21 • 1-3:30 p.m.
Federalsburg Museum, 100 Covey and Williams Alley, Federalsburg
Bring your treasures to the Federalsburg Museum for the Antiques Appraisal Show. Todd Peenstra, a well-known antique appraiser from Annapolis, will be on hand to identify and appraise treasures. Registration begins at 1 p.m. and the show beginning at 2 p.m. The fee is $5 per item, limit of five items. Refreshments will be on sale. For details, visit Facebook.com/federalsburgmdmuseum.
April 21 • 2:30-5:30 p.m.
Hillsboro Boat Ramp, Hillsboro
Discover the beauty of Caroline County’s river trails on a guided kayaking trip on the Tuckahoe. Maximize your confidence prior to trip departure with basic boat handling and safety instruction starting at 2:25 p.m., and launch from the Hillsboro Boat Ramp at 3 p.m. The excursion includes snacks, trained guides and up to three hours on the river. Kayaks are provided, and the fee is $25 for the general public or $15 if you bring your own kayak and for YMCA members. The reservation deadline is the Wednesday before the trip. To register, call 410-479-8120.
16th Annual Hobby Fair
April 28 • 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Federalsburg Elementary School, University Ave, Federalsburg
Participants young and old are invited to display their favorite hobbies at the school in Federalsburg. The Federalsburg Historical Society will have refreshments for sale. The original Hobby Fair was first held in 1931 and there is a large monument in the schoolyard at the rear of the Elementary School with a plaque commemorating the event. For more information, call 443-786-4086 or email email@example.com.