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April Events in Caroline County

April 6, 2019 @ 12:00 am - April 27, 2019 @ 12:00 am

First Saturday Guided Walk

Saturday, April 6 • 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. Contact 410-634-2847 for more information.

Arbor Day 5K

Saturday, April 6 • Check-in begins at 8 a.m., 10K Run at 9 a.m., followed by the 5K at 9:05 a.m.

Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely

Dust off your running shoes and start training to hustle for the herd. Runners, walkers, families and nature enthusiasts are invited to Adkins Arboretum’s 14th Annual Arbor Day Run. Proceeds benefit the Arboretum’s goat herd, used for targeted grazing of invasive species. Featuring 5K and 10K races, a One-Mile Fun Run/Walk and a 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. Contact 410-634-2847 for more information.

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

Friday, April 12 • Hunt starts at 8:15 p.m. for 3-4 year olds, and 8:45 p.m. for 5-10 year olds

Greensboro Elementary School, Greensboro

When the sun goes down the fun begins. This variation of the traditional Easter Egg Hunt will provide new fun and excitement for all. Kids will “hunt” eggs in the dark using only a flashlight and their own night vision. Prizes will be won for the special eggs that are found. Each participant needs to bring a flashlight and wear appropriate clothing for the weather. Parent or guardian must attend with their children. There will be supervised activities to do for the younger kids. Come early if you haven’t pre-registered. Rain Date: April 19. Visit CarolineRecreation.org for details.

Third Thursdays in Downtown Denton

Thursday, April 18 • 5-7 p.m.

Downtown Denton

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. Rediscover downtown Denton as restaurants and businesses extend their hours and offer specials on the third Thursday of every month. For more information, contact 410-479-0655 or visit VisitCaroline.com.

Tuckahoes Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20 • 1 p.m.

Cherry Lane Picnic Area, Tuckahoe State Park, Queen Anne

More than 4,000 plastic and boiled eggs are hidden at this family-friendly event at Tuckahoe State Park. Open to children under the age of 10. A more challenging family/team hunt will take place at 2 p.m. at Adkins Arboretum. Call 410-820-1668 for details.

Spring Open House and Plant Sale

April 26-27 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 28 • Noon-4 p.m.

Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely

Kick off your spring gardening with a visit to Adkins Arboretum’s Spring Open House and Plant Sale. A great selection of native trees, shrubs, grasses, ferns, vines, and herbaceous perennials will be available for purchase. Call 410-634-2847 x33 for details.

17th Annual Hobby Fair

Saturday, April 27 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Federalsburg Elementary School, University Avenue, Federalsburg

Participants are invited to display their favorite hobbies at the school in Federalsburg. Hosted by the Federalsburg Historical Society, there will be refreshments for sale. The original Hobby Fair was first held in 1931. Visit federalsburghistoricalsociety.com/events.

Save the date for the following May events:

Greensboro Kids’ Fishing Derby

Saturday, May 4 • Register at 8:30 a.m., Fish from 9 a.m.-Noon

Choptank River Park, Greensboro

This free family-friendly fishing derby is a great day to get your little ones out there fishing. The derby is open to children ages 16 and under. Prizes will be awarded in many categories. Call 410-482-6222 or email sgeib@greensboromd.com.

A Spring Thing in Caroline

Saturday, May 11 • 1-5 p.m.

Downtown Denton

Don’t miss this free community arts event in Denton featuring local artists and businesses, live entertainment, concessions and fun for the whole family. Visit DowntownDenton.com.

Greater Greensboro Open Golf Tournament

Monday, May 13 • Tee off at 10 a.m.

Wild Quail Golf and Country Club, Wyoming, Delaware

Tee-off to support the heritage initiatives of the Greensboro Historical Society. Proceeds support the research, preservation and dissemination of the history and cultural heritage of Greater Greensboro and Caroline County. Contact Tom Riddleberger at 410-482-8903 or Gale Nashold at 410-829-1433.

Ridgely Strawberry Festival

Sunday, May 26 • 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Martin Sutton Park, Route 480 & Park Avenue, Ridgely

Head to Ridgely for a day of fun for the whole family, with games for kids, live entertainment, crafts, exhibits, the Strawberry Chase 5K Run/Walk and strawberries galore. This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the Strawberry Festival. Visit www.facebook.com/ridgelylionsclub.


April 6, 2019 @ 12:00 am
April 27, 2019 @ 12:00 am


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