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October 2021

Memorial Event at Handsell

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Handsell, 4835 Indiantown Road
Vienna, MD 21689 United States
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Charles Jackson was born enslaved in 1814 near Vienna, Dorchester County.  Little is known of his early life except that his mother was alive in the 1830’s and by then Charles had a daughter, Susan.  By 1840, he was a free man, though it isn’t clear whether he purchased his freedom or was manumitted by his enslaver. About this time, he married Rachel Hill, also descended from enslaved families, and they had seven children.  Shirley Jackson, a Cambridge resident who…

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“Clue” on Stage

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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The Garfield Center announces the cast and crew for the live comedy CLUE On Stage opening September 24. The Garfield Center for the Arts in Chestertown continues its 2021 season with the hilarious murder mystery spoof Clue On Stage. Adapted from the Paramount Pictures film written by Jonathan Lynn and the board game from Hasbro, Inc., the play is adapted from the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn with additional written material by Hunter Foster, Eric Price and Sandy Rustin. Not a…

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Virtual Maryland Dove Symposium

October 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
cbmm.org/dovesymposium

Now, two years into its constriction of a new Maryland Dove in St. Michaels, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) and Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) have planned a virtual symposium this fall to allow the public to dive deeper into the historic project. Maryland Dove: A Symposium on Memory and Meaning will offer sessions on Wednesdays, September 29, October 6, 13, 20, and 27 that cover the transition from the current vessel built in the 1970s to a modern…

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Kent County Health and Wellness Expo

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kent County Community Center Worton, Maryland + Google Map

HomePorts, Inc., in partnership with the Kent County Health Department, the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, and Kent County Parks and Recreation, will hold the annual Health and Wellness Expo on Thursday, October 14 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Kent County Community Center in Worton. The expo, which is free and open to the public, is the largest held in this area. The event will highlight over 75 community resources offering the latest health, wellness and safety…

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Studio B Art Gallery Announces October Events

October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Studio B, 7B Goldsborough Street
Easton, MD 21601 United States
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Studio B Art Gallery is pleased to announce two new events coming to the gallery in October. Join them for the opening of the fall exhibit “Enchanting Eastern Shore” on October 1 and register for the “Portrait Sculpture Demo in Clay” by Rick Casali on October 15. Enchanting Eastern Shore Exhibit Friday, October 1 The gallery’s “Enchanting Eastern Shore” exhibit opens during the First Friday Gallery Walk, October 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. New artwork by the gallery’s talented…

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Academy Art Museum Craft Show

October 16 - October 17
Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street
Easton, MD 21601 United States
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Robert Patterson, of Milton, Georgia, has been selected as this year’s Visionary Artist of the Academy Art Museum Craft Show, which will be held October 16 and 17 in Easton. Robert, a maker of visually modified wood objects, has never exhibited at the Craft Show and is looking forward to the opportunity. When Diz Hormel, Craft Show Board Chairman, chose this year’s Visionary Artist for the Academy Art Museum’s Craft Show, she said, “The Visionary Artist for the Craft Show…

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Maryland Dove Workdays Announced

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
CBMM, 213 North Talbot Street
St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CMBB) is pleased to offer the public a chance to be a part of history and join CBMM shipwrights this fall as they build Maryland Dove, a reproduction of the vessel that accompanied the first European settlers to Maryland in 1634.   Scheduled for Saturdays August 21, October 16, November 13, and December 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., guests are invited to CBMM’s working shipyard to hone their woodworking skills while helping to…

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Book Signing

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Foundry, 401 Market Street
Denton, MD United States
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Commissioner Larry Porter will be at The Foundry Art Gallery from 10 AM - 1 PM promoting his new book "Life On The Edge," a story about his time growing up on the Eastern Shore in Greensboro. The event is free to attend and copies of the book will be available to buy.

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Historic Walking Tours

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
25 South Washington Street, 25 South Washington Street
Easton, Maryland 21601
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The days are cooler now, and it’s the perfect time to take a stroll through downtown Easton while learning some of the history of this beautiful town. Hosted by the Talbot Historical Society, tours on October 16 are limited to 10 people. Tours take place at 10 a.m. and noon. Tour 1 (10 a.m.) will journey past many of the earliest Federal buildings where you will hear the stories of our transformation and growth as war, fire, and railroads impacted…

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Dorchester County Community Resource Fair

October 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Salvation Army, Washington Street
Cambridge, Maryland
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Resource providers will be available on October 16, 2021 from 11am-3pm, to offer the community a wide variety of services and vital information. Some of which include; resources for human trafficking, recovery, food bank, financial assistance, legal services, housing and behavioral health just to name a few. Bring the children as well for this fun, free event. Snacks and light refreshments will be provided. Any questions please contact Mid Shore Community Mediation Center at 410-820-5553. The event will be hosted…

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