The Caroline County 4-H is sponsoring an Indoor Craft & Yard Sale from 8am to 2pm at the Caroline County 4-H Park, 8230 Detour Road, Denton. Food will be available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the Caroline County 4-H Programs including scholarships, club needs, leadership and service learning activities. For
Howl-O-Ween 5K Run/Walk at the Martin Sutton Memorial Park, Ridgely. 8am registration. 9am start. Benefits Caroline County Humane Society. $25 participant on or before 10/24; $35 participant after 10/24. Park is located on MD480 (or West 6th St.) and Park Ave. in Ridgely. Awards and prizes and amenities. Register online
OysterFest, 10am-4pm. Get ready to sip, slurp, and savor at the Chesapeake Bay’s favorite fall festival! The event features live music on two stages, boat rides, retriever demonstrations, oysters and other local fare, an oyster stew competition and cooking demonstrations, along with children’s activities, oyster demonstrations, harvesting displays and Chesapeake-related
Get into the fall spirit with Scarecrow Wizardry. We’ll help you and your family craft a new friend. Participants must bring 1 pair of pantyhose, a long sleeve shirt, and long pants. We’ll supply the straw, string, and decorations to help your scarecrow come to life. Cost is $3. Clothes
Talbot County Commission on Aging Legislative Forum/Town Hall Meeting. Forum: “How to make Talbot County a Livable Community for Seniors”. Moderated by Talbot County Council President Corey W. Pack. Held from 4-6pm at the Talbot County Senior Cnt., 400 Brookletts Place, Easton. www.talbotsenior.com or call 410-822-2869.
Halloween Party, 4pm, St. Michaels Library. Wear your Halloween costume (if you dare) for some scary and funny Halloween pop-up book stories, create some slime, and eat a healthy fall snack. Pre-registration is required. For ages 3 – 12 (children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult). Please
Easton Lions Club is hosting a Texas Hold’em Tournament Sunday December 8, 2019 at the Easton Fire Hall. Registration is at 12:00 and the tournament will begin at 1:00. Cost is $100.00 and is a one time buy in. First prize is $1,000.00 (based on a minimum of 50 players).
On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St Michaels, Md., will host two stages of live music and an oyster stew competition as part of its annual OysterFest. The annual event runs from 10am–4pm, rain or shine. Read more
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) has released details for hunting waterfowl on the refuge during the 2019-2020 season. Designated hunt units at the refuge can be reserved each week of the hunt via phone on a first come, first served basis. Waterfowl hunting on the refuge will take place only on Wednesdays and Saturdays, October 12 –19, November 16 – 27, and December 18, 2019 – January 29, 2020. Complete details concerning the waterfowl hunt, including a regulation/instructional brochure, FAQs, hunt maps and boat access photos, must be obtained through the refuge’s website at: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/blackwater/visit/hunting.html. Read more
Get a head start on holiday decorating and gift giving with the latest in a popular tradition, the 2019 Christmas in St. Michaels Collectors Ornament. This year's version, featuring Santa and Mrs. Claus, is now available gift-boxed for $20 at a dozen area stores and online for $25, which includes shipping, from christmasinstmichaels.org. Read more
On Friday, October 25, 2019, from 7 to 9am, Easton’s 37th Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be held at the Tidewater Inn in Easton. This year’s breakfast will feature Frederick E. Spence, Jr., Executive Vice President and Senior Loan Officer with Provident State Bank, and Tori Brummell, Customer Service Representative, Easton Utilities. Music will be provided by Allegro Academy’s Women’s Chorus. Read more
Every month a whirlwind of activity happens behind Door Number 9 at the former Black and Decker building as community volunteers gather to pack weekend foods for children facing food insecurity. In two shifts (beginning 9 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.), four weekends’ bags of food, 300 bags per weekend, are prepared for distribution. CarePacks of Talbot County, in partnership with the Maryland Food Bank, includes all public schools in Talbot County. “We’re usually about ten percent of each school that we service,” said Megan Cook who, along with Emily Moody, implemented the program. Read more
Talbot Hospice will hold its bi-annual Volunteer Training the evenings of October 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 2019. If you are interested in giving back to our community in a meaningful way, consider becoming a Talbot Hospice Volunteer. Perhaps you love to cook or garden. Maybe you play a musical instrument. Companion volunteers visit patients in their homes and in facilities, make check-in phone calls, shop for groceries, and transport patients to appointments and on errands. If you love to cook, we are seeking individuals to help cook breakfast and dinner, especially weekends. Read more
The Talbot County Commission on Aging is hosting a free Legislative Forum/Town Hall Meeting, “How to make Talbot County a Livable Community for Seniors,” on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 4 to 6pm at the Talbot County Senior Center—Brookletts Place at 400 Brookletts Avenue in Easton. The Forum/Town Hall will be moderated by Talbot County Council President Corey W. Pack. Senator Addie Eckardt and Delegates Johnny Mautz and Chris Adams will also be on hand to discuss issues and concerns about aging well in Talbot County. Read more
As America’s aging population grows, a local senior care company is gearing up to meet the expected need for services. The Home Instead Senior Care office serving The Mid-Shore is actively hiring professional CAREGivers to its staff to meet the needs of seniors in the area. Read more
From early sacred drawings to modern exhibitions, the tree features prominently in art. Join Benjamin Tilghman, assistant professor of art and art history at Washington College, for an October lecture series at Adkins Arboretum that considers instances where artists have made trees the primary subject of their artworks. Woven Mulberries, Abandoned Oaks and Gilded Larches: Exploring the Tree in the History of Art aims toward developing a deeper understanding of the relationships among humans, trees and the environment as a whole. Each of Tilghman’s three lectures can be enjoyed individually or in a series. Read more
Get ready to celebrate the Bay’s favorite bivalve at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s OysterFest, taking place on Saturday, Oct. 26, in St. Michaels, Md.
CBMM’s OysterFest features oysters served a variety of ways, along with other local fare, craft beer, and spirits; live music on two stages, including a return performance by Swamp Donkey Newgrass; scenic river cruises aboard 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle; an oyster stew competition; cooking presentations; Chesapeake Bay retriever and oystering demonstrations; children’s activities, and more. Read more
Prepare to be entertained. As the seasons change, Easton Choral Arts Society will present its fall concert, “A Singable Feast,” on Thursday, October 17 at 7:30pm and Sunday, October 20 at 4pm at Christ Church in Easton. From appetizers and ale to cakes and coffee, this concert will leave patrons hungry, with songs about food from the classics, Broadway and jazz. Featured will be the hilarious PDQ Bach work, The Seasonings, written by Peter Schickele. Read more
Dancing on the Shore is kicking off it’s fall session of Ballroom & Latin Dance Classes across the mid-shore and Delaware. Dancing on the Shore will be offering classes in Easton, Cambridge, Salisbury, Denton and Milford, DE. Open houses with a free beginner class will be offered in all locations ( go to www.dancingontheshore.com and click on classes / group classes for more info)