In February 2020 the Talbot County Empty Bowls volunteers held the 12th annual fundraising dinner to benefit local organizations that provide food for those in need. Each of 10 food pantries received $3,979 from the 2020 dinner, bringing the 12-year total distribution to $238,725.Read more!
Since 1952, the Cambridge Alumnae Chapter (CAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has been providing community service in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., founded in 1913 at Howard University, has a long-standing history of promoting academic excellence along with assistance to those in need. When the Cambridge chapter was chartered it was the only chapter on the Eastern Shore. Current members represent all professions, including teachers, physicians, engineers, accountants, police officers, dentists, actors and IT professionals. With its 57 members, CAC is small but mighty.
The pandemic has not stopped the chapter’s members from continuing with their public service and program plans, continuing with scholarship distributions and other contributions to applicable organizations. While all in-person meetings have been suspended, virtual meetings serve to facilitate meetings, program plans execution and sisterhood bonding.
The Queen Anne’s Chorale is proud to announce their upcoming Holiday Concert. While no one is conducting face to face rehearsals, QAC has been using a website for music and practicing via Zoom. As the sound engineers continue to blend the voice, the Chorale has entered into an agreement with 96.7 WCEI of Easton to broadcast the Holiday Concert on the radio and their website www.Forevermidshore.com. The concerts will air on December 14th and 19th at 7pm and Sunday December 20th at 4pm.Read more!
Pickering Creek Audubon Center’s EcoCamp Fall Adventures, an off-shoot of the successful summer EcoCamp, will be released in early November for use by families over the Thanksgiving holiday. Adventure kits include all the supplies you’ll need to explore, create, and learn in nature, with both indoor and outdoor activities designed to deepen you and your student’s understanding of science while strengthening their connection with the natural world.Read more!
The 20th Annual “Christmas in Caroline” event will be held at the Caroline County 4-H Park, located on Detour Road, off Route 16 West, south of Denton on Saturday, December 5th from 9am to 4pm and on Sunday, Dec. 6th from 10am to 3pm. On this first weekend in December the 4-H Park is turned into a Christmas wonderland. The Main Activities Building will feature craft, collectible and gift merchandise vendors. A large array of products will be available including handcrafted wood items, home décor items, jewelry, handmade and specialty gift items and even delicious goodies to be used for those special Christmas parties. As visitors enter the building both adults and children will receive a door prize ticket. On both days door prizes are given out every half hour.Read more!
The 19th Annual Midnight Madness will be held Thursday, December 3rd through Saturday, December 5th, 2020.
This year we’re doing things a bit different but the holiday spirit will still be alive and well! Your chances of winning the amazing gift baskets, valued at over $10,000, is greater now due to reduced distribution of tickets.
If you’re looking for an artful way to brighten the spirits of family and friends while maintaining social distance, the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra has the perfect solution.Read more!
To connect fine art buyers to the artists they love, Waterfowl Festival has gone online for 2020, creating its first ever Waterfowl Festival Virtual Art Gallery. The web-based showcase launches November 1 and will bring the Festival “home” to art lovers, giving them the opportunity to explore and purchase exclusive carvings, sculpture, paintings and photography. While the new online gallery can’t replace the in-person thrill of the traditional Festival, it will support artists by encouraging interest in their work in their home studios and helps provide them with a much-needed way to continue to earn their living during this challenging year.Read more!
The Talbot County Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2020 Economic Symposium on Wednesday, Nov. 4, in a virtual format. With the impacts on the regional economy from COVID-19, this year’s annual event will focus on economic and employment trends, recovery and resilience. Keynote speakers Gary Keith, Economist and Vice President of M&T Bank, and Anirban Basu, Chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group, will share data and forecasts at the county, regional and statewide level.Read more!
Non-profits throughout Talbot County will be working together, along with local restaurants and others, to offer a socially-distanced Community Day – Arts & Culture Celebration. Participating organizations will offer a wide range of programming (for adults, families, kids) that showcases their community commitment and their individual missions – which, when taken all together, make Talbot County unique! Programs ranging from family art activities, lectures, a drive through art gallery, conservation activities, music and many more will be taking place at a variety of locations, many of which will be outdoors.Read more!