Explore Downtown Denton during Third Thursdays on September 18, 2014

Caroline Tourism
September 18, 2014

Where can you shop for Fall decor, get your car washed by a Denton Police Department Explorer Cadet, enjoy delectable dining, check out some of latest Open Houses in Denton or get in a quick workout? Downtown Denton during Third Thursdays!

Rediscover downtown Denton as restaurants and businesses extend their hours on the 3rd Thursday of every month. September’s event will take place on Thursday, September 18th from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

September offerings include a one-night-only sale on Fall wreaths at Patti’s Petals Florist and Gifts, an Open House at Black Anchor Tattoo, a Sip & Shop September Sale at Joviality Gifts, and a drop-in Muscle Sculpting class from 5:00 to 5:45pm at Energy in Progress. Harry’s on the Green will be offering Fiesta Thursday with Tex Mex cuisine, specials on Margaritas and live music by Tina Holt and Ampersand. Enjoy fabulous food and a mixture of blues, folk and bluegrass by the fireplace on their outdoor patio.

A new participant this month is the Denton Police Department Explorer Cadets, who will be hosting a Car Wash on the corner of 3rd and Market. Car washes are free, and they will be accepting donations towards their program.

Champion Realty will also be participating and hosting five Open Houses that night from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Each Open House will have food and drinks or a giveaway. Attendees will also be able to enter their names into drawings at each Open House for a chance to win a gift certificate of choice to one of the other participating businesses. The addresses for Champion’s Open Houses include
800 Market Street, 
608 5th Avenue (The Sophie Kerr House),
103 7th Street, 110 S. 8th Street, and
201 Carter Avenue (The Carter House.)

Don’t forget to visit the businesses that are open late regularly, including the Market Street Public House. There is something for everyone in Downtown Denton. For more information on Third Thursdays, visit www.downtowndenton.com.

Martinak State Park’s Annual Fall Fest

Martinak State Park’s Annual Fall Fest
Saturday, October 25th 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Martinak State Park, 137 Deep Shore Road, Denton

Celebrate the joys of Autumn at this family friendly event. Activities include an apple butter boil. Corn shelling, Scales & Tales display, pumpkin decorating, bicycle rodeo, games, Scarecrow Wizardry, local crafters & artisans and more! Contact: 410.820.1668

Tattoo the Director Fundraiser for Caroline County Humane Society

September 12, 2014

The Caroline County Humane Society has just begun a fundraising campaign to go along with Black Anchor Tattoo in Denton’s Tats for Tails event which is on October 25, 2014. Amanda Showell, the Humane Society Director, has agreed to get her first tattoo if $5000 is raised before the event. (Click HERE to Donate)

Tats for Tails, which was originally conceived by Black Anchor, was for them to donate a portions of the proceeds of all tattoos done between 12pm and 8pm to the Caroline County humane Society. The Humane Society decided to expand the event by hosting a block party in front of Black Anchor between 1 & 4pm with vendors, food, corn hole, music, raffles and a stuff a pick up truck with pet food

From Amanda ” August 19th,2014 was my one year anniversary as the director of the Caroline County Humane Society. I am honored to serve the people and animals of Caroline County.Running an open admission animal shelter that brings in 1800 animals in a year is the most rewarding thing I have ever done. I am so proud of our Open Door, Open Heart mission, where no animal from our county is ever turned away no matter how great the need.”

The Fundraiser began earlier this week and in just this short time and with 43 days remaining has already achieved nearly 10% of the goal.

Linchester Mill to Host Antique and Art Show

Linchester Mill
Preston, MD
September 2014

Come join the fun at the Linchester Mill’s Antiques and Art Show on Saturday, October 11th, a day filled with antiques, history, art, food, music and fun! The event, which will take place from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm at the historic Linchester Mill, will feature more than 40 quality antique and art dealers.

In addition to a large number of quality antique dealers, the event will also feature live music, food vendors and artisan demonstrations.

Attendees will be able to tour the Linchester Mill, one of the last operating water powered mills on the Eastern Shore that Charles Kuralt described as “treasure of America” because its original equipment reflects the long evolution of American milling. The Linchester Mill Campus also includes the recently restored Hog Island Schoolhouse, the Miller and Assistant Miller’s Houses and a Nature Braille Trail.

Admission to the event is $5 or $2 with a copy of this article. Proceeds support the Caroline County Historical Society.

The Linchester Mill Campus is located at 3390 Linchester Road in Preston, MD. For more information, please contact Sally Campbell of Tandem Antiques and Fine Arts Center, LLC at 410-829-3559.

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Upcoming Events in Federalsburg

Federalsburg
September 2014

Upcoming Events:

September 13th: V.F.W. Post 5246 Ladies Auxiliary luncheon (soup and or sandwich) from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m.

September 13th: Last BBQ Chicken offering for the season at the F.V.F.C. from 10:00 a.m. until sold out.

September 13th: Hawaiian Block Party ate the First Church of God from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. offering fun, games and FREE authentic Hawaiian food. Sponsored by Kids Against Smoking. 410 754 9333.

September 19th: Teen Dance at the F.V.F.C. Hall for ages 12 through 17 only from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.

September 20. 10 A.M to 4:00 p.m. Heritage Day: Federalsburg Historical Society,100 Covey/Williams Alley behind Town Hall. Free!

October 4th: V.F.W. Post 5246 Men’s Auxiliary will sponsor a benefit dinner, auction and dance for Carl Thacker starting at 6:00 p.m. $15.00 per person.

October 25th: Hayday Familyfest (FREE) sponsored by the Park Lane Church of God from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Marshy Hope Marina. 410 754 9958 or www.parklanecog.com.

November 8th: Veterans Parade starting at 1:00 p.m. Groups, Bands or Floats welcome. Contact Ron James 410 829 6308 for details. Bands are already committing as well as fire companies. This year’s parade is going to be the biggest and best on the Eastern Shore.

Ongoing Events:

The Federalsburg Farmers and Flea Market. Open every Saturday from 7:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. thru mid November in the “Market Place Parking Lot” across from Creative Hair Studio. Call Gail Newcomb @ 410-829-0430. This is BIG and getting bigger and bigger every weekend. Support local events and opportunities. This destination point is definitely worth your time. We are blessed to have so many vendors setting up for us. This is big time. See you Saturday!

V.F.W. Post 5246: Shrimp Dinner the first Friday of the month.

Town Council Meetings: First and Third Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Be informed. On the first Monday of the month “Public Comments” are welcomed. Be heard. Let us know what you are thinking. We are here to serve you.

Eat Like A Firefighter: Fourth Sunday of every month, A.Y.C.E. breakfast at the fire hall from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for only $8.00.

The Heritage Museum is open to the public every Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

The Gathering: Enjoy a free meal the second Wednesday of the month at the V.F.W. from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Caroline County Humane Society Community Meeting – September 24, 2014

Caroline County Humane Society
September 2014

Please join The Humane Society of the United States and the Caroline County Humane Society for a FREE community meeting to discuss current issues and learn how you can help animals.

This meeting will focus on animal cruelty and animal fighting and how citizens can help crack down on these illegal activities. We’ll give an overview of existing laws, hear about the work of the Caroline County Humane Society and local animal control officers to combat animal cruelty and fighting in the community. You’ll learn how to recognize dogfighting and animal cruelty and how to help your local law enforcement. If you’re concerned about animal cruelty, animal fighting or just generally creating a more humane community, please attend this free meeting!

RSVP today (tsantelli@humanesociety.org or 240-731-7862) and hope to see you there!
September 24, 2014, 6pm-8pm
Central Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
100 Market Street
Denton, MD 21629

Caroline County Habitat for Humanity’s 6th Annual 5K Fall Run & Historical Walk

Caroline County Habitat for Humanity’s 6th Annual 5K Fall Run & Historical Walk

Saturday, September 27th Registration at 7:30 am

5K starts at 8:30 am, Historical Walk departs at 9:00 am

Registration at the Artsway, 4th & Gay Streets, Denton

Support Caroline County Habitat for Humanity at the 6th Annual 5K Fall Run & Historical Walk! This year’s run will be a certified course, and the Historical Walk will be led by JOK Walsh. There will also be a team challenge event for five-member teams participating in the 5K, including churches, schools and businesses. Registration forms are available HERE. Contact: 410.924.4441

7th Annual Tattooing to Save Babies to Benefit the March of Dimes

7th Annual Tattooing to Save Babies to Benefit the March of Dimes
Saturday, September 20th 2014

Black Anchor Tattoo, 211 Market Street, Denton

Come get a tattoo for a good cause at Black Anchor’s 7th Annual Tattooing to Save Babies. Last year’s event raised $16,272 for the March of Dimes. During this event, Black Anchor donates the day’s proceeds to the March of Dimes and encourages other tattoo shops to do the same. Contact: 410.479.9316 or visit www.blackanchortattoo.com

Denton Volunteer Fire Company 9th Annual Crab Feast and Casino Night

Crab Feast & Casino Night

Saturday, September 20th 5:00 pm – Midnight

Denton Volunteer Fire Company, 400 S. Fifth Avenue, Denton

Support the Denton Volunteer Fire Company at the 9th Annual Crab Feast and Casino Night. Tickets are $40 and include crabs, Maryland crab soup, BBQ chicken, pit beef, soda and beer. The event will also feature live casino games. Contact: 443.223.1072.

Adkins Arboretum’s 2014 Native Plant Nursery Open House

Adkins Arboretum’s 2014 Native Plant Nursery Open House
September 12th – September 14th
Adkins Arborteum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, Maryland

Fall is the best time to plant, and the arboretum offers the region’s largest selection or ornamental native trees, shrubs, perennials, ferns and grasses. Head to Adkins Arboretum’s Open House at the Native Nursery to visit the gardens, discover how to incorporate more native plants into your landscape with horticulturalist Eric Wittman, learn about the Nursery’s propagation program, and shop for plants. The Native Plant Nursery is open regularly from Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm mid-April through October. Contact: 410.634.2847 ext. 0 or visit www.adkinsarboretum.org.

Members-Only Day
Friday, September 12th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Public Open House Days
Saturday, September 13th, 10:00 am – 4 pm
Sunday, September 14th, noon – 4:00 pm