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Caroline Upcoming Events

Aug 03, 2011 10:57PM ● Published by Anonymous

August 2011


Heartland Quilters of the Eastern Shore's Shop Hop
Thursday, August 4th 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Denton Firehouse, 400 S. 5th Ave, Denton
The Shop Hop will feature more than 30 quilting-related vendors, including quilt and yarn shops from the Delmarva Peninsula, local beaders, wool spinners, long arm quilters, wood workers, machine embroiderers and much more. In addition to the Shop Hop, the Heartland Quilters are also sponsoring the Downtown Denton Quilt Crawl from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm where you can enjoy ongoing quilt exhibits at the Foundry, located at 401 Market Street, the Museum of Rural Life, located at 16 N. 2nd Street, the Caroline Central Library, located at 100 Market Street and the Choptank River Heritage Center, located at 10219 River Landing Road in Denton. Residents and visitors will find a collection of unique quilts on display at each of the location through August. There will also be a temporary quilt exhibit on the Caroline County Courthouse Green. For more information, visit www.carolinearts.org. Contact(410) 490-4937.

The Caroline-Dorchester County Fair
August 5th - August 7th 2011
Caroline County 4H Park, Detour Rd, Denton
The Caroline-Dorchester County Fair offers fun for the whole family, including the Dress a Goat Contest, the Greased Pig Contest, amusement rides, pet shows, live entertainment, food, and much more! The Fair serves as a showcase for agricultural life, a means to educate children about the importance of the profession of farming, including the handling of animals from birth to market, the growth, preparation and preservation of food and the creativity of home arts skills. $2 for adults/ Free for children under 13.
Contact: www.caroline-dorchestercountyfair.org

51st Annual Wheat Threshing Steam & Gas Engine Show
August 5th, 6th, 7th with official opening at 10:00 am
5946 Federalsburg Hwy (Rt. 313), Federalsburg
Get a glimpse of antique farm equipment in action at the Eastern Shore Threshermen's 51st Annual Wheat Threshing, Steam & Gas Engine Show. This event features antique car and equipment parades, a flea market, a blacksmith shop, steam and gas engines, tractor games, refreshments, live entertainment and much more. Fr­­­­ee! Contact: www.threshermen.org

Federalsburg Historical Society's Flea Market at the Wheat Threshing, Steam & Gas Engine Show
August 5th, 6th, 7th
Sites #53 & #54, 5946 Federalsburg Hwy (Rt. 313), Federalsburg
The Federalsburg Historical Society will have a large flea market at the Eastern Shore Threshermen's Wheat Threshing, Steam & Gas Engine Show. Come find a treasure! The market will also feature books, Christmas ornaments, and raffle tickets for two unique prizes: a one-of-a-kind Rowe country crock featuring a picture of the Caroline County Courthouse donated by James Truitt and an antique trunk. Raffle tickets will be sold at this event. The crock will be raffled off at Caroline Summerfest and the trunk will be raffled off at Heritage Day in October at the Federalsburg Heritage Area Museum. Tickets for the crock are also for sale at Cantner's Drug Store in Federalsburg where the crock is on display or through calling Carol Shaw at (410) 253-5324. Tickets cost $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. To donate items or for more information contact Wendy Garner at (410) 754-3074.

Friday Night Cruise In & Outdoor Movie
Friday, August 12th
6:00 pm until dark
Downtown Denton
Step back in time with a Friday Night Cruise-In and Outdoor Movie. Spend a summer evening strolling the streets of Downtown Denton and enjoying the classic cars parked along Market Street. There will also be DJ spinning oldies tunes. At dusk, there will be an outdoor movie, so bring your lawn chairs and blankets! For more information on Friday Nite Cruise-In, contact Dean Danielson at (410) 479-1545.

Downtown Denton Farmers' Market
Wednesdays, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Parking lot at 4th and Gay Streets
Savor the bounty of Caroline County at the Downtown Denton Farmers' Market, where you will find farm-fresh fruit & vegetables, baked goods, flowers, herbs and more. The new location also features more parking. Contact: (410) 479-4305


Sincerely,
Kathy Mackel, Tourism Director
Caroline Office of Tourism
Christina Lippincott, Tourism Coordinator
Caroline Office of Tourism


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