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Spring Classes at Chesapeake Culinary Center

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Tourism News | 0 comments

Spring Classes at Chesapeake Culinary Center

The Chesapeake Culinary Center has a full lineup of classes this Spring. The offerings include:

Cooking for Kids
April 9th 2015 • 5pm – 7pm
Learn to make an Italian meal including a salad with homemade balsamic vinaigrette, ravioli with homemade pasta and your own breadsticks! $20 ( ages 10-14)

Knife Skills 101
April 23rd 2015 • 5:30pm – 7pm ($15)
Learn techniques to be both safe and efficient in your kitchen at home. After all the work is done, enjoy the fruits of your labor in a delicious snack. $15 (18 and older)

The Art of the Appetizer
May 14 2015 • 5:30pm – 8pm
Learn how to turn simple ingredients into sophisticated and delicious appetizers for your next get together. $35 (21 and older)

Fun with Flatbreads
May 28 2015 • 5:30pm – 8pm
Starting with creating the perfect dough, discover your creative side and create delicious flatbreads to make at home. $35 ( 21 and older)

You can reserve your spot online at ChesapeakeCulinaryCenter.com or by calling 410-479-2144.

 

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2014 Tourism Annual Report now available

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Tourism News | 0 comments

The Caroline Office of Tourism’s 2014 Annual Report is now available. The report may be downloaded here:

2014 Caroline Office of Tourism Annual Report

Third Thursdays March 19th in Downtown Denton

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Tourism News | 0 comments

Third Thursdays March 19th in Downtown Denton

Rediscover downtown Denton this Thursday, March 19th from 5pm – 7pm during Third Thursdays, where restaurants and businesses extend their hours and offer specials on the 3rd Thursday of every month.

March’s offerings include an Open House and Vendor Showcase at J.D.’s Hair Plus, a Spring Open House featuring spring wreaths and Easter cemetery arrangements at Patti’s Petals Florist and Gifts, an Open House at Black Anchor Tattoo, a Sip & Shop at Joviality Gifts and a Family Game Night from 6 – 7:30 pm at the Caroline County Central Library, where families  can drop in and play a classic board game, supplied by the library!

Harry’s on the Green will be offering live music by Tina and “Harry Hour” specials, and Champion Realty will also be hosting four Open Houses that night from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  At each Open House, visitors will be able to enter their names into a drawing for a chance to win a gift card. The addresses for Champion’s Open Houses include 103 7th Street, 605 Randolph Street, 206 7th Street and 502 Kathryn Court.

For more information on Third Thursdays, visit www.downtowndenton.com.

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Paddlefest Planned for May 16th 2015

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Tourism News | 0 comments

Paddlefest Planned for May 16th 2015

Plans are underway for the 6th Annual Paddlefest on the Choptank hosted by the Caroline County Chamber of Commerce from Greensboro to Denton on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.  The event will take place on Saturday, May 16th.

On-site registration and check in for paddlers will begin at 8:00 am at the Boat Launch in Greensboro followed by the launch which will begin at 10:00 am.

The course will be a 7.7 mile paddle down the Choptank (going WITH the current) and ending at the Choptank River Yacht Club in West Denton where the festival will begin at 11:00 a.m..  You can enjoy live music with Flatland Drive performing bluegrass, the Lockerman Middle School Jazz Band, a variety of food, displays and activities including the Paddle Poker awards presentation, all on the beautiful Choptank River.

Fore more information or to register as a paddler or vendor/exhibitor go to www.carolinechamber.org or contact the Chamber office at 410-479-4638 or annjacobs@carolinechamber.org.

March Edition of the Caroline Weekly

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Tourism News | 0 comments

March Edition of the Caroline Weekly

From free concerts and the Market Street Public House’s St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Block Party to Third Thursdays and Memories Day in Federalsburg, check out the March edition of the Caroline Weekly to see what’s happening in Caroline!

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Danny’s Walk to benefit Make-a-Wish

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Tourism News | 0 comments

Danny’s Walk to benefit Make-a-Wish

Help make wishes come true at the 4th Annual Danny’s Walk to benefit Make-a-Wish Mid-Atlantic. The event will take place on Saturday, April 18th at Martin Sutton Park in Ridgely.

Danny’s Walk was founded by Danny Lockhart, a Ridgely teen who was a Make-a-Wish recipient after being diagnosed with a severe form of scoliosis.  The Make-a-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. This year’s goal is to raise $15,000 – enough to fulfill two wishes. The event will feature live music by The Cheaters, food, vendors, a dunking booth and more! For more information, please visit  facebook.com/DannysWalkForWishes.

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February Third Thursdays in Denton

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Tourism News | 0 comments

February Third Thursdays in Denton

Come rediscover downtown Denton as restaurants and businesses extend their hours and offer specials on the 3rd Thursday of every month. February’s event will take place on Thursday, February 19th from 5pm – 7pm.

Joviality will be hosting a Sip and Shop, Black Anchor Tattoo  and Patti’s Petals Florist Garden & Gifts will each be hosting Open Houses and Harry’s on the Green will have Harry Hour and live music by Tina.

J.D.’s Hair Plus, located at 920 Gay Street, will be offering at least 20% off all retail products, with additional savings on clearance items, including Biolage and tanning products. They will also be demonstrating how to use  the InvisiBobble to do simple updos.

The Caroline County Public Library will also be offering Family Game Night from from 6pm – 7:30pm where families can revisit favorite board games and discover new ones.  There’s something for everyone in Denton! For more information, please contact 410-479-0655.

 

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Winter Soup ’n Walk Schedule at Adkins

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Tourism News | 0 comments

Winter Soup ’n Walk Schedule at Adkins

Adkins Arboretum has announced the winter and spring lineup for its popular Soup ’n Walk programs. Discover green plants in winter, early blooms and wildlife, ephemeral flowers and sure signs of spring. Following a guided walk through the Arboretum’s woodland, meadows and wetland, enjoy a delicious and nutritious lunch along with a brief talk about the meal’s nutritional value. Copies of recipes are provided. Offerings include:


Seeking Sun and Winter Warmth
Sat., Feb. 21, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
On this wintry 90-minute walk, seek out green plants that cherish the warm winter sun and trees with distinctive bark. Plants of interest include mosses, cranefly orchid, magnolia and holly leaves, pine and red cedar needles, Christmas fern and the green stems of strawberry bush and greenbrier. Menu: kale, corn and black bean soup, Eastern Shore coleslaw, ancient grain bread with spinach spread, and dried fruit compote.

Early Blooms, Songbirds and Spring Frogs
Sat., March 21, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Early pink, white and purple blooms are beginning to appear. Look for skunk cabbage, paw paw, spring beauty and bloodroot while listening for early songbirds and spring frogs on this 90-minute early-spring walk. Menu: pasta and garbanzo bean soup, potato salad with red beans and orange carrots, wheat bread with blackberry jam, and blueberry peach smoothies.

Fleeting Ephemerals
Sat., April 18, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Appearing in early spring, ephemerals flower, fruit and die back in a short period of time. Join a 90-minute walk to look for pollinators and to catch glimpses of pink spring beauty, mayapple, and dogwood blossoms, yellow trout lily, golden groundsel, sassafras and spicebush blooms, and white beech tree blossoms. Menu: carrot and ginger soup, berry almond spinach salad, ancient grain bread with goat cheese and orange marmalade, and yellow cake with red and blue berry sauce.

Tuckahoe Creek and Beyond
Sat., May 16, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Tuckahoe Creek is a beautiful, tranquil spot that provides views of a wide variety of flowering plants. On this 90-minute walk, look for box turtles in addition to mountain laurel, beech and tulip trees, black cherry tree blossoms, pink lady’s slipper orchid and Solomon’s seal blooms, and mayapple fruit. Menu: zucchini apple soup, green bean salad with mango dressing, apple date wheat bread with cherry jam, and berry cobbler.
Each Soup ’n Walk program is $20 per person for members, $25 per person for non-members. Advance registration is required. Register at adkinsarboretum.org or call 410.634.2847, ext. 0. The Arboretum gift and book shop is open during the program and offers a 20% discount to program participants.

To schedule Soup ‘n Walk programs for groups of 15 or more, contact Ginna Tiernan, Adult Program Coordinator, at 410.634.2847, ext. 27 or gtiernan@adkinsarboretum.org.

Chocoat: A Decadent Evening to Support CCC

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Tourism News | 0 comments

Chocoat: A Decadent Evening to Support CCC

 

Indulge your senses at Chocolat, an evening to benefit the Chesapeake Culinary Center featuring a chocolate-inspired gourmet menu and cocktails on Friday, February 13th! With offerings that include a decadent chocolate fountain, chocolate-inspired cocktails, white chocolate risotto, beef tenderloin and chicken mole and cocoa roasted vegetables, this is one evening you aren’t going to want to miss!

Tickets are $35 and including two drink tickets. For reservations, please call 410-479-2144 or reserve your spot on the Chesapeake Culinary Center’s Calendar of Events.

 

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Rescheduled: Hopeful Hearts Dinner & Dance March 7th

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Tourism News | 0 comments

Rescheduled: Hopeful Hearts Dinner & Dance March 7th

*Rescheduled for Saturday, March 7th 2015
6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Denton Fire Hall
400 S. 5th Avenue, Denton

Support your four-legged friends at the Hopeful Hearts Dinner & Dance to benefit the Caroline County Humane Society on Saturday, February 21st from 6pm – 11pm.

 

The evening will feature a catered dinner by the Chesapeake Culinary Center featuring stations of hand carved cocoa rubbed roast beef and turkey,  a pasta station, caesar salad and a dessert station featuring chocolate fondue. Music will be provided by Matt Spence, and the evening will also feature Live, Silent & Chinese Auctions, a Cake Wheel, Buck-a-Shuck Oysters and a cash bar. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door and are available at the Caroline County Humane Society or by contacting 410-634-2303 or jshipley55@comcast.net.