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!
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.
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.
The Federalsburg Historical Society invites you to Memories Day at the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum on Saturday, March 7th at 1 pm. This sports reunion will feature coaches and players from Colonel Richardson High School in the years since 1962. Come and share your memories with others.
This is the second Memories Day event as the society prepares to receive the Hometown Teams traveling sports exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution opening on April 4th at the Federalsburg Museum. This exhibit is also sponsored by the Maryland Humanities Council.
All are welcome at this free event, and refreshments will be served. The Federalsburg Heritage Museum is located at 100 Covey & Williams Alley (behind Town Hall) in Federalsburg, Md. For more information, please contact Dicky Wheatley at 443-786-1614.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
*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 email@example.com.
Come rediscover downtown Denton as restaurants and businesses extend their hours and offer specials on the 3rd Thursday of every month. January’s event will take place on Thursday, January 15th from 5pm – 7pm.
Patti’s Petals Florist Garden and Gifts will have a preview of Valentine’s Day gifts and arrangements, Joviality will be hosting a Sip and Shop, Black Anchor Tattoo will be hosting an Open House and Harry’s on the Green will have live music by Tina. The Caroline County Public Library will also be offering MegaLEGOthon. There’s something for everyone in Denton!
The Chesapeake Culinary Center will be hosting a Breakfast Breads Class on Saturday, January 24th from 9am – 12pm.
Learn to make an assortment of breakfast quick breads, perfect for any breakfast or brunch occasion, including Banana Chocolate Chip Crumb Muffins, Orange Currant Scones, Corn Bread with Spiced Honey Butter, Parmesan Chive Biscuits, Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake and Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins.
Participants will leave with one dozen assorted breads. Cost is $45/person. To reserve your spot, call 410.479.2144 or register online at chesapeakeculinarycenter.com.
Caroline County has a new restaurant! D & R’s Restaurant, located at 103 S. Main Street in Greensboro, Maryland, is now open for business!
Find out more about D & R’s on their Facebook page or by calling (410) 482-4620.
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