From a three course wine-tasting menu and live music at Harry’s on the Green to an 16 Mile Brewing Co. Tap Takeover at the Market Street Public House, there are many reasons to explore downtown Denton this Thursday, November 19th! Spend an enjoyable evening exploring historic Denton as part of Third Thursdays, where restaurants and businesses extend their hours and offer specials from 5pm – 7pm.
For the month of November, the Market Street Public House is hosting a 16 Mile Brewing Company Tap Takeover featuring Inlet India Pale Ale, Delaware Oyster Stout, Tiller Brown Ale and Devil’s Risk. Enjoy a pint of the craft brewed ale and keep the glass.
Harry’s on the Green is offering a special 3-course tasting menu for $25. The first course features roasted vegetables on grilled polenta or Creole seafood cakes with remoulade sauce paired with a tasting glass of Stags Leap Viognier. The second course offerings are a curried peanut bisque or a wedge salad with blue cheese served with a tasting of The Calling Dutton Ranch Chardonnay. The third course features petite grilled lamb chop on sage and cranberry bread pudding or shrimp sautéed with tomatoes, lemons, kalamata olives and capers paired with a tasting of Golden Eye Pinot Noir. Harry’s will also have their regular menu as well as live music by Tina and new martinis for October by Dolly.
Parlour 7 Salon is hosting a Toys for Tots promotion where you can bring a toy in to donate and receive a 20% off coupon for January or February.
Patti’s Petals Florist, Garden and Gifts invites you to check out their Thanksgiving centerpieces and is also offering a pre-Christmas Sale. Joviality Gifts is offering their monthly Sip & Shop. Stop by to check out their latest offerings!
Jan Baker’s Fourth Street Gallery, located in the Denton Artsway, invites you to check out their Thursday specials while enjoying a glass of wine. Also in the Artsway, the Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore (FACES) is hosting their monthly Sit and Sew Ladies Night from 6:30pm – 9pm. This month’s project is a Ten Minute Table Runner. Participants will be making two table runners – one to take home and one to donate to N.U.T.S., a local organization that donates Thanksgiving dinners to families in need. Drop-ins are welcome to observe and explore the gallery, but participants must pre-register to participate in the project, which costs $20/ $15 for FACES members. Pizza and supplies are included.
For more information, please visit DowntownDenton.com.
Enjoy the magic of caroling along candlelit woodland paths when Adkins Arboretum hosts its annual Candlelit Caroling Celebration, a special evening celebrating music, light and nature, on Sat., Dec. 12 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Ring in the season with sweets, savory treats, wine, and live music by Nevin Dawson, Dovetail, and Bells of Praise, then take a candlelit walk through the woods along the Blockston Branch, stopping along the way to sing carols and sip hot cider by a roaring bonfire. Join Delmarva Stargazers in the meadow to discover the beauty of the winter sky, and top off the evening with a winter hayride and cookies, hot chocolate and tree trimming at the Funshine Garden.
Tickets for adults are $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Children 18 and under are $6, and children 2 and under are free.
To reserve tickets for the Candlelit Caroling Celebration, visit adkinsarboretum.org or call 410.634.2847, ext. 0.
Steve Konopelski, pastry chef and owner of Turnbridge Point bed and breakfast in Denton will be teaching a four-part Thanksgiving baking series throughout November. Konopelski is a classically trained pastry chef who will soon be competing in Food Network’s Holiday Baking Championship, which premiers on November 1st at 9:00 p.m.
The Thanksgiving baking series includes four classes. The first class on November 3rd will feature two pie recipes and tips for making the perfect homemade pie crust. The second class on November 10th will focus on decorating techniques for cakes and cookies. The third class on November 17th will feature four different cookie recipes that incorporate fall flavors. The final class on November 23rd will feature sweet and savory breakfast breads.
“Baking is a true art form,” says Konopelski. “I love helping people create something they’re proud to show off and share with others. Thanksgiving provides the perfect opportunity to do that.”
Before graduating at the top of his class from the renowned French Culinary Institute, Konopelski was a Broadway performer. His theater background helps him create a class atmosphere that is engaging and fun. “We’re learning professional baking techniques, but we’re also laughing a lot,” says Konopelski, describing his teaching style.
All classes will be held from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Chesapeake Culinary Center at 512 Franklin Street in Denton. Registration is available online at www.TurnbridgePoint.com. The class fee is $100 per class or $350 for the entire four-part series. For additional information, please contact Turnbridge Point at 443.448.4782.
The Mid-October edition of the Caroline Weekly highlights events taking place throughout Caroline County. Check out the e-newsletter HERE!
From an Octoberfest-inspired menu and live music at Harry’s on the Green to an Evolution Craft Brewing Co. Tap Takeover at the Market Street Public House, there are many reasons to explore downtown Denton this Thursday, October 15th. Spend an enjoyable autumn evening exploring historic Denton as part of Third Thursdays, where restaurants and businesses extend their hours and offer specials from 5pm – 7pm.
For the month of October, the Market Street Public House is hosting an Evolution Craft Brewing Co. Tap Takeover featuring Lot #3 IPA, Exile Red Ale, Jacques Au Lantern and Rise Up Stout. Enjoy a pint of the craft brewed ale and keep the glass.
Harry’s on the Green is offering a special Octoberfest-inspired tasting menu for $25. The first course includes Black Forest ham cheesecake or shrimp braised in German mustard and ale served with a tasting glass of Faulkner Branch Cider. Second course offerings include fall vegetable chowder or apple and Ermanthaler cheese salad served with a tasting glass of Bonterra Reisling. The third course features a harvest dish of roasted pork, Surry sausage, apples and sauerkraut or pan-roasted halibut on braised savoy cabbage served with a tasting glass of Penfolds Shiraz. Harry’s will also have their regular menu as well as live music by Tina and new martinis for October by Dolly.
Parlour 7 Salon is offering $10 hair extensions to benefit the American Cancer Society and is treating guests to pink cupcakes and refreshments. J.D.’s Hair Plus is offering up to 40% off all retail products and makeup tips by special guest Younique makeup.
Patti’s Petals Florist, Garden and Gifts invites you to check out the autumn-inspired offerings at their Fall Open House featuring seasonal specials.
Joviality Gifts is offering a free Zentangle class with special guest Charlotte Jordan during their Sip & Shop this month where guests can learn to create tangles – structured patterns proven to promote mindfulness, creativity and stress relief! All ages and skill levels welcome.
Jan Baker’s Fourth Street Gallery, located in the Denton Artsway, is offering a Fall Special with 40% off designer gemstone bracelet and earring gift sets (regularly $30 – now $18.) Also in the Artsway, the Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore (FACES) is hosting their monthly Sit and Sew Ladies Night from 6:30pm – 9pm. This month’s project is a casserole carrier. Drop-ins are welcome to observe and explore the gallery, but participants must pre-register to participate in the project, which costs $20/ $15 for FACES members. Pizza and supplies are included.
Bit of Country, and country and primitive-inspired gift shop, invites you to their mystery hostess night, which will also feature specials and refreshments.
For more information, please visit DowntownDenton.com.
On Saturday, October 10, 2-4pm, the Foundry community art gallery will offer a pumpkin painting activity with Foundry artists. Bring a pumpkin or two for painting, other materials will be provided. This activity is free and open to all ages.
The Artsway is located on Fourth Street, between Market and Gay Streets in Denton. Demonstrations and activities from a variety of artists are typically held either at The Foundry community arts gallery (401 Market St.), FACES (7 N. Fourth St.) or at the Community Demonstration Garden (behind FACES). For more information please contact the Caroline County Council of Arts at 410-479-1009 or visit www.carolinearts.org. Sign up for the CCCA e-newsletter at carolinearts.org, or friend us on facebook for more details
Adkins Arboretum will waive admission fees on Sat., Sept. 26 in recognition of Smithsonian magazine’s eleventh annual Museum Day. A celebration of culture, learning and the dissemination of knowledge, Museum Day reflects the free-admission policy of the Smithsonian Institution’s museums in Washington, D.C. Doors of museums and cultural institutions nationwide will be open free of charge.
The public is invited on Museum Day to explore the Arboretum’s 400 acres of native woodlands, wetlands, gardens and meadows along five miles of maintained paths. Visitors may enjoy Finite and Alive, an exhibit of drawings by Rebecca Clark, an audio tour that provides lessons about the Arboretum’s plant communities and ecology, and A Journey Begins: Nature’s Role in the Flight to Freedom, an audio tour that explores the relationship between nature and the Underground Railroad. A wide variety of ornamental native perennials, trees, shrubs and grasses will be for sale for fall planting. Arboretum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information about Adkins Arboretum, visit adkinsarboretum.org. For information about Smithsonian Museum Day, visit http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/.
From Paris in the Fall at Harry’s on the Green to a Sip and Sew at the Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore, there are many reasons to head to downtown Denton this Thursday, September 17th. Spend an enjoyable evening exploring historic Denton as part of Third Thursdays, where restaurants and businesses extend their hours and offer specials from 5pm – 7pm.
For the month of September, the Market Street Public House is celebrating Half Way to St. Patrick’s Day with a Dogfish Head Pint Night! Enjoy a pint of the craft brewed ale and keep the glass.
Delight your senses at Harry’s on the Green with Paris in the Fall featuring three courses each paired with a tasting glass of French wine inspired by Harry and Jeri’s trips to France. For the first course, guests may choose between Pate de Foir Gras (duck liver with pears and honey) or Tarte Lettes aux Champignon (mushroom tart). The second course offerings are Soup L’Artichant (puree of artichoke) or Salad of Poireaux Vinaigrette (poached leek with dijon vinaigrette), and the third course features Cassoulet (stew of French white beans, duck sausage and duck breast) or Poisson aux sauce a l’osielle (halibut with sorrel béarnaise). The price of the three-course tasting is $25/person plus tax and gratuity.
Patti’s Petals is hosting “Yappy Hour” where you can bring your pup in for a treat and to check out the new selection of dog gifts. Pups can also have their pictures taken and enter for a chance to win treats.
Denton’s waterfront bed and breakfast – Turnbridge Point – invites you to stop by for tours, wine and refreshments.
Joviality Gifts is offering a Zentangle class with special guest Charlotte Jordan during their Sip & Shop this month where guests can learn to create tangles – structured patterns proven to promote mindfulness, creativity and stress relief! All ages and skill levels welcome, and the class fee includes materials.
In honor of Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Parlour 7 Salon is hosting Hair for a Purpose and donating 20% of proceeds from those who book their Fall Color Appointments from 5pm – 7pm to Light the Night walk at Camden Yards on November 14th.
Stop by Jan Baker’s Fourth Street Gallery, located in the Denton Artsway, to learn how to wire wrap a gemstone and see a preview of the next Paint Night project. Also in the Artsway, the Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore (FACES) is hosting their monthly Sip and Sew Ladies Night from 6:30pm – 9pm. This month’s project is an insulated lunch bag. Drop-ins are welcome to observe and explore the gallery, but participants must pre-register to participate in the project, which costs $20/ $15 for FACES members. Pizza and supplies are included!
Energy in Progress is offering a special drop-in rate of $10 for their new Thursday night fitness classes, including Just Your Core from 5pm – 5:45pm and Cardio Pump from 6:30pm – 7:15pm.
The Caroline County Humane Society along with Turnbridge Point Inn is excited to host the first annual Purses for Pets Luncheon, Saturday September 12th from 12 – 3pm at Turnbridge Point, 119 Gay St, Denton MD. This event will feature a scrumptious luncheon to include chopped garden salad cups, open faced tea sandwiches, artichoke hummus with tortilla chips, savory palmiers, fruit salad cups, assorted cookies and bars, ice tea, lemonade, wine and sangria. The highlight of the event will be a live and silent auction of new and gently used purses. Coach, Vera Bradley, Longaberger and Vera Wang are just a few of the name brands that will be available. There will be a huge $5.00 for any purse table. Costume Jewelry will also be available to purchase. Live Music will complement the afternoon experience.
All proceeds from this event will benefit the Caroline County Humane Society and the animals in their care. Tickets are $35.00 per person and are available for purchase at the Caroline County Humane Society, by calling 410-820-1600 or email email@example.com. Event is limited to only 50 tickets so purchase your tickets today!
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No county in America can exceed the military service record of Caroline County. Apart from the Battle of Saratoga in the American Revolution, someone from Caroline County has participated in every major battle involving the U.S. military in the history of the United States. World War II was no exception. The Caroline County Historical Society’s World War II exhibit honors those who have served and opens September 2nd at the Museum of Rural Life in Denton, Maryland.
Just in the exhibit section entitled Lost Lives, visitors will note the names Corregidor, Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima, Normandy, Tripoli, Monte Cassino, The Bulge, Guam, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Liberator, Flying Fortress, Torpedo Bomber, Cruiser and Aircraft Carrier.
Between 2000 and 2005 the Caroline County Historical Society professionally video-recorded surviving local combat veterans telling their stories, which make up Recollections.
Together with Letters Home and Romance, visitors get a compelling and straight-forward insight about how World War II impacted rural Caroline County, America’s leading county in terms of breath of military service.
The museum, which is located at 16 N. 2nd Street in Denton, Maryland, is open on Saturdays from 11am – 3pm or by appointment. For more information, contact 410-479-1750.
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