Town-wide Day of Bargains & More

Downtown Centreville will bustle with activity on Saturday, June 27 from 9 am to 1 pm when the “Art of the Deals” returns for the fourth year. Visit the courthouse square and meet interesting artists and civic groups from around the region. Shop for beautifully handcrafted jewelry, painted glass, leather items, fiber sculpture and baskets, belts and delicious treats. Civic groups including Corsica River Conservancy, the Queen Anne’s Chorale, Centreville Rotary, Chesapeake Cats & Dogs and the QAC Animal Shelter will also be on the square for demonstrations, information and even the animal adoption. Everybody Yoga owner Phyllis Johnston will be on the green in the morning to teach a free 45 minute yoga class, Pick N Paint will have a table there too, while other downtown businesses are offering clearance sales, discounts on spa treatments and more. Shoppers can pick up a map listing participating merchants at the Art Council’s table on the square. Hungry shoppers can pick up fresh produce, flowers and more at the Farmer’s Market, buy lunch downtown and visit area businesses who are offering refreshments, specials or both.

Hosted by the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, and supported through a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, this is a family friendly day that encourages people to enjoy local resources. Offices and auditorium are located at 206 South Commerce St. in Centreville, MD. Summer office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9am to 1pm and Saturday from 10am to 2pm. For more information call 410.758.2520, or go online, www.arts4u.info, or request via email at exhibit@arts4u.info. The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, Inc., is a non-profit organization committed to promoting, expanding and sustaining the arts. Visit us on the web at www.arts4u.info.

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Town-wide Day of Bargains & More

Downtown Centreville will bustle with activity on Saturday, June 21 from 9 am to 1 pm when the “Art of the Deals” returns for the fourth year. Visit the courthouse square and meet area author Marjorie K. Lorenz who will be on hand to sign her book “Notorious Women”.  Shop for beautifully handcrafted jewelry, ribbon art, wood carvings, metal sculpture, photography, handbags and more. Non-profit groups will be on the square for demonstrations, information and even the animal adoption. Hungry shoppers can pick up fresh produce, flowers and more at the Farmer’s Market, buy lunch downtown and visit fourteen area businesses who are offering refreshments, specials or both.

In the past the event has included flea market tables inside the Centre for the Arts on Commerce Street in Centreville, but the response by artists and civic groups was so great that everything will be held at the County Courthouse Square. Visit with members of the Queen Anne’s Chorale, the Centreville Rotary, Stories of the Chesapeake, QAC Community Partnerships, Animal Rescue Foundation, Chester Valley Mediation Service, Church Hill Theatre, Corsica River Conservancy, Kent Island Federation of Art, Pride of the Bay Chorus, Upper Shore Genealogical Society and the Sheriff’s Department. 

Participating businesses include All About You Spa, Babies in Bloom & Blooming Deals, Caboodle Cartridge, Centreville Liquors, Coloseum Pizza, Cottage Cuts, Edwards Pharmacy, It’s Serendipidee, La Belle Maison, Sugar Magnolia’s, C-21 Rosendale Realty, Prudential Premier Properties, Joshua’s Restaurant and Western Auto. Special deals and sidewalk sales await you in downtown Centreville. Sponsored by Bay Broadband, visit them on the square.

For more info, call 410-758-2520 or email arts4u@arts4u.info

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