October, 2013– QAC Events

live in QA (351 x 60)Historic Sites Open House
Sat, October 5, 2013, 10am – 11am
Historic sites throughout the county open their doors allowing visitors to step back in time! Please call or stop by the QAC Visitor Center to pick up a free copy of the Heritage Guide. Call (410)604-2100 or visit www.historicqac.org

Paint the Town Pink
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013
Town of Centreville
nStore Front and Home Adornment, begins October 1 in the Town limits of Centreville. Registration deadline: September 30th. For more info email: patronsinpink@atlanticbb.net. Patrons in Pink is committed to supporting those with breast cancer, promoting breast cancer awareness and assisting Queen Anne’s County residents going through cancer treatments.

Kent Island Farmer’s Market
Thursdays, 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 2013 – 3:30pm – 6:30pm
Christ Church, 830 Romancoke Road, Stevensville, MD 21666
The Eastern Shore’s only year round producer only farmer’s market. www.kentislandfarmersmarket.com; email: dianebedlin@gmail.com

Art at Noon is For Everyone – Free art class every Saturday with Glenn Shiring at Noon on Saturdays – October 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2013
All ages bring the family, making art from recycled stuff.
Saturdays from 12pm to 2pm at Kent Island Library.
For more information email glenn@dreamriot.com
Call for Artists and Writers to express yourself – A Journal for all things Creative, please submit to: Glenn Shiring, V&V Editor
P.O. Box 177, Grasonville, Maryland 21638

“Member’s Best” Artist’s Exhibit
Tue, October 1, 2013, 9am – 5pm
Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, 206 S. Commerce St, Centreville, MD 21617
A year round rotating art exhibit featuring the artwork of Queen Anne’s County Arts Council members and sponsored by the hosting sites. For more info call (410)758-2520, email: exhibit@arts4u.info, or visit: www.arts4u.info

Quilts as Art
Wed, October 2-26, 2013, 10am – 4pm
Kent Island Federation of Arts, 405 Main St, Stevensville, MD 21666
Artwork displayed in a gallery setting featuring art quilts- original designs of local quilters. For more info call (410)643-7424, email: info@kifa.us or visit: www.kifa.us

Centreville’s Farmer’s Market
WhenWednesdays, October 2, 9, 16 & 23 2013, 3pm – 7pm
Saturdays – October 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2013
WhereCommerce St, Lawyers Row, and Broadway St, Centreville, MD 21617 (map)
Stands selling MD grown (or raised) fruits, vegetables, and meat products as well as value-added food products like bread and cheese, teas, and coffee, and handmade craft items. (410)841-9269 or (443)262-6420

Wye Grist Mill Grinding Days
Sat, October 5 & 19, 2013, 10am – 4pm
Wye Grist Mill, 900 Wye Mills Road, Wye Mills, MD 21679
Water powdered grist mill grinding on millstones local corn and wheat! For more info call (410)827-3850, email: oldwyemill@atlanticbb.net or visit: www.oldwyemill.org

Rotary Artisan’s Festival
Sat, October 5, 2013, 10am – 4pm
QAC 4-H Park, Centreville, MD 21617
Art festival serving approximately 100 local artists to show and sell their products. Admission is FREE! There are also food vendors, music in the park and wine tastings. For more info call (410)827-8200, email: dgo708@me.com or visit: www.centrevillerotary.org

2nd Annual Auction Dinner River Retreat – Camp Pecometh
Sun, October 6, 2013, 2:30pm – 6:00pm
Riverview Retreat Center- Camp Pecometh, 136 Bookers Wharf Rd, Centreville, Maryland 21617 – A fun-filled evening of good food, acution excitement and great fellowship to help raise funds to benefit our Campership and Capital Funds. Camperships are available for children who need financial support to attend camp and the Capital Fund allows us to keep our camp facilities in top shape. Tickets are $35 each or $60 per couple. For more info email: dana@pecometh.org

“The Spitfire Grill” a musical by Valcqet Alley
Fri, October 4, 5, 6, 2013, 8:00pm – 9:30pm
Church Hill Theatre, Church Hill, MD 21623
A musical with a folk-country style that give a small town courage and hope to face its future. For more info call (410)758-1331, email: execdirector@churchhilltheatre.org, or visit: www.churchhilltheatre.org

Life Drawing Studio
Tue, October 8, 2013, 2pm – 5pm
KIFA, 405 Main Street, Stevensville, MD 21666
Open studio with live model. 3 hour sustained pose. $20 members/ $25 non members. RSVP (410)643-7424

8th Annual Taste of Kent Narrows
Sat, October 12, 2013, 12pm – 6pm
Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center
This event features the culinary delights of several local restaurants as well as hometown beer and wine, children’s activities, live entertainment, demonstrations and more. Call (410)739-6943, email: bgroff@inspiredeventsllc.com or visit: www.tasteofkentnarrows.org

Master Gardener’s Training Class
Fri, October 11, 2013, 9am – 3pm
This fall the QA Master Gardeners will hold a training course for those wishing to become a Master Gardener. Cost is $225, which includes the MG handbook and 9 weeks of classes. For more info call UMD Extension at (410)758-0166 or visit: queenannes.umd.edu

Island Bay Day
Sat, October 12, 2013, 12:30pm – Sun, October 13, 2013, 12:00am
QAC 4-H Park, 100 Dulin Clark Rd, Centreville, MD 21617
Celebrate Rocktober! Great bands, party all day and night, beer tastings, craft vendors, kids under 12 freee, Biergarten! For more info call (410)829-1453 or email: islandbayday@yahoo.com

2nd Annual Car Show
Sat, October 19, 2013, 8am – 3pm
Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, MD
Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles are welcome for display at CBEC’s first annual car show. Music, vendors, and food will be available. Trophies and Dash Plaques. Spectators free. Registration info will be available on the website: www.bayrestoration.org, Questions call (410)827-6694. Vehicles will be parked on asphalt and trailer space is available.

Artoberfest at Gibson’s Grant
Sat, October 19, 2013, 10am – 4pm
Gibson’s Grant, 142 Carriage Heath, Chester, MD 21619
Fall festival featuring artists, artisans, food and kids & family activities. For more info call (410)643-7424, email: info@kifa.us or visit: www.kifa.us

Guided Kayak Tour
Sat, October 19, 2013, 6pm – 8pm
Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, 600 Discovery Lane, Grasonville, MD 21638
Explore the tidal inlets of Marshy Creek and the pristine marshes along the shoreline. This is a guided kayak tour, with kayak instruction provided; appropriate for paddlers ages 5+ with any level of kayaking experience. For more info including cost call (410)827-6694 or visit: www.bayrestoration.org

Halloween Cruise In and Car Show
Sat, October 26, 2013, 10am – 3pm
KIVFD, 1610 Main St, Chester, MD 21619
$10 registration, top 30+ awards, Even the cars are in costume! Dash plaques, lunch, 50/50 raffle, flea & swap meet- vendor spaces available (food reserved). Benefit show for KIVFD. www.kentislandcruisers.com

Mid Shore Symphony Society Concert
Sun, October 27, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Todd Performing Arts Center, Chesapeake College, Wye Mills
Mid Shore Symphony Society performance. Tickets $20, Students $10, age 12 and under free. For more info email: info@mscb.org

Artoberfest at Gibson’s Grant
Tue, October 29, 2013, 10am – 4pm
Kent Island Federation of Arts, 405 Main St, Stevensville, MD 21666
Fall festival featuring artists, artisans, food and kids & family activities. For more info call (410)643-7424, email: info@kifa.us or visit: www.kifa.us

Spooky Trick or Treat Tour
Thu, October 31, 2013, 6pm – 8pm
119 S. Commerce St, Centreville, MD 21617
Tucker House, for more info call (410)758-3010

KIFA’s Golden Jubilee Member Show: Together- 50 Years of Art
October 30 to November 23, 1pm – 4pm
Kent Island Federation of Art, 405 Main Street, Stevensville, MD 21666
Original artwork, in all mediums, form the members of KIFA. For more info and for additional hours call (410)643-7424, info@kifa.us, www.kifa.us