Queen Anne’s County December 2013 Events

live in QA (351 x 60)Art at Noon is For Everyone – Free art class every Saturday with Glenn Shiring at Noon on Saturdays –December 7, 14, 21 & 28, 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, 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

After Thanksgiving Weekend Sale featuring “Midnight Madness!”
Sun, December 1, 12am – 8am
Queenstown Premium Outlets, Queenstown, MD
Don’t miss the biggest sale of the year! Enjoy exceptional holiday savings and extended shopping hours plus experience Midnight Madness as most stores open their doors right after Thanksgiving ends! For more info call (410)827-8699, shopper@premiumoutlets.com, www.premiumoutlets/queenstown

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
Sun, December 1, 6pm – 7pm
St. Luke’s Episcopal Parish, 403 Main Street, Church Hill, MD 21623
Hot Chocolate, cookies and singing Christmas Carols after the tree lighting. Everyone is welcome! For more info call (410)556-6644

Annual Holiday Boutique & Tiny Treasures Show
Sun, November 29-December 21, 1pm – 4pm
Kent Island Federation of Art, 405 Main St, Stevensville, MD 21666
Lots of artsy gift ideas for Holiday Shopping. Tiny Treasures: Art in Miniature. For more info and additional hours call (410)643-7424, info@kifa.us, www.kifa.us

Centreville Christmas Parade
Fri, December 6, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
QAC High School, Town of Centreville
This year’s theme will be “Celebrating 200 Years of the American Soldier-1813 to 2013.”The two-mile parade route weaves throughout Centreville, and begins and ends at QAC High School. For more info call (410)758-1180, ext. 13, cbrinkley@townofcentreville.org, www.townofcentreville.org

Sleigh Ride Around the World
Fri, December 6, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Todd Performing Arts Center, Chesapeake College, Wye Mills
Experience the culture and traditions of the holiday season from around the world. Travel with the Sleigh Ride Company as they explore season traditions, dances, stories and melodies. Come and enjoy this educational and entertaining performance for all ages. Tickets: $20 adults/$15 children Tickets: $20 adults / $15 children; for more info call (410)827-5867

Kent Island Farmer’s Market
Thu, December 5, 12, & 19, 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

Christmas Bazaar
Sat, December 7, 10am – 4pm
Our Mother’s of Sorrow Parish, Centreville, MD
Our Mother of Sorrows Annual Christmas Bazaar- Numerous vendors and artisans, silent auction, white elephant room, Secret Santa room, Free pictures with Santa until 12:30; from our kitchen, our Famous Chicken and Dumplings, Crab Soup and other delicious foods. Call (410)827-8357, www.sorrowsparish.com

Heck with the Malls
Sat, December 7, 10am – 4pm
Centreville, MD
Unique artwork and gift sale, plus a town wide open house. Area artist vendors, refreshments, music and more are part of this annual event. For more info call (410)758-2520questions@arts4u.info, visit: www.arts4u.info

Old Fashioned Christmas
Sat, December 7&8 and December 14 & 15 – 10am – 2pm
Sudlersville Museum, Sudlersville, MD
Old fashioned Christmas at the Sudlersville Train Museum, featuring running model train and refreshments. Saturday dates 10am -2pm, Sunday dates 1pm-3pm For more info call: (410)438-3501, email: sudlersvillemuseum@gmail.com or visit: www.sudlersvillemuseum.org

Holiday House Tour
Sat, December 7, 10am – 4pm
Queen Anne’s County Historical Society, Centreville, MD 21617
Holiday House Tour, tickets $25, member’s $20, for more info or to reserve tickets call (410)758-3010, info@qachistory.org, www.qachistory.org

Festival of Trains
Sat, December 7 & 8 and December 14 & 15 – , 12pm – 4pm – Kent Narrows old Outlets, 2 South Piney Narrows Road, Chester, MD
Model trains and villages, Santa, punch and cookies- donations accepted. For more info visit: www.qarrs.org

“Angels Among Us” Queen Anne’s Chorale
Sat, December 7, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, Wye Mills, MD
To launch the Christmas season, The Chorale will present its ever popular Holiday Concert. Accompanied by a string quartet, the program entitled “Angels Among Us” will explore the fascinating role of angels in culture, history and of course, at Christmas! The Chorale will perform great holiday favorites, along with a variety of spirituals and classical selections- based on angels. An audience sing-along of traditional carols will be included. For more info call (410) 758-3183 or marchi-wre@mris.com

Wye Grist Mill Grinding Days
Sat, December 7 & 21, 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

Life Drawing Studio
Tue, December 10, 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, www.kifa.us

Christmas in Historic Stevensville
Sat, December 14, 10am – 5pm
Historic Stevensville
Shopping, Santa, Bell Choir, Holiday Caroling, Historic Sites Open; winners of the Historic Stevensville Arts & Entertainment District Logo Contest and the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie in Town competition will be announced. This event is sponsored by the Historic Stevensville Arts & Entertainment District Committee. Call (410)604-2100, www.stevensvilleartsandentertainment.org

Tis the Season!
Sat, December 14, 10am – 4pm
Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely, MD
Adkins Arboretum- an evening of fun in the woods with a bonfire, caroling, music, food and holiday lights. Call (410)634-2847, www.adkinsarboretum.org

Strolling Santa & Rudolph
Sat, December 14, 1pm – 3pm
Queenstown Premium Outlets, 441 Outlet Center Drive, Queenstown, MD 21658
Santa & Rudolph will be strolling throughout the center greeting children of all ages. Bring your camera to capture this holiday photo opportunity. All performances are weather permitting and subject to change without notice. For info: www.premiumoutlets.com; (410)827-8699