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  • Sunday, November 28, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: Stop by the Kinder Farm Park Blacksmith Shop and watch the Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild members forging metal, using various tools. Stand on the sidelines and view a trade that is over 100 years old but still very much alive today at Kinder Farm Park. The Blacksmith Shop is open on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
       
       
  • Monday, November 29, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Members learn and practice new techniques as they work on their projects. No registration required. No gate fees. 
       
       
  • Tuesday, November 30, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
  • Thursday, December 2, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
  • Friday, December 3, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
  • Saturday, December 4, 2021

    • Bird Walk Time: 7:00am - 8:30am Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Join an avid Jug Bay birder to learn skills for identifying birds by sight and sound. Novice and experienced birders are welcome on this 2-3 mile walk to explore the forests and wetlands in search of the 250+ species of birds that call Jug Bay home, or migrate through. Wear comfortable walking shoes, dress for the weather, and bring a spotting scope and binoculars if you have them. Ages 12 and older. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Gate opens at 6:45 am for a 7 am prompt start time. Current health guidelines and registration required. Space is limited. To register go to www. jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Jingle Bell Hayride Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details:

      THIS EVENT IS FULL.

      Enjoy a festive hayride through the park complete with sleigh bells and decorated hay wagon. Following the ride warm yourself with some hot chocolate or coffee. Pre-registration is required. For more info visit www.kinderfarmpark.org.

       
       
    • Mayo Beach Park Holiday Open House Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Mayo Beach Park Details:

      You are cordially invited to come enjoy nature themed crafts, wreath making (bring your own wire wreath and we will provide the supplies), a campfire, food and warm beverages.

      Pre-register at https://forms.gle/mcaE8LqE2GbvtAP49

      From 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM