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OCTOBER 2010

SMALL GREEN LOCAL


, DISCOVER DELMARVA S HIDDEN TREASURES IN SALISBURY, MD


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ctober 2010 will mark the 25th Anniverary of when we got married on Assateague Island, Maryland. We used the little boardwalk from the parking lot out to the northern beach as our church aisle, Chris English sang us off with his rich blues, while shorebirds swooped and soared in the ocean spray. Our little Izusu pickup truck was decorated by friends and we whooped it up later upstairs in our first studio at 4 Jefferson Street, in Berlin. It was one week after a wild hurricane that blew the roof off what was then, a derelict Atlantic Hotel just across the street, and buried our island town home in Frenchtown on Tangier Sound in eelgrass, and debris-(after the angry bay had receded from banging on our kitchen doors). Brother Bozman assured us with his 80 some years of waterman wisdom that; “Don’ worry none, that big sun be out fer yor weddin nes’ week.” We had little money and used every penny to further the slow progress on fixing up our tumbledown house. Neighbors dropped off “paperbacks;” slightly hardened softshell crabs, and extra tomatoes from their gardens. I found a long neglected fig bush in the tangle of our new back yard. Hazel Kraft, with her touseled mop of white hair showed me how to pickle the figs with her coveted cinnamon oil. I kept one jar for years not wanting to release that afternoon to history. When I did unscrew the lid to share with dinner guests- the figs were just as sweet. Years of storms and glorious autumn days have stolen these dear neighbors to memory, reshaped shorelines, broken down some buildings and restored others to their former historic granduer. Our Eastern Shore has evolved, yet the soft pink light at days end causes even the most seasoned resident to pause and feel the golden breath of time.

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“He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.” Ralph Waldo Emerson . American Poet, Lecturer and Essayist, . 1803-1882


the lifestyle issue 6 OCTOBER calendar 34 Halloween Happenings

36 Whats NEW at the ZOO Salisbury Zoo goes Aussie 38 Above & beyond Marty Neat 40 Race Calendar PLUS Seagull Century! 64 Game On Challenge BIKE it. 48 Farmer’s Markets buy fresh . buy local 50 Garden Warrior Save the Seeds! 52 Recipe Garlic . good4u 54 Extreme Weather 10.10.10 58 Local Wineries Tour Tasty! 66 Random Goods; loving our lifestyle 70 Steal this Idea get organized! 64 What’s Next

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SING! Bay Country Barbershop, Mondays 6pm. Trinity Cathedral, 315 Goldsborough St., Easton, baycountrychorus.org 410-822-0952 Sweet Adelines,Mondays 7-9pm. Makermie Hall, N. Division St., Salisbury. oceanbaychorus.com 410-749-1194 WRITE: The Writers’ Bloc, meets 3rd Sat. 1- 3pm, Wicomico Library, Room 3, Salisbury. writersbloc.org 410-641-3450 CAMERA CLUB: easternshorecameraclub.com Workshops, meetings. Salisbury; Pocomoke Room, GUC, SU campus. 7:30pm 2nd & 4th Tues., Easton area; 7pm-9pm, 1st & 3rd Mondays. Wye Oak Room, Talbot County Com.Ctr. TOTS: Nature Tales & Craft for Tots; 10-11,1st & 3rd Wed., The Ward 410-742-4988 x104 Museum lobby, Salisbury. wardmuseum.org Tot Time Mondays, September 13 – November 8, 10:15 a.m. Ages 5 and under with an adult.Talbot County Free Library, tcfl.org 410-822-1629 DANCE:1st Sat. Ballroom Dances 7pm-YMCA, Peachblossom Rd. Easton. 7-8 pm Early bird instruction. Main dance 8-10:30. $12. All ages! 410-822-0566 EMBROIDERY: Chesapeake Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America meets 4th Mondays Bethany Lutheran Church, Camden Ave, Salisbury. 7pm. 410-749-3649 GENEOLOGY LUNCH The Dorchester County Historical Society (6/16) 3rd Wed./month.1003 Greenway Drive in Cambridge. 410-228-7953 MEETINGS:Lyme Disease meetings; last Mondays, 6:30 pm, Greater Salisbury Building, next to WMDT-TV, in downtown Salisbury. 410-749-LYME

Institute for Retired Persons Tuesdays at 2 PM in SU’s Guerrieri Ctr during spring and

fall semesters. Ages 50+, annual dues $20, reduced SU parking. Clubs, weekly speakers, trips. www. salisbury.edu/community/IRP 410-543-6150 CARVE: 4-7 p.m.wood carvers club, Ward Museum,909 S. Schumaker Dr., Salisbury MD, wardmuseum.org 410-742-4988

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BINGO! *Tuesdays; Cambridge Elks Lodge, Lodge Rt. 50, 5pm410-221-6044 *Saturdays 7pm Trappe VFD. 4001 Powell Ave. 25 games. *Fridays. Open 6:30/games7:30pm. Easton Vol. Fire Dept., 410-822-4848 WALKS: *Cambridge: Costumed Docent; 11-noon. From Long Wharf. $fee. *Blackwater Refuge: check times, from Visitor’s Ctr. friendsofblackwater.org *Adkins Arboretum: Guided walks, 11-12, Visitor’s Ctr. Saturdays. $ 
410-634-2847 SINGLES Delmarva Singles 1st Wed., age 50+, 6 pm potluck, Salisbury Chamber. 302-846-3138 ASK Activities Singles Klub, 2nd Wed (8th)., 6pm, Denny’s, Easton, rt. 50 410-745-2797 MUSIC: *Jam Thursdays.6pm-Eastern Shore Brewing. 605 S. Talbot St., St. Michaels. 410-745-8010 *Riverwalk Arts & Jazz Series 4th Saturday 11-9pm
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PLAY: Delmarva Scrabble Club 1st & 3rd Mon. Barnes & Noble, Salisbury. All levels of players welcome. Free! delmarvascrabbleblogspot.com The Chess Club 2nd &4th Wed., St Michaels Com. Ctr. 1-3pm. Novice to expert. Intro Chess/age 8+ 3-4:30pm each Wed.

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TOURS; Poplar Hill Mansion 1-4pm, 1&3rd Sun., Salisbury. poplarhillmansion.org 410-749-1776 Horn Point Lab, Cambridge. Tour of Horn Point Lab; 4, 11, 18, 25

10 am The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science offers 90-minute , Free. Adults or children over 12. For a group of 5 plus, tours@hpl. umces.edu 410-221-8383 Historic Cambridge,11am, 1hr, Saturdays. Fee$ Meet colonial-costumed guides at Long Wharf (High Street) cambridgemd.org 410-228-3575

Silent Peace Vigil Sundays, 2- 3pm Rte13 & College Ave, Salisbury, Signs available.If inclement weather call: 410-546-1466 SAIL: 14,15,21,28th, Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester Public Sail. Call to reserve, 2hrs from Long Wharf, High St. Cambridge. Cost$ skipjack-nathan.org 410-228-7141

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-31. Guest Artists; Betsy Harrison - Batiks, Susan Stockman - Jewelry, Linda

Makowski - Pastel Paintings. Art League of OC, 94th St., Ocean City, MD. artleagueofoceancity.org 410-524-9433

-Jan. 23 Massachusetts Masters: Decoys, Shorebirds and Decorative Carvings Reception: 10/ 8, 4:30-6:30pm., Chesapeake Wildfowl Expo Pig Roast. Massachusetts craftsmen created a wider variety of shorebird species and forms than any other region. - 28: A New Generation of Wildfowl Carvers, Welcome Gallery, Mon-Sat. 10- 5, Sun. 12-5 Fee$. Ward Museum, 909 S. Schumaker Dr., Salisbury wardmuseum.org 410-742-4988 -10/31. Delmarva Needle Art Show & Competition Popular exhibit of regional needle art; quilts, embroidery & more. Purnell Museum, 208 W. Market St., Snow Hill, MD Tues-Sat: 10-4pm, Sun: 1-4pm: . purnellmuseum.com

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7-Michael Patrick Harrigan: Balancing Drawings and Sculpture 7 -Nov. 6 Fifty Works For Maryland: Collecting the Vogel Way Easton Academy of the Arts, 106 South St., academyartmuseum.org 410-822-2787 -Dec. 2 The Comic Book Art of Michael Golden Reception 10/ 21, 4-6pm. Mosely Gallery at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD 410-651-7770

-30 Woven Copper Paintings . Suzanne Donazetti, Oil Paintings . Beebe Winterbottom. Reception 10/ 9, 6-8pm..Live Music. 321 High St., Dorchester Center for

the Arts, Cambridge, at Main Street Gallery. recept. 6/12 6-8pm. Open Fri. & Sat., 11am-4pm. cambridgemainstreet.com 410-228-7782

- 10/15 National Juried Exhibition Art Institute & Gallery, Mon. – Fri. 11 am – 3 pm. 212 W. Main Street, Downtown Salisbury 410-546-4748 1-31 The Macabre show Chestertown Arts League at 312 Cannon St., Chestertown, MD. Thurs, Fri 11-4, Sat 10-4

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-22 Faces of the Eastern Shore Nabb Center Gallery, Hours: Mon.,Wed.,

Fri. 1-4pm. The people of Delmarva, their spirit, way of life & legacy. 410-543-6312

Salisbury University Galleries, Salisbury, Md.

-Nov. 6 “Relevance” Discussion 10/7, 12:30pm.,Reception: 10/8, 6-8pm. 13 contemporary artists. Fulton Hall Gallery; Tues.-Fri. 10-4pm. 410-548-2547

4-27 “Eliot Porter Photography” Over 50 years, Porter pioneered the use of color photography Atrium Gallery; Mon.-Fri.10-4. 410-543-6100 - Nov. 5 “Motion Graphics Festival – Selected Artists Exhibition” Workshop: 10/15, TETC 352, 9 -4pm., Lecture: 10/21, TETC 153, 5pm. Reception: 5/6, 5:30-6:30pm. Cutting-edge artists. Learn More on website. Electronic Gallery, Teacher Ed/ Tech. Center, Rm 113. Mon.-Fri. 11-4pm, Sun. noon4pm. salisbury.edu/electronicgallery

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First Friday (October 1) Galleries and Eateries open, with a special musical group PUGSLIE . [snowhillmd.com] Chesapeake Celtic Festival (October 2 & 3) - Furnace Town invites Medieval Knights, Encampments, Highland Games (see big men toss the caber), Modern Musicians sharing Welsh, Scots and Irish tunes, Dancers, Clans, Sheepherders, Purveyors of Foods and Goods, The Pipes and more . [celticfest.net] Fiberfest (October 9) - Textile arts, exhibits, booths, demonstrations. [purnellmuseum.com] Museums Celebrate Halloween (October 23) - The afternoon is for the young set, as the Purnell Museum and Furnace Town share “spooky” stories and “trick or treats” with families - costumes encouraged! The evening (complete with a full Harvest Moon) is for grownups, with a dance at the old Firehouse on Green Street. [purnellmuseum.com]

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Fundraiser Dorchester Arts Center. Specially prepared meals served at some of the most beautiful homes and businesses in Dorchester County. Reserve early! dorchesterarts.org 410-228-7782 - G. B. Trudeau

Born July 21, 1948, an American cartoonist, best known for the Doonesbury comic strip.

1-30 Ghostwalks!

2, 3 Harvest Moon Festival

10-5pm. Coverdale Farm, 543 Way Road, Greenville, DE. Family nature activities, animal displays, guided walks & farm-fresh food delawarenaturesociety.org 302-239-2334

8pm. Each Friday, Historic Chestertown, the past lingers! Chestertown, MD. See page 34 2 Noon Tea in the Trees Journaling for more Halloween events on Delmarva. kentcountyhistory.org 410-778-3499 11am guided walk. Free with admission Adkins Arboretum,12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely 410-634-2847 1 Family Campfire on the Beach adkinsarboretum.org 6-8pm 130th/Beach, OC, MD. Storytelling, music & refreshments. S’mores & hot choco- 2 “Adventures in Ideas” late. ocsportscamps.com 410-250-5409 “The 1960s at 50” , TETC 179, SU Campus, Salisbury. If the decade of the 1960s was, as it has been called, America’s Second Civil War, who 1 Homeschool Days 1-3pm. Kids 5-12 lesson/craft. Pre-register ($5). won? Panel discussion. $30 each seminar, $75 410-548-2558 Ward Museum, 909 S. Schumaker Dr., Salisbury, for series of three. MD. wardmuseum.org 410-742-4988

1-2 Winefest on the Beach

2 Tails & Trails Dog Walk

10-2pm. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland 11-7pm. Wineries & micro-brew beer. Arts & Road, Ridgely. Celebrate dog ownership and crafts, live music, food. Inlet Parking Lot, OC, MD help raise money for homeless animals. Benefit Caroline County Humane Society 410-820-1600 Admission. winefest.com SEND US LISTINGS: in above format, short & sweet and before the 1st of the previous month if you want us to include it in our calendar section.

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2 5th Annual Trappe-Toberfest

10-4pm. Downtown Trappe, fine art, antique and craft vendors, entertainment, children’s activities & good food. 410-476-3170

2 OXFORD PICKET FENCE SILENT AUCTION 4 – 6 pm. Oxford Community Center. portofoxford.com

2 Harbor Day at the Docks

10-5pm A Waterfront Heritage Festival at the commercial fishing harbor. Demonstrations, fishcleaning techniques, Seafood, live entertainment Free. Family fun. ocharborday.com 800-626-2326

2 Blackwater Refuge Open House

bird walks, nature hikes, demonstrations, live animal displays, refuge tours, children’s programs. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge, 2 your story workshop 10-3pm. Memories, photos, keepsakes, public and Md. 8-4pm, fws.gov/blackwater 410-228-2677 private data help write your legacy. Historian & educator Joan Katz leads this day-long workshop 2,3 Chesapeake Celtic Festival on writing your memoirs. Bring notebook, pencil Celebrating the history & culture of all Celtic nations. (or laptop computer) & lunch. $25. Register. Nabb Music, dancing, art, storytelling, dogs, sheep herdCenter, SU Campus, Salisbury. 410-543-6312 ing, lifestyle re-creations Furnacetown, 3816 Old Furnace Road, SNOW HILL Admission $, Sat., & Sun., 11-5:30. celticfest.net 410-651-0757 2 St. Michaels Faith Fest 10 -4pm. Talbot Street, and in and around Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. FREE. marie@mris.com 2,3 Symphony Concerts 10/2 7:30pm at Mariner’s Bethel Church Rt. 26 & 2 Preview Party for the Decorator Show Central Ave. - Ocean View, DE. House - Benefit Historical Society of Talbot County. 10/3 3pm, Community Church, Rt. 589 ( Racetrack Admission charge. 410-822-0773 Rd.)Ocean Pines, MD. midatlanticsymphony.org

2: Chestertown Historic House Tour 3 Historic House Tour

1-5pm. Visit a dozen plus heritage properties Visit cottages, Colonial merchants’ mansions and within walking distance in Chestertown. graceful Victorians during this annual home tour. Sponsored by the Historical Society of Kent County. Chestertown, Md. 1–6pm kentcountyhistory.org Tickets $$. 410-778-3499 410-778-3499

2 Fall Colors Paddle Pocomoke River

State Park, Snow Hill, 3-5pm, dnr.state.md.us/ publiclands/eastern/pocomokeriver 410-632-2566

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Fiberfest

at the Purnell Museum in Snow Hill, MD October 9th, 10-4pm 410 .632 . 0515 www. purnellmuseum.com handcrafted yarns, toys, wearables & more! Demonstrations of weaving & spinning live animals, kid fun, tasty food

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3 Ham & Oyster Dinner 6 Suburban Subsoiling: Saving the Feast! Calvary Methodist Church, Queenstown, Md. Bay one Lawn at a Time. 1-2:30pm. $Fee, Adkins 3–7pm. discoverqueenannes.com 410-827-7113 Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Learn a sustainable landscaping practice to restore hydrologic function to the Bay’s pervious landscapes 3 Coast Day Delaware to become a high performing infiltration structure. An award-winning festival celebrating all things adkinsarboretum.org 410-634-2847 Delaware Bay. UDEL, Hugh R. Sharp Campus 700 Pilottown Rd., Lewes, DE. 302-831-8083 7-10: Endless Summer Cruisin’

Inlet Parking Lot, OC. Hot rod car show, Live entertainment, boardwalk parades & special attractions. of Two Oceans, 7pm, Caruthers Hall Auditorium, SU Admission $. Thurs.-Sat., 9-5pm, Sun., 9-4pm. Campus, Salisbury. Free. 410-543-6271 endlesssummercruisin.com 410-798-6304

4 The Story of India, Episode 5: The Meeting

5 - Nov 14 Decorator Show House - 8 JAZZ ENSEMBLE FALL CONCERT. Tuesdays through Sundays. Benefit Historical Society 7pm. Ella Fitzgerald Arts Center, UMES Princess of Talbot County. Admission charge. 410-822-0773 Anne, MD. 410-651-6571

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8 Clara Barton Awards

Waterman’s Inn 901 W. Main St., Crisfield

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Open year round Thurs.-Sun. lunch & dinner year round & breakfast is available Sundays. . always worth the trip .

Honoring Women of Distinction - 6:30 pm. Talbot Country Club, Country Club Road, Easton, MD. Benefit for the American Red Cross of the Delmarva Peninsula. Tickets $$$. redcrossdelmarva.org

8/9 Boardwalk Buddy Walk

Raises awareness / promotes acceptance and inclusion of people with Down’s Syndrome. Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk. Register online before10/8. Walk starts 7:30am 10/9 boardwalkbuddywalk.com

8-10 Birding and Wildlife Festival F R E S H G O U R M E T FA R E at our place or yours. catering available

8 A scrabble tournament

6:30 p.m. in the Student Center at Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury. The tournament, which is sponsored by the Alpha Nu Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Wor-Wic, will include three timed games. Prizes will be awarded to the highest scorers. The cost is $10 per player at the door. Doors open at 6pm. 410-572-8722

Cape Charles, VA. An amazing migration of neotropical songbirds and raptors to the southernmost tip of the peninsula. The Birding and Wildlife Festival provides excellent opportunities for novice and experienced birdwatchers to witness incredible numbers of birds congregated in preparation for their flight to the tropics. esvafestivals.org 757-581-1081

8-10 Theatre . Dark of the Moon

Also 10/14-17th, 8pm, Sundays 2pm. Fulton Hall Black Box Theatre. Dr. T. Paul Pfeiffer directs a musical drama of supernatural forces and “star-crossed lovers” set in the Appalachian Mountains. $ tickets. salisbury.edu/theatredance 410-548-5588

CALL for LOCAL CRAFT ARTISTS 8-10: Oktoberfest 4th Annual Chesapeake East Fine Art & Craft Show is NOV. 26 & 27th in Salisbury, MD. $25 per booth/ 25% commission. Sell your work! info 410.546.1534 Support Local Art!

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Eat, drink & be merry with schnitzels, wursts & barrels of bier.. Admission includes craft show. Fri. & Sat., 11am-9pm, Sun., 11 -4pm. Convention Center, 40th St. & Bay, OC, MD. 410-213-8090


Annual Open House

october 2 . 8am-4pm

410-901-6124 fws.gov/blackwater 8 Film . THE STONING OF SORAYA M.

. Nature walks & eagle prowls . Wildlife demonstrations . Conservation talks . Hands-on kids activities . Live animal exhibits . Firefighting display . Smokey Bear . Harriet Tubman re-enactor . No entrance fee!

friendsofblackwater.org Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge 2145 Key Wallace Drive Cambridge, MD

9,10 Academy Art Museum Craft Show

True story from 1986 Iran, Soraya (Mozhan Marnò), is a woman whose husband plots to have her falsely accused of adultery so he can divorce her and marry a young girl. Starts 6PM Unitarian Fellowship 2812 Old OC Rd. Salisbury uufs.net 410-749-0264

10-5pm, $8. Juried show of top artisans. Academy Art Museum and the Waterfowl Building. South St. Easton, MD. Daily admission is $8. Preview Party Friday night: $$ ticket, Benefit Academy. academycraftshow.org 410-822-2787

8, 9, Olde Princess Anne Days

10-4pm Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission$. Special day of live music, artisans and crafters, pony rides & kid fun. adkinsarboretum.org 410-634-2847

Fine Arts Show 10-5pm, both days Preview Wine Reception. Fri. 5:30-7:30pm. Original works on exhibit and for sale. Princess Anne Firehouse. Free admission. 410-651-4999

9,10 Olde Princess Anne Days Tour

historic & unique homes, Sat. 9th 10-5pm, Sun. Noon-5pm. Advance Tickets $25 Day of $30 410-651-2968 or 1-800-521-9189

9 Festival of Leaves

9 Fire Dept. Crabfest

1-5pm, Princess Anne Vol. fire dept. $25.00, beer extra. Benefit. Contact members or townofprincessanne.com

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9 Fiberfest Textile Arts Festival

Julia A Purnell Museum, vendors demos, animals, Snow Hill, 10 am -4pm. purnellmuseum.com 410-632-0515

9 Longaberger & Vera Bradley Bingo

Doors open 5:30 - Bingo 7pm. Willards Lion Club Main St., Willards, MD. 20 Games $20. advance / $25. door. Benefits Willards Ladies Auxiliary. For tickets call : 410-835-2409 or 410-835-2285

9 Fall Car Cruise

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Classic cars cruise the streets of Berlin. With music in the streets and local shops in theme, thousands of visitors come to see classic cars from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s roar up and down the streets. berlinchamber.org 410-641-4775

9 Horn Point Lab Open House

10-3pm. Tour the MD Center for Environmental Science, learn about current research, working oceanography labs & hatcheries. Many exhibits for younger children too! Free. 410-221-8383

9 Freeman Fall Festival

10 -4pm, FREE. Enjoy a variety of music as well as traditional fall crafts, activities and food! freemanstage.org 302-436-3015

9 Oyster Festival

12-4pm. Maddox Family Campground, Chincoteague Island, VA. 35$. All you can eat seafood festival. chincoteagueoysterfestival.com 757-336-6161

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9 Perryville Autumnfest

9-3pm. Parade & family activities. Corner of Broad St & Roundhouse Dr. perryvillemd.org 410-642-6066 Oct 1 & 2:

10 Pancake Breakfast

7-11am. Oxford`s Volunteer Fire Dept., Route 333. Plus crafts and bake sale tables. Benefit. oxfordfireco.com

Movie . TBA

7 pm. Admission $5. Oct 8, 9, 15, & 16

10 Pit Beef & Used Book Sale

Delmarva’s Got Talent

10 Harvest Hoedown Festival

Movie . TBA

10-2pm. St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 304 Talbot Street, St. Michaels 410-745-2534 11-4pm. Live bluegrass music, craftsmen, hayrides, live animal exhibits & children’s activities. $fee. Pickering Creek Audubon Center, 11450 Audubon Lane, Easton, MD. 410-822-4903

10 Sailwinds Park East KITE FESTIVAL

11-4pm. Sailwinds Park East annual Kite Festival. Free! Amazing kites , including a 130-foot long octopus kite.tourdorchester.org 410-228-1000

7 pm. Talent show Oct 22 & 23

7 pm. Admission $5. Oct 28: An Evening with

Edgar Allan Poe

7 pm Drama by The Mar-Va Players Oct 29: Musical Evening 7 pm Music by local performing artists

11 Film Series The Story of India, Episode 6: Freedom. 7pm. Caruthers Auditorium, SU Campus, Salisbury. Free. 410-543-6271 13-17 The Rehoboth Beach Autumn

JAZZ FESTIVAL Boney James, Plus jazz celebrating the music of Grover Washington Jr. Many great musicians! To see the entire line up or purchase your tickets go to rehobothjazz.com

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www.marvatheater.com 103 Market St., Pocomoke, Maryland

410-957-4230


10/2 - GrooveLily 8pm Theatrical power

13 ASK Singles

trio: violin, piano, drums 6pm (ASK)meeting theme, “Trick or Treat Night.

10/5 Little Feat 8pm

Wear orange & black, Denny’s in Easton, MD on Highway 50. 410-673-1481

13 Lecture “Experiences of Study Abroad in India” 7pm with Drs. Andrew Sharma & Edward Robeck. Holloway Hall, SU campus, Salisbury. Free. 410-543-6271 14 Lecture “The Devil Is in the Details: Politics, Mapping of Delmarva & the John Smith Chesapeake Trail” with Dr. Michael Scott. 7pm, Nabb Center, SU Campus, Salisbury. Free. 410-543-6312 13-15 FireFest 2010

10/8 Chester River Runoff 8pm Bluegrass/jam with Chestertown natives 10/15 Trina Hamlin the Stoltz Listening Room 8pm Deep Blues 10/23 Tim Finch & The Eastman String Band 8pm Bluegrass 10/29 Peter Case the Stoltz Listening Room 8pm Rock

City Center Building, West Main Street Wed./Opening Ceremony 5-6pm, Open to public 5-8pm. Displays on the fire that tore uncontrollably through Salisbury in 1886 destroying virtually every Downtown building. SFD firefighters will give demonstrations of their equipment and fire safety techniques. urbansalisbury.com 410-546-3205

14 FALL Midterm-CLASS RECITAL

11am. Ella Fitzgerald Arts Center, UMES campus in Princess Anne. 410-651-6571

14 Peace Alliance of the Lower Shore (PALS) ~ Peace Action Planning

Meeting, 6-7:30pm, downstairs, Wicomico Public Library. 410-546-1466/410-749-1792

Tickets 410.822.7299 Easton box office or

avalontheatre.com


SALISBURY’S BOUTIQUE PHARMACY 8:30 am-7 pm Mon-Fri. 9 am-5 pm Sat. 1147 Pemberton Drive, Salisbury, Maryland

410-677-0707

kids stuff

toys & accessories

Gift registry, skin & beauty care,

unique things for you & yours... lifestyle gifts, candles & room scents, toys, stuffed animals, custom designs & accessories.

PLUS: curbside pick-up from our pharmacy.

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Professional Pet Grooming 2000 N. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, MD 410-742-0299 * 410-742-0399 michellesprettypaws.com 17 years of pretty pets

Michelle’s Pretty Paws 15 Hawk Hysteria

16 Concert . Blues Artist Chris English 6 pm. Hytche Athletic Center at the UMES 8pm. Arts Fundraiser with Special Appearance Campus in Princess Anne. Volleyball, men and by SU’s African Drum Ensemble. Holloway Hall, women’s basketball. 410-651-6499 SU Campus, Salisbury. $10. 410-543-6385 15-31 The Rocky Horror PictureShow 16 Soup & Walk

Inter-active Cult-musical of Frankensteinian 11-1:30am. Fee$$. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 extremes. Church Hill Theatre, 103 Walnut Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Pre-register online. Street, Church Hill, MD. 410-758-1331 adkinsarboretum.org 410-634-2847

15, 16 Night of the Living Zoo

16 Wildlife Detectives

6-9pm Dress up for scarey fun at the Zoo! Pocomoke River State Park, Snow Hill, 2 pm, $tickets. salisburyzoo.org 410-548-3188 dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/eastern/pocomokeriver.html 410-632-2566

15-16 Free State Corvette Weekend

Car shows, road rallies, 8:30-5:30 & parade 16 - AYCE Fried Chicken Dinner 4pm, Inlet, OC, MD. freestatecorvette.com. 12 til- New Hope U. M. Church - New Hope Rd., 410-590-5630 Willards, MD. $. 443-614-6285

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16 Tilghman Island Day

16 Crabtoberfest

16 Bark in the Park

16 Asbury United Methodist Church Fall Fest

10-6pm Meet the Locals, fresh seafood boat docking contests. Live music, antiques, auction, craft vendors. 10-6pm$ Fee. Kronsberg Park, Tilghman Island. Benefit Tilghman Island Volunteer Fire Co. 410-886-2677

Noon-dark. Sailwinds Park in Cambridge, MD. $5. German music, dancing, German and Eastern Shore food (including crabs!), authentic biergarten, activities for kids, 200 Byrn Street. crabtoberfest.com 410-228-7245

Benefit . Talbot Humane, 9am-2pm. Idlewild 9am-3pm Camden Ave, Salisbury, MD. Crafts, games, puppet shows, goodies, auctions. All Park, Easton. Free Family festival. Talbothumane.org 410-822-0107 proceeds benefit community charities. 410 -749-2131

16 Deep Water Workshop

10:30-noon, for educators grades k-12 Delmarva Discovery Center in Pocomoke City, MD. Free/register by 10/8. kktaylor@ somerset.k12.md.us 717-357-1961

16 Chili & Chowder Cook-off

9-5pm behind Don’s Seafood, Enter as a chef or come to sample! Chincoteague Island, VA. $fee. Live music. 757-336-3700

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Eastern Shore Pharmacy

NEW natural pet products!

Pharmacist/Owner;

Bob Elliott

PHONE: 410-749-5253 Fax: 410-749-6345

FREE DELIVERY Senior Citizen Discount & fast, friendly service. Hours 9-5:30 Mon.-Fri., Sat. 9-1pm FIND US: Across from the Hospital, on Eastern Shore Dr. & Carroll St. in Salisbury.


Saturday, November 6, 10am-4pm Come celebrate the Bay oyster with live music, great food, family activities, skipjack and buyboat rides, oyster aquaculture and restoration demonstrations, oyster tonging, oyster stew competition, and cooking demonstrations. Included with Museum admission. Boat rides and food additional cost. Free for CBMM members, $13 for non-members, $10 for seniors, $6 for children ages 6-17, children five and under are free.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum St. Michaels, Maryland w 410-745-2916

Visit cbmm.org for a complete events schedule.


Escape to

Wh i te h ave n’s Art s c a p e

on the River

Sunday, November 7th

16,17 Autumn Wine Fest

11-6 sat., 12:30-6 Sun., Pemberton Park, 5561 Plantation Lane , Salisbury. Music, 20 Maryland Wines & More at a scenic park on the Wicomico River. AutumnWineFest.org 800-332-tour

12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Enjoy local art, food, including baked goods and entertainment for all ages, located on River Street in Whitehaven (west side of Salisbury). Look for us on facebook

410-873-2000

17 Ballet Folklóric “Quetzalli” de Veracruz. 7pm. Holloway Hall, SU Campus, Salisbury. Free/ but reserve tickets required. 410-543-6271

FUN

ahead

20 Lecture: Dr. Michael Finegan

Making a Difference: Clinical Psychology & Disaster Relief in the Developing World” 7pm Guerrieri Center, Wicomico Rm, SU Campus, Salisbury. On his work training grief counselors around the world in areas struck by disaster, including Sri Lanka after the tsunami and Haiti following the earthquake. Free. 410-543-6271

21-11/7 “Lives Interrupted”,

Theater. Tred Avon Players . Musical tribute to WWII with over 30 songs from the golden age of 20th century American music. Oxford Community Center in Oxford, MD. Fri.& Sat. 8pm, Sun. 2pm, Thurs. 7pm. Reserve/$tickets. tredavonplayers.org 410-226-0061

art is ts c a l l f or e xhibit

21 Layers of the Forest

Thursdays, 10/21, 28, 11/4, 10-11:30am Fee$. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Learn about Forest ecology as a living mosaic. adkinsarboretum.org 410-634-2847

22 Rock the 80’s

Benefits The Wellness Community of Delmarva. 6-9pm. Seacrets, 49th St./ Bay, OC. Rock with honorary chair Palmer Gillis; open bar, buffet, auctions, 80’s dancing music with DJ Flea. $$ticket. thewellnesscommunity.org/delmarva 410-546-1200

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Monthly listing of Shore Health System’s Programs & Events throughout the Mid-Shore

October Health Events

For October Health Event details go to www.shorehealth.org or call (410) 822-1000 ext. 5222

Screenings Blood Pressure Breast Cancer

Mondays, October 25 through November 22 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm 410-770-9400

Support Groups

Childbirth Education

Prostate Cancer Mended Hearts Stroke Diabetes Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Jewelry Sale

Monday, October 18 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Dorchester General Hospital Cambridge, MD

All childbirth classes are held at Memorial Hospital, Nick Rajacich Health Education Center, 219 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE. Pre-register by calling 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5200.

Labor & Delivery Saturday, October 2 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Breastfeeding

Classes

Saturday, October 16 9:00 am to 12:15 pm

410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5757

Monday, October 25 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Diabetes Education

Events

Mindful Eating Class

Infant CPR

Look Good Feel Better

Capitol Steps

Saturday, October 16 6:00 pm, reception, 8:00 pm, performance, Avalon Theatre, Easton. Fundraiser for Shore Regional Cancer Center. 410-822-1000, ext. 5481

$6 Sale

Thursday and Friday October 28 and 29 7:00 am to 4:00 pm Memorial Hospital Easton, MD

Monday, October 18 10:00 am to 12:00 noon 410-820-6800

Exceptional Care, Every Day.

www.shorehealth.org


boutique & cafe 11779 Somerset Avenue, Downtown Princess Anne

410.651.4999

Antiques

Art, Gifts

& Home Decor

Always something special! Tues. - Sat., 9am to 5:30pm 22 The Singing Revolution

22-24 Cambridge Schooner Rendezvous

22 Film – Art: 21

23 Salisbury Symphony Orchestra

Film & discussion. During Estonia’s fight for independence from Soviet occupation, hundreds of thousands of protestors gathered in public to voice their dissent through song. 6PM Unitarian Fellowship 2812 Old OC Rd. Salisbury uufs.net 410-749-0264

Historic vessels at Long Wharf Park (End of High Street on the Choptank River). Maritime music, unique items and a Sit down Eastern Shore dinner with the Captain & crew on Sat. evening. cambridgeschoonerrendezvous.com 410-221-1871

6-8pm Romance & Protest. Fulton Hall 111. SU Children’s Concert 3pm. Holloway Hall, Campus, Salisbury. Free. 410-548-2547 SU Campus, Salisbury. family-friendly concert. salisbury.edu/sso 410-548-5587

22 Performance . New Music

time.tba, Holloway Hall, Great Hall, SU Campus, 23 Salisbury’s Promise “Gimme Salisbury. New compositions by SU faculty Jerry 5 Youth Day” 10-1 Prince St. Elementary Tabor and Robert A. Baker. Free. School, Salisbury. Positive alternatives for area salisbury.edu/MusicDept. 410-543-6385 youth. 410-543-6369

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Books by local authors Local historical maps Antique furniture Vintage purses Lamps, china, glassware Stop by and shop with us … Oriental style rugs

Y ou may be surprised by the affordable treasures you’ll find! 11765 Somerset Avenue

Downtown Historic Princess Anne Tuesday through Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

23 Frederick Douglass Day

10-4pm Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St Michaels. Good food, music, and educational exhibits. Benefit Frederick Douglass Memorial on the Talbot County Courthouse lawn. Adults $10; children with adult. 410-770-3751

23 Guided Walk Birds & Native Plants

8:30-10am. Explore Schumaker Pond. Native plant swap & share. $10. Ward Museum, Salisbury. lowershorelandtrust.org 410-641-4467

23 Blackbird Creek Fall Festival

Free. DE’s most beautiful landscapes during peak fall colors. Guided hikes, hay rides, canoe trips, geocaching, kids crafts. Blackbird Creek Reserve, 801 Blackbird Landing Rd., Townsend, DE. 302-739-3436

24 Wine Tasting-4-6pm to benefit

Dorchester Citizens for Planned Growth-at Layton’s Chance Winery-featuring great wine, music by Chris English, smoked bluefish and cheeses, silent auction and winery tour. tickets $35/person, $60/ couple. 410-228-8643

24 Basket Bingo

2pm- Benefit Kitty City Rescue. Hurlock American Legion. Reserve tickets. 443-521-6879

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27 Julia A. Purnell’s Birthday!

octobera

Julia A. Purnell Museum, Free admission and cake. Snow Hill, 10am-4 pm. purnellmuseum.com 410-632-0515

is adopt g o shelter d ! month

27 Lecture “Slave Castles of Ghana” 7pm. Nabb Center Gallery, Salisbury. Free 410-543-6312 27 Performance “Colorful China: A

Celebration of China’s Ethnic Communities” 7pm. Holloway Hall. Song and high-spirited, elaborately costumed dance by a 48 member delegation of artists from across China. Free. 410-543-6271

28 Lecture “Transatlantic Linkages:

New Generations of Americans in Ghana” Dr. Cyril Daddieh. 7pm Guerrieri Center, Wicomico Rm, SU, Salisbury. Black Studies. Free. 410-543-6271

29 African-American Traditions in Voice: Slave Spirituals & Gospel Music

7pm Guerrieri Center, Wicomico Rm, SU, Salisbury. Free. 410-543-6385

30 American Spirituals Solo Voice Competition

2pm Holloway Hall, SU, Salisbury. Free. 410-543-6385

29-31 Sea Witch Festival

Costume Parade; Horsedrawn Hayrides; Sea Witch Hunt; Beach Games; Entertainment and Much More! beach-fun.com

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lost & found! contact us

if you have lost or found a pet- we can help in getting it back home. Always place ID on your pet- phone # on collar or name tag, or use a microchip.

Help us Help them...

Volunteer! (must be 18+), or donations (Money, Towels, blankets & cleaning supplies.)

visit: Tues.-Sat. 11-5pm

FIND US: From Mt. Hermon Rd. or Snow Hill Rd (rt.12) turn on to Airport Rd. to Fooks Rd. 1/2 mile & left on Citation Dr Building #5130

410-749-7603 wicomicohumane.org


h a l l o w e e n O c t o b e r w e e k e n d s OctoberFest . Wright’s Market Month of fun! Corn Fest/Oct 2nd, Apple Harvest 9&10th, Pumpkin Harvest 16 &

17th, Fall Harvest 23 & 24th, Trick or Treat 30 & 31st! Mazes, hayrides, petting zoo, train rides and straw pit! 10-4pm $family fun! Off Rte 50, Mardela Springs. 410-742-8845 Pumpkin Patch . free hayrides to the pumpkin patch, a petting zoo, apples and fall produce! At Kent Fort Farm, Stevenville. Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 410-643-1650. 1-30 Ghostwalks! 8pm. Each Friday, Historic Chestertown, Chestertown, MD. kentcountyhistory.org 410-778-3499

e v e n t s 8-10* & 14-17* Theatre – Dark of the Moon . 8 p.m. & *2pm, Fulton Hall Black Box Theatre. Dr. T. Paul

Pfeiffer directs a musical drama of supernatural forces and “star-crossed lovers” set in the Appalachian Mountains. $15 adults; $12 seniors, alumni, non-SU students; $10 groups of 15 or more. salisbury.edu/theatredance or 410-548-5588 15,16 Night of the Living Zoo . 6pm-9pm, Scarey Fun Zoo wide! Get your tickets early $. salisburyzoo.com 410-548-3188 15-31: The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Cult-musical stirs the audience to Frankensteinian extremes. Church Hill Theatre, 103 Walnut Street, Church Hill, MD 410-758-1331. 22 - 24 OC Halloween Dance Weekend & Light The Night Walk..line dances CW dance Friday night at the Grand Hotel, a “Light The Night Walk for Leukemia” fund raiser on the boardwalk Saturday afternoon, and a CW Halloween costume dance Saturday evening at the Grand. 443-340-0988 29th Ballroom HALLOWEEN Dance PARTYMid - Delmarva YMCA, 715 South Shaumaker Dr., SALISBURY, MD 7:30 - 8pm Dance lesson, 8-10:30 DANCE PARTY, dancingontheshore.com

Oct 29, Friday – WET’s Halloween Moonlight Paddle

7:00–9:30 p.m. Put in at the Pocomoke River Canoe Company, Snow Hill. Cost: $5 WET members, $15 nonmembers, goblins & under 16 free. Bring your own boat, or contact Pocomoke River Canoe Company in advance to arrange your rental boat: 410-632-3971 or email Canoe@AtBeach.com 30 Not so scary Halloween event! 1-4pm, Salisbury Zoo. 410-546-3440 30 Public Ghost Hunt at Furnace Town in Snow Hill, hosted by Peninsula Ghost Hunters Society from 7-11pm. Must be 18yrs old to participate. Cost $20.00 per person. Space is limited, call 410-632-2032 30 Halloween Spook-Out Party .1-3pm. carnival games, arts & crafts, hayrides, snacks, & much more. Costume contests Northside Park Complex, 125th St. and Bay . Ocean City, Md ocsportscamps.com 410-250-0125

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october.fest.2010 Wright’s Market Month of fun!

Wright’s Market

10am-4 Saturdays & Sundays!

Off Rte 50, Mardela Springs. 6$ per person/ $20. for a family of 4 (2 & under free) 410-742-8845 Oct 2nd, sponsored by Double Mills, Inc. Children’s activities, pumpkin decorating, stage coach rides, antique farm equipment, crafts, great food and live music!

Corn Fest

Apple Harvest 9&10th, Pumpkin Harvest 16 & 17th, Fall Harvest 23 & 24th, Trick or Treat 30 & 31st! Family Fun! Rope, Hay & Corn Mazes, tricycle track, face painting, hayrides, Corn & Straw Pits, petting zoo, balloons and train rides. Hot Apple Cider, Carmel Apples & Apple Cider Donuts!

The Department of Theatre and Dance and The Bobbi Biron Theatre Program

Dark of theMoon October 8-10* & 14-17*

Fulton Hall

BLACK BOX THEATRE

SHOW TIMES: 8 p.m. and *2 p.m.; BOX OFFICE: 410-543-6228 TICKETS: $15 Adults; $12 Seniors, Alumni & Non-SU Students For more information visit www.salisbury.edu/theatreanddance


What’s New at the Zoo?

A capital campaign to raise funds to build a new Animal Health Clinic, re-model the William Morgan Visitor Center and add new animal exhibits! To meet AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums) accreditation requirements and the Zoo’s current needs; the commissary (to prepare the diets for the animals in the Zoo), quarantine facility and medical facility need to be updated. The new Animal Health Clinic is the initial reason for starting the campaign and will be the cornerstone for the Zoo’s future development. Renovations to William Morgan Visitor Center will create a space that will serve as an educational and environmental center for the zoo. This building will house the Zoo’s reptile and amphibian collection (snakes, frogs, salamanders, turtles), along with other small animals such as spiders and insects. The new Environmental Center will provide a variety of educational opportunities. The building will follow the current trends in sustainable design and construction, including using recycled lumber, insulation with recycled materials, solar power, rain barrels, etc. The animals and displays, along with the building itself, will allow the Zoo to inspire a whole new level of environmental awareness. Today, the Salisbury Zoo features animal species native to the Americas, but plans are being developed to add an area that highlights the natural wonders of Australia. Our walkabout will include wallabies, a small type of kangaroo, and birds. ( including the raucous kookaburra!) Get up close to Australian parrots; from the elegant lorikeets to the common budgerigars, in a new walk-through aviary with controlled feeding stations that will allow visitors to have a “hands on” experience with these animals!

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Funding for future capital improvements at the Zoo come from private donations. The City of Salisbury, the Salisbury Zoo Commission and the Wicomico County Hotel Room Tax, support the daily operations of the Zoo. To bring in exciting new animals, exhibits and educational opportunities, the zoo depends on the community it serves.

Please support the campaign and help us Renew the Zoo!

To make a pledge, contact Stacey Weisner at the Delmarva Zoological Society (443)880-8627. Come to one of our fun benefit events15,16 Night of the Living Zoo 6pm-9pm, Scarey Fun Zoo wide! Get your tickets early $. 30 Not so scary Halloween event! 1-4pm, kid-friendly. 410-548-3188 Adopt a zoo animal There’s no more rewarding gift than an animal adoption. You gain a special friend and support the Salisbury Zoo. Best of all, your adopted animal will remain at the Zoo where it will receive the expert care it needs. Adoptions make excellent gifts and are valid for one full year. Sample Package: $25 Wild Parent * A personalized Adoption Certificate with picture of your selected animal * Animal fact sheet

salisburyzoo.com

Not so scarey halloween Happening Oct. 30th 1pm-4pm Tickets on sale in Ocelot Spot gift shop & Education Center.

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410-546-3440 for more info.

OPEN 9am-4:30 pm Daily Salisbury Zoological Park 755 South Park Drive, P.O. Box 2979 Salisbury, MD 21802-2979 (410) 548-3188 Mainline (410) 546-3440 Education GPS Coordinates

38° 21.667 N and 075° 35.037 W

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above & beyond Martin T. “Marty” Neat

: President & CEO of First Shore Federal Savings & Loan, headquartered in Salisbury with eight branches on the Lower Shore. Community Focus Active in many community organizations, but my main focus at present is to help the Zoo meet its goals to become better equipped to educate the public and care for it’s animals

Leonora Dillion;Curator of Education & Marty Neat, Chairman of the General Campaign to Renew the Zoo, with Owl at the Salisbury Zoo.

Community Focus -

“I became involved with the Zoo because I recognized the unique asset that the Zoo is to our community and market. When our family has visited from outside the area, the Zoo is always at the top of the list to visit. There aren’t many communities in the nation which have a Zoo and even fewer have a Zoo that doesn’t charge its visitors. We’re fortunate to have both.” Acknowledging people that go above & beyond in serving their workplace & the greater community.

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Project : I am General Campaign Chairman of the public campaign and so am responsible for fundraising from the general public. We’re currently conducting our business campaign, approaching businesses for 3-5 year pledges to the Renew the Zoo program. This $3 million campaign will allow the Zoo to build a new animal health clinic, rebuild the Visitors Center, and establish a new Australian animals exhibit. For the public campaign, we’ve been fortunate to receive matching gifts of $300,000 each from the Richard A. Henson Foundation and the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation. These funds will match $2 for every $1 we raise up to $300,000 in the public campaign. We have volunteers approaching local businesses and civic leaders for financial support ... a large local mailing will occur in October. We’ve raised $2.25 million to date for the Renew the Zoo program and seek to raise the balance in our public campaign. The public can help by responding to our campaign mailing (in October) or sending in a contribution (or multi year pledge) to the Delmarva Zoological Society, P O Box 4621, Salisbury MD 21803. Favorite thing about the Zoo. That it’s free and accessible to so many kids. How do you recharge: Personally, I recharge by walking, visiting the beach, enjoying sports & reading and life in general on our beautiful Eastern Shore. Words of wisdom: A quote that I received from former Salisbury Mayor Frank Morris - a real community leader. They’re simple words but a very profound message. “We cannot have a better life without

improving our community. Our particular duty is to do those things that we are capable of doing.”

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PADDLE

...paddle

2 Fall Colors Paddle Pocomoke River State Park, Snow Hill, 3-5pm, dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/eastern/pocomokeriver. 410-632-2566 29 WET’s Halloween Moonlight Paddle

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7–9:30pm. Put in at the Pocomoke River Canoe Company, Snow Hill. Cost: $5 WET members, $15 nonmembers, goblins & under 16 free. Bring your own boat, or contact Pocomoke River Canoe Company in advance to arrange your rental boat: email Canoe@AtBeach.com 410-632-3971

POCOMOKE

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1 Youth Dash open all week long

RIVER

Canoe & Kayak Rentals Group Trips Self Guided Adventures

2 River Street

Snow Hill, MD 21863

410.632.3971

www.atthebeach/amuse/md/canoe

Youth dash@ 5:30pm and 5K run @ 6pm (Rain or Shine). Richard Shields Elementary School, 910 Shields Ave & Savannah Road; Lewes, DE. Proceeds to benefit Shields Elementary PTO Register online active.com 302-644-8952

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VP Athlete 5 K Challenge

4 pm rain or shine, At VP Shoes, behind the Mall in Salisbury, MD.For information call Scott 410-749-4561 x211

2 Tails & Trails Dog Walk

10-2pm. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Celebrate dog ownership and help raise money for homeless animals. Benefit Caroline County Humane Society 410-820-1600

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Triathlons

2 Osprey Sprint Triathlon 2010

Swim ½ mile, Bike 15.2 miles, Run 3.1 miles Boat Ramp at Public Landing, Snow Hill,MD director@mdcoastalbays.org

3 Brierman Triathlon

Brierman™ Triathlon “Half Lite 50™”: .85 Mile Swim~40 Mile Bike~9 Mile Run Sprint: .45 Mile Swim~21 Mile Bike~3.9 Mile run Greenbrier State Park in Boonsboro, MD piranha-sports.com

10 Cape Henlopen Triathlon & Duathlon

Tri: 1/4 Mile Swim~14 Mile Bike~3.1 Mile Run Du: 1.5 Mile Run~14 Mile Bike~3.1 Mile Run piranha-sports.com

coupon Intro to Pilates

3 Private 1 hour Pilates

tone energize feel power 720 E. College Ave. Salisbury, Md. 21804 410-543-2006 www.peninsulapilates.net

Sessions and 2 Group Classes for $189.00. (reg.$230.00) Includes first session

f r e e good through 10/31/2010

Peninsula Pilates &Wellness


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Your running and wellness specialists

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2 Gunston Centennial 5K Run/Walk

Gunston School, 911 Gunston Rd, Centreville, Md. Benefits the Gunston Day School. trisportsevents.com 302-674-3213

3 DGS - Kent For Kids 5K Run/Walk & Pushups for Charity Killens Pond State

Park, Felton DE. Benefits Delaware Guidance Services for Children & Youth, Inc. trisportsevents.com 302-674-3213

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Wag-n-Walk/5K Run

Glasgow Park. Route & 896, Bear, DE Benefits the PAWS for People Pet-Assisted Visitation Volunteer Services, INC. 302-234-9211

9 Boardwalk Buddy Walk

Award winning Buddy Walk raises awareness and promotes acceptance and inclusion of people with Down’s Syndrome. Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk. Register online until noon 10/8 walk begins at 7:30am 10/9 boardwalkbuddywalk.com

31 Sneakers & Creepers 5K

2401 E. Naylor Mill Rd. (behind the Mall) Salisbury, MD 410-749-4561 ! www.vpshoes.com VPSHOES

Avery Hall Educational Building, Peninsula Regional Medical Center Campus. FREE event to help promote community health and wellness. Perfect for the entire family, we encourage strollers and pets, walkers and runners! Please register at peninsula.org under Services and select the Guerrieri Heart and Vascular Institute. 410-543-7028

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16 Savage Century

White Clay Bicycle Club hosts the 32nd annual Savage Century ride, one of the most scenic and challenging rides in our area - 40 or 60 miles, or, 75 or 100 miles. Starts:7:30am. whiteclaybicycleclub.org

17 Wild Goose Chase

On The Rivet Presents: Wild Goose Chase Bicycle Ride For Women in/around Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, in Cambridge, MD. . In 2009, we raised $24,500 for the Refuge. terrybicycles.com:80/tours 410-221-9981

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seagull century

started 22 years ago with 60 riders; made up of SU staff, students and a handful of local bike enthusiasts.

how many folks ride?....coming from how far?

Last year we had just over 8300 registered participants coming from as far as CA., Canada, even the Virgin Islands!

what is the age range and male to female ratio?

Last year we had riders age 7 to age 87. Currently the male to female ratio is about 2:1 What is the average time- fastest time? The ride draws in experienced cyclists that can finish it in around 4 hours to extreme novices that may take over 7 hours to complete. It’s hard to tell exactly because there is no official start time. It’s a show and go start. What is the course map? This year there are three routes, two 100 mile routes and one 100km route. All three start and finish at Salisbury University but take different loops around the surrounding areas including Princess Anne, Berlin, and all the way out to Assateague Island. Maps are on seagullcentury.org.

A BIG Win/Win for all of us! The racing crowd, whether on bike, foot or by water, brings the best kind of eco-tourism to the Delmarva Peninsula. They represent a pro-community minded, well educated demographic, active professionally and personally in positive issues. Most races have a charity element, bringing much needed funding to assist in furthering the goals of area non-profits.

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All the area state parks have picturesque and well maintained bike trails. Many are free, post season. Great for families.

BICYCLING MAPS TALBOT COUNTY: * Rails-to-Trails” route 2.2 miles through Easton. * The Pickering Creek Audubon Center on marked, gravel trails. (410-822-4903) * The DuPont Shehan Audubon Sanctuary in Bozman (9 miles from St. Michaels) Shoreline trails. (410-745-9283) * Near Ridgely, the Adkins Arboretum and Tuckahoe State Park. A trail map is for sale in the park office. 410-820-1668. DORCHESTER COUNTY * The Dorchester County Cycling Guide details 9 trails from 5 to 80 miles. The map is concise and useful. Download it from tourdorchester.org or get one at the Visitor’s Center in Sailwinds Park (just off Rt. 50 by the Choptank River Bridge) 410-228-1000 WICOMICO COUNTY * Map available at wicomicotourism.org. 410-548-4914 WORCESTER COUNTY * Viewtrail 100 bike trail offers cyclists a scenic tour of more than 100 miles of unspoiled countryside. 800-852-0335 visitworcester.org DELAWARE * Delaware Bicycle Council has website bike maps of every county! deldot.gov 302-760-BIKE . 800-233-5368 Call for area biking maps

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There is something very promising about seeds.

Even if your well intentioned garden dried up and blew into your neighbor’s yard- or if in spite of the drought weeds secretly found steriods to wrestle your lovely cultivated plants into submission, perhaps on the frazzled tip of a tired stem there are seeds. Seeds to try again next year! Rescue those seeds oh’ brave gardner, lovingly shake them onto the stoutest of paper towel and roll them into a sacred gesture to the future. (store in a dry dark place and please label with the variety & year-I do forget this once in a while resulting in mystery garden- mixed with mystery weedsso... well you see the dilemma- which to nurture-which to murder. hmmmm.) If by now you haven’t noticed, I am only an existential version of Martha Stewart, full of potential wisdom, but not as clean and wondering when the help will show up... Ah, but now on to some useful chatterOpen Pollinated or heirloom, self-pollinated plants are the only varieties that will grow true from seed, meaning the seedlings will be exactly like the parents. These are the seeds worth saving.

SEEDS


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Store the seeds: Make sure the seed is completely dry, or it will rot or mold in storage. save and include: Beans, Chicory, Endive, Remove as much of the chaff as possiLettuce, Peas, Tomatoes. You can also save many heirloom flower seeds such as: ble. Place in a paper envelope, labeled cleome, foxgloves, hollyhock, nasturtium, with the variety & year into an air tight container, such as a canning jar. Store sweet pea, and zinnia. Always choose the best quality plants, flowers, fruits and in a cool, dark, dry place. Seeds work vegetables from which to save seeds. Look best used the next year. for disease resistance, vigor, great flavor and productivity. Next year’s plants will : only be as good as this year’s seed. magical seeds full of potential... Use some of the exceptionally captivating jelly jars you can’t bear to toss into recycling. Place seeds folded within enchanting little envelopes of handmade papers and make exciting lables like: “ the tasty pear shaped cherry tomatoes that made every one squeal with delight”- or “ prolific squash”. Seed saving can When the seed pods have dried on the quickly become a hobby and you’ll be plant (flowers, beans, broccoli, lettuce...) in good company. There are many orpods start to brown. Catch seed by plac- ganizations, local and worldwide, that list and share their saved seed. Growing small bags over the seed heads just ing plants from seeds saved from your before they pop open or by pulling the own garden, will, over the years, result plant just before completely dry and in plants uniquely adapted to your storing upside down in a paper bag. garden. Think of it, seeds are probably The vegetables will be well past their the only heirloom that becomes more edible stage when the seeds are ready. valuable with use! Great site below. For most vegetables you can simply scoop out and dry the seeds. theseedsiteco.uk

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Roasted Garlic

1 Preheat the oven to 400째F. 2 Peel away the outer layers of the

garlic bulb skin, leaving the skins of the individual cloves intact. Using a knife, cut off 1/4 to a 1/2 inch of the top of cloves, exposing the individual cloves of garlic. 3 Place the garlic heads in a baking pan or muffin pans. Drizzle a couple teaspoons of olive oil over each head, Making sure the garlic head is well coated. Cover with aluminum foil. Bake at 400째F for 30-35 minutes, or until the cloves feel soft when pressed. 4 Allow the garlic to cool enough so you can touch it without burning yourself. Use a small knife to cut the skin slightly around each clove. Use a cocktail fork or your fingers to pull the roasted garlic cloves out of their skins.

Eat as is (delicious!) or mash with a fork and use for cooking. Can be spread over warm French bread, mixed with sour cream for a topping for baked potatoes, or mixed in with Parmesan and pasta. This can help fend off an on-coming cold!

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recipes

GET your Garlic in! Garlic is one of the easiest plants to grow.

You plant the individual cloves within the bulb in fall. Choose the largest cloves you have, to get the largest bulbs. Plant each clove in well drained soil 2-3 inches below the soil surface, 6 inches apart and mulch with straw. Garlic has many uses, as an astringent with anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. A small amount in food will keep mosquitoes and fleas away from your pets.( & around the 31st, repell vampires:)

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Harvesting Next summer-dig, don’t pull garlic out of the ground. You may have planted a small clove, but the bulb is now several inches deep with a strong root system. When to harvest garlic is a judgment call, but basically it’s ready to go when the lower leaves start to brown. About the only way to be sure is to actually dig a few bulbs and slice them in half. If the cloves fill out the skins, it’s time. Harvesting too soon will result in smaller cloves that don’t store well. Leave the bulbs in the ground too long and the cloves may be bursting out of their skins, making them unstorable and open to disease. Brush off any soil clinging to the bulbs. Allow the bulbs to cure or dry for three to four weeks in either a well-ventilated room or a dry, shady spot outside. Once the tops and roots have dried they can be cut off. Garlic likes to be on the cool side, store at 32oF - 40o. to get to more helpful information visit cecalendarguide.com click on the gardenwarrior blog let us know your ideas or thoughts email: gardenwarrior@cecalendarguide.com

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Extreme weather is putting hundreds of thousands of lives and

livelihoods at risk all around the world. In order to avoid the worst and most devastating impacts of the severe weather events that are consistent with climate change, we must begin to significantly reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. We can & will. 54 w h a t i s g l o b a l i s l o c a l .


hurricane . isabel

drought . africa

Glaciers . adrift

first the bad news . 2010 * Pollution from human activities is warming our climate. The 10 warmest years on record all occurred since 1990, and the last decade was the hottest recorded since worldwide record keeping began more than 100 years ago. The period between January and June of 2010 was the warmest six months on record. 14 countries reported their HOTTEST summer ever on record. * A warming climate increases the chance that we will experience extreme weather events such as floods, droughts and intense storms, and ramps up the risk that severe weather events will cause catastrophic damage. * The floods, fires and droughts we’re seeing in places like Pakistan and Russia are consistent with the effects of global warming, including temperature increases, increased precipitation in some parts of the world, and droughts in others. * In early August, a 97-square mile chunk of ice--the largest since 1962--(4 times the size of Manhattan) broke away from the northwest coast of Greenland. * A study in Nature has concluded that as oceans warm, phytoplankton, the tiny organisms that form the crucial first level of the entire marine food chain are disappearing. * The diagnosis of focus groups and pollsters was that Americans “didn’t care” about global warming. That was certainly the tack taken by President Obama’s administration, which has consistently urged green groups to downplay global warming and play up the “clean energy future” instead.

10/10/10

IT’S THE DAY ON WHICH PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD JOIN TOGETHER IN AN ON-GOING EFFORT TO REVERSE GLOBAL WARMING! www.350.org


make some . good news . 2010

10/10/10 . Call it a Global Work Party:

In Auckland, New Zealand, they’re having a giant bike fix-up day, to get every bicycle in the city back on the road. In the Maldives, they’re putting up solar panels on the President’s office. In Kampala, Uganda, they’re going to plant thousands of trees, and in Bolivia they’re installing solar stoves for a massive carbon neutral picnic. Go to w w w.350.org to find activities in your neck of the woods, or suggestions for creating one of your own. At the very least take action on your own- bike to work, plant a tree, insulate your home or take other steps to reduce your carbon footprint and write a letter of concern to your legislator. Learn cedar rapids .Iowa more by watching these. 1. Bill McKibben on David Letterman http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JcRj-Yokuw 2. An animation that is informative http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5T_3WJPYY9g Seems like progress on this issue must come from the many... So BE the change. 10/10/2010 can be the focused start by hundreds of thousands (possibly millions!) of people in 135+ countries to work diligently together until Global Warming is reversed. If the people will lead, the leaders will follow & now is the time. good news . is moving forward

Offshore wind = New Jobs and a Climate Solution

for the Delmarva Peninsula. 
While we continue to fight for national climate legislation, it’s clear that green climate solutions work. Delaware is moving forward with building wind turbines off its coast and Maryland is considering joining the clean energy party! Hurdles remain, including federal regulations. Show our leaders we support offshore wind as a job creator and clean energy solution. Please encourage the Obama Administration to reform the offshore wind permitting process floods . pakistan and support clear measures to address global warming. ” Follow the links on cecalendarguide.com to learn more.

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DELMARVA WINES

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utume is time for wine! Fill your weekends with short roadtrips to explore beautiful wineries tucked all over Delmarva.

Some of the vineyards grace historic estates with stunning waterfront vistas, others are folksy farms with pick your own orchards and friendly livestock. Tak short tour below and start your tasty journey!

down route 13 to Virginia... bloxomwinery.com

26130 Mason Road, Bloxom, VA. 757-665-5670 Open Friday to Sunday, 12 to 5 pm. A 35-acre Victorian farm with 6 acres of grapes, just minutes south of Chincoteague Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. “This area is an American Viticultural Area, meaning the climate is good, the soil has a good drainage. We have created a unique atmosphere. You would not think that you are on the Eastern Shore, we give our customers a taste of Italy! Every Saturday we bake pizza in our wood fired oven on the patio. Our favorite part of the business are the people we meet and the fact that most of the customers become good friends.” - Francesca

chathamvineyards.net

9232 Chatham Road, Machipongo, VA. 757- 678-5588 Thursday - Monday, 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday 12 pm to 5 pm The Federal-period home Chatham was begun in 1818 by Major Scarborough Pitts on land on Church Creek first patented in 1640. The buildings on the property reflect four centuries of continuous use as a working farm. The latest addition is the winery built in 2005. Since 1999, more than twenty acres of high-density (1,740 vines per acre) French vinifera varietals have been planted.

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hollygrovevineyards.com

6404 Holly Bluff Drive, Franktown, VA (757) 442-2844 M-Th 11-5, Friday & Saturday 10-6, Sunday 11-5 We are a family farm located on Holly Grove Cove. The Winery is a state of the art facility blending the latest in technology with classic wine-making techniques. We have continued the use of natural cork, tin capsules and have begun the use of the Saint Gobain Eco Series bottles (to reduce our carbon footprint.)

along the bay in Maryland... cassinelliwinery.com

3830 Church Hill Road, Church Hill, MD 410-556-6825 Hours; Saturday 12 - 5 p.m.; Sunday 12 - 5 p.m. , We are located on 110 acres of woods and rolling, open land off Route 213 on the way to Chestertown, Md. A white vinyl fence is our calling card from the road. We grow Chardonnay, Merlot, and Viognier grapes as well as hundreds of apple, peach, pear and plum trees that we hope families will visit to pick and enjoy!

laytonschance.com

Bridge Road, Vienna, MD 410-228-1205 Sunday - Thursday 11am-5pm, Friday - Saturday 11am-6pm The Layton family has farmed Dorchester County for more than 300 years, most recently on 1800 acres known affectionately as Lazy Day Farms. Explore our nature trail, share a picnic, while touring the farm & tasting our distinct wines.

bordeleauwine.com

3155 Noble Farm Road, Eden, MD 410-677-3334

Friday & Saturday: 12-6, Sunday 12-4, Monday - Thursday:appointment only

Bordeleau Winery is located on Wicomico Creek, a few miles south of Salisbury. All of our wine is produced from the eleven varieties of grapes produced on-site. There is a dock for those that visit by water. Banquet facilities are available.

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casciavineyards.com

1200 Thompson Creek Road, Stevensville, MD 410-604-2127 hours by appointment Cascia Vineyards is a unique, family run winery located on Kent Island, on the Chesapeake Bay. We produce handcrafted premium red and white wines, as well as dessert wines, from vinifera and native varietals grown in our vineyard. Our waterfront winery and event facility provide an extraordinary opportunity to experience the best that Queen Anne’s County has to offer.

littleashbyvineyards.com

27549 Ashby Drive, Easton, MD 410-819-8850 By appointment only The first licensed winery on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Little Ashby Vineyards is located on the banks of the Miles River in historic Talbot County, near the quaint colonial towns of Easton and St. Michaels. The winery can be reached by boat as well as by car or bicycle. Its elevated riverbank position gives the vineyards their own distinct microclimate, cooled by river breezes on hot summer nights and moderated by the warmer water temperature during the winter.

st-michaels -winery.com

605 South Talbot Street, #6, St Michaels, MD 410-745-0808 Monday- Friday: 12-6pm, Saturday: 12-7pm, Sunday: 12-4pm Nestled in the historic St. Michaels, our wines are made with grapes from our nearby 27-year-old vineyard, as well as from six Maryland growers. As the largest commercial vineyards in Maryland on the Eastern Shore, our small-batch production allows us to carefully mature our award-winning wines into some of the state’s finest. The winery founders fell in love with the area’s traditions and values. So much so, that they not only decided to build their lives here, but also their passion for wine. This “urban winery” offers our guests the full winery experience (our wines are crafted on premise) while being conveniently located in town.

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October 1 Opening reception

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At Bishop’s Stock art and wine have always mixed well so the gallery

has created a “wine gallery” and is now selling a changing selection of Old World and New World wines. Just as Bishop’s Stock offers a different featured artist or show each month, they now offer featured wines for tasting and purchase - the perfect pairing for the monthly First Friday opening receptions. Since a key focus is assistance with wine pairings, wines will change with the seasons to match the seasonal foods we enjoy on theonEastern Shore. 4ITLEOF0IECEsmedia material, 8” x 12”


more Maryland &

tilmonswine.com

“celebrating local traditions and contemporary cuisine” 104 w. green street, snow hill , maryland

410.632.0055

thepaletterestaurant.com

755 Millington Road, Sudlersville, MD. 443-480-5021 . Saturdays from 1-5pm The smallest winery in Maryland, Tilmon’s Island Winery is a boutique winery, producing in limited quantities. Queen Anne’s County’s first winery, production began in 2004 with grapes from local vineyards.

costaventosa.com

9031 Whaleyville Rd. Whaleyville, Md. 410-352-9867 . Fri-Sun 12-6pm New as of July 2010, this fun-spirited winery is located on 10 acres of beautiful Eastern Shore farmland, just minutes from Ocean City, MD.

terrapinstationwinery.com

80 Ricketts Mill Road, Elkton, MD. Saturdays from 12-6 pm, Sundays 1-6 pm. (closed after October) “We aim to take advantage of our unique climate, beautiful location and the richness of our farmland in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, but growing grapes on the East Coast is not for the faint of heart!” Morris and Janet Zwick.

come up stairs...

The Terrapin Institute is dedicated to helping preserve the Maryland Terrapin. The Zwicks support the Institute’s efforts by donating a portion of the sale of every bottle to this cause. terrapininstitute.org

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into Delaware... fenwickwinecellars.com

38016 Fenwick Shoals Blvd., West Fenwick, DE. 302-436-1500 Mon.-Thurs. 12-7, Fri. 12-8, Sat. 11-8, Sun. 12-6 Mobilia is a fourth generation farmer, growing up on the shores of Lake Erie, on his family’s 200-acre farm producing a variety of grapes, apples, cherries, and peaches. He learned the family trade early, continuing on to study horticulture at Penn State. The wheels were then set into motion for the Mobilia family to open Delaware’s newest Farm/winery.

pizzadiliwinery.com

1671 Peach Basket Road, Felton, DE 302-284-9463 Salvatore Pizzadili had a wish realized by his two sons through this breathtaking taste of the vineyards of Italy. A family tradition of creating delectable wines continues here on acres and acres of grapevines, fruit trees, and lush farmland. Banquets, weddings and parties maybe held at the farm. The pavilion holds up to 400 people and the unique wine cellar “Bacchus Cave” that will seat 35 guests.

nassauvalley.com

32165 Winery Way, Lewes, DE. 302-645-9463 Monday-Saturday 11am-5pm. Sundays noon to 5pm. The first commercial wine vineyards to exist in the “First” state. Peg Raley and her father, Bob Raley founded the vineyards on a family farm site just outside of historic Lewes, Delaware. Delaware’s laws did prohibit farm wineries, so Peg drafted legislation and lobbied the Delaware General Assembly to create Farm Winery legislation for the state. The law passed in 1991. The Raley’s opened Nassau Valley Vineyards in October of 1993. (yippee!) Educational seminars are offered as well as tours of the vineyards and wine cellar by appointment only. They can accommodate 20 – 400 for special functions in a variety of lovely buildings and settings throughout the vineyard.

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award winning wines to try! St Michael’s Winery

2009 “Martha” Chambourcin 2007 Syrah

Tilmon’s Island Winery

Bay Country Chambourcin Dame Judith’s Red Hat Red

Bloxom Winery

Oct. 1-2 Winefest on the Beach

11-7pm. Wineries & micro-brew beer. Arts & crafts, live music. Inlet Parking Lot, OC, MD Admission $.winefest.com.

Oct. 2 Outdoor Concert Randy Lee

Ashcraft & the Saltwater Cowboys Red Kiss (blend of sauvignon and merlot with . 6-9pm Layton’s Chance Winery. Vienna. $5 at the door for adults 21& up includes just a hint of sweetness) tasting of 5 wines. 410-228-1205

Nassau Valley Vineyard

Indian River Red “Vintner’s Blend” Cape Rose

Terrapin Station

2008 Cabernet Franc 2009 Traminette

Fenwick Wine Cellars

Red-Chambourcin White- Reflections of Fenwick

Oct. 16,17 Autumn Wine Fest

11-6 sat., 12:30-6 Sun., Pemberton Park, 5561 Plantation Lane , Salisbury. Music, 20 Maryland Wines & More at a scenic park on the Wicomico River. See Ad. AutumnWineFest.org 800-332-tour

Oct. 17 Pizzadili Vineyard Wine & Beer

Festival . 12-5pm Cost of the event is $20, includes 5 tastings of wine or beer.

Oct. 23 An Evening at Bordeleau

“A

ll of the processes that go into making a single vintage are equally fascinating, as they truly represent a labor of love. But the most rewarding step is actually sampling that first bottle reaping the “fruits” of your labor.” Lindsay Bradley St. Michaels Winery

6pm-, Sponsored by SWAC. Bordeleau Vineyards & Winery, 3155 Noble Farm Road, Eden. 410-543-2787

Oct. 24 Wine Tasting-to benefit

Dorchester Citizens for Planned Growth

4-6pm at Layton’s Chance Winery. Music by Chris English, smoked bluefish and cheeses, silent auction and winery tour. $35/person, $60/ couple. 410-228-8643

Oct. 29-31 Hallo-wine

Ghosts & goblets. Wear a costume/no tasting fee. Friday-Sunday 12-6 pm. Costa Ventosa, Whaleysville. 410-352-9867

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Nelly Baldwin

Salisbury, Maryland Food & Water Watch Organizer.

“People call me back and are very friendly. I can’t wait to explore the countryside by bike! ”

Jabbar Harmon Salisbury, MD. Grocery Delivery

“I like how laid back it is, I like the ocean, the countryside and my family and friends are here.”

Liggonia James

Wilmington, DE. Church Administrator, Pastry Chef

“Everything is here, sports, educational opportunities, restaurants and shopping.”

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Chelsea Eline Salisbury, Maryland Healthcare Professional

“The pace is a lot slower here. Everyone takes their time and everywhere you go you are bound to run into someone you know ”

Kat Ervin Eden, Maryland photographer.

“It’s nice to be close to things without being in the middle of chaos. We’ve got the beach, Baltimore and Washington DC, all within a day’s trip!”

W hat do you like about our lifestyle here?

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&

all night long

6am Morning Edition 8am The Takeaway 9am Tell Me More; Michelle Martin 10am Morning Jazz; Yancy Carrigan 12pm Piano Jazz; Marian McPartland 1pm Jazzology; Angel Resto Jr. 4pm All things considered 6pm Marketplace 6:30

In focus with Stephen Williams

7pm Democracy Now! 8pm Evening Jazz; Brian Daniels 10 pm BBC World Service 12am Jazz with Bob Parlocha 6am Morning Edition

all the colors of cool

WESM 91.3 FM

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Backbone Road, Princess Anne, MD 21853

410-651-8001


“You do not merely want to be considered just the best of the best. You want to be considered the only ones who do what you do.� -Jerry Garcia

Greg Felthousen, DDS, MS

Specialist in Periodontics Fellow University of Maryland Implant Prosthodontics 304 Dogwood Dr., Salisbury, MD 21801 (410)548-1096 www.dentalimplantsforlife.com

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Residential & Commercial SERVICES

410. 749.3316

Charles Brown Glass Company 6581 Hobbs Road, Salisbury, MD www.charlesbrownglass.com

Family Owned Business Serving Delmarva Since 1959

Stoney Cove Books

at Chesapeake East Company 501 West Main Street, Salisbury Hours: Mon.- Sat. 10am -5pm 410.546.1534

New & Used, Antiquarian Classics, Contemporary Literature, History, Gardening Books, Nature, & Children’s Books.

Beautiful Cook Books


what’s next

November:

Friends & Family, great handmade and locally made items across Delmarva. Reaping what you sow.

December:

Our Giving issue, music, community, festivities, shore-wide frolic and plenty of treats!

January

Our Visionary Issue! Inspirational people and their great ideas, starting the New Year off on a positive foot...

Advertising lets us GROW! People read us cover to cover & keep us around to refer to ! Can we create an affordable ad package for you?

Give us a call 410.546.1534! Or email us: ccr@chesapeakeeast.com Reserve your space early- your support is appreciated!

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Academy Art Museum

CRAFT SHOW & SALE Preview Party October 8 6 - 9pm

Show Days

October 9 & 10 10am - 5pm

The Eastern Shore’s Premier Show for the Fine Arts featuring more than 60 Exhibitors.

Daily admission $8 Academy Art Museum 106 South Street Easton, MD 21601 410-822-ARTS (2787)

www.academycraftshow.org Partially underwritten by

Over 25 New Artists!



october 2010 Chesapeake East Calendar Guide