family event will include music, food, entertainment, art-related activities and more. For more info. visit academyartmuseum.org/ juneteenth or tel: 410-822-2787.
day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info. tel: 410-745-2916 or visit cbmm.org. 15-17 Play: Shore Shakespeare to present As You Like It at the O x f or d C om mu n i t y C e nt e r. Shakespeare’s lightest and most delightful pastoral comedy, As You Like It is a celebration of the enduring power of love in all its many disguises. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15. For more info. tel: 410-226-5904 or visit oxfordcc.org. 16 7th Annual Juneteenth Celebration, hosted by the Academy Art Museum and the Frederick Douglass Honor Society. The Academy Art Museum proudly joins more than 35 local organizations in celebrating the life of Talbot County’s most famous native son, Frederick Douglass. This year marks the 200th birthday of the social reformer, abolitionist, writer and statesman. Juneteenth, one of the most important African American holidays, marks the abolition of slavery. The celebration will commemorate Ema ncipat ion Day, celebrate the significant contributions of African Americans in our country, and reflect on the common values that we share as a community. This free
16 3rd Annual Chesapeake Children’s Book Festival at the Waterfowl Festival building, Easton. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meet more than 30 of our country’s finest children’s book authors. Enjoy live music, refreshments and more. Register for the Talbot County Free Library’s Summer Reading Program and receive a voucher for a free book by one of the Festival authors. For more info. tel: 410-822-1626 or visit tcfl.org. 16 Purple in the Park in Idlewild Park, Easton. 1 to 4 p.m. This Talbot Goes Pur ple outreach event will have family fun and education on standing up against substance abuse. Face painting, corn hole, fire trucks, K-9 demonstrations, a giant sling shot water balloon contest, free food and music. Talbot County Sheriff Joe Gamble will have updates on the project. For more info. visit talbotgoespurple.org. 16 Cambridge Boat Docking Waterman’s Rodeo at Long Wharf Park, Cambridge. Noon to 4 p.m. Come watch these expert captains of all ages, some as young as 10, whip workboats and char-
Tidewater Times June 2018