4 things to do this week
Eat fresh Check out Elkton’s new farmers market, located on the corner of Bow and Howard streets in Elkton. Families can now purchase fresh vegetables, eggs, jams, jellies, award-winning salsa, soaps and baked goods directly from the growers and producers. The market will run from April through October. It is open 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 8 am. to 12 p.m. Saturday.
Learn about the Bay’s future Kate Livie, author of “Chesapeake Oysters: The Bay’s Foundation and Future,” will visit the Kitty Knight House on Thursday. A professional Chesapeake educator, writer and historian, Livie will hold a book signing and discussion at 7 p.m. Dessert, book sales and book signing will follow the presentation. The Sassafras River Association hosts this free and public event. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or visit sassafrasriver. org for more information.
Visit Fair Hill There are a couple opportunities to visit Fair Hill Nature and Environmental Center this week. On Friday, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., bring your family (and a flashlight!) on a hike to locate the singing frogs. Admission is $10. On Saturday, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., join the Fair Hill environmentalists for a spring morning hike. Admission is $5. To register for either, go to www.fairhillnature.org.
Meet an artist and an author On Saturday, from 12 to 2:30 p.m., The Palette & The Page gallery in Elkton will host ceramicist Susan O’Hanlon and local author Michele Chynoweth. Starting at 12 p.m., O’Hanlon will share about her annual April new jewelry bowl release and the fundraiser she promotes, For Pete’s Sake. The nonprofit assists adult cancer patients, their caregivers and loved ones in taking a break from cancer by going on a trip. Chynoweth, an inspiration speaker and author of modern day Bible stories, will be signing books throughout the event and giving a talk at 2 p.m. This is a free event.
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