4 things to do this week

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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 lwood@sas­safras­ 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.fairhill­na­

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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