WHAT’S HAP­PEN­ING

Cecil Whig - - JUMPSTART -

Low-cost, lo­cal events hap­pen­ing this week. To be in­cluded, your event must be fam­ily friendly, cost less than $25 per per­son and take place in Ce­cil County as well as ad­join­ing ar­eas within a 20-minute drive. Please sub­mit the event ti­tle, time, ad­dress to ac­cent@ce­cil­whig.com. Once ap­proved by an editor, the event will be listed un­til its com­ple­tion date. It will run in the print edi­tion as space al­lows. You can also sub­mit to a sep­a­rate on­line cal­en­dar at ce­cil­daily.com.

FRI­DAY 7

ZOM­BIES AT THE ZOO, at night at the Plump­ton Park Zoo in Ris­ing Sun. Three at­trac­tions rang­ing from $12 to $22. All pro­ceeds sup­port the an­i­mals this win­ter. All ages. Re­curs ev­ery Fri­day and Satur­day start­ing Oct. 7.

FREE LUNCH, 12 to 1 p.m. ev­ery Fri­day at Elk­ton Pres­by­te­rian Church, 209 E. Main St. pro­vided by Elk­ton Com­mu­nity Kitchen. All are wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact elk­ton­com­mu­ni­tyk­itchen@ gmail.com.

FARM­ERS MAR­KET, 2 to 6 p.m. ev­ery Fri­day through Oct. 28 at 308 S. Main St., North East (NE United Methodist Church park­ing lot next to North East Post Of­fice). Lo­cal grow­ers / pro­duc­ers. Sea­sonal fresh veg­eta­bles and fruits. Jams, jel­lies, baked goods. Lo­cal Honey, ar­ti­san soaps. Ba­con, sausage, scrap­ple. www.face­book.com/ce­cil­countya­gri­cul­ture 410-996-8469 / 443-553-3113.

OUT­DOOR YOGA, 5 to 6 p.m. at Rodgers Tav­ern. Ev­ery Fri­day through Sept. 2. $5 per class. All levels wel­come. Call town hall to re­serve your spot. 410-642-6066. Drop-ins also wel­come.

FIRST FRI­DAY FARE, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Trin­ity Epis­co­pal Church, 105 N. Bridge St., Elk­ton. Soup, desserts and drinks $5 per per­son. Chili, desserts and drinks $7 per per­son. Take out is avail­able. Non­re­cur­ring.

FIRST FRI­DAY EVENT, 5 to 8 p.m. at the Ce­cil County Arts Coun­cil, 135 E. Main St., Elk­ton. Come for the open­ing re­cep­tion of the CCAC’s An­nual Juried Show and see if you agree with the choices the ju­ror made. Prizes awarded for first, se­cond and third place, and choose which piece you think de­serves “Best in Show.” Light re­fresh­ments and live per­for­mance by Day Trip­per. Will com­bine with in­au­gu­ral un­veil­ing of 6x6 Can­vas Show. Visit ce­cil­count­yartscoun­cil. org for more in­for­ma­tion, call 410392-5740 or email info@ce­cil­count­yartscoun­cil.org. Non-re­cur­ring.

SPOOK­TAC­U­LAR FIRST FRI­DAY, 5 to 8 p.m. down­town Ox­ford, Pa. Home­com­ing pa­rade, rib­bon cut­tings, spooky and silly sto­ry­tellers. Con­tact 610-998-9494 for more in­for­ma­tion. Non-re­cur­ring.

BINGO, 6 p.m. at North East VFW Post 6027.

DIN­NER, 6 to 8 p.m. at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 135 in Per­ryville. Fried chicken plat­ter: your choice of breast and wing or leg and thigh, french fries, cole slaw, roll and but­ter $7. Full menu also avail­able from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests wel­come.

POW/MIA RECOG­NI­TION, all day at Ch­e­sa­peake City VFW Post 7687, 304 Basil Ave., Ch­e­sa­peake City. Please bring non-per­ish­able items for lo­cal pantry. Bring items for our troops over­seas.

BK KARAOKE, 7 to 11 p.m. at Elk­ton VFW Post 8175, High Street, ev­ery Fri­day. Free ad­mis­sion. Food now avail­able, cash bar. All are wel­come.

TEXAS HOLD’EM, 7 p.m. weekly on Wed­nes­days and Fri­days at Per­ryville Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 135. $10 en­try. Cash prizes, food and bev­er­ages avail­able.

OPEN MIC, 7 to 10 p.m. at Gra­cie’s Open-Mic Cafe in Elk­ton ev­ery Fri­day night. $3 at the door. Cof­fee­house at­mos­phere, come per­form your­self or just watch the tal­ented artists. Info: face­book.com/gra­ci­escafe.

LIVE BAND, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. No cover charge, cash bar, guests wel­come.

SATUR­DAY 8

ZOM­BIES AT THE ZOO, at night at the Plump­ton Park Zoo in Ris­ing Sun. Three at­trac­tions rang- ing from $12 to $22. All pro­ceeds sup­port the an­i­mals this win­ter. All ages. Re­curs ev­ery Fri­day and Satur­day start­ing Oct. 7.

PUMP­KIN HAR­VEST WEEK­END, all week­end at Mil­burn Or­chards. Pump­kins of all sizes, shapes and col­ors. Fall dec­o­ra­tions, gourds, corn stalks, In­dian corn, straw bales and much more. Non­re­cur­ring af­ter the week­end.

COM­MU­NITY AND CHURCH YARD SALE, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mt. Zoar AME Church, 440 Mt. Zoar Rd., Conowingo. Seller space avail­able. $10 do­na­tion for space only or $20 for ta­ble and space. Call 410652-8255 to re­serve. Non-re­cur­ring.

BUF­FET BREAK­FAST, 7 to 10 a.m. at Har­mony Ma­sonic Lodge, 1510 Tome Hwy, Port De­posit. Adults $8; chil­dren $4. Non-re­cur­ring.

FARM­ERS MAR­KET, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Town of Elk­ton Farm­ers Mar­ket, 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. Open 2 to 6 p.m. Thurs­day and Fri­day, 8 am. to 12 p.m. Satur­day. The mar­ket will run from April through Oc­to­ber.

YOGA, 9 a.m. ev­ery Satur­day at Gra­cie’s, 213 North St., Elk­ton. $5 per class. Com­mu­nity Yoga Class. For more info call 443-257-0743.

CRAFT SHOW, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at VFW Post 8185, 520 Susque­hanna River Rd., Port De­posit. Browse through the home­made items, shop for that spe­cial hand­made gift and en­joy a light lunch. Free ad­mis­sion and plenty of park­ing. Spon­sored by the VFW Post 8185 Aux­il­iary and all pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit the lo­cal veter­ans. Call Stephanie at 443-309-7035 for in­for­ma­tion. Non-re­cur­ring.

OUT­DOOR YOGA, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Rodgers Tav­ern. Ev­ery Fri­day through Sept. 3. $5 per class. All levels wel­come. Call town hall to re­serve your spot. 410-642-6066. Drop-ins also wel­come.

SMART RE­COV­ERY, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Janes UMC in Ris­ing Sun. This meet­ing is for those re- cov­er­ing from the disease of ad­dic­tion. This is an open sup­port group that meets ev­ery Satur­day.

AP­PLE BUT­TER FES­TI­VAL, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the His­toric Bee Hive at Rt. 273 and Lit­tle Elk Creek Road. Pre­sented by Elk Creeks Preser­va­tion So­ci­ety to raise money for his­toric preser­va­tion. Visit www. elkcreek­sp­reser­va­tionso­ci­ety.com.

FALL TUR­KEY SUPPER, 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Leeds United Methodist Church, 1579 Blue Ball Rd., Elk­ton. Adults $11, ages 5-12 are $5, un­der 5 are free. Take-outs cost $2 more. Tick­ets sold at the door. Email of­fice@leeds-umc.org. Non­re­cur­ring.

COUN­TRY GOSPEL SING, 4 to 8 p.m. at Bay Church in North East, be­hind the for­mer Chuck­house. This time, the monthly event fea­tures spe­cial group “Heart & Soul.” Open mic 6 to 8 p.m. Food avail­able. 410-398-2087.

NIGHT AT THE RACES, doors open 5:30 p.m., din­ner 6 p.m., post time 7 p.m. at VFW in Port De­posit. Free­dom Hills Ther­a­peu­tic Rid­ing Pro­gram will host a din­ner from some of the best restau­rants in the county. Then bet on race horses and watch the videoed race horses run. Will also be a live and silent auc­tion, as well as corn hole and a Chi­nese auc­tion. All pro­ceeds go to­ward the Mil­i­tary Veter­ans Ther­a­peu­tic Rid­ing Pro­gram. Non­re­cur­ring.

IN­TER­NA­TIONAL OB­SERVE THE MOON NIGHT, start­ing 6 p.m. at the Fair Hill Nat­u­ral Re­source Man­age­ment Area. The Delaware As­tro­nom­i­cal So­ci­ety will be on site to share its tele­scopes and knowl­edge. Free. Non-re­cur­ring.

AN EVENING OF GOSPEL MU­SIC, 6 to 8 p.m. at Rose­bank United Methodist Church, 1743, Tele­graph Rd., Ris­ing Sun. The church is cel­e­brat­ing its 125th an­niver­sary. All are wel­come. Non­re­cur­ring.

DIN­NER, 6 to 8 p.m. at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 135 in Per­ryville. Wing and fried shrimp night. Full menu also avail­able from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guests wel­come.

KARAOKE AND DJ, 7 to 11 p.m. at Jerry Skri­vanek VFW Post 8185. Pit ham sand­wiches with chips will be served for $6.

LIVE BAND, 7 to 11 p.m. at Ch­e­sa­peake City VFW Post 7687. “Daytrip­per.”

LIVE BAND, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. No cover charge, cash bar, guests wel­come.

SUN­DAY 9

PUMP­KIN HAR­VEST WEEK­END, all week­end at Mil­burn Or­chards. Pump­kins of all sizes, shapes and col­ors. Fall dec­o­ra­tions, gourds, corn stalks, In­dian corn, straw bales and much more. Non­re­cur­ring af­ter the week­end.

BALD­WIN UMC, 9:15 a.m. ser­vice and Sun­day school at Singerly Fire Hall in Elk­ton. Each Sun­day un­til fur­ther no­tice.

LOVE YOUR LIFE WORK­SHOP, 10:30 a.m. at Gra­cie’s 213 North St., Elk­ton. Free. Ev­ery Sun­day. An al­ter­na­tive to tra­di­tional Sun­day morn­ing churches, an open hon­est dis­cus­sion of life and faith. Come to lis­ten or par­tic­i­pate and share your story. face­book.com/ th­elovey­ourlife­work­shop or 443257-0743.

BBQ CHICKEN DIN­NER, 12 to 2 p.m. at As­bury United Methodist Church, 21 Craig­town Rd., Port De­posit. $8 for eat-in or carry-out. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion or to place ad­vance or­ders for din­ners, please call 410-808-7914. Non-re­cur­ring.

DIN­NER, 12 to 6 p.m. at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 135 in Per­ryville. Steamed shrimp $14 per pound, 21 to 25 count. Full menu also avail­able from 12 to 6 p.m. Guests wel­come.

KIDS PAINT PARTY, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Ce­cil County Arts Coun­cil, 135 E. Main St., Elk­ton. The kids will join in the back gallery with Janie to paint “Boo, Glow-inthe-Dark Ghost.” They may bring a drink and snack to en­joy. $25 per per­son or regis­ter early two for $40. Call Janie at 831-233-1467 or email paint@tilt­ed­can­vas­party.com. Non­re­cur­ring.

LIVE BAND, 4 to 8 p.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. No cover charge, cash bar, guests wel­come.

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