Bouncing Babies UPCOMING EVENTS Saturday with Santa
Nov. 25 Spaghetti dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-827-8182.
Nov. 25 Homemade meat loaf dinner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Countr y Moose Family Center, Queenstown, $12. Call 410-827-7900.
Nov. 25 Steamed shrimp with sides, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-643-2221.
Christmas Tree Sale
Nov. 25 Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department tree sale begins at firehouse, 4128 Main St., Grasonville. Tree and wreath pick up Monday– Thursday, 5–9 p.m.; Friday, 5–10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Limited supply of extra-large trees. Contact 410-827-8100.
Arts & Crafts Show
Nov. 25 & 26 Country Crafts Guild Fall Arts and Crafts Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Rock Hall Fire House. Admission is $2 and benefits the fire department. Children under 10 admitted free.
Christmas Tree Sales
Nov. 25-Dec. 2 Boy Scout Troop 495 sells Fraiser firs, Douglas firs, wreaths and garland, behind Love Point Deli, Stevensville. From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Get $5 off any tree when you mention seeing this announcement in the Bay Times.
Small Business Saturday
Nov. 26 Pick up a “Passport to the Holidays” and visit 12 shops in downtown Stevensville and get it stamped for a chance to win a prize (adult and child versions available), 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students from Shine Like Stars Preschool will sing at 5:15 p.m. by the Christmas tree next to My Little Studio. Tree lighting and community caroling will follow at 5:30 p.m. Service at 6 p.m. at Historic Christ Church with Father Mark Delcuze. Photos with Santa available throughout the day.
Nov. 26 Pit ham, pit beef and oyster luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., VFW Post 7464. Meal costs $9 per selection and includes sides. Boardwalk fries available, $3. Call 410-827-8194.
Nov. 27 All-you-can-eat breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m., at Ruthsburg Community Center. Menu includes scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage gravy, biscuits, bacon, sausage, scrapple, ham, French toast, waffles, warm apple slices, grits, fresh fruit, pastries, juice and coffee. Adults, $10; seniors 80 and over and children under 10, $5.
Nov. 27 Turkey shoot, 1 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call or sign up by noon, 410-643-2221.
Fall Basket, Bag Bingo
Nov. 27 Fall basket and bag bingo at Kent Island American Legion Post 278, 800 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Doors open at noon. Bingo begins at 2 p.m. Tickets: $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Proceeds benefit Chesapeake Cats and Dogs.
Nov. 28 Dragonfly Paddle and Fitness along with the Give Bank Yoga Foundation will offer an introduction yoga and mindfulness workshop for those interested in experiencing and learning about yoga for the first time, 5 to 6 p.m., at the Kent Island Library for ages 18 and up. Free. Wear comfortable clothing. Space is limited. Registration required. Call 410-643-8161.
Nov. 29 Story time for children birth to 24 months with an adult caregiver, 9:45 and 11 a.m., Kent Island Library. Story, rhymes, songs and playtime. Free.
Nov. 29 Bingo at the Bay Country Moose Lodge in Queenstown. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 7. Contact Crystal Sipes at 410-7396038.
Nov. 30 Centreville tree-lighting ceremony, 6:30 p.m., at the courthouse. Children are invited to bring ornaments to decorate the tree. Santa will make an appearance. Rain date is 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, prior to the parade.
Laptop Free Play
Dec. 1 Gaming and programming laptop free play, 2:45 to 4 p.m., at Kent Island Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville. Free. Call 410643-8161.
KI Farmers Market
Dec. 1 Kent Island Farmers Market, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Christ Church, 830 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Meat, dairy, eggs, fish, bread, olives and olive oil, local honey, fruit, vegetables and more.
Dec. 1 Parkinson’s Support Group, 4 p.m., at Christ United Methodist Church, 401 High St., Chestertown. RSVP requested, 410-7780911.
Dec. 1 Eastern Shore Treasure Club meets the first Thursday at Kent Island American Legion Post 278, Stevensville, 7:30 p.m. This is a metal detecting club. All are welcome. Info: 410-643-5176.
Dec. 2 Harvest breakfast at the Queen Anne’s County 4-H Park. Doors open at 6:45 a.m. Program begins at 7:30 a.m. Tony Riggi, Queen Anne’s Soil Conservation District manager, will speak on “75 Years of Soil Conservation in Queen Anne’s County.” RSVP to the Extension office, 410-758-0166, before Nov. 21. Please bring a monetary donation to Maryland Food Bank, Eastern Shore.
Dec. 2 Centreville Christmas Parade, 6:30 p.m. Theme: Christmas Stories. The parade begins and ends at Queen Anne’s County High School. Rain date is Friday, Dec. 9.
Dec. 2 & 3 Chester River Chorale will sing in the holidays for the 18th year in a row at the Presbyterian Church of Chestertown at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday. The Chester River Youth Choir will join in, and the audience will be invited to sing along with holiday favorites. Donations accepted at the door.
Dec. 3 Buffet breakfast, 8 to 10:30 a.m., Grasonville Community Center, $10 for adults. Kids 10 and under eat for $5. Benefits the community center. Call 410-490-9459 for information.
Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 3 Breakfast with Santa, 8:30 to 11 a.m., at United Communities Volunteer Fire Department, 9604 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Buffet included scrambled eggs, French toast, sausage, bacon, fruit, creamed chipped beef, home fries, coffee, apple juice, orange juice, biscuits, toast, muffins and pastries. Adults, $9; children 5 to 7, $5; under 4 eat free. Bring an unwrapped toy for the Schwinky Toy Drive and receive $1 off your ticket. Sponsored by UCVFD Auxiliar y.
Dec. 3 Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center presents Saturday with Santa, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy a guided hike around the property, crafts and time with Santa. Parents can create a greenery arrangement while kids create holiday crafts. Hot cocoa, coffee, muffins and treats will be provided. Tickets, $10 for members, $12 for non-members.
Heck with the Malls
Dec. 3 Queen Anne’s County Arts Council hosts Heck with the Malls, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. More than 40 vendors. Call 410-758-2520 for information.
Dec. 3 Christmas bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Corbaley Hall, 301 Homewood Ave., behind Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church. Silent auction, craft vendors, white elephant room, and Secret Santa Shop. Chicken and dumplings, crab soup and other favorites for sale. Free pictures with Santa, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Famous Chicken Salad
Dec. 3 St. Paul’s Church, Centreville, will have its renowned chicken salad available for sale in pints and sandwiches at the Chicken Coop Café, upstairs in the church building, during Heck with the Malls. Pints may be pre-ordered by calling the church office at 410-758-1553.
Dec. 3 Pit ham, pit beef and oyster luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., VFW Post 7464. Meal costs $9 per selection and includes sides. Boardwalk fries available, $3. Call 410-827-8194.
Dec. 3 Santa Claus comes to Red Apple Town Center, Chester, 4 to 7 p.m. Gifts for children. Free.
Dec. 3 Queen Anne’s Chorale holiday concert, 7 p.m., at the Todd Performing Arts Center, Chesapeake College, Wye Mills. Call 410-758-3183 or visit www.qachorale.org.
Photos with Santa
Dec. 3 & 4 Animal Resource Foundation’s annual Photos with Santa fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 51 Piney Narrows Road, Chester (next to ARF’s Adoption Center). Cost: $15, includes photo, paperboard frame and email of photo. Complimentary baked goods, desserts and punch. Call 410-643-8700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Dec. 4 An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be held at VFW Post 7464 on VFW Avenue in Grasonville, 8 to 11 a.m. Adults, $8; children under 12, $4. Call 410-827-8194.
Dec. 6 Story time for children birth to 24 months with an adult caregiver, 9:45 and 11 a.m., Kent Island Library. Story, rhymes, songs and playtime. Free.
Laptop Free Play
Dec. 6 Gaming and programming laptop free play, 2:45 to 4 p.m., at Kent Island Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville. Free. Call 410643-8161.
Dec. 6 Bingo at the Bay Country Moose Lodge in Queenstown. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 7. Contact Crystal Sipes at 410-7396038.