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The 15th an­nual Ch­e­sa­peake Col­lege Art Show will be held in the Caro­line Col­lege Cen­tre on the Wye Mills cam­pus Mon­day, Aug. 24, through Aug. 26. The show is open to all artists, am­a­teur and pro­fes­sional. En­tries must be orig­i­nal, less than 2 years old, and not pre­vi­ously shown in the col­lege show.

* * * While the for­mal open­ing of the 29th an­nual Queen Anne’s County Fair will not take place un­til Aug. 11 the first 4-H’ers seek­ing to go to the State Fair at Timonium later on will be vy­ing in a bike safety con­test the evening of Aug. 10 at the 4-H Park.

Regis­tra­tion for this event must be in the ex­ten­sion of­fice by Aug. 1 in the nine classes for young­sters 8 through 18.

Mean­while, plans are go­ing for­ward for the largest and most ac­tion-packed fair of all at the county’s 4-H Park, out­side Cen­tre­ville. It will fea­ture thou­sands of dol­lars worth of new farm equip­ment, dis­plays for all types of ag-re­lated busi­nesses and the reg­u­lar as­sort­ment of 4-H, FFA, and home­mak­ers crafts and projects to be judged through­out the week un­til cli­max on Aug. 15.

* * * The Ch­e­sa­peake Bay Mar­itime Mu­seum’s 9th an­nual Crab Day cel­e­bra­tion will be held on Satur­day, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the mu­seum grounds, in St. Michaels.

The Ch­e­sa­peake Bay’s Blue Crab will be feted and feasted on dur­ing the all-day event, which in­cludes demon­stra­tions, boat rides, crab races, live mu­sic, and of course, plenty of steamed crabs and crab cakes for hun­gry cel­e­brants.

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