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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.