Through Dec. 19 Boy Scout Troop 495 sells Christmas trees behind Love Point Deli. Available: Fraiser firs, Douglas firs, wreaths and garland. Hours are 5:30 to 8:30 Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Dec. 7 Celebrate Computer Science Education Week by using a binary decoder to create a paper bracelet featuring the first letter of your name, anytime 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., from ages 6 to 12, at the Kent Island Library. Free.
The Library Arts Series presents “Evergreen Art,”
2:30 to 4 p.m., at the Kent Island Library, for ages 6 to
12. Design a unique work of art on the theme of evergreen tees. Acrylic paints and supplies will be available. No registration required. Drop in and create. Program funded in part by the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, the Maryland State Arts Council and Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library. Free.
Steak dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-827-8182.
Shrimp scampi dinner with salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-643-2221.
Paint Night fundraiser for Saints Peter and Paul Post Prom Party, 6 to 9 p.m., at the school, 900 High St. Easton. Artist-led session includes a Christmas Cookie Tray with paint, brushes and all supplies available. Cost: $35 for adults, $20 for students before Dec. 1. Price increases by $5 each at the door. Food and beverages for sale. Register with [email protected] or call Amy at 410-725-1693.
Dec. 7 Centreville Christmas Parade, 6:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “The Greatest Gift of All.” Parade route from the high school to the courthouse and back.
Festival of Trees
Dec. 7-9 Festival of Trees, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, First United Methodist Church, 105 N. Mill St., Chestertown. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there on Saturday and Sunday. Sponsored by Soroptimists of Kent and Queen Anne’s.
Old Fashioned Xmas
Dec. 8 Sudlersville Train Station Museum, running model trains, refreshments. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. For more info call 410-438-3501.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Corbaley Hall, 301 Homewood Avenue in Centreville, behind Our Mother of Sorrows Church. Silent Auction, craft vendors, white elephant room, Secret Santa Shop, famous Chicken & Dumplings, Crab Soup and other delicious foods. Visit with Santa from 9:30 a.m. to
12:30 p.m. Free admission.
Heck With the Malls
Queen Anne’s County Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, presents Heck with the Malls where more than 40 vendors will be selling unique girts and handmade good, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join the Kent Island High School Cheer Team for some holiday “cheer” at the fundraiser that features arts and crafts vendors, a bake sale with Christmas cookies, cakes and cookie trays, plus a discounted gift table, kid’s activities, family and pet portraits, a visit from Santa and more, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the high school. Refreshments for sale. All proceeds to toward the team’s trip to compete at Nationals in Dallas, Texas, in January.
Lunch with Santa
Lunch with Santa, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Lunch is free for children, $4 for adults. Magic show at 1 p.m. Sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 296.
Dec. 8 Santacon Kent Island, 4 to 10 p.m., at The Pour House, Rams Head Shore House and El Jefe Mexican Restaurant. Dress in anything Christmas. Proceeds benefit the Julianne Rosela Foundation, Sweet Bay Magnolia Academy at Mcardle Center and Not My Child QA. Each venue is collecting toys for the Schwinky Toy Drive.
Church Hill Theatre hosts a “Drag Revue,” 8 p.m. Tickets are $85 for this special fundraising event. Call the box office at 410-556-6003 or visit www.churchhilltheatre.org for tickets and more information.
Festival of Trains
Dec. 8 & 9 Festival of Trains, noon to 5 p.m., Kent Narrows Outlet Center, 61 Piney Narrows Road, Chester, hosted by Museum of Eastern Shore Life and Queen Anne’s Railroad Society, featuring model trains of all sizes. Santa will visit from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Refreshments provided. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.
Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 9 Breakfast with Santa, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m., Crumpton Volunteer Fire Department,
300 Third St., Crumpton. Menu: sausage, bacon, scrapple, chipped beef gravy, home fried potatoes, scrambled eggs, pancakes, French toast, fruit, biscuits, toast, juice and coffee. Cost:
$9 for adults, $4 for children
6 to 12, and free for children
5 and under.
Old Fashioned Xmas
Dec. 9 Sudlersville Train Station Museum, running model trains, refreshments. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. For more info call 410-438-3501.
Dec. 10 Kennard Elementary presents its winter concert at 6 p.m.
Dec. 10 Sudlersville Middle School Band presents its winter concert at 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 10 Mediation with Linda Jackson, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Kent Island Library. Open to participants 16 and older. Join in guided, silent and walking meditation. Registration required. Go to calen[email protected]clibrary.org.
Open mic night at the Academy of Art in Easton. Music, dance, comedy, poetry and theater performers welcome. Theme: Airing of Grievances. Sign up starts at 7 p.m. Free. Snacks provided. Beverages for sale. Call Ray Remesch at 410822-2787 for information.
Read, sing and play while developing early literacy skills, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., for ages 18 months to 5 years, at the Kent Island branch library. Preschool story time is followed by a craft and playtime. Earlier session aimed at younger, toddler group and includes coloring page and playtime. Siblings welcome at either session. Free.
Christmas Open House
Queen Anne’s County Commissioners Christmas open house, noon to 2 p.m., in the meeting room at the Liberty building, 107 N. Liberty St., Centreville.
Dec. 11 Centreville Elementary presents its second grade concert at 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 11 Grasonville Elementary presents its band and choir winter concert at 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 11 Matapeake Middle School presents its Chorus Concert, 7 p.m.
Book Lovers Social
Come discuss a book you’ve read at the book lovers social, 7 p.m., at the Kent Island Library. Light refreshments provided. Open to all ages. Call 410643-8161 with any questions.
Story time for children birth to 18 months with an adult caregiver, 10:30 a.m., Kent Island Library. Story, rhymes, songs and playtime. Free.
Veteran representative Gene Davis from Md. Department of Labor and Licensing will be at the Kent Island Library, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., with resources for veterans with emphasis on career services.
Dec. 12 Matapeake Elementary presents its winter band concert at 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 12 Sudlersville Elementary third- and fourth-graders present winter concert at 6:30 p.m.
Kent Island High School presents its winter dance showcase at 7 p.m. at the high school, 900 Love Point Road, Stevensville.
Queen Anne’s County High School presents its winter dance concert at 7 p.m.
Family Law Clinic
Family law clinic for adults, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Kent Island Library. Volunteer lawyers available for consultation on how to represent yourself and how to complete forms for divorce, custody, visitation and modification of child support. Come early to sign in and complete in-take forms. For more information, go to mdcourts.gov or call 410-7581773. Free.
Dec. 13 Sudlersville Middle School presents its winter choir concert at 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 13 Centreville Middle School presents its winter choir concert at 7 p.m. at Queen Anne’s County High School, 125 Ruthsburg Road, Centreville.
Dec. 13 Stevensville Middle School presents its winter band concert at 7 p.m.
Story Time & Hike
Come to the Kent Island Library at 10:30 a.m. for a short story, followed by a walk on the trail to Old Love Point Park to play, for children up to age 5. Hike will be adult-paced so strollers are recommended. In bad weather, indoor activities will be provided at the library. Free.
Oyster dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-827-8182.