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Candy Cane Lane

the 29th Annual Festival of Trees invites children of all ages to attend Candy Cane Lane which will be held on Saturday, November 29th, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Easton Elementary School's Motion Building. Children can enjoy holiday crafts and games, a moon bounce and other activities. Photos with Santa will be available. Admission to Candy Cane Lane is $5 for children, which includes lunch. Adults are free. Tickets can be purchased at the door or may be purchased online at www.festival-of-trees.org. For additional information regarding Candy Cane Lane or Other Festival of Trees events please call 410-819-FEST or visit www.festival-of-trees.org. All Festival of Trees Events are presented by the Friends of Hospice to benefit the Talbot Hospice Foundation. 

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Veterans Appreciation Dinner

Attention Caroline County Veterans: the Caroline County Post 29 American Legion in Denton presents, Veterans Appreciation Dinner. This dinner is no charge to all Caroline County Veterans, their families or caregivers. This special event will be held on Saturday, November 15th from 2-6 pm at the American Legion Post 29 at 9238 Legion Road, Denton. Your Fall themed menu will be: ham, turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, macaroni & cheese, green beans, cranberry and rolls; and for dessert: pumpkin and apple pie; vanilla ice cream. Reservations are required for this dinner. An e-mail or phone call to 410-479-2708 with the number in your party is all that they need. 

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"Bears That Care" Toy Drive Community Day & Pageant

The Maryland State Police and Trappe Police Department are hosting the "Bears That Care" Toy Drive Community Day & Pageant on Saturday, November 15th from 10 am to 4 pm at the Trappe Fire Department. The pageant will consist of three different age groups; baby bears (infant to 1), little miss & mister((2-4), and miss & mister (4-8). $10 entry/donation. Participants may reside in Talbot, Dorchester & Caroline county. Deadline for entry is November 13th. Contact Kari Diefenderfer at 410-463-1150 or Michelle WEbster or Debbie Hartness at 410-819-4747 for more information.

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Eastern Shore Bluegrass Assn. concert

The Eastern Shore Bluegrass Association will be presenting Bluegrass Concerts throughout 2014 at the Marydel Fire Hall at 101 Firehouse Lane in Marydel, DE. They will be featuring Summit Hill on Sunday, November 9th from 1 to 5 pm. Admission is $8 for members and $10 for non-members. Refreshments will be sold by the Marydel Ladies Auxiliary. For more information call 410-648-5366 or 609-472-4288.  

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Quarter Auction

Queen Anne County High School at 125 Ruthsburg Road, Centreville is hosting a Quarter Auction to benefit the Class of 2017 on Sunday, November 9th. Doors open at 1 pm and the Auction begins at 2 pm. $5- 1st paddle in advance; $7- 1st paddle at door; Additional paddles $1. Vendors include: Avon, Melaluca, Mary Kay, Celebrating Homes, Damsel in Defense, Longaberger, Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, Dove Chocolate Discoveries, Origami Owl, Thirty-One, Scentsy, Kind Wreath and Things, Tupperware and Cookie Lee. For questions contact Melinda at 410-310-4025 or Margie at 443-262-5319. 

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Across the Bay 10k with the Benedictine School

The Across the Bay 10k is set to take place on November 9th, and you can participate and support a good cause at the same time. By supporting the Benedictine School, you're supporting developmentally disabled children and adults to carry out productive lives with your tax deductible registration. To register, go to benschool.org. click on the 10k link, and you'll be crossing the bridge for Benedictine Kids. Registration ends on October 30th. Registration for the 10k Across the Bay is sold out, but you can still register through the Benedictine School.

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Bull Roast & Casino Night

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Holiday Toy Drive

There will be a Holiday Toy Drive on November 8th at the American Legion Post 87 at 608 Cross St in Cambridge starting at 11 am. You can help support the children of the community and bring a new unwrapped toy or $5 donation. There will be music, games, 50/50, food for sale, free draft beer (until gone), a Chinese and Silent Auction and more. Vendors welcome to setup (call 410-819-6977 and leave a message).

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6th Annual 5k Run/Walk for the "Well" of It

Registration is now open for the 6th Annual 5k Run/Walk for the "Well" of It to be held on Saturday, November 8th at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Ridgely. The run/walk raised over $9,000 last year to benefit Lifetime Wells for Ghana, and will look to reach that goal again this year. Interested participants can register by visiting www.beparish.com, and click on the link for 5k Run/Walk for the "Well" of It to print an application, or by calling St. Benedict's Church at 410-634-2253. This year's race will be officiated by the Maryland Team Sports. 

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64th Annual Holiday Bazaar

The St. Benedict/St. Elizabeth Parish 46th Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held on Friday, November 7th and Saturday, November 8th at St. Benedict's Catholic Church 408 Central Avenue in Ridgely. Friday evening the doors will open at 5 pm for a Crab Cake dinner, live, local talent to entertain, and over 30 vendors to start your holiday shopping. Saturday, November 8 doors will open at 8 am for the annual White Elephant Sale; pictures with Santa; Children's Carnival from 10 am to 2 pm with hay rides, and exotic animals display; vendors, and homemade soups and sandwiches. Please call 410-634-2253 or visit www.beparish.com for more information. 

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Bird Walk at Blackwater NWR

8:00 a.m. – 10: a.m.  on Saturday, December 6th, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, 2145 Key Wallace Drive, Cambridge, MD; Guided bird walk with Terry Allen from Visitor Center, 410-228-2677.

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7th Annual Joy of Reading

Critchlow Adkins Children's Centers 7th Annual Joy of Reading will be a tribute to local author, Frank Cashen, and a discussion of his upcoming autobiography Winning in Both Leagues Reflections from Baseball's Front Office. The evening will feature guest speaker, Vince Bagli, known as the "dean of Baltimore sportscasters".  The 7th Annual Joy of Reading takes place on Wednesday, November 5th at Talbot Country Club at 5:30 pm for the Meet-the-Speaker reception, entry is $100 and includes the presentation & a copy of the book, and at 6:30 pm for the guest speaker only entry is $25.

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Strong Women in Business Luncheon

MCE Women's Business Center is holding it's Strong Women in Business Monthly Networking Luncheon on Wednesday, November 5th from noon to 1:15 at the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce at 144 E. Main Street in Salisbury. Luncheons are held the first Wednesday of every month and attendees will have the opportunity to connect with other business women and gain insight on creating a sustainable business. Bring your own lunch for or pay $7 to have your lunch provided for you. If you plan to order lunch, please contact Richele Purnell in advance at 410-546-1900 or by email at rpurnell@marylandcapital.org. You can also register online by clicking here.

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Crab Claw Restaurant Hosts Talbot Hospice Night

Area residents and visitors are invited to join hosts Sylvia Jones and Tracey Jones-Wass during the annual Festival of Trees/ Talbot Hospice Night at the Crab Claw Restaurant in St. Michaels on Tuesday, November 4th beginning at 5 pm. The evenings dinner proceeds (excluding bar) will benefit the Talbot Hospice Foundation. Crabs, clams, oysters, shrimp, lobster, fish, steak, chicken and more fill the Crab Claw Restaurant's menu, along with special offerings for children. There will be three seatings that evening, so reservations are suggested. The crab Claw will be offering complimentary valet parking. Please phone 410-745-2900 for reservations. 

Talbot Hospice Night is part of the series of events organized by the Friends of Hospice who make The Festival of Trees possible. For additional information regarding Festival of Trees events, please call 410-819-FEST or visit www.festival-of-trees.org. 

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5k Run/Walk for Grant

A 5k Run/Walk to benefit Grant Harrison will be held on Saturday, November 1st at Uplands Golf Course- Route 404 in Denton. Registration begins at 8 am and the run begins at 9 am. Cost is $30 per person and you can register online at www.active.com

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Paint the Town Pink

Patrons in Pink presents Paint the Town Pink, store front and home adornment. Both businesses and residences are encouraged and invited to decorate and adorn their homes and store fronts in Pink during October in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Show your support - purchase a Pink breast cancer ribbon to display on your home or business from Patrons of Pink at $10 a piece from Dawn at the Kramer Center located on Powell St. behind the Goodwill Fire Dept or call 443-262-2884 for more info. 

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