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2014 Tour de Talbot- Riding for Clean Rivers

Midshore River Conservancy and Chesapeake Bay Foundation will host the 10th Annual Tour de Talbot on September 7th at the grounds of the Calhoon MEBA Engineering School on the banks of the Miles River. The Ride will finish with a BBQ lunch and live music to celebrate. For more information and early registration is online at www.tourdetalbot.org for a discounted price. 

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Cruise in for Character

Cruise in for Character, the 1st Annual Car, Truck and Bike Show to benefit Character Counts Mid Shore, Inc. takes place on Sunday, August, 24th from 8 am to 2 pm. The event is set to take place at Preston Autoplex on Route 318 outside of Preston. In addition to the car show there will be live music, food, 50/50 raffle and vendors. This event is free to the public. Registration is $15, judging begins at 1 pm, and awards will be given at 2 pm. For more info call 410-819-0386. 

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Channel Marker's Summer Celebration Crab Feast

"All You Can Eat Crab Fundraiser", Saturday, August 23rd from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Easton Club Riverhouse Venue. Music will be provided by DJ Erik Higgins. 50/50 Raffle. Buffet will be served from 6 pm to 8 pm. Open seating, table reservations can be made with an 8-10 group ticket purchase. Reserve early as seating is limited. $50 per person, $55 at the door. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here, in person at 8626 Brooks Drive, Ste. 304 in Easton, or be calling 410-822-4619. 

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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 Old Line Drive on Sunday, August 10th 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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35th Annual Seafood Feast-I-Val

The Rescue Fire Company's 35th Annual Seafood Feast-I-Val will be held at the Sailwinds Park in Cambridge on Saturday, August 9th. The All-You-Can-Eat menu includes steamed crabs, fried fish, crap soup, fried clams, BBQ chicken, sweet potato fries, ranch fries, watermelon, corn on the cob, sliced tomatoes, hot dogs, cake and freeze pops. Soft drinks are included in the price, and beer will be sold by the cup.

There will be craft tables, local business displays and entertainment for the children. "Golden Touch" will provide the live music throughout the day. Tours of Historic Cambridge sponsored by West End Citizens Association will be available hourly, for a small fee. In addition there will be a Seafood Feast-I-Val Car Show, and the top three winners will receive cash prizes. For more info on the car show call Dave Thomas at 410-228-0565, Ext. 21. 

Gates Open at 1 pm and food is served until 6 pm- no takeout. Advance Ticket prices (through August 3rd) are as follows: Adults-  $37; Children (5-10)- $10; Children (Under 5)-free. After August 3rd; Adult prices -$40 kids prices stay the same. for more information click here. 

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13th Annual Peach Festival

The 13th Annual Peach Festival is set to take place on Saturday, August 9th from 9 am - 2 pm. and will feature music by the Sunshine Gospel Group, as well as, craft tables and vendors. There will be plenty of food including, soft crab sandwiches, hot dogs, burgers, scrapple sandwiches, local peaches, baked goods, ice cream, 1/2 Chicken BBQ by Troy Brooks, potato salad, jazzy baked beans and rolls. To pre-order call 410-673-7288. Proceeds go to benefit Bethesda United Methodist Church heating and AC systems. 

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St. Joseph's Jousting Tournament

St. Joseph's Jousting Tournament and Horse Show will be held on Wednesday, August 6th at St. Joseph's Church in Cordova. Horse Show starts at 9 am. Country Ham and Barbecued Chicken Dinner starts at 11:30 am. Tickets are Adults - $15.00, Children under 12 - $7.00. Jousting starts at 1:15 pm. Gate charge $1.00 per adult. Chances are on sale- 1st Prize - Homemade Quilt, 2nd Prize- Wooden Rocking Horse, 3rd Prize - $200, 4th Prize- $100. For more information call Mike Boyle at 410-822-6915. 

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Doo Wop Dance

Talbot Post 70, the American Legion at 29511 Canvasback dr. is hosting a Doo Wop Dance on Saturday, August 2nd from 7-11 pm. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. There will be a "Best 50's Outfit" contest and music by DJ Dave Miceli. 

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Talent "For Shore"

Talent "For Shore" hosted by the St. Michaels Community Center, Coming to the St. Michaels High School auditorium on Saturday, August 2nd from 10 am to 4 pm. Auditions will be open to all singers/dancers/musicians of all ages from Talbot County and surrounding counties (ie: Caroline, Queen Anne, Dorchester, Kent). Entry fee is $10. Interested contestants must contact SMCC at 410-745-6073 or email trish@stmichaelsscc.org for an audition time slot.

Judges of accomplished performers and/or teachers will choose the best from each of three categories to compete on Sunday evening, August 3rd at 7 pm in front of a live audience. Contestants will be notified by phone or email Saturday evening whether or not they will be performing in the finals. Audience members will cast their votes for their winners in each category and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place champions will be announced after a brief intermission with refreshments. Cash and Trophies will be awarded.

Ticket prices to vote and enjoy the show will be $10 for Adults and $5 for kids under 12 (under 6 are free). All Proceeds benefit the many programs and activities of the St. Michaels Community Center. Call 410-745-6073 for more info.   

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Great Chesapeake Balloon Festival

The Third Annual Great Chesapeake Balloon Festival will take place on August 1st and 2nd, and will feature at least 15 hot air balloons, skydivers, balloon rides, and a giant walk-through hot air balloon for children and adults. The event will take place on Mistletoe Drive, off Glebe Road behind Aqua Pools to benefit the Talbot County Paramedic Foundation.  Food and Beverages will be available for purchase. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets. This event is free to the public with plenty of parking. In Addition, things kicks off with the third annual "Scossa Balloon Burner Bake Off Cooking contest" on Thursday, August 31st from 5-6 pm featuring four chefs from Easton restaurants who will heat their dishes using the 15 million BTU Hot Air Balloon Burner. The public is invited to watch. For more information click here or on the picture below. 

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54th Annual Wheat Threshing, Steam & Gas Engine Show

The Eastern Shore Threshermen & Collectors Association will be holding their 54th Annual Wheat Threshing, Steam & Gas Engine Show on August 1, 2, and 3rd at their showgrounds located on Route 313 between Denton and Federalsburg. The show features free admission and parking, and opens at 10 am each day. There will be steam engines, antique tractors, gas engines, antique cars and steam models in operation. Among the demonstrations will be: wheat threshing, shingle sawing, sawing with a miniature and full size sawmills, and rock crushing. A daily parade of all equipment will be held at 5:00 pm on Friday and Saturday and at 4:00 pm on Sunday. Kids of all ages enjoy riding "Smokey Joe", a miniature steam train which is a replica of the Civil War era "General" locomotive. For more information visit www.threshermen.org.

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Artisans Wanted for Centreville Rotary Fundraiser

Centreville Rotary Club is seeking artisans and crafters for the 43rd Annual Artisans Festival to be held on Saturday, October 4th from 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday, October 5th from 11 am to 4 pm at the Queen Anne's County 4H Park. The Park is located on Route 18, four miles west of Centreville. For more information cal 410-827-8200 or click here.  

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