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June 2013

artcenter Reception

See original watercolors, oils and mixed media by Joann Combs, Mark Hayes, Ann Preston, Carole Wade and more at the Furniture Gallery’s new artcenter, a gallery showcasing and selling local artists. Meet the artists and enjoy cheese and wine at today’s reception, 3-6pm. Showing thru September 8 M-Sa 10am-7pm; Su noon-5pm at 559 Solomons Island Rd., Prince Frederick: 443-975-7311; www.princefrederickfurniture.com.

artcenter Reception

See original watercolors, oils and mixed media by Joann Combs, Mark Hayes, Ann Preston, Carole Wade and more at the Furniture Gallery’s new artcenter, a gallery showcasing and selling local artists. Meet the artists and enjoy cheese and wine at today’s reception, 3-6pm. Showing thru September 8 M-Sa 10am-7pm; Su noon-5pm at 559 Solomons Island Rd., Prince Frederick: 443-975-7311; www.princefrederickfurniture.com.

Woodland Wonders • free

Go on a woodland hike to find wildflowers with Barry Glick. 1-2pm at Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville: 410-798-5000; www.homesteadgardens.com.

Wing Stock Festival

Find peace, love and wings at Chesapeake Wing Stock Festival, where chicken wings are the thing. Eat for pleasure or competition; listen to live music from A Classic Case, Uncle Jack Band, Sly 45, D’Vibe and Conga, Sweet Leda and Annapolis School of Rock; shop local and regional arts and crafts; and more as you raise funds for Camp Letts. No pets. noon-7pm at YMCA Camp Letts, Edgewater. $20: 410-919-1410; www.campletts.org.

Summer English Cream Tea

Enjoy English tea service in the garden cabin or in the gazebo by the pond. noon-2pm at Willow Oak Flower and Herb Garden, Severn. $25; rsvp: 410-551-2237; www.willowoakherbs.com. 

KIDS Pet Rocks • free

Kids make a pet rock and a home for their pet. 11am-noon at Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville. rsvp: 410-798-5000; www.homesteadgardens.com.

KIDS Karsyn’s Karnival

Go for a pony ride, play games, get your face painted, make crafts and enjoy food at Karsyn’s Karnival to raise Down syndrome awareness. Benefits Ruby’s Rainbow and Camp Pals Georgetown, both working to support kids with Down syndrome. 10:30am-1:30pm at Cove Point Park, Lusby: $2 w/discounts: www.karsynskarnival.com.

Strawberry Festival

One thousand quarts of berries, 50 pounds of whipped cream and 700 bottles of strawberry wine: That’s what it takes to feed the visitors at the 23rd annual Strawberry Festival to benefit the Ann Arrundell Historical Society. Enjoy hand-churned strawberry ice cream, short cake, hand-dipped chocolate covered strawberries, strawberry jam, wine and butter. Ed McDade performs (11am-1pm) while you shop crafters and artisans. Food and drinks sold. 10am-3pm at the Benson-Hammon House, 7101 Aviation Blvd., Linthicum.

Plant It Pink

Dress in pink to honor breast cancer survivors with pink activities. 10am-4pm at Greenstreet Gardens, Lothian: 410-867-9500; www.greenstreetgardens.com.

Hearth Cooking

Enter the Lord Mayor’s tenement and see what the colonials are cooking. 10am-2pm at Historic London Town and Gardens, Edgewater. $10 admission w/discounts: 410-222-1919; www.historiclondontown.org.