Sun, October 2nd 11am - Queen of the Roses 5K Run/Walk at Wilmer Park, downtown Chestertown; Registration 10am; Dress in Harry Potter theme to support the Harry Potter Festival; Benefits Alpha Omicron Pi Foundation Jasmine Queen Scholarship; Call 410-443-3094; email@example.com.
Sun, October 2nd 1pm-4pm - Open House at Rock Hall Vol. Fire Co., 21500 Rock Hall Ave., Rock Hall; Exhibits, demonstrations, safety house, fire truck rides, free stuff, food, door prizes, flu shots, child i.d. fingerprinting and more; Hometown heroes tribute 4pm in remembrance of Samuel Jacob and S. Edgar Glenn; Call 443-480-2104; www.rockhallvfc.org.
Kent Co. Public Library Events - Oct. 3rd The Wordsmiths & Book Group; Oct. 4th Story Time & Chess Club; Oct. 5th Introducing the Sun, Story Time, Book Group & Needlecrafters; Oct. 6th Story Time & Writer's Group; Oct. 7th Film A Raisin in the Sun & Spooky Stories; Oct. 11th League of Women Voters, Story Time, Chess Club & Board Meeting; Oct. 12th Gale Courses Start, Needlecrafters, Story Time, Film Iron Jawed Angels; Oct. 13th Story Time; Oct. 15th The Intersection of Race & Criminal Justice; Oct. 17th Free Legal Services Clinic; Oct. 18th Story Time, Chess Club & One Maryland One Book; Oct. 19th Needlecrafters, Story Time & Mindcraft; Oct. 20th Story Time, Writers' Group & Intro to Halloween 101; Oct. 21st Halloween Crafts & Film Invasion of the Body Snatchers; Oct. 24th Digital Drop In, Wordsmiths, Candidate Forum for Board of Education; Oct. 25th Story Time, Non Fiction Book Group, Advanced Writers Critique Group & Chess Club; Oct. 26th Needlecrafters, Story Time, Book Group; Oct. 27th Early Voting General Election, Finance & Trustees Meetings, Story Time, Literature with Lunch Book Group; Oct. 28th-Nov. 1st Early Voting General Election; 408 High St., Chestertown; Call 410-778-3636; www.kentcountylibrary.org.
Mon, October 3rd 7pm-8:30pm - Mainstay Mondays with Joe Holt at the piano; Casual setting, cash bar and a new featured guest every Monday at The Mainstay, 5753 Main St., Rock Hall; $10; Call 410-639-9133; www.mainstayrockhall.org.
Mon, October 3rd 9am-8pm - Just Desserts Art Exhibit & Sale with St. Michaels Art League at the Talbot County Library, 106 Fremont St., St. Michaels; Runs through Oct. 31st; Call 410-310-8382; www.smartleague.org.
Mon, October 3rd - Deadline to submit applications for Stories of the Chesapeake small grants up to $2,000 for heritage projects; Organizations must provide a dollar by dollar cash match and complete project by July 1, 2017; Details, application and instructions at www.storiesofthechesapeake.org; Call 410-778-1460.
QAC Centre for the Arts - Oct. 4th Painting Animals in Gouache; Oct. 9th Santa Mosaic & Intro to Zentangle; Oct. 21st Paint Brush Party; Oct. 21st Trip to The Lancaster Sight & Sound Theater to see Samson; Nov. 12th Drawing Made Easy; Nov. 13th Cat Mirror; Dec. 3rd Heck with Malls; Exhibits, health & fitness classes, workshops, and more; Events change monthly; QAC Arts Council Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville; To register or for info call 410-758-2520; www.queenannescountyarts.com.
Adkins Arboretum Events - Oct. 4th Day Trip to Duke Farms in New Jersey; Oct. 19th Maryland Master Naturalist Training Begins; Oct. 22nd Fairyfest; Dec. 3rd Wreath Sale & Open House; Dec. 10th Candlelit Caroling Celebration; 2610 Eveland Rd., Ridgely; Call 410-634-2847; www.adkinsarboretum.org.
Tues, October 4th 11am - 25th Annual Estate Treasures Fashion Show “Stunning in Silver” at Prospect Bay Country Club in Grasonville; Cash bar, shopping, door prizes, raffles, silent auction, bake sale and lunch; Tickets $35/ea.; Benefits Compass Regional Hospice; Call 443-262-4106; www.compassregionalhospice.org.
Tues, October 4th 7pm - Free lessons for women who love to sing with Harmony on the Bay, Sweet Adeline's at QAC Family YMCA, 123 Courseval Dr., Centreville; Runs through Nov. 8th; Seeking women of all ages and abilities; Call 301-512-3288; www.harmonyonthebay.com.
Tues, October 4th 5pm-7pm - Rabies Clinic at Kent County Health Department, 125 S. Lynchburg St., Chestertown; $6/animal, please bring exact change in cash or check; Microchip $25; Dog license $5/altered, $10/unaltered; All dogs must be on a leash and all cats in a carrier.
Tues, October 4th 11am - Dr. William Schindler presentation on foraging for wild plants at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 101 N. Cross St., Chestertown; Presented by the Chestertown Garden Club.
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Events - Oct. 5th Trumpy and Yacht Building on the Chesapeake; Oct. 19th Open Boatshop Program; Oct. 20th The Story of Trumpy from Norway to Spa Creek; Oct. 26th Tilghman Tales Filming, Filmmaker Talk & Watermen Panel; Nov. 9th Working the Water book event; Through Nov. 27th Trumpy Yacht Building Exhibition; 213 N. Talbot St., St. Michaels; Call 410-745-4941; www.cbmm.org.
Wed, October 5th 7pm - Dr. Sebastian Gorka presentation on Why ISIS is More Dangerous than Al Qaeda at Decker Theater, Washington College, Washington Ave., Chestertown; Free; Book signing follows; www.washcoll.edu.