The M a r yl a n d Guide • 6-8 -23 ship is traveling, the waterfront area will be closed at Historic St. Mary’s City. SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2023 AT 6:30-8:30 PM Charlie & the CoolTones Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Old Cypress Drive, Laurel, DE Join us at Trap Pond State Park for an evening of music and fun. A remnant of vast cypress and cedar swamps, Trap Pond is where industry and nature flow together, shaping our history, culture, and community. SATURDAY, JULY 1 AT 6 PM-Dusk Independence Day & Big Band Night Celebration Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 213 North Talbot St., St. Michaels, MD Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets for an evening of music, dancing and fireworks along the Miles River waterfront. Food, ice cream and nonalcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Shades of Blue Orchestra combines brass, woodwind and rhythm instruments to present music from the 1930s to present. For tickets, https://1573.blackbaudhosting.com/1573/BigBand-Night--Fireworks-01Jul2023 THURSDAY-SUNDAY, JULY 6, 7, 8, 9, 2023 50th Anniversary Steam & Gas Engine Show. Tuckahoe Steam & Gas Engine Show 11472 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD Antique steam engines, tractors, gas engines, antique cars, home arts demonstrations, horse pull, live music, flea markets and crafts, machine shop, museum. Flea markets and food available. Admission at gate. Visit tuckahoesteam.org for more information. FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2023 AT 3:30-5:00 pm Whimsy: Wet Feet & Muddy Hands $5 per person Pickering Creek Audubon Center 11450 Audubon Lane, Easton, MD. $5 per person Summertime is for playing outdoors and getting messy! Cool down this summer by joining Pickering Creek educators for a fun frolic through our freshwater wetlands. Feet will get wet, hands will get muddy and frogs will be chased. Recommended for ages 4-7 but all ages are welcome! REGISTER HERE https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink. aspx?name=E356186&id=138 FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2023 AT 8-10 PM Outdoor Movie Night @ Moton Park 501 Park Street, Easton, MD Bring a chair and a blanket for cinema under the stars! Our movie nights will be a free event for all ages. There will also be a free inclusive craft activity at 7 p.m. for the early birds! SATURDAY, JULY 15 AT 9 AM-2 PM Crafts for a Cause - A Craft & Vendor Fair Kidney Disease Awareness Gov. Ross Mansion 23669 Ross Station Rd, Seaford, DE Join us to help spread awareness and support those in our community that suffer from kidney disease. Speak with kidney health specialists, and support those in our community affected by kidney disease in it's forms. Tour the beautiful grounds of the Gov. Ross Mansion, shop from 40 crafters and vendors, grab some breakfast and lunch from our food trucks and enjoy a cool treat. JULY 20-22 AT 9 AM-4:30 PM Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival The Chincoteague Center 6155 Community Drive, Chincoteague, VA Amazing food, awesome music, unique artists, crafters and Blueberries, Blueberries, Blueberries in their many forms! Great food, amazing music and awesome artists and crafters. FRIDAY-SUNDAY, AUGUST 4, 5, 6, 2023 Antique Tractor and Steam Engine Show 5806 Federalsburg Hwy., Federalsburg, MD Eastern Shore Threshermen & Collectors Assoc., Inc. annual wheat threshing, steam and gas engine show. See in action Steam Traction Engines, Miniature Steam Train “Smokey Joe”, Sawing Demonstrations, Rock Crushing, Wheat Threshing, Antique Tractors, Antique Gasoline Engines, Flea Market. Plenty of Good Food. Family Friendly Event. Free admission. FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2023 AT 6 PM-9 PM SATURDAY, AUGUST 5 10 AM-4 PM Sudlersville Peach Festival Godfrey's Farm, 302 Leager Road, Sudlersville, MD. Friday at Dusk - Fireworks. We co-host the Sudlersville Peach Festival with the Sudlersville Vol. Fire Co. With the best local bands providing live music, community non-profit groups serving great homemade food from pit beef to peach cobbler, local vendors offering their best handmade crafts, and lots of great family activities, this event is a true community gala that promises to be a great time for the whole family. There is no admission fee or tickets to attend this event. Free on-site parking available directly behind the farm market. FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2023 AT 7 AM-11:59 PM Fee-Free Day: Great American Outdoors Act Day All National Wildlife Refuges and other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lands that normally charge an entrance fee will offer Free Admission Day. (The entrance fee waiver does not cover concessionaire or permit fees for some activities such as hunting, fishing or special tours.