This vast, empty space filled with blue, green and brown sits at the very end of the
New Point is the home of
Unrelated to anything you've just read or seen, at yesterday's Farmers Market down on the court green, Chesapeake Bay Mother sold two pieces of artwork before the market even opened up for business - to the lady selling plants next to us.
We were encouraged to set up a booth at the upcoming Gwynn's Island Festival on June 26th. A quick visit to the Mathews County Visitor Information Center website yielded the following information:
A family style chicken dinner begins the Festival on Friday, June 26th at 4:00-7:00 pm located at the Gwynn’s Island Civic League Building, Old Ferry Road, Gwynn. Take out is available is from 4pm - 5pm. Cost of the dinner is $8.
Saturday’s festivities begin at 9 am at the Civic Center featuring a variety of music, arts and crafts, food vendors, children’s games, square dancing, golf putting contests and free blood pressure checks.
The Rescue Squad, Sheriff’s Department, Fire Department and Coast Guard will have educational displays.
Live Music ALL DAY
Honda Motorcycle Exhibit ALL DAY
Mathews Art Gallery Exhibits ALL DAY
Pet Parade with prizes at 10:00
Antique Car Exhibit at 10:00
Ultralite flyover at 11:00
The Gwynn’s Island Museum will be open 10-5 pm.
No admission charge and free parking for all events.
FUN FOR ALL AGES AND INTERESTS
Call Cricket at 804-725-7577 or Sandy Sharp 725-9045 for vendor information, or email for more information and applications to participate .
They had me at the fried chicken dinner, although that
Perhaps it's because when I think of Gwynn's Island I think of just about anything but square dancing, but this is neither here nor there.
Go ahead and swing your partner--with reckless abandon even. Every sort of medical or rescue professional from Coast Guard to Rescue Squad will be on hand.
Looks like the Chesapeake Bay Family will be gearing up for this day of festivities. While Chesapeake Bay Mother sells her artwork, perhaps I'll sell grilled fiddler crabs on a stick--with a mango coconut dipping sauce. (Insert an evil, Vincent Price-like laughter here.)
No, you can't eat fiddler crabs, there's nothing to eat except shell and a nasty attitude. But surely there must be some practical use of these brazen little