Discover Turner’s Creek all day Saturday, May 18

KENNEDYVILLE — Stephanie Gosman, chair of Museums of Kent County, has said she can’t think of another place in the county that has so much going on as Turner’s Creek.

Community members will have a chance to see for themselves at the Discover Turner’s Creek event on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Everything is free, except the food, which will be cash only.

This event will bring together organizations including Kent County Parks and Recreation, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Kent Museum, with focus on the waterway and the history of the area.

Printed below are some of the offerings.

On the waterfront, the Sultana Education Foundation will have 10 canoes with two guides; archeologist John Seidel will talk about Capt. John Smith and the Native Americans of Kent County; there will be a tour of the historic tree grove; and author Jack Shaum will talk about the Sassafras Steamboat Line, at the pavilion at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Blue Monkey food truck will be on-site.

The historic Knock’s Folly house will be open for tours and the DNR’s Parks Service will be on-site with its Scales & Tales environmental education program featuring non-releasable birds of prey and reptiles.

Kent Museum will be a hub of activities that will include the Maryland Department of Agriculture Showcase truck; scavenger hunt; lawn games; exhibits by local 4-H’ers; restored/relocated circa 1840-1890 one story with loft duplex, Charley’s House, believed to be the last standing dwelling of a small Black community in Chestertown; nature walks led by Wayne Gilchrest, 11 a.m.-noon and 2-3 p.m.; and a brush truck from the Kennedyville Volunteer Fire Company. Little Connie’s Kettle Corn food truck will be on-site.

Discover Turner’s Creek is a rain or shine event.

A shuttle will run to and from Kent Museum and the waterfront.

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