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Summer Dance Classes

 Dance Experience Summer Program:

Each session is 6 weeks- starting July 7.  We meet once a week and will perform at SummerFest on Saturday at 3pm.  Performing is not a requirement of the program.  All dancers can register at the first night of class or can register by going to the Caroline County Department of Parks and Rec website or by calling 410-479-8120.


Class Schedule is:

Monday- Jazz classes for all age groups! No experience required.

5:30-6:30 ages 4-6

6:30-7:30 ages 6-11

7:30-8:30 teens and ADULTS! We have dancers of all ages in our adult classes- it’s never too late to learn to dance!

Tuesday- Ballet classes for all age groups! No experience required.

5:30-6:30 ages 4-6

6:30-7:30 ages 6-11

7:30-8:30 teens and ADULTS! We have dancers of all ages in our adult classes- it’s never too late to learn to dance!


Wednesday- Tap classes for all age groups!  No experience required.

5:30-6:30 ages 4-6

6:30-7:30 ages 6-11

7:30-8:30 teens and ADULTS! We have dancers of all ages in our adult classes- it’s never too late to learn to dance! 

FIBERFEST 2014 - August 7-9.


FiberFest: A Three-Day Celebration of Fiber Arts


The Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore (FACES), will be hosting a three-day celebration of the fiber arts featuring exhibits, workshops, classes, guest speakers, demonstrations, vendors, and a special viewing of the movie Stitched. This FiberFest event takes place August 7th through 9th in Downtown Denton. Visit for details and registration information. 


From traditional to modern and back again! Join us to hear the remarkable stories behind women that quilt. The event kicks off on Thursday, August 7th with a “Lunch & Learn” event featuring two speakers this year, who will explore different aspects of the world of quilting. Heather Kojan, Baltimore Modern Quilt Guild founder, will discuss her journey from traditional to modern quilts; and Alden O’Brien, DAR Museum curator, will talk about three quilters from the early 1800’s. The event is from 10:30-2:00pm at the Fretterd Community Center and includes a catered bag lunch including a selection of gourmet sandwiches, sides, desserts, and drinks. Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at door. Register online at 


Later on Thursday, August 7th, the Heartland Quilters of the Eastern Shore’s hosts the 6th annual One Stop Shop Hop at the Denton Firehouse from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  This event will feature fiber arts vendors including quilt, antique quilt, fabric and yarn shops; wool spinners; long arm quilters; and much more. See for a full list of participating vendors from Maryland and surrounding states. Admission to the Shop Hop is $3.00 at the door. All guests receive an entry gift and can look forward to door prizes throughout the evening, and raffle quilts from participating guilds.  Food concessions will be available.


On Friday, August 8th, Heather Kojan will be presenting a modern improve quilt class from 9am -4pm at the Denton Library, $45 per person.  Then, FACES will host a local Yarn Night featuring Janet Healey of Frivolous Fibers as she recounts her artistic journey with yarn. Participants are encouraged to bring their knitting and other handi-work from 6-8pm for this free event.


On Saturday, August 9th, FiberFest free activities include fiber-arts demonstrations from 9am-12pm at FACES; a viewing of the fun-filled documentary, Stitched, which follows three quilters racing to complete their entries for the International Quilt Festival, from 12pm-2pm at the Denton Library; and The Doll Family exhibit reception: meet the artists and view their whimsical collections of dolls, doll clothes, doll quilts, and doll houses, from 2-4pm at FACES.


In addition to the Doll Family exhibit, FACES will host a regional fiber arts sale; and fiber art exhibits at The Foundry, the Museum of Rural Life, and the Central Library will also be on display. Exhibit information and class registration can be found at 


The Caroline County Council of Arts is sponsoring this event with funding from the Maryland State Arts Council an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. For more information on FiberFest or any of the planned activities, please contact Marina Dowdall at the Caroline County Council of Arts at or 410.479.1009. 



















Caroline Summerfest 2014 - August 15 & 16, 2014

 Join us for the 26th Annual Caroline Summerfest Event.

This Year's theme is "Cruisin back to the 50's"

Join us in historic downtown Denton for free live music, fun, strolling entertainment, pedestrian parade, kidzart, food ($), and more. Dress the part in your best 50's clothing.



PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS A PET FREE, BICYCLE FREE EVENT. Thank you for your consideration.


Applications for vendors are now available below or visit


- General Vendor Applications (Local Non-profit, non-food vendor) Questions? call 410-479-2050


- Food Vendors . (Local Non-profit only) Questions? call 410-479-2050


- Artisan Applications Questions? call 410-479-1009


- Corporate Sponsor Applications (for all for-profit businesses) Questions? call 410-479-8120



Friday Night Cruise-In 2014

 Enjoy music, food, classic and custom cars in Downtown Denton. 6p.m.-9ish.

-June 13  Cancelled due to weather.
-July 11
-August 8
-September 12
For more information contact Dean at 410-829-6493.
FACES Exhibit August 25-November 15, 2014.


Bayside Art Bee exhibits at FACES!
August 25 - November 15

Opening reception: Saturday, Sept. 13, 2-4pm


Art from the Edge features the artists from the Bayside Quilters Fiber Arts Bee.  This exhibit showcases the quilters’ imagination and creativity, using every trick in the fiber artist bag. Working from concepts and ideas they have created one of a kind pieces that show us what it really means to think outside the box.

Participating artists:
Monica Agapaloglou, Sandy Bemis, Sheri Burke, Jeanne Hechmer, Janie Kelting, Alice Malik, Phyllis Parker, Marge Pendleton, Margaret Roberts, Sylvia Snyder,  and Susan Williams.

Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, September 24, 2-4pm.  The exhibit is on display until November 15 during opening hours: Thursday to Saturday from 12-4pm, or by appointment. The Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore (FACES) is a program of the Caroline County Council of Arts and is located at 7 N. Fourth Street, Denton. For more information visit or contact (410) 479-0009,


Photo: Selfie by various artists (



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