Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season this weekend at the 4th Annual Holiday Galleria, Friday November 8, and Saturday November 9 at the Kent County Community Center in Worton, MD. This year’s event features a Patrons’ Party Friday evening from 6 to 8 pm where guests can preview the shops and participate in an extensive silent auction as well as a raffle, while enjoying hors d’oeuvres by Jeff Carroll catering . The Galleria is open from 10 am to 4 pm Saturday, complete with a luncheon café.
A wide variety of items will be on offer, including local and fine wines, designer apparel, home and garden décor, jewelry, fine art, antiques and collectibles, hand-crafted soaps and lotions, holiday decorations, children’s clothing, toys, and pet accessories. A more complete list of vendors may be found at http://www.familiesshine.org/galleria.html.
Highlights of Friday evening’s silent auction include a signed print of the Skipjack Ellsworth, a framed Chestertown waterfront panorama, a sail on a racing Trimaran, a private tour of the Walters Art Museum, and a professional landscape consultation. The raffle is open both Friday and Saturday, and features a number of restaurant and store gift certificates, a wine tasting, and even a home vet visit.
Tickets to the Patron’s Party are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Saturday there is a general admission of $5. For further information and tickets to the Patrons’ Party visit www.familiesshine.com or call 410 778 7911.
Shared Opportunity Service, Inc. is a community-based organization established in 1996 which provides individuals and families in self sufficiency, child development, parent education, wellness and nutrition, as well as child care services for ages infant to 3, and a pre-school program for 3 to 4 year olds.