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Maryland 2000

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HARVEST DATES & SPECIAL EVENTS
Harvest Dates

April-June.............. bedding plants
May 15-June 20..... strawberries
June 10-July 1........peas
June 15-July 10..... raspberries, blueberries
June 25-Sept 1...... squash (summer)
June 25-Sept 15.... corn (yellow & white)
June - Oct.............. crab meat & soft crabs
July 1-Aug 1........... cucumbers (pickles)
July 1-Sept 1......... cucumbers
July 1-Sept 30....... potatoes
July 4-Sept 1......... beets
July 4-Sept 15....... tomatoes
July 5-Sept 20....... peaches
July 15-Sept 15..... cantaloupes, plums
July 20-Sept 1....... beans (lima)
July 21-Sept 20..... cider
July 25-Aug 25....... nectarines
July 25-Sept 15..... peppers
July 25-Oct 1......... watermelons
Aug 1-Sept 10....... blackberries (thornless)
Aug 1-Sept 30....... squash (winter)
Aug 15-Oct 15....... pears, fall flowers
Aug 15-Nov 5........ apples
Sept - Oct............. gourds, straw, corn stalks, mums
Sept 5-Dec 15....... sweet potatoes
Sept 10-Nov 30.... pumpkins
Oct - Nov............... corn (ornamental)
Spring-Fall............ onions
All Summer........... lettuce, herbs, cut flowers
December............. Christmas trees

Special Events

Salisbury Dogwood Festival
Salisbury, MD - Early May - 410-548-4914

Strawberry Day
Furnace Town, Snow Hill, MD - Early June o 410-632-3110
Enjoy homemade strawberry ice cream, pies and other treats, judged pie contest. Bring the family. $

Somerset County Fair
Princess Anne, MD - Late July - 410-651-2341
Livestock exhibits and judging, antique tractors, kiddy pedal tractor pull and farm tractor pull.

Blessing of the Combines
Snow Hill, MD - Early August - 410-632-1334

Worcester County Fair
Furnace Town, Snow Hill, MD - Mid-August - 410-632-1 972
Old-fashioned county fair with livestock, crafts, exhibits,
children's games, contests and entertainment. $

Wicomico County Fair
Winter Place Park, Salisbury, MD - Mid-August - 410-883-3950
County fair featuring livestock, carnival rides, antique tractor parade, entertainment, kids activities and auction. FREE