Associated Press Mid-Atlantic Daybook for Friday, June 21.
The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.
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June 21 - 22. FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL — Crab & Cruise Weekend in Crisfield will feature celebrity chefs, a charity auction, music, and a cruise.
Location: Crisfield, MD.
Contact: Raquel Perazzo, 917-494-8088; email@example.com
June 21 - 23. 2 a.m. FIREFLY FESTIVAL — News conference to kick off Firefly Music Festival. Speakers will include Gov. Jack Markell.
Location: The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE.
Contact: Erin Hulliberger, O: 312.240.2989
June 21. 10 a.m. COAST GUARD CHANGE OF COMMAND — Chief Petty Officer Tracy Randall is scheduled to assume command of the Coast Guard Cutter Chock. She will become the cutter's first female officer-in-charge since the cutter's commissioning in 1962.
Location: Coast Guard Yard, located at 2401 Hawkins Point Rd., Baltimore, MD.
Contact: Coast Guard Public Affairs Detachment Baltimore: 410-576-2541
June 21. 10 a.m. NEWSTALK — On NewsTalk, Prince George s County Executive Rushern Baker talks about his bid for a second term and his appointment of a new school board chairman; Rep. Donna Edwards talks about NSA surveillance, immigration, Syria and more; and Mark Obenshain talks about his campaign to become the next Attorney General in Virginia.
Location: NewsChannel 8, Arlington, Va.
Contact: Bruce DePuyt, (703) 236-9386
June 21 - 22. 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. DELMARVA CHICKEN FESTIVAL — The 64th Delmarva Chicken Festival will feature food and entertainment, including a custom car and truck show, Mountaire Chickin' Pickin' Championship and a 10-foot fry pan.
Location: Byrd Park, located along Market Street and the scenic Pocomoke River, in Snow Hill, MD.
Contact: Connie Parvis, 302-856-9037 or 800-878-2449; firstname.lastname@example.org
June 21. 11:45 a.m. CHESAPEAKE BAY WATER QUALITY — Sens. Ben Cardin of Maryland and Tom Carper of Delaware will hold an event to highlight water quality improvements in the Chesapeake Bay after opening ceremonies for the Delmarva Chicken Festival.
Location: Byrd Park, Snow Hill, MD.
Contact: Katie Wilson (Carper) 302-598-4915 or email@example.com
Susan Sullam, (Cardin) 410-960-2440 or firstname.lastname@example.org
June 21. 1 p.m. WHITMAN EXPO — Media preview for coin collecting convention.
Location: Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD.
Contact: Christine Karstedt, 603-387-0504
June 21 - 23. 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. BANJO CONFERENCE — Sixth Annual Antietam Early Banjo Conference
Location: Pry House, Antietam National Battllefield, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville, MD
Contacts: Kyle Wichtendahl (Nat. Mus. of Civ. War Medicine), 301-416-2395
June 21. 2 p.m. FIREFLY FESTIVAL — News conference to kick off the three-day Firefly Music Festival and discuss the festival's economic impact with Gov. Jack Markell, Dover International Speedway CEO Denis McGlynn and Firefly Music Festival Director Greg Bostrom. Bostrom also plans short news conferences at 12:30 p.m. on June 22 and 23 for updates on the festival.
Location: Dover International Speedway grounds, Firefly Music Festival, backstage lounge.
Contacts: Erin Hulliberger, 312-240-2989
June 21. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. WASHINGTON COUNTY INDUSTRIAL HISTORY — Opening reception for exhibit on Washington County's industrial history
Location: Washington County Historical Society, 135 W. Washington Street, Hagerstown, Md.
Contacts: Linda Irvin-Craig (Wash. Co. Hist. Society), 301-797-8782
June 22. 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. BLUE STATE BASH — 5th Annual Blue State Bash sponsored by Young Democrats of Maryland.
Location: Home of State Sen. Mac Middleton, 13290 Cedar Hill Place, Waldforf, MD.
Contact: Young Democrats of Maryland,
June 22. 7 p.m. MISS MARYLAND — Miss Maryland and Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen pageants
Location: Maryland Theatre, 21 South Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD
Contacts: Courtney Thomas (Miss Maryland Scholarship Org.), 301-697-4247
June 23. 10 a.m. HOMES FOR OUR TROOPS — Groundbreaking by Homes for Our Troops to begin construction of a home for Marine Cpl. Jeffrey Kessler.
Location: 1226 Ridge Rd. Rising Sun, MD.
Contact: Jennifer Reed, (508) 823-3300 x240.