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Events - Festivities
See what fun events are coming up with by categories or by the date through the calendar below.
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August 2 - Berlin Peach Festival
Taylor House Museum, Berlin. Rain date August 3. Featuring peaches, peach pie-eating contest, baking contest, displays and demonstrations by artisans, children's activities and entertainment.

August 2 - Blessing of the Combines
Downtown Snow Hill. Celebrating our agricultural heritage with live entertainment, a petting barnyard, craft vendors, food and a parade of combines.

August 4-8 - 41st Annual White Marlin Open
World’s largest billfish tournament! Over 300 boats vie for over $2 million in prize money. Spectators see weigh-ins free of charge.

August 8-10 - Artists Paint OC: A Plein Air Event
Locations throughout Ocean City. "Plein air" is the technique of painting outdoors, directly from life. Artists will take to the boardwalk, streets, harbors, bay, and marshes to participate!

August 17-28 - OC Hotel Week
During Hotel Week, many Ocean City properties will be offering special discounts and free night stays to encourage vacationers to visit.

August 23 - Beach N Boat Flounder Tournament
The Beach N Boat Flounder tournament is designed for all anglers, even those fishing from shore, bridge, beach, or pier. While the most popular method in this tournament is by boat, we do have many anglers choosing to fish from land.

August 29-31 - Labor Day Weekend Art & Craft Festival
OC Convention Center. Unique gifts and household items including oil, watercolors, woodworking, furniture, stained glass, candles and pottery.

September 6 - Pocomoktoberfest
Taste the Eastern Shore at this wine and beer festival; and check out the juried arts, jewelry and crafts show.

September 10-14 - Delmarva Bike Week and OC Bikefest
OC BikeFest is excited to bring you great music, entertainment and fun. Happening simultaneously with the Delmarva Bike Week, which attracts over 150,000 motorcycling enthusiasts to the region for concerts, stunt shows, custom bike builders, motorcycle vendors, shops, rides, and much more.

October 4 - Osprey Sprint Triathlon
Come compete with other racers, watch, or volunteer. The course is a .5 mile swim in the Chincoteague Bay, a 15.2-mile bike route is a flat circular course, and the 3.1-mile run is flat out on the roads surrounding the rural countryside of southern Worcester County.

Watch the latest Beach & Beyond video! Host Jim Rapp talks about salamanders and toads that are basically right under your feet here in Worcester County, with guest appearances by nature of course.

You're probably used to seeing canoes, speed boats and jet skis along our coast, but what about an 870 foot, 16th century Spanish exhibition ship! Through the month of August, you'll have the rare opportunity to tour El Galeon Andalucia, a replica of the late 16th century fabled merchant vessel and war ships at the Tall Ship Event. Travel back in time 500 years when you step onboard this magnificent ship and experience what it was like to explore the world in the 16th century!

It's August, and although it may seem like Summer is coming to a close, don't stow away your suitcase just yet! Now is the perfect time to travel to Worcester County, and the hotel deals are better than ever! Visit these links for more information:

Free Night Stays - Beach Bargains - Take 10% off

What's the best thing about Summer time in Worcester County? Is it the beaches, the food, the outdoor adventures, the sunsets... Show us and you could win an Electra Beach Cruiser from Continental Cycles and a GoPro Hero 3+ to capture all your Worcester County adventures. All you have to do is follow us on Instagram @beachandbeyond, share your best Summer photo taken in Worcester County by tagging #BestWorCoSummer, and Share the contest with your followers. Our favorite pic wins! Find complete contest rules and details on our Instagram page. Good Luck!

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