Up Coming Events

September 2017 through May 2018

OC Lifesaving Station Museum Little Learners Program

Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum - 813 S. Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, Maryland
2nd & 4th Mondays
10:30-11am
http://www.ocmuseum.org

This 30 minute long program will take place twice a month, and run from September through May. It is geared towards children 1 to 5 years of age. The topics for this program include Ocean City's cultural and natural history. This program will incorporate Maryland State Department of Education social studies and science curriculum guide lines. During the 30 minute long program Children and their guardians will take part in story time and a craft or activity.

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March 29 – April 26, 2018

Exhibition: UMES Student Show

UMES Arts and Technology Center
Princess Anne, Maryland
410-651-7770
http://www.moselygallery.com
Opening reception. Thursday March 29 , 4-6pm.
 

April Random Juxtuposition Classes

Random Juxtaposition
Union Station - 9928 Old Ocean City Blvd., Unit 9 - Berlin, MD 21811
http://www.livethecolorwheel.com
April 2-25, 2018 - Mon & Wed, 9am-11:30am or 12-2:30pm
Painting Mixed Media
Beginners will enhance your artistic journey with hands on guidance, inspiration & techniques. Learn steps to execute a completed painting from conception through completion.

April 4-25, 2018 - Wednesdays, 6:30-9pm
Painting Mixed Media
Begin or enhance your artistic journey with hands on guidance, inspiration & techniques. Learn steps to execute a completed painting from conception through completion.

April 5-26, 2018 - Thursdays, 9-11:30am
Introduction to Figure Drawing
Class will provide a basic introduction to figure drawing using charcoal, gray scale pastels and black and white paints. Students will develop an understanding of the human form and developing mass and three dimensionality. This is not a portrait class.

April 6-27, 2018 - Fridays, 9am-11:30am.
Intermediate Pastels
This class will expand upon the basic class to hone skills and learn how to develop additional depth and detail in your pastel paintings. Learn some pastel techniques used by Master Artist Edgar Degas.

April 30 - May 23, 2018 - Mon & Wed, 9am-11:30am or 12-2:30pm
Painting Mixed Media
Beginners will enhance your artistic journey with hands on guidance, inspiration & techniques. Learn steps to execute a completed painting from conception through completion.
 

Art League of Ocean City - April Classes - Workshops

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
410-524-9433
http://www.artleagueofoceancity.org
April 18, 2018 - 6:30pm-9pm
Brushes and Bubbly
Join us for a fun night of painting- no experience necessary! Perfect for girls night out. BYOB.

April 11, 2018 6pm-8pm
Sip and Ceramics
Make a fun and functional ceramic piece- no experience necessary! Perfect for date night.
 

April 1-30, 2018

Exhibit: My Favorite Subject

Worcester County Arts Council - 6 Jefferson Street - Berlin, Maryland 21811
410-641-0809
http://www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org
Juried Competition, Opening exhibit reception: April 13; 5pm-8pm.
 

April 2 - May 7, 2018

Lighthouse Literary Guild: Poetry Writing

University House, Salisbury University
Mondays, 4:30pm-6pm
410-543-6090
http://salisbury.edu
Intermediate level. Taught by Nancy Mitchell.
 

April 3-28, 2018

Juried Corporate Partner group show featured artist Joan Lok

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
5pm-7pm
410-524-9433
http://www.artleagueofoceancity.org

Opening Reception: April 6.
 

April 3 - May 8, 2018

SU @ the Beach - Creativity & the Craft of Writing

Ocean Pines Community Center
Tuesdays, 9am-10:30am
410-543-6090
http://salisbury.edu
Writer and Editor Fran Severn-Levy teaches the course.
 

April 4 - May 9, 2018

Lighthouse Literary Guild: Poetry Writing

University House, Salisbury University
Wednesdays, 4:30-6pm
410-543-6090
http://salisbury.edu

Beginners Level. Taught by Tara Elliott.
 

April 5 - May 10, 2018

SU @ the Beach - Memoir Writing

Ocean Pines Community Center
Thursdays, 9am-10:30am
410-543-6090
Delmarva Review editor Emily Rich teaches the course.
 

April 6, 2018

Exhibit, New Work of Lynne Lockhart & Kirk McBride

Bishop’s Stock Gallery, Snow Hill, Maryland
410-632-3555
http://www.bishopsstock.com
First Friday Reception, April 6. 5pm-8pm.
 

April 16-28, 2018

58th Bi-Annual Senior Exhibitions: Graphic Design

Fulton Hall, University Gallery, Salisbury University
410-548-2547
http://salisbury.edu
Reception: Fri, April 20, 5pm-7pm.
 

April 20-21 & 27-28, 2018

Calendar Girls

Guerrieri Hall, Wor-Wic Community College, Salisbury
Fri, 8pm; Sat, 2pm & 8pm
410-742-9186
http://www.communityplayersofsalisbury.org
Based on the true story of eleven WI (Women’s Institute) members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund, Calendar Girls opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre and has since become the fastest selling play in British theatre history. Performance by Salisbury Community Players.
 

April 20 - August 19, 2018

Exhibit: 50 Years of Art, Nature & Tradition - Ward Foundation Retrospective

Ward Museum - Salisbury, Maryland
410-742-4988
https://www.wardmuseum.org
The Ward Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018. This exhibit showcases the history of the foundation, its leaders, and its impact in the community and beyond.
 

April 26-29, 2018

Spring Delmarva Birding Weekend

Various Locations
http://delmarvabirding.com
Celebrate the best of year-round birding and wildlife watching on the Delmarva Peninsula. Field trips by boat, kayak and on foot take place in the land and water that feed into the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays and the Atlantic coastal bays. More than 400 bird species have been recorded on the peninsula.
 

April 27, 2018

April Fourth Friday Street Festival

Downtown Pocomoke City, Maryland
5pm-8pm.
410-957-1333
http://downtownpocomoke.com
Local artists & craftsmen will the fill the sidewalks of Downtown Pocomoke for this block party style event. Live music, food, beer/wine, activities for the kids, free museum admission & much more!
 

April 27-29, 2018

Wildfowl Carving Competition & Art Festival

OC Convention Center - 40th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
Fri, 10am-5pm; Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 10am-4pm
410-742-4988
https://www.wardmuseum.org
Discover wildfowl art at the world’s largest and most prestigious carving competition. Carvers around the globe bring more than 1,300 bird carvings and sculptures to compete for top honors. Shop vendors offering world-class wildlife carvings, sculptures, paintings, folk art, jewelry, photography, home décor and more.
 

April 27-29, 2018

Maryland International Kite Expo

5th Street & Boardwalk - Ocean City, Maryland
https://kiteloft.com

Three fun filled days of kite flying on the beautiful beaches of Ocean City, Maryland. Throughout the festival, there will be exhibitions and demonstrations including stunt and power kite lessons, free children's games and activities, and much more! The festival will showcase some of the best kite flyers from around the world. Kites of all shapes and sizes will be on display including some massive character and theme based kites.
 

May Random Juxtuposition Classes

Random Juxtaposition
Union Station - 9928 Old Ocean City Blvd., Unit 9 - Berlin, MD 21811
http://www.livethecolorwheel.com
May 2-30, 2018 - Wednesdays, 6:30-9pm
Painting Mixed Media
Random Juxtaposition Studio, Berlin. Begin or enhance your artistic journey with hands on guidance, inspiration & techniques. Learn steps to execute a completed painting.

May 4-25, 2018 - Fridays, 9am-11:30am
Advanced Pastels
Random Juxtaposition Studio, Berlin. The primary focus in this class will be to explore new possibilities by adding liquid mediums that will transform the dry pigment into paint right on your pastel paper.
 

May 1-27, 2018

Exhibit Featuring artist Debra Howard

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
410-524-9433
http://www.artleagueofoceancity.org

Opening Reception: May 4, 5pm-7pm.
 

May 1-31, 2018

Exhibit: Mitzi Ash & Ellie Scott

Worcester County Arts Council - 6 Jefferson Street - Berlin, Maryland 21811
410-641-0809.
http://www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org
Opening exhibit reception: May 11; 5pm–8pm
 

May 2, 2018

Writers on the Shore - Chelsea Dingman Reading

Perdue Hall, Salisbury University
410-543-6250
http://salisbury.edu
Dingman is a Canadian citizen and visiting instructor at the University of South Florida. Her first book, Thaw, was chosen by Allison Joseph to win the National Poetry Series. 8pm.
 

May 3-24, 2018

Exhibition: Senior Show

UMES Arts and Technology Center
Princess Anne, Maryland
410-651-7770
http://www.moselygallery.com
Opening reception with a performance by the UMES Jazz Combo Thursday May 3, 4-6pm.
 

May 4, 2018

Exhibit: Plein Air Paintings by Lynn Mehta & Alison Menke

Bishop’s Stock Gallery, Snow Hill
410-632-3555
http://www.bishopsstock.com
First Friday Reception, May 4.
 

May 4, 2018

May First Friday Arts on the River

Downtown Snow Hill, Maryland
5pm-8pm
410-632-3555
http://snowhillmd.com
Find special promotions at the local galleries, shops, and restaurants. At the same time you will enjoy walking around the charming downtown district of Snow Hill.
 

May 5, 2018

Originals Only

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
410-524-9433
http://www.artleagueofoceancity.org
A night of live original music by local artists! $5 suggested donation. 6pm-9pm.
 

May 5, 2018

Berlin Jazz and Blues Bash

Downtown Berlin, Maryland
10am-5pm
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com
Get down in downtown with food vendors, beer garden and of course, some great blues and jazz!
 

May 5, 2018

Concert: An American - Salisbury & University Chorales

Holloway Hall, Salisbury University
410-548-5588
http://salisbury.edu

Celebrating Choral Song Cycles by American composers. The concert highlights A Choral Quilt by Leonard Bernstein, featuring selections from his Mass and musicals, including “Somewhere” from West Side Story and “There is a Garden” from Trouble in Tahiti among others. 7:30pm.
 

May 7-19, 2018

58th Bi-Annual Senior Exhibitions - Fine Arts

Fulton Hall, University Gallery, Salisbury University
410-548-2547
http://salisbury.edu

_Fri, May 11, 5pm-7pm_
 

May 7 & 21, 2018

May 1st and 3rd Mondays Woodcarving Club

909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD 21804
1-4pm
410-742-0505
Carve, learn, share and socialize at the MAC Center. Club participants must be current members of the Ward Museum. The public is welcome to stop in to observe or join the club.
 

May 8, 2018

Salisbury Pops Concert

Holloway Hall, Salisbury University
410-548-5588
http://salisbury.edu
7:30pm
 

May 10, 2018

Jazz Ensemble Concert

Holloway Hall, Salisbury University
410-548-5588
http://salisbury.edu
7:30pm
 

May 11, 2018

Piano/Strings Recital

Holloway Hall, Great Hall, Salisbury University
410-548-5588
http://salisbury.edu
3pm
 

May 11, 2018

Berlin Reggae Play Day

Downtown Berlin
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com

Outdoor reggae music festival. 5pm-9pm.
 

May 11, 2018

May Second Friday Art Stroll

Downtown Berlin, Maryland
5pm-8pm
443-735-0957
https://www.artsinberlin.org
 

May 12, 2018

East Meets West Featuring Christopher Blasdel, Shakuhachi

Holloway Hall, Salisbury University
410-543-8366
http://salisbury.edu
Salisbury Symphony Orchestra - Christopher Yohmei Blasdel began the shakuhachi, an end-blown Japanese flute, and studies of Japanese music in 1972 with Goro Yamaguchi. His playing maintains a balance between traditional shakuhachi music, modern compositions and cross-genre work with musicians, dancers, poets and visual artists. 7:30pm.
 

May 15, 2018

Recital

Holloway Hall, Salisbury University
410-543-6090
http://salisbury.edu
Students in SU’s PRESTO Preparatory School of Music perform. 5pm.
 

May 15-16, 2018

PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure”

Wicomico Civic Center, Salisbury
http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org
PAW Patrol Live! sets sail with a new pirate adventure! X barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure”! 6pm.
 

May 17, 2018

Youth Symphony Orchestra Concert

Holloway Hall, Salisbury University
7:30pm
410-548-5588
http://salisbury.edu
 

May 17, 2018

May Berlin 3rd Thursday Lunchtime Concert

Berlin Artisans Green (next to Go Organic Grocer and House by Salvaged)
11:30am-1:30pm
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com
Live music
 

May 18, 2018

International Museum Day

Ocean City Lifesaving Station Museum, Ocean City
10am-5pm
410-289-4991
http://www.ocmuseum.org
In honor of International Museum Day, the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum will be holding an open house with free admission and discounts in the Museum Store. The theme of International Museum Day 2018 is “Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics.”
 

May 18, 2018

Art War!

SU Art Galleries, Downtown Salisbury
4pm-8pm
410-548-2547
http://salisbury.edu
Art War returns! Battle it out with other local and regional artists for a chance to win a solo exhibition at SU Art Galleries and other prizes. Artists go brush to brush while 3rd Friday-goers vote for their favorite artist. Art War is open to students, amateur and professional artists.
 

May 18, 2018

Broadway Jukebox

Blue Dog Café, Snow Hill
6:30pm
410-251-7193
https://brownboxtheatre.org
The Brown Box Theater company will be presenting Broadway Jukebox, a musical theatre cabaret event as a fundraiser to support their traveling free theater program.
 

May 18 - September 23, 2018

Exhibit: Through Artist Eyes - The Eastern Shore Revealed

Ward Museum - Shoemaker Drive - Salisbury
410-742-4988
https://www.wardmuseum.org

Artists from across the Eastern Shore exhibit works that explore the area’s natural and working landscapes, rich urban and rural lifeways, and the beauty of everyday living in this special region. Opening Reception:
Fri, May 18, 5pm-7pm.
 

May 18, 2018

May Third Fridays

Downtown Plaza, Salisbury
5pm-till...
http://www.3rdFridaySBY.com
Features indoor activities, gallery shows and live music.
 

May 19, 2018 - 12 noon–6:00 pm

Bald Cypress Bluegrass Festival

Roman Fisher Farm at the Great Cypress Swamp, Frankford Delaware
http://dewildlands.org
Five great bands. MUSIC all day long.All proceeds benefit Delaware Wild Lands. Bands include: Johnny Staats & the Delivery Boys - Acoustic Turnpike - Flatland Drive - Mountain Ride - New and Spare Fools (featuring Mickey Justice and Todd Smith of Such Fools, Jon Simmons and Martin Wirtz of New and Used Bluegrass, and Wes Parks of No Spare Time). Adults after May 5 and at the gate: $35 Teens 13–17 $10 - Kids under 12 - FREE



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May 19, 2018

Free Family Art Day

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
410-524-9433
http://www.artleagueofoceancity.org
An exciting free family art program integrating our love of nature, our precious Delmarva environment, and the arts. 10am-noon.
 

May 19, 2018

$5 Film Night

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
7pm
410-524-9433
http://www.artleagueofoceancity.org
Brought to you by the Ocean City Film Festival!
 

May 19-20, 2018

25th Annual Drums on the Pocomoke

Pow Wow, Cypress Park, Pocomoke City
10am-5pm
http://www.assateaguepeopleofdelmarva.org
Dedicated to educating the community about Native Americans who lived on the Eastern Shore of Delmarva and their culture through Native American dancing, vendors and speakers.
 

May 19, 2018

Berlin Spring Cruisers

Downtown Berlin
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com/events/
Classic cars in a classic town -- what more could you want?
 

May 22, 2018

Memoir of a Skipjack

Guerrieri Academic Commons, Assembly Hall, Salisbury University
7pm
410-543-6312
http://salisbury.edu
Randolph George relates the story of the restoration of the aging skipjack Martha Lewis he purchased in 1993. Along the way, he discovered the histories, places and people connected to the time when skipjacks represented a way of life for the watermen of the Chesapeake Bay.
 

May 25, 2018

May Fourth Friday Street Festival

Downtown Pocomoke City, Maryland
5pm-8pm.
410-957-1333
http://downtownpocomoke.com
Local artists & craftsmen will the fill the sidewalks of Downtown Pocomoke for this block party style event. Live music, food, beer/wine, activities for the kids, free museum admission & much more!
 

Through August 19, 2018

Exhibit: 50 Years of Art, Nature & Tradition - Ward Foundation Retrospective

Ward Museum - Salisbury, Maryland
410-742-4988
https://www.wardmuseum.org
The Ward Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018. This exhibit showcases the history of the foundation, its leaders, and its impact in the community and beyond.
 

June 23, 2018

Berlin Bathtub Races

Downtown Berlin
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com/events/
There aren’t many places in America where you can see bathtubs racing down Main Street on a Saturday night.
 

Through September 23, 2018

Exhibit: Through Artist Eyes - The Eastern Shore Revealed

Ward Museum - Shoemaker Drive - Salisbury
410-742-4988
https://www.wardmuseum.org
Artists from across the Eastern Shore exhibit works that explore the area’s natural and working landscapes, rich urban and rural lifeways, and the beauty of everyday living in this special region. Opening Reception:
Fri, May 18, 5pm-7pm.
 

July 3, 2018

Historic July 4th Celebration

Downtown Berlin
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com/events/
Hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence or take in a patriotic fashion show at the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum’s historic celebration!
 

August 4, 2018

Peach Festival

Downtown Berlin
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com/events/
Peaches and beaches -- that’s what Worcester County does! Explore Berlin’s rich agricultural history and all things peach with the Berlin Heritage Foundation’s community festival.
 

August 14-19, 2018

Chamber Music by the Sea

Berlin & Snow Hill, Maryland
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https://www.facebook.com/ChamberMusicbytheSea/
Chamber Music by the Sea is the first-ever classical music festival in Berlin and Snow Hill, Maryland. This annual summer chamber music festival offers joyful, celebratory programs performed by world-class musicians in a gorgeous corner of the country. August 17 at Buckingham Presbyterian Church and August 19 in Snow Hill Church concert at All Hallows Church.

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September 8, 2018

Small Town Throw Down

Downtown Berlin
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com/events/
Yeehaw! Country music fills downtown Berlin and country western vendors set up shop for all aficionados of twang.
 

September 19-22, 2018

Paint Berlin Plein Air

Downtown Berlin
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com/events/
There will be palettes in hand and easels on street corners as Worcester County Arts Council’s annual event paints the town!
 

September 21-23, 2018

Berlin Fiddlers Convention

Downtown Berlin
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com/events/

This premiere Berlin bluegrass event, sponsored by the Berlin Chamber, spans decades and is not to be missed.
 

Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018

Berlin Fall Cruisers

Downtown Berlin
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com/events/
For those that can’t make it to Berlin Spring Cruisers, you’ve got one more chance to see the classics.
 

October 13, 2018

Berlin Oktoberfest

Downtown Berlin
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com/events/

Save on airfare, skip the long flight to Germany, and bring the whole family to Berlin Oktoberfest!
 

November 23, 2018

Berlin Tree Lighting & Holiday Open House

Downtown Berlin
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com/events/
There’s no scene on the Eastern Shore quiet like ‘light up’ night in the heart of Berlin’s historic downtown.
 

December 31, 2018

New Year’s Eve Celebration & Ball Drop

Downtown Berlin
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com/events/

Bundle up and say hello to 2019.