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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February 1-24, 2018

OC Art League Exhibit

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 502 94th St, Ocean City, MD 21842.
410-524-9433
http://artleagueofoceancity.org
Featuring Art League Members and local artists. Opening Reception: Feb 2, 5pm-7pm.
 

February 1 – 28, 2018

Exhibit: High School Art Contest

Worcester County Arts Council, Berlin, Maryland
410-641-0809
http://worcestercountyartscouncil.org
Exhibit features entries submitted by Worcester County high schools students for the annual art competition sponsored by the Berlin/Ocean City Optimist Club. Opening reception and award presentation February 9, 5pm–8pm.
 

February 1 - March 16, 2018

Exhibit: William H. Johnson - An American Modern

Mosely Gallery, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne
Mon- Fri, 9am.-5pm
410-651-7770
http://moselygallery.com
Paintings by the highly acclaimed African-American artist of the Harlem Renaissance era, from the Smithsonian traveling exhibition on loan from Morgan State University. Opening Reception, Feb. 1, 4pm-6pm. Guest Lecture: Aaron Bryant, Museum Curator, Photography and Visual Culture, Smithsonian, National Museum of African American History & Culture TBA.
 

February 2018

February Random Juxtoposition Art Classes

Random Juxtaposition Studio - 9928 Old Ocean City Blvd, Berlin, MD 21811
443-880-3050
http://www.livethecolorwheel.com
Art classes for students of various ages and experience.

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February 2017

February Classes at the OC Center For The Arts

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 502 94th St, Ocean City, MD 21842
410-524-9433
http://www.artleagueofoceancity.org
Classes and workshops for kids and adults.

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February 2-28, 2018

Winter Abstracts

Bishop’s Stock Gallery, Snow Hill
Reception, Fri, Feb 2 - 5pm-8pm.
http://bishopsstock.com
 

February 1 – March 16, 2018

Exhibition: William H. Johnson: An American Modern

UMES Arts and Technology Center
Princess Anne, Maryland
410-651-7770
http://www.moselygallery.com
Paintings by the highly acclaimed African American artist of the Harlem Renaissance era, from the Smithsonian traveling exhibition on loan from Morgan State University. Opening reception Thursday, February 1, 4–6pm. Guest Lecture: Aaron Bryant, Museum Curator, Photography and Visual Culture, Smithsonian, National Museum of African American History & Culture. Time to be announced.
 

March 23, 2018

An Evening of Irish Music

Hazel Center, Wor-Wic Community College, Salisbury
6pm
410-334-2800
http://www.worwic.edu
In celebration of Irish-American heritage month, Mike and the Fellow Travelers (Mike O’Loughlin, Dave Kohut, and Keagan and Mickey Justice) will perform an evening of Irish music.
 

Worcester County Arts Council March Classes

Worcester County Arts Council
6 Jefferson Street - Berlin, Maryland 21811
410-641-0809
http://www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org
Drop in Art!
Join the Worcester County Arts Council Gallery every second Wednesday of the month for a Drop-In Art
Open uninstructed sessions from 9:30am-11:30am

March 10, 2018 - 12-3pm
Creating Pysanky
(Ukrainian Batik Eggs), Worcester County Arts Council, Berlin. Participants will learn the basic history and background of the artform by using traditional style of dying eggs using bees wax and dyes. Class will include a brief lecture, preparation of eggs and dyes, proper division of egg, color sequence, create the egg pattern, preservation and care. Instructor: Tina Parsons.

March 15-May 30, 2018 - 1pm-4pm
Impressionistic Oil Painting
Worcester County Arts Council, Berlin. Intermediate to advanced students will learn composition, drawing skills, color harmony, how to hold the brush for a loose effect and the unique, painting techniques of the Impressionist painters, such as Monet, Degas, and Renoir. Instructor: Linda Steere.

March 21, 2018 - 10:30am-12:30pm
Make an Artist Book
Worcester County Arts Council, Berlin. Spring is a good time to think garden. Participants will create journal to keep records of their garden while exploring Japanese folding techniques. Class will include a discussion about the history of book art, demonstration and hands on activities. Instructor: Martha Graham.
 

Ward Museum - Classes In March

The Ward Museum
909 S Schumaker Dr, Salisbury, MD
410-742-4988
http://www.wardmuseum.org
Drop in Art Wednesdays - 10am-11am
Free program designed for children preschool to first-grade age. Lead by local artisans.

Third Saturdays
Family art program. Make a fun art creation. 10am-noon.

March 3, 2018 - 1pm-4pm
The Art of Screen Painting
Ward Museum, Salisbury. Learn the history and techniques of this unique and traditional folk art that started in 1913 Baltimore. Master screen painter John Iampieri leads an introductory class after which all participants will go home with their own beautiful, hand-painted screens.

March 17, 2018 - 10am-Noon
Drop-In Art
Silhouette Painting, Ward Museum, Salisbury. World Champion decoy carver Bill Belote leads a lesson on how to paint birds. Complete a silhouette of a red knot shorebird that can even be entered in the 48th Annual Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival.
 

Random Juxtaposition March Classes

Random Juxtaposition Studio
Union Station - 9928 Old Ocean City Blvd., Unit 9 - Berlin, MD 21811
http://www.livethecolorwheel.com


March 1-22, 2018 - Thursdays, 9am-11:30am
Four Seasons Mini Series
Start with one tree and learn what it looks like throughout the four seasons. Bring 4 watercolor sheets or canvasses for your medium of choice to complete all four paintings.

March 2-23, 2018 - Fridays 9am-11:30am
Beginner Pastels
Class will provide basic introduction to using soft pastels. Learn how to manage the medium by learning underpainting and overpainting to complete colorful paintings. You can also work in charcoal to hone your drawing skills. .

March 5-28, 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.

March 7-28, 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.
 

Art League of Ocean City March Classes

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
410-524-9433
http://www.artleagueofoceancity.org
March 14, 2018 - 6:30pm-9pm
Brushes and Bubbly
Join us every second Wednesday of the month for a fun night of painting- no experience necessary! Perfect for girls night out. BYOB.

March 17, 2018 - 10am-noon
Free Family Art Day
Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland An exciting free family art program integrating our love of nature, our precious Delmarva environment and the arts.
 

March 1-31, 2018

Exhibit, Joanne Guilfoil & Jean Mason

Worcester County Arts Council, Berlin
5pm–8pm.
410-641-0809.
http://www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org
Opening exhibit reception: March 10.
 

March 1-31, 2018

Exhibit, Steve Shreve & Gregg Rosner

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
410-524-9433
http://www.artleagueofoceancity.org
Featuring music-inspired group show. Opening Reception: March 2, 5pm-7pm.
 

March 2018

Exhibit, New Work by Gallery Artists

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

First Friday Reception, March 2.
 

March 2, 2018

March 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.
 

March 2-4, 2018

Exhibit, Shirley Hall Memorial Youth Show

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
410-524-9433
http://www.artleagueofoceancity.org
Featuring artwork by Worcester County middle and high school students. Opening Reception: March 2, 5pm-7pm.
 

March 3, 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.
 

March 5 & 19, 2018

March 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.
 

March 5, 2018

Exhibit, Margaret Noble - Resonating Objects

Electronic Gallery, Conway Hall 128, Salisbury University
410-548-2547
http://salisbury.edu

Noble creates interactive, multisensory sculptures and installations layered in sound and gesture. She designs works with found objects, raw materials and circuitry, using tactile controls to integrate light, electro-acoustic sounds and field recordings. Through this hybrid medium, her work explores human and material relationships. Artist Talk: Mon., March 5, Conway Hall 156, 3:30pm.
 

March 6, 2018

SU Music Concert Trombone Day

Holloway Hall, Salisbury University
7:30pm
410-548-558
http://salisbury.edu

 

March 8, 2018

Latin American & Spanish Film Festival

Fulton Hall 111, Salisbury University
7pm.
410-543-6341
http://salisbury.edu
The Death of Pinochet by Bettina Perut and Iván Osnovikoff. On December 10, 2006, General Pinochet dies unexpectedly. For 24 hours, his death reawakens the political divisions that marked Chile’s recent history with death and violence. Film is introduced by Emily Story and Eric Rittinger.
 

March 8, 2018

Moscow Festival Ballet - Don Quixote

Holloway Hall, Salisbury University
8pm
410-543-6271
http://salisbury.edu
This full-length ballet features Bolshoi Ballet back-drops and costumes. The Moscow Festival Ballet was founded in 1989 when legendary principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet Sergei Radchenko sought to realize his vision of a company that would bring together the highest classical elements of the great Bolshoi and Kirov ballet companies in an independent new company within the framework of Russian classic ballet.
 

March 8, 2018

Lecture, Origins of Cinema by Gary Olsen

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

Free lecture series designed to create conversation, encourage curiosity, and cultivate knowledge.
 

March 9, 2018

March Second Friday Art Stroll

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

March 9, 2018

Moscow Festival Ballet Gala

Holloway Hall, Salisbury University
8pm
410-543-6271
http://salisbury.edu
A celebration of choreography preserved by the company over the past five decades. The program includes Marius Petipa’s technically exuberant Paquita from the old Imperial Russian Ballet, the celebrated “Kingdom of the Shades” Grand Pas de Deux from La Bayadere, Michel Fokine’s unforgettable Dying Swan – choreographed for the great Anna Pavlova and set to Saint-Saens’ Le Cygne.
 

March 9, 2018

Moscow Festival Ballet Gala

Holloway Hall, Salisbury University
8pm
410-543-6271
http://salisbury.edu
A celebration of choreography preserved by the company over the past five decades. The program includes Marius Petipa’s technically exuberant Paquita from the old Imperial Russian Ballet, the celebrated “Kingdom of the Shades” Grand Pas de Deux from La Bayadere, Michel Fokine’s unforgettable Dying Swan – choreographed for the great Anna Pavlova and set to Saint-Saens’ Le Cygne.
 

March 9-11, 2018

2nd Annual Ocean City Film Festival

Various Venues - Ocean City, Maryland
http://www.ocfilmfestival.com
One hundred films over 3 days showcasing the works of regional and international filmmakers of every background and genre. Plus workshops and film maker meet and greet. The event takes place at the Ocean City Center for the Arts and venues throughout Ocean City.
 

March 15, 2018

March 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
 

March 15, 2018

Latin American & Spanish Film Festival - Eternal Amazon by Belisario Franca

Fulton Hall 111, Salisbury University
7pm
410-543-6341
http://salisbury.edu
The filmmaker examines the possibilities of sustainable use of the Amazon rain forest. Film is introduced by Emily Story and Eric Rittinger.
 

March 16, 2018

March Third Fridays

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

March 16-18, 2018

Home, Condo & Outdoor Show and Art & Craft Fair

OC Convention Center - 40th Street Ocean City, Maryland
http://www.oceanpromotions.info
A wide assortment of of creative and unique gifts and accessories for your home and outdoor living. Fri, 11am-5pm; Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 10:30am-3:30pm.
 

March 17-18, 2018

Brown Box Theatre Presents Hotel Nepenthe

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
7:30pm
http://www.brownboxtheatre.org
Dark but silly play written by award-winning playwright John Kuntz, exploring themes of loss, infatuation, joy, and the inexplicable.
 

March 20, 2018

Nevertheless She Persisted

Guerrieri Hall, Wor-Wic Community College, Salisbury
7pm
410-334-2800
http://www.worwic.edu
In celebration of women’s history month, Dr. Trudy Hammond, project lead for the executive staff at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, and Rachel Bowser, president of the Nursing Student Organization, will give a presentation honoring women who fight all forms of discrimination.
 

March 20, 2018

Dirty Dancing

Wicomico Civic Center, Salisbury
7:30pm
http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org

This classic story is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. This worldwide smash hit features the hit songs “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” “Do You Love Me?” and the heart-stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life.”
 

March 21, 2018

Sip and Ceramics

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
6pm-8pm.
410-524-9433
http://www.artleagueofoceancity.org
Make a fun and functional ceramic piece- no experience necessary! Perfect for date night.
 

March 21, 2018

I Liked You Better Before I Knew You So Well

Fulton-Owen Hall, Wor-Wic Community College, Salisbury
7pm
410-334-2800
http://www.worwic.edu
Author Dr. James Allen Hall will read from his second and most recent book, “I Liked You Better Before I Knew You So Well,” Dr. Hall is an associate professor of English and director of the Rose O’Neill Literary House at Washington College in Chestertown.
 

March 23, 2018

Josh Turner Live in Concert

Ocean City Performing Arts Center - 40th Street - Ocean City, Maryand
http://www.oceancityconcerts.com
Turner has garnered multiple GRAMMY, CMA, and ACM nominations. Turner’s hits include “Your Man,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance,” “Firecracker,” “Would You Go with Me,” “All Over Me,” “Time Is Love,” and his most recent “Hometown Girl.”
 

March 23, 2018

Art and Soul

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
6pm-8:30pm
410-524-9433
http://www.artleagueofoceancity.org
Experience art making as a way to improve your physical, mental and spiritual health.
 

March 25, 2018

Rockin’ Road to Dublin

Wicomico Civic Center, Salisbury
7pm
http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org
Rockin’ Road to Dublin combines the art of an Irish dance show, the power of a rock concert, and the finish of a Broadway theatrical production. Starring World Champion Irish dancers Scott Doherty and Ashley Smith, leading a cast of 14 Irish dancers backed by a full rock band and vocalists.
 

March 28, 2018

The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s A Legacy for Today with Diane Nash

Guerrieri Academic Commons, Salisbury University
7pm
410-548-3836 or 410-543-8106
http://salisbury.edu
As a college student in Nashville, TN, beginning in 1959, Nash became one of the most prominent leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. Starting with efforts to desegregate lunch counters, she helped to found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and gained national prominence organizing the Freedom Rides in 1961. Following her desegregation efforts in Birmingham in 1963 and voting rights work in Selma in 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King awarded her and her husband James Bevel the Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s Rosa Parks Award.
 

March 28, 2018

Writers On The Shore: A.A. Balaskovits Reading

Commons, Worcester Room, Salisbury University
8pm
http://salisbury.edu
Balaskovits is the author of Magic for Unlucky Girls. Her fiction and essays appear in Indiana Review, The Madison Review, The Southeast Review, Gargoyle, Apex Magazine, Shimmer among others. She was awarded the New Writers Award from Sequestrum in 2015. Her short fiction was named in the top 50 of Wigleaf’s Very Short Fictions in 2017.
 

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.
 

March 29, 2018

Seeing Sound Series Volume #5, Thomas Dexter

Conway Hall 317, Salisbury University
5:30pm
410-548-2547
http://salisbury.edu
Dexter presents a film performance for 16mm projection and sound transducers featuring direct animation in a multi-layered composition that is created in real time. The work maps a synesthetic and hallucinatory terrain at the edge of what can be seen and heard.
 

March 29, 2018

Latin American & Spanish Film Festival - Guaraní by Luis Zorraquí

Fulton Hall 111, Salisbury University
7pm
410-543-6341
http://salisbury.edu
Atilio lives with his granddaughter, Iara. His great desire is to have a grandson to transmit the Guarani culture. When he discovers that Iara’s mother, Helena, is pregnant, he decides to go to a long journey and cross borders, with the aim to convince Helena to give birth in the Guarani land. Introduced by Corinne Pubill.
 

March 30-31, 2018

Easter Kids Fun Fair and Art & Craft Show

OC Convention Center - 40th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
Fri-Sat, 10am-5pm.
http://www.oceanpromotions.info

Games, contests, entertainment, egg hunt and the Easter bunny. Artists and crafters displaying unique and creative handcrafted items.
 

March 31, 2018

Berlin Spring Celebration

Downtown Berlin, Maryland
10am-5pm
http://www.berlinmainstreet.com
Art vendors, kids games and crafts.
 

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 & 16, 2018

April 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.
 

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, 2018

SU Music Concert - New Music Salisbury

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

April 5 & 9, 2018

Amber Robles-Gordon - Talking Stick Project Residency

Guerrieri Student Union, Wicomico Room, Salisbury University
410-548-2547
http://salisbury.edu
Historically, talking sticks have been used democratically in indigenous cultures to designate the authority to speak within a group setting. Inspired by her own recent work using art-based talking sticks to address the story of Henrietta Lacks. Robles-Gordon offers a beginners-level talking stick workshop, gives an artist talk and creates a public art installation using talking sticks created by workshop participants. Workshop-Thurs, April 5, 6pm. Artist Talk & Reception- Mon, April 9, 6pm-8:30pm.
 

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

Spring Jazz Dinner

Ocean City Senior Center
104 41st Street
Ocean City, Maryland
5-7 pm (doors open at 4:45)
410.289.0824
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The Ocean City Senior Center and the Worcester County Commission on Aging, Inc. (WorCOA) are pleased to present the first annual Spring Jazz Dinner. The event is open to all Worcester County adults 50 and over. The evening will include the musical and vocal talents of Mrs. Rhonda Little and Mr. Dale Britt performing classic and contemporary jazz selections and is catered by the Decatur Diner. Tickets are available only in advance for $15.00. Ticket purchases can be made by cash, check or money order at the Ocean City Senior Center.
 

April 6, 2018

April 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.
 

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 6, 2018

Poet Jane Satterfield

Wor-Wic Community College, Salisbury
410-334-2800
http://www.worwic.edu
In celebration of national poetry month, poet Jane Satterfield will give a book talk from 5:30 to 6:30pm, followed by Satterfield’s poetry reading at 7pm. Refreshments provided and books will be available for purchase and author signing.
 

April 6-7, 2018

Eastern Shore Ballet Theatre: Alice in Wonderland Ballet

Wicomico High School Auditorium, Salisbury, Maryland
Fri, 7pm; Sat, 2pm.
http://www.esbt.org
 

April 6-8, 2018

Anime and Manga Youth Show

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
410-524-9433
http://www.artleagueofoceancity.org
Opening Reception: April 6, 5pm-7pm. Featuring artwork by Worcester, Wicomico and Sussex County students.
 

April 6-8 & 13-15, 2018

Hairspray The Musical

Holloway Hall, Salisbury University
Fri-Sat, 8pm; Sun, 2pm
410-548-5588
http://salisbury.edu
Winner of eight Tony Awards, this long-running Broadway musical is an adaptation of the John Waters’ film of the same name. A throwback to the great musical comedies of the mid-20th century. Directed by Matt Saltzberg.
 

April 6-15, 2018

Theater Production: Pride and Prejudice


443-858-3805
Details to be announced at: http://www.lowershorepac.org
 

April 7, 2018

Downtown Pocomoke Spring Festival

Pocomoke City, Maryland
11am-4pm
410-957-1333.
http://www.downtownpocomoke.com
Annual street festival, including live entertainment, food, sidewalk vendors, antique car show, free museum admission, kid games, horse & pony rides & fishing.
 

April 7, 2018

Originals Only Exhibit

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

April 12, 2018

Latin American & Spanish Film Festival - The Country of Fear by Francisco Espada

Fulton Hall 111, Salisbury University
7pm
410-543-6341
http://salisbury.edu
A peaceful man’s quiet life is shaken when a 13-year-old girl starts to extort him. The film is introduced by Sally Perret.
 

April 13, 2018

April Second Friday Art Stroll

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

April 13 & 15, 2018

Jeffrey Chappell Master Class

Fulton Hall 112, Salisbury University
2pm
410-548-5588
http://salisbury.edu
Pianist and composer Jeffrey Chappell leads the class.
 

April 15, 2018

Concert, Celebration of Great Composers: Classical Meets Jazz

Holloway Hall, Salisbury University
1:30pm & 3:30pm
410-548-5588
http://salisbury.edu
Celebrating its 12th anniversary, this concert features local young pianists and guest pianist and composer Jeffrey Chappell.
 

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 19, 2018

April 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
 

April 19, 2018

Lecture: Cajun by Any Other Name

Guerrieri Academic Commons, Assembly Hall, Salisbury University
7pm
410-543-6312
http://salisbury.edu
Marie Rundquist discusses her quest to discover her heritage, which culminated in her book Cajun by Any Other Name: Recovering the Lost History of a Family and a People.
 

April 19-22, 2018

Paint Snow Hill 2018

Downtown Snow Hill, Maryland
410-632-3555
http://www.bishopsstock.com

Watch amazing artists at work all around beautiful Snow hill and buy a new masterpiece at the Wet Paint Show & Sale, April 21 & 22.
 

April 19-22, 2018

SU Dance Company - Annual Spring Dance Concert

Holloway Hall, Salisbury University
Thurs, Fri, Sat-8pm; Sun, 2pm. 410-548-5588
http://salisbury.edu
Featuring works by guest artists and resident faculty. Directed by Mary Avara.
 

April 20, 2018

April Third Fridays

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

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 21, 2018

Free Family Art Day

Ocean City Center for the Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
10am-noon.
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.
 

April 21, 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!
 

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

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.