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MAY

May 9  Realtor Workshop: Real Estate Incentives in the A&E District
11 am - 1 pm.  Bubby's Wing Shack, 1108 West Main Street, Crisfield.  Information about the Crisfield Arts and Entertainment District and tax incentive information session.  Free lunch and tour for the first 30 real estate agent attendees.  Interested real estate professionals, please email Bill Brown at wfb8531@gmail.com for more information.

May 9   Art Exhibit Opening Reception
4-6 pm.   Mosely Gallery, UMES Campus, Princess Anne.  “Senior Show”  Spring graduates in the Fine Arts Department display their work—thru May 23.  410-651-7770 or visit www.mosleygallery.com

May 10  UMES Jazz and Pop Concert
7 pm.  Ella Fitzgerald Center, UMES Campus, Princess Anne.  Jazz & Popular Music Program presents  “The 2nd Annual Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Celebration Concert”  Paying tribute to the “First Lady of Song”.  For more information, please call 410-621-1514.

May 15  Crisfield's a Rockin' Business Participation Deadline
Chairs will be auctioned at the June 29th Anniversary Party and Rockin' Auction.  More information and registration forms available at crisfieldarts.org or contact Bill Brown at wfb8531@gmail.com.

May 17-18  Hangin’ Out Art Show
Friday 6 – 10 pm; Saturday 12 – 8 pm.  Corbin Studio & Gallery, 4 East Main Street, Crisfield.  Calling all artists! Crisfield Arts & Entertainment Districts is sponsoring an art show. Everyone is invited to hang one piece of work at this show. Opening night (May 17) will have complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be available and beer and wine will be for sale.  Sponsored by PNC and The Crisfield American Legion Post #16.  Cash donations in lieu of admission are encouraged and will go toward funding to allow the Hangin’ Out shows to remain free to the public every year.  Choose to display only or allow the sale of your work with a percentage going to the Crisfield A&E District.  For more information, please email arts@crisfieldcityhall.com to join the event mailing list.  You may also find additional information at www.crisfieldarts.org.

May 17 – 19  Maryland High School Rodeo Association Final
Opens at 5 pm Friday.  Closes 1 pm Sunday.  Somerset County Fair Grounds, Princess Anne. Students from across the state compete in bronc busting, barrel racing & other rodeo events for the state championship.  For more information visit www.mdhsra.org

May 18 6th Annual Community Field Day
10 am-2 pm.  Long Centralized Facility, Westover.  Kids’ activities, demonstrations, and more.  Rain Date:  June 1.  Somerset Recreation & Parks  410-651-4980.

May 18  Somerset Strawberry Festival
9 am – 4 pm.  Long Athletic Facility, Westover.  Strawberry Shortcake, jams & jellies, food.  Kid’s Activities, craft vendors & Live Music.  ADA  Somerset County Arts Council  410-968-2787. www.somersetmdstrawberryfestival.com.

May 18  US Coast Guard Open House
10am - 2pm.  810 Norris Harbor Drive, Crisfield.  In support of National Safe Boating week and to kick off the 2019 recreational boating season, the crew of Coast Guard Station Crisfield is inviting the public to a free open house that will allow the public to tour the unit and view the search and rescue boats and equipment. The Coast Guard Auxiliary will also be on hand to discuss boating safety as well as perform free vessel safety checks.  For more information, please call 410-968-0323.

May 19  Crisfield Triathlon/Duathlon/Relay/Youth
8 am – 11 am.  American Legion Post #16, 116 Lorie Quinn Drive, Crisfield.  A first race for Crisfield and part of the Eastern Shore Triathlon Series. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/465272040546115.

May 21   Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR
5 – 9:30 pm.   Somerset County Department of Emergency Services, Somerset County Office Complex, 11916 Somerset Avenue, Princess Anne.  For more information, please contact Christopher A. Parks at 410-726-3134.

May 22 – 26  Plein Air Crisfield
Plein Air Crisfield will take place May 24-26. Artists participate in three days of painting in authentic, beautiful Crisfield and the surrounding areas. This is a casual, non-competitive painting event, featuring a Welcome cocktail party at a private historic home, and a group nocturne.   Artists will be painting at several locations around the area, including the City Dock, Small Boat Harbor, Smith Island (with a pop up art show and wet paint sale at the Smith Island Center) and more.  Fresh paintings will be for sale 4th Saturday Bay Stroll (May 25) and the Soft Shell Festival (May 26). To register, please contact Debra Howard at artistdebrahoward@gmail.com.  For more information, please visit the @crisfieldpleinair Facebook page.

May 22  2nd Annual Health & Wellness Fair for Older Adults
10 am – 12 noon.  Commission on Aging, Senior Services, 8928 Sign Post Road, Westover.  May is Older Americans Month.  Enjoy guest speakers from various organizations offering a variety of services and products, blood pressure screenings, diabetes testing, free beverages & Krispy Kreme doughnuts, and door prizes.  For more information about this event, please contact Ashley N. Tawes at 410-651-3517 or email her at anelson@somersetmd.us.

May 25  Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
8am-3:30   Somerset County Department of Emergency Services, Somerset County Office Complex, Princess Anne.  For more information contact Christopher A. Parks, 410-726-3134.

May 25  Rehobeth Ruritan BBQ Chicken
10 am – 1 pm (or until sold out).  Rt. 13/Westover.  $7 for 1/2 chicken and a roll.  They sell out quick.

May 25  Crabplace.com’s Crab & Cruise™ - Motown  Season Kick-Off
All-you-can-eat crabs, shrimp, ribs, wings, and Smith Island Cake, followed by a Motown party boat cruise.  The Kick-Off event for the 2018 Crab & Cruise season starts with a tribute to the Motown Era.  Come wearing your best Motown fashion because there will be prizes for the best-dressed   Crab Feast starts at 4:30, and cruise at 7pm.  For more information, please call 877-328-2722 or visit crabandcruise.com.

May 25  Smith Island Art Festival
11 am – 4 pm.  Smith Island Bakery, Ewell, Smith Island.  Catch a boat from Crisfield. The festival highlights resident Island Artists and Craftspeople, as well as the work of local mainland creators. Enjoy live music, outdoor artist tables, boat building and waterman’s demonstrations, and food – including authentic Smith Island Cake.  Photo contest open to everyone.  For more information, please visit www.smithislandexperience.com. 

May 25  4th Saturday Bay Stroll – Welcome Summer & Plein Air
4 – 7 pm.  City Dock, 1300 West Main Street, Crisfield.  Break out the flip-flops and welcome the summer in the best possible location, on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. Skip the beach crowds but get all the benefit of warm bay breezes and the Bay sunsets. Bring your lawn chair & relax to live music. Seafood, festival food, whole pig roast. Wet-paint sales from Crisfield Plein Air.  Follow 4th Saturdays on Facebook

May 26  Soft Shell Festival
12 – 4 pm.  City Dock, 1300 West Main Street, Crisfield.  Seafood/sides/beverage. Kids' activities, arts, and crafts, demonstrations, Watermen’s Hall of Fame, fresh crab cakes & soft crabs.  For more information, please call 410-968-2500 or visit www.crisfieldevents.com.

JUNE

June 1  Unity in the Community
Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield. Experience the fusion of cultures represented in Crisfield! To participate or for more information email arts@crisfieldcityhall.com or contact the organizer for this event, Councilwoman Pastor Barbara Ward at wardbj415@gmail.com 

June 1  Crabplace.com’s Crab & Cruise™ - New Skool R&B Hip Hop Spectacular
All-You-Can-Eat Jumbo Crab Feast featuring Maryland steamed crabs, shrimp, corn, BBQ ribs, meatballs, wings, hush puppies, & waffle fries, plus free 48 oz. domestic draft beer pitchers during the feast.  Finish it off with a slice of Smith Island Cake, Maryland’s State Dessert.  After the feast, you’ll head to the party boat where DJ Big Mark plays the hits from the Newer Generation of R&B Hip Hop.  “Hurricane” Hazel will be providing crab picking demos, through-out the crab feast.  For more information, please call 877-328-2722 or visit crabandcruise.com.

June 2-7  Road Scholar in Crisfield for Maritime Heritage Program
For more information, please visit www.roadscholar.org.

June 2  Chesapeake Ghost Walks – Princess Anne
8 pm start.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, intersection of Prince William and Mansion Streets, Princess Anne.  Sites on the Princess Anne Ghost Walk include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel and several historic homes along the main streets. Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew's graveyard and listen for spirits of the Manokin River and more. Meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start.  For more information, please visit www.chesapeakeghosts.com.

June 8  Golf Cart Derby
1 - 4 pm.  Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield.  Timed obstacle course.  Fastest time wins.  $10 to enter, $10 to rent cart.  Sign up at the door.  For more information, please contact the Somers Cove Marina at 410-968-0925.

June 8 Crisfield Mud Bog
Crisfield Elks Club, Crisfield.  For more information, check Facebook/CrisfieldMudBog.

June 9-14  Road Scholar in Crisfield for Maritime Heritage Program
For more information, please visit www.roadscholar.org.

June 15  Crisfield's A Rockin' Artist Deadline
Chairs will be auctioned at the June 29 Anniversary Party and Rockin' Auction.  For more information, and registration forms, please visit crisfieldarts.org or contact Bill Brown at wfb8531@gmail.com.

June 15  Cruise and CrabFeast
5 pm CrabFeast; 7:30 pm Sunset Cruise.  Set sail aboard the Chelsea Lane.  Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you cruise through a quaint island in the Chesapeake Bay, enjoying our Raw Bar complete with sodas and mixers to accompany your BYOB.  Eat at “Captain Tyler’s Crab House, One Crab Cake, One Soft Crab, All you can eat Steamed Crabs, Corn on the Cob, Fired Chicken, Hush Puppies, Cole Slaw, Macaroni Salad.  Beer Pitchers and Soda with Smith Island Cake for Dessert.  CrabFeast & Cruise $109.00 per person.  CrabFeast Only $69.99 per person.  Make a full evening of it and spend the night at Captain Tyler Motel or Cove BB.  For more information Call 410-968-2220.

June 12 Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR
5pm-9:30pm   Somerset County Department of Emergency Services, Somerset County Office Complex, Princess Anne.  For more information contact Christopher A. Parks, 410-726-3134.

June 12  Cruise and CrabFeast
5 pm CrabFeast; 7:30 pm Sunset Cruise.  Set sail aboard the Chelsea Lane.  Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you cruise through a quaint island in the Chesapeake Bay, enjoying our Raw Bar complete with sodas and mixers to accompany your BYOB.  Eat at “Captain Tyler’s Crab House, One Crab Cake, One Soft Crab, All you can eat Steamed Crabs, Corn on the Cob, Fired Chicken, Hush Puppies, Cole Slaw, Macaroni Salad.  Beer Pitchers and Soda with Smith Island Cake for Dessert.  CrabFeast & Cruise $109.00 per person.  CrabFeast Only $69.99 per person.  Make a full evening of it and spend the night at Captain Tyler Motel or Cove BB.  For more information Call 410-968-2220.

June 15  Crabplace.com Crab & Cruise™ - Old Skool R&B Ultimate Dance Party
All you can eat crabs, shrimp, ribs, wings, and Smith Island Cake, followed by and R&B party boat.  After you feast like Kings and Queens, you’ll head over to the boat where DJ Big Mark  will be on board to spread that Old Skool vibe, playing your R&B Hip Hop favorites while you enjoy a mesmerizing sunset.  During the Feast “Hurricane Hazel”  will be offering crab picking demos.   For more information, please call 877-328-2722 or visit crabandcruise.com.

June 21  Chesapeake Ghost Walks – Princess Anne
8 pm start.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, intersection of Prince William and Mansion Streets, Princess Anne.  Sites on the Princess Anne Ghost Walk include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel and several historic homes along the main streets. Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew's graveyard and listen for spirits of the Manokin River and more. Meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start.  For more information, please visit www.chesapeakeghosts.com

June 22  Somerset County Library Summer Reading Kick-off
1 pm.  Princess Anne and Crisfield branches.  For more information, please visit www.somelibrary.org.

June 22  4th Saturday Bay Stroll – Church Social
4 - 7 pm.  319 West Main Street, Crisfield.  Artists & Vendors.  To get your church involved, please contact arts@crisfieldcityhall.com

June 22  Crabplace.com’s Crab & Cruise™ - New Skool R&B Hip Hop Spectacular
All-You-Can-Eat Jumbo Crab Feast featuring Maryland steamed crabs, shrimp, corn, BBQ ribs, meatballs, wings, hush puppies, & waffle fries, plus free 48 oz. domestic draft beer pitchers during the feast.  Finish it off with a slice of Smith Island Cake, Maryland’s State Dessert.  After the feast, you’ll head to the party boat where DJ Adam Dutch plays the hits.   “Hurricane Hazel will be giving crab picking demos during the feast.  For more information, please call 877-328-2722 or visit crabandcruise.com.

June 29  Anniversary Party & Rockin' Fundraiser
July 1 marks the first anniversary of the state designation for the Crisfield Arts & Entertainment District.  Join us for a celebration, and an auction, of the business-sponsored and artist painted rocking chairs.  To be added to a mailing list for updates, and more information, contact arts@crisfieldcityhall.com.

June 29  2nd Annual Marina Mac Fest
4 - 7 pm.  Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield.  Hosting a celebration of Charlie “Mac” McClenahan, former mayor of Crisfield, state Delegate, founding member of the Crisfield Chamber of Commerce and the Somers Cove Yacht Club.  The event features the “Front Page News” band, vendors and food.  $10 entry with proceeds benefitting Somerset County Community Services.  For more information, call Somers Cove Marina at 410-968-0925.

June 29  Crabplace.com’s Crab & Cruise – MTV 80’s
All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feast.  Featuring Maryland steamed crabs, shrimp, corn BBQ ribs, meatballs, wings, hush puppies and fries, plus free domestic draft bee pitchers during the feast.  It's All-80's MTV-style! It's a themed event so dress like Madonna, wear your long hair, and come ready to win prizes for best dressed. DJ Flea will be playing all of the 80's classics on the upper level of the cruise. Prepare to dance to Prince, Madonna, Journey, Culture Club, Michael Jackson, and even Tears for Fears. This is one awesome party. Earlier in the day, DJ Adam Dutch will be setting the Retro 80's vibe on stage and “ Hurricane Hazel” will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion. It'll be a special day in the Crab Capital of the World. For more information, please call 877-328-2722, or visit www.crabandcruise.com.

JULY 

July 5 Crabplace.com’s Crab & Cruise – Old School R & B
DJ Flea will be playing the Old School R&B hits from the 80's (with a few 70's thrown in) on the upper level of the cruise while 97.5FM DJ, Big Mark, will be rocking the dance area on the lower level. Earlier in the day, DJ Adam Dutch will be setting the Old School vibe on stage and Hurricane Hazel will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion.   For more information, please call 877-328-2722, or visit www.crabandcruise.com

July 5 Crabplace.com Crab & Cruise – 90’s & 00’s R&B/Hip Hop  “Fireworks Cruise”
How about a 4th of July weekend firework's cruise?  DJ Adam Dutch will be mixing up the R&B/Hip Hop hits from 90's and 00's on the upper level of the cruise, as well as providing the music during the feast in the restaurant. 97.5FM DJ, Big Mark, will be playing on the lower level. And Hurricane Hazel will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion. It'll be a fantastic show in the Crab Capital of the World.  For more information, call 877-328-2722, or visit www.crabandcruise.com

July 6  Freedom Fest
5 - 9 pm.  Location TBD  Independence Day Celebration.  Bring a chair/blanket.  Military appreciation, kid’s activities,food and more.  Fireworks 9pm.  Crisfield Area Chamber of Commerce.  410-968-2500.

July 7-12  Road Scholar in Crisfield for Decoy Carving Program with Rich Smoker
For more information, please visit www.roadscholar.org

July 12  Chesapeake Ghost Walks – Princess Anne
8 pm start.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, intersection of Prince William and Mansion Streets, Princess Anne.  Sites on the Princess Anne Ghost Walk include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel and several historic homes along the main streets. Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew's graveyard and listen for spirits of the Manokin River and more. Meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start.  For more information, please visit www.chesapeakeghosts.com

July 13  Cruise and CrabFeast
5 pm crab feast; 7:30 pm sunset cruise.  Set sail aboard the Chelsea Lane.  Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you cruise through a quaint island in the Chesapeake Bay, enjoying our Raw Bar complete with sodas and mixers to accompany your BYOB.  Eat at “Captain Tyler’s Crab House, One Crab Cake, One Soft Crab, All you can eat Steamed Crabs, Corn on the Cob, Fired Chicken, Hush Puppies, Cole Slaw, Macaroni Salad.  Beer Pitchers and Soda with Smith Island Cake for Dessert.  CrabFeast & Cruise $109.00 per person.  CrabFeast Only $69.99 per person.  Make a full evening of it and spend the night at Captain Tyler Motel or Cove BB.  For more information, please call 410-968-2220.

July 13  Crabplace.com’s Crab & Cruise.  Old School R&B
4:30 - 10 pm.   DJ Flea will be playing the Old School R&B hits from the 80's (with a few 70's thrown in) on the upper level of the cruise while 97.5FM DJ, Big Mark, will be rocking the dance area on the lower level. Earlier in the day, DJ Adam Dutch will be setting the Old School vibe on stage and “Hurricane Hazel” will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion.   For more information, call  877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

July 17 43rd Annual J. Millard Tawes Crab & Clam Bake
Noon – 4pm.  Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield.  Entertainment & all-u-can-eat seafood (crabs, clams, fish, sides & beverages)  Advance tickets recommended.  Crisfield Area Chamber of Commerce.  For tickets and more information, please call 410-968-2500 or visit www.crisfieldevents.com.

July 19 Crabplace.com’s Crab & Cruise.  90’s-00’s R&B/Hip Hop
4:30 - 10 pm. This event has premium crabs measuring 6 1/4" up to 8"! DJ Adam Dutch will be mixing up the R&B/Hip Hop hits from 90's and 00's on the upper level of the cruise, as well as providing the music during the feast in the restaurant. 97.5FM DJ, Big Mark, will be playing on the lower level. And” Hurricane Hazel” will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion.  For more information call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

July 20  Dust & Bones Concert
Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield.

July 22-28  Somerset County Fair
Civic Center, Princess Anne.  Exhibits, animals & judging, food, crafts, contests, kids’ activities.  ADA. Somerset County Extension Office 410-651-1350/www.facebook.com/somersetmdfair.

July 22  Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR
5 - 9:30 pm.   Somerset County Department of Emergency Services, Somerset County Office Complex, Princess Anne.  For more information contact Christopher A. Parks, 410-726-3134.

July 26 Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise '80s R & B
4:30 - 10 pm.  This event has premium crabs measuring 6 1/4" up to 8"! DJ Flea will be playing the Old School R&B hits from the 80's (with a few 70's thrown in) on the upper level of the cruise while 97.5FM DJ, Big Mark, will be rocking the dance area on the lower level. Earlier in the day, DJ Adam Dutch will be setting the Old School vibe on stage and “Hurricane Hazel” will be providing crab-picking demos.  For more information, call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com.

July 26  Chesapeake Ghost Walks – Princess Anne
8 pm start.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, intersection of Prince William and Mansion Streets, Princess Anne.  Sites on the Princess Anne Ghost Walk include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel and several historic homes along the main streets. Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew's graveyard and listen for spirits of the Manokin River and more. Meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start.  For more information, please visit www.chesapeakeghosts.com

July 27  4th Saturday Bay Stroll
4 – 7 pm.  Crisfield.

July 27 Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise  Oldies Rock & Roll

4:30 pm Crab Feast & 7 pm Cruise. DJ Flea will be taking you back to the days of the Golden Oldies on the upper level of the cruise. Earlier in the day, DJ Adam Dutch will be setting the Rock & Roll vibe on stage and Hurricane Hazel will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion. This event also coincides with the Crisfield Classic Car Show. On your way to the boat, you can check out all of the cars that come to town to show off for the afternoon.  For more information, call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

July 27  Cruise and Crab Feast
5 pm. CrabFeast---7:30 Sunset Cruise.  Set sail aboard the Chelsea Lane.  Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you cruise through a quaint island in the Chesapeake Bay, enjoying our Raw Bar complete with sodas and mixers to accompany your BYOB.  Eat at “Captain Tyler’s Crab House, One Crab Cake, One Soft Crab, All you can eat Steamed Crabs, Corn on the Cob, Fired Chicken, Hush Puppies, Cole Slaw, Macaroni Salad.  Beer Pitchers and Soda with Smith Island Cake for Dessert.  CrabFeast & Cruise $109.00 per person.  CrabFeast Only $69.99 per person.  Make a full evening of it and spend the night at Captain Tyler Motel or Cove BB.  For more information, please call 410-968-2220.

AUGUST

August 3 Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise  MTV-80’s
Crab Feast 4:30 – Cruise 7pm.  It's All-80's MTV-style! It's a themed event so dress like Madonna, wear your long hair, and come ready to win prizes for best dressed. DJ Flea will be playing all of the 80's classics on the upper level of the cruise. Earlier in the day, DJ Adam Dutch will be setting the Retro 80's vibe on stage and Hurricane Hazel will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion. For more information call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

August 3  Cruise and CrabFeast
5pm CrabFeast---7:30 Sunset Cruise.  Set sail aboard the Chelsea Lane.  Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you cruise through a quaint island in the Chesapeake Bay, enjoying our Raw Bar complete with sodas and mixers to accompany your BYOB.  Eat at “Captain Tyler’s Crab House, One Crab Cake, One Soft Crab, All you can eat Steamed Crabs, Corn on the Cob, Fired Chicken, Hush Puppies, Cole Slaw, Macaroni Salad.  Beer Pitchers and Soda with Smith Island Cake for Dessert.  CrabFeast & Cruise $109.00 per person.  CrabFeast Only $69.99 per person.  Make a full evening of it and spend the night at Captain Tyler Motel or Cove BB.  For more information Call 410-968-2220.

August 6  National Night Out – Crisfield
6 – 8 pm.  Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield.  The community is invited for food, entertainment, and activities for children.  Hosted by the Crisfield Police Department.

August 6  National Night Out – Princess Anne
6 – 8 pm.

August 9  Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise  Old School R & B
4:30pm Crab Feast and 7pm Cruise. This event has premium crabs measuring 6 1/4" up to 8"! DJ Flea will be playing the Old School R&B hits from the 80's (with a few 70's thrown in) on the upper level of the cruise while 97.5FM DJ, Big Mark, will be rocking the dance area on the lower level. Earlier in the day, DJ Adam Dutch will be setting the Old School vibe on stage and Hurricane Hazel will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion. For more information call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

August 9 – 10  Smokin’ on the Dock of the Bay BBQ Competition
TBD

August 10  Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise     Classic Rock
4:30pm  Crab Feast & 7pm Cruise.  DJ Flea will be playing all of the Classic Rock hits from yesteryear on the upper level of the cruise. Earlier in the day, DJ Adam Dutch will be setting the Rock & Roll vibe on stage and Hurricane Hazel will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion.  For more information call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

August 13   Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR
5 -9:30 pm.   Somerset County Department of Emergency Services, Somerset County Office Complex, Princess Anne.  For more information contact Christopher A. Parks, 410-726-3134.

August 16  Chesapeake Ghost Walks – Princess Anne
8 pm start.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, intersection of Prince William and Mansion Streets, Princess Anne.  Sites on the Princess Anne Ghost Walk include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel and several historic homes along the main streets. Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew's graveyard and listen for spirits of the Manokin River and more. Meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start.  For more information, please visit www.chesapeakeghosts.com

August 16  Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise  Celebrity R & B
4:30 PM  Crab Feast –7 PM Cruise    All JUMBO Crab Event.  Hailing from Santee, SC, DJ Cleve hosts impressive parties all over the world. A former DJ guest on BET's Rap City, DJ Cleve's credentials are quite impressive. If you're one of his 180,000 Facebook followers that tune in for the Thursday night FB Live Old School Mixes.  For more information, call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

August 17 Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise    Celebrity R & B
4:30 Crab Feast –7pm  Cruise.   All-JUMBO Crab Event. Hailing from Santee, SC, DJ Cleve hosts impressive parties all over the world. A former DJ guest on BET's Rap City, DJ Cleve's credentials are quite impressive. If you're one of his 180,000 Facebook followers that tune in for the Thursday night FB Live Old School Mixes.  For more information, call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

August 17  Cruise and CrabFeast
5 pm crab feast;  7:30 pm sunset cruise.  Set sail aboard the Chelsea Lane.  Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you cruise through a quaint island in the Chesapeake Bay, enjoying our Raw Bar complete with sodas and mixers to accompany your BYOB.  Eat at “Captain Tyler’s Crab House, One Crab Cake, One Soft Crab, All you can eat Steamed Crabs, Corn on the Cob, Fired Chicken, Hush Puppies, Cole Slaw, Macaroni Salad.  Beer Pitchers and Soda with Smith Island Cake for Dessert.  CrabFeast & Cruise $109.00 per person.  CrabFeast Only $69.99 per person.  Make a full evening of it and spend the night at Captain Tyler Motel or Cove BB.  For more information Call 410-968-2220.

August 24  Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
8 am - 3:30 pm.   Somerset County Department of Emergency Services, Somerset County Office Complex, Princess Anne.  For more information contact Christopher A. Parks, 410-726-3134.

August 24  Crisfield’s 4th Saturday Bay Strolls – Water/Ways
4 – 7 pm.  City Dock, 1300 West Main Street, Crisfield.  From above, Earth appears as a water planet with more than 71 percent of its surface covered with this vital resource for life. Water impacts climate, agriculture, transportation, industry and more. It inspires art and music. The newest traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program, “Water/Ways,” examines water as an environmental necessity and an important cultural element. This 4th Saturday and student art exhibit is associated with Water/Ways, coming to the Tawes Museum on Dec 7, 2019.  For vendor registration, please visit https://www.crisfieldarts.org/4th-saturdays. For more information, please email arts@crisfieldcityhall.com.

August 25  Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise  Old School R & B
4:30 pm crab feast; 7 pm cruise.   DJ Flea will be playing the Old School R&B hits from the 80's (with a few 70's thrown in) on the upper level of the cruise while music plays throughout the boat on both levels. Earlier in the day, DJ Adam Dutch will be setting the Old School vibe on stage and Hurricane Hazel will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion.  For more information call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

August 26-September 1  72nd Annual National Hard Crab Derby & Fair
Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield.  Crab races & picking, parade, boat docking, carnival, arts & crafts, seafood, entertainment, fireworks. ADA. Crisfield Area C of C 410-968-2500/800-782-3913/www.crisfieldchamber.com. $ for some events.

August 31  Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise  MTV 80’s
6:30 pm crab feast; 7 pm cruise.  It's an all '80s MTV-style party. It's a themed event so dress like Madonna, wear your long hair, and come ready to win prizes for best dressed. DJ Flea will be playing all of the 80's classics on the upper level of the cruise.. Earlier in the day, DJ Adam Dutch will be setting the Retro 80's vibe on stage and Hurricane Hazel will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion.   For more information call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

August 31  Crisfield Mud Bog
Crisfield Elks Club, Crisfield.  For more information contact Facebook/CrisfieldMudBog.

August 31-September 2  60th Annual Skipjack Races & Festival
Deal Island Harbor, Deal Island.  Parade, dance, car show, music, food, arts & crafts, Skipjack race. ADA. Deal Island-Chance Lions (Bill Sailer) 410-784-2785/www.dealislandchancelionsclub.org/skipjack-festival. $ for some events.

SEPTEMBER

September 6  Chesapeake Ghost Walks – Princess Anne
7:30 pm start.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, intersection of Prince William and Mansion Streets, Princess Anne.  Sites on the Princess Anne Ghost Walk include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel and several historic homes along the main streets. Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew's graveyard and listen for spirits of the Manokin River and more. Meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start.  For more information, please visit www.chesapeakeghosts.com

September 7  Skipjack Bike Tour
7:30 am-3 pm. See some of the most beautiful landscapes on the Shore.  Deal Island-Chance Fire Department (Eileen Cross) 410-784-2335/www.dealislandchancevfd.com

September 7  Skipjack Run & George’s Beach Bum Run for Kids
7:30 am – 9:30 am.  Deal Island Harbor, Deal Island.   Long-sleeved cotton-feel tech tee guaranteed to the first 100 registrations.  Multiple water stops.  Walkers, Jogging Strollers + well-mannered canines with leashes welcome.  Details and registration link available at facebook.com/events/2057320891264544.  Free registration on race day for George’s Beach Bum Run.  All kids, age 10 and under, are invited to run. In honor of favorite local ASA (Athletes Supporting Athletes) and super hero beach bum, George Goodridge!  Footwear IS required (this is seaglass beach). Medals for the first 100 participants.

September 7  Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise  Old School 80’s R & B
4:00 crab  feast; 6:30 pm cruise. DJ Flea will be playing the Old School R&B hits from the 80's (with a few 70's thrown in) on the upper level of the cruise while 97.5FM DJ, Big Mark, will be rocking the dance area on the lower level. Earlier in the day, DJ Adam Dutch will be setting the Old School vibe on stage and Hurricane Hazel will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion.   For more information, call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

September 7   Cruise and CrabFeast
5pm crab feast; 7:30 pm sunset cruise.  Set sail aboard the Chelsea Lane.  Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you cruise through a quaint island in the Chesapeake Bay, enjoying our Raw Bar complete with sodas and mixers to accompany your BYOB.  Eat at Captain Tyler’s Crab House, one crab cake, one soft crab, all-you-can-eat steamed crabs, corn on the cob, fried chicken, hush puppies, cole slaw, macaroni salad.  Beer pitchers and soda with Smith Island Cake for dessert.  Crab feast & cruise $109.00 per person.  Crab feast only $69.99 per person.  Make a full evening of it and spend the night at Captain Tyler Motel or Cove B & B.  For more information, please call 410-968-2220.

September 13  Brown Box Theatre Presents Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure
7:30 pm. Tawes Museum, Crisfield.  Free outdoor Shakespeare returns with political tragicomedy Measure for Measure.  What happens when corruption reaches the highest level of court?  Explore the price of principle and witness what happens when the law is bent by those who serve to uphold it.  A duke in disguise leaves the fate of his people in the hands of a ruthless judge.  A loyal sister is faced with an important decision:  save the life of her brother or uphold her honor?  Join the Brown Box Theatre Project for Shakespeare’s timeless tale of deception, virtue, and honor, and decide for yourself whether justice is served.  Bring your own chair/blanket.  Food and drinks are available for purchase.  Crisfield Heritage Foundation 410-968-2501.  Free.

September 14  “A Taste of Smith Island” Dinner
3 pm.  Boat leaves Crisfield for Ewell. Cruise followed by dinner featuring Smith Island specialties. Advance tickets suggested. Limited ADA. Crisfield-Smith Island Cultural Alliance 410-425-3351/www.smithisland.org.  $

September 14  Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise   New SKool  90’s-00’s R & B Hip Hop
4:00 Crab Feast –6:30 pm Cruise. This event has premium crabs measuring 6 1/4" up to 8"! DJ Adam Dutch will be mixing up the R&B/Hip Hop hits from 90's and 00's on the upper level of the cruise, as well as providing the music during the feast in the restaurant. 97.5FM DJ, Big Mark, will be playing on the lower level. And Hurricane Hazel will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion.   For more information call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

September 15-20  Road Scholar in Crisfield for Maritime Heritage Program
For more information, please visit www.roadscholar.org.

September 18  Brown Box Theatre Project presents Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure
7:30 pm. Teackle Mansion, Princess Anne. Free outdoor Shakespeare returns with political tragicomedy Measure for Measure.  What happens when corruption reaches the highest level of court?  Explore the price of principle and witness what happens when the law is bent by those who serve to uphold it.  A duke in disguise leaves the fate of his people in the hands of a ruthless judge.  A loyal sister is faced with an important decision:  save the life of her brother or uphold her honor?  Join the Brown Box Theatre Project for Shakespeare’s timeless tale of deception, virtue, and honor, and decide for yourself whether justice is served.  Bring your lawn chair/blanket.  Food and drinks available for purchase. Somerset County Historical Society 410-651-2238.

September 20  Charlie Mac Open Memorial Tournament

September 20  Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise Old School 80’s R & B
4:00 Crab Feast—6:30pm Cruise. This event has premium crabs measuring 6 1/4" up to 8"! DJ Flea will be playing the Old School R&B hits from the 80's (with a few 70's thrown in) on the upper level of the cruise while 97.5FM DJ, Big Mark, will be rocking the dance area on the lower level. Earlier in the day, DJ Adam Dutch will be setting the Old School vibe on stage and Hurricane Hazel will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion.  For more information, call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

September 20  Chesapeake Ghost Walks – Princess Anne
7:30 pm start.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, intersection of Prince William and Mansion Streets, Princess Anne.  Sites on the Princess Anne Ghost Walk include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel and several historic homes along the main streets. Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew's graveyard and listen for spirits of the Manokin River and more. Meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start.  For more information, please visit www.chesapeakeghosts.com

September 21 Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise          90’s—00’s R&B/ Hip Hop
4:00 Crab Feast & 6:30 Cruise DJ Adam Dutch will be mixing up the R&B/Hip Hop hits from 90's and 00's on the upper level of the cruise, as well as providing the music during the feast in the restaurant. 97.5FM DJ, Big Mark, will be playing on the lower level. And Hurricane Hazel will be providing crab-picking demos during the feast portion.  For more information call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

September 23  Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse Cruise
Departing Fishing Creek, MD in Dorchester County aboard Sawyer Fishing Charters, the tour will visit six lighthouses on the Chesapeake Bay aboard Sawyer Fishing Charters. They are:  Hoopers Island Lighthouse, Point No Point Lighthouse, Point Lookout Lighthouse, Smith Point Lighthouse, Solomons Lump Lighthouse, and Holland Island Bar Light.  There will be the opportunity to take close-up photos and a history lesson on each light.  The cruise will stop at Smith Island for a family-style meal with seafood and non-seafood items.  The cost is $125 per person and that includes the cost of the meal.  Spots must be reserved in advance.  For more information, or to reserve a spot on the boat, please call 410-397-3743.

September 26 Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens
9am – 10:30am   Somerset County Department of Emergency Services, Somerset County Office Complex, Princess Anne.  For more information contact Christopher A. Parks, 410-726-3134.

September 28  Crabplace’s Crab & Cruise Motown
4pm Crab Feast & 6:30 pm Cruise  Fall Grand Finale - The Ultimate Seafood Party season is closing out with a bang. The best crabs of the year show up in the Fall and we'll be putting the cream of the crop on your table. Our Jumbo grade ranges from 6 1/4" to 8"  For more information call 877-328-2722 or visit www.crabandcruise.com

September 28 Saturday Bay Stroll
4-7pm  City Dock  Artists & Vendors.

OCTOBER

October 6-11  Road Scholar in Crisfield for Maritime Heritage Program
For more information, please visit www.roadscholar.org.

October 3-18  Road Scholar in Crisfield for Maritime Heritage Program
For more information, please visit www.roadscholar.org.

October 7   Chesapeake Ghost Walks – Princess Anne
7 pm start.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, intersection of Prince William and Mansion Streets, Princess Anne.  Sites on the Princess Anne Ghost Walk include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel and several historic homes along the main streets. Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew's graveyard and listen for spirits of the Manokin River and more. Meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start.  For more information, please visit www.chesapeakeghosts.com

October 18   Chesapeake Ghost Walks – Princess Anne
7 pm start.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, intersection of Prince William and Mansion Streets, Princess Anne.  Sites on the Princess Anne Ghost Walk include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel and several historic homes along the main streets. Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew's graveyard and listen for spirits of the Manokin River and more. Meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start.  For more information, please visit www.chesapeakeghosts.com

October 22  Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR
5pm-9:30pm   Somerset County Department of Emergency Services, Somerset County Office Complex, Princess Anne.  For more information contact Christopher A. Parks, 410-726-3134.

October 26  Halloween Parade & Party
Noon   Meet at City Hall Parking lot, 219 West Main Street, Crisfield at noon for the parade, then walk to Somers Cove Marina, 715 Broadway for the party & trunk or treat.

October 26  Saturday Bay Stroll Eat Drink & Be Scary
4-7pm.   Location TBD    Come in costume to compete for a first-place prize for both children and adults.

October 31  Princess Anne Halloween Festival
5-9 pm.  Manokin River Park, Princess Anne.  Trunk or Treat, haunted jail, games & activities, free food, and live music.  Town of Princess Anne/Princess Anne Main Street 410-651-1818.

October 31  Chesapeake Ghost Walks – Princess Anne
8 pm start.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, intersection of Prince William and Mansion Streets, Princess Anne.  Sites on the Princess Anne Ghost Walk include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel and several historic homes along the main streets. Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew's graveyard and listen for spirits of the Manokin River and more. Meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start.  For more information, please visit www.chesapeakeghosts.com

NOVEMBER

Small Farm Conference at UMES

November 12  Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR
5-9:30 pm.   Somerset County Department of Emergency Services, 11916 Somerset Avenue, Princess Anne.  For more information contact Christopher A. Parks, 410-726-3134.

November 16 Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED 
8 am - 3:30 pm.   Somerset County Department of Emergency Services, Somerset County Office Complex, Princess Anne.  For more information, please contact Christopher A. Parks at 410-726-3134.

November 22 Chesapeake Ghost Walks – Princess Anne
7 pm start.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, intersection of Prince William and Mansion Streets, Princess Anne.  Sites on the Princess Anne Ghost Walk include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel and several historic homes along the main streets. Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew's graveyard and listen for spirits of the Manokin River and more. Meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start.  For more information, please visit www.chesapeakeghosts.com.

DECEMBER

December 1-6  Road Scholar in Crisfield for Decoy Carving Program with Road Scholar
For more information, please visit www.roadscholar.org.

December 6 & 7 Christmas in Crisfield
Parade, “Crabpot” Christmas Tree Lighting, Tea with Mrs. Claus, and more.  ADA. Crisfield Area C of C 410-968-2500/800-782-3913 www.crisfieldchamber.com

December 6 & 7  Christmas in Princess Anne
Parade, tree lighting, special holiday shopping incentives in downtown.  Home Tour and Reception at the Teackle Mansion.  Limited ADA.  800-521-9189/www.visitsomerset.com. $

December 7 – January 18, 2020   Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit
Tawes Museum, Crisfield.  Exhibition dives into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally and historically.   More information coming soon at crisfieldheritage.org

December 11  Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR
5 - 9:30 pm.   Somerset County Department of Emergency Services, 11916 Somerset Avenue, Princess Anne.  For more information, please contact Christopher A. Parks at 410-726-3134.

December 31   New Year’s Eve Festivities
9 pm-1 am.  Ring in the New Year at the Muskrat Dive in Princess Anne or the Oyster Drop in Crisfield.  Music, dancing, food & beverages.  ADA.  800-521-9189/www.visitsomerset.com.

JANUARY 2020

January 15, 2020  Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR
5pm-9:30pm   Somerset County Department of Emergency Services, 11916 Somerset Avenue, Princess Anne.  For more information, please contact Christopher A. Parks at 410-726-3134.