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2020 Calendar of Events
Please call ahead to make sure events are still on due to postponements and cancellations because of pandemic related closures.


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September

September 3-6  73rd Annual National Hard Crab Derby & Fair
Somers Cove Marina
715 Broadway
Crisfield, MD  21817
Phone:  410-968-2500 or 800-782-3913
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Crab races & picking, arts & crafts, seafood, entertainment, fireworks. ADA. Sponsored by the Crisfield Area Chamber of Commerce.  $ for some events.

September 7  61st Annual Skipjack Races
Deal Island Harbor
Ralph Abbott Road
Deal Island, MD  21821
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This year, there will be no land festival, but Skipjack race at 9:30 am on Labor Day.  Blessing of the fleet at 8 am. Race is viewable from land at the Deal Island Harbor beach or from your own vessel.  While you're there, make plans to stop in the Skipjack Heritage Museum to see their progress.  ADA. 

September 26  Wheels on the Waterfront Cruise - In and Luau Cancelled.  Anticipated return in 2021
City Dock
1300 West Main Street
Crisfield, MD  21817
Phone:  410-968-2968 (Wheels That Heal Car Club); 443-735-7772 (Steve Mixter);  410-968-2500 (Crisfield Area Chamber of Commerce)
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4-8 pm.  Wheels on the Waterfront partners with Crisfield's 4th Saturday events for a Luau-themed Cruise-in.  ADA. Dash Plaques to the first 150 registered. Free registration but you must register to participate.  

December

December 4  Christmas in Crisfield
Various locations
Crisfield, MD  21817
Phone:  410-968-2500 or 800-782-3913
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Friday night Parade, Christmas Tree Lighting, and more.  ADA.  $ for some events.

December 5  Christmas Events in Princess Anne
Downtown Somerset Avenue
Princess Anne, MD  21853
Parade, tree lighting, special holiday shopping incentives in downtown.  Home Tour and Reception at the Teackle Mansion.  Limited ADA.  $ for some events.

December 12  Tea with Mrs. Claus
11 am.  Crisfield.  Advanced reservations needed.  Santa's workshop, food, and goodies.  For more information, please call 410-968-1300.

December 31  Midnight Muskrat Drop
Downtown Somerset Avenue
Princess Anne, MD  21853
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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.  Free admission.  Sponsored by Main Street Princess Anne.

December 31  Oyster Drop
Somerset County Library - Crisfield branch
100 Collins Street
Crisfield, MD  21817
9 pm - 12 midnight.  Ring in the New Year as the lit Oyster counts down the last of 2020.

January 2021

January 2  7th Annual Skipjack Run and George's Beach Bum Run
Deal Island Harbor
Ralph Abbott Road
Deal Island, MD  21821
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7:30 am-3 pm.  Multiple Distance Races, T-shirts, & Awards. Advanced registration is recommended and race day registration available.   Free George's Beach Bum Kids’ Run (shoes required) at 10 am.  Taste the salty life at the Skipjack Run to benefit local charities. Admire the Chesapeake Bay Skipjack Fleet as you cross Deal Island Bridge - it is the last commercial sail powered fishing fleet in North America.  Catch the osprey fishing for their final meals in our marsh creeks before they retire south for the winter. Cross the finish line for awesome refreshments, raffles and unique trophies. Every mile marked, multiple water stops. Held in conjunction with Deal Island Chance Volunteer Fire Company's Skipjack Bike Tour. Race day registration available.

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