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Due to current restrictions, participation in all events will require social distancing and you must have your mask on correctly (with both mouth and nose covered).  Thank you so much to everyone for doing your part to keep us all safe.
 
In addition to these events, please don’t forget to check out all of the fun happening at the Somerset County Library branches and the Somerset County Recreation and Parks.

 
RAFFLES | GIVEAWAYS | FUNDRAISERS
 
Available Now

Now - November 9
Crisfield Lions Fall 2020 Fresh Sausage Sale
Orders must be placed by November 9th; Delivery will be November 19th.  Available in Mild, Hot, & Italian, in bulk or links.  To place your order, please contact Melvin Higgs at 443-880-6185, Doug Nelson at 443-614-0697,  George Todd at 443-235-9088 or any Lions member.  For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/CrisfieldLions.

Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Company Gun Bash Raffle
Drawing on December 17th.  Ten guns, ten chances to win.  Tickets are $20 each and only 500 will be sold.  Winner will have choice of gun or cash equivalent.  To be eligible for the gun, winner must pass a gun check.  All winning tickets will be re-entered for the remaining drawings.  See any member for tickets or purchase online.  Links for online purchases are on their Facebook event page at  www.facebook.com/events/820742948688221.

Now – October 30
Crisfield Lioness COVID-19 Quarantine Goodie Basket Raffle
Basket includes Gift Cards, Cheer, and more.  All proceeds benefit Lions/Lioness local charities.  Tickets are $5 each or $20 for 5 tickets.  See any Lioness member to purchase tickets. Drawing held October 30th. 

Available Now
Deal Island – Chance Lions Club December Daily Raffle Tickets
The raffle will offer prizes every day of December and daily prizes are valued at $50 each or more.  Winning tickets will be removed from the draw, so the more tickets you have, the more chances you have to win.  Only 500 tickets will be sold.  Calendar of items up for grabs is available on their Facebook page.  Tickets are $10 each.  Contact Debbie Woollen at 410-784-2661 for more information or to purchase tickets.  You can also see any Lions Club member or message their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Deal-Island-Chance-Lions-Club-685814348133885
 
Available Now
Crisfield Elks #1044 & Crisfield Volunteer Fire Department Gun & Cash Raffle
Raffle draws every day of December and offers firearms and cash as prizes.  Only 300 tickets will be sold.  Winning tickets will be left in the pot, so there are more chances to win with one ticket.  Must be 18 years old to purchase a ticket.  Gun winners must meet Federal Firearms Regulations before claiming prize and are responsible for fees for Federal Background Check.  Tickets are $100 each.  Please message Erik Emely on Facebook www.facebook.com/erik.emely for more information, or to purchase a ticket.
 
October
 
Now – November 5
Exhibit:  Jay Fleming Photography at the West Main Street Gallery
Gallery hours are Wednesday – Friday 11 am – 3 pm; Saturdays by appointment.  1100 West Main Street, Crisfield.  Last chance to see this wonderful exhibit before it’s done.  For more information, please call 410-968-2787 or email socoarts@earthlink.net.
 
October 28
Monthly Drive-Thru Food Distribution
11 am – 2 pm.  Hosted by The Salvation Army – Lower Eastern Shore.  Drive-Thru food distribution for residents of Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties.  Must bring photo ID and proof of residency.  For more information, please visit their Facebook Event page at www.facebook.com/events/242032193651793
 
October 29
Gallery Talk by curator SHAN Wallace
11 am.  Contemporary artists’ responses to Black Lives Matter, celebrating our collective rights to free speech and the rich history of Black activism. Online exhibition and link to gallery talk at www.moselygallery.com.
 
October 29
Career Fair at TidalHealth McCready Pavilion
1 – 5 pm.  TidalHealth McCready is hiring for their 24/7 medical facility, plus the Alice B. Tawes Nursing Home and Chesapeake Cove Assisted Living - many different positions are available. For more information, please visit mytidalhealth.org/careers.  You can also find additional information on their Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/1502083833512989
 
October 30
Sno Biz Pop-Up Weekend
Carol Lane, Princess Anne.  Stop in and get your snoball fix.  For more information, find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/snobizmd.
 
October 30
Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat at Emmanuel Crisfield
6 – 8 pm.  22 East Chesapeake Avenue, Crisfield.  Tons of fun, loads of candy, free giveaways, and holiday decorations.  For more information, please visit their Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/326866605233997.
 
October 31
Trick or Treat – Official Hours
Official hours for Trick or Treat in Princess Anne are 4 – 8 pm.  In Crisfield, 4:30 – 7:30 pm.  Masks and social distancing required.
 
October 31
Deal Island – Chance Volunteer Fire Co. Auxiliary Breakfast Sandwich Sale (Drive-Thru)
7 – 10 am.  Deal Island – Chance Fire Company, 10090 Deal Island Road, Deal Island. The Ladies Auxiliary will be selling takeout breakfast sandwiches from the fire house parking lot. Scrapple and bacon for the meats, eggs, and cheese on white or wheat will be available.  For more information, please visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Deal-Island-Chance-Volunteer-Fire-Company-Auxiliary-109159963829416
 
October 31
Fresh Produce from The Hideaway
9 am – 1 pm.  Parking Lot near the City Dock & Customs House (906 West Main Street, Crisfield).  Fresh veggies, greens, and flowers for sale.  For more information, please call 443-783-3332 or find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/The-Hideaway-152388948152995.
 
October 31
Open House at the Ward Brothers’ Workshop
10:30 am – 2 pm. 1395 Sackertown Road, Crisfield.  Join Master Carver Rich Smoker for an open house at the Ward Brothers’ workshop.  For more information, please call 410-968-2501.
 
October 31
Art on Wheels Race
11 am – 1 pm.  Corbin Studio and Gallery, 4 East Main Street, Crisfield.  Pre-registration for the event has passed.  Kids who have entered will meet to race their cars and determine a winner.
 
October 31
Pumpkin Painting and Decorating at M & C Vessey Farm
1 – 4 pm.  31783 Vessey Orchard Road, Westover.  The last pumpkin painting event of the season.  All pumpkins and supplies are provided.  $6 each.  For more information, please visit their Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/3553335878022947.
 
October 31
Lake Somerset Campground Halloween Party
1 pm – 9 pm.  8658 Lake Somerset Road, Westover.  Open to registered Lake Somerset Campers ONLY.  Pumpkin Painting for the kiddos until supplies are exhausted.  Costume contest for adults and kids.  Prize for best decorated campsite.  Trick or Treating at campers’ sites.  For more information, please visit their Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/1112693615799507.  To inquire about campsite availability, please call 410-957-1866.
 
October 31
Trunk or Treat at First Baptist of Crisfield
Time TBA.  1 South Somerset Avenue, Crisfield. Social distancing, masks, gloves used by staff.  Distancing will be required between family groups.
 
October 31
Trunk or Treat Spooktacular
2 – 5 pm.  Crisfield Elks Lodge #1044, 4410 Crisfield Highway, Crisfield.  Open to the public.  Hayrides, pumpkin painting and carving with $100 cash prize for best carving.  Trunk or treat area.  Complimentary hot dogs, chips, and drinks.  For more information, please visit their Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/412475006391229.
 
October 31
Princess Anne Ghost Walk
8 – 9:45 pm.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, 11736 Mansion Street, Princess Anne. Take a nighttime walk through the beautiful and spooky town of Princess Anne. Hear about two terrible murders, an old ghost in the Tavern, the Spirit of a doctor known to torment children, a judge who won’t leave his home and the spirits of Teackle Mansion. Content not suitable for kids and no children’s tickets are available for this tour. Rain or shine.  Dress accordingly.  Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight.  Cameras welcome.  For more information, please visit www.chesapeakeghosts.com.
 
November
 
November 2 - 19
UMES Graduating Senior Show at the Mosely Gallery
Celebrating the artistic accomplishments of the graduating class.  A VIP Opening Reception will be held Thursday, November 5th, 4 – 6 pm (invitation only). All exhibitions will be “hybrid”, with both physical components in the campus Mosely Gallery and online components in various social media platforms.  The gallery will be open to the public with reduced hours and required social distancing.  There will be no public reception.  For more information, please visit www.moselygallery.com.
 
November 5
Exhibition:  Senior Show
Celebrating the artistic accomplishments of graduating seniors.  All exhibitions will be “hybrid”, with both physical components in the campus Mosely Gallery and online components in various social media platforms.  The gallery will be open to the public with reduced hours and required social distancing.  Opening reception November 5th by invitation only.  For more information, please visit www.moselygallery.com.
 
November 6
Mastering Farm Risk Management Program Kickoff
2 – 4 pm.  Richard A. Henson Center, UMES, 30690 University Boulevard South, Princess Anne.  Hosted by the Maryland Agriculture Law Education Initiative.  Marks the official start of an initiative that will bring free risk management education over the course of 11 classes to farmers during the next 8 months.  A special opportunity is in store for a core group of farmers who commit to attending a minimum of eight in-person classes, including the kickoff class.  For more information, or to register, please visit https://myfarmkickoffclass.eventbrite.com.
 
November 6 & 7
Christmas Open House at Tim & Doris’s
10 am – 5 pm Friday; 10 am – 3 pm Saturday.  Door prizes, storewide sales, and refreshments.  For more information, please call 443-523-4627 or visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Timhowlett.biz.
 
November 6 – 8
Carving Class with Master Carver Rich Smoker
Join Rich Smoker for a three-day carving class.  Participants will choose to carve either a Greater Scaup or a Redhead.  Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.  Sponsored by the Crisfield Heritage Foundation.  For more information, please email Rich at rwsmoker@msn.com.
 
November 7
Rusty Rooster Anniversary Open House
9 am – 5 pm.  31648 Curtis Chapel Road, Westover.  Celebrating their 3rd Anniversary Open House.  Bring a friend and come out for a great day and great deals.  The entire store will be at least 10% off.  Some booths will be as much as 30% off.  Prize drawings and new inventory just in time for the sale.  Plus, Blowin’ Smoke BBQ will be cooking outside and serving carry-out from 11 – 2 pm.  Pulled pork, pulled chicken, and brisket sandwiches and platters are on the menu.  For more information, please visit their Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/364331731600185.
 
November 7
Fresh Produce from The Hideaway
9 am – 1 pm.  Parking Lot near the City Dock & Customs House (906 West Main Street, Crisfield).  Fresh veggies, greens, and flowers for sale.  For more information, please call 443-783-3332 or find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/The-Hideaway-152388948152995.
 
November 7
St. Peter’s UMC Pancake & Homemade Sausage Dinner
4 – 6 pm.  27160 Oriole Road, Princess Anne.  This year, the dinner will be drive-thru style.  For more information, please visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/events/1604631653079008.

November 7
Farm to Table Dinner with Chef Keanu
6 – 8 pm.  Coops to Co-ops, 31140 Peggy Neck Road, Princess Anne.  A Farm to Table vegan tasting with professional chef.  For more information, please visit their Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/350082729394739.
 
November 7
Singles Auction for Teens of Faith Fundraiser “Making Memories Date Auction”
7 – 9 pm.  Proceeds benefit the Teens of Faith group in Crisfield.  Call 443-754-1030 for more information.
 
November 11
Bivouac Drive-Thru Breakfast for Veterans and Active Duty Personnel
7 am – 9 am.  Crisfield Elks Lodge #1044, 4410 Crisfield Highway, Crisfield.  Free “Grab-N-Go” breakfast for all Veterans and Active Duty personnel.  Menu includes a croissant breakfast sandwich and coffee or juice.  This joint appreciation event has been sponsored by the American Legion Post #16 and the Elks Lodge #1044 for over 15 years.  For more information, please visit their Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/343993583568508.
 
November 13 – December 4
Opening Reception:  Patrick Henry Exhibit at the West Main Street Gallery
5 – 7 pm.  1101 West Main Street, Crisfield.  Join the Somerset County Arts Council for an Opening Reception to welcome the Patrick Henry Exhibit to their gallery.  Outside of the opening reception, you can check out the exhibit during the Gallery’s regular hours, Wednesday – Friday 11 am – 3 pm; by appointment only on Saturdays.  For more information, please call 410-968-2787 or email socoarts@earthlink.net.
 
November 13
Princess Anne Ghost Walk
7 – 8:45 pm.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, 11736 Mansion Street, Princess Anne. Take a nighttime walk through the beautiful and spooky town of Princess Anne. Hear about two terrible murders, an old ghost in the Tavern, the Spirit of a doctor known to torment children, a judge who won’t leave his home and the spirits of Teackle Mansion. Content not suitable for kids and no children’s tickets are available for this tour. Rain or shine.  Dress accordingly.  Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight.  Cameras welcome.  For more information, please visit www.chesapeakeghosts.com.
 
November 13
Open Mic Night at Elks #1044
7 – 11 pm.  4410 Crisfield Highway, Crisfield.  Attention local musicians.  The Elks is having an Open Mic Night hosted by Brooks Flaherty.  Bring your guitar, your voice, and show them your skills.  Jam session afterward.  Contact Mark Mrohs if you are interested in taking part in this event.  For more information, please visit their Facebook Event page at www.facebook.com/events/3426003254187953.
 
November 14
Fresh Produce from The Hideaway
9 am – 1 pm.  Parking Lot near the City Dock & Customs House (906 West Main Street, Crisfield).  Fresh veggies, greens, and flowers for sale.  For more information, please call 443-783-3332 or find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/The-Hideaway-152388948152995.
 
November 14 - 16
The Cabbage Rose Christmas Open House
10 am – 6 pm.  8028 Quail Lane, Westover.  Holiday shopping pop-up event.  Unique Vintage and Handmade items, Jewelry, Collectibles, Linens, Vintage Clothes, Furniture, and much more.  For more information, please visit their Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/994382654408403.
 
November 20-22
The Weathered Porch Christmas Open House
10 am – 5 pm.  1003 West Main Street, Crisfield.  There will be a 20% discount on most Christmas items (excludes consignment and items already on sale).  Ornaments, Christmas Trees, Florals, Gingerbread, Vintage Santas, Holiday Wreaths, and much more.  Choose from a large selection of Country, Antique, Primitives and more. Daily door prizes will be offered.  For more information, please call 410-251-2126 or visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/WeatheredPorch.PattyGreen.
 
November 21
Santa Carving Class
9 am – 5 pm.  Tawes Museum – Upstairs, 3 Ninth Street, Crisfield.  No experience necessary.  Beginning carvers welcome.  All tools and materials will be provided if necessary.  Cost is $80 per person and space is limited.  If interested, please email Rich Smoker at richsmokerclass@gmail.com.
 
November 21
Pure Word Bible Church’s Thanksgiving Dinner Drive-Thru Giveaway
9 am – 12 noon.  11350 Stewart Neck Road, Princess Anne.  A free community event.  Available while supplies last.  All vehicles will receive one bag with the following:  2 canned hams, one box stuffing mix, two boxes macaroni & cheese, two cans of yams, two cans of string beans, one can of corn, and one package of rolls.  This is a first come, first served event.  For more information, please call 443-365-7927 or visit their Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/365650654611850.
 
November 21
“Shake Your Tail Feather” with LIME GREEN
7 – 11 pm.  Crisfield Elks Lodge #1044, 4410 Crisfield Highway, Crisfield.  Come out for the return of LIME GREEN at the Elks.  Rock out and shake your tail feather.  Tickets are $10 each.  Contact Mark Mrohs or Erik Emely to get your tickets or stop by the Elks Wednesday – Friday.  For more information, please visit their Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/643402459557334.
 
November 26
Happy Thanksgiving!
 
November 26
Deal Island Community Thanksgiving Dinner (Drive-Thru)
10 am – 12 pm.  Deal Island – Chance Volunteer Fire Company, 10090 Deal Island Road, Deal Island.  Sponsored by The Skipjack Run and fully supported by community volunteers and donations.  100 individually packaged Thanksgiving dinners prepared in a health department certified kitchen will be available first come, first served.  If you would like to help in any way, please contact Dawn Whitelock at 410-251-7787.  For additional information, please visit their Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/430852377824687.
 
November 27
Black Friday
 
November 28
Small Business Saturday
Support local businesses by #ShopSmall #ShopLocal
 
November 28
Christmas in Crisfield
4:30 – 7 pm.  Experience a small town Christmas miracle.  Christmas shopping with locally made arts and crafts.  Entertainment and food vendors all day.  Sponsored by the Crisfield Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the 4th Saturday Bay Strolls.  For more information, please call 410-968-2500.
 
November 29
Artists Sunday
Artists Sunday is a nationwide campaign, encouraging consumers to shop with artists and craftsmen. 
 
November 30
Cyber Monday
 
December
 
December 1
Giving Tuesday
Support your local non-profits with a donation of any size.  Many of them can be found through the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s The Shore Gives More site, for easy digital donations.  You can even schedule your donation ahead of time, so that you don’t have to remember on the exact day.  Making your donation through the portal gives local non-profits the chance to earn extra money in prizes from CFES.  Find the site here: http://www.shoregivesmore.org
 
December 4
Crisfield Christmas Parade
Main Street, Crisfield.  Due to the current restrictions, there will be no bands participating and no candy throwing.  For more information, please call the Crisfield Area Chamber of Commerce at 410-968-2501.
 
December 5
Crisfield Historic Church Tour – Christmas Event
5:30 – 8 pm.  Hosted by Chesapeake Story Tours.  Visiting chapels that were built in the first half of the 1800s to 20th century.  Tickets are $10 each, plus a $1 donation to each of the 5 churches on the tour.  For more information, email ChesapeakeStoryTours@gmail.com or visit their Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/4906621156016486.



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