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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.

Now thru May 10
Pop-Up Sale:  Moe’s Southwest Grill Taco Kit Sale benefitting Somerset Technical High School
Make dinner easy and support a great cause at the same time!  Somerset Technical High School is offering a Moe’s Family Taco Kit with your chose of chicken, ground beef, ½ chicken & ½ ground beef, or vegetarian.  Kits include 12 soft taco shells, choice of 1 or 2 proteins, rice, beans, cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo, sour cream, chips, salsa, and a bowl of Moe’s Famous Queso and feeds 4 – 6 people.  Cost is $36.99 and orders must be placed by 8 pm on May 10th.  Pick-up is from 3 – 3:30 pm on May 11th.  For more information, or to place your order, visit https://form.jotform.com/210415274077148.  Select Somerset Tech HS 5/11 from the list of Pop-Ups.

April 30
Competitive Showcase of Undergraduate Art Opening Reception
5-7 pm. West Main Street Gallery, 1100 W. Main Street, Crisfield.  Somerset County Arts Council is excited to partner with the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Department of Fine art and present a "Competitive Showcase of Undergraduate Art" at the West Main Street Gallery.  The show will run April 28 - May 24.

May 1
Coops to Co-ops First Saturday – Season Opening
9 am – 3 pm.  Coops to Co-ops, 31140 Peggy Neck Road, Princess Anne.  Music by OC Reggae artist Kaleb Brown, yoga, fresh air, fresh produce, art, jewelry, local honey, herbs, and more.  For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/coopstoco.ops.

May 1 
Deal Island – Chance Volunteer Fire Department Pulled Pork Sandwich Platter
12 – 3 pm (or sold out).  10090 Deal Island Road, Deal Island.  Platter includes pork sandwich, baked beans, and cole slaw.  $10 each.  For more information, please visit https://fb.me/e/1kDMDN8Kl.

May 1
One-Stop-Shop
1 – 3 pm.  Somerset County Recreation and Parks, 30290 Sam Barnes Road, Westover.  Free fresh produce boxes and non-perishable items.  Milk, cheese, & meat may also be available.  First come, first served.  Free resources such as masks, hand sanitizer, mediation services, substance abuse & health resources, SNAP and rental assistance, library sign-ups and children’s books, and other resources and giveaways.  For more information, please visit https://fb.me/e/2wMaBiUZh.

May 1
Wax Flower Workshop
2 - 3 pm.  Corbin Studio & Gallery, 4 E Main St, Crisfield.  Participants will learn the art in flower waxing. Discussion on technique, types of flowers, blooms, equipment and supplies needed. Each attendee will have the opportunity to create their own beautiful waxed flower arrangement to take home. Just in time for Mother's Day. See CrisfieldArts.org for more information or to sign up.

May 1
Crisfield American Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary presents Ladies’ Night
6 – 9 pm.  Crisfield American Legion Post #16, 116 Lorie Quinn Drive, Crisfield.  Drink and food specials.  Vendors including Mason Dixon, Simply Stanley, Rae Dunn, Bay Gift Vault, Custom Wreaths, Bonnie’s Beach Finds, Muddy Boot, and Park Lane Jewelry.  Chinese Auction.  For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/crisfieldlegion.

May 2 
The Back Lot Cruise In at the Washington Inn and Tavern
4 – 7 pm.  11784 Somerset Avenue, Princess Anne.  Enjoy a relaxing Sunday evening cruise in to the Washington Inn and Tavern, in downtown Princess Anne, MD.  This 1744 establishment has a large front porch where you can sit and enjoy classic cars rolling up or park around back and enjoy an outdoor grill creating fabulous specials. Live music will also be there. Nestled between the Fire House and Courthouse, this is a very enjoyable evening with nice cars and good people. https://fb.me/e/2eETwuuO8.

May 6 – 27
2021 Lower Shore High School Art Exhibition
Mosely Gallery, UMES, 11931 Art Shell Plaza, Princess Anne.  Showcasing the best of artwork from public high schools in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties.  For more information, please visit moselygallery.com or contact UMES Gallery Director Susan Holt at 410-651-7770.

May 8
Crisfield Community Dock Project
8 am – 4 pm.  City Dock, Main Street, Crisfield.  Beautification of the Crisfield City Depot.  Power washing, cleaning, painting, repairing, planting flowers, and bringing the community together for a great cause.  Everyone welcome.  Community Service Hours credit will be given.  For more information, please contact Tim Howlett at 443-523-4627 or visit fb.me/e/3ylA3SpzS.

May 8
Skipjack Heritage Museum Grand Opening & Official Rope Cutting
10 am – 2 pm.  23529 Deal Island Road, Chance.  Complimentary refreshments, including water and baked goods will be available.  Museum entry is free, but donations are welcome.  Skipjack related merchandise, including art, hats, shirts, and gifts will be available for sale.  Ceremony starts at 12 noon.  For more information, please visit fb.me/e/1lZvYmBQi.

May 8
Crabbing Derby at Janes Island State Park
1 pm.  26280 Alfred Lawson Drive, Crisfield.  Participants will learn about the life cycle and importance of the Chesapeake Blue Crab and then try their hand at hand line crabbing.   This program is free and all the necessary materials to crab will be provided. All participants must wear a mask and maintain proper social distancing at all times. Meet at just outside the Nature Center.  Space is limited, so please register in advance by emailing the park's naturalist at mike.czawlytko@maryland.gov.

May 8
Mother’s Day Family-Style Dinner
5:30 pm.  Elks Lodge #1044, 4410 Crisfield Highway, Crisfield.  Six course Italian dinner with wine pairings.  This family-style dinner is presented and prepared by Paul Regester.  Seating available for 30 couples.  Dinners are $100/couple.  For more information, please visit https://fb.me/e/15w02nerz.

May 8
An Acoustic Evening with Diana Wagner
6 – 7:30 pm.  The Washington Inn & Tavern, 11784 Somerset Avenue, Princess Anne.  Join the Washington Inn and Tavern as they welcome back Diana Wagner, playing Folk, Traditional & Blues.  No cover.  Reservations are essential.  For more information, please visit facebook.com/TheWashingtonInnandTavern.

May 9
Happy Mother’s Day

May 9
The Back Lot Cruise In at the Washington Inn and Tavern
4 – 7 pm.  11784 Somerset Avenue, Princess Anne.  Enjoy a relaxing Sunday evening cruise in to the Washington Inn and Tavern, in downtown Princess Anne, MD.  This 1744 establishment has a large front porch where you can sit and enjoy classic cars rolling up or park around back and enjoy an outdoor grill creating fabulous specials. Live music will also be there. Nestled between the Fire House and Courthouse, this is a very enjoyable evening with nice cars and good people. https://fb.me/e/2eETwuuO8.

May 13
Ribbon Cutting for Impact Nutrition
4 pm.  12302 Somerset Avenue, Princess Anne.  Join Somerset County Economic Development and the Princess Anne Chamber of Commerce as they welcome Impact Nutrition to Princess Anne.  While you are there, make sure to try some of the decadently delicious, nutritious shakes they offer.

May 15
Crabbing Derby at Janes Island State Park
1 pm.  26280 Alfred Lawson Drive, Crisfield.  Participants will learn about the life cycle and importance of the Chesapeake Blue Crab and then try their hand at hand line crabbing.   This program is free and all the necessary materials to crab will be provided. All participants must wear a mask and maintain proper social distancing at all times. Meet at just outside the Nature Center.  Space is limited, so please register in advance by emailing the park's naturalist at mike.czawlytko@maryland.gov.

May 16
The Back Lot Cruise In at the Washington Inn and Tavern
4 – 7 pm.  11784 Somerset Avenue, Princess Anne.  Enjoy a relaxing Sunday evening cruise in to the Washington Inn and Tavern, in downtown Princess Anne, MD.  This 1744 establishment has a large front porch where you can sit and enjoy classic cars rolling up or park around back and enjoy an outdoor grill creating fabulous specials. Live music will also be there. Nestled between the Fire House and Courthouse, this is a very enjoyable evening with nice cars and good people. https://fb.me/e/2eETwuuO8

May 21
Mt. Vernon Volunteer Fire Company Steamed Shrimp Platter Fundraiser (Drive-Thru Event)
5:30 – 7:30 pm.  27440 Mt. Vernon Road, Princess Anne.  Platter includes 1 lb. steamed shrimp and Texas toast.  Cost is $15.  Tickets can be purchased through any member or online. Visit https://fb.me/e/4lWLlXE6g for links and more information.

May 22
Crisfield Triathlon/Duathlon/Relay/Youth
8 – 11 am.  American Legion Post #16, 116 Lorie Quinn Drive, Crisfield.  This beautiful venue will be sure to have a little everything in your family. You will travel through beautiful country roads and end with a family-friendly event. Let's get out and have a great day.  For more information, please visit www.runsignup.com/crisfieldtriathlon

May 22
Rehobeth Ruritan Chicken BBQ
10 am – until gone.  8585 Greenhill Lane, Westover.  Drive in and keep to your left.  Stop at the sales booth.  $8 for half chicken and a roll. 

May 22
Crabbing Derby at Janes Island State Park
1 pm.  26280 Alfred Lawson Drive, Crisfield.  Participants will learn about the life cycle and importance of the Chesapeake Blue Crab and then try their hand at hand line crabbing.   This program is free and all the necessary materials to crab will be provided. All participants must wear a mask and maintain proper social distancing at all times. Meet at just outside the Nature Center.  Space is limited, so please register in advance by emailing the park's naturalist at mike.czawlytko@maryland.gov.

May 22
4th Saturday Bay Stroll
4 – 7 pm. City Dock, 1300 West Main Street, Crisfield. Enjoy outdoor shopping with local artists on the Chesapeake Bay with live music by RipTide. Local handcrafted items and the best sunsets anywhere.  Sponsored by the Somerset County Arts Council, WBYC 107.3 Community Radio, City of Crisfield, and the Crisfield Arts and Entertainment District Project.  For more information, please visit https://fb.me/e/FxCfpoiM.

May 23
The Back Lot Cruise In at the Washington Inn and Tavern
4 – 7 pm.  11784 Somerset Avenue, Princess Anne.  Enjoy a relaxing Sunday evening cruise in to the Washington Inn and Tavern, in downtown Princess Anne, MD.  This 1744 establishment has a large front porch where you can sit and enjoy classic cars rolling up or park around back and enjoy an outdoor grill creating fabulous specials. Live music will also be there. Nestled between the Fire House and Courthouse, this is a very enjoyable evening with nice cars and good people. https://fb.me/e/2eETwuuO8

May 29
Crabbing Derby at Janes Island State Park
1 pm.  26280 Alfred Lawson Drive, Crisfield.  Participants will learn about the life cycle and importance of the Chesapeake Blue Crab and then try their hand at hand line crabbing.   This program is free and all the necessary materials to crab will be provided. All participants must wear a mask and maintain proper social distancing at all times. Meet at just outside the Nature Center.  Space is limited, so please register in advance by emailing the park's naturalist at mike.czawlytko@maryland.gov.

May 29
Motown Crab & Cruise
4:30 – 6:30 pm Crab Feast; 7 – 9:30 pm. 504 Maryland Avenue, Crisfield.  Join Crabplace.com for an entire evening of festivities along the picturesque Chesapeake Bay with food, drinks, and live music.  Cruise tickets sold separately.  For more information, please visit crabandcruise.com or https://fb.me/e/hsKH4xafh.

May 29
“By The Way” Summer Opening with Lime Green
6 – 11 pm.  Elks Lodge #1044, 4410 Crisfield Highway, Crisfield.  Tiki Time is ready to begin at the outside By The Way Pavilion, starting Memorial Day Weekend.  Beer & Tiki specials all night with special musical guest Lime Green.

May 29 - 30
Season Opening for the J. Millard Tawes Historical Museum
Stop in to check out what's new in the gift shop, take a tour, and wish them a wonderful summer season.  For more information, please call 410-968-2501 or email crisfieldheritagefdn@gmail.com.

May 30
Soft Shell Festival
12 – 4 pm.  City Dock, 1300 West Main Street, Crisfield.  Sponsored by the Crisfield Lions and Lioness.  Fresh soft crab sandwiches and crab cake sandwiches available for sale.  Featuring the 2021 Inductees into the Crisfield Waterman’s Hall of Fame.  For more information, please visit https://fb.me/e/Iu5hjUF8

May 30
Memorial Day BBQ with Pistol Whipped
1 pm.  Elks Lodge #1044, 4410 Crisfield Highway, Crisfield.  Pit beer and Pit Turkey platters on the menu with Pit Master Bunky Ford.  Tiki specials all day long at the “By The Way” Pavilion.  $10 cover at the door.  For more information, please visit https://fb.me/e/58X2w4w1D

May 30
The Back Lot Cruise In at the Washington Inn and Tavern
4 – 7 pm.  11784 Somerset Avenue, Princess Anne.  Enjoy a relaxing Sunday evening cruise in to the Washington Inn and Tavern, in downtown Princess Anne, MD.  This 1744 establishment has a large front porch where you can sit and enjoy classic cars rolling up or park around back and enjoy an outdoor grill creating fabulous specials. Live music will also be there. Nestled between the Fire House and Courthouse, this is a very enjoyable evening with nice cars and good people. https://fb.me/e/2eETwuuO8

JUNE

June 4 – 6
Scorchy Tawes Classic Fishing Tournament
Crisfield.  Contact erscba@gmail.com for more information.

June 4 – 6
Carving class with Rich Smoker Sponsored by the Crisfield Heritage Foundation
Somerset County Arts Council West Main Street Gallery, 1100 West Main Street Crisfield.  To register, email Events4CHF@gmail.com

June 5
90's-00's R&B/Hip Hop Crab & Cruise
4:30 – 9:30 pm. Crisfield.  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, please visit crabandcruise.com
 
Smith Island Pelican Tours
Six dates are available in June (June 9 & 10, 17 & 18, and 24 & 25)
Delmarva Birding Weekends has run birding tours on Smith Island for more than 20 years. In 2018, they began working with the Smith Island community to launch new tours to safely view the Brown Pelican nesting colonies.  The June 2021 all-day Brown Pelican Colony Tours cost $250/per person, which includes: private transportation aboard the Barbara Ann II (8 am – 4 pm), guests can leave personal items on boat, Small group skiff tours to view the Brown Pelican nesting colony, timed with the high tide, Lunch at Drum Point Market, includes crab cake sandwich, sides, drink, and slice of Smith Island cake, admission to Smith Island Cultural Center, and All-day professional bird guide.  Tours of the pelican colony are in-boat-only. We do not enter the colony on foot as this would greatly disturb the birds and jeopardize the breeding success. Registration and ticket purchase can be found at: https://delmarvabirding.com/smith-island-pelican-tour/
 
 June 10
Annual Solar Eclipse
5:47 am Maximum eclipse for local area.  Though a total solar eclipse won’t be viewable in our area, a partial solar eclipse will be.  For tips on how to safely view the eclipse, visit Sky and Telescope’s page for help: http://tinyurl.com/4tm2t675.
 
June 12
1st Annual Gun Bash/Turkey Shoot
11 am – 6 pm.  Buck’s Country Store, 33954 Dublin Road, Princess Anne.  Tickets are $35.00 in advance; $40.00 at the door (food & soda included) and are available at the following: Buck's Store, J&M Auto in Marion, and The Man Cave in Marion.  There will be DJ, Music, Karaoke, Food, Drinks, Raffles. For more information, please visit https://fb.me/e/6gcjt83Bm.

June 11
Hiker/Biker Trail Ribbon Cutting
1 pm.  Trail Head, 28242 Crisfield-Marion Road, Marion.  The official ribbon cutting and name reveal of the trail.
 
June 11
Lower Shore Opioid & Addiction Awareness Visual Arts Show Opening Reception
5 – 7 pm.  West Main Street Gallery, 1100 West Main Street, Crisfied.  Entries for this year’s Lower Shore Opioid & Addiction Awareness Visual Arts Competition will be on display at the Somerset County Arts Council Please come and check out this artwork created by middle and high school students.
 
June 11
Chesapeake Ghost Walk
8 – 9:45 pm.  Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, 11736 Mansion Street, Princess Anne.  Sites include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel, the Princess Anne Firehouse, Independence Hall, the Francis Barnes House, the Somerset County Courthouse and several historic homes along the main streets.  Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew’s graveyard and lay your hands on a “healing tree.”
NOTE: Due to harsh content, this walk is not open to children.  There are strong themes (lynchings) and gruesome details in some of the stories. Must be at least 12 to attend and all guests under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.  For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit https://chesapeakeghosts.com/princess-anne/

June 12
Crisfield Community Cleanup Day
9 am – 12 noon.
Cleanup Day in Crisfield, sponsored by the Crisfield Arts & Entertainment District as a part of the Keep Maryland Beautiful Campaign.
Meeting place is at the Corbin Studio & Gallery at 4 E Main Street.  Gloves and bags will be provided and dumpsters will be located around town for dropoff.  Group teams will work in zones. Email arts@crisfieldcityhall.com to sign up your team.  Rain date will be June 13th.

June 18
Open Mic Night at the Corbin Studio & Gallery
5:30 – 6:30 pm. 4 East Main Street, Crisfield.  Hosted by the Crisfield Arts & Entertainment District and Sharnell Tull. Event will be held outdoors, please bring a blanket or chair.  For additional information, please visit https://fb.me/e/1Gmn1KZ2S.
 
June 19
North Carolina Pulled Pork Dinners
10am – 1 pm.  Asbury United Methodist Church, Crisfield.
After an absence because of COVID, Asbury is bringing back their annual North Carolina pulled pork barbecue. The cost will be $9.00 for a large sandwich, cole slaw and a bag of chips. Tickets will go on sale Monday, June 1st and can be purchased by any UMW member or at the church office.
 
June 19
Summer Reading Kickoff
Crisfield Library, 100 Collins St, Crisfield, MD
More information at somelibrary.org
 
June 19
Old School R&B Crab & Cruise
4:30 - 9:30 pm. Crisfield.  DJ Flea will be playing the classic Old School R&B hits from the 70's and 80's 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.  www.crabandcruise.com

June 20
First Day of Summer
Happy Summer Solstice!  It’s the longest day of the year.  Hope you are able to make the most of that sunshine.

June 20
Coops to Co-ops Grand Opening
9 am – 1 pm.  31140 Peggy Neck Road, Princess Anne.  Extra special day of activities for the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting summer Solstice Event.

June 24
Full Strawberry Moon
Look to the southeast just after sunset to see the full moon gently rise above the horizon, large and golden hued.

June 25
The Hungry Elk Society:  An Evening in Spain Dinner
5:30 pm Happy Hour followed by dinner.  Crisfield Elks Lodge #1044, 4410 Crisfield Highway, Crisfield.  The new fine dining club offers a five-course Spanish dinner with wines and dessert. $50 per person; limited tickets available.  For more information, or to purchase tickets, please call Paul Regester at 813-842-0978 or email him at Pregester205@gmail.com.  To get notification of other dinners throughout the year, you can join them in the Hungry Elk Society Facebook group at
www.facebook.com/groups/470160780766431

June 25
Chesapeake Ghost Walk
https://chesapeakeghosts.com/princess-anne/
8 – 9:45 pm. Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, 11736 Mansion Street, Princess Anne.  Sites include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel, the Princess Anne Firehouse, Independence Hall, the Francis Barnes House, the Somerset County Courthouse and several historic homes along the main streets.  Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew’s graveyard and lay your hands on a “healing tree.”  NOTE: Due to harsh content, this walk is not open to children.  There are strong themes (lynchings) and gruesome details in some of the stories. Must be at least 12 to attend and all guests under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.  For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit https://chesapeakeghosts.com/princess-anne/

June 26
Rusty Rooster Antique Mall Spring Sale & Outdoor Flea Market
7 am – 5 pm.  The entire mall will be 10%-25% off inside the mall 7a-5p and an outside we will have a Vendor Flea Market from 7 am – 12 pm. Limited outdoor spots available for vendors to set up. Contact Jeff ASAP at 410-957-0300 for details. Blowing Smoke BBQ will be serving brisket, pulled chicken, and fries from 11 am – 2 pm.  For more information, please visit https://fb.me/e/1Blfntm2e.

June 26
Deal Island Fire Company Ladies’ Auxiliary Breakfast
7 – 10 am.  Deal Island Firehouse Hall, 10090 Deal Island Road, Deal Island.  Eggs, bacon, scrapple, hash browns, pancakes, and more.  Order off the menu and support this local organization.  For more information, please contact

June 26
Antioch Methodist Church Youth Car Wash
Details available soon. 

June 26
4th Saturday Bay Stroll
4 – 7 pm.  City Dock, 1300 West Main Street, Crisfield.  Live music, festival foods, shopping with local artists & vendors. Free admission.  Vendors are welcome with free spaces available. Sign up at CrisfieldArts.org.  Sponsored by the Somerset County Arts Council, WBYC 107.3 Crisfield Community Radio, the City of Crisfield and the Crisfield Arts & Entertainment District Project.  For more information, please visit CrisfieldArts.org.

June 26
90's-00's R&B/Hip Hop Crab & Cruise (All Jumbo Crab Event)
4:30 – 9:30 pm.  Crisfield.  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 info, or to purchase tickets, visit crabandcruise.com.

July

Learn To Swim Classes (Ages 6 years to 6 months)
**Registrations are due by July 12, 2021**
Somerset County Recreation and Parks at the Somers Cove Marina Pool, 715 Broadway, Crisfield.  Open to kids ages 6 months+ as of July 1, 2021.  Registration - $50 due by July 12, 2021.  Classes are as follows:
Parent & Child: (Ages 6months - 3yrs) July 19-22 & July 26-29  (8 classes total) 9:40-10:10am
Preschool (Ages 4-5) July 19-22 & July 26-29 (8 classes total) 10:15-10:45
Learn To Swim 1: (Ages 6+) July 19-22 (4 classes) 8:30-9:30am
Learn To Swim 2: (Ages 6+) July 26-29 (4 classes) 8:30-9:30am
*Multiple Child Discount: $5 off 2nd child; $10 off 3rd child. (Coupon codes: 2ndchild or 3rdchild)
FINANCIAL AID IS AVAILABLE until 7/12/21.  Visit https://www.somersetmd.us/departments/departments_-_n_-_z/recreation_and_parks/youth_programs.php  or call (410) 651-4980 for information and to register. 

July 1 through July 30
West Main Street Gallery Members Exhibition
1100 West Main Street, Crisfield. Join them for the annual members exhibition, where Arts Council members display their talent.  Regular gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday 11 am - 4 pm and Saturdays by appointment.  For more information on this exhibit, or to learn about becoming a member, please call 410-968-ARTS (2787). SoCoArts.org

July 1
Princess Anne Farmer’s Market
3 – 6 pm.  11847 Somerset Ave (across from Manokin Park), Princess Anne.  Every Thursday Farmer’s Market at in Princess Anne. Wide variety of fruits and vegetables, jams and jellies, eggs, all-natural body care and more! Shop small, shop local. For current information go to: facebook.com/pages/Princess%20Anne%20Farmers%20Market/399693333963586

July 1
Smith Island Patriotic Home/Business Contest
Winners will be announced on Saturday, July 3rd for 1st and 2nd place

July 2
Smith Island July 4th Celebration Scavenger Hunt
7 PM

July 3
Stars & Stripes Fest
4 to 9 PM.   
City Dock, Crisfield.  Food and craft vendors. Live music by Riptide begins at 6 PM. Fireworks display, sponsored by the American Legion Post #16,  follows the event.  fb.me/e/MbJ9Qz9e

July 3
4th of July Firework Display  
9 PM
City Dock, Crisfield.  PLEASE REMAIN IN YOUR CAR OR BOAT to practice safe social distancing!  Sponsored by the American Legion 410.968.2415.

July 3
Coop to Co-ops Every Saturday Farmer’s Market
9 AM – 3 PM
31140 Peggy Neck Rd. Princess Anne MD. 21853
Community grown and created items, yoga, music, swap shop, kid’s play area, game zone, etc. Special extended hours for this day as well as swim lessons at the lake, sprinklers for the kids, music with James & Ilyana. As always, for current or special info please visit facebook.com/coopstoco.ops

July 3
90's-00's R&B/Hip Hop Crab & Cruise
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
How about a 4th of July weekend firework's cruise? This event is simply awesome. 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. See why it's called the Baddest Crab Party on the Bay. For more information, please visit crabandcruise.com

July 3
Smith Island July 4th Weekend Celebration
6 PM to 10:30 PM
Food, Games, & Craft Vendors. Parade through Ewell at 7 PM.  Watermelon eating contest, kickball game, and dancing on the ballfield.

July 4
Boat Taxi to Old Island Party
10 AM to 9 PM
Round trip pontoon boat rides leaving every hour from the Crisfield County Wharf off 11th Street and going to Old Island. $25. Call Billie at 443.783.2486 for reservations. Licensed Captain, and hosted by Crisfield Kayak & Canoe Rentals. More information available at fb.me/e/12Hnmy2e6

July 8
Princess Anne Farmer’s Market
3 – 6 PM
Every Thursday Farmer’s Market at 11847 Somerset Ave in Princess Anne. Wide variety of fruits and vegetables, jams and jellies, eggs, all natural body care and more!
Shop small, shop local. For current information go to: facebook.com/pages/Princess%20Anne%20Farmers%20Market/399693333963586

July 9
Celebrity R&B Crab & Cruise
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
It's an ALL-JUMBO crab feast with celebrity DJ Cleve turning up the boat afterwards! 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 250,000 Facebook followers that tune in for the Thursday night FB Live Old School Mixes, you already know this crab party will be one to remember. For more information, please visit crabandcruise.com

July 9
Chesapeake Ghost Walk
8 – 9:45 PM
Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, 11736 Mansion Street, Princess Anne.  Sites include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel, the Princess Anne Firehouse, Independence Hall, the Francis Barnes House, the Somerset County Courthouse and several historic homes along the main streets.  Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew’s graveyard and lay your hands on a “healing tree.”  NOTE: Due to harsh content, this walk is not open to children.  There are strong themes (lynchings) and gruesome details in some of the stories. Must be at least 12 to attend and all guests under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.  For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit chesapeakeghosts.com/princess-anne

July 10
Coop to Co-ops Every Saturday Farmer’s Market
9 AM – 1 PM
31140 Peggy Neck Rd. Princess Anne MD. 21853
Community grown and created items, yoga, music, swap shop, kid’s play area, game zone, etc. For current or special info please visit facebook.com/coopstoco.ops

July 10
Genre: Celebrity R&B Funky Old School Crab & Cruise 
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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 250,000 Facebook followers that tune in for the Thursday night FB Live Old School Mixes, you already know this crab party will be one to remember.  For more information, please visit crabandcruise.com

July 15
Ribbon Cutting at Goose Creek Pit & Pub
2:30 PM
25763 Rumbley Road, Westover.  Come early or stay late to enjoy a bite to eat and join us as we welcome this newly opened restaurant. Co-hosted by the Somerset County Economic Development and Somerset County Recreation Parks & Tourism. 

July 15
Princess Anne Farmer’s Market
3 – 6 PM
Every Thursday Farmer’s Market at 11847 Somerset Ave in Princess Anne. Wide variety of fruits and vegetables, jams and jellies, eggs, all natural body care and more!
Shop small, shop local. For current information go to: facebook.com/pages/Princess%20Anne%20Farmers%20Market/399693333963586

July 16
Somerset County Fair Entries Due
Just a reminder that entries for the Somerset County Fair are due on July 16th.  Forms can be found at facebook.com/somersetmdfair  If you would like a hard copy of the forms please email Nicole at nramirez@umd.edu.  Fair begins on July 30th.

July 17
Coop to Co-ops Every Saturday Farmer’s Market
9 AM – 1 PM
31140 Peggy Neck Road, Princess Anne.  Community grown and created items, yoga, music, swap shop, kid’s play area, game zone, etc. For current or special info please visit facebook.com/coopstoco.ops

July 17
Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop
10 AM – 12 PM
Corbin Studio and Gallery on 4 E. Main Street, Crisfield.  Join Crisfield Arts and Entertainment Project as they host an Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop with Pat Valdata.  An ekphrastic poem is inspired by a work of art. To be a part of this workshop, register at CrisfieldArts.org

July 18
Crisfield Elk Organization Weekend Car Show
9 AM – 3 PM
Crisfield Pride Lodge 194, 120 South Fourth Street, Crisfield. Food available.  Contact Brother Brown at 410.603.1768, Brother Howard at 443.235.2883, or Darryl Jackson at 443.614.8659
 
July 21
Bingo 5:30 PM
Crisfield Elks Lodge # 1044, 4410 Crisfield Highway, Crisfield. Doors open at 5 PM. Admission $25, extra books are $5. Kitchen also open for food service. For more information contact 410.968.3680

July 22
Princess Anne Farmer’s Market
3 – 6 PM
Every Thursday Farmer’s Market at 11847 Somerset Ave in Princess Anne. Wide variety of fruits and vegetables, jams and jellies, eggs, all natural body care and more!
Shop small, shop local. For current information go to: facebook.com/pages/Princess%20Anne%20Farmers%20Market/399693333963586

July 22
Open Mic Night at The Corbin
6 to 7 PM
Corbin Studio & Gallery at 4 E. Main Street.  Free Event. CrisfieldArts.org

July 23
90's-00's R&B/Hip Hop Crab & Cruise
4:30 PM - 9:30 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 Tavonne 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 day in the Crab Capital of the World. See why it's called the Baddest Crab Party on the Bay.  For more information, please visit crabandcruise.com

July 23
Chesapeake Ghost Walk
8 – 9:45 PM
Meet in front of the Teackle Mansion, 11736 Mansion Street, Princess Anne.  Sites include the old Princess Anne jail, the Teackle Mansion, the Washington Hotel, the Princess Anne Firehouse, Independence Hall, the Francis Barnes House, the Somerset County Courthouse and several historic homes along the main streets.  Hear tales of the dead on a walk through St. Andrew’s graveyard and lay your hands on a “healing tree.”  NOTE: Due to harsh content, this walk is not open to children.  There are strong themes (lynchings) and gruesome details in some of the stories. Must be at least 12 to attend and all guests under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.  For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit https://chesapeakeghosts.com/princess-anne/

July 24
Coop to Co-ops Every Saturday Farmer’s Market
9 AM – 1 PM
31140 Peggy Neck Rd. Princess Anne MD. 21853
Community grown and created items, yoga, music, swap shop, kid’s play area, game zone, etc. For current or special info please visit https://www.facebook.com/coopstoco.ops

July 24
Rehobeth Ruritan Chicken BBQ
10 am – until gone. 
8585 Greenhill Lane, Westover.  Drive in and keep to your left.  Stop at the sales booth.  $8 for half chicken and a roll. 

July 24
Antioch Car Wash
10am-1pm 
Antioch Church Parking Lot, 11656 Somerset Avenue Princess Anne, MD  21853
facebook.com/Antioch-Church-267958048765

July 24
Rueben Becker Art Exhibit
Noon-6pm
Smith Island Cultural Center 20846 Caleb Jones Road Ewell, Smith Island.
An art exhibit displaying some of Reuben Becker’s greatest works will be held on Ewell, Smith Island, MD at the Smith Island Cultural Center and The Ewell Recreation Center. Tickets are $10.00 each which include admission to the museum and light refreshments.  For information call Laura Evans at 410-425-3351.

July 24
4th Saturday Bay Stroll
4 – 7 PM
City Dock, 1300 West Main Street, Crisfield.  Live music, festival foods, shopping with local artists & vendors. Free admission.  Vendors are welcome with free spaces available. Sign up at CrisfieldArts.org.  Sponsored by the Somerset County Arts Council, WBYC 107.3 Crisfield Community Radio, the City of Crisfield and the Crisfield Arts & Entertainment District Project.  For more information, please visit CrisfieldArts.org.

July 24
14th Annual Wheels on the Waterfront Car Show
5 – 8 PM
City Dock 1300 West Main Street, Crisfield. Take a stroll through time as you walk along Main Street and Crisfield’s waterfront. Over 200 classic cars, trucks, street rods, and motorcycles on display. Dash plaques will be given to the first 150 registered vehicles. Drawings for door prizes will be held throughout the evening and a 50/50 charity raffle will benefit the Friends of St. Jude of Delmarva. Music by DJ Specx. For more information call 410.968.2968. This event is hosted by the Wheels That Heal Car Club.  Rain date is August 28th.

July 24
Oldies Crab & Cruise
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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 Classic Era 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. It'll be a fantastic day in the Crab Capital of the World. See why it's called the Baddest Crab Party on the Bay. For more information, please visit crabandcruise.com

July 29
Princess Anne Farmer’s Market
3 – 6 PM
Every Thursday Farmer’s Market at 11847 Somerset Ave in Princess Anne. Wide variety of fruits and vegetables, jams and jellies, eggs, all natural body care and more!
Shop small, shop local. For current information go to: facebook.com/pages/Princess%20Anne%20Farmers%20Market/399693333963586

July 30 – August 1
Somerset County Fair
Various times. See schedule for details.
11828 Crisfield Lane Princess Anne, MD.  Come and enjoy our county fair.  4-H Exhibits, Adults Exhibits, Greased Pig Contest, FFA & FHA Activities, Livestock Exhibits, and the Fair Queen Contests.  Somerset County Fair showcases many of the agricultural traditions important to the Eastern Shore such as livestock, crop and vegetable varieties, food preservation, horticulture, and home art & crafts. Young to old are welcome to participate in all the exhibitions. Free admission. facebook.com/somersetmdfair

July 30
90's-00's R&B/Hip Hop Crab & Cruise
4:30 PM - 9:30 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 Tavonne 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 day in the Crab Capital of the World. See why it's called the Baddest Crab Party on the Bay.  For more information, please visit crabandcruise.com

July 31
Coop to Co-ops Every Saturday Farmer’s Market
9 AM – 1 PM
31140 Peggy Neck Rd. Princess Anne MD. 21853
Community grown and created items, yoga, music, swap shop, kid’s play area, game zone, etc. For current or special info please visit facebook.com/coopstoco.ops

July 31
MTV 80's Crab & Cruise
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
It's All-80's MTV-style! It's a themed event so dress like Madonna, wear your long hair, and come ready to party. 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. Last year's All 80's event was simply amazing. It'll be a special day in the Crab Capital of the World. See why it's called the Baddest Crab Party on the Bay.  For more information, please visit crabandcruise.com

July 31
Deal Island Chance Volunteer Fire Company Breakfast
7-10 AM
10090 Deal Island Rd in the Firehouse Hall
The Ladies Auxiliary serves the world famous (OK, Somerset County famous) breakfast the last Saturday of each month.  Eggs, Bacon, Scrapple, Sausage, Hash Browns, Pancakes, Coffee & more… Information available at https://dealislandchancevfd.com/ and/or https://www.facebook.com/Deal-Island-Chance-Volunteer-Fire-Company-Auxiliary-109159963829416

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