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Wednesday, February 22 - Sunday, April 30, 2017
Syne Language
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
406 Federal Street - The Biggs Museum of American Art - Dover, Delaware 19901
Exhibit at The Biggs Museum of Art
 
March - April - May 2017
Birding: eBird in the Pocomoke Forest
Furnace Town Living Heritage Village - 3816 Old Furnace Road - Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
Citizen Science at Furnace Town! Come birding with us in the Pocomoke Forest and help us gather data for the eBird program created by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society. We’ll walk the trails around Furnace Town to see and hear the birds of the forest, and hopefully add a few species to your Life List. Cost: FREE!

 
April 2017
Art League of Ocean City April Classes
Ocean City Center for The Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland
Classes for a variety of skill levels and ages: arts, crafts, and writing.
 
April 2017
Random Juxtaposition Studio April Classes
Random Juxtaposition Studio - 9928 Old Ocean City Blvd., Unit 9 - Berlin, Maryland 21811
Art classes for a variety of ages and skill levels.
 

Furnace Town Spring Folk Art Workshops
Furnace Town Living Heritage Village - 3816 Old Furnace Road - Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
Learn about weaving, how to make a broom and handmade paper in the charming living history village of Furnace Town.
 
Friday - April 21 - Sunday - April 30, 2017
The Civil War
7:00 PM & 2:00 PM
226 South State Street - Dover, Delaware 19901
At the Schwartz Center for the Arts
 

47th Annual Ward World Championship Carving Competition and Art Festival
April 28-30, 2017
Ocean City Convention Center - Ocean City, Maryland
The World Championship is an international event where carvers, collectors, and visitors convene to showcase highly decorative works of art to functional hunting decoys.
 
April 28 - 30, 2017
Maryland International Kite Expo
4th Street To 7th Street On The Beach - Ocean City, Maryland
A great spectator and participant event! The Maryland International Kite Exposition will feature three fun-filled days of kite flying on the beautiful beaches of Ocean City, Maryland.
 
Friday, May 5, 2017 - Sunday, May 7, 2017
84th Annual Dover Days Celebration
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Dover - Dover, Delaware 19901
The 84th Annual Dover Days Festival Celebrating Dover's 300th Birthday!
 
May 2017
Random Juxtaposition Studio May Classes
Random Juxtaposition Studio - 9928 Old Ocean City Blvd., Unit 9 - Berlin, Maryland 21811
Art classes for a variety of ages and skill levels.
 
May 4-7, 2017
Springfest
Thursday-Saturday: 10am-8pm and Sunday: 10am-6pm.
Ocean City Inlet - Ocean City, Maryland
Celebrate four fun-filled days at Springfest 2017! What better way to kick off than summer season than with a FREE four-day festival in Ocean City, MD? Enjoy delicious food, live music and great rates on accommodations.
 
Friday, May 5 - Friday, June 30 2017
Ansel Adams: Early Works
Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
406 Federal Street - The Biggs Museum of American Ar - Dover, Delaware 19901
The Biggs Museum is proud to present its first exhibition of the works of the iconic American photographer, Ansel Adams.
 
May 5-6, 2017
Native Plant Sale & Pollinator Festival
100 River Street - Snow Hill, Maryland
Mark you calendars now for the Native Plant Sale & Pollinator Festival. Come to the new home of the Lower Shore Land Trust.
 
Friday, May 5, 2017
Lantern Tour of Old Methodist Cemetery
Friday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Johnson Victrola Museum 375 S. New St. - Dover, Delaware
Join Guides in Colonial Garb as They Tell True Stories and Tales of Historic Dover by Lantern Light.
 
May 6, 2017
Berlin Touch A Truck Day
10am - Noon
Stephen Decatur Park - Rt 113 & Tripoli Street - Berlin, Maryland
Town Vehicles from the Electric, Water Resources, Public Works, Fire and Police departments. Exhibits and demonstrations on use. K-9 demonstration.
 
Saturday - May 6, 2017
May’s First Saturday in the First State
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
First State Heritage Park - Dover, Delaware
The First State Heritage Park presents a day of historic tours and exclusive programs. Peel back the layers of time and learn something through the variety of free programs at each of the park's partner sites, including historical theater, hands-on events, tours of historical buildings and monthly lectures. This month's theme: Dover's 300th Anniversary.
 
Saturday - May 6, 2017
A “Behind the Scenes” Tour of the Delaware Public Archives
10:30 AM
121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. - Dover, Delaware 19901
Annual Tour of the Archives
 
Saturday - May 6, 2017
History, Heritage and Hops
3PM - 9PM
Loockerman Street - Dover, Delaware 19901
Local Craft Beer, Spirits, Wine, Food & Live Music
 
Friday - May 12, 2017
Lantern Tour of The Green
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
John Bell House on The Green - Dover, Delaware 19901
Join Guides in Colonial Garb as They Tell True Stories and Tales of Historic Dover by Lantern Light.
 
May 13, 2017
Free Family Art Day At The Art League of Ocean City
10am-noon
Ocean City Center for The Arts - 94th Street - Ocean City, Maryland 410-524-9433
Classes for a variety of skill levels and ages: arts, crafts, and writing. An exciting free family art program integrating our love of nature, our precious Delmarva environment, and the arts.
 
Saturday - May 13, 2017
The Gathering
12:00 PM
226 South State Street - Dover, Delaware 19901
Delmarva’s Rising Choreographers Showcase Presented by Logos Community Development Corporation at the Schwartz Center for the Arts
 
May 19, 2017
May Day Play Day
5pm-10pm
Downtown - Berlin
Live music, food & beer Garden.

 
May 20, 2017
Berlin Cruisers
10am - 2pm
Downtown - Berlin, Maryland
Classic cars and cruisers line the streets of Main Street. Sponsored by the Berlin Chamber of Commerce.
 
May 20, 2017
Delmarvalous Festival
9:30am
Ward Museum - 909 S. Schumaker Drive - Salisbury, Maryland
Festival showcases the traditional lifeways and cultural traditions of Delmarva as interpreted by regional tradition bearers-ship builders, fishermen, vernacular artists, cooks and bakers & musicians. Activities and programs for all ages. Free.
 
Saturday - May 20 - Sunday - May 21, 2017
Robin Hood
7:00 PM & 2:00 PM
226 South State Street - Dover, Delaware 19901
Presented by the Children's Theatre, Inc.
 
Friday - May 26, 2017
Lantern Tour of Presbyterian Cemetery
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
375 S. New Street - Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot - Dover, Delaware 19901
Join Guides in Colonial Garb as They Tell True Stories and Tales of Historic Dover by Lantern Light.
 
May 27-28, 2017
Spring Arts And Crafts Show
Saturday 10am to 5pm - Sunday 10am to 4pm
Convention Center - 4001 Coastal Hwy. - Ocean City, Maryland
Ocean City's only Memorial Day weekend craft show, featuring vendors displaying garden accessories, jewelry, candles, florals, nautical items, wood crafts & homemade items. Also, handmade chocolates, fudge, and dip mixes. Free admission.
 
May 29, 2017
Berlin Memorial Day Parade at Henry Park
8am - 5pm
Dr. William Henry Park and Multipurpose Building on Flower Street - Berlin, Maryland
Parade begins at 8 am from Stephen Decatur Middle School to Henry Park featuring bands, cars, dance and music. The day continues at the Henry Park with music, food, vendors and games. Sponsored by the Berlin Community Improvement Association.
 
Wednesday, May 31 - Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Rain Barrel Contest Display
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
866 N. DuPont Hwy - Dover, Delaware 19901
Creatively Painted Barrels at the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village
 
June 3, 2017
ESA 2017 Summer Surf Series
7:30am to 5pm
30th Street Beach - Ocean City, Maryland

 
Saturday, June 3, 2017
June’s First Saturday in the First State
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
First State Heritage Park - Dover, Delaware 19901
The First State Heritage Park presents a day of historic tours and exclusive programs. Peel back the layers of time and learn something through the variety of free programs at each of the park's partner sites, including historical theater, hands-on events, tours of historical buildings and monthly lectures. This month's theme: Explore Arts
 
Saturday - June 3, 2017
The Road to Appomattox: Union Soliders and Trench Warfare, 1864-1865
10:30 AM
121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. - Dover, Delaware 19901
Presented by Dr. Steven E. Sodergren
 
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Capital Farmer’s Market Kick-Off
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Loockerman Way Plaza 126 Loockerman St. - Dover, Delaware
Meet Me At The Farmers Market to Buy and Eat Local! Produce from local farmers and arts & crafts from local artisans with entertainment and special guests each week!
Shop Local, Spend Local, Eat Local, Enjoy Local, It takes you to start the trend!
 
June 23-25, 2017
Worcester County Fair
Byrd Park - Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
The Worcester County Fair in located in Byrd Park on the banks of the Pocomoke River. Admission and parking are free. Handicapped parking is available on the grounds and all others will be parked at Snow Hill Middle School and shuttled to the grounds by bus.

Friday hours: 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday hours: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday hours 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
 
Through September 24, 2017
Backyard Birds & Birdhouses
Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, noon-5 pm
Ward Museum - 909 S. Schumaker Drive - Salisbury, Maryland
In rural and urban areas alike, migrating and residential birds bring a splash of color through the seasons Exhibit will showcase the diversity of backyard birds and birdhouses.
 
August 19, 2017
ESA 2017 Summer Surf Series
7:30am to 5pm
30th Street Beach - Ocean City, Maryland
This event is a self-sustaining long-running series of surfing competitions for amateur athletes. Events provide amateur athletes with an avenue to international and Olympic competition.
 
Saturday, August 26 - Sunday, August 27, 2017
DAFB Open House
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
1301 Heritage Rd. - Dover AFB, Delaware 19902
The Thunderbirds Return To Dover Air Force Base!
 
September 30, 2017
ESA 2017 Summer Surf Series
7:30am to 5pm
46th Street Beach - Ocean City, Maryland
This event is a self-sustaining long-running series of surfing competitions for amateur athletes. Events provide amateur athletes with an avenue to international and Olympic competition.
 
October 27-28, 2017
Delmarva Heritage Days
Delmarva Discovery Center & Museum - 2 Market Street - Pocomoke City, Maryland 21851
The Delmarva Discovery Center and Museum will once again host Delmarva Heritage Days, an event celebrating Delmarva's rich decoy and hunting traditions.
 



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