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March 1 - May 14, 2017
Scientific Illustration: Artistry in the Age of Science
Mon-Sat, 10am- 5pm; Sun, noon-5 pm.
Ward Museum - 909 S. Schumaker Drive - Salisbury, Maryland
The field of scientific illustration offers beautiful renderings and visual explanations of scientific subjects from birds and butterflies to animals. Explore the field of scientific illustration in a new exhibit in the LaMay Gallery.
 
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.
 
April 2017
Salisbury University April Cultural Events
Salisbury University - Salisbury, Maryland
Concerts, art exhibits, lectures, and other cultural events this month at Salisbury University.
 

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 27 – 30, 2017
Spring Delmarva Birding Weekend

Since 1995, the Spring Delmarva Birding Weekend combines boat trips, paddling treks, and expeditions by foot when migrating neo-tropical warblers are passing through our region. The Delmarva Peninsula possesses an extensive variety of environments, including barrier islands, tidal wetlands, cypress swamps, upland fields and primeval forests. Our annual Delmarva Birding Weekends celebrate the amazing warblers, shorebirds, waterfowl and raptors that visit and live here on the peninsula.

 
Saturday - April 29, 2017
Rediscovering Delaware Artist Stanley Arthurs
10:30 AM
121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. - Dover, Delaware 19904
Presented by James C. Thompson
 
May 2017
Salisbury University May Cultural Events
Salisbury University - Salisbury, Maryland
Concerts, art exhibits, lectures, and other cultural events this month at Salisbury University.
 
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 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.
 
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
 
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.
 
May 18, 2017
International Museum Day
10am to 5pm
Ocean City Lifesaving Station Museum - Boardwalk & Inlet - Ocean City, Maryland
In honor of International Museum Day we will be having an open house with free admission to the Museum. The event will celebrate the theme: Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums.
 
Friday, May 19, 2017
Lantern Tour of Christ Church Cemetery
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Christ Episcopal Church, South State Street - Dover, Delaware
Join Guides in Colonial Garb as They Tell True Stories and Tales of Historic Dover by Lantern Light.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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
 
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
 
June 9-11, 2017
Warren Mansion Tours
Furnace Town Living Heritage Village - 3816 Old Furnace Road - Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
Learn about the mysterious mansion in the Pocomoke forest, the family who built it and its patriarch Frank A. Warren.
 
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!
 
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!
 
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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