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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 7 - July 30, 2017
Talents Unveiled:  A Volunteer Art Showcase
Mon- Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, noon-5pm.
Ward Museum - 909 S. Schumaker Drive - Salisbury, Maryland
Many of our volunteers at the Ward Museum are accomplished artists themselves. The Welcome Gallery features a collection of works made using a variety of media and techniques by our dedicated volunteers.
 

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.

 
May 19 - 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. Opening Reception May 20 in conjunction with the Delmarvalous Festival.
 
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.
 
Through July 30, 2017
Talents Unveiled:  A Volunteer Art Showcase
Mon- Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, noon-5pm.
Ward Museum - 909 S. Schumaker Drive - Salisbury, Maryland
Many of our volunteers at the Ward Museum are accomplished artists themselves. The Welcome Gallery features a collection of works made using a variety of media and techniques by our dedicated volunteers.
 
Through July 30, 2017
Talents Unveiled:  A Volunteer Art Showcase
Mon- Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, noon-5pm
Ward Museum - 909 S. Schumaker Drive - Salisbury, Maryland
Many of our volunteers at the Ward Museum are accomplished artists themselves. The Welcome Gallery features a collection of works made using a variety of media and techniques by our dedicated volunteers.
 
June 17, 2017
Return to Goat Island Paddle Sports Festival
Goat Island - Snow Hill, Maryland
Celebrate the paddling lifestyle at the first Standup Paddle Board Festival open to all forms of paddling like SUP, prone, kayak and OC-1. Fun festivities at the event will include live music and great food.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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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