This Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury. This month’s theme is Wild Card, where anything goes.
Wild Card means crazy costumes, street performers, magicians, amazing feats and zany fun. You won’t believe your eyes.
On North Division Street, the amazing Dano Escapes will perform stunts of escape artistry and intrigue.
Cascading Carlos will be juggling and Ahlee Dawson will show off her skills on the indo board, demonstrating her feats and coaching participants. Wicomico Recreation, Parks and Tourism will be bringing giant human foosball in promotion of Wicomico Soccer League’s summer sign-up ending Aug. 5.
Grab a bite to eat at Vittles Food Truck, and be sure to to stop by Bookmobile to sign-up for Summer Reading and to watch The Bubble Lady make giant bubbles.
On the Plaza, artists, crafters and non-profits will fill the streets. The main stage will feature live music by The Benchwarmers, the winners of the Salisbury University Battle of the Bands at Headquarters Live this past April.
Roving street performers will amaze and mystify the crowds with their special talents.
Plus, be sure to stop in The Art Institute and Gallery’s opening reception for the Clay Guild of the Eastern Shore’s 2016 Show & Sale, downstairs in the Gallery Building, where a large variety of pottery by local craftsman will be on display for sale.
On St. Peters Street, Salisbury Jaycees will be pouring local beer and wine selections. St. Peters Episcopal Church, at the top of the hill, will offer grilled burgers and hot dogs at family friendly prices, plus cool off with frozen treats and cold drinks.
3rd Friday is always a shoppers’ paradise, with the downtown shops and boutiques open late with special events and sales. Be sure to stop by Angello’s Unique Gifts’ new location in the newly renovated River View Commons building, previously the Feldman’s Building, with Acorn Market joining them this month.
Acorn Market will be celebrating with live music by Nate Clendenen and Angello’s Unique Gifts will be doing wine tastings and gift basket giveaways.
Barefoot Baby Boutique is having a huge Christmas in July sale so get your holiday shopping in gear on 3rd Friday. Find holiday jammies for your little ones at 50 percent off, or grab a deal on select wooden toys and specialty gifts as well.
The Downtown bars and restaurants are ready for 3rd Friday. Roadie Joe’s will have live music from alex&shiloh on the newly renovated patio from 5:30 to 8:30, plus DJ Aftermath late night. Brew River will have an all ages Friday Night Dock Party with the BoneDaddys and DJ BSide late night. The Brick Room will have live music from the Movin and Groovin duo, Market Street will have Coastal Patrol late night and Mojo’s will have local rockers EastWood.
3rd Friday is a volunteer Downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District Committee. For More Information: 3rdFridaySby.com
Jamie Heater is with 3rd Friday