This Friday is St. Patrick’s Day as well as the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury.
Even though 3rd Friday won’t be hosting outdoor activities and vendors until April, there is still tons to do in Downtown Salisbury.
This month’s 3rd Friday coincides with St. Patrick’s Day, so wear green, and get ready for a night in Downtown Salisbury filled with live music, art and shopping.
The Downtown bars and restaurants are ready with live music for 3rd Friday. Roadie Joe’s Bar and Grill will have great dinner specials plus live music for the happy hour crowd by Freak Flag Fly from 5:30 to 8:30pm, and late night jams with rock band Marching Dog featuring Shiloh Wersen from 10 until close, and DJ E-State late night.
Brew River Restaurant and Bar will be having a St. Patrick’s Day Party with Johnny Bling from 6 p.m. until close, with great drink and food specials just for the holidays.
Market Street will have DJ Juan late night, Mojos has DJ B-Side spinning all your favorites, and The Brick Room will have a variety of Irish selections on the menu.
Season’s Best Antiques is also going green with refreshments and sales throughout the store.
Headquarters Live is hosting the Silence No More St. Patrick’s Day Album Release Party. It’s a whole night of rock, starting at 7 p.m., featuring Modern Day Addiction, Tom E Knock, Ignite the Fire, Jon Garcia and the Hopeless Romantics and Black Letter Days.
Admission is $20, with proceeds benefiting Silence No More, in their effort to release their new album. The show is for ages 21 and over, and tickets are available online and at the door.
Salisbury University Art Galleries | Downtown Campus continues its exhibition titled Nature / Nurture, and will be hosting a reception for the show during 3rd Friday.
This group exhibition explores the ways in which the natural world has been shaped and transformed by humans and in turn how the biology shapes our lives.
Featured artists in the exhibition include Laura Ball, Stephanie Garon, Onajide Shabaka, Anne Mondro, Judi Bommarito, and Darina Karpov.
SU Art Galleries | Downtown Campus is now located in the Gallery Building across from Maya Bella Pizzeria.
The Salisbury Art Space (formerly Art Institute and Gallery), located on the lower level of the Gallery Building, will showcase the Collection of Contemporary Irish Art of Hazel and Ronald Geesey.
Ms. Geesey, a native of Ireland, began assembling this impressive collection of works in the 1990’s after her marriage to Ronald Geesey. Much of the collection was purchased in Ireland where they spent their summers, as they escaped the heat of Baltimore.
The Geeseys relocated to Snow Hill in 2006. It is perhaps the best collection of its kind on the Eastern Shore. Salisbury Art Space will also host kids’ crafts, with take-away shamrock art.
3rd Friday is a Downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District and the city of Salisbury. For More Information: 3rdFridaySby.com.
Jamie Heater is with 3rd Friday