Players’ ‘Matilda, The Musical’ opens Friday Nov. 1

What is a bright, curious and determined little girl to do when her parents are so obsessed with other interests, they have neither the time nor energy for their daughter? Despite a horrible home life and disengaged parents, Matilda Wormwood manages to adult allies and blossoms into a creative, strong young woman with a vivid […]

Super Heroes is theme of this week’s 3rd Friday

This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will be held outdoors, with artists, crafters and live music on the Plaza, plus special activities in Lot 15 and on North Division Street. This month’s theme is Super Heroes, so get ready to dress up like your favorite superheroes and villains. Join the costume contest for a […]

Autumn Wine Festival begins Saturday at Pemberton Park

Taste wines from across the state of Maryland here in Wicomico County when the Autumn Wine Festival returns to Pemberton Historical Park this weekend.  The 17th annual Autumn Wine Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday. The Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism event, which is produced in partnership with the Maryland Wineries Association, offers […]

Good Beer Festival begins Friday at Pemberton

Wicomico County celebrates the 10th annual Good Beer Festival this weekend. Like last year, the festival will be held on a Friday evening and Saturday during the day. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday and 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. There will be 100 craft brews, including those in the Local Beer […]

Thrive! event coming to MAC Center on Saturday, Oct. 26

A free, one-day, one-stop presentation of information, resources, opportunities and services of interest to residents age 55 and older is coming to Salisbury on Saturday, Oct. 26. Thrive! is a senior expo event taking place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at MAC in Salisbury, sponsored by MAC, the Salisbury Independent, Holloway Funeral Home and […]

Sea Gull Century riders in town this weekend

Salisbury University has issued a traffic advisory for Saturday as more than 4,000 cyclists are expected to participate in the 31st Sea Gull Century bike ride. Near the SU campus, heavy bicycle traffic is expected from 6 to 9 a.m., especially on Route 13, Milford Street and South Division Street. Southbound traffic on South Division […]

Relay For Life event is Friday at WinterPlace Park

Relay For Life of Wicomico County, the annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will kick off this Friday, Sept. 27, at WinterPlace Park. Organizers hope the event will attract a crowd to the 26th annual event in the county. “We want people to know this is open to the public,” said Michelle Wright, a […]

‘Chalk It Up’ is theme of this week’s 3rd Friday

This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will be held outdoors, with artists, crafters and live music on the Plaza. This month, the theme is Chalk It Up, and it’s all about bringing color and vibrancy to Downtown.  From chalk art, chalk paint, and colorful initiatives – this 3rd Friday is sure to be lively. […]

Mizzle Fest, an annual music festival, set for Saturday

The second weekend in September saw more than 150,000 people gather in Downtown Salisbury for the National Folk Festival. During the festival, performers from across the country were featured on the Pohanka/Toyota Amphitheater stage. What’s next for the Downtown amphitheater? Mizzle Fest, an annual music festival highlighting talent, artistry, and urban culture in Salisbury. Scheduled […]

Peace In The Park event is Saturday in Salisbury

Foiled by foul weather last year, the organizers of Peace In The Park are planning again for a local observance of the U.N. International Day of Peace. This year’s event is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday in Salisbury City Park, across from Ben’s Red Swings on Picnic Island in the “barbecue […]