Lots of Christmas events on the calendar

Santa Claus didn’t come to town as planned on Saturday night. The opening of the Winter Wonderland in City Park was canceled because of heavy rain showers. But the 40-foot tree at City Park is lit, as are the 20 animated figures that will brighten City Park through the holiday season. Many holiday-related events and […]

Holiday Lights is theme for this week’s 3rd Friday

This week it’s another 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury. This month’s theme is Holiday Lights, complete with the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. It is also the last 3rd Friday held outdoors until spring, so it’s time to stock up on locally made arts and crafts from 3rd Friday’s outdoor vendors for the gift-giving season. On […]

Several events on tap to recognize Veterans Day

Several Veterans Day events are planned to commemorate the holiday that began in 1919, when President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the first Armistice Day. In 1954, Veterans Day replaced Armistice Day. The Wicomico County War Memorial Committee will present a ceremony at 11 a.m. on Monday at the Wicomico War Veterans’ Memorial in front of the […]

Community Players will present ‘South Pacific’ Nov. 2-4

The classic Rodgers and Hammerstein play “South Pacific” will be presented by Community Players of Salisbury Nov. 2 to 4. Featuring the well-known songs “Some Enchanted Evening,” “There is Nothing Like a Dame” and “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair,” it will be at Wicomico High School at 8 p.m. on Nov. […]

Chamber, UMES to mark WWI anniversary

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore and the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering to salute the nation’s veterans Nov. 9 with a banquet in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The Friday night event will be produced by the university’s hospitality and tourism management students, who have […]

Autumn Wine Festival is this weekend at Pemberton

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 16th annual Autumn Wine Festival will take place Oct. 20-21. The Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism event, which is produced in partnership with the Maryland Wineries Association, offers festivalgoers […]

Good Beer Festival on tap Friday night, Saturday

The Good Beer Festival will have a fun new vibe this year, as it moves to a Friday and Saturday – this weekend – at Pemberton Historical Park in Salisbury. The Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism festival is in its ninth year. There will be 100 craft brews, live music, food and craft vendors, […]

WSW breast cancer awareness walk is Saturday

For the 17th year, Women Supporting Women will be hosting their Walk for Awareness at Winterplace Park on Saturday. Still ringing in their 25th Anniversary, Women Supporting Women has a wide array of events like this one scheduled for October, also known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Survivors and friends are encouraged to form teams […]

Magi Choral Festival run ending after this year

The popular Magi Choral Festival is ending in this, its 25th year. The final performances, named “Silver Bells” in honor of the silver anniversary, will be Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. in the Wicomico High School Auditorium. Bonnie Luna, chairwoman of the Magi Fund, the nonprofit organization that plans […]

Beer, Wine Festivals coming in October

Wicomico County’s annual Good Beer Festival is back — with a twist. This year, the festival will be held on a Friday night and a Saturday during the day. Dates for the ninth annual event are Friday-Saturday, Oct. 12-13, and hours are 5 to 10 p.m. that Friday and 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. that Saturday. […]