Downtown Amphitheater dedication is Friday

The amphitheater will be used for the first time during the National Folk Festival, in Salisbury Sept. 7 to 9. The new amphitheater on the Riverwalk is nearly complete. The response thus far is that Salisbury’s latest public works project is a home run. City officials will host a public “showing off” event as part […]

‘Wheels’ is theme for this special 3rd Friday

This week is another 3rd Friday celebration in Downtown Salisbury and this month’s theme explores a well-rounded concept; wheels. It’s all about skateboards, rollerskates, bicycles, cars — anything with wheels – and the community initiatives that go along with our favorite hobbies. Plus, check out pottery demos, robots, fire trucks and more. On North Division […]

Downtown becomes Water World for this 3rd Friday

It’s 3rd Friday week in Downtown Salisbury and this month’s theme will keep it cool — WATER WORLD. Beat the heat by getting wet and wild in Downtown Salisbury this 3rd Friday. Bring the kids, bring the pooch – bring a towel. Or stay dry and check out gallery shows, special sales, artists and crafters […]

Salisbury Folk Festival preparations in high gear

As the National Folk Festival draws closer to opening in Salisbury, filling the city with music and dance Sept. 7 to 9, there is a need for volunteers to help the event run smoothly, since 60,000 to 80,000 people are expected to attend. About 800 volunteers are required and can sign up individually or with […]

It’s about dogs and science on this 3rd Friday

This Friday is another 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury Artists and crafters fill the streets, with live music on the Plaza by Muskrat Lighting. This month’s theme is combo — WEIRD SCIENCE and PAW PRINTS. Rain prevented outdoor activities in May, but have no fear: Science is back in June and it’s combined with Salisbury’s […]

Salisbury Festival bringing fun this weekend

The Downtown Salisbury Festival — presented by Pohanka of Salisbury — opens Friday and continues through Sunday. The annual event will again feature carnival rides, great food, arts and entertainment and more. This year the action will take place along East Market Street, with all new carnival rides. From funnel cakes, to oyster fritters — […]

Marathon’s success exceeds all expectations

Last weekend’s marathon was pronounced a success by Mayor Jake Day, who continued to nurse sore legs a few days after running more than 26 miles. “I can’t find enough Motrin and Tylenol,” the mayor said, laughing. Maybe not, but judging by his face as he hugged his two little girls – who made him […]

One One One, April 26, 2018: National Folk Festival manager Caroline O’Hare

Caroline O’Hare, Local Manager for the National Folk Festival that is coming to Salisbury in September, talks about the preparations that are under way to host crowds approaching 100,000 people.

Salisbury Festival will return Downtown this June

The Downtown Salisbury Festival — presented by Pohanka of Salisbury — returns to Downtown Salisbury this June 8 through 10, complete with carnival rides, great food, arts and entertainment and more. This year the action will take place along East Market Street, with all new carnival rides. From funnel cakes, to oyster fritters — there […]

This 3rd Friday takes on a St. Patrick’s theme

This week is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury. It’s the last 3rd Friday hosted as an indoors only event – before the outdoor season kicks off in April. All that means there won’t be artists and crafters hosted outside on the street, but there is still tons to do and see in the […]