Photo Gallery: 2018 Salisbury Christmas Parade

The Salisbury Jaycees 72nd annual Christmas Parade was held Sunday on East Main Street and once again drew big crowds. On Monday, the Jaycees announced the following winners in the event presented by Mountaire Farms: Best High School Marching Band – Mardela Middle and High School. Best Commercial Entry – B&B Music. Best Non-Commercial Entry – […]

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 […]

Photo Gallery: Treat Street another big Jaycees’ success

Some 1,800 people attended the Salisbury Jaycees’ 11th annual Treat Street safe Halloween trick-or-treating event last week on Salisbury’s Downtown Plaza. Activities included candy tables, games, popcorn, story time, local mascots, cartoons, face painting, coloring and community tables.

11th annual Treat Street is Downtown

The Salisbury Jaycees holds its 11th annual Treat Street safe trick-or-treating event, presented by Robinson’s Family of Businesses, Wednesday, October 31, on Salisbury’s Downtown Plaza. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with registration at the corner of West Main and North Division streets. Treat tables will be open on the Plaza from 6-8 p.m., with games, […]

Read all about the National Folk Festival in event guide

In just a few days they’ll be here: musical performers, storytellers, singers, dancers, craftspeople and the passers-on of folklife traditions. The 78th National Folk Festival begins one week from Friday in Downtown Salisbury. Joining the hundreds of performers will be thousands of fans, spectators and observers. In this week’s edition of the Salisbury Independent, you […]

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 […]