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  • Thursday, July 31
    • The Upper Crust: Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm Location: 7 East Market St, Georgetown DE 19947 Description: The Upper Crust at 7 East Market Street in Georgetown DE is proud to exhibit Plein air artist Gerilyn Gaskill and Pamella Bounds-Seaman along with Keith Steck, photographer who captured the moment “in the open air” on The Circle in Georgetown, DE., at their “Coffee shop and more… . “ beginning July 8, 2014. On Thursday, July 19, 2014, there will be a “Meet the Artists “ reception from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm at The Upper Crust where individuals can discuss their creativity. There is no charge and light refreshments will be served. The exhibit will run through the end of July. A recent Plein Air event raised funds for Kody Kids, was held On The Circle in Georgetown not only provided the artists with a number of rich and colorful historical designs but the artists provide insights through their individual styles and techniques. Geri completed her piece in oil, while Pam was with water color and acrylic. Plein Air paintings are generally done in one session and artists often add final touches to their work once back in the studio. The Upper Crust serves made from scratch baked goods, fair trade organic coffee, breakfast & lunch in a casual setting. Part of The Upper Crust’s commitment to the community is to offer a gallery space to local artists who might not otherwise have an opportunity to show their works. Please contact Bruce at bruce@theuppercrust.info or 302.856.2300 to schedule a time to stop in with images of your work for approval and to possibly schedule an exhibit date. We would like to have a \"Meet the Artist\" scheduled and also send the information to members of our e-mail list as \"A Happening\". Proceeds Benefit: Kody Kids For more information contact: Bruce Mead-e 302.856.2300 or visit theuppercrust.info/current_artist_exhibit


  • Friday, August 1
    • OC Tall Ships Event: Travel back in time at the OC TALL SHIP EVENT. Board the Tall Ships of the past Aug.1-Sept.01. The ships will be on display between 3rd & 4th Streets bayside. The Event is sponsored by the National Air, Sea and Space Foundation and open for tours from 9a.m- 6p.m. daily. Admission is $15, Kids ages 6-12-$11, under age 6 free. Advance tickets are available for $12/$8 by visiting www.tallshipevent.com.


  • Saturday, August 2
    • 16th ANNUAL BLESSING OF THE COMBINES/SNOW HILL: Downtown Snow Hill starting at 11am. Parade led by antique tractors down Rt. 12 across the draw bridge over the Pocomoke River on to Green St. Live entertainment, food vendors, crafts, a petting zoo for the kids, hayrides and more. The Wheels That Heal Car CLub will be set up in STurgis PArk from 11-3p. FOr further details contact Becky 443-783-1715. www.bleeingofthecombines.org

    • 2nd Annual Backpacks for kids/School Rocks Backpack giveaway: Verizon Wireless donating 100,000 backpacks full of school supplies to school-aged children across the U.S. The will be donating 100,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children through its School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. Last year, the company donated 60,000 backpacks.More than 350 participating TCC stores across the U.S. are inviting local families to bring their children to the store between noon and 2 p.m. on Aug. 2 to pick up a backpack filled with pencils, paper, a pencil box, folders, glue and more. One backpack per child present will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Each participating TCC store will donate between 75 and 300 backpacks. All leftover backpacks will be donated to local schools. To learn more about TCC, visit www.ecellularconnection.com. Consumers can also find more information about the company at http://www.facebook.com/tcctalk and www.twitter.com/tcctalk.

    • 7th Annual Ocean Pines Flounder Tournament: The OP Chamber will the 7th Annual event Sat. Aug.2, 2014.First place winner for largest flounder cuaght $500 plus trophy and bragging rightts! 2nd Place $300 and 3rd place $100. Optional Calcutta Contest,$10 entry fee to win cash and prizes. Last year's first place Cslcutta won $2000. 7a-3pm weigh-ins at 12n-4p YAcht CLub Dr. in OCean Pines.FOr more info call 410-541-5306 or liz@OceanPinesChamber.org

    • Blessing of the Combines/Snow Hill: 11a-3p Festivities begin with a paradeled by a horse drawn combine,Plenty of exhibits, food, kids games and Pontoon Boat Cruises. followed by antique tractors, fire trucks and more. For more info call 443-783-1715 www.blessingofthecombines.org

    • Ocean Pines Pine\'eer Craft Club: Time: 9am - 3pm Location: 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, MD. Description: This is our 37th Annual Pine\'eer Arts & Craft Festival. We have over 100 artisan and craft vendors from Va., Fl., DE, MD, PA. In addition, There will be food vendors, music, childrens activities, farmers market and our fabulous bake sale. The monies received goes back into our community, Police, Fire, Parks & Rec. neighbor watch etc. Again this year we are partnering with Ocean Pines who will be show casing our community & service groups. Proceeds Benefit: Pine\'eer Craft Club For more information contact: Barb O\'Connor 410-726-8062


  • Sunday, August 3
    • WICOMICO COUNTY CLASS of 1979 Reunion: Gather your classmates and get together with WiHi, Bennett, Parkside and Mardela High School for a weekend event event Aug. 1-3. For more information visit their Facebook page at Wicomico County Class of 1979 or email classof1979@outlook.com


  • Monday, August 4
    • 41st Annual White Marlin Open: It’s one of the largest billfish tournaments..and its back! It’s the 41st Annual White Marlin Open in Ocean City, Aug. 4-8. Watch fish weigh-ins Monday - Friday, 4:00-9:00 p.m. at Harbour Island Marina on 14th Street. Over 300 boats will compete for over $200,ooo in prize money! For more information, visit our events page at catcountryradio.com


  • Friday, August 8
    • American Cancer Society: Time: Doors open at 5:30 and auction starts at 6:30 Location: Powellville Firehouse Powellville Md Description: Come and join us for our Third annual Quarter Auction.. We will have over ten vendors with lots of gift Certificates from many local bussinesses up for auction! Food,baked goods and drinks will be for sale Proceeds Benefit: Relay for life team of Wicomico County (Janet\'s Angel) For more information contact: Elly Davis 443-880-6375

    • Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art: Time: Fri 10-5, keynote 7-10; Sat 10-5; Sun 10-4 Location: Salisbury, MD Description: Photographers of all levels are invited to submit their photos for the competition in one of three divisions: youth, amateur or professional, and in any of the five categories: birds, plants and animals other than birds, landscape/scenery, macro, and black and white photography. Designed to help improve all aspects of their photography, participants have the opportunity to attend a variety of lectures, seminars and workshops led by professional photographers. Vendors selling fine art photography and offering a wide variety of cameras and related equipment occupy the marketplace. Keynote address and book signing by world renowned landscape photographer Clyde Butcher will be held at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Friday evening. For more information call 410-742- 4988, ext. 120, or visit www.wardmuseum.org. For more information contact: Ward Museum 410-742-4988 ext. 120 or visit www.wardmuseum.org


  • Thursday, August 14
    • DQ® Miracle Treat Day: Blizzard® Treat sales to benefit local kids in need. Chips Ahoy!® and Oreo® will be among the Blizzard® Treats served at participating DQ® and DQ Grill & Chill® locations nationwide on Miracle Treat Day to benefit local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. During the ninth annual Miracle Treat Day on Thursday, August 14th, one dollar or more from every Blizzard Treat sold at participating locations will be donated to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds for 170 children's hospitals across the United States and Canada. For more information, visit MiracleTreatDay.com.

    • Wicomico Farm & Home Show: Time: Thurs- 4-9 Fri.12 -9, Sat. 9 -6 Location: Winter Place Park Description: The 78th Annual Wicomico County Fair lots of homemade and home grown entries, good food, vendors, antique tractor pull, animal shows and displays, and free entertainment Proceeds Benefit: Wicomico Farm and Home Show For more information contact: Bob Driscoll-410-430-7132 or visit www.wicomicofarmandhomeshow.com


  • Monday, August 18
    • LADIES GOLF AT GREEN HILL/BREAST CANCER AWARENESS BENEFIT: LAdies Gold Ass. of Green Hill COuntry Club pressena a Co-ed day of Golf to benefit WOmen Supporting WOmen, Mon. Aug. 18.$75 per golfer includes Breakfast, range balls, cart, luncheon and prizes. FOr ore info please call 410-491-7861 Judy. 0r email jaherman7@gmail.com


  • Friday, August 22
    • Wilmington University - Kent/Sussex Alumni Meeting: Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Location: Dominion Brewing Company (Fordham) Description: The Central DE Chamber along with the Kent/Sussex Alumni Chapter of WilmU will be hosting this event. For more information contact: Stacey Stickel - Wilmington University Alumni Relations (302) 295-1174


  • Thursday, August 28
    • Life Line Screening/Wicomico Civc Center: Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will host their affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings on Thursday, August 28 at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries which is a leading cause of stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms which can lead to a ruptured aorta; hardening of the arteries in the legs which is a strong predictor of heart disease; atrial fibrillation or irregular heart beat which is closely tied to stroke risk; and a bone density screening, for men and women, used to assess the risk of osteoporosis. A Wellness Package is available, which includes four vascular tests and an osteoporosis screening from $149 ($139 with member discount). All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete. In order to register for this event and to receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129, please call 1-888-653-6441 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners


  • Sunday, September 7
    • WWE VIP EXPERIENCE PRESENTS: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2014 AT 5 P.M. WICOMICO YOUTH & CIVIC CENTER – SALISBURY, MD SEE ALL OF YOUR FAVORITE WWE SUPERSTARS IN ACTION INCLUDING:ROMAN REIGNS,MR. MONEY IN THE BANK SETH ROLLINS,BIG SHOW,DEAN AMBROSE RUSEV,AND MANY MORE!*CARD IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE* TICKETS START AT $15!TICKET PRICES: $95, $50, $35, $25 $15(Fees may apply to ticket prices.) TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE BOX OFFICE, WWW.WICOMICOCIVICCENTER.ORG OR CHARGE BY PHONE AT 410-548-4911.


  • Saturday, September 13
    • AlS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter: Location: The Boardwalk at \"The Bandstand\", Rehoboth, DE Description: The Walk to Defeat ALS® brings together thousands of people in our area to help The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter cover all the bases in the fight against Lou Gehrig’s Disease through research, advocacy and patient care services. The ALS Association leads the fight to treat and cure ALS and to make sure that people with ALS can live fuller lives through compassionate care and support. Learn more at www.alsphiladelphia.org or sign up for a walk at www.gpcwalktodefeatals.org For more information contact: Chapter Contact is Ashley Hendrix; ashley@alsphiladelphia.org. or visit www.alsphiladelphia.org

    • Bingomania: The Eastern Shore’s largest bingo cash prize event, returns to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Saturday, September 13. Doors open at 5 p.m. for early bird games and regular games begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission to Bingomania includes all regular and special games, including the Jumbo Jackpot Game. Regular game payouts are $500 while special games will pay out $1000. The Jumbo Jackpot Game pays a maximum of $10,000 depending upon attendance. You can increase your chances of winning and help a local food bank at the same time by bringing three non-perishable food items to the game. Those that do will receive three additional cards for the first early bird game. Tickets are $45 per person in advance and $55 per person at the door, additional fees may apply. All proceeds benefit the Mardela Middle and High School Bands. For more information contact the Mardela Band-Aides at 410-677-5170.

    • The 2014 Historic Georgetown Art Crawl : will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 10:00 am -4:00 pm in downtown Georgetown. This is a rain or shine juried art event, and will feature artists & artisans, and area art leagues & art guilds from throughout our region. If you are interested in participating in this exciting arts program, you will find the 2014 Georgetown Art Crawl application with this year’s Rules & Regulations at https://www.georgetowncoc.com/event/community-events/historic-georgetown-art-crawl. The deadline for application to this event is August 1, 2014. Georgetown’s inaugural Art Crawl was a great success last year, with over 40 participating artists, and many more can be accommodated and are expected this year. A small fee will be charged for individual 10x10 artists’ vendor space, but arts organizations distributing general information can set-up free. The Historic Georgetown Art Crawl will be held in conjunction with the Annual Farmer & Foodie Festival on The Circle, which celebrates our local farmers and their farm fresh foods. Proceeds from the Georgetown Art Crawl will benefit local arts programming and arts education. Please contact the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce at 302-856-1544 or email info@georgetowncoc.com with any questions you might have.


  • Thursday, September 18
    • Meals on Wheels Delaware: Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Camp Rehoboth Description: Join us this September for our 3rd Annual Battle at the Beach: Chef Cook-off, held at Camp Rehoboth in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres by the competing restaurants while watching the chefs go head-to-head in the ultimate cooking battle! Cash bar available for guests 21 years and older. Proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels Delaware. Don’t miss out on a chance to enjoy delectable food made by many top chefs! FEATURING: Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats • Po’ Boys Creole & Fresh Catch • The Ivy For more information contact: Regina Dodds 302-656-3257 or visit mealsonwheelsde.org/battle-at-the-beach-chef-cook-off/


  • Saturday, September 20
    • 2nd Annual Cruise for Meals on Wheels/Suicide Bridge: MAC Inc., Area Agency on Aging, will host its second cruise fundraiser to benefit Meals on Wheels on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 4:00-7:00 p.m.This year’s cruise will depart from Suicide Bridge, Hurlock, MD. Tickets are $80/per person or two for $140 and include dinner and cruise. For tickets or more information call 410-742-0505, extension 112, or e-mail rsvp@macinc.org

    • Millsboro Chamber of Commerce: Time: 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Location: Millsboro Little League Field Description: 2nd Annual Millsboro Country Festival. All Day Live Country Music, Food, Games, Rock Climb, MountAire Chicken Pickin\'. Corn Hole Tournament to benefit St Jude\'s. Register at www.millsborochamber.com Proceeds Benefit: St Jude Children\'s Research Hospital & Local Organizations For more information contact: Amy Simmons or visit www.millsborochamber.com


  • Sunday, September 21
    • Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation: Time: 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm Location: Ed Oliver Golf Club Banquet Center Description: Tickets are $40 and must be purchased in advance. Ovarian Cancer Survivors FREE w/paid guest. Guest Speaker: Mrs. Maryland America, Zereana Huff, Ovarian Cancer Survivor Performance by: The Imagination Players Take advantage of bargain prices. Great opportunity to start your Holiday Shopping!! Ticket includes lunch and dessert, speakers, entertainment, and silent auction admission/bid opportunities. All proceeds will benefit ovarian cancer education & research. Typical items available: Golf packages, family entertainment packages, travel packages, retail/eatery gift certificates, artwork, diamond jewelry, lunch with Delaware elected officials, and much more!! All item sold WELL below their value! Proceeds Benefit: Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation For more information contact: Dorianne Short, 302-998-6889 or visit www.deovariancancer.org/teal_ribbon_luncheon__silent_auction/2014_teal_ribbon_luncheon__silent_auction

    • OC Cruizers Car Show: OC Cruizers will be on display in Ocean City all summer long on Somerset St near the boards!! Bring the cameras and check out the hot rodsand classics and enjoy live entertainment. For a list of times and dates visit our website at catcountryradio.com. July 13 - September 21, 2014 Somerset Street near Boardwalk Phone: 410-289-7739 Location: Oceanside Boardwalk (Inlet - 27th) Type: Free Fun


  • Tuesday, October 7
    • Sesame Street Live "Let's Dance!" is coming to SALISBURY!: Hosted by two live performers, Sesame Street Live "Let's Dance!" offers an up-close, interactive experience that includes dance parties. Elmo uses his imagination to "Do the Robot," Cookie teaches all 'feets' to dance, Abby leads a rhyming game, and Ernie shares the fun of dance with the Sesame Street favorite "Shake Your Head One Time." Favorite friends join the audience on the floor - dancing with fans, not just for them. It's Sesame Street Live like you've never experienced it before! Get the ultimate fan experience with Sunny Seats! The Sunny Seats package features premium show seating and a pre-show Meet & Greet with two Sesame Street Live friends, including Elmo! All Meet & Greets start one hour before show time and last 20 minutes. Latecomers may miss the opportunity. Please meet at the Sunny Seats sign in the main lobby. Don't forget your camera! 410-548-4911 wicomicociviccenter.org




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