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expand Constitution Week is celebrated
Date/Time: 09.17.14 - 09.23.14 

Description:

Constitution Week

 

September 17, 2014, begins the national celebration of Constitution Week. The weeklong commemoration of America’s most important document is one of our country’s least known official observances.  Our Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties and freedom, and to ensure those inalienable rights to every American.  Citizens are encouraged to take time this week to study this great document and reflect on our heritage of freedom.

expand See More, Spend less Museum Weekend
Date/Time: 09.20.14 / 10:00 AM - 09.21.14  / - 4:00 PM

Location: Purnell Museum and Furnace Town

Description:

Pay your admission at the Julia A. Purnell Museum or Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum and receive $1 off admission at the second site.

Furnace Town: 410-632-2032

Purnell Museum: 410-632-0515

expand Archaeology Dig at Furnace Town
Date/Time: 09.20.14 / 1:00 PM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum offers a variety of programs and exhibits for residents and visitors, including Public Archaeology Digs. The next dig will be on Saturday September 20th. Digs are suitable for age 8 - 80, and provide a valuable service for Furnace Town as excavators unearth items used by those who lived and worked at Furnace Town in the early 19th century.

Excavation will be in the area between The Mansion House and the Bake Shop.  A maximum of 13 people work under supervision within a 5-foot by 10-foot area gridded into one-foot squares. Training in technique is provided by Furnace Town staff. Participants carefully scrape dirt, sift it, and clean and categorize artifacts as they appear, working to a depth of about 12 inches. Typical finds include brick, mortar, nails, window glass, bottle glass, pottery, shells, slag and ceramics. Artifacts are bagged and tagged with the date, grid square and other details and saved for later accessioning work.

The dig begins promptly at 1:00 with training and continues until 3:30 or 4:00. A dig fee of $12.00 includes daily site admission. Reservations and pre-payment are necessart. VISA/MC /DISC are accepted. The entrance fee is waived for members of Furnace Town Foundation, but registration is necessary.

For information visit www.furnacetown.com; to make reservations call 410-632-2032.

expand Snow Hill Area Chamber Meeting
Date/Time: 09.22.14 / 4:00 PM

Location: Old Firehouse on Green Street

Description:

The Snow Hill Area Chamber of Commerce will meet on Monday, September 22nd at 4:00 pm. at the the Old Firehouse  on Green Street.  

General membership meetings are now being held on Mondays.

 

expand Nick Haglich to play at the Blue Dog Cafe
Date/Time: 09.25.14 / 5:30 PM

Location: 300 N Washington Street

Description:

On Thursday night September 25th,  guitarist Nick Haglich will be playing from 5:30-7:30 pm at The Blue Dog Cafe on N Washington Street.

expand Trail Maintenance and Hike at State Park
Date/Time: 09.27.14 / 1:00 PM

Location: Pocomoke River State Park

Description:

Come to the Pocomoke State Park for an afternoon of Trail Maintenance and Hiking. This land is your land.... this land is my land.... volunteer and enjoy a peaceful walk along the Bald Cypress Nature Trail in the Milburn Landing secion of the park. Grab your gloves and your favorite field guide or borrow one of ours. Discover the abundance of plant and animal life still thriving in late September while taking action, as a community, to provide sustainable public lands. Meet at the Boat Ramp at Milburn Landing. 

Call 410-632-2566

expand Fun Walk in the Park
Date/Time: 10.01.14 / 4:30 PM

Location: Byrd Park

Description:

Snow Hill will hold its second annual Fun Walk in Byrd park on Wednesday, October 1st, with a rain date of October 2nd.  Registration begins promptly at 4:30pm and the walk starts at 5pm.  The walk raises awareness about breast cancer and domestic violence. 

Sponsored by the Town of Snow Hill and the Worcester County Health Department.

Participation is free. Call 410-632-2080 for more information.

expand Arts on the River First Friday
Date/Time: 10.03.14 / 5:00 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

On October 3, 2014 Snow Hill's Arts & Entertainment District will hold its monthly celebration of First Friday. Merchants will stay open until 8:00pm or later for shoppers to explore their stores and galleries at a leisurely pace while enjoying art openings, special discounts and musical entertainment. 

Among the businesses open are:

Adcock Studio Gallery ~ 106 E Green Street ~ Guitarist Nick Haglich will be playing

American Art Gallery ~ 211 N Washington Street 

Antiques Gallery on the River ~ 310 Washington Street 

Bishop Stock Fine Art, Craft & Wine ~ 202 W Green Street ~ 

Blue Dog Café ~ 300 N Washington Street ~ Todd Crosby and the WW Tunes, Reservations recommended.

Flower Shop in Snow Hill~ 218 N Washington 

Harvest Moon Tavern ~ 208 W Green Street ~ Opposite Directions to play ~ 7:00-10 pm. Reservations recommended.

Jerry’s Woodcraft ~112 W Green Street 

Nancy Ellen Thompson Studio ~ 107 Pearl Street

Miss Patti Cake ~ 104 W Green Street 

The Corner Shoppe ~ 100 W Green Street

The Green Doors ~ 302 N Washington Street

The Emporium ~ 111 Pearl Street  

The Sassy Girl Boutique ~ 114 W Green Street 

The Serenity Shoppe  ~ 216 N Washington Street 

Trenique Armanoi ~ 108 Pearl Street ~ Special grooming discounts (call 410-603-6260 for appointment);

Woven Dreams Studio ~ 210 W Green Street 

Check back here for details as they develop.

No trip to Snow Hill is not complete without a meal in one of Snow Hill’s downtown restaurants. Blue Dog Café, Harvest Moon Tavern, The Emporium and American Legion Post #67 offer the perfect settings to celebrate the arrival of spring with friends and family. Reservations are strongly recommended.

 First Fridays are sponsored by Arts on the River, Snow Hill’s Art and Entertainment District, the Worcester County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.  For more information, contact 410-632-2080.

 

expand Chesapeake Celtic Festival
Date/Time: 10.04.14 - 10.05.14 

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum [Directions]

Description:

During the weekend of October 4 & 5, the Chesapeake Celtic Festival will once again magically transform Furnace Town into Brigadoon with flags and banners flying, sounds of bagpipe music and dancing feet, the soft touch of wool from sheep and alpacas, and the wonderful smells and tastes of Celtic food and drink.

With entertainment for all ages, there will also be many new additions.

Visitors can enter long-ago times at the encampments of four re-enactment groups. Learn Medieval martial arts at the Medieval European Martial Arts Guild or learn of the Irish mercenaries at the tents of The Wild Geese. See knights in shining armor at the Society for Creative Anachronism and see family life at the gathering of the Swords of Chivalry.

The Ceilidh begins on Saturday, and is included in daily admission.

The Tempting Tap will provide a continuous flow of imported beer, Black and Tan, exotic ales, hard cider, and mead staaffed by the Snow Hill Rotary Club.

You can even try some haggis in the Food Court where there will also be shepherd’s pie, pasties, bridies, fish and chips, highland beef and  local Chesapeake seafood and funnel cakes; something to please every appetite, adventurous and otherwise.

The Celtic Marketplace offers a wide selection of imported and hand-crafted wares that offer wonderful possibilities for gift giving and early Christmas shopping.

Check back here for details as they develop.

Daily Admission $15.00 age 19 and up.  $5.00 age 4 18.  $5.00 Military with ID.  Free age 3 and under.  Furnace Town and Nature Conservancy members $7.00 adult/$3.00 child.

It will be a long, full weekend with something to please everyone. Visit www.celticfest.net.

 


 

 

 
For more information and updates, visit www.celticfest.net 

expand Locals Free Day at the Purnell Museum
Date/Time: 10.04.14 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

The Julia A Purnell Museum staff wants to say thank you to the community for its support by promoting a Free Day at the museum on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Come and enjoy this treasure in Worcester County.

Call 410-632-0515 for more information.

expand Snow Hill Fall Festival
Date/Time: 10.04.14 / 12:05 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

Enjoy Life on the River in Snow Hill on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from noon to 4pm. Come dressed in jeans and a flannel shirt. There will be hat decorating, face painting, and straw stuffing in the Old Firehouse before the Scarecrow Parade on Green Street. Kids of all ages can dress up like a scarecrow and join in the fun. Prizes for Best Scarecrows will be given.

Other activities include, face paintintg, carnival games, tirck or treat bag painting, popcorn, sidewalk art, cupcake decorating and  "Witch Hunt" scavenger game.

For more information call 410-632-2080

expand Fall Colors Paddle at State Park
Date/Time: 10.11.14 / 1:00 PM

Location: Pocomoke River State Park

Description:

Enjoy an afternoon paddle, full of fall colors on the serene water of the Pocomoke River. Discover the wonders that abound on the river. Meet at the Shad Landing boat Rental Area by the riverfront. $20 per canoe or tandem kayak. Have your own canoe or kayak? Bring it along for just $5 per person.

Call the Pocomoke River State Park at 410-632-2566 for more information

expand See More, Spend less Museum Weekend
Date/Time: 10.18.14 / 10:00 AM - 10.19.14  / - 4:00 PM

Location: Purnell Museum and Furnace Town

Description:

Pay your admission at the Julia A. Purnell Museum or Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum and receive $1 off admission at the second site.

Furnace Town: 410-632-2032

Purnell Museum: 410-632-0515

expand FiberFest at Purnell Museum
Date/Time: 10.18.14 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

Come to the Julia A Purnell Museum on Saturday, October 18th for FiberFest! You will find fiber arts & crafts, gifts to buy, fiber art supplies, animals, kids crafts and more!

expand FiberFest at Purnell Museum
Date/Time: 10.18.14 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

FiberFest returns to the Julia A Purnell Museum on Saturday, October 18th at 10am.

Check back here for workshops. Vendors welcome.

expand Flames at the Furnace
Date/Time: 10.18.14 / 5:00 PM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

The second annual Flames at the Furnace will be held on Saturday, Ocotber 19th. Doors open at 5:00 pm. There will be live music provided by Apple and Britt along with live and silent auctions. Dinner will be catered by Snow Hillibilly BBQ.

Tickets are $30 per person. All proceeds go toward Furnace Town Living Heritage Village

Call 410-632-2032 for tickets and more information.

expand Flames @ the Furnace
Date/Time: 10.18.14 / 5:00 PM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

Come out and join in the fun at Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum on Saturday, October 18th, 2014. The  Pig Roast and Auction will begin at 5:00pm. Tickets are $25.00 per person. Menu includes pork or beef with all the trimmings, beer/wine, silent and live auction and music!

For more information or to purchase tickets, please call Furnace town at 410-632-2032.

expand Julia A Purnell's Birthday Party
Date/Time: 10.25.14 / 10:00 AM

Location: Julia A Purnell Museum [Directions]

Description:

Snow Hill, MD—The Julia A. Purnell Museum is having a day of free admission for all on Saturday, October 25 to commemorate the birthday of the museum's namesake. Julia Purnell was born on October 27, 1843 and lived in Snow Hill until her death at 100 years of age.
 
On October 25, from 10am to 4pm, guests will receive free admission and birthday cake.
 
The award winning needle art of Julia Purnell will be on display, along with the annual Delmarva Needle Art Show and Competition. The ribbons will be awarded to the winners of the competition on October 26. Julia Purnell’s Birthday Party is also the perfect opportunity to visit the museum before it closes for the season on November 1.
 
For more information about this event or the Julia A. Purnell Museum, contact us at (410) 632-0515 or visit our website at www.purnellmuseum.com. Friend the museum on Facebook to receive updates on museum programs.

expand Nightmare at the Furnace Halloween Party
Date/Time: 10.25.14 / 6:00 PM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

Grab your scariest Halloween costume and come to Furnace Town for a fun Halloween party.

Check back here for details as they develop.

Call 410-632-2032 for more information.

expand Trick or Treating in Snow Hill
Date/Time: 10.31.14 / 5:00 PM

Description:

The Mayor has announced that Trick or Treating will take place in Snow Hill Friday, October 31st from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. for children 12 and under. To promote safety, N. Washington Street from Federal to Belt will be closed off during Trick or Treating hours, 5pm-8pm. Children should always be accompanied by an adult.

The Worcester County Sherriff's Office will offer free candy scanning at the front entrance of the Court House on North Washington Street from 6pm- 8pm. This is a free service.

 

expand Fright Night in the Forest
Date/Time: 10.31.14 / 7:00 PM

Description:

Enjoy a spooky old movie double feature at the Algonquin Pavilion at Shad landing. Join us on Halloween night in front of our big screen, and just try not to close your eyes as these classic horror movies chill you to the bone. Parental Guidance suggested. Alcohol Strictly prohibited. Movies are black and white and may be subtitled. $2 per person.

410-632-2566

expand Arts on the River First Friday
Date/Time: 11.07.14 / 5:00 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

On November 7, 2014 Snow Hill's Arts & Entertainment District will hold its monthly celebration of First Friday. Merchants will stay open until 8:00pm or later for shoppers to explore their stores and galleries at a leisurely pace while enjoying art openings, special discounts and musical entertainment. 

Among the businesses open are:

Adcock Studio Gallery ~ 106 E Green Street

American Art Gallery ~ 211 N Washington Street 

Antiques Gallery on the River ~ 310 Washington Street 

Bishop Stock Fine Art, Craft & Wine ~ 202 W Green Street ~ 

Blue Dog Café ~ 300 N Washington Street ~ Todd Crosby and the WW Tunes, Reservations recommended.

Flower Shop in Snow Hill~ 218 N Washington 

Harvest Moon Tavern ~ 208 W Green Street ~ Opposite Directions to play ~ 7:00-10 pm. Reservations recommended.

Jerry’s Woodcraft ~112 W Green Street 

Nancy Ellen Thompson Studio ~ 107 Pearl Street

Miss Patti Cake ~ 104 W Green Street 

The Corner Shoppe ~ 100 W Green Street

The Green Doors ~ 302 N Washington Street

The Emporium ~ 111 Pearl Street  

The Sassy Girl Boutique ~ 114 W Green Street 

The Serenity Shoppe  ~ 216 N Washington Street 

Trenique Armanoi ~ 108 Pearl Street ~ Special grooming discounts (call 410-603-6260 for appointment);

Woven Dreams Studio ~ 210 W Green Street 

Check back here for details as they develop.

No trip to Snow Hill is not complete without a meal in one of Snow Hill’s downtown restaurants. Blue Dog Café, Harvest Moon Tavern, The Emporium and American Legion Post #67 offer the perfect settings to celebrate the arrival of spring with friends and family. Reservations are strongly recommended.

 First Fridays are sponsored by Arts on the River, Snow Hill’s Art and Entertainment District, the Worcester County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.  For more information, contact 410-632-2080.

 

expand Feathers in Focus Photo Shoot
Date/Time: 11.08.14 / 10:00 AM

Description:

Whether novice or expert, all are welcome to photograph our birds of prey in their natural setting at Pocomoke River State Park, Shad Landing. $10 per photographer.

410-632-2566

expand Christmas Tree Lightng
Date/Time: 12.01.14 / 5:30 PM

Location: Byrd Park

Description:

The Snow Hill Christmas Tree will be lit on Monday, December 1st in  Byrd Park on Market Street.  The Town will come alive with holiday lights at 5:30. Come celebrate the official begnning of the Christmas season and hang your red ribbon bow on the bigger and better Town Tree. See the new annimated lights around the circle in the park.

There will be seasonal music along with readings and an appearance by Santa Claus. 

For more information call 410-632-2080

expand Arts on the River First Friday
Date/Time: 12.05.14 / 5:00 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

On December 5, 2014 Snow Hill's Arts & Entertainment District will hold its monthly celebration of First Friday. Merchants will stay open until 8:00pm or later for shoppers to explore their stores and galleries at a leisurely pace while enjoying art openings, special discounts and musical entertainment. 

Among the businesses open are:

Adcock Studio Gallery ~ 106 E Green Street

American Art Gallery ~ 211 N Washington Street 

Antiques Gallery on the River ~ 310 Washington Street 

Bishop Stock Fine Art, Craft & Wine ~ 202 W Green Street ~ 

Blue Dog Café ~ 300 N Washington Street ~ Todd Crosby and the WW Tunes, Reservations recommended.

Flower Shop in Snow Hill~ 218 N Washington 

Harvest Moon Tavern ~ 208 W Green Street ~ Opposite Directions to play ~ 7:00-10 pm. Reservations recommended.

Jerry’s Woodcraft ~112 W Green Street 

Nancy Ellen Thompson Studio ~ 107 Pearl Street

Miss Patti Cake ~ 104 W Green Street 

The Corner Shoppe ~ 100 W Green Street

The Green Doors ~ 302 N Washington Street

The Emporium ~ 111 Pearl Street  

The Sassy Girl Boutique ~ 114 W Green Street 

The Serenity Shoppe  ~ 216 N Washington Street 

Trenique Armanoi ~ 108 Pearl Street ~ Special grooming discounts (call 410-603-6260 for appointment);

Woven Dreams Studio ~ 210 W Green Street 

Check back here for details as they develop.

No trip to Snow Hill is not complete without a meal in one of Snow Hill’s downtown restaurants. Blue Dog Café, Harvest Moon Tavern, The Emporium and American Legion Post #67 offer the perfect settings to celebrate the arrival of spring with friends and family. Reservations are strongly recommended.

 First Fridays are sponsored by Arts on the River, Snow Hill’s Art and Entertainment District, the Worcester County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.  For more information, contact 410-632-2080.

 

expand Craft Show and luncheon, Adult Daycare
Date/Time: 12.06.14 / 9:00 AM

Location: 4767 Snow Hill Road

Description:

Saturday, December 6th marks the date for the Worcester Co. Adult Daycare Annual Craft Show and Luncheon at the Charles and Martha Fulton Senior Center. Hours are 9:30 am until 2:30 pm.

expand Victorian Christmas Celebration
Date/Time: 12.06.14 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

Step back in time for an old fashioned holiday gathering with refreshments, decorations special exhibits and more.

Check back here for details as they develop.

expand 19th Century Christmas at Furnace Town
Date/Time: 12.06.14 / 12:00 PM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

The Holiday Season will be ushered in at Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum on Saturday, December 6th 2013. Between Noon and 5:00 p.m. artisans will welcome you to their workplace as they weave, make broom products, and pound iron at the forge.

Don’t miss a walk along The Paul Leifer Nature Trail over the Nassawango Cypress Swamp for views of cedar, cypress, and pine above – and sweet gum balls, partridge berry, and wintergreen at your feet. Warm up in the Gathering Room with mulled cider and cookies, and browse the Museum Store’s broad selection of created treasures made by Furnace Town’s own weaver, blacksmith, broom-maker, printer, woodworker, and gardener. The Museum also features books on local topics, toys of yesteryear, and many other local items. There will be crafts for kids, and local crafts and arts, including homemade breads and cookies, jewelry, wooden crafts and antiques will be available for purchase. 

Join us on Saturday at 7:00 pm for the 19th Century Christmas Service, a joint project of Furnace Town and the Snow Hill Ministerial Association in the historic Old Nazareth Church since 1987. Heat is from the wood stove, light from oil lamps, and music is acapela. An offering is taken for the relief of suffering in the community. 

Furnace Town’s daily admission is $6.00 adults / $5.00 over 60 & AAA / $3.00 children ages 2-18 and children under 2 are Free. The Evening Church Service is Free! Contact Furnace Town at 410-632-2032 for more information.

expand Gone Away is the Blue Bird
Date/Time: 12.06.14 / 1:00 PM

Description:

The holiday season is here. Are you ready? Join a naturalist to find out what birds are sticking around for the holidays: a short hike through the park, followed with hot apple cider and hot cocoa. All ages are welcome! Some binoculars provided. $3 per person or $10 for a family of four. Call to make your reservations today: 410-632-2566

expand Church Service at Furnace Town
Date/Time: 12.06.14 / 7:00 PM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

If you have not been to the Christmas Church Service at Furnace Town, you should put this on your calendar. The candlelit chapel on the Furnace Town grounds sets a beautiful backgound for the 19th Century service.

Come at 7:00pm and dress warmly! The chapel is heated by a wood stove.

Call 410-632-2032 for more information

expand Christmas Parade
Date/Time: 12.08.14 / 7:00 PM

Location: Market Street

Description:

Bundle up and stake out a spot on Market Street to view the Annual Snow Hill Lion's Club Christmas Parade. The parade begins at 7:00 pm on Colbourne Lane and proceeds down Church Street to Market Street where the Judges Stand is set up in front of the Worcester County Court House. To participate in the parade, contact Barry Laws. Everyone is welcome, trophies will be awarded

Rain Date: Wednesday, December 10

expand Judging for House Decorating Contest
Date/Time: 12.15.14 / 5:30 PM

Location: Town-wide

Description:

The Snow Hill Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Holiday House Decorating Contest again this year. There will be a category for Businesses and two for Residential properties. Ribbons will be awared to houses that have Traditional decorations: white lights (NO colored lights), red bows, greenery, and candles, etc. Another category for Creative decorations: colored lights and holiday decorations chosen by the homeowner. The sky is the limit!

The Town will be divided into three sections by Street name. 

Call Hoss Mc Cormack, president ofr the Chamber for more information 410-632-9890

 
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