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expand Story Time at the library
Date/Time: 09.29.16 / 10:30 AM

Location: 300 N Washington Street

Description:

Hear marvelous stoiries, learn new songs and rhymes, create fun things and make new friends! Today's theme is "Siblings".

For children ages 2-5.

expand Delmarva Paddling Weekend
Date/Time: 09.30.16 - 10.02.16 

Description:

Mark you calendars now for the newest event on Delmarva.... a Paddling Weekend beginning on Friday, Spetember 30 through Sunday October 2, 2016. This event is being coordinated by the same great people who bring you the Delmarva Birding Weekend in the spring. Snow Hill will be teaming up with Laurel, Delaware to offer the best in Delmarva Paddling adventures.

Chack back here for details as they develop.

expand Chesapeake Celtic Festival
Date/Time: 10.01.16 - 10.02.16 

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Village

Description:

During the weekend of October 1 & 2, 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.

As in past years, there will be something for everyone – parades, bagpipes,  musical groups, dancing, comedy, storytelling, sheep herding by border collies, genealogy, clans, athletics, re-enactment  groups,  martial arts,  craft demonstrations,  cultural presentations,  Flowers of the Forest Remembrance,  Celtic wares, imported  beers and historic ales, wine tasting , whiskey tasting, and  Celtic and Chesapeake Culinary Delights

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 staffed 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.

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 Free Day for Locals at the Purnell Museum
Date/Time: 10.01.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

The Julia A Purnell Museum will have free admission for local residents today and every first Saturday of the month. If you have not been to the museum lately, you must go again!

410-632-0515

 

expand Free Community Flu Shot Clinic
Date/Time: 10.04.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 108 W. Market Street

Description:

Calvin B Taylor Bank at 108 Market Street in Snow Hill will be the location for a free flu shot clinic sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital on Tuesday, October 4 from 10am until 2pm.

The vaccine is made from eggs. If you are allergic to eggs, consult your healthcare provider before taking the vaccine.

Must be 13 years of age or older to participate.

Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital. Call 410-641-9FLU (9358) for more information. 

 

 

 

expand Walk for Awareness in Byrd Park
Date/Time: 10.05.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: Byrd Park

Description:

The Worcester County Health Department is sponsoring its third annual Fun Walk, "Making Strides For Awareness" on Wednesday, October 5 in Byrd Park. Registration begins at 5:00 and the walk begins at 5:45pm. A Tai-Chi demonstration will take place at 5:30 pm. 

Information about Domestic Violence and Breast Cancer Prevention will be given out. The department will be promoting healthy eating, active and tobacco free living. 

The First 50 registrants will receive a prize, free blood pressure screening will be availble, and a brief CPR training will be available. 

The Walking Course in Byrd Park is 1.1 miles. 

For more information, call 410-632-0056

expand Story Time at the library
Date/Time: 10.06.16 / 10:30 AM

Location: 307 N Washington Street

Description:

Hear marvelous stoiries, learn new songs and rhymes, create fun things and make new friends! Today's theme is "Sports".

For children ages 2-5.

expand Writing for Wellness
Date/Time: 10.06.16 / 2:00 PM

Location: 307 N Washington Street

Description:

Come to the Library or a Writing for Wellness workshop. Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health and psychological well-being. Group uses experiences to stimulate the process for creative expression. This class is facilitated by Nancy Mitchell of Salisbury University. No prior writing experience is needed.

Call 410-632-3495 for more information

 

expand Arts on the River First Friday
Date/Time: 10.07.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

On October 7, 2016, Arts on the River,  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. 

The Lower Shore Land Trust will have a  Ribbon Cutting at 6:00 at 100 River Street. Come welcome the LSLT to Snow Hill and enjoy light refreshments and entertainment.

Nick Haglich will be at Adcock Studio on East Green Street in the John Blair House.

Bishop Stock Fine Art, Craft and Wine will be tasting wines from Portugal. The featured artists  are Martha Graham and her daughter Louise Dusinberre.

Blue Dog Café has Todd Crosby and the WWTunes for its evening entertainment.

Harvest Moon Tavern will hold a Happy Hour from 3-6pm. It welcomes Opposite Directions from 7-10pm. Reservations are strongly suggested.

First Fridays in Snow Hill are sponsored by the Snow Hill's Arts on the River, the Worcester County Arts Council, the Maryland State Arts Council and Snow Hill's Arts and Entertainment District.

Call 410-632-2080 for more information

 

 

expand Nick Haglich to perform at Adcock Studio Gallery
Date/Time: 10.07.16 / 5:30 PM

Location: 106 East Green street

Description:

Local guitarist and singer Nick Haglich will perform at Jim Adcock's Studio Gallery on First Friday, October 7, 2016 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Adcock's Studio Gallery is located in the John Blair House at 106 E Green Street.

expand SHHS Homecoming Parade
Date/Time: 10.07.16 / 6:00 PM

Description:

Snow Hill High School will begin its Homecoming celebration on Friday, October 7, 2016 with a parade starting at 6:00pm.

For more informtaion, Call Jennifer Sils at 410-632-5292

expand Lower Shore Land Trust Ribbon Cutting
Date/Time: 10.07.16 / 6:00 PM

Location: 100 River Street

Description:

Please join the Lower Shore Land Trust for a ribbon cutting and volunteer appreciation gathering on Friday, October 7th as we celebrate our new headquarters for land conservation and honor the volunteers who make our work possible. Our event takes place during Snow Hill's First Friday activities. We will be showcasing our new office, including a photography exhibit by Doug Stephens, music by the Von Restos (Angel and Margot Resto) and complimentary refreshments. Captain Jerry Nolte will be offering $10 river cruises, a great way for visitors to tour the scenic Pocomoke River. Additionally, the Pocomoke River Canoe Company will share a portion of their proceeds from canoe or kayak rentals that evening with LSLT. We will have a kid friendly "pumpkin patch" and various other activities for the young, and young at heart, so bring the family! Event will take place at 100 River Street, Snow Hill, MD 21863, from 3:00-8:00PM.

Ribbon Cutting at 6:00 PM!

For more information, or to RSVP, please contact keverson@lowershorelandtrust.org or call 443-234-5587.

 

expand FiberFest! at the Museum
Date/Time: 10.08.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

Snow Hill, MD—The Julia A. Purnell Museum is pleased to present FiberFest!, its annual textile arts festival, to take place on the museum grounds on Market Street in downtown Snow Hill on Saturday, October 8 from 10am-4pm. Those who love to wear, display, or collect beautiful, handcrafted items will find plenty to enjoy, with vendors offering art pieces, clothing, and home décor items perfect for holiday gifts. Fiber artists, including knitters, crocheters, quilters, weavers and spinners will find a wide array of specialty supplies. Throughout the day there will be sheep-shearing and demonstrations of dying and spinning wool for all to enjoy. Free craft activities for children round out a full day of fun.

“Our FiberFest! is a yearly destination for artisans and art lovers across Delmarva,” says Dr. Cindy Byrd, the Purnell Museum's executive director. “They look forward to greeting old friends and seeing wonderful new crafts each year.”

The museum's annual textile art exhibit, the Delmarva Needle Art Show & Competition will be on display at the museum during FiberFest, and the winners of the competition will be announced at a 1pm Ribbon Ceremony.  Festival admission is free, and the museum will be open and free for the day as well.  For more information, find us on Facebook or contact the museum at 410-632-0515.


 

expand Nick Haglich at the Blue Dog Cafe
Date/Time: 10.12.16 / 5:30 PM

Location: 300 N Washington Street

Description:

Local singer and guitarist Nick Haglich will perform at the Blue Dog Cafe for its Friends and Family Night on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 starting at 5:30 pm.

Call 443-783-0539 for reservations and more information

expand Furnace Town dedicates Schoolhouse
Date/Time: 10.13.16 / 11:00 AM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

Come help Furnace Town celebrate the reopening of its new addition: the historic Mt. Zion One-room Schoolhouse. The dedication ceremony is Thursday, October 13 at 11AM at Furnace Town.

As the new school year gets underway, the ribbon cutting ceremony will officially welcome the schoolhouse to Furnace Town’s array of centuries-old structures that offer visitors glimpses into our past.

The Worcester Historical Society moved the beautifully restored Mt. Zion One-room Schoolhouse from Snow Hill to Furnace Town this past January. Out of the original 110 one-room schoolhouses in Worcester County, Mt. Zion is one of the only two still open to the public.

A docent school teacher will be in the schoolhouse several days a week. Furnace Town is open Monday through Saturday from 10AM to 5PM and Sunday Noon to 5PM. Visit Furnace Town’s website at www.furnacetown.org for days the school teacher will be in the schoolhouse.

About Furnace Town

Furnace Town is dedicated to preserving the historic Nassawango Iron Furnace and engaging the public in the culture of our shared past. Throughout the year, the museum features artisans in period dress demonstrating crafts and trades that were practiced in Furnace Town and the Lower Eastern Shore during the nineteenth century. Every year, Furnace Town hosts more than 10,000 visitors, 3,000 of which are school children.

 

expand Ecumenical Food Pantry Distribution
Date/Time: 10.14.16 / 8:00 AM

Location: 241 S Washington Street

Description:

The Snow Hill Ecumenical Food Pantry will hold its monthly distribution on Friday October 14, 2016 from 8:00am until 11:00am. The Food Pantry is located at 241 S Washington Street. Picture I.D. is required. Returning clients are reminded to bring their pantry-provided reusable bags.

Call 410-934-7727 for more information.

expand See More, Spend less Museum Weekend
Date/Time: 10.15.16 / 10:00 AM - 10.16.16  / - 4:00 PM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

Pay admission at the Julia A Purnell Museum or Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum and take $1 off the admission price at the second site you visit that weekend. 

Call Furnace Town 410-632-3023 or the Purnell Museum at 410-632-0515 for more information.

 

expand Snow Hill Oktoberfest
Date/Time: 10.15.16 / 11:00 AM

Location: Green Street Parking Lot behind Town Hall

Description:

Snow Hill is holding its second annual Oktoberfest event in downtown on Saturday, October 15th with the Frank Nanna's "CowPolkas"! Come for lively musical entertainment, Schaller and Weber Brautwurst, and seasonal beer. Vendors welcome.
All ages welcome. In case of bad weather, the event will move into the Firehouse on Green Street.
Vendors welcome. Call 410-632-2080

 

expand Writing for Wellness
Date/Time: 10.20.16 / 2:00 PM

Location: 307

Description:

Come to the Library or a Writing for Wellness workshop. Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness, may boost health and psychological well-being. Group uses experiences to stimulate the process for creative expression. This class is facilitated by Nancy Mitchell of Salisbury University. No prior writing experience is needed.

Call 410-632-3495 for more information

 

 

expand Flames at the Furnace
Date/Time: 10.22.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

The fourth annual Flames at the Furnace will be held on Saturday, Ocotber 22th. Doors open at 5:00 pm. There will be live music by Apple & Britt along with live a auction. A BBQ dinner will be catered.

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

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

expand Fright Night in the Forest
Date/Time: 10.22.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: Pocomoke River State Park

Description:

Get ready for Halloween with a Fright Night at the Pocomoke River State Park on Saturday, October 22, 2016. 

Call 410-632-2566 fo more information.

expand Julia Purnell's Birthday Celebration
Date/Time: 10.27.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

The Julia A Purnell Museum will be celebrating the birthday of its namesake with free admission and a slice of birthday cake for each visitor. Join the celebration!

Call 410-632-0515 for more information

expand Scare Away Breast Cancer Walk
Date/Time: 10.29.16 / 11:00 AM

Location: Midway Toyota in Pocomoke

Description:

The 7th Annual Midway Toyota Scare Away Breast Cancer Walk & Trunk or Treat will be held on Saturday October 29, 2016 to benefit Women Supporting Women. Registration is at 10am.. The walk starts at 11am and lasts until 3pm. Trunk or Treat begins at noon and goes until 3pm.

The event is free. Prizes for Best Costume an Best Pink Costume will be given. A silent auction will be part of the day's attractions.

Contact Joshua Nordstrom at Midway 443-614-6021

expand Arts on the River First Friday
Date/Time: 11.04.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

On November 4, 2016, Arts on the River,  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. 

Nick Haglich will perform at the Daily Brewed Coffeehouse (DBC) during First Friday hours.

Check back here for details as they develop.

 

expand Free Day for Locals at the Purnell Museum
Date/Time: 11.05.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

The Julia A Purnell Museum will have free admission for local residents today and every first Saturday of the month. If you have not been to the museum lately, you must go again!

410-632-0515

 

expand Sleeping Beauty
Date/Time: 11.05.16 / 2:00 PM

Location: OC Convention Center

Description:

The Worcester County Library system and the Worcester County Art Council are sponsoring Sleeping Beauty at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center in the OC Convention Center on Saturday, November 5 at 2:00 and again at 7:00pm. The ballet is performed by the Ballet Theatre of Maryland.

Tickets are $10 for theater seating and $15 for orchestra seating. Call Ticketmaster 800-551-7328 or the OC Convention Center Box Office at 410-289-2800.

 

expand Meet Shorty
Date/Time: 11.06.16 / 11:00 AM

Location: 111 Pearl Street

Description:

Shorty Rossi from Animal Planet will be at A Diamond on Pearl  on Sunday, November 6, 2016. Vendors  and rescue organizations are welcome. Nick Haglich will play during the event.

expand Fall Sausage Sale at Lion's Club
Date/Time: 11.08.16

Location: 5458 E Market Street

Description:

The Snow Hill Lion's Club will hold its Fall Sausage Sale on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. All sausage is sold thourgh pre-orders.

Contact a Lion's Club member to place your order.

expand STEM "Paper Airplane Science"
Date/Time: 11.09.16 / 3:30 PM

Location: 307 N Washington Street

Description:

Come to the Library and learn about aerodynamics and build your own paper airplanes.

Ages 7-12

expand Young and Restless" Magnet Fun"
Date/Time: 11.10.16 / 10:30 AM

Location: 307 N Washington Street

Description:

Feel the attraction! Come to the library and have fun with magnets. For ages 3-7

expand Wag & Walk at Furnace Town
Date/Time: 11.12.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Village

Description:

Bring your canine friends to Furnace Town for a Walk through the woods. Registration begins at 10:00 am and the walk begins at 11:00 am.  There will be door prizes and vendors.

Dogs are $10

Dog families are $20

People are free

Hot dogs and drinks will be available for lunch.

Call 410-632-2032 for more information

expand Christmas Tree Lighting in Byrd Park
Date/Time: 11.30.16 / 5:30 PM

Location: Byrd Park

Description:

The Town's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, November 30 at 5:30 in Byrd Park. Bring the family to sing carols, deorate the tree, drink hot chocolate and see Santa.

The holiday lights in the downtown area will be lit at the same time to welcome the holiday season.

expand Arts on the River First Friday
Date/Time: 12.02.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

On September 2, 2016, Arts on the River,  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. 

Nick Haglich will perform at the Green Pearl Studio on Pearl Street during First Friday hours.

Check back here for details as they develop.

 

expand Free Admission Day for locals at Museum
Date/Time: 12.03.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 West Market Street

Description:

The Julia A Purnell Museum will have free admission for local residents today and every first Saturday of the month. If you have not been to the museum lately, you must go again!

410-632-0515

expand 19th Century Christmas at Furnace Town
Date/Time: 12.03.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

Take a step back in time to see how Christmas was celebrated in the 19th Century at Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum. There will be day long activities.

At 7:00pm there will be an evening Church service in the Chapel. If it's a cold night, dress warmly!

Call 410-632-2032 for more information.

Chek back here for details as they develop

expand Victorian Christmas Celebration
Date/Time: 12.04.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

Step back in time for an old fashioned holiday gathering at the Julia A Purnell Museum on Saturday, December 4, 2016. The Museum will be fully decorated for the season. Join the 19th Century party and enjoy mulled cider and old fashioned sweets. There will be special exhibits with Victorian-style Christmas trees and a children's ornmanet project..

Visit the gift shop for unique holiday giving. 

The Victorian Christmas Celebration is included in the museum's general admission fee of $2 for adults. There is no admission for children thanks to the generosity of the Berlin-Ocean City Optimist Club.

For more information, contact 410-632-0515 or www.purnellmuseum.org

 

expand Christmas Parade
Date/Time: 12.05.16 / 7:00 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

Snow Hill Lions Club sponsors the Snow Hill Christmas Parade on Monday, December 5 at 7:00 pm. The parade starts near Snow Hill High School and proceeds to the Couthouse on Market Street.

Rain Date is Wednesday, December 7th.

Call 410-430-2297 for more details

expand Judging for House Decorating Contest
Date/Time: 12.19.16 / 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 Lisa Moyer, Executive Director for the Chamber for more information 443-880-0183

 
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