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expand Arts on the River First Friday
Date/Time: 07.01.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

Arts on the River First Friday will be held in downtown Snow Hill on Friday, July 1, 2016. Festivites begin at 5:00pm adn go until 8:00 pm. Guitarist Nick Haglich will be on hand to provide background music as you stroll the streets and shop in our unique shops.

Check back here for details as they develop.

expand First Friday Gallery Walk
Date/Time: 07.01.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

First Friday Gallery Walk is planned for Snow Hill on Friday, July 1, 2016 begining at 5:00pm. Enjoy a liesurely stroll around downtown Snow Hill. Stop in the galleries and shops to enjoy art openings and special promotions.

Music will be in the air on Frist Friday:  guitarist Nick Haglich will provide music on  Green Street near the Firehouse.

The Jim Adcock Studio & Gallery is celebrating with a 20% sale on all Adcock Prints and Original Paintings. Two days only July 2nd and 3rd.

 

Bishop Stock is featuring new paintings by Nancy West of Chincoteague, VA. Ann Coates will host a book signing for Vicki Trader, a local mystery writer. Her series of 3 mysteries is perfect for summer eading. In case you missed last month's book signing there will be books  by Jen Labesky, author of And Then She Flew available.

Nancy Ellen Thompson' studio at 107 Pearl Street will be open. Stop in andsee her beautiful watercolors.

Blue Dog Cafe will have WWW Tunes and Todd Crosby entertaining diners for the eveing. Call for reservations.

Harvest Moon Tavern will host Opposite Directions from 7-10 pm. Reservation are strongly suggested.

Check back here for more details as they develop

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

expand Nick Haglich to play for First Friday
Date/Time: 07.01.16 / 5:30 PM

Location: 210 W Green Street

Description:

Nick Haglich will be one of the performers at Snow Hill's First Friday celebration on July 1, 2016. Look for him near the old Firehouse on Green Street

 

expand Fourth of July Fireworks
Date/Time: 07.02.16 / 5:30 PM

Location: Sturgis Park, Snow Hill MD

Description:

Snow Hill's spectacular Fireworks display to celebrate the 4th of July has been scheduled Saturday, July 2, 2016 in Sturgis Memorial Park. Fireworks are expected to begin at dusk, close to 9:15 pm. Bring your family, friends and lawn chairs to see this great fireworks display over the Pocomoke River.

There will be food provided by the Snow Hill Rotary Club, ice cream and drinks available prior to the fireworks. Bouncey houses and face painting will be provided for children.

Check back here for details as they develop.

expand Free Admission Day for Locals
Date/Time: 07.02.16 / 10:00 PM

Location: 208 W Market

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 Archaeology Dig at Furnace Town
Date/Time: 07.03.16 / 2:00 PM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

Come to Furnace Town on July 3, 2016 at 2:00 pm for an archaeology dig.

Cost is $20 per person. Space is limited. Call 410-632-2032 for more information.

 

expand Heritage Arts for Kids
Date/Time: 07.06.16 / 1:00 PM

Location: 208 W Market

Description:

Come to the Julia A Purnell Museum where kids learn history with a hands - on arts project. No need to register: just drop in between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. The program is free for children but they must be accompanied be a paying adult (Adult admission is $3.00). The series continues each Wednesday in July and August 3 and 10, 2016.

 Call 410-632-0515 for more information

expand Canoe Joust - Fire Company
Date/Time: 07.09.16 / 11:00 AM

Location: Sturgis Park, Snow Hill MD

Description:

Snow Hill Volunteer Fire Company is sponsoring a Canoe Joust on Saturday, July 9, 2016 in Sturgis Park. Don't miss this fun day on the river.

Check back here for details as they develop.

expand Archaeology Dig at Furnace Town
Date/Time: 07.10.16 / 2:00 PM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

Come to Furnace Town on July 10, 2016 at 2:00 pm for an archaeology dig.

Cost is $20 per person. Space is limited. Call 410-632-2032 for more information.

 

expand Heritage Arts for Kids
Date/Time: 07.13.16 / 1:00 PM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

Come to the Julia A Purnell Museum where kids learn history with a hands - on arts project. No need to register: just drop in between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. The program is free for children but they must be accompanied be a paying adult (Adult admission is $3.00). The series continues each Wednesday in July and August 3 and 10, 2016.

 Call 410-632-0515 for more information

 

expand See More, Spend less Museum Weekend
Date/Time: 07.16.16 / 10:00 AM - 07.17.16  / - 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 Nick Haglich to play at Jesse's paddle
Date/Time: 07.16.16 / 4:30 PM

Location: Pocomoke River Canoe Co.

Description:

Come early to Jesse's Paddle on Saturday, July 17th to hear guitarist Nick Haglich. He will be performing on the dock at the Pocomoke River Canoe Company beginning at 4:30pm. Gigi Pesaniello and Gabe Resto will also play for the event. Boats launch at 5:00 pm with buffet dinner to follow. Bring you friends and pledges to support suicide prevention.

expand 8th Annual Jesse's Paddle
Date/Time: 07.16.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: Pocomoke River Canoe Co.

Description:

The 8th Annual JESSE'S  PADDLE  launches at the Pocomoke River Canoe Company in Snow Hill on Saturday, July 16th, at 5:00 p.m. We have plenty of boats - canoes, solo and tandem kayaks and even   standup paddleboards - so be sure you reserve boats for you and your friends. There's no charge, but we ask that everyone bring pledges of support - ask your friends, family members, workmates if they will make a donation to support this important youth suicide prevention program and the Jesse Klump Memorial Scholarship. No pledge is too small (or too large). IT COSTS MONEY TO TEACH SUICIDE PREVENTION AND SAVE YOUNG LIVES. OUR FUND PROVIDES A MAJOR SCHOLARSHIP & JESSE'S PADDLE IS OUR MOST IMPORTANT FUNDRAISING EVENT.

The fun part? Paddling the beautiful pocomoke River. Our paddling includes a game on the river. Stay tuned for details as they become available. prizes. Live music: Guitarist Nick Haglich  opens at 4:30 followed by Gigi and Gabe.  Food and beverages. A cool Silent Auction full of great stuff. Call (410) 632-3971 to reserve a boat, or bring your own boat if you have one. Pledge Forms can be downloaded atwww.jessespaddle.org. We hope to see all of our friends there.

expand Heritage Arts for Kids
Date/Time: 07.20.16 / 1:00 PM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

Come to the Julia A Purnell Museum where kids learn history with a hands - on arts project. No need to register: just drop in between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. The program is free for children but they must be accompanied be a paying adult (Adult admission is $3.00). The series continues each Wednesday in July and August 3 and 10, 2016.

 Call 410-632-0515 for more information

 

expand 6th Annual Hilltop Day in the Park Festival
Date/Time: 07.23.16 / 11:00 AM

Location: Byrd Park

Description:

6th Annual Hilltop Day in the Park Festival

Come one; come all to Byrd Park on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 11:00 am until 8:00 pm. Enjoy a day of fun with family and friends plus great food and great music. Look for DJ WIZ, local talent, Olde School Sounds, moon bounce, pony rides, free book bags for children, raffles and giveaways. Bring your lawn chairs, your friends, family but NO ALCOHOL.

Vendors welcome. Contact Steve Gustus, AKA DJ WIZ for additional information – 443-359-7209 or Regina Blake at 443-373-7183.

expand Heritage Arts for Kids
Date/Time: 07.27.16 / 1:00 PM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

Come to the Julia A Purnell Museum where kids learn history with a hands - on arts project. No need to register: just drop in between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. The program is free for children but they must be accompanied be a paying adult (Adult admission is $3.00). The series continues each Wednesday in July and August 3 and 10, 2016.

 Call 410-632-0515 for more information

 

expand National Night Out
Date/Time: 08.02.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: Byrd Park

Description:

From 5:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, residents and visitors are invited to Snow Hill National Night Out in Byrd Park. 

All activities are free so come out and have a great “Night Out” with us. There will be free hot dogs and soda, kid’s games and face painting.  Music will be provided from 5:00pm until 7:00pm. The Snow Hill High School JR/ROTC will present the flag and the Praise Ablaze dancers will perform. 

Vehicles will be displayed from the Snow Hill Police Department and Snow Hill Volunteer Fire Department. 

Neighborhoods are invited to turn on their front porch lights as a way of showing their community spirit.  Come out and meet your neighbors.  Establish a neighborhood watch program.  Let’s give crime a going away party!

National Night Out is designed to: (1) Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; (2) Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime efforts; (3) Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.

Contact the Snow Hill Police Department at 410-632-2447 for more information.  

expand Heritage Arts for Kids
Date/Time: 08.03.16 / 1:00 PM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

Come to the Julia A Purnell Museum where kids learn history with a hands - on arts project. No need to register: just drop in between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. The program is free for children but they must be accompanied be a paying adult (Adult admission is $3.00). The series continues each Wednesday in July and August 3 and 10, 2016.

 Call 410-632-0515 for more information

 

expand Nick Haglich to perform at Green Pearl
Date/Time: 08.05.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: 112 Pearl Street

Description:

Snow Hill's newest gallery will open during First Friday hours on Friday, August 5, 2016 to the tunes of local musician Nick Haglich. Owner Paul Volker  welcomes everyone to his new studio space at The Green Pearl at 112 Pearl Street.

expand Free Day for Locals at the Purnell Museum
Date/Time: 08.06.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market

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 17th Annual :Blessing of the Combines
Date/Time: 08.06.16 / 11:00 AM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

SNOW HILL, MD.    Combines are a familiar sight on the Eastern Shore, moving purposefully and efficiently through fields of grain, corn and soy beans, offloading their harvest into waiting trucks.  But seeing a combine from afar is very different from being close enough to touch one. Snow Hill is The Home of the Blessing of the Combines, and the 17th Annual Blessing will take place on Saturday August 6st   from 11 – 3.  Free shuttle parking is at Byrd Park.  Admission is free.

Festivities begin with a parade led by a horse-drawn combine, followed by antique tractors, garden tractors, an antique fire truck, and combines of red and green. Following the “Throttle Thrust” Master of Ceremonies Steve Hales  leads a program with presentation of colors by the Snow Hill JROTC.  singing of the National Anthem; and a dove release.. There featured keynote speaker and the program concludes with the blessing of the combines.

Exhibits and displays are set up along Green, Pearl and Bank Streets, including a Petting Barnyard.  At the Children’s Barnyard are sand art, face painting, a soy bean pit, a moon bounce, a working pitcher pump, and a corn maze just for children. Lollipop the Clown, and a strolling magician will delight young and old.  Free hayrides and free pony rides will be available.   The Program Stage will feature local and regional musicians.    Festival food vendors on Bank Street join Harvest Moon and The American Legion in offering a wide selection of delicious foods.   Further down Bank Street, near Scales and Tales, you will find the Worcester County Emergency Services Special Operations Trailer and the Maryland State Police Rescue Boat along with craft vendors who compliment Snow Hill’s shops. A Pie Eating Contest and the Children’s Tractor Pull are also held. The Worcester County Extension Office is celebrating with an Open House.  The Worcester County Library will host a Yard Sale.   At the river, pontoon boat cruises are available.  The Wheels That Heal Car Club will host a car show beginning at 9:00 a.m. in Sturgis Park along the Pocomoke River. 

 

At 3:00 the festival ends as the combines leave Green Street.  Activities continue at 4:00 pm at Preston Motors Snow Hill Auto Body with the Sure Fun Lawn Mower and Tractor Pull (food is available).  

Go to:   www.blessingofthecombines.org for photos and information; contact Becky Payne at 443-783-1715;  email blesscombines@gmail.com; find us on Facebook.

 

expand Heritage Arts for Kids
Date/Time: 08.10.16 / 1:00 PM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

Come to the Julia A Purnell Museum where kids learn history with a hands - on arts project. No need to register: just drop in between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. The program is free for children but they must be accompanied be a paying adult (Adult admission is $3.00). The series continues each Wednesday in July and August 3 and 10, 2016.

 Call 410-632-0515 for more information

 

expand Worcester County Fair
Date/Time: 08.12.16 - 08.14.16 

Location: Byrd Park [Directions]

Description:

The Worcester County Fair in located in Byrd Park on the banks of the Pocomoke River.  Admission and parking are free. Handicapped parking is available on the grounds and all others will be parked at Snow Hill Middle School and shuttled to the grounds by bus.

Friday hours: 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday hours: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday hours 11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Attractions include: Horse Show,  livestock competition, Karate and judo demonstrations, music, craft vendors, food vendors, and antique cars,  and a Talent Show.

Local guitarist, Nick Haglich, will compete in the fair's talent show on August 13th.

Call 410-632-1972 or visit the fair on the web at www.worcestercountyfair.com

expand Last Call for Needle Art at the Purnell Museum
Date/Time: 08.19.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

For nearly sixeen years, the annual Delmarva Needle Art Show and Competition has remained one of the Julia A. Purnell Museum’s most popular annual exhibitions. Each year many visitors make a trip to Snow Hill especially to view works by needle artists from the region.
Needle art of all types is being sought for this year’s show. This includes quilting, embroidery, counted cross-stitch, crochet, doll making, lace, appliqué, weaving, textile collage and fashion design. All art made with fiber is welcome. Submissions will be accepted through August 19. The exhibit will be on display from September 1 until October 31. Please contact the Julia A. Purnell Museum for more information at 410-632-0515 or purnellmuseum@ymail.com.
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expand See More, Spend less Museum Weekend
Date/Time: 08.20.16 / 10:00 AM - 08.21.16  / - 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 Delmarva Needle Art Show & Competition
Date/Time: 09.01.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

View our popular exhibit of local needle art pieces.Check back here for details as they develop.Show runs through the end of October.

expand Nick Haglich to play at A Diamond on Pearl
Date/Time: 09.02.16 / 5:30 PM

Location: 111 Pearl Street

Description:

First Friday in September 2, 2016 finds guitarist Nick Haglich playing from 5:30-7:00 pm at A Diamond on Pearl Street at the corner of W Green Street and Pearl Street.

expand Free Day for Locals at the Purnell Museum
Date/Time: 09.03.16 / 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 Home-school Day at the Museum
Date/Time: 09.15.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

The Julia A Purnell Museum will host a day of crafts and learning for home-school families.

Call 410-632-0515 to make a reservation in advance.

expand See More, Spend less Museum Weekend
Date/Time: 09.17.16 / 10:00 AM - 09.18.16  / - 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 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 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 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 FiberFest! at the Museum
Date/Time: 10.08.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

The Julia A Purnell Museum will host its annual Festival of Fiber Arts & Crafts on Saturday, October 8, 2016. There will be gifts to buy, fiber art supplies to tempt you and animals! Come for tons of fun and free admission to the museum.

Call 410-632-0515 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 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 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 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 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

 

 
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