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expand Day Camp at Furnace Town
Date/Time: 07.23.18 - 07.27.18 

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum will hold a Day Camp the week of July 23 through July 27th. 

Call 410-632-2032 for more information

expand Heritage Arts for Kids
Date/Time: 07.25.18 / 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 1, 8, and 15, 2018.

 Call 410-632-0515 for more information

 

expand Restos perform outside at the Blue Dog
Date/Time: 07.25.18 / 6:00 PM

Location: 300 N Washington Street

Description:

The Restos: Margot, Angel and Gabe, will perform in the garden area next to the Blue Dog Cafe on Wednesday night, July 25, 2018 from 6-8pm. This is the first of several outdoor concerts scheduled this summer for the Restos at the Blue Dog garden. 

Come enjoy these talented artists and enjoy restaurant service from the Blue Dog Cafe.

 For more information call 410-251-7293

This event is sponsored by a grant from Arts on the River

 

expand Hill Top Homecoming in the Park
Date/Time: 07.28.18 / 10:02 AM

Location: Byrd Park

Description:

Come to Byrd Park for the all day Homecoming event: Hill Top. Among the entertaiemnt for the event are local musician Nick Haglich and DJ Steve Gustus.

Check back here for details as they develop. 

expand Heritage Arts for Kids
Date/Time: 08.01.18 / 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 1, 8, and 15, 2018.

 Call 410-632-0515 for more information

 

expand Restos perform outside at the Blue Dog
Date/Time: 08.01.18 / 6:00 PM

Location: 300 N Washington Street

Description:

The Restos: Margot, Angel and Gabe, will perform in the garden area next to the Blue Dog Cafe on Wednesday night, August 1, 2018 from 6-8pm. This is the first of several outdoor concerts scheduled this summer for the Restos at the Blue Dog garden. 

Come enjoy these talented artists and enjoy restaurant service from the Blue Dog Cafe.

 For more information call 410-251-7293

This event is sponsored by a grant from Arts on the River

 

expand Nick Haglich to play for First Friday
Date/Time: 08.03.18 / 5:00 PM

Location: 213 N Washington Street

Description:

Nick Haglich will be performing at Snow Hill's First Friday celebration on August 3, 2018. Look for him at the Daily Brew Coffeehouse at 213 N Wshington Street.

 

expand Bluegrass, Brew & BBQ
Date/Time: 08.04.18

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

A Bluegrass, Brew & BBQ festival will be held at Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum on Saturday, August 4, 2018.

expand Free Day for Locals at the Purnell Museum
Date/Time: 08.04.18 / 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 20th Annual :Blessing of the Combines
Date/Time: 08.04.18 / 11:00 AM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

Have you ever seen a farmer's Combine up close? Well, picture a whole line of them, parked right downtown along Green Street in Snow Hill. Add in farm animals, a city block loaded with agricultural themed games for children, lots of food, and live stage entertainment and you have the Blessing of the Combines.

Come join the folks of Snow Hill on Saturday, August 4th, for the 20th annual Blessing of the Combines from 11 to 3. Come early for easier parking and the bake sales and vendors that start as early as 9am.

This popular summer event honors the agricultural community while bringing more than 2000 festival goers into downtown Snow Hill.

Come check out all the craft vendors and food vendors along Bank Street and Green Street.

There is still room for a few craft vendors and area organizations to participate in the festival if they desire. Contact Diana Nolte at 4439444402 or email blesscombines@gmail.com to register.

Festivities begin on Green Street at 11:00 with live music and street activities. The Parade of Combines sets off down RT 12 to Green Street at 11:15. A “throttle thrust” will signal Master of Ceremonies to begin the program with the presentation of colors by the Award winning Snow Hill High School Junior Marine Corps ROTC. After recognitions, a keynote speaker, and the Blessing, the afternoon’s lineup of area musicians. 

Local musician Nick Haglich will be providing musical entertainment on Washignton Street during the Blessing of the Combines. 

Children can visit a variety of animals at the Petting Barnyard, then hop aboard a wagon for a free hayride. There will also be free pony rides on Willow Street. There will be a Children’s Barnyard full of activities and the popular Children’s Tractor Pull as well as a Scales and Tales presentation from the Pocomoke River State Park.

For details contact Becky Payne at 4437831715,

or email blesscombines@gmail.com .

expand National Night Out
Date/Time: 08.07.18 / 5:00 PM

Location: Byrd Park

Description:

From 5:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 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.

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: 08.08.18 / 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 1, 8, and 15, 2018.

 Call 410-632-0515 for more information

 

expand Restos perform outside at the Blue Dog
Date/Time: 08.08.18 / 6:00 PM

Location: 300 N Washington Street

Description:

The Restos: Margot, Angel and Gabe, will perform in the garden area next to the Blue Dog Cafe on Wednesday night, August 8, 2018 from 6-8pm. This is the first of several outdoor concerts scheduled this summer for the Restos at the Blue Dog garden. 

Come enjoy these talented artists and enjoy restaurant service from the Blue Dog Cafe.

 For more information call 410-251-7293

This event is sponsored by a grant from Arts on the River

 

expand Heritage Arts for Kids
Date/Time: 08.15.18 / 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 1, 8, and 15, 2018.

 Call 410-632-0515 for more information

 

expand Restos perform outside at the Blue Dog
Date/Time: 08.15.18 / 6:00 PM

Location: 300 N Washington Street

Description:

The Restos: Margot, Angel and Gabe, will perform in the garden area next to the Blue Dog Cafe on Wednesday night, August 15th, 2018 from 6-8pm. This is the first of several outdoor concerts scheduled this summer for the Restos at the Blue Dog garden. 

Come enjoy these talented artists and enjoy restaurant service from the Blue Dog Cafe.

 For more information call 410-251-7293

This event is sponsored by a grant from Arts on the River

 

expand Last Call for Needle Art at the Purnell Museum
Date/Time: 08.17.18 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

For over sixteen 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 17. 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.
 
 

 

expand See More, Spend less Museum Weekend
Date/Time: 08.18.18 / 10:00 AM - 08.19.18  / - 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 Barn Dance at Furnace Town
Date/Time: 08.18.18 / 7:00 PM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

Frunace Town Living Heritage Museum will hold a Barn Dance on Saturday, August 18, 2018.

 Call 410-632-2032 form more information

expand Chamber Music by The Sea
Date/Time: 08.19.18 / 7:00 PM

Location: 109 W Market Street

Description:

Chamber Music by the Sea returns to Worcester County in August of 2018. Led by internationally known Violinist Elena Uriosti, concerts will be held in Snow Hill and the Berlin area during the week of August 13, 2018.

A final concert will be held at All Hallows Church on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 7:00pm. The concert is open to the public. Tickets will be sold in advance and at the door.

The artists for 2018 are Vivki Powell, viola; Anthony McGill, clarinet; Elena Urioste, violin; Tom Poster, piano; Bella Hristova, violin; and Guy Johnston, cello. 

Go to Chamber Music by the Sea on Facebook to learn more about the festival and its musicians.

expand Restos perform outside at the Blue Dog
Date/Time: 08.22.18 / 6:00 PM

Location: 300 N Washington Street

Description:

The Restos: Margot, Angel and Gabe, will perform in the garden area next to the Blue Dog Cafe on Wednesday night, August 22, 2018 from 6-8pm. This is the first of several outdoor concerts scheduled this summer for the Restos at the Blue Dog garden. 

Come enjoy these talented artists and enjoy restaurant service from the Blue Dog Cafe.

 For more information call 410-251-7293

This event is sponsored by a grant from Arts on the River

 

expand Restos perform outside at the Blue Dog
Date/Time: 08.29.18 / 6:00 PM

Location: 300 N Washington Street

Description:

The Restos: Margot, Angel and Gabe, will perform in the garden area next to the Blue Dog Cafe on Wednesday night, August 29th, 2018 from 6-8pm. This is the first of several outdoor concerts scheduled this summer for the Restos at the Blue Dog garden. 

Come enjoy these talented artists and enjoy restaurant service from the Blue Dog Cafe.

 For more information call 410-251-7293

This event is sponsored by a grant from Arts on the River

 

expand Fifth Friday Cornhole Tournament
Date/Time: 08.31.18 / 5:00 PM

Location: 210 W Green

Description:

Join us for the downtown Snow Hill merchants association 5th Friday Festival on Friday, Augut 31st. The festival will include sidewalk vendors and children's activities including a bounce house, but features a competitive double elimination Corn Hole Tournament* and a Social division for the "just for fun" crowd. There will be cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams in the competitive division. 
 
Registration begins at 5 PM and play will begin by 6 PM. Singles are welcome and will be paired up with another player in a random drawing. Teams representing a downtown business or organization will compete to win bragging rights plus a traveling trophy for the business / organization. Food, drinks including beer & wine will be available for purchase at the event.
 
A Junior Singles competition (for ages 10 and under) will also be held. No money prizes will be awarded, but all participants receive a prize. There is no fee to register for the Junior competition, but you must register to play.
 
Nick Haglich will be on hand to provide musical entertainment for the festival.
 
For more information, call Diana Nolte at 443-944-4402.

 

expand As You Like It - Free Shakespearean Play
Date/Time: 08.31.18 / 7:30 PM

Location: 100 River Street

Description:

Shakespeare's As You Like It will be presented by the Brown Box Theatre of Boston and directed by Kyler Taustin in Snow Hill on Friday, August 31, 2018. The play will be in Sturgis Park at 100 River Street.

Free Outdoor Shakespeare returns with Brown Box’s  ambitious production yet, As You Like It. 

All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public. No reservations required.

The Play is performed outdoors and seating is on the lawn. For your comfort, feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair. For more information, please visit www.brownboxtheatre.org.

 

 

 

 

expand Free Admission Day for locals at Museum
Date/Time: 09.01.18 / 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 Delmarva Needle Art Show & Competition
Date/Time: 09.01.18 / 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 The National Folk Festival
Date/Time: 09.07.18 - 09.09.18 

Location: Downtown Salisbury

Description:

Mark your calendars now for the National Folk Festival in Salisbury, Maryland. There will be mutiple stages for muic and activities. Enjoy famliy fun while experiencing traditional folk music and art from various ethnic groups and multiple regions around the country.

Snow Hill will have a presence there to tell people about our wonderful little town.

Check back here for details as they develop.

expand Arts on the River First Friday
Date/Time: 09.07.18 / 5:00 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

Arts on the River First Friday will be held in downtown Snow Hill on Friday September 7, 2018 from 5-8 pm. Come stroll throughthe streets and the shops and enjoy art openings, discounts, light refreshments and musical entertainment. 

Among the artists providing entertainment is Nick Haglich at Suzanne Thompson's new business, Health Plan Headquarters at 301 N Washington Street. 

expand Worcester County Fair
Date/Time: 09.14.18 / 10:30 AM - 09.16.18  / - 8:00 PM

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: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday hours: 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday hours 10:30 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 Saturday evning starting at 6:00 pm. .

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

 

expand See More, Spend less Museum Weekend
Date/Time: 09.15.18 / 10:00 AM - 09.16.18  / - 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 Motorcycle Swap Meet - Ride to Sturgis
Date/Time: 09.15.18 / 11:00 AM

Location: Sturgis Park, Snow Hill MD

Description:

 The Ride to Sturgis motorcycle event in Snow Hill will be on Satruday, September 15, 2018. Snow Hill's Ride to Sturgis coincides with  Delmarva Bike Week. Booth space fee is $25. There is  limited number of free spaces. Call 443-735-0957 or email day@snowhillmd.com. Enjoy music, food, beer and free Pocomoke River Cruises.

expand National Public Lands Day
Date/Time: 09.29.18 / 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.

Call 410-632-2566 for more information

expand Nick Haglich to play for First Friday
Date/Time: 10.05.18 / 5:00 PM

Location: 101 E Green Street

Description:

Come to the 101 Green Street Glallery on First Friday in October to hear local musician Nick Haglich.

First Friday hours are from 5:00 - 8:00.

expand Chesapeake Celtic Festival
Date/Time: 10.06.18 - 10.07.18 

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Village

Description:

During the weekend of October 6 & 7, 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 or call 410-632-2032

expand FiberFest! at the Museum
Date/Time: 10.13.18 / 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 13, 2018 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.

Local musician Nick Haglich will provide entertainment during the event.

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 Snow Hill Oktoberfest
Date/Time: 10.20.18 / 11:00 AM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

Snow Hill is holding its third annual Oktoberfest event in downtown on Saturday, October 20th with the Frank Nanna's "CowPolkas"! Come for lively musical entertainment, Schaller and Weber Brautwurst, and seasonal beer.
Vendors welcome. Free 10x10 space available. Bring your own tent and chairs. Set up form 9-10am. 
All ages welcome. In case of bad weather, the event will move into the Firehouse on Green Street.
Vendors welcome. Call 410-632-2080 or Michael Day at 443-735-0957.

 

expand Julia Purnell's Birthday Celebration
Date/Time: 10.27.18 / 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 Nick Haglich at Toy Town for First Friday
Date/Time: 11.02.18 / 5:00 PM

Location: 207 N Washington

Description:

Local Musician, Nick Haglich, will be playing at Toy Town during First Friday hours on November 2, 2018. 

expand Free Admission Day for locals at Museum
Date/Time: 11.03.18 / 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 Fall Sausage Sale at Lion's Club
Date/Time: 11.13.18

Location: 5458 E Market Street

Description:

The Snow Hill Lion's Club will hold its Fall Sausage Sale on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. All sausage is sold thourgh pre-orders.

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

expand Holiday Craft Sale
Date/Time: 11.17.18 / 9:00 AM

Location: 4718 Snow Hill Rd

Description:

The Snow Hill Fire Company Auxiliary will hold a Holiday Craft Sale on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the new firehouse on Snow Hill Road from 9am until 2pm.

Baked goods and local crafts will be featured.

Vendors are welcome. Tables rent for $15 for the first table and $25 for twol tables for the same vendor. Call Joyce at 410-632-2115 to reserve your space.

Check back here for details as they develop.

expand Christmas Tree Lighting in Byrd Park
Date/Time: 11.29.18 / 5:30 PM

Location: Byrd Park

Description:

The Town's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held at 5:30 in Byrd Park on Thursday November 29th. There will be singing, readings and a visit from Santa.

Come see the town's new 26' tall tree. The Auxiliary to the Snow Hill Volunteer Fire Department will be selling hot dogs, hot apple cider and chips. Hot Chocolate will be free for children under 12.

The holiday lights in the downtown area will be lit close to 5:30 to welcome the holiday season.

expand Free Day for Locals at the Purnell Museum
Date/Time: 12.01.18 / 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 Parade
Date/Time: 12.03.18 / 7:00 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

Snow Hill Lions Club sponsors the Snow Hill Christmas Parade on Monday, December 3 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 5th.

Call 410-430-2297 for more details

expand Nick Haglich to perform at Local Loot
Date/Time: 12.07.18 / 5:00 PM

Location: 111 Pearl Street

Description:

Snow Hill's new business, Local Loot,  will open during First Friday hours on Friday, December 7, 2018 to the tunes of local musician Nick Haglich. Local Loot is located at 111 Pearl Street. 

 
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