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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.

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 Arts on the River First Friday
Date/Time: 08.05.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

First Friday Gallery Walk is planned for Snow Hill on Friday, August 5, 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 as the Town prepares for the Blessing of the Combines the next day.

During First Friday hours Angel and Margo Resto will be performing on the stage used for the Blessing.

The Chamber of Commerce will have a table where you can purchase raffle tickets for their current "Explore Snow Hill" fundraiser. Tickets are $20 each.

Bishop Stock Fine Art, Craft and Wine will have a 3 person show called "Connections." It shows the work of Annie Compton, Linda Epstein and Jane Rowe, 3 friends who live away from each but paint and digitally share images daily. We will be tasting wines from Chile. 
 
The Daily Brew Coffeehouse (DBC), Snow Hill's newest business, will open its doors for First Friday. Come in and say hello to Lorissa and enjoy a special treat.
 

Nancy Ellen Thompson' Studio at 107 Pearl Street will be open. Stop in and see her beautiful watercolors.

Sassy Girl Boutique  is offering all switch flops and snap shoes at 25% off. 

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

Green Pearl Studio features Paul Volker's artwork and Nick Haglich on the guitar.

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 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 Maryland Extension Celebrates Harvest Season
Date/Time: 08.06.16 / 11:00 AM

Location: 305 Bank Street

Description:

Maryland Extension Celebrates the Harvest Season with an Open House at 305 Bank Street in Snow Hill during the Blessing of the Combines event on August 6, 2107 from 11am until 4pm.

Discover how University of MD Extension serves the farming community, 4-H youth development, health and wellness, finance and home gardening!

Stop by the office and enjoy a tasting of locally sourced refreshments. Kids Activities are planned for the children.

expand 17th Annual :Blessing of the Combines
Date/Time: 08.06.16 / 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 6th, for the 18th 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, Steve Hales, 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 featuring the Michael

Christopher Band ( http://michaelchristopherband.com ) will perform.

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 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 A Ride to Sturgis Park
Date/Time: 09.17.16 / 12:05 PM

Location: Sturgis Park, Snow Hill MD

Description:

Snow Hill's newest event is happening in Sturgis Memorial Park on Saturday, September 17, 2017 from noon until 4:00pm. Come to the park and enjoy music on the banks of the Pocomoke River. There will be food vendors and craft vendors.

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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