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expand Story Time at the Library
Date/Time: 05.05.16 / 10:30 AM

Location: 307 N Washington Street

Description:

"Mother's Day" will be the theme for Story Time at the library today. Bring children ages 2-5 to hear stories about mothers!

Call 410-632-3495 for more information

expand Farmers Market begins every Thursday
Date/Time: 05.05.16 / 12:05 PM

Location: 210 W Green

Description:

Thursday, May 5, 2016 marks the first day for Snow Hill's Farmer's Market. The market is held each Thursday through September in the parking lot behind Town Hall. Come to the market for the season's best produce, bedding plants and handmade items.

Vandors are welcome. Although there is no fee to become a vendor, there is a registration form.

Call 410-632-2080 for more information

expand Arts on the River First Friday
Date/Time: 05.06.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: Downtown Snow Hill

Description:

 

SNOW HILL, MD: come to Snow Hill on May 6, 2016 and you will the sweet sounds of steel drums as you stroll around town during its Arts on the River, First Friday Gallery Walk beginning at 5:00pm.

Merchants and gallery owners will be open for shoppers to browse and enjoy special discounts, art openings and music.  

Among the shops and stores that will be open:

Adcock Studio in the John Blair House on East Green Street welcomes guitarist Nick Haglich.

Antiques by the River

Bishop’s Stock Fine Art Craft & Wine hosts a plein air show featuring David Diaz and a selection of paintings from Paint Snow Hill. Wines from Australia will be featured for tasting on First Friday.

Be sure to stop by The Corner Shoppe and see what’s cooking on the Big Green Egg Cooker on the corner!

The Green Pearl Studio -

"Opposite Directions" will play at Harvest Moon Tavern from 7:00 until 10:00 pm.  Reservations Strongly Suggested.  Todd Crosby and the WW Tunes will entertain diners at the Blue Dog Café.

 First Friday is not complete without dinner in one of Snow Hill’s downtown restaurants.  The Blue Dog Café, Harvest Moon Tavern and American Legion Post #67 offer the perfect settings for the end of a long work week. 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 Nick Haglich to perform at Adcock Studio Gallery
Date/Time: 05.06.16 / 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, May 6, 2016 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Adcock's Studio Gallery is located in the John Blair House at 106 E Green Street.

expand Free Day for Locals at the Purnell Museum
Date/Time: 05.07.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: Julia A. Purnell Museum on 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, May 7, 2016. Come and enjoy this treasure in Worcester County.

Call 410-632-0515 for more information.

expand STEAM PM "You Can Build It"
Date/Time: 05.09.16 / 3:45 PM

Location: 307 N Washington Street

Description:

STEAM PM will meet at the Snow Hill Library on Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 3:45 pm. Children 6 and up will learn about Engineering and Construction through a program called "You Can Build It.

Call 410-632-3495 for more information.

expand Town Meeting
Date/Time: 05.10.16 / 7:00 PM

Location: 200 Belt Street - Train Station

Description:

The regularly scheduled meeting of the Mayor & Council will be held in the Old Train Station on Belt Street on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm. 

expand Young and Restless Program at Library
Date/Time: 05.12.16 / 10:30 AM

Location: 307 N Washington Street

Description:

"Building Houses for the 3 Little Pigs." Come to the Snow Hill Library on Thursday, May 12 for a Young and Restless program centered around the story of The Three Little Pigs. Children ages 3-7 will have an engineering experience pre-school style  and a whole lot of fun.

Call 410-632-3495 for more information

expand Iron Furnace Fifty Bike Ride
Date/Time: 05.14.16

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

Saturday, May 14, 2016

7:00 a.m. -- 5:00 p.m.

Furnace Town Living Heritage Village

3816 Old Furnace Road, Snow Hill, MD, 21863

410.632.2032

An annual fundraiser for Furnace Town Living Heritage Village and the Rotary Club of Snow Hill, the fifth annual Iron Furnace Fifty is a 50-Mile Fun Ride (with 50K and 100K alternatives).

Starting and ending at Furnace Town Living Heritage Village, located between Snow Hill and Salisbury, the Iron Furnace Fifty bike ride passes through the most pristine and beautiful countryside on the Eastern Shore.

Registration is $45 before April 15th and then $50 until the morning of the ride. Each participant receives a 2016 IFF T-Shirt. (Guaranteed if registration is by 4/15).

Ride includes: Route map with turn by turn detail, well-marked road paint, a specific Rider Number, SAG vehicle patrol, and FREE Admission to Furnace Town where a free luncheon with entertainment and complimentary beverages (beer for adults) will be provided at the end of the ride. There are rest stops (including ice cream at Chesapeake Bay Farms Dairy) along the route with water, fruit, snacks and Port-a-Potties.

 

expand Reading Ranger: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Date/Time: 05.14.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 3461 Worcester Highway

Description:

Visit with one of the Pocomoke River State Park Rangers for a reading of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. In the story a hungry caterpillar eats his way through a varied and very large quanity of food until, full at last he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. After reading the story, children will learn about the metamorphosis the caterpillar goes through to become a beautiful butterfly. Meet at the Nature Center Building at Shad Landing.

Event is free to the public.

expand Cooking Demonstration at the library
Date/Time: 05.16.16 / 2:00 PM

Location: 307 N Washington Street

Description:

Call 410-632-3495 for more information

expand International Museum Day
Date/Time: 05.18.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 208 W Market Street

Description:

Celebrate International Museum Day by visiting the Julia A Purnell Museum for free on Wednesday, May 18th. 

expand Story Time at the Snow Hill Library
Date/Time: 05.19.16 / 10:30 AM

Location: 307 N Washington Street

Description:

"Boats" will be the theme for Story Time at the library today. Bring children ages 2-5 to hear stories about different kinds of boats!

Call 410-632-3495 for more information

 

expand Butterflies at the Pocomoke River State Park
Date/Time: 05.21.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 3461 Worcester Highway

Description:

The Monarch Butterfly is one of  the most recognizable species of wildlife in all of America. They undertake one of the world's most remarkable and fascinating migrations, traveling thousands of miles across the US, Canada and Mexico. The butterfly is threatened by the loss of milkweed habitats needed to lay their eggs and feed their caterpillars. Unless we act now to help the monarch, this amazing insect could disappear. Come learn about these important creatures and how you can turn your backyard into a habitat for monarchs. Meet at he Nature Center Building at Shad Landing.

Cost is free.

expand See More, Spend Less Weekend
Date/Time: 05.21.16 / 10:00 AM - 05.22.16  / - 4:00 PM

Location: Purnell Museum and Furnace Town

Description:

Pay admission at the Julia A Purnell Museum or Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum and take $1 off the adimission 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 Lion's Club Homecoming Chicken BBQ
Date/Time: 05.21.16 / 11:55 AM

Location: 5458 E Market Street

Description:

Mark your calendars for the LIONS CLUB HOMECOMING AUCTION & CHICKEN BARBEQUE on Saturday, May 21, 2016 12 Noon to 4pm at the Lion's Club on E Market Street.

The Lions will sell Half Chickens & 2 sides for $8.00 for Carry-Out or Eating -in

Auction Starts at 1:00 Auction Items- Decoys, Golf Packages, Gift Cards, Sports Collectibles, Restaurant coupons

Tickets are available in advance from Lions Club members

expand Play Time at the Library in Snow Hill
Date/Time: 05.26.16 / 10:30 AM

Location: 307 N Washington Street

Description:

Come to the Snow Hill Library with children ages 0- 5 for Play Time. Join us for good old fashioned play.

Call the library at 410-632-3495 for more information.

expand Blue Dog Gourmet Nigght
Date/Time: 05.27.16 / 6:30 PM

Location: 300 N Washington Street

Description:

The Blue Dog Cafe is having a Gourmet Night featuring Guest Chef, Jim Washington. Come to the Blue Dog on Thurday, May 26 and enjoy some new flavors with new and old friends. The five course dinner is $24.95.

Call 410-251-7193 for reservations

expand Wilderness Survival at the State Park
Date/Time: 05.28.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 3461 Worcester Highway

Description:

Oh No!! You have become lost in the woods. How will you survive? How could you have been better prepared for this situation? Do you know how to use that paracord survival bracelet around your wrist? Come find out some simple winderness survival tips and how you can aid Search and Rescue Teams to find you in the event you are lost. Don't have a paracord bracelet? You are in luck because  you will make your own paracord survival braclet during this program. Meet at the Nature Center Building at Shad Landing.

Cost is free

expand Arts on the River First Friday
Date/Time: 06.03.16 / 5:00 PM

Description:

Snow Hill's monthly Gallery Walk will be held in its downtown on June 3, 2016 from 5 - 8pm. Merchants and gallery owners will be open for visitors to stop by and shop in a leisurely manner. Enjoy musical entertainment, light refreshments and special discounts.

 

Check back here as details develop.

expand Nick Haglich to perform for First Friday
Date/Time: 06.03.16 / 5:00 PM

Location: 114 Pearl Street

Description:

Come to Arts on the River, First Friday Gallery Walk on June 3rd and you will find Nick Haglich performing at the Green Pearl Studio. Owner Paul Volker welcomes local musicians to his studio at 114 Pearl Street for First Friday between 5:00 and 8:00 pm.

expand Paint Nite for the Worcester Co Fair
Date/Time: 06.03.16 / 7:00 PM

Location: 210 W Green Street

Description:

Come to the old Firehouse on W Green Street for a Paint Nite to benefit the Worcester County Fair on Friday, June 3, 2016. eh event begins at 7:00pm. Call 443-523-0497 or register at www. paintnite.com for more information.

expand Free Admission Day for locals at Museum
Date/Time: 06.04.16 / 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 Free Admission Day for Locals
Date/Time: 06.04.16 / 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 National Trails Day Celebration at State Park
Date/Time: 06.04.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 3461 Worcester Highway

Description:

In celebration of the national focus and appreciation of Trails, come out to the Pocomoke River State Park and participate in our family-friendly events on National Trails Day. Join us for a wide array of activities including a guided hike, trail maintenance projects, invasive plant removal efforts, birding, geocaching, bicycling and paddling trips. Meet at the Nature Center Building at Shad Landing.

Cost is $2.00 per person.

expand (Camp) Grill Masters at the State Park
Date/Time: 06.04.16 / 1:00 PM

Location: 3461 Worcester Highway

Description:

Do you love the taste of chicken, pork or beef hot off the grill? Come to  the Pocomoke River State Park to learn the skills to help you prepare tasty grilled creations at your campsite or in your backyard. This class will help you learn about different grilling methods, which cuts are ideal or grilling and the importance of safe food handling and preparation. You will get a sample some tasty treats prepared during the session. Meet at the amphitheater at Shad Landing.

Cost is $5.00 per person.

expand Archaeology Dig at Furnace Town
Date/Time: 06.05.16 / 2:00 PM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

Come to Furnace Town on June 5, 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 National Trails Day: Hike, Cleanup,& Paddle
Date/Time: 06.06.16 / 9:00 AM

Location: Pocomoke River State Park

Description:

Come to the Pocomoke River State Park to hike and clean up the trails at 9:00 am until 10:30 am. Stay around for the Evening Paddle at 7:00 pm on the beautiful Pocomoke River.

Call 410-632- 2566 for more information and reservations.

expand Evening Paddle at State Park
Date/Time: 06.06.16 / 7:00 PM

Location: Pocomoke River State Park

Description:

Come to the Pocomoke River State Park on Monday, June 6th at 7:00pm and enjoy an evening paddle on the beautiful, calming Pocomke River. Wonderful place for flat water paddling!

Call 410-632-2566 for more information and reservations.

expand Bird Olympics at the State Park
Date/Time: 06.11.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 3461 Worcester Highway

Description:

Did you know some birds are sprinters and some are marathoners? Some can win the long jump and some can glide for hours. Want to find out how you stack up against the strength and agility of some of the best birds around? Join the Bird Olympics and find out if you can take the gold. How fast can you flap your wings and run 20 yards? How far can you jump? This is a great activity for the whole family. Get active and get outdoors. Meet at the Nature Center Building at Shad Landing.

expand Archaeology Dig at Furnace Town
Date/Time: 06.12.16 / 2:00 PM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

Come to Furnace Town on June 12, 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 Return to Goat Island Standup Paddleboard Races
Date/Time: 06.17.16 - 06.19.16 

Location: Sturgis Park, Snow Hill MD

Description:

First Ever! Return to Goat Island Standup Paddleboard Races in Sturgis Park in Snow Hill. Save the date for this exciting new event on the Pocomoke River.

Registration and packet pick up will be at Sturgis Park on Friday evening June 17th.

http://www.walkonwatersupco.com/return-to-goat-island-race.html

Short sprint-type races will be held on Saturday with musical entertainment and vendors. Long distance races will be held on Sunday, June 19th. 

Camp sites have been reserved at the Pocomoke River State Park for the event. 

Check back here for details as they develop.

expand Reading Ranger: "Tortoise and Hare" at State Park
Date/Time: 06.18.16 / 10:00 AM

Location: 3461 Worcester Highway

Description:

Visit with one of the Park Rangers at the Pocomoke River State Park or a reading of the "Tortoise and the Hare". Most people know the story of the Tortoise and the Hare. But how much do you  know about these two fascinating animals? Visit with our many turtles at the Nature Center and then learn about wild and domesticated rabbits. Meet at the Nature Center at Shad Landing

Cost is free

expand See More, Spend Less Weekend
Date/Time: 06.18.16 / 10:00 AM - 06.19.16  / - 4:00 PM

Location: Purnell Museum and Furnace Town

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 for Retune to Goat island
Date/Time: 06.18.16 / 11:00 AM

Location: Byrd Park

Description:

Nick Haglich will be one of the performers at Snow Hill's newest event: The Return to Goat Island. This is a two day paddle board event on the Pocomoke River. Launch will take place from Byrd Park.

Chck back for details as they develop.

expand Archaeology Dig at Furnace Town
Date/Time: 06.19.16 / 2:00 PM

Location: Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Description:

Come to Furnace Town on June 19, 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 Evening Paddle at the State Park
Date/Time: 06.25.16 / 8:00 PM

Location: 3461 Worcester Highway

Description:

Enjoy an evening paddle down the serene waters of the Pocomoke River. Discover the wonders that abound on the river as the sun sets. Meet at the Shad Landing Boathouse.

Cost is $20 per canoe or tandem kayak, $15 per single kayak.

Have you own canoe or kayak? Bring it along and join the paddle for just $5 per person.

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 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 vendors, 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 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. Giig 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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