Maryland International Kite Expo @ On the Beach between 2nd and 6th Streets
Apr 25 all-day
A great spectator and participant event!
The Maryland International Kite Exposition will feature three fun-filled days of kite flying on the beautiful beaches of Ocean City, Maryland.
Throughout the festival, there will be exhibitions and demonstrations including stunt and power kite lessons, free children’s games and activities, and much more! The festival will showcase some of the best kite flyers from around the world. Kites of all shapes and sizes will be on display including some massive character and theme based kites. On behalf of The Kite Loft and The Town of Ocean City we welcome everyone to join in the festivities. Bring your family for several days of good old fashion kite flying. Remember when we say “Go Fly a Kite”, we mean it.
Celebrate spring in our community by taking part in a three day festival filled with entertainment provided by local musicians, great food, shopping, games and activities for children of all ages, carnival rides, and so much more. The primary goal of this family-oriented event is to support local non-profit organizations by helping them raise money, promote their cause, and to highlight the Salisbury community. With a diverse activity schedule, it is guaranteed that there will be something for everyone to enjoy at this celebration! Admission is free.
Ward World Carving Competition @ Roland E. Powell Convention Center
Apr 25 all-day
Carvers & visitors from around the world convene for the most prestigious competition of contemporary wildfowl art. Event includes judging, benefit auction, classes & seminars, demonstrations, children’s activities and exhibitor booths of artisans & art supplies. View world class bird carvings and sculptures, bid on world class art at the benefit auction. Shop at over 100 exhibitor booths, and enjoy an abundance of kids activities at the Kids Corner. Admission. For more information, please visit www.wardmuseum.org.
Zumba is a fun, Latin inspired dance fitness form of aerobic exercise that incorporates world music and hip hop/dance music to create a high-energy workout class! Every Zumba class is a party! Come join wearing comfortable athletic clothes and sneakers with low tread, and bring a water bottle and a small towel!
Instructor Fawn Mete is Zumba certified and has taught dance classes including ballet, tap, jazz, and lyrical dance to children and adults.
Poodle Club of America National Specialty @ Wicomico Youth and Civic Center
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hundreds of Poodles and Poodle owners from all over the
United States, Europe, Australia, and Japan will soon descend upon Salisbury
for the 82nd Annual Poodle Club of America National Specialty Dog Show April
20-25th at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. The event is all
Poodles, all the time, all varieties including Toy, Miniature and Standard. The
five day show is free of charge for spectators and open to the public.
The Civic Center is magically transformed for the week. The interior of the
arena is laid with sod to provide the best footing possible for the Poodles and
their handlers. The exhibition rings are decorated with elaborate flower
arrangements. The Midway Room in the Civic Center becomes a dog-loving
shoppers’ paradise, and the rear parking lot becomes an RV campground complete
with electric hookups, barbeque grills, tents and lawn chairs.
There are other aspects to the week beyond the dog show competition. For
additional information about any event for the 82nd Annual Poodle Club of
America National Specialty Dog show visit www.Poodleclubofamerica.org
and click on PCA Events; at the drop down menu, select “National Specialty.”
Horse & Carriage Rides Along the Boardwalk @ Downtown O.C.
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Enjoy a Horse and Carriage Ride Along the Boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland
- Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 am – 5:00 p.m. (depending on weather and/or ridership) – Begin at Inlet Lot near Thrasher’s enjoy riding on the Boardwalk and around the pier. $10 per person – 3 years and under FREE
Official Tiki Bar Opening Party at Harpoon Hanna’s @ Harpoon Hanna's
3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us for the official tiki bar opening party at Harpoon Hanna’s! Happy hour is from 3:00pm – 7:00pm. Entertainment will be provided by Dave Hawkins from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be available at the tiki bar.
Birders will enjoy great beer and good company at Burley Oak in beautiful Berlin, Maryland. See what birds have been seen on the Thursday and Friday DBW trips, and learn about local birding hotspots from our DBW guides. Please note that Burley Oak only serves their own (delicious!) craft beer and root beer, and does not serve food. If you’re hungry, grab a meal in downtown Berlin before or after the Tally Rally, or bring something yummy with you to Burley Oak!
With his addictive melodies, a soulful vocal style and an off-the-beaten-path kind of pop-sensibility, Smith is quickly gaining formidable momentum towards becoming a major national act. He has shared the stage with My Chemical Romance, The Used, Thrice, Story of the Year, The Bouncing Souls, The Pietasters, The Heartless Bastards, Eric Hutchinson, Virginia Coalition, two-time Emmy Award winner Michael Whalen (Good Morning America, Oprah Winfrey, Inside Edition) and most recently, Graham Colton. Having previously been the front man for the Maryland-based bands Plan B, Truesetto and The Making, he made his solo debut in April of 2008 with the release of his EP, ‘Sweet, Sweet Nothing,’ mixed by Drew Mazurek (Linkin Park, HIM).
Dave Hawkins, an accomplished musician, has been playing music for what seems to be his entire life. Music is his passion and he is passionate about how it’s perceived throughout his audience. He plays many guitars, harmonica, and fiddle and when you hear him you will think there is a whole band, not just one person. This is accomplished by what is known as looping. There is never a ‘backing track’ to play along with, which is used by some other players out there. His vocals and music will reach the deepest part of you while it sets your senses alive. He plays sounds from the current popular, to classic rock, to Dave Matthews, to his own original compositions as he touches on just about any genre you may desire.
WW Tunes Live at the Blue Dog Cafe @ Blue Dog Cafe
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy dinner in beautiful Snow Hill, Maryland and listen to the sounds of the WW Tunes! The WW Tunes recreates the beloved music of America in the 1940’s. The group is led by Frank Nanna a lifelong musician who plays guitar, violin, and banjo.
Strike Out Cancer with the Shorebirds @ Arthur W. Perdue Stadium
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is an evening out the whole family can enjoy! Support the Leukemia Lymphoma Society by attending our favorite minor-league baseball team’s game. Children can enjoy the stadium’s carousel on site and everyone can grab a bite from one of the many concession stand options. We hope to see you at the game where you can roar for a cure with us!