Local Events

Oct 25 Sat
Autumn Home & Condo Expo and Art and Craft Fair @ Roland E. Powell Convention Center
Oct 25 all-day
The Autumn Home Show is an event designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes.  Exhibitors will be on hand with merchandise, product demonstrations, and interior and exterior displays.  With a combination of new products and advice from the pros, the Home Show inspires homeowners with ideas on enhancing their home’s comfort and functionality, as well as aesthetic appeal and overall value.
 
The Art and Craft Fair will offer a wide assortment of creative and unique gifts and accessories made by artists and quality crafts people from near and far.
 
Hours: Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Admission.
Elvis Festival @ Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
Oct 25 all-day

Come see the best of the best Elvis Tribute Artists!  Produces of this event invite 20 of the world’s best Elvis Tribute Artists to compete.  The champion will move on to the finals in Memphis.  This event will bring together all of the Pocono Mountains Elvis Festival past champions: Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Ben Portsmouth, and multi-award winning Elvis Tribute Artists Mark Anthony, Dwight Icenhower and Michael Chambliss.   Irv Cass will serve as Master of Ceremonies and the Change of Habit tribute band will back all of our performances and the contest.  Award Winning Tribute Artist Travis Powell and Michael Chambliss will present a very special Gospel Concert on Sunday morning as the sun rises over the Atlantic Ocean.

 
Tickets can be purchased at http://oceancityelvisfestival.com/ticket-package/.
Fall Restaurant Week @ Townwide and West Ocean City
Oct 25 all-day

Many spectacular restaurants will create special menus designed to tempt your taste buds. Special, fixed-priced menus will be offered throughout the two-week event. No passes, tickets or coupons are required. Just simply choose a participating restaurant and dine out during the dates of the promotion.

 
For information call the Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association at 1-800-626-2326 x 2, www.oceancityrestaurantweek.com, inquire@ocvisitor.com
Joe Maurer Band at Seacrets @ Seacrets
Oct 25 all-day
The sound of Maurer’s music is distinctive and unique enough to be impossible to label, but his classical and jazz training influence a blues and funk-based rock that reaches with intensity without overwhelming. Not to be eclipsed by Jon’s eye-popping keyboard skills, his passionate vocals hearken classic rockers Roger Daltry and Robert Plant while paying homage to the consumable Beatles’ harmonic sound.The current evolution of Jon’s music features a minimalist, roots-based approach by limiting the sound to four basic instruments-piano, sax, bass and drums. Notably missing from this quartet is the versatility of a guitar, but its absence allows even more space for the nuance of the featured instruments and rich vocal melodies and harmonies.While Jon stands out, he’s certainly not alone. Each band mate brings a lifetime of musical experience and education. Nick Selvi, a long-time Baltimore music veteran, has been featured in virtually every incarnation of Maurer’s bands as well as the Kelly Bell Band. But for the first time, his saxophone is not a complement, but a supplement. Nick is a perpetual student of music of all forms who plays and teaches just about every major instrument and also lends his skill on the keyboard as well.
 
Ocean City Coin & Currency Show
Oct 25 all-day

U.S. and World coins and currency.  Forty dealers buying and selling rare coins and currency.  

 
Admission is free.  
 
For more information, call 443-623-7025 or visit www.coinshows.com.
Opposite Directions at Seacrets @ Seacrets
Oct 25 all-day
Opposite Directions is the acoustic rock duo from Ocean City, MD with Darin Engh on vocals, acoustic guitar, bass, keyboard and harmonica and Bob Wilkinson on vocals, acoustic guitar, bass and harmonica. Opposite Directions was formed in 1986 and since then they have played up and down the East coast from Maine to Florida and as far out West as Colorado and Wyoming. While they mostly play in Ocean City, MD these days, they still manage to get out of town to other places in the Mid Atlantic every once in a while. Opposite Directions quickly developed a reputation for their tight harmonies and excellent guitar work. Voted the ‘Best Acoustic Rock Duo ‘ by Beachcomber Magazine, where ever they are playing is considered the place to be for great acoustic music. You will often hear songs by such artists as James Taylor, Jim Croce, CSNY, America, Jimmy Buffet and others as well as their own songs from their release ‘Seeds of Change’ but Opposite Directions also covers a wide range of musical styles from blue grass to modern rock to blues to reggae.
 
Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddlers Festival
Oct 25 all-day
Celebrate 25 Years of ‘Wicked, Wild & Wonderful’ with the Rehoboth Beach – Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce!
Spooks and Spirits Weekend at Frontier Town @ Frontier Town
Oct 25 all-day
 Welcome to FrontFear Town! The weekend will feature a candy corn guess contest, site decoratin’ contest, scary movie showing, kids & adult costume contest, pet costume contest, kids Halloween crafts ($) and trick or treatin’. 
 
The Vampire Ball Dance and Haunted Trail through the Wicked Woods of FrontFear Town will be located inside the Western Theme Park. Enjoy food, music, and activities while you wait your turn to walk the trail, if you dare! (The trail may not be suitable for young cowpokes.) 
 
Tommy Edward at MR Ducks @ MR Ducks
Oct 25 all-day
Tommy Edward has captured the wild hair, the sweet soulful raspy voice and the body language of the real Rod Stewart himself. 
Seaside 10 Miler / 5K Race @ Ocean City Inlet Parking Lot
7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Straight out and back for a 10 mile course taking advantage of the OCMD boardwalk. Runners will jump off the boardwalk at 27th Street onto Coastal Highway via Baltimore Avenue.  Head north to 68th Street, around the block to 69th, then back on Coastal Highway heading south the same way you came.  The 5K course will start at same location, circle the boardwalk pier, go down concrete portion of boardwalk to 16th/17th Street, turnaround then straight back to same finish as 10 miler. 

 
It’s a fantastic way to gear up for the Halloween Holiday.  All are welcome to come wearing the most outrageous costumes you can dream up!
Ocean Pines Farmers Market @ White Horse Park
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
BUY LOCAL. EAT FRESH. Produce, farm fresh eggs, organics, seafood, herbs, flowers, honey, apples, natural pet treats, artisan breads potatoes, greens, tomatoes, pumpkins, kettle korn, crafts & more!
 
Vendors Wanted! Call 410.641.7717 x3006.  Download an application at oceanpines.org.
Shore Fresh Farmer’s Market @ Phillips Parking Lot
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
This market flourishes with a variety of local farmers with truck loads of fresh produce from the fields. The offerings are irresistible!
Delmarva Needle Art Show & Competition @ Julia A. Purnell Museum
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

View works by needles artists from the region.  Needle art will include quilting, embroidery, counted cross-stitch, crochet, doll making, lace, applique, weaving, textile collage and fashion design.  For more information call 410-632-0515 or email purnellmuseum@ymail.com

Julia Purnell’s Birthday Party @ Julia A. Purnell Museum
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Visitors to the Julia A. Purnell Museum are treated to free admission and cake to commemorate our namesake’s birth.
OCtoberfest @ Ocean City Inlet
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary
scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard, zombies, and more await your
arrival.  People of all ages, from newborns to grandparents, will enjoy a pleasant
scream as they meandered the sands of the giant, bigger and better than
ever, beach maze!

Be there if you dare!

Halloween Party at the Library @ Ocean City Library
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday with crafts, refreshments and a costume parade. For All Ages! Sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean City Library.

Fall / Halloween Celebration @ White Horse Park
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Free Family Halloween Fun for All Ages. Trick or treat! Don’t be a scaredy cat; bring the family for a ghoulish good time. Music will fill the air as ghosts and goblins parade and play. Costume contests, carnival games, face painting, arts & crafts, pony rides, moon bounces and a haunted hayride.

Halloween Happenings @ Salisbury Zoo
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This Halloween event is for children 10 and under who may not want the scary parts of a Halloween event. Children will be able to Trick or Treat throughout the Zoo, participate in Halloween games and compete in a costume contest!  There will be additional charge for food and some games. Remember to bring your candy buckets. 
 
Tickets are $5 for children and $2 adults.
Simple Truth at Harborside @ Harborside
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 Simple Truth is a Rock Band from Ocean City Maryland. Simple Truth plays Modern and Classic rock along with their own originals. Their Set List contains songs from the 1960′s to today’s hits.
Drive In Disguise @ Ocean City Boardwalk
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
OC Rally and Halloween Boardwalk Parade – Drive in Disguise – OPEN TO EVERYONE!
 
For the 4th year in a row, residents and visitors with a vintage OC license plate are invited to ride down the Boardwalk during the annual OC Vintage License Plate Rally.  Last year, a new dimension, Drive in Disguise, was added and will allow anyone wishing to decorate their car to be invited to ride down the Boardwalk as well.
 
Decorated cars will join the OC vintage plate cars during the rally, which will roll-off at 27th Street beginning at 3pm.  Vehicles will drive off the Boardwalk at the Inlet Parking Lot, where prizes will be awarded and a group photo will be taken for all vehicles and drivers.  In addition, various local organizations will have information booths set up and a DJ will play music.
 
There is a $25 registration fee for non-vintage license plate participants and those vehicles must be decorated.  There is no fee for those with an OC vintage license plate and proof of insurance is required for all participants.  Proceeds from the event will be used for prizes and event costs.  Registration forms are available at www.downtownassociation.net.  For more information, contact Nancy Howard at 443-235-4405 or email neffiehoward@comcast.net. 
 
To apply for a vintage OC license plate, call 410-289-8824 or visit www.oceancitymd.gov and click on ‘Download a Form/City Clerk’.
Free Brewery Tour at Burley Oak @ Burley Oak Brewery
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Walk through the brew house at 3pm on our free tour!  Stop in the tavern for tasting after the tour.
4th Annual Zombie Jamboree Halloween Party @ Harpoon Hanna's Restaurant
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
$10 Donation at the Door Includes:
 
Music and dancing with DJ
Happy Hour Drink and Food Specials
Dessert
50/50 Raffles
Silent Auction and Door Prizes
Prizes for Best Costume
 
Special Spooky Halloween Bar Menu Featuring: 
Sweet Potato Worms – $3.99
Zombie Fingers – $6.99
Skeleton Ribs – $6.99
Bat Wings – $6.99
Buffalo Brain Dip – $8.99
Pulled Pork Sliders – $8.99
Monster Balls – $10.99
 
Happy Hour Drink Specials:
Domestic Drafts – $2
House Wine – $3.75
Rail Drinks – $3
Variety of Halloween Cocktails – $3.00
 
Soda and Coffee with free refills – $2.50
 
 
Please come out to support your local Relay for Life Team in this most worthy cause.  Costumes Are Optional.
 
 
Phil Perdue – ‘The Piano Man’ at Captain’s Table @ Captain's Table Restaurant located in the Courtyard by Marriott
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Enjoy Phil Perdue ‘The Piano Man’ on piano at the Captain’s Table.
Dave Sherman at Harpoon Hanna’s @ Harpoon Hanna's
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 Dave Sherman writes and performs original material but his specialty is Baby Boomer music. Primarily influenced by The Beatles, his musical tastes range from 60′s R&B to Jazz Rock. He covers many Classic Rock pieces from the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s with a little modern country thrown in and of course some Jimmy Buffett.
Haunted Halloween Fest @ Airlift Acres
6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
3 Terrifying Attractions for the price of one admission, $15
Not suitable for anyone under the age of 10
 
* Trail of Terror or Path of Death
* Blackwell House
* Field of Fears
 
 

Our three haunted attractions, The Trail of Terror, Haunted Forest, and Field of Fear are very scary attractions that take place in a wooded and outside venue setting. Most haunted trails are close to a mile long and may include small buildings, tents or huts that include various scenes and themes you’ll be forced to enter or walk past.
 
Some haunted paths are roped off to deny access to certain restricted areas and may or may not have lit paths. Unlike enclosed haunted houses, weather plays a major role to determine if the attraction will be open or closed. A typical haunted trail tour will last anywhere from 40-50 minutes. The tour time varies greatly depending on the number of people in a group, the customer’s pace and the overall size of the attraction.
 
The Trail of Terror, Blackwell House and the Field of Fear are comprised of over 20 acres, with over 30 acres for parking. Refreshments and souvenirs will be available during the event.
 
Call Airlift Entertainment for further details at 443-513-4749
 
 
 
Karaoke with Dave Colt at Magnolia’s @ Magnolia's Seafood Bar and Grill
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 You can be the star at Magnolia’s every Saturday night!  Join us for karaoke with Dave Colt!

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