Local Events

Sep 19 Fri
9 Mile Roots at Seacrets @ Seacrets
9:00 pm – 12:00 am
9 Mile Roots is a Baltimore Roots Rock Reggae band that strives to push the boundaries of the reggae music scene and bring creative catchy music to the masses. With all members of the band coming from diverse backgrounds, the music produced has a strong reggae vibe with a cool bouncy flow and a bit of a rock edge.  Their full horn section compliments the typical rock band line-up; combining catchy melodies with strong riffs and a reggae-funk-overtone, consistently blending the reggae and rock genres to where the music just floats on it’s own.
 
Lowercase Blues at High Stakes @ High Stakes Bar and Grill
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
 Inducted to ‘The Blues Hall of Fame’ for Delaware in Dec 2012! Voted Best Band in Delaware 2009 by Delaware Today. Led by the soaring guitar work of Jake Banaszak, this band – lower case blues – melds rock and blues like none other in Delaware. If you close your eyes, they sound like a solid and seasoned, if not hyperactive, blues band. 
DJ Wax at Dead Freddies @ Dead Freddies
9:30 pm – 1:30 am
DJ Wax spins your favorite dance and party jams at Dead Freddies every Friday and Saturday night, all summer long!  
 
Fuzzbox Piranha at Purple Moose Saloon @ Purple Moose Saloon
10:00 pm – 2:00 am
Fuzzbox Piranha has been rocking DELMARVA since 2004. They are a three piece rock band playing the classic to modern rock songs you hear on the radio, from AC/DC to ZZ Top.
 
Garden State Radio at Seacrets @ Seacrets
10:00 pm – 2:00 am
  Ready to take the Tri-State area by storm enters Garden State Radio, central Jersey’s newest and youngest cover band, playing pop-rock hits from the 80’s, 90’s and today. Fronted by American Idol’s Kelly Caruso, this 5-piece formation is the hottest young outfit around with every member in their early twenties. Collectively, the musicians in Garden State Radio have been featured on American Idol, Fox’s Fearless Music, MTV, the Vans Warped Tour, and have been seen touring the country with various major label artists over the past few years. 
 
JJ the DJ of 93.5 The Beach at Greene Turtle @ The Original Greene Turtle
10:00 pm – 12:00 am
JJ, the DJ of 93.5 The Beach, a local rock radio station, will be at The Original Greene Turtle broadcasting live!
Waxin’ the 80′s and 90′s at Pickles Pub @ Pickles Pub
10:00 pm – 2:00 am
DJ Jeremy spins all your favorite jams from the 80′s and 90′s!
Sep 20 Sat
Berlin Fiddlers Convention @ Main Street Berlin
Sep 20 all-day
Three days of Free, Live, Bluegrass Music
 
Bluegrass musicians from across the country vie for thousands in cash
prizes in Adult and Youth Fiddle, Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin and Bluegrass
Band competitions.
 
 
Fall Harvest Weekend at Frontier Town @ Frontier Town
Sep 20 all-day
Welcome the fall season at Frontier Town! We will have loads of fall themed events, including an adult pumpkin carving contest (bring your own pumpkin and carving supplies) and a Best Pumpkin Recipe Contest (whip up your BEST pumpkin cake, pie, break or cookie). There will be prizes for the winners. The weekend will also feature a hayride & dance.
 
Paint Berlin Plein Art @ Town of Berlin
Sep 20 all-day
Artists and Art Loves are invited to make plans now to attend Paint Berlin, our 4th Annual Plein Art Event!
 
Artists will paint during the day at a location of his or her choosing and will be selling their artwork, and competing for cash prizes.
 
Art lovers can watch artists painting, and attend the reception, awards presentation, and wet paint sale from 1 – 4pm.
Park Place Jewelers Annual Treasure Hunt at the Beach @ Park Place Jewelers on the the Beach
Sep 20 all-day
Annual Treasure Hunt at the Beach to be held on the beach in front of Park Place Jewelers on the Boardwalk (2nd and 3rd Street at the Park Place Hotel).   The first 100 people registered for each day will be able to participate.  A $15.00 entry fee/donation is required to participate.  Rain or Shine.  Contact Jill Ferrante at 410-289-6500 or visit http://www.parkplacejewelers.com for details.
Sunfest @ Inlet Parking Area
Sep 20 all-day
 
Sunfest is Ocean City’s most popular festival and is rated #1 of the 100 Best Classic & Contemporary Craft Shows in the country by  ‘Sunshine Artist Magazine – America’s Premier Art & Craft Show Magazine’
 
Sunfest celebrates its 40th year as Ocean City’s biggest and best festival. Popular entertainers highlight four days of fall fun with arts & crafts, big-top tents, food vendors & more. All entertainment is free with the exception of evening headline acts. Sunfest artists will delight your senses with their unique designs of fine art & distinctive crafts. Try the bold taste of the Eastern Shore with fabulous food from over 30 food vendors, featuring seafood, crab cakes, fried chicken, pit beef and more. Children’s activities are available on Saturday & Sunday.
 
Located at the Inlet Parking Lot in Downtown Ocean City. Festival hours: Thursday – Saturday, 10am – 10pm and Sunday 10am - 6pm. For more information, call 800-626-2326.
 
Transportation:
1. Free parking is available at the West Ocean City Park & Ride. Park free & ride shuttle bus to Sunfest for $1. 
2. Ride the Boardwalk Tram to the Inlet for $3 each way. 
3. Express trolley shuttles will depart from the south lot of the Roland E. Powell Convention Center at 40th Street (free parking). Trolley shuttle fares: ride all day for $3 or $1 per boarding.
4. Free parking at the Public Safety Building on 65th St, Northside Park on 125th St or Municipal Lot on 100th St. Then ride the bus to Sunfest. Bus fares: ride all day for $3 or $1 per boarding.
Sunfest Kite Festival @ On the Beach; 2nd Street to 6th Street
Sep 20 all-day
Enjoy days filled with spectacular kite flying. Thousands of spectators travel to see master kite flyers from around the world showcase their aerial displays of art. Kite making workshops and Kite battles.
 
Contact:   Jay Knerr, 410-289-7855 or visit  www.kiteloft.com.
Free Beach Yoga @ Assateague Island National Seashore
8:00 am – 9:00 am

Yoga on the beach increases balance and flexibility, reduces stress and most of all, it’s fun!  The yoga is free, but park entrance fees do apply.

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

The Diamonds at Sunfest @ Sunfest in the Ocean City Inlet
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Diamonds cover rhythm and blues artists.
The Stickers at Sunfest @ Sunfest in the Ocean City Inlet
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Stickers generates a tight dynamic sound and high energy shows. The guys are Known for their engaging and fun, down-to-earth personalities. The Stickers captivate crowds of all ages. The band members are accomplished musicians and song writers who are on their way to leaving a lasting impression in Country Music.
Bob Lougheed & the Memphis Mafia at Sunfest @ Sunfest in the Ocean City Inlet
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bob Lougheed & the Memphis Mafia have won numerous awards for their Elvis Tribute.  His unique portrayal has qualified him to compete in the Kind of the World competition.
 
Go Wild with Art @ Salisbury Zoo
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Do you possess a passion for art or wildlife? Come explore, discover and create at Go Wild with Art hosted by the Salisbury Zoo and the Art Institute and Gallery. This event is for all ages who love to create and explore. While most activities are free, some require a small fee. 
 
Classes offered will include: 
Animal Origami
Australian Aboriginal Art
Animal Shape Drawing
Plein Air Painting
Collage
Water Color
Chalk Drawing
Photo-walks
Demonstrations
 
Please visit salisburyzoo.org to register for this event.  For more information call 410-548-3188 
 
Sir Rod at Sunfest @ Sunfest in the Ocean City Inlet
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tommy Edward has captured the wild hair, the sweet soulful raspy voice and the body language of the real Rod Stewart himself. 
Richie Fields at Sunfest @ Sunfest in the Ocean City Inlet
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Richie Fields is Baltimore’s #1 Country artist!
 
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.
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.
The Diamonds at Sunfest @ Sunfest in the Ocean City Inlet
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Diamonds cover rhythm and blues artists.
British Invasion Experience at Sunfest @ Sunfest in the Ocean City Inlet
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
In this high energy performance The British Invasion Experience pays tribute to the Beatles from their introduction on the Ed Sullivan show through their career to the roof top of Abbey Road Studios. Then experience the explosion of well known hits from other British groups such as The Dave Clark Five, The Hollies, The Yard Birds, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, and The Who, ending with the psychedelic era of such groups as Cream and Pink Floyd. Inspired by these music icons, the members of The British Invasion Experience are dedicated to engaging their audiences as they flashback to the British groups of the 60’s era, and how they have impacted music and our culture as we know it today. 
 
Test Kitchen at Galaxy 66′s Skye Bar @ Skye Bar
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Test Kitchen is a sometimes-acoustic-duo, sometimes-trio hailing from Salisbury, MD.
 
The Bonedaddys at M.R. Ducks @ M.R. Ducks
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Bonedaddys band members include Bob Hayman, Bruzz Truitt, Birdie Mundt, Mike Guerrieri and Mike Bryan.
Jim Long Band at Seacrets @ Seacrets
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 Jim Long is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has been a constant on the Jersey Shore folk scene for 26 years. He has played in many top bands in the tri-state area and is currently performing with Blue Sky Duo and The Danny White Band . Through the use of self-recorded backing tracks, Jim and his Blue Sky Duo partner Joe Freda have created a new standard in live performing. 
Separate Ways The Band ‘Journey Tribute’ at Sunfest @ Sunfest in the Ocean City Inlet
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Separate Ways The Band, the Ultimate Journey Tribute Show on the east coast, truly defies description. This is the closest you’ll get to see the early-mid 80′s line-up of Journey live, ever. An accurate portrayal of the Steve Perry era is duplicated in every way. Experience all of the subtle nuances, inflections, harmonies and visual gratifications of seeing the original Journey show. Separate Ways The Band brings the highest level of musicianship to the audience while showing a true respect for the music of Journey.
 
Bobby Vietre on Piano at Fresco’s @ Fresco's
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 Bobby Vietre on the Piano, every Friday & Saturday from 6-10pm at Fresco’s!
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.
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!
Shakespeare’s Macbeth Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project @ Northside Park
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Shakespeare’s spellbinding vision of ambition, treachery, mystery, and magic will be conjured up this September in a five week tour that will take the play from Boston’s Fort Point Channel to a dozen locations throughout the Delmarva Peninsula. In these free outdoor performances, theatre newcomers and Shakespeare devotees alike will witness the rise and fall of Macbeth, the renowned war hero who murders and usurps his rightful king after a fateful encounter with a trio of infernal witches. Presented in the round, viewers will see Macbeth’s descent from every angle, blurring the line between stage and audience and imbuing the drama with vivid immediacy.
 
Free
Bring Your Own Chair or Blanket

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