WICO's Listing of Community & Non-Profit Events Throughout the Area

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  • Saturday, July 26
    • 10th Annual Ride For Breast Cancer Awareness/1st Annual Tony Sterling Memorial Ride: The annula Poker Run begins at Texas Roadhouse, Sat. July 26. Thescorted RIDE will be led by Wicomico Co. Sherriff Mike Lewis. Reg. 0a-11a. Last bike out 11a. $20 per rider, $10 passenger. First 100 receive t-shirt. Enjoy the beautiful scenic ride throughput Md's Eastern Shore to benefit Women Supporting Women www.womensupportingwomen.org or 410-548-7880 for more info.

    • 3rd Annual Christmas in July/Humane Soicety of Wicomico County. : Come join us for our 3rd annual Christmas in July & Open House Human Society of Wicomico County 5130 Citation Drive – Salisbury, MD 21804 www.wicomicohumane.org Saturday, July 26th from 1:00 to 3:00 Homemade ice cream will be provided by Chesapeake Bay Farms – Berlin and Pocomoke MD (chesapeakebaycheese.com). Bring a present for our animals such as caned dog or cat food, cat litter, or treats. Come visit and check out all our available pets for adoption. Along with ice cream there will be games and giveaways. Monetary donations are always welcomed!

    • 8th Annual Wheels on the Waterfront/Crisfield: The Crisfield Chamer and Wheels that Heal Car Club present the 8th Annual Wheels on the Waterfront Cruise-In. The event will take place on West Main St in downtown Crisfiled. over 175 of Delmarva's hottest Rods, classic cars and custom bikes will be on dsplay. Dash plaques awarded for the first 150 registeres. 5-8pm Food and drink and entertainment. 50/50 raffle. Proceeds benefit the American Legion National Emergency Fund. For more info call 410-968-2968 or on line at www.wheelsonthewaterfront.evenbrite.com or www.wheelsthatheal.com rain date 8/2/14

    • BIG FISH CLASSIC: Reg. for the BIG FISH CLASSIC, an overnight off-shore fishing tournament to catch the heaviest fish from the Atlantic Ocean. Catch the weigh-ins at Talbot Street Pier for marlin, tuna, swordfish, sharks, and other fish from the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, July 26, 4pm-9pm, and on Sunday, July 27, 4pm-8pm. For more information, call Brian Roberts at 410-703-9284.

    • SEAFOOD AND ARTS FESTIVAL: Admission is free and it all takes place at the Indian River Marina, Sat. July 26. 10a-6p.

  • Thursday, July 31
    • The Upper Crust: Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm Location: 7 East Market St, Georgetown DE 19947 Description: The Upper Crust at 7 East Market Street in Georgetown DE is proud to exhibit Plein air artist Gerilyn Gaskill and Pamella Bounds-Seaman along with Keith Steck, photographer who captured the moment “in the open air” on The Circle in Georgetown, DE., at their “Coffee shop and more… . “ beginning July 8, 2014. On Thursday, July 19, 2014, there will be a “Meet the Artists “ reception from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm at The Upper Crust where individuals can discuss their creativity. There is no charge and light refreshments will be served. The exhibit will run through the end of July. A recent Plein Air event raised funds for Kody Kids, was held On The Circle in Georgetown not only provided the artists with a number of rich and colorful historical designs but the artists provide insights through their individual styles and techniques. Geri completed her piece in oil, while Pam was with water color and acrylic. Plein Air paintings are generally done in one session and artists often add final touches to their work once back in the studio. The Upper Crust serves made from scratch baked goods, fair trade organic coffee, breakfast & lunch in a casual setting. Part of The Upper Crust’s commitment to the community is to offer a gallery space to local artists who might not otherwise have an opportunity to show their works. Please contact Bruce at bruce@theuppercrust.info or 302.856.2300 to schedule a time to stop in with images of your work for approval and to possibly schedule an exhibit date. We would like to have a \"Meet the Artist\" scheduled and also send the information to members of our e-mail list as \"A Happening\". Proceeds Benefit: Kody Kids For more information contact: Bruce Mead-e 302.856.2300 or visit theuppercrust.info/current_artist_exhibit

  • Friday, August 1
    • OC Tall Ships Event: Travel back in time at the OC TALL SHIP EVENT. Board the Tall Ships of the past Aug.1-Sept.01. The ships will be on display between 3rd & 4th Streets bayside. The Event is sponsored by the National Air, Sea and Space Foundation and open for tours from 9a.m- 6p.m. daily. Admission is $15, Kids ages 6-12-$11, under age 6 free. Advance tickets are available for $12/$8 by visiting www.tallshipevent.com.

  • Saturday, August 2
    • 16th ANNUAL BLESSING OF THE COMBINES/SNOW HILL: Downtown Snow Hill starting at 11am. Parade led by antique tractors down Rt. 12 across the draw bridge over the Pocomoke River on to Green St. Live entertainment, food vendors, crafts, a petting zoo for the kids, hayrides and more. The Wheels That Heal Car CLub will be set up in STurgis PArk from 11-3p. FOr further details contact Becky 443-783-1715. www.bleeingofthecombines.org

    • 2nd Annual Backpacks for kids/School Rocks Backpack giveaway: Verizon Wireless donating 100,000 backpacks full of school supplies to school-aged children across the U.S. The will be donating 100,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children through its School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. Last year, the company donated 60,000 backpacks.More than 350 participating TCC stores across the U.S. are inviting local families to bring their children to the store between noon and 2 p.m. on Aug. 2 to pick up a backpack filled with pencils, paper, a pencil box, folders, glue and more. One backpack per child present will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Each participating TCC store will donate between 75 and 300 backpacks. All leftover backpacks will be donated to local schools. To learn more about TCC, visit www.ecellularconnection.com. Consumers can also find more information about the company at http://www.facebook.com/tcctalk and www.twitter.com/tcctalk.

    • 7th Annual Ocean Pines Flounder Tournament: The OP Chamber will the 7th Annual event Sat. Aug.2, 2014.First place winner for largest flounder cuaght $500 plus trophy and bragging rightts! 2nd Place $300 and 3rd place $100. Optional Calcutta Contest,$10 entry fee to win cash and prizes. Last year's first place Cslcutta won $2000. 7a-3pm weigh-ins at 12n-4p YAcht CLub Dr. in OCean Pines.FOr more info call 410-541-5306 or liz@OceanPinesChamber.org

    • Ocean Pines Pine\'eer Craft Club: Time: 9am - 3pm Location: 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, MD. Description: This is our 37th Annual Pine\'eer Arts & Craft Festival. We have over 100 artisan and craft vendors from Va., Fl., DE, MD, PA. In addition, There will be food vendors, music, childrens activities, farmers market and our fabulous bake sale. The monies received goes back into our community, Police, Fire, Parks & Rec. neighbor watch etc. Again this year we are partnering with Ocean Pines who will be show casing our community & service groups. Proceeds Benefit: Pine\'eer Craft Club For more information contact: Barb O\'Connor 410-726-8062

  • Sunday, August 3
    • WICOMICO COUNTY CLASS of 1979 Reunion: Gather your classmates and get together with WiHi, Bennett, Parkside and Mardela High School for a weekend event event Aug. 1-3. For more information visit their Facebook page at Wicomico County Class of 1979 or email classof1979@outlook.com

  • Monday, August 4
    • 41st Annual White Marlin Open: It’s one of the largest billfish tournaments..and its back! It’s the 41st Annual White Marlin Open in Ocean City, Aug. 4-8. Watch fish weigh-ins Monday - Friday, 4:00-9:00 p.m. at Harbour Island Marina on 14th Street. Over 300 boats will compete for over $200,ooo in prize money! For more information, visit our events page at catcountryradio.com

  • Friday, August 8
    • American Cancer Society: Time: Doors open at 5:30 and auction starts at 6:30 Location: Powellville Firehouse Powellville Md Description: Come and join us for our Third annual Quarter Auction.. We will have over ten vendors with lots of gift Certificates from many local bussinesses up for auction! Food,baked goods and drinks will be for sale Proceeds Benefit: Relay for life team of Wicomico County (Janet\'s Angel) For more information contact: Elly Davis 443-880-6375

    • Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art: Time: Fri 10-5, keynote 7-10; Sat 10-5; Sun 10-4 Location: Salisbury, MD Description: Photographers of all levels are invited to submit their photos for the competition in one of three divisions: youth, amateur or professional, and in any of the five categories: birds, plants and animals other than birds, landscape/scenery, macro, and black and white photography. Designed to help improve all aspects of their photography, participants have the opportunity to attend a variety of lectures, seminars and workshops led by professional photographers. Vendors selling fine art photography and offering a wide variety of cameras and related equipment occupy the marketplace. Keynote address and book signing by world renowned landscape photographer Clyde Butcher will be held at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Friday evening. For more information call 410-742- 4988, ext. 120, or visit www.wardmuseum.org. For more information contact: Ward Museum 410-742-4988 ext. 120 or visit www.wardmuseum.org

  • Thursday, August 14
    • DQ® Miracle Treat Day: Blizzard® Treat sales to benefit local kids in need. Chips Ahoy!® and Oreo® will be among the Blizzard® Treats served at participating DQ® and DQ Grill & Chill® locations nationwide on Miracle Treat Day to benefit local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. During the ninth annual Miracle Treat Day on Thursday, August 14th, one dollar or more from every Blizzard Treat sold at participating locations will be donated to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds for 170 children's hospitals across the United States and Canada. For more information, visit MiracleTreatDay.com.

    • Wicomico Farm & Home Show: Time: Thurs- 4-9 Fri.12 -9, Sat. 9 -6 Location: Winter Place Park Description: The 78th Annual Wicomico County Fair lots of homemade and home grown entries, good food, vendors, antique tractor pull, animal shows and displays, and free entertainment Proceeds Benefit: Wicomico Farm and Home Show For more information contact: Bob Driscoll-410-430-7132 or visit www.wicomicofarmandhomeshow.com

  • Friday, August 22
    • Wilmington University - Kent/Sussex Alumni Meeting: Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Location: Dominion Brewing Company (Fordham) Description: The Central DE Chamber along with the Kent/Sussex Alumni Chapter of WilmU will be hosting this event. For more information contact: Stacey Stickel - Wilmington University Alumni Relations (302) 295-1174

  • Sunday, September 7

  • Saturday, September 13
    • AlS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter: Location: The Boardwalk at \"The Bandstand\", Rehoboth, DE Description: The Walk to Defeat ALS® brings together thousands of people in our area to help The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter cover all the bases in the fight against Lou Gehrig’s Disease through research, advocacy and patient care services. The ALS Association leads the fight to treat and cure ALS and to make sure that people with ALS can live fuller lives through compassionate care and support. Learn more at www.alsphiladelphia.org or sign up for a walk at www.gpcwalktodefeatals.org For more information contact: Chapter Contact is Ashley Hendrix; ashley@alsphiladelphia.org. or visit www.alsphiladelphia.org

    • Bingomania: The Eastern Shore’s largest bingo cash prize event, returns to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Saturday, September 13. Doors open at 5 p.m. for early bird games and regular games begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission to Bingomania includes all regular and special games, including the Jumbo Jackpot Game. Regular game payouts are $500 while special games will pay out $1000. The Jumbo Jackpot Game pays a maximum of $10,000 depending upon attendance. You can increase your chances of winning and help a local food bank at the same time by bringing three non-perishable food items to the game. Those that do will receive three additional cards for the first early bird game. Tickets are $45 per person in advance and $55 per person at the door, additional fees may apply. All proceeds benefit the Mardela Middle and High School Bands. For more information contact the Mardela Band-Aides at 410-677-5170.

    • The 2014 Historic Georgetown Art Crawl : will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 10:00 am -4:00 pm in downtown Georgetown. This is a rain or shine juried art event, and will feature artists & artisans, and area art leagues & art guilds from throughout our region. If you are interested in participating in this exciting arts program, you will find the 2014 Georgetown Art Crawl application with this year’s Rules & Regulations at https://www.georgetowncoc.com/event/community-events/historic-georgetown-art-crawl. The deadline for application to this event is August 1, 2014. Georgetown’s inaugural Art Crawl was a great success last year, with over 40 participating artists, and many more can be accommodated and are expected this year. A small fee will be charged for individual 10x10 artists’ vendor space, but arts organizations distributing general information can set-up free. The Historic Georgetown Art Crawl will be held in conjunction with the Annual Farmer & Foodie Festival on The Circle, which celebrates our local farmers and their farm fresh foods. Proceeds from the Georgetown Art Crawl will benefit local arts programming and arts education. Please contact the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce at 302-856-1544 or email info@georgetowncoc.com with any questions you might have.

  • Thursday, September 18
    • Meals on Wheels Delaware: Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Camp Rehoboth Description: Join us this September for our 3rd Annual Battle at the Beach: Chef Cook-off, held at Camp Rehoboth in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres by the competing restaurants while watching the chefs go head-to-head in the ultimate cooking battle! Cash bar available for guests 21 years and older. Proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels Delaware. Don’t miss out on a chance to enjoy delectable food made by many top chefs! FEATURING: Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats • Po’ Boys Creole & Fresh Catch • The Ivy For more information contact: Regina Dodds 302-656-3257 or visit mealsonwheelsde.org/battle-at-the-beach-chef-cook-off/

  • Saturday, September 20
    • 2nd Annual Cruise for Meals on Wheels/Suicide Bridge: MAC Inc., Area Agency on Aging, will host its second cruise fundraiser to benefit Meals on Wheels on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 4:00-7:00 p.m.This year’s cruise will depart from Suicide Bridge, Hurlock, MD. Tickets are $80/per person or two for $140 and include dinner and cruise. For tickets or more information call 410-742-0505, extension 112, or e-mail rsvp@macinc.org

    • Millsboro Chamber of Commerce: Time: 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Location: Millsboro Little League Field Description: 2nd Annual Millsboro Country Festival. All Day Live Country Music, Food, Games, Rock Climb, MountAire Chicken Pickin\'. Corn Hole Tournament to benefit St Jude\'s. Register at www.millsborochamber.com Proceeds Benefit: St Jude Children\'s Research Hospital & Local Organizations For more information contact: Amy Simmons or visit www.millsborochamber.com

  • Sunday, September 21
    • OC Cruizers Car Show: OC Cruizers will be on display in Ocean City all summer long on Somerset St near the boards!! Bring the cameras and check out the hot rodsand classics and enjoy live entertainment. For a list of times and dates visit our website at catcountryradio.com. July 13 - September 21, 2014 Somerset Street near Boardwalk Phone: 410-289-7739 Location: Oceanside Boardwalk (Inlet - 27th) Type: Free Fun

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