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Hot Happenins' on the Eastern Shore Jan 31-Feb 6 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Fran Severn   
Saturday, 29 January 2011 19:16


Feb. 1

“Those Who Wore the Shoe” A ‘staged documentary’ which uses music, dance, and archival photography to explore slavery and its impact. 7:30 p.m. Guerrieri Center, Salisbury University.


Feb. 2

Hyperion Ensemble, Holloway Hall, Salisbury University. Founded in 1996, this Salzburg-based string sextet quickly became one of the most talked about chamber music ensembles in Europe. 7p.m. Free


Feb. 3-26

Members Show, Dorchester Center for the Arts, 321 High St., Cambridge. Mon-Thur 10-5, Fri-Sat 10-4. Closed Sunday. www.dorchesterarts.org


Feb. 4-6

Superbowl Food Blitz, Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Toll collectors will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items over the weekend. All food collected on the Eastern Shore side goes to food banks in the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Whatever is collected on the Virginia Beach side stays there.


Feb. 4

1st Friday, Chestertown, Easton

Galleries, shops open late. Special events. Artist receptions. 5-8 p.m.


Feb. 5-6

Polar Bear Plunge Festival, Rehoboth Beach, DE. A weekend of winter fun, culminating in the annual Polar Bear Plunge on Sunday afternoon. Saturday includes a Polar Bear Cakeoff with contestants from TLC’s Greatest Baker competition, each trying to make the ultimate “Polar Bear” cake. There’s an ice sculpture demo, a 5K run/walk, and a chili competition at area restaurants. Lots of kids activities throughout town all day. The plunge is Sunday at 1 p.m., followed by an Apres Plunge party at the convention center ($5 admission) with chili, pizza, and hot drinks. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics. Details at www.plungede.org


Feb. 5-26

“The Heritage Collection” Somerset Arts Center, 26430 Burton Ave., Crisfield. Exhibit focuses on the African-American community in Crisfield and surrounding areas, particularly within the seafood industry. Artist reception with Azinith Williams on Feb. 5 from 2-4 p.m. 410-968-2787


Feb. 5

Local Appreciation Day, Delmarva Discovery Center, Pocomoke City. 50% off admission to the center’s 2011 Kick Off and Reef Tank Celebration.


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