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Hot & Happenin' on the Eastern Shore Feb. 14-20 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Fran Severn   
Sunday, 13 February 2011 16:03


Feb. 13- 19

Celebration of The Music of New Orleans, From Louis to the Graveyard. The Mainstay, Rock Hall, MD.

Tickets $15 per event or $35 for all shows.

Feb. 13: The Music of Louis Armstrong, The University of Delaware Jazz Ensemble, 4 p.m.

Feb. 17: Oysters and Ned Sublette: Singer, songwriter, historian, and musicologist performs and reads from his memoir. (Also oysters). 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 19: Beltway Brass Band, a tribute to the classic New Orleans funeral band: the mournful trip to the graveyard & joyous return. 8 p.m.

www.mainstayrockhall.org. 410-639-9133


Feb. 14 –March 1

The Eastern Shore through the Eyes of the Photographer, Nabb Center Gallery, Salisbury, MD. Reprisal of the nationally recognized exhibition by photographer Orlando Wootten. Includes enhanced photos not previously seen. 410-543-6312


Feb. 18

3rd Friday, downtown Salisbury. Special events, arts, activities on Main Street in downtown Salisbury. 5-8 p.m.


Bounty of the Bay, Crisfield Elks Lodge, Crisfield, MD. Po’ Boy sub $7, Platter $8 includes slaw and potato salad.


Feb. 18-19, 25-26, 27, March 4-5

“Crowns” North Street Playhouse, Onancock, VA. Brimming with joyful news and ‘hattitude.’ Soulful, searching gospel music and stories of African-American women and their ‘crowns.’ Tickets $18, $10. All shows 8 p.m., Feb. 27 2:30. www.northstreetplayhouse.org.


Feb. 19

Cashore Marionettes, Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach, DE. Incredibly lifelike and superb craftsmanship of Joseph Cashore’s marionettes. Two shores filled with engaging pieces. Shows at 3 and 7 p.m. 302-227-7303. Tickets $30 adults, $10 kids, $25 seniors, $20 students. Tickets at www.clearspacetheatre.org. Info on the marionettes at www.cashoremarionettes.com


“Discover Love” Dine & Date, Mar-Va Theater, Pocomoke City, MD. Catered dinner, a rose for your love, coupons for concessions, and VIP seating for the showing of “Casablanca,” one of the greatest love stories ever on film. In cooperation with the Delmarva Discovery Center. 5 p.m., $85/couple. Reservations: 410-957-9933, Ext. 101.


Jasper String Quartet, Washington College, Chestertown, MD. Newly named quartet-in-residence at Oberlin Conservatory performs a concert of works by Beethoven and Brahms. Tickets $15 at the door. 8 p.m. Gibson Center for the Arts. www.washcoll.edu.


Death by Chocolate, Chincoteague, VA. Visit participating Main Street Merchants, fill out the question card, enjoy the chocolate at each stop. Finish at the Waterside Inn to find out who has the most correct answers and win prizes from merchants. 11-6. 757-336-3434.


“The Shoremen,” Bluegrass/Gospel concert. Safe Harbor Presbyterian Church, Stevensville, MD. 410-604-1700.


“Owl Prowl,” Pocomoke River State Park, Snow Hill, MD. Join a naturalist to seek and find the nocturnal birds. 5-7 p.m. $3 or $10 for family of 4. Reservations needed 410-632-2566, Ext. 115.



Feb. 19-20

Wine and Chocolate Trail, Various wineries on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Visit wineries across the Shore, enjoy chocolate/wine pairings, music, and special events. Bordeleau, Cassinelli, Costa Ventosa, Dove Valley, Layton’s Chance, St. Michael’s Winery, & Terrapin Station. Details at http://www.marylandwine.com/chesapeake/events/index.shtml


Feb. 19-20, 24-25, 26-27

Rock n Roll Revival, Wicomico High School, Salisbury, MD. Annual review of the music and dance of the 50s and 60s by over 200 kids from Bennett High. Evenings 7 pm., Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets $15. Available at PNC Bank Beaglin Park Dr. & Snow Hill Rd. 410-430-8634.


Feb. 20

All-You-Can-Eat Sunday breakfast, Millington Volunteer Fire Company, Millington, MD. Better than Bob Evans! Bacon, sausage, scrapple, eggs, pancakes, chipped beef & gravy, biscuits. Coffee, juice. 7-11 a.m, $8 adults, $6 kids. 410-928-3171.


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