This weekend marks the last weekend in July. It’s a weekend filled with many great, fun-filled, and often free, family activities. Socially Speaking, if you’re looking for something out-of-the-ordinary to take part in this weekend, look no further – ShoreBread’s got you covered.
Jimmy Buffet Cover Band
From 7 – 9 pm on Friday, July 27th, a Jimmy Buffet Tribute band will be playing at the Freeman State at Bayside in Selbyville, DE. The performance will feature a variety of summertime hits from the Beach Boys and Van Morrison. Classic reggae and original rock music will be played, too. Tickets are just $10 and are available for purchase at the state entrance. Children may attend for free. Call the Freeman Stage at Bayside for more information: 302-436-3015.
Ghost Crab Saunter
At 8:30 pm on Friday, July 27th, meet at the South Inlet pay area at the Delaware Seashore State Park just north of Rehoboth Beach to participate in a Ghost Crab Saunter. Walk along the beach in search of the elusive ghost crab. Bring a flashlight to spot the creatures as they scurry from side-to-side in search of their evening meals. Cost to participate in this event is $2 per person. To register, call the State Park at 302-227-6991.
Aquarium Feeding at the Life-Saving Station
The Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum is presenting a fun, children-oriented program this weekend. On Friday afternoon, kids can learn about sharks. On Saturday, at 10 am, children and adults are invited to learn about local sea life and the museum’s resident critters enjoy their morning meal. The aquarium feeding program is free and held outside the museum (located at the Ocean City inlet on the boardwalk). This event is weather permitting. Call the museum, 410-289-4991, for more information.
Ocean City’s annual Greek Festival takes place this weekend at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on 40th Street, bayside. The day-long event begins at noon on Saturday and continues until 11 pm. Traditional Greek food will be available. Vendors and live entertainment are centered on Greek Heritage. Admission is $2 from noon to 5 pm, $3 after 5 pm. Children under the age of 14 are free when accompanied by an adult.
Movies on the Beach
Families in Ocean City on Saturday can sit back, relax, and watch a movie on the beach. Free movies, projected on a big-screen, take place oceanside on 27th Street in OC during the summer months. On Friday, July 27th, the movie Tangled will be screened. Beach movies are weather-permitting and will be cancelled if bad weather occurs.
Sundaes in the Park
Have a sundae this Sunday in Ocean City. Bring the family, a chair, or blanket and enjoy an after dinner treat. Free local and regional musical groups will perform. From 7 – 9 pm, guests can create their own ice cream sundae for a small fee. Free family concerts are offered every Sunday evening in July and August. Sundaes in the Park take place in Northside Park, 127th Street, bayside in Ocean City.
Beach Lights Spectacular
OC Beach Lights presents a Beach Lights Spectacular on Sunday, July 29th. The free laser lights show will be displayed on a giant five-story beach ball and is choreographed to music. Three shows will take place: 9:30, 10, and 10:30 pm. The show will be lighting up the beach at North Division Street in Ocean City three times every Sunday night through Labor Day Weekend.