It's Easter weekend and the weather is supposed to be beautiful. 65 degrees with sunshien – a perfect holiday weekend on the shore. There are egg hunts, bunny visits, and Easter functions galore; check individual local church, business, and organization websites for details. There are plenty of other neat things happening, too. Here are some fun Shorebread suggestions…
Berlin Coffee House 3rd Anniversary Celebration
The Berlin Coffee House will be celebrating 3 years of providing the best coffee and treats to the town of Berlin. Since April 2009, the coffee house has been an establishment that fosters creativity, encourages artistic abilities, and serves good-for-you food with delicious drinks. Free music, free food, and free fun activities make this event one perfect for the whole family. Ed Sparks will be performing live in the cozy coffee house. The event takes place Friday evening at 6 pm.
Pink Ribbon Pinups Fundraiser
The Pink Ribbon Pinups troupe will be holding a fundraiser at Burley Oak Brewery in Berlin on Friday night. For a $10 donation, participants will get $1 of all draft beers between 6 – 9 pm. Donations will support the Pink Ribbon Pinup team in Ocean City’s first-ever Komen Race for the Cure on Sunday, April 22nd as a collective donation to the Susan G. Komen Foundation/Race for the Cure. Giveaways, a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction, and music by Joey Harkum of Pasadena are scheduled. For more information, email email@example.com.
Ocean City April Craft & Easter Kids Fun Fair
The 14th Annual Ocean City April Craft and Easter Kids Fun Fair take place at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center. The show, sponsored by Taylor Bank and The Beachcomber newspaper, will run April 6 – 7th. Admission at the door includes both shows. The cost to enter the event is $4 per adult, $3 for seniors over 60, military members with and ID and students aged 4 – 18. Kids under 3 are free. For more information, visit the Ocean Promotions website.
Bunny Palooza Run/Walk
The Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation is hosting the 1st Annual Bunny Palooza 5K and 10K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 7th. The event starts at 7 am and ends around 11 am. The Bunny Palooza race begins at 8 am. The streets of Bethany Beach will be covered in pastel colors as runners and walkers parade at a fast pace.
Delaware Kite Festival
44th Annual Great Delaware Kite Festival takes place at Cape Henlopen State Park on Good Friday, April 6th. This popular event is free and open to all ages and all levels of kite-flying ability. It regionally attracts kit fliers and spectators who line up to see the Easter Bunny during the morning competitions. For those who have not made their own kites and want to participate, a local kite company will be on-site selling a variety of kites. The competitions begin at 10 am. Food vendors, face painters and community organizations will be set up around the field, also. The event begins at 9 am.
Berlin Spring Celebration
The 17th Annual Spring Celebration is a community and family-oriented event appropriate for all ages that takes place in Berlin, MD this Saturday. An Easter Bunny Pancake Breakfast kicks off the event at 8 am. Throughout the day, horse and carriage rides occur amidst the historic little town, and guided pony rides by Endeavor farms are available. Art, crafts, and culture will fill the town. Other educational activities, sponsored by the Worcester 4H Club and Berlin Parks and Recreation, will take place throughout the day. A bonnet competition and parade happens mid-day. Carnival rides will be set up in the municipal parking area across from Cupcakes in Bloom. This fun- filled event is appropriate for kids of all ages.