Between the frigid temperatures and this week’s heavy snowfall, we would safely wager that you will be ready to get out of the house this weekend for a little fun. Fortunately, Delmarva is full of fun weekend events, with a little something for everyone to partake in. Whether you are in the mood for a wine tasting at Liquid Assets in Ocean City, or feeling up to a 5k run for a terrific cause at Lighthouse Sound in Bishopville, we’re confidant we can help you find something fun to do this weekend:
Better Living Expo
Friday, February 20 – Sunday, February 22
The Optimist of Salisbury presents their biggest fundraiser of the year, the Better Living Expo! Held at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center all weekend long, the support from the event allows the Optimist Club to keep giving back to the local community all year long. The show includes contractors presenting all of the latest trends in Home and Garden, along with an entire section dedicated to arts and crafts. There’s also plenty of fun for the kids, with clowns, jugglers, and animals from the Salisbury Zoo.
3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury
Friday, February 20
It’s the 3rd Friday of the month, which means its time to head to Downtown Salisbury to enjoy food, local art, live music, shopping deals and more! Year-round Downtown Salisbury transforms itself on the 3rd Friday of every month and February is no exception. In addition, the Art Institute & Gallery will be opening a brand new exhibit for the 15th Annual Blooming Artist Youth Showcase!
Grand Wine Tasting at Liquid Assets
Saturday, February 21, noon-3pm
The only thing better than a grand wine testing, is a FREE grand wine tasting! Liquid Assets invites you to attend their annual event, which will include a wide selection of wine and craft beer. This is definitely one you don’t want to miss!
Show Your Heart for the Arts
Saturday, February 21, 6pm
Show your support for the arts this weekend by joining the local art community at the Art Institute & Gallery in Downtown Salisbury. A terrific fundraising event, local art work will be on display and auctioned from 6-8pm.
Reptile Festival at the Delmarva Discovery Center
Saturday, February 21, noon-4pm
The Delmarva Discovery Center & Museum is hosting a Reptile Festival on February 21, with live animal presentations at 1pm and 3pm, brought to you by Reptile Wonders’ Nature Center on the Go, as well as a live animal presentation at 2:15 by the Salisbury Zoo. What’s more, the event is free!
OC Fiber Fest
This is the second year for the Ocean City Fiber Fest, which will be held at the Grand Hotel in Ocean City. Admission is $3 a day or $5 for the weekend. Vendors will gather to educate and promote the natural fiber industry, including wool, fabric, wood, reed and more. There will also be classes and workshops, including easy knitted headbands and fingerless gloves, spiral knit hats, and soap felting, to name a few.
5th Annual Snow Hill Oyster Roast
Sunday, February 22, 1pm-5pm
The Snow Hill Area Chamber of Commerce presents their annual oyster roast, an all-you-can-eat event featuring oyster stew, oysters casino, oysters Rockefeller, Malibu oysters, fried oysters and roasted oysters. Tickets are available at www.snowhillchamber.com and are $40.
Harlem Globetrotters at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center
Tuesday, February 24, 7pm
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will return to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center this month, bringing the family-fun event to residents and visitors of the Eastern Shore. Tickets are on sale now at the box office or a wicomicociviccenter.org.