April 22, 2017
4TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY FIELD DAY
Children's activities, demonstrations, food and more.
April 27-30, 2017
DELMARVA BIRDING WEEKEND
Migration of shorebirds, waterfowl & nesting birds. Guided & self-guided tours. Advanced registration recommended. The Delmarva region possesses an extensive variety of environments including barrier islands, coastal bays, tidal wetlands, cypress swamps, upland fields and primeval forests. More bird sightings have been recorded here than in any other region of the state. The weekend combines boat trips, canoe treks and expeditions by foot. While you participate in the activities, you will be helping birds by promoting bird and habitat conservation.
Opportunities to view wildlife, both migratory and indigenous, abound in Somerset. Don't forget your binoculars and/or camera.
May 13, 2017
SOMERSET STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
Sat 9 am-4 pm. Live music, food, strawberries, Junior Miss, Little Miss & Mr. pageants, parade, arts and crafts vendors, local strawberry history, children's activities. Somerset Fire Departments Tug-o'-war. Rain Date May 21.
May 14-19, 2017
BEST OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY (A ROAD SCHOLAR PROGRAM)
Sunday – Friday. J. Millard Tawes Historical Museum/Crisfield. Discover the colorful Chesapeake Bay and its isolated islands while learning about its cultural heritage, fascinating history and coastal maritime traditions. Learn firsthand about the bay’s active seafood industry, visit seafood processing sites, and experience daily life in the small working waterfront fishing town of Crisfield. Savor local meals in a variety of restaurants featuring a variety of seafood, including crab and fish. Classes are held at the museum overlooking one of Chesapeake’s largest public marinas.
May 27, 2017
2nd ANNUAL SMITH ISLAND ART FESTIVAL
11 am – 4 pm. Smith Island Cultural Center highlights resident Island Artists and Craft-persons, as well as the work of local mainland creators. Enjoy live music, boat building and waterman’s demonstrations, Native American history, and food – including authentic Smith Island Cake. If you would like to be a participating Artist or Vendor, please visit the website for registration.
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