Yes, its been a challenging summer but we still have sunshine and summer breezes to enjoy while we explore the outdoors, enjoy local carryouts or outdoor dining, take in a local art festival or browse a charming boutique. Get a change in perspective in just a short drive through our bayside, river and beach towns. Follow us on Facebook for weekly updates of happenings on Delmarva.
Arts Alive! In Downtown Dover
Friday, August 7, 4-7 p.m. on Loockerman/State and adjacent streets (101 W. Loockerman)
Featuring musician buskers playing outside shops, featuring sidewalk sales until 7 p.m.
Artists Paint OC: A Plein Air Event
August 12 @ 7:30 am – August 16 @ 4:00 pm
Location: Artists will paint around the OC area. Wet Paint Sale: Tennis Courts Near the Art League of Ocean City
Artists will paint the picturesque spots of the Ocean City area Wednesday through Saturday, August 12-16. Then gather at the Arts Center on Saturday to hang your best work and offer it for sale from 5-8 p.m. at a free reception open to the public. The entries juried in will continue on display at the Arts Center through August 29. www.artleagueofoceancity.org
2nd Fridays in Berlin
August 14th, 5pm-8pm
Every 2nd Friday in Berlin features, live music, sidewalk sales, shops open late, wine tasting, featured artists and lots of outdoor dining.
Berlin Summer Sidewalk Sale
Friday August 14th 10am-8pm, Saturday August 15th 10am-5pm, Sunday August 16th 9am-4pm
The Annual Berlin Summer Sidewalk Sale gives you a chance to stay outside and stroll & shop at your own pace! Enjoy Live music on Pitts Street.
Artists Paint OC: Quick Draw Competition
August 16 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, South Division Street Downtown Ocean City
Gather at S. Division St. in downtown Ocean City and paint against the clock from beach to bay and inlet to N. Division St. Then head to the OC Center for the Arts on 94th St for judging and off the easel sale. www.artleagueofoceancity.org
Chamber Music By the Sea
August 18-22, Virtual
This year’s virtual festival includes three ticketed evening concerts plus a free Saturday morning family mini-concert suitable for children of all ages, all streamed online. Under the sponsorship of the Worcester County Education Foundation, with ongoing grant support from the Worcester County Arts Council, Chamber Music by the Sea proudly supports year-round arts initiatives in Worcester County public schools through its festival ticket sales.
August 22nd from 12-8 and August 23rd from 9-3, Northside Park, 125th Street
Discover a variety of artisans, from around the country as well as local artists with work on display and for sale. A variety of music from up and coming artists will keep you entertained while you enjoy a selection of food, beer and wine. The Art League of Ocean City will provide registration for on-site pay-to-play master workshops to further explore your talents and walk away with true art created by you! https://oceancitymd.gov/oc/departments/special-events/artx/
Crisfield 4th Saturday Bay Stroll
August 22nd, 4 to 7 pm near the City Dock.
Artists, and vendors will line the sidewalks with unique shopping and Eastern Shore items. Restaurants and shops will be open with specials, listed at crisfieldarts.org/4th-saturdays. More listings are happening daily so please check back often! The Somerset County West main Street Gallery will be open with a special exhibit featuring Smith Island artists.
August 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Art League of OC Facebook Page
Free! A special online edition of our monthly Originals Only: a place for music and more! www.artleagueofoceancity.org