January 2017 Events Across Delmarva
Musical theater, monster trucks, a rodeo, and Martin L. King events make January special.
At the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center:
500 Glen Ave., Salisbury. 410-548-4911.
Jan. 5 (Thurs.) / Mama Mia, the Broadway musical, featuring the songs of Abba. 7: 30 p.m. Tickets: $52 – $62. http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org/events-listings/mamma-mia.
Jan. 7 (Sun.) / Community Yard Sale, 7 a.m. – noon. Admission: $2 at the door. Sellers may rent a table ($15) or a booth ($40) by contacting the Civic Center. Deadline to rent space is Jan. 6 at 5 p.m. View sellers’ details here: http://www.wicomicorecandparks.org/_assets/pdf/recreation/resources/yard-sale-sellers-policy.pdf. Note: A completed Business Affidavit or Trader’s License is required to sell at this event unless you are solely selling personal items. Violators will be prohibited from selling at this event and will potentially receive a FINE from the Maryland State Comptroller’s Office. A Business Affidavit is available by calling 410-713-3660.
Jan. 8 (Sun.) / Delmarva Bridal Showcase. Meet with vendors offering everything from diamonds to dresses, tuxedos to honeymoon trips. The showcase features fashion shows, door prizes, and more. Tickets: $8 if purchased by noon on Jan. 7; $10 at the door. Register to attend at www.delmarvabride.com.
Jan. 14 (Sat.) / The British Invasion Experience Dinner Theater. Relive the Beatles’ musical journey from The Ed Sullivan Show to Abbey Road. Also experience hit songs from The Dave Clark Five, The Hollies, The Yard Birds, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Cream, and Pink Floyd. Dinner at 5:30 p.m.; show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets: $40. http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org/events-listings/british-invasion-dinner-theatre#sthash.Zfn7FiiJ.dpuf.
Jan. 16 (Mon.) / Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration (two events). 1. Youth Activity and free breakfast, 9 a.m. – noon. Youth speakers, praise dancers, and choirs. (Youth are asked to donate canned goods.) For info, contact Rosemary Hudson at 410-742-8524 or Wanda Downes at 410-742-2749. 2. Banquet and Birthday Celebration, 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 each or reserve a table for 10 for $350. Purchase tickets from Lamech Lodge #30, 305 E. Isabella Street, Salisbury, or contact Jesse T. Ballard at 410-546-4206. See more at http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org/events-listings/martin-luther-king-jr-celebration#sthash.2tNV86KM.dpuf.
Jan. 20 & 21 (Fri. & Sat.) / Lone Star Rodeo “Bulls, Broncs & Barrels” Tour.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Prior to the competition, boys and girls ages 10 and under are invited to the arena floor to take part in the Best Dressed Cowboy/Cowgirl Contest and Kids’ Gold Rush. Rodeo events begin at 7:30 p.m. and includes bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, cowgirls’ barrel racing, and brahma bull riding. Rodeo clown Mike Wentworth will also appear.
Jan. 27 & 28 (Fri. & Sat.) / “No Limits” Monster Truck Tour featuring Big Foot, Equalizer, Red Solo Cup, Illuminator, Temporarily Insane, and Tow Mater; plus a 30-ft.-tall robotic car-eating dinosaur. Fri. at 7:30 p.m.; Sat. at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 – $25. The event is very loud. Bring hearing protection. http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org/events-listings/monster-trucks-winter-nationals.
Elsewhere on Delmarva:
Jan. 13 (Fri.) / Second-Friday Art Stroll, Main St., Berlin. Stroll through downtown Berlin and meet featured artists on the street and in almost every store. http://www.berlinmainstreet.com/events/2nd-friday-art-stroll-2017-01-13/
Jan. 14 (Sat.) / “Dancing in the Stacks” Winter Waltz at the Wicomico County Library, 122 S. Division St., Salisbury. Free beginner’s waltz dance lesson; no previous dance experience necessary 7 p.m. Participants must register (with a partner) ahead of time either online, in person, or over the phone. Please contact the Adult Services Desk at (410) 749-3612 ext. 127 for further information. Register online here: http://bit.ly/2gEjBoZ.
Jan. 14 & 15 (Sat. & Sun.) / Nautical and Wildlife Art Festival and Craft Show, Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway. Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. http://ocshows.com/exhibitor-list-nautical-wildlife-art-festival-and-craft-show/
Jan. 14, 21, & 28 (Saturdays) / Eagle Watch at Pocomoke River State Park. Join a naturalist and explore the world of the bald eagle and the bald cypress as you cruise by boat on the Pocomoke River. Depart at 1 p.m. Board at Milburn Landing, Snow Hill. Phone for pricing and reservations. 410-632-2566. http://www.snowhillmd.com/liveHere/eventsCalendar.cfm.
Jan. 20, 21, 27, & 28 / The Community Players of Salisbury present Something’s Afoot, a musical murder mystery spoofing Agatha Christie’s “who-done-its.” At Wor-Wic’s Guerrieri Auditorium. Showtimes: Fri., Jan. 20 at 8 p.m.; Sat., Jan. 21, at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.; Fri., Jan. 27, at 8 p.m.; Sat., Jan 28, at 2 p.m. Tickets: adults, $15; students & seniors, $13; children $9. 410-546-0099. http://www.communityplayersofsalisbury.org/index.htm#
Jan. 27 – Feb. 12 / Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite at The Clear Space Theater, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach, Del. Times vary. Tickets: adults, $32; seniors (60+), $27; students and children, $15. Phone 302-227-2270, or visit http://www.clearspacetheatre.org/featured-shows/item/neil-simon-s-plaza-suite.html.
Jan. 28 (Sat.) / Evo Brew Jam at Evolution Craft Brewing Co., 201 E. Vine St., Salisbury. Live music with Band of Fools, plus all-you-can-eat buffet with a build-your-own grilled- cheese sandwich station. French-bread pizzas, assorted veggies w/ hummus, Public House hash, jalapeño poppers, & brownies. Unlimited EVO beer tastings! Noon – 4 p.m. Tickets are available in advance for $24.99 (or $30 at the door). Adults only; must be over 21 to attend.