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    October 2018 Events in Salisbury, Ocean City, and Elsewhere on Delmarva

    October 2018 Events in Salisbury, Ocean City, and Elsewhere on Delmarva

     

    Pleasant Fall Weather Brings Beer and Wine Festivals, the Seagull Century Bike Ride,

    and Halloween Happenings.

    Various dates in October / Halloween-themed Events in Ocean City. “OC-toberfest” activities include a pet parade, a “Drive in Disguise” auto parade (disguise your car in Halloween get-up), a beach maze, the OC Screams haunted house, and more. For dates and details, visit https://specialeventpro.com/oc-toberfest.
    Saturdays in October / Sail on a Skipjack. Take a two-hour cruise on the Choptank River aboard the Nathan of Dorchester. The boat departs at 1 p.m. from Long Wharf Dock, near the corner of High and Water Streets in Cambridge, Maryland. Tickets: Adults, $35; children

    6 -12, $10; under 6: free. For details and to reserve by credit card, visit www.skipjack-nathan.org.

    Oct. 4 (Thurs.) / Rockapella at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center, 4001 Coastal Highway. 8 p.m. A lively selection of pop, soul, and jam in a capella style. Tickets: $61- $88. http://www.ocmdperformingartscenter.com.
    Oct. 6 (Sat.) / Seagull Century Bicycle Ride beginning and ending at Salisbury University. Routes are 65 and 100 miles long. Information table located in the Maggs Center main lobby Friday, 3 – 8 p.m., and Saturday, 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Begin riding on Sat. between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. (First heat departs from 7:00 – 7:45; second heat: 7:50 – 8:45) Finish by 6 p.m. Registration: $90. Info. and registration form: http://seagullcentury.org/faqs.
    Oct. 6 (Sat.) / Wings & Wheels, Delaware Coastal Airport, Georgetown. Enjoy a day of planes, classic cars, WWII re-enactors, great food, craft vendors, and much more. Admission is free. Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Airplane rides available. (Make plane-ride reservations at http://www.wings-wheels.com/airplane-rides/) Auto parking will be at Sussex Academy, $5 per vehicle, with extra parking at the Sterling Square Shopping Center. People movers and buses will run from 9 a.m. on a constant loop to the airport and back. http://www.wings-wheels.com/
    Oct. 6 (Sat.) / Chesapeake Celtic Festival at Furnace Town, 3816 Old Furnace Road, Snow Hill, Md. Family fun: Celtic dancing, Celtic bands, bagpipes & drums, storytelling, artisans, historic ales & speciality beer, whiskey-tasting, and more. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tickets: Adults, $15; children ages 4 – 18, $5; children 3 and younger, free. http://www.furnacetown.org/events/
    Oct. 12 – 13 (Fri. & Sat.) / Good Beer Festival at Pemberton Historical Park, 5561 Plantation Lane, Salisbury. Select from more than 100 brands of craft beer, and enjoy live music from six bands; a beer garden; and The Pub, an entertainment area. Hours: Fri., 5 – 10 p.m; Sat., 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. Tickets: Early-bird tasting, $25; early-bird non-tasting, $5. (Early bird tickets will be sold on the Civic Center website through October 5th at 6 p.m. Go here: https://wicomicociviccenter.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=1090109.) Gate tickets: Tasting, $35; non-tasting, $10. For more information about the event, visit https://www.goodbeerfestival.com/good-beer-festival/index.htm.
    Oct. 13 & 20 (Sat.) / Halloween Happening at the Salisbury Zoo. Trick-or-treat throughout the zoo, and enjoy a hay-bale maze, Halloween games, and a costume contest. Geared for children ten and under, but all ages are welcome. Times: 1 – 4 p.m. Tickets: Children, $8; adults, $2. https://salisburyzoo.org/events/
    Oct. 18 (Thurs.) / Garden Brothers’ Circus at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, Salisbury.. A fast-paced 90-minute show in a theatrical European three-ring setting, featuring the human pyramid, elephants, aerial artists, motorcycles in the Sphere of Fear, horse riders, acrobats, contortionists, clowns, and jugglers. Show times: 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets: adults, $25 – $35 with limited discounts available; children, $10 – $20. (Free children’s tickets will be distributed through elementary schools, preschools, daycare centers, churches, and sponsoring area businesses.) Special $12.50 adult ticket price for first 100 adults who purchase through website: https://www.gardenbroscircus.com.
    Oct. 19 (Fri.) / MercyMe and the Imagine Nation Tour at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, Salisbury. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $24.50 and $36.50. http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org/events-listings/mercyme.
    Oct. 20 (Sat.) / Salisbury Symphony Orchestra presents The Life and Times of Beethoven,  A Family Concert in the Holloway Hall Auditorium, Salisbury University. 7 p.m. Tickets: Adults, $11.50; students, $5.00; children 12 and under, free. https://www.salisbury.edu/administration/salisbury-symphony-orchestra/
    Oct. 20 & 21 (Sat. & Sun. ) / Autumn Wine Festival at Pemberton Historical Park, 5561 Plantation Lane, Salisbury. Enjoy Maryland wines, delicious food, and live music. Sponsored by the Maryland Wineries Association. 11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tickets: Early-bird tasting, $25; early-bird non-tasting, $5. (Early bird tickets will be sold through October 12th at 6 p.m.) Gate tickets: Tasting, $35; non-tasting, $10. For tickets and more information about the event, visit https://www.autumnwinefestival.org/autumnwinefestival/index.
    Oct. 31 (Wed. ) / Treat Street Halloween Event on the downtown plaza, Salisbury. Safe trick-or-treating for children 11 years old and younger. Children should wear costumes, and parents may wear non-scary, family-friendly costumes. 6 – 9 p.m. Free. http://www.salisburyjc.com/chapter-projects/treat-street.

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