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    October 2019 Things to Do in Salisbury, Ocean City, & Elsewhere on Delmarva

    October 2019 Things to Do in Salisbury, Ocean City, & Elsewhere on Delmarva


    Beer and Wine Festivals, Concerts, the Seagull Century Bike Ride, and

    Halloween Events Brighten October’s Autumn Days.

    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 the foot of High Street in Cambridge, Maryland. Tickets: Adults, $35; children 6 -12, $10; under 6, free. For details and to reserve space, visit www.skipjack-nathan.org.
    October’s Events at the The Wicomico Youth and Civic Center:

    Fri., Oct. 4, Micro Wrestling (midget wrestlers). 8 p.m. http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org/events-listings/micro-wrestling. / Sat., Oct. 5, Nephew Tommy (the king of prank calls) and Friends, Live on Stage. 8 p.m. http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org/events-listings/nephew-tommy-friends-second-annual-comedy-extravaganza. / Thurs., Oct. 17, Casting Crowns—Only Jesus Tour. 7 p.m. http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org/events-listings/casting-crowns-only-jesus-tour. / Fri., Oct. 18, Eaglemania (Eagles Tribute Band) and Journeyman. 7 p.m. http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org/events-listings/eaglemania-journeyman.

    / Fri. thru Sun., Oct. 25 – 27, Quota Club Christmas Gift and Craft Show. Times: Fri., 4 – 8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org/events-listings/quota-club-christmas-gift-craft-show.

    Oct. 3 – 6 (Thurs. – Sun.) / The Wall that Heals (3/4-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Wall in Washington) at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 29265 Marshy Hope Way, Ocean View, Del. Open 24 hours each day. Free. http://www.delmarvalife.com/event/the-wall-that-heals-vietnam-memorial-traveling-wall/
    Oct. 4 thru Nov. 2 (Weekends plus Halloween) / Nightmares Haunted House, corner of Route 13 and Route 9 in Laurel, Del. Walk thru the screaming halls of Nightmares, where the Scream Team will bring all your nightmares and fears to life. Laurel Pop Warner will be selling all your favorite foods. Open 7 – 11 p.m. Tickets: $15. Bring a non-perishable canned food item and save $3. The event supports several non-profits. More info: 302-242-TERROR. http://www.delmarvalife.com/event/nightmares-haunted-house-2/
    Oct. 5 (Sat.) / Seagull Century Bicycle Ride beginning and ending at Salisbury University. Routes are 63 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: $100. Info. and registration form: https://seagullcentury.org.
    Oct. 5 (Sat.) / Wings & Wheels, Delaware Coastal Airport, Georgetown. Enjoy a day of planes, classic cars, WW II re-enactors, food, vendors, and 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. 10 (Thurs.) / The Doo Wop Project (concert) at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center, 4001 Coastal Highway. Enjoy do-wop music from this six-man group. 8 p.m. Tickets: $35 and $45.


    Oct. 11 – 12 (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 and a beer garden. 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 4th at 6 p.m. Go here: https://wicomicociviccenter.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=1148957EventCode=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. 12, 19, & 26 (Sat.) / Halloween Events at the Salisbury Zoo. The zoo will host a non-scary Halloween Spooktacular for special-needs families on Oct. 12 from 3:30 – 5:30. The event will provide Halloween-themed games, Education Ambassador animals, and trick-or-treating around the zoo. Tickets: $8 per child with one free adult ticket per child admission. $2 per additional adult. For info. on this event and the zoo’s Halloween Happening events (Oct. 19 and 26) visit https://salisburyzoo.org/events/events-calendar/
    Oct. 13 (Sun.) / Salisbury Kidney Walk at Winter Place Park, Salisbury. Three-mile walk (or optional shorter path), refreshments from Panera Bread and Starbucks, music by Green Room Karaoke, face-painting and games in the Kidney Kids Corner. Benefits the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland. http://www.delmarvalife.com/event/12th-annual-salisbury-kidney-walk/
    Oct. 19 – 20 (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. (both days). Tickets: Early-bird tasting, $25; early-bird non-tasting, $5. (Early bird tickets will be sold through Fri., October 11th, 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. 19 – 20 and 26 -27 (Saturdays & Sundays) / Halloween-themed Events in Ocean City. “O.C.-toberfest” activities include a pet parade, a “Drive in Disguise” auto parade (disguise your car in Halloween get-up), a beach maze, a Halloween Spook-Out party, and a pumpkin-car race (build your own). All events are free, and some offer prizes. For times and details, visit https://specialeventpro.com/oc-toberfest.
    Oct. 20 (Sun.) / Sinatra’s “That’s Life” Concert at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center, 4001 Coastal Highway. Starring Tony Sands impersonating Frank. 3 p.m. Tickets: $35 and $45. https://ocmdperformingartscenter.com/upcoming-events/sinatra-thatslife-2019.
    Oct. 21 (Mon.) / Paris! The Show at Salisbury University’s Holloway Hall Auditorium. This concert features popular French songs from the post-WW II era. Scenic design transports the audience from Montmartre to the stages of the great Parisian cabarets. 7 p.m. Admission is free, but tickets are required and are limited to two tickets per requesting adult. Pick up tickets at the information counter in the Guerrieri University Center. https://webapps.salisbury.edu/calendars/Program/event_view.asp?EID=580440&ID=2&cTYPE=1&month=10&year=2019&cate=
    Oct. 31 (Thurs. ) / 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. Registration at the corner of West Main and Division Streets. Free. http://www.salisburyjc.com/chapter-projects/treat-street.

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