May Events Offer Music, Art, Science, and More
A Broadway star, Disney fairy tales, and a night of star-gazing highlight May’s events on Delmarva.
|May 9 (Sat.) / Salisbury Symphony Orchestra: “Songs from Stage and Screen” with Jennifer Hope Wills. Broadway star and Delmarva native Wills performs with the orchestra at 7:30 p.m. in Holloway Hall at Salisbury University. Tickets $25; $20 for seniors; $5 for children and non-S.U. students. 410-543-6385. SalisburySymphonyOrchestra.org.|
|May 9 (Sat.) / Dewey Beach Art Festival and Lion’s Club Community Day. Live music plus paintings, photographs, handmade jewelry, wood, glass works, ceramics, quilts, and more for sale by some 50 artists. Dagsworthy Ave., bayside. Food and refreshments compliments of Dewey Beach restaurants. Admission and parking are free. (302) 228-3701. DeweyBusinessPartnership.com.|
|May 10 (Sun.) / Disney Live! Presents Three Classic Fairy Tales. Enjoy the timeless tales of Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, Salisbury. 2 and 5 p.m. Tickets start at $20. 410-548-4911. wicomicociviccenter.org.|
|May 11 (Mon.) / Stardust Ball Room Dance Party in the Great Hall at Holloway Hall, Salisbury University. Dress in your best evening attire and enjoy an elegant and memorable night. Beginners can learn the basic steps for the waltz, tango, foxtrot, and cha cha at the beginning of the party. 410-543-6210.|
|May 15 (Fri.) / Salisbury’s Third-Friday Celebration on the Plaza. Vendors, food, and live music; plus special dining deals at downtown restaurants. This month’s theme is “Spinning Wheels.” 5 – 8 p.m. 3rdfridaysby.com|
|May 16 (Sat.) / Yard Sale to Benefit Veterans’ Programs. Sale items plus food, drinks, and baked goods. At American Legion Post 64, across from the armory on Route 50. 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. To reserve a table ($10), phone 443-783-0142.|
|May 22 (Fri.) / Battle of the Bayside Bands at the Wicomico County Youth and Civic Center, Salisbury. 7 – 10 p.m. Eight local bands will compete for prize money. 410-548-4900. wicomicociviccenter.org.|
|May 23 (Sat.) / “Run to Remember Memorial Day” 5k Run/Walk. 7 – 10 a.m. Begins in front of the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, Salisbury. The event honors fallen veterans with proceeds benefiting the Wicomico County War Memorial Maintenance Fund. $25 registration fee (in advance); $30 on day of run/walk. Register in person at the Civic Center Box Office or online at wicomicorecandparks.org. 410-548-4900.|
|May 28 (Thurs.) / Eastern Electric performs at Headquarters Live. All ages welcome for this free ribbon-cutting party, welcoming Headquarter Live to the business community. Sponsored by the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce. Free. Doors open at 5 p.m.; show begins at 5:30. 115 S. Division St., Salisbury. 443-358-5329. HeadquartersLive.com.|
|May 29 (Fri.) / Astronomy Night at the Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, VA. Come view Saturn and the night sky through a telescope provided by the Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation. Experts will be on hand to share their knowledge. The evening will also feature astronomy presentations, movies, and children’s activities. 7 – 9 p.m. Free. (757) 824-1344.nasa.gov/content/wallops-visitor-center/public-programs.