SOMERSET COUNTY CELEBRATES 350 YEARS
Watch this space for more information as the festivities are announced.
Read the press release.
May 8 - 13, 2016
BEST OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY (A ROAD SCHOLAR PROGRAM)
Sunday – Friday. J. Millard Tawes Historical Museum/Crisfield. Discover the colorful Chesapeake Bay and its isolated islands while learning about its cultural heritage, fascinating history and coastal maritime traditions. Learn firsthand about the bay’s active seafood industry, visit seafood processing sites, and experience daily life in the small working waterfront fishing town of Crisfield. Savor local meals in a variety of restaurants featuring a variety of seafood, including crab and fish. Classes are held at the museum overlooking one of Chesapeake’s largest public marinas.
May 13-14, 2016
SOMERSET STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
Fri pageants, Sat 9 am-4 pm. Live music, food, strawberries, Junior Miss, Little Miss & Mr. pageants, parade, arts and crafts vendors, local strawberry history, children's activities. Somerset Fire Departments Tug-o'-war. Rain Date May 21.
May 28, 2016
SOFT SHELL METRIC CENTURY
Show and go start 8-9 am. Crisfield American Legion, 116 Brick Kiln Road, Crisfield. Riders have the option of following the 62.1-mile (100-kilometer) route or the 23.1-mile route. Both routes pass through some of Crisfield’s most picturesque and historic areas. SAG service and rest stops available. All participants receive T-shirts and assigned numbers. Registration is $45 before May 18th & $60 after. Registration for children 12 and under is $25 before May 18th & $35 after. Day of registration is accepted, but pre-registration is encouraged.
May 29, 2016
24th ANNUAL SOFT SHELL SPRING FAIR
Noon-5 pm. Seafood/sides/beverage. Kids' activities, arts and crafts, demonstrations, Watermen's Hall of Fame, fresh crab cakes & soft crabs.
June 4, 2016
CITY DOCK SERENADE
5 pm. Join songwriters and performers Beth Wood and Wyatt Easterling, plus duo Naked Blue, for a free concert on the City Dock. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for an evening of stories, songs and a Chesapeake Bay sunset. In case of bad weather, the concert will move to the pavilion at Somers Cove Marina.
For our local community calendar of events, please click here.