Ward World carving show coming to Ocean City

SALISBURY — Each year the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University, plays host to the Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival, bringing talented artists from across the globe to Ocean City, allowing them to showcase their carving talent.   The Ward name is a tribute to Crisfield’s down neck decoy carvers […]

Fifth annual Field Day comes to Somerset County park in Westover with free activities

WESTOVER — Saturday, April 21, the Somerset County recreational complex at 30290 Sam Barnes Road in Westover will be transformed into a fun-filled free community event celebrating wellness and earth Day when the fifth annual Somerset Community Field Day takes place 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.   Drawstring bags will be handed out while supplies […]

‘Storms, Wrecks and Party Boats’ topic of Historical Society’s annual dinner meeting

POCOMOKE CITY — The Worcester County Historical Society will hold its annual spring dinner meeting at the Pocomoke Community Center on Market Street, Friday, April 13. Those attending will learn about Worcester County’s past and be served a meal of chicken and dumplings with all the fixings prepared by the Ladies Auxiliary. Following the dinner […]

Local Kidney Walk ambassadors invite all to take part in 11th annual event

SALISBURY — The National Kidney Foundation’s 11th annual Salisbury Kidney Walk returns to Winter Place Park on Sunday, May 6 with Walk Ambassadors Meghan, Wes and Charlotte Rice of Mt. Vernon again cutting the ribbon at 10 a.m.   Charlotte was born in 2016 with no kidneys and has been on dialysis since she was […]

Tomato grafting workshop at UMES for anyone who grows tomatoes

PRINCESS ANNE – Tomato grafting is the focus of a March 10 workshop at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  The hands-on, informative class is limited to the first 20 registrants and will be held in the Agricultural Research Building on campus. Anyone who grows tomatoes that are not resistant to air- and soil-borne diseases […]

Hottest Pepper Varieties to Try this Year

Turn up the heat and add a bit of spice to your meals with hot peppers.  Add them to your garden, flower borders and containers for added beauty and easy picking. Your biggest challenge will be narrowing down your choices. Let All-America Selections (AAS), all-americaselections.org, winners help. This nonprofit organization tests new edible and ornamental […]

UMES golf coach, former NFL player, joins Eastern Shore Golf Hall of Fame

PRINCESS ANNE — Maryland Eastern Shore Athletics Hall of Famer and head men’s golf coach Marshall Cropper was inducted into the Eastern Shore Golf Hall of Fame during a ceremony Dec. 2 at Ocean City Golf Club in Berlin. An Eastern Shore native from New Church, Virginia, Cropper studied physical education, played baseball and football, […]

Somerset County Historical Society has Christmas tour, Teackle Mansion reception on Saturday, Dec. 2

PRINCESS ANNE — The Somerset County Historical Society celebrates Olde Princess Anne Days with two separate events this Saturday, Dec., 2: a Christmas House Tour and a Candlelight Reception at historic Teackle Mansion   The tour of several Princess Anne properties is 1 to 5 p.m. and visitors will receive special access to centuries-old public […]

Firearms deer season starts Nov. 25 and runs through Dec. 9

ANNAPOLIS — Firearm deer season in Maryland runs Saturday, Nov. 25 through Saturday, Dec. 9, the time hunters may use firearms to harvest sika and white-tailed deer this year.   New this year, certain air guns are legal for hunting sika and white-tailed deer during the firearms season. They are defined as any gun that […]

Junior Deer Hunting days this weekend in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources encourages experienced deer hunters to introduce youth to the time-honored cultural and sporting tradition this month during two Junior Deer Hunting Days.   The hunt will be held Nov. 11 on private and public land in all counties, and Nov. 12 on private land in all counties […]