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FURNACE TOWN — The 25thChesapeake Celtic Festival will be October 4 &5 at Furnace Town Living Heritage Village. Tucked away in the ancient and vast Pocomoke Forest, Furnace Town is sealed away from time beneath the great trees. Like the legendary Brigadoon, the Living Heritage Village emerges from the mist as an old Gaelic settlement when the Chesapeake Celtic Festival … Read more
PRINCESS ANNE — The Caves Valley Golf Club Foundation in Owings Mills, Md. has establishing a new $100,000 scholarship to support an undergraduate in the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s PGA Golf Management program. UMES is one of 18 universities with a PGA-approved Golf Management program, and the nation’s lone historically black institution awarding a bachelor’s degree in that discipline. … Read more
SALISBURY — The Salisbury Zoo has acquired two White-fronted marmosets, a female from Brandywine Zoo and a male from the El Paso Zoo. The female was born on 6/15/07 and the male was born 3/18/11. Both primates were captive born. These two are on loan from the Brazilian government. White-fronted marmosets are endangered and are a managed by the Species … Read more
SALISBURY — One of Shakespeare’s masterworks comes to Salisbury University as the Bobbi Biron Theatre Program presents King LearThursday-Sunday, October 9-12 and 16-19. Directed by Dr. T. Paul Pfeiffer, chair of the Theatre and Dance Department, curtain is 8 p.m., 2 p.m. Sundays. Based on the mythological Leir, King of Britain, the play tells the story of an aging monarch … Read more
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Judiciary is asking young artists to help promote peacemaking in its annual Conflict Resolution Student Bookmark Art Contest. The contest, for Maryland students, grades K-8, helps celebrate Conflict Resolution Day, which is Thursday, Oct. 16. Young artists are invited to create bookmarks based on the theme of resolving or preventing conflict. Topics can include peer mediation, … Read more
SALISBURY — From reunions, to fun activities for parents and students, to a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate a new $19 million Sea Gull Stadium, Salisbury University’s 2014 Homecoming and Family Weekend is packed with excitement. Events begin Thursday, October 16, with the annual faculty emeriti and retired staff luncheon from noon-2 p.m. in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University … Read more
ST. MICHAELS — The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., presents “Archaeology on the Eastern Shore” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 18 with University of Maryland archaeologists Beth Pruitt and Ben Skolnik, site directors for the excavations at Wye House, one of the most important and well-documented plantations in Maryland. Seating is limited, with advanced registration needed. … Read more
When a crew of biologists from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources hauled a gill net out of the Marshyhope Creek in late August, they hauled in more than the catch of the day: It may have been the catch of their careers. One of the nets contained two “ripe” — ready to spawn — Atlantic sturgeon. One was a … Read more
The cucumbers have filled the vegetable drawer, you’ve run out of cabbage recipes and your family is refusing to eat one more BLT. Or maybe you just couldn’t resist that special deal on a bushel of tomatoes, potatoes or apples at the farmer’s market. So what is a gardener or shopper to do with all that produce? Since properly stored … Read more
SALISBURY — Four local nonprofits have joined together to offer a seminar on the important topic of advanced care planning. Entitled “Expressing Healthcare Wishes Before a Crisis,” the seminar will take place on Friday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. until noon at the MAC Center on Progress Circle in Salisbury. The nonprofit partners hosting the seminar are MAC Inc., Coastal … Read more
SALISBURY — ShoreCorps/PALS (Partnership for Adolescents on the Lower Shore), the AmeriCorps program at Salisbury University, recently celebrated the accomplishments of its members during its annual recognition ceremony. Fifteen members were honored for their year of service with local organizations and agencies in Wicomico, Dorchester and Caroline counties. They include: Andrei Barjoveanu of Morton Grove, IL; LaToya Bell of Delmar, … Read more
SALISBURY — The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s Mission of Mercy Fund received $10,000 from DentaQuest to support the operational needs of the Eastern Shore’s second Mission of Mercy dental clinic scheduled to be held April 17-18, 2015 at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center in Salisbury. “Mission of Mercy” (MOM) projects are conducted across the country to bring … Read more