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Seven fun things to do this month in Wicomico

Seven fun things to do this month in Wicomico

The October calendar is full of events here in Wicomico County. There are several fun Halloween events to enjoy, along with other ways to celebrate the fall season.Good Beer FestivalThe Good Beer Festival is this weekend, Friday-Saturday, Oct. 8-9, at Pemberton Park. Enjoy craft beer, along with new ...

October 5, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Join Wicomico County for our third photo walk — this time at sunrise

Join Wicomico County for our third photo walk — this time at sunrise

Wicomico County Tourism is hosting its third photo walk event this month — and this one has a twist. We're inviting you to experience the sunrise in the village of Whitehaven. The upcoming photo walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, from 6:45-8:45 a.m. The sunrise is at 7:20, which will ...

October 1, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
See why the Chesapeake Country All-American Road is a destination

See why the Chesapeake Country All-American Road is a destination

The recently-designated Chesapeake Country All-American Road doesn't just include destinations along the way -- it is a destination. That's what Mark Falzone, president of Scenic America, said as he discussed the All-American Road designation for a 419-mile stretch from Chesapeake City to Crisfield ...

August 24, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Five things not to miss at the Wicomico County Fair

Five things not to miss at the Wicomico County Fair

The Wicomico County Fair is coming up next weekend, Friday-Sunday, Aug. 20-22, at WinterPlace Park in Salisbury, and there is such a wide variety of eventson the schedule. Here are five things not to miss during the weekend-long, free and family-friendly event put on by the Wicomico Farm & Home ...

August 12, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Six fun things to do in Wicomico County in July

Six fun things to do in Wicomico County in July

There are a few Independence Day celebrations and some other fun happenings going on this month in Wicomico County. Mark your calendars for these events. Wicomico County Tourism 2021 Photo Contest Our annual photo contest is open for entries. Submit up to 10 photos taken in Wicomico County ...

July 2, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Five fun things to do in Wicomico County in June

Five fun things to do in Wicomico County in June

Summer is almost officially here, and there are a lot of fun things planned in Wicomico County this June. Here are a few events to get on your schedule.Salisbury Pride Month EventsCelebrate Pride in Salisbury with numerous events during the month of June, including a public art project, happy hour, ...

June 2, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Here's how to celebrate National Road Trip Day in Wicomico

Here's how to celebrate National Road Trip Day in Wicomico

It's National Road Trip Day! Whether you're heading out for a trip this weekend or planning future travel, here is some inspiration for your next WicomicoCounty getaway. Plan a family trip with ideas from a Washington Post article. Wicomico County and attractions including the Ward Museum of Wildfowl ...

May 28, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Guest Blog: Nanticoke River Wildlife Management Area is a prime Wicomico birding spot

Guest Blog: Nanticoke River Wildlife Management Area is a prime Wicomico birding spot

We will feature guest bloggers from time to time. Today's post is by Mike Walsh, president of the Tri-County Bird Club. Here, he writes about his favorite place to bird in Wicomico County.My favorite birding spot in Wicomico County is the NanticokeRiver Wildlife Management Area. Located just two miles ...

May 21, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Visit Poplar Hill Mansion's new pollinator garden

Visit Poplar Hill Mansion's new pollinator garden

On World Bee Day, the ribbon was officially cut for Poplar Hill Mansion's new pollinatorgarden."Pollinators are important because we rely on pollinators for our existence," said David Scheid, professor of practice at Salisbury University. He worksin the environmental studies department, and his environmental ...

May 20, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Five free things to do in Wicomico County

Five free things to do in Wicomico County

Wicomico County is home to a wide variety of attractions spanning from animals to the arts, but many of them have at least one thing in common: They'refree to visit. Check out these no-cost activities. Explore a ParkWicomico County has more than 50 parks and outdoor facilities, none of which have ...

March 1, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Here are a few ideas for celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year

Here are a few ideas for celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year

We are only a few days away from Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and local organizations are offering virtual events to honor King. You can also honor hismemory by participating in a service activity in your community. Tri-County MLK Coalition Inc.'s Birthday Celebration & Commemoration EventCelebrate ...

January 14, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Visit the 'tiny but beautiful' village of Whitehaven

Visit the 'tiny but beautiful' village of Whitehaven

The Whitehaven Schoolhouse hasn't been open for daily classes since the mid-1930s, but it's still a place where visitors can go to learn. Step inside and see historic items such as documents and photos, an organ, desks and a bell. There is also information to read about the history of thearea.Another ...

November 24, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Plan a Wicomico excursion during MATPRA's Mid-Atlantic Road Trip Week

Plan a Wicomico excursion during MATPRA's Mid-Atlantic Road Trip Week

This week, the Mid-Atlantic Tourism Public Relations Alliance, of which we're a member,is celebrating the first Mid-Atlantic Road Trip Week. We weren't able to gather with fellow destination marketing organizations and travel writerslike we normally do each September, so we're connecting with writers ...

October 19, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Discover history during a walking tour at Parsons Cemetery

Discover history during a walking tour at Parsons Cemetery

With more than 13,000 graves, Parsons Cemetery is so large that you might not know where to start. Thankfully for visitors, the cemetery has several self-guidedwalking tours to choose from. After visiting for an award presentation in August,I decided to return to the Salisbury cemetery for a walking ...

September 14, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Parsons Cemetery honored with Best of Maryland award

Parsons Cemetery honored with Best of Maryland award

Visitors to Parsons Cemetery can learn a lot about the area's history — far beyond the names on the graves. That's thanks to the work of the ParsonsCemetery Advisory Committee, which was honored this week with a Best of Maryland Community Choice Award from Preservation Maryland. Carol Smith, ...

August 27, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
The Salisbury Zoo is back open. Here's what you need to know for your next visit.

The Salisbury Zoo is back open. Here's what you need to know for your next visit.

Want to visit the new bear cub at the Salisbury Zoo, see your favorite animals or spend time with the family outside? The attraction is back open for visitors. I visited on a Friday a couple weeks ago, and it was fun to see the bear cub for the first time. Sinchi, the cub, seemed playful, taking ...

August 20, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
What it was like to participate in the inaugural Pemberton 24

What it was like to participate in the inaugural Pemberton 24

In September of 2019, Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism and Algonquin Ultras Inc. introduced the Pemberton 24, the area’s first 24-hour festival of 5Ks. This year's event is set for Sept. 25-26, and registration opens Friday, July 3, at 7 p.m. There will be new precautions in place because ...

July 1, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Five things to do this summer in Wicomico County

Five things to do this summer in Wicomico County

Saturday marked the first day of summer. This summer is a little different because of COVID-19 restrictions, but that doesn't mean it won't be a fun one.Here are a few ideas for enjoying the season. 1. Go out for ice cream. Summer and ice cream are the perfect pairing. Cool down with treats ...

June 22, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Nine ways to enjoy the outdoors in Wicomico County

Nine ways to enjoy the outdoors in Wicomico County

June is National Great Outdoors Month. Get outside in Wicomico County and have fun with some of these activities -- which can all be enjoyed while keepinga social distance from others. 1. Make Some S’Mores Get the family together and reserve a campsite at three different locations across Wicomico ...

June 9, 2020 by Josephine Noonan
     
For International Museum Day, experience Wicomico's museums virtually

For International Museum Day, experience Wicomico's museums virtually

Today is International Museum Day, and while museums in Wicomico County are closed because of the coronavirus, you can still experience some aspects oflocal museums virtually.The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art is offering gallery tour videos; Drop in Art,Jr. videos with crafts; photos; and articles on ...

May 18, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Enjoy Wicomico wine with dinner and a virtual tasting

Enjoy Wicomico wine with dinner and a virtual tasting

This week is Wine & Dine Maryland Week. Pick out a favorite bottle of local wine and enjoy it in the comfort of your home with some carryout. Wine & Dine Maryland is an initiative of the Maryland Wineries Association and the Restaurant Association of Maryland, and it is taking place now ...

May 14, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Take a look inside the Perdue Family Farmhouse

Take a look inside the Perdue Family Farmhouse

The home in the Perdue Farms branding is a real place – and it's located right here in WicomicoCounty.It hasn't always been a place that people can visit. But this year, during which Perdue is celebrating 100 years,visitors can take tours of the Perdue Family Farmhouse for free on Thursdays from 1-4 ...

February 12, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Ten things you must do in Wicomico County this year

Ten things you must do in Wicomico County this year

Whether you're interested in visiting Wicomico County for the first time, you've driven through on the way to Ocean City or you've lived here for years,there's probably something you don't know about our area. Our new Wicomico County Tourism blog will share the stories of our area. Get an inside lookat ...

January 22, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     

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