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Visit these Wicomico places during Black History Month

Visit these Wicomico places during Black History Month

During Black History Month this February, take time to learn about and celebrate Black history at these places in Wicomico County. 

Charles H. Chipman Cultural Center

See Delmarva's oldest African American church, which is located in Salisbury at the corner of Route 13 and Broad Street. The...

January 26, 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 his memory by participating in a service activity in your community. 

Tri-County...

January 14, 2021 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Ten things to do in Wicomico County in 2021

Ten things to do in Wicomico County in 2021

Happy New Year! I think we're all ready to say goodbye to 2020. Looking for ways to liven up your 2021? We came up with some ideas for things to do here in Wicomico County. 

At the beginning of 2020, we published a post called Ten...

December 30, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Ever wanted to learn to carve a decoy? We Tried It.

Ever wanted to learn to carve a decoy? We Tried It.

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art is home to the world's largest public collection of decoys. But what actually goes into making a piece of wood look like a bird or duck? 

We decided...

December 10, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Jimmy the Elf is coming to town! Find him and win prizes

Jimmy the Elf is coming to town! Find him and win prizes

Wicomico County has a visitor from the North Pole. While he’s here, he’ll be on patrol.

Keep an eye out for that red elf hat. You just may earn a prize for that.

Christmas is three weeks away, and our visiting Elf on the Shelf, Jimmy,...

December 3, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Get these fun in-person and virtual holiday events on your calendar

Get these fun in-person and virtual holiday events on your calendar

This holiday season is certainly different, but there are still fun activities happening in Wicomico County, both in-person and virtual. We've found some events to add to the calendar that will get you in the holiday spirit. Because of the changing situation surrounding COVID-19, we would recommend...

November 30, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Where to find holiday gifts in Wicomico County

Where to find holiday gifts in Wicomico County

With Christmas just a month away and Hanukkah coming up in 15 days, it's time to start thinking about holiday shopping if you haven't already. We asked Facebook and Instagram followers where they like to shop for gifts and got some input — plus, we found some...

November 25, 2020 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 the ...

November 24, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
See Pemberton Park from a new perspective in Photo Walk photos

See Pemberton Park from a new perspective in Photo Walk photos

Photo Credit (above): Shelby Doyle, @shelsheldphotography on Instagram

Our recent Wicomico County Photo Walk was a fun opportunity to bring a small group of photographers together at Pemberton Historical Park in Salisbury.

Once the event itself was over, it was also interesting to see the park from a...

October 29, 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 writers like we normally do each September, so we're...

October 19, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     


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