January 17, 2020 is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury! This month's event is hosted indoors only - so that means no artists and crafters outside on the street - but there is still tons to do and see in Downtown Salisbury! So bundle up, grab your friends, and head out for a night on the town.

Art lovers, be sure to stop by Salisbury Art Space for the opening reception of Small Treasures: Book Art and Small Works from 5:00 – 7:30pm. This show is made up entirely of locally submitted 2D and 3D works no bigger than 14 inches, asking that viewers zoom in to behold the beauty that comes in small packages.

 

The ancient expression of book art will also be explored during Small Treasures: Book Art and Small Works, from traditional to contemporary – come see examples of when the book is the art object complete with a special exhibit by local book artist and professor Sally Molenda. Salisbury Art Space is located on the lower level of the Salisbury University Gallery Building.

Shoppers can check out Angello’s Scoops and Unique Gifts for fun gift ideas, and exciting ice cream flavors! Simply Salisbury, SU’s Salisbury-themed gift shop is open until 7 p.m. with comfy sweats, and graphic hoodies for everyone in the family. Barefoot Baby Boutique is always a fun stop too, with fun gift ideas for the little ones in your life.

 

Oyster lovers should check out the all new Mogan’s Oyster House for oyster specials, and high-end dining options, right on Division Street across from First Shore Federal.

 

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore is celebrating National Mentoring Month with a push for new mentors – with a goal of 50 new mentors by February! Didn’t set a New Years Resolution? Or have you always thought about mentoring? Now is the time to start off the new decade with a new journey as a mentor to children facing adversity in our community. Reach out to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore to find out how you can apply today.

 

The downtown bars and restaurants are ready with live music for 3rd Friday! Roadie Joe’s Bar and Grill will have amazing food specials, plus live music by Bri Bryant from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m and The Bills from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Brew River will have live music by Dalton Elliott from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and karaoke late night. Mojo’s and Market Street always have great specials on the menu, and DJs for the late-night crowd.

 

3rd Friday is a downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District and The City of Salisbury. For More Information: 3rdFridaySby.com

 

 

December 20, 2019 is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury! This month's event is hosted indoors only - so that means no artists and crafters outside on the street - but there is still tons to do and see inside! So don your ugliest sweater for a night of shopping, gallery shows, and more.

 

Salisbury Art Space is hosting its annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Bazaar at Salisbury Art Space now through December 21st. Don't miss the opportunity to find unique gifts, holiday wreaths and decorations created by talented local artists and artisans at affordable prices. You’ll be able to find jewelry, knits, ceramics, collectibles, fine art, sculpture and more, all from local artists. Plus, the Salisbury Art Space Gift Shop is always stocked with treasures perfect for the gift giving season. Salisbury Art Space is located on the lower level of the Salisbury University Building.

 

The shops are ready to dazzle 3rd Friday goers with great sales right in time for the holidays! Barefoot Baby Boutique is having a Holiday Pajama Party – come dressed in your holiday pajamas on 3rd Friday and receive fifty percent off a new pair of Christmas jammies – Mom, Dad, and the kids – the more the merrier. Angello’s Scoops and Unique Gifts is always a great place for great gift ideas, and now shoppers can leave with sweet treats too! Simply Salisbury has deals on Salisbury branded merchandise, and Season’s Best Antiques is a go -to for one of a kind treasures from times past.

The Downtown Salisbury Visitor Center will again host a Gingerbread House Decorating event where kids can decorate their very own Gingerbread House at no charge. The annual holiday tradition fills up fast, so be sure to pre-register here, only the first fifty kids to sign up online can be accommodated. Everyone always has a great time decorating their very own pre-fabricated gingerbread house with all sorts of treats and goodies.

 

The downtown bars and restaurants are ready with live music for 3rd Friday! Roadie Joe’s Bar and Grill will live music by Smooth and Remy from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. plus a Tito’s Vodka Ugly Sweater Party with rock band The Queens Bishop from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Brew River will have one of Delmarva’s favorite party band’s On the Edge from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.. Market Street Inn will have live music by Wes Davis from 7:00-10:00 p.m. with DJ Outlaw late night.

 

3rd Friday is a downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District and The City of Salisbury. For More Information: 3rdFridaySby.com

 

 

November 15, 2019 is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury. This month’s theme is Holiday Lights, complete with the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. It is also the last 3rd Friday held outdoors until Spring, so it’s time to stock up on locally made arts and crafts from 3rd Friday’s outdoor vendors for the gift-giving season.

 

The 2019 Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in front of the City of Salisbury Parking Garage located at the intersection of Circle Avenue and Division Street, on the newly constructed food truck parking pad right across from First Shore Federal and the Wicomico Public Library.

 

The ceremony includes performances from choirs, theater groups and dance troupes including the Ocean Bay Chorus, Salisbury University’s Squawkappella, the Theater Academy of Delmarva, Pinehurst Elementary Choir, Feet of Fire Dance Academy, and AMP School of Rock.

 

Santa arrives in time to light the tree at 6:30 p.m. After the tree is lit, everyone is invited to follow Santa over to First Shore Federal’s Winter Wonderland Lobby for cookies, candy and photo ops with Santa and Mrs. Claus! In anticipation of the Hanukkah and Kwanzaa seasons, a menorah and a kinara will be displayed with the tree, fully lit, until Hanukkah and Kwanzaa begin on December 22nd and December 26th respectively, when the daily lightings begin.

 

On the Plaza, artists and crafters will line the street with local handmade items for sale. It’s the last outdoor 3rd Friday of the season, so it’s the perfect time to stock up on locally made treasures for the holiday gift giving season. The Bay Brass Ensemble will perform holiday tunes on the plaza, and the Salisbury Jaycees will be serving festive libations. Main Street Kids, Downtown Salisbury most recently announced new business, will have a table set up on the Plaza with information and holiday crafts for kids.

 

For shoppers, St. Peters Episcopal Church will hold their annual Fall Bazaar in Parish Hall Friday 5 – 8 p.m. and Saturday 8 – 1 p.m., so stop by for lots of gift ideas, pies, baked goods, gift baskets, attic treasures, holiday decor and fun for activities for the kids, plus, oyster sandwiches, homemade chicken salad, chili, hot dogs, and breakfast sandwiches – all indoors and out of the cold!

 

Check out Barefoot Baby Boutique’s Prelude to Christmas event, to discover wooden & retro toys, bamboo Christmas Pajamas up to size 6 and festive holiday dresses, with 10% off your entire purchase, and free candy canes! Download the UValues app for coupons to Simply Salisbury, with Salisbury themed gift ideas for every member of the family. Angello’s Scoops will offer free holiday face painting and will debut a new peppermint sundae.

 

In the Downtown Salisbury University Building, stop by Salisbury University’s Pop-Up Center for Entrepreneurship where SU business plan makers will be showcasing their businesses and products, like Joost Waffle, Hayas Dress, Clutch, and Cupcakes by Frosted, located across from Salisbury University Art Galleries – Downtown Campus. Downstairs, Salisbury Art Space will again show the 2019 Biannual Members Exhibition, showcasing the artwork of SAS members, and homemade items in the gift shop.

 

The downtown bars and restaurants are ready with live music for 3rd Friday. Roadie Joe’s Bar and Grill will have live music for happy hour with Smooth and Remy from 6– 9 p.m. Market Street Inn will have acoustic duo The Gifted from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and DJ Danny P late night. Mojo’s will have DJ Rusty Griswald spinning all your favorites, and Brew River is having a Hip Hop Party late night with DJ Tavonne & Str8 Up. The Downtown Trolley will begin its free service at 5:45 at SU Academic Commons to bring students to Downtown Salisbury for 3rd Friday.

 

3rd Friday is a downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District and The City of Salisbury. For More Information: 3rdFridaySby.com