Upcoming Events in the Crisfield Arts & Entertainment District
The Hideaway Farm Fresh Produce & Jams
9:00am – 1:00pm
The Hideaway is a small farm using organic methods for growing veggies. We also operate a greenhouse with bedding plants, perennials & veggie plants
Water/Ways Photo Contest
Photo submissions date – June 1 - August 30
Please submit to the Somerset County Library in Crisfield or Princess Anne between June 1 and August 30.
Exhibit Opening Reception and People’s Choice Selection – Friday September 20 5-7
Exhibit continues to October 4
July 27 4 - 7pm - City Dock
Wheels on the Waterfront (WOW) and 4th Saturdays combine for a celebration of classic cars! Hawaiian shirt contest at 6 pm.
The Bay Gift Vault is hosting artist Rob Horsey and poet Marcus Colasurdo during the 4th Saturday Bay Stroll. Beverages and snacks will be available.
Marcus will be reading from several of his books including the soon to be published "Soulphone". Expect magic. He will also sign books.
Rob Horsey is a local artist whose paintings of the eastern shore will amaze you!
Points of Juxtaposition Art Show
The show will be open during the WOW Luau from 4 to 7 pm.
Join the Somerset County Arts Council at their new gallery, 1101 W Main Street for the Points of Juxtaposition show with artists Ernie Satchell, Mike Morris, Carl Williams, Kenneth Jones, Alexander Gamble, and Tony Burton
Doors open at 7 with the play starting at 8.
Free to the public, sponsored by the Crisfield Arts & Entertainment District Project. Donations welcomed. Wine, beer, water & soda for sale.
“The Waterman’s Daughter” focuses on the life of an unconventional and original woman named Lilyan Stratton Corbin, an author, actress, and philanthropist who grew up in Crisfield, MD, during the Chesapeake Bay Oyster boom in the late 1800s. The Corbin Studio & Gallery is the former Corbin Library and is home to Lilyan Stratton Corbin's remains.
Viewing party for Crisfield's Small Town Series on WBOC
Aug 19, 5 to 6 pm, 4 E Main Street
Crisfield will be featured on WBOCs Small Town Series on Aug 19 at 5 pm
Community viewing party begins at 4:30 at the former Corbin library, 4 E Main Street. Everyone is welcome to bring snacks and non-alcoholic drinks.
Edna Lockwood, Last Historic Sailing Bugeye, at Crisfield City Dock
Edna Lockwood, the last historic sailing bugeye in the world, will be visiting the Crisfield City Dock at 1201 W Main Street for the August 24 Crisfield 4th Saturday Bay Stroll, as part of a National Park Service-funded heritage tour around the Chesapeake Bay. The August 24th 4th Saturday Bay Stroll is part of the Water/Ways Smithsonian traveling exhibit programing for the J. Millard Tawes Museum. The bugeye will remain at the dock through Thursday, August 29th although visitor will only be able to board her during the August 24th 4th Saturday from 4 pm until 7 pm. During this time, CBMM staff members will offer free deck tours, giving guests a chance to explore the bugeye while she’s docked. More information on the Edna
4th Saturday Bay Stroll - Water/Ways
Artists & vendors, save your space! Register for free
From above, Earth appears as a water planet with more than 71 percent of its surface covered with this vital resource for life. Water impacts climate, agriculture, transportation, industry and more. It inspires art and music. The newest traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program, “Water/Ways,” examines water as an environmental necessity and an important cultural element. This 4th Saturday and student art exhibit is associated with Water/Ways, coming to the Tawes Museum on Dec 7, 2019.
Crisfield's National Hard Crab Derby is an annual Labor Day weekend event. The unique crab themed festival features crab races, crab cooking and picking contests, carnival rides, arts and crafts, vendors, live entertainment, beauty pageants, a parade, fireworks and more.
Sponsored by the Crisfield Chamber of Commerce.
The original boat docking contest! Often imitated, never duplicated.
Sept 10 - 5 pm - Corbin Studio & Gallery 4 E Main St
Be a part of something great! All are welcome!
"Rise Up" Above Addiction
Sept 12, 5 - 7 pm Somers Cove Marina
This community faith-based event will bring together citizens from Somerset County and our neighboring counties as well with experts in the field of substance abuse but will also offer singing, praise dancing, food, family, games, and prizes. The guest speaker will be Pastor Ryan Brittingham from Live Alive Church. He will speak on addiction while sharing his testimony.
Measure for Measure
Sept. 13 - Somers Cove Marina - FREE
7:30 - 9:30 pm. Brown Box Theatre Project’s 9th Annual Free Outdoor Shakespeare Tour, Measure for Measure will be performed under the stars in idyllic outdoor venues All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
Measure for Measure It is performed outdoors and seating is on the lawn. For your comfort, feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair. For more information, including weather updates and rain locations, please visit the
Brown Box website.
A Taste of Smith Island
For the cost of $55, guests receive transportation from Crisfield to Smith Island and back via the Chelsea Lane Tyler, and a menu consisting of Smith Island favorites, including the cake of course! The boat departs Crisfield at 3 pm. Proceeds benefit the Smith Island Cultural Center. To purchase tickets, call 410-425-3351. Sponsored by The Crisfield & Smith Island Cultural Alliance
Sept. 28 - 11 am - 4 pm
Join us for a waterfront festival celebrating the heritage, cuisine and fishing culture of the Chesapeake. Highlights include food & beverage tents, demonstrations, contests and entertainment.
4th Saturday Bay Stroll
The Crisfield branch of the Somerset County Library, located at 100 Collins Street, hosts so many events that celebrate creativity that we can't list them all here!
Click here for a list!