Things To Do: Shorebirds to host Halloween event

Salisbury Independent
Posted 10/5/21

On Saturday, Oct. 23, the Delmarva Shorebirds will be hosting a special Halloween Movie Night featuring the film Hocus Pocus along with Trick or Treating prior to the film at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium …

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Things To Do: Shorebirds to host Halloween event


On Saturday, Oct. 23, the Delmarva Shorebirds will be hosting a special Halloween Movie Night featuring the film Hocus Pocus along with Trick or Treating prior to the film at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium presented by T-Mobile.

Gates will open for Trick or Treating at 5 p.m. on the second-level concourse, with the movie “Hocus Pocus” being shown on the Shorebirds high definition videoboard beginning at approximately 6:30 p.m. 

Admission to the Shorebirds Movie Night is $5 per person, which includes entry for Movie Night and Trick or Treating along with one free small popcorn and a canned Pepsi product or bottled water.

To purchase tickets for Shorebirds Movie Night, please visit Children 3 and under get in free.

Tex-Mex dishes featured in MAC’s Lunch Around the World Series

Tex-Mex food is on the menu for MAC's next Lunch Around the World series.

Orders are due by noon on Friday, Oct. 15; orders can be picked up between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at MAC on Wednesday, Oct. 20. 

The meal will include:

  • Tacos, one each: chicken (seasoned chicken with vinaigrette slaw, fresh Pico de Gallo, diced avocado, fresh cilantro, and lime) and one blackened shrimp (blacken shrimp atop vinaigrette slaw w/mango salsa and home-made aioli drizzle). 
  • Mexican rice with black beans. 
  • Zucchini and Roasted Corn Medley. 
  • Churros with dipping sauce. 

The cost is $12 per meal.

To order online, visit In-person orders also are being taken at MAC’s front desk. No phone orders please. Proceeds will benefit MAC’s Meals on Wheels.

The lunch series is a great way to showcase the considerable culinary talents of the MAC Nutrition Program kitchen staff. 

Princess Anne Fair set this Saturday

 More than 20 vendors are scheduled for the Princess Anne Craft Fair & Market, slated for Saturday.

A variety of handcrafted, homemade, and homegrown items, and art will be available. Music will be provided by Carley Twigg. The Washington Inn and Tavern will feature lunch and drink specials, too. The event is free to the public and will be held outdoors, in the Main Street District, adjacent to The Washington Inn and Tavern. 

Main Street Princess Anne board member Dee Savarese and Lara Nagle, co-owner of Headwind Cycle, which is located in the Main Street District, are working with the nonprofit organization to host the series of craft markets at The Washington Inn and Tavern, another business in the historic downtown district.

The craft fairs will be held the second Saturday of every month, through the end of the year. 

Interested in being a vendor? To register, please contact Lara Nagle at, 443-497-2560.

 Sinatra musical with Tony Sands at Revival

 You’ll never get a chance to see Frank Sinatra or even Frank Sinatra Jr. perform in concert ... but some people say that Tony Sands is the next-best thing.

This show is a must-see for any Sinatra fan starting from his early days with Tommy Dorsey in the bright lights of New York City, and brings us to his comeback at Madison Square Garden with the “Main Event.” Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind musical tribute to Frank Sinatra. It’s as if Frank walked off the screen and onto the Revival stage on Friday at 8 p.m.

Lifelong Sinatra fans have been fascinated when they hear Tony Sands start to croon. They think 'Old Blue Eyes' has come back to life. For more than 20 years, Tony Sands has been perfecting his act and wooing audiences all over the United States. 

Tickets available online at or call the box-office at 667-281-0101 for assistance. 

 SA golf event is Oct. 15 at Green Hill

The Salvation Army Lower Eastern Shore will host its annual “Fore The Kids” golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 15. The event raises money to support youth and family programs.

The tournament will be held at the Green Hill Country Club in Quantico, beginning at 8 a.m. with a shotgun scramble.

Following play, there will be lunch, awards and a silent auction.

The tournament is a vital component of The Salvation Army’s annual campaign to raise funds and create awareness of its programs.

“Events like this allow us to continue to financially support our initiatives while also generating excitement around opportunities to support our local youth programs,” Corps Officer Capt. Matthew Trantham said.

The Salvation Army Lower Eastern Shore provides age appropriate, evidenced based programming to more than 1,000 youngsters each year.

To learn more about the 2021 “Fore The Kids” golf tournament, volunteering or to make a donation to help with efforts, call at 410-749-7771 ext. 100.

Fruitland Chamber to host economic director

The Fruitland Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly membership meeting Wednesday, Oct. 20, at noon, at Adams Grill &Tap House.

The meeting is open to the public.

The featured speaker is Dave Ryan, Executive Director of Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development.

His topics include current and future economic trends in our county, the status of the airport extension and how the wind turbine installations along the East Coast is going to benefit the local economy.

The cost is $13 per person. As an option, the meeting will also be available via ZOOM.

Please visit the Chamber’s Facebook page to register your attendance.

 Wiffle Ball tournament scheduled at Field 7½

 The HPAC Classic Wiffle Ball tournament is back this fall at the Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex’s Field 7½.

This two-day event returns to give adults another chance to make their childhood dreams come true. Teams will compete to win custom medals, a trophy and an engraved brick to be placed on the walkway leading to Field 7½.

Games will be played Nov. 6-7 at Field 7 ½. Each team is guaranteed three games. Equipment will be provided.

The tournament is limited to 12 teams, each with a 4-10 player roster. Participants must be ages 16 and older. Registration is $75 per team and is open until Oct. 29 online at Contact Brian Workman at 410-548-4900, ext. 105, or email 

Feature Friday concerts planned Downtown

Salisbury University faculty and staff display their musical talents throughout the fall semester during Feature Friday concerts in Downtown Salisbury.

Performances this semester are:

  • This Friday, Oct. 8 – Red Letter Day, featuring Suzanna Mallow (Event Technical Services), Colleen Clark. (Music, Theatre and Dance), and alumni Andrea Jones and Becca Doughty.
  • Nov. 12 – Matt Michaud (Music, Theatre and Dance).
  • Dec. 10 – David Raizen (Information Technology) and Jerry Atkins.

All performances are free and held from 6 to 7 p.m. at The Brick Room, 116 North Division St. Attendees must be 21 years of age and over.

For more information call 410-543-6450 or visit the SU website at

 Virtual poetry reading to be held Nov. 4

 Wor-Wic Community College is inviting the public to a free virtual poetry reading with Dorothy Chan on Thursday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m., via Zoom.

Chan is the author of several books, including “BABE,” “Revenge of the Asian Woman,” “Attack of the Fifty-Foot Centerfold” and “Chinatown Sonnets.” She was a 2020 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship finalist, a 2020 finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Bisexual Poetry and a 2019 recipient of the Philip Freund Prize in Creative Writing from Cornell University.

Chan is an assistant professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, poetry editor of “Hobart” and co-founder and editor in chief of “Honey Literary,” a literary arts organization.

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