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Good Times & Fun Events

Delmarva Christmas Parades, 2019!

Here is your handy-dandy guide to more than 30 of this year's Delmarva Christmas Parades. Just click on the parade title and you will head to a link with details. Did I miss a parade in your town? Let me know in the comments section below (please include a link to more info), and I will update the page as I can. Sat., Nov. 30 • The…
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Christmas Tree Lightings 2019!

Here are your Christmas Tree lightings & more for the 2019 holiday season! Click on the name of the event and you will go off to a website with detailed times, locations, etc. If you click on the images here, you can check our fun collection of Christmas cards tailored to life on the Chesapeake and Delaware bays. Why not send something a little different…
Quote of the DayWay Back Machine

Quote of the Day, Mid-1700s: “Foppery, Idleness & Dissipation are Striding Briskly On” in Chestertown, Md.

In his book Rivers of the Eastern Shore, the writer Hulbert Footner travels up this waterway and then that on, reporting on what he sees and discussing the history and culture of the towns he comes upon. Here is a little bit of what he had to say while sailing up the Chester River, on the Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland, about Chestertown in the…
DestinationsRoad Trips

The Lighthouse that Lived Three Different Lives and is Still Going Strong

Many folks think of the Choptank River Lighthouse in Cambridge, Md. as a newish thing, and, in a way, they’re right about that. The replica was constructed seven short years ago, but the stories that beacon is built on go clear back to before the Civil War—in fact, you might say that this seven-year-old lighthouse is celebrating its 161st birthday this year. In the photo…
Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS November 2019: Fun Times & Cool Events on the Delmarva Peninsula

The November 2019 MONTH OF FUNDAYS newsletter connects you with scores of fun events and cool happenings on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. We are talking tall ships, waterfowl extravaganzas, oyster festivals, artsy affairs, and much more. Click here to see the November 2019 edition. Here’s hoping it inspires you to get out & go! Thank you for reading!
Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS October 2019: Good times & fun affairs on the Delmarva Peninsula

The October 2019 edition of the MONTH OF FUNDAYS newsletter connects you with scores of fun events and cool happenings coming up on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. We are talking block parties, food festivals, outdoor concerts, cultural extravaganzas and much, much more. Click here to see the October 2019 Month of Fundays issue. Here’s hoping it inspires you to get out & go!…
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The Best Oyster Festivals of Fall 2019

Summer is gone, and that's too bad. On the other hand: WELCOME TO THE SEASON OF OYSTER FESTIVALS! Here are the October and November oyster events I've been able to round up so far. If I missed one in your town, please let me (and everyone else) know about it in the comments. • The 46th annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival is coming up on Sat.…