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Month of Fundays! Your Good-Times Guide to April 2024 …

Fun on Delmarva in April 2024! The new issue of my Month of Fundays newsletter is chock full of 100-plus fun events--great concerts, cool parties, new exhibits, outdoors excursions, and more. Here is the link. Among the good times ahead: • The Eastern Shore of Virginia Garden Tour--and a bunch of other spring-flower affairs! • The Chicone Day celebration of Native American culture! • One…
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Coming Attractions: Find Who’s Playing at the Top Music Venues on Delmarva

Every month my Month of Fundays newsletter gives you some tantalizing highlights from the slate concerts in the coming months, but it doesn't list every show in every venue. If it did that, the newsletter would stretch on as long as War and Peace. For those readers who are interested in digging deeper into concert-going options near the town they live in or plan on…
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MONTH OF FUNDAYS! The March 2024 Newsletter

Fun Things to Do on Delmarva in March 2024--St. Patrick's Day, Easter, and lots more! The Month of Fundays newsletter is here, and it's chock full of options to help you put a little spring in your step! Here is the link. Among the good times ahead: • The Eagle Festival at Blackwater NWR! • St. Patrick's fun--parades, hooleys, shamrock hunt, and more! • Two…
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MONTH OF FUNDAYS! The February 2024 Newsletter

Fun Things to Do on Delmarva in February 2024! The Month of Fundays newsletter is here, and it's chock full of options to get out and go--yes, even in February! Here is the link. Among the good times ahead: • Muskrat madness! • Valentine's fun! • African American history galore! • A big ice festival in Easton! • Music, theater, and artsy fun! • A…
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Drama on Delmarva: Our Professional, Community, and College Theaters

I created a handy-dandy list of links to our theater troupes to make it super easy for you for figure out what's playing on stages in your area or during your visit to the Delmarva Peninsula. Break a leg! MARYLAND • Bobbi Baron Theater Program in Salisbury, Md. (Salisbury University) • Church Hill Theater Company in Church Hill, Md. • The Community Players of Salisbury,…
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“Depraved,” “Unscrupulous,” “Vile”–Our Oystermen, 1887

Those headline words all come from a federal government report about the state of the oystering on the Chesapeake Bay in 1887. This was, as many regular readers here will know, the height of the “Oyster Wars” in our region. Just in case you need it: Here is a 200-word refresher of an introduction to those wild times. Fear and greed fueled the Chesapeake Oyster…
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Month of Fundays! The January 2024 Newsletter

50 Fun Things to Do on Delmarva in January 2024! The Month of Fundays newsletter is here, and it's chock full of options to get out and go--yes, even in January! Here is the link. • Two big ice festivals • Two stargazing-by-campfire sessions • A "Story Swap" night with local watermen • Mixology night: A winter-cocktail contest • The big "Winter Birding Weekend" •…
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Most Popular, 2023: The Classics

First--hey, thanks: Year-over-year website traffic jumped a whopping 55.9 percent in 2023! I have divided my annual list of the year's most viral stories into two categories--the most popular newish stories, written recently and posted for the first time (those stories are here), and the most popular year-in-and-year out classic stories that are always popular on the site. Here goes with the classics: • “Now…
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Most Popular, 2023: The Newbie Stories

First--hey, thanks: Year-over-year website traffic jumped a whopping 55.9 percent in 2023! I have divided my annual list of the year's most viral stories into two categories--the most popular newish stories, written recently and posted for the first time, and the most popular year-in-and-year out classic stories that are always popular on the site (those classic stories are here). This page is about the newbies,…
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20 Fun Events to Put on Your 2024 Calendar Right Now

Happy New Year! Any chance your 2024 resolution involves more fun and less drudgery? More wandering and less sitting around? Get your calendar ready--I'm here to help! But first, a public service announcement. If you had my book Shore Fun! The Delmarva Wanderer's Guide, you'd be way ahead of this game. Half that book is a guide to 150-plus annual events on Delmarva, organized by…