Things to do in Ocean City, MD October 8-14
Ocean City, Maryland pleases this week with a home and condo/arts and craft show, live music, family bonfires on the beach, an Oktoberfest celebration in Berlin, and a Corvette show at the Inlet. We found the fun, now you go and have it!
Ocean City, Maryland Entertainment
Fager’s Island welcomes a familiar musical lineup this week. First up, DJ Batman at 5 p.m. on Monday, and then Opposite Directions at 8 and DJ Rob Cee at 9 p.m. On Wednesday, DJ Rob Cee entertains the crowd at 11 p.m. Friday, DJ Hook performs at 9:30 followed by Tranzfusion at 10 p.m. Saturday, DJ Groove rocks the stage at 9, and then, Scott’s New Band performs at 10 p.m. Sunday, Everett Spells brings his smooth jazz to Fager’s at 11 a.m. To learn more about Fager’s Island or the events it hosts, head to www.fagers.com.
Over at M.R. Ducks, see Blake Haley at 5 on Friday. Saturday, Bo Dickerson Band performs at 4 p.m. To obtain more information, head to www.mrducksbar.com.
BJ’s on the Water offers a contemporary rock scene on most nights. This Wednesday, see 2 Guys & A Mama at 5 p.m. Friday, see Funkalicious. With a name like that, the band is sure to please with funky beats. Funkalicious plays at 9 p.m. On Saturday, North Point performs at 9 p.m. For more on these events, head to www.bjsonthewater.com.
Seacrets offers a new, unconventional event this week: a film festival. The festival happens on Thursday at 1 p.m. and covers all things Assateague Island. Learn about the island culture, natural habitats, and more. On Friday, Seacrets goes back to the music with Gypsy Wisdom at 10 p.m. and The Freddie Long Band at 9 p.m. Saturday, see Joe Bachman & The Crew at 10, Rew Smith at 5, and 9 Mile Roots at 9 p.m. Sunday, dance with Goodman Fiske at 10, Second Majesty at 9, and Longreef at 5 p.m. Find out more on these performances at www.seacrets.com.
Looking for a little artsy fun to be part of your week? Attend the “Autumn Home and Condo Show” at the OC Convention Center that runs Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The convention center transforms to a home renovation idea breeding ground with demonstrations, displays, and products. If the home show wasn’t enough, the OC Convention Center also hosts an arts and craft fair during the home and condo show. The times for the show are: Friday from noon to 6, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6, and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There is a small admission fee. Let the redecorating commence!
You went to the car show last week (and maybe even the one in Berlin), but Ocean City still presents the chance to peruse fancy cars. At 10100 Coastal Highway and the Inlet parking lot, Corvette owners meet for a parade, rallies, and demonstrations. Catch the cars on Friday at 10100 Coastal Highway from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. On Saturday, the cars will be out for show at the Inlet from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Observing the cars is free. For more information, head to http://www.freestatecorvette.com/.
Berlin, once again, is part of the entertainment scene. The pint-sized town that’s big on charm hosts their second Oktoberfest on Saturday. Main Street transforms to a little Germany, complete with German food, beer, polka bands, and more! There is no admission fee. The Oktoberfest celebration runs from noon to 6 p.m. Visit www.berlinchamber.org to learn more.
Saving money is always fun, but eating a great meal while saving money is the best. Sunday kicks off the first day of OC’s restaurant week. Tons of restaurants participate in the money-saving meal deals. To find out which ones, head to www.oceancityrestaurantweek.com.
Ocean City, Maryland Families
Who’s up for a last hurrah of summer? The beaches at Ocean City have been good to use for many months, but we can still celebrate the beaches in October! There is a family bonfire planned on the beach at 130th Street from 6 to 8 p.m. this Friday. Aside from the bonfire, there will be storytelling, music, and s’mores provided. Parents should bring seating and warm clothes for the family. This bonfire is free. For more information, call 410-250-0125.
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