Ocean City, Maryland happily presents those who visit and reside there with incredible activities–some free, some for the family, and others for letting loose. Don’t take the excitement of summer for granted; live it up now!
Ocean City, Maryland Entertainment
Remember how all the cool guys sported mustaches in the 70s and even some of the 80s? Macky’s Bayside Bar & Grill celebrates the ridiculous facial craze this Tuesday with Mustache Bash! Get happy hour specials and get your feet dancing to the music while there. Go to http://www.mackys.com/ to learn about specials, other theme nights, and events.
Fager’s Island believes that lively music with great people can make a difference. This week, reap the benefits of fun with DJ Batman on Monday at 5:30 p.m., DJ Rob Cee at 9:30 p.m., and The Loop at 10 p.m. Tuesday, fun-loving DJ Hook rocks the turntables for a good time at sunset. Shaun Hopper performs guitar tunes at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, along with DJ Rob Cee at 10 p.m. Thursday, DJ Groove jams at 10 p.m., followed by 40 Oz to Freedom thirty minutes later. When Friday hits, celebrate with Kevin Poole at 5 p.m., DJ Hook at 9 p.m., and Jumper at 10 p.m. Saturday, Opposite Directions rocks on deck at 5:30 p.m., then comes DJ Groove at 9:30 p.m., and Jumper again at 10 p.m. Sunday, Joe Mama & Johnny Mojo perform at 5 p.m., DJ Wood spins at 9 p.m., and Robert Eric’s Tribute to Piano Man treat the crowd at 9:30 p.m. Questions? Direct your inquiries to http://www.fagers.com/night-life/2012-07-22#gototalent.
De Lazy Lizard entertains in their tiki bar all summer, and this week is no exception. Monday, Chris Button Duo rocks at 5 p.m. The entertainment for the rest of the week is as follows: The Solution on Tuesday at 5 p.m., Randy Lee Ashcraft at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Paul Lewis at 2 p.m. and Tim & The Animal at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Pat Hook at 2 p.m. on Friday then Tim & The Animal at 7 p.m., Patty Reese at 2 p.m. and Cool Change at 7 p.m. on Saturday, and finally on Sunday, Ken Heeter performs at 2 p.m. and then Cool Change plays at 7 p.m. More info can be found at http://oclazylizard.com/index.html.
M.R. Ducks brings DJs and rockers into the mix to keep Ocean City on a musical high! DJ Batman begins the excitement at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Friday, Electric Company performs at 4 p.m. The weekend music starts with Klassics at 4 p.m. on Saturday and is followed by Bird Dog on Sunday at 4 p.m. Head to http://www.mrducksbar.com/ to learn more.
Seacrets is known for fist-pumping, feet-jumping music. Monday, here’s the lineup: Full Circle at 5 p.m., S.T.O.R.M. at 9 p.m., DJ Tuff at 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 11 a.m., DJ Davie at 10 p.m., and John Brown’s Body at 9 p.m. Tuesday, jam with Opposite Directions at 5 p.m., DJ Cruz at 9 p.m., DJ Mike-T at 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 11 a.m., Generation Next at 10 p.m., and Nick Norman Band at 9 p.m. Not only does Wednesday host the Lunasea Party, but it also gets a jolt of enthusiasm with featured musical acts. Table Ten performs at 5 p.m. Wednesday, along with Nature’s Child at 9 p.m., DJ Cruz at 9 p.m., DJ Mike-T at 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 11 a.m. and Total Whiteout at 10 p.m. Thursday, see Johnny Drama at 10 p.m., Innasense at 9 p.m., Table Ten at 5 p.m., DJ Tuff at 10 p.m., DJ Cruz at 9 p.m., DJ Mike-T at 9 p.m. and DJ Bobby-O at 11 a.m. Here’s what’s going on Friday at Seacrets: The Benderz at 10 p.m., Innasense at 9 p.m., DJ Tuff at 10 p.m., DJ Cruz at 11 a.m. and 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 10 p.m., Jim Long Band at 5 p.m., and DJ Davie at 10 p.m. Saturday, watch Lost in Paris at 10 p.m., Innasense at 9 p.m., Jon Maurer Band at 6 p.m., DJ Tuff at 10 p.m., DJ Cruz at 11 a.m. and 9 p.m., DJ Mike-T at 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 10 p.m., and Jim Long Band at 5 p.m. The weekend ends with Joe Bachman & The Crew at 10 p.m., Innasense at 9 p.m., DJ Tuff at 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 11 a.m., Jim Long Band at 5 p.m., DJ Davie at 10 p.m., and Nick Norman Band at 9 p.m. Seacrets’ website offers additional information on these groups: http://seacrets.com/ocean-city-md-events-all-calendar.
Ocean City rejoice–Sunset Park Nights lives on! Go to Sunset Park on Thursday and enjoy live music like this week’s entertainment: Pat O’Brennan Trio. This Irish group begins at 7 p.m. This is a free event, with the exception of drinks and food. Bring your own seating.
Life is generally more relaxed when reggae is involved. Take a hint from the laidback islanders and bring light-hearted ways into your life. How? For starters, attend the free reggae concert by Rising Sun Reggae Band this Wednesday. The concert is held at North Division Street and the beach. Bring a colorful blanket and some bright food if you’re really enthusiastic. The reggae music begins at 8 p.m.
The Summer of Thanks continues with a laser show on the beach every Sunday at 9:30, 10, and 10:30. There are also beach fireworks on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. The location for both events is North Division Street.
Ocean City, Maryland Families
Looking for a way to explore Ocean City with your kids while teaching them something valuable about their town? Take advantage of the free programs at the Life-Saving Station Museum on the south end of the boardwalk. Program topics change often, but are always kid-friendly and fun. Head to the museum at 10 a.m. Monday through Saturday. Call 410-289-4991 to learn more.
Don’t forget about friendly activities on the beach for kids at 27th Street! Let your kids get all that energy out each Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with tug-of-war and other fun games. All the fun is free, which makes it even more fun.
Movies on the beach allows families to combine the beach, the kids, and something to keep them entertained. At Prince Royale Hotel’s beach, watch The Zoo Keeper this Thursday at 8:30 p.m. At 27th Street beach, Happy Feet 2 plays this Monday and Up plays this Friday. Both movies begin at 8:30 p.m. At Carousel Hotel’s beach, The Adventures of Tin Tin is available for viewing at the same time. Carousel screens their films on Wednesdays.
Ocean City, Maryland Art
Arts on the Dock allows local artists to share their work with Ocean City’s visitors and citizens. Held on the docks at the Ocean City Fishing Center Marina every Thursday evening, this event is essentially an outdoor gallery. Wander about the docks and admire the art. The art is on display from 4 to 7 p.m. The marina is located at the intersection of Rt. 50 and Inlet Isle Lane. See the art from now until August 30.