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Out & About 10/13/2012

AUTUMN HOME AND CONDO SHOW, ARTS AND CRAFT FAIR — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, noon to 6 p.m. Designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating. Merchandise, product demonstrations and interior and exterior displays. Art and Craft Fair offers assortment of creative and unique gifts and accessories made by artists and quality crafts people. Admission costs $5 at the door. Admission is free for kids 13 and younger. Info: 410-213- 8090, 1-800-626-2326 or www.oceanpromotions. info.

FREE STATE CORVETTE WEEKEND — Ocean City inlet parking lot, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Largest Corvette Club sponsored event on the East Coast. Car shows, road rallies, a parade and other related activities raise money for charity. Staging for the parade begins at 1 p.m. The parade will start at approximately 4 p.m. Staging area and parade route TBA. General registration costs $30 per person. Spectators admitted free. Info:pr@freestatecorvette.com, 443-295-3722 or www.freestatecorvette.com.

INTRODUCTION TO COASTAL HOSPICE — Coastal Hospice Volunteer Services, PhilMore Commons, Salisbury, Oct. 13 and 20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Those interested in patient care should plan to attend both sessions. Office volunteers need only attend Oct. 15, 9 a.m. to noon, but are invited to participate in both sessions. Register: 410-543-2590, Ext. 507 or 522.

KIWANIS FALL PANCAKE BREAKFAST — Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room, 239 Ocean Parkway, 8-11 a.m. Pancakes, sausage, fruit cup, coffee and tea. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children 11 and younger and kids 4 and younger eat free. Advance tickets and carryout available. Proceeds benefit local youth. Tickets: 410-208-6719.

FIBERFEST — Julia A. Purnell Museum, 208 W. Market St., Snow Hill, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Area fiber artists, including knitters, crocheters and spinners will find a wide array of specialty supplies. Many vendors will be selling wearables, home decor and accessories. There will be a free children’s fiber craft table, demonstrations of sheep shearing and spinning. Guests can witness the process of raw fiber being transformed into usable cloth. Festival and museum admission is free. “Delmarva Needle Art Show & Competition” will also be on display. Info: 410-632-0515 or mail@purnellmuseum.com.

BERLIN 2ND ANNUAL OCTOBERFEST — Main Street, Berlin, noon to 6 p.m. Enjoy German food, Polka bands, beer garden and more. Free admission. Info: 410-641-4775 or www.BerlinChamber.org.

SAVE FARM FAMILIES AND WORCESTER COUNTY FARM BUREAU FUNDRAISER — Hooper’s Crab House, West Ocean City, noon to 4 p.m. All-you-can-eat steamed crabs, shrimp, fried chicken, corn on the cob, hush puppies, soda, coffee and a dessert. Tickets cost $50 and can be purchased by calling the Worcester County Farm Bureau, 410-632-3329 or by visiting Coasta Ventosa, Chesapeake Bay Farms, Poultry Supply LLC, Staples Nationwide Agency, and the Worcester County Extension Office. Support local farming families with legal fees they are facing due to a lawsuit.

‘THE WAY IT USED TO BE’ TRIBUTE TO THE GRAND OLD OPRY — The OC Jamboree, 12600 Marjan Lane, West Ocean City, 2 p.m. Featuring a country/bluegrass band, Drifting Sands Band based in Outer Banks, N.C., as well as several talented vocalists and comedians. Tickets cost $25. Tickets: 410-213-7581 or www.ocjam.com. All seating is reserved, theater style and stricktly limited on a first come basis.

NIGHT OF THE LIVING ZOO — Salisbury Zoological Park, 755 South Park Drive, 6-9 p.m. Spooky hike through the zoo that will entertain and educate participants about creepy, crawly, nocturnal inhabitants. Take own bag or purchase a re-usable trick-or-treat bag for $2. Tickets at the gate cost $8 for child and $10 for adult. Info: 410- 548-3188 orwww.salisburyzoo.org. SPROUTING UP SALE — Roxana Fire Hall, 39453 Zion Church Road, Frankford, Del., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids-only consignment sale sponsored by Sprouting Up Sale. Preview sale is available Friday night; visit sproutingupsale.com for details. Looking for gently used toys, clothing, books, videos and baby gear. All unsold items have the option of being donated to “Clothing Our Kids.” CHURCH RUMMAGE — Ocean City Presbyterian Church, 1301 Philadelphia Ave., 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

OCEAN PINES ANGLERS CLUB MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 9:30 a.m. Bob Head, an experienced fisherman, will discuss “All About Bass,” explore fishing for large mouth bass in and around Ocean Pines. Tom Nelson will provide secrets of fishing for striped bass in the surf. All welcome. Info: Jack Barnes, 410-641-7662.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST — VFW, Post 8296, 104 66th St., bayside in Ocean City, 8-11 a.m. A $5 donation for all-you-can-eat pancakes or 2-2-2, two eggs, two pancakes and two bacon, includes coffee and juice. Bloody Marys cost $3. Info: 410-524-8196.

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