With record low temperatures and record high snow fall consuming much of our region for the last few weeks, there is no time better than now to start thinking about your next trip to Ocean City, MD. For those of you brave enough to be at the beach this weekend, Ocean City has plenty to keep you occupied (and warm).
Here are this week’s highlights:
–BrewsUp is the Eastern Shore of Maryland’s only brew on premise/homebrewing shop, offering a wide varieties of beer and wine making supplies and advice. This Friday, February 20, BrewsUp will be hosting its ‘Cork for a Cause’ fundraiser to benefit The Cricket Center. Tickets to this one-of-a-kind event are just $35 and includes a wine tasting session, wine making demo, two specially labeled bottles of wine to take home, and a donation to the Cricket Center. The event is from 7-9pm and advance tickets are required. Call 443-513-4744 for more information or to reserve your spot.
– After a great turnout in its inaugural year, OC Fiber Fest is coming back to the Grand Hotel this weekend! Vendors who specialize in wool, fabric, wood, reed and other fibers will be on hand to raise awareness about and promote the natural fiber industry. The event lasts Friday-Sunday and will feature demos, seminars, make-and-takes, door prizes, and shopping opportunities. Tickets are $3 per day or $5 for a weekend pass and the hours are Friday 11am-6pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, and Sunday 10am-3pm.
– Spending time on the water is a way of life in Ocean City and this Tuesday, February 24, you can get one step closer to summer excitement on the bay or ocean by obtaining your boater’s license. America’s Boating Course originates from the Ocean Pines library from 7-9pm, with registration beginning at 6:30. Not only will tose who complete the course be licensed to operate a boat, but may also be eligible for a free 6 month membership to Ocean City Power Squadron A nominal fee will be charged for course materials. Visit www.ocpowersquadron.org for more details or to pre-register.
– Finally, our yearly Best of Ocean City® competition is winding down, giving you just over a week left to cast your votes. Click here to vote for your favorite restaurants, bars, and businesses, and help us decide the winners of the 2015 Best of Ocean City® awards!
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Live music and entertainment listings:
BJ’S ON THE WATER
75th Street and the bay
Feb. 20: Tranzfusion, 9 p.m.
Feb. 21: Rockfish, 9 p.m.
Feb. 25: Old School, 5-8 p.m.
BOURBON STREET ON THE BEACH
116th Street, behind Fountain Head Towers Condominium, Ocean City
Feb. 21: Coastal Storm w/Tor,
15th St. & Baltimore Ave.
Every Friday & Saturday: Phil Perdue
CASINO AT OCEAN DOWNS
10218 Racetrack Road
Feb. 21: Bad Since Breakfast, 4:30-8:30 p.m.; Everett Spells, 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
130th Street in the
28th Street, Oceanfront
Feb. 21: Ovation Dinner Theater performing Joey and Gina’s Italian Comedy Wedding, 6:30 p.m.
60th Street and the bay
Feb. 20: Frankie Moran, DJ Hook
Feb. 21: DJ Groove, Jumper
Feb. 22: Everette Spells
Feb. 23: Bob Lougheed – Elvis Tribute
HARBORSIDE BAR & GRILL
12841 S. Harbor Road
West Ocean City
Feb. 20: Ladies Night w/DJ Bill T
Feb. 21: Simple Truth, 2-6 p.m.;
DJ Jeremy, 9 p.m.
Feb. 22: Opposite Directions,
Route 54 and the bay
Fenwick Island, Del.
Feb. 20: Dave Hawkins, 6-10 p.m.
Feb. 21: Dave Sherman, 6-10 p.m.
Feb. 25: Bobby Burns, 3-6 p.m.
Feb. 26: Aaron Howell, 6-10 p.m.
Rt. 50 & Keyser Point Rd.
West Ocean City
Feb. 21: Ladies Night w/DJ BK,
JOHNNY’S PIZZA & PUB
56th Street, bayside
Every Wednesday: Randy Lee Ashcraft and the Saltwater Cowboys
Feb. 20: OHO, 8 p.m.
Feb. 21: Allicat, 8 p.m.
OCEAN CLUB NIGHTCLUB
In the Horizons Restaurant
In the Clarion Fontainebleau Hotel
101st Street and the ocean
Feb. 20-21: First Class, 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
49th Street and the bay
Feb. 20: The Freddie Long Band,
Feb. 21: Jon Maurer, 5 p.m.; Steal The Sky, 10 p.m.
Feb. 26: Opposite Directions, 5 p.m.
THE COVE AT OCEAN PINES YACHT CLUB
1 Mumford’s Landing Road
Feb. 20: Pat O’Brennan, 6-10 p.m.
WHISKER’S BAR & GRILL
11070 Cathell Road, Suite 17
Pines Plaza, Ocean Pines
Feb. 20: Karaoke w/Donnie Berkey, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.