This Week in OC: February 21-27, 2014

This Week in OC: February 21-27, 2014

-Relay for Life may not be for a few more months, but it is never too early to pull together in the battle against cancer.  On Friday, February 21, ‘Marvel’s Marvels,’ a North Worcester County Relay for Life team, will host a ‘Pouring for the Cure’ event at Sister’s in historic downtown Berlin where members of the team will guest bartend.  The drinks will start flowing at 6pm and a percentage of all sales will go to benefit the American Cancer Society.  Get there early and help make a difference as you sip your way into the weekend.

-After a tease of temperatures in the 60s this week, it looks as if Mother Nature has some more chilly weather in store for us before she really brings us spring.  What better way to warm up this weekend than with a hot bowl of flavorful chili? This Saturday, February 22, is the 2nd round of the Chili Cook-off at American Legion Post 166, 2308 Philadelphia Ave., from 1-4pm.  Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door and include chili, hot dogs, cornbread, salad, cheese, bread, draft beer and soda.

-By Wednesday, there is a very good chance that Berlin will be named ‘America’s Coolest Small Town,’ but before voting ends on Tuesday, come support Berlin’s Main Street Program with a fundraiser at Burley Oak Brewery this Sunday.  The event kicks off at 6pm and will feature guest bartenders, live music, and a Chinese auction.  Proceeds will help benefit the restoration of the visitor’s center and help fun future beautification projects of downtown Berlin.

For full activity and entertainment listings, continue reading below, or see the Ocean City Today Out & About and Appearing Live pages.  Also, remember to follow us on social media at, @ocfun on Twitter, and @oceancityphotos on Instagram for breaking news, breathtaking photos, daily updates, and weekly giveaways from Ocean City’s premier online vacation guide.

Things to do this week:

FRI. Feb. 21

BINGO — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at 6:30 p.m.Refreshments for sale. Info: 410-524-7994.

POURING FOR A CURE — Relay for Life of North Worcester team Marvel’s Marvels will guest bartend at Sisters, 113 N. Main St., Berlin, 6 p.m. A percentage of all sales will benefit American Cancer Society. Info: Jean Holloway, 410-422-4337.

SAT. Feb. 22

CHILI COOK-OFF, SECOND ROUND — American Legion Post 166, 2308 Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City, 1-4 p.m. Chili, hot dogs, cornbread, salad, cheese, bread, draft beer and soda. Tickets cost $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Tickets: 410-289-3166.

ZUMBA FUNDRAISER — A Zumbathon will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Most Blessed Sacrament School, 11242 Race Track Road, Berlin. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 day of event and are available at WOC Fitness. Benefits Kim Marshall and her children. Her husband recently lost his battle with cancer.

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 slices, includes coffee and juice. Bloody Marys cost $3. Info: 410-524-8196.

FARMERS MARKET — White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines, 8 a.m. to noon. Produce, farm fresh eggs, organic goods, herbs, fresh cut flowers, soaps, jelly, homemade baked goods, honey and more.

SUN. Feb. 23

CONCERT AND HYMN FESTIVAL — A benefit concert and hymn festival for St. Paul’s by the Sea Episcopal Church recovery will be held at Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., Ocean City, 4 p.m. An offering will be taken. Info: June Todd, 410-289-7373.
MON. Feb. 24

DELMARVA SWEET ADELINE CHORUS MEETS WEEKLY — The Delmarva Chorus, Sweet Adeline’s, under the direction of Carol Ludwig, meets each Monday from 7-9 p.m., at the Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway, White Horse Park. Women interested in learning the craft of a cappella singing welcome. Info: 410-208-4171.

HAND DANCING — House of Welsh, 1106 Coastal Highway, Fenwick, Del. Free lessons from 6-7 p.m., open dancing 7-10 p.m. No cover charge. Info: DC Hand Dance Club, 302-541-0728.

BERLIN MAIN STREET PROGRAM FUNDRAISER — Burley Oak Brewery, 10016 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin, 6 p.m. Live music, guest bartenders and Chinese auction. Proceeds will help revive the visitor center, fund Berlin events and the beautification of downtown.

WED. Feb. 26

BINGO — Every Wednesday at Ocean City Elks Lodge 2645, 138th Street and Sinepuxent Avenue, rear of the Fenwick Inn. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start6:30 p.m. Food is available. Open to the public. No one allowed in the hall under 18 years of age during bingo. Info: 410-250-2645.

DELMARVA HAND DANCING CLUB — Meets every Wednesday at Peaky’s Rooftop Restaurant & Bar, located in the Fenwick Inn, 13801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Beginner and intermediate lessons, 5:30-6:30 p.m., followed by dancing 6:30-9 p.m. Jitterbug, swing, cha-cha to the sounds of the ’50s, ’60s and Carolina beach music. All are welcome. Discounted food and drink prices. Info: 302-337-3638.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. It meets weekly. Info: 302-436-3682.

SIMPLE SUPPER — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, last Wednesday of each month, 5-7 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children 11 and younger. Reservations: 410-524-7994.

THURS. Feb. 27

BEACH SINGLES — Every Thursday, Beach Singles 45-Plus meets for happy hour at Harpoon Hanna’s, Route 54 and the Bay, Fenwick Island, Del., 4 p.m. Info: Arlene, 302-436-9577; Kate, 410-524-0649; or Dianne, 302-541-4642.

REPUBLICAN MEETING AND LUNCHEON— The Republican Women of Worcester County will have a general meeting and luncheon at the Dough Roller Restaurant, 4103 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Speaker Lynne McAllorum of Broker Benefit Services will talk about The Affordable Care Act. Doors open at 10:30 a.m., meeting starts at 11 a.m. Cost is $15. Info: 410-208-9767 or

WORCESTER COUNTY NAACP MEETING— Berlin Multipurpose Center, 130 Flower St., 6:30-7:30 p.m. Worcester County Health Department’s Lower Shore Insurance Assistance Program staff will offer guidance through the health insurance application process. Info: 443-944-6701 or 410-632-9230.

BINGO — American Legion Post 166, 2308 Philadelphia Ave., in Ocean City, every Thursday, year round. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start at 7 p.m. Food available. Open to the public. Info: 410-289-3166.


AUMC THRIFT SHOP — Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City. Now open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 410-289-4458.


Live music and entertainment schedule:

9636 Stephen Decatur Highway
West Ocean City
Feb. 21: Dave Sherman, 7-10 p.m.
Feb. 22: Carl Baucmann, 7-10 p.m.

75th Street and the bay
Ocean City
Feb. 21: Chest Pains
Feb. 22: Joe Smooth & 2 Much Stuff
Feb. 26: Thin Ice

15th St. & Baltimore Ave.
Ocean City
Feb. 21-22: Phil Perdue

60th Street and the bay
Ocean City
Feb. 21: DJ RobCee
Feb. 22: DJ Groove; Scotts New Band
Feb. 23: Everett Spells

66th Street, bayside
Ocean City
Feb. 21: Philly George

12 Broad St.
Feb. 21: Mike Armstrong & Lauren Glick, 7-10 p.m.
Feb. 22: The Brooks Long Band, 7-10 p.m.

12841 S. Harbor Road
West Ocean City
Feb. 21: Ladies Night w/DJ Billy T
Feb. 22: Simple Truth, 2-6 p.m.; DJ Jeremy, 9 p.m.
Feb. 23: Opposite Directions, 2-6 p.m.
Feb. 27: Opposite Directions, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Route 54 and the bay
Fenwick Island, Del.
Every Friday:  Dave Hawkins, 6-10 p.m.
Every Saturday: Dave Sherman, 6-10 p.m.
Every Thursday: Aaron Howell, 6 p.m.

Route 54
Fenwick Island, Del.
Feb. 21: Bobby Burns, 4 p.m.; DJ Zman, 9 p.m.
Feb. 22: Bobby Burns, 4 p.m.; Chris Button & Joe Mama, 9 p.m.

Rt. 50 & Keyser Point Rd.
West Ocean City
Feb. 21: Zion Reggae, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Feb. 22: 50 East, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

131st Street
Ocean City
Feb. 21: Bob Hughes
Feb. 22: Howard on the Piano

56th Street, bayside
Ocean City
Feb. 21: Opposite Directions

103 N. Main St.
Feb. 21: Funky Ukulele by Ryan Perez

In the Horizons Restaurant
In the Clarion Fontainebleau Hotel
101st Street and the ocean
Ocean City
Every Friday and Saturday:
DJ Dusty, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Feb. 21-22: Power Play

In the Princess Royale
91st Street and the ocean
Ocean City
Every Friday and Saturday:
Harry O, 7-11 p.m.

49th Street and the bay
Ocean City
Feb. 21:  Rew Smith, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Feb. 22:  Full Circle, 5-9 p.m.; Band Showcase, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.;
Feb. 27:  Opposite Directions, 5-8 p.m.

113 N. Main St.
Feb. 21: Spare Change; Guest Bartender Night, 6-10 p.m.

Route 54
West Fenwick Island, Del.
Feb. 21-22: Rick Artz, 8 p.m.
Feb. 27: Randy Lee Ashcraft, 8 p.m.

11070 Cathell Road, Suite 17
Pines Plaza, Ocean Pines
Feb. 21: Karaoke w/Donnie Berkey


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