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3rd Friday | April 21st 2017 - Sustainable SBY!  


April 21, 2017 is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury.  3rd Friday is back outside for the 2017 season, with artists and crafters filling the streets.  Get ready for a night Downtown filled with live music, art and shopping.   This month’s theme celebrates all things spring, with a Sustainable Salisbury theme!   

On N Division Street, the Look Pretty Play Dirty Mobile Petting Zoo will be joining us to ring in spring in the best way – with baby animals!  

Local environmental groups will also be on North Division Street like the Lower Shore Land Trust, the Maryland Bluebird Society, the Nassawango Creek Preserve, and sustainability clubs from Salisbury University.  

Be the Difference Day will also be on N. Division Street, promoting its community-wide day of service Saturday April 22nd.  Be sure to stop by and learn about the twenty four different projects being hosted by seventeen different local organizations! Be the Difference Day makes getting involved easy!  

On the Plaza, there will be live music by local blues legends Chris and Grayson English from 5-8pm, plus artists and crafters fill the streets with local handmade items for sale!   

The Salisbury Art Space (formerly Art Institute and Gallery), located on the lower level of the Gallery Building, will showcase the 2017 Annual Blooming Artists Youth Show, an entire exhibition of local child artists’ work, plus a solo exhibition by last years’ winner Dominique Ramsay!  Salisbury Art Space will be open from 5-7pm for an opening reception. 

On St. Peters Street, the Salisbury Jaycees will be pouring local craft beer and wine, from Evolution Craft Brewing and 3rd Wave Brewing Company.  St. Peters Church is hosting The Wicomico Interfaith Partners for Creation Stewardship (WIPCS), a project of the Wicomico Environmental Trust.  

The two day event encourages prayer, reflection, education and conversation about climate change, what it means for the Shore, and how people of faith can respond.  The free event will be held in Salisbury at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on Friday, April 21st starting at 6:30pm and at Asbury United Methodist Church from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Saturday, April 22nd.   A drum circle hosted by Ted Nichols Drums Around the World will start the evening at 5:30pm, and flowers will be for sale in the courtyard.  

The Downtown shops are ready for the 3rd Friday Season with sales and special events!  Kuhn's Jewelers is celebrating spring with new inventory and light refreshments!  Seasons Best Antiques is having a storewide sale, along with food and beverages, and is ready to show everyone how to “go green, by recycling the past!”   Cake Art will be open with “Create Your Own Cupcake Night”, and new spring cupcake flavors!  Acorn Market will sustainable herb plant giveaways, one with each dinner purchase while supplies last.  

Barefoot Baby Boutique is hosting a Pokey Little Puppy Nature Hunt, just pop in the shop for your kid’s hunt list, and while you there pick up 10% off coupon and a fact sheet on why bamboo is the best eco-friendly clothing choice for moms and kids.   Barefoot Baby Boutique will also be hosting a table out front of their shop for Spring Mommy Walk registrations!  Edit Downtown Salon will be hosting a Ladies Night complete with Lipsense, Lula Roe, and Younique, plus $5 polish changes,  30% off select hair care products and BOGO FREE on everything in the Boutique!  

The downtown bars and restaurants are ready with live music for 3rd Friday!  Brew River Restaurant and Bar will have its Official Dock Bar Opening Party with live music by the Bonedaddies from 6-10pm and On the Edge from 9:30 until close!  Roadie Joe’s Bar and Grill will have great dinner specials plus live music for the happy hour crowd by Freak Flag Fly from 5:30 – 8:30pm, and late night jams with rock band Eastwood from ten until close, and DJ SL late night.  Market Street will have late night jams by DJ Juan, and Mojos will be having a special happy hour from 4p – 7p with an all vinyl set from DJ Seth B. 

Downtown Salisbury Trolley service will start earlier at 5 PM in front of the Guerrieri Academic Commons and will run until 7 PM. Service will resume later that night at 9 PM and run until 2 AM. Boarding is free with Gull Card or $1 otherwise and will bring you from Salisbury University and surrounding areas to Downtown’s 3rd Friday festivities.  The Downtown Visitor Center will also be open during 3rd Friday, with information, maps and special Downtown Salisbury merchandise.  

3rd Friday is a free once-monthly art & entertainment festival in Downtown Salisbury.  To be a vendor at 3rd Friday you must be an artist, crafter or non-profit organization, and you must pre-register by emailing a description of what you hope to set-up to 3rdFridaySby@gmail.com  

3rd Friday is a downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District in partnership with The City of Salisbury.  


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