Updated: Oct 16



PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO RAIN - THE OUTDOOR PORTION OF 3RD FRIDAYS ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. INDOOR ACTIVITIES CONTINUE AS PLANNED.


Salisbury, MD: 3rd Friday is pleased to announce another night of socially-distanced shopping Downtown Salisbury on Friday, October 16, 2020. Check out all the action on N. Division Street and the Plaza, complete with live music and local art vendors. This month’s theme is Super Heroes – a fan favorite month that focuses on comics, cosplay and real-life heroes close to home.


This month’s Super Heroes theme wouldn’t be complete without costumes. Facemasks are required during the event, but costumes are encouraged, and greatly rewarded – just stop by the Ocean City Comic Con booth, next to PLB Comics, for some free prizes and giveaways to everyone in costume.


Can’t make it out? Community members can participate by sending in photography, cosplay or art inspired by super heroes to be shared online in the virtual event and in an recap email following the event.



On N. Division Street, you can enjoy live music by the Matthew Bennett Davey Band. Salisbury Fire Department will be out in full force for Fire Prevention Month, with cool equipment and real-life local heroes that can tell you all about being a firefighter.


Heroes come in lots of shapes and sizes; be sure to check out the Beyond Your Walls, Inc. shower trailer - that is restoring hope and dignity for those in need within our community. Meet the non-profit running the trailer and learn how you can help support the effort.


Salisbury Art Space will feature the work United Way’s Lower Shore Addiction Awareness Art Competition, created by area middle school and high school students tackling the heroic subject matter surrounding opioid and other addictions, with an emphasis on recovery.


Salisbury Art Space will also have work on display from the U.M.E.S. Art Department Faculty, complete with sculptures, paintings, and comic book art. Salisbury Art Space is located on the lowest level of the SU Building, and will be open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The lobby of One Plaza East will have the “Nature and Beyond” Exhibit by local artist Petra Bernstein on display. The lobby can be accessed by the doors between Mogan’s Oyster House, and Angello’s Scoops, and features Petra’s works inspired by nature and captured along the Wicomico River. On view is a selection of water reflections, flower and plant close ups, multi layered images, along with traditional photography.


Stop by the 3rd Friday table to pick up walking tour brochures - with three different versions available, a Downtown Salisbury Historic Walking Tour, a Historic Newtown Walking Tour, and a Public Art Walking Tour, all fun of interesting info.


Face-masks are required in the event area during event hours from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hand sanitizing stations will be provided, and extra face-masks will be made available at the 3rd Friday table.


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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Salisbury, MD: 3rd Friday is pleased to announce another night of socially-distanced shopping in Downtown Salisbury, on Friday, September 18, 2020. Now that the State of Maryland has safely entered Phase Three, the event will begin to phase back in live music and additional activities.

This month’s theme is Urban Artscapes, with a highlight on architectural walking tours, new construction downtown, historic buildings, and Wicomico Goes Purple. An online virtual event will also be held, for those who choose to stay safer at home, complete with artist highlights and messages from the community.


This month’s theme is Urban Artscapes – so it’s time to go exploring! Stop by the 3rd Friday table to pick up walking tour brochures - with three different versions available, a Downtown Salisbury Historic Walking Tour, a Historic Newtown Walking Tour, and a Public Art Walking Tour, all fun of interesting info.


Explore the new progress on the Plaza, and stop in City Center Building - the whole place looks fresh with a new lobby, and cool signage on for Roadie Joe’s and shops like Lurking Class Skate Shop, Kaiju Records, and more.

Downtown Salisbury businesses are supporting Wicomico Goes Purple with a window decorating contest to bring awareness to the dangers caused by substance abuse and the resources available for treatment.


Wear purple to show your support, and check out all the purple storefronts downtown – with winners announced at 6 p.m. from N. Division stage. Downtown restaurants Mogan’s Oyster House, Brew River, Roadie Joe’s , Market Street and Mojo’s will all be serving non-alcoholic beverages in Wicomico Goes Purple souvenir cups that folks can take home.


While you’re exploring, be sure to stop in the lobby of One Plaza East, for its all new “NATURE AND BEYOND” Exhibit by local artist Petra Bernstein. The One Plaza East lobby can be accessed by the doors between Mogan’s Oyster House, and Angello’s Scoops, and features Petra’s works inspired by nature and captured along the Wicomico River. On view is a selection of water reflections, flower and plant close ups, multi layered images, along with traditional photography. All photographs are available for purchase, and Petra will be there in person on 3rd Friday.


Shoppers be sure to check out Lilac Clothing Company for a sidewalk sale with items up to 70% off and the release of their fall fashion! Check out their new face coverings along with mask chains and mask refresher spray. Plus, when you spend $50, you receive $10 in Lilac Bucks, to be used between November 15th – December 20th, right in time for holiday shopping.

With this month’s “Urban Artscapes” theme, community members are encouraged to participate by sending in photography and art inspired by their favorite cityscapes. Submissions will be shared online in the virtual event, and in an event recap e-blast.


Local artists and crafters can register for 3rd Friday by emailing a description of their wares to 3rdFridaySBY@gmail.com.


Facemasks required at event.


3rd Friday is a downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District, in partnership with The City of Salisbury. For More Information: 3rdFridaySby.com



3rd Friday is pleased to announce its return to Downtown Salisbury, with a socially-distanced, shopping-focused event on August 21st, 2020 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will not feature live music, or additional activities, but will instead focus on providing retail opportunities for local artisans and non-profits.


An online virtual event will also be held, for those who choose to stay safer at home, complete with artist highlights and messages from the community.


This month’s 3rd Friday will have a Water World theme, and will take place on N. Division Street from Camden Street by Mogan’s Oyster House down to Church Street by Cake Art, and also down one block of Main Street to Court Street.


Vendor booths will be distanced 10 feet apart, and hand sanitizing stations will be provided. Facemasks are required, and visitors are asked to maintain 6 feet social distance whenever possible. Parking and road closures can be expected in the area between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.


Visitors are encouraged to explore some of the many changes going on in Downtown Salisbury. Check out the latest construction progress on the Plaza, or pick up a Public Art Walking Tour pamphlet, made available online and at 3rd Friday to explore the many works of art downtown.

Wicomico Public Libraries is excited to debut it’s all new Salisbury StoryWalk® - a series of interchangeable story boards that begin in front of the Library and then cross over Market Street and run along the Riverwalk to the end where it meets Route 13.


It’s first story, "Chadwick and the Garplegrungen" follows Chadwick the Crab as he leaves his home at the National Aquarium in Baltimore to help clean up the pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, written by Priscilla Cummings, illustrated by A.R. Cohen.


The Salisbury StoryWalk® was created by Wicomico Public Libraries and funded by The Chesapeake Bay Trust and the City of Salisbury.


New storefronts are opening! Check out Lilac Clothing Company on the Plaza for their end of summer sale, with 50% off all swimsuits, sun hats and beach towels, and a sidewalk sale with items up to 60% off. Stop in to see their new masks and mask chains locally made Buddy By The Sea Clothing line, and check out their insta photo spots – tag yourself at the shop using #using #shoplilacclothingco for a chance to win a $50 gift card!


Simply Salisbury has re-opened on the Plaza with new hours, and new items and 10% off one item on 3rd Friday. Lurking Class Skate Shop has new digs a few doors up from its previous location, complete with an indoor skate ramp, and Angello’s Scoops will have a special “Under the Sea” Sundae for only five dollars! Visitors are also encouraged to carry out or dine-in at one of Downtown Salisbury’s fantastic restaurants – all open and ready to guests.

With this month’s “Water World” theme, community members are encouraged to participate by sending in photography and art inspired by the water. Submissions will be shared online in the virtual event, and in an event recap e-blast.


Local artists and crafters can register for 3rd Friday by emailing a description of their wares 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. For More Information: 3rdFridaySby.com

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3rd Friday is a free monthly community event, that highlights local artists, crafters and non-profit organizations.  3rd Friday is a downtown development initiative, and a project of Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District, Inc and the City of Salisbury.

 

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110 N. Division St., Suite 1, Salisbury, MD 21801

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