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Celebrate Urban Artscapes during the September 3rd Friday event, set for Sept. 15 in Downtown Salisbury.

Artists and crafters will be set up along the streets, and there will be live music by Uprizing. Muralist Caroline Webber will be showcasing progress on a new Downtown Salisbury mural during the event. 3rd Friday runs from 5-8 p.m., and it's free to attend.

Visit the Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown to see “Release,” a curated group exhibition featuring a variety of mediums. Kids can make their own kaleidoscopes at the gallery.

Take the Public Art Walking Tour and check out painted utility boxes, steel sculptures, other sculptures and murals in Downtown Salisbury. New art will be featured in Downtown Salisbury soon, as eight artists have been chosen to paint selected power boxes.

Attendees can try their hand at making their own artwork with urban street printing, using materials provided by 3rd Friday to create prints with items such as manhole covers found outside.

Not far from Downtown Salisbury, visit Dancenter Salisbury to see the “First Look” performance by Jennifer D. Yackel/JDY Dance Theatre in a free 20-minute program at 6 and 7:30 p.m.

3rd Friday attendees can also head to Lurking Class Skate Shop starting at 7 p.m. for an all-ages night of indie pop music with a $15 cover. Stop into the Salisbury Art Space to see the “Painting Salisbury” exhibit, sponsored by the Whaley Family Foundation, and the “Itzel V. Aguilar: Nunca fue tu culpa (It was never your fault)” exhibition, which also features Brian B. Decker.

The winners of the Wicomico Goes Purple Door and Window Decorating Contest will also be announced during this month’s 3rd Friday.

There is no charge for artists to participate in 3rd Friday as vendors, but advance registration is appreciated.

Step back into Renaissance times in Downtown Salisbury on Friday, Aug. 18, during the August 3rd Friday event.

Attendees are invited to dress in family-friendly period costumes for the “Ye Olde Time Warp” theme, though weapons should be left at home. People can also create a one-of-a-kind flower crown at Seraphic Blooming Co.’s vendor booth. King’s Ransom, a classic and modern rock band, will perform, and artists and crafters will be set up along the streets. 3rd Friday runs from 5-8 p.m.

Mathieu Glass Art will demonstrate glass blowing on-site; the Salisbury University Quadball Club will share information about the sport, which is inspired by quidditch; and there will be fun, Renaissance-themed games to take part in.

While downtown for 3rd Friday, do some shopping at local businesses. Blackwater Apothecary will host a pop-up shop with Romina Pashmina starting Aug. 18 that runs through Sept. 15. The Art of Chula will provide permanent jewelry services during 3rd Friday.

Visit the Salisbury Art Space to see the “On the Road” exhibition, which celebrates travel, movement and journeys and is sponsored by the Whaley Family Foundation.

The City of Salisbury will host a ribbon cutting for the new Salisbury Headquarters, which includes the new City Council Chambers and Visitor Center, at 5:30 p.m. during 3rd Friday. The winner of the Maryland Folk Festival’s inaugural Poster Challenge will also be announced at this event. The address is 115 S. Division St. in Salisbury.

There is no charge for artists to participate in 3rd Friday as vendors, but advance registration is required.

Updated: Jul 21, 2023

Plunge into fun Friday, July 21, at the July 3rd Friday event, which features a Water World theme.

Artists and crafters will line the streets of Downtown Salisbury from 5-8 p.m. as The Mercury Agenda plays live music. Merman and mermaid entertainers Kael Masters and Cheyenne Jones will be on-site, and attendees can take part in Splash Zone activities including water balloon fights, a human car wash, bubble machines and more.

Board the Phillips Wharf Environmental Center’s Fishmobile to learn about oysters and other animals that live in and around the Chesapeake Bay. Attendees can also learn about an upcoming Nanticoke River Invasive Fishing Tournament, presented by Salisbury University, from Noah Bressman, who will be set up outside SU’s Dave and Patsy Rommel Center for Entrepreneurship during 3rd Friday. The tournament is set for July 23.

Visit the Salisbury Art Space to see “The Visionary Art of KT Tuminello” exhibition, which runs from July 12-Aug. 4 and is sponsored by the Whaley Family Foundation.

Businesses are also getting in on the 3rd Friday fun.

There will be a grand opening for the new AAA office at 234 W. Main St. on Thursday, July 20, with part two of the event on July 21.

Feeling crafty? Create a floral arrangement at Beauty Blooms during 3rd Friday or participate in a make-and-take workshop at Board & Brush.

Afterward, watch the Women's World Cup at a watch party upstairs at Roadie Joe's, as the United States takes on Vietnam. The game starts at 9 p.m.

There is no charge for artists to participate in 3rd Friday as vendors, but advance registration is required.

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