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3rd Friday - Weird Science - Sept 16, 2022

Updated: Sep 12



Salisbury, MD: September 16, 2022 is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury with artists and crafters lining the streets, live music outside and loads of special activities. This month’s theme is Weird Science – right in time for Back to School – with wacky crafts, cool science features, and local initiatives. There’s always lots to do at 3rd Friday from art shows to live entertainment – so head Downtown for a night out!

3rd Friday is celebrating science and art this month with lots to explore. Kids can check stop by 3rd Friday Make-Your-Own-Slime Station or learn about Tesla Coils with M-4 Reactor.

Salisbury University’s Environmental Students Association has coordinated a special area filled with environmental agencies offering fun information on everything from bees and bird beaks to streams and seeds including the Ward Museum, The Lower Shore Land Trust, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance.

The N. Division Stage will feature live music by the Mercury Agenda from 5 – 8 p.m., playing all your favorite hits with upbeat vibes with a 6 p.m. announcement of this year’s winners of the Wicomico Goes Purple Window Decorating Contest. Stop by the Wicomico County Opioid Intervention Team Educational Trailer to learn more about the Wicomico Goes Purple, and the opioid addiction awareness and recovery resources that are available in our community.


Salisbury University Art Galleries | Downtown Campus has an all-new solo exhibition on display entitled “DUSTY FUNK: Black Tundra” featuring the work of artist David Brame, a proudly black comics creator, afrofuturist and scholar. His comic work explores issues of race and identity in the context of the American South, Black Gothica, mysticism and the African diaspora. “DUSTY FUNK: Black Tundra is a series of mixed media Art Experiences based on an evolving set of dynamic illustrations that comprise this Psychedelic Afro Future Space Opera and will be on display now through the end of October.

Salisbury Art Space, located just below Salisbury University Art Galleries, is also hosting opening receptions for new art exhibitions this month. “CHROMA” in the main gallery area explores the vibrant world of color through the eyes of the Salisbury area’s talented artists with submissions from all mediums. The Foyer Gallery and Robinson Galleries also feature solo exhibition highlights of the work of artist Jinsoon Oh, including “Dreamer’s Dream” and “Pickleball Friends”. Jinsoon Oh’s surrealistic and dreamlike approach to everyday subjects speaks like poetry to implied aspects far beyond what words and images can describe.

Looking for entertainment this 3rd Friday? SBY Movies on the River is back at Riverwalk Amphitheater this week with ENCANTO (2021) at 8:00 p.m., just bring your own blanket and popcorn. Brew River is hosting a Disney Themed Trivia Night that’s free to attend and open to all ages with bonus points for teams that dress up. Revival is hosting an “All That Jazz Drag Show” with Magnolia Applebottom tickets on sale for $12 and a showtime at 8:00 p.m.

3rd Friday is a downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District, in cooperation with The City of Salisbury. There is no charge for artists to participate, but advance registration is required. For More Info: 3rdFridaySby.com


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