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909 South Schumaker Drive
Salisbury, MD 21804

Museum Hours

Mon - Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.



Presenting the Ward Museum's

Delmarvalous Festival


The Ward Museum, Salisbury University Presents:

A Celebration of Local Traditions

May 20, 2017


10 am - 5 pm

Evening Concert with

Randy Lee Ashcraft

and the Saltwater Cowboys

5 -7 pm



Event Happenings

Smith Island Cake Demo, Decoy Carving Demo, Kid Zone, Farmers' Market, Music & Dance Demos, Bird House Building, Native American Traditions, Food Trucks, Local History Exhibits, Artisan Market Place, Demos on the Pond, Local Foodway Demos, Basket & Trap Weaving Demos, Crab, Oyster, & Fish Demos, and so much more!


Confirmed Event Happenings Details

(updated as confirmed)


  • Smith Island Living narrative and Smith Island Cake Demonstration with Moderator Elaine Eff and presenters Mary Ada Marshall and Janice Marshall
  • A Family Business:  Farming on the Eastern Shore narrative stage with Jay Martin, Aaron Cooper, and others
  • Scrapple Making demonstration with Newell Quinton
  • Blues performance and discussion with Chris and Grayson English
  • Step demonstrations with Salisbury University's Fraternity Omega Psi Phi
  • Working the Water: Skipjacks on the Bay with Captain Kermit, James Lane, Brice Stump, and Captain Stoney Whitelock
  • Local Basketry:  The Eel Pot with Rhonda Aaron, The Day Basket Co., and Kathi Beauchesne
  • Mexican Foodways on the Shore


For more information call

410-742-4988 ext. 120.




Thank You to our SPONSORS!

 Maryland Humanities

National Endowment for the Arts

Lower Eastern Shore Heritage


Maryland Traditions

Maryland State Arts Council

Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council

Maryland Heritage Area Authority

Chincoteague Bay Field Station

Salisbury University


1 Fish 2 Fish

Baxter Enterprises, McDonald's

La Tolteca


Charles Brown Glass

Avery Hall Insurance

Farmer Bank of Willards

Bank of Delmarva

First Shore Federal

Mercantile Processing Inc.

Hebron Bank

Fruitland Lions Club