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Sizzlin Summer Calendar

Somerset County

Posted 5/24/2000

INFORMATION

Crisfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Crisfield, (800) 782-3913.

J. Millard Tawes Historical Museum and Visitors Center, Somers Cove Marina, 3 Ninth St., Crisfield, (410) 968-2501.

Somerset County Tourism, Princess Anne, (410) 651-2968

ATTRACTIONS

Crisfield Historical Museum, 3 Ninth St., Crisfield, (410) 968-2501. You can figure out what this is on your own.

Eastern Shore Early Americana Museum, 30195 Rehoboth Road, Marion, (410) 623-8324. You can figure this one out too.

Smith Island and Tangier Island Cruises, (410) 425-2771, (800) 863-2338. Take a boat trip out to these Chesapeake Bay islands. Why? Because they are there.

EVENTS

J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake, 1-5 p.m. July 19, Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield, (410) 968-2500, (800) 782-3913 (tickets must be bought in advance). All-you-can-eat seafood including crabs, clams, fish, sweet potatoes, fries, corn on the cob, and watermelon. There's entertainment too, not the least of which is the plethora of politicians who come out in droves annually to feast on seafood and voters.

Somerset County Fair, July 25-30, Somerset County Agricultural and Civic Center, Princess Anne, (410) 651-2341. Livestock exhibits and judging, an antique-tractor and farm-tractor pull, food, music, and the rest.

Hard-Crab Derby and Fair, Sept. 1-3, Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield, (410) 968-2500, (800) 782-3913. Crab races, beauty pageants (for people, not crustaceans), parades, boat docking, crab picking, seafood, live entertainment, and fireworks.

GETAWAYS

Bea's Bed and Breakfast, 10 S. Somerset Ave., Crisfield, (410) 968-0423.

Ewell Tide Inn, 4063 Tyler Road, Ewell, Smith Island, (410) 425-2141, (888) 699-2141.

Hayman House, 30491 Prince William St., Princess Anne, (410) 651-1107.

Hyland House Bed and Breakfast, 27070 Annie Hyland Road, Princess Anne, (410) 651-1056.

Inn of Silent Music, 2955 Tylerton Road, Tylerton, Smith Island, (410) 425-3541.

Lake Somerset Campground, 8658 Lake Somerset Lane, Westover, (410) 951-1866. 150 campsites with electric, water, and sewer hook-ups. There's a swimming pool, general store, and fishing pond; pets are allowed.

Leonora's Crisfield Inn, 209 W. Main St., Crisfield, (410) 968-2181.

Princess Anne Camp Ground, 12388 Brittingham Lane, Princess Anne, (410) 651-1520.

Tourist Home, 2 Tyler Road, Ewell, Smith Island, 410 968-2990.

Washington Tull House Bed and Breakfast, 3296 Sackertown Road, Crisfield, (410) 968-1891.

Waterloo Country Inn, 28822 Mount Vernon Road, Princess Anne, (410) 651-0883.

SPORTS & RECREATION

Janes Island State Park, 26280 Alfred Lawson Drive, Crisfield, (410) 968-1565. This park features 104 campsites, cabins, playgrounds, nature trails, and a boat ramp.

Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield, (410) 968-0925.

Janes Island State Park Power Paddle, June 10, Jane Island State Park, (410) 968-1565. This eight-mile kayak and canoe race runs through the Janes Island State Park water trails.

J. Millard Tawes Golf Tournament, July 18, Great Hope Golf Course, Westover, (410) 968-2501. Features a four-man scramble format, whatever that is.

Skipjack Races and Festival, Sept. 3-4, (410) 784-2203, (800) 521-9189. Along with the racing skipjacks, there is food, arts and crafts, and children's activities.

SHOPPING

Bayside Gifts, 4065 Smith Island Road, Ewell, (410) 425-2771.

Carvel Hall Factory Outlet, 4251 Crisfield Highway, Crisfield, (410) 968-0500, www.crisfield.com/carvelhall.

Foggy Bottom Factory Outlet, Princess Anne, (410) 651-0600.

The Hutch, 1108 W. Main St., Crisfield, (410) 968-2721, thewards@shore.intercom.net.

Rustic Village, 1104 W. Main St., Crisfield, (410) 968-3460.

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