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Jun 05 2015

4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’ August 22, 2014

Tomato Festival Event of August 2014
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This is the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’ and we expect to enjoy local tomatoes and traditional foods along with live musical entertainment!

This year the ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’ will be held on August 22, 2015 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Vienna’s park on the waterfront of the Nanticoke River, a rain date has been scheduled for the 23rd, just in case. See map below and directions to Vienna are available by clicking here…

Schedule of Events

‘Big Boy’ At the Gazebo

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’10:00 am     Opening Ceremonies
    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’11:15 am     Unity

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’12:00 pm    Shelley Abbott

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’2:00 pm     New and Used Bluegrass

Games & Contests

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’12:15 pm   Watermelon Rolling
    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’1:15 pm     Peach Pit Spitting

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’2:15 pm     Watermelon Eating

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’4:00 pm    Tomato Wars — Download the Form to register your team to participate in the Tomato War…click here

Tractor Parade 3:30 pm

‘Chow Chow’ At the Tomato Tent

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’11:00 am “The History of the Canning Industry” by Joe Secrist
    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’12:00 pm “Cooking with Tomatoes & Herbs” by Julianna Pax

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’1:00 pm “Shipping the Produce”

    Tommy Tomatoe of the 4th Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’2:00 pm “Tomatoes: The Lifestyle and Culture” by Bill Jarmon

Parking and Transportation

Vienna\'s Free Tram provides free rides during the Tomato FestivalAs you may have noticed, there are no vehicles parked on the street. The Town of Vienna will have designated areas to park, without any cost, and will have trams available to bring you to the Park on the Nanticoke River - at no cost!

Map of Vienna, Maryland\'s Park on the Nanticoke River for most Events
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Proudly presented by the Dorchester County Historical Society and the Town of Vienna.

For more information and questions please call (410) 228-7953.

Read about The 3rd Annual ‘Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival’ by clicking here

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Jun 04 2015

Vienna’s 2015 ‘Music on the Waterfront Series’ Free Summer Concerts Series

'Music on the Nanticoke' Free Summer Concert Series in Vienna Maryland

The ‘Vienna Arts & Music Council‘ is sponsoring ‘Music on the Waterfront Series’ which is part of the ‘Music on the Nanticoke Free Summer Concert Series’.

‘Music on the Nanticoke’ Summer Concert Series

All concerts are free and open to the public. No tickets required.

Each event are scheduled for 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm with featured bands performing at the gazebo, every other month on the 3rd Saturday EXCEPT for September due to the 23nd Annual Nause-Waiwash American Indian Festival.

Seating is on the lawn so be sure to bring a chair or blanket. Concessions are available through the Vienna Volunteer Fire Company although many choose to bring a picnic.

Spend the day exploring by land or by sea. The Nanticoke river is beautiful and the town of Vienna is providing free parking and boat dockage for this event!

Saturday, May 16th - ‘Second Wind’

The first concert was held Saturday, May 16th, on Water Street featuring the ‘Second Wind‘.

Unable to attend but for a few minutes, we are unable to tell you about the band or its members. If you know of anyone that can provide more information please leave a Comment below.

Saturday, July 18th - ‘US Navy Electric Brigade’

US Naval Academy Electric Brigade FREE Concert July 19, 2014 in Vienna, Maryland, 21869 - Established 1852 The US Navy Electric Brigade (EB)  performance was greatly appreciated by all our attendees during last year Waterfront Series, the Navy’s premier popular music group, has accepted the invitation to return for this years free concert series on the Nanticoke River.

the Electric Brigade (EB) has been entertaining audiences around the world since 1979. Acting as the United States Naval Academy’s musical ambassadors to the nation.

With its unique brand of high-energy performance, this elite group has set the standard in popular-music entertainment for United States Navy Bands all over the world.

Click these links to hear their music:

Electric Brigade’s repertoire has grown to include the most current and popular music, as well as rhythm and blues, dance, Motown, classic rock, modern rock, soul, hip-hop, swing, country, and disco. The group excels at reaching young adults, but appeals to all audiences. EB is well-suited for performances at high schools and colleges, state and county fairs, art festivals, and community concerts.

Come to Vienna, Maryland to hear the great Navy Band Electric Brigade, but in the meantime, you learn more from last year’s page here: http://www.tavernhouse.com/topics/viennas-2014-music-on-the-waterfront-series

September 26th - ‘The Winstons’

The Winstons of today...The Winstons of yesterdays...Once again, due to a great performance last year, The Winstons have accepted Vienna’s invitation to come back to Vienna to share their Motown and Soul with the public. Playing all the favorites you’ll go down memory lane with The Winstons performing classic hits such as ‘Baby I Need Your Loving’, ‘Get Ready’ and ‘Billie Jean’.

Learn more about The Winstons:

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