Beach Guide - Page 20 - BIG EVENTS continued (2)

Beach Guide
- Page 20
BIG EVENTS continued (2)
Artists Paint OC: Plein Air Event, August 7-11
Watch artists at work as they set up their easels along the boardwalk, bay and beaches; attend a wet paint show and watch a “quick draw” race. Free.

OC Center for the Arts, 502 9th St., Ocean City. 410-524-9433. artleagueofoceancity.org.

Ocean City JeepWeek, August 22-25
Check out early-morning beach crawls, a beach sand course and new Jeeps. $10.

Roland E. Powell Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. 443-366-5944. oceancityjeepweek.com.

SEPTEMBER

The Ocean City Sportsman Expo, Sept. 6-8
This inaugural consumer show brings together all things hunting, fishing, boating and more. $12 for general admission, $7 for those 12 and under, and $7 for military.

Roland E. Powell Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. ocmdsportsmanexpo.com.

Flounder Pounder, Sept. 8
The one-day flounder fishing tournament features a kid-friendly opportunity catch fish or watch fish come in. The tournament is free to watch, with rentals available for those who wish to fish on a skiff, skimmer or pontoon from the marina.

BahiaMarina, 2107 Herring Way, Ocean City. 410-289-7438. bahiamarina.com.

Sand Castle Home Tour, Sept. 19-20
This self-guided tour features 10 homes in the Ocean City area. They’ll include oceanfront and bayside residences, family homes and beach retreats. $30 for both days.

OC Center for the Arts, 502 94th St. Bayside, Ocean City. 410-524-9433. artleagueofoceancity.org.

Sunfest, Sept. 19-22
Spend four days outside at Ocean City’s annual festival filled with arts and crafts, food, hayrides, kids’ activities and entertainment. Music headliners include Who’s Bad (a Michael Jackson tribute), Granger Smith, and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. Free.

The Inlet Lot, 809 S Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City. 410-250-0125. oceancitymd.gov.

Wine on the Beach, Sept. 27-28
The 25th annual wine fest features Maryland wineries in addition to microbrewed beers, local food, arts and crafts and local and regional live music. $35 for adults over 21, $15 for those 13 to 20, and free for children 12 and under. Those under the age of 21 must be accompanied by an adult.

Hugh Cropper Inlet Parking Lot, S. 2nd St.,Ocean City. 410-280-3306. winefest.com.