CHRISTMAS CONCERT: The Gatlin Brothers will be at the Ocean City Convention Center on 40th Street and Coastal Highway at 8 p.m. Dec. 7. Their Country Christmas Concert will feature holiday music, including traditional carols, spirituals and
Tickets are $17.50 for adults and $14.50 for children 14 and under. Tickets are available at the Convention Center box office and at outlets including Ocean Sounds in Ocean City and Music Emporium in Fenwick Island, Del. Call 289-8314.
SHOPPERS' DREAM: If you love to shop, don't miss the Holiday Shopper's Fair at the Convention Center Nov. 29 and 30 and Dec. 1. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. There is no admission charge and parking is free. Call 289-8311.
BIG BAND SOUND: Ocean City's popular Big Band Dance series will feature four bands. Dances, at the Ocean City Convention Center, are from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Scheduled to perform are the Jimmy Dorsey orchestra Nov. 23, Les Elgart orchestra Jan. 11, Tommy Dorsey orchestra Jan. 25 and Warren Covington and the Pied Pipers Feb. 8.
HAVE A BALL: The Grand Ball of Ocean City, featuring a cocktail hour, dinner and dancing, will be Jan. 18 at the Carousel Hotel.
It will be in honor of the Ocean City Beach Patrol, which is celebrating a reunion year. Tickets are $50 each for the black tie optional event. Music will be by For The Moment.
LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT: The Convertibles, Thursdays, Coins Pub, 28th Street and Coastal Highway...Disc Jockey Cooler King, Saturdays, Croc's, 55th Street...Opposite Directions, Sundays, Talbot Street Cafe, 7 Talbot Street...Lenny Grazier at the piano bar Thursdays through Sundays, Phillips's Seafood House, 141st Street.