Fishing tournament opens
The largest fishing tournament of the summer in Ocean City, the annual White Marlin Open, runs Monday through Friday. More than 200 boats are expected to fish for white marlin, blue marlin, tuna, wahoo, dolphin and shark and compete for $50,000 in prizes. Spectators are welcome at afternoon and evening weigh-ins at the Harbour Island Marina, 14th Street and the bay. Entry fee is $650 and includes captain, mate and four fishermen. For information, call (410) 289-9229.
Worcester fair gets going
The Worcester County Fair begins Thursday and runs through Saturday at Furnace Town, off state Route 12 outside of Snow Hill. The fair features livestock, dog show, fashion review, competitions, exhibits, demonstrations, games and food. The fair runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children. A two-day pass costs $3 for adults and $1.50 for children. Snow Hill is less than 30 minutes south of Ocean City, off state Route 113. For more information, call the Cooperative Extension Office at (410) 632-1972.