Sunfest brightens fall
Celebrate the start of the fall season in Ocean City with four days of fun, food, arts, crafts and music when Sunfest '99 shines on the resort's inlet parking lot today through Sunday. Indoor and outdoor entertainment is provided by the Supremes starring Mary Wilson; the Kinleys, a country band; rock band the Smithereens; the folk band Pure Prairie League; and local bands.
Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today through Saturday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free, but tickets for some concerts are $10. For complete schedule, call 800-OC-OCEAN; for tickets, call 800-551-SEAT.
Autumn Equinox Music Festival
Maceo Parker and John Scofield top a 15-band lineup at this weekend's Autumn Equinox Music Festival and Campout at Wilmer's Park in Brandywine. Also among those performing jazz and funk-related music are Strangefolk, Jah Works, the Kelly Bell Band, the Wise Monkey Orchestra, the Slip, Lake Trout and Percy Hill. Recreational vehicles are welcome, and on-site parking is available.
Wilmer's Park is at 15710 Brandywine Road. Gates open at 2 p.m. tomorrow and remain open until festival closing time Sunday morning. Live music is from 5 p.m to 1:45 a.m. tomorrow and noon to 1:45 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $40 at the gate, with re-entry permitted; free for ages under 12. For tickets, call 800-955-5566; information, call 252-753-8567.