Arts & Entertainment
The sixth annual AARP Artisans Fair will be held Memorial Day weekend at Lord Baltimore Elementary School, two miles west of Coastal Highway on Saturday, May 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Bethany Beach Nature Center will host its second annual Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is the brainchild of the Bethany Beach Nature Center Club, or BBNC, made up of kids ages 8 and older, under the guidance of nature center Director Lisa Daisey.
Republican voters in the 38th District will have a chance to talk with Delaware State Republican Party candidates at their 2nd Annual Covered Dish Supper and Straw Poll on Saturday, April 13, at 5 p.m.at the Roxana Fire Hall.
The Take Two Drama Club of Sussex Central High School this month will present the first Delmarva production of the Broadway hit “The Who’s Tommy.”
Last week, the Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce announced plans to hold the first annual Millbilly Festival & Redneck Games on Sept. 21.
Families looking for some Easter fun can head over to Millsboro’s Cupola Park on Saturday, March 30, for the Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce’s annual Easter Egg Hunt.
This weekend, Roots Landscaping will be holding its 10th Annual Easter Egg Hunt, in conjunction with the Redmen of Selbyville and the Salem United Methodist Church.
How would you like to treat yourself to a relaxing spa night, all for a good cause? Local spas and salons are partnering for the first annual Beauty for the Beach House fundraiser, in memory of Elizabeth Shoemaker and benefiting Justin’s Beach House.
Birding, a pastime formerly known as “bird-watching,” is becoming more and more popular amongst many generations each year, according to Delaware State Parks officials.
New markets join in Bellefonte, Dover
The Delaware farmers’ market season launches this month, featuring new markets in Dover and Bellefonte, with farmers and markets fresh off a record-setting sales season of nearly $2 million last year.
Craftspersons from the area will show their wares at the Sixth Annual Artisans Fair, at the Lord Baltimore Elementary School in Ocean View on Saturday, May 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The air-conditioned setting will feature invitation-only artisans who create artwork, photography, jewelry, pottery, apparel and accessories, ceramics, wooden items, painted furniture and more.
Following a long-standing tradition, the Southeast Sussex Ministerium will hold an Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, March 31, at 6 a.m., at the bandstand in Bethany Beach. In the event of inclement weather, the service will be held in the sanctuary of St. Ann’s Catholic Church on Garfield Parkway (Route 26).
Windows 8 users can now take advantage of the popular Delaware Fresh farm-market location app from the Delaware Department of Agriculture. The app is now available for all Windows 8 devices, from mobile phones and tablets to Windows 8 desktops, joining existing iPhone and Android versions.
Gallery One in Ocean View recently announced their new art show, “Return of Spring,” which was scheduled to go on display March 26 and run through April 29. The 15 gallery artists will each present one work that depicts their interpretation of that theme.
The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (NKF-MD) will hold its fifth annual Southern Delaware Kidney Walk on Sunday, April 14, at Cape Henlopen State Park (15099 Cape Henlopen Drive) in Lewes.
Organizers of the 2013 Photo Beach Bash (PBB) said that, if they were asked to describe the event, sponsored by the Coastal Camera Club, using just one word, that word would have to be “Wow!”
For the last 45 years, Delaware has held its Great Delaware Kite Festival, and it all started because the governor was challenged to a duel — with kites, that is. Gov. Russell Peterson didn’t participate in the duel, instead charging Lt. Gov. Gene Bookhammer to participate in a kite-flying contest with a maharajah from Bharatpur, India.
The Rehoboth Art League Inc. recently announced the winners of its 17th Annual Young at Art exhibition, and Delmarva Christian High School students received top honors, with sophomore Nick Kary receiving Best In Show for his acrylic painting of a steam locomotive and DCHS junior Andrew Keck receiving first place for his pencil portrait rendering.
The Southern Delaware Choral Society (SDCS) will present its spring concert on April 20 and 21. Titled “Opera’s Greatest Hits,” the program features music from around the world and will be conducted by Ann Freeman, narrated by Carol Denenberg, accompanied by Paul Fleckenstein with guest soloists Jennifer Holbrook (soprano), William Davenport (tenor) and Alex Helsabeck (tenor).
Donations are being sought for the annual MERR (Marine Education Research and Rehabilitation) Institute yard sale and open house. The sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, rain or shine. The event will feature numerous items for sale, as well as tours of the rescue facility.
The Friends of the Millsboro Public Library Inc. will be hosting an antiques appraisal on Thursday, April 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the library on State Street in Millsboro. Any antiques may be evaluated, except for weaponry items (knives, guns or swords). The cost for each appraisal is $5 per item, or $10 for three items, cash only.
The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce’s 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marvel Carriage Museum in Georgetown.
On April 10, at 7 p.m., Jay Fleming will speak to the Coastal Camera Club (CCC) on “Understanding Your Subject: Telling a Story through Photographs.”
Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., once said, “To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.” Those disciplines necessary to succeed in business are the focus of a new Entrepreneurial Enlightenment Program offered to students as part of Delaware Tech’s Academic Challenge Program at the
Millville United Methodist Church will host Kolleen Lucariello, author of “The ABC’s of Who God Says I Am,” on April 6 from 2 to 4 p.m., for a book signing. Books will be available for purchase at the church. Lucariello will also be sharing her message at the 6 p.m. service that evening at the church. The church is located at 36405 Club House Road in Millville.
Southern Delaware Therapeutic and Recreational Horseback Riding (SDTRHR) is preparing for its 16th Annual Beach Ride & Walk, to be held Saturday, April 6, rain or shine at Cape Henlopen State Park. The event is SDTRHR’s biggest fundraiser of the year, and is a chance to come out and enjoy a ride or walk on the beach while supporting the program.
Karen Harris’ personal journey to lose weight began in April 2011. She had driven to Georgetown to get her driver’s license renewed, looked at the picture on her new ID and was horrified.
In a Fenwick Island restaurant, friends have eaten and laughed together. So it’s only fitting that when Todd Smallwood decided to run 100 miles in his friend Mark Habicht’s honor, One Coastal restaurant stepped up to fundraise.
Melissa King, a 2012 Indian River High School graduate who lives in the Bethany Beach area, was recently crowned Miss Delaware Teen USA 2013. King will represent Delaware in the Miss Teen USA contest in July, with her platform of “Finding the Balance.”
St. Martha’s Episcopal Church in Bethany Beach will be getting a makeover soon, with demolition of their 1,200-square-foot vicarage and its replacement with a 5,400-square-foot social hall, kitchen, nursery and offices.