Millsboro Art League hosts Holiday Sale through Dec. 22
The Millsboro Art League is hosting its second annual Holiday Sale of artwork including acrylic, oil and watercolor paintings, photography, and glass creations. Framed and unframed selections include miniatures to sizes suitable for any wall space, all reasonably priced for original art treasures. Show sales benefit both artists and MAL, supporting art education programs for both children and adults.
The Holiday Sale runs through Dec. 22 in the MAL Gallery at 203 Main St. in Millsboro. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday. The MAL Holiday Open House Party will take place at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14. All are welcome. For more information, go to www.millsboroartleague.org.
Milton to hold Art in the Attic exhibit Dec. 13 to Feb. 5
The Milton Historical Society collection includes a vast array of objects. In its own attic, MHS members discovered an exciting collection of artwork with a connection to Milton. Most of these works have never before been on display.
All are invited to visit the museum at 210 Union St. from Friday, Dec. 13, to Wednesday, Feb. 5, for an artistic perspective of Milton.
The public is also invited to attend the exhibit's opening reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Dec. 13 with free admission and refreshments.
The Milton Historical Society is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday to Saturday. For details, call 302-684-1010 or email email@example.com.
Lakeside to host Christmas Dinner Dance Dec. 13
Lakeside Community Home Owners Association will hold a Christmas Dinner Dance from 5 to 9 p.m., Friday, Dec. 13, at Pot-Nets Lakeside Community Center, Rock Cove, Long Neck. Elvis tribute artist Bob Lougheed.
Tickets cost $28 per person and can be purchased in advance by calling 302-945-1263. No tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets include a buffet by La Dolce Vita Ristorante of salad, rolls and butter, pasta, eggplant parmesan, chicken marsala, sausage and peppers (two types, hot and sweet sausage), vegetables, desserts, and nonalcoholic beverages.
St. Jude The Apostle Church plans trip to Longwood Gardens Dec. 13
St. Jude The Apostle Church is sponsoring a bus trip to Longwood Gardens Friday, Dec. 13, for Christmas shopping, Christmas displays, a fantastic light show, Christmas music and carols, and more. A deluxe bus with restroom, snacks and drinks will be provided. Tickets sell fast. Bus leaves St. Jude’s parking lot at 10:45 a.m., arrives at Longwood Gardens around 12:45 p.m.; departs Longwood approximately 7-7:30 p.m. Reservations are nonrefundable. Contact Joyce Quintero at firstname.lastname@example.org, 302-329-9144 (home) or 202-439-3999 (cell) for more details. Independent lunch or dinner can be purchased in Longwood’s gourmet restaurant or cafeteria.
Music School of Delaware to present 'Tis a Winter's Evening Dec. 13
The Music School of Delaware's Milford Branch will continue the Music Masters Concert Series with 'Tis a Winter's Evening at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 13 at Avenue United Methodist Church, 20 N. Church Ave., Milford.
Enjoy holiday favorites traditional and familiar, original compositions and special guests including the First State Harmonizers Chorus. The family-friendly concert is free. A free-will offering will be taken.
"'Tis A Winter's Evening is a program of feel-good, traditional holiday music. It was originally created to fill a need in the community for the type of holiday program the entire family would be able to enjoy," said Layne Thompson-Payne, Milford Branch director. "After a successful beginning in 2012, we were invited to present another program and to make this a tradition for Milford."
For more information, call 302-422-2043 or visit www.musicschoolofdelaware.org.
Edwards family to host Christmas Village open house Dec. 14
The Edwards family will host a Christmas Village open house from 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, at 18179 Robinsonville Road.The village has 200 buildings including a working drive-in theater, a water-turned mill, a trolley that announces each stop and many other buildings collected over 20 years. Refreshments will be served, and donations of canned goods for Juust Sooup Ministries are welcome.
Columbiettes plan Jan. 15 trip to Harrington Casino
Bishop James C. Burke Columbiettes will host a bus trip to Harrington Casino Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Price is $25 per person, which includes $10 of free play money plus a buffet meal.
The bus will leave the Harris Teeter parking lot on Route 24 at 9:30 a.m. sharp. Riders should arrive by 9:15 a.m. to be checked in. The bus will depart from Harrington Casino at 3:30 p.m.
To reserve a seat, send a check made out to Bishop Burke Columbiettes to Theresa Shaffer, 32315 Hidden Acres Drive, Frankford, DE 19945; or call 302-344-5659. Deadline for reservations is Jan.10. Money is nonrefundable.
UD Cooperative Extension offers ServSafe and Dine Safe starting Feb. 5
ServSafe is a nationally recognized, premier food safety certification from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. This one-day class, taught by Delaware Family and Consumer Science educators, teaches food safety training for professionals, food service workers, and quantity food preparers. At the end of each class, there is a certification examination that meets the Delaware Food Code requirements.
Class dates for Sussex County are Feb. 5, May 15, and Sept. 10. Arrangements can also be made to conduct training on site.
Go to www.extension.udel.edu/fcs/food-safety/servsafe/ for more information or call the Sussex County Extension Office at 302-856-2585, Ext. 542.