Cape Gazette

Entertainment Briefs

Mar 24, 2015

Bug & Bud Fest seeks vendors

Downtown Milford Inc. is currently seeking arts and crafts, food and not-for profit vendor applications for the 12th Annual Bug & Bud Festival set for Saturday, April 25. Vendors who wish to display may contact Downtown Milford Inc. at 302-839-1180 or email Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, April 1.

Information and applications are on the DMI website at under the Bug & Bud tab.

James Keegan to host Acting for Shakespeare workshop March 25

Possum Point Players is hosting a free workshop called Acting for Shakespeare, led by actor James Keegan of the renowned American Shakespeare Center. The workshop will be at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, at Possum Hall in Georgetown. All ages and levels of experience are welcome. Participants should come dressed in something in which they can move comfortably. For questions, call PPP at 302-856-3460.

Women's club offers Harrington Casino bus trip March 26

GFWC Zwaanendael Women's Club is offering a bus trip to Harrington Casino Thursday, March 26. Participants will meet the bus at 8:45 a.m. at Lowe's on Route 1 in Lewes. The bus departs at 9 a.m. The bus should return to Lewes at 4 p.m. Cost of  $30 per person includes transportation, a free $10 slot card and free buffet. Advance registration and payment are required. Seats are limited. To register, contact Dottie at 302-231-8777 or

Student art show to open March 27 at Mispillion Art League in Milford

Support young artists from Milford Middle and Milford High schools, the Milford Boys & Girls Club and Mispillion Art League by attending an opening reception for a student art show from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 27, at the Mispillion Art League, 5 S. Walnut St. Prizes will be awarded at the reception for 2D and 3D art and best in show. The show will continue through April 11. For more information contact Mispillion Art League at 302-430-7646 or go to

Adult magic show set April 7 at Milton library

The Milton Public Library will host The Amazing Mark Zacharia for an adult magic show at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 7. Zacharia provides an unforgettable experience as he leads audiences into the exciting and amazing world of magic. This program is free to the public. For accessibility or more information call 302-684-8856 and ask for Mary Catherine Hopkins, director. The Milton Public Library is at 121 Union St., Milton. For directions go to and click on Hours & Directions.

Ad Hoc Touring Co. to perform old-time radio show April 8 in Lewes

The Ad Hoc Touring Company will present an Old Time Radio Program at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 8, at the Lewes Public Library. This re-creation will be performed by actors from the Ad Hoc Touring Company of Possum Point Players which has many local residents as performers. In addition to several short skits, they will perform "Winston's Will," a mystery written by a member and "The Memory Club," something on the lighter side. For those with fond memories of old-time radio, and those with a desire to learn more about the realm of old-time radio shows, there will be live performance sound effects, live audience applause and audience prompting signs as part of the show. This performance is free and open to the public. For more information go to

BBW and Admirers to celebrate 10th Annual Party April 11 in Dover

BBW and Admirers Delaware State Chapter will be hosting its 10th Annual Party Saturday, April 11, at Dover Downs, 1131 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover. Attendees will meet at the Festival Buffet at 5:30 p.m. for dinner; cost is $22.50 per person or $20.50 with Dover Card. After dinner will be free time in the casino. At 9 p.m. the group will meet at the club Fire And Ice on the casino floor for drinks and dancing with a live band called Jumper. For more info ,contact Larry at 609-870-8853 or email There is no cover charge at the nightclub.

Train Show and Toy Show set for April 11 and 12

The 9th Delaware Train Show will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 11, at the Nur Shrine Center, Route 13, 198 South DuPont Highway, New Castle. Admission is $5, and children under the age of 12 enter free. Early buyers tickets for 8 a.m. admission are $10.

The show will feature over 150 tables of trains, accessories, slot cars and some toys. The show will have a diversity of trains in all scales and makes. A variety of unique dealers will come from up and down the East Coast. The train show is Saturday only.

The April Fools Toy Show, the East Coast's largest toy show, moves in from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, April 12. There will be more than 175 tables of new, collectible and antique toys. Admission is $5; children under the age of 12 get in free. Early buyers tickets for 8 a.m. admission are $10. For more information, go to or call 856-302-3606.

Dewey Beach Arts Festival seeks artist applications through April 11

Dewey Business Partnership is currently seeking artists and crafters for the fourth annual outdoor Dewey Beach Arts Festival to be held Saturday, May 9, on Dagsworthy Avenue in Dewey Beach. Interested artists and crafters may download an application at An application may also be obtained by emailing or calling 302-228-3701. Deadline to apply is Saturday, April 11.

Mispillion Art League sets April events

Mispillion Art League announces its April events. The spring show will be both juried and judged. Awakenings will run from Tuesday, April 14 through Saturday, May 30. An evening reception will be held Friday, April 17.

Renowned wildlife stamp artist Richard Clifton will speak at the Third Thursday free lecture at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 16.

Several art classes are set for April. Open Figure Drawing is at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 2. Finding Your Inner Child will be held at 6 p.m., Monday, April 6. Impressionistic Oils will be held weekly beginning at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, April 9. Intermediate Pastels will be held for three weeks beginning at 6 p.m., Friday, April 10. Painting with Gouache will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 11.

New members are welcome, and fees are prorated. Mispillion Art League is at 5 N. Walnut St., Milford. For more information, call 302-430-7646 or go to

Rehoboth to host restaurant week June 7 to 12

For six days, diners can enjoy delicious three-course prix-fixe meals for $25, $35 or $45 at participating restaurants in downtown Rehoboth Beach, the culinary destination of Delaware. Sunday to Friday, June 7 to 12 is the perfect time for diners to expand their palates and try innovative foods at reduced prices. This is a great dining opportunity as Rehoboth Beach continues to gain regional and national notoriety for its inventive chefs and menus. Visit for details or call 302-227-2772.

State park group to hold monthly Trails Day

The Friends of Holts Landing State Park will hold a Trails Day on the second Saturday of every month from October through May.People can meet at the park from 9 to 11 a.m. All visitors are welcome. For more information, call Chuck Schonder at 703-881-2491.



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