Mispillion Art League receives grant
The Mispillion Art League was awarded a $7,200 grant for 2016 from the Delaware Division of the Arts. These funds will assist with operating expenses and allow the Mispillion Art League to fulfill its mission of providing community-wide, quality visual arts programs to Milford-area communities.
The art league features basic and advanced art classes serving children and adults of all skill levels; hosts exhibitions, sales and educational opportunities for regional artists; and offers free monthly seminars for the public. Visit the Mispillion Art League & Gallery at 5 North Walnut St. in Milford. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday to Friday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday. Check out the new website at www mispillionarts.org.
Mispillion Art League sets October calendar
Mispillion Art League announced its October classes and events. Kids and teens classes: Kids Tuesday with Cathy Walls, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Oct.13, 20 and 27 for kindergarten through grade six. Drawing Fun for all ages with Anne Carroll is set 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24. Watercolor for Teens with Kelly Sverduk is set 4 to 5:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30.
Adult classes: Watercolor with Jean Masetti continues Mondays from 12:30 to 3 p.m., Oct. 12, 19, Nov. 2, 9 , and 23. Thinking Abstractly with Linda Chatfield continues from 6 to 8 p.m., Mondays, Oct.12, 19 and 23. Impressionistic Oils with Linda Steere continues from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Thursdays, Oct. 15, 22 and 29. Images of Autumn in Pen and Ink with Kelly Sverduk is set 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct.17. Watercolor Tutorial, Creating Reflective Surfaces with Cathy Walls, is set 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21. Brushes and Booze with Mimi Galligan is set 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23. Drawing Fun for all Ages with Anne Carroll will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24.
Exhibits: 12th Annual Fall Members Show, Falling for Art, continues through Thursday, Nov. 12.
The Third Thursday series presents Seawatch International Clam Chowder Night from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Oct. 15.
Mispillion Art league is at 5N. Walnut St., Milford, For more information, call 302-430-7646 or go to www.mispillionarts.org.
Milton's Truckin Tuesday food truck lineup announced for Oct. 13
The convoy of food trucks will continue to roll into historic Milton the second and fourth Tuesday of October for the Milton Chamber of Commerce’s Truckin’ Tuesday. Live music, a diverse collection of food offerings and Dogfish Head beer will be available at the new time, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday Oct. 13, on the grounds of the Lydia B. Cannon Museum at the corner of Union and Magnolia streets. Food trucks attending the next event will be The Sea Hogg, Big Thunder Roadside Kitchen, Rosenfeld's Jewish Deli, Maxie's Grill, Blazin' Grill and A’Latte Soul. Entertainment for the evening will be provided by Rick Arzt of Love Seed Mama Jump. The 2015 final Truckin’ Tuesdays will take place Oct. 27. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/MiltonDelawareChamber.
The Lakeside Home Owners Association will host a bingo game Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Pot-Nets Lakeside Community Center in Long Neck. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Admission, which includes 21 bingo games, is $15. A variety of food, snacks and desserts are available for purchase. The community center is at 33076 Rock Cove, adjacent to the lake, off Lakeshore Circle. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Betty at 302-945-1263.
Art league to feature Sea Watch talk Oct. 15
The Mispillion Art League’s October’s Third Thursday program Oct. 15 will feature Sea Watch International. The program will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Formed in 1978, Sea Watch International Ltd. has grown into the world’s largest clam producer and cannery at one site. Approximately 20 million pounds of clams are processed annually. The Milford-based company processes and cans more than 400,000 cases of soups and chowders a year.
Doug Morrow, director of human resources of Sea Watch for more than 35 years, will give a brief talk about the clam business.
Visit the Mispillion Art League at 5 North Walnut St. in Milford, Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information go to mispillionarts.org.
Lewes library to host pumpkin painting Oct. 17 for ages 11 and older
The Lewes Public Library will host pumpkin painting from 6 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17. The program is open to ages 11 and older. Attendees will be decorating pumpkins with paint, sequins and ribbons. Preregistration is required to ensure adequate supplies. To sign up, stop by the circulation desk or call 302-645-2733.
Buy tickets by Oct. 20 for Lakeside Halloween spooktacular Oct. 24
Ghosts, ghouls and other creepy creatures need only to travel to Long Neck to celebrate Halloween with fun food, wickedly good music and ghostly games. The Lakeside Community Home Owners Association is planning a Spooktacular Pig Roast, to be held 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24 in the Pot-Nets Lakeside Community Center.
The evening will feature a menu of roasted pig with barbecue sauces, bloody green beans, slimy applesauce, guillotined potatoes, eyeball rolls, Bigfoot cupcakes, no punch punch and nonalcoholic beverages. DJ Bobby Allen will provide the music. Participants are strongly encouraged to wear costumes. Prizes will be awarded for the best overall costume, the scariest, the funniest and the best couple costumes. Participants are also asked to bring nonperishable, currently dated food items to be donated to the local food pantry. The community center is at 33076 Rock Cove, adjacent to the lake, off Lakeshore Circle in the Lakeside community of Pot-Nets. Tickets are $15 per person and are available by calling Betty at 302-945-1263. No tickets will be sold after Tuesday, Oct. 20.
Delaware Train Show and Octoberfest Toy Show set Oct. 24, 25
The 10th Delaware Train Show will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Nur Shrine Center, Route 13/198 South DuPont Highway, New Castle. Admission is $5. Children under the age of 12 are free. Early buyers 8 a.m. admission is $10. The show will feature over 150 tables of trains in all scales and makes, accessories, slotcars and some toys. A variety of unique dealers come from up and down the East Coast. Train show is Saturday only. For more information, go to www.toyshows.org.
The Octoberfest Toy Show will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25. There will be over 175 tables of new, collectible and antique toys. Admission is $5. Children under the age of 12 are free. Early buyers 9 a.m. entrance is $10. Collectors won't want to miss this show with great food and free parking. The events will be held rain or shine. For map and more information, go to www.toyshows.org or call 856-302-3606.
UNICO to present Opera At the Beach Oct. 25 in Rehoboth
UNICO Rehoboth Beach will present Opera at the Beach at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 25, at St. Edmond Church in Rehoboth. Once again the amazing mezzo-soprano Andrea Arena will be performing accompanied by Matthew Jewel. The concert will be 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tickets to the concert are $25. Tickets to the concert and reception following until 5:30 p.m. are $25. In support of the Wounded Warrior Project, UNICO Rehoboth Beach will donate a portion of the proceeds to this worthwhile cause. To purchase tickets, go to Eventbrite.
Rehoboth Beach Main Street's Fifth Annual Cocoa Crawl set Nov. 6
Everyone is invited to downtown Rehoboth’s Fifth Annual Cocoa Crawl from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6. For three hours, shoppers will enjoy special discounts in participating stores while noshing on local restaurants’ desserts, fall treats and drinks dispersed throughout the stores. There is a $10 admission fee to participate in this one-night charitable event, which includes a chance to win a $1,000 VIP Basket Drawing. The drawing will take place at 8:15 p.m. in the First Street Station Courtyard and the recipient must be present to win. To purchase tickets, visit Heidi Lowe Gallery, Something Comfortable, South Moon Under, the Rehoboth Beach Main Street Office in City Hall or go to www.downtownrb.com. All proceeds benefit Rehoboth Beach Main Street.