Limited vendor spaces still open for Delmarva Chicken Festival
Spaces remain open for arts and crafts vendors, commercial vendors and nonprofit, community service vendors interested in participating in the 2013 Delmarva Chicken Festival, June 21 and 22, at Byrd Park in Snow Hill, Md.
Tented or open-air spaces for the festival’s Home and Trade Show are available to businesses and other commercial groups. An Arts and Crafts Show will be set up on the festival grounds and is open to anyone who creates his or her own artistic wares. A special exhibit area for nonprofit, community service organizations will also be designated on the festival grounds.
More information and applications are available at www.DelmarvaChickenFestival.org or www.dpichicken.com. Click on 2013 Delmarva Chicken Festival.
The Delmarva Chicken Festival, held annually as a celebration of Delmarva’s chicken industry, is sponsored by Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc.
Delaware Agricultural Museum holding live blacksmith demonstrations
The Delaware Agricultural Museum will host live blacksmith demonstrations this spring and fall. An onsite blacksmith in the museum's blacksmith shop will give live, educational demonstrations on Fridays from April through May and September through December. The price of admission to the museum is adults, $6; seniors, $4; youth (4-17), $3; and children under 3, free.
Nanticoke Indian Heritage Day May 18
The Nanticoke Indian Association Inc. will hold its Nanticoke Indian Heritage Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 18, at the Nanticoke Indian Museum, 27073 John J. Williams Highway, Millsboro. Activities include a dance troupe performance with Urie Ridgeway of the Lenni Lenape and the Red Blanket Drummers and Singers at noon and 2 p.m., and flute playing with Nanticoke Matt Harmon at 1 p.m. There will also be face painting and Native American food and crafts throughout the day. All are invited to bring family and friends to experience the Nanticoke Indian culture.
Symphony at Sea aboard MV Twin Capes May 18
Cape May Lewes Ferry and Dover Symphony Orchestra announce Symphony at Sea, a musical cruise aboard the MV Twin Capes from 2 to 5:30 p.m., Saturday, May 18.
This is the third annual gala benefit for the DSO. The event features the concert Romance at Sea. Also included are a silent auction, wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres by Gary Papp of Essential Chef and open bar.
A portion of each ticket is tax-deductible. Boarding at Lewes Ferry Terminal. Price is $100 with limited special VIP seating available. Advance reservations are required.
For more information contact Nancy Pikulik, president of DSO at 302-492-0353 or nancypikulik@MSN.com, or call the DSO line at 302-270-1903. For tickets, call 1-800-64FERRY or www.cmlf.com.
Bus trip to Pennsylvania Dutch Country May 22
The Cannery Village Civic Association will sponsor a Pennsylvania Dutch Country bus trip Wednesday, May 22. The excursion will include a visit to the Kitchen Kettle Amish Shops and a stop at the Shady Maple Smorgasbord. Cost is $40 per person, bus only. The trip will depart Cannery Village, 190 Village Center Blvd. in Milton, at 8:30 a.m.. For further information, call 610-513-5860 and leave message; call will be returned.
Delaware By Hand to hold Fine Arts & Crafts Show May 25 in Lewes
Delaware By Hand artist members at the Biggs Museum of American Art will present the fourth annual Fine Arts & Crafts Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 25, in the park at the Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes. A wide array of 50 artists' works will be displayed for sale, including furniture, wood, metal, glass, ceramics, photography, fiber, sculpture, baskets, printmaking, jewelry and painting.
Every year, the Biggs Museum showcases the talent and creativity of Delaware By Hand, the artist membership of the Biggs Museum of American Art. It is is designed to spotlight the Delaware fine arts and crafts community. Delaware By Hand art carries forward the state's traditional handcrafts into the multicultural present. Information on Delaware By Hand artist members can be found at www.delawarebyhand.org.
Admission is free. Parking is available across the street from the park in the Lewes Presbyterian Church parking lot. For more information, contact the Biggs Museum at 302-674-2111.
Coastal Camera Club to present Vineyard Photography Show June 1-30
The Nassau Valley Vineyards in Lewes will be the site of the Coastal Camera Club’s annual Vineyard Photography Show June 1 through 30. Hours of the show are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday.
A reception with artists present to discuss their photographic art will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, June 9. Refreshments will be served, including Nassau Valley wines, and matted photos and cards will be for sale.
Possum Point Players continues search for directors for three 2014 shows
Donna de Kuyper, chairwoman of the Possum Point Players Director Selection/Reading Committee, continues to accept applications from individuals interested in directing three of the shows for the 2014 season. Deadline for applications to her is Wednesday, May 15.
The winter show will be "Laura," the classic mystery in which the investigation of an irresistible young woman's murder takes an unexpected turn. Spring musical selection is "South Pacific," one of Rodgers and Hammerstein's most beautiful scores, with a story about love, war and prejudice that is still relevant today. In early summer is "See How They Run," a British farce full of comic entanglements.
Interested directors should contact de Kuyper at email@example.com for application and more information.