Cristina Pato and Migrations Band present workshop for students Jan. 30 in Georgetown
Galician bagpipe master and classical pianist Cristina Pato will bring her Migrations Band at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 30, to the Owens Campus of Delaware Technical Community College in Georgetown as a part of the Global Understanding series. Pato and the band will be performing a workshop. Local schools will bring students for a live arts experience.
Willey Farms hosts vegetable soup cook-off Feb. 7
In honor of January as National Soup Month and Feb. 4 as National Homemade Soup Day, Willey Farms is holding a Willey Farms Vegetable Soup Cook Off competition at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 7. Any non-professional home cook is encouraged to enter. Entrants must register by Tuesday, Feb. 3, by calling 302-378-8441, Ext. 7 and asking for Donna. Information about the cook-off can be found at www.willeyfarmsde.com or at the market during regular business hours.
Soups will be judged on appearance, taste, texture, aroma and adherence to the theme of vegetable soup. Willey Farms gift cards will be presented to the top three finishers: first place - $100 , second place - $50, and third place - $25. Judges for the event will be local fireman and EMT Bob Biggs of the Townsend Volunteer Fire Company; state Rep. Jeff Speigelman, R-Clayton; Drew Chaz from Camp Chiropractic in Middletown; and Nick Mancuso from The Granary Restaurant in Georgetown, Md. For more information about Willey Farms visit www.willeyfarmsde.com.
Meet the Brewer Night is Feb. 9 at Rehoboth Applebee's
Rehoboth Applebee’s, 36501 Seaside Outlet Blvd., will partner with Mispillion River Brewing Co. from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 9, to host a Meet the Brewer Night. Neighbors and guests are invited to stop by to sample 2 oz. flights of the local brewer’s craft beers.
Guests will have the opportunity to sample Reach Around IPA, Beach Bum Joe, Praetor, and Naughty B. Participants will be asked to complete a survey following the tasting to determine which of these specialty brews will be featured on tap at Applebee’s.
Throughout the event, guests can participate in a beer pong tournament and other games of skill for a chance to win prizes and swag from the brewing company.
Participants must be 21 or older, and a valid photo ID will be requested for entry to the event. For more information, check out the Rehoboth Applebee’s Facebook page.
SDTR to hold Valentine's Dinner Dance Feb. 13
Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding will hold its 2nd Annual Valentine’s Dinner Dance from 6 to 11 p.m., Friday, Feb. 13, at the CHEER Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown.
The event will feature live music by the Funsters, buffet dinner, cash bar, and desserts. Tickets are $50 per person; this is an over 21 event. There will also be silent auction items and a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds benefit the Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding program in Lewes. SDTR provides equine-assisted therapy for children and adults with special needs.
For more information, call 302-854-9500.
Milton FD Ladies Auxiliary to hold sweetheart dance Feb. 14
The Milton Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary cordially invites the public to the annual Sweetheart Valentine's Dance with DJ SPIG1 from 8 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Milton Fire Hall, 116 Front St., Milton. Tickets are $10 per person or $20 per couple. The event is BYOB with light snacks provided. Call Mary Ann at 302-745-1642 for more details and to reserve tickets. Parking is available.
Rehoboth Chocolate Festival organizers seek professional entrants for March 7 event
Organizers of the 25th Annual Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival are looking for food industry professional participants and entries for the event set for Saturday, March 7, at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. Last year’s event sold out, and more than 500 attendees are expected for 2015. The seven judged categories include: Brownie, Cake, Candy, Cookie, Pie, Other and Showpiece. Event proceeds benefit Rehoboth Beach Main Street and the Friends of the Rehoboth Beach Library. Food industry professionals interested in participating or more information should contact RBMS at 302-227-2772, or visit www.downtownrb.com.