American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 to host Trunk for Treats Oct. 31
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 will hold Trunk for Treats from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, at the Post Pavilion, 31768 Legion Road, Millsboro. There will be a Halloween-decorated bus, crafts, and hot chocolate, and many trunks open with treats. This event is open to the public. For more information, contact Jackie Rooney at 267-688-0721 or visit www.alpost28.com.
WRDE sponsors The Walking Dead Party Oct. 31
To celebrate the launch of one of America’s most popular television programs, “The Walking Dead,” WRDE’s My COZI TV will be hosting The Walking Dead Halloween Zombie Party from 7 to 10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, at Bethany Blues' Lewes location on Coastal Highway near the Midway Shopping Center. Sponsored by Bethany Blues and Vernon Powell Shoes, as well as WRDE NBC Coast TV, there’ll be music, dancing, and spooky good food and drink specials.
The event will also feature prizes awarded for both male and female best zombie costume, a blood-curdling scream contest and a best look of terror contest. More Halloween fun will follow this special event.
"The Walking Dead" can be seen on My COZI TV between 8 and 10 p.m. every Wednesday.
Lewes Senior Center Fall Bazaar Nov. 1
Lewes Senior Center’s Annual Fall Bazaar featuring local crafters, artisans and gift sellers will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1. There will be a wide variety of handmade, unique one-of-a-kind items, baked goods and Christmas gifts for sale along with new and gently used household items and clothing. Continental breakfast and a tasty lunch are also available for purchase.
For more information, to donate, or to rent a table space, call 302-645-9293 or drop by the center.
The Lewes Senior Center offers a broad range of programs including aerobics, tai chi, yoga, dancing, ceramics and crafts, computer assistance and classes, health screenings and referrals, elder law, special events, and group trips to near and far. Membership is open to anyone 50 years of age and over.
Maple Dale will host Fourth Annual Bridal Event Nov. 2
The Fourth Annual Bridal Event at Maple Dale is on the calendar for 11 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 2. This year’s event features an Under the Tuscan Sun theme and includes a plated luncheon of Italian cuisine, fashion show, vendor displays, door prizes, music and entertainment. Admission to the Bridal Event including the plated lunch is $20 per person. Maple Dale General Manager Chris Aulita is encouraging all businesses with an interest in targeting Delaware brides to sign up now.
Event organizers include Affinity Entertainment, Amoré Bridal, Blue Orchid Floral Design Studio, Classic Cakes, CM Baker Photography, CruiseOne, Dover Rent-All Tents & Events, Maple Dale Country Club, the Perfect Wedding Guide and Primerica. Delaware State News is the media sponsor of the event.
For more information or to download a vendor registration form, visit www.mapledaleclub.com or contact Chris Aulita at Maple Dale Country Club 302-674-4951, Ext. 5.
Lewes Men's Community Chorus begins rehearsals for Dec. 20 concert
Christmas is right around the corner, and the Lewes Men's Community Chorus has started rehearsals for its annual holiday concert, Christmas Time is Here, to be held Saturday, Dec. 20. The chorus celebrates its 26th anniversary this year and performs concerts in May and December.
Rehearsals are held Monday evenings at 6:45 p.m. in the lower-level choir room of Bethel United Methodist Church, Lewes. New members are welcome for all voice parts. No auditions are required - only the love of music and singing. A nominal registration fee covers the cost of music. For more information, contact Hugh Councill, 302-645-5399 or Rich Foti, 302-644-2230.
Gallery One to host reception for new partner Nov. 1
New Gallery One partner Aubré Duncan will be welcomed with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, at the gallery, 32 Atlantic Ave., Ocean View. Duncan is known for her watercolours. For more information, go to galleryonede.com.
Return Day announces Nov. 5 entertainment lineup
The bands will be playing on the big stage Wednesday, Nov. 5, Return Day eve, on The Circle in Georgetown. Skinny Leg Pete Band starts the party at 5 p.m. followed by Big Hat No Cattle, and taking it home until 11 p.m. are The Funsters.
Also on The Circle that night, the traditional ox will be cooked. In addition, there will be cornhole and horseshoe tournaments, the Second Annual Cupcake Contest, the VFW beer wagon and a 16 Mile Craft Brewery tap.
For more information, parade entry forms, carriage entry forms, contest information and Return Day updates, visit www.returnday.com or call 302-855-0722.
Milton's Brown to present workshop on getting published Nov. 8
Broadkill Review publisher Jamie Brown will present "What an Editor Looks for in Your Work” at the Eastern Shore Writers' Association’s monthly meeting at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Jetty along Restaurant Row at Kent Narrows, 201 Wells Cove Road, Grasonville, Md.
Publisher, poet, professor, shopkeep, and founder of the John Milton Poetry Festival and Poetry Prize , Brown is also former editor of several literary magazines and a prize-winning playwright. His fiction, nonfiction and poetry have been widely published including such favorites as "Freeholder and Other Poems" and "Conventional Heresies." Brown founded two well-known Washington, D.C. poetry reading series as well as teaching an Advanced Fiction Workshop at Georgetown University and an introductory-level workshop, Poetry: Form, Function and You at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. He has also been awarded best Book of Verse by the Delaware Press Association for his haiku cycle, "Sakura."
This event is open to the public; an RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-476- 3917 is requested for lunch at $19.
Unitarian Universalists will host Holiday Arts & Crafts Faire Nov. 8
The first Holiday Arts & Crafts Faire will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware. Everyone is invited to attend this unique faire showcasing works of local artists, one-of-a-kind pottery, glass, textiles, paintings, photographs, holiday ornament tree, select antiques and collectibles, and homemade baked goods. UUSD is at 33739 Marsh Road in Lewes. Call 302-645-6334 or visit www.uussd.org.
Unit 28 Rocks the Grape Nov. 16
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 will Rock the Grape with Movin’ and Groovin’ Trio from 5 to 9 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 16. The cost of $15 per person includes wine tastings and appetizers. Movin’ and Groovin’ is an up-and-coming group that has played several venues around the Rehoboth and Millsboro areas. Proceeds will benefit auxiliary programs for veterans, military and their families, and children and youth. For tickets and/or more information, contact Tina at 302-329-9090 or Beth at 302-947-2984.
Rehoboth and Sussex Central H.S. combine talents for Nov. 20 concert
Sussex Central High School band and the Rehoboth Concert Band will join forces for a concert at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20, at Sussex Central High School, Georgetown. Tickets are $5 at the door; children are free. Guest violin soloist will be Marius Sanders of St. Thomas More Academy.
The Rehoboth Concert Band is funded, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.
Tickets now on sale for DSO holiday concert Nov. 30
The Dover Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Donald Buxton will perform the second concert of its 2014-15 season at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 30, at the Rollins Center at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino in Dover.
Ringing in the Holiday Season features a wide array of seasonal music to which the audience is invited to sing along, tap their toes and clap their hands.
There will be displays of the work of a number of central Delaware artists and artisans. The art works will be available for browsing and purchase beginning at 1:30. Sweet treats will be also sold. Valet parking will be offered at $4. Also, there will be free shuttle service throughout the parking lots.
Admission prices are adults $20, seniors/students/military $15. Children under 16 are free with a paying adult. For ticket sales, go to www.doversymphony.org or call 302-270-1903. Tickets will also be sold at the door. For further information, visit www.doversymphony.org.
Seaford invites entries to A Star Bright Christmas Parade Dec. 6
Plans are underway for the 2014 Seaford Christmas Parade. Touted as the largest Christmas parade on Delmarva, this year's event will be Saturday, Dec. 6. Step-off is at 7 p.m. The parade is sponsored by the Downtown Seaford Association and the City of Seaford.
The grand marshal this year is a group, the GFWC Acorn Club, which has performed numerous community service projects over the years.
This an evening parade, so children of all ages will be awed by the sparkle of lighted floats, the bands, and the spectacle of fire trucks, horses and large farm equipment. Of course, Santa will be part of the fun!
All who want to be in the parade can visit www.mychristmasparade.com to sign up online. Entry forms and parade rules are also available at Seaford City Hall, Dick’s Barber Shop and Fantasy Beauty Salon.