MAL Spring Art Show through March 28; awards reception March 8
The Gallery at Millsboro Art League is currently filled with art work by members and other area artists. The Spring Art Show, including work by both professional and emerging artists, will be on display through Friday, March 28, in the MAL gallery at 203 Main St. in Millsboro.
This competitive show has been independently judged, and awards will be given at a public reception to be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 8. This exhibit is a wonderful opportunity to view and support the work of many talented area artists. The public is invited to visit MAL’s gallery, which is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, and 1 to 3 p.m., Sundays. For more information, go to www.millsboroartleague.com.
Georgetown Arts&Flowers plans student art show March 17 to April 11
Georgetown Arts&Flowers, a community organization of volunteers dedicated to the beautification of the historic county seat and to the promotion of the fine arts in the town, has announced plans for the 2014 student art show. The show will be held at the Georgetown Public Library on Pine Street from March 17 through April 11. A reception honoring the participants, their families, and their teachers will be held at the library on Monday, April 7.
The show will feature the works of students in grades 4-8 from local schools, selected by their art teachers. Works selected for display must represent the theme of Springtime. Prizes will be awarded to the top entries.
Georgetown area schools participating in the show are Georgetown Elementary, North Georgetown Elementary, Georgetown Middle School, The Jefferson School and Sussex Academy of Arts and Sciences. Denise Leyh of Georgetown heads the Arts&Flowers committee making arrangements for the show.
Lakeside HOA to host St. Patrick's Day Dinner Dance March 15
The public is invited to the Lakeside Community Center Saturday, March 15, for the Lakeside Community Home Owners Association St. Patrick's Day Dinner Dance.
The event will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. at the community center off Lakeshore Circle in Long Neck.
The menu includes a traditional Irish meal of corned beef or ham, cabbage, potatoes, vegetable, beverage and dessert. Music will be provided by a disc jockey.
For tickets, call 302-945-1263, 302-945-9236, or 215-805-7782. Tickets will be available for sale until Monday, March 10, at $15 per person.
Wilmington University to hold first Wildcat Crawl March 22
Wilmington University’s Kent & Sussex Alumni Chapter will host the first Wildcat Prowl through Lewes from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 22. The day will be full of clues, riddles and rich Delaware history. The public is invited to prowl through Lewes and discover the town’s past and the secrets that lie within the state’s oldest town. The event ends with a light reception at Irish Eyes Pub and Restaurant. Price is $20 price per person. The crawl begins and ends at Irish Eyes and includes a hot chocolate kick-off, entrance to museums in Lewes and appetizers at Irish Eyes (cash bar available). Children under 10 are free. Register at www.wilmu.edu/WildcatProwl. For more information contact Stacey Stickel, 302-295-1174.
Diane Drulis Foundation to hold Night in Nashville fundraiser March 22
The Diane Drulis Foundation, which provides scholarships to dedicated young dancers to assist them in continuing their arts education, will hold a fundraiser from 7 to 11 p.m., Saturday, March 22, at the Atlantic Sands Hotel on the Boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach. The Night in Nashville event offers an evening of delicious food, drinks and dancing. It features performances by scholarship recipients, a silent auction, music by DJ Mike Warren, and much more. Organizers urge everyone to don their cowboy hats and pull on their boots as they enjoy a night at the Grand Ole Opry.
Tickets are $45 per guest and can be purchased at dianedrulisfoundation.org, or by calling 302-703-2906. They will be $55 per guest at the door. Five percent of all ticket sales will go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The Diane Drulis Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization which has, in its first four years of existence, provided $16,000 in scholarships.
DSO to perform March 23
The Dover Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Donald Buxton will launch the second half of its 2013-14 season at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 23, at the Rollins Center at Dover Downs in Dover.
The orchestra will perform Mendelssohn’s "Hebrides Overture" and Beethoven’s "Symphony No. 5." Featured soloist Phillip Sawyer will perform Vivaldi’s "Concerto in D for Strings and Lute" on classical guitar.
Sawyer began studying guitar as a young child in the 1960s at the Blair Academy of Music in Nashville, Tenn., founded by his father. He performed publicly until his mid-20s and then took a break, developing his career as a medical physicist. Five years ago he returned to his music.
Admission prices are adults $20 and seniors/students/military $15. Children under 16 are free with a paying adult. Tickets are available now. Call 302-270-1903. For further information, visit www.doversymphony.org.
Miss Delaware organization to hold spring fashion show March 29
The Miss Delaware Scholarship Organization presents the Fourth Annual Spring Fling Fashion Show Gala from 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 29, at The Executive Banquet and Conference Center at 205 Executive Drive in Newark.
There will be a cocktail hour and fashions from many of the most upscale boutiques in Delaware. Miss Delaware 2013 Rebecca Jackson will be on hand to meet and greet attendees.
Tickets are $35 for adults and $17.50 for children under 12. For more information and to reserve tickets, call Faye Sutton at 302-598-7649. This fashion show is one of the major fundraisers for Miss Delaware.
Rehoboth's Get Down in Town set April 4
Rehoboth Beach Main Street will sponsor its Fourth Annual Get Down in Town event Friday, April 4. All are invited to wine, dine and shop local on that day at participating restaurants and downtown Rehoboth shops. Proceeds from sales of wristbands priced at $10 will benefit local charities. Visit www.downtownrehoboth.com for more information.
Possum Point Players to present 'South Pacific' starting April 4
Possum Point Players will present the award-winning musical, “South Pacific,” Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, and 13. The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, set in an island paradise during World War II, tells of two couples whose love is threatened by the dangers of prejudice and war. The show won 10 Tony Awards on Broadway and features timeless favorites such as “Nothing Like a Dame,” “Younger Than Springtime,” “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair,” and “Some Enchanted Evening.”
A cast of 30 actors from from Milford to Millsboro perform in “South Pacific.” Jim Hartzell, Georgetown, is director, and Donna de Kuyper, Lewes, is assistant director.
Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday performances are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $23 for adults, and seniors and students, $22, and may be reserved online at www.possumpointplayers.org. For information, call 302-856-3460, visit www.possumpointplayers.org and find on Facebook.
Submissions due April 14 for Del Tech's annual senior art exhibit
All artists 50 years of age and over are invited to exhibit their artwork at Delaware Technical Community College’s 23rd Annual Statewide Senior Art Exhibit beginning April 28. Information packets are now available and can be obtained by calling Corporate and Community Programs at 302-259-6361.
The Statewide Senior Art Exhibit displays recent works of art in oil, watercolor, acrylics, pastels, charcoal, photography, sculpture (metal/stone), pottery, stained glass, woodcarving, ceramics, and other. Ribbons are awarded in each category. No more than two entries are allowed per person in the exhibit.
Bring artwork to the Carter Partnership Center between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday, April 14.
For more information or to register, contact Corporate and Community Programs at 302-259-6361 or visit www.dtcc.edu/continuing-education/personal-enrichment/owens-campus/travel-culture.
Call for artists for 2014 Plein Air on The Circle June 14
The Upper Crust, 7 East Market St., Georgetown, is sponsoring a 2014 Plein Air on The Circle in historic Georgetown. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 14, with a $10 fee for registration, which starts at 7 a.m. at The Upper Crust. Proceeds will benefit Kody’s Kids Inc. Visit http://www.kodyskids.org/ for more information about this charity. Those who are interested in participating can find information at http://theuppercrust.info/2014_plein_air/info. Plein air artists participating in the event will be invited to exhibit their work from the event for a show at The Upper Crust from July 8 to Aug. 2 with an evening wine and cheese reception.