Cape Gazette

Entertainment Briefs

Nov 21, 2014


Cape Artists open Wall of Pets Nov. 28

The Cape Artists of Lewes announce the opening of their holiday Wall of Pets from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 28.  Several of the artists will be available for commissioned work just in time to give someone on a holiday gift list a portrait of a favorite pet. Twenty percent of the price of all portraits sold and commissioned will benefit the Delaware SPCA. The Cape Artists will welcome visitors Nov. 28 with cup of hot cider, and also on hand will be an assortment of holiday cards and tree ornaments. The gallery is at 110 Third St. in Lewes.

Milton Theatre to host iComedy Night Nov. 29

Three comedians will turn awkward encounters and everyday life into a night of laughs during Premier Centre for the Arts at the Milton Theatre’s monthly iComedy Night. The fun begins at 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 29.

The lineup of laughter for the evening will be hosted by Keith Purnell from Dover. From New Jersey will be Ron Kelly. Headliner is Terry Gillespie of Philadelphia, Pa.  The adult comedy night will include a cash bar and concessions. Tickets are $12. For more information, email, 302-684-3038 or stop in at 110 Union St., Milton. New comedians appear each month on the Milton Theatre stage.

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 or call 302-270-1903. Tickets will also be sold at the door. For further information, visit

Ad Hoc Touring Co. to hold reading Dec. 1

The Ad Hoc Touring Company, an affiliate of Possum Point Players, meets the first Monday of each month at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Road in Georgetown. The company reads plays aloud and recreates old-time radio broadcasts at local venues.

The December reading will be an old-fashioned melodrama titled “The Wild Flowering of Chastity (or Chaste Across the Stage).” The public is invited to participate in this reading at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 1, at Possum Hall. For more information about Ad Hoc, contact Roger Ault at 302-226-1118 or

Delmarva Public Radio fundraiser Dec. 4 at Hobos

Delmarva Public Radio will host its annual A Silent Night Out fundraising event 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at Hobos Restaurant & Bar, 56 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. Proceeds benefit Delmarva Public Radio.

Kathy Bernard and Barbara Kline of the "2BoomerBabes Radio Hour" are the evening’s masters of ceremonies. Singer-songwriter Melissa Alesi will perform during the event, which includes a silent auction and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $30 per person or two for $50.

For tickets call 410-543-6895 or email Angela Byrd at For more information about Delmarva Public Radio visit

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 is 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 to sign up online. Entry forms and parade rules are also available at Seaford City Hall, Dick’s Barber Shop and Fantasy Beauty Salon.

Third annual Dewey Dunk Jan. 1

The Dewey Business Partnership will sponsor the third annual Dewey Dunk, a chilling jump into the Atlantic, at noon, Thursday, Jan. 1, on Dagsworthy Avenue beach in Dewey Beach. Festivities begin at 11:30 a.m. with a bonfire and a toast. Dunkers will take a dip into the Atlantic to help support the Dewey Business Partnership’s events and positive initiatives such as the Dewey Kids’ Beach Party and the Dewey Arts Festival. Dunkers may register the day of the event at the Starboard parking lot or on the beach at Dagsworthy beginning at 11 a.m. The fee of $20 includes a 2015 Dewey Dunk T-shirt and a wristband for after-dunk discounts at Dewey businesses.

This is an all-ages event, rain or shine and free parking! Call 302-228-3701 for more information or visit






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