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Local Events

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  • Delmarva Birding Weekend
    Event Date(s): Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 9:00am -- The 19th Annual Delmarva Birding Weekend celebrates the spring migration of thousands of warblers, shorebirds, waterfowl and raptors. The Weekend combines boat trips, paddling treks, and expeditions by foot, and will be held April 24-27, 2014.
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Friday, April 25, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • 25th Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour
    Event Date(s): Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 7:00am -- Join 2500 cyclists of all ages and skill levels at the Silver Anniversary of this award winning event! For more information or to register, visit www.quietresorts.com
  • 11th Annual Bug and Bud Festival
    Event Date(s): Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 9:00am -- A family friendly event that is fun for everyone! For more information, visit www.downtownmilford.org
  • Delaware Goes to War Re-enactment
    Event Date(s): Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 10:00am -- Fort Miles and Cape Henlopen State Park host the annual Delaware Goest to War Re-enactment from 10-4pm on Saturday, April 26. About 100 living historians will have period gear and drive in vintage vehicles.
  • Dewey Beach Bacon Fest
    Event Date(s): Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 3:45pm -- Celebrate all things bacon! www.idewey.com
  • Historic Lewes Farmers Market Hoedown
    Event Date(s): Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 6:30pm -- Join the fun at the Historic Lewes Farmers' Market Hoedown on April 26. There will be local food, live music, beer/wine open bar and live auction.
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • Lewes Merchants' Spring Sidewalk Sale
    Event Date(s): Friday, May 2, 2014 - 9:00am -- Shop downtown historic Lewes for great deals and finds! For more information, visit www.leweschamber.com
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Friday, May 2, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • Dewey Beach Popfest
    Event Date(s): Friday, May 2, 2014 - 3:00pm -- The Rusty Rudder is the place to be during Popfest - a music celebration on 4 stages featuring Power Pop, BritPop and Pop Punk bands. For more information, visit www.deweybeachlife.com
  • Live for Chocolate - Girls' Night Out
    Event Date(s): Friday, May 2, 2014 - 5:00pm -- This fun event will be held in Downtown Seaford and will include food, wine tasting, games, education, shopping, music and more. The evening will also feature a Scavenger Hunt with chocolate treats at every stop!
  • Roady 5K
    Event Date(s): Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 8:00am -- On Saturday, May 3rd, Delaware Tech's Owens Campus will be hosting it's annual Roady 5K. This family friendly, Cinco De Mayo themed race is open to all whether you run or walk! The race begins at 9am on the Jack F.
  • Get in Gear Family Bike Rally
    Event Date(s): Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9:00am -- Trap Pond Partners 11th Annual “Get In Gear” Family Bike Rally continues to draw families from Sussex County and neighboring communities. Kick off will start promptly at 10:30 with a big bang from Fred Johnson’s toy cannon.
  • 19th Annual British Motorcar Show
    Event Date(s): Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 11:00am -- The Lewes British Motorcar Show “The British are coming...Again!” will welcome a wide array of classic British vehicles to Lewes on Saturday, May 3. (NO RAIN DATE). It will be held from 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Lewes Historical Society Complex, Third and Shipcarpenter Streets in Lewes.
  • 19th Annual British Motorcar Show
    Event Date(s): Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 11:00am -- The Lewes British Motorcar Show “The British are coming...Again!” will welcome a wide array of classic British vehicles to Lewes on Saturday, May 3. It will be held from 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Lewes Historical Society Complex, Third and Shipcarpenter Streets in Lewes.
  • Bridgeville Beer and Barrel Festival
    Event Date(s): Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 12:00pm -- Join Heritage Shores for the this first of many local events! Enjoy tasting local beer, wine and distilled treats at the first annual BBB Festival to be held at the Heritage Shores Club in Bridgeville, DE. Local craft vendors, corn hole toss, live entertainment and much more!
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Friday, May 9, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • 3rd Annual Dewey Beach Arts Festival
    Event Date(s): Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 9:30am -- The Third Annual Dewey Beach Art Fest will take place outdoors on the bayside of Dagsworthy Avenue which is in the center of town and intersects with four lane Coastal Highway, Route One. This is a free day of family fun! Activities:
  • Lewes Artists' Studio Tour
    Event Date(s): Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 10:00am -- Lewes Artists and Artisans open their private studios to the public! Maps available at the Lewes Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center (120 Kings Highway).
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • MidAtlantic Wine and Food Festival
    Event Date(s): Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 9:00am -- The 2014 MidAtlantic Wine and Food Festival will take place in and around the Brandywine Valley, and central and coastal Delaware, Wednesday, May 14 through Sunday, May 18, 2014, in private homes of distinction, stately hotels, intimate and award-winning restaurants, elegant barns and dramatic p
  • Spring Sidewalk Sale
    Event Date(s): Friday, May 16, 2014 - 9:00am -- The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center announces their annual spring and fall Sidewalk Sales! Sales run from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (store hours may vary). It is a weekend for deals and fabulous finds!
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Friday, May 16, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • Capital Ringers Handbell Concert
    Event Date(s): Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 2:00pm -- Capital Ringers is an auditioned Delmarva community handbell ensemble. They ring 5 octaves of Schulmerich handbells and 5 1/2 octaves of Malmark choirchimes.
  • 5th Annual DE-feet Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk
    Event Date(s): Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 7:30am -- Join DBCC for the 5th Annual DE-feet Breast Cancer 5K at the Tanger Outlet Center - Rehoboth Beach, Seaside, on Sunday, May 18th (rain or shine)! The event will include a 5K run and walk as well as a 1-Mile Fun Walk.
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Friday, May 23, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • Towne and Country Fair
    Event Date(s): Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 9:00am -- The Towne and Country Fair returns to the Governor Ross Plantation on Saturday, May 24th. It is co-sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society and the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
  • 3rd Annual Maritime Festival
    Event Date(s): Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 10:00am -- At the Zwaanendael Museum. Local organizations, games, activities and more for free! For more information, please call 302-645-1148 or visit www.leweschamber.com
  • Horeshoe Crab Festival
    Event Date(s): Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 10:00am -- This festival celebrates horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds, long considered by many to be a natural wonder of Delaware Bay.
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Friday, May 30, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • Rehoboth Restaurant Week
    Event Date(s): Sunday, June 1, 2014 (All day) -- Back for it's 9th year after Restaurant Week 2013 was a resounding success, and many people came downtown to experience the mouthwatering treats that Rehoboth has to offer. They found out why we are quickly becoming one of the premier culinary destinations in the region.
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Friday, June 6, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • Broad Creek Byway Bike and Brew Tour
    Event Date(s): Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 7:00am -- Bike and Brew has a 16,25,or 50 mile route, and a Metric Century route. We will have designated rest stops with restrooms, beverages, and light snakes. Included in the registration fee is 16 Mile Beer and Chicken Barbeque lunch that will be provided by Abbott’s Grill at the finish party.
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • Rock and Row Recycling Regatta
    Event Date(s): Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 3:00pm -- Join the Second Annual Rock & Row Recycling Regatta & contribute to the protection and preservation of Delaware’s Inland Bays. Wednesday, June 11th Tower Rd Bayside Participants will compete by building boats out of Recyclable Materials and then racing that boat in the Rehoboth Bay!
  • Top Chef of the Culinary Coast
    Event Date(s): Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 5:00pm -- Be part of the ultimate Southern Delaware chef "throwdown" as you get to sample many delicious dishes and vote for your favorite! All proceeds from ticket sales benefit Meals on Wheels Lewes/Rehoboth's Meal Sharing Program.
  • Lewes Boat Building Program
    Event Date(s): Friday, June 13, 2014 (All day) -- Lewes was a shipbuilding town. From the 1600s until the mid 1800s, hundreds of vessels of all sizes were built on Lewes Creek. Join The Lewes Historical Society as we rekindle this art in Lewes as part of our Family Boat Building Weekend over Fathers’ Day Weekend June 13-15, 2014.
  • Rehoboth Beach VegFest
    Event Date(s): Friday, June 13, 2014 - 11:00am -- The Rehoboth Beach VegFest celebrates how easy and delicious it is to choose vegetarian foods. This is a FREE outdoor festival that highlights the community’s diverse range of animal-friendly cuisine and the many benefits of choosing plant-based foods.
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Friday, June 13, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • Plein Air Art on the Circle
    Event Date(s): Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 8:00am -- The Upper Crust, 7 East Market Street, Georgetown DE is sponsoring a 2014 Plein Air on The Circle in historic Georgetown, DE. The event will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 8:00 am until Noon with a $10.00 registration starting at 7:00 am at the Upper Crust.
  • Chautauqua Tent Performances
    Event Date(s): Sunday, June 15, 2014 (All day) -- Civil War themed Chautauqua tent performances will take place from June 15-19 at Zwaanendael Park (102 Kings Highway) and The Lewes Historical Society (110 Shipcarpenter Street).
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.
  • Monday Movie Night on the Beach
    Event Date(s): Monday, June 16, 2014 - 8:30pm -- Bring your family, a blanket, and some popcorn to Dewey beach on Monday for family movie night! Movies will start at approximately 8:30 p.m. on the beach at Dagsworthy St. in Dewey. See the following schedule for full movie listings:
  • Wednesday Night Bonfire on the Beach
    Event Date(s): Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 7:30pm -- Bring your family, beach chair and some marshmallows to the beach at Dagsworthy St. in Dewey on Wednesdays for a bonfire! Bonfires will be held every Wednesday from 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM, June 18th through August 27th.
  • Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tour
    Event Date(s): Friday, June 20, 2014 - 1:00pm -- Embark on a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at 5 of Rehoboth's best eateries. The Eating Rehoboth tour visits specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues.