Bulletin Board
Thursday, July 17, 2003
Exhibitors needed
The 10th anniversary of the Towne & Country Fair will be held Aug. 29-30 at the Governor Ross Plantation, Seaford. We have lots of terrific entertainment, wonderful food vendors, great demonstrators and new events planned for everyone. We are looking for more craft vendors and exhibitors. Friday hours are 4 p.m. until dark and Saturday hours are 10 a.m. until dark. Registrations are now being accepted. For more information or to get a registration form, contact the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce at 302-629-9690 or at admin@seafordchamber.com by email.

Belle Soiree Piano Trio
Methodist Manor House in Seaford will host a special concert on Tuesday, July 22, in Fellowship Hall at 7:15 p.m. The program is presented by the Delaware Classical Showcase which is a non-profit organization that provides affordable classical music concerts for community audiences and performing experience for talented, emerging, classical musicians. The concert will be Belle Soiree Piano Trio featuring a pianist, cellist and violinist. All three performers are from West Chester University and are very accomplished. The concert is free and open to the public, but reservations are required due to limited seating. For more information or to reserve your seat, call Dixie Carlisle at 628-5631.

Second Street Players
A Ray Cooney farce, “It Runs in the Family,” warms up the summer entertainment season at Second Street Players Riverfront Theatre in Milford. The comedy runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday through July 20. Directed by Pat Erhardt, the play features a family that suddenly learns that dear father has a previously unknown love child, an 18-year-old son who is eager to meet his papa. Dr. Mortimore is all set to be knighted and named head of his hospital when an old flame flares up with the news of the now-grown babe. Seats may be reserved by calling the Second Street Players ticketline (302) 422-0220; tickets are $12. Senior citizens, students and military families with ID pay a discount price of $11 for Sunday matinees. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; Sunday matinees, 3 p.m.
Legal Fund dinner
The Sussex County Sheriff’s Legal Fund, Inc., will hold a benefit dinner at the Georgia House Restaurant, located on 119 Main St., Millsboro, on Monday, July 21, from 5-7 p.m., in support of Sheriff Robert Reed’s efforts to preserve the historical and constitutional role of the office of County Sheriff and protect the civil liberties of the people of Sussex County. The menu features a wide variety of renowned Georgia House favorites, including prime rib, chicken and pasta primavera. Sheriff Reed will cordially welcome all guests and will be on hand to answer all questions pertaining to the Sussex County Sheriff’s office and related matters. Tickets are $16.95 for adults and $8.95 for children 12 and under, and may be purchased by calling SCSLF president Brian Derby at 856-4138.

Bluegrass Festival
The 8th Annual Bluegrass Festival will be held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Aug. 14, 15, and 16. This year’s event will be held at the Marvel Carriage Museum located at 510 South Bedford St., Georgetown. The weekend is sponsored by Peninsula Bluegrass, Inc., and will begin on Thursday evening at 6 p.m., with a Pick-In and Covered Dish Diner. The cost for Thursday night is $5. The Festival Weekend starting with the show on Friday, Aug. 15, at 3 p.m. will feature: “Recent Addition” and “Jay Armsworthy & Eastern Tradition.” Appearing both days are “Billy Lee Cox,” “Michele Nixon & Drive,” “Flexible Flyer,” and “Patent Pending.” Saturday, Aug. 16, the show will begin at 10 a.m. Adding to the weekend highlights will be Dixie Dukes. This event will be held rain or shine. There will be no refunds. For details or tickets, call Terry Layton at 875-3658.