LambJam is this weekend
Two of the most popular Christian bands in the country are coming to LambJam 2000
near Milton this month. The mid-Atlantic's largest Christian music festival is
returning to Eagle's Nest Campground, Routes 1 and 16 east of Milton, on Friday and
Saturday, Aug. 18 and 19. Lamb Jam 2000 has been expanded to include a Friday night
program, plus a full-day of concerts on Saturday.
Plus One will be making their first Delaware appearance on Friday night, Aug. 18,
at 7 p.m. Tickets for that show are $5 for people 6 and older and are available at
Headlining Saturday's schedule is FFH, nominated last year for a Dove award as New
Artist of the Year. This group, originally from Quarrysville, Pa., broke sales
records last year with their debut project, "I Want To Be Like You."
Also appearing at LambJam will be Jonathan Pierce, The Darin's, Russ Lee, Tammy
Trent, Natalie Grant, and comedian Jeff Allen, Forever Moon, Farris & Co., The
SURF Praise Band and Pastor John Wood.
Tickets for Saturday's event are $17 in advance for adults 12 and older ($20 at
the gate) and may be purchased by calling 1-888-LAMBJAM during business hours.
Group discounts are available. Youth aged 6 to 11 pay $7 in advance, $10 at the
gate, while children 5 and under get in free.
LambJam 2000 will also feature food vendors, a children's program, camping and a
talent contest, "101 Seconds of Fame." The festival, now in its ninth year, is
sponsored by Christian radio station WXPZ, also known as The Light FM.
Campers welcome old timers
The Delaware Campers Association's Old Timers Day will be Saturday, Sept. 16, at
Soroptimist Park, Seaford. Families who have ever been members, from 1965-2000, may
call 629-8344, 629-8509 or 629-6792 for more information.
Phillips to hold fund-raiser
The third annual Friends of Vance Phillips' crab and watermelon fest fund-raiser
will take place Saturday, Aug. 26, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Cypress Point in the Trap
Pond State Park in Laurel. Jimmy's Grille will cater the event.
Tickets are $25 per adult, while children accompanied by a parent are free. To
reserve tickets contact Peggy Bowden at 846-9906.
Run For Kids to be Aug. 27
ABATE of Delaware, a nonprofit, statewide alliance of motorcycle enthusiasts, is
sponsoring a "Run For Kids" Sunday, Aug. 27. A donation of a new toy or $10 per
person will benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware and the duPont Hospital
Motorcyclists will leave Sussex County from The Oasis, Laurel, at 9 a.m., Kent
County from the Smyrna Rest Area at 10:30 a.m. and Prices Corner at 1 p.m. for the
parade to the Ronald McDonald House and duPont Hospital for Children. For
information contact Ronald McDonald House of Delaware at 302-656-HUGS (4847).
Heritage Trail bike tour set
The third annual Greenwood Trust Heritage Bike Tour will take place Sunday, Sept. 3, starting at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, Seaford, at 8:30 a.m. Cyclists can choose from 15-, 30- and 100-kilometer routes.
The first 400 who register will receive T-shirts and water bottles.
Phone Ron MacArthur at 629-8740 to receive a registration form or get more information.
CHEER to mark anniversary
Local radio personality Art Curley will provide dinner music for the first anniversary dinner and dance of the new Warren L. and Charles C. Allen Jr. CHEER Community Center in Georgetown on Saturday, Sept. 30. The 6:30 p.m. sit-down dinner will be catered by the Sail Loft Restaurant of Milford and feature crab imperial and chicken marsala, plus an assortment of desserts.
Curley hosts the Big Band Show on WJWL radio on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The Art Curley Trio performed at the grand opening of the CHEER Community Center last September.
Dancing will begin at 8 p.m. to the music of the local popular 50s rock and roll band, The Cruzers. Festivities will continue until midnight.
Community center doors will open at 6 p.m. so that guests can tour the $3 million multi-purpose facility. Tickets cost $25. A cash bar will be available. Tickets can be obtained at the CHEER Community Center, all CHEER senior centers through the county or contact a local chamber of commerce office. For more information, call Beth at 856-5187 or Dixie at 854-9500.
Pageants to help Make-A-Wish
A new Sussex County Pageant will be Saturday, Oct. 21. This pageant is open to all females between the ages of 4-16 years old living in Sussex County for at least one year.
There are four age divisions: Little Miss Sussex County, ages 4-6; Juvenile Miss Sussex County, ages 7-9; Miss Pre-teen Sussex County, ages 10-12; and Miss Teen Sussex County, ages 13-16.
All proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic Inc. Deadline for applications is Sept. 15.
For more information call (302) 855-9595.
House tour planned
St. John's United Methodist Church, Seaford, will hold its annual House Tour Thursday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 27th annual St. John's House Tour will feature tours of seven homes. Tickets are $6 and will be available at St. John's Wesley Lounge, Poplar Street entrance, Oct. 1 through 4, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., or at any of the homes on the tour.
There will be a boutique featuring crafts and other homemade goodies in the St. John's fellowship hall starting at 9 a.m. A chicken salad luncheon which includes dessert and beverage will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the hall. Cost is $6.
Golf tourney to be Oct. 6
The second annual Seaford Lions Club Charity Golf Tournament will be Friday, Oct.
6. Proceeds will help support the club's community projects.
The tournament will be held at the Seaford Golf and Country Club at 9 a.m. Entry
fee is $75. For more information, contact Keller Hoch at 855-2283 or 629-4179 after