Seats open for Branson trip
The Nanticoke Senior Center is sponsoring a trip to the Branson (Mo.) Musicfest
Oct. 9-14. Cost is $839 per person, which includes bus trip to and from BWI Airport, round trip flight to Branson, motor coach transportation with guide throughout the stay, six days and five nights at the new Ramada Inn, five breakfasts and five dinners and six shows including Shoji Tabuchi, Lawrence Welk Theatre, the Osmond Brothers, Presley's Music Show and Doug Gabriel's show.
All hotel taxes, baggage handling, sky-cap tips at the airport, and gratuities for meals are also included. There will be free time in Branson for shopping and sightseeing.
For details, call the Nanticoke Senior Center at 629-4939.
Auto show to be Sept. 16
The Seaford Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its fifth annual Fall Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the company grounds at the corner of Atlanta Road and Fleetwood Drive in Seaford.
The event is open to antiques, classics, street rods, pro-street car and trucks, imports and motorcycles. Dash plaques will be given to the first 150 entries with Top 40 awards proportionate to entrants in each category, best of show and people's choice awards.
Musical entertainment and food vendors will be on hand all day.
Vehicle registration is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Judging will take place between 1 and 3 p.m. with the awards presentation at 4 p.m. Vehicle registration is $5. Spectator admission is $1 with children under 12 who are accompanied by an adult admitted free.
Rain date is Oct. 7. Additional information may be obtained by contacting Bill Mulvaney at 629-6934.
Fall foliage trip planned
The Widowed Persons Service is sponsoring a trip to Skyline Drive and Walton's
Mountain Oct. 27 to 30. Participants will spend one night in Charlottesville, Va.,
and two nights in Fredericksburg, Va. Meals and a variety of guided tours and
attractions are included. Cost is $438. For more information call Frances Horner,
Bethel plans Heritage Day
Bethel Historical Society's 20th annual Heritage Day will be Saturday, Oct. 7, from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The day will begin at 10:30 a.m. with the traditional parade on Main Street.
Scheduled events include a decorated bike contest with prizes, and returning by
popular request - a pet contest with prizes. There will also be a petting zoo, pony
rides, games for children and of course, music and refreshments. Vendors will
include antique dealers, crafts people and demonstrators.
To be in the parade, or to rent a vendor space ($15) call Jo Spence at 875-5425.
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
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 6 p.m.