Restaurant to go to movies
The Lamp Post restaurant, Rehoboth, will host a tribute to the music
of the silver screen Sept. 2, 9, 15 and 22. Performers will be from
Footlight Productions. Admission is $33 per person. This includes
a buffet prepared by the Eastern Shore's chef-of-the-year Mark Steele.
A cash bar will be available.
For reservations, call 645-7223, 732-9311 or toll free 1-877-280-3488t.
The seating begins at 5, dinner is served at 6, and showtime is 7:30
p.m. Special rates will apply for groups of 30 or more.
Del Tech to honor grads
Delaware Tech Owens Campus' 1999 Alumni Walk of Success induction
ceremony and dinner honoring Mari Jean Morris Reynolds (posthumously),
Cynthia Sheppard Small and Patricia A. Wagner will be Wednesday, Sept.
15, 6 p.m. on the patio of the Stephen J. Betze Library. Admission
to the ceremony is free; admission to the dinner is $17.50. For reservations,
call 855-5951 by Sept. 3.
Vets invited to open house
There will be reunion at the end of September for Navy veterans who
went through boot camp at Bainbridge, Md. The base is being turned
over to the state of Maryland. For details, contact USNTC Bainbridge
Association, c/o Paul. L. Fleming, 2927 Duncan Road, Wilmington, DE
Elks plan Casino Night
The Cape Henlopen Elks Lodge 2540, on Rt. 23 outside Lewes, is holding
Casino Night Friday, Sept. 3, from 7 p.m. till midnight. Admission
is $4. Only those 21 or older will be admitted. Call 645-7016 for
Bike Tour set for Sept. 4
The second annual Greenwood Trust Southern Delaware Heritage Trail
Bike Tour will take place on Saturday, Sept. 4, starting at 8 a.m.
at the Boys & Girls Club of Western Sussex. The event takes place
during the annual Towne & Country Fair at the Gov. Ross Mansion. Distances
for the tour are 15, 30 and metric century (62.5) following roads
in Western Sussex County. The metric century tour goes through Bridgeville,
Greenwood, Laurel, Delmar, Bethel, Woodland, and Seaford.
Rest stops are placed along the routes. All proceeds benefit the Boys
& Girls Clubs.All participants will receive custom designed T-shirts
and water bottles (first 500 entrants). Registration begins at 6:30
a.m. at the Boys & Girls Club, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Tour-day
registration is $25. Phone Ron MacArthur at 302-629-8740 (daytime)
or 302-629-3466 (nights).
Auxiliary to meet Sept. 8
The Ladies Auxiliary of Sussex County Volunteer Firemen's Association
will meet Wednesday, Sept., 8 at the Millsboro Civic Center. Dinner
will be served at 7 p.m., with meeting to follow at 8 p.m.
to hold festival
CHEER will hold its annual Trap Pond Fall Festival at Trap Pond State
Park in Laurel, Friday, Sept. 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Entertainment will include line dancing, square dancing, gospel singing
groups, live bands and a DJ from a local radio station. food will
For more information or to register, call Harriet Taylor at 856-5187
A taste of honey
The Delaware Beekeepers Association is holding an "open hive" demonstration
and covered-dish luncheon at the Redden State Forest on Saturday,
Sept. 11, beginning at 9 a.m. with luncheon at noon.
Visitors will be able to taste warm honey, fresh from the hive. For
details call Robert Mitchell at (800) 282-8685.
League to meet
The Sussex County League of Women Voters will inaugurate its 1999-2000
season of meetings on Tuesday, Sept. 14, when the speaker will be
Russell McCabe of the State Archives Department. His topic will be
"A Vernacular History of Sussex County." The meeting will be held
at All Saints Church Parish House, Olive Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, at
7:30 p.m. For details, call 684-4177 or 945-1317.
Fall car show set
The Seaford Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its fourth annual
Fall Car Show on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the company
grounds located at the corner of Atlanta Road and Fleetwood Drive
The event is open to antiques, classics, street rods, pro-street cars
and trucks, imports and antique farm equipment. New this year is a
motorcycle category. Vehicle registration is $5. Spectator admission
is $1 with children under 12 accompanied by an adult admitted free.
For details, call 629-6934.
Fall trip planned to Pa.
A motorcoach tour of western Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands is being
sponsored on Oct. 11-14 by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical
& Community College, Georgetown. A $100 deposit is required for reservations;
total package cost is $537. For details, call 856-5618.
Speaker to discuss DuPont
Carmen McWilliams, who has researched the story of the DuPont Company's
selection of Seaford as the site for the first nylon manufacturing
plant, will present her findings Thursday, Sept. 23, 7 p.m., in the
Methodist Manor House auditorium on Middleford Road, Seaford. Her
intention when she started her studies was to elaborate on a report
that Ralph Nadar had done in the 1970s saying that the "big, bad"
DuPont Company had spoiled forever the "tranquil, small town" of Seaford.
The program is sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society and is
free and open to the public.