CHEER 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.
Show to feature antique cars
The Georgetown Historical Society will hold an antique car, engine
and tractor show at the Marvel Carriage Museum, 510 South Bedford
St., Georgetown, Saturday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Nutter D.
Marvel Welcome Center and Gift Shop as well as the Marvel Carriage
Museum will be open. To register an antique vehicle contact Harold
or Dora Short at 856-6031. There is no registration fee and dash plates
will be given to the first 100 entries.
To register for craft or vendor space contact Rosalie Walls at 856-3367.
Fee is $20.
Plans set for ‘Wonderful Life’
Second Street Players of Milford have scheduled auditions for a holiday
presentation of the musical, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Auditions for
children 6 to 14 will be Sunday, Sept. 12, at 3 p.m. at Reformation
Lutheran Church, Lakeview Avenue, Milford. Audition for adults will
be on Sunday and Monday, Sept. 12 and 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the players’
Riverfront Theatre, 2 S. Walnut, downtown Milford. The musical version
of the holiday classic will be directed by Becky Craft.
The auditions consist of cold readings from the script and singing
a song selected by music director Kane Mowrey. Children will sing
“My County ’Tis of Thee.”
Performance dates are Nov. 26, 27, 28, and Dec. 3, 4, and 5. For information,
Tourney to help center
The Sussex Pregnancy Care Center’s fifth annual Golf for Life tournament,
hosted by golf pro Pete Oakley, will be Friday, Sept. 17, at Salt
Pond Golf Club, Bethany Beach. Cost is $85/player, $150/husband and
wife team. Call 302-856-4344 to register.
dance lessons to start
Free trial square dance lessons will be held on Wednesdays, Sept.
15 and 22, 7:30 p.m., at the Adult Plus Center, Ennis Street, Georgetown,
given by the Whirl-A-Ways Square Dance Club. For details, call 629-4593
(day) or 410-754-8011 (evenings).
Puppets for Christ coming
Puppets for Christ featuring Marvin S. Steele, puppeteer, will appear
at Caffe Sarajevo, 413 High St., Seaford, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2 p.m.
Admission is free. For information call 629-6146 or 629-5616.
Bethany UMC to host dinner
A fried chicken buffet will be Saturday, Sept. 18, 2 to 6 p.m. at
Bethany Church, Lowes Crossroads near Millsboro. Admission is $7.50
for adults, 43 for children. Carryouts will be $7.50.
Democrats plan hoe down
Democrats of the 40th Representative District are sponsoring a Country
Hoe Down, Sunday, Sept. 19, at the Laurel American Legion Home, from
12:30-4:30 p.m. Performers will include Floyd McGee Jr., Bobby Hitchens,
Joey Boyce, Cathy Gorman, Joline Cross and the Loose Connections Band.
Tickets are $12 and may be purchased at the door the day of the event,
or by calling 875-2674.
Du Pont’s effect on Seaford Sept. 23
On Thursday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m., in the Methodist Manor House auditorium
on Middleford Road, Carmen McWilliams will present her research concerning
the DuPont Company’s selection of Seaford for its nylon plant. The
program is sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society Museum and
is open to the public at no charge.
“Fall Harvest Day” Sept. 25
Fall Harvest Day will be held in the fellowship hall of Gethsemane
United Methodist Church, Reliance, Saturday, Sept. 25, 7 a.m. till
1 p.m. This event will include an attic sale, crafts, baked goods
and a quilt auction.
The hall is located 4 miles west of the Nylon Capital Shopping Center,
on Delaware 20. Call 629-2862 for more information.
Stockley Center plans Fall Bazaar and Stride 5K, Sept. 25, volunteers
The Stockley Center Fall Bazaar and 11th annual Stockley Stride will
be Saturday, Sept. 25. The bazaar will be between 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Disc jockey Sky Brady will be host for the day.
The Stride 5K and One Mile Fun/Run Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Pre-registration
deadline is Sept. 17. Race day registration will begin at 7:30 a.m.
Fees are $13 pre-registration for the 5K race, $15 race day registration,
and $10 for the one mile walk. Call Arlene Roth for information 934-8031,
Volunteers are needed for a variety of positions. For details, call
934-8031, Ext. 377.
All proceeds benefit the residents of Stockley Center.
Possum Point Players and the Miss Delaware Scholarship Organization
will hold a joint fund-raiser, “A Night of Stars,” Saturday, Sept.
25, 6:30 p.m. in the newly-renovated Possum Hall, Georgetown. Features
will include hors d’oeuvres and a cabaret show featuring Miss Delaware
1999 Kama Boland, several former Miss Delawares and former contestants,
and members of the Possum Point Players.
Tickets, $35 per person, are available by phoning the PPP Ticketline