Fall Harvest fest planned
Plans for the sixth annual Fall Harvest at Pepperbox on Oct. 28 are being set. The event features real horsepower and showcases turn-of-the-20th century skills and crafts. Vendors are welcome, but those with equine, antique tractor or engine, and restored vehicle interests are especially sought. Pre-registration with show organizers and farm owners Lois and Ed Evans, at 875-4971 is requested. The show opens at 10 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m.
Haunted house in Greenwood
The Greenwood Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a haunted house nightly through Oct. 31. The haunting begins at 6:30 each night. Admission is $4.
To get to the haunted house, from Greenwood take Delaware 16 east approximately 5 miles to Oak Road (Sussex 594). Take a right onto Oak Road and go approximately 1 and 1/2 miles. The house is on the left. Signs will be posted. Refreshments will be sold on site. For more information call 349-4529 or visit www.hauntedhouse.com.
Street Kids nail 'Dracula'
Second Street Players Street Kids present the classic thriller, 'Dracula' Oct. 27, 28, 29 and 31. The Friday night performance is at 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees, 3 p.m.; Halloween night performance at 7. General admission tickets are $5 for all performances; call 422-0220 to reserve tickets. All performances are at the players' Riverfront Theatre, 2 S. Walnut St., downtown Milford. Costumes are welcome for the Oct. 31 performance; bags of trick or treat items will be handed out.
Manor House bazaar set
The Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford, will hold its annual bazaar Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. A chicken salad platter luncheon will be served at 12:15 for $5 per person. Sandwiches and hot dogs will be available all day. There will be booths for arts and crafts, country store, woodworking, basement bargains, used clothing and the Manor House. All proceeds go to the Benevolence Fund (financial assistance) of the Peninsula United Methodist Homes Inc.
For further information call the Rev. Marie Robinson, 337-7877, or Amy Peoples, 732-9533.
Laurel FFA holds fruit sale
The Laurel FFA (Future Farmers of America) is holding its annual fruit sale featuring mixed boxes of navel oranges, juice oranges, pink grapefruit, red delicious apples and cookie dough. The sale ends on Nov. 20. All orders must be accompanied by payment and must be turned in to the Laurel High School FFA, 1133 S. Central Ave., Laurel, DE 19956. For details call 875-6120, ext. 251.
Democrat Club to meet
The Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m. at St. Philips Episcopal Church, South Central Avenue, Laurel. Members of the public are invited to bring a covered-dish and meet local, county and state candidates.
NMH to offer candy X-ray
In conjunction with Seaford's and Laurel's Trick-or-Treat night, scheduled for Oct. 31, Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will be offering free x-raying of Halloween candy from 7 to 8 p.m. in the radiology department. Additional staff has been scheduled for the evening. For details, call 629-6611, extension 2380.
VFW to hold basket bingo
On Nov. 2, at 7 p.m., the VFW Post 4961 of Seaford will host basket bingo. Tickets are $20. Purchase tickets in advance and receive a free raffle ticket. Proceeds benefit the Delaware Hospice Festival of Trees. Tickets may be purchased at Sharon's Hair Parlor in Laurel, Furnishings Plus in Delmar and Act II Florist in Seaford. For information call Nancy at 629-8283 or Elaine at 629-2837.
Fruit sale through Nov. 13
Epworth Christian School in Laurel is sponsoring its annual fruit sale through Monday, Nov. 13. Orders are being taken for naval oranges at $14 per 20-pound case, red ruby grapefruit at $13 per case, or a combination of the two at $14 per case. Also available is a combination at $20 per case.
Fruit can be ordered by calling 875-4488. Delivery will be the second week of December.
Craft show to be Nov. 11
Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary is sponsoring the 15th annual craft show Saturday, Nov. 11, from 9 to 4 p.m. Crafters throughout Delmarva will offer their works. Admission is $1. Featured will be a 2000 Longaberger Christmas basket raffle and a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds will benefit the Seaford Fire Dept. and Ladies Auxiliary. For details, call 629-3599.
Seaford Kiwanis Basket Bingo on Nov. 18
The Kiwanis Club of Seaford will have its second annual Longaberger basket bingo night Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford. The doors will open at 6 p.m. with the games starting at 7. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Participants will receive a free raffle ticket with advance purchase. There will be a Longaberger door prize following each game. Additional cards, raffles, and refreshments will be available. Free sodas to all players.