Mid-Coast Basket Bingo
Coasters, the parent organization for Mid-Coast All-star cheerleaders, Longaberger Basket Bingo, will be Thursday, Oct. 28, 7-10 p.m. at Millsboro VFW (located on U.S. 113 in Millsboro across from the old Ames Dept Store). For tickets or info call Ann Foskey, 875-0714.
Mennonite School Auction
Greenwood Mennonite School benefit auction, Saturday, Nov. 6, breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m. Auction starts at 9:30 a.m. Baked goods. Phone 349-4131.
DOSC Craft Show
Dover Officers’ Spouses’ Club of Dover Air Force Base Craft Show, Saturday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. State Fairgrounds, Harrington. $2 admission; children 12 and under free.
Jewelry Fair at Hospital
Third annual Jewelry Fair, Nov. 8 and Nov. 9, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital lobby. Hours on Nov. 8, are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and hours on Nov. 9 are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Milford Basket Bingo
Basket bingo, Carlisle Fire Hall, Milford, Wednesday, Nov. 10, doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. To benefit the Unitarian Universalist of Southern Delaware. Featuring Longaberger baskets. Phone 537-4757 for more information.
On Tuesday, Nov. 2, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Blades Volunteer Fire Company will sell oyster, chicken salad sandwiches, soups, platters and combo platters. Serving from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call-ins are welcome, 629-6904.
Blades Firemen and Auxiliary breakfast at the Blades Fire Hall, corner of Cannon and 5th streets, Sunday, Nov. 7, 8 to 11 a.m. Adults $6, children $3. Call 629-6904 or 629-6093.
Boys-Girls Club Halloween
Annual Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club Family Night Halloween Party, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 29, 310 Virginia Ave. Costume contest, treats, hayride and more. No admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Membership not required.
15th Annual Sea Witch Festival
15th annual Sea Witch Festival, Rehoboth Beach, Oct. 29, 30, 31. Events include a parade, 5K run/walk, Sea Witch Hunt, horses on the beach, entertainment, pet contest, Fiddler’s Festival and more. Go to www.beach-fun.com or call 1-800-441-1329, ext. 12.
CHEER Costume Party
The CHEER Community Center, Georgetown, Halloween Costume Party, Friday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Entertainment by D.J. Sky Brady and Sunshine the Clown, and games. Prizes will be given out for the best costumes. Tickets are $5 per person for seniors age 60 and over and $6 per person for non-seniors and lunch will be provided. Contact April Willey or Florence Mason for tickets, 856-5187.
Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Pumpkin decorating contest, Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St., Dover, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m. Those who pre-register by Oct. 28 will receive a free pumpkin. Phone 302-674-2111 for more information.
Millsboro Haunted House
Haunted House, Millsboro, Rt. 472 off Rt. 20, Oct. 28, 29, 30, 31, 7 p.m. Rain or shine. $5. Phone 934-5677. Sponsored by Millsboro Volunteer Fire Co.
Nightmare on Hobbs Road
Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, Salisbury, 7 p.m. on Oct. 28, 29, 30, 31. Tickets are $10. Features include 3-D Maze of Fear and Spinning Vortex of Terror. Phone 1-410-219-3122.
Adult Plus Craft Show
21st annual Craft Fair, Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown, on Friday, Nov. 12, from 2-7 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in the William A. Carter Partnership Center. More than 100 crafters, many selections. Admission is free; there will be door prizes and refreshments. For more information, call the Adult Plus+ program at 856-5618.
Georgetown AARP Chapter
Georgetown AARP Chapter #5340 to meet Monday, Nov. 1, at Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown, with lunch at noon. Odette Wright will be speaking about the Nanticoke Indian Tribe and Thanksgiving. Cost is $12. Call Hilda Parker at 856-2760 for reservations by Oct. 29. New members are welcome.
Delaware Equine Council
Delaware Equine Council meets Monday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m., at Harrington Fairgrounds, Exhibitor’s Hall Building. Guest Speaker, Dr. Brittany Hazzard, DVM, will speak on vaccines and emergency first aid for equines. A light fare will conclude the evening. Contact Paula Barto, 629-5233 .
County Firemen’s Auxiliary
The Sussex County Volunteer Firemen’s Ladies Auxiliaries Association will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at the Seaford Fire hall. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. with business meeting to follow. Call 629-6904 for information.
First State Community Action
First State Community Action Agency, annual board of directors dinner meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 5:30 to 8 p.m., at Modern Maturity Center, 1121 Forrest Ave., Dover. Cost $50 per person and is open to the public. Call 800-372-2240 for information or to purchase a ticket.
Epworth Fellowship Church “Hoe-Down” Wednesday, Oct. 27, 5:30 to 8 p.m. with petting zoo, pony rides, a pumpkin-shaped moon bounce, roping hay bales, the best dressed pumpkin contest, hayrides, the Youth Praise Team and food. The event is free. Phone 875-7995 for more information and directions.
Friday Night Alive
Laurel Wesleyan Church Friday Nite Alive, Oct. 29, from 7-9 p.m. A night of fellowship, refreshments and music. No admittance charge. Jumping Bean Café will be open for business and Braveheart, the worship rock band, will perform. For information call 875-5380.
Premier Centre for the Arts presents “Seussical” on Oct. 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. show; and on Oct. 31, 3 p.m. matinee, at Middletown High School auditorium, 120 Silver Lake Road, Middletown, DE 19709. Reserved tickets: adults $18, children 12 and under $12. Call 302-378-1384; music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens.
Smoke Alarm Campaign
Wake Up Delaware fire safety campaign, Saturday, Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at all area fire stations. Free replacement batteries or free smoke detector.
Mt. Zion Fall Festival
Fall Festival, Mt. Zion U.M. Church, Laurel-Seaford Highway 13A, Saturday, Oct. 30. Oyster sandwiches and platters, chicken salad, homemade ice cream, cakes, etc. Serving starts at 3 p.m. Carryouts available.
Life Saving Station Open House
Membership meeting and open house, Indian River Life Saving Station, Sunday, Oct. 31, 1 to 4 p.m. Rt. 1, two miles north of Indian River Bridge).
Annual Punkin’ Chunkin’
19th annual World Championship Punkin’ Chunkin’, Nov. 5 and 6, near Millsboro. Pumpkin (and other vegetable) hurling, vendors, food, entertainment, cooking contest, auction, fireworks and more. Phone 684-8196.
Return Day in Georgetown
Annual Return Day, Thursday, Nov. 4, downtown Georgetown and The Circle. Parade starts at 1:30 with events throughout the afternoon. Check out www.return day.org.
Manor House Holiday Shop
Holiday Shop, Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford, Friday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with homemade crafts, quilting items, woodworking, flower arrangements, holiday decorations and baked goods. Lunch ($6) will be served with carryouts available. Phone 628-5631 for more information.
Artists Exhibit at Del Tech
Artists exhibit, sponsored by Adult+/Georgetown Art League, Saturday, Nov. 6, 3 to 6 p.m., Arts & Sciences Center theatre lobby, Delaware Tech, Georgetown. Free; open to the public; refreshments served. Artwork for sale. RSVP by Nov. 3 to 856-5618.
Portsville Church Bazaar
Portsville United Methodist Church Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 6. The church is located three miles west of Laurel on Portsville Road and Dogwood Lane. Bazaar features white elephant table, country store, bake table; and lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with oyster fritters, hot dogs, chicken salad, soup and an assortment of pies. Doors open at 8 a.m.
Family Nights At B-G Club
Family Night, Friday nights, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free admission. Membership not required.
Fall Youth Festival
Fall Youth Festival, Saturday, Nov. 6, Church of God Campgrounds on Cokesbury Road near Seaford, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Featuring John Wesley Moorer (aka: John The Baptist) and other area Christian rock and gospel groups. Sponsored by St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Seaford. For tickets and information, phone 629-7979.
Nanticoke Senior Center
Christmas Spectacular at Three Little Bakers, Tuesday, Dec. 7, leaves at 10 a.m. from Nanticoke Senior Center. Cost $60 members, $65 non-members. Phone 629-4939. Price includes motor coach transportation, food, and desserts.
Holiday Shopping Trip
Holiday shopping tour to Englishtown, N.J. on Saturday, Nov. 27, leaving from the United Church of the Nazarene in Hurlock, Md. at 6 a.m. The cost is $25 for adults and $12.50 for children under 12. Deadline to register is Nov. 13.
Trip to New York City
The Methodist Manor House will host a two-day, one-night trip to New York City on Dec. 15 and 16. Cost of the trip is $347 per double occupancy and includes round-trip transportation by deluxe motorcoach, accommodations at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, tickets to Radio City Music Hall for the Christmas show, one first-class dinner, baggage handling and tips. Call 628-5631.
Cruise to Bermuda
Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 is sponsoring a Bermuda cruise aboard Celebrity Horizon, out of Norfolk April 30-May 7, 2005. Ports of call include Hamilton and St. George. Prices start at $925 per person, including port charges and taxes. Bus transportation provided from Seaford to Norfolk. Phone 629-7419.
CHEER Trip to Baltimore
The CHEER Community Center, Sand Hill Road, Georgetown, is hosting a bus trip to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on Thursday, Oct. 21. The bus will leave Georgetown at 8 a.m. and return at 7:30 p.m. While in Inner Harbor, seniors can shop, have lunch, visit the aquarium and visit downtown Baltimore. Tickets are $20 per person breakfast is included, and the bus will stop at the Old Country Buffet on the way back. For tickets contact Sue Rathell at 854-9500.