AARP Driving Course
For people 50 and over, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 1 and 2, Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford. The two-day program, sponsored by AARP, stresses how older drivers may operate vehicles safely. Phone 629-8081. The cost is $10. Upon completion of either course, participants receive a certificate entitling them to a reduction in their auto insurance. A 15 percent reduction is given to anyone repeating the program within three years.
Local Christmas Parades
Holiday Craft Fair
- Seaford - Saturday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m.
- Laurel - Friday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m.
- Delmar - Saturday, Nov. 29, 4 p.m. followed by the Festival of Lights in the park, 7 p.m.
Home For the Holidays Craft Fair, Dover Downs Conference Center, Rt. 13, Saturday, Nov. 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $1; children 12 and under free. Presented by the Delaware Parents Association.
Christmas in the Country
Third annual Christmas in the Country Craft Show, Epworth Christian School, 14511 Sycamore Road, Laurel, Saturday, Nov. 29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Food will be available all day. $1 for admission/parking. Phone 337-3637.
The Mid-Atlantic Symphony will present Handel’s “Messiah” at the Avalon Theater in Easton on Friday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m; at the Community Church in Ocean Pines on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m., and at Delaware Technical and Community College in Georgetown, on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. For information and tickets, call 888.846.8600.
Sussex Studio Tour
9th annual Southeastern Delaware Artists Studio Tour, Friday, Nov. 28, and Saturday, Nov. 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A free, self-guided tour of 15 artists’ studios in Sussex County. Phone 302-732-6172 for more information (www.artsstudiotour.com).
Three Little Bakers
Nanticoke Senior Center trip to Three Little Bakers, “Home for the Holidays,” Wednesday, Dec. 10, 3 p.m. Motorcoach transportation, a meal, and desserts. Cost is $55 members and $65 non-members.