The resort is not just about sun, sand and swimming. The local arts and entertainment scene is alive with fine museums, galleries, concerts and other events that will please young and old alike.
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Thru Aug. 30 Lewes Summer Music
From concert bands to rock bands, Tuesday nights in Lewes are for music-lovers. Call 645-8073, or visit leweschamber.com.
Thru Sept. 5 Yoga at Sunrise
Bend and flex 6-7 a.m. every Friday through Monday, including July 4 and Labor Day Monday, at the Bethany Beach bandstand. Call 537-7838, or visit townofbethanybeach.com.
Thru Sept. 5 Boardwalk Tai Chi
Join in gentle exercises that promote good health and well-being 7:30-8:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday on the Bethany Beach boardwalk. For more, call 537-7838, or visit townofbethanybeach.com.
Thru Oct. 11 Rehoboth Farmers Market
More than 30 vendors sell vegetables, fruit, cheeses, meats, prepared foods, baked goods, flowers and more every Tuesday, noon-4 p.m. For more, visit rbfarmersmarket.com.
Thru Oct. 29 Historic Lewes Farmers Market
This producer-only farmers market provides the freshest local foods available. Visit every Saturday morning at the Lewes Historical Society complex. For more, call 664-1436, or visit historiclewesfarmersmarket.org.
Thru Dec. 10 Second Saturdays Art Walk
Visit MOSAIC’s 10 downtown Rehoboth fine art galleries for specials, receptions and more. Call 227-2772, or visit mosaicrehoboth.com.
June 1 Classic at Baywood Greens
Support the Beebe Medical Foundation’s Tunnell Cancer Center with a day on the gorgeous championship golf course at Baywood Greens in Long Neck. For more, call 644-2951, ext. 13, or visit beebemedicalfoundation.org.
June 4 Bethany Beach Seaside Craft Show
This juried fine craft show runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on the boardwalk. For more, visit townofbethanybeach.com.
June 5-11 Downtown Rehoboth Restaurant Week
Partake of three-course $30 or $20 prix-fixe dinners all over town. Call 227-2772, or visit downtownrehoboth.com.
June 11 Best of the Beach Art Auction
This 22nd annual event for the Beebe Medical Foundation and Rehoboth Art League features fine art, dinner, dancing, and live and silent auctions on the medical center’s campus. Call 644-2900, or visit beebemedicalfoundation.org.
June 18 Delaware Seaside Train Show
See more than 120 tables of trains and train-related items at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more, call 537-5557, or 682-4652, or visit beach-fun.com.
June 25-26 Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival
Sea glass, decoys and waterfowl art will be highlighted along with great food, speakers and activities at the Lewes Historical Society. Call 645-7670, or visit historiclewes.org.
June 26-Sept. 11 Bethany Farmers Market
Stroll through the market on Sundays from 8 a.m.-noon in the PNC parking lot. For more, call 537-7838, or visit townofbethanybeach.com.
July 2 St. Peter’s Art and Artisan Show
This 45th annual show features more than 140 regional artists and artisans, a luncheon, raffle, silent auction, and more at St. Peter’s Church on Second Street in Lewes. Call 645-8479, or visit stpeters.episcopaldelaware.org.
July 4 Lewes Fourth of July Events
Take in family-friendly events all day and finish with the Lewes Doo-Dah Parade from 5-7 p.m. Call 645-8073, or visit leweschamber.com.
July 4 Rehoboth Beach Downtown Fireworks
More than 80,000 people gather on the boardwalk and shoreline to view this show, which starts around 9:15 p.m., with music before and after the display. Call 227-2772, or visit rehomain.com.
July 4 Independence Day Celebration
The festivities in Bethany Beach include a parade, contests, music, fireworks and more. For more, visit townofbethanybeach.com.
July 9 Lewes Historical Society Craft Fair
Enjoy crafts, live music, food and fun on the society’s beautiful, tree-shaded grounds. For more, call 645-7670, or visit historiclewes.org.
July 12-13 Rehoboth Art League Cottage Tour
Tour unique homes and gardens in the Rehoboth Beach area. For more, call 227-8408, or visit rehobothartleague.org.
July 15 Bethel Antique Show and Sale
Find antiques galore including jewelry, tableware, linens and furniture at Bethel United Methodist Church. For more, call 645-8073, or visit leweschamber.com.
July 20 Wine Tasting and Art Auction
The Cordrey Center in Millsboro hosts an evening of art, wine, food and music to benefit KINfolk. Call 645-6971, or visit kinfolkkids.org.
July 21 Progress for Prostate Golf Tourney
Support Beebe Medical Foundation’s Free Prostate Screening and Awareness Program with a day at Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club in Dagsboro. Call 644-2900, or visit beebemedicalfoundation.org.
July 27-28 Beach and Bay Cottage Tour
Visit 10 exceptional homes in the Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island area during this 20th annual tour to benefit the Friends of South Coastal Library. For more, call 537-5828, or visit beachandbaycottagetour.com.
July 28 Decked Out: A Benefit for the Bays
It’s desserts, drinks and steel drums on the deck from 7-10 p.m. for the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, at 39375 Inlet Road, Rehoboth Beach. For more, call 226-8105, or visit inlandbays.org.
Aug. 6 Annual Sandcastle Contest
Register at 8:30 a.m. to start creating at the north end of the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk. For more, call 227-6446, or visit beach-fun.com.
Aug. 6 Antiques Show
The Lewes Historical Society’s oldest continuing tradition features quality dealers from the Mid-Atlantic region and runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more, call 645-7670, or visit historiclewes.org.
Aug. 6 Rehoboth Beach Historical Society-Rehoboth Beach Museum Beach Ball
The Rehoboth Beach Historical Society’s annual gala sports a surfing theme this year and includes fun, food, music and auctions at the Kings Creek Country Club. Call 227-7310, or visit rehobothbeachmuseum.org.
Aug. 13-14, 20-21 Annual Outdoor Fine Art and Craft Show
More than 100 artists and artisans exhibit work for sale on the Rehoboth Art League grounds. Refreshments available for purchase, music and children’s entertainment are also included. Call 227-8408, or visit rehobothartleague.org.
Aug. 13 Watermelon Festival
Have fun with a watermelon seed-spitting contest, crafts, food, drinks and more at this event at the Rehoboth Beach Museum. For more, call 227-7310, or visit rehobothbeachmuseum.org.
Aug. 27 The Beach Barbecue
Give summer a proper send-off while supporting the Children’s Beach House programs with a fun evening of live music, fine food, drinks and friends. Call 645-9184, or visit cbhinc.org.
Sept. 10 Arts by the Sea
This annual Joshua M. Freeman Foundation Golf Tournament kick-off fundraising party features live music, live and silent auctions, great cuisine and an open bar. Visit freemanstage.org.
Sept. 11 Joshua M. Freeman Foundation Golf Tournament
Help out a great cause while playing a round of golf at Bayside’s Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. For more, visit freemanstage.org.
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