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Bethany Beach

One of the so-called Quiet Resorts, the former Methodist camp town retains its family atmosphere. Less of a year-round town than its larger cousin, Rehoboth Beach, it still offers many of the same attractions: great restaurants like Patsy’s, 14 Global and The Parkway; a main drag, Garfield Parkway, lined with fun shops; and a beach and boardwalk—all in an easily walkable town. Annual celebrations like July 4 and the end-of-summer Jazz Funeral keep the civic spirit high.
School District: Indian River
Taxes: 3.5191
Median home cost: $431,700
Commute: 27
Safety: 5-10
Arts and culture: 3
Shopping and dining: 4
Nightlife: 2

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  • Group Show

    2018.02.02

    A winter warm up of colorful, vibrant paintings. Marlene Dubin - bold mixed media abstracts; Elaine Lisle - regional landscapes in oil; Mary Ann...

  • Point, Counter-Point: Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, Moe Brooker

    2018.02.10

    This community-curated exhibition brings together three painters—Alan Soffer, Brian Dickerson, and Moe Brooker—who are attuned to harmonies...

  • The Philly Home + Garden Show

    2018.02.16

    The Philly Home + Garden Show will return to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks February 16-18. The show will feature highly-interactive...

  • "Heisenberg"

    2018.02.07

    By Simon Stephens (playwright of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time") Directed by Matt Pfeiffer REGIONAL...

  • RBFS presents its' African American Film Festival

    2018.02.16

    The Rehoboth Beach Film Society in partnership with The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice are proud to present the inaugural Rehoboth...

  • Choir Boy

    2018.02.16

    "Choir Boy" presents a complex look at race and sexuality. Shows are at 8pm on February 16 and 17; there is a 2pm matinee on Sunday February 18....

  • "What the water said…Flowers, Places, & Faces by Hugh Phibbs"

    2018.02.02

    "What the water said…Flowers, Places, & Faces," an exhibition of watercolor paintings by Hugh Phibbs, will be on view in the...

  • Christopher Nichols, clarinet, and Julie Nishimura, piano

    2018.02.19

    Tickets are $15 adults; $10 UD faculty/staff/alumni & seniors; $5 students. Tickets are available at the door. Cash or check only.

  • The Diabetes Connection

    2018.02.06

    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will host a four-session diabetes educational program, The Diabetes Connection, on February 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 9:30...

  • Mid-Week Word Refresher

    2017.10.17

    FREE COMMUNITY EVENT: MID-WEEK WORD REFRESHER Come join us at the Mid-Week Word Refresher every Wednesday at Faith Victory Christian Center from...

  • Edible Gardening for Small Spaces Series: All About Soil

    2018.02.21

    Join DCH, New Castle Conservation District staff, and Delaware Cooperative Extension to grow and learn together through an entire season! Classes...

  • Zen Meditation

    2017.11.01

    Clearing the mind and learning to think not thinking is Zen awareness. Taking the appropriate action in this moment is Zen. Once you know this in...

  • 3rd Annual Nutritious Newark Cook-Off

    2018.02.22

    This community event invites attendees to sample healthy dishes prepared by local restaurants and vote for the most creative, tastiest, and best...

  • DCH Winter Lecture Series - Plants with a Past

    2018.02.22

    Explore connections between people and plants in these four inspiring presentations. Special thanks to Whole Foods Market for sponsoring this ...

  • University of Delaware Chamber Orchestra

    2018.02.22

    Tickets are $15 adults; $10 UD faculty/staff/alumni & seniors; $5 students. Tickets are available at the door. Cash or check only.

  • 49th annual Dollars for Scholars book sale

    2018.02.23

    The area’s largest sale of gently used books has been scheduled by the Wilmington branch of the American Association of University Women. The...

  • Glory of Stories

    2017.07.14

    Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art...

  • Gamblers Anonymous Meeting

    2015.02.13

    Meeting every Friday, Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, 640 s. State Street, Dover, 7:30 pm., Private Dining Room #3 in the basement. For those who...

  • Chinese New Year Celebration: The Year of the Dog

    2018.02.24

    Celebrate the 12th Annual Chinese New Year at the Delaware Art Museum! This celebration includes traditional Chinese art activities, artist...

  • Lights of Life Goes Disco Nights to benefit the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, Inc.

    2018.02.24

    Lights of Life Goes Disco Nights is Delaware’s premier breast cancer fundraiser to benefit the local programs and services of the Delaware Breast...


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