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The seat of Sussex County government, Georgetown continues to grow more culturally diverse. The famous Circle, the historic center of town, is the unofficial lawyers’ row and the site of the biannual Return Day celebration. The town proper has beautiful examples of 17th- and 18th-century architecture. The beaches are a straight shot down U.S. 9. Sussex Tech is one of the state’s best high schools. Possum Point Players is an institution.
School District: Indian River
Taxes: 6.4891
Median home cost: $160,200
Commute: 23
Safety: 10-6
Arts and culture: 2
Shopping and dining: 2
Nightlife: 1

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  • 2017 DCAD Drawing Marathon


    Amateur and professional creators from the Wilmington community and beyond will sketch, paint and sculpt side-by-side with DCAD students, alumni,...

  • Winter Group Show


    January 3 - 28  “Winter Group Show” Rotating Group Show features a variety of art in different styles and media. Custom Framing & Gift...

  • Sports Card & Collectible Show


    Sports Card & Collectible Show at Aetna Fire Hall on Jan. 22—sign up now! -Sports Cards McFarlane Figures Comic Books...

  • Wildlife in Winter Part 1: Mammals


    From foxes and beavers to cats and dogs, all mammals benefit from open space! Discover the signs of mammals in winter and learn about human impact...

  • LuLaRoe Multi-Consultant Event


    Come join 16 of your local LuLaRoe consultants for a fabulous, tax free shopping event! We will have an incredible amount of inventory for you to...

  • RBFS Met Opera Live in HD series presents "Romeo Et Juliette"


    The Rehoboth Beach Film Society and the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation are proud to present The Metropolitan Opera’s live broadcast of...

  • RBFS National Theater Live presents "No Man's Land"


    The Rehoboth Beach Film Society announces the next play in the exciting series of National Theatre Live screenings. National Theatre Live is a...

  • Richard Stoltzman & the American String Quartet


    Coastal Concerts in downtown Lewes will host a presentation by one of the most recognized, honored and versatile musicians in the world, the...

  • Mafia Murder Mystery Dinner


    Ovations Dinner Theatre hosts an interactive Mafia Murder Mystery dinner. Ticket includes a 3-course Italian dinner and the performance. Tickets...

  • Bodyslamming ALS - Ten-Mile Miracle for ALS


    Bethany Beach – When local businessman Tim Hill was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (“ALS”) in 2014, he set on a...

  • The Bells


    The Resident Ensemble Players, Delaware’s professional acting company performing at the University of Delaware, presents The Bells by Theresa...

  • AM RADIO at World Cafe Live Wilmington-Upstairs


    AM RADIO Have you ever perked up when the radio plays a song that first hit popular stations when you were young? Do you turn the volume up to...

  • Belly Dance Classes with Zahra


    Belly Dance Classes with Zahra Beginner & intermediate classes open to teens and adults Sundays in January starting Jan 8th Beginner: 2:30-3:30...

  • The Bells


    The Resident Ensemble Players, Delaware’s professional acting company performing at the University of Delaware, presents The Bells by Theresa...

  • Devils, Drunks & Dastardly Dudes


    Ah, typecasting—the baritone is always the bad guy! In Devils, Drunks & Dastardly Dudes, we’ll go on an operatic journey of men behaving...

  • Diamond State Curling Club Learn-To-Curl


    Come give curling a try! At this 2-hour intro-to-curling event we'll provide a basic lesson then coach you through a mini-game.  Whether you just...

  • "Feed the Hungry" Outreach Food Ministry


    Notbybreadalone Ministries presents Feeding the Hungry Outreach. All are welcome to come and partake of food, fun and fellowship. Those who desire...

  • Guest Speakers to Address Human Trafficking, Sextortion and Social Media


    Guest speakers Patty Dailey-Lewis, executive director of the Beau Biden Foundation, and Delaware Family Court commissioner Loretta Young will...

  • Drop in on Nature


    Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30AM-12:00PM Fall session: Thursday, Dec 1st thru Thursday, December 15th Winter session: Tuesday, January 17th...

  • Ballroom Dance Lessons


    A four-week series of ballroom dancing classes taught by teachers from the BlueBallroom. Tuesdays starting Jan. 10. Classes are $30 a lesson...

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