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


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

  • Group Show


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

  • The Diabetes Connection


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

  • "Heisenberg"


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

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


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

  • Mid-Week Word Refresher


    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


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

  • Zen Meditation


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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...

  • Ronald Barron & Ralph Sauer, trombones, Trombone Day Guest Artist Recital


    Ronald Barron was principal trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra from 1975 until 2008. He joined the orchestra in 1970 after being a member...

  • Chinese New Year Celebration: The Year of the Dog


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

  • Science Saturday – Pump It Up!


    For this Saturday’s activity, visitors will have fun with fluid dynamics and hydraulics - Pascal would be proud! Visitors of all ages are invited...

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


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

  • Newark Symphony Chamber Concert


    The Newark Symphony Chamber Orchestra presents a performance of Johann Baptist George Neruda, Trumpet Concerto in E flat, with Wendell Banyay,...

  • Beer Drinker's Choice Awards


    A day of tomfoolery, debauchery and great beer. Come enjoy unlimited beer tastes from the best beers each Delaware brewery has to offer and YOU...

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