Staying Busy at the Beach
Every year brings more things to do between summers. Here’s the rundown.
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Thru Oct. 9 | Historic Lewes Farmers Market
Vendors include Calliope Organic Farm of Salisbury, Maryland, and Backyard Jams and Jellies of Milton. Visit every Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon at 110 Shipcarpenter St. For more, call 664-1436, or visit historiclewesfarmersmarket.org.
Sept. 5 | Dewey Beach Lions Club 5K
Be part of this fourth annual race sponsored by the Dewey Beach Lions Club. The DBL Clubhouse will be open for the event. For more, visit races2run.com.
Sept. 7, 10 | UD College of Earth, Ocean and Environment Tours
The Lewes campus of the UD College of Marine Studies offers free tours for adults and children ages 10 and over. For directions and reservations, call 645-4346.
Sept. 10-12 | Delaware Coast Antiques Show & Sale
Check out 35 exhibitors at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. For more, call 542-3286 or 226-5456, or visit yasdel22.auctioncms.com.
Sept. 11 | Bethany Boardwalk Arts Festival
More than 100 fine artists display and sell their work against a backdrop of sun, sand and surf. Live music and a silent auction add to the fun of this juried show. Rain date is Sept. 12. For more, call (800) 962-SURF, or visit bethany-fenwick.org.
Sept. 11 | Best of Milton Auction & Party
Food, fun and furious bidding await you at the Best of Milton Auction & Party. For more, visit historicmilton.org.
Sept. 11 | Gary P. Lister Bottle & Cork Race
Run or watch a 10-mile or 5K race for the season finale of the Seven Sisters and Two Brothers of Dewey Beach series. For more, visit races2run.com.
Sept. 11 | Milton’s Fall Townwide Yard Sale
This flea marketer’s fave lets you wander the historic town while looking for treasures. For more, call 684-1101, or visit historicmilton.com.
Sept. 11 | Chocolate Tasting
Calling all chocolate lovers. Indulge at the Biden Center at Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes. Enjoy six tastings for only $5. For more, call 858-6127, or visit destateparks.com.
Sept. 11 | Second Saturdays Destination Art Walk
Visit downtown Rehoboth art galleries 6 p.m.-9 p.m. for specials, receptions and more. For more, visit mosaicrehoboth.com.
Sept. 11-12 | Nanticoke Indian Powwow
Dancing, drumming, history and storytelling are parts of this annual event. For more, call 945-3400, or visit nanticokeindians.org.
Sept. 12 | Antique Bottle, Sea Glass, Advertising and
Collectible Show and Sale
The Delmarva Antique Bottle Club presents its 18th annual show and sale at the Beacon Middle School in Lewes. For more, call 645-0576, or visit antiquebottles.com/delmarva.
Sept. 16-19 | Polkamotion by the Ocean
This event at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center features four days of live polka music performed by the nation’s top polka bands, homemade Polish food and refreshing libations. For more, call (410) 729-9697, or visit rbpolka.com.
Sept. 18 | Milton Walking Tour
Gather with Milton Historical Society staff and volunteers for a walking tour of the “Magnificent & Modest” town once known as Head of Broadkill. For more, call 684-1010, or visit historicmilton.org.
Sept. 18 | Delaware Pride Festival
Celebrate the Red, White, Blue and Pride this year at Gordon’s Pond, Cape Henlopen State Park. For more, call 378-6524, or visit delawarepride.org.
Sept. 18 | Dewey Beach Sprint Triathlon
Tackle a 0.5-mile swim, a 7.2-mile bike ride and a 3.5-mile run, starting at Delaware Seashore State Park. For more, visit deweybeachtriathlon.com.
Sept. 18 | Lewes Artists’ Studio Tour
See artists at work in photography, textile, watercolor and pastel, jewelry, oil painting, wood carving and fiber art. For more, visit lewesart.com.
Sept. 18 | Milton Historical Society Antiques Show
Meet 25 to 30 quality dealers in downtown Milton, next to the Milton Historical Society. For more, call 684-1010, or visit historicmilton.org.
Sept. 19 | Cannonball Race
Discover Lewes on a 5K run or one-mile walk. For more, call 645-7670, or visit historiclewes.org.
Sept. 24 | Mad Hatter Tea
Don’t be late for this very important date. Members of The Wellness Community ‘tip their hats’ to cancer survivors at this event at the Cordrey Center in Millsboro. For more, call 645-9150, or visit wellnessdelaware.org.
Sept. 25 | “Viva Italia”—An Evening with Diva Aprile Millo
Aprile Millo brings her operatic prowess to a special show at the Cape Henlopen High School Theatre. Enjoy a gourmet dinner and an evening of world-class opera. For more, call 745-4131.
Sept. 25 | Make-A-Wish Triathlon
This event at Sea Colony is an exciting 1.5K ocean swim, 41K bike and 10K run for up to 1,000 athletes. For more, call 475-9474, or visit midatlantic-community.org.
Sept. 30-Oct. 2 | Dewey Beach Music Conference
Catch three nights of showcases and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, trade show and industry meet-and-greet events, and great performances. For more, visitdeweybeachfest.com/dbmc.
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