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Due to the recent coronavirus outbreak, it would be best to make contact with the phone numbers, or visit the websites provided, for up-to-date details for the following events listed in these sections.



Rapid HIV testing at CAMP Rehoboth, Rehoboth Beach. Free. Noon to 4 p.m. Info: 227-5620 or

Wednesdays and Saturdays

Open house at the Delaware Seaside Railroad Club, Route 113 near Selbyville. Wednesdays, 5 to 8 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: or 945-1627

Fridays and Saturdays through November 20

The Fort Miles Museum at Cape Henlopen State Park near Lewes is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guided tours of “Oil Still Bleeds,” an exhibit about Delawareans who were at Pearl Harbor when it was attacked, start at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Admission is free; tours are $5 per person. Info: or 867-6265

November 19

Sun, Moon and Bridge, at Delaware Seashore State Park. Participants will walk to the center of the Indian River Inlet Bridge in time to watch the sunset over the bay and the moonrise over the ocean. 4:15 p.m. Free, but registration required. For information about this and other events at the park:

Zoom presentation sponsored by the Zwaanendael Museum, Lewes. Sterling Street, coordinator for the Nanticoke Indian Museum near Millsboro, will discuss the history of the Nanticoke people. 4:30 p.m. Free, but registration required. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 645-1148

November 19 and 20

Readings of Truman Capote’s “The Thanksgiving Visitor” (Friday) and “A Christmas Memory” (Saturday), by stage actors Suzanne Savoy and Jack Herholdt. At the Lewes Public Library, sponsored by the library’s Spoken Word Society and Shakespeare Festival. 7 p.m. each evening. Free, but registration required. For information about this and other library events: or 645-2733

November 19, 20 and 21

Tavern Talk: 1813 – Navigating the Blockade. Interpreters discuss life under the War of 1812 blockade by the British. Friday and Saturday, 5 to 7 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., and Sunday, 2 p.m. In the Rabbit’s Ferry House, 110 Shipcarpenter St., Lewes. Sponsored by the Lewes Historical Society. Info: 645-7670 or

November 20

Lantern tour of Battery 519 at Fort Miles near Lewes. 5:30 p.m. Reservations required. Info:, or 644-5007

November 26

Cranberry Bog Hike, at Cape Henlopen State Park near Lewes. 9 a.m. Registration required. For ages 5 and older. For information about this and other events in the park: 645-6852 or

November 27

Ribbon-cutting to mark the completion of the renovation of a replica of Hall’s Store in the Coastal Towns Historic Village in Ocean View. 2 p.m. Info:

November 29

“Hidden in Plain Sight: An Indigenous History of the Chesapeake.” A talk by Dr. Celine Carayon, of Salisbury University, about Eastern Shore Native American communities. 5 p.m. at the South Coastal Public Library, Bethany Beach. Free. For information about this and other library events: 

December 2

Cooking demonstration at the Zwaanendael Museum, Lewes. “Well Seasoned Dutch Cookery,” about early Dutch cooking. 5 to 8 p.m. Free. Info: 645-1148 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lewes Hospitality Night, downtown Lewes. Local merchants are open from 5 to 8 p.m. and offer specials and refreshments. Info: 645-8073 or

December 5

Community Unity spaghetti dinner, sponsored by Rehoboth Beach Main Street. 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. Info: or 227-2772

December 11

Owls, Stars and S’mores, at Abbott’s Mill Nature Center near Milford. 7 to 9 p.m. Participants will search for owls, use telescopes to look at the stars, and gather around a campfire to eat s’mores. For information about this and other programs at Abbott’s Mill: or 422-0847 

Second Saturday in downtown Milton. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Stores will be open, and there will be food and art. Info:

December 13

Monthly meeting of the Flaming Knitters at CAMP Rehoboth, Rehoboth Beach. LGBTQ+ knitters, crocheters and fiber-crafters gather to work, talk and share information. 6:30 p.m. Info: 227-5620 or

December 14

The 12-09 Coast Guard Auxiliary meets virtually. 7 p.m. Info: email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (610) 256-4152

December 15

Bus trip to the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., to see “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations.” Sponsored by the Milton Theatre. Bus leaves Milton at 3:45 p.m. for the 7:30 show, and is expected to return by 12:30 a.m. on Dec. 16. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Info:

December 18

Rehoboth Beach Main Street and the Rehoboth Beach Homeowners Association will place wreaths on the graves of veterans in Epworth Cemetery. In recognition of National Wreaths Across America Day. For information, or to sponsor a wreath: 227-2772 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

December 20

Monthly book club meeting of the Village Improvement Association of Rehoboth Beach. Open to all. 1 to 2 p.m. Location will be determined close to the meeting date. Book that will be discussed: “West With Giraffes” by Linda Rutledge. Info: 227-6434 or under Events at

December 27 through 29

Slam Dunk to the Beach, a basketball tournament featuring high school teams from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Games played at Cape Henlopen High School near Lewes. Info:

December 31

New Year’s Eve anchor drop at the lightship Overfalls on the Lewes-and-Rehoboth Canal in Lewes. 11:30 p.m. Info:

January 1

Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimos. A New Year’s Day plunge into the chilly Atlantic Ocean, sponsored by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce. Noon, just off Garfield Parkway in Bethany Beach. Held on the same day as the Hair of the Dog 5K, which kicks off at 10 a.m. After-parties at the Bethany Boathouse. Info: 539-2100 or

January 22

Curtis on Tour Brass Quintet performs at 2 p.m. in Bethel United Methodist Church Hall, Lewes, as part of the Coastal Concerts season. Open to season ticket holders; if space permits, some single tickets may be sold. Additional concerts this season are: Feb. 19, the Canellakis-Brown Duo (cello and piano); March 26, the Harlem String Quintet; April 9, the Sinta Saxophone Quartet; and May 7, Tessa Lark (violin) and Michael Thurber (bass). Info: (888) 212-6458 or

January 28, 29 and 30

Fire & Ice Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival, in Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island and other south coastal Delaware towns. Family-friendly winter celebration featuring illuminated ice sculptures, walking tours and events centered on food and drink. Also bonfires on the beach in Bethany. Info and tickets: