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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.


Through July

Kids Summer Camps at the Milton Theatre. For children ages 6 through 16. Themes of the four weeklong camps are Peter Pan Jr., Matilda Jr., Frozen Jr., and Moana Jr. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, and performances on Fridays at noon and 2 p.m. $320. Info:

The summer season at Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach. Showgoers can choose from three plays, “Mamma Mia,” “Priscilla Queen of the Desert,” and “The Sound of Music.” Shows every day but Sunday at 7:30 p.m. as well as most Saturdays at 2 p.m. $59 for a table for two, $115 for a table for four. Info: 227-2270 or

Through October

Living History in Residence programs, sponsored by the Lewes Historical Society. Seaport Saturdays at the Cannonball House, 118 Front St., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Victorian First Fridays at the Lewes History Museum, 101 Adams Ave. Free with admission to the facilities. The museum program is also available digitally. Info: 645-7670 or  


Yoga in the Park with Dimitra Yoga. 8 a.m. at the Lewes Canalfront Park. Participants should provide their own mats and towels. Free. Info: 645-2795 or


Chipmunks Book Club, for children in kindergarten through second grade. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Milton Public Library. (Note: The library will be closed Monday, July 5.) For information about this and other activities at the library: or 684-8856

Movie night at Dewey Beach. Shows start at 8:30 p.m. on the beach at Dagsworthy Avenue. Info: 

Yin Yoga, a slower-paced, more meditative form of the classic exercise. 6:30 p.m. at the Lewes Canalfront Park. Free. Info: 645-2795 or


Concerts at Holts Landing State Park, on the Indian River Bay north of Millville. 6:30 p.m. Free, but park entry fees apply. Info: 227-6991 or

Concerts in Stango Park on Kings Highway in Lewes. 7 p.m. Free. Info: 645-7777 or


Bonfires on the sand at Dagsworthy Avenue in Dewey Beach. 7 to 9 p.m. Donations accepted, and $1 will buy you a jumbo marshmallow to roast. Info:

Concerts in Memorial Park, Milton. 7 p.m. Free. Info: 684-4110 or

Tours of the Coastal Towns Historic Village in Ocean View. Free. 1 to 3 p.m. Masks required. Info:

Zumba in the Park with Kelly. 6 p.m. at the Lewes Canalfront Park. Free. Info: 645-2795 or

Wednesdays and Saturdays

Walks across the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Led by a naturalist from the Delaware Seashore State Park, who will talk about the history of the inlet and of the bridges that have spanned it. Saturdays at 8:30 a.m., Wednesdays at 6 p.m. $6. Registration required. For information about this and other activities at the park: 227-6991 or


Concerts at the Bethany Beach bandstand, on the boardwalk at Garfield Parkway. 7:30 p.m. Free. Info: 

Organ recitals at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Rehoboth Beach, featuring organist and parish director of music, Jackson Borges. Starting at 12:15 p.m. and lasting about 45 minutes. Info: 227-7202 or


Open house at the Delaware Seaside Railroad Club, 32442 Royal Blvd., Dagsboro. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Compliance with state guidelines on COVID required. Info: or 945-1627. Note: A full view of the club’s layout is available on the website.

July 1 through 14

Cottage Tour, the 71st annual, sponsored by the Rehoboth Art League. Virtual this year, due to the pandemic. Ticket holders can “visit” the homes as many times as they want during the two-week span. $35. Info: 227-8408 or 

July 2

Country-music star Clint Black performs at The Freeman Stage at Bayside, west of Fenwick Island. 7 p.m. $150 to $275, for pods that accommodate up to four people. For information about this and other shows in July: 436-3015 or

Tour 684. Milton businesses will host artisans and vendors that typically would be at the Milton Farmers Market, not operating this year. 3 to 7 p.m. Info: the Tour684 Facebook page

July 3

Independence Day Picnic and Dance Party, at the Milton Theatre Quayside on Broad Creek in Milton. With disc jockey Jamie Fox. Food and drink. Tickets start at $6. 7 p.m. For information about this and other events at the theater:

St. Peter’s Art Show, sponsored by Episcopal Church Women at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Lewes. The fine arts and crafts show features artists from throughout the Mid-Atlantic area. In the block around the church, from Second to Third Street, Market to Mulberry, in downtown Lewes. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and a silent auction. Free. Info: 645-8479 or

The traditional Rehoboth Beach fireworks show starts around 9:30 p.m. Classic rock group The Funsters performs at the bandstand starting at 8 p.m. and again after the show. Info: 227-6181 or 

July 4

Fireworks display over the Delaware Bay in Lewes. Starting at dusk. Info: 645-8073 or

Fireworks in Dewey Beach, on the bay side of town. Starting at approximately 8 p.m. Info: 227-3888

Independence Day Boat Parade in the Lewes-and-Rehoboth Canal, starting at 1:30 p.m. in Roosevelt Inlet and passing Fisherman’s Wharf about 30 minutes later. Info: 645-8073 or

Lewes’s annual Doo-Dah parade will start at 5 p.m.-ish. Watch from the sidewalk or join in; no registration necessary. Info: 645-8073 or

Opening of “Christopher Peterson’s Eyecons: Thank You Tour,” at Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach. 9 p.m. Show continues on Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day weekend. $50 for a table for two, $100 for a table for four. Info: or 227-2270

The United States Navy Concert Band performs at the Rehoboth Beach bandstand. 8 p.m. Free. For information about this and other concerts at the bandstand: 644-2288 or

July 4 through 9

Independence Day celebration in Bethany Beach. The 287th Army Band will perform July 4, 7:30 p.m., at the bandstand. Local band Love Seed Mama Jump at the bandstand at 7:30 p.m. on July 5, followed by fireworks. Carnival Night, featuring Mr. Jon and Andrew’s Big Show, from 6 to 8 p.m. on July 7. And pianist Josh Christina at the bandstand at 7:30 p.m. on July 9. Info: 539-8011 or

July 8

Talk by NASCAR driver Bill Lester, author of “Winning in Reverse: Defying the Odds and Achieving Dreams.” Sponsored by the Lewes Public Library as part of its 2021 virtual History Book Festival. 5 p.m. Free but registration required. For information about this and other activities at the library:

July 9

“Searching for Clues: The Case of the Carriage Maker’s Shop,” a virtual presentation by the Lewes Historical Society. Historian Katherine Henn will discuss the fortunes of Paynter Walton, who made carriages in a shop on Second Street. 7 p.m. Free. Info: 645-7670 or

July 9 and 23 

Rehoboth Folk Jam. Virtual on July 9 and in-person on July 23, at the Metropolitan Community Church of Rehoboth, 19369 Plantation Road. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Info: or the MCCR Folk Jam Facebook page

July 10

Chicken and fried fish dinner. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rising Sun Lodge, 516 Chestnut St., Milton. $12. Benefits the lodge’s scholarship fund. Info: 645-5574

“Hercules,” the first of the season’s Summer Children’s Theatre presentations, at Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach. Thirty-minute plays every Saturday through August, starting at 11 a.m. Also in the rotation: “Snow White.” $5. Info: 227-2270 or

Stache Crawl, a bar crawl in Dewey Beach in memory of Kellen Poultney, who died in 2003 at the age of 20. Benefits the KJP Foundation, which helps people in need in the Middletown area. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the Stache Crawl KJP Facebook page

Summer Craft Fair. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lewes Historic Complex, 110 Shipcarpenter St. Sponsored by the Lewes Historical Society. Featuring works by more than 60 artisans, musical entertainment and food. $5, free for children under 12. Info: 645-7670 or

The Lewes Base Ball Club plays the Gettysburg Generals at the Villages of Five Points near Lewes. 2 p.m. The game is played following 1864 rules. Free. Info:

July 13

Virtual monthly meeting of the 12-09 Coast Guard Auxiliary. 7 p.m. Info: paddlesports@ or (610) 256-4152

July 13 and 27

Truckin’ Tuesdays in Milton. Food trucks will be parked in the Milton Historical Society parking lot, 210 Union St., from 6 to 8 p.m. Info:

July 15

Combined Chamber Golf Classic, sponsored by the chambers of commerce from Milford and Milton. At the Rookery South, Milton, starting at 9 a.m. $100 per person, includes breakfast and lunch. Info: 684-1101 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

July 17

Bird banding, at Abbott’s Mill near Milford. Volunteers will help ornithologist Dr. Ian Stewart band starling nestlings. 9 to 11 a.m. Free. For information about this and other activities at the mill:

July 18 through 31

Beach and Bay Cottage Tour, virtual this year due to the pandemic. Friends of the South Coastal Library sponsors the annual tour of homes in the Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island and Ocean View area. $35. Ticket holders will be able to view the homes as many times as they want during the two weeks of the tour. Info: or 537-5828

July 20 

Meeting of 12-02 Coast Guard Auxiliary, at the DNREC building at the end of Pilottown Road, Lewes. 7 p.m. The group offers safe-boating courses and boat inspections. Info: (973) 222-4028 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

July 24

Tours of the Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse, sponsored by the Delaware River & Bay Lighthouse Foundation. Boats leave at 9 a.m. and at 10:15 a.m. from the finger pier at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal near Lewes. Participants should be there 15 minutes before departure time. $80, $70 for foundation members. Info: or 644-7046

July 31

Rehoboth Summer Children’s Theatre performs “Hansel and Gretel” at The Freeman Stage at Bayside, west of Fenwick Island. 10 a.m. Free, but theatergoers can pre-register. Info: 436-3015 or