Rehoboth Art League Writers Group meets, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the art league in Henlopen Acres. For active writers. Free. Info: 227-8408 or

Wednesdays and Saturdays

Open house at the Delaware Seaside Railroad Club, 32442 Royal Blvd., Dagsboro. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesdays, 5 to 8 p.m. Info: or 945-1627.

Thursdays and Fridays

Wellness Laughter, led by certified Laughter Yoga leader Michele Buckler. Thursdays, 8:40 a.m., at the Milford Senior Center. $2, free for senior center members. Fridays, 8:30 a.m. at the Lewes Public Library. Free. The program teaches laughter combined with yogic breathing. Info: 270-7027 or

April 5 and 6

Tavern Talks, an “immersive tavern experience,” sponsored by the Lewes Historical Society. 5 and 7:30 p.m. each day at the Burton Ingram House on the society’s Shipcarpenter Street campus. Info: 645-7670 or

April 5 through 11

Two Lips Culinary Week. In participating restaurants throughout Lewes. To coincide with the city’s Tulip Celebration. Info: 645-8073 or

April 5 through 13

Tenth annual Lewes Tulip Celebration, celebrating spring and the town’s Dutch heritage. More than 20,000 tulips are expected to be in bloom during the week. Tulip Trolley Tours will be available. Info: 645-8073 or

April 5 through 19

Zwaanendael Museum participates in the Lewes Tulip Celebration. Tours, displays, children’s activities and crafts. Flower arrangements by members of Sussex Gardeners. Info: 645-1148 or

April 6

Fashion show sponsored by the Village Improvement Association in Rehoboth Beach. Includes lunch. 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Atlantic Sands, Rehoboth Beach. $40. Info:

Geranium sale, sponsored by the Zwaanendael Women’s Club. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Zwaanendael Park, Lewes. In conjunction with the Lewes Tulip Celebration. Plants ordered today will be picked up Friday, May 3, at the Little Schoolhouse, Lewes. Info: (240) 210-2349 or

Oyster Festival, to benefit the Greater Lewes Foundation and Delaware Wild Lands. Noon to 3 p.m. at the Beacon Motel, Lewes. Food, drink and music. $50. Info: or 645-8073.

Talk on the War of 1812 and bombardment of Lewes in 1813. By Chuck Fithian, retired curator of archaeology for the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs and instructor at Washington College, Chestertown, Md. 2 to 3 p.m. at Zwaanendael Museum, Lewes. Part of “Across the Ages to the Edge of the Sea,” a lecture series exploring Lewes history. Free, but reservations required by April 5. Info: 645-1148 or

April 6 and 7

Delaware Resorts 2019 Spring Home Expo, at Cape Henlopen High School near Lewes. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring real estate agents, developers, builders and mortgage suppliers. Free. Info: 236-0857 or

April 6 and 8

“Die Walküre,” the second of four operas in Wagner’s “Ring” cycle. Performed at the Metropolitan Opera and broadcast live at the Cinema Art Theater near Lewes. Saturday at noon, and Monday at 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Rehoboth Beach Film Society. $25, $22 for society members and senior citizens, $15 for students and youths 15 and younger. Info: or 645-9095.

April 9

Monthly meeting of the 12-09 Coast Guard Auxiliary. At the Coast Guard Station at the Indian River Inlet. 7 p.m. Info: (910) 237-4391 or (610) 256-4152.

April 10 and 24

The Lewes chapter of Mothers of Preschoolers, a faith-based group, meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at New Covenant Presbyterian Church near Lewes. Crafts and fellowship. Childcare provided. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

April 11 through 14

CAMP Rehoboth Women’s FEST. Golf and pickle­ball competitions, the Ladies 2000 Dance Party, a book fair, a health fair and the Broadwalk on the Boardwalk, all in the Rehoboth Beach area. The keynote address (Saturday at 12:30 p.m.) will be by Pamela Stewart, vice president of retail sales for Coca Cola North America and board chairwoman of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Info: or 227-5620.

April 12

Lunar viewing, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing. 7 to 10 p.m. at the Lewes Public Library. The Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation will set up telescopes on the library grounds. There will also be a fire pit and ingredients to make s’mores. Rain date April 13. Free, but registration requested. For information about this and other library events:

April 12, 13 and 14

“The Addams Family,” at Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach. Performed by the theater’s Spotlight on Young Performers. Friday, 7 p.m., Saturday, 3 and 7 p.m., and Sunday, 3 p.m. $17. Info: 227-2270 or

April 13

Second Saturday in downtown Milton. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Stores will be open, and there will be food and art. Info: The Milton Historical Society is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., as part of downtown Milton’s Second Saturday celebration. Free. Info: 684-1101 or

Time For Three, a string trio, performs at Bethel United Methodist Church, Lewes, part of the Coastal Concerts series. 8 p.m., with pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m. $25 and $30 for adults, $10 for students 19 and older, and free for youth younger than 18 and one accompanying adult. Info: or (888) 212-6458.

April 14

STILL Aging Gracelessly: 50 Shades of Fay. Featuring sit-down comic Fay Jacobs, who writes the “Flotsam & Jetsam” humor column for Delaware Beach Life. 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the CAMP Rehoboth Community Center, Rehoboth Beach. $20. Part of CAMP Rehoboth’s Women’s FEST. Info: 227-5620 or Tickets:

April 16

Monthly meeting of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-02. 7 p.m. at the DNREC building at the end of Pilottown Road, Lewes. 7 p.m. The group offers safe boating courses and boat inspections. Info: 258-4453, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., (973) 222-4028 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

April 19

Great Delaware Kite Festival, held every year on Good Friday at Cape Henlopen State Park near Lewes. Registration starts at 10 a.m. Easter egg hunt at 11, followed by a kite flying competition at 11:30. Park entry fee, but no registration fee. Info: or 645-8073.

Opening day of the Milton Farmers’ Market, next to the Dogfish Head Brewery at 6 Village Center Blvd. 3 to 6 p.m. The market will be open every Friday throughout the summer, with prepared food available from Slo & Lo BBQ, Lewes. Info: or the market’s Facebook page.

April 19, 20 and 21

“Jesus Christ Superstar,” at the Milton Theatre, Milton. The theater’s first original stage production. Friday, 8 p.m., Saturday, 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday, 2 p.m. $27 to $32. For info about this and other shows at the theater:

April 20

Dutch-American Friendship Day, at the Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free. Info: or 645-1148.

Egg hunt at Lewes Canalfront Park, for children 10 and younger. Activities begin at 10 a.m. and go to noon, the egg hunt starts at 11 a.m. Face painting, balloon art and a visit by a certain bunny. $5 for one child, $10 for two or more children in a family. Preregistration suggested. Info: 645-2795, or the park’s Facebook page.

April 25 through 28

Spring Delmarva Birding Weekend, throughout the peninsula, including coastal Sussex. Canoe and kayak trips and guided walks, as well as several receptions. Info: or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

April 26 and 27

30th annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, sponsored by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce. Friday, a 15-mile fun ride, from Bethany Beach to the Indian River Inlet and back, noon to 4 p.m. On Saturday, 30-, 50- and 62- and 100-mile rides, all starting and ending in downtown Bethany Beach. Participation fees vary according to race and date of signup. Info: 539-2100 or

“Birds, Blooms and Butterflies,” a quilt show sponsored by the Ocean Waves Quilt Guild. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the Sussex Academy near Georgetown. Featuring, raffles, demonstrations, gift shop, food and vendors. $10 a day, $15 for a two-day pass. Info:

April 26 through 28

Dewey Doodle Romp. Dogs and their owners get to romp on the beach off Saulsbury Street. Featuring a “yappy hour,” costume parade and yoga on the beach. Benefits Food & Friends, a Washington, D.C., organization that provides fresh food to people who have life-threatening illnesses. Info: or (301) 467-5523.

April 27

“Delaware Goes to War,” the year’s largest re-enactment at Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen State Park near Lewes. This year, celebrating the Allies’ victory in Europe in 1945. Weapons demonstrations and tours of the fort’s Battery 519. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Park admission fees apply, plus an additional $5 to tour the fort’s museum. Info: 645-0753 or

King’s Day, a celebration of the birthday of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. At the Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Info: 645-1148 or Wine, beer and cheese tasting, at the Officers’ Club at Cape Henlopen State Park near Lewes. 4 to 6 p.m., sponsored by the park’s friends group. Info:, 858-6127.

April 28

Seasons of Love, a performance by the CAMP Rehoboth Chorus, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary. At the Sussex Academy near Georgetown. 3 p.m. Info: or 227-5620.

May 3, 4 and 5

Spring sidewalk sale in Lewes’s Second Street commercial district. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: 645-8073 or May 4 British Motorcar Show and Parade. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal near Lewes. Sponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce and the British Car Club of Delaware. Info: 645-8073 or

Bug and Bud Festival, in downtown Milford. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kids and pets parade, paddleboat rides, arts and crafts, entertainment, food. Free. Info: or 839-1180.

Wheels for Meals, sponsored by Meals On Wheels Lewes-Rehoboth. Featuring bicycle rides of 12, 25 and 50 miles, beginning and ending at Dogfish Head Brewery in Milton. Check-in at 7:30 a.m. for the 50-mile ride, 8:30 a.m. for the 25-mile ride and 9:30 a.m. for the 12-mile ride. Cookout, libations and music follow. Info: 645-7449 or

Gardening for the Bays native plant sale, sponsored by the Center for the Inland Bays. At the James Farm Ecological Preserve near Ocean View. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: or 226-8105. May 5 Blessing of the Fleet, at Fisherman’s Wharf on the canal in Lewes, 2 p.m. Free. Info: 645-8073 or