Great dates in your future


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.



Tests for HIV, at CAMP Rehoboth, Rehoboth Beach. Free, but call to make an appointment. Those being tested must wear masks. Info: 227-5620, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tuesday through Sunday

Tours at Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen State Park near Lewes. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Free, but park admission fees apply. Info:


Open house at the Delaware Seaside Railroad Club, 32442 Royal Blvd., Dagsboro. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors limited to six at a time, under coronavirus guidelines, and must wear masks. Info: or 945-1627

August 29

Beach BBQ, to benefit Children’s Beach House. At the beach house, 1800 Bay Ave., Lewes. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $100. Info: 645-9184 or

Paddlefest, at Delaware Seashore State Park south of Dewey Beach. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Paddle 4 miles along the Rehoboth Bay shoreline. Interpretive stops along the way. Bring your own kayak, or rent from Coastal Kayak ( No after-party this year, due to coronavirus. Info:

August 30

Kickoff of Sundance 2020: United in Love. 6 p.m. The annual benefit for CAMP Rehoboth will be a virtual event this year, due to the coronavirus. Goes through the evening of Sept. 5. Info: 227-5620 or

August 30 through September 5

Sundance 2020: United in Love. The annual benefit for CAMP Rehoboth will be a virtual event this year, due to the coronavirus. Info: 227-5620 or

September 4

Grand opening of “Breaking Britannia’s Grasp: Lewes, the Royal Navy, and the Legacy of 1812,” a new permanent exhibit at the Lewes Historical Society’s Cannonball House. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $5. Info: 645-7670 or

September 5

Annual Outdoor Antiques Show, sponsored by the Lewes Historical Society. Also the Maritime Living History Festival. Both at the society’s campus, 110 Shipcarpenter St. The antiques show will go from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the festival will go from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $5, free for children younger than 12. Info: or 645-7670

September 6

Yoga in the Park with Dimitra Yoga. In Lewes Canalfront Park. The last class of the summer. 8 to 9 a.m. Free. Info: 645-2795, or the park’s Facebook page

September 10

“Just Like Janis,” a tribute to Janis Joplin, at the Milton Theatre. 7:30 p.m. $29, $27 for students and senior citizens. For information about this and other events at the theater: or 684-3038

September 10 and 11

Delaware’s annual Chautauqua Tent Show, sponsored by the Delaware Humanities Forum and the state Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs. A virtual event this year, with all activities streamed live via Zoom. The theme is “Women’s Work: Campaigning for Social Change.” Crafts, lectures and music throughout each day. On Thursday evening, Kim Hanley from the American Historical Theatre will portray suffragist and abolitionist Lucretia Mott. On Friday evening, Taylor Williams from the historical theater will portray suffragist Alice Paul. Free. Info: 645-1148 or

September 12

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

Delaware Coastal Cleanup, in which volunteers pick up trash along the Delaware Bay, Atlantic Ocean and inland bays coastlines. 9 a.m. to noon. Last year, more than 2,000 volunteers picked up 3.6 tons of trash and recyclables. For information and to register:

Fisherman’s Flea Market, at the Indian River Marina. Featuring fishing and boating items. 9 a.m. Info:

Fishing tournament for youth 15 and younger. At the fishing pier at Cape Henlopen State Park near Lewes, sponsored by the park’s friends group. Participants provide their own bait and tackle. 8 to 11 a.m. T-shirts and prizes. Info: or 858-6127

Lighthouse Sunset Cruise, hosted by the Delaware River & Bay Lighthouse Foundation. The boat will depart from Anglers Fishing Center, Lewes, and will pass by the Breakwater Lighthouse and the Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. $35. Reservations required. Info: 226-3866 or

Second Saturday in downtown Milton. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stores will be open, and there will be food and art. Info: 684-1101 or

Townwide yard sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. throughout Milton. Sponsored by the Milton Chamber of Commerce. Info: 684-1101 or

Walk Your Way to Defeat ALS, a virtual version of the annual Rehoboth Beach walk to raise money for the ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) Foundation. Sign-ups at 10:30 a.m. via Facebook, walk starts at 11 a.m. Participants can walk wherever they want. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or (215) 664-4176

September 15

Virtual monthly meeting of PFLAG Rehoboth Beach. 6 to 8 p.m. A national organization, PFLAG is for friends and family members of people in the LGBTQ community. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or the group’s Facebook page

September 17

Second of two online discussions about the religious history of Rehoboth Beach. Led by Paula Roberts, exhibit manager at the Rehoboth Beach Historical Society Museum, and focused on 1937 to the present. Part of the museum’s series “Conversations on History.” 2:30 p.m. Free, but registration required. Info: 227-7310 or

September 18 and 19

Tavern Talk, “1920: Suffrage Starts with You!” sponsored by the Lewes Historical Society. Outdoors on the historical society campus, Shipcarpenter Street. 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. $20, free for children 12 and younger. Info: 645-7670 or

September 18 through October 4

“A Streetcar Named Desire,” the 1947 Tennessee Williams play, at Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach. Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 3 p.m. Socially distanced seating at tables of two or four, $57 to $115. Info: 227-2270 or

September 19

Paddleboard and kayak races to benefit the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays. On the Rehoboth Bay in Dewey Beach. First race is at 9 a.m. Info: or (410) 937-4197

September 19 and 20

Mayor’s Cup Mid-Atlantic Volleyball Tournament, on the sand at Rehoboth Beach. Play begins each day at 9 a.m. Info:

September 20 and 21

Jean and Joan Fund Tournaments, sponsored by the Beebe Medical Foundation to benefit the Tunnell Cancer Center. At Kings Creek Country Club near Rehoboth Beach. Pickleball on Sunday, starting at 10 a.m. $125 per person, $200 per two-person team. Golf on Monday, starting at 11 a.m. $195, $700 for a foursome. Info: 644-2900 or

September 21

Regular monthly meeting of the Village Improvement Association of Rehoboth Beach book club. Open to all. 1 to 2 p.m. at the VIA Clubhouse, 415 North Boardwalk. This month, participants are reading “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles. Info: or 227-6434

September 24

Online lecture, “Ferries, Trains and Automobiles,” presented by the Rehoboth Beach Historical Society Museum. Part of the museum’s series, “Conversations on History.” Museum volunteer David McDonald will discuss how visitors have made their way to the resort town over the years. 2:30 p.m. Preregistration required. Info:

September 26

Indian Summer Toy and Train Show, sponsored by the Delaware Seaside Railroad Club. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Roxana Fire Hall, Frankford. HO and O gauge layouts. Refreshments, door prizes and vendors. $5, children 10 and younger admitted free with an adult. Info: 537-0964 or

Southern Delaware Wine, Food & Music Festival. Noon to 4 p.m. in the clubhouse in the Independence development near Long Neck. Food from area chefs, wines from around the world and craft beers. Tickets start at $75. Info:

Walk to End Alzheimer’s, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, Delaware Valley chapter. A virtual 5K, starting with an online presentation at 9 a.m. Walkers pre-register, collect donations, and then can walk where they please. A drive-by Promise Garden for walkers will be set up in the Rehoboth area. Info: (215) 399-9206, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or

September 26 and 27

Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival. Sponsored by the Lewes Historical Society, at the historical society campus. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. $5, free for children younger than 12. Featuring more than 50 artists who work with sea glass, as well as with wood, paint and ceramics. Live music, lectures, a children’s area and food. Info: or 645-7670

October 4

Coast Day. A virtual event, sponsored by the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment. Lectures on ongoing research and popular science, contests and exhibits. Free. Info: 831-8083, 645-4346 or