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Mondays and Fridays

Movies in Bethany Beach. Mondays, on the beach at dusk. Fridays, at the bandstand at dusk. Info:

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 302-448-5654. Note: A full view of the club’s layout is available on the website.


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


Tours of the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus near Lewes. Including explanations of the work that goes on at the campus. 10 a.m. Free, but reservation required. Info: 302-645-4234 or

June 1

Andy & Opie Fishing Tournament, in Milton Memorial Park. Open to children 17 and younger. Registration starts at 8 a.m., fishing from 9 a.m. to noon, and winners announced at 1 p.m. Food trucks on site. Free. Info:

National Trails Day at Cape Henlopen State Park near Lewes. Sponsored by the park’s friends group. Volunteers clean up park trails. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch provided. Info: 302-858-6127 or

Rehoboth Concert Band performance at the Georgetown Presbyterian Park. Free. 3 p.m. Info:, 302-381-6620 or the band’s Facebook page

Seaside Craft Show, sponsored by the Bethany Beach Cultural and Historical Affairs Committee. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the boardwalk in Bethany Beach. Free. Info:

June 1 and 2

Crush Out Cancer, a fundraiser to benefit programming at the Cancer Support Community Delaware. At participating restaurants in coastal Delaware and throughout the state. Info: or 302-645-9150

“The Roommate,” at Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach. Saturday, 7 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m. $20 to $34.50. Info: 302-227-2270 or

June 2

Slower Lower Film Festival, sponsored by the Revival House Theater. Screenings of selected short films at the Milton Theatre. 7 p.m. $10, $5 for students and seniors. Info: or

June 7

Locals Under the Lights at The Freeman Stage at Bayside, west of Fenwick Island. 7 p.m. Free. For information about this and other performances at the stage: or 302-436-3015

June 8

D-Day Memorial Ceremony, at the Fort Miles Museum in the Cape Henlopen State Park near Lewes. Open house, presentations and demonstrations. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info:

“Pirate Flags,” at the Zwaanendael Museum, Lewes. Education and crafts. 2 to 4 p.m. Free. Info: 302-645-1148, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sunset cruise on the Delaware Bay, hosted by the Delaware River & Bay Lighthouse Foundation. 7 to 9 p.m. Bring your own drinks and snacks. Reservations required and cameras welcome. $40. Info: 302-644-7046 or

June 13

Music at the Mill, at the historic Abbott’s Mill near Milford. Including food trucks and lawn games. 5 to 7:30 p.m. For information about this and other events at the mill: 302-422-0847 or

June 13 and 27

Concerts by the Canal, at the Lewes Canalfront Park. 7 to 9 p.m. June 13, The 19th Street Band. June 27, Mike Hines and the Look. Info:

June 13 through 16

Rehoboth Beach Pride Festival, at the Cinema Art Theater, near Lewes. Screenings and presentations all weekend. $12, $5 for students. Sponsored by the Rehoboth Beach Film Society and CAMP Rehoboth. Info: or 302-645-9095

June 14

“Dueling Pianos,” featuring the Flying Ivories. At the Milton Theatre. 7:30 p.m. $21.60 to $29. For information about this and other events at the theater: or 302-684-3038

June 15

Lewes Garden Tour. Featuring private and public gardens. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A garden market will be set up in Zwaanendael Park, Lewes. Info: or 302-645-8073

June 17

Showing of “Minions: Rise of Gru,” the first-of-the-season Monday Night Movie at Dewey Beach. 8:30 p.m. on the beach at Dagsworthy Aveue. Movies will be shown every Monday through Aug. 19. Info:

June 18

Meeting of PFLAG Rehoboth Beach. 6 to 8 p.m. in the Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams Ave. 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

The 12-02 Coast Guard Auxiliary meets at the DNREC Building, Pilottown Road, Lewes. 7 p.m. The group offers safe-boating courses and boat inspections. Info: 302-373-0499 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

June 19

First of the season’s bonfires on the sand at Dagsworthy Avenue in Dewey Beach. 7 to 9 p.m. Donations accepted, and $1 will buy you marshmallows to roast and a glow stick. Continues on Wednesdays through Aug. 21. Info:

June 20

Sip & Saunter, at Delaware Botanic Gardens. Sponsored by Dogfish Head Beer. $100, $75 for members. 5 to 7 p.m. For information about this and other events: 302-321-9061 or

June 21 through 23

Kids Catch-All, fishing tournament for children and teens at the Indian River Marina. Kids can fish by boat or land, in the ocean, bay or Indian River Inlet. Fishing Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Weigh-ins Saturday, 3 to 6:30 p.m., and Sunday, 3 to 6 p.m., with dinner served afterward. $25 per child, $150 per boat. Benefits the Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva. Info: or 302-227-3071

June 22

Wings of Hope, A Butterfly Release, to benefit the Cancer Support Community Delaware. 9 a.m. to noon at Memorial Park in Milton. Vendors, entertainment and the release of monarch butterflies. Free. Info: 302-645-9150 or

June 23

Tim Laushey Orchestra performs at the Rehoboth Beach bandstand. 8 p.m. Free. For information about this and other bandstand performances: 302-644-2288 or

June 25, JUNE 28 and JULY 3

Kickoff of the summer season at Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach. Throughout the season, showgoers can choose from three plays, “Jersey Boys,” which opens June 25, “Rock of Ages,” which opens June 28, and “The Prom,” which opens July 3. Opening day kicks off at 6:30 p.m. $50. For the rest of the season, shows every day but Sunday, 7:30 p.m. $20 to $34.50. Info: 302-227-2270 or

June 29

Juneteenth Celebration, sponsored by the City of Lewes and Lewes African American Heritage Commission. Noon to 6 p.m. in the George H.P. Smith Park. Music and displays. Info: 302-752-8112 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

June 30

Bus trip to New York Pride, sponsored by CAMP Rehoboth. To honor the 55th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. 7 a.m. at Home Depot, near Lewes. $50. Refreshments and transportation included. Info: or 302-227-5620

July 4

Fireworks display over the Delaware Bay in Lewes. Starting at dusk. Info: 302- 645-8073 or

Fireworks in Dewey Beach, on the bay side of town. Starting at dusk. Info: 302-227-3888

Independence Day Boat Parade in the Lewes-and-Rehoboth Canal, starting at 2 p.m. at the Roosevelt Inlet and ending at Fisherman’s Wharf. Info: 302-645-8073 or

Independence Day celebration in Bethany Beach. A parade at noon and a concert by The 1974 at 7:30 p.m. at the bandstand. And of course, fireworks at dusk. Info: or 302-539-8011

Lewes’s annual Doo-Dah parade will start on Kings Highway at 5 p.m. Watch from the sidewalk or join in; no registration necessary. Info: 302-645-8073 or