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Movie night in Dewey Beach. Shows start at 8:30 p.m. at the beach on Dagsworthy Avenue. Note: no movie on July 4. Info: 

Movies on the beach, in Bethany. Off Garfield Parkway, starting at dusk. Info:

Zin Yoga, a slower-paced, more meditative form of the classic exercise. 6:30 p.m. at the Lewes Canalfront Park. Free. Info: 302-645-2795 or

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

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. to noon. Info: 302-645-4234 or For reservations (which are required): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Concerts at Holts Landing State Park, on the Indian River Bay north of Millville. 6 p.m. Free, but park entry fees apply. Info: 302-227-6991 or

Concerts in Stango Park on Kings Highway in Lewes. 7 p.m. Free. Info: 302-645-7777 or


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

Concerts in Memorial Park, Milton. 7 p.m. Free. In case of rain, concerts are held in the fire hall. Info: 302-684-4110 or

Zumba by Kelly. 8:30 a.m. at the Lewes Canalfront Park. Free. Info: 302-645-2795 or

Public tours at the Historic Village in Ocean View. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. No reservations required. Parking available at John T. West Park. Free. 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


Quayside @ Nite, sponsored by the Milton Theatre. Live music, beer garden and food. $6, $10 to reserve a chair and $40 to reserve a table that seats eight. 7 p.m. Info:


Kidz Nature Adventure Saturdays, at the Bethany Beach Nature Center, 807 Garfield Parkway. 10:30 a.m., rain or shine. Info:

Saturday Morning Children’s Theatre, at Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach. Theatergoers can choose between “Sleepyhead: A Sleeping Beauty Story” and “In the Neverland: A Peter Pan Adventure.” Each show is just 30 minutes. $5. 11 a.m. Info: 

Storytime at the Historic Lewes Farmers Market at the George H.P. Smith Park. Sponsored by the Lewes Public Library. 10 to 11 a.m. For information about this and other activities sponsored by the library: or 302-645-2733

Saturdays and sundays

Lewistown Living History, sponsored by the Lewes Historical Society. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rabbit’s Ferry House and the Lewes Maritime Museum at the Cannonball House. Exploring daily life in Lewes in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. $5, free for children 12 and younger. Info: or 302-645-7670

Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays 

Finding Their Voices: African-American History & Legends of Lewes. A walking tour of surviving landmarks of the Black community in Lewes. Weekends starting at 2 p.m., Tuesdays at 4 p.m. $10, $5 for students and children 12 and younger. For information about this and other historical society tours: or 302-645-7670


Yoga in the Park. 8 a.m. at the Lewes Canalfront Park. Free. Info: 302-645-2795 or

Through July

Cottage Tour, sponsored by the Rehoboth Art League. A virtual tour, available to ticket holders all month long. $40. Info: 302-227-8408 or

The summer season at Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach. Showgoers can choose from three plays: “9 to 5, the Musical,” “Grease,” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Shows every day but Sunday.7:30 p.m. $20 to $32. Info: 302-227-2270 or

July 1

Central City Orchestra performs at the Reho-both Beach bandstand. 8 p.m. Free. For information about this and other concerts at the bandstand: 302-644-2288 or

“The Wreck of the DeBraak,” a virtual program sponsored by the Zwaanendael Museum, Lewes. Exploring the history of the British warship that sank off the coast of Lewes in 1798 and was recovered by treasure hunters nearly 200 years later. 3:30 p.m. via Zoom. Free, but registration required. Info: 302-645-1148 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

July 2

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. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Includes a silent auction and a raffle. Free. Info: 302-645-8479 or

July 3

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: 302-227-6181 or 

July 4

Bring Mayberry Back to Milton, a July 4th festival. In Milton Memorial Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Entertainment, food, sack races, chess matches, water balloon fights, pie-eating contest, and a bike-decorating contest and parade. Free. Info: 302-684-1101 or

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 on the Lewes-and-Rehoboth Canal, starting at 2 p.m. in 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 Boathouse Row at 7:30 p.m. at the bandstand. And of course, fireworks at dusk. Info: 302-539-8011 or

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

July 6

Kids’ Night at the Bethany Beach bandstand. Mr. Jon at 6 p.m. and the Little Mermen Disney Tribute at 7 p.m. For information about this and other events at the bandstand: 302-539-8011 or

Rock stars Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo perform at The Freeman Stage at Bayside, west of Fenwick Island. 7 p.m. Tickets start at $49. For information about this and other shows in July: 302-436-3015 or

July 7

Movie night at Lewes Canalfront Park. Featuring “National Treasure.” 8:30 p.m. Free. Info: 302-645-2795 or

July 8 and 22

Rehoboth Folk Jam. At the Metropolitan Community Church of Rehoboth, 19369 Plantation Road. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Singers and acoustic stringing instruments welcome. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the MCCR Folk Jam Facebook page

July 9

Chicken and fried fish dinner. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rising Sun Lodge, 516 Chestnut St., Milton. $15. Benefits the lodge’s scholarship fund. Info: 302-645-5574

Sandcastle contest, at Delaware Seashore State Park. 9:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded in two categories: “12 and younger” and “all ages.” Registration at Tower Road, oceanside. Free to participate and to watch, but park entrance fees apply. Info:

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: stachecrawl@ or the Stache Crawl KJP Facebook page

July 11 through August 5

Summer camps at the Milton Theatre. For children age 6 through 16. Themes of the four week-long camps are: the Lion King, Shrek the Musical, Beauty and the Beast, and Seussical. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, and performances on Fridays at noon and 2 p.m. $360. Info:

July 12

Regular monthly meeting of the 12-09 Coast Guard Auxiliary. 7 p.m. at the Coast Guard Station at the Indian River Inlet. Info: email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Walk 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. 8:30 p.m. $6. Registration required. For information about this and other activities at the park, including additional bridge walks: 302-227-6991 or

July 14

Golf Classic, sponsored by the chambers of commerce from Milford and Milton. At Mulligan’s Pointe, near Georgetown, starting at 9 a.m. $100 per person, includes breakfast and lunch. Info: 302-684-1101 or

Music at the Mill, at the historic Abbott’s Mill near Milford. Including food trucks and lawn games. 6 to 8 p.m. $10, $5 for kids 5 to 17, free for younger children and members. For information about this and other events at the mill: or 302-422-0847

The 19th Street Band performs at the Lewes Canalfront Park. 7 to 9 p.m. Free. Info: 302-645-2795 or

July 15 through 17 and 22 through 24

“Spring Awakening,” the Tony Award-winning rock musical, at the Milton Theatre. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays, 2 p.m. $35. For information about this and other events at the theater:

July 16

Dewey Claus Crawl, to benefit Delaware’s holiday fundraiser Winter Wonderfest, which gives grants to local nonprofits. Transport to winter in July at four bars in Dewey Beach starting at noon with Blitzen’s Brunch, followed by a Surfin’ Santa Deck Party, Ralphie’s Revenge, Jingle Jam, and a White Out Snow Party. Free. Register online or on the morning of the crawl. Info: and follow @deweyclauscrawl on Facebook for the latest info, contests and giveaways.

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 dozens of artisans, as well as live music and food. $5, free for children under age 12. Info: 302-645-7670 or

Tours of the Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse, sponsored by the Delaware River & Bay Lighthouse Foundation. Boats leave at 10:30 a.m. and at 11:45 a.m. from the finger pier at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal near Lewes. $90, $80 for foundation members. Info: 302-644-7046 or

July 18

Rehoboth Summer Children’s Theatre performs “Puss in Boots” at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library. 11 a.m. Free. For information about this and other Children’s Theatre programs this month:

July 19

Meeting of 12-02 Coast Guard Auxiliary, 7 p.m. at the Lewes Public Library. Info: 302-897-0445 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

July 20

Acoustic Jam Night at the Rehoboth Beach Museum. A tribute to similar open-stage events that were held at The Front Page restaurant from 1984 through 1993. 7 to 10 p.m. $25, $20 for members. Info: 302-227-7310 or

Truckin’ With the Music. Food trucks will be parked in the Milton Historical Society parking lot, 210 Union St., from 5 to 8 p.m., to coincide with the town’s weekly concert in Memorial Park. Info:

July 23

Reptile Wonders, at the Milton Public Library. An interactive presentation, featuring about a dozen snakes and other reptiles. 10:30 a.m. Free. For information about this and other activities at the library: or 302-684-8856

July 25, 27 and 29

Hogwarts Camp, at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library. Three-day camp, based on the Harry Potter series. Competitions will be based on the Triwizard Tournament. 2 p.m. each day. Free. For information about this and other events at the library: 302-227-8044 or

July 27 and 28

Beach & Bay Cottage Tour, sponsored by the Friends of the South Coastal Library. Featuring homes in the Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island and Ocean View areas. Two options: a virtual ticket, $35, to view all the homes from July 17 through Aug. 6. Or a combo ticket, $50, to view all the homes virtually and to tour five homes in person. Info: or 302-537-5828