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Delaware Shakespeare has crafted a series of three events as it returns to welcoming audiences at Rockwood Park. The 2021 Summer Festival will let attendees “triple your bard” with “Midsummer Mix Tape,” “Rosalind x 3” and “Shakespeare Poetry Slam.”

Brown Box Theatre Project, the Boston-based outdoor Shakespeare touring company, announces its 10th year of free Shakespeare with the troupe’s largest tour ever. After a 2020 postponement, Brown Box returns in 2021 with an extended U.S. tour featuring the beloved comedy “Much Ado About Nothing.”

The Millsboro Town Council, at their Monday, May 3, meeting, approved use of Cupola Park for the Fourth Annual Stars & Stripes community fireworks celebration, from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 26.

Concerns about the Greater Millsboro Art League closing, or having to relocate, were put to rest this week when a motion, framed to assist the financially struggling non-profit and keep it open, was passed by the Millsboro Town Council.

The Lewes Public Library and Browseabout Books will host bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe for a discussion of her new book “The Summer of Lost and Found” in a live, online conversation Tuesday, May 11, at 5 p.m. She will be joined in conversation by No. 1 New York Times bestselling autho…

The Southern Delaware Chorale, under the direction of Colin Armstrong with accompanist and Assistant Director Sarah Rose, will be presenting a 30-minute free concert titled “A Summer Sing” on Sunday, June 6, at 3 p.m. at Crossroads Community Church, 20684 State Forest Road, Georgetown. Selec…

The Rehoboth Art League is offering people the chance to learn a new art form that needs only basic painting skills. Local woodcut artist Fred Dylla will teach a “White-Line Woodcut” class at the Rehoboth Art League on Monday through Wednesday, May 10, 11 and 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

A series of new exhibitions will debut at the Rehoboth Art League during an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 7. The spring shows, on display from May 7 through June 6, represent both recent works from contemporary artists, as well as historic pieces from the league’s Permane…

The Possum Point Players production of the Tony Award-winning comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” is set to be the group’s second presentation on their newly created outdoor stage. The new stage allows comfortable and safely-spaced seating for patrons and technically-equipped perfor…

Local author Joanne K Guilfoil recently released her ABC book — the first of three books she is writing about chickens. (A reference manual and hardback book are to follow.) The ABC book is called “The ABCs of Chickens on Delmarva.”

Ray Sander, president of the Delaware Botanic Gardens (DBG) this week offered his thanks for the donations made at the DBG’s recent Earth Day event, which totaled 570 pounds of food for the Food Bank of Delaware. Those donating items on April 22 were able to get free admission to the gardens.

Mary “Christine” Strobel was born in Baltimore, Md., in 1962. She relocated in 1975 to the small town of McDaniel, Md., where she lived on the watershed of the Chesapeake Bay. As an adult, Christine moved to Roxana. It was during that time she began to document her life’s experiences, as a t…

The Delaware Botanic Gardens held its fundraiser ‘Frolic in the Folly’ on Friday, April 16. The affair featured drinks, snacks, live music, artists and conversation in the beautiful landscape that is the Delaware Botanic Gardens.

Prominent radio personality Wayne Cannon, who died on Monday, April 19, is being remembered as an icon in the broadcast business and as a kind, loving father who was dedicated to his family.

Civil liberties and constitutional law expert Nadine Strossen will join the Lewes Public Library’s “Lives in the Law” lecture series for an online discussion April 26 at 5 p.m. She will be in conversation with legal scholar and Lewes Public Library Distinguished Lecturer Ronald Collins.

Five local garden clubs in Sussex County joined together to bring spring joy inside Brandywine Living at Fenwick Island. Members of the Salt Air Gardeners, Gardeners by the Sea, Coastal Gardeners, Barefoot Gardeners and Sussex Gardeners created more than 80 wreaths of spring and patriotic th…

The Delaware State Fair announced on April 14 that it would be making significant changes to the M&T Bank Grandstand lineup for the 2021 Fair (July 22-31). The changes were prompted by guidance received from the Delaware Department of Public Health on how to safely hold outdoor concerts …

An 11-year-old girl is coming of age and will participate in a rite. Her task is to provide the ceremonial pie — the highest honor in her society — so she works diligently with the town baker to perfect the pie so she isn’t expelled from the society.

Bestselling author Kristy Woodson Harvey will discuss her new novel “Under the Southern Sky” in a live, online event from the Lewes Public Library and Browseabout Books on April 20. She will be joined in conversation by writing partners Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings, who write under th…

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist John Archibald will discuss his new book “Shaking the Gates of Hell: A Search for Family and Truth in the Wake of the Civil Rights Revolution” in a live, online event April 15, presented by the Lewes Public Library, Browseabout Books and CAMP Rehoboth.

The pandemic has brought an increase in year-round and week-long visitors to Bethany beach. To comply with ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and to further support local businesses, the Town of Bethany Beach plans to extend events and has begun scheduling them as if it will be a normal summer. H…

Local author Beth Ann Scullin-Oliphant has self-published her second book in her children’s series, Briton’s Beach Adventures. Ghost Crab Hunt is sure to awaken a sense of adventure in young readers. The second book has quickly become a hit with young readers and educators.

For those who have long wanted to learn how to watercolor, “Watercolor for Beginners” at the Rehoboth Art League is the class for you. On Wednesday afternoons through April 28, from 1 to 3 p.m., local artist Myndi Smithers will teach participants step-by-step about watercolor paints, brushes…

Possum Juniors, the youth affiliate of Possum Point Players, will take on the task of creating an original production for their annual summer show this year. The initial interest and information meeting is set for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, in Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Road, Georgetown. T…

The Lewes Public Library and Browseabout Books will welcome Rochelle Riley, co-author of the new children’s book “That They Lived: African Americans Who Changed the World” for a live, online discussion on April 7. She will be joined in conversation by author Tamara Winfrey-Harris.

Possum Point Players are inviting audience members to join them in the sunshine or under the stars as they begin the 2021 theater season on their new outdoor stage. Opening Friday, April 16, they will present “Broadway Springs Back,” described as “an original, one-of-a-kind theater experience.”

Devil’s Party Press recently announced “Instant Noodles,” a new online literary magazine that will be available on the publisher’s website at no charge. The quarterly anthology will feature original literary works from across the U.S. Contributors local to Delaware include award-winning auth…