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This year, the annual Family Christmas Party sponsored by the Mason Dixon VFW 7234 Auxiliary in Ocean View will be a drive-through event, but Santa will be there and there will be a festive tree, traditional holiday music and gifts.

While nothing is official yet, some Ocean City officials see an opportunity to take the offensive against the annual unsanctioned tuner-car pop-up rally by extending the Ocean City BikeFest to two weekends — a move that would cost the city $250,000.

The public is being invited to enjoy free entry to Delaware’s state parks and zoo on Friday, Nov. 29. The Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control (DNREC) has waived state park and zoo entry fees annually on Black Friday in recent years as part of a the #OptOutside movement.

Elvis is coming to the Movies at Midway with limited screenings Dec. 3-6. To celebrate 85 years of Elvis Presley and 50 years since the film’s original 1970 release, the King returns to cinemas — remastered — with “Elvis: That’s the Way It Is—Special Edition.”

Known in the Washington, D.C., community as the executive director for 10 years of the Washington-based synagogue and cultural institution Sixth & I, Esther Safran Foer decided to move into the realm of writer, joining her sons, Jonathan, Franklin and Joshua — all successful journalists …

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The Town of Bethany Beach announced on Nov. 17 that it was canceling its 2020 Holiday Happenings, due to COVID-19. The event, which annually takes place the first Saturday in December, typically includes a party with Santa and other seasonal attractions, including horse-drawn wagon rides, tr…

Travelers excited to explore Delaware for the first time following President-Elect Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election can find hidden gems and one-of-a-kind museums across the entire state, from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach, including some favorite spots of the First State…

In a time where many of our fellow arts organizations were forced to close, we are grateful to have found a way to present a special season of the arts this summer. The 2020 season featured 49 performances, filled with over 200 performers who were able to take the stage — many for the first …

Heidi Lowe Gallery will host a Gemstone & Drusy Trunk Show from Saturday, Nov. 21, through Saturday, Dec. 5. The trunk show will be open by appointment during the hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the gallery being closed on Thanksgiving Day.

As Delaware celebrates its first U.S. president-elect, fans of Joe Biden now planning a trip to his home state can use a new checklist to create their own authentic self-guided “Biden tour” (https://www.100thingsinde.com/biden-tour) of the First State.

On Friday, Nov. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m., the Rehoboth Art League will host an opening reception for two new exhibits featuring Damon Pla, with his “Memory of a Late Afternoon” collection of landscape and surreal paintings, and Linda Hill, with her collection of work “She the People,” a series r…

The Lewes Historical Society will present the 47th Annual “A Christmas Tour of Lewes” this year in a digital format, sponsored by Schell Brothers and the Lee Ann Wilkinson Group. The society will be showcasing nine Lewes residences and offering the public the opportunity to virtually visit t…

The Rehoboth Art League is offering a “Painting the Sacred: A Mixed Media Mandala” class on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local artist Barbara Buford will teach participants the step-by-step mixed-media process.

While so many events normally happening in the fall have been canceled or made “virtual,” the Roxana Volunteer Fire Company is still hosting its fourth annual Classic & Antique Car & Tractor Show this weekend.

Recent research says that a longtime gardening tradition — the big fall clean-up — may do more harm than good. In many ways, letting existing natural systems do what they have always done is better for your soil, your garden, your back and the environment.

Browseabout Books and the Lewes Public Library in November continue to host a lineup of virtual author events. The partnership began at the start of the pandemic and is still going strong, they said, with “an amazing schedule of diverse authors and topics.” The discussions are live, interact…

The airy seedheads and tan leaves of switchgrass — Panicum virgatum — really glow in fall. Backlit by the rising or setting sun, or rustling in a breeze, its beauty and usefulness make it a valuable landscape plant.

It’s the spookiest night of the year, and trick-or-treating will still be permitted in most places, although many festivals were canceled this year. If families opt to participate in Halloween festivities, they are being urged follow guidelines for traffic and personal safety, and COVID-19 p…

YMCA of Delaware locations in all three counties are hosting Fall Festivals the last week of October. Events vary by location and include a variety of family-friendly, safe and socially-distant activities, such as outdoor trunk-or-treats, costume parades, Halloween-themed exercise classes, p…

Lewes-based Cat & Mouse Press, known for its award-winning local beach reads, has partnered with PAWS for People, an organization based in Newark that provides therapeutic animal visits, to raise funds for the group through sales of “Sandy Paws: Dogs & Cats on Delmarva.” The book fea…

Local artist Damon Pla has opened a new studio, a space at 101 Atlantic Avenue in Ocean View where the acrylics artist creates his signature landscapes and surreal compositions and welcomes guests who enjoy his works on display and for sale.

It might not be the big musical bash everyone originally wanted, but the sounds of Rehoboth Beach’s two jazz celebrations will still waft through the salt air this week. Running concurrently, as always, the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival and the True Blue Jazz Festival will return on Thursday …

Wicomico County, Md.’s Recreation and Civic Center divisions have partnered to develop the Great Glow Maze, a new Halloween event taking place at the Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury, Md., on Friday, Oct. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 31.

Devil’s Party Press LLC of Milton announced this week the formation of a new imprint, Gravelight Press. The imprint will oversee the production and distribution of all DPP horror titles, including the award-winning “Halloween Party” anthology series and original novel-length works of horror.

The Friends of the Millsboro Public Library have announced that their annual Book Sale is scheduled for three days, Nov. 5-7, at the Boy Scout hut located next to the library on W. State Street. On Thursday and Friday, the hours will be 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

As fall begins, what AAA is calling “the year of the Great American Road Trip” continues with travelers planning for safe and COVID-conscious weekend getaways and day trips to catch some of autumn’s colors, sometimes referred to as “leaf-peeping.”

Arts in the Garden drew nature lovers and art lovers alike to the Inland Bays Garden Center near Ocean View, on Oct. 10, with an outdoor venue filled with works in paint, glass, metal and more.

The changing fall foliage signals both the arrival of a new season but also the return of longstanding traditions across Delaware. From exploring nature, to drive‐in movies, to enjoying a meal in the crisp fall air, there’s much to do across Delaware’s parks, attractions, and food and bevera…

The Mispillion Art League (MAL) and the Seashore Striders will hold the 3rd Annual Run for the Arts 5K/1M Run/Walk later this month, with a twist. To make sure that everyone is safe, they will be holding it as a virtual event. Participants can run/walk on the beach, on a track, on their favo…

The Rehoboth Art League’s 36th Annual Holiday Fair—Fine Craft Show is returning this year with a new addition. The RAL is now hosting Virtual Booths for online purchases directly from participating artists. Shoppers can browse the artists’ work in the convenience of their own homes and opt f…

The Lewes Public Library and Browseabout Books are hosting “Bring Characters to Life in Your Fiction,” a virtual workshop presented by Nancy Sakaduski, author of “How to Write Winning Short Stories” and its companion workbook. A short presentation will be followed by an opportunity for quest…

In the normal course of a year, the Ocean City Lodge of the Sons & Daughters of Italy raises funds at its meetings and its annual St. Joseph’s Festival, and earmarks some for contributions to charitable organizations. That hasn’t been the case this year, with monthly meetings and the fes…

With the area’s fall colors emerging, people’s attentions are turning to the next holiday — Halloween. Given the uncertainty around social gathering amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s trick-of-treat activities will be different from years’ past, according to Matt Mittenthal, vic…

The Selbyville Public Library has an opening for a Board of Commissioners member and is seeking qualified applicants. The position on the Board for the Selbyville Public Library is a four-year term, as a member is stepping down early from a five-year term. The new member will be eligible for…