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A listing of open houses available throughout our resort area, compliments of our local Real Estate professionals.

Author Ed Ruggero will bring a discussion of his latest novel, “Comes the War” — the second book in the Eddie Harkins Series — to the Lewes area on Thursday, March 4, in an online event from the Lewes Public Library and Browseabout Books.

True-crime author Alex Tresnioski will bring a discussion of his new thriller “The Rope: A True Story of Murder, Heroism, and the Dawn of the NAACP” to the Lewes community on March 1, presented by the Lewes Public Library, Browseabout Books and the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justi…

Delmarva Birding Weekends is partnering with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and its harbor-front hotel, the Dogfish INN, to host the 2021 “Lewes Delmarva Dogfish BirdINNg Weekend.” Hundreds of nature enthusiasts will flock to the coast March 5-7 to enjoy a late winter weekend of birds, boats, an…

International artist Roger Dellar will be teaching intermediate to advanced painters from his Surrey, England, studio in a class titled “People in Pictures,” for the Rehoboth Art League on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon.

To celebrate Southern Delaware and to keep it top of mind throughout the winter with visitors planning 2021 travel, Southern Delaware Tourism has launched its 5th Annual Southern Delaware Tourism Photo Contest. Both locals and visitors are being invited and encouraged to enter. Entries will …

The first snowy days of 2021 offered some beautiful sights, with Coastal Point photographer Tyler Valliant out and about in Bethany Beach, and Coastal Point Publisher Susan Lyons reveling in her natural habitats: her garden and the space behind her camera lens.

On Friday, Feb. 12, the Lewes History Museum will open its doors to a unique exhibition, combining art and African American history. “Seventeen Men: Portraits of Black Civil War Soldiers” is an opportunity for the public to glimpse the lives of men who served in the 25th Regiment Company G, …

For the fourth year in a row, the Lewes Public Library has launched its 31 Chances to Win raffle. Every day for the month of March, one ticket will be drawn to win $100 in gift certificates to local shops and restaurants.

The Winter Delmarva Dogfish BirdINNg Weekend, sponsored by the Dogfish Inn, was held Jan. 29-31. This was the sixth year of offering looks at the waterfowl, seabirds, shorebirds, raptors — and seals — that are on full display in the Mid-Atlantic during the winter months.

The Rehoboth Art League will debut three new exhibitions at its historic Henlopen Acres campus on Friday, Feb. 12. The collection of shows includes the organization’s popular Regional Juried Photography Exhibition, now in its sixth year, on display in the Corkran Gallery.

The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, with Presenting Sponsor Bethany Beach Ocean Suites, will celebrate the fourth annual Fire & Ice Festival in February, a weekend-long family-friendly winter festival showcasing brilliant ice sculptures and supporting the local business communi…

The Town of Bethany Beach recently announced winners for the 2021 photo contest. Out of 430 entries from amateur and professional photographers, 53 images were selected as semi-finalists, 18 of which will make it into the Town’s 2022 calendar.

The Lewes Historical Society, known for its focus on education, is offering nine online courses to the community from Feb. 17 through April 14. The classes will be instructed by seven different staff and qualified volunteers, whose profiles can all be read on the Society’s website.

The Rehoboth Art League will host its Annual Jewelry Trunk Show on Friday, Feb. 5, from 4 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event features hand-crafted jewelry that will be on display and available for purchase at the RAL’s historic Henlopen Acres campus.

While people are “staying at home,” they can find their inner artist and register for the Rehoboth Art League’s “Oil Painting” class with local artist Joe Terrone. The Zoom class is for beginners, as well as more seasoned painters, and will take place on Wednesdays from Jan. 27 through Feb. …

Painted screens are an authentic urban folk art created in Baltimore row-house neighborhoods in 1913. Painted door screens provided an unobstructed view of the street to the row-house owner, while the colorful images stopped people on the sidewalk from seeing in. Guest artist John Iampieri w…

Fox Theatres announce on Jan. 7 that the Sun & Surf Cinema in Ocean City, Md., will resume operations on Friday, Jan. 15. The theater has been closed since mid-October.

The Coastal Camera Club of Lewes is revamping its annual Photo Beach Bash conference for pandemic conditions, switching up the usual one-day conference for a two-day virtual event via Zoom teleconference.

The Lewes Public Library and Browseabout Books will welcome art historian and collector Charles Moore for a virtual discussion of his new book, “The Black Market: A Guide to Art Collecting,” on Wednesday Jan. 13, at 5 p.m.

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While the COVID-19 pandemic decimated the performing-arts industry in 2020, with widespread tour cancelations and the shuttering of even the most venerable establishments across the country, the Freeman Stage successfully launched a 2020 season, albeit a shorter one, with smaller crowds and …

Heidi Lowe Gallery is offering its first eight-week class — an in-depth introduction to jewelrymaking, on Thursdays from Jan. 21 through March 11, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. While making two class projects, students will learn the fundamentals of working with metal and designing pieces that begin t…

To celebrate Southern Delaware and to keep it top of mind throughout the winter with visitors planning 2021 travel, Southern Delaware Tourism is launching its 5th Annual Southern Delaware Tourism Photo Contest.