SoDel Concepts’ new, 200-seat Ocean View Brewing Company is expected to open in March, providing about 80 new jobs and with Duck Fat Popcorn and Sloppy Joe Eggrolls on the menu.

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On the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, in 1963, Kathy Salamone was an eighth-grade student in a Catholic school in New Jersey. A high school boy in a different building, but on the same campus, ran to break the shocking news. The president had been shot.

On Saturday, Oct. 16, Veterans of Foreign Wars Mason Dixon Post 7234 will mark 75 years of service to veterans and our community since the Post was established in 1946 after World War II.

Many artists and artisans take a somewhat unconventional path when it comes to finding their passion. Dozens of those talented creators will once again have a chance to show off their work and tell their stories this weekend, as the annual Artisans’ Festival returns to Bethany Beach for its …

The process of using pen and ink to make a drawing is practically as old as art itself, dating back to 7th and 8th century China. It is considered one of the most visually intense and compositionally complex forms of drawing. At the same time, aside from pencil, pen-and-ink drawing is probab…

Crafters can show and/or sell their craft or hobby works at CHEER’s Fall Holiday Craft Show, on Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Warren L. and Charles C. Allen Jr. CHEER Community Center, located at 20520 Sand Hill Road, east of Georgetown, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The Millsboro Public Library will host a reading by local author David Salner and a discussion of historical fiction, at the library on Saturday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. Salner will read from his newly published novel “A Place to Hide” and discuss the relevance for today of historical fiction.

DNREC is inviting photographers of all ages and skill levels to enter this year’s Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest. Hosted by the DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship, the contest aims to share the beauty of Delaware’s diverse environment while acting as a vivid reminder that everything …

October’s First Friday program at the Lewes History Museum will present “The Life & Art of Jack Lewis” at 1 p.m. on Oct. 1. Lewes Historical Society Museum Associate Alan Jensen will explore the work of Delaware artist Jack Lewis, and his experiences during the Depression-era Civilian Co…

The City of Lewes Public Art committee will be hosting a community talk and information sharing program on public art on Nov. 3 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the University of Delaware’s Virden Center near Lewes. As part of its continuing educational mission, the program will have speakers will exp…

What do sea glass, hand-painted screens, clay dishes and artisan soaps have in common with Smash Mouth Burgers, guitar music and native plants? They can all be found at Inland Bays Garden Center’s 6th Annual Arts in the Garden event, set for Sunday, Oct. 10, from 9 to 3 p.m. (There is a rain…

The Art League of Ocean City, Md., is inviting the public to a trio of free in-person First Friday art openings on Sept. 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. The Ocean City Center for the Arts, on 94th Street bayside, will open four new shows, with openings also taking place at the Princess Royale Oceanfront …

When Brown Box Theatre Project’s production of William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” comes to the area next week, it brings with it Kyler Taustin’s passion for storytelling and his dedication to making the arts available to places where those stories might not otherwise have a vehicle.

The Bethany Beach boardwalk is the setting for the 35th Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral. It is the most unusual “End of Summer Celebration” in the country, according to Carolyn Bacon, Marilyn Panagopoulos and Marie Wright, the assistant chairwomen of this year’s Jazz Funeral events.

Cat & Mouse Press of Lewes this week announced the winners of the 2021 Rehoboth Beach Reads Short Story Contest. A panel of six judges selected 24 stories, which will be published as a collection titled “Beach Secrets.” The book will be available by November.

On the evening of Thursday, July 29, country singer Jamey Johnson was at the Freeman Arts Pavilion, performing his popular song “In Color,” honoring all those who have served in the nation’s military. In the audience was 97-year-old Frankford resident Ernest Marvel, who likes the song and wh…

Gallery One recently announced the theme of its August show, “Delaware Botanic Gardens,” open to the public July 28 through Aug. 31. The Delaware Botanic Gardens are located in Dagsboro, with a mission to “create a world-class, inspirational, educational public botanic garden in Southern Del…

The Rehoboth Art League’s signature summer event — its Annual Outdoor Fine Art & Fine Craft Show — returns to Henlopen Acres for the first two weekends in August. After going virtual in 2020, the Outdoor Show is bringing artists back to coastal Delaware to showcase and sell their artwork.

The Greater Millsboro Art League is hosting a grand reopening celebration on Friday, Aug. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. at their facility, located at 203 Main Street in Millsboro. The Millsboro Art League is open to all.

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County Delaware (LWVSCDE) has arranged a bus trip to historic women's suffrage sites to celebrate the anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.