Festivals

Rehoboth Beach Film Society presents “Fleabag.”
RBFS presents “Fleabag”
SEPT. 7, LEWES
Rehoboth Beach Film Society will present a one-time showing of “Fleabag” at 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7 at the Cinema Art Center on Dartmouth Drive, Lewes.
COST: $25 general admission, $20 members, $22 for seniors, $5 students
rehobothfilm.com
Clear Space Theatre: A Grand Night Gala
SEPT. 8, REHOBOTH BEACH
Clear Space Theatre will host a Grand Night Gala & After Glow Party beginning at 6 p.m., Sept. 8 at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club. The event includes a silent auction, wine pull and a preview of the 2024 season.
COST: $195 Gala tickets (add $25 for After Glow Party); $75 for After Glow Party only.
clearspacetheatre.org
Cheer Fall Festival at Trap Pond State Park
SEPT. 8, TRAP POND STATE PARK, LAUREL
Seniors from all over Sussex County enjoy a day of hiking, dancing, games, raffles, and a picnic lunch. Games with prizes are enjoyed as well as the opportunity to meet with old friends.
cheerde.com/events
Wine on the Beach
SEPT. 8-9, OCEAN CITY, MD
The event features a full complement of products from Maryland wineries and also includes craft vendors, artisans and on-stage entertainment. Park at 809 S. Atlantic Avenue.
COST: $30 online or $35 at the door
winefest.com
Youth Fishing Tournament
SEPT. 9, CAPE HENLOPEN STATE PARK, LEWES
Youth 15 and younger are invited to participate in the annual fishing tournament set for 8 to 11 a.m. at the Cape Henlopen State Park Fishing Pier. Prizes will be given for the largest fish caught, the most fish and the first and last fish caught. All entrants will receive a prize.
leweschamber.com
Town-wide Yard Sale
SEPT. 9, MILTON
Discover treasures and one-of-a-kind finds at this annual event. The town-wide yard sale will take place throughout the town of Milton beginning at 7 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 9.
milton.delaware.gov
Annual Chocolate Tasting
SEPT. 9, CAPE HENLOPEN STATE PARK, LEWES
This annual event, featuring homemade chocolates, is held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Officer’s Club located in Cape Henlopen State Park.
COST: $8 for six tastings
friendsofcapehenlopen.org
45th Annual Bethany Boardwalk Arts Festival
SEPT. 9, BETHANY BEACH
This show runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features paintings, woodwork, metal, clay, baskets, jewelry and porcelain from more than 100 artists as well as a silent auction and wine tasting. Rain date is Sept. 10.
COST: $30 for wine tasting
bethanybeachartsfestival.com
36th Annual Amish Country Bike Tour
SEPT. 9, DOVER
This event takes place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Routes begin and end on Legislative Mall, 411 Legislative Ave, Dover. There are 16, 25, 50, 62, or 100-mile loops through peaceful, flat, low-traffic Amish countryside. To promote safety at the start and to ensure that rest stops are not overwhelmed, a staggered start is planned for this year. Up to five rest stops are included. Following the tour there will be music, vendors, food and awards.
bikede.org/amish-country-bike-tour
Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village Fall Craft Show
SEPT. 9, DOVER
The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, Fall Craft Show, will take place at 866 N DuPont Hwy, Dover, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This large outdoor event will be held in the museum’s 1890s village, and will feature local vendors selling home and garden goods, handmade crafts, health and beauty products, jewelry and more. Proceeds will benefit the museum.
COST: $5 general public; free to members
agriculturalmuseum.org
86 Hook & Ladder Brewfest
SEPT. 9, REHOBOTH BEACH
The first 86 Hook & Ladder Brewfest will be held from noon to 4 p.m., Sept. 9 at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, 229 Rehoboth Ave. Regional craft breweries will offer samples of their beer and patrons will enjoy great food, music, raffles and giveaways. All proceeds benefit the purchase of new equipment for the Rehoboth volunteer department.
COST: $45 for adult drinkers; $5 for adult non-drinkers
86brewfest.com
45th Annual Nanticoke Indian Powwow
SEPT. 9-10, MILTON
A Sussex County favorite, this festival is held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days at 30045 Eagles Crest Road. The gathering includes American Indian drummers and singers from the area as well as visiting tribes, and authentic Indian arts and crafts vendors. There’s also a kids corner with face painting and make-and-take crafts, a car show and more. Grand entry will be held at noon both days.
COST: $10 for adults; $5 for children, kids under 10 admitted free
nanticokeindians.org

Farmers Markets

Photograph by Ashley Elliott.
Bethany Beach Farmers Market
Sundays, 8 a.m. to noon.
Garfield Parkway and Pennsylvania Avenues, Bethany Beach
Farmers Market at Sea Colony
Through August 30
Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to noon.
Marketplace at Sea Colony Shopping Center, Rt. 1 South, Bethany Beach
Historic Lewes Farmers Market
through September 30
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon.
George H.P. Smith Park, DuPont and Johnson Avenues, Lewes
Historic Lewes Farmers Market 2nd Location
Through September 6
Wednesdays, 8 to 11 a.m.
Crooked Hammock Brewery, Crooked Hammock Way at Kings Hwy., Lewes
Milton Broadkill Farmers Market
THROUGH MID-OCTOBER
Fridays, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Front & Chestnut Streets, Riverbank Side, Milton
Nassau Valley Vineyards Farmers Market
THROUGH MID-OCTOBER
Sundays, noon to 3 p.m.
32165 Winery Way, Lewes
Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market
THROUGH OCTOBER
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Grove Park, Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach
Riverwalk Farmers Market
THROUGH OCTOBER
Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
S. Walnut Street at Riverwalk Park, Milford
Tidal Market
Sundays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
1313 Frederica Road, Frederica

Free Events

Historic Lewes First Fridays
4 to 7 p.m.
Sussex Tavern at the Rabbits Ferry House

The Lewes Historical Society opens the doors of the Sussex Tavern at the Rabbits Ferry House. Each month, the Tavern comes alive as history interpreters share ales and fascinating tales from the past.

Yoga 
Every Sunday 8 a.m. to 9 a.m
Canalfront Park, Lewes

Supported by Dimitra Yoga

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