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JUL 9 The Lewes Summer Craft Fair
9am-4:00pm. The Lewes Summer Craft Fair is well known for the exceptional quality of the craftspeople and artists from across Delmarva and the Eastern Shore. This year, there will be over 60 talented artisans exhibiting a variety of media ranging from metalwork to woodworking at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal in Lewes. Indulge in delicious food and cool treats. Old and New Bluegrass Band will perform from 10am-2pm. https://www.leweschamber.com/event/community-events/summer-craft-fair
JUL 9 20th Annual Dewey Beach Running of the Bull
Held at the Starboard Restaurant in Dewey Beach. The party starts
JUL 12-13 67th Rehoboth Art League’s Cottage Tour of Art
10am-3pm. The Cottage Tour Committee has worked for several months to present this year’s very distinctive selection of homes in the Rehoboth Beach area. The homes on this year’s two-day self-paced tour have very different landscapes,
JUL 14 Concert On the Lewes Green at the Cape May/Lewes Ferry
5-8pm, it’s Mike Hines and the sounds ofMotown and R&B. http://www.capemaylewesferry.com/
JUL 20 11th Annual KINfolk Wine Tasting & Art Show
5:30pm – 8:30pm at the Cordrey Center in Millsboro. This fundraiser supplies laptops to hospitalized or homebound children. A Live & Silent Auction, fantastic
JUL 20 Rehoboth Beach Museum’s Annual Acoustic Jam
7pm at the Rehoboth Beach Museum. For a great night of acoustic music by local musicians featuring songs we all know and love. This event sells out, so reserve your seat at $20 per person, pre-paid. Reservations are required. Call (302) 227-7310. Rehoboth Beach Museum Annual Acoustic Jam
JUL 23 2016 Lighthouse Sunset Cruise
6:30pm-8:30pm, (Rain Date JUL 24) Cruise up the canal, out to both Breakwater Light and Harbor of Refuge Light. You may see dolphins so bring your cameras. This is a BYOB and snacks event. Tickets are $35.00 per person. Registration Form/Payment must be received in advance of the cruise. Download Registration Form Here or visit: https://www.leweschamber.com/event/community-events/2016-lighthouse-sunset-cruise-0
JUL 28 Concert On the Lewes Green at the Cape May/Lewes Ferry
5-8pm, Jesse Garron’s Tribute to Elvis. http://www.capemaylewesferry.com/
JUL 30 Concert with the Delmarva Big Band
8pm at the Milton Theatre. What is a big band? Well, it’s BIG: four trumpets, four trombones, five saxophones, and a full rhythm section of piano, bass, guitar, and drums. Add a vocalist and you have 18 pieces on stage! The Delmarva Big Band was formerly the Len Grazier Orchestra and performed their inaugural concert in tribute to the late Mr. Grazier at Ocean City’s annual Sunfest in 2005. The group features the Peninsula’s elite professional musicians and educators who have assembled to continue his legacy as well as the legacy of the traditional 18-piece Big Band. http://www.pcade.com/milton
JUL 30 People's Festival - 4Peace Tribute to Bob Marley
Before he became an icon, Bob Marley lived with his mother in Wilmington, Delaware working as a lab assistant at DuPont and on the line at the Chrysler plant. Today, his legacy is celebrated every year at the Annual Peoples' Festival 4 Peace Tribute to Bob Marley, where artists jam on two stages in Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park, and attendees wander between the Drum Circle, Children's Village and International Food Court. For more information visit http://www.peoplesfestival.com/
AUG 5-7 Riverfront Blues Festival
One amazing 3day, outdoor blues festival held on the Wilmington waterfront. The 2016 Riverfront Blues Festival brings the best of the blues to Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park in Wilmington. This annual Wilmington tradition is
AUG 11 Concert On the Lewes Green at the Cape May/Lewes Ferry
5-8pm. The Comfort Zone playing Classic R&B http://www.capemaylewesferry.com/
AUG 19 An Evening with Gladys Knight
7:30pm, the Freeman Stage in Bethany Beach. The great ones endure, and Gladys Knight has long been one of the greatest. VThe Empress of Soul has enjoyed No. 1 hits in Pop, Gospel, R&B and Adult Contemporary, and has triumphed in film, television, and live performance. She is a seven-time Grammy winner, she participated in the 14th season of “Dancing with the Stars.” This fall marked the release of her first mainstream dance record, “Just A Little” in nearly 20 years. Fixed Seating provided; Tickets are required for ALL patrons, including infants and children. For tickets and more information, visit http://freemanstage.org/event/an-evening-with-gladys-knight/
AUG 20 Middletown Olde-Tyme Peach Festival
9am-4pm. A Bit of Sweetness at the end of the Summer, the 2016 Middletown Peach Festival draws 30K people with local artists, entertainment for the kids and a peach pie contest. Beginning at 9am with the annual Peach parade on Broad Street, many of the activities are centered around Main Street. Entertainment is scheduled throughout the day around town. There are activities for children, a local artist exhibit, historical exhibits, a peach pie contest, crafts, music, food, games, and of course – Peaches! The Peach Festival is a rain-or-shine event! For more information, visit http://www.middletownpeachfestival.com/
AUG 25 Concert On the Lewes Green at the Cape May/Lewes Ferry
5-8pm. The Funsters play Pop Across the Decades http://www.capemaylewesferry.com/
AUG 27-28 The Big August Quarterly
With over 200 years of history, the Big August Quarterly is the nation's oldest African-American festival celebrating the freedom of speech, the freedom of religion and rights of all people to peacefully assemble. Once an important part of the Underground Railroad system, the August Quarterly remains a festival of reunions and religious revival for people for families and friends and is held throughout Wilmington. Share the heritage, music, crafts, singing, stage performances, children events, storytelling, vendors, food arts, African clothing, books and national known recording artists. Visit http://www.augustquarterly.org/ or call 302-655-5231 for more information.
AUG 27 5th Annual Delaware Burger Battle
Rain or shine, the battle between the buns brings together the best