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FEB 26 Grilled Cheese and Craft Beer Tastings
3pm at the World Cafe in Wilmington. Unexpected and delicious pairings - 4 courses and dessert paired with craft beer. Tickets and information available at www.worldcafelive.com
FEB 22-26 Riverdance: 20th Anniversary World Tour
Showtimes: 2pm, 7:30 & 8pm at the Playhouse on Rodney Square in Wilmington. The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour, composed by Bill Whelan, it comes directly to North America from a sold-out run across Europe and Asia. Visit http://tickets.thegrandwilmington.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=4464
MAR 3 Raise the Roof: an Immanuel Shelter Fundraising Concert!
7:30pm, doors open at 7pm, held at Epworth United Methodist Church, in Rehoboth Beach. An evening of non-stop musical performances from the headliners you’ve come to love at the beach including Julie Clark, the Darkes Band, The Girlfriends, and Red Letter Day. Help Immanuel Shelter raise funds for those experiencing homelessness in Rehoboth Beach, Lewes and surrounding areas. Tickets are $30 each. Let’s Raise the Roof for homelessness! http://www.immanuelshelter.org/?page_id=538 Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/raise-the-roof-for-homelessness-tickets-32015416974
7am-noon at the Lewes Senior Center on Janice Road in Lewes. Find white elephant, baked goods and food. Visit https://www.leweschamber.com/event/community-events/indoor-yard-sale-lewes-senior-center
MAR 4 Pieces of a Dream
7pm at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover. Founding members James Lloyd (keyboards) and Curtis Harmon (drums) both use words like “thankful,” “blessed” and “grateful” to describe how they feel about their career longevity and their fans, who have continued to make it all possible. Visit http://www.schwartzcenter.com/event/764c8417ea7a609f28f2b058c755e3f8
MAR 5 Lewes Chamber Players: Russian Romantics with Trio Casals
2pm at 211 Mulberry Street in Lewes. Fresh from Carnegie Hall, Trio Casals brings the passion and romanticism of the great Russian composers Rachmaninov and Tchiakovsky. Ovidiu and Sylvia are joined by Russian pianist, Anna Kislitsyna. Call 302-645-8479, email email@example.com or visit https://www.leweschamber.com/event/community-events/lewes-chamber-players
MAR 9 Children & Families First Guest Bartender Fundraiser
6-9pm at Fish-on in Lewes. Enjoy a casual evening at Fish On in Lewes, Delaware! Your tips will help Sussex children & families grow up safe, healthy, strong, and flourishing with the ability to reach their full potential! 100 % of bar tips will support CFF and the nearly 40,000 children & families we work with. 10 % of your dinner bill will go to CFF when you write CFF on your receipt!18 guest bartenders go head to head, to raise the most money while they are behind the bar. Visit http://www.cffde.org/guest-bartender-nite
MAR 10-26 Gypsy, The Musical at Clear Space
Friday & Saturday performances at 7pm, Sunday show at 3pm. If you like musicals in March may we suggest tickets to GYPSY, the ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success, while secretly yearning for her own. Gypsy begins a three weekend run through Sunday, March 26 at Clear Space Theatre. There is one Thursday matinee on March 16. Tickets can be purchased online at the Clear Space Website or by calling the box office at 302-227-2270. http://www.clearspacetheatre.org/
MAR 10 Cape May-Lewes Ferry Wine Dinner
4:30-7:30pm at the Lewes terminal. Enjoy the bay views, sample the finest wines, hors d'oeuvres, and delicious meal entrees with a cash bar. Entertainment by Cathy Gorman Reservations needed. Cost: $65/adult. https://www.leweschamber.com/event/community-events/cape-may-lewes-ferry-wine-dinner-0
Mar 12 10th Annual Milton St. Patrick’s Day Parade
11am-5pm in Downtown Milton. Parade at 2pm. The Milton St. Patrick's Day Parade was born from this desire to give back to the town that welcomed us with open arms. This year there are three benefactors: The Milton Fire Department, The Milton Chamber of Commerce and the Gladys Wilkins Seeding the Future Scholarship Fund. Read more at http://www.miltonstpatricksdayparade.com/
MAR 16 Painting With A Purpose Benefits Lightship Overfalls
6-8pm at 17723 Coastal Highway in Lewes. A fun-filled time where your interpretation of the Overfalls can ultimately grace the walls of your home or office, there’s no experience necessary. Refreshments including wine and beer and all supplies are provided. Register on the Painting With A Twist website http://paintingwithatwist.com/events/viewevent.aspx?eventID=1022594, call 302-703-9700. The registration fee is $40 per person. More info, visit https://www.leweschamber.com/event/community-events/painting-purpose-benefit-lightship-overfalls
MAR 16 Direct from Dublin, Ireland The Five Irish Tenors
8pm at the Grand in Wilmington. A unique program that blends Ireland’s traditional musical vocal heritage with a modern, vibrant contemporary Ireland, the Five Irish Tenors in “Voices of Ireland” presents a thrilling, dynamic program of joy and passion, spirit and love. Visit http://tickets.thegrandwilmington.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=4719
MAR 17-19 Wilmington Winter Bluegrass Festival
Various times at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Claymont. 3 day indoor bluegrass festival with two stages, 30 bands jamming and workshops included in admission. Kids are free with adult. Visit http://www.wilmingtonwintergrass.org/
MAR 18 Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival
This year's Chocolate Festival will be held at the Atlantic Sands. Over the years, the Chocolate Festival has evolved from a contest to a restaurant promotion. All proceeds from this wonderful event will go directly feeding hungry children throughout the state of Delaware through the Harry K Foundation School Food Pantries, Backpack Program and the Baby Pantry. Contest features professional entries in eight categories including: Brownie, Cake, Candy, Cookie, Pie, Ice Cream, Other, and Showpiece (non-edible). More info, visit http://www.harrykfoundation.org/Chocolate-Festival.html
MAR 22-26 - Rehoboth Beach Jewish Film Festival
The Rehoboth Beach Film Society is pleased to partner with Seaside Jewish Community in presenting the second annual Rehoboth Beach Jewish Film Festival. The mission of this event is "to deepen awareness of Jewish cultures and experiences, and to explore community differences and commonalities through the art of film." Note: To respect the Jewish Sabbath, Seaside Jewish Community is not hosting the films on Friday night or Saturday afternoon. Visit http://www.rehobothfilm.com/film_events_jewish_festival.html
MAR 24 Beef & Brew – A Benefit for Delaware Hospice
6:30-9pm at the Georgetown CHEER Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road in Georgetown. Guests will enjoy beef and beer listening and dancing to the ultimate party band, The Funsters. NEW this year, every purchased ticket will receive a memorial pint beer glass! Additional pint glasses are available. You can also bid on some great prizes in the raffles and the silent auction. This event is typically sold out each year. Purchase your tickets early at https://www.delawarehospice.org/events/beef-brew/
MAR 29 Dos Locos Dine & Donate Benefit for Clear Space Theatre Company
4-9pm have dinner at Dos Locos 208 Rehoboth Avenue in Rehoboth Beach on March 29 and 20% of your food bill will be donated to Clear Space Theatre Company. Just present this coupon (some restrictions apply), Dos Locos will do the rest, and the Theatre will see results. Visit http://www.doslocos.com/