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SEP 10-14  35th Annual Polkamotion By The Ocean

Polkamotion Polka Festival at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, 229 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth. http://www.rbpolka.com/tickets.html

SEP 11  Taper Thursdays

11am-2:30pm. Learn to make your own candle and help the plantation dip 200 candles that John Dickinson would have required from his tenants as part of their leases. John Dickinson Plantation, 340 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover. http://visitdover.com/index.php/kentdetour2013/events_article/taper-thursdays

SEP 12  Fall Gala for the Grounds

6pm. Lewes Historical Society will be the venue for cocktails, dinner by Gary Papp of the Essential Chef as well as dancing to DJ Mullinix with Bill & Sue Goshen Dance pros. $150/pp www.historiclewes.org

SEP 12-13  Chili in the Campground Cook-off

6-8am Camp out and cook up your best chili recipe in the campground at Delaware State Parks in the first-ever Chili in the Campground Cook-Off! Compete for prizes by camping for 2+ nights. On Saturday, prepare your chili for the judges and public to taste at Trap Pond State Park on September 13. http://www.destateparks.com/programs/Special-events/Chili-in-the-campground.asp
Camping Reservations http://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/camping/trap-pond-state-park/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360122

SEP 13  4th Annual Wings of Hope - A Butterfly Release

10am- 1pm. A Butterfly Release to benefit the Cancer Support Community Delaware. (Rain date is Sunday, September 14). The event will be held at the Medical Arts Building, 18947 John J. Williams Highway in Rehoboth Beach. http://www.cscde.org/upcomingevents

SEP 13  2014 Historic Georgetown Art Crawl

10am -4pm. A rain or shine juried art event, and will feature artists & artisans, and area art leagues & art guilds from throughout our region. https://www.georgetowncoc.com/event/community-events/historic-georgetown-art-crawl

SEP 13  Ladies' Tea Party and Fashion Show

11am- 2pm. Ladies of all ages are invited to a Tea Party and Fashion Show with tea and hor d’oevres served at 11:30 and the fashion show at 12 noon. Tickets $15. Benefits the Lewes Senior Center. Lewes Senior Center Hall, 32083 Janice Road, Lewes. www.lewesseniorcenter.org

SEP 13  Overfalls Lightship Fallfest

Cancelled. http://www.leweschamber.com/event/overfalls-lightship-fallfest

SEP 13  Clear Space Theatere’s 10th Anniversary Gala

6pm. Black Tie & Barefoot with dinner and dancing on the sand at Indian River. Indian River Life Saving Station. http://www.clearspacetheatre.org/

SEP 14  Second Annual Lewes Dragon Boat Festival

The Sussex Academy Foundation is thrilled to host its 2nd Annual Lewes Dragon Boat Festival at the Canalfront Park in downtown Lewes. Created to support the capital campaign for the Sussex Academy, a public charter school that currently serves students in grades 6 through 10 in Sussex County, Delaware, all proceeds go directly to help pay for the campus and buildings of the Sussex Academy. http://lewesdragonboat.com/

SEP 17  8th Annual Go red For Women Luncheon & Fashion Show

11am. Heart disease is the Number 1 killer of men and women. To raise awareness about heart disease in women, the American Heart Association in 2004 kicked off the Go Red for Women social and educational initiative, which includes an annual fundraising luncheon bringing women together to learn more about the disease so that they can empower themselves. Beebe Healthcare sponsors the 8th Annual Go Red for Women Luncheon and Fashion Show at the Clubhouse at Baywood Greens in Long Neck. Doors will open at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. $30 a person. http://www.beebehealthcare.org/news/cardiac-services/8th-annual-go-red-women-luncheon-and-fashion-show-take-place-september-17

SEP 18  Taper Thursdays

11am-2:30pm. Learn to make your own candle and help the plantation dip 200 candles that John Dickinson would have required from his tenants as part of their leases. John Dickinson Plantation, 340 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover. http://visitdover.com/index.php/kentdetour2013/events_article/taper-thursdays

SEP 18-20  Dewey Beach Music Conference

11am-2:30pm. Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events. http://www.deweybeachfest.com/dbmc/

SEP 19  38th Annual Senior Beach Day

9am-Expo, 10am-Stroll and all day entertainment. CHEER is hosting the 38th Annual Beach Day in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware on Friday, September 19. 2014. Each year approximately 1,000 senior citizens and caregivers from throughout the State of Delaware attend this unique day which honors both senior citizens and the end of the summer season at the beach. http://www.cheerde.com/beach-day-2014-will-soon-be-here

SEP 19  Lewes Oktoberfest

4pm- 6:30pm. Live Oompah Band musical entertainment and authentic German dancers' perform at Market Street and Mary Vessels Park in Lewes. http://www.leweschamber.com/event/chamber-events/lewes-oktoberfest

SEP 20  Lewes Artists' Studio Tour

9am-5pm. Twenty-one regionally and nationally acclaimed Lewes artists in nineteen locations will open their studios. The Lewes Artists Studio Tour showcases painting, textiles, photography, drawing, jewelry, pottery, mosaics, wood sculpting and mixed media represent the diversity of their art work. The tour is FREE and you do not need a ticket. http://www.lewesart.com/

SEP 20  Blue Jean Ball

9am- 5pm. The Blue Jean Ball is Autism Delaware's place to be and be seen on the Sussex County social scene. One-of-a-kind live and silent auction items, delicious light fare paired with a specialty drink, and plenty of beer and wine. Dance the night away with Love Seed Mama Jump. Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. http://www.autismdelaware.org/GroupsEvents/BlueJeanBall.aspx

SEP 23  A Matter of Balance Classes

10am-noon. Designed to help older adults manage falls and increase activity levels. Sussex County RSVP will conduct the classes for 8 weeks at the American Legion Post Hall at 31768 Legion Road in Millsboro. http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/pressreleases/2013/fallpreventionprogram-080513.html

SEP 25  Franks Fall Wine Tasting

6:30-8:00pm. Welcome Autumn with a splash of Fall wines! Spicy Cotes du Rhones, Brambly Zinfandels, Monster Cabernets & Big Whites!
Stay for dinner and receive 29% off your total bill at Caffe Gelato, 90 E. Main Street (near U of D campus) Newark. http://caffegelato.net/reservations/special-dinner-events/

SEP 25  Taper Thursdays

11am-2:30pm. Learn to make your own candle and help the plantation dip 200 candles that John Dickinson would have required from his tenants as part of their leases. John Dickinson Plantation, 340 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover. http://visitdover.com/index.php/kentdetour2013/events_article/taper-thursdays

SEP 26-27  Elvis Festival

Rusty Rudder, Dewey Beach. https://www.beach-fun.com/dewey-beach-info/dewey-beach-activities.html

SEP 26-28  Fall Nascar Races at Dover Speedway

9/26 - “Drive Sober 150″ NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, 9/27- NASCAR Nationwide Series, 9/28 - “AAA 400″ NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at the Dover International Speedway, Dover. http://www.doverspeedway.com

SEP 26  Well Strung, The Singing String Quartet

9pm. The Singing String Quartet, back by popular demand with an all new show! Rehoboth Beach Convention Center.
http://www.camprehoboth.com/letters/well-strung.htm

SEP 27  Painting “The Loper Method” with Thomas Del Porte

10am- 3pm. Workshop instructor Thomas Del Porte, oil painter and former student of Edward Loper Sr., will begin by discussing and demonstrating some of the techniques he uses to create his paintings. No experience required. Bring brushes, paints, a small canvas and a brown bag lunch. Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal Street, Dover. http://www.biggsmuseum.org/programs/calendar_september2014.html

SEP 28  Taste of Newark

Noon-3pm. Taste of Newark is the ultimate foodie event. Sample tastes from 50 restaurants, 30 wineries and enjoy the Battle of the Chefs on the Old College Lawn in Newark. Celebrity cooking demonstrations and fueling the competition among eateries is the annual "Iron Chef" style Battle of the Chefs! http://www.cityofnewarkde.us/index.aspx?NID=744

SEP 29  Jean and Joan Golf Tournament

The annual Jean & Joan Cancer Fund Golf Tournament has raised more than $380,000 for patient services at Beebe Healthcare's Tunnell Cancer Center in Rehoboth Beach. Held at Kings Creek Country Club, the Tournament has grown into a premiere event and local favorite, attracting dozens of golfers, sponsorships, and auction items. http://www.jeanandjoanfund.org/

OCT 4  Painting “The Loper Method” with Thomas Del Porte

10am- 3pm. Workshop instructor Thomas Del Porte, oil painter and former student of Edward Loper Sr., will begin by discussing and demonstrating some of the techniques he uses to create his paintings. No experience required. Bring brushes, paints, a small canvas and a brown bag lunch. Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal Street, Dover. http://www.biggsmuseum.org/programs/calendar_september2014.html

OCT 5  Celebrity Chefs’ Beach Brunch

11am-2pm. Held at Delaware’s iconic Rusty Rudder in Dewey Beach, Beach Brunchers enjoy food prepared by top area chefs, a live chef cook-off, and an exciting live auction! Great food, drinks and fun to benefit Meals On Wheels Delaware and homebound seniors. Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St, Dewey Beach. http://mealsonwheelsde.org/

OCT 6  DE Hospice Golf Outing

10am-registration, reception at 5:30-8pm. The Delaware Hospice Sussex County Golf Outing will be held at Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club in Dagsboro. The fee is $125 per person, which includes green fees, cart, lunch, refreshment cart, and an awards reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres. The format will be a scramble.  Registration and range opens at 10am, Lunch at 11am, and a Shotgun Start at 12pm, Award Reception 5:30pm with heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer. http://www.delawarehospice.org/events/golf-outing-at-cripple-creek-golf-and-country-cllub/

OCT 11  2014 Delaware Wine and Beer Festival

12–5pm. "Drink Local, Eat Local, Buy Local at the 5th annual event featuring Delaware's finest wineries, breweries and distilleries at the Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village, 866 N. DuPont Highway, Dover. Admission: $25 in advance includes 10 samples tickets. $35 fee at the door. http://www.delawarewineandbeerfestival.com/

OCT 11  5th Annual A Taste for Art of Southern Delaware

7–10pm. Children & Families First offers a unique creative arts & culinary experience. Beer, wine & martini bar and live music. Independence Hall, 23767 Samuel Adams circle, Millsboro. www.cffde.org

OCT 11-12  Chili in the Campground Cook-off

6am. Camp out and cook up your best chili recipe in the campground at Delaware State Parks in the first-ever Chili in the Campground Cook-Off! Compete for prizes by camping for 2+ nights. On Saturday, prepare your chili for the judges and public to taste at Delaware Seashore State Park on October 11.Event info: http://www.destateparks.com/programs/Special-events/Chili-in-the-campground.asp
Camping Reservations: http://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/camping/delaware-seashore-state-park/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=DE&parkId=360109

OCT 12-18  Kent County Restaurant Week

A celebration for foodies to explore local dishes and dining experiences in Kent County, Delaware. Good news! Kent County Restaurant Week has received the endorsement of the Delaware Culinary Trail! https://www.facebook.com/KentCountyRestaurantWeek

OCT 15-19  25th Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival

5 days of fine jazz music will captivate the ears of jazz lovers. http://www.rehobothjazz.com/ http://www.rehobothjazz.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=55&Itemid=52

OCT 17  8th Annual A Pink Affair To Remember

11am-2pm. Delicious brunch, fabulous fashion show, Chinese auction, and the one-of-a-kind accessory boutique at Rehoboth Beach County Club, 221 West Side Drive in Rehoboth. The proceeds will benefit the Cancer Support Community Delaware-Sussex County and Delaware Hospice. http://www.wellnessdelaware.org/upcomingevents.php, http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/

OCT 18  9th Annual Wine, Beer & Cheese Tasting

4-6pm. Friends of Cape Henlopen State Park, a private, non-profit member-supported organization working cooperatively with the Division of Parks and Recreation and staff of Cape Henlopen State Park offering wine cheese and beer tastings at the Officer's Club in CHSP. Admission: $20 in advance and $24 at the door. Tickets available at the CHSP Park Office, Lewes Chamber of Commerce and R & L Liquors in Lewes or call (302) 858-6127. http://www.friendsofcapehenlopen.org/

OCT 18  Fall Into Jazz Concert

7pm. Celebrating the heartbeat of America’s Music, this year’s headliner is the godfather of neo-soul, vibraphonist Roy Ayers. Also appearing Javon Jackson. DSU E&H Theatre, Dover. Tickets: www.desu.edu/FallintoJazz/

OCT 18  Coastal Concerts: Leon Bates & Portland String Quartet

7pm. Famed pianist Leon Bates joining the Portland String Quartet promises to be a remarkable evening of music. Bethel United Methodist Church Hall, 4th & Market Streets, Lewes. https://www.coastalconcerts.org/leon-bates-a-portland-string-quartet-october-18-2014-7-pm.html

OCT 25  Annual Bird Seed Sale/Pick Up

9am- 1pm. Friends of Cape Henlopen State Park, a private, non-profit member-supported organization working cooperatively with the Division of Parks and Recreation and staff of Cape Henlopen State Park offers advance bird seed order forms at the Park Office, the Seaside Nature Center or by calling 302-858-6127. Pick up seed at the CHSP Maintenance Garage in CHSP, Lewes. http://www.friendsofcapehenlopen.org/

Oct 24-26  25th Annual Sea Witch Festival

25th Annual Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler's Festival. Rehoboth Beach. https://www.beach-fun.com/sea-witch-halloween-fiddlers-festival.html

NOV1-2  Rehoboth Art League’s Annual Holiday Fair - Fine Craft Show

10am-4pm. Rehoboth Art League hosts its Annual Holiday Fair - Fine Craft Show with over 30 artisans displaying and selling their work right in time for the holidays! http://www.rehobothartleague.org/engage/annual-holiday-fair.html

NOV 1  27th Annual Beebe Ball

6-11pm. Join the fun on the Orient Express! Black-tie, event includes cocktail hour, silent and live auctions followed by a seated formal dinner and dancing with Big City Band. Proceeds directly benefit Beebe Healthcare. http://www.beebefoundation.org/event/annual-beebe-ball

NOV 6  7TH Annual Stock Up For Seniors

6:30-9pm. Stock up this fall on premier kitchenware essentials while supporting Delaware’s homebound seniors at Stock Up For Seniors at the Emile Henry Warehouse. Open only once a year, guests get first access to the Emile Henry Warehouse to shop top brands including Emile Henry, Mauviel 1830, Rösle , Lekue, and Duralex at up to 80% off regular pricing. 5% of the warehouse sale proceeds support Meals On Wheels Delaware. Emile Henry Warehouse in New Castle. http://mealsonwheelsde.org/events/stock-up-for-seniors/

NOV 5-9  Rehoboth Beach Film Festival

The five-day Festival showcases American and international features, documentaries, and shorts films; informative seminars, opportunities to converse with celebrity guests, as well as special events at the Movies at Midway, Lewes. http://www.rehobothfilm.com/festival.html

NOV 12  Cooking Class: Enhancing your Thanksgiving Feast

2-4pm. Demonstration on Exciting Side Dishes to Enhance Your Thanksgiving Meal. Reservations required by 11/8 at Heritage Shores Club, Bridgeville. http://www.heritageshoresgolf.com/calendar/

NOV 15  Annual Christmas Boutique and Book Fair

9am–3pm. Crafts, sweatshirts, T-shirts, food and homemade baked goods will be available at the Officer's Club in CHSP, Lewes. More information, call (302) 858-6127. All proceeds benefit Cape Henlopen State Park. http://www.friendsofcapehenlopen.org/

NOV 22 Coastal Concerts: Prism Saxophone Quartet

2pm. The saxophone will be highlighted by four virtuosos on this unique and versatile instrument. Bethel United Methodist Church Hall, 4th & Market Streets, Lewes. https://www.coastalconcerts.org/prism-saxophone-quartet-november-22-2014-2-pm.html

Still Looking?? Visit These Sites For More things To Do

State of Delaware Tourism
http://www.visitdelaware.com/things-to-do/event-calendar/

VisitWilmingtonDE.com
http://www.visitwilmingtonde.com/visitors-and-residents/calendar-of-events/

Beach-Net
http://www.beach-net.com/events/

Southern Delaware Tourism
http://www.visitsoutherndelaware.com/events/3028561818

Delaware Scene
http://www.delawarescene.com/feature.php?id=15

North DelaWhere Everything's Happening

http://northdelawhere.happeningmag.com/

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