Celebrating women: Ladybug Festival to bring thousands to Milford on Saturday

MILFORD — Women will take center stage Saturday in downtown Milford as the town’s second annual Ladybug Festival fills spots with live music. Under Gable Music’s leadership with Gayle Dillman and Jeremy Hebbel, the Ladybug Festival was brought to Milford last year as a second location. The festival itself started in 2012 in Wilmington. Gaining […]

Celebrating women: Ladybug Festival to bring thousands to downtown Milford this weekend

Milford’s ladybug-infused legacy flew to a new level last year when dozens of women-led music acts and thousands of visitors flooded the downtown area in late September. This year, Gable Music hopes the Ladybug Festival brings even more entertainment to the area Saturday, Sept. 21 with the help of more than 40 artists coming to […]

Comedian Jay Mohr to play Dover Downs in March

DOVER — Comedian, impressionist, actor and author Jay Mohr will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, March 13 at 9 p.m. Tickets go on sale Tuesday at noon. They can be purchased by visiting doverdowns.com. Prices range from $30-$75. With a career that has spanned over three decades, Mr. Mohr […]

Balloons Over Sussex flies high this weekend

GEORGETOWN — After nearly two decades, a hot air balloon festival is returning to Sussex County this weekend. Balloons Over Sussex, brought to the area by the Sussex Academy Foundation, will take place Saturday and Sunday. Delaware Coastal Airport is the staging venue for the two-day festival, which will feature 16 balloons, a variety of […]

Best Bets: Milton Theatre stages ‘Next to Normal’ musical

For Fred Munzert, directing the musical “Next to Normal,” has been a decade in the making. “This piece is very personal for me. I saw it not long after it opened on Broadway and it hit me hard. I liked how real-life it was. Oftentimes musicals are in these surreal, other places. But this has […]

Milford’s Riverwalk ‘Freedom’ Festival set for this weekend with fireworks, Light the Night fundraiser

September will be filled with excitement thanks to festivals around Milford like the 19th annual Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival Saturday, Sept. 14. Hosted by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, the event typically brings in thousands of visitors and hundreds of vendors and sponsors who spend the day together in the sun celebrating the unity […]

Native American culture on display at Nanticoke Powwow

MILLSBORO — Tribal land in a wooded area several miles east of Millsboro is the staging venue this weekend for a long-running annual fundraiser that showcases Native American heritage and culture. On Saturday and Sunday, the 42nd Nanticoke Indian Powwow will feature Native American song and dance, customs, rituals and, of course, food. Dozens of […]

Best Bets: Smyrna Opera House excited for new season

There is something for everyone in the new season at the Smyrna Opera House. And that’s just the way managing director Brian Hill wants it. From a magician to a psychic medium to tributes to Led Zeppelin and Queen to classical and jazz, the upcoming group of shows should appeal to a wide range of […]

SCHS Take Two Drama Club set for another successful year

GEORGETOWN — Last season was a banner year for the Sussex Central High School drama department and the Take Two Drama Club. First, SCHS presented its groundbreaking production of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Simon Stephens, the first professional or non-professional production of the award-winning international classic in Delaware. This […]

Jazz Funeral to send out summer Monday in Bethany Beach

BETHANY BEACH — On Labor Day weekend, the town of Bethany Beach is unlike any other Atlantic coast beach town. The Bethany Beach Boardwalk is the setting for the Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral, one of the county’s most unusual end of summer celebrations. The 2019 Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral will be celebrated on Monday with […]