Delaware State Fair concerts canceled for 2020

HARRINGTON — All Delaware State Fair concerts have been canceled due to concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, fair officials announced Monday. The state fair itself is still on. However officials are working with the governor’s office on social distancing guidelines and any other changes that may have to happen by the time the event […]

Best Bets: Beating the quarantine blues virtually

Do you feel like, with all of the extra time on your hands lately, you’ve watched every true crime documentary on Netflix? You even checked out that bonus episode of “Tiger King” that came out on Sunday? Do you feel like one day soon you are going to see something pop up on your computer […]

Freeman Stage delaying start of season until late June

SELBYVILLE — The “Stay at Home” mandates from the government have impacted a wide range of businesses throughout the nation. Those that are seasonal — like many of the small businesses in the Maryland and Delaware beach resort areas — have been particularly hard hit. Instead of opening their doors this shoulder season, they have […]

Best Bets: Celebrating Easter at a safe distance

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the regulations of social distancing will be felt especially hard this weekend as Easter Sunday activities will be affected with the cancellation of nonreligious events such as Easter Egg hunts and trips to see the Easter Bunny. But there are a couple of places where you can take the kids […]

Dover Downs reschedules spring and summer shows

DOVER — Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Dover Downs announced Thursday that it has rescheduled all spring and summer upcoming entertainment at the Rollins Center. The following shows have been rescheduled to the below dates. All tickets will be honored from previous date of show. Refunds will be honored for up to 30 days […]

Local Delaware musicians facing uncertain future

To borrow a phrase from Don McLean, this became the week the music died. At least for the time being. With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bars, halls and restaurants were forced to cancel live music from their menus as they themselves were forced to close or offer just carry-out food and alcohol options. […]

Dover Downs cancels Tyler Farr concert set for April

DOVER — Due to the outbreak and growing concerns surrounding coronavirus Dover Downs Hotel & Casino has cancelled the Tyler Farr performance scheduled for Friday, April 10. At this time, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino remains closed. All tickets purchased with a credit card will automatically be refunded. Any tickets purchased with cash will be […]

Best Bets: Coronavirus fears spur event cancellations

This weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day events may be a bit more subdued because of concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. Downtown Milford Inc. announced Thursday the postponement of Saturday night’s 10th annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl and Sunday’s Irish Dance and Concert. According to a statement, officials said “We were very much looking forward to […]

‘Sinatra 101′ coming to Smyrna Opera House

SMYRNA — Sean Reilly, vocalist in the Frank Sinatra style, will be accompanied by David Zipse and the Sinatra Centennial Orchestra for “The Tales Behind the Tunes – Sinatra 101” at the Smyrna Opera House March 28 at 7 p.m. Mr. Reilly will tell the backstories of songs and then performs those tunes Tickets are […]

Hank Williams Jr., Becky G to play Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — Country legend Hank Williams Jr. and Latin recording artist Becky G were added to the Delaware State Fair concert lineup Monday night. “As the calendar moves closer every day towards the 101st Delaware state Fair, we are working to finalize the lineup for the 2020 Delaware Lottery Summer Concert Series and are happy […]