Antique Roadshow to open History, Heritage and Hops

Happy hour will come early Saturday as the Dover-based duo Antique Roadshow will open Saturday’s second annual History, Heritage & Hops music, beer and food festival in downtown Dover. Antique Roadshow, made up of Tom Banez on guitar and Sean Golt on keyboard, was formed in June of last year and has been playing the […]

Biden at DSU highlights busy Saturday in Dover

DOVER — Vice President Joe Biden will speak at Delaware State University’s graduation Saturday, one of several events on what will be a busy day for Delaware’s capital city. The commencement, which begins at 10, will be preceded by the annual Dover Days parade just a few miles away. The parade kicks off at 9:30, […]

Friday night’s outdoor Dover Days activities canceled

DOVER – Due to inclement weather scheduled to last until late Friday night, Kent County Tourism has made the decision to cancel Friday activities that were scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on Legislative Mall, including a concert by the band 33 1/3 a fireworks display. “Our number one priority is to keep all constituents and attendees of […]

For some, old-time ‘base ball’ never goes out of style

DOVER — In honor of Mother’s Day, a traditional old-time “base ball” game is moving up a day. Wearing their 1860s replica uniforms and playing by the rules of that era the Diamond State Base Ball Club will play the Lewes Vintage Baseball Club at noon this Saturday. This year, Mother’s Day fell on a […]

Kiefer Sutherland singing a different tune

Kiefer Sutherland knows what you’re thinking. The actor, best known for roles in TV’s “24” and movies such as “Flatliners,” “A Few Good Men,” “Stand By Me” and “The Lost Boys,” is embarking on a country music career. His debut album “Down in a Hole” is set to be released this summer and he and […]

Dover Days Festival set for May 6-8

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DOVER — The 83rd Annual Dover Days Festival presented by WSFS Bank, which will take place Friday, May 6 to Sunday, May 8. The free-admission festival features more than 100 fun and educational events scheduled throughout the weekend for people of all ages, and takes place throughout historic downtown district. The festival is produced each […]

A year of music, comedy and more in store for 2016

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Just as we wrapped up saying goodbye to 2015, it’s time to ring in the new year by looking at what 2016 has in store for us on the local entertainment front. Tuneful times Central Delaware quickly is becoming known as a hub for nationally known music festivals and this year looks to be no […]

2nd Del. Volunteer Infantry rallies ‘round the flag for Dover Days

DOVER — For the first time in five years, the 2nd Delaware Volunteer Infantry — a group of Civil War re-enactors — is setting up camp on the Green as part of the Dover Days Festival.

“We are out here every year to teach people about what life was like for soldiers during the Civil War, but we don’t do the actual camp every year,” said Bill Purdy, captain and decade-long member of the 2nd Delaware.

He and other group members were on the Green Friday setting up tents, campfires and a communal area for the weekend.

History, hoopla on display at Dover Days Festival

The 82nd annual Dover Days Festival, one of the longest running annual festivals and the largest free festival in the state, is in full swing this weekend.

Premier Centre kids kicking off Dover Days weekend

This weekend’s Dover Days Festival continues its 82-year tradition of providing family entertainment, kicking things off tonight with selections from the Broadway play, “13 The Musical” on Legislative Mall. Followed by a Zambelli Fireworks show at dusk, the performance will be staged by young actors from the Premier Centre for the Arts, with theaters in […]