Wyoming gets set for 28th annual Peach Festival

WYOMING — At the height of peach season comes the 28th annual Wyoming Peach Festival on Saturday. And although Wyoming may be a tiny town, it always aims to put on a great festival. “Sometimes people don’t even realize Wyoming is its own town but when they come to the Peach Festival, you’ll see this […]

BEST BETS: Music fans to get the blues at Roadhouse Festival

EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to the potential for heavy rain and thunderstorms, the Roadhouse Blues Fest has been moved inside of the Jonathan’s Landing Golf Clubhouse. A day of music and more awaits those headed to the fifth annual Roadhouse Blues Festival presented by the Central Delaware Blues Society Saturday at Jonathan’s Landing in Magnolia. This […]

BEST BETS: McCove to spread Happiness at Camden festival

Kevin McCove believes in the power of music. “Music is a great way to spread positivity. It’s a good way to get people together and be social,” said the Dover native. And that’s part of the reason why the soul/R&B musician will take part in Saturday’s fourth annual Happiness Project Festival at Brecknock Park in […]

Bourbon, Beer & Butts to feature classic rock at Quillen

HARRINGTON — Classic rock, bourbon, craft beer and barbecue will combine Sept. 29 at the first Bourbon, Beer & Butts festival at The Quillen Arena, featuring a Rock of the 70s quartet of acts. The second event in the Q Concert Series on the Delaware State Fairgrounds, announced Wednesday evening, will feature the music of […]

BEST BETS: Great Delaware Pumpkin Carve Festival set for fall

Temperatures may be in the 90s these days, but the Delaware State Fair and the Biggs Museum of American Art are already thinking fall. The two announced Thursday that they will partner for a new open-air event called The Great Delaware Pumpkin Carve Festival. The festival is an all-weather Halloween event that will take place […]

African American Festival Saturday in Dover

DOVER — Reuben Salters had no idea that the “Positively Dover” African American Festival would become an annual event that people would look forward to every year. “I never imagined that it would be around this long,” Mr. Salters said. “People really look forward to the event each year.” Organized and sponsored by the Dover-based […]

BEST BETS: Tommy Conwell to rock June Jam

Tommy Conwell has fond memories of June Jam and is ready to make some new ones on Saturday. Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the charity music festival is bringing back old favorites, which include the reunion of local bands such as Hyde Park and Furious George along with Johnny Neel. For Mr. Conwell, who gained fame […]

Your Best Bets guide to Downstate summer entertainment

As we come to the unofficial start of the summer season, it’s time to look ahead to the music, festivals and fun that await downstate from now until Labor Day. •Leading off the music festival scene is June Jam, which will celebrate its 40th year June 9 at the G&R Campground in Houston. To mark […]

Baldcypress Bluegrass Festival to stir up Sussex swamp

FRANKFORD — For the third year, the Delaware Wild Lands-hosted Baldcypress Bluegrass Festival will introduce music and nature lovers to local bluegrass artists and Delaware’s massive 10,600-acre Great Cypress Swamp. “A lot of people on Delmarva don’t even realize that we have a Great Cypress Swamp because that’s something usually associated with states farther south […]

Delaware Goes to War brings military history to life

  LEWES — Historic Fort Miles at scenic Cape Henlopen State Park will be bustling with activity this Saturday, April 28. Cannon-fire will echo along the coast and weaponry, vehicles, re-enactors and numerous demonstrations and displays will team to turn the clock back to World War II during Delaware Goes to War. The event, staged […]