Community Events | October

October Fest | Saturdays & Sundays in October

Wrights Market, Rt. 50, Mardela Springs, MD. 10am-4pm every Saturday and Sunday. Featuring a Pumpkin Patch, hayrides, corn maze, and more!! Click here for more information.


Fall Sportsman’s Weekend | Starting Friday, October 6

The annual Fall Sportsman’s Weekend will take place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 6-8. This is the shore’s original and largest Sportsman’s auction event. There will be decoys, firearms, oyster items, art, books, and more. Auction takes place at the Zeb B. Barfield, Inc. Auction Facility, 12100 Mears Station Rd., Hallwood, VA 23359. Check out the ad in the 10/4 issue of The Guide.

Oyster Fritters | October 6 & 7

Come on out to The Store in Gumboro for oyster fritters, homemade apple cakes, pumpkin pie, & sweet potato pie. Cinnamon rolls and sticky buns will also be available. 37100 Millsboro Hwy., Millsboro, DE 19966. 302-238-7885.


Roast Beef and Dumplings | Saturday, October 7

Asbury UMC, 603 Main St., Sharptown, MD 21861 from 3pm to 6pm. Eat in or carry out for $13. There will be homemade sweet potato biscuits, mashed potatoes, green beans, and cole slaw. Additional assorted desserts available for purchase.

Zombie Paintball Ride | Beginning Saturday, October 7

If you’re looking for some frights this October, don’t miss the Zombie Paintball Ride at 301 Devil’s Playground. Test your zombie apocalypse skills by riding around on a real Army truck armed with a paintball gun. Be sure to get them before they get you! Pick up a copy of The Guide for a $5 off coupon for admission. Click here for more info.


Pumpkin Painting Palooza | Saturday, October 7

From 5pm-8pm, come test your pumpkin painting skills. Enjoy games, food, hayrides, ice cream, and music. At T.S. Smith Orchard Point Market. 16707 Sussex Hwy., Bridgeville. Call 302-337-8271 for more information. 

8th Annual Cancer Awareness Day | Saturday, October 7

Come shop at Bryan & Brittingham for Cancer Awareness day from 7:30am-3pm. 20% off select Purina Animal Feeds. Great sales & raffles. Free food. All proceeds go to Delaware Hospice. Bryan & Brittingham, Bi State Blvd., Delmar, DE. 302-846-9500. 

Celebration of the Horse | Saturday, October 7

Don’t miss the Tuckahoe Equestrian Center’s 25th Anniversary “Celebration of the Horse”. There will be demonstrations, lectures, vendors, and more! This event will take place at the Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely, MD. See ad in the 10/4 issue of The Guide.


Muscle Car Showroom Grand Opening | Saturday, October 7

This event is a must for all car enthusiasts! There will be food, a DJ, door prizes, raffles, and plenty of classic, modifieds, and hot rod vehicles to admire. For tickets and early cruiser registration, please contact Fernando at 302-535-0451 or email See ad in the 10/4 issue of The Guide.

Powellville Fire Co. Dinner | Friday, October 13

Starting at 5pm, there will be baked chicken, homemade dumplings, fried oyster fritters, mashed potatoes, green veggies, & rolls. Homemade goodies & chicken salad also on sale. Eat in/Carry out available. 410-251-1647. Location: 5085 Powellville Rd, Pittsville, MD 21850.

Apple Scrapple Festival | October 13-14

Don’t miss the 26th annual Apple Scrapple Festival in Bridgeville, Delaware. There will be live entertainment, over 500 crafters and vendors, and of course, local favorites like scrapple sandwiches, apple fritters, oyster sandwiches, and more! Click here for more info.


Fall Bazaar | Saturday, October 14

Taking place at Melson U.M. Church, Melson Rd., Delmar, MD from 8am-1pm. There will be homemade ice cream, scrapple sandwiches, oyster sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers & soups. For more info, call 410-896-9493 or 410-749-8206.

Cruisin’ Benefitting St. Jude Children’s Hospital | Saturday, October 14

FOE 4503 Eagle Riders is hosting the 2017 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Cruisin’ for a Cure Dice Run on 10/14/17. Ride starts at the Rommel Harley-Davidson in Seaford, DE. Reg. open 10am. $25/bike – vehicle & $10/rider. Free lunch with registration. For more info, contact: Bunky Muir at 443-880-5610 or Teresa Stuber at 540-569-6430.

Halloween Happening | Saturday, October 14 & 21

Looking for something fun and festive that won’t scare the kids? Visit the Salisbury Zoo on October 14 & 21 for child-friendly Halloween themed events such as games, hay bale maze, costume contest, and trick-or-treating throughout the zoo. Purchase your tickets today! Click here for more info.


Heritage Shores Annual Fall Craft Fair | Sunday, October 15

From 11am-3pm in the Clubhouse Ballroom in Bridgeville, Delaware. Call 337-9910 ext. 311 or email for more information. See ad in the 10/4 issue of The Guide.

Coin Show | Sunday, October 15

Coin collectors, be sure to check out the 45th Annual Cambridge Coin Show on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 11am – 5pm. The show will take place at the Dorchester County Historical Society at 1003 Greenway Drive, Cambridge, MD 21613.

Quarter Auction | Friday, October 20

Doors open at 6pm, auction at 7pm. Location: Seaford Volunteer Fire Department Banquet Hall, 302 E. King St., Seaford, DE . Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at door. $5 extra paddle, $50 all-in paddle. Heavy appetizers included. Purchase of table (8): $120 w/extra paddle. Benefits the Ladies Auxiliary of SVFD & Delmarvalous Quilters. For information or tickets, call Julie 302-629-4658, or any member of Ladies Auxiliary or Delmarvalous Quilters. 

Sea Witch Festival | October 27-29

For family friendly Halloween fun, be sure to check out the 28th annual Sea Witch Festival in Rehoboth Beach & Dewey, Delaware. The costume parade will take place on Saturday followed by the Sea Witch Hunt, live music, and horse shows on the beach. There will also be a pet costume parade on the boardwalk, vendors, and much more! Click here for more info.



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