Community Events | December

Christmas in Bridgeville | Saturday, December 2

The Bridgeville Historical Society will be hosting its 42nd Annual CHRISTMAS IN BRIDGEVILLE Craft Show on Saturday, December 2 from 9am-3pm at the Woodbridge Middle School, 307 Laws St., Bridgeville. Admission is free. See the 1/2 page ad in this week’s issue of The Guide.

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Christmas in Whitehaven | Saturday, December 2

24th Annual Christmas Bazaar from 8am – 4pm. Handmade wreaths & greenery, white elephant, baked goods, pulled pork, chicken & scrapple sandwiches, sweet potato biscuits, soups & more. Visit with Santa. Old Schoolhouse in the Village 2740 Church St., Whitehaven, MD 21856. Call 410-873-2012 for more information.

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Community Events | November

Fall Festival | Saturday, November 11

Fall Festival/Vendor Craft Event hosted by the Millsboro Fire Co. Aux. Festival will take place at the Millsboro Fire Co. located at 109 E State St, Millsboro, DE 19966, from 9am-2pm. Vendor space is available. For more info, call Debbie  at 302-249-4362 or email: dllittleton@mchsi.com

Model Train & Toy Show | Saturday, November 18

The annual Fall Model Train & Toy Show & Sale will be held at the Hartly Fire Hall, 2898 Arthursville Rd, Hartly, DE 19953, from 9am-3pm. Over (15) tables of toys and trains. Lionel, American Flyer, Marx, Scale trains, ERTL, Hess trucks, Farm toys, racing collectibles, Hot Wheels, miniatures, Matchbox, pressed steel, Star Wars, and fire service collectibles. There will also be an operating train layout! Tickets are $4, spouse $3. Kids under 12 are free with accompanying adult. Easy parking. Breakfast & lunch served by the Fire Company Auxiliary. Door prizes every hour! Call Daniel or Clarence at 302-382-9728 for additional information. Don’t miss the largest & best show on the peninsula!

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Trick-or-Treating on Delmarva

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Bethel: Tuesday, October 31, 6-8 p.m.

Blades: Tuesday, October 31, 6-8 p.m., for children ages 12 and under.

Bridgeville: Tuesday, October 31, 6-8 p.m., for children ages 12 and under.

Camden: Tuesday, October 31, 6-8 p.m.

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Top 10 Dog-Friendly Destinations on Delmarva

One of the joys and responsibilities of being a dog owner is providing your dog with fun and adventure. If you’re looking for a break from your routine neighborhood walks, check out these dog-friendly Delmarva destinations.

1. Abbott’s Mill Nature Center. This historical nature preserve in Milford, Delaware features miles of trails for you to explore with your dog. Admission is free and the nature center is open to the public for hiking from dawn to dusk. 

2. Pocomoke River State Park. This Salisbury park offers many different trails for walking amongst cypress swamp and lush forest. It’s possible to spend hours hiking these winding trails, and would be a great adventure for dogs of all kinds. There are also opportunities for camping, fishing, boating, and much more.

3. Salisbury Dog Park. Located on North Park Drive just minutes from downtown Salisbury, this off-leash dog park provides plenty of opportunities for socialization for your dog, and even has agility equipment for training and play. The park is free and open year-round.

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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.

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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.

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Community Events | September

Nanticoke Indian Powwow | Saturday & Sunday, September 9 & 10

Don’t miss this 40th annual celebration of native music, dance, vendors, and more. Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday in Millsboro, Delaware. Click here for more information.

Small Business Saturday | Saturday, September 9

Come out and support local artists, crafters, and small business owners from 9am to 2pm at Bethany Community Church in Laurel, Delaware. There will be handmade crafts and soaps, jewelry, crochet creations, and more! Get started on your holiday shopping with unique and one-of-a-kind gifts. Click here for more information.

Motown Party | Saturday, September 9

Held at the Milford Senior Center. Advance tickets are only 2 for $25 or $15 each. Dinner is included in the cost of your ticket. For more information and to purchase tickets, call Theresa at 302-858-2561.

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Ice Cream on the Woodland Ferry | Saturday, September 9

Hosted by Venderwende Creamery from 8:30am-12:30pm. SHS ROTC cadets will assist guests. Woodland Ferry Association will sell T-shirts, pottery, all with Ferry Logo & Bridal Cookbooks. New 6-car ferry operated by DelDot crossing the Nanticoke River as it has been for over 300 years! The Woodland Ferry is 3 mi. SW of Seaford & 3 mi. NW of Laurel & Bethel, and 1200 mi. SE of Minneapolis. For information, call 302-542-1397.

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How to Make The Best of Labor Day

Savor The Sun. The days are slowly getting shorter, but there’s still some summer sun left to enjoy. Weather permitting, be sure to spend plenty of time outside during the holiday. The sun gives you a healthy dose of vitamin D which leads to better mood, healthier skin, hair, and teeth. Just be sure to use sunscreen, especially between the hours of 10am to 4pm, when the sun is most intense. Continue reading