The busy fall festival season is winding down here in coastal Delaware as attention now turns to the 2015 holidays, which kick off in just two weeks with the annual Thanksgiving holiday and feast.
But wait just a minute! There are still a few fun events to be had, before we get to work preparing the turkey, and the stuffing, and the mashed potatoes, and the pumpkin pies and settle in for the holidays. This weekend certainly has some fun offerings on tap in and around coastal Delaware.
Here at the Oldfather Group, we aim to keep you informed on what's happening here in this little slice of heaven that we call the Delaware beaches. This is the area that we call home, and where we have chosen to work and raise our families.
There's no place we would rather be, and the local gatherings and events are a big reason why. So check out a little of what's happening in this middle weekend of November below, and pick your favorites!
Milford International Food Festival (Nov. 15). This inaugural event will highlight the diverse cultures and food options that make up the city of Milford. Slated for Walnut Street, across from the Riverfront Theater, this festival will feature offerings from a wide selection of local restaurants, as well as live music, face painting, activities by the Mispillion Art League, and much more. Visit HERE for more information.
Salute to Veterans at Fort Miles (Nov. 14). Veterans and their family members can tour the renovated Battery 519, located within the Great Dune at Cape Henlopen State Park, for free this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with golf carts and wheelchairs available for veterans who can't walk the bunker by themselves. Both the state park and the Fort Miles Historical Association hope to see as many veterans as possible on Saturday to experience coastal Delaware's World War II era fortification. Call 302-645-6852 for more information.
Annual Craft Fair at Delaware Tech (Nov. 14). This 32nd annual event takes place in the Arts and Sciences Center at Delaware Technical & Community College, as well as in the nearby Student Center. A wide selection of artisans are once again expected for this popular show, in areas including woodworking, ceramics, glass art, jewelry, wood carvings, and more. Call 302-259-6360 for more information.
Lung Force Walk (Nov. 14). This three-hour event is scheduled for Saturday in Rehoboth in an attempt to bring awareness to lung cancer, and specifically to women's lung health. The walk will begin at the Rehoboth bandstand and will include a 2.1 mile scenic walk around Rehoboth Beach. There will also be what organizers are calling "inspirational and exciting activities" throughout the day. Call 302-737-6414 for more information.
Dutch-American Heritage Day (Nov. 14). Scheduled for the Zwaanendael Museum on King's Highway in Lewes, this unique day honors the contributions the Dutch have made to life in coastal Delaware, from originally settling the area in 1631, to the present. Call 302-645-1148 for more information.
These are just a few of this weekend's fun-filled events here in coastal Delaware. For more ideas on what you can do with your friends and/or family, contact your local chamber of commerce or town hall.
And be on the lookout again next week for more great ideas from the Oldfather Group. Now get out there and enjoy all the things that make living at the Delaware beaches such a wonderful experience!