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Friday, May 20, 2005

SATURDAY-SEPT. 24: Concerts at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, most days at 8. Free. Schedule at http://www.beach-fun.com/ , or call 302-227-2233 or 800-441-1329.

JUNE 4-5: Blues at the Beach concerts -- David "Honeyboy" Edwards and the Original Muddy Waters Band, June 4 at 9; B.B. King and Sean Chambers, June 5 at 7:30. Tickets $45-$135; proceeds benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Beebe Medical Center. Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, Rehoboth Avenue. 800-296-8742 or http://www.rehobothjazz.com/ .

JUNE 8: Art Auction -- At 7:30, hosted by the Miss Delaware Organization. $10. Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, Rehoboth Avenue. 302-934-7921.

JUNE 10-11: Miss Delaware Pageant -- Preliminaries are on June 10, finals on June 11, starting at 7:30 both days. Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, Rehoboth Avenue. Admission price TBA. 302-456-3220.

JUNE 11: "Hoopla 5" -- Antique and classic car show, with cruise around Rehoboth at 11, then children's activities, entertainment and more, from noon to 4. Free. 302-227-2233 or 800-441-1329, Ext. 12.

JUNE 17-26: "My Three Angels" -- By the Possum Point Players. June 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 8; June 19 and 26 at 2. $15; students and seniors, $14. Possum Hall, Old Lauren Highway off Route 13, Georgetown. 302-856-4560.

JUNE 24-25: Delmarva Chicken Festival -- 56th annual festival features exhibits, entertainment and food. Sussex Central Middle School, 302 E. State St., Millsboro. Free. 800-878-2449, 302-934-6777 or http://www.dpichicken.org/ .

JUNE 30-AUG. 30: Rehoboth Summer Children's Theatre -- "Peter Pan," June 30; July 14 and 18; Aug. 10, 17, 22 and 29. "Snow White," July 7 and 27; Aug. 4, 11, 15, 24 and 30. "Finn McCool," July 28, Aug 1 and 16. "The Emperor's New Clothes," July 20, Aug. 3, 8, 18 and 23. All shows are at 7:30; tickets are $6.50. Epworth United Methodist Church, 20 Baltimore Ave. 302-227-6766.

JULY 3: Independence Day fireworks -- At Rehoboth Avenue and the Boardwalk at 9:15, sponsored by Rehoboth Beach Main Street. Free. 302-227-2772.

JULY 12 -13 : Rehoboth Art League Annual Cottage Tour -- Tour the unique homes of Rehoboth and the surrounding area from 10 to 3 both days. $15; buy tickets at the Rehoboth Art League (12 Dodds Lane, Henlopen Acres, Rehoboth) and selected area merchants. 302-227-8408.

JULY 21-23: "Oklahoma!" -- By Clear Space Productions and sponsored by the Carl M. Freeman Foundation. Shows start at 7:30. Free. Amphitheater at Bear Trap Dunes, Central Avenue off Route 26 in Ocean View. 302-537-3540 or http://www.freemanfoundation.org/ .

JULY 27-31: "The Wiz" -- By the Possum Point Players. July 27-30 at 7, July 31 at 1. $7; students and seniors, $6. For more information, call the PPP Ticketline at 302-856-4560.

AUG. 4-6: Antiques Show -- The 56th annual All Saints Episcopal Church show features 32 antiques dealers to benefit Send a Kid to Camp. Aug. 4 and 5 from 10 to 6, Aug. 6 from 10 to 5. Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, Rehoboth Avenue. $5. 302-227-7202.

AUG. 6: 27th Annual Sandcastle Contest -- Castle-building from 8:30 to 3, with awards ceremony at 5:30, sponsored by Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce. Free. Fisherman's Beach at north end of the Boardwalk by the Henlopen Hotel. 302-227-2233.

SEPT. 9-11: Sea Coast Antiques Show -- Sept. 9 and 10 from 10 to 6, Sept. 11 from 10 to 5. $6. Convention center, Rehoboth Ave. 875-5326. 302-542-3286.

SEPT. 10-11: Nanticoke Indian Powwow -- With dancing, singing, food and activities Sept. 10 from noon to 7 and Sept. 11 from 10 to 4. Nanticoke Indian community, Longneck Road and Route 24, Millsboro. $5 per carload, $2 for walk-ins. 302-945-7022 or http://www.nanticokeindians.org/ .

SEPT. 12-18: Polkamotion by the Ocean -- Polka festival with live music and events at the Convention Center, Rehoboth Avenue. Details TBA. 302-744-9598.

SEPT. 23-24: Elvis Weekend -- Numerous Elvis impersonators perform at the Rusty Rudder. Times and admission price TBA. 113 Dickinson St., Dewey. 302-227-3888 or http://www.deweybeachlife.com/ .


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