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Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS! October 2022

October is the busiest month of the year for fun events and cool happenings on the Delmarva Peninsula. No worries, got you covered--here is your monthly guide to good times on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware: The October 2022 Month of Fundays newsletter! Think oyster roasts, fall festivals, ghost tours, and Halloween events. Plus, the unforgettable Apple Scrapple Festival and the gorgeous tall-ship reunion…
From the BooksWay Back Machine

The Spookiest of Swamps: Pocomoke River State Park in Days Gone By

This is a free excerpt from my book, Eastern Shore Road Trips #2: 26 MORE One-Day Adventures on Delmarva. The chapter involved has lots more on the road-tripping agenda, including visits to the town of Snow Hill and the Furnace Town Historic Site. More info about this and my other books exploring the history, travel, and culture on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware here.…
September 21, 2022
Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS! September 2022

Fall is the busiest time of year for fun events and cool happenings on the Delmarva Peninsula, and here is your one-stop guide to getting out and about in September: The September 2022 Month of Fundays newsletter! Nearly 100 events, including two skipjack races, a scrapple festival, the big Festival Hispano, a fiddlers convention, two big jazz weekends, a Renaissaince faire, and a new museum…
Way Back Machine

Jake the Alligator: Berlin Gets a Toothy, Six-Foot-Four Mascot, circa 1900

This is a free excerpt from my book, You Wouldn't Believe! 44 Strange and Wondrous Delmarva Tales. More info about that and my other books exploring the history, travel, and culture on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware here. Paging through a book of photos from times gone by in Worcester County, Md., I came across a crazy postcard. The legend sketched out in a brief caption…
August 28, 2022
CharactersWay Back Machine

How Bout Them Dawgs? The Crazy Connection Between Georgia Football and Cambridge, Md.

The 2022 college football season begins in earnest in the month I'm writing this, and the defending champion Georgia Bulldogs are once again ranked among the nation's top teams. I can sense the question forming in your mind: What in the world does this have to do with the Delmarva Peninsula? Executive summary: • Georgia's official nickname is "Bulldogs." • The team's rabid fan base…
August 27, 2022
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The Rehoboth Beach Book Signing: Sat., Aug. 13, 2022

The award-winning writer Jim Duffy of Secrets of the Eastern Shore will be in Rehoboth Beach, Del. for a book-signing event on the afternoon of Sat., Aug. 13, 2022. The affair will take place along the main drag at Browseabout Books, 133 Rehoboth Avenue, noon-2pm. Duffy is the author of the bestselling Eastern Shore Road Trips series. Subtitled “One-Day Adventures on Delmarva,” the two books…