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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…
Good Times & Fun Events

Bewitching Fun for Halloween 2022

Got your costume ready? Here are thirty or so reasons to get to work on that, listed (roughly speaking) chronological order: • It's that time of year again. Chesapeake Ghost Tours will be leading spooky walks in 11 different towns, exploring the history and "mysteries" of the region with a focus on the spookier of those "mysteries." Details. • The Pocomoke (Md.) Fall Festival on…
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…
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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…
MiscellanyWay Back Machine

Revisiting the Glory Days of Summertime “Camp Meetings”

Though much of the 1800s and well into the 1900s, "camp meetings" ranked as a summertime joy for families on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware on the level of our beach vacations and downtown block parties. Sponsored by local churches, these religious revivals were conducted out in forests and fields, mostly in the dog days of August. The preaching and singing and soul-saving stretched…
Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS! July 2022

It's summertime, and the livin' is busy. Think Fourth of July fun. Classics like the Chincoteague Pony Swim, Plein Air Easton, the Delaware State Fair, and the Ladybug Festival. There's lots more, too--crab feasts, ice cream, boat docking, and on and on. Here is the link to this month's edition of the Month of Fundays newsletter. Here’s hoping it inspires you to get out and…
CharactersWay Back Machine

Rowing to Freedom: A Long & Stormy Escape from Lewes

Picture yourself standing on the Delaware coast, somewhere near Lewes. "A fierce gale was blowing" on that January morning in the mid-1800s. "The waves were running fearfully high." Three friends stand with you on that shoreline. Today was supposed to be the day you would make a shared and cherished dream come true. Everything was planned to perfection, except for this weather. The four men…