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Good Times & Fun Events

17 Delmarva Events to Put on Your 2017 Calendar Right Now

    The National Outdoor Show Golden Hill, MD Feb. 24-25, 2017 The 72nd edition of this Shore classic will feature a sweet small-town beauty pageant, the World Championship of Muskrat Skinning, and lots of other activities and displays thick with the culture of remote South Dorchester County. (NOTE: On Sun., Feb. 26, the outdoor Crawfish Boil & Muskrat Stew Festival in downtown Cambridge caps off…
CharactersWay Back Machine

Harrington Character of the Day: The Master Whittler of Delaware

This piece about Jehu Camper, the master whittler of Delaware, is a free excerpt from Eastern Shore Road Trips: 27 One-Day Adventures on Delmarva. t's from a Road Trip that visits a trio of interesting little museums in Dover, including one that features works by Mr. Camper. Here goes: Over the course of a long life stretching across 91 years, Jehu Camper jumped from this to…
Good Times & Fun Events

Your Eastern Shore Holiday: 97 Christmastime Things to See & Do on Delmarva

Merry Christmas, everyone! I have been a busy little elf on your behalf, gathering up and putting together all the information you need to enjoy an unforgettable Christmas season! There really are 97 different things to see and do here. Follow the links are you will find: • Christmas Parades There are nearly 30 of those, and the list includes traditional small-town affairs, boat parades--even a lighted golf…
The Newsroom

The Secrets Christmas Agenda 2016!

We are going to be busy little elves this holiday season! On top of filling customer orders for Eastern Shore-themed greeting cards and photo prints available here on our website, there is all of this coming up: • SIGNING #1: On Black Friday, Nov. 25, Secrets founder Jim Duffy will be at Sundial Books in Chincoteague, signing copies of the new Secrets guidebook, "Eastern Shore Road…
Quote of the Day

QUOTE OF THE DAY: The Year Election Day in Lewes Turned into an All-Out Brawl

    Angry crowds swarmed through Lewes brandishing clubs, swords, and guns, knocking down anyone who stood in their way; and some victims lay unconscious in the street. Many residents … retreated behind closed doors. Others scampered out of town. It was election day, 1787. The animosity on display that day centered around geography as much as politics. Early on, most people in Sussex County…
Road Trips

BUCKET LIST: Take a Lighthouse Cruise

There is a chapter in my book, Eastern Shore Road Trips, that is all about visiting lighthouses on the Eastern Shore and in Southern Delaware. Running from Turkey Point Light up in Elk Neck State Park to Assateague Light down in Chincoteague, that trip really is a road trip, covering beacons that are accessible by land. There are lots of other lighthouses out there, of course,…