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Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS Christmas 2019: Holiday Season Fun on the Delmarva Peninsula

The Christmas 2019 MONTH OF FUNDAYS newsletter connects you with 120-plus holiday happenings on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. We are talking tree lightings, Christmas parades, holiday concerts, theatricals shows, and much more. Click here to see the Christmas 2019 edition. Here’s hoping it helps you find some sweet Christmas spirit. Thank you for reading--merry Christmas!
Good Times & Fun Events

Out on the Town: The Best Delmarva Christmas Events of 2019

The towns, backroads, and museums of the Eastern Shore and Delaware are chock full of fun Christmas events. Nearly 70 of those affairs are rounded up here in one convenient place, organized by date. • Fri.-Sun., Nov. 22-24: In Cape Charles, Va., local and regional musicians and actors star in a production of "The Gift of the Magi" at the historic Palace Theatre. • Sat.,…
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Delmarva Christmas Parades, 2019!

Here is your handy-dandy guide to more than 30 of this year's Delmarva Christmas Parades. Just click on the parade title and you will head to a link with details. Did I miss a parade in your town? Let me know in the comments section below (please include a link to more info), and I will update the page as I can. Sat., Nov. 30 • The…
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Christmas Tree Lightings 2019!

Here are your Christmas Tree lightings & more for the 2019 holiday season! Click on the name of the event and you will go off to a website with detailed times, locations, etc. If you click on the images here, you can check our fun collection of Christmas cards tailored to life on the Chesapeake and Delaware bays. Why not send something a little different…
DestinationsRoad Trips

The Lighthouse that Lived Three Different Lives and is Still Going Strong

Many folks think of the Choptank River Lighthouse in Cambridge, Md. as a newish thing, and, in a way, they’re right about that. The replica was constructed seven short years ago, but the stories that beacon is built on go clear back to before the Civil War—in fact, you might say that this seven-year-old lighthouse is celebrating its 161st birthday this year. In the photo…
Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS November 2019: Fun Times & Cool Events on the Delmarva Peninsula

The November 2019 MONTH OF FUNDAYS newsletter connects you with scores of fun events and cool happenings on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. We are talking tall ships, waterfowl extravaganzas, oyster festivals, artsy affairs, and much more. Click here to see the November 2019 edition. Here’s hoping it inspires you to get out & go! Thank you for reading!
Good Times & Fun EventsMonth of Fundays Newsletter

MONTH OF FUNDAYS October 2019: Good times & fun affairs on the Delmarva Peninsula

The October 2019 edition of the MONTH OF FUNDAYS newsletter connects you with scores of fun events and cool happenings coming up on the Eastern Shore and in Delaware. We are talking block parties, food festivals, outdoor concerts, cultural extravaganzas and much, much more. Click here to see the October 2019 Month of Fundays issue. Here’s hoping it inspires you to get out & go!…
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The Best Oyster Festivals of Fall 2019

Summer is gone, and that's too bad. On the other hand: WELCOME TO THE SEASON OF OYSTER FESTIVALS! Here are the October and November oyster events I've been able to round up so far. If I missed one in your town, please let me (and everyone else) know about it in the comments. • The 46th annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival is coming up on Sat.…
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Labor Day Classics: Send the Summer of 2019 Out With a Bang

Here are a dozen-plus classic Labor Day events where you might find the holiday weekend fun you're looking for on the Eastern Shore and in Southern Delaware. • The legendary Hard Crab Derby and Fair in Crisfield, Md. starts off with a carnival that runs Wednesday through Sunday. The big days are Saturday and Sunday, with live music and contests in crab picking, crab cooking, crab racing,…
From the BooksWay Back Machine

WAY BACK MACHINE: The Rough & Tumble Preachers in Revolutionary Times

This excerpt from Eastern Shore Road Trips #2: 26 MORE One-Day Adventures on Delmarva is one brief part of a chapter focused on history-laden Accomac, Va., which has a gorgeous old town square and side street full of sweet old houses and beautiful gardens. When the Revolutionary War broke out, most Methodist ministers fled back to England, fearing for their safety. Francis Asbury was not the fleeing…