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  • Friday, October 3
    • Dharma Talk : Dharma Talk with Luisa Montero-Diaz Friday, October 3 7:00 to 8:30pm Luisa Montero-Diaz, of the Insight Meditation Community in Washington, DC, will present a Dharma talk on an aspect of the Eightfold Path to Happiness, followed by a discussion & refreshments. The event will be held at St. Peters Parish Hall, 2nd & Mulberry Streets, Lewes. Suggested donation: $10

  • Saturday, October 4
    • Day Long Retreat with Luisa Montero-Diaz: Day Long Retreat with Luisa Montero-Diaz Saturday, October 4 9:00 am–4:00 pm Luisa Montero, of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, DC, will lead a full day retreat which will include: a Dharma talk on an aspect of The Eightfold Path to Happiness, sitting and walking meditation, and some light stretching. The retreat will be held at the Lewes Senior Citizens Center. See Directions tab at imc-lewes.org. Lunch included. Suggested donation: $45.

    • POOCH PALOOZA/ presented by Delmarva Unleashed: Sat. Oct. 4 Frontier Town Campgrounds is GOING TO THE DOGS!!There will be everything from Delmarva Dock Dogs Competition, Cover Model Search, Costume contest,Pie Eating contest, demonstrations, seminars and more. 8:30-a -5:50. For more info call 410-726-7334 or visit poochpalooza.co. Portion of the proceeds benfit the Worcester Co. Humane Socirty in OCean City.

    • The 25th Chesapeake Celtic Festival : The 25th Chesapeake Celtic Festival will be October 4 &5 at Furnace Town Living Heritage Village. Tucked away in the ancient and vast Pocomoke Forest, Furnace Town is sealed away from time beneath the great trees. Like the legendary Brigadoon, the Living Heritage Village emerges from the mist as an old Gaelic settlement when the Chesapeake Celtic Festival transforms it each fall. get a preview at www.celticfest.net. New this year will be Rainborosa, a Fairy Artist who dances while she paints. Also Little Red, a miniature horse will give cart rides. Blinky the Clown will bring laughter and Marshall Muskrat in a kilt will bring greetings from the river creatures. The usual gathering of Celtic breed dogs will be joined by a costumed dog parade each day at 1:30. In the chapel, there will be a Celtic wedding on Saturday as Tanya and Kevin Halligan re-new their vows on their 25th anniversary. On Sunday morning, there will be a Celtic church service. As in past years, there will be something for everyone – parades, bagpipes, musical groups, dancing, comedy, storytelling, sheep herding by border collies, genealogy, clans, athletics, re-enactment groups, martial arts, craft demonstrations, cultural presentations, Flowers of the Forest Remembrance, Celtic wares, imported beers and historic ales, wine tasting , whiskey tasting, and Celtic and Chesapeake Culinary Delights Furnace Town is Handicap Accessible and there is plenty of free parking. Hours are 11 – 5 each day. Daily admission is $15.00 age 19 and over; Age 4 – 18 $5.00; Age 3 and under FREE; Military (retired and current) $5.00. Visit www.certicfest.net and celticfest@comcast.net for details.

    • World's LArgest TRUCK CONVOY/DE. Special Olympics : Be a part of the World's Largest Truck Convoy to benefit DE Special Olympics, Sat. Oct. 4. Reg. at Harrington Fairgrounds from 7:30-9:30. Convoy starts at 10a. Truckers from all over he Nation will gather for the event and travel the scenic 28 mi route thru So. Delaware. For more info call 302-0831-3482

  • Sunday, October 5
    • 5th Annual CAT COUNTRY/ST. JUDE RIDE FOR RESEARCH: The Annual Ride For Research, to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is an escorted ride, through Delmarva starting at Rommel's Harley Davidson in Seaford. Join us this year for another exciting ride ending at the beautiful SUICIDE BRIDGE RESTAURANT, on the water, in Hurlock, MD.Registration includes, event T-shirt, a delicious lunch and beverage, 50/50 raffles, auction items, mujsic games and fun..all for a good cause. MARK YOUR CALENDARS and keep checking for registration time and more information.

  • Tuesday, October 7
    • Sesame Street Live : Hosted by two live performers, Sesame Street Live "Let's Dance!" offers an up-close, interactive experience that includes dance parties. Elmo uses his imagination to "Do the Robot," Cookie teaches all 'feets' to dance, Abby leads a rhyming game, and Ernie shares the fun of dance with the Sesame Street favorite "Shake Your Head One Time." Favorite friends join the audience on the floor - dancing with fans, not just for them. It's Sesame Street Live like you've never experienced it before! Get the ultimate fan experience with Sunny Seats! The Sunny Seats package features premium show seating and a pre-show Meet & Greet with two Sesame Street Live friends, including Elmo! All Meet & Greets start one hour before show time and last 20 minutes. Latecomers may miss the opportunity. Please meet at the Sunny Seats sign in the main lobby. Don't forget your camera! 410-548-4911 wicomicociviccenter.org

  • Wednesday, October 8
    • GREYHOUNDS REACH THE BEACH/DEWEY : Greyhounds and their owners commune at this annual event throught Dewey and Rehoboth. Dogs are welcome in various merchants thruought the weekend.

  • Thursday, October 9
    • Soroptimist International of Salisbury : Time: 6:30 PM Location: Salisbury Moose Lodge Snow Hill RD Salisbury Description: Soroptimist International of Salisbury will be sponsoring a Bingo - Featuring Baskets, Bags, Bucks and other fabulous prizes. The Bingo will be held October 9, 2014 (Thursday) Salisbury Moose Lodge. Doors Open at 5:30 Bingo begins at 6:30 pm. Tickets $20 in advance or $25 at the door. 20 Games plus 2 coverall. Baskets and Bag items come filled. Multiple games for Cash, 50/50 and Instant Bingo tickets available. Homemade Soups, Sandwiches, Cakes and bake goods available for purchase. Benefiting Local Community Service Projects. Contact Kittys Flowers 410-749-5142, Debbie Jenkins 410-334-2904 or Sue Green (Hebron Savings Bank) 410-749-1185. Must be sixteen or older to attend and at least eighteen to play. Proceeds Benefit: . Benefiting Local Community Service Projects For more information contact: Debbie Jenkins 410-334-2904 or visit www.sisalisbury.org

  • Friday, October 10
    • 23rd Annual APPLE SCRAPPLE FESTIVAL: Downtown Bridgeville is trsansformed into EVERYTHING APPLE, Oct. 10-11. ARts and crafts, live entertainment, food kids activities. CAR SHOW with awards, cooking competitions, and the Littlw Miss Apple Scrapple COmpetition. For more info visit www.applescrapple.com

  • Saturday, October 11
    • 13th Annual Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness: 13th Annual Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness, 3 or 1 mile walk option with lunch afterwards provided by Texas Roadhouse. Walkers are encouraged to bring their canine companions and form a team to help this local breast cancer support group provide free services and support to local breast cancer survivors, their families and friends. Winterplace Park, Salisbury, Saturday, October 11th, 2014 with registration starting at 8:30 am, walk begins at 10:00 am Women Supporting Women is a local, grass-roots non-profit organization dedicated to providing awareness, education and support to all those who are affected by breast cancer. With no national ties or funding, we rely completely on our community to help us provide free services to our neighbors, friends and families right here on Delmarva. To learn more about WSW, visit www.womensupportingwomen.org or www.facebook.com/womensupportingwomen/delmarva,

    • 5th Annual Good Beer Festival/Salisbury: Pemberton Park Salisbury, MD Breweries from all over will be on hand forn the annual event. Tastings, demonstrations, arts and crafts, live music, food and moore. For more information visit www.goodbeerfestivsl.org Tx are $35, $25 in advance, by 10/3

    • Crisfiled OUTDOOR EXPO: Gates open at 10a. 11am -Retriever dog demo/Dog diving demo 12:30p- Duck Picking contest 1pm -Bow & Arrow Championship 2pm -1st Annual Decoy Retrieving Competition 4:30pm- Duck Dynasty Look-a-like contest 5pm- Adult Waterfowl Call demo/Youth Call giveaway 5:30pm- Comedian 6pm-Godwin live! Godwin's testimony & Audience Q & A

    • D\'Ann Danse Company: Time: 7am-12pm Location: 8415 Rum Ridge Rd, Delmar, MD Description: D\'Ann Danse Company, will be hosting a yard sale in order to raise funds to participate in the 24th Annual Dance Excellence-International Festival for Young Dancers being held in Los Angeles, CA. Space is available for yard salers and vendors for $20.00. If you do not want to rent a space but have some things you would like to clear out of your home we will take donations. Please call and we will make arrangements to pick it up from you. Rain Date 10/12/14. For more information contact: Becky 410 251-8853

    • Gumboro Wesleyan Church Teens: Time: 3 pm - until Location: Gumboro Wesleyan Church 36842 Millsboro Hwy, Gumboro DE Description: Redneck Tea Party Redneck Games, Vittles & more Cost: $8/person (kids under 6 free) Proceeds go to support the GWC Teens for Youth Conventions and Missions Trips Event is for the whole family Proceeds Benefit: GWC Teen Missions Trips For more information contact: Bev Frame 302-238-7429 or visit www.thehated.org

    • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Time: 5-8PM Location: Frawley Stadium, 801 Shipyard Drive, Wilmington DE 19801 Description: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society\'s Light The Night® Walk funds research to advance therapies and treatments that are saving lives every day. LLS is making cures happen by providing patient support services, advocacy for lifesaving treatments and the most promising cancer research anywhere. Friends & family, children & seniors, neighbors & co-workers all have the power to walk to the end of cancer! Highlights at our event this year: Brandywine Traveling Zoo, Face painting, balloon animals, Remembrance ceremony and basketball with Caesar from the Delaware 87ers! Proceeds Benefit: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society For more information contact: Natalie Di Sabatino, 302-660-4693

  • Wednesday, October 15
    • Clothing Our Kids: Time: 12:00 registration 1:00 Scramble start Location: The Peninsula Golf and Country Club Description: Where: The Peninsula Golf and Country Club, Millsboro, DE When: Wednesday, October 15th, 1:pm We’re seeking Golfers and Sponsors NOW, to partner with us to make this a great golfing experience for all who attend and a profitable fundraiser for “The Kids” Clothing Our Kids Mission is to improve the lives of at-risk elementary school children by providing them with essential school clothing. In this economy, many children do not have clean, appropriate school clothing. This directly impacts their self-esteem, probability of attending, and ability to achieve. We cannot fix all the problems of these underserved children, our goal is to assist them to receive an equal start in their education and assist them to become successful adults. www.clothingourkids.org Proceeds Benefit: Clothing Our Kids For more information contact: Contact Mary Rio clothingourkids@hotmail.com or visit www.clothingourkids.org

  • Thursday, October 16
    • 24th The Annual Rehoboth BEach Jazz fetsival: This festival is all about highlighting amazing jazz performers. Shows this year will be held on 3 stages - Cape Henlopen High School, the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center and Epworth Church. Plus there will be many local resturants and bars, in both Lewes and Rehoboth Beach, offering great entertainment. For the full schedule and list of performers this year visit ww.rehobthbeachjazz.com

  • Friday, October 17
    • Haunted Halls of Salisbury Middle School: A community event being hosted by the Salisbury Middle School PTA invites you for ghoulish games, freaky fun and frightening food. Activities for all ages including haunted halls tour, trick or treating, face painting, entertainment, games, costume contest, food and much more. Join us at Salisbury Middle School on Friday, October 17th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Admission is $6 ($5 for PTA members), under 2 is free. Parental supervision is required.

  • Saturday, October 18
    • 12th Annual Autumn WIne Festival/Pemberton Park, Salisbury: Wineries from all over will be ondisplay. Tastings, demonstrations, arts and crafts, live entertainmen,food and more. Tx. are $35. Purchase by 10/10 save $10! www.autumnwinefestival.org.

  • Sunday, October 19
    • 'PAINT NITE' /The Red Roost: The Red Roost will host a special event on Sunday, October 19th!This 'PAINT NITE' event will help support Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore! There will be a LUNCH BUFFET from noon until 1:00pm - Available to any ticket holder for only $10 per person! Bar specials include: $4 Orange Crushes, $4 House Wine, $10 Domestic Beer Pitchers! The painting begins at 1:00pm and the event will end by 3:00pm. Tickets are $30 each!Must be 18 years & older to attend the event. Limited quantity available. www.paintnite.com/pages/events/view/delaware/842472

  • Saturday, October 25
    • Colulmbiettes Bishop James C. Burke Auxilliary #11285: Time: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Location: 30839 Mt. Joy Road, Millsboro, DE Description: 13 th annual Christmas Bazaar featuring craft vendors, bake sale, silent auction, food and drink and raffles. Chance to do some early Christmas shopping. Proceeds Benefit: Columbiettes, Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus For more information contact: contact Bonnie at 302-280-5795

  • Sunday, October 26

  • Saturday, November 15
    • Wicomico Blue & Gold Baseball Club: Time: Doors open @ 5;30 p.m. Auction begins @ 6;30 p.m. Location: Salisbury Moose Lodge; Salisbury, Maryland Description: Quarter Auction with over 100 items to auction off for Quarters!! This is our 3rd annual event to help raise the needed monies to support the WiHi School Baseball Team for the 2015 Season. It\'s an event for the entire family! There will be lots of homemade food for sale, and raffles. Come join us for a night of fun! Proceeds Benefit: Benefits the Wicomico High School Baseball Team For more information contact: Lois Lake @ 410-430-3086

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