A look at all the local beach events.

Lewes Summer Music
Thru Aug. 28 From concert bands to rock bands, Tuesday nights at Stango Park in Lewes are for music-lovers. 645-8073,

Historic Lewes Farmers Market
Thru Sept. 29 This producer-only farmers market provides produce every Saturday at the Lewes Historical Society complex. 664-1436,

Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market
Thru Oct. 23 More than 30 vendors sell foods, flowers and goodies at Grove Park every Tuesday, noon-4 p.m.

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Second Saturdays Art Walk
Thru Dec. 8 Visit MOSAIC’s downtown Rehoboth fine art galleries for specials and receptions.

Habitat for Humanity Weekend
May 31-June 1 Enjoy live and silent auctions at Bethany Blues on Thursday, followed by the Walt Jones Memorial Golf Outing at the Midway Par 3 course on Friday.

Craft Exhibition and Sale
June 1-July 15 This 39th annual Rehoboth Art League Members’ event features baskets, ceramics, fiber, glass and other mixed media. 227-8408,

Youth Fishing Tournament
June 2 Kids ages 15 and younger celebrate National Fishing & Boating Week at Milton Memorial Park on the Upper Broadkill River. 645-8073,

Bethany Beach Seaside Craft Show
June 2 This juried fine crafts show runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on the boardwalk.

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Lighthouse Tours
June 2-Sept. 8 Depart from Lewes to tour the Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse on select Saturdays. 645-8073,

Picnic in the Park
June 3 This tented affair at Lewes Canalfront Park kicks off summer with activities for all ages.

Downtown Rehoboth Restaurant Week
June 3-9 Partake of three-course $30 or $20 prix-fixe dinners all over town. 227-2772,

Classic at Baywood Greens
June 6 Support the Beebe Medical Foundation’s Tunnell Cancer Center with a day on the championship golf course at Baywood in Long Neck. 644-2900,

Best of the Beach Art Auction
June 9 This annual event features fine art, dinner, dancing and auction items under a tent on the Beebe Medical Center campus. 644-2900,

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Lewes Strawberry Festival
June 9 Sussex County strawberries, music and fun await visitors to this fest at the Lewes Historical Society.

Military Family Appreciation Day
June 10 Honor Sussex County families whose members have served in Iraq and Afghanistan during this day of activities, food and entertainment for the whole family. 645-8073,

Delmarva Chicken Festival
June 15-16 The chicken festival flies the coop this year, but doesn’t go too far. Find your finger-lickin’ fun in Salisbury, Md. (800) 878-2449,

Family Boat-Building Weekend
June 15-17 Get down to business at the Lewes Life Saving Station Boathouse.

Delaware Seaside Toy & Train Show
June 16 See more than 100 tables of trains, train-related items and toys at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 537-5557,

Lewes Garden Tour
June 16 Enjoy a self-guided tour of nine private gardens and one public one, along with a garden market, food and working artists. 645-8073,

Fun and Fitness
June 17 Quest Fitness and Fun presents a day of yoga, spinning, running, kayaking, stand-up paddling and Zumba at Lewes Canalfront Park. 644-0108,

Chautauqua Tent Performances
June 17-21 The  theme is “The War of 1812”  for this year’s performances at Zwaanendael Park and the Lewes Historical Society. 645-8073,

Concerts by the Canal
June 22, July 20, Aug. 10 Live music at Lewes Canalfront Park features Big Fat Slim and the Has-Beens, The Bullbuckers and The Martini Brothers, respectively. 644-0108

Food 4 Friends Beach Ball
June 23 Enjoy food and drink, dancing and a silent auction at the Cordrey Center in Millsboro during this inaugural event for Food 4 Friends.

Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival
June 23-24 Sea glass, decoys and waterfowl art are highlighted along with great food and speakers at the Lewes Historical Society. 645-7670,

Fish ’N’ Kids
June 24 At Lewes Canalfront Park,  kids ages 3 to 12 enjoy nature walks, seining, touch tanks, kayaks and stand-up paddling, and can even make their own fishing pole. 644-0108

Bethany Farmers Market Sundays
July 1-Sept. 2 Stroll through the market on Sundays from 8 a.m.-noon at Garfield Parkway and Pennsylvania Avenue.

Delaware Bay Maritime History Tour
Mondays in July and August Take a history tour of the Delaware Bay while aboard the Cape May-Lewes Ferry.

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game
July 1 Baseballers play by 1864 rules in a matchup against the Talbot Fairplays at the University of Delaware Lewes campus.

Old-Fashioned 4th of July in Lewes
July 4 Join in old-fashioned children’s games and activities on Second Street before the canal’s decorated boat parade and downtown’s family-friendly Doo-Dah Parade. 645-8073,

Rehoboth Beach Fireworks
July 4 More than 80,000 people gather on the boardwalk and shoreline to view this show, which starts around 9:15 p.m. 227-2772,

Bethany Independence Day Celebration
July 4 Bethany Beach hosts a parade, a blueberry pie-eating contest, a horseshoe-throwing contest, music and fireworks.

St. Peter’s Art and Artisan Show
July 7 This 46th annual show boasts 140 exhibitors of fine arts and fine crafts at St. Peter’s Church on Second Street in Lewes. 645-8479,

Rehoboth Art League Cottage Tour
July 10-11 Tour unique homes and gardens in the Rehoboth Beach area. 227-8408,

Lewes Historical Society Craft Show
July 14 Enjoy crafts, live music, food and fun on the society’s tree-shaded grounds. 645-7670,

Wine Tasting and Art Auction
July 18 The Cordrey Center in Millsboro hosts an evening of art, Italian wines, food, a silent auction and the music of Paul Cullen, all to benefit KINfolk. 645-6971,

Progress for Prostate Golf Tournament
July 19 Support Beebe Medical Foundation’s Free Prostate Screening and Awareness Program with a day at Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club in Dagsboro. 644-2900,

Beach and Bay Cottage Tour
July 25-26 Visit homes in Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island during this 21st annual tour to benefit the Friends of South Coastal Library. 537-5828,

Decked Out: A Benefit for the Bays
July 26 It’s desserts, drinks and steel drums on the deck for the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, at 39375 Inlet Road, Rehoboth Beach. 226-8105,

Sandcastle Contest
Aug. 4 More than 100 teams and 800 participants get creative at Fisherman’s Beach in Rehoboth. 227-2233,

Antiques Show
Aug. 4 The Lewes Historical Society’s oldest continuing tradition benefits educational and preservation programs at the society. 645-7670,

Rehoboth Beach Historical Society-Rehoboth Beach Museum Beach Ball
Aug. 4 The Rehoboth Beach Historical Society’s annual gala includes dining, dancing and auctions at the Kings Creek Country Club. 227-7310,

Delaware Lighthouse Festival
Aug. 11 This inaugural event on the Lewes terminal grounds of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry features exhibits, programs, tours, food, drink and kids’ activities. 644-7046,

Watermelon Festival
Aug. 11 Have fun with watermelon-eating and seed-spitting contests, crafts, raffles and free watermelon samples at the Rehoboth Beach Museum. 227-7310,

Outdoor Fine Art and Craft Show
Aug. 11-12, 18-19 More than 100 artists and artisans exhibit work for sale on the Rehoboth Art League grounds. Refreshments available for purchase, music and children’s entertainment are also included. 227-8408,

Beach Barbecue
Aug. 25 Give summer a proper send-off while supporting Children’s Beach House programs with an evening of entertainment, dinner, drinks and friends. 645-9184,

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