FALL BEACH GUIDE: Happenings — Your Guide to Fun at the Beach

Every year brings more things to do between summers.




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Greyhounds Reach the Beach  

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photograph by Dave McGurgan






Sept. 1 Last Blast Prediction 5k

The Seashore Striders Summer Racing Series concludes with this race in Rehoboth Beach. Call 644-8952, or visit seashorestriders.com.


2 Main Street


Say goodbye to summer with an early morning swim and run. Call 227-7667, or visit surfracersports.com.

Sept. 7-9 Delaware Coast Antiques Show

Check out 35 exhibitors at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center,

229 Rehoboth Ave.

, Rehoboth Beach. Call 542-3286 or 226-5456.

Sept. 7-9 The Riverwalk Freedom Festival

Enjoy bands Friday night and a full day of fun on Saturday,

followed by church in Milford’s Bicentennial Park on Sunday.

Call 422-3344.

Sept. 8 Bethany Boardwalk Arts Festival

The 29th annual festival presents more than 100 fine artists on the boardwalk. Call (800) 962-SURF, or visit


Sept. 8 The Chocolate Tasting

Enjoy tasty treats at the Biden Center in Cape Henlopen State Park,

42 Cape Henlopen Drive

, Lewes. Call 644-5005, or visit destateparks.com.

Sept. 8 Milton’s Fall Town-Wide Yard Sale

This flea marketer’s fave lets you wander the historic town while looking for treasure. Call 684-1101, or visit historicmilton.com.

Sept. 8 Woodland Ferry Festival

Go for the ferry rides, but stay for the street fair. Call 629-0825

or 629-8077, or visit seafordchamber.com.

Sept. 8 Gary P. Lister Bottle & Cork Race

Enjoy the final event of the Seven Sisters of Dewey Beach series with a 10-mile or 5k race. For more, visit races2run.com.

Sept. 8 Parade of Ponds

Tour the fabulous garden ponds of Lewes. All proceeds benefit Children’s Beach House. Visit gardenpondsandlandscaping.com.

Sept. 8-9 Nanticoke Indian Powwow

Enjoy dancing, drumming, storytelling and more during the 30th annual powwow. Call 945-7022, or visit nanticokeindians.org.

Sept. 15 Auction and Garden Party

Enjoy live music, food and drink, and the opportunity to bid on prizes, such as free rounds of golf and sunset cruises for the Milton Historical Society. Call 684-1010, or visit historicmilton.org.

Sept. 15 Delaware Pride Festival

Celebrate at Gordon’s Pond, Cape Henlopen State Park,

42 Cape Henlopen Drive

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