Calendar of Events for the Delaware Beaches: September

Shore Things: Fall festivities abound. Pick your poison.

UD Marine Sciences Tours Thru Sept. 9 Take free tours at UD’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment in Lewes, and explore problems and solutions in coastal and marine environments. To register, call 645-4346.

Summer Season Finale & Fireworks Sept. 3 Celebrate Labor Day weekend and the end of the season (almost) at The Freeman Stage. Hear the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra along with special guest the Morgan State
University Choir. After the show, stay for the fireworks.

Delaware Coast Antiques Show & Sale Sept. 9-11 Check out 35 exhibitors during this 15th annual collectors’ and dealers’ show at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. 542-3286, 226-5456,

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Bethany Boardwalk Arts Festival Sept. 10 More than 100 fine artists display and sell their work against a backdrop of sun, sand and surf. Live music and a silent auction add to the fun of this juried show. (800) 962-SURF,

Best of Milton Auction & Party Sept. 10 Silent and live auctions, live music, food, wine, and beers by Dogfish Head await you at the 6th annual Best of Milton Auction & Party at the Milton Historical Society.

Milton’s Townwide Yard Sale Sept. 10 This flea marketer’s fave lets you wander the historic town while looking for treasures. Shoppers start before 9 a.m. and go until 3 p.m. There will also be a sidewalk art show and sale sponsored by the Milton Art Guild. 684-1101,

Second Saturdays Destination Art Walk Sept. 10 Visit downtown Rehoboth art galleries from 6-9 p.m. for specials and receptions.

Arts by the Sea Sept. 10 After the day on the greens, enjoy food, an open bar, live music, live and silent auctions, and an awards ceremony. The event benefits the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation.

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Nanticoke Indian Powwow Sept. 10-11 Gather at this yearly celebration of culture featuring dancing, drumming, history, storytelling, and Native American arts and crafts. 945-3400,

Polkamotion by the Ocean Sept. 15-18 This event at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center features four days of live polka music performed by the nation’s top polka bands. Enjoy homemade Polish food and the company of other polka lovers!

Walking & Brewery Tour Sept. 17 The Milton Historical Society and Dogfish Head Brewery host a joint history walk and brewery tour in Milton. 684-1010,

Delaware Pride Festival Sept. 17 This year’s 15th annual Delaware Pride Festival at Cape Henlopen State Park boasts musical headliner Taylor Dayne. 265-3020,

Lewes Artists’ Studio Tour Sept. 17 Meet and see artists at work in various media. Pick up a map of the tour at the Lewes Chamber of Commerce.

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Milton Historical Society Antiques Show Sept. 17 Check out dozens of quality dealers at the corner of Union and Magnolia streets in
Milton. 684-1010,

Taste the Fruit of the Vine Sept. 17 Savor a food and wine pairing event at the Lewes Historical Society to benefit the Sussex County Community Outreach Program.

Dewey Beach Music Conference Sept. 22-24 Catch three nights of showcases and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, trade show and industry meet-and-greets, and great performances.

Bike to the Bay Sept. 24-25 Ride with a few hundred friends during this annual event to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Fall Surf Fishing Classic Sept. 24-25 More than $15,000 in cash and prizes are awarded at this 14th annual event. 227-7974,

Merchants’ Fall Sidewalk Sale Sept. 30-Oct. 2 Spendthrifts love this sidewalk sale in Lewes. 645-8073,

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