Tuesday and Wednesday, July 10–11
Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most distinctive homes and gardens in the area during the Rehoboth Art League’s 69th annual Cottage Tour of Art. Parking is very limited at some home locations, but free parking is available at Rehoboth Elementary School. The tour is self-paced and transportation is available via the Jolly Trolley.
12 Dodds Lane, Rehoboth Beach
Wednesday, July 11
Wilmington State Parks and the Friends of Wilmington Parks are once again offering a summer concert series at two locations—Rockford Park and the Sugar Bowl Pavilion in Brandywine Park. The Bullbuckers bring their brand of ska and reggae to the Sugar Bowl this week. Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair, and enjoy the free entertainment. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, July 13–Sunday, July 29
Head to the Summer Festival stage at Rockwood Park for Delaware Shakespeare’s production of “Much Ado About Nothing“—The Bard’s merry war of wits between the sexes. See Del Shakes Community Tour veteran J Hernandez as Benedick and the Barrymore Award-winning Krista Apple as Beatrice in this joyous production with all-original music by Michael Hahn.
Rockwood Park, Wilmington
Friday and Saturday, July 13–14
Find decorator and collector items, jewelry and furniture at the 60th annual Lewes Antiques Show & Sale. This popular event will be held in the Bethel United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Lunch will be available for purchase.
129 W. Fourth St., Lewes
Saturday, July 14
Want to go a-floatin’ on the Nanticoke? Pick out the coolest inflatable raft you can find and join the fun at the 24th annual Nanticoke Riverfest. This year’s theme is “Tiki Time on the Nanticoke,” and the headline entertainment is The Funsters.