Weekend Wind-Up
12:02 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Weekend Wind-Up for March 2nd-4th

Here is your Delmarva Weekend Wind-Up

This Saturday, the 22nd Annual Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival is at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center from 11:30 to 3:30pm. And The Academy Art Museum in Easton will host “Goin’ Monkey” from 10 to 11am. This fun and free interactive musical experience for children up to age ten. On Sunday at 2pm, enjoy a relaxing hike through Holt’s Landing State Park in Dagsboro. That’s your Delmarva Weekend Wind-Up. For more information about these and other events, Click the Weekend Wind-Up link on our website, Delmarvapublicradio.net. Have a great weekend!

The 22nd Annual Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival, March 3rd from 11:30am to 3:30pm

Sponsored by Rehoboth Beach Main Street and Rehoboth Beach Public Library, the sweetest event of the year will take place at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. Tickets are $2. Lunch will be sold and a wide assortment of desserts including cake, brownies, cookies, cheesecake and more will be available to sample. For more information, call 302-227-2772.

“Goin' Monkey” at The Academy Art Museum, March 3rdfrom 10am to 11am

This fun and free interactive musical experience is for children up to age ten. Dance and play along to songs that encourage movement and learning about all kinds of musical concepts such as musical ensembles, harmony and melody, body percussion, and much more. For more information, call 410-822-2787.

Nature Walk at Holt's Landing State Park in Dagsboro, March 4that 2pm

Come enjoy the splendor of nature and hike with a naturalist at Holt's Landing State Park. Those interested should meet at the main parking lot at 2 pm to begin a relaxing adventure through the park. For more information, call 302-227-6991.

“What Really Happened to Amelia Earhart?”, March 3rd from 10:30 am to 12pm

Richard E. Gillespie, Executive Director of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR), presents the program which marks the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance. TIGHAR plans to reveal the findings that they have uncovered from their Earhart Project that began in 1988. This event takes place at the Delaware Public Archives on Duke of York Street in Dover.  For more information, call Tom Summers at 302-744-5047. 

“Annie”, March 2ndand 3rd at 7pm

Milford Drama presents the witty classic musical, “Annie” in the Milford High School Auditorium. Tickets will be available at the door; adults and seniors are $8 and students are $6. For more information, call Angela Gott at 302-422-1610.

“Read Aloud” Children’s Event, March 3rd at 11am

Hosted by the Historical Society of Talbot County, author Rebecca C. Jones is the reader at this event honoring Dr. Seuss's Birthday, Read Across America Day, and the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. Ms. Jones, author of 16 books for young readers, will tell the story of the 200-pound flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner".The cost is free. For more information, call 410-822-0773 or visit http://hstc.org/eventsandprograms.htm.

Photography Discussion, March 3rdat 2:00pm

This discussion focusing on close-up photography features speaker Susan Ellis, faculty member at Delaware College of Art and Design and a biological equipment specialist for the USDA where she works with microscopes and digital imaging equipment. Located at the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library, this event is free. For more information, call the library at 410-745-5877, or visit www.tcfl.org.

'First Saturday in the First State', March 3rd from 9am to 4:30pm

First State Heritage Park in Dover hosts this event dedicated to Women's History Month. The program features a variety of activities celebrating women for all ages, leading up to a historic women's suffrage debate re-enactment at 1pm. For a full listing of all "First Saturday in the First State" events, visit www.destateparks.com/heritagepark or call 302-739-9194.

I Remember Mama’ Auditions, March 4th at 7 pm

The Possum Point Players are holding auditions for this classic John Van Druten comedy at Possum Hall in Georgetown, Delaware. The cast calls for 14 women and 9 men from ages 8 to 65. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. For more information, check out the detailed audition notice at www.possumpointplayers.org or call Director John Hulse at 302- 245-4147. 

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