Events canceled, rescheduled on coronavirus concerns

May 5, 2020

Milton Garden Club cancels fall tour
The Milton Garden Club announced the cancellation of its fall garden tour, originally set for Sunday, Sept. 20: “In spite of this pandemic, our club members continue to beautify Milton with flower-filled streetscapes in town and colorful blossoms in the park. We send a message of hope for health and safety to all. And as always, happy gardening!”

Rehoboth Beach Bandstand 2020 season canceled
All planned performances for the 2020 season at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand have been canceled. Check back at for updates.

Tour de Sussex canceled
Delaware Technical Community College has canceled the 2020 Tour de Sussex event scheduled for June 13. For updates, go to

OC Air Show to be rescheduled
The OC Air Show, planned for June 13-14, will be rescheduled for a later date this summer. Tickets already purchased for the VIP Penthouse, Skybox, Flight Line Club and Drop Zone Beach will be honored on the new date. For updates on the rescheduled event, go to or

DFRC cancels all Blue-Gold related events
Delaware Foundation Reaching Citizens has canceled the June 19, 2020 Blue-Gold All-Star Football Game. All other DFRC events are also canceled, including the Blue-Gold Sussex Auction, Blue-Gold New Castle County Golf Classic, Blue-Gold Southern Delaware Golf Classic and Blue-Gold Run/Walk. For more information, call 302-454-2730, email, or go to

Lewes Garden Tour canceled
The 30th anniversary Lewes Garden Tour scheduled for June 20 has been canceled.

June 20 Boating Safety Class canceled
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary activities have been suspended until further notice because of the COVID-19 outbreak, so the Boating Safety Class set for Saturday, June 20, in Lewes has been canceled. For more information, email or call Norman Stein, 302-966-0078.

Delaware Supreme Court postpones bar exam
The Supreme Court of Delaware announced that the Delaware bar examination set for July 27-29 has been rescheduled for Sept. 9-11. Details are available on the Delaware Board of Bar Examiners website,

Butterfly Release: Wings of Hope postponed
Cancer Support Community Delaware announced the 10th Annual Wings of Hope event, a unique celebration of life and inspiration for many who have been touched by cancer, will now be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 1, at Beebe's Tunnell Cancer Center parking area on Route 24. For more information, visit

RSCT cancels public shows
Rehoboth Summer Children’s Theatre has canceled all public performances for the 2020 season. Theatre and film camps for ages 5 to 14 will be conducted online. The company will also work with area libraries, providing streaming content to replace the planned live performances. Videos of previous performances will rotate on the RSCT website all summer. For more information, go to or call 302-227-6766.

DSP cancels Camp Barnes
Delaware State Police officials have canceled all sessions of Camp Barnes for summer 2020. Applications for summer 2021 will be available March 1. For more information, go to

Delaware State Fair concerts canceled
All Delaware State Fair concerts have been canceled, but officials are moving forward with plans to host the fair as scheduled July 23-Aug. 1.

American League Auxiliary cancels Delaware Girls State
The American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Delaware has canceled the 2020 ALA Delaware Girls State Program scheduled for July 11-15 (rescheduled from June 20-26).

Dover Downs reschedules Rollins Center shows
Dover Downs has rescheduled all spring and summer entertainment at the Rollins Center, including Jeffrey Osborne, now set Friday, Sept. 25; Aaron Lewis, Saturday, Oct. 31; Strictly Sinatra Band - Rat Pack, Friday, Dec. 4; and America, Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. All tickets from previous dates will be honored. Refunds will be honored for up to 30 days after the new date is announced. If purchased via credit card, go to Tickets purchased with cash will be refunded 30 days after casino reopening date. For updates, go to

CHEER centers close while continuing to serve
All CHEER senior citizen activity centers in Greenwood, Georgetown, Long Neck, Milton, Lewes, Ocean View and Roxana are closed. CHEER home-delivered meal customers will still receive meals, but there may be schedule changes. Check local news media and for updates, or call CHEER at 302-515-3040.

Rehoboth Public Library closed, events canceled
The Rehoboth Beach Public Library is closed. E-library services such as OverDrive and Flipster are available at All public events have been canceled; go to for updates.

Breast Cancer Coalition reschedules update
The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition has rescheduled its DBCC Breast Cancer Update for Thursday, Sept. 24. For details, go to

CHSP Bike Barn closed indefinitely
Friends of Cape Henlopen State Park has closed the Bike Barn and borrow-a-bike program until further notice. For updates, go to, email or call 302-858-6127. 

Cape Region senior centers closed
Cape Henlopen Senior Center in Rehoboth Beach and Lewes Senior Activity Center have closed until further notice. All trips, events and programs are canceled. Refunds will be issued.

Editor’s note: To add other events to this listing, please send notice of cancellations due to coronavirus concerns to


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