Events canceled, rescheduled on coronavirus concerns

May 5, 2020

Rehoboth Beach Bandstand performances on hold
Performances at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand have been canceled through Independence Day weekend. Check back at for updates.

Georgetown Historical Society cancels meeting, picnic
Georgetown Historical Society President Jim Bowden announced the society's regular meeting/picnic set for Monday, June 1, has been canceled. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 14. The speaker will be announced later.

Top Chef of Culinary Coast canceled
Top Chef of the Culinary Coast, originally scheduled for May 28, has been rescheduled for May 13, 2021. Those who purchased tickets for the 2020 event may request a refund, apply their entry fee to the 2021 event or donate the fee. To move payment to the 2021 event or to donate it, 
email, or to request a refund, sign into Eventbrite using info on ticket. 

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

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 May 11 that the Delaware bar examination will not be administered July 27-29, as previously scheduled. It is 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

Warrior Beach Week canceled
Operation SEAs The Day has announced the Eighth Annual Warrior Beach Week will not be held in 2020. Warrior Beach Week provides military veterans a week of rest and relaxation in the Bethany Beach area to enjoy the sun, sand and recognition of the community. Operation SEAs The Day looks forward to continuing the event Sept. 7-12, 2021.

Wheels for Meals bike ride rescheduled
The Sixth Annual Wheels for Meals bike ride has been rescheduled for May 8, 2021. Riders who registered for the 2020 event may request a refund, apply their entry fee to the 2021 event or donate the fee. To transfer payment to the 2021 event or donate it, email, or to request a refund, sign into Eventbrite using info on ticket. 

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, set for July 23-Aug. 1.

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

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).

Italian Heritage Association cancels events
The Italian Heritage Association is canceling all meetings until further notice. For more information, call Louise at 302-947-0784.

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

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

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

Clothing Our Kids suspends operations
Clothing Our Kids, a nonprofit that provides clothing to children in need, has suspended operations until further notice. For more information go to

Dewey Beach Lions Club playground closed
The Dewey Beach Lions Club playground on McKinley Avenue in Dewey Beach is closed until further notice.

Inaugural Hope for Livi 5K postponed
The inaugural Hope for Livi 5K has been postponed to Saturday, Aug. 29. Go to for details.

CHEER suspends housekeeping & companion services
CHEER has suspended housekeeping and companion services for an indefinite time. A CHEER representative will call clients periodically to check on their well-being. For more information, 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.

Women’s Club of Milton suspends meetings
The Women's Club of Milton has suspended meetings. For more information, go to

SODE Summer Games canceled
Special Olympics Delaware Summer Games and Torch Run have been canceled. The organization will focus on preparations for its 50th anniversary celebration, with some activities already underway. For more information about Special Olympics Delaware, go to

Zwaanendael Museum closed
The five museums administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs are closed and programs are postponed until further notice. They are Zwaanendael Museum, Lewes; John Dickinson Plantation, Dover; Johnson Victrola Museum, Dover; New Castle Court House Museum; and the Old State House, Dover.

Coastal Concerts to reschedule events
Coastal Concerts canceled its last two 2019-20 concerts, and will reschedule both shows for next season. Tickets already purchased will be valid for the rescheduled dates, to be announced when finalized. For updated information, go to

Clear Space adjusting performances
Clear Space Theatre Spotlight on Young Performers'  shows will be rescheduled; dates will be announced ASAP. Clear Space Theatre offices are closed until further notice. Email for information. Go to or Clear Space’s Facebook page for updates.

OHS child passenger fitting stations closed statewide
Delaware Office of Highway Safety’s Child Passenger Fitting Stations in all three counties have been closed until further notice. Education and resources for child passenger safety are available at or Contact Kent and Sussex County CPS Fitting Station Coordinator Aubrey Klick at or 302-387-2324 (office) or 302-744-2749 (mobile).

St. Peter's closed
St. Peter's Episcopal Church office in Lewes is closed to visitors. For more information call 302-645-8479 or email or

Georgetown chamber events canceled
All Georgetown Chamber of Commerce events have been canceled. Go to

Tanger Outlets closed
Tanger Outlets Rehoboth is closed. Retailers may still schedule deliveries and access the stores as needed. Changes to center hours will be posted on

Delaware Safety Council closed, classes canceled
The Delaware Safety Council office is closed, with remote operations ongoing, and all on- and off-site classes through May 15 are canceled. Delaware Safety Council offers online training for its Basic and Advance Defensive Driving courses at The public may call 302-276-0660 or email, or

Coastal Camera Club event rescheduled
Coastal Camera Club has reset A Day of Photography Inspiration and Education for Saturday, Aug. 29, at Lewes Presbyterian Church, 133 Kings Hwy., Lewes. Go to for details.

Milton Arts Guild gallery closed
The Milton Arts Guild gallery is closed. For more information, go to

Westminster Presbyterian cancels all activities, services
Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rehoboth Beach has canceled all activities through phase 1 of Gov. Carney’s reopening plan. For more information and prayerful resources, go to

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.

Second Street Players close theater
The Second Street Players board has closed the Riverfront Theater until further notice. Visit or 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.

Cape Artists Gallery closed
Cape Artists Gallery in Lewes is closed. Go to for more information.

Lions Walk for Sight postponed
The Delaware Lions Foundation 17th Annual Walk for Sight has been reset to Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Dewey Beach Lions Club House, 115 McKinley Ave., Dewey Beach.

Sussex-owned libraries closed until further notice
Sussex County libraries will be closed until further notice, including the county-owned Greenwood, Milton and South Coastal (Bethany Beach) libraries, as well as the county’s Bookmobile/Mobile Library. Online resources are available at or

Dogfish Head closed
Dogfish Head has closed its coastal Delaware locations: the Milton brewery, Rehoboth Beach brewpub, Chesapeake and Maine, and Dogfish Inn. Go to

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute suspends all classes
The University of Delaware Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has suspended all classes until further notice at all locations. Look for updates via email and at

Lewes Historical Society updates
The Lewes History Museum and the Rollins Community Center are closed indefinitely. Go to for more information.

Milton Historical Society closed 
The Milton Historical Society is closed to the public.

Rehoboth Beach Museum closed 
The Rehoboth Beach Museum is closed. For details, go to the museum’s Facebook page.

Shell We Bounce closed until further notice
Shell We Bounce on Route 9, Lewes, is temporarily closed. To reschedule or cancel an existing birthday party reservation, email

Milton Theatre closes
Milton Theatre is closed; gift cards are available. Call 302-684-3038 or go to the theater’s Facebook page for updates.

HeartWish Healing Center suspends operations
All operations at HeartWish Healing Center in Rehoboth Beach are suspended. Go to for details.

Connecting Generations offices closed
The Connecting Generations office is closed; staff can be reached via email. They will continue to check mail and voicemails. Go to for updates.

Lutheran church ESL classes canceled
ESL classes at Lutheran Church of Our Savior have been canceled until further notice. Check back in the summer for information on the fall 2020 semester.

Rehoboth Beach Yoga Center closed
Rehoboth Beach Yoga Center has closed its studio at 20245 Bay Vista Road. For details, go to

Delaware HIV Consortium closes offices
Delaware HIV Consortium offices are closed. Staff is available at 302-654-5471; leave a message for a return call. For case management clients served by the Delaware HIV Consortium, the case manager will be in touch with a direct phone number to contact them.  

No movies at Cinema Art Theater
Rehoboth Beach Film Society’s Cinema Art Theater is closed indefinitely, but selected films are available for home screening. For updates, go to

Involution Yoga Studio temporarily closed
Involution Yoga Studio at 1632 Savannah Road in Lewes is closed. Those interested in an online group or a one-on-one class should email

Sussex Eye Center suspends non-emergent eye care
Sussex Eye Center has suspended routine eye care. The center is still available for urgent/emergent issues and can help with routine matters over the phone. For more information call the offices at 302-645-8881 (Lewes), 302-947-2020 (Long Neck), 302-856-2020 (Georgetown) and 302-436-2020 (Selbyville).

Habitat for Humanity cancels events, closes office, ReStore
Sussex County Habitat for Humanity has closed its Georgetown office and closed its construction sites to volunteers. The ReStore on Route 9 is closed. Upcoming committee meetings, and homebuyer education classes. Updates will be posted when available.

Canna Care Docs of Delaware open house postponed
Canna Care Docs of Delaware has rescheduled an open house for its Lewes office, 105 W. Fourth St., for Friday, June 12. For more information, call 302-414-0871 or go to

Call ahead before going to Henlopen Acres Town Hall
Henlopen Acres Town Hall visitors should call ahead before coming over. Forms are available on the website under the information tab. Paperwork can be dropped off in the mailbox or mail slot by the rear door at town hall. For more information, call Henlopen Acres Town Hall, 104 Tidewaters, at 302-227-6411 or call security at 302-542-3323.

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


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