Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Community Band Fundraiser

The Milford Community Band is currently selling 2008 Entertainment Books to raise money for their programs. While all of their performers are volunteers, the group fundraises to help defray the costs of purchasing music and other much needed items.

The 2008 Entertainment Book sells for $30. Every book sold will raise $15 for the Band. Coupons in the book cover cities from Wilmington to Ocean City and several downtown Milford favorites are also included.

The Milford Community Band performs throughout the year in Downtown Milford, Delaware as well as in various other cities around the state. You may have seen them earlier this year at the 4th Annual Bug & Bud Festival or during the Music in the Park series. Also, look for their performance at the Santa House in early December and Holiday Stroll on December 7th from 5-8 p.m.

To support this local band by purchasing a 2008 Entertainment Book, call Kay Meade at 302-422-2395.

Friday, September 21, 2007

Oktoberfest Coming Fast!

Looks like Fall and St. John’s Oktoberfest will arrive together! The 17th Annual Oktoberfest will begin on Friday, October 5th at 6 p.m. The ‘Jones Boys’ from Seaford will kick off the festivities this year!

Dancing to the music of the Jones Boys is sure to work up an appetite. You won’t go hungry because the ever popular Oktoberfest International food court will be serving up their traditional German entrees, along with Italian, Spanish, Polish, Filipino and American Cuisine. Sounds like something to satisfy everyone’s taste and mostly all “homemade”.

Returning to Milford on Saturday afternoon will be the internationally famous, Joe Kroboth German Orchestra, who started at the very first Oktoberfest in 1989.

On Saturday, festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. with helicopter rides and entertainment to carry you through the entire day. There will be many games, horse rides, and a petting zoo for the children.

Entertainment will run through the day on Saturday. Three major highlights will be the Enzian Folk Group (German dancers) from Reading, Pennsylvania, the Milford Community Band and “Pink Grass”, an all female group playing Blue Grass Music. Everyone’s favorite, The Honey Combs will take center stage to wrap up the weekend festivities.

Mark your calendar for the 17th Annual Oktoberfest Weekend: October 5th and 6th at St. John’s Church located on the corner of Seabury Avenue and School Place in Milford. For more information call 422-5123, ext. 13.

Monday, September 10, 2007

Breast Cancer Tea

The Victorian Lady located in downtown Milford, Delaware will host a special Breast Cancer Tea during October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For $35, each guest will be treated to The Queen's Tea which includes a personal pot of tea, soup, fruit, a delicious scone served with lemon curd & Devon cream, assorted finger sandwiches, and assorted desserts.

The Susan G. Komen Foundation will receive $15 from the cost of each tea and an additional 20% of the days gift shop proceeds. A breast cancer survivor will be on hand to share her experiences while traveling this path.

The Breast Cancer Tea hosted by The Victorian Lady provides a wonderful chance to enjoy an afternoon with friends while supporting a great cause. To obtain reservations or for more information, please call 302-424-8272. The Victorian Lady is located at 112 N.W. Front Street in downtown Milford, Delaware. Seating is limited so make your reservation early.