Thursday, November 29, 2007

New Year's Dinner & Dance

St. John's Church located at Seabury Avenue and School Place in Milford, Delaware has just announced plans for a New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance. The event will be held December 31st from 7 pm to 12:15 am. Tickets for the night are $40 per person and include dinner and snacks throughout the evening. Swing City will provide the music for dancing. Anyone interested in purchasing tickets for the event can call 302-422-5123 ext. 13. Make your reservations for single tickets or whole tables today.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

People's Day Events

People's Day is an annual event held throughout downtown Milford, Delaware to celebrate services to people in Milford. A variety of events and entertainment have been planned for 2007 People's Day on Saturday, December 1st. They include:

7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Holiday Bazaar including book sale and entertainment at the Milford Public Library.

7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. People's Place 8th Annual Choral Breakfast at the Milford Senior Center featuring Musical Performances, All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, Holiday Gift Shop, Community Service Fair, Poinsettia Sale, and Visit from Santa (7:30-10:30 a.m.). Tickets for the choral breakfast are $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 & under, under 3 free. Or, concert only tickets can be purchased for $3. All tickets can be purchased by calling 422-8033 ext. 183.

10:00 a.m.-4:00 pm. Special Exhibits at the Milford Museum to include Iwo Jima, Milford History, and Holiday displays.

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Family Fun Day at the Boys & Girls Club. Stop by for games and activities, youth talent show, Santa shop, and poinsettia sale.

11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Santa will be in residence at his house located on S. Walnut Street near the Riverwalk.

1:00-4:00 p.m. $1 off general admission, with free parent passes, at the Milford Skating Center.

All Day -Raffles, Sales, and Specials at downtown businesses.

3:00 p.m. "She Loves Me" performance by Second Street Players at Riverfront Theatre.

6:00 p.m. Holiday Glow hosted by Mayor Rogers in Bicentennial Park. This event is presented by the City of Milford.

7:30 p.m. "The Nutcracker" by Diamond Dance Company at Milford High School.

8:00 p.m. "She Love Me" performance by Second Street Players at Riverfront Theatre.

People's Day is brought to you by: Boys & Girls Club, City of Milford, Chamber of Commerce, Diamond Dance Company, Downtown Milford, Inc., Milford Museum, Milford Public Library, Milford Senior Center, Milford Skating Center, People's Place, and Riverfront Theatre.

Questions about the events may be directed to 422-8033 ext. 183.

Monday, November 19, 2007

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

The Santa House sponsored by Downtown Milford, Inc. is busy preparing for Santa's arrival. Santa will come to town on the first Saturday after Thanksgiving which falls this year on November 24th. As in year's past, visitors can find Santa and Mrs. Claus at home in their little red house along the Mispillion Riverwalk, just off S. Walnut Street in downtown Milford. A variety of volunteers have been busy cutting and sewing stockings as well as filling those stockings with candy.

Santa will be in residence downtown each Friday from 6-8 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., and Sundays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. throughout the holiday season. He'll head North after 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 23rd.

Milford's own Christmas Carol Band will be on site Saturday, November 24th from 10:30-11:00 a.m. to welcome Santa to town. On Saturday, December 1st, the First State Harmonettes will perform from 10:30-11:00 a.m.

There is no charge for visiting Santa. Each child receives a photo, a stocking filled with candy, and an entry into the weekly drawing for a $100 savings bond.

Any questions about the Santa House can be directed to DMI Executive Director, Beth Durham at 302-839-1180.

The Bed Chambers Black Friday Sale

The Bed Chambers located in Downtown Milford, Delaware is hosting their first ever in-store AND online combo sale. On Black Friday, shoppers at the Penney Square location can take advantage of 20% off everything in the store from 7:00-11:00 a.m. For those internet shoppers, don't fret. You can take advantage of the store sale by entering a special promotions code at check-out. All online shoppers can enjoy 20% off everything on the website from 7:00-11:00 a.m. by entering "BFS-23".

The Bed Chambers has made it easy to shop for your holiday gift list while managing to save you money on high quality and high demand items. Items included in the sale include: Spanx, The Cat's Pajamas, Beanpod Soy Candles, Robes, Day Wear, Loungewear, and more!

For those television fans, you may recognize Spanx from the Oprah Show. Also, given much national recognition is The Bed Chambers' product line of The Cat's Pajamas. The pjs have been featured on Will & Grace, Gilmore Girls, Dawson's Creek, and Buffy The Vampire Slayer just to name a few. The Bed Chambers is one of only two locations in Delaware at which shoppers can purchase these Hollywood favorites.

The Bed Chambers can be reached at 302-422-2902. Happy Shopping!

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Festive Events at the Library

The Milford Public Library, located in downtown Milford, Delaware, is preparing for a busy holiday season. The very popular Christmas Tree Extravaganza will run from November 30th to January 2nd. Visitors are encouraged to vote on their favorite tree by a money donation. All monies collected will be given to a local family and selected senior citizens who are experiencing some temporary hardships. Even if you aren't able to donate, you are encourage to enjoy the Christmas ambiance of over a dozen decorated trees placed throughout the library.

The Holiday Bazaar will be held December 1st from 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. to coincide with People's Day. The Friends of the Milford Public Library operate the bazaar and offer many new and used items for sale.

Tuesday, December 4th at 7:00 p.m. brings the delightful musical sounds of Kevin Hubbard. The classical guitar concert with a touch of jazz will include favorites such as "Malaguena", "Aspirations" and the Christmas songs: Greensleeves (What Child is This) and Silent Night. This is a great way to start off your family holiday season.

Holiday Stroll is by far one of the largest downtown events and the Milford Public Library will be open that night with the Friends of the Library "Coffee Boutique" with sweet treats available on the lower level. The Holiday Bazaar will also be open for any holiday purchases.

Rounding out the season's events is Holiday Hors d'oeuvres on December 12th at 7:00 p.m. The annual demonstration of hors d'oeuvres and canapes will provide tips that are sure to delight your guests during the year's busiest season. Chef Phil from "Looking Glass Restaurant" will host the event. Registration is a necessity as samples will be given and seating is limited.

Fore more information about any of the events listed here, please contact the Milford Public Library directly at 422-8996.