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August 12th, 2011

Arts & Entertainment, Rehoboth Art League’s 38th Annual Outdoor Fine Art & Craft Show, Clear Space Theatre Company, Anita Peghini’s Art Exhibit, The Watermelon Festival, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware Beaches


I hope the weather stays the way it is; gorgeous!!  There are outdoors festivities to attend to and if you are in Rehoboth Beach this week-end, this is what you will be finding out and about town.



“The Rehoboth Art League, with the people of Delaware and its visitors, encourages artists and arts education, and sponsors exhibits and programs that reflect the diversity of the community in an historic setting and in partnership with other organizations.”    rehoboth art league



Two week-ends, rain or shine – Saturday and Sunday, August 13 and 14, and 20 and 21 – It is the 38th Annual Outdoor Fine Art & Craft Show.  Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Sunday 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Parking tip:  There will be free parking and shuttle service at K-Mart on Rt. 1.  This will probably be the easiest way to this event. 

The Rehoboth Art League is located at 12 Dodds Lane, Henlopen Acres, Rehoboth Beach.  If you would like more info., please visit or call 302-227-8408.


During the Fine Art & Craft Show there will be more than 120 artists on the grounds of the Rehoboth Art League.  Anyone that has visited the League knows how beautiful and serene it is. 


Special children’s activities will be provided by Kids Cottage only on Saturday.

Stroll and enjoy the Art Show while also listening to different genres of music; local, classical guitar, island country, blue grass and jazz.


While enjoying your time at the Art League check tent #57.  Her name is Susan Gladstone and she is a potter.  The Happyrock Pottery is located at 20 Baltimore Ave., at the Celebration Mall.  One of her specialties is Raku ware which is a type of Japanese pottery.  It is traditionally characterized by the hand molding of the clay as opposed to turning it on a potter’s wheel, each piece being one-of-a-kind.

The other artist to check would be AnitaPeghini Raber.  She is a plein-air painter, catching the moment in the open space.  Her website is

Besides being at the League this, and next week-end, Anita has a few other exhibits in town. 

At Prudential Gallo Realtors at 37230 Rehoboth Ave. Extended Anita will have some of her work during the Fine Arts Exhibition Series.  Other exhibitors at Prudential Gallo Realtors will be Linda Dickey and Michael Sprouse.

Anita also has 62 more paintings at Preshy’s Gallery Restaurant in the Midway Shopping Center as well as at Phillip Morton Gallery and Hobos Restaurant, both on Baltimore Ave. in Rehoboth Beach.



Clear Space Theatre Company – Chicago – Last performances August 13th – August 21st at 7:00 p.m.

Clear space Theatre Company is located at 20 Baltimore Ave.  For information, special offers and schedules, please visit or call 302-227-2270.


Saturday, 8/13 – The Rehoboth Beach Historical Society’s Watermelon Festival from 3:00 until 6:00 p.m. 


The festival will feature hula hoop, paddle ball, and bean bag toss contests, as well as watermelon eating and seed spitting contests!!  And, face painting!!


Contests schedules and admission information can be found at


As usual, when you are at the beach, kick back and relax….that’s what you are here for…

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