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Scarecrows popping up!

With Halloween just around the corner, businesses participating in the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Abnormal Scarecrow Decorating Contest have begun displaying their entries. Participating businesses are located in the 19971 ZIP code.

The three scarecrows with the most votes will each receive one Sea Witch sponsor package, which includes a numbered and authenticated piece of the original Sea Witch parade balloon, a limited-edition Sea Witch cloth face mask, a youth- or adult-sized 2021 Lobster Monster festival shirt, and a 20/21 festival pin.

Find out how to vote at capegazette.com/node/209665.

A flavorful fall treat

By Denise Clemons
During the pandemic, our local famers markets have done an excellent job of providing a safe environment for us to purchase fresh local produce, meat, poultry, fish, cheese and a variety of prepared foods. And, for those who are not quite comfortable venturing out into a group setting, Hattie’s Garden offers a consolidated delivery service to bring all these items to your door (or you can collect them in her driveway).

For the past few weeks, she has offered bunches of baby turnips, one of my favorite fall root vegetables. Related to radishes and arugula in the mustard family of Brassica, turnips can be served in a variety of ways. First, the leafy greens, which will turn tender and tasty after a quick sauté. The other part, the small bulbous root, can be served raw or cooked.

Read entire column at capegazette.com/node/209279.

Fall Craft Fair shows off creativity

Dozens of artists showcased their skills at the Lewes Historical Society’s Fall Craft Fair last weekend. With near-perfect weather, artists and artisans featured a variety of unique creations, including jewelry, wood turning, driftwood art, ceramics, photography and more.

View photo gallery at capegazette.com/node/209649.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Jimmie Allen to perform Oct. 9 in Milton
Nature tours return to Delmarva Oct. 9-11
100 vendors at outdoor sale Oct. 10
Arts in the Garden set Oct. 10
Fall Lewes farmers market continues Oct. 10
Lions to host yard and bake sale Oct. 10
Outdoor Home & Health Expo set Oct. 10-11
Garden to feature nectar plants Oct. 11
Brunch Around the Beach fundraiser Oct. 11
Virtual author event series continues Oct. 12
Mantra bracelet class set Oct. 12
Quarter auction paddles on sale through Oct. 14
‘On the Rocks’ screening through Oct. 15
Online talk with history author set Oct. 15
Jani, Griffin to host screening Oct. 15
Freebies available through Oct. 15
Virtual Trollbeads Festival set Oct. 16-18
Club Phred on stage Oct. 17 at Rusty Rudder
$1 movie tickets for local teachers Oct. 17-18
Beach portraits and picnics fundraiser Oct. 18
Pink Affair boutique appointments Oct. 19-29
Free admission to botanic gardens Oct. 24-25
Volunteers needed for Halloween event Oct. 30

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