The Weekender for August 4th- August 6th

aSummer Nights at the Senior League Softball World Series
Aug 4, 2023
Frankford, DE

The Little League World Series returns this summer to our very own backyard. For nearly 20 years, Sussex County has been one of 6 host locations for the Senior League Softball World Series Tournament. Over the course of the week, 10 US and 4 international regional championship teams (Age 13-17) will face off under the lights from July 31-August 6. The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to join in making Sussex County a highlight on the World Series hub list.  Attendance will exceed 20,000 and all 25 games will be streamed on ESPN+. Summer Nights will be a week-long, fan/player experience event: carnival games, yard games, running the bases, homerun derby, and much more! This is a prime opportunity for businesses and organizations of the Quiet Resorts to get exposure, create a memorable experience, and add to the summer fun. If you would like more information on how you or your business can participate in Summer Nights at the Senior League World Series, please email


aRecycled Cardboard Boat Regatta
Aug 5, 2023, • 12:30 pm
Nanticoke River Public Marine Park

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that the eighth annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta will be held Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Nanticoke River Public Marine Park in Blades. The DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship encourages participants to register early and launch their boat-building efforts for a head start on what’s sure to be a creatively designed flotilla of recycled cardboard regatta competition. The Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta is a fun family event presented by the Town of Blades in conjunction with the DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Reclaim Our River (ROR)-Nanticoke Series Program, Nanticoke Watershed Alliance, Delaware Nature Society’s Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, Gallery 107, and the Nanticoke River Yacht Club. The fun family event begins with sign-in and walk-up registration at 11 a.m., followed by judging of boats’ appearances at noon, and races starting at 12:30 p.m. For all the details, visit


Aug 6, 2023, • 7:00 pm
Ocean View, DE
Dickens Parlour Theatre

Brian Curry has a secret. He’s a mind reader, a human behavior expert, and a LIAR. Come find out why The Good Liar show is DC’s favorite new date night out. “DC’s Most Honest Con Man” Brian will read your mind, predict your future, and blow your mind. Simple. Then he will break down some of the techniques used to create these experiences. “What the hell is happening right now?” Our lies often reveal more than the truth. This is a show that will keep you talking long after the curtain closes. You know it can’t all be real, right? Come get lied to at The Good Liar. As a young man he spent many hours having been made to sit in the corner. The reasons were always innocent, but endless. Magician Brian Curry is one of DC’s busiest magicians. He was awarded the National Theatre’s ‘All Stars of Magic Award’ and was called “Northern Virginia’s Most Popular Magician” by the Washington Post. As “King of his own imaginary kingdom,” Brian has taken the area by storm being featured on CBS, Fox and NBC news channels.  For tickets, visit

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