Delaware State Fair announces headline entertainment for 2022

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

The Delaware State Fair says Sam Hunt, Nelly, Toby Mac and ZZ Top will headline the 2022 event. Photo by Scott Evers   The 2022 Delaware State Fair’s concert lineup will feature such big names as Sam Hunt, Nelly, Toby Mac and ZZ Top.  And don’t worry — the beloved annual demolition derby will be back, too.  The State Fair …

Zack Williams cancels Fair show; fireworks moved to Friday night

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Zack Williams was forced to cancel his Delaware Fair show set for Saturday.     Saturday’s musical act at the Delaware State Fair was abruptly canceled after Tennessee-based artist Zach Williams announced he contracted COVID-19.  Williams’ set was to be followed by a fireworks display, which have been rescheduled to Friday, July 3 immediately after “An Evening with 38 Special,” …

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – July 29, 2021

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Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Bear Drive In opens Friday with ‘Fast & Furious 9,’ ‘Jungle Cruise’ UD’s Resident …

Mama Jugs slakes fairgoers’ thirst by selling tea – with refills

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

    Hundreds of thousands of Delawareans descend on tiny Harrington each year for the Delaware State Fair, but those who travel the furthest often are the food vendors.  The cuisine choices range from ordinary to unusual to downright weird.  Only at the state fair might one decide what time is right to munch on an octopus taco, a fried …

Matthew Breyer et al. standing in a room

Student activist convinces State Fair to build more accessible bathroom

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

A Thursday’s dedication of a handcap-accessible restroom at the Delaware State Fair are, from left, fair Treasurer Doug Crouse, Janet Butler, fair vice president Clark, student activist Jarrett Butler and State Sen. Dave Wilson.   One Delaware student appears to have a jump on a career as a lobbyist, as evidenced by his successful efforts to make the Delaware State …

Delaware State Police seek help naming VW Beetle recruit

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Sgt. Dan has retired from his safety program duties, and State Troopers want fairgoers to help name his replacement.   After wearing out two Volkswagen Beetles as safety education vehicles, the Delaware State Police fleet has been joined by a turbo-charged 2019 Beetle that needs a name. You can submit your suggestion at the Delaware State Fair, which starts today. …

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – July 22, 2021

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community With weekend Artisan Market a success, Winterthur plans to do it again State Fair …

State Fair opens Thursday with honor-system COVID masking

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

The Delaware State Fair kicks back into gear this week. Photo by Suliman Sallehi/Pexels       It’s that time of the year: The Delaware State Fair will return to the Harrington Fairgrounds this week, bringing eclectic foods, rides, music and more. This year’s event, dubbed ‘Your Passport to Summer Fun,’ will be held between Thursday, July 22 and Saturday, …

Winterthur Point-to-Point (file photo)

Summer’s on the way, and so are some of your favorite events

luke dollard Culture, Don't Miss, Featured, Headlines, Scene About Town

A few events are canceled. Some are coy. But Firefly, Point-to-Point and others say they will go on this year.