State Fair

Baking up a good time: State Fair’s culinary competitors

Pam George Culture, Headlines

The third time was a charm for baker Amy Watson Bish. At the 2022 Delaware State Fair in Harrington, which continues through July 30, she finally won a blue ribbon for her apple pie with a brown sugar crumb. “If you know me, you know I’ve been determined since the first year,” she told her Facebook friends, many of whom …

TSD Review July 21

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – July 21, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Catalyst deposits trove of women’s records at Hagley Wilmington Library snares another national award Butter sculpting among new fun at 2022 state fair Black storytellers from across nation gather in Wilmington DelDOT’s clankers hope to cut Casho Mill crashes 115 art groups granted $3 million …

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Butter sculpting among new fun at 2022 state fair

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

More than 2,000 pounds of butter that will become art, a Wild West show and a BMX stunt show are some of this year’s additions to the Delaware State Fair. The 103rd edition of the fair runs July 21-30 at the state fairgrounds in Harrington. “We’re chock full of entertainment,” said Danny Aguilar, assistant general manager and director of marketing. …

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Trace Adkins, Frank Reyes top off 2022 State Fair concert lineup

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Photo courtesy of Delaware State Fair. The Delaware State Fair has announced its final two headline acts for the 2022 Delaware Lottery Summer Concert Series at the M&T Bank Grandstand. Country music star Trace Adkins and Dominican bachata artist Frank Reyes will top off the star-studded list of acts that already includes Hank Williams Jr., Sam Hunt, Nelly, Toby Mac, …

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Halestorm, Hank Williams Jr. join 2022 State Fair concert lineup

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

The Delaware State Fair says Sam Hunt, Hank Williams Jr., Halestorm, Nelly, Toby Mac and ZZ Top will headline the 2022 event. Photo by Scott Evers The Delaware State Fair has announced two additional headline acts for its 2022 Delaware Lottery Summer Concert Series at the M&T Bank Grandstand. Hard rock band Halestorm and country music star Hank Williams Jr. …

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Delaware State Fair announces headline entertainment for 2022

Charles 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 …

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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,” …

TSD July 29 2021

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – July 29, 2021

Sonja Frey Headlines

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. [pdf-embedder url=”https://townsquaredelaware.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/TSD-July-29-2021.pdf” title=”TSD July 29-2021″] This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Bear Drive In opens Friday with ‘Fast & Furious …

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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 …

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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 …