Community Events | January 2020

Sharptown Legion Spaghetti Dinner
Friday, January 3
Held from 5:30PM-7PM. Call Sharptown Legion Post 218 410-883-3780 for more information.
 
Wicomico Co. Young Farmers Auction
Saturday, January 4
Wicomico Co. Young Farmers 26th Annual Consignment Auction. Inclement Weather date is Sat. 1/11/20. Corner of Wallertown Rd. & Main St. Ext. 24169 Main St. Ext., Mardela Springs, MD 21837. Farm & Construction Equipment, Trucks, Tools, ATVs, Lawn Mowers. NO BUYERS PREMIUM. Consign early to take full advantage of the free advertising. To consign, please call: Thomas: 443-235-9736 or Charles: 410-251-9562.
 
Oyster & Pork Sandwich Sale
Saturday, January 4 
Odd Fellows of Laurel Charity Lodge will have their Oyster & Pulled Pork Sandwich Sale on the 1st Sat. of every mo. from 11am-1pm or sold out. Hot Dogs & hamburgers will also be available. The Martha Rebekah Lodge 21 will sell their homemade ice cream & baked goods and refreshments. The lodge is located at 319 Poplar St., Laurel. Eat in or carry out. Delivery is also available to businesses.
 
Breakfast & Lunch
Saturday, January 4 at 7AM
Gumboro United Methodist. Held at Old Gumboro School. Oyster Sandwiches.
 
Soup and Sandwich Luncheon
Saturday, January 4, 11AM to 1PM
Asbury UMC, 603 Main St., Sharptown, MD. Eat In or Carry Out, Soups: Maryland Crab, Peas & Dumpling, Vegetable Beef, Navy Bean. Sandwiches: Chicken Salad, Hot Dogs & Hamburgers, Sweet Potato Biscuits, Assorted Desserts.
 
Sharptown Legion Seafood Dinner
Saturday, January 4, 5PM-7PM 
Steamed Shrimp & Soft Crabs. Call Sharptown Legion Post 218 410-883-3780 for more information.
 
Thursday Night Auction
Thursday, January 9, 5PM
Nice selection of furniture, glassware, toys, dolls, stoneware, antiques, collectibles, household items, and so much more. Auction held at 500 N. Bassett St., Clayton, DE. Visit. GreenGavelAuction.com or see the 1/4 page ad in the 1/8/2020 issue of The Guide. 
 
Public Bingo
Thursday, January 9
$15/per person. Doors open at 6pm. The Indian River Senior Center is located behind the Wawa on Route 113, on 214 Irons Ave., Millsboro, DE 19966. 302-934-8839. Lite food fare is available for a small fee and don’t forget our “Famous Cookie Jar”.
 
Sharptown Legion Events
Sharptown Legion Post 218. Friday, January 10, 5:30pm. Soup, grilled cheese or 1/4 lb. hot dog. Saturday, January 11. Bar open 6pm. Sunday, January 12, S.A.L Breakfast, 7:30am-10:30am, Turkey Shoot at 11am.

Online Only Auction
Monday, January 13
Local Advertising & Memorabilia. Advertising including Rock Creek, Coca-Cola, National Beer, and so much more.  Online only auction begins Monday, January 13. Visit www.PRAuctions.com or see the 1/2 page ad in the 1/8/2020 issue of The Guide. 
 
AYCE Breakfast Buffet
Sunday, January 12 from 9AM-12 Noon
All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Breakfast. $9 pp. American Legion Post 19 on Laurel Rd., Laurel. Includes coffee & juice. For more information, call 302-875-9948.
 
Tax Ditch Meeting
Monday, January 13
The annual tax ditch meeting will be held at the Gumboro Community Center beginning at 7pm for the following ditches:
1. Pocomoke River Drainage Corp.
2. Pocomoke Tax Ditch
3. Gum Branch Tax Ditch
4. North Prong Tax Ditch
5. Cow House-Hill Savannah
 
East Coast Auction
Monday, January 13 at 5PM
East Coast Auctions next sale is Monday, January 13 at 5pm. Located on Route 13 across from Armiger’s. 28883 Sussex Highway Laurel, DE 19956. Antiques, furniture, collectibles, glassware, (2) old Bobsleds, NASCAR items, Pyrex, knives, ERTL cars, other cars, Salisbury, MD Fire truck, asst. box lots and much more. No buyers premium. Auctioneer Jack White. We are looking for Quality Consignments. For more info. call 302-249-0812, 302-682-3874, or 302-510-6074. Have A Happy New Year!!!
 
Garage/Estate Sale
Wednesday, January 15-Friday, January 17 
Held from 6am-9pm at 107 McColley St., Milford. Furniture, tools, kitchen, etc.
 
Sharptown Legion Dinners
Sharptown Legion Post 218 Dinners: Friday Jan. 17, 5:30pm. Quesadillas, $4; 7pm Game night. Sat. Jan. 18, 4:30pm-7:30pm, Steak Night Operation We Care. Supply donations & Flag signing 5pm. Sun. Feb. 2, 3pm Superbowl Party $25/block. For more information, call: 410-883-3780.
 
Inside House Yard Sale
Friday, January 17 & Saturday, January 18
Held at 28050 Layton Road, Laurel, DE from 8am-12pm. Lots of new stuff from garage. HH items, Tools, Christmas, Stuff. Going cheap. Need gone.
 
Public Auction
Saturday, January 18, 9AM 
HT Masonry, 3557 Bryants Corner Rd., Hartley, DE. Construction Equipment, trailers, concrete & power tools, etc. Benuel Fisher Auctions. See the 1/2 page ad in the 1/1/20 issue of The Guide.
 
Soup & Sandwich
Saturday, January 18
Mardela Springs Fire House, 100 Station Street, 11am until sold out. Eat in or take out. Oyster fritters, homemade dumplings & chicken salad, variety of homemade soups, burgers, hot dogs, chicken tender baskets, french fries, hot/cold beverages. Bake table, RADA brand knives & kitchen utensils, flavoring-nuts for baking. Get your tickets for Saturday, March 21st Sportsman’s Bash!
 
Tax Ditch Meeting
Saturday, January 18 at 10AM
The annual meeting of the taxables of Deep Creek, Georgetown Vaughn, Layton Vaughn, Phipps, Mifflin, Shorts & Gum tax ditches will be held in the Social Hall of Cokesbury Church (Rt. 404) Seashore Hwy., Georgetown, DE. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss: maintenance of the ditches, election of officers, tax rates & other business pertinent to the ditches.
 
Adamsville & Double Fork Tax Ditch
Saturday, January 18 at 7PM
Annual Adamsville & Double Fork Tax Ditch meetings will be held at the home of David Smith. Call 302-236-2229 for directions/questions.
 
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast
Saturday, January, 18 from 7AM-10AM
$7 per person. Bethel UMC, 22365 Bethel Rd., Millsboro, 1 mile East of Rt. 54/Gumboro Rd. intersection. For more information, call 302-344-7629.
 
Adamsville/Double Fork Tax Ditch Meeting
Saturday, January 18 at 7PM
Annual Adamsville & Double Fork Tax Ditch meetings will be held at the home of David Smith. Call 302-236-2229 for directions/questions.
 
Estate Auction
Saturday, January 18 at 9AM
DE license plate, decoys, vintage toys, and more! Auction held at 500 N. Bassett St., Clayton. See the 1/2 page ad in the January 15 issue of The Guide for more information. 
 
Fried Chicken Dinner
Saturday, January 18 from 11:30AM-3PM
New Hope Methodist Church Fried Chicken Dinner, 2 sides & desserts. $13/person. Children, 1/2 price. Carry-outs available. 7338 New Hope Rd., Willards, MD. Call 443-235-0251 for more info.

Phillips Tax Ditch
Saturday, January 18 at 9AM
The Annual Meetings of the Phillips Tax Ditch and Wiley Branch Tax Ditch. Location: Donald Collins Farm Shop off Rt. 24 on Mission Rd. near Millsboro. Questions, call 302-747-6357. Agenda: Annual meeting, financial review, cond. of ditches. Annual meetings for Phillips, Wiley held third Saturday in January.
 
Onsite Online Only Auction
Auction closes Sunday, January 19
Furniture, artwork, glassware, jewelry, and more! Held at 24 S. Shore Dr., Lincoln, DE. Bidding now open! Auction closes Sunday, January 19, 5pm. Visit ReaganWatsonAuctions.com or see the 1/2 page ad in the January 15 issue of The Guide. 
 
Houston Thoroughgood Tax Ditch
Monday, January 20 at 9AM
Annual Meeting of the Houston Thoroughgood Tax Ditch will be held on Monday, January 20, 9am at Hickory Hill Church. Molly Field Rd., Millsboro, DE.
 
Annual Tax Ditch Meetings
Tuesday, January 21
St. Johnstown, 6:30pm; Whitemarsh 7pm; Nanticoke River, 6pm; at the office of Carlisle Farms, 12733 Shawnee Rd., Greenwood. Purpose of meeting: Maintenance of ditches, election of officers, tax rates & other pertinent business. For more information, call 302-349-5692.
 
Skeeter Marsh Tax Ditch Meeting
Thursday, January 23 at 7PM
Annual Meeting of Skeeter Marsh Tax Ditches 1, 3 & 4 and Lords Corner Tax Ditch at the workshop of John Short, located at 1853 Lords Corner Road, Sandtown, DE.
 
Gordon Branch Tax Ditch Meeting
January 23 at 2PM 
Held at Broad Creek Grange Hall, 11198 County Seat Hwy., Laurel. To discuss business pertinent to the tax ditch.
 
Thursday Night Auction
January 23 at 5pm
Furniture, antiques & collectibles, selection of sawed lumber, tools, costume jewelry, and household items. Held at 500 N. Bassett St., Clayton. Visit GreenGavelAuction.com or see the 1/4 page ad in the 1/22/2020 issue of The Guide. 
 
Quarter Auction
Friday, January 24
Held at Laurel, DE Fire Hall. Auction starts 7pm, doors open 6pm. Cost $5 includes (1) paddle. Extra paddles, $3. Food & drink for sale. 50/50 raffle! Tickets available at door or from any Laurel Lions member. Extra quarters for sale. Proceeds benefit Laurel Lions projects. Call 302-875-7339 for more information.
 
Sharptown Legion Dinners
Sharptown Legion Post 218 Dinners: Fri., Jan. 24, 5:30pm, Chicken or Beef Cheese Steaks, 7pm Game night; Sat., Jan. 25; 5pm-7pm, Oyster Fritters, Chicken Salad, Peas/Dumplings. Call 410-883-3780 for more information.
 
Estate Auction
Saturday, January 25 at 10AM
Real estate & contents. 3 BR, 2 BA home, vehicles, motorcycle, mowers, tools, antiques, furnishings, & more. Auction held at 31286 Helms Landing Rd., Dagsboro, DE 19939. Preview at 9am. Shown by appt. See the 1/2 page ad in the 1/22/2020 issue of The Guide for more information. 
 
Quarter Auction
Saturday, January 25
Bombers 15/16 U Quarter auction. Held at Grace UMC, 7 S King St., Georgetown, DE. Doors open at 4pm. Auction starts at 5pm. Tickets, $5. Additional paddles, $3. For more information, call 302-462-5947.
 
 
Online Only Auction 
Soft closes Sunday, January 26 at 5PM
Farm equipment, furniture, household items, antiques, jewelry, & much more. Bidding now open. Visit ReaganWatsonAuctions.com or see the 1/2 page ad in the 1/22/2020 issue of The Guide for more information. 
 
Tax Ditch Meetings
Monday, January 27 at 7PM
The annual meeting of the following tax ditch committees will be held on January 27, at 7pm at the Ellendale Fire Hall. Anyone living in these areas are invited to attend. Gravely Branch; Maple Marsh; Ellendale; Redden; Robbins & Oakley.
 
Quarter Auction
Monday, January 27 
To Benefit The Junior Class of Delmar High School. Location: Cafeteria. Delmar High School, 200 N. Eighth Street, Delmar, DE. Doors: 5:30pm, Starts 6:30pm. First Paddle, $5, Additional Paddles $3 Each. For more information, email: DelmarvaEvents@gmail.com.

Woodenhawk Tax Ditch Meeting
Monday, January 27 at 1PM
Woodenhawk Tax Ditch Annual Meeting will be held on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 1pm at the home of Dan Vanderwende 2667 Seashore Hwy., Greenwood, DE. All members welcome. Important tax ditch business to be discussed.
 
Free Flu Vaccination Clinics
Get your flu shot today! Dover, Milford, & Seaford, Delaware. Walk-in and appointments are available. Ages 9 & up. Visit Flu.Delaware.gov or see the 1/2 page ad in the 1/22/2020 issue of The Guide. 
 
East Coast Auctions
Monday, January 27 at 5PM 
Located on Route 13 across from Armiger’s. 28883 Sussex Highway, Laurel, DE 19956. Estate sale from the Gun Merchant out of Federalsburg, MD. (3) Cast iron Cannons, US Coast Guard Buoy Boat Light, dry sink, metal corner shelf, wooden side table, Oak ice box, wooden decoys, asst. of trucks and cars. Hess trucks, coke crates, large red cast iron pot, black hog pot, wrought iron table and chairs, wrought iron lounger, wooden lighthouse and bench, bronze horse statue & lamps. Metal gas can, cast iron pots and pans, butcher block, old lanterns, (2) pumps, milk bottles, crocks and jugs, old saws, two-man hand saw, buffalo statue, black scale, plant stands, wooden hand planes, wooden levels, (3) bedroom sets. Gun safe, cedar chest, wooden baby cradle, fire hydrant, wooden swing plus much more. No buyers premium. Auctioneer Jack White. For more info call 302-249-0812, 302-682-3874, or 302-519-6074. Upcoming sale on February 10 to sell the guns, ammo. and accessories from the Estate of the Gun Merchant. Registration and filing will be done by Furnishings Plus out of Delmar, DE. Please check next weeks Guide for complete gun listing. Hope to see you there!
 
2 Online Auctions - Bidding now!
Doll Auction, ends Tuesday, January 28, 7pm; Sports & Novelty Card, ends Wednesday, January 29, 7pm. Visit GreenGavelAuction.com or see the 1/4 page ad in the January 15 issue of The Guide. 
 
Tyndall Tax Ditch
Thursday, January 30 at 7PM
Annual meeting held at home of Richard G. James, 28222 James Rd., Laurel, DE.
 
Tax Ditch Meetings
Thursday, January 30 at 7PM
The following tax ditches will hold annual meetings on Thursday, January 30, 2020, 7pm at Burt Messick’s Shop, 26677 Fire Tower Rd., Laurel, DE. For Mt. Zion, Cool Branch & Mirey Branch. Any questions call Burt Messick, 302-245-2272.
 
Cash Bingo
Every Wednesday night
Held at Seaford Elks Lodge, Elks Rd. Min. payout $140 per Bingo event specials. Good food. Non-smoking event. Must be 18 to attend/play. Doors open 5:30pm. Bingo 7pm. Call 410-603-0383 for more information.