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Community Events | February 2020

Thursday Night Auction
Thursday, February 6 at 5PM
Contemporary furniture, antiques & collectibles, selection of nice glassware, selection of sterling silver, an assortment of tools, and household items. Held at 500 N. Bassett St., Clayton. Visit or see the 1/2 page ad in the 2/5/2020 issue of The Guide. 
Major Truck Load Auction
Thursday, February 6 at 5PM
Held at 25631 Auction Rd., Federalsburg, MD. Name brand store returns, overstock & discontinued items. Name brand scratch-dent appliances from another major US retailer. Auction conducted by A. Curtis Andrew Auction. Call 410-754-8826 for more information. See the 1/2 page ad in the 2/5/2020 issue of The Guide for more information. 
Charity Prize Bingo
Friday, February 7 at 6PM
VCF Ruritan Building, Viola, DE. First card - $15. Additional cards - $5 each.
Sharptown Legion Dinners
Sharptown Legion Post 218. Dinners Friday, February 7 at 5:30PM-7PM. Cook to order. Saturday, February 8, 5PM-7:30PM - Homemade spaghetti. Sunday, February 9, 7:30AM-10:30AM S.A.L. Breakfast, Turkey Shoot 11AM. Call 410-883-3780 for more information.
Breakfast & Lunch
Saturday, February 8 at 7AM
Gumboro United Methodist. Held at Old Gumboro School. Oyster Sandwiches.
Roast Beef Dinner
Saturday, February 8 from 3PM-6PM
Held at Asbury UM Church, 603 Main St., Sharptown, MD. Eat In or Carry Out, $13. Children, Ages 6-12, eat in, $7. Children under age 6, eat free. Homemade Sweet Potato Biscuits, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Cole Slaw. Assorted Desserts are Extra.
Benefit Dance
Saturday, February 8 from 8:30 to 12:30
Benefit Dance for Scholarship, Front Page news, Delmar VFW. $10 donation. Call 302-846-2688 for more information.
Black History Celebration Service
Sunday, February 9 at 5PM
Held at Divine Destiny Church of God, 8843 Cannon Rd. Bridgeville, DE Speaker: Dupree J. Johnson. All Are Welcome!
Onsite Internet Only Auction
Complete liquidation of a fully furnished 1950s/60s era condo, including Kitsch floor & table lamps, cookie jars, kitchenware, vintage movie star photos, and much more. Bidding now open! Soft closes Sun. 2/9, 5pm. Visit,, or see the 1/2 page ad in the 2/5/20 issue of The Guide. 
Food Sale
Sunday, February 9 at 2PM
Consisting of can goods, dry goods, paper goods, cleaning supplies, candy, beverages, frozen vegetables, entrees, desserts & variety of meats!
All You Can Eat Breakfast
Sunday, February 9 from 8AM-12PM
American Legion Post 19 S.A.L. & Auxiliary. Held at 12168 Laurel Rd., Laurel.
$9 for adults, $4 for children 10 & under, children under 5 free. 
Herring Run Tax Ditch
Monday, February 10 at 7PM
The annual meeting of the Herring Run Tax Ditch will be held at Atlanta Road Alliance Church, 22625 Atlanta Rd., Seaford, DE. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss: Maintenance of the ditch, election of officers, tax rate & other business pertinent to the ditch. In case of inclement weather, call 302-629-4658 for status of meeting.
East Coast Auctions
Monday, February 10 at 5PM 
Located on Rt. 13 across from Armiger’s. 28883 Sussex Highway Laurel, DE 19956. Estate sale of the Gun Merchant, Federalsburg, MD. Guns to include CIA PW87 and JW800 Shotgun, Brazil MP54 rifle, Auto-Ordance M1c rifle, Mossberg 500 shotgun, WWE WW-15 Rifle, Savage 93 & 64 Rifle, Savage 944 Shotgun, Mauser Spanish M1893 Rifle, TriStar Auto3 Shotgun, Baikal MP310 Shotgun, M1 Garand, Smith Corona, Arisake M38, Savage Springfield Model 944, Mosin- Nagant 91/30, Ruger, plus a few other guns. Smith and Wesson and Granite Security Gun safe, 2010 Mahindra 8560 Tractor 83HP, 127 working hours, 4 wheel drive, remote hydraulics w/loader, bush hog, York rake, Pallet Fork, 3-point hitch, bucket and scraper blade, ammo. boxes, ammo., large brass and metal cannon, gun holsters, scopes, knives, army gas cans and belts, foot lockers, metal shelving, cross bow, pellet guns, gun stocks, carved wooden canes, (2) 48 star flags, gun oils and cases, gun purses, sausage and coffee grinders, military helmets, blankets and more. Metal detector, 1931 Historical and Literary map of Old Line State of Maryland, gun racks, work bench, metal trough, duck decoys, locks, other gun accessories, plus much more. Auctioneer Jack White. No Buyers Premium. Preview Fri., 10am to 2pm. Sat., 9am to 4pm. Registration and filing of the guns done by Furnishings Plus Delmar, DE. Registration fee for each gun is $30. Guns will be sold between 6:30pm and 7pm. For more info. call 302-249-0812, 302-682-3874, or 302-519-6074.
Sandy Branch Tax Ditch
Wednesday February 12 at 7PM
Annual meeting held at the Selbyville Fire Hall, 30 North Main St., Selbyville, DE. For more information, call Ray Stevens, Secretary/Treasurer.
Short & Hall Tax Ditch 
Wednesday, February 12 at 5:30PM
Meeting will be held at 1150 Hickman Rd., Greenwood.
Cod Creed Tax Ditch Meeting
Wednesday, February 12 at 1PM
Held at Jerry Warrington’s in Laurel, DE.
Free Movie Screening
Friday, February 14 at 7PM
Free screening of “My Name is Bill W”. Held at the Riverfront Theater, 2 S Walnut St, Milford, DE 19963.
Oyster Fritter Sandwiches
Friday, February 14 & Saturday, February 15
Held at The Store in Gumboro. 37100 Millsboro Hwy. Call 302-238-7885 for more information.
Hurley Drain Tax Ditch
Saturday, February 15 at 10AM
Annual meeting held at Workman's Inc. Office, 20135 Hardscrabble Rd., Georgetown.
Shelah Branch Tax Ditch 
Saturday, February 15 at 9:30AM
Annual meeting held at Workman’s Inc. Office, 20135 Hardscrabble Rd., Georgetown.
Sheep Pen Tax Ditch 
Saturday, February 15 at 9AM
Annual meeting held at Workman’s Inc. Office, 20135 Hardscrabble Rd., Georgetown.
Valentine Soul Jam
Saturday, February 15
Held at Milford Senior Center, 111 Park Ave., Milford DE 19963. Doors open
6:30pm. Dance 7pm-11pm. Fried chicken dinner included. $20 pp. Advanced Tickets ONLY. Reserved Seats, 6-8 per table. DJ Music Man. For more information, call Teresa at 302-858-2561.
Chicken & Dumpling Dinner
Saturday, February 15 at 6PM
Woodland U.M. Church. Price is $12, children 6-12, $5, 5 yrs. & under, free. Doors open at 5:30pm. Church is located next to Woodland Ferry House, 4.5 miles west of Seaford. Call 302-629-5404 or 302-629-4662 for more information. No Carry-outs.
Sharptown Legion Dinners
Held at Sharptown Legion Post 218. Friday, February 14, 530PM-7PM, BBQ Chicken over rice; Saturday, February 15, 430PM-730PM, Steak Night DJ Mikey; Sunday, February 16, 2PM NASCAR Daytona 500. Call 410-883-3780 for more information.
New Hope Methodist Dinners
Saturday, February 15 from 11:30AM-3PM
Fried Chicken Dinner, 2 sides & desserts. 

Saturday, February 15 from 11:30AM-3PM 
$13/person. Children, 1/2 price. Carry-outs available. 7338 New Hope Rd., Willards, MD. Call 443-235-0251 for more info.
VCF Scholarship Breakfast
Sunday, February 16 from 8AM-10AM
Held at 29 Ruritan Ln., Viola, DE. Adults, $8; under 12 yrs. old, $4; 6 yrs. & under, Free. Menu: Scrapple, home fries, eggs, bacon, chipped beef gravy, sausage gravy, sage sausage, reg. sausage links, biscuits, pancakes, french toast, fruit, OJ, milk, tea & coffee. Note: We no longer have a monthly breakfast, only Scholarship breakfast occurring in even-numbered months. Info: 302-284-9588. New members/volunteers always appreciated.
Delmarva Collectibles Sale & Show
Sunday, February 16 from 10AM-4PM 
Seafood, Canning and Delmarva Collectibles Sale & Show. Held at 4020 East New Market bypass, East New Market MD 21631. Sponsored by: Dorchester Co. Historical Society. See the 1/4 page ad in the 2/5/2020 issue of The Guide for more information. 
Buck’s Branch Tax Ditch
Monday, February 17 at 7PM
Annual Meeting will be held at Wesley Church Community House. For more info. call 302-249-5007.
Public Auction
Monday, February 17 at 5:15PM
Collins Farming & Auction. Auctioneer, Lee Collins 302-236-0344. CVS Supply Gothic High Tunnel, 21’, Greenhouse Unit 21’x96’x13’ Partially installed in 2017. Buyer will have 30 days to remove from property. Inspection will take place 1-hour prior to sale or by appt. Visit us at Collins Farming and Auction Services, LLC on Facebook for pictures. No buyer’s premium. Payment is due in full on the day of sale. Cash or approved check. Being sold for Debbie Adams (Wife of the late Thomas Ray Adams). Auction held at 34493 Hitch Pond Rd., Laurel, DE
Thursday Night Auction
February 20, 5PM
Over 100 pieces of Roy Rogers memorabilia, furniture, antiques & collectibles, tools, primitives, Longaberger, glassware, advertising, history books, nautical items, and more! Held at 500 N. Bassett St., Clayton. Visit or see the 1/4 page ad in the 2/19/20 issue of The Guide. 
Family Movie Night
Friday, February 21 at 6PM
Featuring the movie, Overcomer. Held at Divine Destiny Church of God, 8843 Cannon Rd., Bridgeville, DE 19933. Serving refreshments. All are welcome!
Sharptown Legion Dinners
Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22
Sharptown Legion Post 218 Dinners: Fri., Feb. 21, 530PM-7PM, Fried Shrimp & Fried Wings. Saturday, February 22, 5PM-7PM, Oyster Fritters, Chicken Salad, Peas ‘n Dumplings. Call 410-883-3780 for more information.
Quarter Auction
Friday, February 21 at 6PM
Held at Nanticoke Senior Center, 1001 W. Locust St., Seaford, DE 19973. Doors open at 5:30pm. $5 a paddle & $3 ea. additional. Goodies include: Mary Kay, Scentsy, Caitlin Taylor Collectibles, Pampered Chef, CBD Oils, Thirty-One, Paparazzi, Simply Southern, Nail Street & more! Drinks & food available.

Sportsman’s Auction Weekend
February 21-23
Annual Mid-Winter Classic Sportsman's Auction. 175 lots of decoys, oyster items, & firearms. Visit for more information. Online bidding closing 6pm, Sun. 2/23. 12100 Mears Sta. Rd., Hallwood, VA 23359.
Online Auction
Closing Sunday, February 23
Online Only Auction featuring 800+ lots including antique furniture, appliances, glassware, collectibles, & more. Closing 5PM on Sunday, February 23. Visit or see the 1/2 page ad in the 2/19/20 issue of The Guide. 
AYCE Dinner
Sunday, February 23 from 1PM-4PM.
All you can eat Beef N Dumplin' dinner.Friends of the Laurel Library at Delmar VFW. $15, under 6 free. Carry-out available. Tickets purchased at the door. Proceeds Benefit Laurel Public Library youth programs.
Tax Ditch Meeting
Monday, February 24 at 5PM
Skeeter Marsh II Tax Ditch Annual Meeting held at 242 Curvy Lane, Felton, DE.
Annual Meeting
Tuesday, February 25 at 5PM
Annual Meeting Harrington-Beaver Dam Tax Ditch - Tuesday, 2/25 at 5pm. Szelestei Farm, 1607 Butterpat Road, Hartly.
Marydel Tax Ditch Meeting
Tuesday, February 25 at 7PM
Marydel Tax Ditch Meeting held at 671 Bryants Corner Rd., Hartly, DE 19953.
Tax Ditch Meeting
Thursday, February 27 at 6PM
Warren Tax Ditch annual meeting on February 27 at 6pm. Held at 2139 Berlin Rd., Unit 6, Georgetown, DE.
Lenten Fish Dinners
Fridays starting February 28
Knights of Columbus. Lenten Fish Dinners at Our Lady of Lourdes Hall, every Friday, starting February 28-April 3. 4:30pm-7pm. $10/pp. Menu includes: Baked breaded flounder or vegetable lasagna w/the choices of scalloped potatoes, mac and cheese, glazed carrots, cut green beans. All meals incl. a roll, homemade soup & cole slaw. Desserts available. Coffee and tea provided.
Retirement Celebration
Saturday, February 29 at 3PM
Retirement Celebration for Leonard Eley of Len's Barber Shop. Saturday, February 29 at 3:00pm at Paul Laurence Dunbar Elementary in Laurel, DE. Please call 302-875-7997 if you plan to attend. RSVP by 2/26/20.
Real Estate Auction
Saturday, February 29 at 10AM 
Property to be sold with no reserve. 20,000 sq. ft. lot containing home built in 1975. 7680 Fentral Ave., Salisbury. Visit or see the 1/2 page ad in the 2/19/20 issue of The Guide. 
Indoor Yard Sale
Saturday, February 29 from 8-2pm 
Indoor Yard Sale VFW Post 7478 in Greenwood, DE. Tables $10 cash only. AUCE Pancake/Scrapple 9-2pm til gone. $7 adults, under 12 $3.50. Bake sale. Vendors/Yard Salers welcome. For info. contact Margo Ellers at 302-883-4922.
Clothing Giveaway
Saturday, February 29 from 10AM-12Noon 
Held at Laurel Church of Christ, 1010 S. Central Ave., Laurel, DE 19956.
Quarter Auction
Saturday, February 29
Diamond State Ducks 10U Quarter Auction in Greenwood, Delaware. Being held at Woodbridge Early Childhood Gymnasium, 400 Governors Ave. Doors open at 10:30am. Incredible prizes & delicious food For more information email: or call 302-249-6917.
AYCE Taco Night
February 29 from 5PM-7PM 
American Legion Post 218 Sharptown. Margaritas & Buckets of Beer, $10 Advance, $12 at door. Children under 8, $5. Benefits Heroes Haven. For tickets & information, call 443-235-5021 or online
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.