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Community Events | January 2019

Wicomico Young Farmers Consignment Auction
Saturday, January 5
Wicomico County Young Farmers 25th Annual Consignment Auction. Inclement weather date is Saturday, January 12. Held on the Corner of
Wallertown Rd. & Main St. Ext. 24169 Main St. Ext., Mardela Springs, MD 21837. Farm & Construction Equipment, Trucks, Tools, ATVs, Lawn Mowers. No Buyer's Premium. Consign early to take full advantage of the free advertising. To consign, please call Thomas at 443-235-9736 or Charles at 410-251-9562.
Homestyle Ham, Chicken & Dumpling Dinner
Saturday, January 12 from 3PM-7PM
Held at the VCF Ruritan Club, 29 Ruritan Ln., Viola, DE 19979
Adults: $14 - Children: $8. This is an All You Can Eat Dinner Event. Menu: Pulled Chicken, Chicken Salad, Dumplings, Baked Ham, Cole Slaw, String Beans, Mashed Potatoes, Applesauce, Rolls, Assorted Cakes, Tea & Coffee. Take out orders also available. Proceeds from the dinner help fund local college scholarships. For more information, call 302-284-9588 or 302-284-4464.
Divine Destiny Church 12th Anniversary
Sunday, January 13
All are invited to attend the Divine Destiny Church of God 12th Pastoral/Church Anniversary, Sunday, January 13. Bishop Donovan Jenkins is the Pastor. 8843 Cannon Rd., Bridgeville, DE 19933. 11AM Service, with Speaker:  Elder Keyan Wise; 5PM Service,
with Speaker Bishop Marvin  Morris; Singing, Praising & Fellowship. Call 302-245-5161 for more information. 
Gumboro Tax Ditch Meeting
Monday, January 14 at 7:30PM
The annual tax ditch meeting will be held Monday 1/14/19, at the Gumboro Community Center beginning at 7:30PM 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
Houston Thoroughgood Tax Ditch Meeting
Monday, January 14 at 9AM
Annual Meeting of the Houston Thoroughgood Tax Ditch will be held on Monday, January 14, 9AM at Hickory Hill Church. Molly Field Rd., Millsboro, DE. 
Annual Tax Ditch Meetings
Tuesday, January 15
St. Johnstown, 6PM; Whitemarsh 6:30PM; Nanticoke River, 7PM; 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 information, call 302-349-5692.
Tyndall Tax Ditch
Thursday, January 17 at 7PM
Annual Meeting at home of Richard G. James, 28222 James Rd., Laurel, DE.
Smoked Brisket, Ribs, & More
Friday, January 18 thru Sunday, January 20
The Store in Gumboro will be having smoked brisket and ribs, fried chicken livers, soups
and desserts. Call 302-238-7885 for more information. Location: 37100 Millsboro Hwy., Millsboro, DE.
Annual Adamsville & Double Fork Tax Ditch
Saturday, January 19 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.
Georgetown Tax Ditch Meeting
Saturday, January 19 at 10AM
The annual meeting of the taxables of Deep Creek, Georgetown Vaughn, Layton Vaughn, Phipps, Mifflin & Shorts tax ditches will be held on Saturday, January 19 at 10AM 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.
Soup & Sandwich
Saturday, January 19 from 11AM until sold out.
Held at Mardela Springs Fire House, Station St. Eat in or carry out. Variety of Homemade Soups, Oyster Fritters, Homemade Dumplings & Chicken Salad, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Chicken Tender Baskets, French Fries, Hot/Cold Beverages. For sale RADA Brand knives, flavoring and nuts for baking. Bake table. 
Also, don't miss Sportsman’s Bash on March 16. 

Wiley Tax Ditch Meeting
Saturday, January 19 at 9:30AM
The annual tax ditch meeting for the Wiley Tax Ditch will be Saturday, January 19 at 9:30AM at the shed of Donald Collins to be followed by the Phillips tax ditch at 10:00.
Fried Chicken Dinner
Saturday, January 19 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.
Millsboro All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast
Saturday, January 19
Held 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.
Chicken & Dumpling Dinner
Saturday, January 19 (Weather Permitting)
Starts at 6pm. Held at 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. 302-629-5404 or 302-629-4662. No carry-outs.
Viola All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast
Sunday, January 20
VCF Ruritan Club’s All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast located at 29 Ruritan Ln., Viola, DE 19979. 8am - 10:00am. Adults: $8 Children under 12 - $4. Children 6 & Under - Free.  Menu: Scrapple, Homefries,  Eggs, Bacon, Chipped Beef Gravy, Sausage Gravy, Sage Sausage, reg. Sausage Links, Biscuits, Pancakes, French  Toast, Fruit, OJ, Milk, Tea, Coffee. For more information, call: 302-284-9588. 
Skeeter Marsh Tax Ditch Meeting
Thursday, January 24
Annual Meeting of Skeeter Marsh Tax Ditches 1, 3 & 4 and Lords Corner Tax Ditch will be held at 7:00pm at the workshop of John Short, located at 1853 Lords Corner Rd., Sandtown, DE. 
Laurel Lions Quarter Auction
Friday, January 25
Laurel, DE Fire Hall-10th St. Doors Open 6pm, Auction 7pm. Tickets: $5-1st paddle $3 add’l paddles. Call Shirley for more info: 302-875-2823.
Bombers 14U Quarter Auction
Saturday, January 26 
Held at Grace United Methodist Church, 7 S. King St., Georgetown, DE. Doors open at 4pm. Auction starts at 5pm. Tickets: $5. Additional paddles $3. For questions, call 302-462-5947.
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet
Saturday, January 26
Held from 8am-10am at Laurel American Legion Post 19, 12168 Laurel Rd., Laurel, DE $8/person. Assorted breakfast items. Sponsored by the American Legion Riders. Open to the public. To-go available.
Spaghetti Dinner
Saturday, January 26
The County Seat Cruisers Spaghetti Dinner will be held from 12pm-5pm.
$10/adult, $5 children 3-12. Marvel Museum, 510 S. Bedford Ave., Georgetown. For more information, call Mable at 302-398-8999.
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast
Sunday, January 27
22, 32369 Longneck Rd., Unit 18, Palmer Shopping Center. Breakfast from 8-11am, Adults $7, kids under 12, $3. Turkey Shoot 10:30 am. Ceramic Night Monday, January 28, 7pm, $15 for your piece, paint, instruction & a lot of fun. All the above are open to the public. Call 302-945-2599 for more information.
Woodenhawk Tax Ditch
Monday, January 28
The Woodenhawk Annual Tax Ditch Meeting will be held at 1pm at the home of Dan Vanderwende. 2667 Seashore Hwy., Greenwood, DE. All members welcome. Important tax ditch business to be discussed.
Raccoon Tax Ditch Annual Meeting
Monday, January 28
Raccoon Tax Ditch Annual Meeting to be held Monday, January 28,
2019 at 7:30pm at home of Gary W. Jones, 16642 Whitesville Rd., Delmar, DE 19940. 
Greenwood Tax Ditch Meeting
Monday, January 28 at 7PM

Annual meeting of Hickman Tax Ditch will be on 1/28/19, 7PM at the home of Terry Algier, 1477 Hickman Rd., Greenwood, DE.
Ellendale Tax Ditch Meeting
Monday, January 28 at 7PM
The annual meeting 
of the following tax ditch committees will be held on Jan. 28, at 7PM at the Ellendale Fire Hall. Anyone living in these areas are invited to attend. Gravely Branch; Maple Marsh; Ellendale; Redden; Robbins & Oakley. 
W. Branch/E. Nanticoke Tax Ditch
Thursday, January 31
W. Branch/E. Nanticoke Tax Ditch Meeting. Jan. 31, Tatman Farm Shop, 5:30pm.
Cash Bingo
Every Wednesday Night
Held at Seaford Elks Lodge, Elks Rd. Minimum 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.
Oyster & Pork Sandwich Sale
1st Saturday of Every Month
Odd Fellows of Laurel Charity Lodge will have their Oyster & Pulled Pork Sandwich Sale on the 1st Saturday of every month 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.
Free Flu Vaccination Clinics
DE Dept. of Health and Social Services is offering free flu vaccination clinics at multiple locations in Sussex County. Visit for more information or see the 1/2 page ad in the 1/16/19 issue of The Guide.
T.S. Smiths Orchard Point
Month of January
Happy New Year from T.S. Smiths Orchard Point Market!
For the month of January, Enjoy 20% off all Apple and Cider Purchases! Plus, with any size coffee, get a free Apple Crisp Donut. Please be sure to check out our Homemade Soup, Deli & Breakfast Sandwiches, they are fabulous! Also, we are still cutting Fresh Broccoli, Cauliflower, Kale and Collards. Don’t Forget on Saturdays, All DE Residents enjoy 20% off Baked Goods, Soups and Sandwiches! Thank you for your continued Support! Call 302-727-1983 for more information.