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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, February 28- March 6, 1997 - Milton Balloon Fest looking to nch on May 10 By Rosanne Pack With the calendar rolling into March, launch plans are warming up for the eighth annual Delmarva Hot Air Balloon and Crafts Festi- val. Set for Saturday, May 10, orga- nizers know that the time will fly until it&apos;s time to get the festival and the colorful balloons off the ground. Don Post, special events coordi- nator for the Sussex Chapter of the American Diabetes Associa- tion said he is aLready enthusiastic about the response so far to re- quests for sponsors and exhibitors. The Greenwood Trust Company, a member of the NOVUS Net- work, has signed on as a present- ing sponsor, and Milford Memori- al Hospital has committed as a Silver Sponsor. "We are hearing daily from peo- ple who want to buy advertising in our booklet; and we hope to get more sponsors," Post said. Ad sales in the booklet counts as one of the major fundraisers for the annual event that benefits the ADA. Post said some reservations for full page ads, such as the one placed by Beebe Hospital, have Li'l Abner Continued from page 54 made from berries that only come from a tree in front of the Yokum residence. This tonic, evidenfly, is the rea- son why Li'l Abner is so big and handsome while others in the town don't measure up to his physical attributes. Complicating the situation is millionaire business tycoon Gen- eral Bullmoose, played by junior Scan Fahey, who with his girl- friend, Appassionata (senior Cede Tortes), set out to steal the rights to the famous Yokumberry Tonic. already come in. "We sent our ad information out recently," he said. "We are getting a good response to that as well as to the announcements for vendor space. We are sending out five or six applications a day for vendor space. "We are getting really excited! I'm not sure where we'll put everyone, but there will be space for all. And the visitors to the fes- tival will really benefit from the numbers and the variety of ex- hibitors ." The festival attracts more than 125 craft, art and food vendors each year, and booth space rental is another major source of funding for the event. The main draw of the festival is the gathering of 25 hot air bal- loons. Reservations are already being taken for morning hot air balloon rides at $150 a person. Weather permitting, there will be tethered balloon rides during the day. Literally a highlight of the event is the Evening Glow when tethered balloons are inflated and illuminated simultaneously. The day's entertainment will be Mammy Yokum (junior Bethany Cole), Pappy Yokum (junior Justin Howarth), Marryin' Sam (junior Rob Warfield) and Earth- quake McGoon (senior Kevin Price) add their pizzazz to this de- lightful musical along with other favorite Dogpatch residents such as Fleagle, Scarlett, Moonbeam, Available, and Stupifying. In all, a cast and crew of more than 50 stu- dents will treat audiences to A! Capp's wit through their acting, singing and dancing talents. Pre-sale tickets are available for purchase at the school, and there will be ticket sales at the door the nights of performances. Call (410) 641-3575 for infor- mation. 207 Rehoboth Avenue 227-1986 Rehoboth Beach Great Margaritas! Fine Mexican Fare! Happy Hour Nightly 5-7 p.m. I/2 PRICE I FAJITA NIGHT Every Open 7Days Dinner Served 5-10 p.m. Lunch Served Noon to 5 p.m. Sat. & Sun, 55 headlined by the recently reorga- nized First State Force band made up of Delaware State Police and members of other law enforce- ment organizations. Post reminds everyone that en- try to the festival is free of charge with only a $3 fee for parking. The Jolly Trolley from Dewey Beach will provide shuttle service from the festival grounds to downtown Milton and the Gover- nors' Walk area. More than 10,000 people are expected to attend the Hot Air Balloon and Craft Festival, and activities are projected to raise al- most $50,000 for diabetes pro- grams and research. The ADA is still accepting sponsors with categories of Pre- senting, $7,500; Platinum, $5,000; Gold, $3,000 and Silver, $1,500. Other donations or questions about program ads, exhibitors or entertainment can be made by calling Post or Mary Hughes at 684-8404. Live Entertainment Satuzday - "Mighty Head" * Wednesday - "ClEft ltlllts" 1/2 Price Pizza Thursday EARLY BIRD MENU $12.95 'All entrees are served with a field green garden salad, fresh vegetable and chef's choice of starch) Monday thru Saturday 5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. ALL NIGHT SUNDAY Grilled Lamb Steak and Cake Chops Acenteecut New York Strip steak cooked to your specitications, Two lamb chops, grilled to coupled with a broiled jumbo 'pedection and served with a side lump crab cake. Wine of mint jelly. Wine suggestion: suggestion: Coppeddge Pinot , Coppendge Cabemet Sauvignon Nolr 3.25 glass " 3.25 glass  Grllled Pork Loin 'lander cut pod<loin, topped with an applejack cider cream and sauteed wild mushrooms. Wine suggestion: Coppeddge I Chardennay 3.25 glass Style, Fresh Baked Breakfast Croissants Creole Sea Scallops Cream of Crab Soup Flounder Vlctorla's Filet of Rounder stuffed with shrimp impedal, baked until golden brown. Wine suggestion: Copperidge White Zinfandel 3.25 .ah... glass Grace, S op histica ti on Full Children's Why go anywhere else when Menu for you can dine at Victoria's? Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner "Where the only thing we overlook is the ocean." Stuffed Oysters New York Strip Steak and several other delectable selections In the  Four Diamond Boardwalk Restaurant Olive Ave & The Boardwalk Rehoboth Beach 227-0615