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March 6, 1998

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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, March 6 - March 12, 1998 - 75 Toast the Academy Awards with Rehoboth Film Society on &apos;Oscar Nigm.' March 23 If you're like the millions of people across the country who cling to every second of the Acad- emy Awards each year and stay tuned to find out what designer clothing your favorite stars are wearing, you won't have to partic- ipate vicariously this year. The Cape Rgion will have the next best thing to the Academy Awards when the Rehoboth Film Society hosts its own Oscar Party at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats on Monday, March 23. The evening's star-studded events will include a Chinese auc- tion, hers d'oeuvres, a cash bar and, of course, television broad- casts of the Academy Awards throughout the establishment. Many local businesses have do- nated items for the Chinese auc- tion and organizers said the list of those who are interested in donat- ing time, money and services, keeps getting bigger. Those individuals planning to attend are encouraged to dress in The Rehoboth Beach Film Society creative Hollywood attire and cast their ballots for Oscar winners. Doors will open at 7 p.m. All proceeds from the $15 ad- mission to the event will benefit the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival, which is slated for Thursday, Nov. 12 to Sunday, Nov. 15. The festival is an endeavor of the film society, a group which meets the third Thursday of each month at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats. Tickets to the Oscar Party are available in advance from any film society member, by calling the hotline at 226-3744 or by sending a check made payable to Happy Hour All Drinks 1/2 Price At The Bar 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. With Complimentary Hors d'oeuvres Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays Rehoboth Main Street sets the Rehoboth Beach Film Society P.O. Bo.x 1132, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971. The film society can also be reached via the Internet at <>. Stay tuned for more details about upcoming film festival events. The group's most recent meet- ing was held on Feb. 19. President Rob Rector reported that the festi- val has received the support of several local businesses, including the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. Rector said Bottle & Cork own- er A1 Pires said the festival will begin on Thursday, Nov. 12, at the Bottle & Cork in Dewey Beach, with a grand-opening party. at the New Dewn Inn .estaurant Bar tmcuterie $14.95 Full Course Prix Fixe Dinners ] .Nightly. From 5-6:30 I Lunch 11-2:30 Dinner from 5 ,Sunday brunch 10:30-2:30 Closed Mondays I 142 Second Street m ltistonc Downtown Lewes. 645-7755 ) upcoming 1 Rehoboth Beach Main Street has been planning events for the spring, summer and fall of 1998, beginning with the fifth annual Inn Tour, which will be held Sun- day, April 19. Participating estab- lishments will be offering free tours of their unique bed and breakfasts from 1 to 5 p.m., as well as the chance to win one of five free two-night getaways for two. In order to qualify for a chance to win one of the prizes, all inns on the tour must be visited. Participating establishments in- clude Delaware Inn, Lighthouse Inn, Sea Voice Inn, Lord & Hamilton Seaside Inn, Mallard Guest House and Royal Rose Inn. For more information, call Cindy Vincent at 226-2535. Rehoboth 998 events Beach Main Street will once again sponsor the fireworks celebration, which will take place this year on Sunday, July 5, from a barge off Rehoboth Avenue. The display will begin about 9:30 p.m., fol- lowing a concert featuring the U.S. Army Band. Donations are needed to make this event a reali- ty. The first annual Rehoboth Beach Film Festival is slated Nov. 12-15. The festival will add a rich new dimension to the cultural scene in lower Delaware, and will feature nearly 90 film programs at the Rehoboth Mall Cinema, as well as video and film programs in downtown Rehoboth with film- makers, speakers and educational events. For more information, call Anne Marie Burnell at 227-2772. 4537 Highway One 645-6262 Saturday 7th Thursdays Fridays