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 Covsrr Sussex is preparing for the first annual County Fair in July, set for Georgetown. All aboard the Sussex Fair Express July 3-5 The Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Del Tech Owens Campus are bringing all roads to the Sussex County Airport just south of Rt. 9, with the Sussex County Fair Express on July 3-5 for the first annual County Fair. Musical entertainment is just one of the headline events to be featured during the three-day fair. There will also be an antique car show, animals at a petting zoo for the kids, horseshoe tournament, bike rally, soccer tournament, as well as rides and vendors galore. Local amateur musical enter- tainers will have a chance to win prize money plus four hours of recording time as part of the fes- tivities Saturday, July 5. The tal- ent contest is being sponsored by First State Chevrolet and Mid- South Audio, both of George- town, and will begin at 6 p.m. All acts will perform to the back-up music of the band 'q'be Cruzers." Anyone interested in competing in the talent show should send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Talent Contest Committee, 108 Elizabeth St., Georgetown DE 19947. Or call Bob PAckers, 934-7974, or Cathy Lingo, 856-2836 for in- formation. There will be a small application fee and contestants will be limited. Other activities slated for Satur- day include a bike rally, chaired by Dwight Hastings. Three cours- es (10 miles, 30 miles and 60 miles) have been routed through the Sussex countryside and any- one interested in participating should call Hastings at 856-7415. A four-team soccer tournament will provide entertainment for those not-so-active sports lovers. Two teams from New York, one from Ocean City and one local team will begin competition on Friday. An exhibition game is planned for Saturday. Also on Saturday, a health expo will be on-going throughout the fairgrounds. Welcoming ceremonies for the Sussex County Fair will take place at 1 p.m., Friday, July 4. That evening, the U.S. Navy Band will provide entertainment which will be followed by a gala fire- works display. Friday and Satur- day activities begin at 10 a.m. Gates open Thursday at 3 p.m., and the U.S. Army Band will per- form that evening. There is no admission charge, however a $2 per car parking fee will benefit the Boy Scouts. En- trance to the fairgrounds will be at the airport east entrance on Truck Route 9 (Industrial Park Boule- yard). Applications for any aspect of the fair are available at the office of the Greater Georgetown Cham- ber of Commerce. For more infor- mation call 856-1544. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May 30 - June 5, 1997 - 67 Cdebraang Delaware's Greenways & Trails Hit the Trail and Get on a Greenway! Hiking, biking, running, walking clinics Bike the baywith the ferry Greenway information Canoe and hike at Abbott's Mill Town walks in Lewes, Milton and Milford Live music by Sand Creek Songs and stories byJackie LaGuardia " Seaside Nature Trail walkwith Naturalist Chris Bennett Broadkill River Tourwalkwith Nature Conservancy . Lewes Bike Tour led by Lewes Cycle Sports ) andmuch, muchmore. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT DELAWARE STATE PARKS AT