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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August I - August 7, 1997 - 65 Millsboro's Big Thursday Festival continues to grow A wide range of live entertain- ment, huge antique and classic car show, a pageant, an auction, a 5K race, carnival, horseshoe tourna- ment, fireworks, vendors and more await visitors to the Big Thursday Festival and Car Show scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7-9. The summer family-fun event is co-sponsored by the Greater Millsboro Chamber of Com- merce, Millsboro Little League, and the Town of Millsboro. All activities, excluding the 5K race, will take place at the Little League Complex on North State Street. For more information, call the chamber at 934-6777. Country music recording artist Daryle Singletary will headline Saturday evening's entertainment, with concerts at 6 and 8 p.m. Sin- gletary, a rising star in country music, has recorded national hits including "Too Much Fun," "I Let Her Lie," and "Amen Kind of Love." Complementing the musi- cal program will be the popular regional band, Dakkota, featuring Dagsboro's own Andrew Tim- mons. The band, who will play at 5 and 7 p.m., offer a blend of tra- ditional country and southern rock. Their original music is com- bined with tunes from Garth Brooks to. the'Rolling Stones. Lawn chairs and blankets are sug- gested. Photos are permitted, but video cameras will not be al- lowed. Advance tickets are $6, and $8 the day of the show. Children un- der six are free. The shows are sponsored in part by CAT Coun- try radio, First Omni Bank, and Boot Scootin' Western Wear. Ticket outlets include all Delaware National Bank branch- es, most branches of Wilmington Trust, Mellon Bank in Dagsboro and PNC in Millsboro. Other Millsboro outlets include Town Hall, Little League, H.E. Williams Co., Mill Pond and Our Place Restaurants and Kersey Homes. On Route 24 east, they are avail- able at State Farm Insurance and the Paperback Exchange in the Village Green complex, and Grot- to Pizza qn Long Neck Road. Boot Scootin' Western Wear on Route 113, Redden, also has tick- .... `tas does the CAT Country stu- dio in Salisbury. For mail orders, send a stamped, self-addressed, envelope and a check payable to Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 187, Mills- barD, DE 19966. The Chamber's popular 50/50 drawing, awarding of its Corvette Sting Ray raffle car, and a fire- works display sponsored by the Town of Millsboro immediately will follow Singletary's last per- formance. Tickets are available from Chamber members. Friday night's entertainment line-up is entirely free. It includes children's puppet and costumed- character shows beginning at 5 p.m., with the Nanticoke Indian dance troupe following at 6:15. Then Millsboro will host its of- ficial send-off for 1997 Miss Delaware, Alison White, starting at 7 p.m. Following her perfor- mance, The Wave All Oldies ra- dio deejay, Kevin Ocean, will spin classic rock and roll tunes until 10 p.m. for an old fashioned dance party. Some of the cars registered for Saturday's antique and classic car show will hold a preview 'cruise-in' on Friday night as well. Other activities include: Auction of general merchan- dise on Thursday, Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. with auctioneer John Clifton. Do- nations are still being accepted, with pick up service available. To donate an item, call 934-6777. Millsboro Pageant, Thursday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. for girls ages 4- 16. Four division titles will be awarded. Girls must live within the 19966 zip code and pre-regis- ter. There will be a maximum of 30 contestants. Food and non-food vendor spaces are still available for Fri- day and Saturday. Call the cham- ber office. DAM 5K Race, Saturday, Aug. 8 at 8 a.m.. This sanctioned race begins and ends at Cupola Park and there will be awards in many age groups. Participants must pre-register. Horseshoe Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 8 a.m. Five competitive classes. Participants must register. Car and Vendor Show, Satur- day, Aug. 8, all day. Located on a separate field on Monroe Street. Forty-three competitive classes, dash plaques for the first 500 cars registered. Open Mike Talent Session, Saturday, Aug. 9, 12:30 to 3:30 4 p.m. Open to all types of perfor- mances; limited to first 15. r     Whole Lobster Dinner ei.e 00.i.g si.ce 198o Monday- Thursday Serving Dinner Daily From 5:30 p.m. Non-Smoking Available Comer of 2nd & Wilmington, Major Cards * Reservations Rehoboth Beach, Delaware * 302-227-6494 i EXPERIENCE OUR IDOLDEN SEASON... 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