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80 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August 1 - August 7, 1997 Huling Cove offers variety of trips Huling Cove Senior CHEER Casino and more. Center will sponsor a number of excursions, beginning with a trip to Longwood Gardens on Tues- day, Aug. 26. The bus leaves at 1 p.m. and the cost of $18 covers admission, transportation and driver's gratu- ity. The trip includes a 7 p.m. con- cert by the First Symphonic Band and the garden fountain display. A trip to Canada's Thousand Is- lands is scheduled for Sept. 22-25. 'Highlights will include accommo- dations at a luxury hotel, a cruise on the St. Lawrence River, Hull On Thursday, Sept. 11, a trip to Wallop's Island, including a tour of the NASA center and a visit to Assateague Island is planned. "Broadway to Branson" at Lan- caster, Pa., is scheduled for Thurs- day, Oct. 30. A matinee and lunch are includ- ed. Other trips include a theater ex- cursion to see "Marne," and a visit to Wheeling, W. Va., to take in the Festival of Lights and Oglebay's Festival. For more details on these trips, call the center at 645-9239. The cast of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," performed by Possum Point Players' youth theatre group - Possum Juniors. Possum Point Player Juniors finish 1997 summer season Something very special hap- pened recently at Possum Point Players in Georgetown. The youth theatre group - Possum Juniors (PJs) - held their production .of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." After every performance the children in the audience made their way to the stage with their program in hand and 'gently mobbed' the cast asking for auto- graphs ind'pictures. snow White, the Dark Queen and the Prince were special favorites. "This is the first time I can re- member such a phenomenon tak- ing place," said Jim Hartzell, pres- ident of the Possum Point Players. "The Juniors put such a great package together from sets, cos- tumes, acting and lights that the audience was truly transformed to the time and place of Snow White. It was a thrill to observe both the audience and the ensemble. I'm not so sure who was more excited - the little five-year-old looking up at the Dark Queen or Nicole Hoffman from Georgetown, who played the Queen." PJs are the student arm of Pos- sum Point Players, the 24-year old Georgetown Community Theatre. In existence since September, 1995, the PJs are a drama organi- zation created for and by teens. The members, who serve as ap- prentices for several Possum Point Players' shows, also mounted a full-scale theatrical production in 1996 ("Winnie the Pooh") and Big Dogs supports Sea Witch Halloween Festival Big Dogs Sportswear has com- mitted to over $1,000 in sponsor- ship prizes for the Best Costume Pet Contest which is part of the Eighth Annual Sea Witch Hal- loween & Fiddler's Festival. The contest is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand and is broken into six categories: other, cats, dogs 30+ pounds, dogs 11-30 pounds and dogs 10 pounds and under. Big Dogs Sportswear will provide a Big Dog ribbon for each contestant and will offer the fol- lowing prizes for category win- ners: For all three dog categories: First place - stainless steel dog bowl, leash and collar set, sweat- shirt and cap. i Second place - leash and collar set, beach towel and cap. Third place - cap, New Bark Times toy and screen saver. For other and cat categories: First place - $50 gift certifi- cate, polo and cap. Second place - $25 gift certifi- cate, beach towel and cap. Third place - screen saver and cap. The Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler's Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25 and 26, at the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach resort area. For additional information on the festival or the Best Costume Pet Contest, call the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce at 227- 2233, Ext. 11. Subscribe to the Cape Gazette Call 645-7700 today this year they showcased their tal- ent with an adaptation of the clas- sic story "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." Mary DeBasstiani, president of Possum Juniors, and a 15 year-old Sussex Central High School stu- dent, is pleased with the commu- nity's reaction to their show. "We were sold out for a number of per- formances," she said, "and that made all our hard work seem worthwhile. This winter we're thinking of producing a number of one-act dramas. "It will be the first time the PJs have tried drama. We're excited, but need lots of help." Possum Juniors is open to youths in grades six to 12. Month- ly meetings are held the second Monday of the month at Possum Hall in Georgetown. The next meeting is Aug. 11 at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call the Possum Point Players office at 856-3460 on Tuesdays or Thurs- days. "Beach House" Thanks you For 25 Years! Every l:riday Customer Appreciation $1.50 Rail Drinks & Domestic Beers 9-11 p.m. DJ and Dancing Friday & Saturday 9-1 am. Located at 59 Lake Avenue, Rehoboth Reservation 227-6121 REHOBOTH BEACH " LONG NECK Seafood, Steaks, Chicken, Ribs Maryland Steamed Crabs $1.00 Nite ] Buds & Burgers] 1/2 Price Appetizer Nite lb. of Shrimp] Pitcher of [ Beer $9.95 ] Friday Lobster Special 1 Lbs. Whole Maine $9.95 Carry Ous Welcome _Open Daily Happy Hour 3 to 7 PM with FREE BUFFET 302-227-6700 OR 302-945-8900 -N Lunch Buffet[ 1 (Rehoboth $5.95)i I Long Neck Wednesday - Ladies Night with Debbie Lind $7..00 Ladies Drinks on the deck Fri 8/1: Sky Brady 6-8 (Deck) Honeycomb 9-1(Deck) Danny Shivero7:30-11:30 ILotmgel Sat 8/2: Flower Power 9-1 (Deck) Rich Walton 730-11:30(Lounge)