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Seaford Towne & Country Fair set for Ross Plantation over Labor Day Living history will be an impor- tant part of the Seaford Towne & Country Fair on the grounds of the Ross Plantation Labor Day week- end. More than 35 members of the 2nd Maryland Company G will arrive and set up camp on Friday, the night before the Towne & Country Fair. The camp will be a replica of a Civil War encamp- Steppin Out Continued from page 72.. PEDDLER'S VILLAGE Ashby's Oyster House: Route 24 Every Wednesday is Ladies' Night with DJ Dave Lemmon from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. For infor- mation, call 945-4070. MILFORD Banking House Inn: 112 N.W. Front Street. Live jazz overlooking the Mispillion River every Friday starting at 5 p.m. with free hors d'oeuvres. For in- formation, call 422-5708. Labor Day Continued from page 69 And what better way to bid a fond farewell to Summer, 1997, than by joining the mourners at the 12th Annual Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral. The funeral proces- sion is set to take place Monday, Sept. 1, at about 5:30 p.m. at North First Street and the Bethany Beach Boardwalk, preceded by "The Wake" at 5 p.m. The Funeral ends with "The Reception" at 6 p.m. Although tradition dictates ment complete down to the type of tents. All activities, cooking, washing, etc., will be done as it was in the 1860s. Many of the soldiers will also have family members with them to take part in camp life. During the two days of the fair, there will be "living history" vi- gnettes of camp life including a wedding, funeral, fashion show, a firing demonstration, and cooking demonstration. The Confederate troop has been together for 10 years and.is one of four 6n the Eastern Shore. Its members come from all over Maryland and Delaware and some are .even high school students. (The average age of a soldier in the Civil War was 14). Many of those who get involved in the re- enactments can trace relatives who fought in the Civil War. Members of Company G spend many weekends during spring and summer at encampments like the one taking place at the Towne and Country Fair. Authenticity is the key word. that the route not be planned in ad- vance, organizers indicated the procession will probably head south down the boardwalk to Garfield Parkway to Pennsylvania Avenue. From there, the proces- sion will travel back up Garfield Parkway and return to the board- walk. Mourners are encouraged to dress the part for Bethany's "Mar- di Gras." The Rehoboth Beach Bandstand features entertainment every e'ening over Labor Day Week- end. On Friday, Aug. 29, Jerry El- derly and the Juveniles will per- form, followed on Saturday, Aug. The clothing, weapons, tents, etc., are exact replicas of those used and worn by soldiers and family members in the 1860s. Their "hobby" can be expensive (except for lodging) because a uniform can cost as much as $1,500, with a musket costing more than $400. The fair is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30, and Sunday, Sept. 31. There will be a full slate of entertainment set for the fair including a variety of mu- sic and the Little Miss Towne & Country Pageant scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday. There will be crafts and food vendors, area artists' displays, demonstrations on everything from soap making to basket weav- ing, mansion tours, children's games and activities, carriage and wagon rides, antique cars and tractors and a petting zoo. On Saturday, the Southern Delaware Hot Rod Association will have a car show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Towne & Country Fair is sponsored by the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce. 30 with the Tim Laushey Orches- tra and the famous Delaware State Marching Band on Sunday, Aug. 31. All performances begin at 8 p.m. The weekend's grand finale will find Sammy "Mr. Rehoboth" Fer- ro and friends amassed at the Re- hoboth Beach Bandstand for the annual Piping Out ceremony, which begins at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 1. Everyone is encouraged to bring a kazoo, spoons or even a real mu- sical instrument and join in the fun in parading out the summer of 1997. Harbor L igh.ts restaurant Starting lOpm Friday, Aug. 29th-Tom Larsen "Serving delicious food with a relaxed atmosphere for the whole family." Located Route 1, Bethany Beach, Delaware 1mile south of the Indian River Inlet Bridge (next to Harbor View Motel) Open Daily - 5 p.m. (Closed This Tuesday) (302) 539-3061 ALLM'.ORC.EO.CARDS CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August 29 - September 4, 1997 -- 73 S The Original Place For Ribs'. $1 OFF BREAKFAST BUFFET , $2 OFF i :' RIB DINNER ,' ! I I REHOBOTH LOCATION ONLY (Not valid with any other offers) : i MUST PRESENT COUPON WHEN SEATED. 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ONE COUPON PER PERSON A GREAT Restaurant Tkat Ain't Just For Ribs; SEAFOOD STEAKSj CHICKEN PRIME RIB Route 1, Rehoboth (opposite Kmart) Open Daily 4 p.m. Sun. 3 p.m. (302) 227-1777 LABOR DAY WEEKEND OPEN 3 P.M.