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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August 29 - September 4, 1997 - 85 First Delaware Coast Antiques Show and Sale set for Rehoboth The First Annual Delaware Coast Antiqne Show & Sale will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 12-14 at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. The show, coordinated by Amish Country Bike Tour to benefit helmets The 1 lth Annual Amish Coun- try Bike Tour benefiting the Delaware Helmet Bank is sched- uled for Saturday, Sept. 6, in Dover. Participants may opt for either a 25, 50 or 100 mile or metric cen- tury course, all of which start and finish near the Visitor's Center on Federal Street, Legislative Mall. Registration begins at 7 a.m., and the ride starts at 8:15 a.m, and Will be held rain or shine. The route features almost com- pletely fiat, lightly traveled back roads through Kent County's Amish countryside. The well-marked course is con- tinuously patrolled by sag wagons on alert for riders with physical or mechanical problems. The registration fee is $18 for adults, $12 for children under 16, and $36 for family of one or two adults and any children under 16 before Se.pt. 1. After Sept. 1, the " registration is $25, and $15 for children under 16. t- The registration fee includes a map and marked route, phone- equipped sag wagons, a water- bottle (distributed to the first 500 entrants), a post-ride pig roast from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., a therapeu- tic massage, pool and shower fa- cilities at the YMCA, and live mu- sic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The featured" bands are CR Show Choir, Hy Tyde, Shallow Rain, Azure Drake, Latex Red, Dreamscape and more, all appear- ing at Legislative Hall. The ride will be limited to the first 200 registrants. The proceeds of the event will benefit the Delaware Helmet Pro- gram, providing bicycle helmets and educational materials through the schools in Delaware. For more information , call 302-697-6400. Bus trip to AMFRAM festival set for Sept. 6 A trip to AMFRAM, an African-American Festival in Bal- timore will be hosted by Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 6. The bus will leave the church at 7 a.m. and travel to Camden Yards, the site "of the festival. The festival will feature ethnic food, entertainment, games and more. The trip is free for church members and $20 for non-members. The cost includes transportation and admission costs. All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call Diaz at 645-7544 or Sallie at 645-5574. Melvin L. Arion of Laurel, will feature 35 dealers offering a wide range of merchandise, from early American, primitive, and period furniture, but no pieces later than the Victorian period; accessories such as fine early china and glass- ware, nautical items, estate jewel- ry, and Oriental rugs and other textiles. Exhibitors include Sally Fine's Classics from Charlestown, S.C.; James L. Price, Margaret Johnson Sutor, RFD" Antiques, Christopher Brey, Larry Schildt. Roger Stevens of the Sportsmans Den, Parmer's Rustic Roost, Sally Good, and Cedar House Antiques, all of Pennsylvania; Virginians Gentry's Antiques, Louise Firtell, Derby's Antiques, and John Long; and Delawareans Ruth Mervine, O'Bier's Antiques, Ralph Baker, and Sharon White. Maryland will be represented by Sims Rogers, Marshy Hope, Country Treasures, David Vaughn, Crawford's Antiques, The Spencer Collection. Judy Welton of Crazy Mountain An- tiques, Sudley Road Antiques. Antiques on the Bay, Stuart Mays, Ralph Russum, Gladys Spare, Pe- te's Pickens, Myrtle Coleman of Manger Antiques, A & N An- tiques, and the Firehouse Antique Center of Galena. "My goal is to build a quality show with affordable antiques," said Arion. He chose Rehoboth, he said, be- cause "it's a second home to clientele from Philadelphia, Wilmington, Baltimore and Washington." Arion said holding the show in September was a natural choice since the weather is still mild but traffic problems are lessened. The show hours are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food will be available. Admis- sion is $4.50, and $4 for those who bring a copy of this story. EXPERIENCE OUR GOLDEN SEASON... October 16  October 19 Boney aones q Diane Schur The Jazz Joint 236 Rehoboth A00/e Now Open! Ptus...7S other exdUng events at over 30 different venues, including a free Oceanfront Midday Concert, Educational Seminars, 3azz Brunches, Intimate CLub Shows, Art Exhibits and more... 6ra++_qhraim I THURSDAY(OCT 16 DINNER BELL INN, 6-9m, $15 Meet lhe Artists Camivale Sponsored bY the DE Beach Hotellers and be ASSOC. ol Delaware Store Inn and B and B's The John Albertl Group, plus "The Taste of Rehoboth." FRIDAY, OCT. 17 REHOBOTH BEACH CONVENTION CENTER, 8PM, $27 Sotmsoc Hennessy. Grand Mamter, Moet Chandon Saxophonist Boney Jones, with guitarist Stanley Jordan )pening. SATURDAY, OCT 18 REHOBOTH BEACH BANDSTAND, 11-2m, FREE. Keyboardist Mlke Kwas, plus keyboardist Lawrence "Scotty" Scott opening with fdends and colleagues. BoI"rLE AND CORK, Dswtv BBCH, 3m, $13 Guitarist Robben Ford. REHOBOTH BEACH CONVENTION CENTER, 9PM, $25. S by MBNA A The =new First Lady of Jazz," singer Diane Shurr. SUNDAY, OCT 19 BAY CENTER AT THE RUSTY RUDDER, 2m, S25. Trumpeter Rick Braun with steel pan percussionist. Andy Narell. $YDNEY BLUES AND JAZZ RESTAURANT, 4p DONATION. The Scotty Scholarship Jam, benefit for young students in Southem DE.. Ticket and Accommodation Information: 1 -800-29-MUSIC CaLL for the latest info! ALL shows produced by Bill Royston. ALL acts scheduled to a ppear, subject to confirmation. Presented by the Delaware CeLebration of .lazz, Inc., a non-profit whose proceeds aid young musicians throughout Southern DeLaware. Hennessy _OIT& CHANDON APAZETT E