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CAPI GAZE,F.day,.Septemher 26- October 2,1997 75 .... Kathie Martin and Hot Rods perform at Milford Oktoberfest Kathie Martin and the Hot Rods, a well-known local rock and roll band, will kick off the 1997 Milford Oktoberfest with a free performance Friday, Oct. 3, in the parking lot of St. John's Church in Milford. The eighth an- nual Oktoberfest then continues through Sunday, Oct. 5. Follow the signs ! Martin, a member of the Hub- caps Band for 13 years, started this group - the first in the Milford area to perform live rock and roll music. Since their beginning in 1993, Kathie Martin and the Hot Rods have delighted many audi- ences with their music of the 50s and 60s. "I love the 50s and 60s and have so much fun bringing back all those great memories," Martin said. The group will be sure to have the crowd dcing, laughing and singing along as they remem- ber all the favorite hits of rock and roll's greatest legends. The group has performed at many events, in- cluding opening for Oldies 100's Birthday Celebration concert in Kathie Martin and the Hotrods will be on stage during the Milford Oktoberfest on Friday, Oct. 3. UD to sponsor hot air balloon festival Oct. 4 The University of Delaware will host a hot air balloon and craft fes- tival for families on Saturday, Oct. 4, at its Newark campus. The event, which benefits the Univer- sity' s College of Health and Nurs- ing Sciences and the American Lung Association of Delaware, runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The fes- tival will be held at the Delaware Field House. The day will feature crafts, health booths, food and en- tertainment. An early morning balloon launch, a sunset flight and an evening balloon "glow" will highlight the event. Admission is free for UD students with ID, and $5 for adults over 18. Children are admitted for $1. HELP WANTED Waiters Waitresses Benefits Available -Apply in Person- Mural Continued from page 73 display at the Delaware Housing Authority office in Dover after gracing Mariner's Square. The program was funded in part by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts. Washington, D.C., which featured acts including Bowser of Sha Na Na, The Tokens, Frankie Ford, the Angels, and Dion and the Bel- moats. The Hot Rods will play at the Oktoberfest on Oct. 3 from 7-8 p.m. and again from 9-10 p.m. The carnival rides and amusement games, also new this year, will open the same evening. Another band making its Okto- berfest debut is the Hispanic band KATARI, which plays Saturday, Oct. 4 from 5-6:30 p.m. The Latin American folk group plays music from Mexico, Central America and the Andes of South America. They use traditional hand-craft- ed instruments, such as the quena (bamboo flute), the zamponas (panpipes), the marimba (xylo- phone), the guitarron (bass guitar) and the bombo (drum). This year they have added pre-Columbian music to their repertoire, playing Aztec drums and flutes. In addi- tion to the Oktoberfest, KATARI will perform this fall at the Wilm- ington Grand Opera House, the Philadelphia Avenue of the Arts Festival, Longwood Gardens and Clarion University. Sponsored by the Delmarva Fife Federal Credit Union, KATARI will be followed by Hispanic folk dancers called "Huehuelccotl." Festival-goers must sample some mouth-watering Oktoberfest fare: bratwurst, Italian sausage and Polish kielbasa, sauerkraut and German potato salad; and American fare such as hot dogs, hamburgers, tacos, chicken wings and french fries. Milford's own Karl Thomas will bake his popu- lar German apple streusel and German bread. From the carnival rides to the St. John's preschool play area, there is something for every kid. Adults, meanwhile, can browse at garden, White Elephant, souvenir, gift and craft booths. Crafters can rent space Saturday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more craft in- formation, call Terri Saxton at 424-4638. Fifty first-edition Ok- toberfest napkin baskets, handwo- ven by Delaware Heritage Co., will be sold as well as 300 Christ- mas snack baskets. Both baskets sell for $26. For more Oktoberfest information, or to purchase raffle tickets, call the church office at 422-5123. "Burr & Fur" walk for kids at Abbott's Mill Abbott's Mill Nature Center will host a "Burr & Fur" walk for kids ages 3-5 on Wednesday, OcL 1, from 10-11:15 a.m. Participants will pull on a pair of socks over their shoes to see how some tricky seeds travel on a walk through the woods and meadow. Afterward, the seed- covered socks will be examined and planted. The fee is $5 for members and $8 for all others. Preregistration is necessary by calling 422-0847. 207 Rehoboth Avenue 227-1986 Rehoboth Beach Great Margaritas! Fine Mexican Fare! Happy Hour Nightly 5-7 p.m. Open 7 Days Dinner Served Nightly 5 to i0 Lunch Served Sat. & Sun., Noon to 5 p.m. & EARLY BIRD DINNER SPECIALS Served 5 to 6 (Must be seated by 6) MONDAY $9.95 Dinner Entrees Includes salad, vegetable & potato (Excludes only 4 entrees) TUESDAY $8.95 Fish Entrees WEDNESDAY 1/2 Price Burgers THURSDAY 25% OFF ALL Entrees Dinner Sun. - Thurs. 5-9 p.m. * Fri. & Sat. 5-10 p.m. Lunch Daily Until 5 p.m Sunday Brunch 11-3 p.m.