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BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, October 2 October 8, 1998 - 77 River City Brass Band to kick off Seaford (x00mmunity Concert Series the New Zealand International Festival of the Arts. River City Brass Band's virtu- oso musicians have been winning critical praiges and standing ova- tions across the country. Often River City Brass Band will kick off the Seaford Commu- nity Concert Series on Sun- day, Oct. 4. Seaford Community Concert Association will open its 50th concert series with the "River City Brass Band," at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Seaford High School auditorium. Founded in 1981, the River City Brass Band (RCBB) is the first professional concert band to be es- tablished in the United States in over 25 years. The group's full-throated sound and audience-pleasing program- ming made an immediate hit in the band's hometown of Pittsburgh. In 1988, the RCBB extended its touring arena to include Australia and New Zealand, when it joined the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir as America's musical representa- tives to the Australian Bicentenni- al celebrations. They performed at the Sydney Opera House, the Adelaide and Melbourne Arts Festivals and at called the "Boston Pops - In Brass;" the band's varied reperto- ry ranges from familiar folk tune.s to ballads, favorites from Broad- way and Hollywood, classical transcriptions and, of course, marches. The RCBB's commissioning program has been responsible for the creation of more than a dozen compositions by American and British composers, including Sir William Walton, William Math- ias, Gordon Jacob, Malcolm Arnold, Philip Sparke and Sir Arthur Bliss. To date the RCBB has released 11 recordings on its own label. Its digital recordings, "Pittsburgh on Parade," "Footlifter," "Concert in the Park" and "Christmas," are distributed throughout the United States and Canada. "Big Band" is its most recent recording; RCBB can also be heard on public radio stations Lewes Historical Society Craft Fair slated for Oct. 3 The Lewes Historical Society Craft Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m,, Saturday, Oct. 3, on the parklike grounds of the so- ciety's historic complex in the heart of Lewes. This event showcases craftspeo- pie from the Mid-Atlantic region, who will display and sell all types of traditional and contemporary works. Included will be ceramics, jewelry, glass, woodcarving, weaving and much more. Visitors are invited to spend the day watching craftspeople demon- strate their techniques. There will also be homebaked goods for sale. Lewes has a full weekend of events planned for Oct. 3-4. On Saturday, Oct. 3, the Lewes Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Boast the Coast festival, complete with visiting tall ships and a lighted-boat parade. On Sunday, Oct. 4, it's the Uni- versity of Delaware's open house and marine festival, Coast Day, which will be held at Hugh R. Sharp campus on Pilottown Road in Lewes. presents ! 00./jle, I L ....................... Please join us as we commemorate the elegance and service of a time gone by as enjoyed by the first class dining passengers on the R.M.S. Titanic through our interpretation of the last nine course meal served on board. $450per couple, includes complimentary oceanfront suite for the evening. Appropriate "period dress" or black tie requested THE BE00;T VIEW IN LEWES! Limited seating by reservation. Please call Patricia Kelley at (302) 227-7169, Ext. 124 across the country. Admission to the concert is by membership and no tickets will be sold at the door. For membership information, call Jim or Barbara at 629-8657, Maribel at 629-7832 or Marion at 645-6817. HAPPY HOUR 5-7 Daily 4-7 Sat. & Sun. o 6 9""a PAN ASIAN BISTRO 37 Wilmington Avenue 302-226-0400 ighthouse estaurant AT FISHERMAN'S WHARF IN LEWES. 645-6271 Open 7:00 a.m. Mon. - r-d.. 6:30 a.m. Sat. 6 Sun. Close 9 p.m. Sun. - Thurs.. 9:30 FH. t SaL BANQUETS PARTIES Lighten your load. Plan your holiday parties and banquets now. We have excellent facilities to host your event and serve an extensive menu from hors d'oeuvres to full meals. Drinks and homemade desserts are part of the package. Let us help you make your event enjoyable and memorable. Call us at 645-6271.