Dancing, Drag and Deborah Cox in RB
DC nightlife impresario Bruce Yelk and company are presenting Distrikt C Rehoboth Beach during the weekend of August 4 and 5.
The weekend kicks off Saturday night August 4, at Rehoboth Beach Convention Center with world renowned DJ Morabito showing a sure-to-be packed dance floor exactly why she is one of the most sought after DJs in the world today. Joining the entertainment will be Deborah Cox, fresh off of her national tour of The Bodyguard. Cox has been a recording superstar and dance music icon for decades.
On Sunday, August 5, there will be a Drag A Rama Drag Brunch at 11 a.m. hosted by Philadelphia institution Brittany Lynn. She will bring a cavalcade of girls with her to the Convention Center Brunch. Brittany also hosts a Drag Queen Story Time for kids that same morning from 9-10 a.m. Check it out on Facebook.
Later that night, after some beach time and back at the Convention Center there will be a Sunday T-Dance with DJ Deanne. Beth Sacks will be getting behind the mic for some of her signature big voiced dance anthems. For more information check out the Distrkt C. ▼
What Was Lesbian Life Like in 1910?
On Thursday, August 2, at 7 p.m. come to CAMP Rehoboth and hear Ellen Levy, author of the novel Romance at Stonegate, as she gives a rare glimpse into the world of two courageous young lesbians in early 20th century America. The book is meticulously researched, authentic in its descriptions, and sizzling in its romance. Ellen will read from the book and describe her quest for accuracy in historical detail, settings, and creating the culture of the time—an era not yet ready for lesbian visibility. The reading is free and open to all. ▼
Bachelor Auction at Aqua—August 12
The eighth annual CAMP Rehoboth Bachelor Auction at Agua Grill will be held on Sunday, August 12 from 5-7 p.m. Sundance auctioneer Lorne Crawford, will once again keep the bidding fast and furious. Chris Beagle emcees with special guest Fancie P. Charmington. The 2018 bachelor list is impressive, and will again feature a bachelorette and several of Aqua’s finest in the line-up—and all to help support the work of CAMP Rehoboth. Bachelors will model swimsuits donated by sponsor Beach Essentials—once again hosting a “Meet the Bachelors Happy Hour” on Friday, August 10 from 5-7 p.m. in their Baltimore Avenue store. Winning bidders at the Bachelor Auction will receive gift certificates from one of Rehoboth’s finest restaurants. Teaser alert, don’t miss the auction opening! ▼
Sundance Auction Call for Donations
The 2018 Sundance Auction Team is now accepting amazing donations for this year’s event! Got impressive artwork, jewelry, trips, or collectible items to offer? Forms are available at CAMP Rehoboth, or sign up online at camprehoboth.com. Sundance 2018—In the Name of Love is in memory of CAMP Rehoboth and Sundance co-founder Steve Elkins. The silent and live auctions are responsible for half the revenue raised each year and depend on generous donations by businesses and individuals. ▼
Cabaret Weekend at CAMP Rehoboth Brings Laughter, Tears, and Music
Tom Wilson Weinberg brought his original show Please Listen Closely as My Menu Has Changed to the CAMP Rehoboth Community Center on July 13, charming the audience with his clever lyrics, bouncy tunes, moving ballads and LGBTQ sensibility. On July 14, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington (GMCW) delighted CAMP Rehoboth audiences with two encore performances of their cabaret act It Takes Two. ▼
Annual 6 Futcher Pool Party Raised Money (and temperatures!) for CAMP Rehoboth
Despite a one day delay due to bad weather, and the July 4 midweek holiday, hosts Jeff Wilson, Dennis Konzelman, Patrick Bozak, Tony Sowers, Lynden Armstrong, DJ Mike Reimer, Alex Smith, Mike Deflavia, and Christian Becker raised $7,600 for CAMP Rehoboth at their Candyland themed Pool Party. The 2018 Pool Party was again sponsored by CAMP Rehoboth Annual Sponsor Smirnoff Vodka. ▼
A Love Story and Travels with Letters
Donna Dolce visited the Netherlands with Letters from CAMP Rehoboth while traveling with the California-based Hour of Power Choir. Here she is at Kinderdyke enjoying the largest windmill field in the Netherlands. On July 11, longtime Rehoboth fans Dave Lyons and Rick Hardy were married on Poodle Beach. ▼
RB City Election Saturday August 11
Three candidates are vying for two Rehoboth Beach Commissioner seats on Saturday August 11. Check out the Letters from CAMP Rehoboth Candidate Forum and read what candidates Richard Byrne, Pat Coluzzi, and Gary Glass have to say! ▼