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  • 3 events in Dover to kick the weekend into gear

  • These three events have your name on them this weekend.
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  • A 'Rich' night of music
    WHAT Richie Fields in concert
    WHEN 9:30 p.m., Friday
    WHERE Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, 1131 North Dupont Highway, Dover
    INFO Visit doverdowns.com or call 674-4600
    Smooth operator Richie Fields will show the First State some love at Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino on Saturday.
    Known for his energetic live shows and ability to connect with his audience, the country singer Fields has toured nationally, playing at many of the country's most renowned venues and has opened for many of country music's biggest names. Furthermore, one of the bright moments in Fields' career came during 93.1 WPOC radio's "Sunday in the Country" concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md., in 2011. At the event he opened for a lineup including Josh Turner, Joe Nichols, The Band Perry, Brantley Gilbert, Steel Magnolia, Hunter Hayes and Frankie Ballard.
    Art sale for you and mom
    WHAT 7th Annual Spring Artisan Fair
    WHEN 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday
    WHERE Delaware Veterans, Inc., Post 2, 720 Pear St., Dover
    COST Free admission
    INFO delvets2.com or call 678-1180
    Need to get mama a last-minute Mother's Day gift? The 7th Annual Spring Artisan Fair on Saturday will bail you out.
    The event will be held at Delaware Veterans, Inc., Post 2.
    An array of art and masterfully crafted home décor items and fashion accessories, created by Kent County artists and artisans, will be for sale. Fused glass, stained glass, woodwork, welded art, paintings, fabric art, pottery, photography, homemade jewelry and much more will be on display.
    Proceeds from the vendor fees and refreshment sales will benefit the Delaware Veteran's Benevolent Fund and Scholarship Fund.
    No cure for Motor City Fever
    WHAT Motor City Fever
    WHEN 7 p.m., Saturday
    WHERE Schwartz Center for the Arts, 226 S. State St., Dover
    COST $35 adult; $32 senior/military; $25 student; $18 children
    INFO schwartzcenter.com or call (302) 678-3583
    The Schwartz Center for the Arts will pay homage to the legendary Motown era with a concert from the mighty Motor City Fever on Saturday.
    Page 2 of 2 - Journeying back to the 1960s when Motown Records' tunes dominated the airwaves, Motor City Fever will cover a trove of Motown hits from groups like The Supremes, The Temptations and Stevie Wonder. What's more, the songs won't be coming from just anyone, since performers with MCF have actually shared the stage with some of the aforementioned legends.
    The cast is backed by an outstanding live band. You'll also see some remarkable costuming.
    This Motor City Fever concert will mark the last show of the Schwartz Center's season.
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