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  • 3 events to check out beyond Dover this weekend from Aug. 15-17

  • Here are a few nifty events outside of Dover that you should consider checking out this weekend.
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  • Hot Club of San Francisco to scorch Selbyville
    WHAT The Hot Club in concert
    WHEN 7 p.m., Friday
    WHERE Freeman Stage at Bayside, 31750 Lake View Dr., Selbyville
    COST $10
    INFO Visit freemanstage.org or call (302) 436-3015
    If you don’t bring a fire extinguisher with you tonight to the Freeman Stage at Bayside in Selbyville, you’ll eventually regret not doing so.
    You’ll realize this after the gypsy-jazz band The Hot Club of San Francisco sets the stage ablaze in a sizzling performance.
    Hot Club borrows the instrumentation of violin, bass, and guitars from the original Hot Club, while breathing new life into the music with innovative arrangements of classic tunes and original compositions.
    The band’s performance will be outdoors, so be sure to bring a chair to the event.
    Wheels and Wine rolls into Felton
    WHAT 6th annual Wheels and Wine
    WHEN 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Sunday
    WHERE Pizzadili Vineyard and Winery, 1681 Peach Basket Rd., Felton
    COST Free admission; donations are very appreciated
    INFO Visit debbiesfund.com or call 424-1504
    Car enthusiast Jim Woodland has a drive that really kicks into high gear during the summer.
    That’s because this time of year is when Woodland and his colleagues host the annual Wheels and Wine fundraiser to benefit Debbie’s Fund. The fund is a Milford-based non-profit organization that raises money to support animals in a variety of ways, including funding animal shelters. Additionally, Debbie’s Fund assists pet owners with the cost of emergency operations for their pets when they can't afford it.
    Wheels and Wine brings car aficionados from throughout the state and mid-Atlantic region to the Pizzadili Vineyard and Winery in Felton to showcase some of the best rides around. The 6th annual Wheels and Wine will be Sunday. More than 250 cars are expected to be featured, barring rain. The event is expected to draw 2,500 people.
    They’ll have the opportunity to enjoy Pizzadili’s homemade wine and tour the winery.
    Coverband Skinny Leg Pete will entertain with a repertoire that spans classic rock to blues jams. DJ Jen Tunis will also provide tunes.
    Page 2 of 2 - Not a fan of cars? No problem. There will be more than 45 craft vendors, offering a variety of items.
    Frankenreiter to delight in Dewey
    WHAT Donavon Frankenreiter in concert with Makua Rothman
    WHEN 9 p.m., Sunday
    WHERE Bottle & Cork, 1807 Highway One, Coastal Highway, Dewey Beach
    COST $25
    INFO Visit deweybeachlife.com or call 227-7272
    Singer-songwriter and surfer Donavon Frankenreiter will hang 10 at the Bottle & Cork in Dewey Beach on Sunday.
    Makua Rothman, another singer-songwriter and surfer, will be the show’s opener.
    The Hawaii-based Frankenreiter dropped his fifth full-length album, “Start Livin,’” in 2012. The album, which is a follow-up to “Glow” (2010), is a nine-track selection of folk-infused songs that sweetly reflect the simplicity of their recording. With a smooth showcasing of Frankenreiter’s sugary vocals and exceptional guitar work, “Start Livin’” bears all the intimacy of an impromptu back-porch performance and the tenderness inside this audio love letter.

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