Return Day Town Crier Kirk Lawson in front of the 1836 Sussex County Courthouse where he will read the returns of the 2016 election to the crowd from the balcony Thursday. This tradition of Return Day dates to the election of 1812.
Georgetown Mayor Bill West announces that the 2016 Mayor's Hatchet Toss contest will be at 9 AM Thursday November 6th next to the Old Court House at 10 South Bedford street just off the Circle. He challenges ALL Sussex County Mayors to show off their tossing abilities.
President of Return Day, Debbie Jones is pleased to announce that Rosalie Betts Walls, former President of Return Day 1990-2016 and a Delaware and Georgetown Volunteer of the Year will be the 2016 Return Day Parade Grand Marshal.
Republican, Democrat, or Independent, there’s only one party that matters this political season – it’s the one on The Circle in Georgetown that kicks off Sussex County’s Return Day celebration.Sussex County’s unique, after-election event promises plenty of music, games, food, and more as winners and losers will come together with the community on Thursday, Nov. 10, to celebrate the end to the 2016 campaign season. But before the familiar parade and ceremonial ‘burying of the hatchet’ on Return Day itself, the party gets started the night before on Wednesday, Nov.
Plan on coming to Georgetown that evening, entertainment is on the Circle, Ox will be roasting, food vendors will be open and cold BEER is on tap!Come on out to Georgetown for America's only "Return Day" the election party is 204 years old and still going strong! Check the events page for the schedule.
Presidential reins of the Sussex County Return Day Committee have changed hands – the first changing of the guard in 26 years.With Return Day less than 10 months away, Debbie Jones is the committee’s new president, succeeding longtime president and committee member Rosalie Walls.In-depth planning for Return Day Nov. 10 will get under way soon said Ms. Jones, saying that right now Ms.