Plans are well under way for the 2014 Return Day Celebration. Mark your calendars now for Thursday, November 6, 2014! Applications have been updated for Vendors, the Horseshoe and Corn Hole Tournament and the Carriage Entry Form and can be obtained by clicking the appropriate link below. Watch for more updates to follow!
Bob Lawson Committee Chair announces that the Corn hole tournament is alive and well, as the sign up sheet states: "if we have rain, sleet, snow or blow we are a go" it will then be moved into the Georgetown Fire House courtesy of the Georgetown Volunteer firemen.
The complete Thursday schedule will be posted along with a complete list of the Ceremonies which will happen on the circle. Please check back often as changed are taking place daily. Once posted, you can go to the Schedule page and you can click the link to open and even print the entire schedules.
Calling all businesses in downtown Georgetown! You are invited to a “store-front” decorating contest. The store-fronts will be judged on Wednesday afternoon, November 7, 2012, and awards will be issued for participation. For additional information contact Debbie Short at 249-7751.
Great news! The youth talent entertainment lineup has been filled ! Talented young people ages 6-17 are invited to share their skills with the public as part of the 200th anniversary Return Day Celebration to be held from 10-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov 8 on the Return Day Youth Entertainment Stage on the Circle in Georgetown.
New this year, a Cupcake Competition! Check out the form below to register, complete and fax the application to 302-855-9088 or 302-855-1030 or mail it to P.O. Box 55, Georgetown, 19947. Take your entry to Chardon on Wednesday for judging and good luck!
Return Day President, Rosalie Walls, wishes to share with you that just this week we have gotten notification that will allow the Sussex County Return Day Committee and the Town of Georgetown to NOT to have the high level security like was seen in 2008 and 2010.Road closures will be kept to a minimum, closer to what Return Day was like in the 1990's and early 2000's.The Ox Roast will be back on the Circle, food vendors will be on North Bedford Street as they were before. The Wednesday night bands, starting with Skinny Leg Pete at 5 PM followed by Big Hat No Cattle, and rounding out the eve
"Carriage Owners -If you own a carriage please consider participating in the Return Day Parade. It is a 200year old tradition ! Politicians ride thru the parade in horse and carriage. If you are interested in participating in the parade an escorting one of the politicians please complete the Carriage Participation Form. Your help is needed to help keep this age old tradition alive." Carriage Participation form
Return Day announcement: Return Day 2012 is going back to it's roots!Return Day announcement: Return Day 2012 is going back to it's roots.The Ox Roast is back on the Circle, Wednesday night Nov. 7th the entertainment will also be on the Circle, appearing on the Delaware Electric Cooperative Stage starting at 5 PM is Skinny Leg Pete followed by Big Hat No Cattle and finishing up with the Funsters.The first Cornhole and Horseshoe tournaments will also be on the Circle Wednesday night. Of course, the beer wagon is also going to be on the Circle that night.