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Art happenings abound during October in the Milford arts world. One of the highlights will be the opening of the completed murals depicting the town’s interesting history on SE Front Street on Friday, 7 October at 4:30 p.m. Be sure to say a big thank you to the dedicated local artists, spearheaded by the redoubtable Sara Gallagher, who worked so hard over the past few years on this magnificent gift to Milford.

And it’s also that time of year for German Oopah music to liven up beer festivals. Our very own Milford Community Band is playing all over the area – please do support this great group of musicians and go tap your feet in time with them. They play a wide variety of good music from swing to classic jazz and more.

Do try and support as many of the events as you can. It will be enriching and, most of, a lot of fun!

Angelucci Studios & Artists’ Gallery: 4 Park Ave.,  New show, “The Focus is on Photography” runs through October 22. Includes work by Ossi Becki, Michael Berger, James Hinton, John Ney, Bea Miltenberger and Gervasio Ruiz, Jnr. (302) 422-4533 Open Wed-Sat. www.angeluccifinewood-stainedglass.blogspot. com

Anne Jenkins Art Gallery: 127 NW Front St. Opening reception of new show, “Canvasing Delaware,” Friday, 21 October from 5-8 pm. Open and free to the public. Show will run through end of November. Artist Anne Jenkins captures images of her beautiful new home State.  Gallery normal hours Thu-Sat or just call ahead?( (302) 393-6629 www.annejenkinsart.com

Milford Community Band: To book a band or for up to date events, check their website http://milfordcommunityband.org or call Joe Lear at (302) 422-6304

Mispillion Art League Gallery: 5 N. Walnut St., current show “Autumn Splendor” runs from 5 October through 19 November. The Third Thursday event, Thursday, Oct. 20, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., presentation on the Art and Clothing of India by member Pearl Burbage. Free to the public and refreshments will be served. (?(302) 430-7646 Open Wed-Sat. www.mispillion.org

Studio Upstairs at 4 Park Ave – various resident artists, including The Pearl Lady, Live Cheap & Make Art, Beth Gilbert and Betsy Rybczynski. Open Wed-Sat. (? (302) 359-5534 if door locked

The Downtown Milford Farmers Market on Saturdays: look out for local jewelry artist, Beth Gilbert, showing her Beths Whimsicality creations, potter Maria Sadler from Kalypso Pottery, or Handmade Baskets by Wendy Welfley. Do support them, this is the last month till spring next year.

The Victorian Lady tea Room : An Etiquette Tea with Yvonne Cimo, director of Dance Moves and Manner. She is certified by the International School of Protocol and conducts many classes of etiquette for a variety of ages. Tea will be from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m on Saturday, 1 October for ages 8-12. Cost is $31 per person and is a prepaid event.

That‘s it for this month – tell me about any of the arts in the area. Thanks for listening! Call me or e-mail me: anne@annejenkinsart.com

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