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Southern Delaware Tourism debuts new website plus summer preview

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Southern Delaware Tourism  today unveiled its new website in preparation for the busy summer season.

“We’re really excited about the new site,” said Executive Director Scott Thomas. “Our website had become outdated and needed to be far more visually impactful, more intuitive to navigate, and more user friendly. Our calendar of eventsneeded to be more manageable and responsive as well. This new site achieves all of that and more.”

The updated look and interface is designed to better accommodate visitors as well as tour guides, meeting planners, travel media and locals.

D3 Digital Marketing Agency, headquartered in Ocean City, MD, undertook the design.

“This site is a perfect example of responsive and resourceful web design,” said John Gehrig, D3 president. “It allows for visual navigation which creates a much more efficient user experience. We’re thrilled to partner with Southern Delaware Tourism in creating the digital presence they need to promote Sussex County.”

Southern Delaware Tourism this month also released a preview of summer 2018 arts and entertainment programs.

The list features a variety of galleries, studios, theaters and performing arts venues. Here is the preview:

Clear Space Theatre in Rehoboth Beach has an exciting summer planned for patrons. Summer repertory at the theatre opens June 26th with a cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m. The season kicks off with the cult classic ROCKY HORROR SHOW.

The Peninsula Gallery at 520 E. Savannah Rd in Lewes has monthly changing exhibitions scheduled in June, July, and August. June’s exhibit is “Silence and Solitude” a multiple artist show designed to calm the soul during the chaotic times in which we all live.

The Freeman Stage in Selbyville will present its biggest season yet with nearly 70 performances this summer. The season kicked off on May 31 and will feature headlining acts, such as Boyz II Men on July 12 and The Piano Guys on Aug. 6.

Possum Point Players has brought professional quality community theater to Georgetown for over 40 years, with volunteers ranging in age from 9-90. Five main-stage productions annually include comedies, dramas, mysteries and musicals.

Rehoboth Summer Children’s Theatre’s 37th season offers productions through August 23, including Cinderella, Aladdin, Androcles & the Lion.

Milton Theatre offers a wide variety of performances and programming throughout the season.

Rehoboth Film Society offers film enthusiasts, and especially those who enjoy independent films, quality film programs that are available year-round for adults, students, and youth.

Arts events this summer include:

Mid Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival, Lewes, June 23 & 24

45th Annual Members Fine Craft Exhibition, Rehoboth Art League, June 15 ““ July 22

Rehoboth Art League’s 69th Annual Cottage Tour of Art, July 10 & 11, throughout Rehoboth Beach.

Lewes Summer Craft Fair, July 14

Rehoboth Art League’s 45th Annual Outdoor Fine Art and Craft Show, August 4, 5, 11 & 12

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