Due to rain last Friday, Middletown Main Street’s “An Evening of the Arts” has been rescheduled for Friday, Aug. 28, from 6 to 9 p.m. This is the final summer “An Evening of the Arts.” The night will feature entertainment, along with free beer and wine tastings at downtown stores and venues.


Due to rain last Friday, Middletown Main Street’s “An Evening of the Arts” has been rescheduled for Friday, Aug. 28, from 6 to 9 p.m. This is the final summer “An Evening of the Arts.” The night will feature entertainment, along with free beer and wine tastings at downtown stores and venues.

“We’ve got a great line up of different vendors lined up on the square,” said Tracy Skrobot, program manager for Middletown Main Street. “We want everybody to come out and enjoy, listen to music, do some shopping and get out of the hot [weather] for a little bit.”

One of the is stages located directly on Cochran Square in the heart of downtown at the intersection of Main Street (Rt. 299) and Broad Street (Rt. 71). This stage will feature two Realize Records Recording Artists.

Matthew King, who hails from Cambridge, Md., will take the stage at 6 p.m., bringing his alternative rock edge with him.

King will then join Paul Lewis and his band at 7:30 p.m. Lewis, who is currently working on his third solo recording, will showcase some new songs from the upcoming release.  Lewis, a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter/producer found success in the rock/pop genre with his raspy vocal style and high-energy performances.

The second stage is located on Main Street (Rt. 299) at the Forest Presbyterian Church parking lot across from The Everett Theatre. It will showcase parts of the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute show, “Remembering Michael Jackson.”  The performance will feature singing and dancing from some of Jackson’s greatest hits. Premier Centre for the Arts Broadway Cabaret will return to do take the audience on a ride through a Broadway journey full of hit musicals. Antique cars will also be on display near the music.

The goal of “An Evening of the Arts” is to provide a variety of entertainment for the whole family to enjoy for free.

Middletown Main Street is a non-profit organization dedicated to the successful revitalization of our downtown district in a united community effort for the purpose of enhancing the quality of life for all Middletown residents and establishes downtown Middletown as a cultural and retail destination in a historic and aesthetically beautiful environment. This event is sponsored in part by Delaware Division of the Arts.