Greyhounds Reach the  Beach®

                                 October 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10, 2021                    It's all about the greyhounds©         

This is our schedule for the GRtB event for October 6-10, 2021.  Our 2021 event will for the second time be held in the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center (RBCC), 229 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE.   We encourage everyone to get a covid vaccination before October to increase your safety and the safety of those around you.  The City of Rehoboth Beach requires everyone to wear a mask indoors in city owned buildings like the Convention Center.


If you have an activity you're sponsoring in Dewey or Rehoboth, please let us know at admin@GRtB.org and we can add it to our event schedule.

2021 GRtB Schedule

​​​​​Schedule  2021



Week of September 27th, 2021 

E-booklet is emailed to registered

attendees who gave us a valided email address.

If you didn't register, you won't be on

our email list to receive the event booklet.


Monday October 4th, 2021

Enjoy the beach!


Tuesday October 5th, 2021

Enjoy the beach!


Wednesday, October 6th, 2021


6-8PM   Rehoboth Beach Convention Center (RBCC), 229 Rehoboth Avenue:  Vendor Preview Party!  Registered attendees only.  You may register at the door.  Vendor discounts!  You get first dibs on everything!  Social hour, music and Early Bird check-in.    Pick up your pre-ordered shirts.  Buy a new shirt if you didn't order one.  Bag raffles for great greyhound items, greyhound gifts and baskets of greyhound items.   Let's get this party started!


Thursday, October 7th, 2021 

There is no fee just to shop our vendors on Thursday, Friday or Saturday, all day.  Registration is required to attend our speakers talks or to attend the Preview Party on Wednesday evening..


Morning  Walking Tours of Rehoboth Beach or Lewes possible ... stay tuned.  Take a walk on the beach with your greyhound and watch the sun rise...or just sleep in!  It's your call.


10 AM   Vendors open at RBCC.  Check-in and registration opens at Rehoboth Beach Convention Center.


11AM  Speaker:  Jen Saker   Catch Me If You Can-- How to Avoid a Greyhound Amber Alert


12:30PM  Speaker: Dr. James Radcliffe The Wolf on the Couch


1PM-3PM  Boat Tour on Delaware Bay thru Cape Water Tours  Arrive at Cape Water Tours half hour early at 12:30PM at 213 Anglers Rd. Lewes


2:00PM Flying Dog Foundation:  20 Questions


3:30PM  John Ford, Dog Trainer:  Rules One thru Five for Effective Dog Training


5PM     Vendors at RBCC close for the day


Dinner Time    Crabby Dick's is a great place to dine.


Friday October 8th, 2021


8 AM
   Self-guided walk on the beach ...


10 AM     Registration and Check-in open at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center


11 AM  Speakers:  Dr. James RadcliffeFirst Aid


12:30  John Ford, Dog Trainer: Rules Six thru Ten for Effective Dog Training


2:00PM Cynthia Branigan, Author:  How Saving a Diving Horse Led to a Lifetime of Greyhound Adoptions - Book Signing


3PM-5PM  Boat Tour of Delaware Bay  Cape Water Tours  Arrive by 2:30PM at 213 Anglers Road in Lewes


3:30PM  Flying Dog Foundation:  20 Questions


5:00 PM  Vendors and activities close at Rehoboth Beach Convention Center


Dinner Time    Crabby Dick's is a great place to dine.

5:30 PM-7:30 PM  Nittany Ice Cream Social (Adams Oceanfront Hotel on Read Street)  


Saturday October 9th, 2021  (Note:The Dewey Goes Pink 5k race will be held on this date during our event.  This will significantly affect travel in and out of Dewey Beach on Route 1 (Coastal Highway) bewteen 10AM and noon on Saturday morning.)  


9:00AM  Vendors open and activities begin.  Check-in & registration open

         

9:30AM  Speaker  Dr, Mike Miller:  Greyhound Heart Disease:  The Good News and the Bad


10AM-12PM  Boat Tour of Delaware Bay  Cape Water Tours  Arrive by 9:30AM at 213 Anglers Road in Lewes to walk your doggies.


11AM  Speaker  John Ford, Dog Trainer: Dogdom


12 Noon  Pastor Susan Roy (Director of Pastoral Care at UM Medical Center)  Focus group on how  churches are meeting the spiritual needs of pet owners.  Conference room near entrance.


12:30PM  Cynthia Branigan Author:  How Saving a Diving Horse Led to a Lifetime of Greyhound Adoptions - Book Signing


1:00PM  Greyhound Shirt Raffle  Get your raffle tickets early and win a geyhound shirt from anywhere in the country.  Stage area inside the Convention Center.


2:00PM  Dr. Mike Miller:  Greyhound Heart Disease:  The Good News and the Bad


3:00PM  Blessing of the Hounds  Pastor Susan Carol Roy, Director of Pastoral Care at the University of Maryland Medical Center.   Meet at the stage area inside the Convention Center


3:30  Speakers:  Dr. James Radcliffe:  Rappin' with Radcliffe


5PM  Rehoboth Beach Convention Center Closes for 2021.

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Dinner Time    Crabby Dick's is a great place to dine.


Sunday, October 10th., 2021


 Rehoboth Beach Convention Center is closed for Sunday.


10AM  Greyhound paradeon the boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach.   Everyone welcome!  Wear your favorite greyhound shirt.  Show your colors!  


Event officially ends for 2021.  Travel safely.