Main Street Delaware has postponed its special "Harry Potter" costume party fund-raiser for one week because of recent hot weather.

Main Street Delaware has postponed its special "Harry Potter" costume party fund-raiser for one week because of recent hot weather.

Originally scheduled for July 22, the event now will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 29 at Ohio Wesleyan University's Slocum Hall, 75 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

At the event, you will be sorted into your Hogwarts house, fitted for a wand, invited to participate in a "Harry Potter" character look-alike contest, treated Hogwarts-inspired food and drinks, and much more.

The fund-raiser is being held in the "Great Hall" at Ohio WesleyanUniversity, a room in historic Slocum Hall that features a 70-foot-by-20-foot leaded-glass ceiling.

Cost for the Harry Potter costume party is $25 per person with all proceeds benefiting Main Street Delaware, a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that seeks to preserve and promote historic downtown Delaware.

Tickets are available at Beehive Books, 25 N. Sandusky St.; online at www.mainstreetdelaware.weebly.com; or by calling (740) 362-6050.

If you've purchased a ticket and need a refund, please call (740) 362-6050.