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February 22nd, 2013

What’s Going On? Lewes, Delaware, Activities, Events, Entertainment, First Town in the First State, Historic Lewes, Delaware Beaches…TGIF!!


Hello week-end!! If you are visiting the First Town in the First State, this is what’s going on in Lewes, Delaware…..The Delaware beaches might be a bit quiet this week-end, but I already can see the establishments doing repair work…I guess getting ready for another busy beach season.

Friday, 2/22 – Winter Moon Hike at the Cape Henlopen State Park from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  Call and register at 302-645-6852.  Meet at the Seaside Nature Center inside the Park at 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive.  Search for life in the park after dark, including deer, and night birds.  Ages 7 and up.  $2/person.


Friday, 2/22 – Just like every Friday, at 8:30 p.m., Sydney’s Music Revival will be at Bethany Blues Lewes, located at 18385 Coastal Highway.  Tonight’s entertainment will be Gary Allegretto.  California based, world touring, award winning, internationally acclaimed performer, recording artist, educator and humanitarian.  Keeping the Blues Alive!!  Using a harmonica as a tool he teaches music to heal, nourish and bring joy to children with challenges.  More info?  Please visit

Saturday, 2/23 – Battery 519 Lantern Tour,  from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Tour the gun battery by lantern light and learn how soldiers defended our coast during WWII.  Location?  Fort Miles Historical Area at 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive.  Tel. 302-644-5007.   Please call 302-645-6852 to register.  $5 per person.  Ages 10 and up.


Saturday, 2/23 – Improv is a form of theatre in which actors use improvisational acting techniques to perform spontaneously.  Is in the moment; no scripts, no memorized dialogue and no rehearsal.  Delaware Comedy Theatre is the longest improve theatre company in Delaware.  First show for 2013 at Fish On!, located in the Villages of Five Points, at 17300 N Village Main, Lewes, will be Saturday, February 23rd.  “Cupid Shoots Self In Foot VI: Bad Romance Edition” will be presented by this Rehoboth Beach based non-profit improvisational theatre group and school.  The show, a free-wheeling mix of completely improvised comic scenes about the pitfalls of being in and out of love.  Seating begins at 6:30 p.m. and the show runs from &;30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  The cost is $10 per person at the door.  A full menu,, of fantastic food and drinks will be available, and 20% gratuity will be automatically added to the bill.  RSVP to Fish On! after 4 p.m. daily at 302-645-9790.  Please note that the show is adult-themed and not appropriate for children.  More info. on the Delaware Comedy Theatre Co?  Please visit   NOTE: This event has been postponed.  Will let you know when it is rescheduled.  Sorry.


Saturday, 2/23 – Sydney’s Music Revival at Bethany Blues Lewes, located at 18385 Coastal Highway.  Entertainment begins at 8:30 p.m. with Bill Thompson Band.  Combining world class slide guitar with soulful vocals and original music; a unique amalgamation of blues styles, with rock, funk and R & B.  More info?


Monday, 2/25 – Sunday, 3/3 – Doggies at The Beach, located at 18806 John J. Williams Highway (Rt. 24) in Rehoboth Beach is turning 5 years old March 1st!!  For this entire week, they are offering their original daycare rates.  Just mention their 5th Anniversary and receive a full day of daycare for only $21!!  More info?  Please visit, or, call 302-644-8200.  Please note that Doggies at The Beach is now offering Pet Walking in your home.  Call them for a reservation.  They are certified with American Red Cross Pet First Aid and licensed; bonded and insured.  You will receive the same quality service at home just you receive at Doggies at The Beach business.

Monday, 2/25 – Children’s Learning Garden Fundraiser at Bethany Blues, Lewes from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m.  Lewes in Bloom receives 10% of your purchase with the Lewes in Bloom Children’s Learning Garden Coupon on February 25th.  Please visit  Click to print the coupons.  They will be needed by Bethany Blues.  The garden and its programs are designed to pique children’s curiosity about nature and gardening.


Friday, 3/1 – Monday, 3/25 – Lewes Tulip Festival Photo Contest Entries Accepted – Weeks before the 4th Annual Lewes Tulip Festival Blooms on 4/11-4/13, there is the Lewes Tulip Festival Photo Contest Entries Accepted.  You will need to visit the Lewes Chamber’s website, for important rules and deadlines regarding the contest.  This year’s categories will be: Lewes Architecture, Lewes Landscapes, Quintessential Lewes (iconic image that could only be in Lewes, i.e. Doo Dah parade), Tulips, Lewes Food, and Lewes Pets.  Drop off the photos at the Fisher-Martin House, located at 120 Kings Highway in Lewes from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on weekdays.


Friday, 3/1 – Lunch With a Purpose Coastal Delaware – 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Baywood Greens, located at Rt. 24 in Long Neck. This non-profit organization is a monthly gathering of women that benefits a Sussex County charity.  All funds stay in Sussex County; they go directly to the charity.  It supports underserved organizations in Sussex County, and the Food Bank of Delaware.  To be added to their email luncheon list, please e-mail  The charity chosen for the March 1st luncheon is Cancer Support Community Delaware.  Lunch, raffles, silent auction, and the making of new friends.  This non-profit organization, which is statewide, has a mission:  “to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community”.  To learn more about it, please visit

Have a good one!!  Talk to you later.

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