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May 20th, 2015

Destination? Lewes, Delaware, Activities, Events, Summer 2015, Delaware Beaches, Southern Delaware


Officially opening Summer 2015 – Memorial Week-End….no staycation for many, getting out of town and heading out to the Delaware Beaches.  These coastal towns are pretty much year-round resorts.  Every season brings surprises to the DE Beaches.  The best part is that Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, and Fenwick Island….they are all unique.  Even though they are all by the water’s edge, their make up is different.

What’s Going On?


Wednesday, 5/20 – ZUMBA in The Park at Canalfront Park.  6 to 7 p.m.  Zumba will take place until August 26th.  Free Zumba session by Kelly.  Tel. 302-645-2795.  Check

Friday, 5/22 – LAFF YOGA at the Lewes Library every Friday morning from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.  It is held year-round.  It is a free event.  More info?  Please call 302-645-0576.  Remember….Laughter is The Best Medicine!!


Friday, 5/22 – OVERFALLS FOUNDATION “FLOAT YOUR BIG RED BOAT” – This is the annual Opening Party & Auction, 6 – 9 p.m….a fund raising event to help support the Overfalls Foundation and its programs.  Lightship Overfalls is one of only 17 remaining lightships out of a total of 179 built from 1820 to 1952.  It is a National Historic Landmark and one of 7 of its kind in this country still open to the public.  Tickets are available in advance at $45, or at the door for $50.  Please visit

Saturday, 5/23 – Every Saturday from 8 a.m. until Noon, HISTORIC LEWES FARMERS MARKET, takes place at the Lewes Historical Society Complex in Downtown Historic Lewes.  Meet the farmers…up close and personal!!  More info?  Please visit


Saturday, 5/23 – KALMAR NYCKEL ARRIVES!!  It arrives just in time for the first long week-end of Summer 2015!!  Location?  Cape May-Lewes Ferry Public Pier.  This ship is a faithful recreation of the original ship that brought the earliest settlers from Sweden to Delaware.


It will head out daily….twice on Memorial Day, under full sail for a 2 1/2 hour tours of The Harbor of Refuge, off the coast of Lewes and at the mouth of the Delaware Bay estuary where it meets the Atlantic Ocean.  The ship is available for charter cruises, pirate sails, corporate events, and private parties.  For public sail tickets and further info., please visit  Note:  From 5 – 7 p.m. take a Deck Tour of Kalmar Nyckel.  The stern carvings are all newly painted!!


Sunday, 5/24 – YOGA IN THE PARK – 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. A Sunday morning routine at the Lewes Canalfront Park and until September 6th.  Free yoga session by Dimitra Yoga.  More info?  Please visit

Check What’s Coming Up!!

Saturday, 5/30 – POOCHES IN THE PARK – A day for dogs and the people who love them!! 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.  At Canalfront Park located at 211 Front St. in Lewes.  Please visit



Sunday, 6/7 – PICNIC IN THE PARK – Great Day in Lewes!!  Lewes restaurants, beer, wine, games for the kids, and music for all at Canalfront Park on 211 Front St.  $10 for adults, $15 at the door.  Check


Saturday, 6/20 – 25th ANNUAL LEWES GARDEN TOUR – Celebrating its Silver Anniversary!!  The Lewes Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau sponsors its 25th Annual Lewes Garden Tour from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.  An extra ticketed event has been added on Friday, 6/19…A “Garden Party” from 5 to 7 p.m. will take place at Shipcarpenter Square.  It is open to the public with tickets priced at $50 each that will include a ticket to the Garden Tour on Saturday.  On Saturday’s Garden Tour there will be 10 private gardens showcased.  Tickets will go on sale on Memorial Week-End at the Lewes Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center in the Fissher-Martin House located in Zwaanendael Park next to the Zwaanendael Museum.  More info?  Please call 302-645-8073.  Please visit

Have a Good One!!

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May 23rd, 2013

What’s Going On? Lewes, Delaware, Activities, Events, Hello Summer of 2013!! Delaware Beaches, Southern Delaware, Happy Memorial Week-End!


Coastal Highway or Rt. 1 is our major “highway” traveling through the Delaware Beaches into Ocean City, Maryland.  You could tell the “gates” were opening already.  Plenty of cars dragging summer gear.  It is, afterall, the official opening of Summer!!  Even though all the towns located at the Delaware Beaches enjoy visitors year-round, it is at this time of the year when we look forward to doing everything our coastal towns have to offer.

So, if you are visiting the First Town in the First State…..this historic town has plenty to offer this holiday week-end.


Friday, 5/24 and Saturday, 5/25 – Kalmar Nyckel Day Sail from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.  The Kalmar Nyckel is Delaware’s Tall Ship.  If you want to know more, please visit  The tall ship will be at the Lewes Ferry Terminal.  It costs $60 for adults and $40 for children 17 and younger.  For reservations, please call 302-429-7447.


Friday, 5/24 – Lightship Overfalls Opening Party and Auction from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.  This is a 75th Birthday Party for Big Red – Annual Party and Auctions.  This historic lightship is celebrating, so dress up, don your party hat, get a birthday card and join the fun.  Location?  The Virden Center on the University of Delaware Marine Campus.  Tickets are $40 per person in advance and $45 at the door, if available.  The evening will include party games, raffles, silent and live auctions and great food and drinks.

The tickets can be purchased at the Lewes Chamber of Commerce, Kids Ketch, Puzzles/Gourmet and both branches of Community Bank Delaware, or online at


Saturday, 5/25 – Historic Lewes Farmers’ Market at the Lewes Historical Society Campus located at 110 Shipcarpenter St.  8 a.m. until Noon.  More info?  Please visit


Saturday, 5/25 through Monday, 5/27 –  Maritime Weekend at Zwaanendael Museum, located at 102 Kings Highway.  All Day!  This museum was modeled after the town hall in Hoorn, The Netherlands.  It commemorates Delaware’s first European colony established by the Dutch in 1631.


Saturday, 5/25 – Kayaking – Delaware Breakwater Kayak Eco-Tours from 10 a.m. until Noon.  Enjoy a tour in sit-on-top kayaks.  Trips are designed for beginners, but can be strenous.  Equipment is provided.  Closed-toe shoes recommended.  Ages 8 and  up, solo paddlers must be at least 13.  Limit 10.  $25 for solo-kayaks, or $35 for tandem.  Please call 302-645-6852 for more information.


Saturday, 5/25 – Pirate Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel, Delaware’s Tall Ship from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.  Walk the plank of this authentic seagoing re-creation of a 17th Century Dutch pinnace.  Join their captain and crew of salty pirates for a festive experience on the high seas!  $60 adults, $40 for ages 17 and under.  For reservations and further info., please call 302-429-7447.


Saturday, 5/25 – Seining the Bay from 11 a.m. until Noon.  Meet at the Seaside Nature Center, inside the Cape Henlopen State Park.  Search the shallows of Delaware Bay with a seine net looking crabs, fish and other bay creatures.  Dress appropriately, meaning dress to get wet.  It is for ages 5 years of age and older.  No reservations.  Tickets will be available on Saturday with a maximum of 6 per person, limit 30.  $5/person.  For more info., please call 302-645-6852.


Need a taxi?  Please call Beach Ride Taxi, 24/7 dispatch service.  Serving Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach….and all airports.  302-645-6800, or 302-226-8294.

Note:  Please be aware that there are fees to enter the Delaware State Parks….more info?  Please visit htt://

Have a great Holiday Week-end!!  Talk to you later.

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July 13th, 2012

What’s Going On?, Lewes, Delaware, Activities, Events, Entertainment, Delaware Beaches


Get out of town….let’s go to the beach!  Delaware has 25 miles of Delaware Bay coastline, 26 miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline, and 115 miles of inland bay shoreline.  Three rivers, creeks, and ponds cover a fifth of the state.  Plenty to do.

So, if you are visiting the Historic town of Lewes, Delaware, then, read on…

Saturday, 7/14 – 54th Annual Lewes Antique Show and Sale.  From 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.  Location?  Bethel United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 4th & Market Streets in Lewes.  Lunch will be served.  More info? 302-645-9426.

Saturday, 7/14 – The Farmers’ Market will be held on Saturday at Shields Elementary School. from 8 a.m. until Noon.  More info?


Saturday, 7/14 – Zwaanendael Maritime Festival – “A Sailor’s Life for Me”.  From 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.  Free Admission. – Adults and children alike will experience the everyday lives of sailors by scrubbing the deck, learning about shipboard food, playing “Crown and Anchor” and Colonial games, exploring a vessel’s cargo and the merchants who shipped it, creating a sailors’ valentine and serving on a block-and-tackle station where visitors will be drilled by a demanding mariner looking for new crew members.  Location? At 102 Kings Highway in Lewes.  Tel. 302-645-1148.  More information can be obtained by visiting

Sunday, 7/15 – Yoga with Dimitra at Canalfront Park.  8 a.m. until 9 a.m.  It is Free!!  Bring your own mat and towel.  Location? 211 Front Street in Lewes.  More info?  Visit

At The Villages of Five Points:

Saturday, 7/14 – Summer Concert at The Gazebo with Giant Steps, at 7:30 p.m.  Bring family and friends.

Sunday, 7/15 – Market on The Green from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

For more info., please visit

Thursday, 7/19 – Movies on the Green at Sunset.  Free popcorn for all moviegoers.  Next week’s feature will be Footloose (PG-13).

Have a great time!!

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August 5th, 2011

What’s Going On?, Lewes, Delaware, Activities, Events, Enjoy the Delaware Beaches this Week-End



Very low tide at the same spot in Cape Henlopen State Park

Very low tide at the same spot in Cape Henlopen State Park

The beach towns in Delaware are adjacent to one another.  It is very easy to drive to one town or another and enjoy what each of them have to offer.  They all have something for everyone to enjoy.

This small, quaint town, offers so much to its visitors and residents.  There are shops, restaurants and the friendliest people.

This is what’s going on in Lewes this week-end:

Saturday, 8/6 – Historic Lewes Farmers’ Market.  This Saturday, the market will be at Shields Elementary School’s Parking Lot at Savannah Rd. & Sussex Drive.  Usually, it is at the Lewes Historical Society Complex.  For more info., please visit


The Lewes Historic Farmers’ market is calling for Entries!! – 2011 Great Tomato Recipe Contest.  The National Farmers’ Market Week is August 7th until the 13th.  The Market will be holding their 5th Annual Tomato Festival on Saturday, 8/13th.  The Great Tomato Recipe Contest will be held that day.


There are 4 categories.  Pick one to enter your dish.  More info?  Please visit   Note:  Deadline to get the recipe in is Wednesday, August 10th.


Saturday, 8/6 – 48th Annual Antiques Show – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  This is the Historical Society’s oldest continuing tradition.  Many antique dealers from the Mid-Atlantic region will be attending.  The show attracts over 2,500 visitors.  Admission is $5.00 but children under 12 are free.  More info?  Please call 302-645-7670.  The Lewes Historical Society is located at 110 Shipcarpenter St.  The website is

Now you know why the Market is being held on Saturday at the parking lot at Shield’s Elementary.  The antique show is taking over the Historical Society Complex.


Saturday, 8/6 – The Villages of Five Points will be holding their live concert from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.  The entertainers?  33 1/3.  Bring your lawn chairs, a blanket, bug spray, your friends and family for this very popular outdoor event.


Sunday, 8/7 – DaBreak Lounge on the Ferry “Twin Capes” at 6:15 p.m.  The Mission of “Valhallas Pirates” is to present historical and theatrical entertainment to children and adults.  For more info., please visit


Friends of the Lewes Public Library – Recipes are Wanted – They are looking for your tried and true recipes.  All proceeds from the upcoming sale of the cookbook will go to the Lewes Public Library.  You can pick a Recipe Collection Form from the Library in Lewes or you can go on-line at  The Group Login is LPLcookbook.  The Password for the recipe’s entry is c6p98.


Perfect weather…I hope you are having a good day….talk to you later….

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August 1st, 2010

Lewes, Delaware, Village of Five Points, Activities, Events, Delaware Beaches, 8/5/10 – 8/10/10



The town of Lewes is one of the most charming towns; small but full of activities and events for the whole family. 


Tuesdays, 8/3 and 8/10 – WSFS Bank Summer Music at Stango Park on King’s Highway, next to the Lewes Public Library.  These free concerts start at 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.  Bring your lawn chairs and repellent.  More info? Please call 302-645-7777.


Thursday, 8/5 – First Thursday – Celebrate Lewes Life.  This event is from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. and it is sponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce’s Historic Commercial District Committee. 

The partial closings of 2 streets allow entertainment and activities in the street.  Live entertainment, kids’ acitivities, and extended store hours.


Saturday, 8/7 – Farmers’ Market at the Lewes Historical Society Complex, located at 110 Chipcarpenter St.  From 8 until Noon.  This is a producer only farmers’ market.  Their website is  They are also on Facebook.


Saturday, 8/7 – It is the 47th Annual Antiques Show.  The Lewes Historical Society Antiques Show is comprised of many quality antique dealers from the Mid-Atlantic region.  Location:  Lewes Historical Society Complex located at 110 Shipcarpenter St.  Hours:  9 a.m. until 4 p.m.  Admission is $5.  For more info. please call 302-645-7670.


The Village of Five Points

This community is located off of Savannah Rd., on the left after you cross the Five Points intersection in Lewes. 

It is a community with its own Town Center surrounded by single family homes, condominiums, and townhouses.

8/5 – Summer on The Green.  This is the 5th year of free events at the Village of Five Points, featuring live music and family movie screenings.  All you need is your lawn chair.  On Thursday, the 5th, the movie will be The Twilight Saga New Moon.  It starts at sunset.

The Twilight Saga New Moon is the second movie of the “Twilight” series.  It is the romance between a mortal and a vampire.  Starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, and Rachelle Lefevre.


Have a great week!!!

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July 21st, 2010

Lavender Fields, Milton, Delaware, Lavender Farm, Lewes Farmers’ Market, Rehoboth Beach Farmers’ Market



I don’t even remember how many years it has been since I visited Lavender Fields.  Some weeks ago, a friend mentioned the farm.  On Tuesday, when I visited the Rehoboth Beach Farmer’s Market, there they were.


I chatted a bit and if you would really want to know more about hours of operation and what this working farm is all about, please visit  They also have a blog  The address is 18864 Cool Spring Rd., Milton, DE 19968.  E-mail is Telephone is 302-684-1514.


From Rt. 1 North or South, take Rt. 9 and 404 West toward Georgetown, travel 4 miles, just before the railroad tracks take a left on Cool Spring Rd.  Travel 7/10 of a mile to Lavender Fields at Warrington Manor LLC (#18864), on the right. 

Lavender Fields is a historic 5 acre property that dates to 1776.

Everything is done by hand from planting to harvesting.  Lavender is easy to grow in and around the Delmarva Peninsula because of its favorable climate and soil.

The herb, has calming properties; it can also be used for cooking.

This farm hosts tour groups, luncheons, teas and special events.  Please give them a call and check the website for all kinds of great information.

You will find Lavender Fields on Saturdays at the Historic Lewes Farmers’ Market located at Shipcarpenter and 3rd St. from 8 until Noon.

On Tuesdays you will find them at the Rehoboth Beach Farmers’ Market located at Grove St. Park from 12 until 4 p.m.


Talk to you later….have a good one…

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