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June 24th, 2010

Lewes, Delaware, Delaware Beaches, Activities, Events, Information



Now that the summer has actually started all the beach towns are showing off what they can offer, not only for the visitors, but for all of us, locals and natives, as well.


Thursday, June 24th – Cinema by the Canal at 211 Front Street, Lewes, presents Mama Mia at Dusk.  Free to the public.  Bring chairs, blankets, insect repellent.  For more info. please visit or call 302-645-9095.


Saturday, June 26th and Sunday, June 27th – Celebrate the coastal arts with the Lewes Historical Society.  The event?  The Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival.  Sea glass, decoys and waterfowl art will be featured along with great food.  The location is the Lewes Historial Society Complex right in historic Lewes.  Saturday, 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday, 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  For more information please visit

Sea glass:  Found on beaches, along oceans, bays, rivers or large lakes, have been tumbled and smoothed by waves, water or sand, creating smooth, frosted shards of glass.

Most common?  Kelly green, brown and clear

Less common?  Jade, amber, golden amber, lime green forest green, and soft blue.

Uncommon?  Green, soft green

Very uncommon? Purple, citron, opaque white, cobalt and cornflower blue, aqua

Rate and extremely rare? Grays, pinks, teal, black, yellow, turquoise, red.

Orange is the least common; found once in 10,000 pieces.


Saturday, June 26th – Sea Rats Atlantic – A group of historical re-enactors will relive the golden age of piracy in the early 1700’s with activities such as blacksmithing, and cooking at their encampment behid the Seaside Nature Center inside the Cape Helopen State Park, 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  For more information please visit or call 302-645-6852.   Also, please remember that there is an entrance fee to the park.


Until Saturday, June 26th – The Fantasticks at 8:00 p.m. at the Cape Henlopen High School Theatre, 1250 Kings Highway, Lewes.  Tickets are $30 for reserved seatings, and $35 for preferred seatings.  Seniors 65 and older and groups of 10 or more – $25.  More info?  Please visit or call 877-318-0071.

On Sunday, June 27h the performances will be at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.


Until, Wednesday, June 30th – Delaware Shore Artists Group showing at Lavender Fields Farm, Coolspring Rd. south of Rt. 9 and West of Lewes.  At the farm’s barn the paintings are on display and for sale.  For more information please visit


Photo Walk:  Lewes

Explore Lewes with Rolf Photography (  on a Photo Walking tour.  The Walk combines historic commentary of Lewes and helpful photo tips.  It begins at 10:00 a.m. on Saturdays.  Meet at Lewes Public library on the day of your reservation, 111 Adams Ave.  Directions?  Please visit  The cost is $25 per person or $22 for friends members with current membership card. Cash or check only.  For Photo Walk dates, questions and reservations please call 302-644-4458.

Please note that disposable cameras, digital cameras, and film cameras are all welcomed.  The walking tour is approximately 2 1/2 hours long and covers an area of less than a mile.  Comfortable clothing, shoes, hat and sunscreen are recommended.


What is an Illustrator?  “A graphic artist who specializes in enhancing writing by providing a visual representation that corresponds to the content of the associated text.” 

The illustrator can clarify complicated concepts or objects that are difficult to describe textually.  They have been used in advertisement, greeting cards, posters, books, magazines and newspapers.

I met James the other day. He is a traditional illustrator.  Humor and imagination are an integral part to James’s style.  He graduated from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia and is freelancing in the area.

Hi website is and in it you will be able to find his illustrations, blog, bio, and prints.  E-mail address is and his tel. is 717-269-6588.

You will be able to see a sample of his work in the issue of The Word on Cheese Culture magazine.




Have a good one!!  Talk to you later…

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