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  • September 30, 2017 - 10:00am
    Celebrate Lewes' Maritime History with a variety of Maritime Activities at the Zwaanendael Museum.
                   
    Zwaanendael Museum
    102 Kings Hwy Lewes
     
    Contact 302-645-1148 or visit history.delaware.gov for more information!
     
  • September 30, 2017 - 10:00am

    110 W. 3rd St., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Light refreshments and original maritime and Lewes themed artwork. Call 302-644-7733 or visit CapeArtists.org

  • September 30, 2017 - 10:00am

    What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat? We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. Space is limited. First come, first served. Meet at the Boathouse. $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under. For info, call 302-875-5163.

  • September 30, 2017 - 10:00am

    Fort Miles, located in what is now Cape Henlopen State Park, was a key part of the nation's coastal defense during and after WWII. In September, 2004, Fort Miles was added to the National Register of Historic Places. 

  • September 30, 2017 - 11:00am

    BOAST THE COAST EVENT RETURNS FOR 22ND YEAR. NEW EVENTS THIS YEAR – OKTOBERFEST HOSTED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE LEWES CANALFRONT PARK & CAPE WATER TOURS TO BEACH PLUM ISLAND, GUIDED BY LEWES HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

  • September 30, 2017 - 11:00am

    Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling 302-644-5007. $5 pp.

  • September 30, 2017 - 1:00pm

    Journey through Lewes’s salty past while learning of the explorers who first put Lewes on the map, the pirates that sailed the local waters, and the brave United States Life-Saving Servicemen who rescued victims from perilous shipwrecks. This 60-minute walking tour includes admission to both the Lewes Life-Saving Station and the Cannonball House Maritime Museum (availability to buildings may be based on restoration projects).

  • September 30, 2017 - 2:00pm

    The consumption of beer and German food are integral to an Oktoberfest celebration.  Lewes will create a “beer garden” atmosphere on Market Street. The Lewes Chamber of Commerce’s Historic Lewes Business Committee will sponsor their fifth annual Oktoberfest as part of their Fun Friday program this September from 2 PM to 6 PM. We are bringing Bavaria to Lewes.   Tickets to the Oktoberfest tent are $10 in advance, aged 16 and under are free.  The Happy Wanderers, 16 piece German Band and the "Bairisch und Steierisch" German dancers will perform throughout the day.

  • September 30, 2017 - 2:00pm

    Take a step back through time and explore the history of Life in Lewes. This 60-minute walking tour will guide you through select historic buildings at the Shipcarpenter Street Campus where you will get to see how Lewes grew from a small Dutch settlement to a bustling seashore town.  Availability to buildings may vary based on restoration projects.

  • September 30, 2017 - 2:00pm

    This will be the largest tailgating games event in Delaware!  

    Test your skills against other teams in games like cornhole, ladder ball among others for cash and prizes.

    This is a family event so kids, spouses and dogs are welcome as we will have bouncy houses and kids' games.

     

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