All Events

  • September 28, 2017 - 8:30am

    Join Alice Mohrman, Abbott's Education Coordinator, for a guided walk in search of resident and migratory birds. Learn basic bird identification skills while exploring the stream, forest, and field habitats of Abbott's and our Milford Millponds Nature Preserve. All levels of experience welcome, binoculars available for use. Call 302-422-0847. 

  • September 28, 2017 - 9:00am


    The Rehoboth Beach Historical Society Kicks off its Walking Tours on June 29 starting at 9 a.m. at the bandstand. Look for the pink umbrella held by tour guide Jean Brolund. The tour is a 50-minute gentle stroll around downtown. The cost of the tour is $10. Reservations are required and may be obtained by calling the Rehoboth Beach Museum at (302) 227-7310.

    Dates for tours for 2017 are: June 29, August 3, August 10, September 7, September 28, and October 5.

  • September 28, 2017 - 3:00pm

    Lewes has multiple different architectural styles and building eras.  This 60-minute tour includes an introduction of the historic district and various stylistic elements, with an emphasis on the Victorian era and the homes of some of the important historic personalities and families of Lewes’s past.

  • September 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

    Capt. William Manthorpe will present a program about WWI. This year is the 100th anniversary of US entry into the war. Captain Manthorpe's presentations illustrate the continuing history of the Navy in the Cape Henlopen Area. This is a very popular program and always a sellout. $5 suggested donation. Reservations are required. Call 302-227-7310. 

  • September 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

  • September 29, 2017 - 10:00am

    The Lewes Merchants’ Fall Sidewalk Sale takes place throughout Historic Lewes Commercial District. Their three-day sale begins Friday September 29th and ends Sunday October 1st from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit for more details! 

  • September 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2017 - 12:00pm

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  • September 29, 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.