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  • October 1, 2017 - 11:00am

    The University of Delaware's festive Coast Day returns on Sunday, Oct. 1. Our theme this year is "Discoveries...on land, in the air and at sea."

    Coast Day showcases how UD scientists, staff, and students are improving our understanding of ocean environments and serve coastal communities. Coast Day attendees can interact with researchers, tour ships, try hands-on activities, and attend presentations on a range of topics.

  • October 1, 2017 - 2:00pm

    Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. Space is limited. Trips are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Meet at the Boathouse. $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under. For info, call 302-875-5163.

  • October 1, 2017 - 2:00pm

    Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. Space is limited. Trips are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Meet at the Boathouse. $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under. For information, call 302-875-5163.

  • October 2, 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).

  • October 3, 2017 - 8:00pm

    Every Tuesday at 8:30pm. The Milton Theatre and MoonCat Comedy present Comedy Open Mic. Uncensored and out there. Join us for a great night of comedy fun. Comedian sign-in begins at 8pm. Cash bar. Suggested $5 donation at the door. Doors 8pm. Venue: Milton Theatre.

  • October 4, 2017 - 10:00am

    Join Abbott's every Wednesday from 10 - 11:30 a.m. as we invite families to explore the great outdoors! Each book-themed week highlights the unique beauty of our trails and historic gristmill. Parents and children will enjoy hands-on nature experiences through stories, activities, and games. Ages 2 - 5 years old; $4 per child for DNS members, $7/child for others. 

  • October 4, 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.

  • October 4, 2017 - 6:30pm

    Lewes is rich with historic happenings, legends, and tall-tales, many of them involving a touch of the paranormal. From the founding of Lewes in 1631 and the massacre of its settlement the following year, to the unknown sailors’ cemetery at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, some residents never seem to depart. This 90-minute walking tour will introduce you to stories of strange happenings in the town of Lewes and visit the Ryves Holt House, and enter one of the most haunted places in Delaware the Cannonball House. Flashlights recommended.

  • October 5, 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. 

  • October 5, 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.

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