All Events

  • October 5, 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.

  • October 5, 2017 - 4:00pm

    Olive Rush: Finding Her Place in the Santa Fe Art Colony is the subject of a new biography of Olive Rush (1873 – 1966). Rush was a prominent participant among the coterie of women illustrators who Howard Pyle taught in Wilmington, Delaware. In 1920, Rush turned to easel art and became the first independent woman artist to join the renowned Santa Fe art colony. For over four decades Rush’s artwork was wide-ranging including watercolor and oil painting and mural commissions in true fresco for the 1930s WPA. Her style evolved from realism to an avowed modernist style. Dr.

  • October 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
    Don's Tree Farm Cruisin' the Farm, held the first Thursday of each month from 5pm - dark.  May through October.  Come out and enjoy beautiful cars, great music and even better food.  50/50 to benefit the Georgetown Presbyterian Church.  6396 Hickman Road, Greenwood, DE 19950
     
     
  • October 6, 2017 (All day)

    This is the first-ever book festival in the US devoted exclusively to the history of everything, to be held in Lewes, Delaware on October 6 and 7, 2017. We invite you to be part of it! On Friday evening, October 6, there is a fascinating keynote by James Swanson, the New York Times best-selling author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer, a gripping hour-by-hour account told through the eyes of the hunted and the hunters.

  • October 6, 2017 - 9:00am

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  • October 6, 2017 - 9:00am

    Greyhounds Reach the Beach®  is an event for greyhound and sighthound owners held every Columbus Day weekend in the ocean side communities of Dewey Beach and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. The event celebrates our greyhounds, creates awareness of the need for foster and adoptive homes, and raises some funds to support greyhound adoption.

  • October 6, 2017 - 10:00am

    The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce announces the 41st Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale.  The sale begins Friday, October 6th and ends on Sunday, October 8th, running from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily (store hours may vary).

    It is a weekend for deals and fabulous finds!  Shopping in downtown Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, and Route One has never offered more merchandise at bargain prices!   

  • October 6, 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. 

  • October 6, 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.

  • October 6, 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.

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