All Events

  • September 23, 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 23, 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 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

    “Nanticoke.” Lecture by Sterling Street, museum coordinator for the Nanticoke Indian Museum in Millsboro, Del., on the history of the Nanticoke tribe and its museum. 

  • September 23, 2017 - 5:00pm

    Camping at the Indian River Inlet has been a popular family tradition for many years, even before the land became a state park. The waterfront property, ample fishing opportunities, and its proximity to the beach have made the Delaware Seashore State Park campground a highly attractive location for affordable beach vacations for generations.  We will be celebrating the inlet all evening with a beach bonfire, live music, guided night hikes of the bridge, AND the exclusive opportunity to camp directly on the beach. 

  • September 23, 2017 - 6:30pm

    In 1943, WWII was in full swing but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling 302-644-5007. $5 pp. 

  • September 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

    Join Peabody graduates Maria Scott, piano, and Rebecca Fanning, soprano, for a free program featuring spirituals as well as songs by Debussy and Richard Strauss. Ms. Scott also will perform Chopin's Fantaisie in f minor, Op, 49, and Excursions, by Samuel Barber. Free admission is made possible thanks to a generous grant from The Longwood Foundation. Venue: Union United Methodist Church. Presenter: Coastal Concerts.

  • September 23, 2017 - 7:30pm
    Brown Box Theatre Project is delighted to bring their Fifth Annual Free Shakespeare Tour to Delaware Seashore State Park. In a continued commitment to providing high-quality FREE and affordable theatre to communities that crave the performing arts, Brown Box Theatre Project will perform “The Taming of the Shrew” at the Indian River Life-Saving Station at 7:30 p.m. Visitors are asked to bring a beach chair to enjoy the show.
     
  • September 23, 2017 - 9:00pm

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a 1975 musical comedy horror film directed by Jim Sharman. The screenplay was written by Sharman and Richard O'Brien based on the 1973 musical stage production The Rocky Horror Show, music, book, and lyrics by O'Brien. The production is a parody tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the 1930s through to the early 1970s. The film stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, O'Brien himself, and Barry Bostwick along with cast members from the original Royal Court Theatre, Roxy Theatre, and Belasco Theatre productions.

  • September 24, 2017 - 8:00am

    Led by volunteer birding guides, beginner and experienced bird watchers will enjoy observing and learning about the bird species frequenting the refuge at this time of year.  Come prepared for the weather and expect to walk up to a mile.  Bring your binoculars, a field guide, and spotting scope (the leader will have spotting scopes also). Binoculars will be available to borrow. Meet at the refuge office. Trips are free, open to the public, and last approximately three hours.  Pre-registration is required by calling the refuge office at (302) 684-8419.  

  • September 24, 2017 - 10:00am

    Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. 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.

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