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  • July 27, 2017 - 9:00am

    Looking for a unique way to see Historic Lewes and to learn about our maritime heritage? Join Quest Kayak on a tour of the Lewes waterways. This tour is narrated by our Executive Director and includes stories of shipwrecks, pirates, lighthouses, and more.  Quest Kayak offers a short paddling tutorial prior to each trip.  Tours generally last three hours, weather permitting.

  • July 27, 2017 - 9:30am

    Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay and catch a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5 mile journey, park anturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  Be sure to bring closed-toe shoes, drinking water, and sun protection. $35 pp. Call 302-227-6991. 

  • July 27, 2017 - 10:30am

    Join the library as we welcome Nancy Curry. Nancy will perform a variety of songs for the audience. This performance is part of our 2017 Summer Reading Program. Venue: Lewes Public Library.

  • July 27, 2017 - 11:00am

    Construction on Battery 519 began 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. Pre-registration is required by calling 302-644-5007. $5 pp. 

  • July 27, 2017 - 12:30pm

    Join our historical interpreters as they show the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces. FREE. 

  • July 27, 2017 - 2:00pm

    Construction on Battery 519 began 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. Pre-registration is required by calling 302-644-5007. $5 pp. 

  • July 27, 2017 - 2:00pm

    Study one of the most specialized invertebrates of the sea! A park naturalist will guide a dissection and participants will get to see some of the squid's unique adaptations for survival. Pre-registration required. Limit one adult per child. Ages 8 and up. $6 per child. 

  • July 27, 2017 - 2:00pm

    Join a park naturalist to learn abou the park's signature species; the Horseshoe crab, Osprey and Diamondback terrapin. View Osprey in their natural habitat, search for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the Horseshoe crab's adaptations for survival. Pre-registration required. $4 pp. Call 302-227-6991.

  • July 27, 2017 - 3:00pm

    Investigate the wildlife and nature of Cape Henlopen through hands-on games, crafts, and exploring. Each week offers a new topic for children ages 6 - 9. Limit 12 children. Pre-registration required by calling 302-645-6852. $3 per child.

  • July 27, 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.

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