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 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
September 25, 2017 - 3:30pm
Join a knowledgeable Lewes Historical Society guide on board the Cape Water Tours for a cruise along Lewes's waterways. Journey back in time into Lewes’s maritime past. Hear about the important role of the Delaware Breakwater and the history of its construction. Get an up close photographic opportunity of the 1855 East End Lighthouse, a long-time local landmark.
September 26, 2017 - 11:00am
Have you ever wondered how to make beautiful paper ornaments? Join Theresa Dattilo as she teaches the art of quilling, a type of ornamental craftwork involving the shaping of paper, fabric, or glass into delicate pleats or folds. The class is $20 and covers the cost of supplies. Reservations should be made by Tuesday, September 19.
September 26, 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.
September 27, 2017 - 9:00am
Beginning on June 7, 2017, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will offer tours that explore the 18th-century history, artifacts and surviving hull section of His Majesty’s Sloop DeBraak, a British warship that was escorting and protecting a convoy of merchant ships en route to the United States when it was capsized and lost off the Del
September 27, 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.
September 27, 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 27, 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.
September 28, 2017 - 4:00am
Through the art of film, the event will offer perspective on LGBT experiences. Venue: Cinema Art Theater. Presenter: Rehoboth Beach Film Society.
September 28, 2017 - 8:00am
Times are placeholders. See website for details.