The Weekender - Things to Do October 6th-8th , 2019


a43rd Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale

Friday, October 4 - Sunday, October 6 

9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Rehoboth Beach/ Dewey Beach - Downtown 

The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center announces their annual Fall Sidewalk Sale!  Sales run from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (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 discount prices!  NOTE: THIS IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT. Click the link below for more detials.



aLewes Historical Society Fall Craft Fair

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Historic Campus at Second & Shipcarpenter Streets

Fall in Lewes means the Fall Craft Fair brought to you by The Lewes Historical Society. The 2019 Fall Craft Fair is on Saturday, October 5, from 10:00am until 4:00pm at the Historic Campus at Second & Shipcarpenter Streets in downtown Lewes.  Admission to the festival is $5 per person each day, to be paid at the gate; children under 12 are free. Proceeds from this event will benefit educational and preservation programs at The Lewes Historical Society.

With its wealth of historical sites, museums, unique shops, restaurants and pristine beaches, Lewes is an exciting destination for craft buyers and visitors alike. The Historic Complex consists of numerous historic buildings that will be open to the public. These houses and museums, surrounded by shade-trees and gardens, provide a beautiful backdrop for the Craft Fair. Enjoy festive live music and delicious food.  Over 4,000 visitors are expected to enjoy the Lewes Fall Craft Fair this year.

The Lewes Fall Craft Fair is well known for the exceptional quality of the craftspeople, including new and returning artists from across Delmarva and the Eastern Shore.

The Lewes Historical Society invites the public to celebrate the work of over 70 other talented artisans on Saturday, October 5th, from 10:00am until 4:00pm at the Lewes Historic Campus at 110 Shipcarpenter Street. For more details about the Fall Craft Fair or for more information on The Lewes Historical Society, contact 302-645-7670.


aCoast Day

October 6, 2019

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment - Lewes 

Coast Day showcases how University of Delaware scientists, staff, and students are improving our understanding of ocean environments and serve coastal communities.

Family-friendly activities include an event-wide treasure hunt for answers to questions about the environment and Coast Day exhibits. Children can meet sea-dwelling animals such as horseshoe crabs and dogfish sharks at the critter touch tanks. Everyone can enjoy live music, vendor displays, and seafood favorites showcased by local chefs at the Crab Cake Cook-Off and the Seafood Chowder Challenge.

Our theme for 2019 is "A Ripple Through Time" and emphasizes the ways scientists study changes in our environment over time and the ways Sea Grant extension agents and others work to improve our future.

University of Delaware students, faculty and staff may be able to ride a free bus from Newark to Lewes for Coast Day. More information and a link to register is available on UDaily.  For more detials on Coast Day click here.

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