Mosaic's "Second Saturday" Art Walk. Mosaic was founded in 2008 to promote a heightened awareness of the emerging Rehoboth Beach art scene. The goal: promote art, unite galleries, and support artists. The group hosts a free art walk in downtown Rehoboth Beach every second Saturday of the month. Please click here for more information.
Located at 11 Christian Street, Rehoboth Beach. Offering numerous activities: crafts, exercise & dance classes, wood carving, games, knitting & quilting, art classes, bus trips....For more information about the Center and the many activities offered, call 302-227-2055 or click here.
The Museum is located near the Visitors' Center at 511 Rehoboth Avenue just west of the circle on the banks of the canal. Cruisin'-an exhibit of vintage bikes, pedal cars and toys on wheels will run from May 24, 2014 - March 2015. For more information, please call 302-227-7310 or visit www.rehobothbeachmuseum.org.
Offering many "Series" throughtout the year-Another Take, Around the World, Cinema & Art, Delmarva Roots, Monthly Screenings, Read a Movie, special Film Screenings.... AND in the summer-Cinema by the Canal and Cinema by the Surf. For a complete list and description of each series, visit www.rehobothfilm.com or call 302-645-9095.
10am, Tunnell Cancer Center is 18947 John J Williams Hwy, Rehoboth Beach. Being well through your breast cancer journey is a free class open to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and their loved ones. Join us to learn more about: breast cancer, financial issues, your diagnosis and treatment, available support programs and other available resources.This class is held the 4th Wednesday of the month at Tunnell at 10am. Please call Connie to register at 302-644-6844.
7pm at the park in Milton. In case of inclement weather, concerts will be held at the Milton Fire Department. The concerts offer a wide variety of music from the sounds of the beach, big band, a little country, Irish folk, blue-eyed soul, and good ol' rock and roll. For a complete schedule: www.historicmilton.com/events.html or call 302-684-1101. May-September
Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes. Join a park naturalist for an overview of these marine mammals, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For children 7 and up-children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Limited to 20. Pre-registration is required. Call 302-645-6852 for info and to pre-register.
Search for Ghost Crabs at the Delaware Seashore Park. Recommended for ages 7 and up. Children must be accompanied by and adult. Bring a flashlight. Limited to 20. Pre-registration is required. Seaside Nature Center, Cape Henlopen State Park. Call 645-6852 to pre-register.
Leaving the dock at Indian River Marina. Seating is limited and pre-registration is strongly recommended. Estuarine Ecology Boat Tour and Rehoboth Bay Sightseeing Boat Tour, Call 302-227-6991 for information and reservations.
In Lewes, 7pm. Bring blanket or lawn chair. In event of rain, call 302-645-2733 for an alternate location. Different venues each week. May-September
Through Labor Day, at Dewey Beach Life Saving Station, Dagsworthy Street, Dewey Beach. Movie Nights: Mondays, (June 16 -August 25 ) 8:30pm. Bonfires: Wednesdays, (June 18 -August 27 ) 7:30-11pm. For more information call the Rehoboth-Dewey Chamber of Commerce, 302-227-6446. How to get there: www.jollytrolley.com.
The Lewes Historical Society is home of the Lewes Vintage Base Ball Club, a vintage ball club participating in the Mid-Atlantic Vintage Base Ball League and a member of the Vintage Base Ball Association. Home matches are at the University of Delaware Lewes campus near the Virden Conference Center at 700 Pilottown Road. 2014 Schedule (most games begin at 1:00pm and are double headers call 302-645-7670 for confirmation)- Also visit www.historiclewes.org. Games are played from April-October.
Runs every Tuesday, 12-4pm in Grove Park, rain or shine. Hours after Oct 1 are noon-3pm. The market has 25 vendors selling vegetables, fruit, cheese, meat, seafood, prepared food, baked goods, plants and cut flowers. There are weekly events such as chef demos, music and a green tent that will educate consumers on conservation and green energy. Call 302-249-7878 or visit www.rbfarmersmarket.com. Runs May-October.
Tuesdays, noon-4:00pm. Indoor market to support local growers, chefs, bakers and crafters. East Coast Garden Center, 30366 Cordrey Road, Millsboro. Along with vendors, market may include demonstrations, music, classes and more. Info: click here or call 302-945-3489. Will run from November 11, 2014-March 17, 2015.
Explore the history of the DeBraak which was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast. Program includes a trip to the hull facility in nearby Cape Henlopen State Park for a curator-led tour of the surviving section of the ship’s hull. Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Highway, Lewes. Programs at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Limited seating. Admission $10 in advance by reservation only at http://shop.delaware.gov/. For additional information, call 302-645-1148. Lecture/tours will take place on the following Mondays during 2014: Sept. 8, 15, 22 and 29. Note: Tours will not be conducted on Sept. 1.
Kalmar Nyckel is excited to be back in Lewes offering 2 ½ hour public sails, pirate sails, and deck tours from the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal, Public Pier. Passage for all sails is $60 for adults and $40 for children 17 & under. Be sure to make your reservations by calling 302-429-7447, or visit www.KalmarNyckel.org for more information. Click here for schedule.
The “First State” of Delaware will host --- for the first time outside of Italy --- the only American exhibition of rare Etruscan and Greco-Roman art pieces from the vast collection under the judicial protection of Italy’s national Guardia di Finanza. In addition, the exhibit will also include state-of-the-art interactive technology that directly engages visitors.These pieces will exhibit at Wilmington’s renowned The Grand Opera Theater, located at 818 North Market Street. If interested in a bus trip to this exhibit, please click here.
The Lewes Historical Society invites the public for a chance to win an exclusive original painting by local artist Doris Ingram. This beautiful original watercolor painting of a salty Lewes scene featuring the Delaware pilot launch Brandywine cruising past the Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse evokes memories of both old and new Lewes. Doris has graciously donated the painting to the Society to be raffled off. The image will also be used on the ticket cover of the 2014 Christmas Tour of Lewes, to take place on Saturday, December 6. Raffle tickets are available at the Ryves Holt House Museum Gift Shop. Tickets can also be purchased by phone 302-645-7670, ext. 12. All proceeds benefit the Society’s programs in education and historic preservation.
Sunday–Thursday, 5:30-9:30 pm. Friday–Saturday, 5:30-10:30 pm. Northside Park, Bayside North, Ocean City (91st - 146th) Streets. Enjoy this award-winning holiday paradise created for the whole family! More than one million holiday lights sparkle throughout this beach resort. Northside Park will have hundreds of animated, lighted displays. Relax and sip hot chocolate in the heated Winterfest Village pavilion. Browse Yukon Cornelius’ gift shop for a special gift and have a photo taken with Santa. Board the Winterfest Express to tour the lights, including the themed exhibits of your favorite fairy tales. $5 per person. Kids ages 11 & under ride FREE. For more information, call 800-OC-OCEAN or 410-250-0125
7:30pm, Cape Henloipen High School Auditorium, Lewes. The concert is free. The chorale recently returned from Washington, D.C. where the group sang at the National Tree.
7pm, Bethel United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Fourth and Market Streets, Lewes. Presented by the Lewes Men's Community Chorus and the Tapsations. Info: 302-645-9426.
7:00 pm, Upstairs Screening Room, Movies at Midway. Admission: $4 for members and $6 for non-members. For more information, click here.
9:00pm-12:30am, The Circle, Georgetown. The family-friendly event will feature carriage rides, live music, food vendors, beer trucks, corn hole, heated tents and bonfires. Info: Town Hall 302-856-7391.
Plan to shop at the State's Largest Indoor Garage Sale! Merchants' Attic will be held at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Hall, 229 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE. The doors will open promptly at 9:30AM, rain or shine. The hours are 9:30AM to 1:30PM. There is no admission fee; however donations for the benefit of the Chamber Event Fund are welcome. For more information, call the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce at (302) 227 – 2233 or visit the Chamber website at www.beach-fun.com .
3:00pm, upstairs screening room at the Movies at Midway. Co-sponsored by the Rehoboth Beach Film Society and CAMP Rehoboth. Winner of an Audience Award for Best Feature at the Austin Gay & Lesbian Film Festival this witty, female- buddy comedy has garnered laughs and applause as it’s played to audiences across the world. Tickets are $7.00 each and can be purchased online at www.rehobothfilm.com, by calling 302-645-9095, ext 1, or in person at the RBFS office, Mon – Fri, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm. Please note that tickets are non-refundable.
6:30pm in the upstairs screening room at Movies at Midway. January's film for the Around the World film series presents critically acclaimed, international independent films. The generous sponsorship of Movies at Midway allows the screenings to be free and open to the public. Presented by the Rehoboth Beach Film Society, Lewes Public Library, and Movies at Midway. Information on this series, other events, or to become a member, www.rehobothfilm.com, or call 645-9095.
1:00pm, YMCA, Church Street, Rehoboth Beach. All boys and girls ages 8-13 are invited to participate in the local level of competition. Sponsored by the Cape Henlopen Elks#2540 Lewes. For entry forms or additional information, call Wayne Becraft at 301-3235-7710.
Rehoboth Beach Film Society presents it's popular series, "What Makes Us Tick"? The series kicks off on Friday, January 16 at 7:00 pm with “Bardsongs.” This film by Dutch director Sander Francken, is a mesmerizing tribute to oral storytelling. [2010, The Netherlands, Runtime: 94 minutes, Not Rated, Hindi, Bambara and Ladakhi with English sub-titles]. A post-film discussion will be led by Perrin Smith and Suzanne Thurman. The series continues on Saturday, January 17 at 1:00 pm with the American classic, “High Noon.” Winner of five Oscars®, this black and white film stars Gary Cooper as retired marshal Will Kane, with Grace Kelly playing his Quaker bride, Amy. [1952, US, Runtime: 85 min, Rated PG]. Leading the post-film discussion are Suzanne M. Murphy and Tom Ledbetter. The series concludes on Sunday, January 18 at 1:00 pm with the Japanese film “Departures.” When his orchestra disbands, Daigo moves back to his hometown and accepts a job preparing the newly deceased for burial – a job that is considered unclean in Japanese culture. This movie won 10 Japan Academy Prize awards and the American Oscar® for Best Foreign Language Film in 2008. [2008, Japan, Runtime: 131 min, Rated PG 13, Japanese with English subtitles]. Post-film moderators will be Joan Procaccio and Charlotte Smith. This event is open to the general public and RBFS members. Ticket price includes complimentary coffee and tea served prior to each screening. Tickets can be purchased online at www.rehobothfilm.com, by calling 302-645-9095, ext 1, or visiting the RBFS office, Mon – Fri, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Please note that tickets are non-refundable, and proof of membership must be presented at the time of purchase or at admission to the event in the case of online or telephone reservation.
2:00pm, Zwaaendael Museum, Lewes. Lecture by Claudia Leister, executive director of the Milford Museum. Part six of an eight-part series exploring decades in Delaware’s history. Free admission but, due to space restrictions, reservations are required by calling 302-645-1148 no later than Jan. 5, 2015.
For January’s Monthly Screening, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society proudly presents the BBC Worldwide film, “Private Peaceful” at 7:00 pm in the upstairs screening room at Movies at Midway in Rehoboth Beach. Just recently released in the US and written by famed British author, Michael Morpurgo (War Horse), this powerful anti-war drama is an indictment of the harsh realities of 20th-century feudalism and the unfair treatment afforded British soldiers during WW1. Admission for Monthly Screenings is $4 for Rehoboth Beach Film Society members (current membership card must be presented), and $6 for future members. Tickets will be sold at the door on a first come, first served basis. Contact www.rehobothfilm.com, or call 645-9095.
11:30am-3:30pm with plunge at 1:00pm, Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk near the bandstand. The Plunge Festival features activities designed with the "Plunging family" in mind. The highlight is the actual Plunge, but many 'Bears' make a complete weekend. Scheduled activities and attractions for 'Bears' and their families begin on Friday. For more information and to get your team together, click here.
"Delaware’s Decades—the 1990s.” Program description TBA. Part seven of an eight-part series exploring decades in Delaware’s history. 2 p.m. Free admission but, due to space restrictions, reservations are required by calling 302-645-1148 no later than Feb.2, 2015.
'Delaware’s Decades—the 2000s'. Lecture by Bill Ayrey, lab manager and company historian from ILC Dover who will discuss the future of space travel and space suits from the early 2000s to the present. Eighth and final installment of a series exploring decades in Delaware’s history. 2 p.m. Free admission but, due to space restrictions, reservations are required by calling 302-645-1148 no later than March 2, 2015.
Held at Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. Largest 'yardsale' in the area. Info: 302-227-2233. More details to follow.
The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center announces the 32nd Annual Spring Sidewalk Sale. The sale runs 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 bargain prices! Don't forget - TAX FREE!!! Info: 302-227-2233.
Area-wide celebration that kicks off 1:00 pm, 6-12 with a tasting tour of some of Rehoboth's best restaurants. Friday evening-celebration dinner at event sponsor hobos Restaurant and Bar. Free outdoor festival 6-13 at Epworth UMC from 11 am-5 pm. Nage restaurant continues the festivities with a Vegan Brunch on 6-14 including several VegFest speakers, 5k event and a special Stroll/Walk. To sign up visit www.rehobothvegfest.org.
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