Last week I described three of my favorite places in historic Lewes: the campus of the Lewes Historical Society, Shipcarpenter Square, and the Ryves Holt House, which is the oldest residential dwelling still standing in Delaware. This week Im continuing the Tour of Attractions in Downtown Historic [...]
Lewes will be in full bloom for its Third Tulip Festival from April 12 through 15. Sponsored by Lewes in Bloom, the citys Parks and Recreation Commission, the Zwaanendael Museum, the Lewes Chamber of Commerce and the Historic Lewes Farmers Market, the weekend offers more than tulips!
Even if the warm weather means the tulips are past their [...]
The 21st Annual Lewes Garden Tour will be held this Saturday, June 18, 2011, from 10 am to 5 pm, and the weather forecast is fantastic! The tour, sponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce, will be held rain or shine, but it is so much nicer when the sun is shining and Saturday should be sunny and in the [...]
One of my favorite shows is the Delaware By Hand Fine Arts & Crafts Show at the Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes, Delaware. In a busy Memorial Day Weekend, this is one event you don't want to miss. From 10 am to 4 pm, you'll find exquisite original artwork from paintings, photographs, jewelry, ceramics and glass to metal, wood and more. [...]
The Lewes Tulip Festival, a celebration of Lewess Dutch heritage, will again include a photography contest. (For contest rules and deadlines, click here.) The festival, sponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Lewes Historical Society, Lewes in Bloom, City of Lewes Parks and Recreation Commission, the Zwaanendael [...]
There is so much to do in the Lewes, DE, area over the Memorial Day Weekend, it's hard to choose! One of my favorite organizations is holding its 5th Annual Delaware By Hand Members Day Fine Arts and Crafts Show, Saturday, May 29, 2010, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Zwaanendael Museum park, Lewes, featuring wood, metal, glass, ceramics, photography, [...]
Have you been to Lewes Beach? I've always wondered how the streets were named and I'm doing some research to try to find the answer. Lewes Beach is a narrow strip of land along the Delaware Bay between Savannah Road (Rt. 9) and the Lewes Yacht Club. Once small beach cottages lined the road and many have been passed down through multiple [...]