Can you believe it’s already August? Here are a few events going on to this weekend to kick off the new month:
Friday, August 2nd: History Happy Hour
The topic for this week’s History Happy Hour is “Jacob Jones: Naval Hero of 1812.” Retired Navy Captain and university professor William H.J. Manthorpe will present the talk at the Lewes Historical Society at 4pm, followed by a question and answer period.
Saturday, August 3rd: Lewes Historical Society’s Antique Show
Head to the Lewes Historical Society to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the annual antique show. The show runs from 9am-4pm and admission is $5, children under 12 are free. The proceeds benefit the educational and preservation programming of the Historical Society. Over 60 dealers will present 18th-20th century antiques.
Saturday, August 3rd: Children’s Painting Class
Local artist John Donato will delight the whole family with an energetic and educational painting class. The class is hand-on and free for all. The class will take place at 10am at the Freeman Stage at Bayside (31750 Lake View Drive) in Selbyville. Don’t forget lawn chairs!
Saturday: August 3rd: 35th Annual Sandcastle Contest
Over 100 teams and 800 people will participate in this year’s sand castle contest! Contest takes place at Fisherman’s Beach at the North end of the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk. Registration begins 8:30am and judging begins at 3pm. Call 302-227-2233 for more information.
All Weekend: Free Concerts at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand
The US Army Jazz Ambassadors will perform on Friday, 8/2. Sounds of Society, a Chicago Tribute band will perform on Saturday, 8/3, and Herbie D. and the Dangermen will perform their Blues set on Sunday, 8/4. All concerts are free and begin at 8pm.
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