Weekend Update: May 17th-19th


If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, check out this list of local events:

All Weekend:  30th Annual Rehoboth-Dewey Sidewalk Sale
The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center will run from 9am-9pm from Friday through Sunday.  Individual stores may operate at different times though.  For more information call the Chamber at 302-227-2233.

Friday, May 17th – Remember Lewes
As part of the Lewes Historical Society’s “Remembering Lewes” series Churck Fithian will bring his extensive knowledge to the Lewes Historical Society when he presents a program about Delaware’s role in the War of 1812.  The program runs from 7:30pm-9pm and will be held at the Lewes Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall on Kings Highway.  Everyone is invited to attned this free educational event.

Saturday, May 18th – Youth Finish Tournament
The Friends of Cape Henlopen State Park will host their annual youth fishing tournament on Saturday from 8am-11am, with a rain date of Sunday, 5/19.  This tournament is open to all kids ages 16 and younger.  The entrance fee is $10 and the first 50 registrants receive a free t-shirt!  Prizes are awarded.

Saturday, May 18th – Maritime Day 2013
Congress first declared Maritime Day in 1933, and the Cape May-Lewes ferry will honor that celebration on Saturday at the Lewes Ferry Terminal with a ceremony at 1pm.  Admission is free and includes engine room and bridge tours, maritime displays and more.  Food and drink will be available and the event will take place rain or shine.

Saturday, May 18th – Pooches in the Park
If your four-legged friends are more like family, consider this event which will take place from 1pm-3pm on Saturday at Canalfront Park in Lewes.  The event features specialized and pet-friendly vendors, a doggie spa, agility and obedience demos, and more.  Admission is $5 per pup, but free for their two-legged friends and owners.  One dog per handler and all dogs must be on a non-retractable leash with a maximum length of six feet.

Sunday, May 19th – Fitness ‘n Fun
Quest Fitness and Kayak is hosting its 2nd annual “Fitness ‘n Fun from 8am-12pm in Canalfront Park in Lewes on Sunday morning.  This event is completely free and open to anyone.  Activities include yoga, book camp, pilates, zumba, kick boxing, spinning, Kids FIT, and more.  For a schedule of events and more information, check out this link.

Thinking of buying or selling a home in Sussex County?  Give us a call at Cooper Realty Associates and put us to work for you – 302-644-2266.

Weekend Update: October 5th-7th

I can’t believe it’s already October! If you love to shop, this weekend is a great one for you, but there are also a couple of great festivals happening. There’s tons going on this weekend, so check it out:

I can’t believe it’s already October!  If you love to shop, this weekend is a great one for you, but there are also a couple of great festivals happening.  There’s tons going on this weekend, so check it out:

Friday, October 5th – Lewes Merchants’ Fall Sidewalk Sale
From 10am-5pm this Friday the merchants in the Historic Lewes Commercial District will be participating in the annual fall sidewalk sale.  It’s worth checking out!

Saturday, October 6th – Lewes Historical Society Craft Show
This annual craft show is well known for the quality of the over 80 Craftspeople in attendance.  Admission is $5 at the door, and kids under 12 are free.  The show is held at the Lewes Historic Complex (110 Shipcarpenter Street) and runs from 9am-4pm.  The day also includes refreshments & live entertainment.

Saturday, October 6th – Artisan Festival in Bethany Beach
There is also an arts festival in Bethany Beach this weekend.  The event is hosted at the Bethany Beach Fire House (215 Hollywood Street) and features over 40 vendors displaying a variety of work including glass, metal, pottery, jewelry, fine art, and more.  The Festival is from 9am-3pm and admission is free.

Saturday, October 6th – Boast the Coast Maritime Festival & Lighted Boat Parade
Sponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean & Environment, Boast the Coast is a fun festival that runs from 10am-dusk on Saturday.  The festival includes seafood tasting, live entertainment, kids entertainment, free tours of the Cannonball House & Lightship Overfalls, and free boat tours.  The festival concludes with a lighted boat parade at dusk.  For more information, check out this link.

Saturday, October 6th – Wings & Wheels Fall Festival in Georgetown
This 5th annual event takes place at the Sussex County Airport in Georgetown.  Over 20 vintage planes, which fly in and hundreds of cars will be at the show, which includes all day entertainment, food, games for kids, a living history program, and more.  Admission is free for this unique festival.  For more information check out this link.

All Weekend – 36th Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale in Rehoboth & Dewey
The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center sponsors this annual event that is going into its 36th year!  The sale runs from 9am-9pm Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, although some store hours may vary.  Shopping is on downtown Rehoboth, downtown Dewey, and along Route One in between.  Call the Chamber at 302-227-2233 for more information.

All Weekend – 50th Annual Rehoboth Christmas Shop
Get your Christmas shopping started early with this annual event presented by two area churches.  The shop is set up at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center (229 Rehoboth Ave.) and costs $1 for entry.  Kids under 12 are free.  Sale hours are 10am-6pm on Friday and Saturday and 11am-4pm Sunday.  Items for sale include unique gifts, jewelry, clothing, gourmet food, holiday décor and more!  This has been a Rehoboth tradition for many years, so definitely worth checking out!  For more information call 302-227-7202.

Thinking of buying of selling a home in Sussex County? Give us a call at Cooper Realty Associates and put us to work for you – 302-644-2266.

Weekend Update: 9/21-9/23

Check out some of the fun things going on in Sussex County this weekend:

Check out some of the fun things going on in Sussex County this weekend:

Friday, September 21st: Fun Friday! Oktoberfest
This Friday the Lewes Chamber of Commerce will sponsor their first annual Oktoberfest!  This event will take place at Mary Vessels Park and on Market Street between Front Street and Second Street in Lewes from 4pm-8pm.  Local merchants and vendors will be serving German good and German-themed merchandise and specials throughout the day.  The festival will be all about live entertainment and family-fun and will include Bavarian dancers, an Oompah Band, and more! 

Saturday, September 22nd: Fall Beach Party in Dewey
On Saturday the Dewey Business Partnership will host their annual end of season beach party on the beach at Dagsworthy Street.  This event is open to the general public and property owners in Dewey alike.  Parking is free and the event runs from 5:30-9pm.  Good and drinks from local business will be available at discounted prices and live entertainment includes Jimi Smooth and Bruce in the USA.  This event is free to attend and is open to all ages.

Sunday, September 23rd: Sampling of Sussex County
The Jefferson School in Georgetown will be hosting its 2nd Annual Sampling of Sussex event from 12pm-3pm on Sunday.  This family friendly event will include face painting, a petting zoo, live entertainment, and samplings from local restaurants.  For more information and admissions costs call 302-856-3300.

Sunday, September 23rd: Farmer & Foodie Festival
Stop by the Georgetown Circle from 12pm-4pm Sunday for the Farmer & Foodie Festival!  This event celebrates and honors local farmers.  There will carriage rides, pumpkin decorating, a backyard bbq competition, live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, and tastings from local businesses.

Sunday, September 23rd:  Free Concert in Cupola Park
Head to Cupola Park in Millsboro on Sunday evening to see local favorites “The Funsters” perform live.  The concert begins at 5pm and is free for all!  Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair or blanket!  Picnic dinners are encouraged too.

Thinking of buying or selling a home in Sussex County?  Give us a call at Cooper Realty Associates and put us to work for you – 302-644-2266.