Due to heavy rainfall, the venue for the Monday, June 10, 2013 “Chautauqua Tent Show: ‘America Takes Flight’” has been moved from the Lewes Historical Society to the Lewes Presbyterian Church.
Program exploring indentured servitude. Participants will symbolically sign an indenture form with a quill pen, after which they will be assigned 18th century chores such as preparing wool for spinning, weaving and carding; kindling gathering for the smokehouse and cleaning. During their free time, participants will have a chance to play Colonial games, enjoy a house tour or explore the grounds.
Carol Tippit Woolworth to exhibit paintings inspired by a recent trip to France in the Mezzanine Gallery in June
Many of the paintings focus on the unseen beauty of trees. Tippit Woolworth attempts to capture an intense moment, a scene, a certain light, colors arranged in such a way that extract an emotion from the viewer.
Been thinking of casting a line into a nearby stream or daydreaming about a sunny afternoon at the beach with your surf rod, but just haven’t gotten around to purchasing your 2013 Delaware fishing license yet? Then you’ve got an angler’s good luck already for catching the opportunity to try fishing for free for a couple of days, thanks to DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife.
New artificial bait developed by U of D from project funded by DNREC could reduce number of horseshoe crabs used to catch eel and whelk
A new alternative bait product that will help reduce the number of horseshoe crabs harvested from the Delaware Bay was introduced today. A team of University of Delaware researchers led by Dr. Nancy Targett, DuPont scientists, fisheries biologists, watermen and conservation groups were joined by DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara to make the announcement this morning at UD’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes.