October 2018 Calendar of Events

October 4 - October 7

Rehoboth Beach

Greyhounds Reach the Beach® is an event for greyhound and sighthound owners held every Columbus Day weekend in the ocean side communities of Dewey Beach and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. The event celebrates our greyhounds, creates awareness of the need for foster and adoptive homes, and raises some funds to support greyhound adoption.

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October 6, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Lewes

Fall in Lewes means the Fall Craft Fair brought to you by The Lewes Historical Society. The 2018 Fall Craft Fair is on Saturday, October 6, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm at the Historic Campus at Second & Shipcarpenter Streets in downtown Lewes. Admission to the festival is $5 per person each day, to be paid at the gate; children under 12 are free. Proceeds from this event will benefit educational and preservation programs at The Lewes Historical Society. With its wealth of historical sites, museums, unique shops, restaurants and pristine beaches, Lewes is an exciting destination for craft buyers and visitors alike. The Historic Complex consists of numerous historic buildings that will be open to the public. These houses and museums, surrounded by shade-trees and gardens, provide a beautiful backdrop for the Craft Fair. Enjoy festive live music and delicious food. Over 4,000 visitors are expected to enjoy the Lewes Fall Craft Fair this year. The Lewes Fall Craft Fair is well known for the exceptional quality of the craftspeople, including new and returning artists from across Delmarva and the Eastern Shore. The Lewes Historical Society invites the public to celebrate the work of over 70 other talented artisans on Saturday, October 6th, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm at the Lewes Historic Campus at 110 Shipcarpenter Street. For more details about the Fall Craft Fair or for more information on The Lewes Historical Society, contact 302-645-7670.

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October 6, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Lewes

German fare from local restaurants, special edition craft beers, oom-pah band, and dancing. Ticketed event. In conjunction with Boast the Coast.

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October 7, 11:00am - 5:00pm

Lewes

Coast Day showcases how UD scientists, staff, and students are improving our understanding of ocean environments and serve coastal communities. Coast Day attendees can interact with researchers, tour ships, try hands-on activities, and attend presentations on a range of topics. Family-friendly activities include an event-wide treasure hunt for answers to questions about the environment and Coast Day exhibits. Children can meet sea-dwelling animals such as horseshoe crabs at the critter touch tanks. Everyone can enjoy live music, vendor displays, and seafood favorites showcased by local chefs at the Crab Cake Cook-Off and the Seafood Chowder Challenge.

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October 20, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Lewes

Born in Pittsburgh, Awadagin Pratt began studying piano at the age of six. Three years later, having moved to Normal, Illinois with his family, he also began studying violin. At the age of 16, he entered the University of Illinois where he studied piano, violin, and conducting. He subsequently enrolled at the Peabody Conservatory of Music where he became the first student in the school's history to receive diplomas in three performance areas - piano, violin and conducting. In recognition of this achievement and for his work in the field of classical music, Mr. Pratt recently received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Johns Hopkins.

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October 26 - October 28

Lewes

Cape Henlopen State Park's 30th Children’s Fantasy Trail Wear your Halloween costume and trick-or-treat for candy and toys with your favorite storybook characters along our trail lined with jack-o-lanterns. Entertainment under the tent each evening may include singing, juggling, magic and more. For more information call 302-645-6852. Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 6 – 8 p.m. Sunday, October 28 6 – 7:30 p.m. $5 per person, adults, and children

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