Visit the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival

Beach GlassLooking for a reason to visit the beach and stay at The Avenue? Stay with us and check out the 6th Annual Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival on Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28. This exciting family event is hosted by Lewes Historical Society and features more than 70 sea glass artists as well as waterfowl artists and decoy carvers! Festival admission is $5 per person, per day. Children under 12 are free. Check out the exciting activities offered throughout the weekend:

Saturday, June 27, 2015

The festival is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and live music will be playing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. by steel drum player Jimmy G. Two free feature presentations will take place at St. Peters Church Hall. From 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. “Fossils from Calvert Cliffs” will be presented by Stephen J. Godfrey Ph.D. and from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. “The Lures of Sea Glass” will be discussed with Richard LaMotte.

A special kids’ event will be held at the Midway School #178 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Called “From Pirates to Politics,” this activity will be hosted by Lewes Historical Society volunteers and members of The Pirates of the Delaware Bay! The event will teach children all about life in Delaware in the past and the occurrences of piracy along the Delaware cost in the 17th century. Two fun crafts are included as well, and kids and parents are encouraged to come dressed in pirate attire!

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Wrap the weekend up by bringing the glass shards you have found along the beach to be identified by glass specialist Keith Flemming from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Paul Zavinsky will provide live music from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Enjoy the family fun that Lewes Historical Society’s Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival has to offer, then head back to Avenue Inn & Spa in Rehoboth Beach! We can’t wait for your visit!

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