The Lewes Chamber of Commerce 22nd annual Boast the Coast event takes place on September 30 with some new activities associated with a full day of events hosted by numerous Lewes organizations. In addition to the free boat tours of New Jersey’s tall ship, the A. J. Meerwald, the chamber is partnering with two of its members – the Lewes Historical Society and Cape Water Tours & Taxi.
Other events taking place in Lewes as part of Boast the Coast include the annual Lewes Merchants’ Fall Sidewalk Sales that begin Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Friends of the Lewes Canalfront Park are presenting their first Oktoberfest from 2 – 6 p.m. in the park. Advance admission tickets are $10 ($15 day of) and are available at the Lewes Chamber of Commerce visitor center at 120 Kings Highway. Food and beverages are available. Their event is rain or shine.
Additional events include the Historic Farmers Market in George H.P. Smith Park from 8 a.m. to noon; the Zwaanendael Museum’s Maritime Program, the Lewes Library Book Sale from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 111 Adams Avenue; the Lewes Historical Society’s Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on its campus at the end of Second Street at Shipcarpenter Street, and the Cape Artists’ Open House at their Third Street Gallery from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with light refreshments.
On Sunday, October 1, the University of Delaware hosts Coast Day on their Lewes campus at 700 Pilottown Road from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information on Coast Day, visit www.decoastday.org or call 302-381-8083.
For more information about Boast the Coast activities, CLICK HERE, or call 302-645-8073 or 877-465-3937.