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CAPE GAZETYE, Friday, February 28- March 6, 1997 - 57 Annual Delaware Art Show and Sale set March 22-23 in Sussex The third annual Delaware Art Show and Sale will be held Satur- day and Sunday, March 22 and 23 at the Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, in the Higher Education Building. This event benefits the Child Development Center at the campus which will be dedicated in June. According to event coordinator Carolyn DePew, this year's show has expanded its focus. Comple- menting the renowned national and international wildlife artists will be notable mid-Atlantic re- gional artists displaying tradition- al fine art, carving, sculpture, pho- tography, and fiber art. Visitors will have the opportu- nity to view appealing and unique exhibits, enjoy an ongoing wood carving demonstration and pur- chase high quality art for home or office. The Gala Preview Night on Sat- urday, March 22, from 6-10 p.m., is a festive evening featuring an artists' reception, live and silent auction, dinner and a cabaret per- formance by the Possum Point Players, "The Start of Something Big." "Finishing Touches," the oil on canvas by Heiner Hertling which was the official poster image for the 1996 show, has been donated from the Wilmington Trust collec- tion. This exquisite painting of a swan will be available for pur- chase during the auction. Admis- sion is $50 per person and is by 29th Great Delaware The Great Delaware Kite Festi- val, co-sponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce and the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation, will take place at Cape Henlopen State Park on Good Friday, March 28 (rain date is March 29). This popular event attracts kite fliers and spectators from throughout Delaware and the surrounding states. Business and community lead- ers have donated 34 trophies which will be awarded to novice and advanced fliers of all ages. Six special class trophies will award superlatives, such as the smallest competitor and the most senior competitor. The competitors' entrance fee for fliers up to 17 years of age is Kite Fest $1, and $2 for all other competi- tors. Participants may also pay an additional $2 to compete in the Highest Kite Award category which will take place at 12:15 p.m. for all ages. There is a Spe- cial Kite Fee of $1 per car for Delaware cars and $2 for out of state cars which will be collected at the entrance to the park. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The Children's and Teen's com- petitions will take place from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by the awards ceremonies for the morn- ing competition. The Adult Com- petitions, Stunt Kite Competi- tions, Novice Individual Precision Competitions and the Open Indi- vidual Ballet Competitions follow the Highest Kite Competition. The slated March 28 awards ceremony for the after- noon competitions concludes the day's activities. The entire day's activities will be announced from a stage area by two veteran Masters of Ceremony - Dan Gaffney from Eagle 97.7 and Dennis Forney from the Cape Gazette. In addition to flying contests, there will be food concessions, stunt kite flying exhibitions and a kite raffle. Winners do not need to be present during the afternoon raffle drawing. Commercial ven- dors need to be preregistered through the Lewes Chamber of Commerce. A limited number of spaces are available. For more information, call 645- 8073. Discover natural treasures at Cape State Park in March The Seaside Nature Center in Cape Henlopen State Park has an- nounced programs and events for early March, including Volunteer Trails Day, Marsh Madness, bird- watching and a look at the world of reptiles. Saturday, March 1, 9 a.m. to noon, is Volunteer Trails Day. Join other volunteers in helping to maintain the park's hiking trails. This month, efforts will be con- centrated on the Pinelands Trail. Participants should wear a good pair of waterproof boots as this trail is very wet. Volunteer Trail Days are held year round on the first Saturday of each month. Saturday, March 1 at 2 p.m. is "Marsh Madness." The salt marsh is the most productive natural habitat on the planet. It even pro- duces more food energy per acre than the most productive crop- land. Learn about these amazing natural areas, the plants and ani- mals that inhabit them and their importance to humans. Partici- pants will take a three mile hike to an area of the park rarely seen by park visitors. Comfortable, water- proof footwear is suggested. Sunday, March 2 at 2 p.m. is "Let's Hear it for Herps" which will introduce park visitors to rep- tiles via a video presentation. Par- ticipants will learn facts about reptiles which are stranger than fiction. Wednesday, March 5 at 8 a.m. is Birdwatching. Participants will meet at the center at 8 a.m. for a trip by van to Prime Hook Nation- al Wildlife Refuge. In addition to seeing more than a dozen species of waterfowl, great blue herons, songbirds and hawks, participants may sight one of the bald eagles that nest in the refuge. Binoculars and field guides are suggested, as is something warm to drink. Dressing for the weather is also a good idea. For more information call the center at 645-6852. /00ttAB BA R esta u rants -= Long Neck & Rehoboth Beach Featuring Seafood, Steaks, Chicken & Ribs served in a casual family atmosphere. Everyday Lunch Buffet (Rehoboth $5.95) advance ticket only. The exhibit is open to the public on Sunday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, stu- dents, and alumni association members and free for children un- der 12 if they are accompanied by an adult. 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