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:. ~2 F~:IDA" Mg~,ImC ~12 MONI~AV. KAARCH E. 201~' ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Cape Gazette k at Zwaanendael program is March 10 Tom King, second-generation owner of King's Homemade Ice Cream shops in Milton and Lewes, will be the speaker at the sixth install- ment of Savo Sussex, a seven- part, monthly series of pro- grams on the unique and de- lectable local flavors of Sus- sex County. The program Tom King v&.ll take place at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 10, at the Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Highway in Lewes. Ad- mission is free and open to the public but, due to seating limita- tions, reservations must be made by calling 302-645-1148 no later than Monday, March 5. In 1972, Earl King opened the first King's Homemade Ice Cream shop in an 1830 building that had once housed a general store in Milton. Forty years later, the original King's and its second location, opened in Lewes in 1981 by son Tom and his wife Chris, continue to serve award-winning ice cream, frozen yogurt and wa- ter ices to thousands of satisfied customers from around the world. Over the years, the shops have won many of Delaware Today Magazine's Best of Delaware awards, most recently being named Best Ice Cream, Down- state in 2011. In 2004, Tom and Chris' daughter Chelsea and her hus- band Rudy joined the family. Lewes Tulip Festival photo contest entries accepted through March 26 business. Rudy has since as- sumed the manufacturing duties as well as management of the shops. In coming years, the couple will take over ownership of King's Ha memade Ice Cream shops,becoming the third gener- ation of the King family to oper- ate the business. SUBMITTED PHOTO KINGS HOMEMADE iCE CREAM, 302 Union St., Mil- ton, was the original location of the family business. f r at Finbar's Pub & Grill Saturday, March 17 Doors open @ 11am The Best & Biggest Patty Party at the Beach Abound! Corned Beef & Cabbage Fish & Chips, Cottage Pie Braised Lamb Salmon of Knowledge Beef stew & Great Reubens, too... The Lewes Tulip Festival, sponsored by the Lewes Cham- ber of Commerce in partnership with the Lewes Historical Soci- ety, Lewes in Bloom, City of Lewes Parks and Recreation Commission. the Zwaanendael Museum and the Historic Lewes Farmers Market, will include a photography contest as part of the event to be held Thursday to Saturday, April 12 to 14. The Tulip Festival celebrates Lewes' Dutch heritage and incorporates the Lewes Historical Society's tiaird Preservation Awards. The photography contest links the two components of the festi- with judging in six categories - Lewes Architecture, Lewes Landscapes, Quintessential Le ves (iconic image that could only be in Lewes, i.e. Doo Dah Parade), Tulips, Lewes Food and one new category, Lewes Pets. All the images have to be pho- tographed in the Lewes geo- graphic area. ':i:he contest is open to photog- raphers of all abilities and ages. Submission requirements: Each photograph is to be matted, and both the photograph and the mat need to be securely attached to a piece of m0unting*or back- ing board. Framing is not permitted. The total dimension of the photo- gi'aph, mat and the backing board should not exceed 16-by- 20-inches. Entry forms will be eempleted by the.entrants when the submissions are delivered to the Lewes Chamber of Corn- r erce Visitor Center in the Fish- er -Martin House at 120 Kings Highway, behind the Zwaanen- dael Museum. The cost to enter the contest is $5 per submission, and a maxi- mum of five entries per photog- rapher is permitted. The entries will be judged by professional photographers who are Lewes Chamber of Commerce mem- bers. A People's Choice Award also will be selected from ballots submitted by visitors who attend the three-day exhibit in Zwaa- nendael Park April 12, 13 and 14. Monetary awards will be made for first, second and third place in each of the six subject cate- gories, The grand prize is a $100 cash award. Entries are being accepted as of Thursday, March 1, and ex- tend through Monday, March 26, at the Lewes Chamber of Com- merce Visitor Center. The visitor center is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Partici- pants will be asked to sign a pho- to release form at the time of registration. Photos may be used in future publicity and/or appear in the publications of the spon- soring organizations. Payment must be included with the sub- mitted photos. Make checks payable to the Lewes Chamber of Commerce. Awards will be presented Sat- urday, April 14. Following the ex- hibit, submitted entries can be picked up at lhe chamber's visi- tor center beginning Monday, April 16 and should be picked up no later than Monday, April 30. Those entries not retrieved by Wednesday, May 2, will become the property of the Lewes Cham- ber of Commerce. The chamber assumes no liability for lost or damaged photos during the ex- hibit. For more information about the contest or the festival, con- tact the Lewes Chamber of Com- merce at 302-645-8073. 316 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach 227.1873