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76 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May I - May 7, 1998 (L'lll_ ') SundaY is Veggie Nighff .. featuring / '.egctarian specials Original Food. Thurs, daY is Pizza Niffhl Original Beer. 5.00 build Your own pies Original Music. Live, Oriffinai Music: 320 Rehoboth Ave. 302-226-BREW Friday- John Faye Saturday- vinyl shockley v:a'.dogfi W, Th& F 4p, Sat & Sun 12n Delmarva Hot Air Balloon and Craft Fest to be illustrated with Baxendell painting By Rosanne Pack Illustrating Milton history, old and new, the logo for the 1998 Delmarva Hot Air Balloon and Craft Festival shows colorful hot air balloons soaring over a clipper ship of old, the type once built at shipyards along the Broadkill Riv- er in and around Milton. For the second year in a row, Julie Baxendell is the artist-who created and donated the design lo- go for the charitable event that benefits the American Diabetes Association (ADA). The work of the Milton artist appears on festi- val brochures as well as T-shirts and sweat shirts. :The original acrylic painting will go to the highest bidder in a silent auction on festival day, Saturday, May 9 Next Week, the now-familiar balloons will take flight for the annual festival even if the clipper ships only live on in memory. The event includes tethered hot air bal- loon rides, crafts and a variety of lbod, children and family activi- ties and entertainment throughout the day. A new feature is a Friday, May 8 live auction set for the festival grounds at 7 p.m. A donation of the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, a Princess Diana Beanie Baby TM bear will be raffled on Saturday with all proceeds going to the ADA. Tickets are $1 each and they are available at the candy store in the Rehoboth Outlets Center 3 and the ADA office in Milton, 684-8404. This year, the festival also in- cludes a family carnival that will be open Friday, Saturday and Sun- day. The original watercolor donated by Baxendell was matted and framed courtesy, of the Peninsula Collection. Baxendell has numerous water- colors on exhibit in the Peninsula Collection. Her work includes seascapes and harbor scenes as well as large florals. The painter Rosanne Pack photo Launching a new painting, artist Julie Baxendell, center, is donating the logo for the brochure and shirts for the 1998 Del- marva Hot Air Balloon and Craft Festival; the original acrylic painting will be auctioned at the festival, Saturday, May 9, with proceeds going to the American Diabetes Association. The artist is joined by Don Post, left, events coordinator of the ADA and Tony Boyd-Heron, co-owner of the Peninsula Collection, where matting and framing services were donat- finds beauty to record in simple objects such as an old bottle dis- covered in the mud and a pale pas- tel seashell washed up on Broad- kill Beach. She said that magic happens when morning sunlight pours through a window and lights some of these common- place objects. Some of her other subjects include the threatening colors of a storm brewing over the ocean and a resting workboat piled high with crab pots. Tony Boyd-Heron, co-owner of the Peninsula Collection, said that sometime this summer, Baxendell will be the featured artist in the new Gallery II exhibit space at the art and framing shop. For wearable art, shirts bearing the balloon festival logo will be sold at the event; T-shirts are $10 or three for $25; sweat shirts are $18 or $22 for XXL. Weather permitting, more than 20 hot air balloons are to lift off at 5:30 a.m., with another sail set for 5:30 p.m. The festival grounds open at 9 a.m.; activities continue until the final concert by the First State Force and the sunset balloon glow. The festival is free; parking is $3. For information, call the Sussex ADA office, 684-8404. Cape Artists open 1998 season with May 8 reception The Cape Artists will host a special evening reception marking the beginning of the 1998 season, on Friday, May 8, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the lower level of the New Devon Inn, Second Street, Lewes. Punch, cof- fee, hors d'oeuvres and desserts will be served. New works by the artists will also be on display in the two galleries open for browsing. Other paintings by the Cape Artists.may be seen at their "satellite gal- leries," including the Rose & Crown Restaurant, the Lewes Chamber of Commerce Visitors' Center and the Rehobeth Grille in Rehoboth. Regular gallery hours will be Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p,m. Your Year-Round Crab Restaurant Open Everyday Eat InCarry Out I ! AYCE Snot BlueC.rot.. or..ow .crabs [1 I ,u?%_ R I ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE LONG NECK ENTERTAINMENT I --'IT & The Cuttle Wayne Train May 16 -- Coyotes May 2 -- Carbon 14 May 22 -- Selective Amnesia May 8--- High T'le May 23 -- Mary Rhodes & Blue Teens May 9 -- Debbie Lind May 29. Harry Combs May 15 -- The Stumble May 30 -- "rBA .Rehobolh (302) 227-6700 Long Neck (302) 945-8.91X)