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72 - CAPE G, Friday, Cape Artists to The Cape Artists will have an exhibit of floral paintings in their booth at Zwaanendael Park on Saturday, June 21, the day of the Zwaanendael Heritage Garden Tour in Lewes. The 22 Cape Artists have been meeting weekly and painting wa- tercolor landscapes of local scenery since 1985. They opened their cooperative gallery in the New Devon Inn on Second Street in 1990, which was mentioned as an art lover's "must see" in the recently published "The 100 Best Art Towns in the United States." The gallery is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Each year the Cape Artists are asked to paint the gardens that will be on the tour and their paint- Tour Continued from page 64 men; Best Hardscape, sponsored" by Grizzly's; Best Use of Plant Material, sponsored by Profes- sional Grounds Management So- ciety and Best Overall Design Award, sponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce. In addi- tion, garden tour ticket-holders will determine the award for Most Popular Garden by indicating their choice on their tickets and depositing them in the ballot box- es at the site of the Idea Gardens or at Zwaanendael Park by 3 p.m. The Idea Gardens will be located at the Lewes Presbyterian Church on Franklin Street and King's Highway, next to the driveway in the parking lot. The six competing Idea Gardens will be judged by Sue Barton, Ex- tension Specialist at the Universi- ty of Delaware; Arthur A. Tucker, Research Professor at Delaware State University; Pamela Sapko, Director of the Delaware !Center for Horticulture and John Feli- ciani, Curator of Hoiculture Di- vision at Winterthur. The judges will also be deciding the winners in the Container Garden Competi- tion among business owners in Lewes' commercial district. Winners of the Idea Garden and the Container Gardens will be an- nounced in Zwaanendael Park at 4 p.m. Some noted experts will take part in the lecture series which is open to the public at $2 per lec- ture, and free to Garden Tour tick- et holders. Charles Thomas, presi- dent of Lilypons Water Gardens, will talk about "Successful Water Gaxdening." At the conclusion of his lecture, free door prizes will be given away which have been do- nated by Tetra, a company spe- cializing in pond supplies and equipment. Jay Windsor, of Windsor's Flowers/Windsor's Plant Outlet/Lakeside Greenhouses, will give his insights into "Annu- als-New, Old and Exciting!" "Growing Orchids in Your June 20 - June 26, 1997 exhibit at Zwaanendael Park ings are now on display in the lob- by of the Fisher Martin House (the Visitors Center on Kings High- way). The group has made a con- certed effort, despite the weather, to paint a wide selection of garden landscapes for viewing and sale. Also, in July, many of the Cape Artists will show their work indi- vidually at the Annual St. Peter's ECW Art Show and Sale, slated for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, July 5 on Second Street, a popular Lewes event. Nature center sponsors June 22 canoe trip The Seaside Nature Center will host a leisurely evening paddle across the shallows of the Rehoboth Bay on Sunday, June 22 from 4 to 8 p.m. Highlights of the trip will include winding along the creeks and chan- nels of the salt marshes and observing the nests of osprey, willets, dia- mondback terrapins, and other wildlife. The cost is $16 per person. To register, call the Nature Center at 645-6852. Lewes library offers railroad presentation June 27 The Friends of the Lewes Library will present, "A View from the De- pot," a look back at the Lewes Railroad Depot, formerly at the site of the Lewes Public Library. Lewes historianl Hazel Brittingham will lead the presentation. The lecture will take place during the library's annual meeting Friday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the library meeting room. Home," will be the topic of Bob Edelen's lecture. Edelen and his wife own Hollyberry Orchids. All lectures will be held rain or shine on Saturday at St. Peter's Episco- pal Church Parish Hall. Two guest flower arrangers will be visiting the tour gardens during the day to demonstratewhat can be done with whatever is in the garden at any given time - even if nothing colorful is in bloom! The flower arrangers are Bill Neun from Annapolis and Mayumi Williamson from Windsor's Flo ers. Artists will also be working the day of the tour. Local businesses have agreed to sponsor "awards" and then will be able to choose one of the completed works of art to hang in a public place. The oth- ers will be auctioned at 4 p.m. in the refreshment tent at Zwaanen- dael Park. Wilmington Trust, a $500 sponsor; Gilligan's Restau- rant, a $400 sponsor; Delaware River & Bay Authority, a $300 sponsor and Angler's Motel, a $200 sponsor, will select works from among the following partici- pating artists: Jill Baxendell of Milton; Denise Callisti of Indian Head; Carol Gray and Frances Hart'from Newark; Laura Hick- man from Bethany Beach; and Henry Meier, Julie Molyneux, and Jane Mullenhour from Lewes. Another component of the day's experience is the addition of mu- sic playing in the gardens provid- ed by Kris and Mike Elliott of Denton, Texas, and, closer to home, The Delaware Music School. There are over 30 vendors who will be participating in the Garden Market in Zwaanendael Park. The Lewes Chamber of Commerce and its volunteers will be running the Refreshment Tent serving donuts and coffee in the early morning and hot dogs, chips, soda and iced-tea until about 3 p.m. Second Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from early morn- ing until about 6 p.m. Merchants will be expanding their businesses beyond their sidewalks, enhanc- ing the festive atmosphere throughout Lewes. Free shuttle service from the Park !to all the gardens begins at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Beebe Medical Center, Harbor Healthcare Center and Irish Eyes have all donated their vans to transport garden tour patrons. Mama , Italian Restaurant. Pizza House Maria Every Wednesday Et Sunday Acoustic Night 'd Join Us w Open 7 Days lil a m -1 a m [4 i] " = = llJ I Serving Lunch  Dinner Late Night Carry-Out  kRoute 1 b McKinley Street (oceanside) eLl J_ Dewey Beach Too Busy To Pamper Yourself? 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