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78 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 26 - July 2, 1998 RAL Cottage Tour of Art set July 14-15 Lovely locations, awesome ar- chitecture and intriguing interiors await you on this year's cottage tour. Seven Rehoboth area homes will open their doors from noon to 5 p.m., July 14-15, to benefit the Rehoboth Art League. The homes presented on this year's tour include the following: 20 Ocean Drive, North Shores - The consummate image of an Atlantic oceanfront beach house is met by this property. Outside it is all-natural cedar shakes, white trim, multipane windows and wide decks surrounded by sand, pines and sea grasses, with noth- ing but the ocean in front. 30 Harbor Road, North Shores - Martha and Dr. Kenneth Kessler's great care in planning has created a casually coordinated yet well-ordered vacation home. The overall interior design is by Larry Home International and is accented by art and fabrics col- lected from worldwide work-re- lated and family travels. 67 Tidewaters, Henlopen Acres - Thirty years ago, the owners built this charming canal- front colonial home. Here the in- terests of the owners (birds, boats and beaches) are reflected by both location and decor in many media. 94 Sussex St., The Pines - Pe- ter Horton and Larry Powell have created the true cottage of the tour this year - tiny and terrific. It has been rescued and redesigned, but not so completely as to lose its rusticity. A charmingly embell- ished backyard visitors' quarters - an old art studio - awaits lucky guests. 5 East Lake Drive, Silver Lake - Defined by its owners, Carlynn and Larry Silverman, as This house at 20 Ocean Drive in North Shores is ond of sev- en private residences that will be on the Rehoboth Art League Cottage Tour on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 14-15. "a country home that happens to be on the beach," this was one of the first homes built in the former- ly private compound between the ocean and Silver Lake. This spec- tacular home is informal but defi- nitely elegant with a focus on family time together. 5 South Fieldway, King's Creek Country Club - A sophisti- cated dwelling, this home, owned by Ronald Borders, is of complex but uncomplicated design. A bar- rel ceiling vaults 23 feet above the foyer and through to an opposite doorway that opens onto a com- fortable deck facing a putting green. 162 East Side Drive, Re- hoboth Beach Yacht and Country Club - With a Rehoboth Bay wa- ter view from every room, this sunny home makes the very most of its location and the country club golf course provides a lushly extended yard. Nedra and Robert Wilson's collection of maritime art themes the entire house. In addition to the homes on this year's tour, two other special events are occurring. Beilinger's Jewelers have do- nated a 14 karat gold lighthouse necklace that will be raffled; tick- ets are $1 each, $5 for six. Woody's Restaurant, located in- side the historic Dinner Bell Inn, will offer special luncheon selec- tions on these two days. A portion of the proceeds from that lunch will be donated to the art league. Cottage tour tickets, which are $10, are available from the art league, each tour site (on the day of the tour, only) and several loca- tions around town. Proceeds from the tour will ben- efit the Rehoboth Art League and assist in the rebuilding of the Vil- lage Improvement Association's gardens. For additional information, call the art league at 302-227-8408. Delaware Humanities Forum offers f64e00 ,./I&, Fine Dining Since 1980 Continental Cuisine Romantic Atmosphere Award Winning Wine List includes Over 40 Fabulous Wines Priced $25 or Less 210 Second Street, Rehoboth Beach RESERVATIONS: 227-6494 207 Rehoboth Avenue Rehoboth Beach programs in Cape Region this summer The following activities in July are funded in whole or part by the Delaware Humanities Forum, cel- ebrating its 25th anniversary of supporting educational program- ming in Delaware: The Berlin Airlift: Saving a City - This exhibit on the history of the Berlin airlift and the experi- ences of those who participated in it includes photographs, artifacts and audio components. The ex- hibit is on display at the Dover Air Force Base Museum through Sept. 30; 1999. For more informa- tion, call 302-677-5938. Cultural Workshop for Teach- ers, July 6-7 - The Delaware In- stitute for the Arts in Education will sponsor a two-day workshop for teachers focusing on ways to incorporate Latin American his- tory and culture into the class- room. The workshop will be held at Arsht Hall at the University of Delaware's Wilmington campus. For more information, call 302- 425-4595. We Suffered to Make You Free: Memories of a Delaware Conti- nental Soldier, July 10 - Jack Gardner appears as a fully equipped infantryman who served in the Revolutionary War in this speaker's bureau presentation. Sponsored by the Ocean View Leisure Center, this program will be held at 11 a.m. in the Ocean View Town Hall. Call 537-0318 for more infor- mation. The Devil Is in the Dice: 200 Years of Games Censorship, July 15 - This speakers bureau presen- tation by Erika Wilson takes a close look at games that have ei- ther been disapproved of or actu- ally banned in American history. Pirate and ghost stories the Hosted by the Milton Senior Citi- zens Club, the program will be at 1 p.m., at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church Hall in Milton. Call 684-4487 for more informa- tion. The Art of Storytelling from Brandywine to the Bay, July 29 - Learn about the region's rich his- tory through folklore in this Speaker's Bureau presentation by Ed Okonowicz. Hosted by the Milton Senior Citizens Club, the program will be held at 1 p.m. in the St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church Hall. All programs are free and open to the public. topic at history museum The Delaware Museum of Natural History will host "Delaware's Pi- rate and Ghost Stories," an interactive program that combines tales of the local area with fun lessons and hands-on projects for children. The next programs are scheduled for Sunday, July 19, and Sunday, Aug. 23, at 1:30 p.m. Tales include the story of Milford's headless ghostman who protects buried treasure from would-be robbers; the shipwrecks off Rehoboth Beach and Fenwick beaches; the water witch that protects pirates buried at sea; and the ghost ships seen at Cape Hen- lopen on misty nights. For more information, call 302-658-9111. o o ) Enjoy dining in our picturesque waterfront setting. Serving Lunch & Dinner Sunday - Thursday 11 - 9 Friday & Saturday 11 - 10 -'N .:.,, .. ...e* Front & Market Streets Lewes 645-7866