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Old Sussex Day slated for Trap Pond Enjoy a "good el time in Sus- boat tours of the cypress swamp, park visitors. The first 50 cars to sex County at the 15th annual Old Variety performer Jerry Brown register at the event will receive Sussex Day to be held at Trap will be entertaining visitors with an Old Sussex Day dash plaque. Pond State Park on Saturday, music, storytelling, magic and a Folk artists and craft vendors will Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. chance for everyone to meet his be offering items for sale and the Planned activities for the event pet monkey, Django. In addition, food area will feature open pit include hayrides, a petting zoo, a classic/antique automobile "dri- barbecue, shaved ice, and funnel kids' crafts, family games, folk- ve-in" is planned with car owners life demonstrations and pontoon invited to display their vehicles to Intergalactic E00e:ad Show slated Aug. 2-3 in Newark You have been fed, clothed and sheltered. What is next in human existence? Beads! That's what Christopher Eng- land of the Intergalactic Bead show professes. "Right after hu- mans attained the aforementioned necessities, a look around re- vealed some eye-catching object of nature," said the former Newark resident, also known as Leo Kraus, "The Bead Man." "With any luck," he added, "the object was perforated, easy to string and dangled as an adorn- ment." All types of beads will be sold and discussed Aug. 2 and 3 at the Aetna Firehouse in Newark, at what England calls the "2,138th Intergalactic Bead Show." The show will feature 65 tables of beads from ancient beads to those made while-you-watch. The show will draw vendors from near and far, including S & A Beads of Re- hoboth Beach, and Bead Gypsies of Clearwater, Fla. The Aetna Firehouse is located near the inter- section'of Route 273 (Main Street in Newark), and Routes 2 and 72. The show will be open Saturday, Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $4. This is England's first show in Newark, though he has held others throughout the country. An an- tique dealer since 1976, England purchased a shoe box of beads 15 years ago at a flea market and be- came hooked. "Beads are nearly as negotiable as dollars," England said. I've bartered them for food, clothes, drink, entertainment, and even a gold tooth." The show will feature S & A Beads of Rehoboth, owned by Su- san and Abraham Silverman. S & A will display pre-Columbian beads, Roman glass beads, beads from the period of European ex- pansion into Africa and America, and many more varieties. Steve Bastian, of Colgan Sta- tion, Pa., and the owner of "Stevie Didn't Do It," will also be on hand, selling the fimo beads he makes. Fimo is a plastic clay that becomes hard when heated to oven temperatures. Bastian will be demonstrating his techniques for creating these colorful wonders. The techniques and designs he us- es were developed by the Roman glass makers 2,000 years ago. Other show vendors include Rick Baldwin of October Moun- tain Craftworks, Greenfield, Mass., who will offer Roman and other ancient glass beads; Randy Continued on page 72 cakes as well as a variety of other tasty treats. Also, Trap Pond Partners will be raffling off a log-cabin doll- house at the event and the Bald- cypress Nature Center will be open for visitors. Admission to the event is the daily park entrance fee, $2.50 for Delaware registered vehicles and $5 for out-of-state vehicles. Trap Pond State Park is located just off Route 24, aboutfive miles east of Laurel, and less than 45 minutes from the beach resorts. For more information about the 15th annual Old Sussex Day, con- tact the Trap Pond State Park of- fice at 875-5153. ! . not. % m'met  Beta l o,.lr e,,. I I Cretve G Baskets & l'xa I | , joa::00E00Lo Harb00 ' Lights restaurant i 00affy Bird$00,O0 off All Menu Entrees if seac before 6pro no other dcounts app "serving delicious food with a relaxed atmosphere for the whole family." CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August 1 - August 7, 1997 - 71 i00ighthouse 00estaurant At Fisherman's Wharf in Lewes. 645-6271 Dine overlooking the Lewes waterfront and fishing fleet. RIEII" RIJI Receive a FREE Cruise ticket with every adult entree ordered between 4 p.m. & 5:80 p.m. nightly. Cruise leaves Fisherman's Wharf at 7 p.m. and returns at 9 p.m. Includes a historical narration of Lewes Canal and Delaware Breakwater area. :'It;:  ...... '' ........  " : "" "" " " ...... :' '>:'"'i, '" "i ! " " ':::"" " Ni" " """ }}i i ! MON., TUES., WED.- $1.25 bottled domestics, $2 wings TUES. NIGHT- Bacardi Specials THURS.- Cruise Night Semi-final drawings for Caribbean Cruise Register between 5 and 7 pm o Rolling Rock Night- Bucket of Rocks $5 FRI.- DJ Capt. JOE 25 Tacos 95 Drafts Jack DaWack - 103.5 ]'he Shark !.]lIlIllllllllllli:" k  s :: .. : "r(.&,'.::': ":-: :  ':l$.-.;!*si!i  ::NI : I Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday MARINATI::D TUNA, BURGERS, RIBS, HOT DOGS $4 and Under Sandwiches and Platters available ENTERTAINMENT Friday, August 1st - Capt. Joe DJ - 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Jack DaWack from The Shark 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 2nd -Lex Bayard, Beach Bull Sunday August 3rd -Johnny Walker -4 p.m. - 8p.m.