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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, October 9 - October 15, 1998 - 71 Variety to be found at Delmarva Museums Mall in Bddgeville A total of 14 museums from the Rural Life in Denton; Sudlersville A guide in historic clothing will I For more information on the County Convention and Tourism tristate area will exhibit artifacts Train Station Museum in replicate the era of the John Dick- vent, call Cindy Small, Sussex Commission, at 856-1818. and Delmarva history along with museum-quality merchandise for sale at the "Delmarva Museums Mall: A Cultural Shopping Expe- rience," set for Friday, Oct. 9, and Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Visitors Center in Bridgeville, Routes 13 and 404. Friday's event gets underway in a decorative tent from 6 to 8 p.m., with a preview party including wine and other beverages, meat- balls, quiche, jerk chicken, tipsy wieners, spinach wheels, fruit and vegetable platters, and, to cele- brate the Apple-Scrapple Festival, apple desserts, Classical violin music will be provided by Diane Neutzling of Milford, and Dover author George Frebert will sign his newly-published book, "Del- marva History of Aviation." Three door prizes will be awarded, including a collection of items from each of the 14 muse- ums represented. Attendees will cast ballots for "best in show" to be awarded during the preview. Tickets are $10 per person and can be reserved by calling the Vis- itors Center at 337-8877. The Museums Mall will be open on Saturday from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m., and admission is free. Free shuttle transportation will be of- fered between the Apple-Scrapple Festival in downtown Bridgeviile to the Delmarva Museums Mall at the Visitors Center. Delaware-area museums which have registered include the Air Mobility Command Museum at Dover Air Force Base; Milford Historical Society; Gov. Ross Plantation in Seaford; Barratt's Chapel in Frederica; Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village in Dover, Delaware State Muse- ums in Dover; Nanticoke Indian Museum in Millsboro, and Trea- sures of the Sea in Georgetown. Maryland-area museums which will be represented include Fur- nace Town Historic Site in Snow Hill; the John B. Richardson Mu- seum in Cambridge; Museum of Sudlersville; and Teackle Muse- Um in Princess Anne. Represent- ing Virginia will be Kerr Place, located in Onancock. Among this collection of di- verse museums, the John B. Richardson Museum is devoted to the art of wooden boat building of the Chesapeake Bay and Delmar- va. Delaware State Museums' site in Lewes, the Zwaanendael, fea- tures a new exhibit ,, the HMS DeBraak, and the Treasures of the Sea Museum in Georgetown high- lights real treasure, including gold and silver bars and coins from a shipwreck. The Nanticoke Indian Museum recognizes the work of Native American Ihdians dating back 3,000 years with displays of arti- facts, baskets and bone work. The Museum of Rural Life depicts how people in ruralCaroline County were affected by national and world events over the course of 300 years. Furnace Town is a 19th century iron-making village, which will feature broom corn be- ing transformed into pot scrubbers and gourds into bagkets. inson Plantation location near Dover. Hand-wrought items, such as the privy night light created by the Delaware Agricultural Muse- um and Village blacksmith, will be available for sale. His work is only one component of the muse- um, which creates life in a 19th century village. The mission of the project is to encourage and promote the under- standing of Delmarva heritage to both residents and visitors by dis- playing and selling museum mer- chandise in an educational setting for the advancement of cultural tourism. Close to 100 nonprofit museums are located on the Del- marva Peninsula. A project of Delmarva Muse- ums Mall Committee, corporate sponsors of the event include Peninsula Regional Medical Cen- ter, Walmart of Seaford, Delaware State News, Seaford Leader and Register, Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, Delaware State Museums, Kent County Conven- tion and Visitors Bureau, Dover Litho Printing Co., and Marshall, Wagner, Jones & Associates. Beebe to host benefit arts and crafts show Oct. 16 The Beebe Medical Center Auxiliary Gaft group will hold an arts and crafts sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Oct. 16, in the first floor Sun Lobby. 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