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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, October 10 - October 16, 1997 - 83 Civil War re-enactment to be staged on Queen Anne Railroad Oct. 11-12 recreate life as it was during the Civil War. Many of those taking the parts of soldiers have been do- ing so for several years and have participated in the re-creation of many Civil War battles. Visitors are invited to travel back in time as they climb aboard the Queen Anne's Railroad and -encounter an authentic skirmish between the Union and Confeder- acy. The site of the encampment will be located on the property of Chuck and Elva Davidson along Sussex 265. The weekend begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, with an excur- sion run to the side of the encamp- ment. Passengers will be allowed to get off the train briefly to tour the camp. A special "Murder Mystery" in- volving the Union and Confeder- ate soldiers will take place aboard the Royal Zephyr Dinner Train on Saturday evening at 6 p.m., and on the Luncheon Train on Sunday, Oct. 1, at noon. The excursion train is $10 for adults and $5 for children; the din- The weekend of Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 11 and 12, the Queen Anne's Railroad in Lewes will host the Living History Soci- ety of Delaware, representing the 2rid Delaware Company G and the 12th Virginia Company G. Fifty to 75 soldiers will re-enact a battle that occurred during the Civil War. From 1861 to 1865, the Civil War raged throughout the United States; it is still considered one of this nation's bloodiest conflicts. The encampment will attempt to features Sheldon watercolor exhibit the 1774 tea burning, and the At- lantic City Boardwalk's John F. Kennedy monument. Growing up at the Jersey Shore, Sheldon combined her interest in nature with her artistic heritage and developed a style featuring her natural surroundings in much of her work. She studied at Philadelphia's Moore College of Art and received her degree from the University of Maryland.She is a member of the Rockville, Md., and Rehoboth Art Leagues and has shown her award-winning silk-screens and watercolors in ju- ried shows in the mid-Atlantic area and in Florida. Locally, in ad- dition to her showing this year and last year at the Dream Cafe, her artwork has been shown at the Dream Cafe Art League and Ca- bana Gardens B & B. Five percent of the proceeds from sales will be donated by Sheldon to the Sussex County AIDS Committee. Dream Cafe The Dream Care, at 26 Balti- more Avenue in Rehoboth Beach, is currently showing the newest watercolors from Dale Long Shel- don. The watercolors will be on display until Thanksgiving. Sheldon comes from a family rich in artistic tradition. Her father and grandfather designed many public monuments, including the New Jersey State monument at Valley Forge, Pa., a Greenwich, N.J., memorial commemorating Treasures of the Sea offers half-price admission 856-5700 as soon as possible; tours will be scheduled on a first- come, first-serve basis. Magnificent gold and jewels, silver coins and ingots, bronze cannons and religious articles are featured in the permanent display housed in the Stephen J. Betze Li- brary building. These artifacts were part of the treasure taken from the sunken Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha. There is a 20-minute film avail- able for viewing by exhibit pa- trons that relates the 16-year search for the lost treasure. Visitors may visit the gift shop, which features jewelry, books, ap- parel, souvenirs, shells and actual silver coins from the Atocha, which may be purchased. Sussex AARP chapter to meet Oct. 14 Southeastern Sussex Area Chapter 3543 of AARP will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the BayCenter in Dewey Beach. The doors open at 11 a.m., with lunch served at 12:15 p.m. The program will be presented by Jeanne Vest, senior congressional intern, on "Watching Our Government." For reservations, call 539-4448, or 644-1054. To celebrate Columbus Day, and in recognition of Columbus' discovery of the New World, the Treasures of the Sea exhibit at Delaware Technical & Communi- ty College, Owens Campus, will feature half-price admission on Monday, Oct. 13. The exhibit will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fee for adults will be $1, for senior citi- zens and students, 50 cents, and free for children aged four and un- der. Group tours will receive 50 per- cent off the admission price dur- ing the entire month of October. To schedule a group tour, call ner train is $49.95 per person, and Reservations are a must. Call the luncheon train is $29.95 per 644-1720. person. (,, rm.  P. sod) Third Block Shopa,Rehoboth Avenue. 226-2110 Point your own Pottery! Select  Hundra of Piecr.s! #ent  WEDaENDS FOR THIE FALLI Pa..est Iq'Y ,S TtJ^Y 9ridd ShoweM lOAM- 8PM  Sb1Y 10 U- 6 PM d Sunda00I Brunch Buffet l O00a.m. - 2 p.m. Join us in Victoria's estaurant for our Fabulous Sunday Brunch, a celebration of fi fine oods andcourteous service, q4ere the'- Only Thing We Overlool is t6e Ocean! Sunday Brunch Includes: l Complete Omelet Station with assorted toppings Carving Station Belgian Waffle Station with assorted toppings Full Raw Bar with Farm Raised Oysters, Sltrimp, & Blue Crab Clarrs Quiche Eggs Fresh, Seasonal Fruit Displays Chicken Entrees Beef En trees Fresh Seafood Bacon & Sausage Warm Rolls & Muffins Fresh Garden Vegetables Cold Salads Dessert Table featuring a variety of homemade desserts!  | ...and morel. 1 Adults, S18.95 lllbl Children 5-12, $12.95  m l Children under 5, $7. 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