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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, October 17 - October 23, 1997 - 77 Celebrate Autumn at Abbott's Mill Oct. 18 near Milford Enjoy antique tools and gadgets dating back to your grandparents' days and before; hear Chief "Qui- et Thunder" of the Lenni Lenape tribe explain Native American be- liefs; shop for a special nature gift; watch colonial artisans mak- ing soap, caning chairs, weaving, spinning and blacksmithing. These are just a few of the ways visitors can spend their day at the Autumn at Abbott's Festival on Saturday, Oct. ! 8. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Abbott's Mill Nature Cen- ter will host its 13th annual cross- generational celebration of people and the land. A pioneer woodsmen display, environmental exhibits, and a Na- tive American tour are just a few of the highlights. Visitors may take a mill tour or a guided canoe excursion; admire the natural beauty of live hawks, owls and turkey vultures as dis- played by the Maryland Depart- ment of Natural Resources; and examine soft furs as Monte McGinnis interprets the lifestyle of an 18th century trapper. Children can busy themselves with nature prints and jewelry; have their faces painted; compete for fun in the sack races, pumpkin rolling and corncob toss; and search for pennies in the straw. "Grandpa Ted's" stories and folksinger Jackie LaGuardia will also share their talents and keep - Jazz at ,i Dog'fish Head Fri. 10/17 Martini Red Sat. 10/18 Perky Scott & Extremity PLUS ThriftY ThursdaYs Dinner & Ale Si,cials $5 Build-Your-Oun Pizzas & $2 Pints of our Beer Premiere Ale SundaY night Pool tournament 320 Rehoboth Ave. 226(BREW) www.dogfish,com Webfooters The First State Webfooters Walking Club will hold a 5K and 10K walk in conjunction with the Sea Witch Festival on Oct. 25 and 26. The walks will start and finish at the Atlantic Sands Hotel, locat- ed on .Baltimore Avenue and the Boardwalk. Participants can begin their walk anytime between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., with a 5 p.m. fin- ish time both days. These walking events, (also called Volksmarches) are organ- ized, noncompetitive walks sanc- tioned by the American Volk- sports Association (AVA) to pro- mote physical fitness and whole- some recreation for people of all ages. The walk routes are careful- plan Sea Witch Walk Oct. 25-26 pairs of SAS shoes that all paid participants will have a chance to win. All walkers will receive spe- cial discount coupons, which can be redeemed at the SAS Rehoboth Outlets Store. All SAS shoes and products are available at the SAS Factory Store. ly selected for safety and appeal to most walkers. The routes for the Sea Witch walks take an easy stroll to include the Boardwalk or the beach, paved streets and natur- al trails in and through the Re- hoboth Beach area. Everyone is welcome to walk, jog or run the trails at their own pace. Participants may walk for free; however, awards and/or IVV credit must be purchased. Chil- dren under 12 must be accompa- nied by an adult. The walks are co-sponsored by the SAS Factory Store, located in the Rehoboth Outlets. The SAS Factory Store and SAS Shores, San Antonio, will provide two Nature Society offers Minnesota trip Jan. 31-Feb. 7 The Delaware Nature Society will sponsor a trip to the north woods of Minnesota the week of Jan. 31 to Feb. 7. Participants will observe and interact with captive wolves, track and search for wild wolf packs, and look for winter owls and hawks. There will also be an opportunity for dogsledding, cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing, and "Ski-jurring." The cost of $1,910 includes airfare from Philadelphia, accommodation, tuition at Audobon Center, most meals, leadership and more. For an itinerary, call 302-239-2334, Ext. 10. Whiskers Restaurant Pub Where you wi// find y__ff good ood at Reasonable prices. Dining Room Specials: 1. From our "Seashore" or "Land" menu, Sun.- Thurs. Buy One, Get One 1/2 Price (same or lessor value). 4f t ,b 4, 4, 2.1/2 price Cocktails with Dinner in Dining Room Friday & Saturday Night 4- 9 p.m.  3. Breakfast 222 for $2.00 Monday- Friday 7 a.m.-1 p.m. ==,, All Dinners, even "Whiskers" & "Daily" Specials "W include soup or salad, choice of potato & vegetable. X 945-8771 Long Neck Road - '4-%7",P ' ;i : ::::i:i::-: ;  ill I II   / , Mention' this' ad:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::anrecelveaGreat ': ; ::', Ig l,| - both young and old festival-goers entertained. At 3 p.m., visitors can help Abbott's Mill Nature Center celebrate its 15th anniversary as Lt. Gov. Ruth Ann Minner breaks ground for the center's new build- ing addition. Other events and activities of- fered during the day include a "scarecrow-stuffing," a contest to guess the weight of a giant pump- kin and a free nature gift raffle. There will also be a wide array of foods and music. The raindate for the festival is Sunday, Oct. 19. Admission is $2 for adults, 50 cents for children ages 7-12 and free for children un- der six. For more information, call Ab- botrs Mill Nature Center at 422- 0847. The Dinner Bell Inn & Woody's Proudly Present... Friday 81, Saturday Night {Oct. 17 & Smooth Jazz with ECLYPSE Featuri9 Peggy Raley