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78 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, November 6 - November 12, 1998 Rehoboth Volunteer Fire Company seeks Christmas Parade entries The Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company officers and mem- bers have extended an invitation to residents and visitors to attend the 1998 Hometown Christmas Parade. The fire Company is once again sponsoring the parade, with the cooperation of the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 12. Everyone is encouraged to participate and get in the holiday spirit. Residents, guests and family members home for ihe:holidays are urged to enjoy the parade, the island lights, the Christmas tree and of course, the arrival of Santa Claus himself. A Parade Christmas Party will be held at convention hall imme- diately following the parade. Should the parade be canceled due to inclement weather, Santa's par- ty will still be held, beginning at 7 p.m. Parade prizes will be presented at the party and refreshments, in- cluding hot chocolate, will be available. Children will have the chance to express their Christmas wishes to Santa, and also to re- ceive a gift. Parade participation informa- tion requests may be left on the Rehoboth Beach Fire Company hotline at 227-8950, Ext 6. Parade entries may be sent to Hometown Christmas Parade, Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co., PO Box 878, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971, or faxed to 227-8599. Anyone wishing to make a con- tribution or to volunteer may call the hotline. Entries sought for 'Christmas Visions '98' The Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce is seeking entries for its "Christmas Visions '98" parade, plus gift and craft vendors for the Santa's Pak Shopping Spree. Both events will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, The parade assembly is at 8 a.m. at the First Omni Bank parking lot on Mitchell Street; the start time is 10 a.m. The rain date is Sunday, Dec. 6, with assembly at 11 a,m. The Shamrock Judges, a profes- sional team from New Castle County, will judge all entries, and trophies will be awarded in 14 competitive categories. Entry is free, but the absolute deadline is Monday, Nov. 30. Winners will be announced at approximately I p.m., at the San- ta's Pak Shopping Spree, held from 10 a.m. to 3 p,m., at the Millsboro Civic Center, located at Wilson Highway and Mitchell Street. Co-sponsored by the Indi- an River Senior Center, the shop- ping spree features gift and craft vendors of all types. Especially needed are live greens, holiday decorative items, candies and dessert items. Sellers are asked to include in their wares some items priced under $10, so" that children may also shop. In addition to its craft and baked goods booth, the senior center will offer a lunch menu, including homemade soup, burgersand hot dogs. No other food of this type will be permitted. Anyone interested in receiving parade or vendor information is urged to contact the chamber at 934-6777. Baldcypress Nature Center offers activities The Baldcypress Center at Trap Pond State Park has scheduled the following activities during the montJa of November. All pro- grams meet at the Nature Center unless otherwise noted. Some pro- grams require advance registra- tion and a reservation deposit: To register, call the Nature Center at 875-5163. Fall Foliage Hike, l0 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7. Hikers will see autumn's brilliant kaleidoscope in leaves of all types, and hike the trails to identify some common trees. Buck Tales, 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 7. Southern Delaware's white-tailed deer population is at its peak activity during early No- vember. Participants will search for signs of deer rutting activity in woodlands of Trap Pond State Park and learn more about Model train and toy show set for Nov. 21 in Hartly The fifth annual West Dover Fall Model Train & Toy Show & Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21, in the Hartly Fire Hall. The event will feature more than 120 tables of toys and trains, including Lionel, AM Flyer, Marx, Hess trucks, farm toys, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Star Wars and other collectibles. Tickets are $3, spouse tickets are $2 and kids under 12 are ad- mitted free when accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 302- 492-3755. Delaware's largest mammal. Native American Games, 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 21. Learn to play games, including lacrosse, which were once enjoyed by Na- tive Americans. Autumn Arts & Crafts, 1 p.m, Sunday, Nov. 22. Participate in a hike to gather acorns, pine cones and other natural items found in the park, then create a decorative wreath for the home. There is a 15-pc, rson limit. Advance registra- tion is required by calling the Na- ture Center. The fee is $5 per per- son. Harvest Hayrides, 1 p.m., Sun- day, Nov. 8, and Saturday, Nov. 21. Participants will enjoy this old-fashioned hayride, which is followed by a bonfire and marsh- mallow roast. There is a 20-person limit. Advance registration and deposit are required by calling the Nature Center. The cost is $3 per person. Group Hayrides for up to 25 people are available for organiza- tions, businesses or just a group of good friends at Trap Pond. The hayride is followed by a bonfire and marshmallow roast. The cost is $60 per hayride. Call to make reservations. "GREAT FOOD AT A GREAT VALUE" APPETIZERS, BURGERS, SANDWICHES, FRESH SALADS, STEAMED SEAFOOD & ENTREES. wll reg. & potato 25 Christian Street, Rehoboth Beach, DE 302-227-1339 Every Thursday Swing Dance Night w/IVlichael & the Little Professors 8 p.m. - midnight Every Friday Fish Fry Dinners $12.00 5 - 7:30 p.m. (Grilled or Blackened, too,) I I Spend Thanksgiving At Chowder or 2 PumpNn Spinach and Toasted Pecans Roast Turkey Stuffing Baked Crust {children untler 12 9{4.95} By Reservation On 645-7755i! 142 2nd Street Lewd, DE Serving Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Bruneh * Closed Mondays MENU SPECIALIZING IN: Fresh Rslt HO.Rller Crab Cakes, Char-Grilled Burgers & Steaks, Sandwiches (Hot & Cot, Seafood Porto Skins, Homemade Soups & More WATERFRONT DINING IN LEWES WITH ACRES OF FREE PARKING!! =[he only thing we overtook is Scenic Lewes Harbor"