Lewes Historical Society’s 2016 Summer Craft Fair July, 9

Lewes Historical Society’s 2016 Summer Craft Fair Scheduled for July 9

Lewes, Delaware- June 23, 2016- July in Lewes means the Summer Craft Fair brought to you by The Lewes Historical Society.  The Summer Craft Fair is on Saturday, July 9, from 9:00am until 4:00pm at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal, 43 Cape Henlopen Drive in Lewes, Delaware. Admission will be $5.00 per person, children under 12 are free.  Proceeds from this event will benefit educational and preservation programs at The Lewes Historical Society.

With its wealth of historical sites, museums, unique shops, restaurants and pristine beaches, Lewes is an exciting destination for craft buyers and visitors alike.  The Lewes Summer Craft Fair is well known for the exceptional quality of the craftspeople, including new and returning artists from across Delmarva and the Eastern Shore. This year, there will be over 60 talented artisans exhibiting a variety of media ranging from metalwork to woodworking.  Indulge in delicious food and cool treats. Visit the family craft corner between 11:00am-3:00pm for interactive, and hands-on activities for all ages. Old and New Bluegrass Band will perform from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  Highlighted as the 2016 Summer Craft Fair Featured Artist is Anna Beebe Moore.

Anna Beebe Moore was born in Lewes to Dr. and Mrs. Richard C. Beebe.  Dr. Richard Beebe was a co-founder of Beebe Healthcare, which is celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year.  Anna graduated from The Philadelphia Collage of Art, Science and Industry now known as Moore College of Art in Philadelphia. She has a four year degree, majoring in Fine Arts with a minor in Fashion Illustration. She is the mother of four with 23 grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She has always had a passion for art, working with watercolors, oils, ink sketches and most recently with porcelain painting.  She has studied under many local artists including: Laura Cole, Howard Schroder, Jack Lewis, John Gardowski, and Pam Bounds. She also studied under Judy Smith in Dover for porcelain painting. One of her favorite events in the summer is The Lewes Historical Society Craft Show, so she was thrilled to be selected as the 2016 Featured Artist.  She looks forward to meeting old and new friends as she displays her plates, pictures and mugs, as well as various other items.  Anna always has her signature lighthouse plates as well as other items including hand-painted Christmas ornaments.

For more details about the Summer Craft Fair or for more information on The Lewes Historical Society, contact 302-645-7670 or visit www.HistoricLewes.org.

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“Come to The Lewes Historical Society’s Summer Craft Fair on Saturday, July 9, from 9:00am until 4:00pm at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal, 43 Cape Henlopen Drive in Lewes, Delaware. Pictured is work by Featured Artist Anna Beebe Moore.”