WE LOVE MOMS! This weekend is Mother’s Day and what better way to show Mom the love than by bringing her to town for a fun beach getaway. Check out some of the events taking place this weekend. There is something for every special mom out there:
For the designer mom: The VIA Designer Show House. May 5-8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The Village Improvement Association (VIA) of Rehoboth Beach has assembled a team of 14 talented designers from around the region to transform a 1960s beach house into an inspirational showcase of imaginative decorating. Admission is $25 with discounts available for groups of four (4) or more. For more information call 302-227-1631 or visit the website.
For the shopaholic mom: The Lewes Merchant’s Sidewalk Sale. May 6-8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The shopping extravaganza takes place in the Historic Lewes Commercial District around Second Street. Mom will love to do some tax-free shopping for unique items at exceptional prices.
For the artsy mom: The Dewey Beach Arts Festival. Saturday, May 7, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (rain date: Sunday, May 8). The event, sponsored by the Dewey Beach Partnership, will be held bayside on Dagsworthy and McKinley Streets and will include an artist and crafter’s market, a student art gallery, live music, food and beverage, children’s activities, magic shows and face painting. Parking and admission are free.
For the mom with the green thumb: Lewes in Bloom Spring Plant and Merchandise Sale. Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The booth will be located on Second Street in Lewes in front of Citizens Bank. Purchase perennials, mixed seed packets, fresh culinary and medicinal herbs, and Lewes in Bloom merchandise such as cards, hats, T-shirts, sweatshirts, and gardening gloves.
For the party mom: Kentucky Derby Party. Saturday, May 7, 4-8 p.m. Get Mom gussied up in her best Derby hat and celebrate the 142nd Running of the Kentucky Derby at northbeach in Dewey Beach. There will be food stations, a cash bar, an auction and raffle. Live music by Flowers for Taco. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.