7 Coastal Spots for Getting Crafty

Where to buy, make and show art at the Delaware beaches.


Forget postcards or taffy. Make or purchase one-of-a-kind souvenirs to display as an attractive memento of your time at the beach. Here are some places that will get your creative juices flowing.


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2018 Lewes Craft Fair

On Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., more than 4,000 visitors will head to the picturesque grounds of the Lewes Historical Society to view the works of 70-plus Delmarva-area artisans.

110 Shipcarpenter Square, Lewes • 645-7670



Drive a few miles inland from Lewes for one of the many classes offered at Malinda Howes’ GlassHowes, which sells supplies for stained glass and mosaic art as well as classes. Or, just go shopping.

140 East Market St., Georgetown • 858-4935

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Dewey Artist Collaboration

DAC, which holds events for all ages and skill levels, in late fall will feature DIY nights at breweries and in the DAC the warehouse in Rehoboth Beach. Expect a dedicated facility in the future for DIY projects.

19817 Hebron Rd., Rehoboth Beach • 703-9822


Plant Nite

You don’t need to a green thumb to have fun making terrariums at a bar or restaurant. And you don’t need to look far for a chance to plant, sip and sup. There are events up and down the state. Salted Vines in Frankford will hold an event on Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m. On Oct. 30, at 7 p.m., it’s Bethany Blues turn in Bethany Beach. For a full list of upcoming events, visit the website.

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Painting with a Twist

Classes for a variety of age groups are held on most days. Budding artists 13 years old and up, for instance, can learn to paint fall hydrangeas on Saturday, Oct. 6. View the full roster and reserve a seat online.

17723 Coastal Hwy. #2, Lewes • 313-5769


Rehoboth Art League

The RAL has classes in drawing, painting, watercolor, ceramics and photography for all skill levels.

12 Dodds Lane, Rehoboth Beach • 227-8408


Craftbox Delaware

Buy art supplies, play at the creativity tables or take a workshop. Check out all that this shop has to offer on Saturday, Oct. 6 during the Historic Cottages & Lighthouse Tour. It’s one of the stops.

Village of Fenwick, 300 Coastal Hwy., Shoppe 4, Fenwick Island • 539-7214

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