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Friends of Lewes Canalfront Park hosts Picnic in the Park

Jun 14, 2013
Photos by: Deny Howeth Erin Bonney, 9, and McKaley Parks, 11 of Parksley Va., sporting their balloon hats during Picnic in the Park.

About 800 people attended the annual Picnic in the Park June 2, sponsored by Friends of Lewes Canalfront Park, drawn to the warm and sunny weather. The fundraising goal was $10,000, with proceeds split between the vendors and the purchase of teak furniture for the overlook and free wifi for visitors of the park.

Main sponsors were Inn at Canal Square and Schell Brothers. Lewes Auto Mall sponsored the entertainment and LeeAnn Wilkinson Realtor sponsored the kids games.

Participating restaurants were Agave, Striper Bites, Jerry's Seafood, 2 Dips Ice Cream, Kindle, The Buttery, Irish Eyes, Cafe Azafran, Touch of Italy, Gilligan's, Rose & Crown, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Annabella's and R&L Wine & Spirits.

 

 

Maxine Ruggerio, 6, of Lewes enjoys blue ice cream from 2 Dips Ice Cream.
Donovan Shockely, 9, of Lewes, tries his muscles at the ring the bell carnival game, sponsored by Lee Ann Wilkinson.
Hugh Jack, 4, of Lewes tries a carnival game of toss the ball in a hole.
Levi Manlove, 3, of Lewes uses the blow up game, to explode a balloon at the carnival games
Finn Feeney, 7, of Lewes, plays ring toss at the carnival games.
Frank Nanna Jr. and Frank Nanna play fiddlesticks with Mike and the Moonshiners during the Picnic in the Park. The entertainment was sponsored by Lewes Auto Mall.
Among the 14 restaurants that participated in Picnic in the Park was Striper Bites, with Brian Seglem opening oysters for the 800 people who attended.
Lisa McDonald, manager of The Buttery in Lewes, hoists a basket of Blondies for the attendees of the Picnic in the Park.
Lewes Canalfront Park bustles during the annual Picnic in the Park benefit.
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