Cape Gazette

Sandy doesn't spook all Sea Witch festivities

Oct 27, 2012
Photo by: Ron MacArthur A stiff breeze helps brooms fly in the traditional Sea Witch Festival activity.

Even with dire weather predictions looming, Sea Witch Festival activities went on as planned Friday and Saturday. Thousands lined the street to watch the annual parade. A mandatory evacuation ordered by Gov. Jack Markell cancelled Sunday's events. See more photos in the Friday, Nov. 2 edition.

Spiderman keeps a watchful eye on activities around the Bandstand. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Two pumpkin heads walk along the beach during Sea Witch. They could also take their act to Punkin Chunkin next weekend. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
The Woodland String Band Philadelphia Mummers perform for a large crowd on the Boardwalk. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
It's a mad dash for hula-hoops during the children's games. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Owen Gardner as Robin, visiting from New Jersey, flexes his muscles. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Trying to keep bean-bag pumpkins on their heads, youngsters race on the beach. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Molly Biedrzycki of Pittsburgh, Pa., gives it her all trying to keep a beach ball from blowing away during a children's race. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
A family dressed in pirate attire keeps an eye on the ocean Saturday afternoon. A major change in this scene is expected within 24 hours. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
It's off to the races with stuffed dinosaurs on the beach. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
One of many pumpkins lined up for lighting at Tomato Sunshine on Route 1 to benefit Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
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