Overfalls Halloween Parade

Lewes Historical Society Campus & Lightship Overfalls Start at 110 Shipcarpenter Street, Lewes, DE, United States

Ahoy! The Lightship Overfalls is being taken over by Lewes Pirates this Halloween Season!! Interested young buccaneers and Halloween goblins will assemble at the Lewes Historical Society campus at 110 Shipcarpenter Street, on Sunday October 29, at 3:00pm. Swashbuckling escorts will lead the parade of pirates as they haunt the town on their way to


Veteran’s Day Tours

The Lightship Overfalls, Museum and Ship Store will be open on Saturday, November 11th from 10 am to 4 pm.  Tours will be free for members of the military, military retirees, and veterans along with children 14 and under.

Volunteer Appreciation Night

Wheelhouse Restaurant 7 Anglers Road, Lewes, DE, United States

Calling all Overfalls Foundation Volunteers!  You've worked hard this year and it has paid off with a great season of tours, sales and preservation work.  Please join us for an appreciation reception on Wednesday, November 8th from 4-6 pm at the Wheelhouse restaurant in Lewes, Delaware.  All volunteers and their significant others are welcome.  

Public Speaking Event – Exploring the Milky Way Galaxy

Lewes Public Library 111 Adams Ave, Lewes, DE, United States

Please join us for our first public guest speaking event of the season on Friday, November 17th at 7 pm in the Lewes Public Library large conference room.  Exploring the Milky Way Galaxy will be presented by renowned astronomer, Mr. Jim O'Leary.  The presentation will include a discussion on aspects of our galactic home in

Hospitality Afternoon with the Lewes Friends English Country Dancers

St. Peter's Episcopal Church 211 Mulberry St., Lewes, DE, United States

Hospitality Afternoon The Lewes Friends English Country Dancers present An 18th Century Dance Party and Open House November 30, 2023 1-3 pm St.Peter’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall 211 Mulberry Street Lewes, Delaware Meet our Special Community Guests: ➢ Lightship Overfalls Foundation ➢ University of Delaware- Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (“OLLI”) Come in period attire, or

Overfalls Foundation Guest Speaker Event: The Life and Art of Delaware Artist Jack Lewis

Lewes Public Library 111 Adams Ave, Lewes, DE, United States

Please join us at the Lewes Public Library at 5 pm for our first guest speaker event of 2024 as we host the Lewes History Museum Coordinator, Alan Jensen, who will provide a presentation about Delaware artist Jack Lewes. Jensen will explore Lewis' life including his work as an artist in the Depression-era Civilian Conservation

Volunteer Recruitment Event

Virden Center 1155 College Dr., Lewes, DE, United States

The Overfalls Foundation needs energetic volunteers to help with all that goes into keeping an all-volunteer, small nonprofit, “afloat.” No prior knowledge of ships is necessary. The Overfalls Foundation is a fun, community-oriented organization. The mission of the Foundation is to preserve and manage the Lightship Overfalls, the big red ship docked in Lewes, and

Breakfast with the Mayor

Virden Center 1155 College Dr., Lewes, DE, United States

2024 Annual Breakfast With The Mayor Mayor Andrew Williams Join the Overfalls Foundation on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 8:30am for our annual Overfalls Foundation Breakfast with the Mayor. We will hold the breakfast meeting at The Virden Center located at 1155 College Drive in Lewes, DE 19958. Our honored guest, Mayor Andrew Williams, will


Speaker Event: Life Aboard A Lightship

Lewes Public Library 111 Adams Ave, Lewes, DE, United States

Please join The Overfalls Foundation for a presentation and discussion by 2 former lightship sailors, Frank Manning and Stephen Tolbert.  Frank and Steve will provide a candid discussion about life aboard a lightship and offer an opportunity to ask questions.  This event is open to the public and is free. Please arrive 10 minutes early