Overfalls Family Program

Join us for our monthly Family Program "Why knot?" at the Lightship Overfalls.   The program will include an introduction to knots, knot tying lessons and a tour of the Lightship Overalls.  Free and open to the public.

Delaware Maritime Hall of Fame Induction Dinner – SOLD OUT!

Irish Eyes 213 Anglers Road, Lewes, DE, United States

On Friday, June 8th we will honor the 2023 inductees into the Delaware Maritime Hall of Fame.  The dinner will be held in the Lewes Room of the Irish Eyes Restaurant located on the Lewes Canalfront overlooking the Lightship Overfalls (LV-118) and the Delaware Maritime Hall of Fame Monument. This is a ticketed event and

Annual Meeting of the Overfalls Foundation and Board Elections

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

The election of new members to the Board of Directors of the Overfalls Foundation will take place at the Foundation’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, beginning at 7:30 pm, at the Lewes Public Library in the large meeting room.  All members are requested and encouraged to attend this important meeting.  Following the election,

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