Trails Days: Trails Days, weather permitting are usually held on the 2nd. Saturday of every month (9:00 am until Noon. Note: Our next event will be on March 2nd. We will be meeting at the Nature Center Parking Lot. Please plan to arrive by 8:45am Thank You.
Park Entrance Fees, as usual, in Effect from March 1st. thru November 30th.
All events are held in the CHSP Officers' Club unless otherwise stated. Further details for every event will be posted nearer the dates listed here.
Sat. March 9th. Annual Meeting: 9:00am Coffee/Donuts, 9:30am Friends & Park Updates including what is in store for 2024, followed by guest speaker Gary Liskar of the Monarch Butterfly Food and Fuel Garden. Free and open to the public.
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Sat. March 16th, Indoor Flea Market: 9:00am - 2:00pm Donations warmly welcomed. Clean items may be dropped off Friday, March 15th. at the Officers' Club from 10:00am - 1:00pm. Please Note: We are not able to accept any of the following: clothing including shoes, encyclopedias, cook books & text books, magazines(unless of historical nature) computer manuals, CRT & Plasma based TVs & monitors and non working electronics or mechanical items. We do accept functioning flat screen monitors and TVs.
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Sat. April 13th. Wine, Beer & Cheese Tasting 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Tickets: In Advance, and at the door Tickets available at:
R&L Liquors, 2nd. St. Lewes 9:00am - 10pm
Lewes Chamber of Commerce 10:00am - 4:pm
Cape Henlopen State Park Office 10:00am - 4:pm
Advance purchase tickets include your entrance to the Park
Event Sponsored by Friends of Cape Henlopen & R & L Liquors
Craft Beers & Wines provided by selected distributers. Cheeses by local vendors
Monday April 22nd. Earth Day
FOCHSP will celebrate Earth Day by giving back to the Lewes community for our annual Lewes Beach trash clean up. All volunteers are welcome. We will meet at the Johnny Walker Beach Parking Lot.
Sat. June 1st. National Trails Day
9:00am - 1:00pm Trails Clean up. Meet at the Hawk Watch Pavilion. Lunch Provided
All volunteers welcome
Sat. September 7th. Youth Fishing Tournament Ages 15 & under.
Held at the CHSP Fishing Pier 8:00am -11am. $10 entrance fee.
Free T-shirts for the first 50 contestants. Prizes will be awarded in several categories.
Sat. September 7th. Chocolate Tasting: 1:00pm - 4:00pm or until the chocolate runs out!
All tastings handmade by our volunteers. Also featured will be Friends Merchandise, a Bake sale, and additional tastings
Sat. September 21st. Coastal Clean Up in the Park. 9:00am until Noon
This event is part of the Statewide beach areas trash cleaning. All volunteers welcome
Sat. Oct. 19th. Bird Seed Sale Pick up will be at the CHSP Maintenance Garage near the park office from 10:00am - Noon. Advance seed order forms will be available for download from our website, available at the park office, and at the Nature Center. Closing date for orders to be received TB.
Sat. Nov. 16th. Holiday Boutique & Book Fair 9:00am - 2:00pm
Handmade Crafts, Christmas Decor, Friends Merchandise, plus the always popular raffles Donations warmly welcomed. Drop off for handmade crafts, gently used Christmas decor, and clean books on Friday, November 15th, 10:00am - 1:00pm at the Officers' Club.