2019 Delaware Coast Day

With a new theme and a number of new attractions to complement returning ones, Coast Day will return to the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes on Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with activities appealing to longtime attendees and newcomers alike. Coast Day showcases how University of Delaware scientists, staff, and students are improving our understanding of ocean environments. It shares the work of Delaware Sea Grant to connect communities to the latest science to solve local problems. And it features scores of exhibitors from across the state displaying their own environmental work.

Family-friendly activities include an event-wide treasure hunt for answers to questions about the environment and Coast Day exhibits. Children can meet sea-dwelling animals such as horseshoe crabs and dogfish sharks at the critter touch tanks. Everyone can enjoy live music, vendor displays, and seafood favorites showcased by local chefs at the Crab Cake Cook-Off and the Seafood Chowder Challenge.

Our theme for 2019 is "A Ripple Through Time" and emphasizes the ways scientists study changes in our environment over time and the ways Sea Grant extension agents and others work to improve our future.

Coast Day is sponsored by the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment and the Delaware Sea Grant College Program. Visit the Coast Day website for more information.

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University of Delaware Hugh R. Sharp Campus
Lewes, DE

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