A released butterfly stops at a butterfly-attracting plant, supplied by Sposato Landscaping.
Cameron Kennedy decorates a butterfly sugar cookie supplied by the Lewes Fire Department.
Vendors were added to the event this year.
Holly Marvel places a butterfly, in memory of her husband, on curtains holding hundreds of butterflies. The paper butterflies contain seeds for wildflowers.
Gathered for a photo are (l-r) development associate Holly Gooch, Karen Sposato, and Sara and Dima Freih. Sara sang several songs to entertain the crowd.
Cape Henlopen Elks Lodge 2540 practically covered the curtain with butterflies. Shown are (l-r) Doug Barber, Karen Palmen, Leading Knight Kelly Barber, Mike Gilsenan and Barbara Gilsenan.
Butterflies take to the wing.
Board members gather for a photo after the release. Shown are (l-r) board Chair Barbara Andrisani, Executive Director Nicole Pickles and board member Paula Swain.