5 Fun Things to Do This Week: June 26–July 2
Take in a Blue Rocks game, celebrate Smyrna's birthday and more.
1. NOT YOUR AVERAGE DOG AND MONKEY SHOW
Friday, June 29 • Blue Rocks Baseball
The Rocks host the Lynchburg Hillcats, but that's just one of the evening's attractions. The ever-popular Cowboy Monkey Rodeo is a ridin' into town to conduct a little monkey business. And be sure to stick around after the game for a spectacular fireworks show.
Frawley Stadium, 801 Shipyard Drive, Wilmington
2. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SMYRNA
Friday, June 29 • Smyrna at Night
Smyrna at Night is back and ready to kick off a weeklong celebration of Smyrna's 250th anniversary. The free event features live music on multiple stages and venues, restaurant specials, a food truck row, craft vendors and more. Performers will include a mix of local and regional acts playing everything from pop to the blues.
Various locations throughout Smyrna
3. A CELEBRATION OF CULTURE
Saturday, June 30 • IndiaFest 2018
IndiaFest 2018 is an annual family event celebrating South Asian Indian heritage, culture, food, dance and shopping. Sponsored by the Indo American Association of Delaware, the event takes place at the Bob Carpenter Sports Center. Admission is $5.
631 S. College Ave., Newark
4. STEAMIN' SUNDAY
Sunday, July 1 • Steamin' Days at Auburn Heights
The first Sunday of the month means it's time for Steamin' Days at Auburn Heights Preserve. Climb into an antique car, board the Auburn Valley Railroad and tour the 1897 mansion. This month's theme is "Map It Out:" learn all about the maps, navigation and road trips of the past through activities and a scavenger hunt. Admission options vary.
Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn
5. ALL THE WORKS
Sunday, July 1 • Rehoboth Beach Fireworks
More than 80,000 people will gather on the boardwalk and beach for this show. Be sure to catch The Funsters, who will play the Bandstand before and after the fireworks.