Hidden Delaware

Where can you find the most stellar of wines? A laidback bayview dining spot? The best bike and beer fest most people have never heard of? It’s all right here: secret shopping, dining, entertainment, the arts and more. Happy hunting.


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Every Friday and Saturday night, head to the back of the dining area at Nora Lees French Quarter Bistro in New Castle to catch live blues and jazz performances. (Photo by Joe del Tufo)

Music Where You May Not Expect It

SINFULLY GOOD

Argilla Brewing in Newark combines its love of handcrafted beer and delicious pizza to bring you a brewpub and pizzeria in one. To add even more fun to the mix it offers weekly events and live music, including longtime faves The Sin City Band on Mondays and an open mic night on Sundays. 

RAGIN’ CAJUN AND BLUES

St. Georges Country Store features a deli and a Cajun restaurant where you can hear live music six nights a week (closed on Sundays). It’s a fun place to go with friends, have a few drinks and listen to good blues. We recommend the Garry Cogdell “sessions” at the end of each month on Friday or Saturday nights.

LAISSEZ LES BON TEMPS ROULEZ!

At Nora Lees French Quarter Bistro in New Castle, it’s easy to fall into a trance when musicians sing the blues and perform jazz numbers. Every Friday and Saturday night, you can find live music at the back of the dining area. Share an order of the crawfish nachos and prepare for some toe-tapping entertainment. 

CLOGGING, ANYONE?

If you go to Woodside Farm Creamery in Hockessin this summer, you may be lucky enough to find various local musicians gathering to play old-time music. Young and old gather with guitars, banjos, stand-up basses and others analog instruments in a shed or under the big tree out front, almost like an impromptu bluegrass festival. Established in 1796 by the Mitchell family, the farm makes ice cream from the milk of more than 30 Jersey cows. 

Rockin’ at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats in Rehoboth Beach. 
(Photo by Joe del Tufo)

ECLECTIC

Whether you want great food, unique craft beers or fresh musical entertainment, Dogfish Head Brewings and Eats is the place to go. Owner Sam Calagione’s love of music and his eclectic tastes are well represented, with regular performances by groups such as the all-woman band Jane Lee Hooker and the funk and soul of the Adam Ezra Group. A different musician or group is featured almost every weekend night. 

GREEN MEANS GO

Irish Eyes on the canal in Lewes is a traditional Irish pub that serves classic pub fare along with local seafood selections and an extensive vegetarian menu. With your meal enjoy live music by local faves Ed Shockley and Keith Mack and the bluesy, rockabilly-ish Big Hat No Cattle. 

BACKGROUND MUSIC

Grocery shopping is a joy thanks to the partnership between ShopRite and Gable Music Ventures. For over a year, every store (except Newark) has featured live music from some of the area’s best performers. The performance schedule is a bit random, but Gable’s Gayle Dillman says Sundays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. are popular. Expect the unexpected, like music from Mike McDevitt, a folk-Americana artist, and harpist Kristin Rebecca.

DOUGH, RE, MI

Dedicated to using the freshest ingredients for its food, Extreme Pizza in Wilmington’s LOMA district is also dedicated to presenting quality music. Every Friday night you can expect to see live performances rocking the place. Head to its Facebook page to see a monthly schedule of who’s playing from around town as well as the surrounding area. 

SCHOOL OF ROCK

Since 2012, students and faculty have been performing a variety of music at World Cafe Live during the Tatnall School Coffee House. More than 25 students, mainly from the high school, will perform downstairs this year due to the size and popularity of the show. Most of the ticket money is donated to the school. This year’s show rocks the Queen on April 1. 

Outdoors

HIKE THE MIKE

Named after one of the state’s most popular politicians, the 16-mile Michael N. Castle Trail runs along the north bank of the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal. The recently completed asphalt path allows hikers, cyclists and horseback riders to travel between Delaware City and Chesapeake City. A section of trail loops around Summit North Marina near Aqua Sol restaurant. May we suggest a quick pit stop to refuel on crab cakes and beverages? Happy trails.

BREEZE THROUGH THE TREES

Tucked on the northwest side of the Delaware State University campus is a treasure that is indeed hidden: the Woodland Trail—a one-third-mile long loop through the beautiful 76-acre College Woods grove of red bud, sassafras, ash and other deciduous trees that is part of the Delaware estuary watershed. Along the trail you will find 18 wooden trail posts to identify the various landmarks and plant species you encounter on your way. (That’s not to mention DelState’s arboretum, which has earned a Tree Campus USA designation.) 

CREEKSIDE CRUISING

Bike and Hike Hagley is held Wednesday evenings during summer. 

You can spend a summer evening strolling, jogging or cycling along the Brandywine, past the picturesque powder works and factory buildings on the tree-shaded grounds of Hagley for a rare look at a beautiful time of day. Dine at the Belin House Organic Café, or reserve one of its picnic totes ($20) for dinner al fresco (though you can bring your own). Bike and Hike Hagley happens on Wednesday evenings June through August. On June 29, July 27, and Aug. 31 bring your pooch on a leash for Bike and Hike Dog Days. 

MARSH MELLOW

Overlooking the Thousand Acre Marsh below the Reedy Point Bridge, 140 acres of the Bennett Farm has recently been preserved as part of the state’s new Bayshore Forever Initiative to increase eco-tourism and cultural preservation in Delaware’s coastal zone. The property will soon feature the one-mile Port Penn Trail through the woods to a bird-viewing platform where watchers can see one of the globe’s great migrations. Former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has called the area one of the most beautiful in the world. 

TARZAN COMPLEX

Just below the Route 100 bridge over Brandywine Creek, tied to an old sycamore that leans precipitously from a high, muddy bank, is one of the world’s great rope swings. Climbing exposed roots to the base of the trunk, then climbing the slick tree to the uppermost 2-by-4 step is an adventure in risk. Your reward: A long arc out over the creek and, when you let go at the peak of your swing, a smooth entry into the water—we hope. 

PRIMEVAL

You may very occasionally cross paths with a mountain biker poaching the trail on the 143-acre Edward H. McCabe Nature Preserve outside Milton, but little else besides nature. This gem encompasses upland forest, a cedar swamp, tidal marshes and, if you visit during the migration, a stunning variety of neotropical songbirds. Your short hike ends on a bend of the Broadkill that is stunningly primeval. Look for it off Round Pole Bridge Road in Milton.

Sports & Rec

THE EXTRA MILE

Julia and Patrick McGowen of Run & Tri
in Rehoboth Beach will teach you how to run better.
(Photo by Maria DeForrest)

Looking to improve your time in the Dewey Beach Triathlon? Or maybe you just want to finish the Caesar Rodney Half Marathon this year. Did you know that Rehoboth Beach Running Company, TriCoach and Run & Tri Rehoboth Beach all offer various training programs for runners and triathletes of all abilities? Julia and Patrick McGowen of Run & Tri will teach you how to run while relieving pressure from your joints. They also hold clinics on topics such as injury prevention.

ON TARGET

Archery has become so popular, the New Castle 100 Archers club in Newark is filling its weekly public lessons without even trying. For $20 you get use of the club’s equipment and 90 minutes of instruction on the range. Ladies, join the women-only class on Wednesday evenings. When it’s time to move on, you can join a league or try your hand at 3D targets. If you understand the allure of golf, archery could be your next conquest. 

SMOOTH SAILING

Learning to sail at New Castle Sailing means the instructors will also teach you how to safely navigate the unique waters and tides of the Delaware River. Once you become a member you can take a boat out at any time from the moorings off Battery Park. Rehoboth Beach Sailing Association, in Dewey on the Rehoboth Bay, is one of the few places left that you can rent a boat for a day or take lessons as a non-member.

MADE IN THE SHADE

Brand new at Dover International Speedway: The Hangout. Before the May races, relax with good grilled food and a drink in a new shaded area with comfortable lounge furniture. Take in some live music. Maybe meet a NASCAR driver. Check it out near the Monster Monument at Victory Plaza. There’s an upcharge to your race ticket, but it puts you right in the middle of the action.

CACHE CALL

Talk about uncovering hidden Delaware, Geocaching is the perfect way to exercise while using a GPS to search for tiny treasures (cache) that have been tucked out of sight. The state-sponsored Delaware Geocaching Trail—with nearly 70 cache locations like historic Barratt’s Chapel cemetery in Frederica and Fordham Brewing Company in Dover—will get you started. 

CRUISE FOR THE BREWS

The River Towns Ride & Festival is young, as local festivals go, so it may not be on your radar. It should be. The fourth annual event (Oct. 1) will be held in Old New Castle, Delaware City and the 10-mile stretch of Del. 9 that links the historic waterfront towns. Along with a time trial for competitive bicyclists from across the Mid-Atlantic are races and rides for cyclists of all abilities, hammerheads to slow cruisers. The free festival will feature local bands, hay and pony rides, games, food and a craft beer festival.

Dining

DELI ON THE GO

Finding good corned beef and knishes in Delaware can be harder than finding a good cheesesteak in Phoenix. No more. Ocean City, Md.-based Rosenfeld’s last fall fired up the Roadside Jewish Deli food truck, which makes pit stops in Southern Delaware. Find the schedule on its Facebook page. 

A PALATE FOR POPUP

One of the best meals in Wilmington isn’t at a restaurant. It’s at a popup dinner prepared by chef Robert Lhulier. Lhulier, who has cooked at the James Beard House in New York, will host the dinner chez lui or chez vous. The BYO affair might include four courses—plus hors d’oeuvres—for $60. 

SIP, SAVOR & STRUM

For dinner and a show in your home, former Bad Company bassist Paul Cullen is mining his Italian heritage to create in-meals paired with wines. During a Tune Your Palate event, he also performs Mediterranean-style guitar music afterward. Or listen to Cullen anytime. His latest CD, “Live in Tuscany,” featuring violinist Alessandro Golini, was released in February. 

BROWN BAG BARGAIN

Some beach-area restaurants charge a pretty penny for a to-go lunch. Save your cents for sun block and head to Sunshine Café in Beebe Healthcare’s Lewes hospital, which sells prepackaged $5 brown bags with a sandwich and chips. You also get a beverage. The chicken is big enough for two, and if the crab bisque is available, snag some of that too. 

BURGERS BY THE BAY

Abundance Child of Drop Squad Kitchen with
one ofher vegan meals. (
Photo by Steve Legato)

Burgers taste better by the beach, but finding a spot that combines casual fare, craft beers and classic views isn’t easy. The Cape May-Lewes Ferry delivers the goods at On the Rocks, the Lewes’ terminal restaurant, which has an outdoor bar and dining next to the water. Grab a burger, a 16 Mile Brewery beer and watch the ferries depart.

VEGANS’ BEST-KEPT SECRET

For vegans, paradise found is Drop Squad Kitchen, located in what was formerly Molly’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream & Deli in Wilmington. Smoothies, soups, teas, falafel, salads and black bean burgers are all on the menu. 

LIFT YOUR SPIRITS

"All the best things in life are right here,” says David Gavotos of Swigg in Independence Mall. “We’re featuring family farm wines, spirits, ciders, craft beers, and a small offering of cheeses and chocolates.” This most affordable boutique with the most unpretentious name keeps the store at cellar temperature and there is always wine open to taste.  

Drink

AGE ISN'T JUST A NUMBER 

For baby boomers, 60 is the new 40. Yet it’s still sobering to learn that the oldest bottle of wine at the Hotel du Pont is Bertani Amarone Recioto della Valpolicella, an Italian red, which dates to 1972 ($400). It’s not the most expensive in the collection. That honor belongs to Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac, bottled in 1986 and priced at $2,900.

A BLITHE SPIRIT

What makes Painted Stave’s Diamond State Bourbon Whiskey one of the smoothest we’ve ever sampled? We have no idea. Maybe it’s the blend of corn, rye and barley. Maybe it’s the year spent aging in a one-gallon oak barrel. We do know this: The first batch was limited to about 160 bottles, to be bought only at the distillery in Smyrna. If you missed it, look for future releases wherever you find Painted Stave spirits. 

John Donato of The Buttery with a bottle of Joseph
Phelps Insignia. (Photo by Maria DeForrest)

BEST BANG FOR THE BOTTLE

High-priced wines usually aren’t marked up as much as less expensive bottles on most restaurant lists, but even so, they must live up to the billing. The Buttery in Lewes features Joseph Phelps Insignia, which is so reliably good that the restaurant buys shares while the wine is still in the barrel. Customers appreciate the effort. The Buttery has no problem going through the wine, which was recently priced at $385. 

NEW BREW

Where is the state’s newest craft brewery? If all goes as planned, Revelation Craft Brewing Company will soon open a small brewery and tasting room in West Rehoboth. The facility will be the prelude to the anticipated 2017 opening of a brewpub in the old Belltown United Methodist Church in Lewes. Co-owner Harry Metcalfe says offerings will include barrel-aged and cask-conditioned ales. 

MARYDEL MARVEL

It’s worth the trip off the beaten track to visit Harvest Ridge Winery in Marydel, which offers 22 wines. Blue Hen Blue and Chambourcin have both won a double gold medal in the Tasters Guild 2014 Wine Lovers’ Consumer Wine Judging, and the Pinot Gris has also placed. Not bad for a rookie. 

POP CULTURE

Ace isn’t just the place for fertilizer and extra keys. Best Ace Hardware in Lewes also carries an eclectic inventory of artisan sodas, such as Cicero Brewing Company’s Chicago-style Lime Soda, Swamp Pop’s Satsuma Fizz, Abita Root Beer from Louisiana and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory’s Coco-Fizz Chocolate Soda. Bottoms up and hammers down. 

Arts & Culture

BELTING OUT THE BARD

OperaDelaware’s production of “Hamlet.” 
(Photo by Alessandra Nicole)

It’s been 400 years this month since the passing of the great William Shakespeare, an anniversary acknowledged and a life celebrated far and wide by the expected and unexpected. Among them is OperaDelaware, which will stage the East Coast premier of Franco Faccio’s recently rediscovered “Hamlet” (say om-let-toe in the mother tongue) and Verdi’s “Falstaff” during its annual festival May 14-15 and May 19-22. Notoriously complex to perform, “Falstaff” is also a first in Delaware, so it is not one to be missed. And yet one more first: the Shakespeare in Song collaboration with Delaware Shakespeare Festival on May 19. 

GLOBE TROTTING

Speaking thereof, you know the Delaware Shakespeare Festival for its annual two-week residency at Rockwood Park every summer. Come November, it will branch out with the three-week Delaware Shakespeare Community Tour, a professional production of “Pericles” that will visit community centers, homeless shelters, detention centers and other places across the state where people have limited access to the arts. It’s the kind of outreach that makes our cultural institutions relevant every day. 

CHATEAU SPLENDOR

It may be enclosed by a high wall, but Nemours Mansion and Gardens otherwise hides in plain sight. Experience the splendor of Alfred I. duPont’s 18th-century French style mansion and gardens, a Versailles on the edge of Chateau Country. Built as a gift to his second wife, Nemours and its gardens were designed and executed by the masters of their day, such as sculptor Prosper Lecourtier. (And you thought Downton Abbey was something.) Tour it May through early January. The holidays bring special evening tours. 

SOUND CHAMBER

The chamber ensembles of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra may have its mighty imprimatur, but small groups such as Brandywine Baroque, Serafin String Quartet, Mélomanie, the Festival Quartet of the Delaware Chamber Music Festival, the Pyxis Piano Quartet and others add to the richness of traditional music offerings in the area, often in places you wouldn’t expect, such as Delaware Art Museum and The Delaware Contemporary. A visit to Brandywine Baroque’s home in the Barn at Flintwoods is a treat.

WELL MET

If you can’t get to New York City, the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation and the Rehoboth Beach Film Society team up to simulcast 10 live HD performances from the Metropolitan Opera each season. For responsible pricing ($15-$25), viewing is done on a new projector at the Cape Henlopen High School Theatre every Saturday. Reservations are recommended, but you can pay cash at the door. This month: Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly,” Donizetti’s “Roberto Devereaux” and Strauss’ “Elektra.” (Look for RBFS’s new Cinema Art Theater in Lewes at Dartmouth Plaza soon.) 

GONE COASTAL

Until Coastal Concerts, there was no place in Sussex County that delivered excellent classical music consistently. This juggernaut of programming coordinates a season of five outstanding concerts from November through March, and in the unlikeliest of places: the social hall of Bethel United Methodist Church in Lewes. That means you sit nearly knee to knee with world-class performers such as this month’s “wild card” ensemble, the Sybarite5 string quintet. 

A MATTER OF TASTE

Art is coming to the Kelly Logan House! Events Coordinator, Robert Ellis, would like to add even more color and fun to weekend brunches by featuring artists’ work at that prime location in Trolley Square. “We’re all about building new relationships,” he says, "and we’re looking for artists. Friends, food, and art have always gone well together.” 

COME HALE OR HIGH WATER

Kim Burdick, resident curator of the Hale Byrnes House near Stanton, Delaware, was recently appointed to the Awards Selection Committee of the Philadelphia Historic Preservation Alliance. The annual awards dinner is held in Philadelphia in June. Kim was also asked to be the keynote speaker at the February meeting of the Philadelphia Chapter of Society of Architectural Historians.

Fantastic Film (and other entertainment)

THE GREAT ESCAPE?

Gather your friends and test your inner Houdini at Exodus Escape Room. Your team will be locked into a puzzle room with one hour to find the clues needed to get out.

DOUBLE DUTY

Zach Phillips of the Kitchen, a video production
company at the Wilmington Train Station.
(Photo by Joe del Tufo)

The office of the Kitchen, next to Gate E of the Wilmington Train Station, houses a video production company that helps businesses with branding. It also shows original movies for friends and colleagues of the owners. Director Zach Phillips, a big fan of classic films, screened the original “Star Wars” on 35mm before the release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” The Kitchen is currently expanding across the tracks to include the old Frank Furness room.

FUNNY BUSINESS

Smyrna Opera House, a place that consistently delivers surprises such as performances staged by OperaDelaware, is working with Gable Music Ventures to produce a slew of cool music and comedy shows at bargain prices. Acts include Hot Breakfast! Tommy Pope and guitarist Todd Chappelle of the local YouTube sensation “I’m From Delaware,” just to name a few. 

OUTDOOR MOVIES

During the summer, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society presents family-oriented films under the stars. Screening locations include Lewes Canalfront Park and the Bandstand in Rehoboth Beach. Shows start at dusk. Admission is free. Don’t forget chairs or blankets.

FILM HISTORY

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of watching a film in a classic theater. The Clayton Theatre in Dagsboro (est. 1948) and the Everett Theatre (est. 1922) Middletown, are two historic theaters still in operation. The Clayton offers only one screen for first-run films most days, Clayton Classics on Mondays. This month see “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” as you would have in 1957 (and three other vintage flicks). The Everett is famous as the location for “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” in the 1989 film “The Dead Poets Society.”

ART HOUSE DL

There’s no need to travel to Philly to catch the latest indie or foreign film. Theatre N in the Nemours Building screens independent films, plus offers wine and beer with your side of popcorn. You can’t beat that combo, and the ticket prices beat those of any first-run theater or art house.

MOVIES IN MILFORD

Cozy Riverfront Theatre in Milford may be the home of the Second Street Players, but for a little more than a year, it has offered monthly movies. In a place that still hasn’t been discovered by the big multiplex chains, that’s a good thing. 

Musicians You Should Know

DYNAMIC DUO

Musician Shawn Qaissaunee and singer Sharon Sable have been performing together for over seven years and have been married for five. Qaissaunee is known for his jazz guitar, which pairs beautifully with Sable’s soft sound. “People often compare her voice to Nora Jones. She has a very genuine delivery,” Qaissaunee says. The duo performs at Hummingbird to Mars, the speakeasy-themed bar above Catherine Rooney’s in Trolley Square. Qaissaunee also hosts an open mic on Tuesdays at Gallucio’s Italian Restaurant, which draws an eclectic group of musicians and performers. 

ONE LOVE

You don’t have to love reggae music to enjoy the sounds of Spokey Speaky. Jeff Ferrara, Jason Keenan and John Dickinson perform a wide range of roots reggae classics by Bob Marley and Toots & The Maytals, as well as some originals. Catch them Thursdays at D&H Jamaican Cuisine in Newark. They have also been spotted jamming out at Kelly’s Logan House and in Rehoboth and Dewey Beach. “Speaky-Spokey is when someone from Jamaica tries to speak with an American accent, so we just reversed it,” says Dickinson, about the name of the band. Follow on Facebook or stream the music from the band’s website. 

SUPREMELY COMPOSED

Unless you keep the rarefied company of avant garde and traditional musicians, you probably don’t know the work of local composer Mark Hagerty. Adventurous listeners will find an intriguing and provocative oeuvre that ranges in style from works influenced by the world’s great musical traditions, as well as Hagerty’s own self-described “forays” into a personal expression that veers from convention. His works have been performed around the world, but you can hear them at home on the CDs “Soliloquy” and “The Realm of Possibility,” or via downloads from www.hagertymusic.com

Arden Kind is four students from Cab Calloway School
of the Arts. 

FOUR-TEEN

Arden Kind is four students from Cab Calloway School of the Arts—singer Oscar Zappa Compo, drummer Giles Wall, Emmett Dwyer on bass and guitarist Grayson Roberts-Jolly—who have already sold out shows at Kennett Flash and have performed at the Voltage Lounge in Philadelphia. Together little more than a year, their indie rock sound has been deeply influenced by classic rock and modern bands such as Led Zeppelin, Foo Fighters, Radiator Hospital and Modern Baseball. Check out their debut album “Arden Kind I” and the sophomore effort “Troubled Boy” at www.ardenkind.bandcamp.com.

A TOTAL TRIPP 

The emerging LauraLea & TrippFabulous has appeared at venues from the beaches to the Wilmington Riverfront. Always the center of the weekend buzz, Laura Lea appears in Dewey regularly during the summer, pounding out self-described “party rock” covers that are fun to sing along to. 

SOUND GARDEN

A few years old now, the CD “Playing in the Garden” is still well worth finding. This anthology of music inspired by Winterthur Garden ranges from the reggae-tinged pop of “A Beautiful Day” by Arden of Eden and the guitar-driven “A Cloudy Drive” by Casey Neal to neo-traditional works such as “Harp in the Window” by Slyte of Hand. Every one of the 15 tracks and 12 local artists is a winner—and at $5, it is a supreme bargain. Send an email via artsinmedia.com.

FOLK HEROES

The great Delaware Friends of Folk is working hard to promote the music and local players such as Sand Creek, Driven Women and Chapel Street Junction. There are concerts in the Old State House on the second Friday of each month, regular “coffee house” shows in the chapel at Wesley College, an afternoon pick-in on the second Saturday of the month (various venues) and the annual Delmarva Folk Festival every September. This year’s will be the 25th. You could say you were there. 

Kid Stuff & Family Fun

SUMMER MOVIE EXPRESS

Take a break from the sun and pool, and treat the kids to a movie without breaking the bank. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays from late June through August, kid-themed movies are just $1 at 10 a.m. at Regal Cinemas Brandywine in Wilmington and Regal Cinemas Peoples Plaza in Newark.  

STEAM POWER

You can eat popcorn from a steam-powered popper, check out the Lionel train display and watch demos of vintage Stanley automobiles during Steamin’ Days at Marshall Steam Museum in Yorklyn. But the highlight for kids young and old is a ride on the Auburn Heights Railroad, small passenger cars pulled by a 1 ½-inch scale steam locomotive on a 7 ½-inch gauge track. Production of the original Little Engine has recently begun again, but you can ride an original from the 1950s around the property, past a pond—even through a tunnel—at Auburn Heights. 

GET PUMPED

You know it mainly as a place for kids’ parties, but Pump It Up in Newport also offers open jump nights when anyone can get crazy on its big inflatable attractions. Look for special themed jump nights, from glow-in-the-dark bounces to bubble mania and special deals. 

GATOR AID

Tick-Tock the alligator resides at 3 Palms Zoo and
Education Center in Clayton. (Photo by Lance Lanagan)

You’ve certainly heard of the Brandywine Zoo, but did you know Delaware has another zoo? It’s called 3 Palms Zoo and Education Center, on Blackbird Forest Road in Clayton. Owner Dan Stonebraker claims to have the state’s only “legal” alligator, Tick-Tock, who was discovered living in a bathtub. Three Palms is a rescue zoo, meaning many of its animals—exotic, wild and domestic—have special needs and are kept for educational purposes. 

TAKE A BOW

For 35 years, the Rehoboth Summer Children’s Theatre has been entertaining and educating young ones and their families. Each summer the theater, founded by Elise and Steve Seyfried, offers several two-actor, one-act plays geared toward folks of all ages while also offering creative dramatics programs for kids. The popular Film & TV Camps and Theatre Camps, held in July and August, teach basic theater skills and build confidence and self-esteem. This year’s plays are “The Wizard of Oz,” “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and “Puss in Boots.” The fun goes down at Epworth United Methodist Church in Rehoboth Beach. 

SEA IT TO BELIEVE IT

It’s not an obvious location for a first-class museum, but the second floor of Sea Shell City in Fenwick Island is home to DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum, established to recover and preserve our maritime heritage. Director Dale Clifton Jr. has been hard at work during the offseason replacing some of last year’s exhibits with new discoveries, such as a silver plate fused with pieces of eight and musket balls. Also new are findings from a 1715 Spanish treasure fleet, as well as artifacts from local shipwrecks. Another of the museum’s treasures is Clifton, who regales visitors with his stories and knowledge of maritime history. 

Shopping

UNIQUE HOME FINDS

Find one-of-a-kind home furnishings ranging from mid-century to Danish modern at The Annex Marketplace. Looking to downsize? The Annex Marketplace offers downsizing assistance, estate buyouts and purchases, and full to partial home buyouts. Estimates are free, and its own crew of movers and packers can handle any job.

Millsboro Bazaar is a great place to find costume
jewelry. 
(Photo by Chelsea Memmolo)

BAZAAR(OH!) WORLD

Spend an afternoon exploring (and trying on) the fashions and costume jewelry of yesteryear at Millsboro Bazaar. The store also boasts a vast collection of antiques, glassware, china, and furniture, making it a one-stop shopping mecca for vintage enthusiasts. 

SISTER, SISTER

Whether you’ve lost a loved one or need help with clutter, Sisters Bargain Cleanouts in New Castle can help. Services include estate sales and tag sales, estate buyouts, and cleanouts. Its resale store offers treasure hunters 8,000 square feet filled with furniture, collectibles, pottery, and more. Cash and credit cards accepted.  

PAY CLOTHES ATTENTION

At both the Tower Hill Clothing Sale at Tower Hill School in Wilmington and the Friends Quaker Closet at Wilmington Friends School, parents donate or consign clean, quality items and volunteer their time in the shop. They are great places to find new or gently used men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, accessories and other fine items at unbelievable prices. Both are open weekly. 

HOME AGAIN, HOME AGAIN

Take advantage of design consultation and home staging services at Delaware Furniture Exchange in Newark to create the perfect look for less for your home. Inventory, updated frequently, includes upscale resale furniture and home accent pieces. If you’re looking to make some room, ask about its consignment arrangement.

READY TO RIDE

Dover Saddlery offers a fine selection of English riding apparel, tack and horse care items. The one-stop shop in Hockessin has everything from riding boots and clothing for the popular equestrian look. Dover Saddlery’s experienced staff are ready to help customers—beginning riders, first-time horse owners and experienced equestrians—find what they need and answer any questions. Follow it facebook page to find sales and giveaways.

FASHION FORWARD

The Passionista Fashion Truck is open for business.
(Photo by Chelsea Memmolo)

Step into the Passionista Fashion Truck, a mobile boutique filled with the hottest clothing and accessories, all for under $99. Owners Elizabeth Carter of Wilmington and Jena Baffone of North Wales, Pa., trek to New York City wholesale fashion shows twice a year to purchase items. The truck is often spotted parked outside the Delaware Furniture Exchange in Newark (owned by Jena) and has been seen at local wineries and nonprofits. You can book them for your next ladies’ night, or shop its online store. 

SMELL THE ROSES 

Newly opened Petal Pushers in the back of Trolley Square has something for everyone. With decades of experience, owner and designer Alexis Wirt Curtis not only does weddings, she is now offering gifts and grab-and-go flowers in her beautifully decorated shop. A relationship with Swigg in Independence Mall allows for private events with art, wine and flowers!

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Where:
Auburn Valley Trail Parking Lot
Farm Lane off of Benge Road
Yorklyn , DE  19736
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Sponsor: Auburn Heights Preserve
Telephone: 302-239-5687
Contact Name: Aaron Ferguson
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The intimate vision of each artist—a mingling of reality and invention—blends the natural world with abstract shapes. Whether in luminous or subdued colors, these forms conjure up a cityscape...

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19350
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Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of...

Cost: Free with admission and free for members

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilminton, DE  19806
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A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Join us for our annual Big Thursday on Sunday Event. Festival preceded by the 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. This year, in addition to having our craft and food vendors, we are celebrating the Delaware...

Cost: free

Where:
Bowers Beach Maritime Museum
Clifton Cubbage Road
Frederica, DE  19946
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Sponsor: Bowers Beach Maritime Museum
Telephone: 302-222-6341
Contact Name: Judy
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Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On weekends, we offer 1½-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove or 2½-hour...

Cost: Adults: $15-19; Seniors (60+): $14-18; Children (2-12): $13-17

Where:
Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: (302) 998-1930
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Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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Each month, adults and children can create art together and experiment with new materials, techniques, and themes in the Bank of America Education Wing Studios—no reservations required! This...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall
30 North College Ave.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Each month, adults and children can create art together and experiment with new materials, techniques, and themes in the Bank of America Education Wing Studios – no reservations...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum
225 Academy Street
Penny Hall
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Old College Gallery
18 East Main St.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Join Delaware Humanities for a “talk and trek”.  As we hike the Bryan’s Field Trail, we will stop at certain points to discuss short pieces of literature connected to the...

Cost: Free (however, park entry fees apply)

Where:
White Clay Creek - Possum Hill Parking Area
Smith Mill Rd
Suite 509
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: Delaware Humanities
Telephone: 302-657-0650
Contact Name: Ciera Fisher
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Painting in the Fourth Dimension:Create a collaborative wall painting inspired by exhibiting artist, Timmy Graham, whose large-scale paintings create the illusion of movement and vibrations through...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466
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The Milton Theatre will host the top rated ABBA tribute band, ABBAMANIA, for two shows on Sunday, Oct 14. at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Originating from Canada, this group is traveling a long distance to...

Cost: Tickets range from $30 to $35

Where:
The Milton Theatre
110 Union St.
Milton, DE  19968
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The National Society of The Colonial Dames in the State of Delaware (NSCDA-DE) is celebrating 100 years since the organization during 1916-1918, saved, relocated and preserved the First...

Cost: free

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
1420 N West Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: NSCDA-DE
Telephone: 302-777-4514
Contact Name: Allison Brokaw
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Enjoy a tour of the Museum’s Collection through a new lens. Free. Sundays, September 30, October 7 & 14 | 2:00 p.m.  Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Artists: Rebels with a Cause...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

Cost: 70-80

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 East Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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James Allen Anderson, director. Program includes “The Moldau” by Bedřich Smetana; “Irmelin Prelude” by Frederick Delius; “Tapiola” by Jean Sibelius; “On the Nature of Daylight” by...

Cost: $5-15

Where:
University of Delaware's Mitchell Hall
Amstel Avenue and S. College
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Department of Music
Telephone: 302-831-2578
Contact Name: Megan Everhart
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ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
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Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111

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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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In the Studio, an exhibition of drawings by Charles Allan Guerin, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from October 5-26, 2018. Guerin received a 2018 Honorable Mention from the Delaware...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
2nd Floor, Carvel Building
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 130-257-78278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
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The Harvest Festival at East Coast Garden Center is 5 Saturdays of family friendly fun! Check out our website to find out which days offer free hotdogs, prizes, contests, workshops & more!...

Cost: free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd.
Millboro, DE  19966
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Telephone: (302)945-3489
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Opening Reception with Live Blue Grass Music - Friday, October 5, 5 – 8 PM. Michele’s favorite places to paint are the most remote areas of the Delmarva Peninsula. She creates lush...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Forgeries—false works claiming to be genuine—aren’t expected to have much worth. As such, it may be surprising to learn that items once deemed worthless frauds and illegal acts can serve as...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Morris Library
181 S. College Ave.
Special Collections Gallery
Newark, DE  19717
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4...

Cost: $0

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Melissa
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A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilminton, DE  19806
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Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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36 costumed teams comprised of Delaware restaurants and local legislators will compete for bragging rights throughout the state, the 'Bocce Cup' trophy, plus $1,000 will be awarded to...

Cost: $35 spectator tickets include all food and beer/craft spirits from Dogfish Head

Where:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
6 Cannery Village Center
Milton, DE  19968
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Sponsor: Delaware Restaurant Association
Contact Name: Karen Stauffer

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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

Cost: 70-80

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 East Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
Website »

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ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
Website »

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Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111

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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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Two Destination Dogs bartenders have advanced to the final round of Tequila Herraduras Bartender Legends Challenge. The final competition will take place at Cafe Lift in Philadelphia on Oct. 8 at...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Cafe Lift
428 N 13th St
Philadelphia, PA  19123
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Telephone: 484-951-5906

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​The UD Faculty Jazz are Todd Groves, saxophones; Harvey Price, vibraphone/percussion; Miles Brown, bass; Dave Bozenhard, jazz guitar; and Tom Palmer, drums/piano. Tickets are $15 adults; $10 UD...

Cost: $5-15

Where:
Gore Recital Hall
University of Delaware Center for the Arts
110 Orchard Road
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Department of Music
Telephone: 302-831-2578
Contact Name: Megan Everhart
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The Harvest Festival at East Coast Garden Center is 5 Saturdays of family friendly fun! Check out our website to find out which days offer free hotdogs, prizes, contests, workshops & more!...

Cost: free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd.
Millboro, DE  19966
View map »


Telephone: (302)945-3489
Website »

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In the Studio, an exhibition of drawings by Charles Allan Guerin, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from October 5-26, 2018. Guerin received a 2018 Honorable Mention from the Delaware...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
2nd Floor, Carvel Building
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 130-257-78278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
Website »

More information

Forgeries—false works claiming to be genuine—aren’t expected to have much worth. As such, it may be surprising to learn that items once deemed worthless frauds and illegal acts can serve as...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Morris Library
181 S. College Ave.
Special Collections Gallery
Newark, DE  19717
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
Website »

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Opening Reception with Live Blue Grass Music - Friday, October 5, 5 – 8 PM. Michele’s favorite places to paint are the most remote areas of the Delmarva Peninsula. She creates lush...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of...

Cost: Free with admission and free for members

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4...

Cost: $0

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
View map »


Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Melissa
Website »

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In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilminton, DE  19806
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Wee Ones is now offered every week! This early childhood series intended for children ages 3-5 incorporates active learning through music, movement, and the exploration of objects in a warm and...

Cost: $5 per child and $5 per adult with paying child

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
View map »


Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
Website »

More information

LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

Cost: 70-80

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 East Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE  19720
View map »


Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
Website »

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Telemann’s two sets of “Paris” Quartets for flute, violin, viola da gamba, and continuo, became immediate successes upon publication and hands-down his most famous chamber music. Cast in...

Cost: $25

Where:
Christ Church Christiana Hundred
505 Buck Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Tempesta di Mare
Telephone: 215-755-8776
Contact Name: Ulrike Shapiro
Website »

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ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
Website »

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Did you know… Giving Tuesday brought in over $300 million for charities last year That number was a 64% increase from 2016 Only 18% of American are aware of Giving Tuesday...

Cost: Free!

Where:
The Mill Space
1008 North Orange Street
4th Floor
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Tapp Network
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Join us on The Patio, voted Best Outdoor Dining by Delaware Today readers! Happy hour 4PM - 6:30PM, live entertainment 6PM - 9PM, local craft beer, handcrafted cocktails, creative gastropub menu,...

Cost: menu items vary

Where:
Hilton Christiana
100 Continental Dr.
Newark, DE  19713
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Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111

More information

LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
View map »


Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
Website »

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Winterthur Director of Interpretation and Estate Historian Jeff Groff examines the notable mansions of the Main Line—those that are lost and many that survive in private or institutional...

Cost: $10 per member, $15 per nonmember

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Whist Free Speaker Series - Bitcoin Basics Presenter: Paul Zahner CTO/Co-Founderelev8 - A Bitcoin Solutions ProviderIf Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, and BlockChain phrases are foreign to you, take...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N. Broom St.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: Elev8 Bitcoin
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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Lisa Hamp was a junior at Virginia Tech, and was present during the April, 2007 shooting. She shares her first-hand testimony of the shooting and her recovery journey afterwards. She describes how...

Cost: $18-$23

Where:
Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 N High Street
West Chester, PA  19380
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Telephone: 610-356-2787

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The Harvest Festival at East Coast Garden Center is 5 Saturdays of family friendly fun! Check out our website to find out which days offer free hotdogs, prizes, contests, workshops & more!...

Cost: free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd.
Millboro, DE  19966
View map »


Telephone: (302)945-3489
Website »

More information

In the Studio, an exhibition of drawings by Charles Allan Guerin, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from October 5-26, 2018. Guerin received a 2018 Honorable Mention from the Delaware...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
2nd Floor, Carvel Building
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 130-257-78278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
Website »

More information

Forgeries—false works claiming to be genuine—aren’t expected to have much worth. As such, it may be surprising to learn that items once deemed worthless frauds and illegal acts can serve as...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Morris Library
181 S. College Ave.
Special Collections Gallery
Newark, DE  19717
View map »


Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
Website »

More information

Opening Reception with Live Blue Grass Music - Friday, October 5, 5 – 8 PM. Michele’s favorite places to paint are the most remote areas of the Delmarva Peninsula. She creates lush...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

The intimate vision of each artist—a mingling of reality and invention—blends the natural world with abstract shapes. Whether in luminous or subdued colors, these forms conjure up a cityscape...

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19350
View map »


Website »

More information

In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilminton, DE  19806
View map »

More information

Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of...

Cost: Free with admission and free for members

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4...

Cost: $0

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
View map »


Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Melissa
Website »

More information

Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On our trips to Mt. Cuba, you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover at our secluded picnic grove...

Cost: Adults: $15; Seniors (60+): $14; Children (2-12): $13; Children under 2: FREE

Where:
Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
View map »


Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: (302) 998-1930
Website »

More information

Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
View map »


Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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FREE COMMUNITY EVENT: MID-WEEK WORD REFRESHER Come join us at the Mid-Week Word Refresher every Wednesday at Faith Victory Christian Center from 11:00am - 12:00pm. Refreshments will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Faith Victory Christian Center
301 Commonwealth Avenue
Claymont, DE  19703
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Sponsor: Faith Victory Christian Center
Telephone: 302.354.6726
Contact Name: Alvin Walker
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Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum
225 Academy Street
Penny Hall
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Old College Gallery
18 East Main St.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall
30 North College Ave.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

Cost: 70-80

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 East Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
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Join us on The Patio, voted Best Outdoor Dining by Delaware Today readers! Happy hour 4PM - 6:30PM, live entertainment 6PM - 9PM, local craft beer, handcrafted cocktails, creative gastropub menu,...

Cost: menu items vary

Where:
Hilton Christiana
100 Continental Dr.
Newark, DE  19713
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Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111

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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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Clearing the mind and learning to think not thinking is Zen awareness. Taking the appropriate action in this moment is Zen. Once you know this in your body, walking, standing, sitting down,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark
420 Willa Road
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: UUFN
Telephone: 302.368.2984
Contact Name: Richard Field
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The Harvest Festival at East Coast Garden Center is 5 Saturdays of family friendly fun! Check out our website to find out which days offer free hotdogs, prizes, contests, workshops & more!...

Cost: free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd.
Millboro, DE  19966
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Telephone: (302)945-3489
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In the Studio, an exhibition of drawings by Charles Allan Guerin, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from October 5-26, 2018. Guerin received a 2018 Honorable Mention from the Delaware...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
2nd Floor, Carvel Building
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 130-257-78278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
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Forgeries—false works claiming to be genuine—aren’t expected to have much worth. As such, it may be surprising to learn that items once deemed worthless frauds and illegal acts can serve as...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Morris Library
181 S. College Ave.
Special Collections Gallery
Newark, DE  19717
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit. Our yoga class is open to all levels. We will practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature....

Cost: $10

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Opening Reception with Live Blue Grass Music - Friday, October 5, 5 – 8 PM. Michele’s favorite places to paint are the most remote areas of the Delmarva Peninsula. She creates lush...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4...

Cost: $0

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Melissa
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In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilminton, DE  19806
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Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of...

Cost: Free with admission and free for members

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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The intimate vision of each artist—a mingling of reality and invention—blends the natural world with abstract shapes. Whether in luminous or subdued colors, these forms conjure up a cityscape...

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19350
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A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Get lost in a book during Mt. Cuba’s Story Time in the Gardens. Children are invited to visit the gardens on Thursday mornings for a story from a nature-themed children’s book. Intended for...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
Mt. Cuba Center
3120 Barley Mill Rd.
Hockessin, DE  19707
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Sponsor: Mt. Cuba Center
Telephone: 302-239-8883
Contact Name: Sara Stevenson
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Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum
225 Academy Street
Penny Hall
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall
30 North College Ave.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Old College Gallery
18 East Main St.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

Cost: 70-80

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 East Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
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The Chadds Ford Historical Society hosts the 43rd Annual Great Pumpkin Carve on October 18-20, 2018. The Great Pumpkin Carve is the quintessential Brandywine Valley experience, and is a great way...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Chadds Ford Historical Society
1736 Creek Rd
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Chadds Ford Historical Society
Telephone: 610-388-7376
Contact Name: Mike Connolly
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Join us on The Patio, voted Best Outdoor Dining by Delaware Today readers! Happy hour 4PM - 6:30PM, live entertainment 6PM - 9PM, local craft beer, handcrafted cocktails, creative gastropub menu,...

Cost: menu items vary

Where:
Hilton Christiana
100 Continental Dr.
Newark, DE  19713
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Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111

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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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Fall Facial Rejuvenation Seminar You're invited to our FREE Fall Facial Rejuvenation seminar presented by Dr. Paul Sabini.    During this informal gathering, learn about the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
537 Stanton-Christiana Rd.
Suite 107
Newark, DE  19713
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Sponsor: Premier Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery
Telephone: 302-998-8007
Contact Name: Nicole Drolet
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Delaware Humanities’ 2018 Joseph P. del Tufo Annual Lecturer is Steve Coll, giving the lecture Journalism in the “Fake News” Era. “We’re not at war, we’re at work.” That is how...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Studio 1 at the Grand Opera House
818 N Market St
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Humanities
Telephone: 302-657-0650
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The Harvest Festival at East Coast Garden Center is 5 Saturdays of family friendly fun! Check out our website to find out which days offer free hotdogs, prizes, contests, workshops & more!...

Cost: free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd.
Millboro, DE  19966
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Telephone: (302)945-3489
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In the Studio, an exhibition of drawings by Charles Allan Guerin, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from October 5-26, 2018. Guerin received a 2018 Honorable Mention from the Delaware...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Mezzanine Gallery
2nd Floor, Carvel Building
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware Division of the Arts
Telephone: 130-257-78278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
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Forgeries—false works claiming to be genuine—aren’t expected to have much worth. As such, it may be surprising to learn that items once deemed worthless frauds and illegal acts can serve as...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Morris Library
181 S. College Ave.
Special Collections Gallery
Newark, DE  19717
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
Website »

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Opening Reception with Live Blue Grass Music - Friday, October 5, 5 – 8 PM. Michele’s favorite places to paint are the most remote areas of the Delmarva Peninsula. She creates lush...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilminton, DE  19806
View map »

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Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4...

Cost: $0

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
View map »


Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Melissa
Website »

More information

The intimate vision of each artist—a mingling of reality and invention—blends the natural world with abstract shapes. Whether in luminous or subdued colors, these forms conjure up a cityscape...

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19350
View map »


Website »

More information

Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of...

Cost: Free with admission and free for members

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages...

Cost: Free for Members, $5 per child and one adult free for Non-Members

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilminton , DE  19806
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Sponsor: Delaware Art Museum

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Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages...

Cost: Free to Members, $5 per child and one adult free for Non-Members

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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Art Fitness’ primary focus is helping people live long, healthy active lives. In sticking to our mission we are proud to introduce our miniseries “Ask The Medical Professional”. This...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Art Fitness
2807 Concord Pike
Wimington, DE  19803
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Sponsor: Art Fitness
Telephone: 302.477.0123
Contact Name: Alisa Rose
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In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Old College Gallery
18 East Main St.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
Website »

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Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall
30 North College Ave.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
Website »

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Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum
225 Academy Street
Penny Hall
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
Website »

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On Friday, October 19 from 2 to 5 pm, join us at the Seaford Library & Cultural Center for a FREE nutritional presentation on “Eating Healthy with Cancer” by Nanticoke's Nutrition Education...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seaford Library & Cultural Center
600 N. Market Street Extended
Seaford, DE  19973
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Sponsor: Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition & Nanticoke Health Services
Telephone: 302-629-6611 x3765
Contact Name: Nanticoke's Cancer Screening Nurse Navigator

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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

Cost: 70-80

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 East Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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The Perennial Gaze: Shahzia Sikander Artist Talk and Mosaic Unveiling Friday, October 19, 3 p.m. Community College of Philadelphia – Bonnell Building 556 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA...

Cost: 0

Where:
Community College of Philadelphia – Bonnell Buildi
556 N. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Melissa
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ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
View map »


Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
Website »

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The Chadds Ford Historical Society hosts the 43rd Annual Great Pumpkin Carve on October 18-20, 2018. The Great Pumpkin Carve is the quintessential Brandywine Valley experience, and is a great way...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Chadds Ford Historical Society
1736 Creek Rd
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
View map »


Sponsor: Chadds Ford Historical Society
Telephone: 610-388-7376
Contact Name: Mike Connolly
Website »

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Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111

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Boo at the Zoo 5 - 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 & Saturday, Oct.20, 5–7 p.m. (RAIN DATE: Sunday, Oct. 21, 5–7 p.m.) Trick-or-Treat at the Brandywine Zoo! Celebrate...

Cost: $5

Where:
Bradnywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, DE  19810
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Telephone: 302-571-7747
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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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Life’s richness is examined in Michael Doyle’s paintings, in which one finds intimate portrayals of interiors and landscapes.  Doyle’s expressive brush strokes are accentuated by his...

Cost: free

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
Breck’s Mill, 2nd Floor
101 Stone Block Row
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-652-0271

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Life’s richness is examined in Michael Doyle’s paintings, in which one finds intimate portrayals of interiors and landscapes.  Doyle’s expressive brush strokes are accentuated by his...

Cost: free

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
Breck’s Mill, 2nd Floor
101 Stone Block Row
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-652-0271

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Our Opera Uncorked series gets into the Halloween spirit, highlighting some of opera's darkest characters and intense mad scenes. Featuring Colleen Daly (Soprano), Sarah...

Cost: $29-$59

Where:
OperaDelaware Studio
4 S Poplar St
4 S Poplar St
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: OperaDelaware
Telephone: 130-244-27809
Contact Name: Mary Wilcosky
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OperaDelaware's Opera Uncorked series gets into the Halloween spirit, highlighting some of opera's darkest characters and intense mad scenes. Featuring Colleen Daly (Soprano), Sarah...

Cost: $29-$59

Where:
OperaDelaware Studio
4 S Poplar St
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: OperaDelaware
Telephone: 302-442-7809
Contact Name: Mary Wilcosky

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With a comedic career that spans across television, film, stand-up and late-night TV, George Lopez will entertain The Event Center audience with “The Wall World Tour” at SugarHouse Casino on...

Cost: $79-$99

Where:
SugarHouse Casino
1001 N. Delaware Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19125
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Gather around the bonfire with us, and be transported back in time through stories of local folklore and history by our gifted storytellers. Each community, each state, are threads in the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Greenbank Mills & Philips Farm
500 Greenbank Road
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Telephone: 130-299-99001
Contact Name: Stacie Maheurin
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Rumors is Simon’s classically elegant, door-slamming farce, that will leave you laughing in the aisles!  Performances are at 8pm on Friday/Saturday and 2pm on Sunday.  Buy tickets online at...

Cost: $12-$20

Where:
Wilmington Drama League
10 West Lea Blvd.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
Telephone: 302-764-3396
Contact Name: Kathy Buterbaugh

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WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU PUT TWO OF THE MOST ELECTRIFYING and REVIVING EVENTS TOGETHER IN THE SAME PLACE AT THE SAME TIME?   You get Consciousness Over Free Flow Eclectic...

Cost: $10 online/ $15 at door

Where:
6 Bristol Way
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: DeLantz/Hi-Vi LOUNGE
Telephone: 609-221-4229
Contact Name: Darius Lantz/Jamal Bashir Bey
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Friday night after the game FUN just got better thanks to Main Event Entertainment’s new Friday Night FUN and Games pass. Students 18-years-old and under can keep the Friday night excitement...

Cost: $10.95

Where:
Main Event Entertainment
2900 Fashion Center Blvd
Newark, DE  19702
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Telephone: 302-722-9466
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The Harvest Festival at East Coast Garden Center is 5 Saturdays of family friendly fun! Check out our website to find out which days offer free hotdogs, prizes, contests, workshops & more!...

Cost: free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd.
Millboro, DE  19966
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Telephone: (302)945-3489
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WHO: American Heart Association in Southern Delaware WHAT: The Southern Delaware Heart Walk Designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living, the Southern Delaware Heart...

Cost: FREE

Where:
DelTech - Terry Campus
100 Campus Dr.
Dover, DE  19904
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Sponsor: American Heart Association
Telephone: 215-575-5244
Contact Name: Lauren Rose
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Opening Reception with Live Blue Grass Music - Friday, October 5, 5 – 8 PM. Michele’s favorite places to paint are the most remote areas of the Delmarva Peninsula. She creates lush...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

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For more than 90 years, the Delaware Art Museum has showcased contemporary craft by artists working locally and throughout the region. The Museum’s first juried Contemporary Crafts Show was...

Cost: Free for members. Included in Museum admission fee for non-members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Nanticoke Health Services is please to host a health fair at the East Coast Garden Center’s Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  East Coast...

Cost: Free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Road
Millsboro, DE  19966
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Sponsor: Nanticoke Health Services
Telephone: 302-536-5386
Contact Name: Rachel Webster
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In 2017, the Delaware Art Museum received 13 works of art previously on display in the Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington. The gift included watercolors by Andrew Wyeth and oil paintings by N.C....

Cost: Free for members; Included in Museum Admission charge for non-members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilminton, DE  19806
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A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies:...

Cost: Included with general admission ($5-20)

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Peter Sculthorpe's unique vision extends from rural Pennsylvania to the rugged Northeast Coasts of Maine, Oregon, and Newfoundland. Sometimes, his complicated paintings are devoid of life and...

Cost: free

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
Breck’s Mill, 2nd Floor
101 Stone Block Row
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-652-0271

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Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of...

Cost: Free with admission and free for members

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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The intimate vision of each artist—a mingling of reality and invention—blends the natural world with abstract shapes. Whether in luminous or subdued colors, these forms conjure up a cityscape...

Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19350
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Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On weekends, we offer 1½-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove or 2½-hour...

Cost: Adults: $15-19; Seniors (60+): $14-18; Children (2-12): $13-17

Where:
Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: (302) 998-1930
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Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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Since the early 20th century, abstract art has prompted audiences to consider how the materials, shapes and subjects found within an artwork form the viewer’s response to it. Abstract art...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall
30 North College Ave.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Self-educated mineralogist George F. Kunz assembled several renowned mineral collections throughout his lifetime. This exhibition highlights the last of his assembled collections, purchased by...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Delaware's Mineralogical Museum
225 Academy Street
Penny Hall
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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In recent years, the Arctic has occupied a central place in urgent climate change discussions. However, the Indigenous peoples of the region have long understood the need to respect an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Old College Gallery
18 East Main St.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
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Walk through the Juried Craft Exhibition with juror Paul Sacaridiz as he answers questions about the field of contemporary craft and how he selected the artists for this special exhibition. Free...

Cost: Free for Members, Free after admission for Non-Members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East...

Cost: 70-80

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 East Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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ARDEN in MOTION: An Improvisational Dance Workshop  with LIVE Music by the Arden in Motion Collective One Sunday Monthly, September-December 2018...

Cost: $15 Donation

Where:
Arden Gild Hall, Lower Level
2126 The Hwy
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Arden Folk Dance Gild
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The Dickinson Theatre Organ Society' Open House presents Glenn Hough at the consol of the 4th Largest Theatre Pipe Organ in the World.  There will be a showing the 1925 silent film "The Phantom...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dickinson Theatre at John Dickinson H.S.
1801 Milltown Road
Wilmington , DE  19808
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Sponsor: The Dickinson Theatre Organ Society
Telephone: 302-995-5630
Contact Name: Bob Dilworth
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Come join Wilmington (DE) Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in a fun filled afternoon for the entire family!     Painting activities sponsored by Blended Families with a...

Cost: $40.00

Where:
PS Dupont Middle School
701 W 34th St. (Gymnasium)
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Delta Outreach and Education Center, Inc
Telephone: 302.229.8599
Contact Name: Dee Young
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Do you like chocolate? If you are like most people, the answer to that question is a resounding, “Yes!”  On Saturday, October 20th from 3-6 PM, Everyday Grandparents will be...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Skipjack Dining
401 Louviers Drive
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: Everyday Grandparents
Telephone: 443-350-3872
Contact Name: Adrienne
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The Dickinson Theatre Organ Society 49th seasons open house presents Glenn Hough at the console of the 4th largest theatre Organ in the world.  The showing of the 1925 silent film "The Phantom of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Dickinson Theatre at John Dickinson H.S.
1801 Milltown Road
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: The Dickinson Theatre Organ Society
Telephone: 302-995-2603
Contact Name: Bob Dilworth
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The Chadds Ford Historical Society hosts the 43rd Annual Great Pumpkin Carve on October 18-20, 2018. The Great Pumpkin Carve is the quintessential Brandywine Valley experience, and is a great way...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Chadds Ford Historical Society
1736 Creek Rd
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Chadds Ford Historical Society
Telephone: 610-388-7376
Contact Name: Mike Connolly
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Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make...

Cost: Free with Museum admission: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111

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Life’s richness is examined in Michael Doyle’s paintings, in which one finds intimate portrayals of interiors and landscapes.  Doyle’s expressive brush strokes are accentuated by his...

Cost: free

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
Breck’s Mill, 2nd Floor
101 Stone Block Row
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-652-0271

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Life’s richness is examined in Michael Doyle’s paintings, in which one finds intimate portrayals of interiors and landscapes.  Doyle’s expressive brush strokes are accentuated by his...

Cost: free

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
Breck’s Mill, 2nd Floor
101 Stone Block Row
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-652-0271

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Two exciting ice hockey games at the University of Delaware’s Rust Ice Arena on Saturday, October 20 will be the focus of a special event hosted by the Open Net Foundation and sponsored by Info...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
University of Delaware Rust Ice Arena
547 S College Ave
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: Info Solutions LLC
Contact Name: Wendy Scott
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LURAY PRODUCTIONS NEW YEARS EVE Monday, December 31, 2018            7:30 PM - Midnight Minquadale Memorial Hall 129 East Hazeldell Avenue  -  New Castle, DE 19720 EMCEE: George...

Cost: $70 per person

Where:
Minquadale Memorial Hall
129 E. Hazeldell Avenue
New Castle , DE  19720
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Sponsor: Luray Productions
Telephone: 302-559-0607
Contact Name: Lois Lipton Parker
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Rumors is Simon’s classically elegant, door-slamming farce, that will leave you laughing in the aisles!  Performances are at 8pm on Friday/Saturday and 2pm on Sunday.  Buy tickets online at...

Cost: $12-$20

Where:
Wilmington Drama League
10 West Lea Blvd.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Wilmington Drama League
Telephone: 302-764-3396
Contact Name: Kathy Buterbaugh

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WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU PUT TWO OF THE MOST ELECTRIFYING and REVIVING EVENTS TOGETHER IN THE SAME PLACE AT THE SAME TIME?   You get Consciousness Over Free Flow Eclectic...

Cost: $10 online/ $15 at door

Where:
6 Bristol Way
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: DeLantz/Hi-Vi LOUNGE
Telephone: 609-221-4229
Contact Name: Darius Lantz/Jamal Bashir Bey
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show This interactive movie experience combines film and live performers. The cult-classic is a humorous tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the late...

Cost: 9

Where:
Theatre N
235 W. 10th St
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Frankie's Midnight Runners
Telephone: 302-571-4075
Contact Name: Richard
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A Halloween Tradition Thrives in Delaware By Richard Pethel​ Wilmington, DE - The performance group known as Frankie's Midnight Runners (FMR) is a shadow cast that hosts ‘The...

Cost: $9

Where:
Theatre N
235 W. 10th St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Frankie's Midnight Runners
Telephone: 302-571-4075
Contact Name: Richard
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