The Delaware Pet Lover's Guide

Everything that animal owners need to know!


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Inside pet therapy, dog parks, our favorite animal events and more—plus, meet a few furry Delebrities.

 

Photo by Deny Howeth​​

Larry the Security Cat

Owner Theresa Owens of BLUvintage in Dover discovered stray cat Larry, who she originally named Limpin’ Larry because he had a bad broken leg, would limp and hiss. Even though she's allergic to cats, Owens snuck antibiotics into the domestic shorthair’s food to nurse him back to health. Now the 6-year-old is thriving. "He receives gifts (like a Hawaiian shirt) and treats in the mail from customers and fans," Owens says. "His scars add to his character."

Follow Larry on Instagram @larry_the_security_cat. (He's up to 3,000 followers.)

 

 

Photo by Deny Howeth​​

Misako and Naveed

Misako is a Japanese name that means “ocean sand child.” Naveed is Arabic for “good news forthcoming.” The two Blue Point Himalayans share the same father, says Marcia Reed, who got them from a breeder in Califon, New Jersey. The siblings have gone to work with Reed at Gallery 37—A Destination for Artful Living in Milford since Day One. “They know the sound of my keys and run into their carriers,” she says. Reed describes Misako, 3, as “an independent gal.” Naveed, 2, is "trusting of everyone." When they aren’t sleeping in the front window, they love to squish themselves into boxes that arrive from Amazon. Though Gallery 37 is filled with tons of precious art, Reed never worries about her cats breaking anything: “These cats don’t jump on anything but two chairs and the window.”

 

 

Photo by Deny Howeth​​

Porter

Six-year-old Labrador retriever Porter has been going to work at Veritas Wine & Craft Beer in Wilmington since the day owner Venu Gaddamidi picked him up from a breeder in Pennsylvania. Gaddamidi says his regular customers love hanging out with Porter. “When people meet him for the first time, they are taken aback by having a dog in a shop. But it brightens their day and their quick visit turns into a 10-minute petting session.” Porter loves to sleep, but he also loves attention and kids. “He has a comfy bed at the shop on which he has the most interesting sleeping position—on his back with his legs in random extensions,” says Gaddamidi.

 

PAWS, NOT CLAWS

Therapy animals are a perfect comfort for those in need.

Every day, patients at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Middletown are struggling to recover from a stroke, brain injury or hip fracture. Twenty miles up the road, patients are being treated at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center. Many are looking for a distraction from the pain, discomfort and sadness they feel.

Enter Katara. The 3-year-old German shepherd is a certified therapy dog with PAWS for People (Pet-Assisted Visitation Volunteer Services), a nonprofit volunteer organization that provides seniors, children and folks with disabilities therapeutic visits with a gentle, affectionate pet.

Katara has been a therapy pet with PAWS since she was 4-months-old. Owner Becky Cronin of Townsend got her certified soon after she adopted her. “I said to my neighbor that she’s so calm, I have to do something with her. My neighbor said, ‘Make her a therapy dog.’ So I looked it up, and PAWS came up,” Cronin says.

Lynne Robinson founded PAWS in 2005 after realizing the tremendous power of pet therapy, including benefits such as lower blood pressure, less anxiety and greater feelings of comfort. But don’t confuse therapy pets with service animals. “A service dog is specially trained for one individual,” Robinson says. “That dog can assist that one individual and cannot be pet because that dog is supposed to be paying 100 percent attention to its person. A therapy dog is a regular household pet that is friendly and adorable that can be pet and loved by anyone.”

PAWS has more than 500 therapy teams that visit 165 sites. The teams include hundreds of dogs, eight or nine cats—even a handful of bunnies. “We consider ourselves paws, not claws,” Robinson says.

What she means is that there is no such thing as an ideal breed for therapy dogs. Sure, there are plenty of soft golden retrievers and happy Labradors. “But we’ve got everything from Great Danes to St. Bernards to Great Pyrenees. It’s not based on breed. It’s based on personality,” says Robinson.

Take Katara. She isn’t fierce or aggressive—traits commonly associated with her breed. “She is very elegant and walks like a runway model,” Cronin says. “And she’s so gentle and reserved. She lays down next to people and draws people in.”

Katara and Cronin make weekly visits to the Graham Cancer Center, and they participate in the PAWS for Reading program at Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library in Odessa every other week. “Little kids sign up to read to Katara,” says Cronin. “It’s so cute.”

Katara isn’t Cronin’s only certified therapy dog. Robbie, a 5-year-old Pembroke Welsh Corgi, and Goslar, a 10-month-old German shepherd, also make the rounds. They are both well known and loved at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital.

Certification is a two-step process, says Robinson. Those interested in participating must first attend an orientation. Then pets and owners must pass a certification test. “We test about 25 behaviors for dogs and we like to see how the person interacts with the animal—do they yell? Are they aggressive?”

All members must have a dog license, proof of a recent rabies vaccination and distemper plus a whole evaluation from a veterinarian that says the animal is healthy (this includes a fecal sample). “Members must also sign a contract that says they use flea and tick preventative and keep their animals clean—we are pretty thorough on that,” says Robinson.

Members must also agree to two visits a month, but Cronin and her dogs give as much time as their schedules allow. “I truly love giving back to the community and I love my dogs, so this is my opportunity to marry my two loves,” she says.

Members pay a yearly fee of $50, but Robinson says the impact the members are making on the community is priceless. “We will make special request visits. One day a family called to say their little girl has cancer and all she wants to do is play with a kitty cat. It had to get done fast. She was only 5-years-old, but we were able to give the family what they needed,” says Robinson.

Faithful Friends Animal Society— a private, nonprofit animal welfare organization with a no-kill shelter in Wilmington—also has a pet therapy program with 120 volunteers who serve 63 facilities.

Like PAWS, Faithful Friends has mostly dogs in the program, though there are about five therapy cats in the program at any given time. “We also evaluate our shelter pets (dogs and cats) who have shining personalities that would do well in therapy work,” says Shannon O’Neill, director of development and public relations. “Currently, we have about 10 shelter dogs approved to participate in the program.”

Joe Case of Hockessin started volunteering at Faithful Friends when his daughter started working there. When he learned about the pet therapy program, he enrolled his daughter’s two cats, Sammy and Paddington, who are both rescues. “Sammy is a brown, long-haired tabby from Forgotten Cats. He’s very affectionate and likes to rub up against you,” Case says. “Paddington is a domestic shorthair from Faithful Friends. He’s laid-back and likes to sit in people’s laps.”

Case takes Sammy and Paddington to Hillside Center in Wilmington, a nursing and rehabilitation facility, two to three times a month. He says most of the residents are overjoyed to see the felines, but he admits some of the residents just don’t like cats.

“I guess people are more open to dogs than cats,” says Case. “But I like to use these animals as an icebreaker.”

Case says he’s always been an animal lover, but as he gets older, he finds that cats are a little easier to take care of than dogs. “I always had dogs [growing up]. I had a Border collie that I used to take to work with me. But I find cats are a little more wild and can do their own thing. But they still bring joy into someone’s life, even if it’s just for five minutes.”

Visit pawsforpeople.org and faithfulfriends.us for more information.

 

A WALK IN THE PARK

This activity often leads to lasting relationships for pets and people.

 

Naomi Girke has taken Atticus, a 4-year-old Labrador-Staffordshire-Boston Terrier mix, to Banning Park Dog Park in Newport for almost a year. During the summer, they frequent the park two to three days a week.

“We have a lot of good relationships with the people and the dogs,” says Girke, who used to go to Elsmere Dog Park before moving closer to Banning. “The first few times we went to Banning, there were lots of people from Elsmere, so it was a little bit like a reunion,” she says. “You go and you hang out with the people just as much as the dogs hang out with each other.”

There’s Ozzy the mixed breed and Astro the Great Dane. There’s Lucy, a sweet Shih Tzu mix. Girke says she has made at least two friends at the park that have developed into close personal relationships. There is a great deal of dog talk at the park (she runs her own web-based pets’ accessory business called Bow Tie Atticus), she says, but it’s not all about the animals. She will often invite her companions out to gigs when her musician-husband performs. She will often text, “Hey I’m heading over to Banning, will I see you there?” before she and Atticus make the trip.

Girke is a fan of Banning for many reasons. For one, it is equipped with water fountains. “A lot of people don’t bring their own water.” She also appreciates that the park is mulched. “A lot of dog parks are grass, and you don’t know what they are using as a weed killer, which can be harmful to dogs.” She also likes that the park is fenced, which prevents pets from running into traffic.

Anne Klein of Claymont calls Rockford Park in Wilmington  “doggie heaven.” She and her 17-month-old Labrador retriever, Casey Jones, visit twice a week all year-round. “You see all types of dogs, from purebreds to mixed puppies,” says Klein.

Klein takes Casey Jones to the park to encourage socialization. When he was a puppy, another dog “nipped his ear” at Rockford. “But now that he’s older, he gets along with everyone,” she says.

Girke says it’s important to understand your dog’s personality and to be aware of any signs that he isn’t enjoying himself at the park. “Atticus is a very social dog, but he doesn’t get in other dog’s faces,” she says. They will usually leave when there are more than eight dogs at the park. “It gets to be too much, especially when they start running in a pack,” she says.

Michelle Kramer Fitzgerald and Eli, her 2-year-old Pointer-Australian shepherd mix, haven't had any bad experiences at their favorite dog park, Talley Day Bark Park off of Foulk Road, which they visit about four times a week. “It’s a great outlet for Eli,” says Kramer Fitzgerald. “It’s a safe and fun place for him to socialize, exercise and expend some of his high energy.”

She likes to go in the mornings, which has a very regular crew of people and dogs. “The pups are all around the same age, many are from area rescues, and the dog moms and dads are very considerate, congenial and caring. We look after each other’s dogs—at the park and out—we keep tabs on one another’s lives and happenings, and have lively discussions about the arts, politics, travel, jobs and family.”

But Eli definitely has his share of friends, too. “His pal Atlas is a great match for him,” Kramer Fitzgerald says. “They both like to roughhouse and wrestle. His first park pal was Henny, a lovely girl hound he met when he first came to the park.”

In the end, Kramer Fitzgerald treasures her time spent with Eli. “It’s a fun thing we do together. I like the people and their dogs. We have great conversation, our pups all like each other and we like each other. It’s a win-win.”

 

ANIMAL HOUSE

Services to keep your pet clean, lean and cared for.

Research assistance by Brandon Holveck

 

WALKERS & SITTERS

New Castle County

Camp Bow Wow
301 Ruthar Drive, Newark, 738-2267

Content Critter
New Castle County and parts of Pennsylvania, 235-7387

Dogtopia
2101-A Concord Pike, Wilmington, 622-8388; 319 New Road, Wilmington, 414-0556

For the Love of Dogs
Wilmington, 287-0821

Happy Hound Cat and Dog Service
Newark, 383-1511

Pets Love Amy
Wilmington, (510) 984-4738

Riverfront Pets
311 Justison St., Wilmington, 428-9777

Your Pet’s Best Friend
Wilmington, 379-5501

 

Kent County

Claws and Paws Pet Sitting
319 Squawigm Road, Dover, 632-7366

The Delaware Kritter Sitter
Box 162, Woodside, 387-1886

 

Sussex County

Dewey Dogs at the Beach
Dewey Beach, 310-2174

For Your Spot
494-9449

Happy Paws Dog Walking
36 Turtle Dove Drive, Rehoboth Beach, (301) 325-8397

Walk 'n Wag
21256 M St., Rehoboth Beach, 200-0546

 

 

GROOMERS

New Castle County

Anita’s Animal Antics
124 Mario Drive, Bear, 544-4971

At Your Door Mobile Pet Waggin’
378-6125

Back to Nature Pets & Grooming
110 N. Dupont Hwy., New Castle, 328-5538

Barks n’ Bubbles Dog Grooming
1157 Yorklyn Road, Hockessin, 547-3956

Camp Bow Wow
301 Ruthar Drive, Newark, 738-2267

Charmed Paws Mobile Pet Spa
415-2104

Crazy Cats Dirty Dogs
mobile, 421-9870

The Dirty Dog
11D Liberty Plaza Newark, 738-6399

The Dog Stop
101 Greenbank Road, Wilmington, 416-4646

Doggie Heaven Grooming Salon
1204 Delaware St., No. 1m, New Castle, 544-5100

Doggie Style Grooming
950 Ridge Road, No. D18, Claymont, 798-1810

Dogtopia
2101-A Concord Pike, Wilmington, 622-8388; 319 New Road, Wilmington, 414-0556

Ellie’s Paws-n-Claws
717 Pulaski Hwy., Bear, 323-1880

Fluff Pet Salon and Boutique
1704 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, 798-7297

Hannah’s House Kennel for Dogs
2309 Red Lion Road, Bear, 832-9495

Muddy Paws Pet Salon
2118 Silverside Road, No. 1C, Wilmington, 477-6995

Pampered Pets Grooming Spa
78 Clinton St., Delaware City, 834-8065

Paws and People Too
4390 Summit Bridge Road, Middletown, 376-8234

Precious Paws
501 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, 996-9274

Pups Place
698 Wilmington Road, New Castle, 322-9757

Rainbow Scissors and Suds
790 Old Porter Road, Bear, 365-6377

Riverfront Pets
311 Justison St., Wilmington, 428-9777

Tally Ho Mobile Pet Stylist
832-6200

Top Dog Self Wash
1516 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, 791-0900

Quad Squads Tiny Paws
mobile, 723-2861

 

Kent County

A Natural Paw
1231 S. Dupont Blvd., Smyrna, 653-0400

The Bath House Inc.
49 Brenda Lane, Suite E, Camden, 734-9119

Custom Canine Grooming & Boarding
1266 Moose Lodge Road, Wyoming, 697-6936

Dippity Doo Dawg​
64 Plum Drive, Magnolia, 698-3813

Furry Tails Grooming Salon
4430 Halltown Road, Hartly, 233-2086

Hair of the Dog
23 Cochran Lane, Camden, 249-5330

Happy Tails Dog Grooming
10 Commerce St., Harrington, 786-2528

Head to Tail Grooming
3664 Bay Road, Milford, 335-5739

Pam’s Grooming
4393 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 744-9919

Scruffy to Fluffy
17 Village Square, Smyrna, 653-7297

Star Mobile Pet Salon
653-7387

Top Knot Canine Center
2615 N. Little Creek Road, Dover, 678-0444

Westwind Kennel
414 Valley Mist Drive, Clayton, 659-5161

 

Sussex County

A Comfy Pet Grooming Salon
6 College Park Lane, Georgetown; 22935 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro; 104 Federal St., Milton, 945-4645

All Abroad Grooming & Kennels
32978 Dupont Blvd., Dagsboro, 732-9268

Bark-n-Park Mobile Grooming
24175 Celtic St., Georgetown, 549-1003

Camp Canine Kennel
21275 Burton Road, Milton, 684-1151

Canine Cabin
16701 Sand Hill Road, Milton, 684-1631

Canine Couture Expert Grooming
217 N. Rehoboth Blvd., Milford, 500-1814

Claire’s Pet Salon
28777 Dupont Blvd., Millsboro, 934-5010

Dirty Dog Grooming Salon
37385 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 226-1364

Doggies at the Beach
18806 John J. Williams Hwy., Rehoboth Beach, 644-8200

Dog Grooming by Rose
26631 Castaway Circle, Long Neck, 947-2738

Groomingdale’s Pet Salon and Spa
33739 Marsh Road, Lewes, 313-4038

La Bella Bete Pet Grooming
628 Milford Harrington Hwy., Suite 5, Milford, 644-2572

MadiLin’s Pooch Pawlour
33671 Milspaw Roots Lane, Dagsboro, 541-5100

Neverland Kennel and Cattery Inc.
34377 Neverland Lane, Lewes, 645-6140

The Pet Bow-tique​
18355 County Seat Hwy., Georgetown, 856-7297

The Pet Station
1152 Savannah Road, Lewes, 644-7297

Robin’s Pet Grooming
16487 Sussex Hwy., Unit 2, Bridgeville, 337-3037

The Salty Dog Grooming Salon
19470 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach, 227-9070

Scrub-a-Dub Pet Salon
36747 Breakwater Run, Selbyville, 436-9227

Seaside Pet Salon & Spa
1604 Savannah Road, Unit A, Lewes, 644-1727

Wags to Riches Pet Grooming
36656 Lighthouse Road, Suite 2, Selbyville, 436-4766

Wizard of Paws II
32369 Long Neck Road, #16, Millsboro, 947-9299

 

 

BOARDING

New Castle County

Bark Avenue Dog Day Camp
100 Naamans Road, Building 2-A, Claymont, 792-2403

Camp Bow Wow
301 Ruthar Drive, Newark, 738-2267​

Hannah’s House Kennel for Dogs
2309 Red Lion Road, Bear, 832-9495

Happy Hound Cat and Dog Service
383-1511

Rainbow Kennels
2131 Pleasant Valley Road, Newark, 738-0864

Square Dog Ranch
383 Maryland Line Road, Townsend, 449-2275

 

Kent County

Animal Inn
2308 Seeneytown Road, Dover, 653-5560

Best Boarding Kennel
682 Bison Road, Dover, 697-2002

Big Oak Dog Kennels
191 Chappel Yeatman Road, Smyrna, 653-6113

Blue Rock Kennel
870 Smyrna Landing Road, Smyrna, 399-5039

Happy Paws Pet Boarding
2427 Flat Iron Road, Harrington, 604-2458

Westwind Kennel
414 Valley Mist Drive, Clayton, 659-5161

 

Sussex County

All Aboard Grooming & Kennels
32978 Dupont Blvd., Dagsboro, 732-9268

Bed & Biscuit Kennel
32453 McCary Road, Frankford, 436-1668

Camp Canine Kennel
21275 Burton Road, Milton, 684-1151

Canine Cabin
16701 Sand Hill Road, Milton, 684-1631

Doggies at the Beach
18806 John J. Williams Hwy., Rehoboth Beach, 644-8200

Happy Tails Pet Retreat
19330 Shingle Point Road, Georgetown, 856-7900

Neverland Kennel and Cattery Inc.
34377 Neverland Lane, Lewes, 645-6140

Shawnee Kennels
6729 Shawnee Road, Milford, 422-2355

 

PURR-WORTHY EVENTS

Support your local shelter at any of these fun-filled fundraisers.

Animal shelters often rely on support from the community—they are private nonprofits that are funded through donations, grants, fees for services and special events. If you can’t adopt, consider supporting your local shelter at any of these fun-filled fundraisers.

 

Tails Around the Green: Sept. 10

The Delaware Humane Association’s Inaugural Golf Tournament will take place at Newark Country Club. Tee up to help provide food, shelter and medical care to the 1,500 animals who pass through the shelter’s doors every year. Registration and lunch begin at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start beginning at 12:20 p.m.

Visit delawarehumane.org/events/golf to sign up.

 

Dewey Golden Retriever Jubilee: Sept. 28-30 and May 10-12, 2019

This twice-a-year celebration of the furry golden includes fun activities on Dewey’s dog-friendly beaches.

Visit deweysgoldenjubilee.com for a schedule and more information.

 

Faithful Friends 5K Run/Walk and Mutt Mile: Sept. 30

Bring your whole family (pups included) and run or walk Bellevue State Park's beautiful and scenic cross-country course. There's also a leisurely Mutt Mile. Create a team in honor of your own pet, or promote a shelter pet—the overall highest fundraising team wins a team dinner.

Visit faithfulfriends.us/events for more information and to sign up.

 

Forget-Me-Not Gala: Sept. 30

It’s the 30th anniversary of the Brandywine Valley SPCA’s signature event, which gives patrons a chance to dress to the nines and enjoy a fabulous night out, all for a good cause. This year’s Forget-Me-Not Gala will be held at Mendenhall Inn.

Visit bvspca.org/events/signature-events for more.

 

Greyhounds Reach the Beach: Oct. 4-7

Held in Dewey Beach and Rehoboth Beach, this event brings greyhound owners and their hounds together. It features top speakers from the greyhound and sighthound world, including behaviorists, veterinarians, counselors, adoption professionals and international breed experts.

Visit grtb.org/home.html to register.

 

Best Friends Pet Expo: Oct. 20

Take your four-legged friend to The Green in downtown Dover for a day of fun. There will be vendors, food trucks, giveaways, door prizes, demonstrations and entertainment. The free event runs 10 a.m.-2 p.m., rain or shine.

Visit delmarvaevents.net/e/bestfriendspetexpo to learn more.

 

PAWS for People's Wag-n-Walk and 5K: Oct. 20

This is PAWS’ biggest fundraiser of the year. The 10th annual event takes place at Delcastle Recreational Park and is filled with entertainment, food, vendors and plenty of doggie games and contests.

For more information, visit pawsforpeople.org/wagnwalk.

 

Benefit For the Birds: Nov. 9

Cats and dogs aren’t the only ones who need our help. Don’t miss Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research’s biggest benefit of the year. Held at the Chase Center on the Riverfront, enjoy dinner and dancing and bid on tons of silent “hawk-tion” items.

Check out tristatebird.org to learn more.

 

Shopping Event at Ten Thousand Villages: Date TBD

Forgotten Cats partners with the local crafts and housewares shop twice a year (usually December and May) for this fun fundraiser. The store will donate 15 percent of the day’s total sales to Forgotten Cats. You can even meet and play with adoptable cats while you shop.

Visit forgottencats.org/events.php for more information.

 

Doodles in Dewey Doodle Romp: DATE TBD

Considered the largest doodle get-together in the country, this weekend gathering features Yappy Hour, a costume parade and yoga on the beach. All money left over from the setup of the romp goes directly to Food & Friends, a nonprofit that provides healthy meals, groceries and nutrition counseling to people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other illnesses.

Visit doodlesindewey.org for information on next year’s event.

 

Dover Days Pet Parade: Date TBD

The annual Dover Days festival invites you and your animal companion to the Pet Parade sponsored by the Delmarva Region of National Capital Therapy Dogs. The event takes place from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at American Avenue in Dover.

Visit nctdinc.org to learn more.

 

Furry 5K: Date TBD

The Delaware SPCA held its first 5K in May to benefit the animals at the Stanton shelter. Held at Glasgow Park, participants also got to shake paws with some of the shelter’s most-adoptable animals. The Delaware SPCA is the oldest animal welfare organization in the state (145-years-old to be exact).

Visit delspca.org.

 

BARKS & PARKS

Here are a few places where you can both can make friends.

 

New Castle County

Banning Park Dog Park
Open daily dawn-dusk. In addition to the pet area, Banning is home to Little League fields, tennis courts, a volleyball court, walking trails and more.
102 Middleboro Road, Wilmington, 395-5606

Brandywine Park Off-Leash Area
Open daily 8 a.m.-sunset. The area designated for off-leash pets is not fenced. Look for it fronting 18th Street.
1080 N. Park Drive, Wilmington, 577-7020

Carousel Bark Park
Open daily from dawn until dusk. The dog park at Carousel Farms is one of Delaware’s largest, allowing dogs to roam through a large open field around a pond.
3700 Limestone Road, Wilmington

Elsmere Dog Park
Open daily 6 a.m.-7:30 p.m., the park features sections for small dogs and larger dogs—as well as a canopy area with basic equipment for agility training.
116 Western Ave., Elsmere

Glasgow Regional Park
Open daily from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. In addition to the dog park, which is divided for small and large dogs, Glasgow Regional Park offers walking paths, a skate park, basketball and tennis courts and pavilions.
2275 Pulaski Hwy., Glasgow, 395-5606

Iron Hill Dog Park
Open daily from dawn until dusk. This park features separate sections for small and large dogs.
1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark

Levels Road Dog Park
Open daily 7 a.m.-sunset. The Charles Price Memorial Park at Levels Road features a 5-acre fenced-in area for large dogs and a 3-acre fenced-in area for small dogs, plus water fountains for dogs and handlers.
900 Levels Road, Middletown

Lums Pond Dog Park
Open daily 8 a.m.-sunset, the park features an open grass field and access to the pond for swimming. Park fees in effect March 1-Dec. 1.
1068 Howell School Road, Bear

Rockford Park
Open daily from 8 a.m. to sunset, the off-leash section of Rockford Park can be found next to the intersection of Red Oak Road and Park Drive.
L​​ookout Drive, Wilmington, 577-7020

Talley Day Bark Park
Open daily from 6 a.m.-6 p.m., this was the first fenced-in dog park in New Castle County. There are separate areas for big dogs and for little dogs.
1300 Foulk Road, Wilmington, 395-5720

 

Kent County

Brecknock County Park
Open daily 6 a.m.-8 p.m., the park features a playground, open fields and wooded trails.
80 Old Camden Road, Camden, 744-2495

Browns Branch County Park
Open daily sunrise to sunset, Browns Branch County Park is suitable for walking your dog over 30 acres of open plains or splashing in the cool creek. There are also dog water fountains.
1415 Killens Pond Road, Harrington, 744-2495

Tidbury Park
Open daily 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Complete with a pavilion, playground, volleyball courts and trails.
2233 S. State St., Dover, 744-2495

Silver Lake County Park
Open daily dawn to dusk, Silver Lake offers 182 acres of lake and parkland as well as a modern playground, pavilions and walking paths.
1011 N. State St., Dover, 736-7050

 

Sussex County

Lewes Unleashed Dog Park
Open daily from dawn to dusk, all visitors must be registered members. The park is built on four acres in the Great Marsh Park and features multiple play areas, agility training and more.
114 E. Third St., Lewes

Milford Bark Park
Open daily sunrise to sunset. No human or dog food, including treats, are allowed in the park.
1 Marshall St., Milford, 422-1104

 

BEACH PATROL

Dogs and beaches go together like crabs and beer. Just make sure you follow the rules.

 

STATE PARK BEACHES

Pets are allowed in Cape Henlopen State Park, Delaware Seashore State Park and Fenwick Island State Park, but they are prohibited from swimming, sunbathing, surfing and sailboarding beaches May 1-Sept. 30. Pets are permitted on all beaches Oct. 1-April 30. Pets are prohibited in shorebird nesting areas. All pets must be licensed. Proof of a rabies vaccine is required. Pets are not permitted on bathhouse boardwalks. Clean up after your pet and never leave them unattended.

 

MUNICIPAL BEACHES

Bethany Beach: No dogs on the beach or boardwalk at any time May 15-Sept. 30.

Dewey Beach: Dogs are allowed before 9:30 a.m. and after 5:30 p.m. May 15-Sept. 15. Dogs are allowed year-round by special license, available at town hall.

Fenwick Island: No animals at any time. May 1-Sept. 30.

Lewes: Dogs are prohibited on all beaches 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. May 1-Sept. 30.

Rehoboth Beach: No animals on the beach or the boardwalk at any time May 1-Sept. 30. Dogs must be on a leash at all times and cleaned up after.

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November 2018

The Lemon Run benefits Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to fund childhood cancer research. The event starts off with a 100-meter Kids' Dash for children ages and 8 and under. The 5k...

Cost: $15–$35

Where:
Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park
4231 Ave of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Cost: FREE

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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Linda Ford ~  "The Journey Continues" Opening Reception to Meet the Artist - Friday, November 2, 5 – 8 PM New work by Linda Ford includes encaustic paintings, oil...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

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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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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
Website »

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This Veterans Day, Main Event Entertainment will honor our nation’s veterans and active-duty military by inviting them to their nearest center for FREE fun and food from open to 5...

Cost: $0

Where:
Main Event Entertainment
2900 Fashion Center Blvd.
Newark, DE  19702
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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
View map »


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

More information

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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Pre-Raphaelite painter and women’s rights campaigner Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891) was an early female participant in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Landscape was Bodichon’s...

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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TO BE DETERMINED Hugh Atkins & Jenna Lucente November 1 - 28, 2018 Opening reception: November 2  |  5 - 9 PM, during Art Loop Hugh Atkins The figures in these...

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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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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The Village Improvement Association (VIA) will lead off the holiday season with their 13th annual St. Nicholas Tea & Sleigh Boutique on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 9, 10 and 11 at the VIA...

Cost: $30 for adults; $15 children 10 and under

Where:
VIA Clubhouse
415 N. Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
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Sponsor: Village Improvement Association
Telephone: 302-227-1631
Contact Name: Village Improvement Association
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Explore a treasure trove of art, antiques, and design. More than 60 distinguished dealers will offer a spectacular selection of American antiques and decorative arts. The Opening Night Party on...

Cost: $13 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Children under 12 free.

Where:
Chase Center on the Riverfront
815 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
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Visit with artists from the Juried Craft Exhibition and watch as they demonstrate their craft techniques. Free. Image: Orange Peel,2016. Linda Celestian (born 1964). Silk, wool, dye, and nylon...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware Art Mueum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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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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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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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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Give back during the Thanksgiving season by ordering a dessert from the Easy As Pie fundraiser! Proceeds benefit the Ministry of Caring's House of Joseph II (housing for individuals living with...

Cost: $20-25

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Ministry of Caring
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Main Event Entertainment is celebrating its 20thbirthday by giving away FREE arcade play, a chance to win a full-size PAC-MAN arcade game and more! Beginning Nov. 7, Main Event will give its fans...

Cost: $0

Where:
Main Event Entertainment
2900 Fashion Center Blvd.
Newark, DE  19702
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Telephone: (302) 722-9466
Website »

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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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Website »

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NOVEMBER GIFT CARD SALE HAPPENING NOW! Purchase $100 in gift cards and get a $20 bonus all month long!  The perfect gift for anyone on your list, plus a little extra for them or you!...

Cost: varied

Where:
Harry's Hospitality Group
2020 Naamans Road
Wilmington, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Harry's Hospitality Group
Telephone: 130-247-53000
Contact Name: Meg Morgan
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OperaDelaware is thrilled to welcome back mezzo soprano MEGAN MARINO (La Cenerentola, 2017) for an intimate recital at the OperaDelaware Studios.  A journey of love through repertoire ranging...

Cost: $25

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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OperaDelaware is thrilled to welcome back mezzo soprano MEGAN MARINO (La Cenerentola, 2017) for an intimate recital at the OperaDelaware Studios.  A journey of love through repertoire ranging...

Cost: $25

Where:
OperaDelaware Studio
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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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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By Alan Ayckbourn Directed by Jackson Gay  Described as the “comic poet of middle class life,” Ayckbourn creates a black comedy of domestic madness. Susan’s life is far from perfect. A...

Cost: 15-32

Where:
Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
110 Orchard Rd.
Newark, DE  19716
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Telephone: 302-831-2204
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The Tempest, Shakespeare’s classic tale of illusion and manipulation, is bathed in mist and mystery in WDL’s version of this timeless story.  Performances are at 8pm on November 8, 9, and 10,...

Cost: $10-$15

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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The Ardensingers are presenting a raucous musical pantomime featuring heroic outlaws, wicked sheriffs, usurping princes, a company of nuns, and a running parody of a well-known...

Cost: $5 - $20 Child/Senior/Adult

Where:
Arden Gild Hall
2126 The Highway
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Ardensingers
Telephone: (484) 319-2350
Contact Name: John Trexler
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Interlace, an installation of sculpture and paintings by Kevin Bielicki, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from November 2-30, 2018. Bielicki received a 2018 Artist Fellowship in Visual...

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: 302-577-8278
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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Linda Ford ~  "The Journey Continues" Opening Reception to Meet the Artist - Friday, November 2, 5 – 8 PM New work by Linda Ford includes encaustic paintings, oil...

Cost: free

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


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

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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TO BE DETERMINED Hugh Atkins & Jenna Lucente November 1 - 28, 2018 Opening reception: November 2  |  5 - 9 PM, during Art Loop Hugh Atkins The figures in these...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466

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

Pre-Raphaelite painter and women’s rights campaigner Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891) was an early female participant in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Landscape was Bodichon’s...

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

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

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

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

Give back during the Thanksgiving season by ordering a dessert from the Easy As Pie fundraiser! Proceeds benefit the Ministry of Caring's House of Joseph II (housing for individuals living with...

Cost: $20-25

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Ministry of Caring
Website »

More information

Main Event Entertainment is celebrating its 20thbirthday by giving away FREE arcade play, a chance to win a full-size PAC-MAN arcade game and more! Beginning Nov. 7, Main Event will give its fans...

Cost: $0

Where:
Main Event Entertainment
2900 Fashion Center Blvd.
Newark, DE  19702
View map »


Telephone: (302) 722-9466
Website »

More information

NOVEMBER GIFT CARD SALE HAPPENING NOW! Purchase $100 in gift cards and get a $20 bonus all month long!  The perfect gift for anyone on your list, plus a little extra for them or you!...

Cost: varied

Where:
Harry's Hospitality Group
2020 Naamans Road
Wilmington, DE  19810
View map »


Sponsor: Harry's Hospitality Group
Telephone: 130-247-53000
Contact Name: Meg Morgan
Website »

More information

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

Show More...
Show Less...

Interlace, an installation of sculpture and paintings by Kevin Bielicki, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from November 2-30, 2018. Bielicki received a 2018 Artist Fellowship in Visual...

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: 302-577-8278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
Website »

More information

Linda Ford ~  "The Journey Continues" Opening Reception to Meet the Artist - Friday, November 2, 5 – 8 PM New work by Linda Ford includes encaustic paintings, oil...

Cost: free

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


Telephone: 302-654-8638
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

Pre-Raphaelite painter and women’s rights campaigner Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891) was an early female participant in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Landscape was Bodichon’s...

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

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

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

TO BE DETERMINED Hugh Atkins & Jenna Lucente November 1 - 28, 2018 Opening reception: November 2  |  5 - 9 PM, during Art Loop Hugh Atkins The figures in these...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
View map »


Telephone: 130-265-66466

More information

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
View map »

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

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

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

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

Main Event Entertainment is celebrating its 20thbirthday by giving away FREE arcade play, a chance to win a full-size PAC-MAN arcade game and more! Beginning Nov. 7, Main Event will give its fans...

Cost: $0

Where:
Main Event Entertainment
2900 Fashion Center Blvd.
Newark, DE  19702
View map »


Telephone: (302) 722-9466
Website »

More information

Give back during the Thanksgiving season by ordering a dessert from the Easy As Pie fundraiser! Proceeds benefit the Ministry of Caring's House of Joseph II (housing for individuals living with...

Cost: $20-25

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Ministry of Caring
Website »

More information

NOVEMBER GIFT CARD SALE HAPPENING NOW! Purchase $100 in gift cards and get a $20 bonus all month long!  The perfect gift for anyone on your list, plus a little extra for them or you!...

Cost: varied

Where:
Harry's Hospitality Group
2020 Naamans Road
Wilmington, DE  19810
View map »


Sponsor: Harry's Hospitality Group
Telephone: 130-247-53000
Contact Name: Meg Morgan
Website »

More information

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

What: Santander Bank and the Philadelphia Eagles today announced "Santander Holiday Snaps," a free family-friendly event to kick off the holiday season that will take place on...

Cost: Advanced registration is required for a scheduled photo time at “Santander Holid

Where:
Lincoln Financial Field
1 Lincoln Financial Field Way
Philadelphia, PA  19148
View map »


Sponsor: Santander
Contact Name: Gabrielle
Website »

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​Juliana Osinchuk has performed internationally to great critical acclaim. Her "superior technique, discipline and talent" (Los Angeles Times) have dazzled audiences and critics in solo and...

Cost: $5-15

Where:
Gore Recital Hall
University of Delaware Center for the Arts
110 Orchard Road
Newark, DE  19716
View map »


Sponsor: University of Delaware Department of Music
Telephone: 302-831-2578
Contact Name: Megan Everhart
Website »

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Family and professional caregivers, as well as individuals who are living with early-stage dementia, are invited to attend "Creating a Caring Community," the Alzheimer's...

Cost: $45 to $100

Where:
Dover Downs Hotel & Conference Center
1131 North Dupont Highway
Dover, DE  19901
View map »


Sponsor: Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter
Telephone: 215-561-2919
Contact Name: Kristina Prendergast
Website »

More information

Interlace, an installation of sculpture and paintings by Kevin Bielicki, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from November 2-30, 2018. Bielicki received a 2018 Artist Fellowship in Visual...

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: 302-577-8278
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

Linda Ford ~  "The Journey Continues" Opening Reception to Meet the Artist - Friday, November 2, 5 – 8 PM New work by Linda Ford includes encaustic paintings, oil...

Cost: free

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


Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

More information

Pre-Raphaelite painter and women’s rights campaigner Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891) was an early female participant in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Landscape was Bodichon’s...

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

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

More information

TO BE DETERMINED Hugh Atkins & Jenna Lucente November 1 - 28, 2018 Opening reception: November 2  |  5 - 9 PM, during Art Loop Hugh Atkins The figures in these...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
View map »


Telephone: 130-265-66466

More information

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
View map »

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

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

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

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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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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Main Event Entertainment is celebrating its 20thbirthday by giving away FREE arcade play, a chance to win a full-size PAC-MAN arcade game and more! Beginning Nov. 7, Main Event will give its fans...

Cost: $0

Where:
Main Event Entertainment
2900 Fashion Center Blvd.
Newark, DE  19702
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Telephone: (302) 722-9466
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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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Give back during the Thanksgiving season by ordering a dessert from the Easy As Pie fundraiser! Proceeds benefit the Ministry of Caring's House of Joseph II (housing for individuals living with...

Cost: $20-25

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Ministry of Caring
Website »

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NOVEMBER GIFT CARD SALE HAPPENING NOW! Purchase $100 in gift cards and get a $20 bonus all month long!  The perfect gift for anyone on your list, plus a little extra for them or you!...

Cost: varied

Where:
Harry's Hospitality Group
2020 Naamans Road
Wilmington, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Harry's Hospitality Group
Telephone: 130-247-53000
Contact Name: Meg Morgan
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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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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Shop and Party: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, 7-9 p.m., Temple Beth El, 301 Possum Park Rd., Newark, DE 19711. Bring a friend and enjoy light refreshments while you shop many popular vendors in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Temple Beth El
301 Possum Park Rd
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: Temple Beth El
Telephone: 302-366-8330
Contact Name: Temple Beth El Office
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Visiting Guest Artists the Calidore String Quartet present a program that includes Joseph Haydn's String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2; Robert Schumann's String Quartet in A Major, Op. 41, No....

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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Interlace, an installation of sculpture and paintings by Kevin Bielicki, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from November 2-30, 2018. Bielicki received a 2018 Artist Fellowship in Visual...

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: 302-577-8278
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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Linda Ford ~  "The Journey Continues" Opening Reception to Meet the Artist - Friday, November 2, 5 – 8 PM New work by Linda Ford includes encaustic paintings, oil...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Nanticoke Health Services, in conjunction with CHEER and Care DE and the Manor House, will hold a Parkinson’s support group on Thursday, November 15 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am at the Manor...

Cost: 0

Where:
Manor House
1001 Middleford Road
Seaford, DE  19973
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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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TO BE DETERMINED Hugh Atkins & Jenna Lucente November 1 - 28, 2018 Opening reception: November 2  |  5 - 9 PM, during Art Loop Hugh Atkins The figures in these...

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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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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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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Pre-Raphaelite painter and women’s rights campaigner Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891) was an early female participant in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Landscape was Bodichon’s...

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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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
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
View map »


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

More information

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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Main Event Entertainment is celebrating its 20thbirthday by giving away FREE arcade play, a chance to win a full-size PAC-MAN arcade game and more! Beginning Nov. 7, Main Event will give its fans...

Cost: $0

Where:
Main Event Entertainment
2900 Fashion Center Blvd.
Newark, DE  19702
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Telephone: (302) 722-9466
Website »

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Give back during the Thanksgiving season by ordering a dessert from the Easy As Pie fundraiser! Proceeds benefit the Ministry of Caring's House of Joseph II (housing for individuals living with...

Cost: $20-25

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Ministry of Caring
Website »

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NOVEMBER GIFT CARD SALE HAPPENING NOW! Purchase $100 in gift cards and get a $20 bonus all month long!  The perfect gift for anyone on your list, plus a little extra for them or you!...

Cost: varied

Where:
Harry's Hospitality Group
2020 Naamans Road
Wilmington, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Harry's Hospitality Group
Telephone: 130-247-53000
Contact Name: Meg Morgan
Website »

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Nanticoke Rehabilitation Services hosts lymphedema support groups on the third Thursday of each month from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center located at 600 N. Market...

Cost: 0

Where:
Seaford Library & Cultural Center
600 N. Market Street Extended
Seaford, DE  19973
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Sponsor: Nanticoke Rehabilitation Services
Telephone: 302-629-6224
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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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Wine University: Pinot Noir Thursday, November 15th from 6-7PM $40/person Includes 4 wine tasting pairings prepared by our chef Reserve your pour (302) 658-5125  

Cost: $40

Where:
University and Whist Club
805 N. Broom St.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Telephone: 302-658-5125
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Join us for an exclusive preview event to learn more about the 2019 Performance Series. Register at delart.org. Image: Photograph by Becky Oehler...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware (NKFMDDE) is bringing its premier food and beverage event to the beach. With over 200 guests anticipated, this business casual...

Cost: $50

Where:
Atlantic Sands Hotel
1 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth, DE  19971
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Sponsor: National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware
Telephone: 410-726-8732
Contact Name: Nicole Scharf
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By Alan Ayckbourn Directed by Jackson Gay  Described as the “comic poet of middle class life,” Ayckbourn creates a black comedy of domestic madness. Susan’s life is far from perfect. A...

Cost: 15-32

Where:
Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
110 Orchard Rd.
Newark, DE  19716
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Telephone: 302-831-2204
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​Tom Palmer directs the UD Jazz Ensembles, who present a program of jazz standards and big band sounds, including pieces by Herbie Hancock, Johnny Mercer, Rogers & Hart and Clifford Brown.  ...

Cost: $5-15

Where:
Loudis Recital Hall
Amy E. du Pont Music Building
Amstel Ave. and Orchard Rd.
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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Interlace, an installation of sculpture and paintings by Kevin Bielicki, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from November 2-30, 2018. Bielicki received a 2018 Artist Fellowship in Visual...

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: 302-577-8278
Contact Name: Roxanne Stanulis
Website »

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Linda Ford ~  "The Journey Continues" Opening Reception to Meet the Artist - Friday, November 2, 5 – 8 PM New work by Linda Ford includes encaustic paintings, oil...

Cost: free

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


Telephone: 302-654-8638
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
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  Strasburg Rail Road welcomes back Thomas the Tank Engine and his best friend Percy for the family favorite event Day Out with Thomas November 16 - 18. Enjoy a 25-minute train ride with Thomas,...

Cost: 21.00 (Pius tax) Thomas - 27.00 (Plus tax) Percy

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
Contact Name: Hope Graby
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Pre-Raphaelite painter and women’s rights campaigner Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891) was an early female participant in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Landscape was Bodichon’s...

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

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, 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

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

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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TO BE DETERMINED Hugh Atkins & Jenna Lucente November 1 - 28, 2018 Opening reception: November 2  |  5 - 9 PM, during Art Loop Hugh Atkins The figures in these...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
View map »


Telephone: 130-265-66466

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

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
View map »

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

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
View map »

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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
View map »


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

More information

Festival of Trees- The Summit, Hockessin Friday, November 16- Sunday, November 18 Friday- 12-4pm ~ Sip & Shop 4-7pm Saturday & Sunday – 10am-4pm The Summit 5850 Limestone...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Summit
5850 Limestone Rd
Hockessin, DE
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Sponsor: Delaware Hospice
Telephone: 302-478-5088
Contact Name: Rayna Gray
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Main Event Entertainment is celebrating its 20thbirthday by giving away FREE arcade play, a chance to win a full-size PAC-MAN arcade game and more! Beginning Nov. 7, Main Event will give its fans...

Cost: $0

Where:
Main Event Entertainment
2900 Fashion Center Blvd.
Newark, DE  19702
View map »


Telephone: (302) 722-9466
Website »

More information

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
View map »


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

More information

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
View map »


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

More information

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
View map »


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

More information

Give back during the Thanksgiving season by ordering a dessert from the Easy As Pie fundraiser! Proceeds benefit the Ministry of Caring's House of Joseph II (housing for individuals living with...

Cost: $20-25

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Ministry of Caring
Website »

More information

NOVEMBER GIFT CARD SALE HAPPENING NOW! Purchase $100 in gift cards and get a $20 bonus all month long!  The perfect gift for anyone on your list, plus a little extra for them or you!...

Cost: varied

Where:
Harry's Hospitality Group
2020 Naamans Road
Wilmington, DE  19810
View map »


Sponsor: Harry's Hospitality Group
Telephone: 130-247-53000
Contact Name: Meg Morgan
Website »

More information

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

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Sarah McRae Morton’s paintings are invented portraits of her ancestors and historical figures – people from her own life, from books and paintings, and from her travels and stories...

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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  Unionville High School Art Gala celebrates its 43rd year.  This annual art show and sale showcases local working artists, UHS Alumni, and current Unionville High School (UHS) student...

Cost: Free

Where:
Unionville High School
750 Unionville Rd.
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Sponsor: Unionville High School PTO
Telephone: 484-832-8173
Contact Name: Diane Micklin
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Come join us for an information session on PRP (platelet rich plasma)! We will have live demos of PRP Vampire Facials and PRP Hair Restoration. Wine and appetizers will be provided. Come...

Cost: free

Where:
MagnifaSkin Medspa
3901 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Sponsor: MagnifaSkin Medspa
Telephone: 302-505-1000
Contact Name: Christy
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Validating the Afterlife Be inspired by internationally acclaimed psychic medium, Roland Comtois, in this gallery event as he imparts powerful, life-changing messages from the spiritual realm to...

Cost: $50

Where:
Unity of Rehoboth Beach
98 Rudder Road
Millsboro, DE  19966
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Sponsor: Heart Rock Healing
Telephone: 610-597-4767
Contact Name: Kathleen McGinley
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By Alan Ayckbourn Directed by Jackson Gay  Described as the “comic poet of middle class life,” Ayckbourn creates a black comedy of domestic madness. Susan’s life is far from perfect. A...

Cost: 15-32

Where:
Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
110 Orchard Rd.
Newark, DE  19716
View map »


Telephone: 302-831-2204
Website »

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"Twas’ The Night Before Christmas" is Griffin Theatre”s Special Gift to the community with tickets being a $2 donation!   The classic poem comes to life as the...

Cost: 2.00

Where:
The Griffin Theatre
1701 South DuPont Highway
St. Georges, DE  19733
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Sponsor: The Griffin Theatre
Telephone: 130-231-43532
Contact Name: Michelle Truban
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Known for his incomparable voice, Randy Houser will bring his hits to The Event Center at SugarHouse Casino on Friday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. Tickets for his show go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 10...

Cost: $49-$69

Where:
SugarHouse Casino
1001 N. Delaware Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19125
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The Ardensingers are presenting a raucous musical pantomime featuring heroic outlaws, wicked sheriffs, usurping princes, a company of nuns, and a running parody of a well-known...

Cost: $5 - $20 Child/Senior/Adult

Where:
Arden Gild Hall
2126 The Highway
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Ardensingers
Telephone: (484) 319-2350
Contact Name: John Trexler
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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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Hosted by Delaware Hospice to support its programs, Festival of Trees features a magnificent display of beautifully decorated trees and wreaths. A variety of events and activities help make the...

Cost: General admission is free

Where:
Hockessin Delaware
The Summit 5850 Limestone Road, Hockessin DE 19707
Hockessin, DE  19707
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Sponsor: Delaware Hospice

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Linda Ford ~  "The Journey Continues" Opening Reception to Meet the Artist - Friday, November 2, 5 – 8 PM New work by Linda Ford includes encaustic paintings, oil...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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  Strasburg Rail Road welcomes back Thomas the Tank Engine and his best friend Percy for the family favorite event Day Out with Thomas November 16 - 18. Enjoy a 25-minute train ride with Thomas,...

Cost: 21.00 (Pius tax) Thomas - 27.00 (Plus tax) Percy

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
Contact Name: Hope Graby
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Pre-Raphaelite painter and women’s rights campaigner Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891) was an early female participant in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Landscape was Bodichon’s...

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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Our November (Nov 17) class will be a DIY Tabletop Fall Floral Arrangement. Bring your own container, or we’ll provide one. Using seasonal, and local if possible, material, you will create a...

Cost: $40, all materials included.

Where:
Inland Bays Garden Center
38320 Muddy Neck Road
Frankford, DE  19945
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Sponsor: Inland Bays Garden Center
Telephone: 130-253-91839
Contact Name: Liz Nalle
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The community is invited to a vendor fair to help stock the shelves of the Healing Harvest inpatient food closet at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. The vendor fair, held at the Seaford Moose Lodge...

Cost: 0

Where:
Seaford Moose Lodge
22759 Bridgeville Highway
Seaford, DE  19973
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Sponsor: Nanticoke Memorial Hospital

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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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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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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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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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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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Festival of Trees for Delaware Hospice, presenting selections from our holiday concert series, "Christmas Memories" featuring old favorites like the Beach Boys' "Little Saint Nick" and "Believe"...

Cost: free will offering

Where:
The Summit
5850 Limestone Rd
Hockessin, DE  19730
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Sponsor: Delaware Hospice
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The Center for the Creative Arts presents its Annual Artisan Show on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18, 10am-5pm. Admission is $5, which includes both days. Children 12 and under are...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Center for the Creative Arts
410 Upper Snuff Mill Row
Yorklyn, DE  19736
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Sponsor: Center for the Creative Arts
Telephone: 302-239-2434
Contact Name: Terry Foreman
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TO BE DETERMINED Hugh Atkins & Jenna Lucente November 1 - 28, 2018 Opening reception: November 2  |  5 - 9 PM, during Art Loop Hugh Atkins The figures in these...

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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Career & Animal Science Workshop: Wildlife Rehabilitation Saturday, November 17, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Wildlife rehabilitators help nurse injured or sick animals back to health with the ultimate...

Cost: $10-$8

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Telephone: 302-571-7747
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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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Main Event Entertainment is celebrating its 20thbirthday by giving away FREE arcade play, a chance to win a full-size PAC-MAN arcade game and more! Beginning Nov. 7, Main Event will give its fans...

Cost: $0

Where:
Main Event Entertainment
2900 Fashion Center Blvd.
Newark, DE  19702
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Telephone: (302) 722-9466
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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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Festival of Trees- The Summit, Hockessin Friday, November 16- Sunday, November 18 Friday- 12-4pm ~ Sip & Shop 4-7pm Saturday & Sunday – 10am-4pm The Summit 5850 Limestone...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Summit
5850 Limestone Rd
Hockessin, DE
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Sponsor: Delaware Hospice
Telephone: 302-478-5088
Contact Name: Rayna Gray
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NOVEMBER GIFT CARD SALE HAPPENING NOW! Purchase $100 in gift cards and get a $20 bonus all month long!  The perfect gift for anyone on your list, plus a little extra for them or you!...

Cost: varied

Where:
Harry's Hospitality Group
2020 Naamans Road
Wilmington, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Harry's Hospitality Group
Telephone: 130-247-53000
Contact Name: Meg Morgan
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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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Sarah McRae Morton’s paintings are invented portraits of her ancestors and historical figures – people from her own life, from books and paintings, and from her travels and stories...

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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SABA IV, A SMALL ART BUYING ADVENTURE Saturday, November 17, 2018 Patron Preview: 6 - 7 PM | Open Party: 7 - 9 PM Join us for our exciting, annual small art buying adventure! Build your art...

Cost: $25 - $100

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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  Unionville High School Art Gala celebrates its 43rd year.  This annual art show and sale showcases local working artists, UHS Alumni, and current Unionville High School (UHS) student...

Cost: Free

Where:
Unionville High School
750 Unionville Rd.
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Sponsor: Unionville High School PTO
Telephone: 484-832-8173
Contact Name: Diane Micklin
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Discover your inner secret agent at Shake It Off for Parkinson’s Gala at the Mendenhall Inn in Chadds Ford, PA. Dress to impress as your favorite James Bond character at this casino-inspired...

Cost: 125

Where:
Mendenhall Inn
Route 52
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Shake It Off
Telephone: 215-680-4560
Contact Name: Betty Stewart
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This fun-filled 2-hour event is a great way to experience the exciting sport of curling. Event includes a lesson on delivery and sweeping lasting about an hour, followed by about an hour of actual...

Cost: 45.00

Where:
Patriot Ice Center
101 John F. Campbell Rd.
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: Diamond State Curling Club
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The concert, under the baton of Guest Conductor S. Mordecai Fuhrman,  opens with George Frederic Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351,  followed by ...

Cost: 0 - $20

Where:
Newark United Methodist Church
69 E. Main Street
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: Newark Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 302-369-3466
Contact Name: Business Manager
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The concert opens with George Frederic Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351,  followed by  Alan Hovhaness Concerto No. 3 Diran for Baritone Horn & Strings, OP. 94, featuring Trombone...

Cost: 0 - $20

Where:
Newark United Methodist Church
69 E. Main Street
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: Newark Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 302-369-3466
Contact Name: Business Manager
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"Twas’ The Night Before Christmas" is Griffin Theatre”s Special Gift to the community with tickets being a $2 donation!   The classic poem comes to life as the...

Cost: 2.00

Where:
The Griffin Theatre
1701 South DuPont Highway
St. Georges, DE  19733
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Sponsor: The Griffin Theatre
Telephone: 130-231-43532
Contact Name: Michelle Truban
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By Alan Ayckbourn Directed by Jackson Gay  Described as the “comic poet of middle class life,” Ayckbourn creates a black comedy of domestic madness. Susan’s life is far from perfect. A...

Cost: 15-32

Where:
Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
110 Orchard Rd.
Newark, DE  19716
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Telephone: 302-831-2204
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The Ardensingers are presenting a raucous musical pantomime featuring heroic outlaws, wicked sheriffs, usurping princes, a company of nuns, and a running parody of a well-known...

Cost: $5 - $20 Child/Senior/Adult

Where:
Arden Gild Hall
2126 The Highway
Arden, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Ardensingers
Telephone: (484) 319-2350
Contact Name: John Trexler
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Join us at The Block at Harrah's Philadelphia for a night of rock music with Winger and FireHouse! For tickets, call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Cost: $36

Where:
Harrah's Philadelphia
777 Harrah's Boulevard
Chester, PA  19013
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Hosted by Delaware Hospice to support its programs, Festival of Trees features a magnificent display of beautifully decorated trees and wreaths. A variety of events and activities help make the...

Cost: General admission is free

Where:
Hockessin Delaware
The Summit 5850 Limestone Road, Hockessin DE 19707
Hockessin, DE  19707
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Sponsor: Delaware Hospice

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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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