Day out with Thomas

Aug 27, 2016 - Sep 4, 2016

Thomas the Tank Engine, star of the popular series Thomas & Friends® returns to the Strasburg Rail Road beginning August 27 for the Day Out with Thomas: Ready, Set, Go Tour. This fun-filled event offers little engineers and their families the opportunity to take a ride with Thomas and pal, Percy; and meet Sir Topham Hatt®, Controller of the Railway. Families can double the fun...

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Fairfax Flea Market

Aug 27, 2016 - Sep 25, 2016

Fairfax Flea Market on 9/17/16 from 8:00-2:00 free outdoor event @ Aldersgate Church on Concord Pike, Over 50 Vendors / Vendors $25.00 per space   Rain Date 9/24/16

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This event occurs monthly, on the last Saturday of August, September, October, November and December.

Join a local birding expert and environmental educator as we look and listen for the common (and uncommon!) birds of Bucktoe Creek Preserve. We will be taking short hikes through the preserve to spot birds using different habitats. Bring your own binoculars, or borrow ours! Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent.

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Children’s I-Spy Birding

Aug 27, 2016 - Dec 1, 2016

This event occurs monthly, on the last Saturday of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

Join local birding expert and environmental educator, Kelley Nunn, as we look and listen for the common (and uncommon!) birds of Bucktoe. We will be taking short hikes through the preserve to spot birds using different habitats. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent.

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The Golden Age of King Midas

Aug 27, 2016 - Nov 27, 2016

What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts, on loan from the Republic of Turkey, which tell the story of a very powerful ruler of the Phrygian kingdom in what is now central Turkey. King Midas lived in the prosperous city of Gordion, the...

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This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the Americas, this scholarly exhibition is the first, Pan-American study to explore how craftsmen across North, Central, and South America adapted Asian styles in a range of media—from furniture to...

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This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns. This exhibition asks “Did you buy the car you needed or the car you wanted?” Included in regular admission and free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.  Extended until January 1,...

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Embroidery: The Language of Art

Aug 27, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017

The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that skill, whatever the materials or techniques. In the 18th century a distinction began to be made between fine art, which included only painting, sculpture, and architecture, and applied or decorative...

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