Civil War Skirmish Weekend

Sep 9, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017

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

Departures: 12:30 & 3:00 PM Travel with troops to the site of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces. You'll see men and women dressed in authentic period costumes using weapons of that time. This train operates to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, and passengers will enjoy a ½-hour layover at the Picnic Grove during the approximately 2-hour round-trip. Reservations are suggested.

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Explore the basics of electrical circuits, and create your own circuit to power an LED bulb. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities are included in admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware....

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11h Annual Nun Run 5k Little Sisters of the Poor Saturday, Sept 16th 9AM Start Jeanne Jugan Residence   185 Salem Church Road Newark, DE 19713-2997 (302) 368-5886     Across from Christiana Highschool   WWW.NUNRUN5k.org Join the Little Sisters for a great race and fun time, featuring: Out and back course, flat and fast.USATF Certified #DE11009LMB Sanctioned by USA Track and...

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Brits By The River

Sep 16, 2017

 The British Car Club of Delaware will once again be holding its “Brits By The River” show in historic downtown Delaware City on Sept.16,2017. Open to all makes, models and years of British vehicles. This year the feature marque will be Sunbeam. Dash plaques to the first 75, popular choice awards, convenient indoor dining and restrooms. New this year is a car corral area where...

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Train departure is at 5:00 PM. Enjoy an elegant dinner aboard our train as you travel along the entire length of the railroad - from the CSX Interchange at Milepost Zero to downtown Hockessin at Milepost 10.2. We only do it once a year - that's why we call it rare! A special commemorative gift will be given to all passengers. This is a BYOB event. This event is powered by one of our antique...

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Hagley Car Show

Sep 17, 2017

Experience the wonders of automotive innovation. Browse through more than 500 antique and restored cars that date from the 1980s all the way back to the early twentieth century. The show features vehicle parades, motoring music, video and pedal car racing, and a festival food court. Activities are on Hagley’s upper property. Tickets to the show will be offered in advance at the Hagley Store...

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Reptile Shows

Sep 17, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017

This event occurs every 19 week(s) on Sunday.

Reptile Shows Saturdays & Sundays in May at noon Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles! Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be canceled due to weather. Free with paid admission to the zoo Admission: Adults (18-61) $7, Seniors (62+) $5, Children (3-17) $5, Kids under...

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Train departure is at 12:30 PM. Explore the geologic history of the Delaware Appalachian Piedmont, which contains rock dating from 440 million back to 1.2 billion years ago. Delaware Geologic Survey scientist William "Sandy" Schenck, P.G., will lead you on a 4-hour round-trip tour up the line and will discuss how these rocks came to be. Several stops will be made along the trip to get up close...

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