Author and historian Andrea Wulf shares this beautifully illustrated story of a garden revolution that began in America with the farmer John Bartram who transformed the English landscape, introducing hundreds of American trees and shrubs.
(Image: Courtesy of Winterthur)
Leave the 21st century behind at the First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair which recreates the sights and sounds of the autumn market fairs held on The Green in Dover in the mid-1700s.
Enjoy 18th-century style entertainment like Signora Bella who brings to life the tradition of the travelling performer of the eighteenth century as she juggles knives and flaming torches on the...
This event occurs yearly, the first Sunday of November.
Come to First State Heritage Park’s Annual 18th-Century Market Fair On The Green in Dover
First Saturday of November
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
First State Heritage Park recreates the sights and sounds of the autumn market fairs held in Dover in the mid-1700s.
Entertainment – Trade & Craft Demonstrations – Animals – Food & Drink
Free fun for the whole...
Wednesdays through September 28, 2016, October 12 & 29, November 9 & 26, December 7 &31
8:00 am – 7:30 pm
8:00 am Customer Check In
8:45 am Boat departs Lewes
10:15am Bus departs Cape May
11:45am Bus arrives in Atlantic City
4:30 pm Bus departs Atlantic City
6:00 pm Boat departs Cape May
7:30 pm Arrive in Lewes
Round-trip ferry foot...
Visual culture in the U.S. forever changed when Bass Otis printed the first successful American lithograph in Philadelphia in 1819. Erika Piola, associate curator, Library Company of Philadelphia, will discuss the role the city played in fostering the pervasiveness of lithographs as popular, fine, and commercial art, in Victorian Philadelphia.
(Image: Erika Piola. Courtesy of...
This event occurs weekly, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
The Resident Ensemble Players, Delaware’s professional acting company performing at the University of Delaware, presents Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris. This razor-sharp satire won the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for its entertaining and insightful examination of race, real estate, and role-reversal. In 1959: a white community tries to stop the sale of a home in their neighborhood to...
Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer of both women and men in the U.S., and every five minutes a woman in this country learns she has lung cancer. LUNG FORCE, led by the American Lung Association, unites women and their loved ones across the country to stand together against lung cancer.
The LUNG FORCE Walk brings women and their families, supporters, companies, donors and...
The Wilmington & Western honors our military and their service to our country with discounted train fares for active and veteran military personnel. Tribute will be paid to our veterans during a ceremony at 11:30 a.m. at Greenbank Station. Followed by a 90-minute round-trip to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove.
Departure times are 12:30 & 2:30 PM.