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Thru Dec 3: Lewes’ Christmas Weekend includes Hospitality Night on Nov 30, the Children’s Beach House Art Show Dec 1-3, and Lewes Historical Society House Tour, Christmas Parade and Caroling in Zwaanendael Park on Dec 2. For more, call 645-8073, or visit www.leweschamber.com.

Dec 1: The Selbyville Christmas Parade starts at Church and Main streets in Selbyville. For more, call (800) 962-SURF, or visit www.selbyvillede.com.

Dec 1-3: Find great holiday decorating ideas at the Sussex County Festival of Trees at Delaware Technical and Community College, Georgetown. For more, call 856-7717, or visit www.delawarehospice.org.

Dec 1-3: The 17th Annual Children’s Beach House Holiday Art Show & Silent Auction features renowned artist Nick Serratore among 80 other artists. For more, call 645-9184, or visit www.cbhinc.org.

Dec 2: Santa comes to Seaford during the festive Seaford Christmas Parade. For more, call 628-2828 or 629-9173, or visit www.seafordchamber.com or www.seafordde.com.

Dec 2: Middletown Christmas Parade

The Middletown Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Middletown Christmas Parade to kick off the holidays. The rain date is Dec 9. For more, call 378-7545 or email peggy@millenianet.com.

Dec 2: Find the Millsboro Christmas Parade and Santa Shop at Main Street and the Civic Center. For more, call 934-6777, or visit www.millsboro.org.

Dec 2: Tour historic homes, take a horse and carriage ride, check out the craft fair and listen to Christmas Carols during Christmas in Odessa. For more, call 378-4900, or visit www.christmas-inodessa.com.

Dec 2: Candlelight Christmas in Chadds Ford takes visitors through beautifully decorated homes. For more, call (610) 388-7376, or visit www.chadsfordhistory.org.

Dec 2: The 53rd Annual Christ Church Green Show offers an array of holiday gifts and foods and a special workshop for children. For more, call 655-3379, or visit www.christchurchde.org.

Dec 3: Join your friends and neighbors for all-you-can-eat spaghetti at the Community Unity Dinner in Rehoboth Beach. For more, call 227-2772, or visit www.rehomain.com.

Dec 4: Visit Rehoboth Beach to enjoy its Hometown Christmas Parade. For more, call 227-2772, or visit www.rehomain.com.

Dec 5: The holidays march through Milton during the Milton Christmas Parade. For more, call 684-8500 or 684-1101.

Dec 8-10: The town of Milton plays host to the 8th Annual John Milton Celebration of Poets and Poetry. For more, call 684-3541 or email JohnMiltonandCo@aol.com.

Dec 8-10: Experience an old-fashioned holiday celebration at the Victorian Christmas at Ross Mansion in Seaford. For more, call 628-9500.

Dec 9: Ramp up your shopping and check out holiday decor at Milton’s annual Holly Festival and Holiday House Tour. For more, call 684-1101 or visit www.historicmilton.com.

Dec 9: Celebrate the holidays throughout historic New Castle, including a tree lighting on the Green and caroling around town, during the Spirit of Christmas celebration. For more, call 328-3279.

Dec 9: The Governor’s Mansion welcomes the public to the Christmas Open House at Woodburn in Dover. For more, call 739-5656, or visit
www.state.de.us/woodburn.

Dec 9: Visit area homes and galleries boasting holiday décor, art collections, historic treasures and modern renovations. The Holiday House Tour begins at the Delaware Art Museum. For more, call 571-9590, or visit www.delart.org.

Dec 10: A Holiday Candlelight Walking Tour of Smyrna allows you to see the town from a different perspective. For more, call 659-5081.

Dec 10: Enjoy a Swedish Christmas tradition at Old Swedes Church, then tour the decorated Hendrickson House Museum as part of the Sankta Lucia Celebration. For more, call 652-5629, or visit www.oldswedes.org.

Dec 10: The Arts Marketplace at the Academy Art Museum in Easton hosts the Eastern Shore’s largest juried fine craft show, showcasing the finest in American craft—furniture, clothing, baskets, toys, jewelry and sculpture. For more, call (410) 822-8121, or visit www.art-academy.org.

Dec 31: Ring in the new year with family-friendly fun during First Night Wilmington in Rodney Square. For more, call 576-2100, or visit
www.ci.wilmington.de.us.

Historical Sites and Museums

Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village 866 N DuPont Hwy, Dover, 734-1618. Thousands of artifacts and restored buildings of Loockerman Landing Village explore 200 years of farming history.

www.agriculturalmuseum.org

Thru 2006: “The Dirt on Dirt: Secrets of the Soil”

Thru Jan 30: “Preserving the Landscape”

Dec 8-9: A Farmer’s Christmas

Delaware Center for Horticulture 1810 N Dupont St, Wilm, 658-6262. Every month the gallery features artists whose work represents the center’s focus of cultivating a greener community. www.dehort.org

Dec 1: Artist Reception

Delaware History Center 504 Market St, Wilm, 656-0637. Delaware History Museum, permanent exhibit “Distinctively Delaware” and Grandma’s Attic Kids Museum plus special exhibits.

Thru Jan 6: “Complex Relations: Delaware at the Time of First Contact.” On display in conjunction with the Lewes 375th anniversary, this exhibition explores the interaction between arriving European settlers and those living in what we now call Delaware. www.hsd.org

Thru Jan 6: “The Dansey Flag,” an exhibition featuring the only known Delaware regimental flag from the Revolutionary War.

Delaware State Museums 739-4266. Eight sites throughout the state open to the public free of charge: Delaware Archaeology Museum, Museum of Small Town Life, Delaware State Visitor Center, New Castle Court House Museum, John Dickinson Plantation, The State House, Johnson Victrola Museum, Zwaanendael Museum.
www.destatemuseums.org/default.shtml.

Thru July 31: “Fighting the Dragon: Firefighting in the State of Delaware” showcases the work of volunteer firefighters. At the Delaware Visitors Center and Galleries.

Dec 5-Jan 6: The Decorative Dessert Table at John Dickinson Plantation

The Franklin Institute Science Museum 222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, (215) 448-1200, www.fi.edu

Thru Dec 31: “Animal Grossology.” Visitors explore the more extreme aspects of zoology and natural science in this high-energy exhibit.

Thru Dec 31: “Darwin,” the most in-depth exhibition ever mounted on Charles Darwin.

Hagley Museum and Library Rt 141, Wilm., 658-2400. Hosts special events on Blacksmith Hill, the Powder Yard and tours of Eleutherian Mills. www.hagley.org

Thru Jan 1: Christmas at Hagley

Thru Jan 1: “A Most Useful Endeavor: School Girl Samplers

Historic Houses of Odessa Main St, Odessa, 378-4119. Dating back to the 18th century, the five Historic Houses of Odessa each have a unique history and purpose. www.historicodessa.org

Thru Dec 31: “Twelve Days of Christmas” tour

Longwood Gardens U.S. Rt 1 near Kennett Square, Pa, (610) 388-1000, (800) 737-5500. 1,050 acres of outdoor gardens and 20 indoor gardens, seasonal exhibits. www.longwoodgardens.org

Thru Jan 7: Christmas blooms at Longwood Gardens with thousands of poinsettias accented with amaryllis, narcissus, begonias, cyclamen, tulips, and many other flowers inside the 4.5-acre heated Conservatory. Outside more than 420,000 lights lit up the night sky in a colorful display.

National Constitution Center 535 Arch St, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, (215) 409-6600, www.constitutioncenter.org

Thru Jan 1: “9-11: A Nation Remembers,” an exhibition of original photographs by Jonathan Hyman

Read House and Garden 42 The Strand, New Castle, 322-8411. The 22-room Federal style home was built in 1801 by George Read, Jr. www.hsd.org

Thru Dec 31: Holiday Exhibition at the Read House & Gardens. Tour the house decorated for the holidays

Dec 9: Open for tours during Spirit of New Castle

Rockwood Park and Mansion South of Shipley Road on the Washington Street Extension, Wilm, 761-4340. www.rockwood.org

Thru Dec: Festival of Lights

Seaford Historical Society 203 High St, Seaford, 628-9828 or 628-9500. Owns and operates the historic Governor Ross Mansion and plantation and the Seaford Museum. Events include Victorian Teas, Riverfest, Towne and Country Fair, Victorian Christmas and Civil War encampments. www.seafordhistoricalsociety.com

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 33rd and Spruce sts, Philadelphia, (215) 898-4000. Advances our understanding of world cultures through research and exhibitions. www.museum.upenn.edu

Thru Dec 31: “Trouble in Paradise: The Art of Polynesian Warfare”

Thru Feb 26: “Under European Eyes: Conquistadors and Arts of the New World”

Thru October 2007: “Amarna, Ancient Egypt’s Place in the Sun,” an exhibition about Tutankhamun’s boyhood home.

Wheaton Village 1501 Glasstown Road (Rt 55, Exit 26), Millville, NJ, (800) 998-4552. Galleries at Wheaton explore the art of glassblowing. www.wheatonvillage.org

Thru Dec 31: “Aartigianato Popolare: Italian folk Arts and Crafts” features traditional Italian arts and crafts including woodcarving, ceramics and porcelain, weaving, embroidery, dolls and more.

Winterthur, an American Country Estate Rt 52, (800) 448-3883 or 888-4600. A former du Pont family home with period rooms furnished with antiques and American decorative arts, special exhibits and manicured gardens, including the Enchanted Woods children’s garden.

www.winterthur.org

Jan 1: Yuletide at Winterthur

Thru Jan 7: “Fashion in Film: Period Costumes for the Screen”

Art Museums and Galleries

Biggs Museum of American Art 406 Federal St, Dover, 674-2111. Fourteen galleries house a collection of American fine and decorative arts including Frank E. Schoonover, the Peale family and the Janvier family, plus special exhibits. www.biggsmuseum.org

Thru Feb 25: Delaware Tall Case Clocks

Brandywine River Museum Rt 1, Chadds Ford, Pa, (610) 388-2700. Civil War-era grist mill houses works by the Wyeth family and American illustrators Howard Pyle and Maxfield Parrish. www.brandywinemuseum.org

Weekends thru Nov 5: Fall Harvest Market

Thru Jan 7: A Brandywine Christmas, featuring “The Imaginary Beasts of Royal Lacey Scoville,” 38 watercolors

Dec 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 26-30: Holiday Shops

Dec 2-3: Annual Critter Sale

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilm, 571-9590. The museum’s recent redesign and expansion includes Delaware’s first sculpture park and two floors of new galleries housing distinguished collections of 19th- and 20th- century and contemporary American art and illustration. The museum’s collection of English Pre-Raphaelite art is currently on tour until spring 2007. www.delart.org

Thru Jan 7: “Building Books: The Art of David Macaulay.”

Thru Jan 7: “Precious Spaces: The Artist’s Studio in Miniature,” a display of miniatures that recreate the studios of famous artists.

Thru Feb 11: “From Raku to Ray Guns: Ceramics since 1960.” Contemporary ceramic artists use diverse techniques to create exquisite vessels and playful objects

Dec 6: Art After Hours: Jenifer Jackson

Dec 7: History of Architecture: “Renaissance and Baroque: Spatial Construction of Experience” with curator Joyce K. Schiller

Dec 13: Art After Hours: Cartoon Christmas Trio

Dec 14: History of Architecture: “Modern World: Skyscrapers to the Funky Forms of Frank Gehry” with curator Joyce K. Schiller

Dec 20: Art After Hours: Michael Hunter

Dec 27: Art After Hours: BDG All-Stars

Delaware College of Art and Design Toni and Stuart B. Young Gallery, 600 N Market St, Wilm, 622-8867. www.dcad.edu.

Thru Dec 18: “DCAD Collects:” works from faculty and staff.

DCCA 200 S Madison St, Wilm, 656-6466. Seven galleries house more than 30 exhibits each year, plus the 26 artists who have studios at the DCCA exhibit their works on a rotating monthly schedule. www.thedcca.org

Thru Dec 10: Seth Adelsberger, “Domino Overflo,” paintings, drawings, wall collages

Thru Jan 7, Morris Sato Studio, “Light Showers,” light-video installation

Thru Jan 7: “The Modern Seat: Selections from the Rymer Stakgold Collection,” chairs

Thru Feb 4: “The Painted Interior,” painted interior environments

Thru Feb 18: Claire Sherwood, sculptural installation

Dec 1-March 4: Julia Stratton, enameled cast-iron sculpture

Dec 15-Feb 4: Peter Williams

Dover Art League 21 W Loockerman St, Dover, 674-0402. Classes and monthly exhibits. www.doverart.org

Thru Dec. 23: Holiday Gift Show

Hardcastle Gallery Frederick’s County Center, 5714 Kennett Pike, Centreville, 655-5230.
www.hardcastlegallery.com

Dec 1-31: The ART of Gift Giving

Philadelphia Museum of Art Benjamin Franklin Pkwy at 26th St, Philadelphia, (215) 763-8100. The museum houses a large permanent collection, plus premiere exhibitions throughout the year. www.philamuseum.org

Thru Dec 31: “Tesoros/Treasures/Tesouros: The Arts in Latin America, 1492-1820,” works from throughout the Americas

Thru Jan 14: “Mexico and Modern Printmaking: A Revolution in the Graphic Arts, 1920–50”

Thru Spring:” Celebrate Korea: A Decade of Collecting”

Thru April 30: “Crouching Spider” by Louise Bourgeois, a gigantic sculpture in bronze and stainless steel.

Thru June: “Pop Art and Its Affinities,” features artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Claes Oldenburg

Thru Summer: “The Bizarre and the Beautiful: Silks of the 18th Century”

Rehoboth Art League 12 Dodds Lane, Rehoboth Beach, 227-8408. www.rehobothartleague.org

Thru March: Members’ Gallery exhibit

Somerville Manning Gallery Breck’s Mill,
101 Stone Block Row, Greenville, 652-0271.
www.somervillemanning.com

Thru Dec 20: Peter Sculthorpe: Recent Paintings

The Station Gallery 3922 Kennett Pike, Greenville, 654-8638. www.stationgallery.net

Dec 1-23: “Art Works for the Holidays” group show

University Gallery Main St and N College Ave, Newark, 831-822. www.museums.udel.edu

Thru Dec 15: “One on One: Image and Response” featuring selections from the Paul R. Jones Collection with responses of 20 writers

Thru Dec 10: “Visionary Anatomies”

Theater

Arden Theatre Company 40 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, (215) 922-1122. A professional regional theater company dedicated to presenting the greatest stories by the greatest storytellers of all time. www.ardentheatre.org

Thru Dec 3: “Crime and Punishment,” Dostoevsky’s famous tale of motive and murder.

The Ballet Theatre of Dover Schwartz Center for the Arts, Dover, 678–5152, 734–9717. The annual summer performance features dances from “Le Corsaire,” “Requiem” and “Swing Suite.” www.dancebtd.com

Dec 1-3: “The Nutcracker”

Brandywine Ballet Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, West Chester University, (610) 696-2711. www.brandywineballet.com

Dec 8-17: “The Nutcracker,” staged by Donna Muzio

Chapel Street Players 27 N Chapel St, Newark, 368-2248. Newark’s official community theater.
www.chapelstreetplayers.org

Dec 7-10: “Dear Santa”

Clear Space Productions Cape Henlopen High School “Little Theatre,” Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, Schwartz Center for the Arts, 644-3810. Presents theater and music events throughout the year, plus workshops and summer camps.
www.clearspaceproductions.org

Dec 5-10: “Scrooge!”

Delaware Theatre Company 200 Water St, Wilm, 594-1100. Delaware’s only professional resident company presents five plays each season. www.delawaretheatre.com

Dec 6-24: “Forever, Mr. Soul.” The world premiere of Kevin Ramsey’s tribute to Sam Cooke includes “You Send Me,” “Chain Gang,” “Cupid” and “Twisting the Night Away.”

DuPont Theatre Hotel du Pont, Wilm, 656-4401, (800) 338-0881. Broadway and national touring company productions come to Wilmington. www.duponttheatre.com

Dec 5-10: “Aida”

The New Candlelight Dinner Theatre 2208 Millers Road, Ardentown, 475-2313.

Thru Dec 23: “Beauty and the Beast,” the Disney stage spectacular, comes to Ardentown.

Pennsylvania Ballet Academy of Music, Broad and Locust sts, Merriam Theater, Avenue of the Arts and Broad St, Philadelphia, (215) 551-7000. Presents a season of innovative contemporary works and major productions of classical ballet like “Swan Lake” and “The Firebird.” www.paballet.org

Dec 9-31: “The Nutcracker”

The People’s Light & Theatre Company 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, Pa, (610) 644-3500. Presents a season of diverse classics and new works.
www.peopleslight.org

Thru Dec 1: “Robin Hood,” annual panto musical production

Possum Point Players At Possum Hall, Georgetown, info 856-3460, tickets 856-4560. Five annual productions plus children’s workshops.
www.possumpointplayers.org

Dec 1-10: “Possums Christmas Show”

Premier Centre for the Arts 27 Anderson St, Middletown, 378-1384. PCA offers a host of classes in the performing arts, plus concerts, recitals and full-scale musical theater productions. www.pca-de.com

Dec 1-17: “Beauty and the Beast.” The Disney tale comes to life on stage.

Second Street Players Riverfront Theatre, 2 S Walnut St, Milford, 422-0220. Performances on Friday and Saturday evenings, plus Sunday matinees.
www.secondstreetplayers.com

Thru Dec. 3: “An O. Henry Christmas”

Three Little Bakers Dinner Theatre 3540 Three Little Bakers Blvd, Wilm, 368-1616, (800) 368-3303. Presents the Broadway Series of musicals and headline entertainment. www.tlbinc.com

Thru Dec 30: Christmas Celebration 2006. TLB’s singers and dancers perform your favorite Christmas songs.

UD PTTP Hartshorn Hall, E Park Place and Academy St, Newark, 831-2204. University of Delaware’s Professional Theater Training Program. www.udel.edu/theatre

Thru Dec 15: George Bernard Shaw’s “Misalliance,” a comedy about uninvited guests, the superiority of the female sex and the madness of love.

Thru Dec 10: A Flea in Her Ear. The French bedroom farce of passion and misunderstandings.

Thru Dec 16: “Mary Stuart” tells the story of Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots.

Walnut Street Theatre 825 Walnut St, Philadelphia, (215) 574-3550. www.wstonline.org America’s oldest theater has a long tradition of producing classic plays and American musicals.

Thru Jan 7: “42nd Street,” the musical comedy tale of a Broadway hopeful who lands her first job

Wilma Theater 265 S Broad St, Philadelphia, (215) 546-STAGE. Productions explore the complexities of modern life with challenging stories and themes.
www.wilmatheater.org

Dec 6-Jan 7: “My Children! My Africa!” Athol Fugard’s poetic work about a humble teacher who inspires students in 1984 South Africa.

Wilmington Drama League 10 W Lea Blvd, Wilm, 764-1172. The all-volunteer league presents quality productions of musicals, plays and special events. www.wdl.org

Dec 8-29: “A Christmas Story.” Will Ralphie get his air rifle for Christmas?

Music

Arden Gild Hall 2126 The Highway, Arden, 475-3126. Hosts a variety of Arden events and brings in an eclectic blend of world music. www.ardenclub.com

Dec 1 Contra Dance

Dec 6: Lura, Cape Verde Afropop - Afro-Latin rhythms and glorious vocals

Dec 13: Square Dancing

Dec 20: Israeli Dancing

Belle Voix Grace Methodist Church, 9th and West sts, Wilm, 478-3432. Formerly the Madrigal Singers of Wilmington

Dec 3: Christmas Echoes II winter concert

Bellevue State Park 800 Carr Rd, Wilm, 761-6965. Music in the Mansion concert series.

www.destateparks.com

Dec 10: Variations on “A Christmas Carol” Christmas With Opus One Vocal Jazz

Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 420 Willa Road, Newark, 475-3454. www.brandywinefriends.org

Dec 8: Shenandoah Blue

Chaddsford Winery 632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, (610) 388-6221. Combines wine tasting, gourmet picnics and live music for their Summer Nights Under the Stars concert series and special events.

www.chaddsford.com

Dec 2-3: Holiday Open House

Cooldog Concert Series Clayton A house concert series bringing independent musicians to Kent County.
www.cooldogconcerts.com

Dec 31: New Year’s Eve with The Dreamsicles

Curtis Institute of Music 1726 Locust St, Philadelphia, (215) 893-7902. Watch tomorrow’s star musicians and celebrated alumni in concert. www.curtis.edu

Dec 6: The Curtis Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven’s “Leonore Overture,” No. 1, Violin Concerto and Symphony No. 8; Otto-Werner Mueller, conductor, Timothy Fain, violin.

Dec 9, 10: The Curtis Opera Theatre: “The Audition,” a singing theater event loosely based on Mozart’s Impresario.

Delaware Friends of Folk W.T. Smithers, 140 S State St, Dover and Wesley College Underground, 120 N State St, Dover, 465-0805. Hosts monthly Celtic Sessions, Coffee Houses and Pick-Ins.

www.delfolk.org

Dec 16: Coffeehouse, open mic

First & Central Presbyterian Church 1101 Market St, Wilm, 654-5371. Thursday Noontime Concerts, half-hour concerts for the downtown business crowd begin at 12:30. www.fandc.org

Dec 2: Chancel Choir of First & Central, David Schelat, conductor “Christmas at First & Central”

Dec 7: Cartoon Christmas Trio plays music from “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

Dec 14: Center City Chorale “Christmas Memories”

Grand Opera House 818 N Market St, Wilm,
652-5577, (800) 37-GRAND. A full season of music, dance and comedy by nationally renowned performers. www.grandopera.org

Dec 1: Ahmad Jamal

Dec 3: “Go Tell It on the Mountain” The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show

Dec 14: Christmas From Dublin

Dec 29: Stars of Doo Wop: Kenny Vance and the Plantones, Milton Love, Barbara Harris, Johnny Maestro

HildaMan Choral The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew, 8th and Shipley sts, Wilm, 368-0407.

Dec 3: 27th Annual Holiday Concert

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater and The Academy of Music; Broad and Locust sts, Philadelphia, (215) 893-1999. Brings national musicians and performers to the area through a variety of programs and performance series. www.kimmelcenter.org

Dec 1: Sonny Rollins with Clifton Anderson, Stephen Scott, Bob Cranshaw, Perry Wilson and Kimati Dinizulu

Dec 2: Mellon Jazz Up Close: The Roots of Jazz: The Blues with Henry Butler and Corey Harris

Dec 3: Vienna Choir Boys

Dec 10: Sing-Along Messiah

Dec 17: Kimmel Center 5th Anniversary Celebration

Dec 29: Silent Films with Organ: Laurel & Hardy Favorites, Speedy, The Phantom of the Opera

Longwood Gardens Rt 1 near Kennett Square, Pa, (610) 388-1000, (800) 737-5500. Carillon concerts throughout the year plus special performances.
www.longwoodgardens.org

Dec 1-23: Organ Sing-Alongs

Dec 1-31: Ice Skating

Dec 1: Madrigal Singers of Wilmington

Dec 2: The Cherokee High School Girls Traveling Choir

Dec 3: The Chopped Liver River Band of Congregation Shaarai Shomayim

Dec 4: Unionville High School Chorale

Dec 5: Temple University Concert Choir

Dec 6: Reverberations Handbell Choir

Dec 7: Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School Chorale

Dec 8: The Bel Canto Children’s Chorus

Dec 9: Dingman Delaware Children’s Choir

Dec 10: A Cappella Pops

Dec 11: ChildrenSong of New Jersey

Dec 12: The Madrigal Singers & Belles of Cherry Hill High School East

Dec 13: Abington Choral Club

Dec 14: Westminster Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir

Dec 15: The Voices of Gwynedd

Dec 16: Wheatland Chorale

Dec 17: The Wilmington Handbell Ensemble

Dec 18: Great Valley Middle School Select Chorus

Dec 19: Cor Cymraeg Rehoboth

Dec 20: Haddonfield Memorial High School Madrigal Singers

Dec 21: First Presbyterian Church Carillon Ringers

Dec 22: Upper Darby High School Encore Singers

Dec 23: Nothing But Treble

New Ark Chorale United Methodist Church 69 E Main St, Newark. Michael Larkin conducts the 30th anniversary season. 368-4946.

Dec 16: A Ceremony of Carols featuring Britten’s
“Ceremony of Carols”

Newark Symphony Orchestra The Independence School, Papermill Road, Newark, 369-3466. Presents a symphony series and concert series in Newark. www.newarksymphony.org

Dec 17: Holiday Concert

Penn Presents Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Zellerbach Theatre, Irvine Auditorium and Harold Prince Theatre; Philadelphia, (215

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January 2017

January 3 - 28  “Winter Group Show” Rotating Group Show features a variety of art in different styles and media. Custom Framing & Gift Certificates are always available. Gallery Hours:...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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January 14, 15, 16 – Saturday, Sunday, and Monday – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Invention Convention Lights, camera, action! This year’s Invention Convention features hands-on video...

Cost: $8 for adults, $6 for children between 4 and 14, and free for children under 4 a

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: (302) 65802400 x 238
Contact Name: Jessica Eisenbrey
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Belly Dance Classes with Zahra Beginner & intermediate classes open to teens and adults Sundays in January starting Jan 8th Beginner: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Intermediate: 1 - 2 p.m (must get...

Cost: $15-$42

Where:
Take the Lead Studio
320 Lantana Drive
Hockessin , DE  19711
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Sponsor: Take the Lead
Contact Name: Zahra
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Join Rachel Binkley of Rocker Soaps + Herbals for a fun and information filled class. We will make soap, learn how to make a soap recipe and get tips and techniques to make it easier for you at...

Cost: 40

Where:
Elements of Nutrition
4710 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Rocker Soaps + Herbals
Telephone: 302-544-0391
Contact Name: Rachel Binkley
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Come give curling a try! At this 2-hour intro-to-curling event we'll provide a basic lesson then coach you through a mini-game.  Whether you just want to cross #curling off your bucket list or...

Cost: $35

Where:
The Pond Ice Arena
101 John Campbell Rd
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: Diamond State Curling Club
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The Rehoboth Beach Film Society will present its popular What Makes Us Tick? program during the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, January 13-15. This analytical film and discussion series...

Cost: $9 - $10

Where:
Cinema Art Theater
17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
Lewes, DE  19958
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Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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BROKEN ARROW: A NEIL YOUNG TRIBUTE Broken Arrow delivers the music of Neil Young; both the rockin' electric guitar driven favorites and the more country flavored classics with pedal steel and...

Cost: $12 ADV- $14 DOS

Where:
World Cafe Live Wilmington
500 N Market St
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 215-222-1400
Contact Name: MP Intern
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Learn how climate change affects our world with hands-on activities that can relate to explorers of all ages. Arctic Adventure and Rainforest Explorer visitors can take on the role of an Arctic...

Cost: Adults: $9 Children (3-17): $7 Seniors (60+): $8 Under 3: FREE Members: FREE

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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When the kids have a day off but the parents don’t, let them spend the day off of school doing something really cool…having fun at DMNH! Enjoy games, crafts, activities, and even a hot dog...

Cost: $20 for Members, $25 for Non-Members.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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January 3 - 28  “Winter Group Show” Rotating Group Show features a variety of art in different styles and media. Custom Framing & Gift Certificates are always available. Gallery Hours:...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Science is for everyone! Join us for hands on crafts and activities that highlight science contributions to natural history from scientists all around the world. Learn how YOU can make a difference...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 130-265-89111
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January 14, 15, 16 – Saturday, Sunday, and Monday – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Invention Convention Lights, camera, action! This year’s Invention Convention features hands-on video...

Cost: $8 for adults, $6 for children between 4 and 14, and free for children under 4 a

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: (302) 65802400 x 238
Contact Name: Jessica Eisenbrey
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January 3 - 28  “Winter Group Show” Rotating Group Show features a variety of art in different styles and media. Custom Framing & Gift Certificates are always available. Gallery Hours:...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30AM-12:00PM Fall session: Thursday, Dec 1st thru Thursday, December 15th Winter session: Tuesday, January 17th thru Thursday, March 30th   Drop in on Nature is...

Cost: see description

Where:
The Annex
501 Chandler Mill Rd
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Sponsor: The Land Conservancy
Telephone: 610-347-0347 ext.104
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East Coast Garden Center Indoor Farmers Market Nov 8, 2016 - April 11, 2017  11 am- 2 pm 25 vendors Location:  East Coast Garden Center 30366 Cordrey Rd Millsboro, DE 19966 302-945-3489

Cost: frr

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd
Millsboro, DE  19966
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Sponsor: East Coast Garden Center
Telephone: 302-945-3489
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East Coast Garden Center Indoor Farmer's Marke 25 vendors

Cost: Free

Where:
East Coast Garden Center
30366 Cordrey Rd
Millsboro, DE  19966
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Telephone: 302-945-3489
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A four-week series of ballroom dancing classes taught by teachers from the BlueBallroom. Tuesdays starting Jan. 10. Classes are $30 a lesson for Non-Members. Non-Member slots are limited. For...

Cost: $30

Where:
University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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The Cinema & the Arts film series proudly presents a screening of the documentary ART BASTARD on  Tuesday, January 17, 7:00 pm, at Cinema Art Theater, 17701 Dartmouth Drive in Dartmouth Plaza,...

Cost: $9

Where:
Cinema Art Theater
17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
Lewes, DE  19958
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Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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January 3 - 28  “Winter Group Show” Rotating Group Show features a variety of art in different styles and media. Custom Framing & Gift Certificates are always available. Gallery Hours:...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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The Division of Public Health offers its annual free flu vaccination event in the Legislative Hall Library, ground floor, 411 Legislative Ave., Dover, DE, on January 18, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Legislative Hall Library
411 Legislative Ave.
Dover, DE  19901
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Sponsor: Division of Public Health
Telephone: 800-282-8672
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Do you want to learn how to make soap? This is your chance! Join me for a fun and informative class @ Liquid Alchemy. I will teach you how to create your own recipe and the in-and-outs of soap...

Cost: 45.00

Where:
Liquid Alchemy
28 Brookside Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19804
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Sponsor: Rocker Soaps + Herbals
Telephone: 302-544-0391
Contact Name: Rachel Binkley
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Do you want to learn how to make soap? This is your chance! Join me for a fun and informative class @ Liquid Alchemy. I will teach you how to create your own recipe and the in-and-outs of soap...

Cost: 45

Where:
Liquid Alchemy
28 Brookside Dr.
, DE  19804
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Sponsor: Rocker Soaps + Herbals
Telephone: 302-544-0391
Contact Name: Rachel Binkley
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January 3 - 28  “Winter Group Show” Rotating Group Show features a variety of art in different styles and media. Custom Framing & Gift Certificates are always available. Gallery Hours:...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30AM-12:00PM Fall session: Thursday, Dec 1st thru Thursday, December 15th Winter session: Tuesday, January 17th thru Thursday, March 30th   Drop in on Nature is...

Cost: see description

Where:
The Annex
501 Chandler Mill Rd
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Sponsor: The Land Conservancy
Telephone: 610-347-0347 ext.104
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Thursdays from 4:00PM-5:30PM Fall session: December 1st, 8th and 15th Winter session: Starts January 19th, every other Thursday until March 30th This program is based entirely outdoors and is...

Cost: Cost: $30 for TLC members / $40 for non-members

Where:
Bucktoe Creek Preserve
432 Sharp Rd
Avondale, PA  19311
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Sponsor: The Land Conservancy
Telephone: 610-347-0347 ext.104
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Guest speakers Patty Dailey-Lewis, executive director of the Beau Biden Foundation, and Delaware Family Court commissioner Loretta Young will discuss how participation in social media can too...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wilmington University - Doberstein Admissions Ctr.
320 N DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE  19805
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Sponsor: Wilmington University College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Telephone: 302-295-1164
Contact Name: Dr. Johanna Bishop
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The 3rd Place and Bike Lane Cafe along with WestSide Grows and Delaware Permaculture bring you the West 7th Street Bazaar.  Happening EVERY 3rd Thursday of the month from January through May,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
The 3rd Place
1139 W. 7th Street
Wilmington, DE  19805
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Sponsor: West Side Grows
Telephone: 302-690-9459
Contact Name: Delaware Permaculture
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January 19 – Thursday – 6:30 p.m. Research Seminar: Amyrs Williams (Wesleyan University) – Reimagining the Modern Farm The seminar is open to the public and is based on a paper that is...

Cost: $0

Where:
Copeland Room, Hagley Library
298 Buck Road
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum & Library
Telephone: (302) 65802400
Contact Name: Carol Lockman
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The Resident Ensemble Players, Delaware’s professional acting company performing at the University of Delaware, presents The Bells by Theresa Rebeck. During the great Yukon gold rush of the...

Cost: $15 - $30

Where:
Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
110 Orchard Rd.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: Resident Ensemble Players
Telephone: (302) 831-2204
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HIGH & MIGHTY BRASS BAND There’s a reason that musical trailblazers from Galactic to DJ Logic have recently chosen to collaborate with High and Mighty Brass Band! and legends such as Dr. John,...

Cost: $15

Where:
World Cafe Live Wilmington
500 N Market St
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 215-222-1400
Contact Name: MP Intern
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January 3 - 28  “Winter Group Show” Rotating Group Show features a variety of art in different styles and media. Custom Framing & Gift Certificates are always available. Gallery Hours:...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Tutto Fresco has live entertainment every Friday night from 6:30–9:30 p.m. Call for details. http://tuttofrescode.com/

Where:
Tutto Fresco
514 Philadelphia Pike
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Formed in 1992, Splintered Sunlight quickly became the most popular Grateful Dead Tribute band in the Philadelphia area, gaining praise from Dead Heads and Non Heads alike. Since that time,...

Cost: $10

Where:
World Cafe Live At The Queen
500 N Market St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Meeting every Friday, Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, 640 s. State Street, Dover, 7:30 pm., Private Dining Room #3 in the basement. For those who have, or think they may have a gambling problem....

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Bayhealth Kent General Hospital
640 S. State Street
Private Dining Room #3
Dover, DE  19901
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Telephone: 800-855-2CALLGA
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Ah, typecasting—the baritone is always the bad guy! In Devils, Drunks & Dastardly Dudes, we’ll go on an operatic journey of men behaving badly. We’ll add a tenor to the mix, too… but we...

Cost: $29-$59

Where:
OperaDelaware Studio
4 South Poplar St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: OperaDelaware
Telephone: 302-442-7809
Contact Name: Mary Wilcosky
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The Resident Ensemble Players, Delaware’s professional acting company performing at the University of Delaware, presents The Bells by Theresa Rebeck. During the great Yukon gold rush of the...

Cost: $15 - $30

Where:
Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
110 Orchard Rd.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: Resident Ensemble Players
Telephone: (302) 831-2204
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January 3 - 28  “Winter Group Show” Rotating Group Show features a variety of art in different styles and media. Custom Framing & Gift Certificates are always available. Gallery Hours:...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Amateur and professional creators from the Wilmington community and beyond will sketch, paint and sculpt side-by-side with DCAD students, alumni, faculty and staff as nude and costumed male...

Cost: $30 per person

Where:
Delaware College of Art and Design
600 N. Market St.
Wilmington, DE  19081
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Sponsor: Delaware College of Art and Design
Telephone: 302-622-8000 x 123
Contact Name: Mark Tajzler
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From foxes and beavers to cats and dogs, all mammals benefit from open space! Discover the signs of mammals in winter and learn about human impact on mammal habitat and population survival. Join...

Cost: FREE for TLC members / $10 for non-members

Where:
Bucktoe Creek Preserve
432 Sharp Rd
Avondale, PA  19311
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Sponsor: The Land Conservancy
Telephone: 610-347-0347 ext.104
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The Rehoboth Beach Film Society and the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation are proud to present The Metropolitan Opera’s live broadcast of Charles Gounod’s ROMÉO ET JULIETTE on Saturday,...

Cost: $15 - $25

Where:
Cape Henlopen High School Theater
1250 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE  19958
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Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 130-264-59095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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The Rehoboth Beach Film Society announces the next play in the exciting series of National Theatre Live screenings. National Theatre Live is a groundbreaking project that presents the best of...

Cost: $18-$20

Where:
Cinema Art Theater
17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
Lewes, DE  19958
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Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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Coastal Concerts in downtown Lewes will host a presentation by one of the most recognized, honored and versatile musicians in the world, the legendary two-time Grammy Award-winning clarinetist...

Cost: $30. Ages 10-18 and one adult per youth.

Where:
Bethel United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Fourth & Market Streets
Lewes, DE  19958
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Sponsor: Coastal Concerts, Inc.
Telephone: 888-212-6458
Contact Name: Edna Ellett
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Ovations Dinner Theatre hosts an interactive Mafia Murder Mystery dinner. Ticket includes a 3-course Italian dinner and the performance. Tickets are $45 for Non-Members and Non-Member seating is...

Cost: 45

Where:
Ballroom at University and Whist Club
805 N. Broom St.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Bethany Beach – When local businessman Tim Hill was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (“ALS”) in 2014, he set on a mission to help other people who were diagnosed with...

Cost: $20 General Admission

Where:
Frankford Fire Hall
7 Main Street
Frankford, DE  19945
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The Resident Ensemble Players, Delaware’s professional acting company performing at the University of Delaware, presents The Bells by Theresa Rebeck. During the great Yukon gold rush of the...

Cost: $15 - $30

Where:
Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts
110 Orchard Rd.
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: Resident Ensemble Players
Telephone: (302) 831-2204
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AM RADIO Have you ever perked up when the radio plays a song that first hit popular stations when you were young? Do you turn the volume up to obnoxious levels and sing along? Music can bring us...

Cost: $10 + FEES

Where:
World Cafe Live Wilmington
500 N Market St
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 215-222-1400
Contact Name: MP Intern
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