Delaware Restaurant and Dining Guide

Plus, local foodies tell us where they like to dine.




Bon Appetit in Seaford serves traditional French dishes in an atmosphere graced by lace curtains, candles and fresh flowers.
 

Foodies Dish • Where They Like To Nosh

Matt Amis
Delaware Today dining critic • Wilmington

Amis digs the breezy sophistication of La Fia, Bryan Sikora’s bistro-bakery-gourmet shop hybrid on Wilmington’s Market Street, where homemade, French-inspired goodies like country pâté and gougère pastries bolster an amazing seasonal menu. For more culinary gymnastics, Amis heads to The House of William & Merry in Hockessin, a foodie funland where chef Bill Hoffman fuses artisanal ingredients and modernist technique. Still, he says, “I’ve never had a less-than-excellent meal at Harry’s Savoy Grill in North Wilmington, whether it’s old-school prime rib or some haute spin on octopus carpaccio.” 

Gwen Guerke
Former community journalist • Milford

One of Guerke’s favorite local spots is Sambo’s Tavern in Leipsic. She enjoys the laid-back atmosphere while eating the famous crab cakes and gazing at the winding Leipsic River. Guerke also loves Flavor of India in the Super 8 Motel in Dover. She enjoys the friendly service, the lunch buffet and the fresh Indian fare. Guerke likens Abbott’s Grill in Milford to Cheers because she always sees someone she knows and the staff sincerely cares about the community.

 

Chip Hearn
Retired restaurateur, hot sauce manufacturer, foodie, •  Dewey Beach

Hearn can’t resist the exotic grilled cheese sandwiches at Morgan & Gower Cheesemongers in Rehoboth Beach. His favorite: the Red, White and Bleu with smoked blue cheese and figs. At Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, also in Rehoboth, it’s the Indulgence Burger. This wood-charred wonder includes Wisconsin yellow cheddar and a bacon-stuffed onion ring. Chase it with non-alcoholic Beach Beer Soda. Hearn hits Striper Bites in Lewes for the SB Club— blackened Mahi Mahi served on ciabatta with lettuce, tomato, smoked applewood bacon and Caesar dressing.

 

Local Dining • Town by Town Guide

Bear

Bellefonte

Bethany Beach

Bridgeville

Claymont

Delaware City

Delmar

Dewey Beach

Dover

Elsmere

Fenwick Island

Frederica

Georgetown

Greenville
Centreville

Harrington

Hockessin

Leipsic

Lewes

Long Neck

Middletown

Milford

Millsboro

Millville

Milton

Newark

New Castle

Newport

Ocean View

Odessa

Pike Creek

Rehoboth Beach

Seaford

Selbyville

Smyrna

Stanton

Wilmington

Wyoming

Throughout
the State

Over the Line

 

 

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Bear

Aqua Sol Caribbean
3006 Summit Harbour Place, Bear, 365-6490, aquasolrestaurant.com This Cuban and South Beach-inspired spot at Summit North Marina offers water views of the C&D Canal. L, D $$

El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant Mexican
550 Eden Circle, Bear, 836-6477, eltapatiodelaware.com Authentic fare, daily dinner and drink specials, and cantina decor. L, D $$

Grotto Pizza Italian
1200 Pulaski Hwy., Bear, 836-1455, grottopizza.com Pizzas made with a unique blend of cheeses. Plus pastas, subs. L, D $

Kenny’s Pan Asian Cuisine Pan Asian
1255 Quintilio Drive, Bear, 838-1725, kennyspanasian.com Asian fusion dishes and a sushi bar in a contemporary dining space. L, D $$

Ristorante Marco Italian
1847 Pulaski Hwy., Bear, 392-2244, ristorantemarco.com Traditional veal, seafood and pasta dishes, plus a few originals. L, D $$

Stewart’s Brewing Company Brew pub
219 Governors Place, Bear, 836-2739, stewartsbrewingcompany.com Known for a wide selection of award-winning brews made on the premises and good tavern fare. L, D $$

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Bellefonte

Bellefonte Café American
804 Brandywine Blvd., Bellefonte, 761-9175, Fun, Funky and laid-back, with a menu of terrific fresh food that shows influences from around the world. L, D $$

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Bethany Beach 

Baja Beach House Grill Mexican 
109 Garfield Pkwy., Bethany, 537-9993, bajabeachhouse.com Faves at this casual place include taco salads and burritos enchiladas. B, L, D $$

Bethany Blues BBQ Pit American
6 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Bethany, 537-1500, bethanyblues.com Southern barbecue, seafood, steaks and St. Louis-style ribs. D $$  

Bluecoast Seafood Grill American
111 Highway One, Bethany, 539-7111, bluecoastseafoodgrill.com Waterfront sunsets compliment modern seafood dishes, comfort classics with contemporary twists and a good selection of wines. D $$$

The Blue Crab American
210 Garfield Pkwy., Bethany, 537-4700 bethanybluecrab.com This family place specializes in crab dishes and all-you-can-eat crabs. L, D $$$

DiFebo’s Restaurant and Deli Italian
789 Garfield Pkwy., Bethany, 539-4550, difebos.com Modern Italian seafood, meats, pasta and more served in a place where you’re treated like family. Full bar and wine list. D $$

Grotto Pizza Italian
98 Garfield Pkwy., Bethany, 539-3398; York Beach Mall, Del. 1, Bethany, 537-6600; 793 Garfield Pkwy., Bethany, 537-3278; grottopizza.com Pizzas made with a unique blend of cheeses. Plus pastas, subs and more. L, D $$

Mango’s Caribbean
Garfield Parkway at the Boardwalk, Bethany, 537-6621, mangomikes.com Enjoy West Indies-inspired fare in an island-themed family atmosphere on the boardwalk. D $$

Matt’s Fish Camp Seafood
28635 Coastal Hwy., Bethany, 539-2267, mattsfishcamp.com Casual, comfortable fish shack-style fare. L, D $$

McCabe’s Gourmet Market American
Del. 1, York Beach Mall, South Bethany, 539-8550, mccabesgourmet.com Great salads, breads, croissants, cheeses, meats and specialty groceries. L $

Off the Hook American
769 Garfield Pkwy., Bethany, 829-1424, offthehookrestaurant.webs.com Dedicated to great food made with local produce and locally caught fish. L, D $$

The Parkway Restaurant American
114 Garfield Pkwy., Bethany, 537-7500, parkwaydana.com The ribeye, rack of lamb and crab cakes stand out. D $$$

Patsy’s Restaurant American
121 Campbell Place, Bethany, 537-CHEF, patsysgourmet.com Key West and Southern-inspired cuisine specializing in fresh seafood, all-natural beef and organic vegetables. D $$$

Sedona American
26 Pennsylvania Ave., Bethany, 539-1200, sedona-bethany.com Cutting-edge beef, seafood and fowl changes seasonally. Entrées and tapas are served in a warm, modern room. D $$$

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Bridgeville

Jimmy’s Grille American
18541 S. Main St., Bridgeville, 337-7575, deweybeachlife.com, A local favorite for good fried chicken and crab cakes, plus other down-home dishes. B, L, D

Passwater’s Restaurant American
One Heritage Shores Circle, Bridgeville, 337-9926, heritageshoresgolf.com Traditional American and continental cuisine served in an expansive room with a beautiful golf-course view. L, D, SB $$

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Claymont

Claymont Steak Shop American
3526 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, 798-0013, claymontsteakshop.com A no-frills place famous for delicious cheesesteaks, plus subs. L, D

El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant Mexican
1700 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, 791-9566, eltapatiode.com All the burritos, enchiladas and quesadillas you’d expect, plus good grilled meats and seafood. L, D $$

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Delaware City

Crabby Dick’s American
30 Clinton St., Delaware City, 832-5100, crabby-dicks.com This casual, family friendly venue in a historic hotel serves tavern favorites, including its signature crab balls. L, D $$

Kathy’s Crab House American
107 Fifth St., Delaware City, 834-2279, kathyscrabhouse.com This bright, airy seafood place also offers cheesesteaks and subs. Seasonal. (April-November) L, D $$

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Delmar

Old Mill Crab House American
Del. 54 and Waller Road, Delmar, 846-2808, oldmillcrabhouse.com Steaks, chicken, ribs, kids menu, award-winning seafood and all-you-can-eat specials. Seasonal. (April-November) D $$

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Dewey Beach

Ivy American
Dagsworthy Street at the bay, Dewey, 227-9292, deweybeachlife.com Creative cuisine served tapas style or a la carte on the beach. D $$$

Grotto Pizza Italia
Del. 1 and Reed St., Dewey, 227-3407, grottopizza.com Pizzas made with a unique blend of cheeses, pastas and subs. L, D $$

Mama Maria Ristorante Italiano Italian
1608 Highway One, Dewey, 227-3242, mamamaria.com Classic Italian fare served in a cozy room. Seasonal. L, D, WB $$

Nalu Hawaiian Surf Bar and Grille Hawaiian
1308 Coastal Hwy., Dewey, 227-1449, nalusurfbar.com A family friendly place that serves Hawaiian fare like opah and Huli Huli chicken, plus burgers and Mexican faves. L, D $$

Qué Pasa Mexican
124 Dickinson St., Dewey, 226-1820, ruddertowneusa.com/que-pasa-restaurant Get yourself a house margarita and some skirt steak in this open-air cantina on the bay. L, D, SB $$

Rusty Rudder American
113 Dickinson St., Dewey, 227-3888, deweybeachlife.com This classic is best-known for night life, but the big buffet of seafood, ribs and chicken is a major draw. Frozen drinks and happy hour rule. L, D $$

The Starboard American
2009 Highway One, Dewey, 227-4600, thestarboard.com Burgers, sandwiches, crab cakes and drinks galore. The famous Bloody Mary bar makes it a favorite for Sunday brunch. Seasonal. L, D, SB $

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Dover

33 West Ale House and Grill American
33 W. Loockerman St., Dover, 735-9822, 33westde.com Gourmet salads, sandwiches, wraps, and burgers. The bar offers the best selection of craft brews in the area. L, D $$

Cool Springs Fish Bar & Restaurant American
2463 S. State St., Dover, 698-1955, coolspringsfishbar.com Cutting-edge and classic seafood dishes, plus excellent beef, are served in a contemporary dining room. D $$

Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House American
Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, 1131 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 857-3223, docmagrogans.com Seafood, steaks, chicken, pork and a raw bar with 16 types of oysters. L, D $$$

Flavor of India Indian
348 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 677-0121, flavorofindiade.com Serves favorites like chicken makhanwala and chicken masala. L, D $

Fraizer’s On the Water Restaurant and Bar American
9 E. Loockerman St., Dover, 741-2420, fraizersrestaurant.com Crab cakes, steak, salads and sandwiches. The patio overlooks Mirror Lake. D $$

Frankie’s Italian
1131 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 857-3775, doverdowns.com Frankie’s, in Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, serves delicious affordable Italian cuisine including brick oven pizza, homemade pasta, sauces and desserts. D $

Grotto Pizza Italian
1159 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, 678-3278, grottopizza.com Pizzas made with a unique blend of cheeses, pastas and subs. L, D $$

Kirby & Holloway Family Restaurant American
656 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 734-7133, kirbyandhollowayfamilyrestaurant.com This landmark is known for its chicken-fried steak, hot turkey sandwiches, chicken and dumplings, and homemade desserts. B, L, D $

La Tonalteca Mexican
245 S. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 735-1572, lastoltecas.com More than 200 authentic favorites such as chimichangas, enchiladas and grilled meats, plus delicious margaritas. L, D $$

McGlynn’s Pub & Restaurant American
800 N. State St., Dover, 674-0144, mcglynnspub.com A vast selection of craft brews complements nachos, wings and burgers. L, D, SB $$

Michele’s Restaurant American
Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, 1131 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 674-4600, doverdowns.com Upscale steak and seafood, family setting. Classics include prime rib, surf and turf, and shrimp stuffed with crab. Full wine list. D, SB $$$

Piazza Mia Italian Bar & Grill Italian
492 S. Red Haven Lane, Dover, 387-1870, piazzamia.com Bar and grill offers family dining, carry out and catering. Specializes in pasta, chicken, seafood, steak and risotto, plus traditional brick oven pizza. L, D $

Restaurant 55 American
2461 S. State St., Dover, 535-8102, myrestaurant55.com Gourmet burgers and 36 craft beers—the perfect combination. L, D $

Rice Chinese-Japanese
45 Greentree Drive, Dover, 678-1328 Healthy cuisine. Specials are rotated frequently. Sushi is a main draw. L, D $$

Roma Italian Ristorante Italian
3 Presidents Drive, Dover, 678-1041, romadover.com A fave for 35 years, it’s known for perfectly executed Italian standards. It’s also big among lovers of fish and veal. L, D $$

Shucker’s Pier 13 Seafood
889 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 674-1190, shuckerspier13.com Serves seafood, surf-and-turf combinations, and pasta with seafood in a nautically themed dining room. L, D $$

Where Pigs Fly American
617 E. Loockerman St., Dover, 678-0586, wherepigsflyrestaurant.com Southern-style, hickory-smoked pulled pork and baby back ribs, smoked chicken, and sides like Memphis fries and cole slaw. L, D $$

W.T. Smithers American
140 S. State St., Dover, 674-8875 Serves crab cakes, sandwiches, cheesesteaks and entrées such as filet mignon and fajitas. L, D $$

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Elsmere

Seasons Pizza American-Italian
1112 Kirkwood Hwy., Elsmere, 994-4000, seasonspizza.com The official pizza of the Phillies is the main attraction at this family restaurant. Excellent crab cakes. L, D $$

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Fenwick Island

Catch 54 Fish House American
38931 Madison Ave., Fenwick, 436-8600, catch54.com Delicious seafood includes crab cakes and gumbos, plus classics like buttermilk fried chicken. The dining rooms overlook the bay. L, D $$$ 

David Twining’s Nantuckets Restaurant American
601 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick, 539-2607, nantucketsrestaurant.com This intimate restaurant is famous for quahog and scallop chowdah, crab cakes, lobster shepherd’s pie, other wonderful foods and fine wines. D $$$

Dirty Harry’s Restaurant American
100 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick Island, 539-3020, beach-net.com/dirtyharrys A locals’ favorite for good breakfast, sticky buns and home-cooked lunches and dinners. B, L, D $

Fenwick Crab House American
100 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick, 539-2500, fenwickcrabhouse.com A local landmark, it may be known for crab cakes, but its barbecued ribs are delicious. L, D $$

Harpoon Hannah’s American
Del. 54, Fenwick, 539-3095, harpoonhannasrestaurant.com Seafood, steak, ribs and pasta. Frozen drinks go great with burgers and sandwiches. L, D, SB $$$

Just Hooked American
1500 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick, 581-0098, justhookedfi.com Creative cuisine based on the owners’ farm-ocean-table concept, all served in a cheerful atmosphere. L, D $$

Mancini’s Brick Oven Pizzeria and Restaurant Italian
907 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick, 537-4224, mancinisbop.com Authentic Neapolitan pizza, plus pasta and Italian seafood in a classic trattoria atmosphere. D $$

Oceanside Subs & Pizza American
205 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick, 539-5388, oceansidefenwick.com This surf-themed eatery is the go-to place for casual food. L, D $$

Warren’s Station American
1406 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick, 539-7156, warrensstation.com Family-style dining inside a replicated lifesaving station. Sliced roast turkey is a specialty. Seasonal B, L, D $$

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Frederica

Frederica Pizza & Pasta House Italian
1491 Frederica Road, Frederica, 335-1222 Italian The owners of this local favorite are committed to the art of making fine pizza and Italian food. L, D $

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Georgetown

 The Brick Hotel Restaurant & Tavern American
18 The Circle, Georgetown, 855-5800, thebrickhotel.com Classic fare includes cream of crab soup and oyster stew, steamed clams and fried oysters, great burgers, and hearty meat and seafood entrées. L, D $$$

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Greenville-Centreville

BBC Tavern & Grill American
4019 Kennett Pike, Greenville, 655-3785, bbctavernandgrill.com Enjoy the brew pub’s famous pretzels with mustard, huge nachos, and corn-and-crab chowder. Local artwork, repurposed church pews and a mahogany bar create the gastropub feel. L, D $$

Buckley’s Tavern American
5812 Kennett Pike, Centreville, 656-9776, buckleystavern.org The revamped classic is headed by chef Tom Hannum, who has weaved some upscale touches into a menu of traditional pub grub. Find proof in the Buckley’s Burger and the foie gras. The Sunday brunch remains legendary. L, D, SB $$$

Capers & Lemons Italian Restaurant & Market Italian
301 Little Falls Drive, Wilmington, 256-0524, platinumdininggroup.com This interpretation of a contemporary Italian restaurant includes grilled meats, seafood and pasta dishes with noodles made by hand. Catering and private dining are available. L, D $$

Cromwell’s American Tavern & Taqueria American
3858 Kennett Pike, Greenville, 571-0561, cromwellstavern.com After 22 years, this local fave has changed its menu and concept. The menu has been expanded to include 18 Mexican dishes. Other fare includes Guinness beef stew, crab and corn chowder, burgers and wings. L, D $$$

Janssen’s Market
3801 Kennett Pike, Greenville, 654-9941, janssensmarket.com Visit J’s Café for soups, sandwiches, paninis, pizza, platters and the coffee bar. B, L $

Krazy Kat’s American
Del. 100 and Kirk Road, Montchanin, 888-4200, krazykatsrestaurant.com Housed in a renovated blacksmith shop, Krazy Kat’s is famous for fresh, seasonal, creative cuisine and whimsical decor. B, L, D, SB $$$

Pizza by Elizabeths American
3801 Kennett Pike, Greenville, 654-4478, pizzabyelizabeths.com Create your own gourmet pizza with toppings such as local goat cheese and special sauces. Soups and desserts are top-notch. Salad combos are endless. L, D, SB $$

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Harrington

Betsy Ross Pizza Italian
4 E. Liberty St., Harrington, 398-4337, betsyrosspizza.com Pizza made from scratch, plus classic pasta dishes and other Italian standards. L, D $$

Bonz Restaurant & Lounge American
Harrington Raceway and Casino, U.S. 13, 398-5348, casino.harringtonraceway.com Intimate dining at granite-topped tables. Sizzling steaks, including char-grilled filet mignon topped with lump crabmeat and asparagus in béarnaise sauce, plus an excellent raw bar. D, SB $$$

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Hockessin

Asian Kitchen Asian
704 Lantana Drive, Hockessin, 239-1800, asiankitchenhockessin.com A warm, welcoming place that specializes in preparing high-quality Japanese, Thai and Malaysian cuisine. The bar is well-stocked. L, D $$ 

Back Burner American
425 Hockessin Corner, Hockessin, 239-2314, backburner.com Affordable fine dining in a historic country village setting. Famous pumpkin mushroom soup, homemade crème brûlée and fabulous gourmet to go. L, D $$

The Crownery Chinese
228 Lantana Drive, Hockessin, 239-3825, thecrownery.com Authentic Chinese fare in an elegant setting with reasonable prices. The General Tso’s chicken is a favorite. Ask for the real Chinese menu. L, D $$

The House of William & Merry American
1336 Old Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, 234-2255, williamandmerry.com This refurbished 1920s farm house has been re-imagined as a contemporary showcase for such fare as veal sweetbreads cooked in brown butter with wild mushrooms and baby arugula. L, D, SB $$$

Okura Japanese
703 Ace Memorial Drive, Hockessin, 239-8486, okurarestaurant.net Vegetarian, tempura, sushi and seafood are served in an intimate room by the family that introduced Delaware to sushi. L, D $$

Palacio Maya Bar & Grill Mexican
7288 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, 239-5590, palaciomayahockessin.com Tablecloths lend an upscale feel to casual dining that features dishes like quesadilla de huitlacoche, a mushroom that grows on corn. L, D $$

Redfire Grill & Steakhouse Steakhouse
400 Lantana Drive, Hockessin, 235-2600, platinumdininggroup.com Its menu features aged black Angus steaks, fresh seafood and an extensive wine list. Redfire is a destination for people seeking a stylish, contemporary and affordable restaurant. L, D $$

Six Paupers American
7465 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, 489-7287, sixpaupers.com Comfortable upscale dining in a spacious room designed with reclaimed materials includes firecracker shrimp, fish quesadillas, wild mushroom ravioli and Angus strip. L, D, SB $$$

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Leipsic

 Sambo’s Tavern American
283 Front St., Leipsic, 674-9724, Local crabs are used in crab cakes, soups and imperial. Steamed shrimp, clams and other seafood are also fresh and tasty. They go great with a spectacular view of the Leipsic River. No one under 21 allowed. Seasonal. L, D $$

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Lewes

Agave Mexican
137 Second St., Lewes, 645-1232 This popular spot features authentic, regional flavors of Mexico, plus a dizzying array of tequila. Regulars love the homemade guacamole and chiles enogado. L, D $$

Arena’s Café American
17314 N. Village Main Blvd., No. 53, Lewes, 644-0370, arenasdeliandbar.com Hearty sandwiches like the Hungry Surfer and California Club Dude. B, L, D $

Annabella’s Italian Restaurant Italian
1201 Savannah Road, Lewes, 645-1980, annabellasrestaurant.com Fresh-made and creative pasta creations. L, D $

Bethany Blues of Lewes American
18385 Coastal Hwy., Lewes, 644-2500, bethanyblues.com Southern barbecue, seafood, steaks and St. Louis-style ribs with award-winning sauce, plus homemade birch beer. L, D, SB $$

The Buttery American
102 Second St., Lewes, 645-7755, butteryrestaurant.com Inspired global cuisine executed with a commitment to supporting local farmers. The fireplace and garden room of the former Victorian home are part of the allure. So is the list of boutique wines. L, D, SB $$$

Café Azafran Mediterranean
109 W. Market St., Lewes, 644-4446, cafeazafran.com Espresso and coffee in the morning, Mediterranean salads and sandwiches at lunch, then tapas on summer evenings. B, L $$

Fish On American
Villages of Five Points, Lewes, 645-9790, fishon.bz The delicious food of the Chesapeake, including blue crabs and oysters, are prepared expertly, along with perfectly marbled steaks and succulent lobster. D $$$

Go Brit! British
18388 Coastal Hwy., Lewes, 644-2250, gobrit.com A classic fish-and-chips house also serves shepherd’s pie, classic sides like mushy peas and delicious sticky toffee pudding. L, D $$

Grotto Grand Slam Italian
17467 Shady Road and Del. 1, Lewes, 645-4900, grottopizza.com Pizzas made with a unique blend of cheeses, plus pastas, subs and more. The sports bar carries all the big games on big TVs and serves big beers. L, D $$

Half Full American
113 Market St., Lewes, 645-8877, halffulllewes.com An intimate downtown spot dedicated to great wine and crispy handmade pizza. Check in frequently for featured wines to accompany the pizzas, made with whole milk mozzarella. D $$

Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant Pub
213 Anglers Road, Lewes, 645-6888, irisheyespub.com The diverse menu ranges from ribeye tacos to bangers and mash, with a deck on the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal. L, D $$

Jerry’s Seafood American
108 Second St., Lewes, 645-6611, jerrys-seafood.com Crab cakes, including the signature Crab Bomb, are joined by fried oysters, crispy calamari, steak and chicken. L, D $$$

JD’s Filling Station American
329 Savannah Road, Lewes, 644-8400, jdsfillingstation.com This family friendly place serves everything from omelets to burgers to Mexican dishes, seafood and steaks. B, L, D $

Kindle Restaurant & Lounge American
111 Bank St., Lewes, 645-7887, kindlerestaurant.com Regional American gets a French slant in this cozy spot. L, D $$$

Lazy Susan’s Seafood Deli Seafood
18289 Coastal Hwy., Lewes, 645-5115 A favorite for steamed crabs and other seaside fare for more than 25 years. D $$

Notting Hill Coffee Roastery
124 Second St., Lewes, 645-0733, nottinghillcoffee.com The best coffee in town—and the best sticky buns, plus croissants and other baked goods. B, L $$

Rose & Crown British
142 Second St., Lewes, 827-4475, roseandcrownlewes.com Located in the Hotel Rodney, R&C serves carefully prepared pub grub like beef short ribs cooked in 16 Mile Old Court Ale. The place also offers a heady list of microbrews. L, D $$

Striper Bites American
107 Savannah Road, Lewes, 645-4657, striperbites.com The menu gets an overhaul three times yearly, but some things at the cottage-style restaurant are constant: the nautical decor, great seafood dishes and burgers. L, D $$$

Surf Bagel Restaurant American
17382 Coastal Hwy., Lewes, 644-1822, surfbagel.com Aside from its popular bagels, Surf offers other baked goods, subs, wraps, sandwiches and seafood dishes. B, L, D $

Villa Sorrento Italian
1551 Savannah Road, Lewes, 644-7052 Authentic Italian cuisine in a cozy, casual, atmosphere includes New York-style gourmet pizza, veal, seafood, homemade bread, pasta and sauces, plus a full wine list and cocktails. $$

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Long Neck

Baywood Clubhouse Restaurant American
32267 Clubhouse Way, Long Neck, 947-9800, baywoodgreens.com Enjoy cocktails or dinner in the dining room, lounge or on the veranda, all overlooking the 18th green. Seasonal menu. Extensive wine list. L, D, SB $$

Grotto Pizza Italian
26090 Shoppes at Long Neck, 945-6000, grottopizza.com Pizzas made with a unique blend of cheeses. Plus pastas and subs. L, D $$

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Middletown

Caruso’s Bistro 
262 Dove Run Shopping Center, Middletown, 449-0000, carusosbistro.com In addition to great pizza, find baked pasta dishes such as lasagna, specialties like eggplant Parmigiana, and delicious chicken and veal, all at modest prices. L, D $$

Immediato’s Bistro Italian
39 W. Main St., Middletown, 378-8326, immediatos.com The intimate room offers unique pasta dishes, classic chicken and veal, and seafood. L, D $$

Nino’s Pizza Italian
464 W. Main St., Middletown, 449-0911, ninospizza.net Choose from award-winning pizzas, subs, salads and Italian specialties. L, D $

Tequila’s Restaurante Mexicano and Cantina Mexican
431 E. Main St., Middletown, 378-9900, my-tequilas.com Authentic mole and good ceviche, plus a menu loaded with the standards. The sizzling molcajete is a favorite. L, D $$

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Milford

Abbott’s Grill American
249 N.E. Front St., Milford, 491-6736, abbottsgrillde.com This casual place offers fare such as braised lamb shank, herb-grilled salmon, hearty pork chops and classic steak Oscar—all with a distinctive twist, prepared with farm-fresh ingredients from local growers. L, D, SB $$

Grotto Pizza Italian
102 Silicato Way, Milford, 725-5111, grottopizza.com Italian Pizzas made with a unique blend of cheeses. Plus, pastas, subs. L, D $$

La Tonalteca Mexican
654 N. Dupont Blvd., Milford, 422-2111, lastoltecas.com More than 200 authentic favorites such as chimichangas, enchiladas and poblanos. Vegetarian friendly. Margaritas rule here. L, D $$

Mama Maria Ristorante Italiano Italian
64 N. Dupont Hwy., Milford, 422-2661, mamamaria.com Classic Italian fare served in a cozy room. Friendly and family-oriented. L, D $

Meding and Son Seafood American
3697 Bay Road, Milford, 335-3944, medingsseafood.com Features cream of she-crab soup, more than 10 preparations of crab and spicy Cajun-style jambalaya. Twenty bottled beers and 12 types of wine. L, D $$

Milford Diner American
1042 N. Walnut St., Milford, 422-6111 Friendly service and good home cookin’ in a classic setting. B, L, D $

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Millsboro

Blue Water Grill American
226 Main St., Millsboro, 934-5160, bluewatergrillmillsboro.com Fresh fish, hand-cut steaks and homemade selections in a relaxing atmosphere. Children and large parties welcome. L, D $$

The Georgia House American
119 Main St., 934-6737, Millsboro, eatgh.com Good Southern cooking such as buttermilk-battered fried chicken and sweet potato casserole. L, D $$

La Quetzalteca Mexican
26007 Pugs Crossing, Millsboro, 934-8077 Food so authentic it attracts local immigrants. Grilled beef and chicken, plus burritos, chimichangas and enchiladas. L, D $$

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Millville

Fat Tuna Grill American
319 Atlantic Ave., Millville, 541-8200, thefattuna.com American fare and seafood dishes, including the signature pan-seared yellowfin dusted with herbs. L, D, SB $$

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Milton

Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant Pub
105 Union St., Milton, 684-8889, irisheyespub.com The diverse tavern-style menu ranges from ribeye tacos to bangers and mash. L, D $$

The Kitchen American
The Shoppes at Paynter’s Mill, Cave Neck Road, Milton, 827-4050, thekitchen-atpayntersmill.com Fine dining at bargain prices in a casual atmosphere includes everything from chicken quesadillas and carnitas to chicken pot pie and meatloaf to steaks. L, D $$

Miltonian Pizzeria and Wing House American
618 Mulberry St., Milton, 684-1805 The name says it all. Wings get uniquely flavored sauces. Gyros also rate. L, D $$

Po’ Boys Creole Creole
900 Palmer St., Milton, 684-0890, poboyscreole.com New Orleans-style home cookin’. All the classics, plus innovative fresh fish specials. L, D $

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Newark

16 Mile Taphouse American 
115 E. Main St., Newark, 266-8111, stoneballoonwh.com Beer takes center stage at this new venture from the folks of 16 Mile Brewing Co. But a program of mid-priced wines is also impressive. Enjoy apps like Southern-fried duck confit and entrées like seared venison loin. L, D, SB $$

Ali Baba Middle Eastern Cuisine Moroccan
175 E. Main St., Newark, 738-1111, alibabacuisine.com Sit on comfy couches while you enjoy stuffed grape leaves and fare like pastille of chicken with raisins and cinnamon baked in puff pastry. L, D $

Bamboo House Asian
721 College Square, Newark, 368-9933, bamboohouserestaurant.net A great spot for group events or a romantic meal. Enjoy the freshest sushi and affordable pricing. L, D $

Brasserie Grille American
100 Continental Drive, Newark, 781-7000, brasseriegrill.com In the Hilton Wilmington-Christiana Hotel, specializes in certified Angus beef and fresh seafood. The crab cakes are awesome. L, D $$$

Caffé Gelato American 
90 E. Main St., Newark, 738-5811, caffegelato.net A great place to spend a romantic evening or to celebrate a special event. Features a 1,500-bottle wine cellar and sells 24 flavors of homemade gelato. L, D, SB $$$

The Chicken House Charcoal Grill Peruvian
1224 Capitol Trail, Newark, 737-2426, thechickenhouserestaurant.com This unpretentious restaurant is the place for grilled chicken and outstanding ceviche. L, D $

Claymont Steak Shop American
57 S. Main St., Newark, 453-9500, claymontsteakshop.com A no-frills place famous for delicious cheesesteaks, plus subs. L, D $

Courtyard Café–Courtyard Newark American
400 David Hollowell Drive, Newark, 737-0900, udel.edu/hotel Fine local cuisine. Dinner features famous fresh lump crab cakes and many other fine entrées. B, L, D $$

Deerfield American
507 Thompson Station Road, Newark, 368-6640, deerfieldgolfclub.com Icy drinks, hot sandwiches and burgers, and one of the best Sunday brunch buffets. (The buffet is offered October through May.) L, SB $

The Deer Park Tavern American
108 W. Main St., Newark, 369-9414, deerparktavern.com The college town classic offers something for everyone, whether lunch, dinner, cocktails or Sunday brunch. It’s famous for nachos. Its beer selection, including locally brewed Taylor’s Grog, won’t disappoint. L, D, SB $$

El Jefe Restaurant and Bar Mexican
110 Astro Shopping Center, Newark, 894-9000, Enjoy Old World Mexican Cuisine. Best-known for its homemade salsas, tacos, molcajete, seafood, chicken and steak dishes, and a great selection of tequilas. L, D $

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill American
1225 Churchmans Road, Newark, 366-7577, firebirdsrestaurants.com Firebirds features well-seasoned steaks, ice cold martinis and wood-grilled specialties, plus seafood, burgers, salads and homemade desserts served in an Aspen-style room. L, D $$

Home Grown Café American
126 E. Main St., Newark, 266-6993, homegrowncafe.com The emphasis is on fresh, local and healthy. Find seasonal homemade soups and specialties, vegetarian and vegan dishes, and beers from around the world. L, D $$

Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant Brew pub
147 E. Main St., Newark, 266-9000, ironhillbrewery.com Award-winning handcrafted ales and lagers with a creative sandwich, specialty pizza or delicious entrée. L, D $$

J.B. Dawson’s Restaurant and Bar American 
Christiana Mall, 315 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, 369-4000, jbdawsons.com Grilled beef, chicken and seafood are delicious, but the barbecued ribs are outstanding. L, D $$

Kildare’s Pub Irish
45 E. Main St., Newark, 224-9330, kildaresirishpub.com Enjoy traditional Celtic fare such as Guinness stew, shepherd’s pie, and bangers and mash, as well as American favorites. L, D $$

La Casa Pasta Italian
Four Seasons Shopping Plaza, Del. 896, Newark, 738-9935, martuscelliandsons.com Step into a charming environment with modern elegance. Signature dishes include the penne Santa Maria, with shrimp, scallops and crabmeat in a rosa sauce, and veal saltimbocca. L, D $$$

La Tonalteca Mexican
60 N. College Ave., Newark, 737-8220; 1237 Churchmans Road, Newark, 294-1108; lastoltecas.com Burritos, enchiladas, chimichangas and tamales are staples of the 200-dish menu, along with chilaquiles. The margaritas rule. Vegetarian friendly. L, D $

Michael’s Restaurant American
1000 Churchmans Road, Newark, 368-4230, michaelsde.com Brick oven pizza, wings, sliders, shrimp tacos, prime rib, fajitas, soups, sandwiches, seafood, martinis and coffee drinks. B, L, D, SB $$

Mizu Sushi Bar Japanese
132 E. Main St., Newark, 731-3104, mizusushibar.com Mizu specializes in preparing high-quality sushi and sashimi at affordable prices. You will find nigiri and maki, not complicated fusion dishes served entrée-style. D $

Morelia Mexican Restaurant & Bar Mexican
Del. 4 at Harmony Road, Newark, 369-6888, moreliade.com Enchiladas, fajitas, and chimichangas served in a casual family atmosphere. Full bar with specialty margaritas. L, D $$

Olé Tapas Lounge Latin
1126 Capitol Trail, Newark, 224-9378, oletapaslounge.com Modern Spanish decor with plenty of cozy booths is perfect for sharing authentic Spanish dishes with friends. Sample three kinds of sangria and classic wines. L, D $$

Paciugo Gelato & Caffé Café
470 Christiana Mall, Suite 1697, Newark, 266-7500, paciugo.com Authentic gelato is prepared by hand daily with fresh, natural ingredients. There are good coffee and espresso drinks, too.  $

Potstickers Asian Grill and Sushi Bar Asian
1247 Churchmans Road, Newark, 731-0188, potstickersasiangrill.com Warm, modern decor features a waterfall and wall of Buddhas. Gourmet fare includes Cantonese, Chinese and other styles prepared with European flair, as well as sushi. L, D $$$

Saigon Vietnam Restaurant Vietnamese
207 Newark Shopping Center, Newark, 737-1590, thesaigonrestaurant.com Authentic Vietnamese dishes designed by owner-chef Lan Chen show traditional French influence. Accompany your meal with exotic Saigon cocktails such as a sugarplum or lychee saketini. L, D $

Salvatore’s Italian Bistro Italian
4621 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark, 737-9999, salvatoresbistro.com Authentic Italian dining featuring fresh pasta, homemade sauces, veal, seafood and brick oven pizza. Dine in or on the patio. L, D $$

Santa Fé Mexican Grille Mexican
190 E. Main St., Newark, 369-2500, santafemexicangrill.net Choose from an assortment of seafood and Spanish platters, homemade margaritas, mojitos and sangria. B, L, D $$

Seasons Pizza American-Italian
4606 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark, 366-1969; 203 E. Main St., Newark, 368-1515; 1460 Pulaski Hwy., Newark; seasonspizza.com The baked meat lasagna and crab cakes are hard to beat. Kid friendly. L, D $$

Skipjack American
401 Louviers Drive, Newark, 456-1800, skipjacknewark.com This new, nautical-themed spot serves local, seasonal fare, including crab cakes, pan-seared salmon, and crispy “pork and beans” pork belly. L, D $$

Soffritto Italian Grille Italian
1130 Old Capitol Trail, Newark, 455-1101, soffrittogrill.com Dine among a stunning water sculpture and fireplace. Enjoy whole fish entrées and pasta. Signature dishes include homemade linguini and jumbo lump crabmeat in a light pomodoro sauce with a touch of white wine. L, D $$

Sushi Sumo Japanese
2653 Kirkwood Hwy., Newark, 366-1188 Sumo has all the hallmarks of a great sushi spot: a nice variety of quality sushi at fair prices. L, D $

Taverna Italian
121 E. Main St., Newark, 444-4334, platinumdininggroup.com A warm, welcoming place that charms with rustic brick walls, paneling of barn siding and an open kitchen that displays a coal-burning pizza oven. Food includes pasta dishes, meats such as braised pork shank and chicken cacciatore, seafood and those pizzas. L, D $$

Timothy’s of Newark American
100 Creek View Road, Newark, 738-9915, timothysofnewark.com Daily specials, an award-winning happy hour and casual fare, including great burgers and ribs. L, D $$

Two Stones Pub American
2 Chesmar Plaza, Del. 4, Newark 294-1890, twostonespub.com Gastropub fare such as char-grilled Cuban pork with pepper-citrus slaw and extensive craft brews in bottles and rotating on the taps make it a local favorite. L, D $

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New Castle

Augusta Grille American
1612 N. Dupont Hwy., New Castle, 299-1414, augustagrille.com Located in the Clarion Hotel, Augusta Grille serves traditional dishes with Southern flair. L, D $$

Jessop’s Tavern and Restaurant American
114 Delaware St., New Castle, 322-6111, jessops-tavern.com With Colonial American, English and Swedish influences, the cozy tavern is known for fish and chips, shepherd’s pie and a great selection of beer. L, D $$

Nino’s Pizza Italian
188 Penn Mart Center, New Castle, 323-9979, ninospizza.net Choose from award-winning pizzas, subs, salads and Italian specialties. L, D $

Nora Lee’s French Quarter Bistro Cajun
124 Delaware St., New Castle, 322-7675, noralees.com Excellent cajun and creole cuisine such as po’ boy sandwiches and jambalaya is served in a cozy atmosphere that feels just like old Nawlins. L, D $$

Seasons Pizza American-Italian
903 N. Dupont Hwy., New Castle, 322-1300, seasonspizza.com The baked meat lasagna and crab cakes are hard to beat. L, D $$

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Newport

James Street Tavern Brew pub
2 W. Market St., Newport, 998-6903, jstavern.com This casual spot serves burgers, barbecue, pizza and sandwiches in a comfortable, casual atmosphere. It’s also a great place to enjoy cocktails and drink specials. L, D $$

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Ocean View

DiFebo’s Bistro On the Green at Bear Trap Dunes Bistro
7 Clubhouse Drive, Ocean View, 537-6100, bistro.difebos.com Great golf course views, hearty bistro cuisine and brick oven pizzas make this a destination for diners and golfers alike. L, D $$

D’Ortone’s Homestyle Italian Restaurant and Tap Italian
38450 Hickman Road, Ocean View, 829-1430, dortoneshomestyle.com Enjoy a family atmosphere with Italian entrées and sandwiches made from scratch according to old family recipes. Take out and full bar. D $

Kool Bean Café American
111 Atlantic Ave., Ocean View, 541-5377, koolbeanbistro.com Serves great breakfast dishes, as well as a bistro-style dinner. B, L, D $$

Magnolia’s Seafood Bar & Grill American
30415 Cedar Neck Road, Ocean View, 539-5671, magnoliasrestaurant.com A family-friendly dining room with TVs and fish tanks as well as an elegant upstairs dining area. L, D $$$

NorthEast Seafood Kitchen American
29F N. Atlantic Ave., Ocean View, 537-1785, northeastseafoodkitchen.com Unpretentious seafood dishes with a local angle. Crab cakes are broiled. Fried oysters get the po’ boy treatment. Great regional beers. D $$

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Odessa

 Cantwell’s Tavern American
109 Main St., Odessa, 376-0600, cantwells-tavern.com Cantwell’s features upscale casual dining in early 19th-century ambience in historic Odessa. Find good beer-battered fish and chips, wood-fired pizzas and a wide selection of craft brews. L, D $$

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Pike Creek

McGlynn’s Pub American
8 Polly Drummond Shopping Center, Newark, 738-7814 The original has long been the place where Pike Creek Valley folks go for a casual meal, a drink and a game. L, D $$

Vallé Cucina Italiana Italian
4752 Limestone Road, Pike Creek, 998-9999, vallecucina.com Crab cakes, hand-cut steaks, and crabmeat ravioli are offered in a casual atmosphere. Extensive wine list and specialty drinks. L, D $$

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Rehoboth Beach

 a(MUSE.) American
44 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 227-7107, amuse-rehoboth.com Chef Hari Cameron’s creative, cooking is reflected in dishes like Cool Hand Fluke: fresh flounder crudo wrapped around golden and red beets interspersed with flakes of potato topped with sprinkles of watercress. D $$

Arena’s Deli and Bar American
149 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-1272, arenasdeliandbar.com Hearty sandwiches like the Hungry Surfer and California Club Dude mix with combinations you choose—and a large selection of beers. B, L, D 

1776 Steakhouse  Steak House
6 Midway Shopping Center, Rehoboth, 645-9355, 1776steakhouse.net A classic Colonial steak house known for juicy, tender beef dishes. The beer list tops 50. L, D $$$

The Back Porch Café American
59 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3674, backporchcafe.com The restaurant that made Rehoboth a dining destination, it offers seasonal foods prepared exquisitely. The Victorian house offers indoor and outdoor dining. Seasonal. L, D, SB  $$$

Beijing Buffet Asian
18908 Rehoboth Mall Blvd., No. 19, Rehoboth, 644-7198 All-you-can-eat favorites from China and beyond. L, D $$

Big Fish Grill and Seafood Market American
4117 Highway One, Rehoboth, 227-FISH, bigfishgrill.com Crab cakes served with imperial sauce, grilled salmon, pecan-crusted halibut, linguini with shrimp, scallops, and clams and mussels in lobster sauce. L, D $$

Blue Moon American
35 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 227-6515, bluemoonrehoboth.com A great place for those looking for an elegant experience, it remains one of the most cutting-edge places in the state. D $$$

Cabo Modern Mexican Tequila Bar Mexican
210 Second St., Rehoboth, 227-8226, If you prefer your Don Julio infused with jalapeños or pineapple, this is your place. It's loaded with 40 tequilas, vairous style of margaritas, and Mexican-inspired fare like fresh fish, smoked suckling pig and tequila-smoked chicken for tacos, and braised short rib. D $$$

Café Azafran Mediterranean
18 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 227-8100, cafeazafran.com Espresso and coffee in the morning, Mediterranean salads and sandwiches at lunch, then tapas on summer evenings. B, L $$

Claws Seafood House Seafood
167 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-2529, 227claw.com All-you-can-eat crab specials, fresh seafood dishes, plus chicken, ribs, pasta and steak served in a renovated beach cottage. L, D $$$ 

Conch Island Key West Bar and Grill Caribbean
207 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 226-9378, conchislandbar.com A Key West-inspired menu and a rocking atmosphere complete with live music in summer and three full-service bars make this the party place. D $$

Confucius Chinese
57 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3848, confuciusrehobothbeach.com A sleek interior and beautiful plating make for upscale dining on dishes like crispy whole sea bass. Solid wine list. D, SB $$

Crabby Dick’s American
4534 Highway One, Rehoboth, 645-9132, crabby-dicks.com Home cooking, casual dining of seafood, pasta, steaks, salads and famous crab balls. L, D $$

Crystal Restaurant American
37300 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-1088 Cozy, family-owned Crystal is popular for breakfast all day. Make your own omelet (try the filet mignon and shrimp) and order a Bloody Mary or mimosa. B, L, D $

Cultured Pearl Asian
301 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-8493, culturedpearl.us Japanese and American classics include great sushi. The rooftop deck features beautiful lagoons full of carp. D $$$

Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats Brew pub
320 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 226-BREW, dogfish.com Beer rules, with 15 of Dogfish’s critically acclaimed brews on tap. Wood-grilled pizzas and creative, mid-priced entrées foodies to this beach favorite. L, D $$

Dos Locos Fajita & Stonegrill Mexican
208 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3353, doslocos.com Unique interpretations of Tex-Mex fare, including crab enchiladas, are served in a contemporary atmosphere. Cook your steak and seafood on a sizzling stone at your table. L, D $$

Eden American
23 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3330, edenrestaurant.com This casually elegant, romantic spot with curtained booths changes menus with the seasons, but always features creative fare. D $$$

El Dorado Restaurant Mexican
18766 John J. Williams Hwy., Rehoboth, 645-1596, eldoradorehoboth.com Specializes in made-to-order Baja-style fish tacos. Shrimp, pork, beef tacos and burritos are also great. L, D $$

Espuma Mediterranean
28 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth, 227-4199, espuma-restaurant.com Employs local, seasonal ingredients. Cocktails are legendary. So are slow-roasted meats such as the famous three-day pork and delicious seafood. D $$$

Finbar’s Pub & Grill British
316 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-1873, finbarspub.com The menu blends the best of Britain and Ireland, plus sandwiches and seafood. Try the braised lamb or fish and chips with a Boddington’s. L, D $$$

Fins Fish House and Raw Bar American
243 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 226-3467, finsrawbar.com Enjoy an impressive variety of fresh oysters and daily fish entrées served in a classic atmosphere. A wide selection of craft brews and a wine list. L, D $$

Go Fish! British
24 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 226-1044, gofishdelaware.com This isn’t your typical fish and chips shop. The place does a great fried fish taco, beer-battered shrimp and tandoori chicken. L, D $$

Greenman Juice Bar & Bistro American
12 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 227-4909, greenmanjuicebar.com The emphasis is on fresh and healthy light bites, smoothies and more at this hip, cozy spot. B, L $

Grotto Pizza Italian
4565 Highway One, Tanger Outlets, 645-5880; 36 Rehoboth Ave., 227-3278; 15 Boardwalk at Baltimore Ave., 227-4588; 17 Surf Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3601; grottopizza.com Pizzas made with a unique blend of cheeses. Plus pastas and wings. L, D $$

Henlopen City Oyster House American
50 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth, 260-9193, hcoysterhouse.com Henlopen City is serious about oysters and is committed to only fresh, locally sourced ingredients for signature dishes such as lobster macaroni and cheese and bouillabaisse. L, D $$

Hobos New American
56 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 226-2226, myhobos.com From locally sourced ingredients, Hobos crafts fusion cuisine based on foods from Mexico, the Mediterranean and Europe. Ingredients such as quinoa, couscous and seaweed find their way to an ever-changing, ever-intriguing menu. L, D $$$

Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant Pub
52 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-5758, irisheyespub.com The diverse menu ranges from ribeye tacos to bangers and mash. L, D $$

Jake’s Seafood House American
29 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 227-6237; 19178 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth, 644-7711, jakesseafoodhouse.com Choose either location for succulent dishes like lemon-butter scallops, steamed clams and whole Maine lobster. Crab cakes are legendary. The downtown Rehoboth location is open seasonally. L, D $$$

Jam Bistro American
20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 226-5266, jambistro.com The casual counterpart from the owners of Eden, Jam specializes in affordable home cookin’ with uptown twists and craft cocktails. L, D $$

La Tonalteca Mexican
4578 Highway One, Rehoboth, 644-3994, lastoltecas.com Famous margaritas, pork, chicken, beef and seafood. L, D $

Lily Thai Cuisine Thai
10 N. First St., Rehoboth, 227-3348 One of the state’s few authentic Thai restaurants serves noodle dishes such as pad Thai. The decor is modern, accented with flowers, linen napkins and tabletop lamps. L, D $$

Lupo di Mare Italian
247 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 226-2240, lupodimarerehoboth.com Classic coastal Italian cuisine emphasizes local ingredients. That means lots of fresh pasta and seafood dishes such as grilled swordfish and tender tuna steaks served in a bright, airy room. D $$

Mariachi Restaurant & Bar Latin
114 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth, 227-0115, “mariachirehobothde.com Mariachi melds Spanish and Mexican influences in flavorful dishes such as ceviche, fried plantains and fresh shellfish in a Peruvian sauce. L, D $$

Mixx American
26 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 226-8700, mixxrehoboth.com Innovative American cuisine blends influences from around the world in full entrées and tapas portions. $$

Nage American
19730 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth, 226-2037, nagerestaurant.com Always inventive, Nage creates intimate dining in a warm, intimate room around daily specials and local ingredients. Seafood a la Nage—shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, fennel and potato in tomato-saffron broth—is a classic. L, D, SB $$$

Nicola Pizza Italian
8 N. First St., Rehoboth, 226-2654; 71 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 226-1393; nicolapizza.com Family operated for 42 years, Nicola is dedicated to serving fine food, homemade daily, including the famous Nic-o-boli, which consists of ground beef, cheese and sauce that is rolled in homemade dough and baked to golden brown. The pizza’s great, too. L, D $

The Pickled Pig Pub American
18756 Coastal Hwy., No. 3, Rehoboth, 654-5444, pickledpigpub.com Plenty of craft brews are on tap at this gastro-pub. Consider pairing your favorite with the build-your-own cheese board or try fried pickles and barbecue hog wings. L, D $

The Pig+Fish Restaurant CompanyAmerican
236 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-7770, thepigandfish.com Try the pork tenderloin, barbecued ribs or select from the fresh fish board. Wash it down with the Twisted Pig cosmo. L, D $$

Planet X Café American
35 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth, 226-1928, planetxcafe.com Rehoboth’s original natural-organic restaurant offers cuisine with a global feel but a local, seasonal approach, all served in a renovated cottage. D $$

Purple Parrot Grill Caribbean
134 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 226-1139, ppgrill.com Quesadillas, crab cakes and the one-pound burger reign in a relaxing, beach house with a hopping front porch in summer. L, D, SB $$

Rehoboth Ale House American
15 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth, 227-2337, rehobothalehouse.com This sports bar serves pub grub that’s a notch above, plus entrées featuring prime beef and fresh seafood. Over 100 beers are available. L, D $

Rigby’s Bar & Grill American
404 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-6080, rigbysbarandgrill.com An eclectic bistro combines American food and Mediterranean flavors with French technique. The seasonal menu ranges from burgers and pasta dishes to duck and sweetbreads. D, SB $$

Ristorante Zebra Italian
32 Lake Ave., Rehoboth, 226-1160, ristorantezebra.us The zebra stripes on the walls of this classic cottage turned contemporary masterpiece may seem wacky, but Zebra is serious about great Italian cuisine. D $$$

Saketumi Asian
18814 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth, 645-2818, Cool and contemporary, Saketumi crafts cuisine of many Asian countries: curries, sushi, noodles, rice, wok entrées, tempuras, terikayis and hibachi dishes in a cool, contemporary dining room. L, D $$

Salt Air American
50 Wilminmgton Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3744, saltairrestaurant.com Salt Air emphasizes local ingredients from local growers, so the menu of fresh seafood and aged beef changes with the seasons. D $$

Stingray Asian
59 Lake Ave., Rehoboth, 227-6476, stingrayrestaurant.com Asian with Latin flavors, such as the Hairy Mexican sushi roll and grouper ceviche. L, D $$

Stoney Lonen Irish
208 Second St., Rehoboth, 227-2664, stoneylonen.com This country-style pub does great seafood, as well as Irish standards such as shepherd’s pie and corned beef with cabbage. Many menu items are prepared with Guinness stout. D $$

Summer House American
228 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth, 227-3895, summerhousesaloon.com Burger nights and barbecue nights are big. Steaks and ribs are standards at this casual favorite. L, D, SB $$

Touch of Italy Italian
33A Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth, 227-1500; 19724 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth, 227-3900, touchofitaly.com Find classic cheeses and cured meats, antipasta items and delicious baked goods. L, D $$

Victoria’s Restaurant American
Boardwalk Plaza Hotel, 2 Olive Ave. and the boardwalk, Rehoboth, 227-7169, boardwalkplaza.com Oceanfront dining in a Victorian setting features classic fare. The Sunday brunch is legendary. B, L, D, SB $$$

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Seaford

Bon Appetit Continental
312 High St., Seaford, 629-3700, bonappetitseaford.com Gilded mirrors, white linens, candlelight and fresh flowers set the mood for enjoying classic continental fare: pickled herring in sour cream, escargot, steak au poivre, and chicken Marsala. L, D $$

Grotto Pizza Italian
22925 Sussex Hwy., Seaford, 628-2800, grottopizza.com Pizzas made with a unique blend of cheeses. Plus, pastas and subs. L, D $$

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Selbyville

Cactus Café Mexican
37. N. Dupont Hwy., Selbyville, 436-2750; 4 W. Fenwick Station, Selbyville, 436-4492 A fun, colorful place to enjoy Mexican, Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine, plus original dishes such as crab-stuffed chicken in chipotle cream. L, D $$

Jammin Jon’s Island BBQ American-Caribbean
38015 Fenwick Shoals Blvd., Selbyville, 436-RIBS, jamminjons.com This fun spot offers traditional barbecued ribs, brisket, and chicken with traditional barbecue and jerk sauces. L, D $

Smitty McGee’s Raw Bar  and Restaurant American 
Del. 54, W. Fenwick Island, 436-4716, smittymcgees.com The menu packs more than 100 items—wings, burgers, chicken and fish—plus lots of games on TV. L, D $$

Twining’s Lobster Shanty American
37310 Lighthouse Road, Selbyville, 436-2305, twiningshanty.com On the bay, Twining’s serves New England fare like live lobsters, quahog chowdah, bisques and lobster rolls. Children’s menu. L, D $$

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Smyrna

The Boondocks American
825 Lighthouse Road, Smyrna, 653-6962, Down-home cooking and seafood. Enjoy steamed crabs, steamed shrimp, chicken wings, fries and corn, as well as the house drink, Swampwater. (seasonal) L, D $$

Sheridan’s Irish Pub Irish
42 W. Commerce St., Smyrna, 659-5566, sheridansirishpub-smyrna.com Find American fare, plus Irish standards such as shepherd’s pie, Guinness stew and roast beef boxty. L, D $$

Smyrna Diner American
99 S. Cory Lane, Smyrna, 653-9980, smyrnadiner.net Enjoy breakfast all day, as well as comfort food like chicken and dumplings and homemade pie served by a cheerful staff. B, L, D $

Trevi Ristorante Italian
53 E. Glenwood Ave., Smyrna, 653-6800 Pizza baked in a wood-fired brick oven. Create your own or order from the menu. L, D $

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Stanton

La Tonalteca Mexican
1724 W. Newport Pike, Stanton, 636-9484, lastoltecas.com Burritos, enchiladas, chimichangas and tamales are staples of the 200-dish menu, along with chilaquiles. The margaritas rule. Vegetarian friendly. L, D $

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Wilmington

Arner’s Restaurant American
201 N. Dupont Hwy. New Castle, 322-3279, arnersrestaurant.com This landmark spot is known for its home-style cooking and desserts from its on-site bakery. B, L, D $

At the Rail Wine Bar & Grille American
777 Delaware Park Blvd., Wilmington, 994-6700, whiteclaycreekgolfcourse.com Amazing beef and delicious seafood dishes are served in a traditional setting with an unparalleled view of White Clay Creek Country Club’s golf course. L, D, SB $$$

Bangkok House Asian
104 N. Union St., Wilmington, 654-8555, This authentic Thai restaurant offers a cozy, casual setting and classic dishes such as Pad Thai. L, D $$$

Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront American
720 Justison St., Wilmington, 652-3474, bigfishriverfront.com The freshest of seafood, hand-cut steaks, savory pasta dishes and delicious salads are offered at reasonable prices in a fun, family atmosphere with impeccable service and a river view. L, D $$

Blue Parrot Bar and Grille Cajun
1934 W. Sixth St., Wilmington, 655-8990, blueparrotgrille.com Offers Creole favorites like Voodoo shrimp, po’ boys and jambalaya in an atmosphere reminiscent of Bourbon Street. L, D, SB $$$

Café Mezzanotte Italian
1007 N. Orange St., Wilmington, 658-7050, cafemezzanotte.net This romantic spot is known for traditional pasta dishes. Wine and beer tastings are held regularly on the patio in season. L, D $$$

Café Palermo Italian
3612 Miller Road, Wilmington, 762-5818, cafepalermo-de.com The family owned Palermo is famous locally for friendly service, homemade Italian dishes pasta and meat, and delicious Sicilian tomato pie. L, D $$

Café Riviera Italian
4737 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 478-8288, caferivieraconcordmall.com Past the pizza counter out front is a warm dining room where you can enjoy the full range of Italian standards. L, D $$

Café Scalessa Italian
504 Greenhill Ave., Wilmington, 656-0955, cafescalessa.com Old-school Italian dishes are served in a room done in a wiseguy motif complete with mobster movies looping on TVs. The place is famous for its awesome gravy and fist-sized meatballs. D, $$

Charcoal Pit American
2600 Concord Pike, Wilmington 478-2165; Kirkwood Highway and Greenbank Road, Wilmington, 998-8853, charcoalpit.net This classic 1950s-style restaurant is famous for delicious burgers, sandwiches, good, low-priced comfort entrées and ice cream sundaes named for local high school teams. L, D $

Chelsea Tavern American
821 N. Market St., Wilmington, 482-3333, chelseatavern.com With a great beer selection and fare like wood-oven pizzas, Chelsea creates comfort food on the cutting edge, all served in a contemporary room. L, D, SB $$

Columbus Inn American
2216 Pennsylvania Ave. Wilmington, 571-1492, columbusinn.com The historic home is an icon where devoted patrons gather for classic cocktails, unique wine and casually elegant dining. L, D, SB $$$

Corner Bistro American
3604 Silverside Road, Wilmington, 477-1778, mybistro.com The hallmark is great wine, and light bistro cuisine. The menu has been revamped to include fare that leans French. The service is exceptional. L, D, SB $$

Crazy Bone Café American
3100 Naamans Road, Wilmington, 477-1544, crazybonecafe.com This casual spot is the place for unique sandwich creations. L, D $

Culinaria American
1812 Marsh Road, Wilmington, 475-4860, culinariarestaurant.com Dressed in Tuscan colors, it is a perfect combination of good food and casual atmosphere, with an always interesting menu of food done well. D $$$

Deep Blue Bar and Grill American
111 W. 11th St., Wilmington, 777-2040, deepbluebarandgrill.com This modern seafood place has a lively bar and clean, contemporary dining room that serves inventive fish dishes and excellent wines. L, D $$$

DiMeo’s Pizzaiuoli Napulitani Italian
831 N. Market St., Wilmington, 655-1427, dimeospizza.com Specializes in authentic Neapolitan pizza made with imported ingredients such as San Marzano tomatoes. L, D $$

Domaine Hudson American
1314 Washington St., Wilmington, 655-9463, domainehudson.com An intimate, sophisticated, casually elegant place that features small plates and entrées that complement an extensive wine list. L, D $$$

Eclipse Bistro American
1020 N. Union St., Wilmington, 658-1588, platinumdininggroup.com Tiny Eclipse artfully blends innovative cuisine, an award-winning wine list and genuine hospitality in one of the state’s finest places. L, D $$$

El Diablo Burritos Mexican
13A Trolley Square, Wilmington, 691-5532, Enjoy big California-style burritos made with unusual fillings such as braised short rib and goat cheese, as well as standards. L, D $

El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant Mexican
1700 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, 791-9566, eltapatiode.com/restaurant Authentic fare served in an airy room with colorful decor and Mariachi musicians on weekend nights. Its margaritas are famous. L, D $$

Ernest & Scott Taproom American
902 Market St., Wilmington, 384-8113, ernestandscott.com Find fun fare such as pan-seared beef tenderloin with red onion marmalade, red wine gastrique, grilled asparagus and rosemary béarnaise. There are entrées and small plates. The calling card is an ever-changing list of bottled and cask-conditioned craft beers. L, D $$$

European Bistro Greek and Italian
1710 Naamans Road, Wilmington, 529-7773 This homey local favorite offers good Mediterranean dishes and classics such as beef Burgundy in a place where guests are treated like family. B, L, D $$

Feby’s Fishery American
3701 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, 998-9501, febysfishery.com Feby’s has served fresh, seasonal seafood for more than 35 years in a comfortable, casual setting. L, D $$

Firestone Roasting House American
110 S. West St., Wilmington, 658-6626, firestoneriverfront.com Hand-crafted pizzas, signature steaks, the freshest seafood, specialty sandwiches and creatively prepared salads are served. The patio overlooks the Christina River. L, D $$

FoodEase Take and Bake
3619 Silverside Road, Wilmington, 478-5935, foodeasetnb.com Delicious entrées, sides, appetizers and desserts for takeout. American, Italian and Mexican fare. Just take it home and bake it. B, L, D $

Fresh Thymes Café  American
1836 N. Lovering Ave., Wilmington, 656-2026, As a local, organic and seasonal dining experience, Fresh Thymes lives up to its name, with creative dishes in a cozy, cheerful room. B, L $

Green Room, Hotel du Pont French
42 W. 11th St., Wilmington, 594-3154, hoteldupont.com The height of fine dining. Enjoy delectable cuisine, fine wine and white-glove service while seated in an expansive rococo room featuring carved ceilings and chandeliers. B, L, D, SB $$$

Grotto Pizza Italian
1819 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, 777-3278; 2015 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 888-2222; grottopizza.com Pizzas, pastas, subs. L, D $

Harry’s Savoy Grill American
2020 Naamans Road, Wilmington, 475-3000, harrys-savoy.com Known for its oven-roasted prime rib, fresh seafood, raw bar, and beautiful atmosphere of wood paneling and soft lighting. Specialty cocktails. Consistent Wine Spectator awards. L, D, SB  $$$

Harry’s Seafood Grill American
101 S. Market St., Wilmington, 777-1500, harrys-savoy.com Creative and traditional seafood and an extensive raw bar. Great wine selection and specialty martinis are offered with a changing menu of fresh, modern seafood dishes. L, D $$$

Hollywood Grill American
1811 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 655-1348, hollywoodgrilldelaware.com A fave for great tasting food, value prices, an all-day breakfast menu and friendly service. B, L, D $

India Palace Indian
101 N. Maryland Ave., Wilmington, 655-8772, indiapalacede.com Good Indian curries and tandoori dishes served in a no-frills atmosphere. L, D $

Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant Brew pub
710 Justison St., Wilmington, 472-2739, ironhillbrewery.com Enjoy award-winning, handcrafted ales or lagers with a creative sandwich, specialty pizza or entrée. L, D $$

Jasmine Asian Cuisine Fusion
3618 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 479-5618, jasminede.com Thai, Korean, Chinese and Japanese are served in a contemporary setting. The sushi bar changes often. L, D $$

Johnnies Dog House American
3401 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 477-1440, Fun foods featuring beef, veggie, turkey and jumbo hot dogs served with a wide selection of toppings. L, D $

Juliana’s Kitchen Peruvian
1828 W. 11th St., Wilmington, 888-1828, julianaskitchen.net A homey place that serves authentic fare—seafood, including ceviche, chicken and beef, fried rice dishes and parihuela, a traditional soup. L, D $

Kelly’s Logan House Tavern
1701 Delaware Ave., Wilmington, 652-9493, loganhouse.com This historic tavern in Trolley Square offers solid pub grub and rockin’ nightlife. L, D, WB $$

Kid Shelleen’s Charcoal House and Saloon American
1801 W. 14th St., Wilmington, 658-4600, harrys-savoy.com/kidshelleens.asp This fun restaurant has been the place to go for fairly priced entrées and pasta dishes, as well as pub grub, for 30 years. L, D, WB $$

Kooma Asian Fusion and Sushi Bar Japanese
400 Justison St., Wilmington, 543-6732, riverfrontwilm.com/dining-nightlife/kooma Soaring ceilings and sleek contemporary decor complement Kooma’s sushi and Asian fusion dishes. L, D $$

Kyoto Japanese Cuisine Japanese
4563 New Linden Hill Road, Wilmington, 368-9882, kyotojc.com A variety of authentic Japanese dishes ranges from potstickers and shumai to miso and seaweed salad to sushi dishes, teriyakis, tempuras and more. L, D $$

La Fia Bakery + Market + Bistro American
421 N. Market St., Wilmington, 543-5574, lafiawilmington.com La Fia combines a small sit-down bistro with a French-inspired bakery and gourmet shop. The market offers some of the best breakfast sandwiches around and the lunch and dinner menus are best described as casually sophisticated. L, D $$

Lamberti’s Cucina Italian
1300 Centerville Road, Wilmington, 995-6955, lambertis.com Casual dining in a beautiful room features northern and southern Italian favorites. Seafood is popular. Try the tiramisu. L, D $$

La Tolteca Mexican
2209 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 778-4646; 4015 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 478-9477; lastoltecas.com Serves homestyle burritos, enchiladas, chimichangas, tamales, chilaquiles and great margaritas. L, D $

Le Shio Asian Fusion Cuisine Asian
2303 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 888-0145, leshio.com From the chef’s special to sashimi and sushi rolls to Wok Self-Creation and a few American entrées, Le Shio appeals with fair prices and industrial chic decor. L, D $$

Legends American
777 Delaware Park Blvd., Wilmington, 994-2521, delawarepark.com At Delaware Park. Features seafood, steaks, home-style soups and great crab cakes. L, D $$

Lucky’s Coffee Shop & Restaurant American
4003 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 477-0240, luckyscoffeeshop.com A retro-hip, casual spot known for diner classics and homemade desserts. B, L, D $$

Luigi Vitrone’s Pastabilities Italian
415 N. Lincoln St., Wilmington, 656-9822, Authentic regional dishes are family priced at this Little Italy favorite. Included in Zagat's 2008 America's Top 100 Italian Restaurants guide. D $$$

Manhattan Bagel American
3209-B, Concord Pike, Wilmington, 477-0700; 3505 Silverside Road, Wilmington, manhattanbagel.com Serves fresh bagels and coffee daily starting at 5 a.m. B, L $

The Melting Pot American
1601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 652-6358, meltingpot.com Booths lend privacy. Dip breads and vegetables into cheese fondue made at the table, then cook your own entrée. Finish with a decadent chocolate fondue. D $$$

Mexican Post Mexican
3100 Naamans Road, Wilmington, 478-3939, mexicanpost.com A fun atmosphere matches Mexican food with a twist, including seafood specialties and vegetarian choices. L, D $$

Mikimotos Asian Grill & Sushi Bar Asian
1212 Washington St., Wilmington, 656-TOFU, mikimotos.com Contemporary decor and sushi such as the Hairy Mexican roll of fried shrimp and crab sticks with eel sauce make it a favorite. The menu includes a variety of Asian fusion dishes. L, D $$$

Mona Lisa Euro Bistro European
607 N. Lincoln St., Wilmington, 888-2201, monalisaeurobistro.com This intimate bistro brings the flavors of Western Europe to Little Italy in the form of fun, creative dishes like mushroom ravioli and duck tartare. D, $$

Moro New American
1307 N. Scott St., Wilmington, 777-1800, mororestaurant.net A seasonal menu displays a humble approach to preparing the finest foods, like the signature duck confit salad with baby arugula, endive, Parmesan and Meyer lemon vinaigrette. The wine list is wide-ranging. Moro has earned Zagat’s highest rating in Delaware. D $$$

Nino’s Pizza Italian
2070 Naamans Road, Wilmington, 475-9800; 4553 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, 998-5000; ninospizza.net Choose from pizzas, subs, salads and Italian specialties. L, D $

Palettes Bar & Grill American
4727 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 478-6000 Fine dining in the Doubletree Hotel. Modern variations on regional favorites. B, L, D $$$

Piccolina Toscana Italian
1412 N. Dupont St., Wilmington, 654-8001, piccolinatoscana.com This longtime favorite features Italian tapas, entrées like braised wild boar with Brussels sprouts and gorgonzola over fettuccine, a pastry bar, a chef’s tasting table and dining until midnight. L, D, SB $$$

Pochi Chilean Cuisine and Wine Bar Chilean
220 W. Ninth St., Wilmington, 384-6654, pochiwinebar.com The cozy, 40-seat spot has created quite a buzz downtown. Along with its menu of dishes pared from handwritten family recipes, Pochi features a sexy roster of Latin American wines and almost everything is available by the glass. L,D $$

Presto! Coffee Bar American
1204 Washington St., Wilmington, 777-3786, prestogourmet.com Fresh coffee and fabulous confections such as cheesecakes and biscotti, plus sandwiches and sushi from sister restaurants Washington Street Ale House and Mikimotos. B, L, D $$

Rasa Sayang Malaysian Cuisine Malaysian
1601 Concord Pike, No. 73, Wilmington, 543-5286, rasasayangusa.com With its mix of Thai, Indian and Chinese fare, Rasa Sayang impresses with traditional roti pancakes, satays, and noodle and rice dishes. L, D $$

Santa Fé Mexican Grille Mexican
2600 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, 425-5200, santafewilmington.com Choose from an assortment of seafood and Spanish platters, margaritas, mojitos and sangria. L, D $$

Satsuma Asian Kitchen + Bar Asian
1702 Delaware Ave., Wilmington, 651-3015, satsumakitchen.com Renowned Chef Michael DiBianca has introduced Satsuma, a two-story, 180-seat industrial chic restaurant serving Asian street fare and sushi. D $$

Scratch Magoo’s American
1709 Delaware Ave., Wilmington, 651-9188, scratchmagoos.com This Trolley Square night spot packs in the younger set on weekends and everyone for lunch. L, D, SB $

Seasons Pizza American-Italian
3901 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 478-2009; 1112 New Road, Wilmington, 994-4000; 1524 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, 793-0505; 615 S. Maryland Ave., Wilmington, 998-5055; 4723 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, 998-6500; seasonspizza.com The baked meat lasagna and crab cakes are hard to beat. L, D $$

Stanley’s Tavern American
2038 Foulk Road, Wilmington, 475-1887, stanleys-tavern.com A longtime favorite for burgers, seafood, steaks, ribs—a house specialty—and a game on one of the HD-TVs. L, D, SB $$

Sullivan’s Steakhouse Steak house
5525 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 479-7970, sullivansteakhouse.com The 1940s Chicago-style place features superb steak, chicken, veal, seafood, desserts, martinis and classic sides in portions big enough for two. L, D $$$

Takumi Japanese
1601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, 658-8887, besttakumi.com Specializes in authentic Japanese and Chinese cuisine prepared by international chef Hideyuki Okubo and beautifully presented in a modern dining room. L, D $$$

Timothy’s Riverfront Grill American
930 Justison St., Wilmington, 429-7427, timothysontheriverfront.com Daily specials, happy hour and casual fare like chicken, steaks, ribs and sandwiches. L, D $$

Tutto Fresco Italian Eatery Italian
514 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, 762-9094, tuttofrescode.com Tutto Fresco, which means “everything fresh” in Italian, offers pasta, chicken, veal and seafood. L, D $

Two Stones Pub American
2502 Foulk Road, Wilmington, 439-3231, twostonespub.com Like the original in Newark, gastropub fare such as char-grilled Cuban pork with pepper-citrus slaw and extensive craft brews in bottles and rotating on the taps make it a local favorite. L, D, SB $

Ubon Thai Cuisine Thai
936 Justison St., Wilmington, 656-1706, ubonthaicuisine.com For the Jeenwong and Milburn families, Ubon is the culmination of 30 years of culinary tradition in America. Vivid reds and golds play against partitioned cubbyholes that house beautiful Thai art and sculpture. Ubon also offers Thai standards like pad Thai. L, D $$

Ulysses American Gastropub
1716 Marsh Road, Wilmington, 691-3456, ulyssesgastropub.com A casual, stylish pub brimming with great beers and a fun vibe. Serves burgers, wings, sandwiches, nachos and quesadillas, and features a 24-tap bar and a rotating list of craft brews. L, D, SB $

Union City Grille American
805 N. Union St., Wilmington, 654-9780, unioncitygrille.com Best-known for his homemade pasta, chef Matthew Curtis puts a unique spin on seafood dishes, fresh fish and savory steaks. L, D $$

Walter’s Steakhouse & Saloon Steakhouse
802 N. Union St., Wilmington, 652-6780, walters-steakhouse.com Descended from Wilmington’s original steak house, John Walter Constantinou’s landmark specializes in slow-roasted prime rib and steaks, with delicious seafood and a raw bar. D $$$

Washington Street Ale House American
1206 Washington St., Wilmington, 658-2537, wsalehouse.com Classic pub appetizers and entrées in a comfortable room of exposed brick walls and large windows, with 20 craft beers on tap. L, D, SB $$

World Cafe Live at the Queen American
500 N. Market St., Wilmington, 994-1400, queen.worldcafelive.com WCL offers a wide variety of starters, salads, sandwiches, entrées and sides. Full bar service includes a top-notch wine list and a wide selection of craft beer, with happy hour specials. The desserts are not to be missed. L, D $$

Zaikka Indian Grill Indian
209 N. Market St., Wilmington, 543-4958, zaikka.com Always fresh, Indian classics are prepared healthfully at this cheerful place in trending LOMA. Create your own combinations of sauces, meats and vegetables. L, D $

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Wyoming

Hall’s Family Restaurant American
108 N. Railroad Ave., Wyoming, 697-7448 Down-home cooking and friendly service. $

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Throughout the State

 Brew Ha Ha! Café American
Locations statewide. brewhaha.com Quality coffee and espresso drinks, gourmet sandwiches, and delicious pastries and desserts. Open early every day. $

Buffalo Wild Wings American
Locations statewide. buffalowildwings.com Buffalo Wild Wings is a sports bar with a wing menu featuring 14 signature sauces. L, D $

Jake’s Wayback Burgers American
Locations statewide. waybackburgers.com Big grilled burgers with all the toppings you could want served fast. L, D $

Nino’s Pizza Italian
Locations statewide. ninospizza.net Choose from award-winning pizzas, subs, salads and Italian specialties. L, D $

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Over the Line

The Bayard House American
11 Bohemia Ave., Chesapeake City, Md., (410) 885-5040, bayardhouse.com A favorite for views of the C&D Canal and classic dishes. L, D $$$

Big Fish Grill Glen Mills Seafood
981 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, Pa., (484) 842-1757, bigfishglenmills.com This familiar name features fresh seafood, along with premium aged steaks, sandwiches and salads. L,D  $$

Brandywine Prime American
1617 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, Pa., (610) 388-8088, brandywineprime.com Specializes in barrel-cut ribeye and Cowboy steaks, large chops and delicious sides, all served in a beautifully converted stone home. D $$$

Chesapeake Inn Restaurant Continental
605 Second St., Chesapeake City, Md., (410) 885-2040, martuscelliandsons.com The waterfront inn has formal and casual dining, as well as a lively deck for warm-weather dining and partying. L, D, SB $$

The Dilworthtown Inn American
1390 Old Wilmington Pike, West Chester, Pa., (610) 399-1390, dilworthtown.com Enjoy French-inspired cuisine and one of the best wine cellars in the region, all in an elegant country setting. D $$$

The Fair Hill Inn American
Rt. 273 at Rt. 213, Fair Hill, Md., (410) 398-4187, fairhillinn.com Historic inn provides modern elegance with fine dining based on local ingredients and artisan foods. D $$

The Refinery
1001 N. Delaware Ave., Philadelphia (267) 232-2000, sugarhousecasino.com Sit back and relax and enjoy dining on the waterfront at this restaurant at SugarHouse Casino. The menu is filled with delicious favorites. $$$

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill American
91 Wilmington-West Chester Pike, Chadds Ford, Pa., (484) 785-6880, firebirdsrestaurants.com Features steaks and martinis as well as seafood, burgers and salads. L, D $$

Fresco’s American
8203 Coastal Hwy., Ocean City, Md., (410) 524-8202, ocfrescos.com Italian and American seafood, steaks and pasta. D $$

The Grille & Pub at Hartefeld American
1 Hartefeld Drive, Avondale, Pa., (610) 816-0898, hartefeld.com Nightly specials, live music and deck parties. Plus, an awesome view of the beautiful golf course. L, D, SB $$$

Half Moon Restaurant & Saloon American
108 W. State St., Kennett Square, Pa., (610) 444-7232, halfmoonrestaurant.com Known for wild game dishes, it also features craft brews and Belgian draft beers. L, D $$$

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar American
549 Wilmington-West Chester Pike, Suite D33, Glen Mills, Pa., (610) 358-1005,  harvestseasonalgrill.com An eco-friendly, farm-to-table approach to dining. L, D $$

J.G. Cook’s Riverview Inn American
60 Main St., Pennsville, N.J., (856) 678-3700; riverviewinn.net Enjoy classics such as crab imperial and pork sirloin. L, D $$$

The Kitty Knight House American
14028 Augustine Herman Highway, Georgetown, Md., (410) 648-5200, kittyknight.com The building survived a British burning in 1813. Enjoy crab cakes or filet mignon. L, D $$$

Masamoto Gourmet Sushi & Asian Grill Japanese
1810 Wilmington Pike, Chadds Ford, Pa., (610) 358-5538, masamotosushi.com The original rolls established Masamoto as serving the best omakase, sashimi and sushi in the area. Find traditional rice and noodle dishes, as well as beef, poultry and seafood. L, D $$

McKenzie Brew House American
451 Wilmington-West Chester Pike, Chadds Ford, Pa., (610) 361-9800; 240 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, Pa., (610) 296-2222, mckenziebrewhouse.com Steaks and burgers mix with award-winning handcrafted beers. L, D $$

Mendenhall Inn American
323 Kennett Pike, Mendenhall, Pa., (610) 388-1181, mendenhallinn.com An elegant place to enjoy lamb chops and roast duck. L, D, SB $$$

Ruby’s Diner American
919 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, Pa., (610) 358-1983, rubys.com This 1950s-style diner serves classic American-style food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. B, L, D $

Schaefer’s Canal House American
208 Bank St., Chesapeake City, Md., (410) 885-7200, schaeferscanalhouse.com This classic offers seafood dishes like crab cakes, panko-breaded oysters. L, D $$

Whole Foods Market
475 Wilmington-West Chester Pike, Glen Mills, Pa., (610) 358-1133, wholefoodsmarket.com This spot is known for its selection of organic and fair trade foods, but it also offers sit-down areas where you can enjoy dishes like brick-oven pizza, mac and cheese, green chile pork stew and bakery items. $

Woody’s Crab House American
29 S. Main St., North East, Md., (410) 287-3541, woodyscrabhouse.com Eastern Shore specialties like steamed crabs and crab cakes. L, D $$$  

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October 2014

Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Be a part of Children & Families First’s upcoming Family Photo Album. Capture your family’s special moments while helping other families in need! Talented local photographer Elisa Komins...

Cost: $100 | $125 | $175

Where:
19 Owls Nest Road
Wilmington, DE  19807


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Jamie Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, William Glackens, Frank Schoonover, William Wegman, Robert Jackson, Alex Kanevsky, J. Clayton Bright, and more.  This exhibition will showcase the loyalty,...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
101 Stone Block Row
Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor
Greenville, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Somerville Manning Gallery
Telephone: (302) 652-0271
Contact Name: Marisa Nolan
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Celebrate silly, spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place, September 20th through October 26th. Come in costume and play in our not-too-spooky Halloween haven...

Cost: Check Sesameplace.com for ticket prices

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place
Telephone: 1-866-GO-4-ELMO
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Cost: $10

Where:
Paradise Day Spa & Salon
523 Halltown Road
Marydel, DE  19964
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Sponsor: Paradise Day Spa & Salon
Telephone: 302-492-1850
Contact Name: Katharine Tarr

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This summer, Camden’s largest residents, Adventure Aquarium’s hippopotamuses Button and Genny, invite you to join them in their exciting new home, Hippo Haven. As the only aquarium in the...

Cost: $18.95 - 25.95

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Contact Name: Amanda Perez
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Meet local farmers and choose from fresh-picked vegetables and fruits, feast on local artisan foods, listen to live music, buy locally-crafted goods and get to know folks in your community! ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Natural Foods Co-op Grocery Store
280 E. Main Street
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: Newark Natural Foods Co-op
Telephone: 302-368-5894
Contact Name: Alison
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The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of...

Cost: $15 Adult, $13 Senior, $10 Children 6-17, Free for members and children under 5

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On weekends, we offer 1½-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove.  Bring your camera...

Cost: Adults: $14; Seniors (60+): $13; Children (2-12): $12; Children under 2: FREE

Where:
Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: 302-998-1930
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Taste Kennett Food Tours, creators of memorable, unique and fun food experiences, offer three-hour walking food tours of Kennett Square on Sundays at 1pm. Discover our town's diverse cuisine...

Cost: $45 per person

Where:
Historic Kennett Square
State Street
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Sponsor: Taste Kennett Food Tours
Telephone: 484-734-0740
Contact Name: Ann Vaughan
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If you are like us, just about every time you walk on the Delaware Bayshore, something catches your attention, but you don’t know what it is. Now is the time to get your answers, while spending a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Slaughter Beach Pavilion
359 Bay Ave
Slaughter Beach, DE
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Sponsor: Celebrate Delaware Bay
Contact Name: Laura Chamberlin
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Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On Saturdays & Sundays, we offer a 2½-hour round-trip to Hockessin. Bring your camera and...

Cost: Adults: $18; Seniors (60+): $17; Children (2-12): $16; Children under 2: FREE

Where:
Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: 302-998-1930
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Classically trained but steeped in Cuban culture, Habaneros will delight you with familiar works by Mozart and they will also introduce you to Latin repertoire that will surely call for much...

Cost: $25

Where:
live @ the baby grand
818 Market St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Bellydance is still in Delaware. New location this month:  the Newark Arts Alliance   Pot luck.  Bring a dish to share. $5 donation recommended.  Help keep bellydance shows in Delaware and...

Cost: 5

Where:
Newark Arts Alliance
276 E. Main St.
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: Lorelei
Telephone: 302-464-0392
Contact Name: Lorleei
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A beloved romantic tale of love, deception and redemption performed by Delaware's professional ballet company staged by Kirov trained artistic director Pasha Kambalov.

Cost: Adults $28-48, Students $14-24

Where:
Grand Opera House
818 N. Market Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: First State Ballet Theatre
Telephone: 1 800 37GRAND
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From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum. 

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
, PA


Website »

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Better hurry--Halloween is coming quick. And on October 31, it’s your last chance to come get dirty in the pumpkin patch before this orange-tastic playground closes for the season....

Where:
Longwood Gardens
U.S. 1
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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These ain’t your granddad’s matchboxes—check out 60 rare examples of decadent 19th-century cases.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: 571-9590
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At Mispillion Art League’s biggest show of the year, the message is clear—love is art.

Where:
5 N. Walnut St.
Milford, DE
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Telephone: 430-7646
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The Candlelight Theatre has some celebrating to do: Its 10-year anniversary is this season. What better way to honor that than with one of the most beloved plays to ever hit Broadway. 

Where:
Candlelight Dinner Theater
2208 Millers Road
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: 475-2313
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John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

Where:
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: 656-6466
Website »

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Wednesday, October 8th (Total Lunar Eclipse!) 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 21st 6 p.m. Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Riad
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Charles Burchfield was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His vibrant landscapes steal the spotlight in this exhibition.

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
U.S. 1
Chadds Ford, PA
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Telephone: (610) 388-2700
Website »

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The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of anything but this exhibit at Winterthur. So grab...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Del. 52
Winterthur, DE
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Telephone: 888-4600
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Get a big taste of Elizabethan life on weekends and Labor Day Monday at Mount Hope Estate and Winery in Manheim, Pa.

Where:
Manheim, PA


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BYOB (bring your own blanket) to this new drop-in discovery program for infants and caregivers at Winterthur.

Where:
Winterthur Museum
, DE


Telephone: 888-4600
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Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Be a part of Children & Families First’s upcoming Family Photo Album. Capture your family’s special moments while helping other families in need! Talented local photographer Elisa Komins...

Cost: $100 | $125 | $175

Where:
19 Owls Nest Road
Wilmington, DE  19807


Sponsor: Children & Families First
Telephone: (302) 479-1583
Contact Name: Karen Graham
Website »

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Jamie Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, William Glackens, Frank Schoonover, William Wegman, Robert Jackson, Alex Kanevsky, J. Clayton Bright, and more.  This exhibition will showcase the loyalty,...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
101 Stone Block Row
Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Somerville Manning Gallery
Telephone: (302) 652-0271
Contact Name: Marisa Nolan
Website »

More information

This summer, Camden’s largest residents, Adventure Aquarium’s hippopotamuses Button and Genny, invite you to join them in their exciting new home, Hippo Haven. As the only aquarium in the...

Cost: $18.95 - 25.95

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
View map »


Contact Name: Amanda Perez
Website »

More information

The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of...

Cost: $15 Adult, $13 Senior, $10 Children 6-17, Free for members and children under 5

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Happy Hour, 3-7PM! Drink and Food Specials: $3 Food Specials: Empanadas, Queso Frito, Patatas Bravas, Eggplant fries. $5 Food Specials: Hummus Sampler, Ole Fries, Manchego Cheese Puffs,...

Cost: $3 & $5

Where:
Cafe Ole
170 E. Main Street
Newark, DE  19702
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BMI/Body fat analysis 6–6:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Where:
Eugene du Pont
Preventive Medicine & Rehabilitation Institute
3506 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: (800) 693-2273
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​Entertaining, energetic jazz vocals

Cost: Tickets are $15 adults, $10 UD faculty/staff & seniors; $5 students and are avai

Where:
Gore Recital Hall
David Roselle Center for the Arts
100 Orchard Road
Newark, DE  19717
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Telephone: 831-2578
Contact Name: Department of Music
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Learn to love the dance floor! Open to beginners and experienced dancers alike, this class will get you moving and cover popular traditional and Latin styles. Come with a partner or by...

Cost: $84

Where:
Darlington Arts Center
977 Shavertown Road
Garnet Valley, PA  19060
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Telephone: 610-358-3632
Contact Name: Darlington Arts Center
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Wednesday, October 8th (Total Lunar Eclipse!) 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 21st 6 p.m. Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Riad
Wilmington, DE  19803
View map »

More information

John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

Where:
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
View map »


Telephone: 656-6466
Website »

More information

The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of anything but this exhibit at Winterthur. So grab...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Del. 52
Winterthur, DE
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Telephone: 888-4600
Website »

More information

From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum. 

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
, PA


Website »

More information

The Candlelight Theatre has some celebrating to do: Its 10-year anniversary is this season. What better way to honor that than with one of the most beloved plays to ever hit Broadway. 

Where:
Candlelight Dinner Theater
2208 Millers Road
Wilmington, DE
View map »


Telephone: 475-2313
Website »

More information

At Mispillion Art League’s biggest show of the year, the message is clear—love is art.

Where:
5 N. Walnut St.
Milford, DE
View map »


Telephone: 430-7646
Website »

More information

These ain’t your granddad’s matchboxes—check out 60 rare examples of decadent 19th-century cases.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE
View map »


Telephone: 571-9590
Website »

More information

Better hurry--Halloween is coming quick. And on October 31, it’s your last chance to come get dirty in the pumpkin patch before this orange-tastic playground closes for the season....

Where:
Longwood Gardens
U.S. 1
Kennett Square, PA  19348
View map »


Website »

More information

Charles Burchfield was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His vibrant landscapes steal the spotlight in this exhibition.

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
U.S. 1
Chadds Ford, PA
View map »


Telephone: (610) 388-2700
Website »

More information

BYOB (bring your own blanket) to this new drop-in discovery program for infants and caregivers at Winterthur.

Where:
Winterthur Museum
, DE


Telephone: 888-4600
Website »

More information

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Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
View map »

More information

Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
View map »

More information

Be a part of Children & Families First’s upcoming Family Photo Album. Capture your family’s special moments while helping other families in need! Talented local photographer Elisa Komins...

Cost: $100 | $125 | $175

Where:
19 Owls Nest Road
Wilmington, DE  19807


Sponsor: Children & Families First
Telephone: (302) 479-1583
Contact Name: Karen Graham
Website »

More information

Jamie Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, William Glackens, Frank Schoonover, William Wegman, Robert Jackson, Alex Kanevsky, J. Clayton Bright, and more.  This exhibition will showcase the loyalty,...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
101 Stone Block Row
Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Somerville Manning Gallery
Telephone: (302) 652-0271
Contact Name: Marisa Nolan
Website »

More information

This summer, Camden’s largest residents, Adventure Aquarium’s hippopotamuses Button and Genny, invite you to join them in their exciting new home, Hippo Haven. As the only aquarium in the...

Cost: $18.95 - 25.95

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
View map »


Contact Name: Amanda Perez
Website »

More information

The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of...

Cost: $15 Adult, $13 Senior, $10 Children 6-17, Free for members and children under 5

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
View map »

More information

Happy Hour, 3-7PM! Drink and Food Specials: $3 Food Specials: Empanadas, Queso Frito, Patatas Bravas, Eggplant fries. $5 Food Specials: Hummus Sampler, Ole Fries, Manchego Cheese Puffs,...

Cost: $3 & $5

Where:
Cafe Ole
170 E. Main Street
Newark, DE  19702
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Cost: Free

Where:
John H. Ammon Medical Education Center
Main Auditorium, Christiana Hospital Campus
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE
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Telephone: (800) 693-2273
Website »

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Better hurry--Halloween is coming quick. And on October 31, it’s your last chance to come get dirty in the pumpkin patch before this orange-tastic playground closes for the season....

Where:
Longwood Gardens
U.S. 1
Kennett Square, PA  19348
View map »


Website »

More information

BYOB (bring your own blanket) to this new drop-in discovery program for infants and caregivers at Winterthur.

Where:
Winterthur Museum
, DE


Telephone: 888-4600
Website »

More information

At Mispillion Art League’s biggest show of the year, the message is clear—love is art.

Where:
5 N. Walnut St.
Milford, DE
View map »


Telephone: 430-7646
Website »

More information

The Candlelight Theatre has some celebrating to do: Its 10-year anniversary is this season. What better way to honor that than with one of the most beloved plays to ever hit Broadway. 

Where:
Candlelight Dinner Theater
2208 Millers Road
Wilmington, DE
View map »


Telephone: 475-2313
Website »

More information

John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

Where:
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
View map »


Telephone: 656-6466
Website »

More information

These ain’t your granddad’s matchboxes—check out 60 rare examples of decadent 19th-century cases.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE
View map »


Telephone: 571-9590
Website »

More information

More than 30 vendors sell vegetables, fruit, cheeses, meats, prepared foods, baked goods, flowers and all kinds of goodies at Grove Park every Tuesday, noon-4 p.m.

Where:
Grove Park
, DE


Website »

More information

Charles Burchfield was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His vibrant landscapes steal the spotlight in this exhibition.

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
U.S. 1
Chadds Ford, PA
View map »


Telephone: (610) 388-2700
Website »

More information

From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum. 

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
, PA


Website »

More information

Wednesday, October 8th (Total Lunar Eclipse!) 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 21st 6 p.m. Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Riad
Wilmington, DE  19803
View map »

More information

The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of anything but this exhibit at Winterthur. So grab...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Del. 52
Winterthur, DE
View map »


Telephone: 888-4600
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
View map »

More information

Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
View map »

More information

Be a part of Children & Families First’s upcoming Family Photo Album. Capture your family’s special moments while helping other families in need! Talented local photographer Elisa Komins...

Cost: $100 | $125 | $175

Where:
19 Owls Nest Road
Wilmington, DE  19807


Sponsor: Children & Families First
Telephone: (302) 479-1583
Contact Name: Karen Graham
Website »

More information

Jamie Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, William Glackens, Frank Schoonover, William Wegman, Robert Jackson, Alex Kanevsky, J. Clayton Bright, and more.  This exhibition will showcase the loyalty,...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
101 Stone Block Row
Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor
Greenville, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Somerville Manning Gallery
Telephone: (302) 652-0271
Contact Name: Marisa Nolan
Website »

More information

This summer, Camden’s largest residents, Adventure Aquarium’s hippopotamuses Button and Genny, invite you to join them in their exciting new home, Hippo Haven. As the only aquarium in the...

Cost: $18.95 - 25.95

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
View map »


Contact Name: Amanda Perez
Website »

More information

The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of...

Cost: $15 Adult, $13 Senior, $10 Children 6-17, Free for members and children under 5

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
View map »

More information

Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On select weekdays, we offer 1½-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove. Bring your...

Cost: Adults: $14; Seniors (60+): $13; Children (2-12): $12; Children under 2: FREE

Where:
Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
View map »


Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: 302-998-1930
Website »

More information

Shows participants how to avoid falls and increase physical activity.

Where:
John H. Ammon Medical Education Center
Christiana Hospital Campus
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE
View map »


Telephone: 733-4250
Contact Name: Kathleen Boyer

More information

Happy Hour, 3-7PM! Drink and Food Specials: $3 Food Specials: Empanadas, Queso Frito, Patatas Bravas, Eggplant fries. $5 Food Specials: Hummus Sampler, Ole Fries, Manchego Cheese Puffs,...

Cost: $3 & $5

Where:
Cafe Ole
170 E. Main Street
Newark, DE  19702
View map »

More information

Emergency Planning: Come view the latest website and app that are designed to help people with disabilities and chronic health conditions better anticipate and withstand the next emergency. When:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware Biotechnology Institute
15 Innovation Way
Newark, DE  19716
View map »


Sponsor: Center for Disabilities Studies
Telephone: 302-831-2772
Contact Name: Ben Szmidt
Website »

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Cards Against Humanity Night at Cafe Ole, Main Street Newark, 7PM-Close. $5 Infusion Drinks, $3 Fireball Shots, $2 Drafts!

Cost: Free

Where:
Cafe Ole
170 E. Main Street
Newark, DE  19702
View map »

More information

From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum. 

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
, PA


Website »

More information

BYOB (bring your own blanket) to this new drop-in discovery program for infants and caregivers at Winterthur.

Where:
Winterthur Museum
, DE


Telephone: 888-4600
Website »

More information

Charles Burchfield was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His vibrant landscapes steal the spotlight in this exhibition.

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
U.S. 1
Chadds Ford, PA
View map »


Telephone: (610) 388-2700
Website »

More information

Wednesday, October 8th (Total Lunar Eclipse!) 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 21st 6 p.m. Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Riad
Wilmington, DE  19803
View map »

More information

These ain’t your granddad’s matchboxes—check out 60 rare examples of decadent 19th-century cases.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE
View map »


Telephone: 571-9590
Website »

More information

Better hurry--Halloween is coming quick. And on October 31, it’s your last chance to come get dirty in the pumpkin patch before this orange-tastic playground closes for the season....

Where:
Longwood Gardens
U.S. 1
Kennett Square, PA  19348
View map »


Website »

More information

John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

Where:
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
View map »


Telephone: 656-6466
Website »

More information

The Candlelight Theatre has some celebrating to do: Its 10-year anniversary is this season. What better way to honor that than with one of the most beloved plays to ever hit Broadway. 

Where:
Candlelight Dinner Theater
2208 Millers Road
Wilmington, DE
View map »


Telephone: 475-2313
Website »

More information

At Mispillion Art League’s biggest show of the year, the message is clear—love is art.

Where:
5 N. Walnut St.
Milford, DE
View map »


Telephone: 430-7646
Website »

More information

The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of anything but this exhibit at Winterthur. So grab...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Del. 52
Winterthur, DE
View map »


Telephone: 888-4600
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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 Autumn, with nature’s most vibrant colors, is an optimum time for painting outdoors “en plein air,” yet the full array of hues can be challenging. Plein air painting expert Donna Cusano...

Cost: Members $95; non-members $105 (4-class series)

Where:
Delaware Center for Horticulture
1810 N DuPont St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Telephone: 302-658-6262 x100
Contact Name: Sarah Casalvera
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Be a part of Children & Families First’s upcoming Family Photo Album. Capture your family’s special moments while helping other families in need! Talented local photographer Elisa Komins...

Cost: $100 | $125 | $175

Where:
19 Owls Nest Road
Wilmington, DE  19807


Sponsor: Children & Families First
Telephone: (302) 479-1583
Contact Name: Karen Graham
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Jamie Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, William Glackens, Frank Schoonover, William Wegman, Robert Jackson, Alex Kanevsky, J. Clayton Bright, and more.  This exhibition will showcase the loyalty,...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
101 Stone Block Row
Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor
Greenville, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Somerville Manning Gallery
Telephone: (302) 652-0271
Contact Name: Marisa Nolan
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This summer, Camden’s largest residents, Adventure Aquarium’s hippopotamuses Button and Genny, invite you to join them in their exciting new home, Hippo Haven. As the only aquarium in the...

Cost: $18.95 - 25.95

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Contact Name: Amanda Perez
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The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of...

Cost: $15 Adult, $13 Senior, $10 Children 6-17, Free for members and children under 5

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Happy Hour, 3-7PM! Drink and Food Specials: $3 Food Specials: Empanadas, Queso Frito, Patatas Bravas, Eggplant fries. $5 Food Specials: Hummus Sampler, Ole Fries, Manchego Cheese Puffs,...

Cost: $3 & $5

Where:
Cafe Ole
170 E. Main Street
Newark, DE  19702
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Sam Beard will receive the Wilmington Senior Center’s Lifetime Achievement Award at a reception on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Lower Atrium of the Hercules Building...

Cost: $100.00

Where:
Hercules Building, Lower Atrium
1313 Market Street
Wilmington, DE
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Sponsor: Wilmington Senior Center
Telephone: 302-651-3460
Contact Name: Elizabeth Ray
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Dr. Eric M. Russell, Christiana Care Rheumatology discusses how to manage arthritis and shares the latest treatments available. Exercise tips will be given from 5:45–6: 30 p.m.

Where:
John H. Ammon Medical Education Center
Christiana Hospital Campus
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE
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Telephone: (800) 693-2273
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A truly unique event!  Join us for this dinner featuring Paul Cullen, former bass player for the rock band Bad Company. This "cooking concert" features 4 courses with wine pairings, prepared and...

Cost: $85.00

Where:
Harry's Savoy Ballroom
2020 Naamans Road
W, DE  19810
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Sponsor: Harry's Hospitality Group

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For October’s monthly screening, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society will present the romantic Mumbai drama, “The Lunchbox.”  The screening will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, October 23 at...

Cost: Members $4; Non-Member $6

Where:
The Den at Bear Trap Dunes
7 Clubhouse Dr
Ocean View, DE  19970
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Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095 x2
Contact Name: Denise Hoban
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This exciting new series brings notable writers to the Museum from Delaware and beyond for enthralling readings of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. JEANNE MURRAY WALKER Thursday,...

Cost: Free for Members, $5 Non-Members

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Telephone: 302-351-8558
Contact Name: Jessica Jenkins
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Following their meeting at the renowned Telluride Bluegrass Festival in 2013, Sarah Jarosz and The Milk Carton Kids have pursued a collaboration with a depth and identity all its own. Their...

Cost: $29-$37

Where:
The Grand Opera House
818 Market St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Better hurry--Halloween is coming quick. And on October 31, it’s your last chance to come get dirty in the pumpkin patch before this orange-tastic playground closes for the season....

Where:
Longwood Gardens
U.S. 1
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

Where:
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: 656-6466
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At Mispillion Art League’s biggest show of the year, the message is clear—love is art.

Where:
5 N. Walnut St.
Milford, DE
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Telephone: 430-7646
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Charles Burchfield was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His vibrant landscapes steal the spotlight in this exhibition.

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
U.S. 1
Chadds Ford, PA
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Telephone: (610) 388-2700
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Wednesday, October 8th (Total Lunar Eclipse!) 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 21st 6 p.m. Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Riad
Wilmington, DE  19803
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The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of anything but this exhibit at Winterthur. So grab...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Del. 52
Winterthur, DE
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Telephone: 888-4600
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From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum. 

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
, PA


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BYOB (bring your own blanket) to this new drop-in discovery program for infants and caregivers at Winterthur.

Where:
Winterthur Museum
, DE


Telephone: 888-4600
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These ain’t your granddad’s matchboxes—check out 60 rare examples of decadent 19th-century cases.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: 571-9590
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The Candlelight Theatre has some celebrating to do: Its 10-year anniversary is this season. What better way to honor that than with one of the most beloved plays to ever hit Broadway. 

Where:
Candlelight Dinner Theater
2208 Millers Road
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: 475-2313
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Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Be a part of Children & Families First’s upcoming Family Photo Album. Capture your family’s special moments while helping other families in need! Talented local photographer Elisa Komins...

Cost: $100 | $125 | $175

Where:
19 Owls Nest Road
Wilmington, DE  19807


Sponsor: Children & Families First
Telephone: (302) 479-1583
Contact Name: Karen Graham
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Jamie Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, William Glackens, Frank Schoonover, William Wegman, Robert Jackson, Alex Kanevsky, J. Clayton Bright, and more.  This exhibition will showcase the loyalty,...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
101 Stone Block Row
Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor
Greenville, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Somerville Manning Gallery
Telephone: (302) 652-0271
Contact Name: Marisa Nolan
Website »

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This summer, Camden’s largest residents, Adventure Aquarium’s hippopotamuses Button and Genny, invite you to join them in their exciting new home, Hippo Haven. As the only aquarium in the...

Cost: $18.95 - 25.95

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Contact Name: Amanda Perez
Website »

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The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of...

Cost: $15 Adult, $13 Senior, $10 Children 6-17, Free for members and children under 5

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Join us for fine wine and great music at Penns Woods Winery's FREE Lawn Concerts all summer long!June6/6/2014: Matt Santry 5:00pm - 8:00pm6/7/2014: Tim Williams 1:00pm - 4:00pm6/14/2014: Matt...

Cost: FREE with wine purchase (glass/bottle/flight)

Where:
Penns Woods Winery
124 Beaver Valley Road
Chadds FOrd, PA  19317
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Telephone: 610-459-0808
Contact Name: Carley Razzi
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Learn about decorative arts in America from the 17th through the early 20th centuries through lectures, workshops, and tours. By application only. Please call 302.888.4786. Two-week session,...

Cost: Please call for more information

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19735
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Happy Hour, 3-7PM! Drink and Food Specials: $3 Food Specials: Empanadas, Queso Frito, Patatas Bravas, Eggplant fries. $5 Food Specials: Hummus Sampler, Ole Fries, Manchego Cheese Puffs,...

Cost: $3 & $5

Where:
Cafe Ole
170 E. Main Street
Newark, DE  19702
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The Lighthouse Church will be starting a Training Center for Deliverances beginning Friday September 12, 2014.  The school will be focused on all aspects of ministering deliverance and healing...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Lighthouse Church Inc.
6 South Railroad Avenue
Wyoming, DE  19934
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Sponsor: The Lighthouse Church Inc.
Telephone: (302) 632-4679
Contact Name: Bro. Christopher Gore
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 Come out and support Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research while enjoying cocktails, dining, dancing, and a trick or tweet special - a complimentary candy buffet! Tri-State Bird members and...

Cost: General admission: $150, Benefactor admission: $225

Where:
Chase Center on the Riverfront
815 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Please see webpage for sponsors
Telephone: (302) 737-9543
Contact Name: Duke Doblick
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Join us to raise money for fellow Delawareans who are fighting breast cancer. Wear your pink and come join the fun at the Breast Cancer Gala! This includes dancing, music, great food, beer and...

Cost: 40.00 per person

Where:
Executive Banquet and Conference Hall
Banquet Hall
205 Executive Dr
Newark, DE  19702
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Sponsor: The Legend Foundation
Telephone: 302-383-0383
Contact Name: Lindsay Conway
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For October’s monthly screening, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society will present the romantic Mumbai drama, “The Lunchbox.”  The screening will be held at 7:00 pm on Friday, October 24, in...

Cost: $4 members and $6 for non-members

Where:
Movies at Midway
Coastal Highway
Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
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Sponsor: The Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095 x2
Contact Name: Denise Hoban
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Hauntings in History Walking Tours Fridays & Saturdays, October 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 7:00, 7:30 & 8:30 p.m. If you are brave enough to explore the darker side of New Castle's history, then join...

Cost: 12

Where:
New Castle Historical Society
2 East Fourth Street
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: New Castle Historical Society
Telephone: 302-322-2794
Contact Name: Society Office
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Unravel the mystery surrounding the discovery of the Egyptian tomb of Haro the Pharaoh.   Set in the 1920’s Judge Morris Estate, the newly discovered sarcophagus is unveiled while murder and...

Cost: 20.00

Where:
White Clay Creek State Park - Judge Morris Estate
76 Polly Drummond Hill Road
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: White Clay Creek State Park
Telephone: 302-368-6900
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Strangled Darlings brings a punk intensity to their live show. Taking a cello and making it a hip hop bass. Taking mandolin and slapping it like a stubborn mule. The Portland based duo has been...

Cost: $10

Where:
The Queen
500 Market St
Wilmington , DE  19801
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Sponsor: Gable Music Ventures
Contact Name: Jeremy Hebbel
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Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo are two of the most extraordinary guitarists performing before the public today. Frank Vignola’s stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for...

Cost: $20

Where:
live @ the baby grand
818 Market St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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  The powerful theatrical adaptation of one of the world’s favorite novels is the next production at the Wilmington Drama League. “To Kill a Mockingbird” runs Oct. 24-Nov. 2 for the...

Cost: $20 for adults, with discounts

Where:
Wilmington Drama League
10 W. Lea Blvd.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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BYOB (bring your own blanket) to this new drop-in discovery program for infants and caregivers at Winterthur.

Where:
Winterthur Museum
, DE


Telephone: 888-4600
Website »

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The Candlelight Theatre has some celebrating to do: Its 10-year anniversary is this season. What better way to honor that than with one of the most beloved plays to ever hit Broadway. 

Where:
Candlelight Dinner Theater
2208 Millers Road
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: 475-2313
Website »

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Better hurry--Halloween is coming quick. And on October 31, it’s your last chance to come get dirty in the pumpkin patch before this orange-tastic playground closes for the season....

Where:
Longwood Gardens
U.S. 1
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Website »

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These ain’t your granddad’s matchboxes—check out 60 rare examples of decadent 19th-century cases.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: 571-9590
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This world championship pumpkin-throwing event in Sussex County gives new meaning to the phrase “I’m gonna hurl.” Who will be Lord of the Gourd this year? 

Where:
Dover International Speedway
, DE

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John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

Where:
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: 656-6466
Website »

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From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum. 

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
, PA


Website »

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At Mispillion Art League’s biggest show of the year, the message is clear—love is art.

Where:
5 N. Walnut St.
Milford, DE
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Telephone: 430-7646
Website »

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Wednesday, October 8th (Total Lunar Eclipse!) 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 21st 6 p.m. Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Riad
Wilmington, DE  19803
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The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of anything but this exhibit at Winterthur. So grab...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Del. 52
Winterthur, DE
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Telephone: 888-4600
Website »

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Charles Burchfield was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His vibrant landscapes steal the spotlight in this exhibition.

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
U.S. 1
Chadds Ford, PA
View map »


Telephone: (610) 388-2700
Website »

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Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Fridays, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m. October 10, 11, 24, 25, 31 November 1, 7, 8 Wagons leave on the hour Reserve a wagon for your family, school, work, church group or birthday...

Cost: Cost is $100 for the whole wagon (up to 20 adults).

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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  Run or walk with your dog individually or as a team.  Bring the dog, the kids, friends and family for a fun-filled day packed with action and excitement.  Prizes for all ages and species....

Cost: $20 through 10/18; $25 after

Where:
Glasgow Park
2199 Pulaski Hwy.
Newark, DE  19702
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Sponsor: PAWS for People & Hillside Heating & Cooling
Telephone: 302-351-5622
Contact Name: Clarice Ritchie, Coordinator, Community Engagement
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Historical Symposium to highlight the life and military career of Revolutionary war hero Allan McLane.  Sponsored by the Sons of the American Revolution, Wesley College, and the Northern...

Where:
Wesley College
120 S. State St.,
Dover, DE
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Contact Name: Tom Welch

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Easter Seals Disability Services is having a free Resource and Information Fair for the community. The fair this year will showcase assistive technology. At this event, people will learn about...

Cost: Free

Where:
Easter Seals Disability Services
61 Corporate Circle
New Castle, DE  19720
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Telephone: 302-221-2087
Contact Name: Keara English

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Be a part of Children & Families First’s upcoming Family Photo Album. Capture your family’s special moments while helping other families in need! Talented local photographer Elisa Komins...

Cost: $100 | $125 | $175

Where:
19 Owls Nest Road
Wilmington, DE  19807


Sponsor: Children & Families First
Telephone: (302) 479-1583
Contact Name: Karen Graham
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Zeta Phi Beta Inc., Theta Zeta Zeta Chapter presents   "Is A Good Man/Woman Hard to Find?"   What is the definition of a good man or good woman?   Why are they so elusive?  ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware State University - Bank of America Rm 309
1200 N Dupont Hwy
Dover, DE  19901
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Contact Name: Lisa Spellman

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This summer, Camden’s largest residents, Adventure Aquarium’s hippopotamuses Button and Genny, invite you to join them in their exciting new home, Hippo Haven. As the only aquarium in the...

Cost: $18.95 - 25.95

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Contact Name: Amanda Perez
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Celebrate silly, spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place, September 20th through October 26th. Come in costume and play in our not-too-spooky Halloween haven...

Cost: Check Sesameplace.com for ticket prices

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place
Telephone: 1-866-GO-4-ELMO
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Jamie Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, William Glackens, Frank Schoonover, William Wegman, Robert Jackson, Alex Kanevsky, J. Clayton Bright, and more.  This exhibition will showcase the loyalty,...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Somerville Manning Gallery
101 Stone Block Row
Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor
Greenville, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Somerville Manning Gallery
Telephone: (302) 652-0271
Contact Name: Marisa Nolan
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The University of Delaware’s Center for Disabilities Studies will hold its annual Artfest celebration and workshop on Oct. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the New Castle County Absalom Jones...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Castle County Absalom Jones Community Center
310 Kiamensi Rd
Newport, DE  19804
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Sponsor: Center for Disabilities Studies
Telephone: 302-831-3632
Contact Name: Audrey Rossi
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Funny, funky – and only a little bit frightening!  NYC’s family rockers Erin Lee and Philip Joseph from the Up Past Bedtime Band are bringing their Not-So-Spooky Halloween Hoot to the kids’...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
World Cafe Live at The Queen
500 N Market Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Peanut Butter and Jams
Telephone: 302-994-1400
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The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of...

Cost: $15 Adult, $13 Senior, $10 Children 6-17, Free for members and children under 5

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On weekends, we offer 1½-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove.  Bring your camera...

Cost: Adults: $14; Seniors (60+): $13; Children (2-12): $12; Children under 2: FREE

Where:
Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: 302-998-1930
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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 Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” on Saturday,...

Cost: $15 - $25

Where:
Cape Henlopen High School Theater
Kings Highway
Lewes, DE  19958
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Sponsor: The Rehoboth Beach Film Society and the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation
Telephone: 302-645-9095 x2
Contact Name: Denise Hoban
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Join us for fine wine and great music at Penns Woods Winery's FREE Lawn Concerts all summer long!June6/6/2014: Matt Santry 5:00pm - 8:00pm6/7/2014: Tim Williams 1:00pm - 4:00pm6/14/2014: Matt...

Cost: FREE with wine purchase (glass/bottle/flight)

Where:
Penns Woods Winery
124 Beaver Valley Road
Chadds FOrd, PA  19317
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Telephone: 610-459-0808
Contact Name: Carley Razzi
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Visitors discover the evolution of water power at Hagley from the water wheel to the steam engine and ways the DuPont Company harnessed the power of the Brandywine to make black powder for over...

Cost: 0-$14

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: meg marcozzi
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Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On Saturdays & Sundays, we offer a 2½-hour round-trip to Hockessin. Bring your camera and...

Cost: Adults: $18; Seniors (60+): $17; Children (2-12): $16; Children under 2: FREE

Where:
Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: 302-998-1930
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Learn about decorative arts in America from the 17th through the early 20th centuries through lectures, workshops, and tours. By application only. Please call 302.888.4786. Two-week session,...

Cost: Please call for more information

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19735
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Trick or Treat in the Village and participate in a costume contest. $1 per person. Costume judging will be 5p-6p and the winners will be announced at 6:15p. Sponsored by the Kiwanis   

Cost: $1

Where:
Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village
866 N Dupont Hwy
Dover, DE  19901
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Sponsor: Kiwannis
Telephone: 302-734-1618
Contact Name: Tiffany Leonard
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Be among the first to enter the brand new Tatiana and Gerret Copeland Maritime Center, located at the Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard, at the 2014 King Neptune Gala. Enjoy a cocktail reception in the new...

Cost: Member $150, Non Member $175

Where:
Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard
1124 East 7th Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
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Join us for a night of music and fun in the awesome Figure 8 Barn.  This event benefits the Bellevue Summer Concert Series.  $5 entry fee to benefit Bellevue.  The Friends of Bellevue are...

Cost: $5

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Road
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Sponsor: Friends of Bellevue State Park
Telephone: 302-761-6963
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Unravel the mystery surrounding the discovery of the Egyptian tomb of Haro the Pharaoh.   Set in the 1920’s Judge Morris Estate, the newly discovered sarcophagus is unveiled while murder and...

Cost: 20.00

Where:
White Clay Creek State Park - Judge Morris Estate
76 Polly Drummond Hill Road
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: White Clay Creek State Park
Telephone: 302-368-6900
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Wilmington University has established an annual fundraiser to help students realize their dreams for a degree in higher education. The Green and White Scholarship Ball is a Black Tie/Masquerade...

Cost: $100.00

Where:
Wilmington University - New Castle Campus
320 N. DuPont Hwy
New Castle, DE  19720
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Telephone: 302-295-1159

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Hauntings in History Walking Tours Fridays & Saturdays, October 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 7:00, 7:30 & 8:30 p.m. If you are brave enough to explore the darker side of New Castle's history, then join...

Cost: 12

Where:
New Castle Historical Society
2 East Fourth Street
New Castle, DE  19720
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Sponsor: New Castle Historical Society
Telephone: 302-322-2794
Contact Name: Society Office
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Experience Lon Chaney’s classic 1925 film with Wilmington’s own Paul Fleckenstein accompanying with original organ literature, opera arias, and popular songs. In a month of spooky, creepy...

Cost: Tickets: $15 advance; $20 at door

Where:
First & Central Presbyterian Church
1100 Market Street, Rodney Square
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Market Street Music
Telephone: 302.654.5371
Contact Name: Michelle Kramer-Fitzgerald
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Darlington's 2014-2015 Coffee House Series includes 8 concerts featuring a variety of local musicians. Bring your friends, a picnic and beverage of your choice; corkscrew, coffee, tea and...

Cost: $15 general admission, $10 members, or 4-concert pass for $40

Where:
Darlington Arts Center
977 Shavertown Road
Garnet Valley, PA  19060
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Telephone: 610-358-3632
Contact Name: Darlington Arts Center
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The Phantom of the Opera — Live Music & The Original Silent Film Experience Lon Chaney’s classic 1925 film with Wilmington’s own Paul Fleckenstein accompanying with original organ...

Cost: $15-20

Where:
First & Central Presbyterian Church
1100 Market Street, Rodney Square
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 302.654.5371
Contact Name: David Schelat
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  The powerful theatrical adaptation of one of the world’s favorite novels is the next production at the Wilmington Drama League. “To Kill a Mockingbird” runs Oct. 24-Nov. 2 for the...

Cost: $20 for adults, with discounts

Where:
Wilmington Drama League
10 W. Lea Blvd.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Get a big taste of Elizabethan life on weekends and Labor Day Monday at Mount Hope Estate and Winery in Manheim, Pa.

Where:
Manheim, PA


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Charles Burchfield was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His vibrant landscapes steal the spotlight in this exhibition.

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
U.S. 1
Chadds Ford, PA
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Telephone: (610) 388-2700
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Wednesday, October 8th (Total Lunar Eclipse!) 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 21st 6 p.m. Following an introduction to the owls of Northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Riad
Wilmington, DE  19803
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September 27, October 25, November 29 8 a.m. Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group,...

Cost: Free with paid entrance

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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The Crawleys are skipping the Atlantic—well, their clothes are. If you’re anything like us, you’re having trouble thinking of anything but this exhibit at Winterthur. So grab...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Del. 52
Winterthur, DE
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Telephone: 888-4600
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John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

Where:
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 S. Madison St.
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: 656-6466
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From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum. 

Where:
Brandywine River Museum
, PA


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BYOB (bring your own blanket) to this new drop-in discovery program for infants and caregivers at Winterthur.

Where:
Winterthur Museum
, DE


Telephone: 888-4600
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This world championship pumpkin-throwing event in Sussex County gives new meaning to the phrase “I’m gonna hurl.” Who will be Lord of the Gourd this year? 

Where:
Dover International Speedway
, DE

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Better hurry--Halloween is coming quick. And on October 31, it’s your last chance to come get dirty in the pumpkin patch before this orange-tastic playground closes for the season....

Where:
Longwood Gardens
U.S. 1
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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The Candlelight Theatre has some celebrating to do: Its 10-year anniversary is this season. What better way to honor that than with one of the most beloved plays to ever hit Broadway. 

Where:
Candlelight Dinner Theater
2208 Millers Road
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: 475-2313
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At Mispillion Art League’s biggest show of the year, the message is clear—love is art.

Where:
5 N. Walnut St.
Milford, DE
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Telephone: 430-7646
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These ain’t your granddad’s matchboxes—check out 60 rare examples of decadent 19th-century cases.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE
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Telephone: 571-9590
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Benefits: American Heart Association Time: Registration 8 a.m. Walk start 9 a.m. All ages and well-socialized dogs welcome.

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware Technical Community College
Terry Campus
100 Campus Drive
Dover, DE
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Telephone: 286-5711
Contact Name: Jill Halverson

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