A House at the Lake--Almost

Inspired by their favorite vacation spot, the Goloskovs turn their year-round home into a getaway.



A painting of belted Galway cattle, like the
ones that graze just down the road, hangs
above the mantel in the gathering room.
Photograph by John M. Lewis

 

For many years, Joan Goloskov lived in Wilmington, enjoying city life with her husband, Stan, and their young daughter.

But each year, for two idyllic weeks, the family would head to Sebago Lake in southwestern Maine, where they found peace among the pines and tranquil waters.

After each visit, the family would reflect on their vacation and share the same thought: Wouldn’t it be nice to live in the country year-round?

“We loved our time up there so much, we were thinking of something that would bridge that gap the other 11½ months of the year,” Joan says.

For five years, the Goloskovs searched without success for just the right property.

Then Stan pedaled by what would become the couple’s country home as he biked along a rural road just over the Pennsylvania line.

But he never would have imagined it was his dream house.

Waist-high grass surrounded the property, which had been empty for three years. A “For Sale” sign had fallen over long ago.

At 6,000 square feet, the country house was more than twice the size of the Goloskovs’ city home. And the couple’s daughter, then a junior in high school, would be leaving the nest within the next few years.

But sometimes, upsizing is the best fit.

“Because of the layout, this house was just right for us,” Joan says. “In the city, we watched TV in one room, hung out in the kitchen and slept in the bedrooms. In this house, we use all the space, every room.”

Still, the Goloskovs had to convince themselves the house was worth the effort it would take to make it livable.

“When we came through, the owner was gracious enough to let us bring tradespeople with us,” Joan recalls. “We came in with roofers, carpenters, hardwood floor installers, you name it.”

Happily, they discovered the house was constructed with sturdy steel beams. The roof and the electrical systems were sound.

But some changes would have to be made immediately, such as ripping out the dated carpet in the bathrooms and putting down floors of ceramic tile. That was 11 years ago, and only the first of what would be many projects the Goloskovs would undertake as they transformed the house inside and out.


The dining table, made of tiger maple,
came from a furniture maker in Virginia.
Photograph by John M. Lewis

The kitchen already featured such niceties as a custom tile on the backsplash and counter top of the central island. The space required only a few upgrades, including the installation of a wine refrigerator. Formica counter tops were replaced with Corian.

Goloskov consulted with interior designer Nancy Conklin of Wilmington to help pull the living spaces together.

“Working with Nancy was terrific,” she says. “She understands what I want and enhances my style.”

Conklin suggested bridging the space between the kitchen and gathering room with a cozy seating area with two inviting upholstered chairs, which were ideal for reading or enjoying a view of the woods.

A soft beige glaze on the walls in the foyer, dining room and gathering space gives an open floor plan a sense of continuity. It’s a sophisticated alternative to plain Jane white walls, with a subtly shaded palette that is palest in the foyer and deepest in the gathering room.

“It’s all the same color,” Goloskov says. “The decorative painter just modified the glaze.”

The gathering room is decorated in a classic hunt theme, with a leather sofa, a pair of tapestry chairs with gracefully carved arms and legs, and an armoire hand painted in a pastoral scene. A painting of belted Galway cattle, a rendition of the distinctive black and white herd grazing just down the road, hangs above the mantel of a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace.


Joan and Nigel enjoy the library.
Photograph by John M. Lewis

To complement the room’s soaring ceiling, Goloskov commissioned a shop in St. Michaels on Maryland’s Eastern Shore to make a large chandelier from twigs and electric candles.

“I always know what my next project will be, and I’m on the lookout for things that will complement that project,” she says.

Sometimes, Goloskov buys on instinct. At a shop in Maine, she bought more than a dozen hand-carved wooden balls—every ball in the store—certain she would find the right place for them. The balls, painted in geometric black-and-red patterns, met their perfect match in a rustic wine basket, which she placed under a sofa table crafted from an antique door.

In the dining room, her collection of tureens is displayed in a corner cupboard with a barrel back made in 1790. Its mellow wood, dentil moldings, graceful proportions and original hardware make it her favorite piece in the house.

“When they put me in the nursing home and say, ‘You can only bring one thing,’ this will be it,” she says.

A large country dining table with a distinctively grained tiger maple top came from a furniture maker in Virginia.

“We picked the style of leg and the size of the top,” Goloskov says. “He put it together and drove it up to us.”

The couple is keen on art, especially pieces that conjure images of their favorite places. A field of sunflowers reminds them of France. A portrait of a moose is reminiscent of Maine. An autumnal mask in the shape of leaves—mounted on a forked bough from the woods outside—was discovered in Venice. 


Tall windows provide great views
of surrounding woods.
Photograph by John M. Lewis

“I carried it on the plane with me because I was afraid it would break,” Goloskov recalls.

The couple outfitted a large first-floor master suite with spacious, custom his and hers closets, gifts they gave to each other. Thoughtfully planned storage spares them the task of moving off-season clothing. It also keeps the bedroom streamlined and serene, without dressers or bureaus.

Upstairs, there are two welcoming guest rooms, each with a private bath.

“We have a lot of friends from out of town, and our daughter and her husband visit, too,” Goloskov says. “It’s great that when they visit they can have their own space.”

A walkout lower level provides room for home offices, as well as informal entertaining. The couple transformed one of their many closets into a wet bar. Outside, there’s a fire pit and a patio for al fresco dining.

“There’s a great flow between the two levels for entertaining,” Goloskov says. “There are people upstairs, people on the deck, people by the fire pit.”

The busy empty nesters—she’s a real estate agent, he’s a dentist—sweat off the stress of their careers in a home gym, a room that gets a daily workout.

Their delight in the gym inspired the Goloskovs to make plans for their latest project, a sauna for two. When that’s complete, they’ll move on to the next home improvement, continuing to refine their plan.

“My husband says when a house is no longer a work in progress, it’s time to move,” she says.

 

GET THE LOOK
Recreate the feeling of a favorite vacation place in your year-round home.

The Goloskovs, who love Sebago Lake in Maine, infused their decor with natural woodsy touches.

Try before you buy. The Goloskovs are appreciators of art. They’ve learned that one way to ensure a good match between art and collector is to live with a piece before making a decision. Many galleries and museums rent or loan art to prospective owners. Frequently, the rental fee is applied toward the purchase price.

Integrate the outdoors. Views of the woods around the couple’s home create a lovely vista that changes with the seasons.

Organization is beautiful. The Goloskovs built large his and hers closets in their master suite, enabling them to streamline their bedroom and designate a seating area.

 —Eileen Smith Dallabrida

 

 
In the market for a golf cart?
L.H. Webb & Sons Market’s got ’em.
Photograph by Amanda Waide

Beyond Plants
Looking for a new golf cart? Good cuppa joe? Local nurseries offer more than greenery.  A random sampling…

When the wind howls and the skies remain gray, the local garden center is rarely on your list of stops. But it should be. Several garden centers offer more than plants, containers and potting soil.

The owners of Old Country Gardens (414 Wilson Road, Wilmington, 652-3317) hit the gift shows in January for orders that start arriving in February. Along with spring wreaths, artificial orchids and pottery, you’ll find the latest for your table, including ceramic and glass statues. “You’ll never know what you’ll run into,” says president Steve Keulmann.

Ronny’s Garden World (5580 Dupont Pkwy., Smyrna, 653-6288) is famous for holiday decorations. Visit its Trim-a-Tree Shop to find just about anything you could need. Ronny’s will re-open in the spring.

L.H. Webb & Sons Market (6975 Bay Road, Frederica, 335-5841) carries an impressive array of jams, relishes and preserves, including products from Braswell, in addition to garden goodies. The shop will re-open in March.

Walls Farm & Garden Center (833 S. Dupont Hwy., Milford, 422-4565) sells woodstoves, pellet stoves and Frigidaire appliances. And that’s not all. “We do four-wheelers, golf carts—we’ve got like so many different things here,” says salesman Mark Ford.

Always the Garden (1215 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, 798-6030) sells seasonal flags and wind chimes all year. Come March, the shop will start selling Yankee Candle’s spring fragrances.

Wind chimes are on display year round at J. Franklin Styer Nurseries (914 Baltimore Pike, Concordville, Pa., 610-459-2500). The store also carries indoor and outdoor statuary, indoor wall decorations, a limited selection of jewelry, fountains, decorative lighting, and glassware. Novelty items include reproductions of antique balance toys. Vice president Michael Petrie also makes birdhouses.           —Pam George

 


Students at work.

Painting in Numbers
In transforming a church, a group of students learns painting techniques that could transform their homes.

Would-be faux painters can get real through the Decorative Painting Apprenticeship Program, a hands-on initiative that helps budding artists learn techniques, then apply them to projects that beautify worthy spaces.

The program was inspired by Bernadette Forese, a master faux painter from Kennett Square who collaborated with Marlow and Brita DeBars, master decorative painters from Connecticut. Decorative Painting Apprenticeship Program’s first project created European-style finishes for the interior of St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Chadds Ford.

In what turned out to be a divine partnership, top decorative painters taught 38 apprentices, who traveled from as far as Canada, paying a fee to brush up on such techniques as wood graining, marbling, gold leafing, stenciling, mural and sky painting, glazing and Venetian plaster.

The techniques can beautify sacred spaces and commercial places, as well as the homes of do-it-yourselfers. By giving the students hands-on, real-wall experience, the church interior was transformed from a stark, all-white contemporary setting to a grand, many-layered tableau.

Students and instructors will hold a program at the church on January 26 at noon to discuss their work. St. Cornelius is at 160 Ridge Road in Chadds Ford. For more information about the program, call Forese at (610) 368-3899 or visit www.DPAP.org.

                             —Eileen Smith Dallabrida

 


Star man Sean Landers owns www.AmishStars.com.

Decorating’s Big Star
For the origins of those five-pointed Amish stars that decorate so many area homes and barns, look to Amish country. But don’t look to the Amish.

It’s the less traditional contemporaries of the Amish—Mennonite and mainstream Lutheran Germans—who laid the groundwork for the barn stars through the tradition of illuminated fraktur documents that mark important events such as marriages.

Fraktur is an old style of art and lettering. The stylized stars, birds and plants of fraktur found their way onto what we now know as hex signs, then were painted onto homes and barns. Single stars then emerged, showing up on German barns in the 1800s, either for aesthetic beauty or to mark the work of specific builders.

The stars grew in popularity after the Civil War. That popularity expanded with the rise of Lancaster County tourism in the 1940s, when local craftspeople started churning out individual hex signs and other memorabilia for sale to visitors. The stars gradually evolved into three-dimensional wooden creations. By the 1970s, discarded tin roof panels became a popular medium, adding an “antique” element.

The Amish connection isn’t entirely inaccurate, just not historic, says Sean Landers, owner of Newark-based AmishStars.com. No fools when it comes to the whims of commerce among the “English,” many Lancaster County Amish saw a niche to fill, thus began churning out the stars for sale to tourists and gift shops.

Landers does a brisk trade in the stars. He found his craftsmen—five sons and their father—selling them on the side of the road. He now employs them, when they aren’t occupied with farm business, to create the stars from old tin shingles.

                                         —Scott Pruden

 


Carolina Street Garden and Home in Fenwick Island
stays sunny all year.

How to Enjoy Summer Now
Winter can mean warmth, just by making a few changes in your home.

Though it will be months until you see the first daffodil, you can experience all that spring brings just by making some changes to your decor now. Dee Dee Phillips, owner of Carolina Street Garden and Home in Fenwick Island, offers these tips.

Force bulbs Most spring-blooming bulbs—hyacinths, tulips, narcissus, grape hyacinths and crocuses—can be made to bloom early. Many flowering trees and shrubs, including forsythia, can also be forced to bloom.

Add greenery inside Fill an attractive container with evergreens to bring the outside in. Don’t forget to spray them with a product like Wilt-Pruf, which seals moisture into the leaves.

Use outdoor Things indoors Birdhouses make novel wall-hangings. Weathervanes and concrete finials look handsome on the mantel or beside the fireplace and remind you of lush gardens. Garden benches only need a slip-covered cushion for winter residence in an entryway.

Consider window treatments “Window treatments are often too costly to switch out in winter,” Phillips says. If you’re thinking about buying new ones, look for those that allow plenty of light, which is welcome in winter. Shutters fit the bill.

Use sunny colors Lemony yellows, limes and bright oranges can liven up a cold day. Carolina Street carries furniture by Lee Industries, which features some vivid patterns as well as cooler colors. “They make wonderful slipcovers that you can switch out come summer,” Phillips says.

—Pam George

 

 

 

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January 2017

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

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Hagley Museum
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Belly Dance Classes with Zahra Beginner & intermediate classes open to teens and adults Sundays in January starting Jan 8th Beginner: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Intermediate: 1 - 2 p.m (must get...

Cost: $15-$42

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

Cost: 40

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Elements of Nutrition
4710 Kirkwood Hwy
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Come give curling a try! At this 2-hour intro-to-curling event we'll provide a basic lesson then coach you through a mini-game.  Whether you just want to cross #curling off your bucket list or...

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

Cost: $9 - $10

Where:
Cinema Art Theater
17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
Lewes, DE  19958
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BROKEN ARROW: A NEIL YOUNG TRIBUTE Broken Arrow delivers the music of Neil Young; both the rockin' electric guitar driven favorites and the more country flavored classics with pedal steel and...

Cost: $12 ADV- $14 DOS

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World Cafe Live Wilmington
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Learn how climate change affects our world with hands-on activities that can relate to explorers of all ages. Arctic Adventure and Rainforest Explorer visitors can take on the role of an Arctic...

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

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Delaware Museum of Natural History
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Wilmington, DE  19807
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Cost: $20 for Members, $25 for Non-Members.

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

Cost: free

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

Cost: Free with Admission

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

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

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

Cost: free

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

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Where:
The Annex
501 Chandler Mill Rd
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East Coast Garden Center Indoor Farmers Market Nov 8, 2016 - April 11, 2017  11 am- 2 pm 25 vendors Location:  East Coast Garden Center 30366 Cordrey Rd Millsboro, DE 19966 302-945-3489

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East Coast Garden Center
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Millsboro, DE  19966
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East Coast Garden Center Indoor Farmer's Marke 25 vendors

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East Coast Garden Center
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A four-week series of ballroom dancing classes taught by teachers from the BlueBallroom. Tuesdays starting Jan. 10. Classes are $30 a lesson for Non-Members. Non-Member slots are limited. For...

Cost: $30

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

Cost: $9

Where:
Cinema Art Theater
17701 Dartmouth Drive, #2
Lewes, DE  19958
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January 3 - 28  “Winter Group Show” Rotating Group Show features a variety of art in different styles and media. Custom Framing & Gift Certificates are always available. Gallery Hours:...

Cost: free

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

Cost: FREE

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Legislative Hall Library
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Dover, DE  19901
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Do you want to learn how to make soap? This is your chance! Join me for a fun and informative class @ Liquid Alchemy. I will teach you how to create your own recipe and the in-and-outs of soap...

Cost: 45.00

Where:
Liquid Alchemy
28 Brookside Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19804
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Do you want to learn how to make soap? This is your chance! Join me for a fun and informative class @ Liquid Alchemy. I will teach you how to create your own recipe and the in-and-outs of soap...

Cost: 45

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

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

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Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30AM-12:00PM Fall session: Thursday, Dec 1st thru Thursday, December 15th Winter session: Tuesday, January 17th thru Thursday, March 30th   Drop in on Nature is...

Cost: see description

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

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

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

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free Admission

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

Cost: $0

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

Cost: $15 - $30

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

Cost: $15

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

Cost: free

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

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

Cost: $10

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

Cost: 0.00

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

Cost: $29-$59

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

Cost: $15 - $30

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

Cost: free

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

Cost: $30 per person

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

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

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

Cost: $15 - $25

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

Cost: $18-$20

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

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

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

Cost: 45

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

Cost: $20 General Admission

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

Cost: $15 - $30

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

Cost: $10 + FEES

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